I don't know what's going with my Gimp, but for some reason when I tried to crop a single layer it cropped the entire canvas. I know that this is abnormal because I've been using Gimp for about a couple weeks for fashion/outfit design (instead of Polyvore) and I have had no problem with cropping before.

All I do is just drag the rectangle over my image, press enter, and I'm done. I can position my image next to any pair of shoes I want... Did I accidentally press something on my keyboard to change the settings?

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To crop the current layer rather than the canvas please tick the corresponding option in the crop tool settings tab:

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This is the same behaviour in Gimp 2.8 or 2.10.

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