Commit 03e102c5 authored by Alexandre Prokoudine's avatar Alexandre Prokoudine

Update NEWS for 2.9.6, this will come in handy eventually

parent 97efe766
......@@ -15,6 +15,9 @@ Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.9.4 to GIMP 2.9.6
Core:
- Layer modes' code is now refactored to separate gamma-corrected
variations from the linear light ones, legacy modes have been
preserved to support older XCF files.
- New clipboard implementation allows copying/pasting layers and
layer groups.
- Color tags simplify managing large projects with a lot of layers
......@@ -55,6 +58,14 @@ GUI:
- Toolbox buttons do not grab focus anymore, which used to breake
usage of the Tab key and other canvas-related shortcuts after
changing tools with a pointing device click.
- Delete Layer/Channel/Path are consistently the last option in
respective dialogs now.
- Extend the text along the tangent of the last path stroke, when
the length of the path along which the text layer content is
warped is shorter than the width of the text.
- Allow to toggle the histogram dialog between gamma and linear.
- New 'Colors -> Linear Invert' command to provide radiometrically
correct color inversion.
Configurability:
......@@ -81,6 +92,10 @@ Tools:
crisp lines after an erase.
- Select by Color and Color Picker tools work correctly in color
spaces other than sRGB now.
- Color Picker doesn't snap to anything when picking colors anymore,
always draws the outline of the averaged region (not only while the
mouse is being pressed), and supports arbitrary range of values
regardless of the actual image color precision.
- Uncommitted selection by the Intelligent Scissors tool is not
discarded on tool change anymore.
- GIMP now checks, whether the first and the last isegments are
......@@ -105,9 +120,17 @@ File Formats
- Load PSD files with layers which contain additional information
with a length that is not divisible by 4.
Printing
- Print resolution can now be reset to defaults, new values for the
same image is actually used now without reloading the image.
Plug-ins
- Port smooth-palette to GEGL.
- Enhance the raw (not the digital negative) files plugin:
introduce exporting settings and remember them across sessions,
make the plugin be able to be invoked non-interactively, and more.
Color Palettes
......@@ -138,7 +161,7 @@ Translations:
- Updated: Catalan, Czech, Danish, Finnish, French, German, Greek,
Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Occitan, Polish, Portuguese, Russian,
Scottish Gaelic, Serbian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish.
Scottish Gaelic, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish.
Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.9.2 to GIMP 2.9.4
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