GNOME Bugzilla – Bug 779961
Layers dialogue: Slow scrolling with lots of layers
Last modified: 2018-06-17 22:21:06 UTC
When viewing PSDs in Gimp that have over a hundred layers in many different layer groups, it is very slow to do much in that layer dialogue - especially to scroll. Two possible solutions?:
- Have all layer groups be collapsed / folded by default
- Have a collapse all and uncollapse all button
Other people want this too: http://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/62651/gimp-how-to-fold-all-layers-in-list
I guess it will be equally slow with over a hundred layer groups.
Collapsing is a workaround, we'd like to figure out where the slowness comes from, i.e. what takes time when scrolling.
Could you upload an example file where you encounter such a slowness issue please? Will make it faster to confirm. :-)
Is scrolling slow only when scrolling with the mouse middle button or same when scrolling by dragging the scrollbar?
There are similar scrolling issues to some other applications in GTK+, like libreoffice, and people who experience this often realize that scrolling by dragging the scrollbar is smooth (whereas using the middle button is extra-slow). No idea if that is the same problem, just throwing thoughts out. This may be a GTK+ issue.
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Daniel, please answer my question at