On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Jay Smith wrote:

>> In fact every time you will also need to create a different number of
>> grid lines so that one of them would be as close as possible to a
>> potentially horizontal/vertical feature. Straightening with a line the
>> way Maciej described it would make it much easier.
> Alexandre,
> We use this Gimp feature on virtually every image we create, sometimes
> _hundreds_ per day.
> Once we originally set the number of lines in the grid, we have felt no
> need to make a change for months ... thousands of images.

"Your mileage may vary" pretty much covers this :)

> And I do like the suggestion of clicking on the first point and then the
> second point, rather than having to draw a line as in Photoshop.
> I would like to see this feature _added_ to Gimp, while still retaining
> the grid mechanism also.
> My desire would be for:
>   click (on first point)
>   click (on second point to finish the line)
>   do a keystroke command that can be accomplished with ONE hand
>     to execute the task (I would prefer not to have to hit the Enter
>     key)

Agreed. However, if you choose something over Enter that would be
inconsistent with the rest of tools :)

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