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by SiathLinux
Tue Nov 09, 2010 2:37 am
Forum: Interface & Tools
Topic: Blender can do this right?
Replies: 3
Views: 1553

Re: Blender can do this right?

Hi all, I am a new user ("user" being VERY loosely applied here!) and have very little experience with modeling software. I am working through some tutorials and the essentials book to learn the program, but want to confirm it can do what I am after. I'd like to create models that I can export and ...
by SiathLinux
Tue Nov 09, 2010 2:17 am
Forum: Interface & Tools
Topic: [Blender 2.5] Ctrl-N shortcut is a little bit unwise
Replies: 8
Views: 9438

stiv wrote:
I still think Ctrl-N could be better used than for "Reload startup file/wipe all".
If you don't like it, change it. One of the design goals for 2.5x was configurable hotkeys.
Which is my most favorite part of Blender 2.5x
by SiathLinux
Tue Nov 09, 2010 2:04 am
Forum: Interface & Tools
Topic: Hard critique on 2.5 Interface
Replies: 36
Views: 16959

Wow - seriously.

Where to start? Ok, I've used Blender since 1998 - and I've seen MANY changes, 99.9% have been for the betterment of USAGE. 2.5x is really trying to bring Blender into the mainstream - ie into real world usage by the Industry (ie Movies, Commercials, Television, and Game Creating organizations). The...
by SiathLinux
Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:44 am
Forum: Interface & Tools
Topic: join area?
Replies: 2
Views: 3897

Left click and drag on the arrow (corner) that's right by the side you wanna join (as seen in the gif animation I made to answer this question below) http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/1579/joinwindows.gif To split windows is the same way except you'd move your cursor the opposite direction. What y...
by SiathLinux
Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:42 am
Forum: Interface & Tools
Topic: Optimum Blender set up in a design studio
Replies: 4
Views: 2686

Re: Optimum Blender set up in a design studio

Can anyone suggest the best set up for using Blender in a professional design studio? At present I am running Blender on the latest Mac tower with Snow leopard - but it seems to take forever to render out short animations that have shadow and ray tracing enabled. I am wondering if it would be bette...
by SiathLinux
Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:45 am
Forum: Documentation & Education
Topic: Separating Toolbars from blender
Replies: 1
Views: 1719

Re: Separating Toolbars from blender

I have duel screens and I prefer to work with my tools out of the way of my workspace. Is there a way to slide the toolbars to the other screen in 2.5? I've used Blender on a 'multi-screen' set up before - I set me tool bars on the sides and 'stretched' Blender onto the other screens (only to the p...
by SiathLinux
Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:37 am
Forum: Documentation & Education
Topic: In previous versions (since 1998), I could ...
Replies: 1
Views: 1291

In previous versions (since 1998), I could ...

...choose two sections of disconnected mesh - hit 'F' and have a nice selections of ways to create Faces to connect these two sections of mesh - and it was very much a time saver for my method of model making. - I've not found a way to do this in Blender 2.5x (I'm currently with the nightly updates ...
by SiathLinux
Mon Nov 12, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: Interface & Tools
Topic: Odd problem - is it a setting or a bug?
Replies: 2
Views: 1801

Odd problem - is it a setting or a bug?

I've used Blender for many years now - slowly learning all the neat features and how to make them work for me... I had Blender 2.43 loaded and installed working properly on Kubuntu 7.04 and then upgraded the Kubuntu to 7.10 and that inturn updated Blender to 2.45 --- I thought cool been wanting to s...