As far as I can tell it works like a charm when a usual gallery shortcode is in place like
However if we take advantage of the mix-&-match feature of the new 3.5 gallery whereby attachment ids are specified off of our entire media library like
[gallery columns="2" ids="1633,1275,1216,1243"],
the following settings are not applied:
- Display ___ size images by default.
- Images should link to ___ by default.