[ILUG-BOM] GIMP does not have line draw tool

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon at au-kbc.org
Mon Oct 4 11:25:10 IST 2010


On Mon, 2010-10-04 at 11:18 +0530, Rony wrote:
> > inkscape is there - GIMP is an image manipulating program. 'nix
> > philosophy is 'many small apps each aimed at one thing and does it
> well,
> > rather than one big app that claims to do many things - and usually
> does
> > most of them badly'
> >    
> 
> I just wanted to make a small road map for a particular place to send
> to 
> a friend and needed a simple editor to draw straight and diagonal
> lines. 
> All major image (pixel) editors have line drawing features via a line 
> tool. In GIMP it turns out to be a hidden function thats all. 

do not use GIMP to draw road maps. It is like the guy who was using
microsoft word to write C programs and wondering why they would not
compile.
-- 
regards
Kenneth Gonsalves



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