[Bf-committers] "Blender, an appraisal from a first time user"

Campbell Barton ideasman42 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 14:06:12 CET 2016

On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 10:54 PM, Mikhail Rachinskiy
<wellmaderice at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Theres a bug on Intel cards we had reported many times where opening
>> new windows crashes…
>> We could open a file selector and prompt the user to save to disk.
> That could be a solution too, but since Blender does not have a modal
> popups user can accidentally move his mouse away and miss the prompt (I
> noticed that happens a lot).

Opening a file selector wouldn't use a popup, it would prompt the user
to save the file (as with File -> Save As)

> I would prefer more visual behavior similar to render option: by choosing
> “Sys info” menu the largest area turns into a “Text Editor” with sys-info
> datablock already selected, and by pressing “Esc” previous area will be
> restored.
> But either of the proposed solutions would be MUCH better than current
> implementation.
> --
> Regards,
> Mikhail Rachinskiy
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- Campbell

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