I am glad to have been of help.

The email was, unfortunately, too large for the list due to the numerous
attached images.

Perhaps we could add this simple tutorial to some other body or
knowledge.  As you already have the write-up and the images, maybe you
could submit it to GimpUsers.com.


On Fri, 2013-04-05 at 21:30 +0200, Uniklaps wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> 
>  
> 
> thank you for this complete instruction, simply great! This way saves
> lots of time!
> 
> Sorry to hear that you had a quiet morning at the office, but lucky
> for me, lol.
> 
>  
> 
> I wish you a great weekend!
> 
>  
> 
> Yours Konrad
> 
>  
> 
> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Daniel [mailto:dan...@yacg.com] 
> Gesendet: Freitag, 5. April 2013 14:52
> An: 3052192
> Cc: gimp-user-list@gnome.org
> Betreff: Re: [Gimp-user] how to draw interrupted lines
> 
>  
> 
> Okay, quiet morning here at the office.  So here goes:
> 
> 1. Starting with a blank image (640x400 in this case) select the Paths
> tool
> 
> 2. Click to draw four points.  Put them anywhere you like, but I
> creatively decided to make an almost straight line.
> 
> 3. Click and drag on any of the line segments you have created.  You
> will notice little handles appear.  These help create the curves we
> will be working with.  (It's not "free hand" but you can get what you
> want this way.)
> 
> 4. Move the handles around to get more dramatic or effective curves.
> Think of the length of the handles as power or influence over the path
> and the direction as the direction.
> 
> 5. Here's the part you have been more interested in I'm sure.  In the
> "Layers, Channels, Paths, Undo" window, select the third tab for
> "Paths" and note the "Unnamed" path there.  Also note the tool buttons
> below the paths list.  The one that looks like a paintbrush is "Paint
> along the path."
> 
> 6. Click the Paint along the path tool and a "Stroke Path" dialog will
> appear.  Look around and play with the options.  I'm going with "Solid
> color" expanding the "Line Style" and selecting "Dash, dot, dot" as my
> dash preset.  (You can create your own patterns)
> 
> 7. Now click the "Stroke" button to see what it does.  If you don't
> like it, do "Edit -> Undo" then go back to "5" to make some
> adjustment.  It's just play, so do what you like!  (I selected to
> "Move" tool to show the results better.)
> 
> 
> So with each step you can see there are variables to play with and
> things you can adjust along the way.  The path examples I illustrated
> give example of different types of curve patterns including a bulge, a
> loop and an S curve.  
> 
> I suspect what you want to do is nothing like what I did.  You may
> want to edit a map image or something like that.  No problem.  My
> favorite way to do this is to open the map image, add a new
> transparent layer on top, and start drawing on that.  Changing colors
> for best effect and all that is good but I'm sure you knew that
> already.  
> 
> I hope this was helpful for you and anyone else interested in this
> topic.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, 2013-04-03 at 19:19 +0200, 3052192 wrote: 
> 
> Hi friends,
> 
>  
> 
> how can I draw in GIMP freehanded curved
> 
> interrupted lines (dotted; dot-dash-dot; dash-dash;...) ?
> 
>  
> 
> To create lines first with a pencil and to use then the rubber 
> 
> gives uneven and so unsatisfactory results.
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks for help!
> 
>  
> 
> Konrad
> 
> 
> 
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