[Bf-committers] Reset to Defaults...
ideasman42 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 08:06:22 CET 2013
On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 5:43 PM, PabloVazquez.org <venomgfx at gmail.com> wrote:
> >From a user perspective, 'Restore to Defaults' is very, very useful.
> Especially for beginners, but even from an "advanced" user perspective.
> Not all settings have a 0 or 1 value, there are certain options that have a
> very specific value by default**, and there are reasons for that.
> After playing around with the sliders sometimes you forget what the default
> was, and want to go back to a "reasonable" value. I usually just open a new
> Blender and check there, but having a "Reset to Default" setting is more
> **many options come to mind, for example how to remember that the default
> amount of minimum bounces on cycles is 3? Or that the default density for
> smoke domain's raising speed is -0.0010? This slider goes from -5.0 to 5.0.
> Same for simulation timestep for particles physics, default is 0.040, but
> this slider goes from 0.010 to 10.000.
> Anyway these are just a few, but these examples are all over Blender.
> +1 on having a default value.
hah! come to think of it, I was attempting to get sane NavMesh values
yesterday and ended up having to open 2 blender's and copy settings
between them. On ms-windows without sloppy focus, this is quite
> Pablo Vazquez
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> On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 10:58 PM, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I talked with Ton about this and he suggest to remove the 'Restore to
>> Defaults' button.
>> Can you give some good examples as to why its needed?
>> On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 11:32 AM, Harley Acheson
>> <harley.acheson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> > Being able to right-click on UI elements, select "Reset to Defaults" and
>> > have it do so
>> > (instead of setting to zeros) has been a long-standing "to do" item. It
>> > took very many
>> > hours but I did so for over 200 of the most obvious defaults. I then
>> > changed the way it was
>> > done as per a request by Campbell, then changed it again as per Brecht.
>> > It has been languishing in the tracker for 3 months now. It is 185k,
>> > affects many files, and
>> > it will only get harder to commit as more times passes. Needless to say I
>> > will be a bit
>> > disappointed if it just becomes stale and is forgotten.
>> > Cheers, Harley
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