selection behaviour on paste: user input needed

C. Boemann cbr at
Mon Jun 1 22:54:28 CEST 2009

I personally think the photoshop way is best - ie deselecting automatically

On Monday 01 June 2009 11:07:41 Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> Hi,
> Krita used to have a per-layer selection instead of a global one, so that
> if you pasted a clip to a new layer, the new layer wouldn't have a
> selection.
> Now we have a global selection, so if you select something, cut/copy it 
> paste it to a new layer, the selection stays active on the new layer. This
> can be confusing, so we need to have a new behaviour:
> * deselect the global selection on paste (this is what photoshop does)
> * create a new global selection on paste that selects the outline of the
> clip (this is what gimp does)
> * keep the current global selection
> There are other options, like
> * create a local selection from the global selection and set it on the
> original layer, clear the global selection...
> Personally, I feel that deselecting automatically would be most useful for
> most users, but I would like input on this question. We might even make 
> a setting...

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