[Bf-committers] poll: uv/col mirror might not work for bmesh ngons
joeedh at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 19:21:34 CEST 2009
That sounds good. In this case it's probably better to wait for
people to complain (since they can explain how it's supposed to work
in the first place) rather then try and figure it out ourselves. I
suspect you're right though, that no one uses those tools (they sound
too iffy to me to be reliable).
On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 11:14 AM, Wael EL ORAIBY<wael.eloraiby at gmail.com> wrote:
> It seems that this feature lacks interest, no one seems to use it, for
> now I think it is better to have it removed. The axis orientation was
> not right even, once you do an orientation it goes to the next. I
> believe we should have it removed. (this goes also for color). The
> reverse have the same issue for ngons with odd vertex count. maybe a
> new UI method should be developed for that, till then better move to
> something of more interest.
> To Joe: I will comment both (mirror uv and colors), and proceed on
> with color rotation.
> On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Campbell Barton<ideasman42 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> for now I think its fine only to mirror quads.
>> with ngons it would make more sense to an option to reverse the UV's,
>> but no need for this short term.
>> On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 12:59 AM, Wael EL ORAIBY<wael.eloraiby at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have been working on porting some of the old mesh code to bmesh with
>>> the help of joe, so far things were been well ported. However, some
>>> features like uv/col face mirror in 3D view (NOT UV/Image editor)
>>> while in edit mode won't work for bmesh (while in 3D view - edit mode
>>> - select a face and press Ctrl-F). The reason is simple, the old code
>>> relied on polygon to be a quad or a triangle, (although for triangle,
>>> the mirror was a bit awkward). This feature won't work for n-gons
>>> where n > 4, simply because there are many axis to choose from. So the
>>> question is:
>>> 1. do we ignore this feature? how many ppl actually use it (last night
>>> at the irc channel no one responded) ?
>>> 2. do we only take care of the triangle and quad for the moment ?
>>> 3. do we make a user interface for choosing the axis relative to
>>> mirroring - in this case, I have an idea, but is a bit complicated for
>>> a feature that very few actually use. This time could be spent porting
>>> other part of the code or adding new features.
>>> Tell me what you think.
>>> Wael El Oraiby
>>> Laboratoire MIA
>>> Université de Haute Alsace
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