Arzoroc wrote:What about just pressing the shortcut for the rectangle select tool everytime Gimp starts?
I have a bad memory/reflexes and keep forgetting and invariable wind up drawing all over whatever I'm editing.
Arzoroc wrote:If you're into programming you sure can make yourself a small file that starts Gimp and presses the shortcut key for you as soon as the UI is loaded...
Not elegant, and in my case it would take about the same amount of time to identify the offending configuration file and hack it unaided. But I don't want to do that, I want to spend my time learning gimp.