[Bf-committers] Re: [Bf-blender-cvs] ....(knife tool)

John K. Walton bf-committers@blender.org
Mon, 13 Oct 2003 23:02:11 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 13 Oct 2003, Robert Wenzlaff wrote:

> On Monday 13 October 2003 09:14 pm, Matt Ebb wrote:
> > On this topic, I also agree with theeth's suggestion on the tuhopuu-devel
> > list or making RMB cancel rather than confirm, to try and keep some sort of
> > consistent behaviour. To be really consistent, brush select could be made
> > to work that way too (enter to confirm, RMB to cancel) though that idea may
> > not be all that popular.
> That I'll agree with.  The tool sat in tuhopuu for a month and a half, and I 
> got exactly 1 comment on RMB.  It went the wrong way....
> > I've been using the knife very extensively in tuhopuu (and I love it! :)
> > and I don't think I've ever used the '50%' option. Unless anyone else has
> > good reasons for keeping it, I'd say get rid of it - it makes the tool more
> > streamlined, simple and fast without the extra choices (which must get made
> > with every cut..grr).
> This again comes down to the point that it's difficult to draw
> accurately with the mouse, 

unless you use a tablet. 

                             and the original intent of the tool (which
> was to selectivly add geometry to a mesh).  It escentially gives a
> "loop cut", but the loop can be defined arbitrarily as opposed to
> Goofster's loop algorithm.  One click (or one extra enter, since
> Pupmenu remembers last choice), to possibly avoid having to move
> dozens of verts.
> I agree that "50%" is less useful now that MMB and polyline are working than 
> it was,  but I don't know if it's less useful enough to drop.