akovia (akov...@eml.cc) wrote:
> The main problem is when trying to stroke a hand made path. If either
> handle is even the slightest bit pulled out, it will interrupt the
> stroke and leave a gap. This is a problem for 2 reasons.

I don't understand what you mean by "gap"? Are you saying that having a
corner at a node makes edit->stroke path leave gaps? Can you create a

> 1. When placing nodes, the new tool is too sensitive and I think it
> could use some sort of threshold adjustment. Unless you concentrate to
> make sure the mouse is completely still when placing the node, click
> the mouse and fully release the button before the slightest movement,
> it will inevitably pull the handles out the tiniest bit. This can be
> very hard to see if you aren't zoomed in extremely close, and really
> destroys your workflow.

yeah, that might make sense - my first attempt would put the threshold
at the radius of the node representation.

> 2. My path workflow has always been to just drag the path itself out
> away from the node to draw out the handles. This again now will affect
> the handle on the opposing node and push out the handle the slightest
> bit and mess up the stroke.

Note that if you drag the path closely to one node, the handle on the
opposite node will not be moved. Only a (largeish) area in the middle
moves both handles simultaneously (yet still with a shifting weight
depending on where you drag).

> I believe the old path tool probably reacted in nearly the same way,
> but the stroke was never left with these gaps.

Again - I have no idea what gaps you are referring to. Maybe a
screenshot can help.


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