[Bf-committers] Cheap Tweak Mode
theeth at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 15 23:22:40 CET 2005
Just commited code to tuhopuu that's built on top of
your patch and all add Left Mouse release to confirm
(useful when using the mouse gestures) in the new
People are invited to test.
--- Chris Want <cwant at ualberta.ca> wrote:
> Sorry for beating a dead horse and replying to
> my own message and all, but there is one important
> point that I should have mentioned: you have to
> click and drag to initiate the 'gesture' anyways,
> so I don't see how this is any more damaging than
> what is already there (the only difference is that
> when you stop dragging, you deposit the vert in a
> new location). Anyways, might make a good user pref
> since it does speed up work in a huge way.
> Chris Want wrote:
> > As things are, you have to do some double finger
> > aerobics to move the single vert (combined with
> > keyboard strokes), so I don't see how that is
> > ergonomically better. The duration of the drag is
> > for such a short time (typically) that I really
> > doubt that it is physically damaging. My
> > is to actually try it -- it's nice, fast, and it
> > good.
> > Chris
> > Ton Roosendaal wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> The objection I have is ergonomical and also to
> keep things
> >> blender-compliant... that kind of editing was
> banned from blender
> >> since the beginning. Holding a mouse button
> while doing an action and
> >> have it stop working on a button-release is just
> *bad*. The muscle
> >> stress of holding button is the #1 reason for
> people to get injuries.
> >> The current "tweak" mode in Blender allows to
> skip that stress, by
> >> replacing the 'release' with another action. This
> can either be left
> >> mouse, spacebar, enter... which is more precise
> anyway (it is how
> >> muscles work; contraction is more exact than
> relaxing). You can find
> >> adoption for such methods in other UIs too.
> >> -Ton-
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