On Wednesday 02 March 2005 14:39, Eric Seppanen wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Can anyone tell me if there is a straightforward way to make a
> circular path?  Or alternatively, how can I can come as close as
> possible to a circular arc with the bezier path tool?  Positioning
> the handles by eye doesn't seem very accurate or reliable.
>
> There are lots of webpages with pages of math on how to approximate
> circular arcs using bezier curves, but nothing practical.


Hmm....make a circular selection, and selection->path ? 

That creates a few more points than are  needed, but it is fine for 
what I do.

If you  will be needing two or three bezier points only, tell me, and 
point me to such a page, I can work a python script for doing that.

Regards,
        JS
        -><-


>
> Thanks,
> Eric
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