[Bf-committers] Re: Layer Manager

Campbell Barton bf-committers@blender.org
Thu Aug 19 04:44:54 CEST 2004

Ji All, I just want to point out that freezing layers is needed beacouse 
having a background scene Only realy works when your rendering your work.

I personaly dont render things since I model for export to an extarnal 
- Cam

Alexander Ewering wrote:

> On Wed, 18 Aug 2004, Matthew H. Plough wrote:
>> Alexander Ewering wrote:
>>> I suppose by "Selectable" you mean "Objects in the layer are
>>> selectable". Well, I have heard this suggestion often before,
>>> and I agree it is a potential improvement, and not too hard to
>>> implement. But I still fail to see the _real_ use of it.
>>> Probably a funboard discussion.
>> I don't think so.  It is very useful if you have a background layer, 
>> and then a layer with a character moving around in it.  That way you 
>> can't select your background or static props, facilitating faster 
>> editing of what is actually moving in the scene.  This is a more 
>> versatile version of the Freeze feature in 3d studio minimum (yes, I 
>> have a personal vendetta against that program).
> Hehe. Yes, I agree most 3d packages apart from Blender suck.
> Well, I see the point... this can currently be achieved in Blender by 
> moving
> objects to a different scene and using that as a background scene...
> But I agree that as a layer option, it would be easier to access. Well.
> On the other hand, the interface to moving objects between scenes 
> could be
> improved, too.
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