[Bf-committers] uv's in edit mode

Ton Roosendaal ton at blender.org
Mon Sep 27 16:23:57 CEST 2004


> I don't think that would work, unless I understand you wrong. Editing
> UV's or assigning images in Edit Mode will lead to the data being lost,
> because it will be overwritten once Edit Mode is left. And having the  
> UV
> mapping functions coded for both modes would obviously be a bad idea.

Dang, you're right, in editmode you work on a copy of the TFace data.  
So the UV window then should use that copy, including all tools  
there... hrms hms...


>> We can leave the F9 (editing buttons) as they are now.
>> So, minimal changes, nothing radical. :)
>> As another (research project) we should look at UV-FaceSelect mode
>> though. I still think such modes are cumbersome, just like
>> vpaint/weightpaint/posemode etc. But that's another issue, not related
>> to the editmesh refactory!
> Ok, I can see this doesn't have to be changed now. But I think that UV
> Face Select and Painting should at least under the hood work with Edit
> Mode. They could then override some of the tools in Edit Mode, but  
> still
> allow to work with the more advanced selection tools etc. This wouldn't
> have to be done before 2.35 of course.
> Cheers,
> Brecht.
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