>
> Maybe you should write "I wish that someone else does".
>

When discussing possibilities, it is less important what I wish. My aim is
to provide good useful input, towards a consensus.
-C


On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 10:03 AM, Tobias Ellinghaus <h...@gmx.de> wrote:

> On Thursday 23 June 2016 08:43:55 C R wrote:
> > To recap:
> >
> > 1. I think the pencil tool should be renamed "Pixel Tool" if it's to stay
> > in the Tool box.
> > Reasons:
> >   A. Jaggies don't make for realistic simulated pencil marks
> >   B. There are better pencil-simulation tools in the Brush palate
>
> I am not sure that renaming a tool that old would be a good idea. People
> know
> what to look for, and at the end of the day it's just a name. No one
> expects
> it to be a realistic pencil. At least no one accustomed to the tool (see
> Product Vision for the intended target audience).
>
> > 2. I think Brush settings should be brush specific instead of tool
> > specific, and the brush should remember the modifications made to it
> > instead of the tool storing that information.
> > Reason: I can't think of a situation where you would want to use the
> > current Pencil tool, and Brush tool in tandem. If we're keeping it in the
> > Tool Box just to remember values between brushes, I'm not sure who it's
> > benefiting. :)
>
> I am using the two in parallel all the time when drawing masks. The brush
> for
> the edges and the pencil to fill in the bulk. Reason: I want to be sure
> that
> anti aliasing doesn't leave half transparent areas. So I have my left hand
> on
> the keyboard to hit 'x', 'n' and 'b' and the right hand on mouse/stylus.
>
> > 3. The Pencil Tool could be gotten rid of entirely if #2 is done, and an
> > anti-aliasing checkbox is added to the brush options.
>
> As Simon already mentioned, there are two levels of anti
> aliasing/blurring/thresholding/whatever we want to call it. Would that
> switch
> turn off both?
>
> [...]
>
> Tobias
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