Well now that really makes sense -- that might be a good wiki addition. So I
believe that this tool is working both as designed and as expected --
antialias does do its job when you fill a selection though. :) And basically
it can't do it's job as a rule when you stroke a selection.
On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 1:30 AM, Sven Neumann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-10-28 at 17:54 +1030, David Gowers wrote:
> > I can confirm this bug. If you stroke using a tool (eg paintbrush),
> > the result is antialiased, so I don't understand why the vector
> > stroking isn't....
> Simon has actually explained this quite well already. The outline you
> are stroking is the selection border. Since the selection is a mask it
> consists of pixels. So the selection border runs along pixel edges and
> thus consists of only horizontal and vertical segments. Zoom in and look
> at the marching ants. Now if you stroke this, you get the expected
> Stroking with the paint tool is implemented by stamping the brush in
> regular intervals along the path you are stroking. This eliminates the
> problem somewhat as the stroking does not closely follow the selection
> border on its way along the pixel edges.
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