On Friday 27 January 2006 04:38 am, Rob Krajcarski wrote:
> I spent most of today trying to accomplish this type of plugin
> within photoshop, only to find out that it was not possible...so,
> I'd rather not have to go through the same thing with Gimp
> tomorrow..
> In general what i'd like to accomplish is the following:
> -poll the position of the brush on the canvas, or even better would
> be to receive notifications as to the position of the brush as it
> moves -using this historical position to mathematically calculate a
> specific colour to use for the brush
> Ideally I'd like to be able to just change the foreground colour of
> the brush, but still preserve artists ability to use different
> brush heads, opacties, etc...
> So, just thought I'd be a bit more explicit in what I'm trying to
> accomplish before I jump into the code.
> Please let me know if there's reason to believe that I won't be
> able to accomplish this kind of plugin without making changes
> throughout the core codebase.
> Thanks
> Rob

I've thoguht of similar things before, but I was turned down.
I'd still likle to have this ability, so maybe if you find no other 
way, you could came back here, and then we could try to attach 
something to the core.

The bug-report where I suggested and discussed such a feature is here:


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