[Bf-committers] Petition for better fine tuning sliders

Martin Poirier theeth at yahoo.com
Thu May 22 16:56:03 CEST 2008

--- On Thu, 5/22/08, trip somewhere <trip0o at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: trip somewhere <trip0o at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Bf-committers] Petition for better fine tuning sliders
> To: "bf-blender developers" <bf-committers at projects.blender.org>
> Date: Thursday, May 22, 2008, 10:45 AM
> A lot of slider adjustment features require very fine
> adjustments at
> the float level for small adjustments. But a lot of these
> sliders
> default from 0 - 10
> For example Particles Hair adjustment RoughE, to get any
> fine control
> of layout 0 - 1 is fine, but it's far to easy to over
> drag the slider
> to say 2 or higher and see useless crazy results. So
> getting real
> control is constantly re clicking and retyping in a value
> or changing
> a number.
> Also if you do drag it to try and get floats between 0-1 it
> puts a lot
> of strain on the hand trying to make ittybitty pixel sized
> movements.
> I see Shift+ctrl jumps to .10s+ but these are not enough
> and their
> still pixel sized movements. I purpose that Shift clicking
> these
> sliders change the slider into a slider value that between
> the number
> your currently at and that of a one higher number.
> So It starts on 0 and Shift click and drag changes it to 0
> - 1 for the
> entire slider until shift and click is let go.
> And in the case of 10, 9 - 10

You can also Shift-Click on both end of the slider for 0.01 increments.



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