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Hi !
Whenever I use the " actualiser les scripts" button in " Filters", I get an error message which says there is an error in the procedure called "gimp-image-get-active-drawable" . This seems to be due to an erroneous ID concerning the image and the message adds that it is probably due to the fact that the plugin is trying to work on an image that no longer exists: this sounds like greek to me ... I have just added the new script " simple contrast mask" and after fiddling a bit with it , I also got the message for the image I used for this purpose. When I turned to another image, it didn't happen. I then tried to rename the previous image in order to eliminate this error message but it didn't work.
Needless to say, I am totally unable to solve this problem. I am currently using Gimp 2.6.11 with Windows vista 32 bits. I need help badly and I would appreciate if I could get an answer in French as this is my native language.
How can I get rid of those unnerving messages ?
Yours kindly,


The problem is with the script. I sent the script's author an e-mail suggesting a fix, but he has yet to look into the problem.

Thank you for your quick reply. I will uninstall the script and wait for better times ...

I've test "Simple Contrast Script" and it's run perfect on GIMP 2.6.10 (Linux). It seems like third-party script has wrong code and it call gimp-image-get-active-drawable procedure in background mode. You should check all third-party scripts which you have installed.

Being mostly interested in photography, I am afraid I am totally unable to "check all third-party scripts which I have installed" ( I must confess I don't even know what a third-party script is: am I beyond any form of therapy ?)
My primary aim was to uninstall "simple contrast script" but I can't even find where it is ! It is not under the plug-ins list and the scripts list: would have been too easy to find it and remove it ...
Thanks for the information anyway.

Of course you cann't manually check those scripts. Sorry.
Let me explain. GIMP has some built-in scripts. All additional scripts are third-party. Also you can find script location in GIMP (Edit - Preferences - Folders - Scripts). Using this tip you can find "Simple contrast script" and remove it (just delete it's file).

Thank you "spoilt_exile" : I followed your advice and it took me about 30 seconds to get rid of that script ! Once you receive the recipe, it seems so evident and easy ! I might need it in the future...

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