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Tool Palettes

Aug 27, 2011, 19:41
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Tool Palettes
I had to uninstall and re install gimp.
Upon the re install none of my Dockables (Layers, Channels, etc.) are showing.
When I try using WINDOWS / DOCKABLE DIALOGS to make them reappear, they don't.

Could something have gone wrong upon the reinstall?
Is there a way to correct this?

Thank you in advance. Confused
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Aug 28, 2011, 00:56
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RE: Tool Palettes
(Aug 27, 2011 19:58)ofnuts Wrote:  Uninstall and reinstalling Gimp is very often useless: many problems come from strangeness in the user's profile, and the latter isn't removed by an uninstall, and reused by the newly installed version.

A possible explanation for the dialogs not showing up is that their saved position is outside of your screen. Or you have "docked" them in a dialog which suffers from the problem.

Locate your Gimp profile (this is explained here). It contains a file called: "sessionrc". Just erase it (you can also browse its contents, out of curiosity, this may also help you guess what happened).

Thank you for the quick response. Your advice worked perfectly.Smile
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