Figure 14.65. The Images dialog
The Images Dialog displays the list of open images on your screen; each of
them is represented with a thumbnail. This dialog is useful when you have
many overlapping images on your screen: thus, you can raise the wanted
image to foreground.
4.2.1. Activating the dialog
The “Images” dialog is a dockable dialog; see the section
Section 2.3, “Dialogs and Docking” for help on manipulating it.
You can access it:
In the detached windows which exists
only if at least one dialog remains open. In this case, you can raise
the “Images” dialog from the image-menu:
menu, there is a list of
4.2.2. Using the Images dialog
At the top of the dialog, a drop-list of open images appears if the
“Show Image Selection” option is checked in the Tab Menu.
At center, open images appear, as a list or a grid, according to the
selected mode. The current image is highlighted in list mode, outlined
in grid mode. With a double click on an image name, you raise this
image to the foreground of your screen. With a simple click you select
this image so that the buttons of the dialog can act on it.
Grid and List modes, preview size
As in all dialogs with thumbnails, the Tab menu gives you the
possibility of adapting thumbnail display to your liking. See
Three buttons at the bottom of the dialog allow you to operate on the
selected image. These buttons are present if the “Show button
bar” is checked in the tab dialog. You can get the same commands
through the pop menu by right-clicking on the dialog.
Raise this image displays
The selected image appears at the foreground of your screen. If
this image has another view, this view also is raised but
remains behind the original. The same option in the pop-up menu,
that you get by right-clicking, is called “Raise views
Create a new display for this image
Duplicates the image window (not the image) of the selected image.
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