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Drawing lines/shapes in The GIMP 2.0

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Maybe I'm just missing something obvious and simple, but I can't find any option to draw lines, squares, circles, etc. in The GIMP. I've looked at all the various brushes and tools but can't find anything.
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reverselogic earned 200 total points
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The gimp doesn't include tools for drawing squares, circles etc (as far as I know). but it is possible to create them using the  "select eliptical regions" and then filling the region you have selected, you can read a little more about it here http://www.cubicdesign.com/gimp/1_3/

In order to draw straight lines with the gimp: select the pencil etc. and draw the first point for the line... then hold down shift and select the next point.

Hope that helps
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Hi beaker67 :-),
Since this question is starting to get old could you please give us an update on the status of this question?
See:  http://www.experts-exchange.com/help.jsp#hi51 Thank you, turn123 (s)
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by:ncw
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I did a search on google for drawing squares and circles etc and found the following links to a site with some useful scripts:

http://xoomer.virgilio.it/lwcon/gimp/script-fu/draw-rectangle.htm
http://xoomer.virgilio.it/lwcon/gimp/script-fu/draw-circle.htm
http://xoomer.virgilio.it/lwcon/gimp/script-fu/ 

It looks like the site maybe Brazilian and therefore unfortunately most of the language is not in English.
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