With the GIMP. These changes affect
GIMP's functional capabilities, its size in
memory and its start-up time.
command, you can show
the various extension modules which are available and control which
of them should be loaded. Modules perform functions such as choosing
colors and display filtering. Any changes you make to the settings with
the Module Manager command will take effect the next time you start
Activate the Command
Description of the “Module Manager” Dialog
The “Module Manager” dialog window
The scrolled window of the Module Manager shows the loadable modules.
Clicking on the boxes in this column will check or uncheck the
modules. The next time you start GIMP, any
checked module will be loaded automatically.
You will notice the difference only when you try to use the
modules. For example, there are several
color selectors to select
the foreground or background color. Some of these selectors are
modules and will only be available when you check the respective
option in the module manager:
Autoload example: Color selector modules
For automatically loaded modules, information about the selected
module is displayed at the bottom of the dialog.
In this column, the directory path for each module is shown.
This button is only visible, when the respective module has not
been auto-loaded. When you click on the button, information about
the selected module is displayed at the bottom of the dialog, and
the button changes to
Loading modules manually does not work properly. The buttons are
useless (“Unload” is even disabled) and will probably
removed in future versions.
When you click on this button, the list of modules will be
updated: modules no longer on disk will be removed, and new
modules found will be added.