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