[Skencil-users] Suggestion/feature request
bernhard at intevation.de
Mon Apr 30 19:23:09 CEST 2007
On Sunday 29 April 2007 02:25, John Coppens wrote:
> In several of my passtimes, I've encountered a need for knowing the
> length of a 'line' on a drawing. Not just a straight line, which would be
> relatively simple to do, but also the length of beziers and similar
> curves. Here are a few applications:
> - Drawing a path on a map, and wanting to know the distance.
> - Drawing patterns on sheet metal or plywood, and wanting to know if the
> parts will be combinable afterwards.
> - Pattern drawing (same problem as previous, though normally even more
> complicated forms).
> I haven't really seen any drawing program that has this feature, but it
> would be really helpful! Suggestions?
It should be relatively easy to add this function to Skencil.
Length would be relativ to the page size, but this would be fine I guess.
You could open a feature request on Skencil's wald project.
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