Jan 27, 2013 Why will dock tool option not dock back to toolbox? Oct 26, 2012 The bottom of the toolbox is out of screen. I guess the best thing is just to reinstall Gimp. Thanks Could you please take a screenshot of what you mean? I have included screenshots of the procedure and placed red arrows and descriptions on the page. The tools are grouped together in the Layers palette, which also features thumbnails of each layer according to its order within in the image. I accidentally pressed x on layers in Gimp.
If you don't use a mouse, you can still increase the page size by holding the control button and pressing the key that has a '+' plus sign on it. So I was happily editing a photo, everything going perfectly great, when I must have inadvertently hit a certain key, and now the bottom half of the toolbox is gone. Maybe also check the %localappdata% and %programdata% folder. I have Firefox on Mac. This just happened to me.
Needless to say, this gets irritating very fast and cuts down my work time a lot. The occurs both in single window view and in modal view. I forget things too, much to often. I had CorelDraw crash a couple of times before this, so maybe that was a contributing factor. When I resize the toolbox the icons keep this right space around them, always re-positioning so that most of the icons are not included in the toolbox. I don't code at all so don't know how difficult such an operation would be? If you're on Windows go to the settings where you can view hidden files in Explorer.
I design on products on Zazzle and I also create book covers so I need my software working correctly. His professional career includes stints as a computer tech, information editor and income tax preparer. Tip The Tool Options appear beneath the Toolbox in the default setup. I get this with the mouse and the pen tablet. Are there circumstances when I want one and not the other? So what does all this have to do with the Toolbox? How do I get it back? Thanks Could you please take a screenshot of what you mean? Of course, it should be obvious, but like many things on Gimp, it is not.
I've already gone to preferences and selected options and unselected save on exit I can't even adjust the threshold anymore. Reset Options This button resets the options for the active tool to their default values. Why does this happen in the first place? I don't know what to do. Remove the check mark by clicking on it. Once you have set the value approximately, you can tune it precisely using the two small arrow buttons at the right of the slider. Click and drag that tab over to the toolbox window on hte left and drop it inside. When I resize the toolbox the icons keep this right space around them, always re-positioning so that most of the icons are not included in the toolbox.
I tried docking it back to the Toolbox, but nothing is working. Most tools can be activated by clicking on an icon in the Toolbox. Then, Tool Options will appear as a tab in the window on the right side of the screen, along with layers and undo history. However you have to drag them all back together into tabs yourself. Apr 6, 2011 I'm using Gimp 2. When you Restore options, only saved presets for the active tool are shown, so you need not worry about including the name of the tool when you assign a name here. Well, when you are in Multi-Window Mode, each dialogue window you have open i.
As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. The map object is gray and I can't use it. Will this method bring back my layers toolbar permanently after restarting my computer? Opened it, and the same thing happened. If you have things set up like most people do, activating a tool causes its Tool Options dialog to appear below the Toolbox. Feb 23, 2013 I'm using 2. Double-click on a tool; its Options Dialog should appear as a separate window.
How do I get it to fit? The value area in the slider area works as a text editor: there, you can edit the value or enter a new value directly. You said you just downloaded Gimp? I have gone through all the settings menus and can't seem to find anything about it. Is the layers box docked to another window by default maybe? For some options, you can drag the pointer outside the tool dialog. Now you have a large working space. Sometimes, that happens when the system is having a hard time reading, or something gets stuck. But, when I click on the picture I'm editing, both the Toolbox and Layers minus out on me, and, to select another brush or tool or something, I have to manually open it back up every single time. How do I get it back? I have to hit my Windows key and then click on Gimp in the Windowstoolbar to make it come back.