Re: [Gimp-developer] An update on the menu search

On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 04:44 +0900, Aleksandar Kovač wrote:
> How about typing even this 
> expression in Srihari's prototype: e.g. 'selectellipse 304.4*304.4mm'. 
> Results in: a 304.4*304.4mm elliptic selection loaded right on the 
> cursor.

Especially useful in inkscape; one might be more likely to want just
pixels in gimp rather than mm of course, although people working with a
single specific print use do often think in mm/inches.

Bigger is to note that this is drawing-as-maths not as manipulation.
There are times you want both, which is why Tool Options lets you enter
the numbers too.


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C,
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