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  1. 4 votes
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    • make it easier to upload reference images.

      I need a reference image in order to make 3D models and using a material or texture is too complicated to do because the buttons that the User Guide says to click to upload one aren't there.

      3 votes
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      • Unify XYZ controls

        The X, Y, Z selectors in the GUI are sometimes a (uselessly) filterable list, sometimes a group of radio buttons, and are sometimes uppercase and sometimes lowercase. Uppercase is better and radio buttons are better than a filterable list, but I would suggest a conjoined set of buttons that act like radio buttons, like this demo I've coded up: http://isaiahodhner.ml/multifiddle/#conjoined-radio-button-buttons
        (or if that link goes bad, http://jsfiddle.net/q8ofkp39/)

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        • Make radio button labels clickable

          You should be able to click on the text beside the radio button to select the option.
          e.g. <label><input type="radio"> Option</label>

          2 votes
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          • user identified view plane instead of the usual TOP/BOTTOM/...

            make a tool where wire-frame "sectional views" can be selected (inserting a user identified view plane instead of the usual TOP/BOTTOM/...). Helpful for event designs.

            3 votes
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            • Prevent Ctrl+Scroll from zooming the whole page

              Instead, capture that for the regular zoom inside the app

              2 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Admin →
              • 3 votes
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                • add sculpting tools

                  would really like to see some sculpting tools, similar to mudbox for quickly working out organic shapes like human features or terrains.

                  17 votes
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                  • 1 vote
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                    • Allow us to color individual faces.

                      I think this would be a neat feature because usually you're only able to color a whole object, so making a multicolored object can take a lot of models. Also, this means when you subdivide a surface, you can color each individual face.

                      5 votes
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                      • Organize the public library

                        Better free assets organisation/moderation. There's a million identical "Lee Perry-Smith Head Scan", "Skull", and "Elexis", making the library virtually reduced to a few models, hard to navigate and annoying. Great work otherwise!

                        2 votes
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                        • voice acting

                          you speak into a voice recorder and the model says what you say

                          9 votes
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                          • Simple Image Add In ways

                            Simple way to add in a jpeg or a logo with out having to altering a persons entire model.

                            2 votes
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                            • Camera

                              Freely movable camera

                              7 votes
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                              • add blender quick effects, especially explode.

                                Like in blender, pre effects like explode, smoke, liquify... yeah.

                                1 vote
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                                • Add a similarity measure to your database

                                  There are many possibilities to find similar 3d objects, like the "Shape DNA" algorithm. You could group similar models and save a lot of clutter from duplicates when searching for something in your database. I can provide more details if you are interested.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • 0 votes
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                                    • provide a more prominent indication of what view you are in

                                      I find that I am often distracted finding out what view I am in (right, front, etc.). If the viewport had a different colour border or the drop down choice was a different colour, or even if the background was a different colour, it would be easier to be aware of which view you were in.

                                      4 votes
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                                      • vertex extrusion

                                        provide extrusion of a vertex to form a new edge

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                                        • add tooltips that appear when you hover over tools

                                          It would be useful to have a short description of what each tool does when you hover over them with the pointer or stylus (for tablet pc users)

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