Sketcher constraints sometimes prevent selecting points

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Bayesian
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Sketcher constraints sometimes prevent selecting points

Post by Bayesian » Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:38 pm

I sometimes have the issue that constraint symbols and their numbers, especially two-digit numbers, can obscure the points they are attached to. The solution currently is to find the constraint in the constraint list and hide it.

Maybe it would be a good idea to refine rendering the constraint symbols? A bit more of a distance could be nice.

Or the constraints could move a little out of the way when the cursor comes close to the point.

chrisb
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Re: Sketcher constraints sometimes prevent selecting points

Post by chrisb » Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:54 pm

Faster than hiding the constraint is to zoom in select and zoom out. Especially the mode "Zoom at cursor" helps.

Bayesian
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Re: Sketcher constraints sometimes prevent selecting points

Post by Bayesian » Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:31 pm

I normally only soom with the mousewheel, and the geometry positions do scale, but the Constraint symbols and numbers don't. So I can zoom in all I want, the problem persists. I may have to provide a screenshot next time I run into this.

chrisb
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Re: Sketcher constraints sometimes prevent selecting points

Post by chrisb » Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:25 pm

Bayesian wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:31 pm
I may have to provide a screenshot next time I run into this.
Yes please.

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