I'm still wondering why
there is no way to start gimp
after an apparently successful installation.
On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 11:00 PM, <gimp-user-list-requ...@gnome.org> wrote:
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> 1. Re: changing the brush sizes (David)
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> Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:01:07 -0800
> From: David <dav...@inbox.com>
> To: Jim Horrocks <jimrh2...@gmail.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] changing the brush sizes
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> Hi Jim,
> from he textual description of a youtube video I found out while having
> your same problem:
> "GIMP has a very good at working with realistic paint brushes, but the
> default installation lacks a very useful shortcut. If you have worked with
> the Paint Brush or Pencil tool, you may have noticed that changing the size
> of the brush isn't easy. You have to fiddle around with the Size/Scale
> slider in the tool options on the left. This is a lot of guess work,
> because it doesn't show a preview size when you are dragging the slider.
> Have no fear, there is an easier way. Configure the mouse wheel to increase
> and decrease the brush size when you scroll up or down.
> -Click "Edit"?"Preferences"
> -Under the "Input Devices" section, click "Input Controllers"
> -In the "Active Controllers" column, double-click "Main Mouse Wheel"
> -A new window to configure the controller will pop up. Make sure the
> second check box, "Enable this Controller" is checked, or else this won't
> -Find the "Scroll Up" event, (it should be at the top). Double-click it or
> click "Edit" at the bottom.
> -Click on the "Tools" section and type "increase" in the search field
> -Scroll down and click on the action "Increase Brush Size". The name is
> "tools-paint-brush-size-increase&qu?ot;. (In some versions of GIMP it was
> "Increase Brush Scale")
> -Close the window, then edit the "Scroll Down" event
> -This time type "Decrease" in the search bar and locate the "Decrease
> Brush Size" action. (Name is "tools-paint-brush-size-decrease&qu?ot;)
> -Close the action window, input controller window and click OK in the
> "Preferences" window
> Now you can simply scroll the mouse wheel to vary the brush size."
> Hope it helps,
> To me, it works perfectly! ;)
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jimrh2...@gmail.com
> > Sent: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:32:04 -0600
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> > Subject: [Gimp-user] changing the brush sizes
> > Hello,i'm very new to this version of gimp, I've tried it in the past but
> > I
> > couldn't get what I wanted. I don't know how to change the size of the
> > paint brushes or where to look. Can someone please help me? I also have
> > found out on the filters drop down,maps-fractal effects,it appears not to
> > be working anymore,is there anything you can tell me about this? Thank
> > you
> > for all your help.
> > James
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