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Re: WIP Layout Builder
« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2017, 01:27:26 PM »
Hey, I'm usually only a lurker here, but I really wanted to thank you for your work on this : )
Keep up the great work, this tool will be super useful to many!


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« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2017, 01:58:17 PM »

More progress.. Got more done than I thought! :)

Surfaces and clones!
This was an interesting feat and it's fun to play around with creating objects on surfaces, especially to get some future layout design ideas.

To create a surface, just click the 'Surface' button to add it. Resize it, then start adding child objects. If the surface itself or an object within the surface is selected, new objects will be created on that surface. You will notice that surfaces show red in your objects list and can be expanded/collapsed to show/hide child objects. There is an issue right now where surface properties are not stored per-aspect yet.

Clones show up as blue in the objects list. They are still a bit touchy and only clone the initial object settings. But it should be good enough to visually see a clone, and it does create the object as a clone in the code.

- you can also now just click and drag anything without selecting it first - including objects within surfaces, as long they aren't locked
- I also updated included content - removed the missing.png and set pixel.png as default for images. I added an arcade font by default, but it is not set as the default font for text.

Fun stuff!!


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Re: WIP Layout Builder
« Reply #17 on: October 15, 2017, 05:01:21 PM »
this is great! Are you still working on it?


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Re: WIP Layout Builder
« Reply #18 on: October 16, 2017, 07:16:38 AM »
seems as though he has disappeared,  again,
probley just bizzy with life.   :-\
help a friend....