Ulf-D. Ehlert skreiv:
> Hi Kolbjørn,
> Kolbjørn Stuestøl (Thursday, 19. August 2010)
>> The text explaining the randomness slider in the filter Line Nova
>> is a bit confusing to me:
>> "Set this value more larger (up to 2000) to get more distoted
>> radiation. Regular star shape is given by setting this value to 1.
>> The default is 30.." (Also a printing error: disto*r*ted).
> IMHO you can safely change this (or any other) text if you think it's
> confusing or wrong. Most likely you will enhance that text, and if you
> really happen to make it worse (nobody is perfect!) someone else will
> be confused and will hopefully correct it. :-)
>> I think the average user will better understand an explanation
>> something like this:
>> "Let the rays start at a random distance from the center. If this
>> control is set to 1, all the rays starts at the distance from the
>> center determined by the value set in the offset radius above.
>> Higher values will randomly add or subtract some pixels from or to
>> the calculated distances. The scale goes from 1 to 2000 with 30 as
>> the default value."
> Sounds good to me.
> Maybe it's a good idea to add two or three sample images (e.g. 3
> images à 150x150 pixels (with reduced number of lines?)) to illustrate
> the effect of this option?
>> Perhaps adding something telling that the value 1 will result in a
>> circular start and that a high value will let the rays almost cower
>> the image.
> Yes, why not?
Well, I'll give it a try in a couple of days, if not someone else do.
There is a life outside GIMP too ;-)
I liked your suggestion about adding some illustrating pictures.
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