Post Reply 

How to stop auto orientation

Apr 9, 2011, 07:20
Post: #1
How to stop auto orientation
While opening new picture with gimp, it asked me if i want gimp to change the orientation of picture. I accidently marked "Do not ask again" and pressed "YES" button. So now, every time i open new picture, it automatically changes orientation(rotates whole picture 90deg).
How to stop it?
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Apr 9, 2011, 08:43
Post: #2
RE: How to stop auto orientation
Edit 'parasiterc' file in your Gimp profile (*) and erase line that says more or less:
Code:
(parasite "exif-orientation-rotate" 1 3 "yes")
Save the file, and you should be in business... you can also bluntly erase the file (but you will lose some not-too-important settings in the process, like the default quality when you save JPEGs).

(*)
  • WinXP: c:\Documents and Settings\{your_id}\.gimp-2.6\parasiterc
  • Vista/7: c:\users\{your_id}\.gimp-2.6\parasiterc
  • Linux: ~/.gimp-2.6/parasiterc (the leading '.' in .gimp-2.6 makes it non-displayed by default, so beware).

Now answering your questions on
https://Gimp-Forum.net
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  auto align layers asterix96 1 456 Aug 26, 2014 07:44
Last Post: rich2005
  Perspective tool: Auto resize transformed area ypmig 3 359 Jun 28, 2014 20:46
Last Post: iForStyle007
  How auto fill selected area with color xbcz 7 942 Oct 6, 2013 03:45
Last Post: Wendy Black
  "Auto smoothing" a Path in GIMP 2.8.6? cobrien84 8 2,933 Jul 1, 2013 13:00
Last Post: ofnuts
  How to stop layer windows to resize? NewUser 4 898 Sep 18, 2012 07:59
Last Post: NewUser

Forum Jump:


GIMP ForumPortalArchiveContactTermsRSS