On 02/26/2011 07:40 PM, Michael Grosberg wrote: > I've begun working on GIMP documentation so GIMP is on my mind a lot lately. > So, I have a suggestion - remove the pencil tool, and instead, add a checkbox > to the brush tool with an "antialiased" label. > My reasoning is that for a new user, the difference between "brush" and > "pencil" > is not evident from their name or icon. They do pretty much the same thing > with > they only difference being that pencil is not antialiased. The pencil tool is > nothing like an actual pencil. So, if we want the UI to reflect the actual > workings of the program, it makes sense to do this. > > The only objection I can think of is if in real-life situation people actually > use the pencil tool in conjunction with the brush tool in such a way that they > have a separate settings for each, and the change from one to other a lot. But > that is what tool presets are for.
If you have a tablet, you can switch tools by reversing the stylus. It's meant for brush vs eraser, but someone must be using that for brush vs pencil :-) _______________________________________________ Gimp-developer mailing list Gimp-developer@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer