Proposal: Canvas Interaction Enhancements

Timothée Giet animtim at
Tue May 15 20:17:50 UTC 2012

2012/5/15 Cyrille Berger Skott <cberger at>

> On Tuesday 15 May 2012, Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> > * Ideally, we'd be able to completely get rid of the zoom and pan tool --
> > the color picker tool has an extra information panel and settings like
> the
> > radius, but maybe we can put the information in the overview panel. I'm
> > not sure artists actually use the radius to sample the average color?
> Right now, color picking works like this: "color is selected on click
> release"
> Here is a suggestion. which would remove the need for radius to sample and
> might make it more usefull for artists: the user press and hold the mouse
> button, then the colour get continuously mixed with the colour on the
> canvas,
> until the user release the mouse.
> So basically, as long as the user click and release, it is the same
> behaviour
> as now. But if he wants some kind of radius to sample, he just have to keep
> the button down and move his mouse pointer.

I very much like this idea (if it can be included on color picker shortcut,
I personnally never use the color-picker tool itself)
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