[Bf-committers] Reset to Defaults...
montagne29 at wanadoo.fr
Mon Jan 28 09:20:51 CET 2013
Yes, +1 for reset to default, I am frustrated too when I want to go back
to reasonable values, sometimes…
On 28/01/2013 09:01, Bassam Kurdali wrote:
> It's also the only sane way to deal with the layer buttons in dupligroup
> visibility .
> On Mon, 2013-01-28 at 01:43 -0500, PabloVazquez.org 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.
>> Pablo Vazquez
>> CG Artist - Blender Foundation Certified Trainer
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>> Website: http://www.pablovazquez.org
>> 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:
>>>> 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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