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Gimp: drawing a thin line?

I see how to use Gimp for Mac to draw a line, but it's to thick. I want 1 pixel.

I tried using the Brush editor with no luck.

What's the trick?

I have Gimp 2.8.22 (Mac)

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use Tools menu ―> Path (or the Pen nib icon in the toolbox or B on the keyboard)

click once on the canvas for the start point then click a second time for the end point

now use Edit menu ―> Stroke path, select the Line width (in pixels) and click Stroke
easier still, you should see the Tool Options pane just below the tool box (on the right) NOT the Brush Editor

set the brush size to 1 pixel and away you go

https://docs.gimp.org/en/gimp-tutorial-straight-lines.html
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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thanks
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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It seems I needed to Edit the Brush...Hardness and Radius settings impact the line thickness.

I can get it thinner, but not 1 pixel...

Thinner line
here is an example of: Brush sizes - 1, 3 and 5 pixels; Stroke path - 1 pixel and pencil - 1 pixel: lines
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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I guess my Mac version is very different than yours...
do you think that you could post  a screenshot like this (select Paint brush & show Tool options tab)? Gimp
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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here it is...

Mac Gimp
Thanks -

first of all, to display the Menu bar (as in my screenshot) use the Mac mouse button that displays the context menu ANYWHERE in the image pane (I think it is the right mouse button) click on View and click on Show Menubar.

now the menubar at the top should be displayed.

does your Gimp screen now look something like this? (i added the YELLOW)GIMP default
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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I see Show Manubar was checked...

With Menubar
if you prefer, you can use Single-Window Mode

instead of having 3 separate windows and a new window for each open window, your open images will now be tabbed in the main image pane

place the 3 panes side by side with the image pane in the middle

click on Windows menu ―> Single-Window Mode

you GIMP interface will now look like this:single windowthis is much more practical... but, i'm right-handed, so i prefer the tools on the fight
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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The Mac does not see to allow me to put the tools on the right...
Screen-Shot-2017-06-14-at-1.18.19-PM.png
you really have to place the 3 panes in the CORRECT order

go back to the Windows menu, uncheck the Single-Window Mode and place the 3 panes EXACTLY as shown here:windowsonce this is done, go back to the Windows menu, check the Single-Window Mode problem solved
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I can not do that on a Mac...

And I decided to use Paintbrush for the thin line.

You can pick your stroke size, no headaches. I give up on GIMP for this feature.Thanks for all the help.

Paintbrush Mac
I can not do that on a Mac...
you can, but you don't know HOW!

i'm sure you ended up with two panels, instead of the original three...