Using Paintbrush in Non-rectangular Selections Causes Streaks

Bug #602533 reported by squirrel on 2010-07-07
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Pinta
Low
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Bug Description

* Open a picture
* Use any selection OTHER than rectangle one
* Choose paintbrush
* Use a large brush width
* Start painting in the selection area and you should see some streaks

The streaks doesn't seem to permanent though.

Jonathan Pobst (jpobst) on 2010-07-07
Changed in pinta:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Jonathan Pobst (jpobst) wrote :

This seems to be a bug in Cairo caused by drawing the selection path as a dashed outline.

If you comment out line ~188 in PintaCanvas.cs:

g.SetDash (new double[] { 2 / scale, 4 / scale }, 0);

Then the streaks no longer appear, but of course the selection is outlined either.

Jonathan Pobst (jpobst) wrote :

* isn't outlined either..

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