The Navigation dialog is designed to offer easy movement around the active
image if the zoom is set higher than what the image window can display. If
this is the case, there is an inversely colored rectangle that shows the
location of the current view area in respect to the image. This
rectangular outline can be dragged to change the viewing region.
Activating the dialog
The “Navigation” dialog is a dockable dialog; see the section
Section 2.3, “Dialogs and Docking”
for help on manipulating it.
You can access it:
from the image menu:
→ → ;
from the Tab menu in any dockable dialog by clicking on
from the image-menu:
You can access more quickly to it (but without the zoom functions)
by clicking on the icon at the right bottom corner of the image window:
Using the Navigation Dialog
It allows easy zoom level control, more precise than with the
Zoom Out, Zoom In and
Zoom 1:1 are self explanatory.
Adjust the zoom ratio so that the image becomes fully visible
The zoom ratio is adjusted so that the whole image becomes
visible in the the window as it is.
Adjust the zoom ratio so that the window is used optimally
The image size and the zoom are adjusted so that the image
is fully displayed with the lesser zoom.
Reduce the image window to the size of the image display
Restore the image window to the size which allows the image
to be fully displayed with the zoom unchanged. This command
is also as menu entry available. See
Section 5.5, “
” for the details.