Archive for October, 2011

Cursor Control 0.7.0

Posted in Addon, Blender 2.59, Blender 2.61, Blender 2.62, Blender 2.63a, Cursor Control on October 2, 2011 by seminumerical

Obsolete

This version is replaced by Cursor Control 0.8.0

Audience

    This addon gives you fingertip control of the 3d cursor. May be helpful in simple CAD drawings of mechanics or architecture. Feel free to try it for yourself.

Download

cursor-control-0.7.0.zip

Installation

  • Unzip
  • Move both folders
    to [blenderhome]/2.59/scripts/addons
    or [blenderhome]/2.6x/scripts/addons depending on version.
    Overwrite any existing file.

Features

  • Blender 2.59, 2.6x
  • Cursor history with back and forward navigation.
  • Store cursor location to a saved location.
  • Absolute delta movement of cursor.
  • Move cursor to closest point on selected mesh elements: vertices, edges, lines, faces, planes. Edges are constrained by their vertices, and faces by their edges. Lines and planes are infinite.
  • Move cursor to closest encounter of two lines. Alternates between the two possible solutions.
  • Move cursor to closest point on 3-point cylinder axis. (Also for 3-point circle center.)
  • Move cursor to 4-point sphere center.
  • Move cursor to closest point on surface of 3-point sphere.
  • Move cursor to closest point on surface of 4-point sphere.
  • Set step length for limiting or extending the distance the cursor will move.
  • Set step length mode to absolute for an exact distance in blender units. Negative values makes the cursor move away from the target.
  • Set step length mode to proportional for a scaled distance. Values between 0 and 1 is between CL and target. Values greater than 1 overshoots the target. Negative values makes the cursor move away from the target.
  • …and more.

Release Notes

  • NEW: Cursor Delta module. Set a vector and add to or subtract from the cursor
  • IMPROVEMENT: Merged back into one addon.
  • BUGFIX: History tracker now also tracks when its panel is folded.

Issues

  • None.
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