On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 7:05 PM, yahvuu <yah...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 22.06.2010 18:42, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
>> On 6/22/10, yahvuu  wrote:
>>> Actually, i was thinking of a pure object selection tool without any
>>> manipulation functionality. Just to choose the current paint context
>>> without obscuring it, and without having to resort to the layers dialog.
>> In the times of transformation tools to be merged and some selection
>> tools to be merged as well a tool for just selection sounds a bit
>> limiting, don't you think? :)
> not limiting, but liberating ;)
> An object picker nicely complements the unified transformation tool.
> Using the latter to select objects is like taking the sledgehammer to crack a 
> nut:
> it takes quite some attention to select without accidentally moving things and
> additionally, the transform tool's handle will obscure parts of the target.

Don't you think it'd be much better if tools that work on object would
simply do the selection if you, say Alt-click or Ctrl-click an object
with it? Also, a Photoshop-like approach of Alt-right-clicking to open
a menu of all objects/layers that are below the cursor. You don't need
a tool dedicated to the purpose.

Branko Vukelić


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