[Bf-funboard] improvements on workspace-saving

Martin Poirier bf-funboard@blender.org
Sat, 27 Mar 2004 13:52:00 -0800 (PST)

You know that Ctrl + left/Right arrow key can be used
to switch between Screens, right?


--- Konrad Haenel <public@konrad-haenel.de> wrote:
> artists demand: enhanced options for storing
> different "workspaces"
> I dunno whether this has been discussed before, at
> least I couldn't find 
> anything like it searching the archives. So here we
> go:
> It appears that Blender 2.32 offers a way of storing
> window-layouts in a 
> drop-down menu on the topmost menu-bar. Yet this
> function is badly 
> documented (or rather, not at all) and appears to
> have a major drawback. 
> Once I change the layout of the currently selected
> "Datablock" (the 
> popup-info on that menu, and I know that a DataBlock
> could be anything 
> in Blender), it stays this way once I select it
> again. I change views 
> all the time, but there are some basic layouts I
> always want to revert 
> to. It would come in very handy if it was possible
> to store (safely) and 
> have quick access to some general layout options
> like window-positions 
> and viewport settings within the windows.
> This concept is part of most major 3D-applications
> which is only 
> understandable from an artists point of view. It
> seems that Blender is 
> already halfway there and (I guess) that it would
> only take medium 
> effort to push it far enough to be highly usable.
> My two cents for today.
> Greetings,
> Konrad
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