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Author Topic: Navigation Panel changes  (Read 3004 times)

xcopy

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Navigation Panel changes
« on: July 05, 2006, 09:07:29 AM »
The Navigation Panel is a nice way when one needs to crop images or when you make selections for any purpose.

I found it a bit confusing that the red crosshair alwas points exactly in the middle of a pixel, not on the boundaries of the pixel. When cropping or selecting the most important thing is to know which pixels are inside the selection and which ones are outside. So I always wonder if that pixel is in or out.

Instead of the current display (left side) I would suggest to make it like this (right side):
http://img83.imageshack.us/img83/5358/current1bj.gif
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http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/8143/mockup6fu.gif
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In the second image the crosshair aligns to the edges of a pixel. Additionally, the crosshair isn't dotted but solid and the grid isn't black but silver (both for better visibility). Should be a lot easier to select or crop this way.
What do you think?

Edit: I forgot to turn some black grid-pixels from black to silver in the altered image but I guess you get the idea.
« Last Edit: July 05, 2006, 12:07:05 PM by xcopy »

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Re: Navigation Panel changes
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2006, 10:21:00 AM »
very nice ideas.. i will try to make them happen.

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Re: Navigation Panel changes
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2006, 12:07:46 PM »
Very much appreciated, thanks :)

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Re: Navigation Panel changes
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2006, 10:44:30 AM »
nice to hear this will go changed. Maybe i can use this feature then too.