[ubuntu-uk] drawing programme

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Mon Jul 7 10:17:46 BST 2008

London School of Puppetry wrote:
> 2008/7/6 alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com>:
>> London School of Puppetry wrote:
>> > Hi there can anyone advise me on a drawing programme using a stylus that
>> I
>> > can use with Hardy Heron- and tell me where I can get it.  Thanks.
>> Caroline
>> Do you mean a sort of drawing such as layout of a bathroom, or a
>> manufacturing drawing of a double gate for welding?
>> If so, then I can happily report that Open Office Draw is suitable and
>> fairly simple. With the gate - overall size is about 2 meters square
>> of welded iron bar and tube, I was able to create a scale drawing at
>> about 1/16 size (for a4 printed page) and also extract dimensions to
>> less than a millimeter. It is being manufactured now.
>> --
>> alan cocks
>> Kubuntu user#10391
>> Linux user #360648

> *No Alan, actually it is more 'artistic' type drawing-I am attaching an
> example to you- done in Open Office Draw-you will see the limitations! But
> could I use this programme with a stylus, I wonder?*
> *Caroline

Hi Caroline
I think you can certainly use freehand line draw with a mouse as 
pointing device, although my need was for controlled and dimensioned 
straight lines.

see Curves, Freeform

It is worth looking at I would say.
(example attached)
It is a lot simpler than Gimp!
alan cocks
Kubuntu user#10391
Linux user #360648
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