Hotspot value input

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Post » Wed May 06, 2009 9:24 am

Would it be possible to implement a feature so that when you're placing the hotspot, you can input a value rather than manually trying to set it?
This would allow for precision when placing the hotspot.
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Post » Wed May 06, 2009 3:30 pm

Has been asked for a million times before - hope it'll come in .99 :)
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Post » Wed May 06, 2009 5:55 pm

Also, would be cool to have buttons or hotkeys for compass points.

I.E. buttons arranged like so to quickset the hotspot...
[code:1k2zenyh]
NW N NE
W C E
SW S SE
[/code:1k2zenyh]
or shortcuts on the number pad:
[code:1k2zenyh]
NW N NE
7 8 9
W 4 5 6 E
1 2 3
SW S SE
(press 5 to centre)
[/code:1k2zenyh]
Make sense?
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Post » Wed May 06, 2009 5:58 pm

Those number pad shortcuts are already implemented.
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Post » Wed May 06, 2009 7:38 pm

OK, i see - they currently function by nudging pixel by pixel. I was referring to instantly setting it to edges, corners, or the centre. In that case, forget about hotkeys (no point in changing the current functionality), however I think the buttons would be a good idea. GameMaker has a button to set the origin to the centre of the sprite and I use this feature constantly.
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Post » Wed May 06, 2009 7:41 pm

Turn on Num Lock key.
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Post » Wed May 06, 2009 8:32 pm

[quote="GMG":g9e6nhkb]OK, i see - they currently function by nudging pixel by pixel.[/quote:g9e6nhkb]

WHAT :shock:

You can nudge by pixel with numlock off?!? Holy crap... I did not know this.


Anyway, yeah you can set it to the sides/corners/middle just as you described with numlock on. I'd still like to see the option to not align the image by hotspot though...
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Post » Wed May 06, 2009 9:18 pm

[quote:2ygv8inz]I'd still like to see the option to not align the image by hotspot though...[/quote:2ygv8inz]

what do you mean deadeye?

cuz I've always thought it would be useful to set an image location based on an imagepoint, is that what you mean?
so I can say, set position of sprite to 3,3 by imagepoint "myimagepoint", and then it would set the sprites imagepoint to that location instead of the hotspot, easy enough to do rightsideup, but at an angle, it would be quite helpful
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Post » Wed May 06, 2009 9:48 pm

[quote="GMG":3ajbbvvz]Also, would be cool to have buttons or hotkeys for compass points.[/quote:3ajbbvvz]
[quote="BROO":3ajbbvvz]Those number pad shortcuts are already implemented.[/quote:3ajbbvvz]
Whoa, that was fast XD

I didn't know about that one, should be useful, specially centering!
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Post » Wed May 06, 2009 10:22 pm

It's been in the documentation for a while!
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