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In GIMP under FIle -> New menu, we have a preset number and resolutions of templates. See image below:

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I'm looking for a way to add new image sizes and resolutions to this list.
I have already tried editing my ~/.gimp-2.8/templaterc file but that had no effect. Even editing the global one in /etc/gimp/2.0/ had no effect either.

Then there is a warning on the ~.gimp-2.8 templaterc file: "This file will be entirely rewritten each time you exit."

How can I achieve this in Gimp 2.8?

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Open Gimp, click on Windows --> Dockable Dialogs --> Templates

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Once the new window opens you can either create or edit a template.

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