[Bf-committers] Attribute locking - UI feature
ideasman42 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 29 12:41:48 CET 2014
Heres an update to the patch developed with Alex with some
improvements and changes:
On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 1:28 PM, Jonathan Williamson
<jonathan at cgcookie.com> wrote:
> This is a feature I've wanted for a long time. I think it should be
> directly supported by specific fields, via a toggle. Such as dimensions,
> transform, scale, resolution, etc.
> Then for more arbitrary fields a driver is fine.
> On Monday, January 27, 2014, Daniel Salazar - patazstudio.com <
> zanqdo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This could be solved by easy Drag and Drop or RMB From/TO driver
>> creation. IE: RMB on X > "Drive this attribute" , RMB on Y > "With
>> this attribute"
>> Daniel Salazar
>> >> Sometimes it can be desirable to lock two or more attributes together so
>> >> that changing one changes the other too.
>> >> Some examples on that are image dimensions (so aspect ratio remains the
>> >> same) and object scale (so changing one attribute changes the scale of
>> >> whole object).
>> > Campbell and I started a patch for a similar feature: if you click in
>> > a field and drag up or down, it selects other fields that will be
>> > updated at the same time. It supports dragging left/right to change
>> > numerical values, and text entry with the keyboard for numbers and
>> > strings. The current behaviour is to apply the same value to all
>> > selected fields. This could be changed to maintain ratios for
>> > numerical fields.
>> > http://www.pasteall.org/49101/diff
>> > This method finds fields by panel layout, so there are no required
>> > changes to RNA.
>> > Any thoughts?
>> > Cheers,
>> > Alex (z0r)
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