[Bf-committers] Regarding the current usage of proportional edit

Sean Olson seanolson at gmail.com
Sat Jul 6 01:01:20 CEST 2013

The upcoming pie menu's should make the 3 way switch pretty easy.  The
piemenus addon in contrib already has functionality for proportional
editing on the 'o' key.

The best place for suggestions like this is probably the bf-funboard
("Functionality Board") mailing list.


On Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 2:11 PM, Hadrien Brissaud <hadriscus at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello all,
> first thing : is it the right mailing list for tiny suggestions like this
> one ? Please read on and tell me so I don't get it wrong. It is a usability
> idea.
> I often use proportional edit when modeling, however I sometimes use
> "connected" and sometimes not, and I don't systematically remember which.
> In the spur of the moment, I often happen to hit "o" or "alt+o" and find
> myself toggling the other proportional edit mode, when I just want to turn
> it off !
> With the new "projected" mode this rather irritating issue embiggens, as
> one would have to stumble between three modes and their corresponding
> hotkeys before getting what they want. Hence this suggestion.
> I suggest to make proportional edit a boolean, like snapping, and keep an
> additional menu from which you could select the proportional edit type
> (normal, connected, projected). "o" would toggle proportional edit on and
> off, and alt+o or shift+o would switch between modes.
> Thank you for your great work,
> Hadrien
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