Better Project Management

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Better Project Management

Postby Simon » Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:38 pm

This starts with a hotkey to increment and save your project... "scene.cvy" -> "scene1.cvy" -> "scene2.cvy". Very convenient!
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Re: Better Project Management

Postby Simon » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:03 pm

I've been working on some scenes with 100's of objects. Turns out it is very useful to select all the objects with a certain name, or similar names. So I've added some simple search features so you can do just that.

Once you have the objects selected you can edit their materials all at once, or group them, export them, whatever. This is particularly handy if you have lots of items that are themselves grouped - you would previously have to open all the groups & click on all the objects by hand.
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Re: Better Project Management

Postby Simon » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:12 pm

Added a shortcut to simply duplicate an object on Ctrl+D, and already it is one of my most frequent actions.
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Re: Better Project Management

Postby Simon » Thu May 16, 2019 8:18 am

My next favorite shortcuts:

Ctrl+G to Group some objects.
Ctrl+F to paste a Material.

I find if there is a toolbar button I usually prefer to use that over a shortcut key (less to remember) but it I have to go all the way up to the main menu and search for a command it feels much slower.
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