Re: [Gimp-user] finding layers after file has been closed (.... so much for the new export/save methods)

Well- lesson learned for sure!  I redid another masterpiece and saved it under both formats!  I appreciate everyone's prompt help!!  Case Closed! LOL

On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 4:06 PM, Jay Smith <jay jaysmith com> wrote:
On 11/18/2012 03:57 PM, jenn golden wrote:
I totally understood what you both said - but I didn't know that I had
to save it both ways - I only saved it, or exported it at a .jpg... Does
that mean I can't recover the .xcf?

On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 3:54 PM, Daniel Smith <opened to gmail com
<mailto:opened to gmail com>> wrote:

    what he said. that's what i meant when i said before that you would
    still have the layers, that you had the .xcf file somewhere.

I don't want to "start anything", but this just points out what I said originally: It is not possible to always protect everybody from themselves.

I am very sorry for Jenn's misfortune and I do not mean to be disrespectful.

However, this is an excellent illustration that this "controversial" change in the save/export methods is not a perfect solution either.

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