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Is there a new plugin or anything available to allow selecting a ruler measurement in feet with Paint.Net?

Or anything in the works yet? All I see is pixels, inches, or cenimenters. Maybe a free third party overlay or something. Appreciate In Advance

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feet!? that's one heck of a large picture you're making o.o

No, I don't think the ruler will ever be in feet (don't quote me on it)

Reason being, all you really need is a ruler in pixels, one in metric, and one in...that other thing (with the inches and all that). Every other unit can be obtained via conversion.

PS Don't even talk to me about lightyears >.>

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Red ochre's suggestion is a decent work around. Basically it's a cheat so that Paint.NET thinks it's working with inches, but you know it's really reporting feet. Then when you're done you reset the resolution.

So an equivalent to the default of 96 DPI in order to fake it out and show feet would be 1152 DPI.

Multiply the DPI ("Resolution") by 12 to get "fake feet", and then divide by 12 to get back to "real inches" before you save your final edits.

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Cubits were not a standardized unit of measurement. How long a cubit was depended on the arm length of the person measuring the length... :P

Red ochre, you are a genius. I'll have to try that, now, just because it's such a brilliant solution

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