[arch-general] gimp 2.8 - How to change gtk controls back to normal?

Oon-Ee Ng ngoonee.talk at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 22:39:06 EDT 2012

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 8:55 AM, drankinatty
<drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> Guys,
>   Working with gimp 2.8, all of the slider controls are now these
> awkward highlighted regions instead of being normal sliders. How can I
> change the interface to get the normal gtk controls back. Here is what I
> see for all the slider controls:
> http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/bugs/Archlinux/gtk-gimp28.jpg
>   When you mouseover a control, you get a double-arrow and you can slide
> back and forth, but you can no longer click anywhere inside the widget
> and have it jump by '10' up or down as you could before. I use that jump
> by 10 all the time to adjust opacity, hue, saturation, etc.
>   The new widgets are patently unusable in that regard. Can it be done
> without a gimp rebuild?

You'd want to check the gimp-user list I think, but if I recall
correctly (from reading the list over the last few weeks) this is the
new behaviour for 2.8. I don't use the sliders the way you describe,

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