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Hey Guys

So far so good, thanks!

Been using Paint.net for a few years now and really enjoying.

Have a question though related to the plugin...

The grid seems to be in pixels. I'm working on a project at the moment where I'm using "mm" but the grid and ruler don't match up anymore. Yeah yeah, I know I should be using autocad.

Is is possible to change the grid units in mm?

Thanks in advance

I think it could be a good idea, then just after that I said to myself "Why should I do this only for the grid plugin? This problem is more general..."


1.What do you think about it?

2.Does anyone know if there is a simple possibility for that?

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No, I was just wondering how we could easily have some sliders in plugins working with the unit instead of only pixel.

The point is to obtain the DPI in order to do the right conversion.

The question is : should we do the routine for each of this sliders or could we have something more standard?


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Well unit conversion is just some simple math. ~2.54 cm per inch is the starting point. 100 cm per meter. 10 mm per cm. 12 in per foot.

I already have some conversion methods on the Document class, but they could easily be pushed into a more general purpose utility class.

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