Re: [Gimp-developer] Brush size relative to canvas size

From: jo y venn gmail com
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:30:24 +0200
To: gimp-developer-list gnome org
Subject: [Gimp-developer] Brush size relative to canvas size

Hi guys,

some suggestions how to improve brushes:
Brush size relative to canvas size

would be handy to have a dynamic brush size, like: if i zoom in, the brush size adapts to the canvas 
size and shrinks relative to the zoom factor. Vice-versa, if i zoom out, the brush size grows relative 
to the zoom factor.

I imagine this could be 'easy' to implement simply by adding a new unit of measure for brush sizes: 
"screen pixels" (as contrasted to "image pixels").  This might not be a useful feature to have for all 
measurements, but for brush sizes it could indeed be a plus.

For comparison, when you make adjustments in Inkscape the Alt modifier allows you to adjust things in 
terms of screen pixels (using the current zoom level), and it's a handy thing to have available.

-- Stratadrake
strata_ranger hotmail com
Numbers may not lie, but neither do they tell the whole truth.

nice, if this feature looks relative easy to implement! 
I, and thats me, would suggest a check-button or something persistent to activate this feature, rather some 
modifier keys (maybe as a complementary function) - just to make things handier
As a digital painter, i search always for new solutions to improve my work - a consistent brush size would 
help to speed up things, coupled with presets. 

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