I have been working on a picture file which contains lots of paths. The file is a flow field visualisation picture, and I've traced the individual streamlines in the picture with the path tool to generate a cleaner, easier to read and view document. The file now contains several hundreds of paths that all need to be stroked. Is there a way to stroke all of them at once that also allows me to retain the individual paths?

I know that there is the option to merge all paths, but I'd like to keep them separate. There are more pictures with very similar flow fields, and I hope that I can save some of the work time by reusing the paths and just manipulating the nodes of some of them and keeping most of them the same.

Thank you for your help. I'm not usually a user of image manipulation software, so please go easy on me.

Cheers Felix

  • Hi. Welcome to GDSE. Can you show an image of what you are trying to achieve, even if its just an example you found on the web. From your description it sounds like GIMP is probably not the right kind of software. TBH. It might be better to use vector software instead, such as Inkscape (also free and open source). It's much easier to work with paths in Inkscape
    – Billy Kerr
    Jun 20 at 17:04

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See the ofn-stroke-fill-paths script.

See bottom of linked page for installation instructions.

ZIP also contains an HTML doc.

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