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Space keyboard modifier for Lock Children


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While transforming any object with the move tool (whether resizing, rotating, skewing or moving) you can now hold space to temporarily toggle Lock Children on or off (to achieve the opposite behaviour of what you currently have set in the context toolbar).

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On 1/3/2024 at 11:26 AM, Ash said:

hold space to temporarily toggle Lock Children on or off

Brilliant solution!

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On 1/3/2024 at 11:26 AM, Ash said:

you can now hold space to temporarily toggle Lock Children on or off (to achieve the opposite behaviour of what you currently have set in the context toolbar)

A very handy and clever solution to reach a checkbox that sometimes is hidden on the far right end of the toolbar. Even without touching this checkbox. Thanks!

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6 hours ago, pruus said:

Need some practice, but a useful addition. Great.

If you just start the drag & then hold down the spacebar, it works fine, & you can even toggle between the two behaviors in real time by releasing & repressing it.

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BRILLIANT!

This is gonna save so much wasted time 👍

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Is there any chance this bug will be fixed? Otherwise, "lock children" has very little use for me, even with the space option which is a really good idea, because I always have to deselect the object and then select it again. Otherwise the box size would no longer be correct.

 

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