Re: UI Review Suggestions - Preference Dialogs

On Tue, 19 Nov 2002, Havoc Pennington wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 09:11:10PM -0500, Sean Middleditch wrote: 
> > The image previews *are* slow, even on my Athlon 1800+.  (Granted, they
> > don't seem any slower on a PII 500 at work or a Duron 900 laptop.)  I
> > don't understand why it takes so long for the previews to be generated,
> > I would think them to be relatively simple and quick quick operations...
> > If the previews could be sped up to be as fast as I imagine they can be,
> > perhaps there wouldn't be such a need for alternatives.
> > 
> Note that scaling down in gdk-pixbuf is kind of butt slow. Alex had
> some faster routines, I don't know if we're using them here.

Try switching it to using gnome_thumbnail_scale_down_pixbuf() from 
libgnomeui. It might help a lot.

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