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No precise way to move?

Aug 18, 2013, 17:42
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No precise way to move?
I've used gimp for a while now, but I can't say I'm an expert user.

I'm making a multiple monitor panorama and need to reverse the halves of the large image - 3840x1200 since my primary monitor is on the right.

So I can precisely select the parts I want since Select Rectangle has a precise mode in the tool options.
But move has no precise mode.
Don't we need a precise mode in the Move tool too?
Not sure where to pass this along to the Gimpers, but it's the only thing I've found missing.

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Aug 18, 2013, 18:14 (This post was last modified: Aug 18, 2013 18:18 by rich2005.)
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RE: No precise way to move?
(Aug 18, 2013 17:42)windyweather Wrote:  I've used gimp for a while now, but I can't say I'm an expert user.

I'm making a multiple monitor panorama and need to reverse the halves of the large image - 3840x1200 since my primary monitor is on the right.

So I can precisely select the parts I want since Select Rectangle has a precise mode in the tool options.
But move has no precise mode.
Don't we need a precise mode in the Move tool too?
Not sure where to pass this along to the Gimpers, but it's the only thing I've found missing.

Love Gimp,
ww

Not too sure what you mean by precise mode guessing the size boxes in the select tool options.
and yes there are none in the move tool. You can nudge the pasted selection on a pixel basis with the keyboard cursor keys.
You can add guides and the floating selection will snap to them. Same with a grid.

Attached a useful plugin, pastexy which does just that, in the edit menu under 'paste-as' you can enter the co ordinates. Remember to un-zip it


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Aug 18, 2013, 18:36
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RE: No precise way to move?
Thanks. Well maybe sometime in the future we'll get precise moves in the tool options.
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