[Bf-funboard] Patch: A tiny bit of Layer manager

Campbell Barton cbarton at metavr.com
Sat Mar 24 23:33:01 CET 2007

Jason van Gumster wrote:
> Campbell Barton <cbarton at metavr.com> wrote:
>> Agree, for use of Dot and Pink
>> even if dots are used for render layers, I think the context is 
>> different enough for it not to be such a usability issue.
>> The dots/colors will also make sense as the user adds & selects
>> objects.
> I, too, like the idea of dot, but I think we should be careful here and
> perhaps err on the side of consistency.  We have dots for Render Layers
> and dots for Armature Layers and with dots in regular layers, we'll
> have 3 layer systems using dots as visual cues for 3 different things.
> This is a problem that we really ought to avoid, IMO.
>   -Fweeb

Do the dots in armature layers mean anything?

If we want to be so picky about using dots for different meanings -
Why not discuss the validity of using Dots in the Compositor or Armature 
layers for different things?

Dots in layers would give very useful feedback to the user and be great 
when opening old or other peoples blend files, saving you the bother of 
looking through layers or alternately enabling all and having to check 
for a free layer.

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