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numberbox mouse resolution (max4)

January 10, 2012 | 9:54 pm

Is there a way to slow down the speed that the numbers change? As they are it feels pretty fiddly and takes more concentration than it should to land on the right number.


January 10, 2012 | 10:21 pm

shift


January 10, 2012 | 11:04 pm

click then type number ^^


January 10, 2012 | 11:04 pm

Shift does not do that in max4.6.3 as far as I can tell, at least not on windows.


January 10, 2012 | 11:49 pm

"click then type number ^^"

I don’t follow.


January 11, 2012 | 12:41 am

shift might work for dials and sliders (can’t recall) but if it does, you could use them instead and just have the number box display the value, or have both interactive.


January 11, 2012 | 1:04 pm

@saladfork: what Roman was trying to say is that if you don’t like the mouse behavior, you can always type numbers into the box.

Another technique I find useful: when you’ve clicked on a numbox, use the up/down arrow keys to increment/decrement. Easy to control, even with autorepeat.


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