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by Paint Guy
Thu Aug 13, 2009 9:25 pm
Forum: Testing Builds
Topic: Blender 2.5 Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 3281

You guys are getting way ahead of yourselves here with 2.50 - whinging about tool-tip timeouts and wondering how to save files (something under the File menu maybe? If it is not there, it is because the File Browser is under construction). Version 2.50 is not ready for use yet. It is not at the Rel...
by Paint Guy
Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:26 am
Forum: Testing Builds
Topic: Blender 2.5 Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 3281

Blender 2.5 Questions

http://img156.imageshack.us/img156/6481/savefile.jpg I am trying the 2.5 test build and want to save my file, but I am unfamiliar as to how to do this as most 3D apps don't have so many save options. Could someone please tell me how to save a blender file so I can reopen it and work on it again? Al...
by Paint Guy
Mon Mar 09, 2009 5:44 pm
Forum: News & Chat
Topic: Blender GUI is horrible
Replies: 79
Views: 87874

I guess what it comes down to for me at least, is that Blenders GUI is "Non-traditional" like ZBrushes interface which some translated as difficult to learn. I am not saying Blender is not an excellent application, but IMO the GUI is "non-traditional" and therefore I believe it takes longer to learn...
by Paint Guy
Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: News & Chat
Topic: Blender GUI is horrible
Replies: 79
Views: 87874

Actually I have been following Blender for a number of years and am amazed by it's progress of late. I just hope the Blender Foundation/Team will make revamping the GUI a priority. http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/BlenderDev/Blender2.5/WinterCamp I found a link to a winter session where I think the...
by Paint Guy
Sat Mar 07, 2009 8:37 am
Forum: News & Chat
Topic: Blender GUI is horrible
Replies: 79
Views: 87874

I couldn't agree more. I come from Cinema 4D and it hurts to use Blender, even after spending many days on UI tutorials I still feel frustrated when I use Blender. All the small buttons at the bottom of the UI are annoying. Why not start by creating icons at the top with drop down menus similar to o...