Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th Sep 2009 22:52 UTC, submitted by abraxas
Graphics, User Interfaces Gimp critics will have one less thing to complain about when Gimp 2.8 is released later this year. Single window mode is coming with the next major release along with some other interesting UI enhancements.
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RE: "Improvements"?
by chimby on Fri 25th Sep 2009 19:44 UTC in reply to ""Improvements"?"
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LOL. I have tried to like GIMP without the MDI, and no matter which window manager I use it all goes to crap when I have multiple desktops. Inevitably I will end up with my tools on one desktop and the image on the other....very annoying. Or, one little toolbar gets moved to another desktop and I can't find it without clicking around.

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RE[2]: "Improvements"?
by sorpigal on Tue 29th Sep 2009 11:12 in reply to "RE: "Improvements"?"
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You're doing it wrong, or just lying.

This has never, ever been an issue for me. Multiple desktops? I have 32 of them. I gimp on one, just one, and never have a problem like you describe.

I also use Enlightenment, which is a good window manager. On Windows the gimp is a pain because Windows sucks for managing windows (ironic!) But, even there I would prefer not to have an MDI... especially one where I cannot work on two or three images side by side!

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