On 05/04/2016 at 10:28, xxxxxxxx wrote:
I've created a CommandData plugin that allows snapping with individual steps for each axis.
I want the snapping to work only when the user holds down the shift key.
But the default behaviour of shift + mouse interferes with my plugin.
Any ideas to turn that default off?
Thanks a lot in advance & best regards
On 06/04/2016 at 09:17, xxxxxxxx wrote:
welcome to the Plugin Café forums
Can you give us more details about what you are trying to do?
From what can be read between the lines, we are wondering, if it really is a CommandData plugin you want to develop or if you'd rather want to take a look at developing a ToolData plugin? But that's of course just guess work, without knowing the details.
On 06/04/2016 at 11:50, xxxxxxxx wrote:
Hi Andreas, nice to meet you again over here
The easy part:
I have a CommandData plugin with a gui window with 3 float input fields, one for each space axis. When i drag an object in the perspective view it snaps to multiples of those input values. I limited the snapping to work only on MouseUp when shift is held down by listening for some event/message that is always fired when a drag is finished (id 604)
I'd like the snapping to work continously during mouse drag while shift is pressed. What would be the proper approach to that?
And a second question:
How do I print the static string representation of message ids instead of just integers in the console?
Thanks in advance & best regards!
On 08/04/2016 at 05:49, xxxxxxxx wrote:
I don't think it is a good idea to have a CommandData plugin trying to influence the behavior of other tools. And you almost certainly won't be able to achieve what you want with this approach.
There are two roads I can offer, unfortunately only one can be done in Python:
Write your own move tool via a ToolData plugin. An example for a ToolData plugin is the Py-LiquidPainter.
Unforunately SnapData is not available via the Python SDK, yet. With this you could implement your own snapping mode, probably the more elegant way to achieve what you want.