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Thread: Dragging keys in graph editor is weird in 2019

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    Dragging keys in graph editor is weird in 2019

    Has anyone else noticed this? I am finding it really hard to reliably drag keys right and left along the timeline in the graph editor with ctrl-drag. Something definitely changed between 2018 and 2019. It sometimes works but sometimes they flat out refuse to budge. It’s really strange.

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    Yes, Mac user too. There’s a few elements littered throughout the UI that I’m finding harder to select or move around. To be honest, I thought it was me but now you mention it I’ll make a list as I find them and put in a report. Please do the same

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    I certainly will do that. And I am glad it’s not just me having trouble. The problem is that I am having trouble describing the behavior beyond: “there are gremlins in my lightwave” which ain’t gonna fly with support. I might have to make a video for them.

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    1) run desktop recording app.
    2) record what you see and show it to NewTek devs.
    3) wait for update.
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    Along with a slightly more buggy version of lightwave the Mac has excellent built-in desktop recording, and it wouldn’t be the first time i send newtek a video. I just hoped someone had already gone through the trouble before I took the time.

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    Is this problem occurring with or without an added viewport window? Toggle this to see if it makes it better/worse.
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    It took a little time to isolate what was happening, but I have submitted a bug report with a video about this. It appears to have something to do with zooming in in the graph editor. The more you zoom the wonkier the key dragging becomes.

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    Yep I have same problem with GE in lw2019.

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