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Clicking gets disabled after each click.

Apr 4, 2014, 06:21
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Clicking gets disabled after each click.
New to Gimp, but I have a problem using the interface in Windows 8.1 version.

If I click on anything, it disables the mouse clicking so I can't click on anything else. To get back clicking I have to move one of the windows. It even happens in the edit > preferences windows. Once I have selected a tool, if I want to change to another tool, I have to move a window for the click to register. I can change/toggle tools using Keyboard but it is annoying especially when it happens to simple checkboxes.

I've reinstalled twice, didn't work. Removed all those file/folders that got created in the users directory, still happens.
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Apr 4, 2014, 07:31
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RE: Clicking gets disabled after each click.
(Apr 4, 2014 07:02)ofnuts Wrote:  Are you running an antivirus? If so, is the problem still there when you disable it?

Thanks for the reply ofnuts.

It wasn't the antivirus but you got me thinking that other software could be affecting it.

It turns out that it is an incompatibility with software called "Intelligent Touchpad" (which is software installed by default on Lenovo devices to use gestures using the touchpad). As soon as I end that task, GIMP starts working again as I would expect it to.

Should I report this as a bug to developers? it seems that many could have the same problem as it is default software on Lenovo laptops.
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