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Author Topic: Suggestion for Listbox parameter node to the RC editor parameter toolbox  (Read 870 times)

Lars Egerrup / LKE Design

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It could be cool with a list tool in parameter toolbox. The tool should be a kind of extended numeric node tool.

I have quite often needed this, fx in connection with the selection operator. All you have is an integer to choose the right item in the selection node, which can be hard to communicate to other users, or even yourself after some time. Right now I work around it by using the info text box in the numeric node to list the possible values, which is not specially effective.

If you could associate a text to each index number choosing items would be so much easier.
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midas

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Re: Suggestion for Listbox parameter node to the RC editor parameter toolbox
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2017, 03:31:30 AM »
+1 for that.

It would be so much easier if you could add note to index number. It is always a guess work to find which index number I need for a certain type of objects. Especially if I have not used a style from library for awhile.

It would also be helpful if there is a small field maybe under Style tab where I can add a simple explanation like which mat id on the base spline does what. For example mat id 1 = wall, mat id 2 = door, etc. I am creating library of styles to speed up our work, but I need to tell my colleague how to set id numbers each time for each style is not that great. And again, I forget it myself after awhile and have to open up editor to check.

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Michal Karmazín

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Re: Suggestion for Listbox parameter node to the RC editor parameter toolbox
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2017, 04:35:51 PM »
Hi,

Thanks for your suggestions, I can confirm that's already on our wish-list.

Let me mention, that currently for this kind of purposes you can use the Style Description feature. I would suggest you to check the "To add a description to a style" part of our on-line reference guide for more details. Hope that helps a bit.

Best regards,

Lars Egerrup / LKE Design

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Re: Suggestion for Listbox parameter node to the RC editor parameter toolbox
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2017, 11:39:47 PM »
Hi,

Thanks for your suggestions, I can confirm that's already on our wish-list.

Let me mention, that currently for this kind of purposes you can use the Style Description feature. I would suggest you to check the "To add a description to a style" part of our on-line reference guide for more details. Hope that helps a bit.

Best regards,

Hi Michal,  that is exactly what I do at the moment, but a listbox or combo box  would be much more user friendly, so I’m happy to hear that it is in your plans, - hopefully you will implement it soon.

Cheers, Lars
Lars Egerrup
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