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bug #20278: No line when holding down shift makes this feature very hard to use

Submitted by:  MissEm <empresent>
Submitted on:  Thu 01 Nov 2012 11:02:44 AM UTC  
 
Severity: 1 - WishPriority: 5 - Normal
Status: Ready For TestPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Closed
Release: 1.0Planned Release: None
Operating System: linux

Fri 04 Jan 2013 08:57:27 PM UTC, comment #3:

This bug has been closed because it is marked ready-for-test and
no further comments have been added in a long while. Since we
have not heard otherwise, we assume that the fixes works as intended.

If there are problems with the implemented functionality, please
file a new issue.

Jon Nordby <jonnor>
Project Administrator
Thu 01 Nov 2012 02:28:47 PM UTC, comment #2:

MissEm, try the latest git version, there have been changes in line drawing.

Martin Renold <martinxyz>
Project Administrator
Thu 01 Nov 2012 12:59:29 PM UTC, comment #1:

What's the behaviour you're looking for here, and why does the current behaviour make it hard to use?

Currently if you're in freehand mode and hold down shift we show the straight line stroke immediately as it's drawn, allowing you to reposition it while you hold down shift. The "ghost" or "preview" line is the line itself - I think it's more useful to see exactly what you get and then just let go when it's right, but what's your take on it?

Current behaviour could be slow on older computers, with big brushes.

If you release shift or press some other modifier while dragging a MyPaint "shift" straight line around, you get constrained angles. This isn't explained anywhere, and it's potentially rather confusing - make sure you're holding shift down throughout the operation.

Andrew Chadwick <achadwick>
Project Administrator
Thu 01 Nov 2012 11:02:44 AM UTC, original submission:

I wonder if it would be possible to have a line when holding down shift (like you have in gimp for example). I mean, before getting the end result line, to have a ghost line. Would this be possible?

MissEm <empresent>

 

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    Fri 04 Jan 2013 08:57:27 PM UTCjonnorOpen/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Thu 01 Nov 2012 02:30:41 PM UTCmartinxyzStatusWish=>Ready For Test
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