C2 Wishlist

Discussion and feedback on Construct 2

Post » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:59 am

As i recently bought a licence for C2 and plan to spend a lot of time with C2, i'll be collecting a few features ideas and improvements of all kinds, which, in the end, will hopefully increase the user experience and joy of use of Construct 2.
@Ashley, @Tom and @Animmaniac, as i don't know whom to adress my suggestions, i'll just collect them here and hope you take a peek sometimes. In addition, i'd be glad if everyone would dicuss those things in this thread, too.

Web GL Shader improvements - Color input 2013-02-16

An option to let the user choose a color with and/or without alpha would greatly increase the speed of programming of shaders and the usability. We all would benefit of less clicks.
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Post » Sat Feb 16, 2013 3:24 pm

I'm not sure I understand your suggestion. Why do you need that? Why can't you write a custom shader that does that?
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Post » Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:19 pm

He's suggesting adding a color parameter type to shaders. Right now we only have "float" or "percent" parameters.
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Post » Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:17 pm

@R0J0hound @Ashley

Exactly. Currently, it's unnecessarily time-consuming for the coder and for the users to set/edit these values. Let's face it. The majority of the shaders we write deal with colors, so a quick access to those is really important.
I even tried to pack RGBA values into a single float just to pass it to the shader in one parameter, but that overcomplicates the event handling for the user imho.

To take this a step further it would be absolutey useful to pass array values to shaders (I'm thinking of gradients or kernels). Though I don't know if that's even possible... maybe comma-separated.
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Post » Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:32 pm

Add to Wishlit: More text tools (stroke, shadow)!
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Post » Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:32 pm

And the ability to create polygons: rectangle!
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Post » Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:45 pm

@sogen, there is an unofficial Polygon plugin.
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Post » Mon Feb 18, 2013 4:35 pm

@sogen - that advanced text object would be definately useful. especially if we can have css for it ;)

@R0J0hound @Ashley - Well, in addition to my last post, i should clarify that it's not my intend to have a color parameter alone. The 3 vector types would be smart, too.

edit: grammar oppenheimer2013-02-18 20:27:39
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Post » Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:16 pm

:)

Another one: Update audio file on import of file with same name
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Post » Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:41 am

PSD import! (like the one in Adobe Flash import dialog)
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