Auto-clipping after transformations in GIMP

on 23 Dec 2006 by Mukund (@muks)

Following my last post on this subject where only the raw algorithm for finding the largest rectangle was completed, the UI and PDB changes for using this functionality are also done now (and several edge cases were fixed in the process). I'll commit it once it gets some external testing from some of our esteemed customers. ;) All affine transformations now present a combo box with clipping modes:

GIMP autoclip feature

Here is an example with rotation, using the excellent Wilber splash draft by Paul Davey and Jakub Steiner (still have no window decoration in the screenshots):

Wilber before rotation Wilber during rotation Wilber after rotation and crop-to-result