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My select tool wont let me drag and drop anymore!

Jul 13, 2011, 02:03
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My select tool wont let me drag and drop anymore!
I'm just getting back into image editing after a year of hiatus, and so I downloaded the newest version of gimp so I could get started. My select tool worked fine for a few minutes, then stopped letting me move pieces of my layer around. I was thinking maybe I accidentally changed a setting, so I fiddled with that, but no luck.

Select will still let me highlight and edit specific pieces of the layer, just not move them around. When I drag and drop, the piece of my layer appears as if I've selected nothing, and I'm only working on a single layer at the moment.

Any ideas? Any kind of help is uber-appreciated! (:
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Jul 13, 2011, 10:07 (This post was last modified: Jul 13, 2011 10:20 by Nikolai.)
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RE: My select tool wont let me drag and drop anymore!
Thanks for the quick reply! I see what you mean: as long as I cut and paste, I can drag my floating layer anywhere I want. It's kind of frustrating I cant just drag my selection around with me wherever I want without making it a floating layer first.

I'm guessing a plug-in or editing the source code wouldn't be able to add this feature? I honestly don't know much about either.

P.S. I'm pixeling, which is why I only use a single layer. I use more layers if I need them.
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Jul 13, 2011, 10:42 (This post was last modified: Jul 13, 2011 10:44 by Nikolai.)
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RE: My select tool wont let me drag and drop anymore!
If you make a mistake or drop it in the wrong place, a quick Ctrl-Z will undo it it.
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