The Star Tool allows the easy creation of Star Layer.
The Tool Options Panel allows you to specify:
Name : The name used for the new layer; any number in this field will automatically increment with each layer created
Blend Method Parameter: How to combine the new layer with the background.
Opacity : Sets the Opcaity for new layers. Defaults to 1.00 (Completely opaque)
Star Points : The number of peaks of the star.
Offset : The rotation offset of the created star.
Radius Ratio : The ratio between the peaks and the troughs of the star
Regular Polygon : Whether create a regular polygon instead of a star.
For Splines only, the tangent lengths for outer and inner vertices. Outer is limited to [-3,10] and inner is limited to [-3,3]. (If you find useful open those limitations please write it in the talk page)
Invert : Whether invert the create(d) layer(s)
Link Origins : Whether Link the Origin Parameter of Splines