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How do I resize brushes in GIMP 2.2.17???

Jul 21, 2014, 16:32
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Sad How do I resize brushes in GIMP 2.2.17???
Hi

Long time GIMP user but still a novice obviously! just downloaded this version at work and I cant resize my brush (Scale option) I can still change brushes to use smaller/larger ones I have, but cannot change the brush size.

I have tried to assign the brush size action to my mouse scroll wheel but nothing happens!

Please help GIMP community

Thanks

Steve (UK)

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Jul 21, 2014, 19:46
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RE: How do I resize brushes in GIMP 2.2.17???
(Jul 21, 2014 16:53)ofnuts Wrote:  Current Gimp version is 2.8.10... I don't know if anyone here still ha a working 2.2 to check this. It could be that in this ancient release only some types of brushes can be scaled (like the "parametric" brushes (circle/square/diamond...).

Thanks for the help. I cannot change the version unfortunately as my work has it locked down. Thanks for the info though
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Jul 22, 2014, 08:31
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RE: How do I resize brushes in GIMP 2.2.17???
Hi, no my PC is new, but the version Im permitted to have is the old version mentioned
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Jul 22, 2014, 09:24 (This post was last modified: Jul 22, 2014 09:28 by rich2005.)
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RE: How do I resize brushes in GIMP 2.2.17???
(Jul 22, 2014 08:31)serskine2009 Wrote:  Hi, no my PC is new, but the version Im permitted to have is the old version mentioned

Just in case you come back

This from my archive (2006) gimp 2.2.11 and gtk 2.8.9 in a Win XP2 VB and stretching my memory a bit. might have a 2.2.17 somewhere but near-enough.

[Image: CjEdCww.jpg]

AFAIK there is no obvious way of changing the brush size. Make a new brush, it will go in your gimp folder /.gimp-2.2/brushes.

Use the brush editor, make a brush, keep the editor open to change the size (radius) as you go.

(remember not to close the layers/channels dialog or you might never get it back - favourite problem in the forums back then)

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