User Tools

Site Tools


Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
nodes [2017/09/13 10:07]
titterton created
nodes [2017/09/13 12:41] (current)
titterton
Line 12: Line 12:
  
 =====How to Edit Nodes===== =====How to Edit Nodes=====
-The distinction between editing generators and nodes is so important that there are two different editing modes in the Modeler for them. You switch between Generator Mode and Node Mode using the appropriate buttons in the [[tooltree_window|Tree Window]].+The distinction between editing generators and nodes is so important that there are two different editing modes in the Modeler for them. You switch between Generator Mode and Node Mode using the appropriate buttons in the [[tree_window|Tree Window]].
  
 > **Note**: You can also hit the TAB key to switch between Generator and Node mode. > **Note**: You can also hit the TAB key to switch between Generator and Node mode.
  
-In Node Edit Mode, when you click in the Tree Window to select something, you will be selecting that individual node. The [[toolpropertybar|Property Bar]] will show the properties for that node, not the generator.+In Node Edit Mode, when you click in the Tree Window to select something, you will be selecting that individual node. The [[property_bar|Property Bar]] will show the properties for that node, not the generator.
  
 =====Types of Node Edits===== =====Types of Node Edits=====
Line 24: Line 24:
 ====Gizmo==== ====Gizmo====
 {{::​node_edit_gizmo.jpg?​300 |}} {{::​node_edit_gizmo.jpg?​300 |}}
-When a node is selected and the [[toolart_director|Art Director]] is shown, you will be presented with a special node editing gizmo that lets you intuitively control major aspects of the thing selected.+When a node is selected and the [[art_director|Art Director]] is shown, you will be presented with a special node editing gizmo that lets you intuitively control major aspects of the thing selected.
  
 If you hover the mouse over the various controls, you will be presented with a tooltip of what they do. Branches have controls for position, start angle, radius, length, etc. Leaves can edit position, rotation, and various deformations. If you hover the mouse over the various controls, you will be presented with a tooltip of what they do. Branches have controls for position, start angle, radius, length, etc. Leaves can edit position, rotation, and various deformations.
Line 40: Line 40:
 =====Clearing Node Edits===== =====Clearing Node Edits=====
  
-You can clear all of the node edits for a particular generator by choosing the "Clear Node Edits" option in the menu when you right click a generator in the [[toolgeneration_editor|Generation Editor]]. This will also bring back any nodes that were deleted.+You can clear all of the node edits for a particular generator by choosing the "Clear Node Edits" option in the menu when you right click a generator in the [[generation_editor|Generation Editor]]. This will also bring back any nodes that were deleted.
  
 > **Note**: Randomizing parts or all of a tree will wipe out any relevant node edits, as well.  > **Note**: Randomizing parts or all of a tree will wipe out any relevant node edits, as well.