[Bf-committers] hotkeys and sculpting
michaelw at cowtoolsmedia.co.uk
Thu Jul 15 08:35:30 CEST 2010
Ahh, but because it affects more than "sculpt mode" that can't be done....
And because of that I'd rather maintain the status quo and keep "f" as
it affects all paint modes, so potentially a larger bunch of users with
only a dubious gain for a sculpt shortcut.
On 15/07/10 07:32, Michael Williamson wrote:
> My initial reaction was "ewww, muscle memory".... It's about the only
> shortcut I use in sculpt mode (I switch brushes using the toolbar)
> so I've never had Toms problem...
> But after thinking a while, I'd think that rather than moving it to
> something obscure it'd be better on all those keys freed up because
> you're in sculpt mode....
> "ctrl" seemed a much better candidate as "lasso select" will never be
> used in sculpt mode, and it's consistent with "painting apps" like,
> well, painter!
> and ctrl is right there as a home key...
> but then I remembered that ctrl is used in sculpt now!
> ... so what about RMB?
> select is awkward and feels like a mistake in sculpt mode... especially
> when you accidentally select and drag other objects in the scene...
> it may not suit all tablet users, but feels more progressive than
> choosing a "random unused key"....
> On 15/07/10 02:41, Jonathan Williamson wrote:
>> I would agree with changing the key for this However, rather than H, which
>> is quite far from the normal left-hand location on the keyboard, perhaps we
>> could do Q and/or W? These don't make much sense from an abbreviation
>> standpoint but they are easy to reach and available. F doesn't really make
>> much sense either.
>> Jonathan Williamson
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>> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 2:16 PM, Tom M<letterrip at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> For sculpting I'd really like to have the Fkey related key combos
>>> changed to some other key.
>>> The reason for this is that even though I use Blender almost
>>> exclusively for sculpting work - whenever I want to switch to the
>>> flatten brush, I press the FKey.
>>> Thus I would recommend that the brush radius, strength, and angle
>>> functions currently bound to the FKey be moved to a different key -
>>> perhaps the HKey.
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