Try using "Select->To Path" --
Everything you describe is already possible.
Although, maybe, selection->To path could have more usability if it
would change to the Path Tool, with the new path as active, so that
its nodes are displayed at once. Currently, one has to manually go to
the Paths dockable, set the path as visible, select the Path Tool and
click on the path (4 separate actions) before being able to see the
On 20 March 2015 at 06:01, Joseph Bupe <joseph.b...@gmail.com> wrote:
> It would be nice to have controls for tweaking rectangle and ellipse
> selections into different shapes for designing pixel-based graphics with
> easy. Currently, the rectangle selections can only be tweaked into a
> rounded-corners shape. This should be extended further to allow shaping
> selections into different forms based on the type of the starting selection.
> Such design shapes can then be filled with colour, stroked, beveled,
> embossed etc.
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