[Bf-funboard] Hotkeys for 3D view modes

Jude Jackson syzygy6 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 20:38:30 CET 2013

I don't know about your suggestion, but since the number keypad is normally
associated with the viewport, maybe we can use the leftover keys from over
there. Unfortunately there isn't really an obvious mnemonic for / and * but
the spacial association might be sufficient to make it easy-to-learn.

On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 2:49 PM, Prashant Sohani
<prashant.sohani at gmail.com>wrote:

> At this point, the number of view modes (namely wireframe, solid) etc have
> increased to as many as 6. Before that, the simple Z key to toggle between
> solid and wireframe was enough, but at this point I find myself frequently
> switching between the solid/wireframe (to model) and rendered mode (to
> preview) as well..
> One could add this hotkey onto Z with some modifier such as Shift Z; but
> since it already has undo, redo functions associated, maybe adding a
> separate set of hotkeys for this would be better. In particular, several
> other editor types such as Image, Video Sequence, NLA etc also have 3 or
> more modes to choose from, so if we could establish consistent hotkeys
> across them all, that would help as well..
> So.. looking at some other programs, I thought that Alt+1, Alt+2 etc upto
> Alt+6 or whatever are a good choice; but I realize they are already mapped
> to layers. What about Ctrl Alt #, or any other possibilities?
> Regards,
> Prashant
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