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I found a bug with moving the layers and docable dialogs. How do I fix it?

Jun 21, 2014, 06:53
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I found a bug with moving the layers and docable dialogs. How do I fix it?
I have used gimp for a couple of years now but about a month ago the layers and groups spontaneously stopped working. I can't drag and drop layers into groups or otherwise move layers with my mouse. I also discovered that I can't dock the dockable dialog boxes on to tabs where I previously had them. I think the problem lies with the drag-and-drop function.

I have tried to fix this problem by uninstalling and re-installing gimp. But that didn't fix it. I tried Uninstalling gimp again and hunting down and deleting all the appdata and ghost files for gimp on my laptop, then re-installing it again. Still didn't fix the problem. My brother has a laptop similar to mine with the same Windows 8.1 operating system that mine has, and his gimp software works fine.

I don't know where the problem is coming from or how to fix it. Has anyone else had this problem? Does anyone know how to fix it?
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Jun 21, 2014, 07:44
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RE: I found a bug with moving the layers and docable dialogs. How do I fix it?
There is a long post here:
http://www.gimpusers.com/forums/gimp-use...ab-reorder
indicating that it is probably another application causing a problem. Kaspersky AV and CamStudio get a mention, bound to be others.

Look at anything installed just prior to the problem also any difference between (Gimp) working laptop and your installation.

Re-installing Gimp vary rarely fixes a non-Gimp problem.

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Jun 21, 2014, 17:21
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RE: I found a bug with moving the layers and docable dialogs. How do I fix it?
Thanks rich2005, Kapersky was my problem.
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