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Crop guide default

Aug 16, 2014, 16:13
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Crop guide default
Is there any way to make (eg) "Rule of thirds" the default for the crop tool?

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Aug 16, 2014, 22:44
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RE: Crop guide default
(Aug 16, 2014 16:13)mayostard Wrote:  Is there any way to make (eg) "Rule of thirds" the default for the crop tool?

thanks,
Sure, all Tool defaults are customisable.
Start up Gimp (So all tools are at their defaults)
Modify the Crop Tool options as required.
Edit->Preferences.
In the Preference dialog, Choose 'Tool Options' from the list on the left of screen.
Then click 'Save Tool Options Now', then click OK.
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Aug 17, 2014, 00:39 (This post was last modified: Aug 17, 2014 00:43 by fluffybunny2.)
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RE: Crop guide default
(Aug 17, 2014 00:21)ofnuts Wrote:  Warning: when you do so the whole set up is saved, including active tool, FG/BG colors, pattern, font, brush, and settings for all other tools. So the best moment to do it is after starting up Gimp, before you do actual work.
Hence why the first step said "Start up Gimp (So all tools are at their defaults)", but fair warning, my apologies if it was not explicit enough...
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