View Full Version : Twisties for Schematic view

08-13-2003, 10:11 AM
If we could use twisties in the schematic viewport then we could
make a complex hierarchy dissapear out of view with only the parent showing...
this would be welcome for complex setups such as boned characters or
complex objects with many sub-parented layers.

click on the twisty and its all back again...
something similar to DFX grouping would be another way to accomplish this.



08-15-2003, 08:50 AM
Oh yes it's a good idea.

And i think the shape for grouping node can look like softimage xsi

02-19-2004, 12:52 AM
back to the top

02-20-2004, 09:06 AM
Grid-snapping and the ability to move several selected items at once (without them being paranted to anything) would be nice aswell.

03-04-2004, 07:39 AM
the grouping idea seems to rock.

Several items can be selected via middle mouse drag a rect over
them. Then pick away into plain and drag.

03-04-2004, 08:16 AM
Woho, it works! I thought I tried every combination, guess I missed one. Thanks Allan!

03-05-2004, 06:35 PM
Twisties? Do you mean widgets?.

03-09-2004, 07:38 AM
alias powermodeller has the possibility to set up "custom schematic views". actually they were a graphical representation of selection sets.
this way one was able to set up seperate "schematic views" for the single parts of a scene

plus a seperate background image for each of the extra views and this would make a nice visual Selection tool (for example a screenshot of a character...)