[Bf-committers] Rotate/Pan during Circle Select

Jorge Rodriguez jorge at lunarworkshop.com
Sun Mar 4 05:42:11 CET 2012

I did some work on this that you may find useful as part of my UI changes
to Blender. This is a patch against 2.61 that automatically confirms circle
select when the mouse is released. If you use this patch and b


I made a lot of other updates to circle select as well, basically turning
it into a tool that can be used to drag-select stuff with the left mouse
button, without having to enter a different mode. They're scattered around


I know this doesn't address your question directly but I thought it may
help. Seems like what your user may be expecting.

On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 5:56 PM, Ryan King <rking at panoptic.com> wrote:

> I was talking with a user coming from another 3D package who was bummed
> about our Circle Select mode requiring you to cancel / rotate / re-enter
> the mode.
> My first thought was that it would require an unpopular remapping of MMB
> (since MMB is used to deselect verts, it cannot be used to Rotate/Pan).
> So as a workaround I was prepared to tell him to simply use the Keypad
> navigation - only to find it doesn't work in this mode.
> Is the implementation of Circle Select Mode somehow tangled that it would
> be a major challenge to add the ability to use the Numpad while in that
> mode?
> Thank you very much,
> - rking
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Jorge "Vino" Rodriguez
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