thank your for your answer, Joao.
i have advanced a little. i have done this:
i have created a new layer, so when i move the selection, my picture
i have created the circumference, with shift + cirled selection button.
i go to dialogs > paths > selection to path (button).
then i can move the circumference, but when i finish moving it, the
circumference disappears. before moving, i can stroke it. after moving,
i am really newbie in gimp. surely i am doing something wrong. do you
have any idea?
when i said "versatile shapes" i meant say a manageable shape.
On Fri, 2004-11-19 at 17:27 -0200, Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris wrote:
> There is an easy way to draw circles and basic shapes. It just is not
> aparent by trial and error - the "tips of the day" could point you
> Just create a circular selection (by holding shift after you start a
> selection wirth the eliptical selection tool), and them go to
> "edit->stroke selection"
> What do you mean with a "versatile shape"?
> Maybe you will prefer to work with a vector instead - draw the
> circular selectiona s above, them, open the "paths" dialog, convert
> it to a path - you can them deform it, and when you want, go to
> edit->stroke path.
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