On Wednesday 09 March 2005 08:10, Nornagon wrote:
> Sven Neumann <sven <at> gimp.org> writes:
> > Hi,
> > "Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris" <gwidion <at> mpc.com.br> writes:
> > > 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.
> > I just added a new PDB function to CVS that will simplify this a
> > lot. Basically you can now say
> > gimp_path_import_string ("<?xml?><svg><ellipse rx='100'
> > ry='100'/></svg>", -1, FALSE, FALSE);
> > and don't have to fiddle with the details of getting the bezier
> > points right. We still need a better PDB API for vectors though.
> > Someone needs to motivate Simon...
> Functionality like this would be really neat. When it happens, it
> shouldn't stop at circles. You could have a whole slew of basic
> shapes and things.
This doesn't stop at circles,a s it will work for any SVG statement,
including other shapes. JUst check the SVG specification.
> Also, wouldn't be a bad idea to have tools to, say, rotate a path?
> Resize it?
Now, these tools are in place. Just use the normal transformation
tools, and set then to operate on Paths (first row of icons on the
transformation tool options, first -> operates in drawables, second
-> operates in selections, third -> operates in paths)
> - nornagon
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