On Wednesday 26 August 2009 14:41:43 Adam Majewski wrote:
> Hi there,
> i sometimes need to measure distances on photo.
> i do so using not only gimp but i need also calculator to do it.
> The problem is that the measure tool doesn't have scale parameter.
> It would be great if i can firstly measure scale and set distance
> for it (ex 20px = 38m) and then measure other things that i need,
> where the result will be shown not only in px but also in meters
> (or other units ex. mile, foot, inch etc).
> Easiest example is screenshot of google map, where you have scale
> on bottom, and you would like to know the distance from A to B on
> this scale.
> Much further feature would be measure of areas, using also
> feature of scale.
> Simple areas like square, rectangle, or any of quadrilaterals,
> triangle, oval, circle, ellipse etc...
> This would be perfect, but i don't know to whom i should send this
> proposition, so please forward it to right persons if they are not
> reading this list.
> Kind regards!
> Gimp-user mailing list
I am not much of a programmer, but cant this be done by writing a script?
The measurement tool gives you pixels, and then let the script recalculate it
to what ever unit you want??
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