This is now done, and Ivan's filter pack is committed. Enjoy!
On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 7:23 PM, bulia byak <buliabyak@...> wrote:
> I think filters are sufficiently complex, different from everything
> else, and have enough support in Inkscape now, so they deserve to be
> treated more like a top-level entity. In particular, I propose to add
> a new menu, Filters, before Effects. It would contain:
> - All the submenus with preset filter that are now in Effects >
> Filters. Ivan Louette is working on a huge and exciting expansion of
> that hierarchy, adding lots of powerful new filters. It's obviously
> too deeply hidden now, it deserves more visibility as one of the most
> important 0.47 additions.
> - The "Filter Effects..." dialog command which I propose to rename to
> "Build Filters" or "Filter Builder" or something like that. The
> current name is not very descriptive and even a bit misleading due to
> the word "effects" which refers to too many too different things in
> Inkscape (once again, let me reiterate my old wish: rename "Effects"
> menu to "Extensions", that is what they are!). The typical workflow
> would be to first choose one of the presets, then if needed, go to the
> Filter Builder to adjust the preset or start a new filter from
> - The Remove Filter command.
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