[Bf-committers] [Bf-blender-cvs] SVN commit: /data/svn/bf-blender [42708] trunk/blender: Removed buttons in node headers for hiding unused sockets and for hiding the (non-socket) option buttons.

Alex Fraser adfries at vpac.org
Mon Dec 19 23:34:39 CET 2011

Hi Lukas,

----- Original Message -----
> Ok, i just had a discussion with Daniel and Dalai, who also are not
> amused about the removed "hide unused sockets" button ;)
> Instead of just adding back this button though, Dalai proposed to add
> a more intelligent auto-hide feature: unused sockets are automatically
> hidden in collapsed node mode. This seems to be the primary purpose of
> the feature, and since neither names nor values are displayed on
> collapsed nodes it makes linking more-or-less impossible anyway in
> that mode.

I actually like the way the nodes remain visible when the node is collapsed. The order is maintained, so it's easy to remember which node does what - especially for nodes like Separate RGB. You can quickly glance at the collapsed node and know which channel is being used.


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