[Bf-committers] Showing Modal Keymap

Gianmichele Mariani g.mariani at liquidnet.it
Mon May 21 20:06:37 CEST 2012

+1 for this with an option in the preferences to disable it (for

On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 6:46 PM, Jason Wilkins <jason.a.wilkins at gmail.com>wrote:

> I was thinking about a way to increase Blender's discoverability.
> Currently great strides have been made in increasing the
> discoverability of Blender by displaying the keyboard shortcuts for
> everything in tooltips and by making sure that most of the operators
> have some kind of button.  While I was sitting down to learn Blender's
> modeling tools (I've been focused almost exclusively on sculpting and
> have not actually used edit mode that much) I kept thinking that I
> wish I knew what was in each tool's modal keymap without having to
> look it up.
> A solution that occurred to me was to display a summary of the keymap
> in the corner of the view.  This actually seems like it might be
> somewhat simple to implement.  It may even be doable as an add-on,
> although it seems like it should be a part of mainstream Blender.
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