[Bf-committers] Radial control, pie menus and nice wip feature: Conflict?
codemanx at gmx.de
Tue Apr 2 00:34:33 CEST 2013
I like the overall idea of such a widget, but i find it rather confusing
that it's a wheel you have to spin for different actions. It makes
perfect sense for rotations, but for scew/scale/move? The arrow icons
rotate with the wheel menu, making it really unpredictable...
Here's my own proposal:
I also like the Texture position widgets in Google Sketchup, they are
easy to use and support snapping.
Am 01.04.2013 01:57, schrieb Antony Riakiotakis:
> Hi, I've been trying to work around some nice way to control the stencil
> mapping of brushes. My first approach was to find a shortcut, and after
> some thinking about what would be lenient, intuitive and hardest of all,
> available to all paint modes I settled on Right-Click.
> Now the issues begin: I thought that I would use a similar scheme to our
> brush radial control, namely ctrl-F, F, Shift-F. And I did code a light
> version of that. However, clever coder kgeogeo came up with a nice
> solution, see
> This is very nice IMO. It has a play factor, it allows to select many
> properties and tweak any of them. So my question is: Would such a design
> conflict with the upcoming pie menus? I think they are slightly different
> in that pie menus don't allow tweaking of properties. I would like to tweak
> the existing radial control to allow for such a UI (or write a new one? Not
> 100% certain it could accomodate it without drastical changes).
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