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Author Topic: GIMP: Cursor Obscuring Image When Using Free Select Tool  (Read 1388 times)

ewemoa

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GIMP: Cursor Obscuring Image When Using Free Select Tool
« on: November 03, 2011, 02:11:25 AM »
Under GIMP (2.6.1) I noticed that the pointer cursor would sometimes obscure the image too much causing difficulty while using the free select tool.  After some not-too-successful searching, I learned that there's a preference that seems to help:

gimp-cursor-obscurement-work-around-for-free-select-tool.pngGIMP: Cursor Obscuring Image When Using Free Select Tool

Perhaps there are better work-arounds.  If anyone knows of any, I'd be interested in hearing about them -- apart from changing the system's pointer cursor, that is :)

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Re: GIMP: Cursor Obscuring Image When Using Free Select Tool
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2011, 01:02:48 PM »
Wow, I never knew that, very cool!  :Thmbsup:
I use a larger cursor anyways, so I probably should be more bothered by it, but strangely I'm not.
There have been times, however...   :mad:

OTOH, I don't know of any further hidden secrets besides how getting comfortable with the hotkeys makes working with Gimp faster, and the fact that there are thousands of tutorials on how to do almost anything with it.

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Re: GIMP: Cursor Obscuring Image When Using Free Select Tool
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2011, 06:13:48 PM »
OTOH, I don't know of any further hidden secrets besides how getting comfortable with the hotkeys makes working with Gimp faster

Indeed!
« Last Edit: November 07, 2011, 01:11:37 AM by ewemoa »