On Sun, Jul 5, 2009 at 9:51 AM, Dirk
Sohler<gimp-developer...@kamerastars.de> wrote:
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> Hi there!
> I filed a “bug” with an enhancement request to the GIMP Bugzilla, but
> Martin Nordholts told me, to send a mail to the GIMP developers mailing
> list first, so … here it is :)
> I had a kind of map opened as image in GIMP. I used the path tool and
> clicked a path alon a route i want to measure. After i did this i tried
> to get the path’s length. But i noticed really soon, that it is not
> possible to output the path’s total length without learning script-fu.

What the heck - I added it as a (very) simple plug-in:

In 2.6. it returns the length of the path on the status bar.  I used
gimp_message, so IIRC the location of the message is configurable.  It
silently fails if there is no active path - it seems to work OK with
multiple paths, straight lines, and curves.  There is no need to
stroke the path.

You will need to have Python installed though...

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