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Offline Eric Summers

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Move entire material in material graph
« on: December 13, 2018, 12:22:33 pm »
When working with multi-materials in the material graph, it would be nice to be able to move an entire material by just moving the root node. Perhaps a right click option to select all connected nodes.
With a graph like this, it isn't the easiest to track all the nodes for one material to select them and move. Because I've been duplicating one material to create the others, I have to click the align nodes option so the newly duplicated material isn't on top of the original. I like having a little space between each material - this is a little too chaotic  :P

A little add-on wish: have the option to have an invisible grid of snap points for the nodes to snap to for organizing.

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Re: Move entire material in material graph
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2018, 12:19:50 am »
+1 !!  8)

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Re: Move entire material in material graph
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2018, 06:17:05 am »
I'll second that with a +2

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Re: Move entire material in material graph
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2019, 11:29:29 am »
Definitely a nice idea!

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Re: Move entire material in material graph
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2019, 04:12:28 pm »
 :) another +1

And also, if you could 'collapse' groups of nodes, that would be cool too.

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Re: Move entire material in material graph
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2019, 05:46:20 am »
:) another +1

And also, if you could 'collapse' groups of nodes, that would be cool too.

Especially for multi-materials, just have the nodes that are in the active material shown? That would be fantastic.

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Re: Move entire material in material graph
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2019, 06:48:51 am »
:) another +1

And also, if you could 'collapse' groups of nodes, that would be cool too.

Especially for multi-materials, just have the nodes that are in the active material shown? That would be fantastic.

That really would be fantastic! I have to add a +1 to what both of you said.

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Re: Move entire material in material graph
« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2019, 12:05:20 pm »
maybe all the related nodes of the not-active materials of the multi-mat can presented in a dimmed style, just like all nodes if a preview is activated.