Rick Brewster

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  1. Rick Brewster

    Pencil Tool - Erratic

    And what was your solution?
  2. Rick Brewster

    I can not install Paint.NET

    I think this is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay beyond what we can help with. You'll need to contact Microsoft about this one.
  3. Rick Brewster

    cannot install because of no service pack 2

    You're doing it wrong ... and you're probably going to break a lot of things. Also, it sounds like you're trying to get a really old version of Paint.NET to work, since the latest version doesn't support any OS that can have an SP2 applied to it. We really can't help you -- you've hacked your OS to look like something it isn't so you can avoid installing something that will actually make things better (I will never understand this mentality), and we don't support older versions of Paint.NET anyway. At all.
  4. Also, the paintdotnet: protocol launching now works for the Classic version, not just the Store version. I even verified that this works on Win7. It's not just a Win10 thing.
  5. 4.1.5 is now available and all of this should be fixed up
  6. Rick Brewster

    Display Tool menu

    You want to pop it open like this? Press Alt+T. (I'm not sure if this is what you mean though)
  7. This update focuses on improving performance -- sometimes significantly! -- and fixing a handful of really important bugs. Special thanks go out to @Bruce Bowyer-Smyth for his contributions in this release. If you’re using the Windows Store release, you should get the update automatically within the next 24 hours. You can also force an update check by following these instructions. For the Classic release, you should be offered the update automatically within the next week or so. You can get the updater soon by going to ⚙ Settings → Updates → Check Now. You can also download and install it directly from the website. Improved: Image -> Rotate should now complete almost instantly (thanks @Bruce Bowyer-Smyth!) Improved: Optimized a portion of the rendering engine for newer CPU instruction sets (SSE2, SSSE3, AVX2). Depending on zoom level, CPU type, and other factors, rendering throughput has been improved by 10-50%. Improved: Some performance optimizations for code that uses the indexers on the Surface class, which should improve effect plugin performance (thanks @Bruce Bowyer-Smyth!) Fixed: Shortcut keys for the Adjustments menu weren't working until after you opened the menu for the first time Fixed: Canvas checkerboard, used to indicate transparent regions of the image, now scales with DPI Fixed some of the more rare cases of the SEHException/AccessViolationException crash caused by Direct2D Fixed: A bug in IndirectUI was resulting in a crash when using @BoltBait's Level Horizon plugin Fixed: Per-user fonts no longer cause a crash for the Store version New: The paintdotnet: protocol now works for the Classic version Fixed: The paintdotnet: protocol should now work properly with paths that have spaces in them Fixed: Hardened security for loading Custom Shape plugins via XAML (thanks @Bruce Bowyer-Smyth!) Enjoy!
  8. Rick Brewster

    paint.net 4.1.4 is now available!

    Closing this thread -- new update incoming
  9. Rick Brewster

    paint.net 4.1.5 beta build 6908

    Locking -- final release inbound
  10. Rick Brewster

    Double overwrite-confirmation-dialog

    Please upvote this in the Windows 10 Feedback Hub so that it gains some traction: https://aka.ms/AA3e1ed
  11. Rick Brewster

    Double overwrite-confirmation-dialog

    Definitely a bug in Win10 v1809. It doesn't happen in v1803. If we're lucky they'll fix it someday.
  12. Rick Brewster

    Double overwrite-confirmation-dialog

    Yup, this is a new WinForms or Win10 v1809 OS bug. I can get it to happen in LINQPad as well.
  13. Okay this should be fixed up for v4.1.5 You should be able to use paintdotnet:"C:\something\with\spaces\in the filename.png" and it'll work great. Also, paintdotnet:"C:\file\first image.jpg" "C:\file\second image.jpg" should also work. To make this even better, and certainly easier to test, I think it's about time to add paintdotnet: protocol support for the Classic version as well.
  14. Rick Brewster

    Double overwrite-confirmation-dialog

    I just confirmed: this does not happen in Win10 v1803, but it does happen in Win10 v1809. This might actually be a bug in the .NET Framework, from what I'm setting in the debugger. Jeez. They really screwed up A LOT of stuff in v1809. I've been facepalming on so many things for the last week that I keep bumping into that they broke. When are they going to rehire the testing department over there?!?!!?LKJSFJ?LK 😤🤯
  15. You can install the beta for 4.1.5 which fixes this: https://forums.getpaint.net/forum/45-preview-center/ FWIW, the shortcut keys for the Adjustments menu do work, but only if you first open the Adjustments menu. So if you don't want to install the beta, just press Alt+A after opening the app for the first time. 4.1.5 (non-beta) should be out the door for everyone within the next half week or so.