David Gowers <00a...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 11:59 PM, Jay Smith <j...@jaysmith.com> wrote:
> > Using Gimp 2.6.6 on Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy) Linux.
> >
> > I can't seem to figure out how to get the measure tool to show results
> > in mm.
> >
> > So far the only way I have been able to figure out how to measure in mm
> > is to: select the region I wish to measure, copy, create from clipboard,
> > and then use one of the print size or scale dialogs and change the units
> > in that dialog to mm.
> >
> > There has to be a better way.
> 
> It's a bit too late in the day for me to check here -- however, I
> thought that the Measure tool typically used image units -- so if
> that's set to mm, so should the measure tool give mm. I'm pretty sure
> this happened for me with inches, it was quite annoying in my case.

The measure tool uses whatever unit is specified in the bottom of the
image window.

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                        Olivier Lecarme
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