[Bf-committers] Nodes auto hide sockets on collapsed nodes
bartekskorupa at bartekskorupa.com
Thu Apr 12 17:36:06 CEST 2012
Let me heby begin a little battle against auto-hide sockets of
Please take a look:
On 2012-04-10, at 09:47, Ton Roosendaal wrote:
> Hi Lukas,
> I would like to see such usability changes in nodes to go via at
> least the other listed node UI owners too.
> For me huge alarm bells ring when people talk about "adding options"
> or "giving users choices". That's usually just patching flawed
> Remove the autohide for now? We should spend design powers on how we
> want to work with node systems in general.
> Ton Roosendaal Blender Foundation ton at blender.org
> Blender Institute Entrepotdok 57A 1018AD Amsterdam The
> On 9 Apr, 2012, at 21:10, François T. wrote:
>> I'm with Bartek on this one :(
>> 2012/4/9 Lukas Tönne <lukas.toenne at googlemail.com>
>>>> I missed it because now you select socket by left clicking. I was
>>>> trying to select them by right clicking (as it was in 2.49) and
>>>> it failed I was sure we still don't have this option available.
>>>> This feature is a real time saver.
>>> The primary way of selecting sockets is with SHIFT + RMB. First this
>>> was implemented as simple RMB select, but this turned out to be
>>> chaotic since it effectively allows multiple nodes selected (see
>>> Selecting sockets with LMB is a side effect of the select-on-link
>>> "feature" (which i'd like to remove again). You see this area is
>>> pretty complicated, lots of different little features interfering
>>> each other :S
>>>> Auto hide sockets:
>>>> As I can see from your post you are all the time thinking about
>>>> automatic behavior.
>>>> If I may suggest something - I'd rather leave more options to the
>>> Yeah, i implemented this on explicit request (i think Sebastian
>>> for it, don't remember), i suggest you talk to him. The CTRL+H idea
>>> seems good, i didn't realize this doesn't work on the auto-hidden
>>> sockets now. Feedback is important for us coders :) Will have to
>>> with core devs if i can add this right away of have to wait for next
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