New tool/tools for cut points

Case number:845813-993632
Topic:Game: Tools
Opened by:phallicies
Opened on:Friday, September 28, 2012 - 20:29
Last modified:Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 15:58

After a while of working with a large protein and using cutpoints to individually work with all the pieces, it seems to me that after all that work, its really a pain to go and keep moving around the protein to try to find and click every single one to close it.

I think it would be a very useful tool or option to just have a button to click that closes all available(yellow) cutpoints at the same time. so you don't have to find and close up to 20 cutpoints and keep trying to find them. i think this should be up in the score box where it has how many cutpoints you have, maybe a little button next to it saying close available cutpoints?

It also seems that there should be a way to create multiple cutpoints at once, for example if you know where you want to make cutpoints it would be very convenient if you could just select the areas where you want to make the cutpoints and then click a button and make all the cutpoints at once instead of individually.

it would also be nice to be able to manipulate cutpoints from the lua environment. I believe you can get more accomplished with that feature enabled. the featues would probably include which 2 segments you would like to make the cutpoint between and then additionally closing a cutpoint that is yellow.

(Fri, 09/28/2012 - 20:29  |  6 comments)

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"I think it would be a very useful tool or option to just have a button to click that closes all available(yellow) cutpoints at the same time." ← this

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M3, that's one of the greatest things I've heard. Possibly a view option that toggles the ability to make cut-points more noticeable in some way, or maybe yellow or blue versions of the clashing spike ball thing, depending on if its closeable?

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You might try viewing the protein in Line mode where cut points stick out prominently.

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I tried that, it was a lot easier to find them, but when everything's yellow, it's still a little bit of a challenege. Blue sticks out, but yellow blends in :/


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