Use a grid

Case number:845813-988514
Topic:Game: Tools
Opened by:sasthana
Status:Open
Type:Suggestion
Opened on:Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 20:14
Last modified:Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 07:19

The lack of a 3D grid and a dimensional axis system seems strange to me; the manipulations I'm performing are all about precisely positioning objects in a 3D space, but the only real tool I have for doing this is yanking along a 2D plane - why can't I specify the motion of the object more exactly? I ought to be able to: (a) isolate motion along certain axes or planes (e.g., only move it in the XY plane or the XZ plane, or only along the X axis, etc.) and (b) specify a target point in the grid space before I try to move an object.

The grid obviously exists already, so somehow representing it doesn't seem like it would be a big deal; similarly with constraining motion to certain axes.

(Sat, 09/18/2010 - 20:14  |  1 comment)


Joined: 09/18/2009
Groups: SETI.Germany

Right, at the moment we only have 2D navigation for a 3D puzzle.

http://fold.it/portal/node/988329

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