On 15 March 2014 11:32, Randhir Phagura <rsphag...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks 'JS'. It has worked. I have created some 10 presets of varying sizes
> of paintbrushes. This puts me back on to my sketches. Thanks a lot for the
> detailed guidance!
>
> One more bothersome matter that has been encountered in GIMP-2.8.10 is that:
> While drawing a straight horizontal or vertical lines with earlier editions
> of GIMP, I used to press shift key and drag mouse to the distance required
> and the indication of whether the line was horizontal or vertical or NOT
> was given by the thin line stretched by GIMP between those two points. If
> there were 'kinks' in that line then it was understood that the line was
> NOT absolutely horizontal or vertical. Then, one could adjust the mouse
> position so as to eliminate all 'kinks' in the stretched line. But now that
> line stretched by GIMP is not very thin. It is at least double the
> thickness of earlier editions. Is there a way to make that stretched
> indicative line any thinner?

No, there is no way to change the appearance of the line. But this
have an even simpler fix: just hold "CTRL" along with "SHIFT"
to draw straight lines: it constrains the angle of the line
to be drawn to 15° increments - and is the "right way"
to ensure perfect horizontal or vertical lines.



>
> Regards,
>
> Randhir Phagura
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