Figure 16.294. Applying example for the Grid filter
It renders a Cartesian grid in the active layer, on top of the existing
contents. The width, spacing, offsets, and colors of the grid lines can
all be set by the user. By default, the lines are with the
GIMP's foreground color. (Note: this plug-in
was used to create demonstration images for many of the other plug-ins.)
If you set the grid line widths to 0, then only the intersections
will be drawn, as plus-marks.
Figure 16.295. “Grid” filter options
There are separate options for controlling the horizontal grid
lines, vertical grid lines, and intersections. By default, the
horizontal and vertical settings are locked together, so that
all changes are applied symmetrically. If you want to change
just one of them, click on the “chain” symbol below it to
unlock them. The results of changing the Intersection parameters are
Besides, for some options, you can select the unit of measurement
thanks to a drop-down list.
Sets the widths of the horizontal or vertical grid
lines, or of the symbols drawn at their intersections.
Sets the distance between grid lines.
The Intersection parameter clears the space
between the intersection point and the end of the arms of the
Sets the offset for grid lines with respect to the upper left
corner. For intersections, sets the length of the arms of the
These allow you to set the colors of the grid lines and