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The Book of GIMP by Karine Delvare, Olivier Lecarme

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9.2 Fundamental GIMP Commands

New GIMP users are sometimes put off by the presence of several separate windows and have complained for many years about that. Our advice is to try it first. Multi-window mode lets you view two images at once. It also allows for more control over the sizes of various windows and the placement of dialogs. If you still don’t like working with multiple windows, then switch to single-window mode.

Closing Windows and Quitting GIMP

Many people are used to closing windows as soon as they don’t need them, even if they plan to reopen them again soon. Users often also simply close a dialog window if they change their mind rather than press CANCEL or NO. This action is necessary in applications with a blocking interface. The ...

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