Position paste

Ideas for improvements and requests for new features in XnView Classic

Moderators: XnTriq, xnview

Post Reply
Posts: 4
Joined: Wed May 25, 2011 6:28 pm

Position paste

Post by chameleon » Thu Apr 05, 2012 3:57 pm

When you paste something, you must put it in correct position. Not just in position (0, 0).
If I choose a rectangle to paste inside, a resize operation takes place in pasted image. This is not always desirable.
To make a rectangle of the same size of pasted image, is almost impossible.

User avatar
Author of XnView
Posts: 32735
Joined: Mon Oct 13, 2003 7:31 am
Location: France

Re: Position paste

Post by xnview » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:37 am

So a way to put&move the clipboard content?

User avatar
Posts: 2010
Joined: Wed Mar 17, 2004 8:33 pm
Location: Sarasota Florida

Re: Position paste

Post by JohnFredC » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:46 pm

Oh my yes!!!!

That would be a significant improvement.

Perhaps an "Apply" button somewhere in the interface would finalize the paste.

It would be awesome to be able to resize and rotate, too!!!

User avatar
Posts: 8184
Joined: Sun Oct 12, 2003 6:47 pm
Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Re: Position paste

Post by helmut » Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:39 pm

Yes, handling of paste operation should be really improved. Pasting an image and then support for repositioning the pasted area would be really cool.

MS Paint works really well in that respect:
- Dragging the mouse moves the pasted area.
- Ctrl key + dragging the mouse you move the pasted area leaving a copy at the last position.
- Using the handles of the selection you can resize the pasted area
- Any click outside the pasted area will end pasting "mode".

Posts: 14
Joined: Sun Sep 07, 2008 2:42 pm
Location: Rheurdt, Germany

Re: Position paste

Post by n8blume » Sat May 05, 2012 11:23 pm

Copy & Paste is really important using XnView.
To put the pasted picture at any position I want would be a important inprovement.
The possibility to change the size after pasting would be much better.

Posts: 4
Joined: Mon Mar 29, 2004 7:58 am

Re: Position paste

Post by fecund » Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:36 pm

I also would like this, and it doesn't have to be tied to pasting, could be added to the selection. Perhaps a menu option or keypress that changes what happens when you drag in an active region- currently that moves the region- it could move the region and the pixels it encloses. Similarly while in that mode resizing the region would scale the image inside it as well.

Post Reply