Re: [Gimp-developer] Path stroking mysteries

On Fri, 2012-10-19 at 02:48 +0200, Ofnuts wrote:
> - Make an ellipse selection
> - Stroke the selection with a 2px solid line, and anti-aliasing checked 
> in the Stroke dialog: the line is jagged (at least on my Linux 2.6.8 and 
> 2.7.2, and on a Windows 2.8)

I think this is a bug. A workaround is to stroke with the paintbrush

> - "Select/To path" and stroke the path with the same stroke parameters: 
> the produced line is smooth.
> Conversely, make a path, stroke it: the line is smooth. Create a 
> selection from the path and stroke it: it is jagged.
Feather the selection after doing this and it should be smooth I think.

> Btw, I also looked for a PDB entry to stroke a solid line on a path and 
> couldn't find any

I'd suggest submitting a patch... :)


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