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Rename Circle Select to Paint Select
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Authored by William Reynish (billreynish) on Thu, Sep 5, 5:18 PM.

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In Blender, we have several selection tools that work differently. The issue is that the tool Circle Select is misleading, because the name would suggest that the tool would let you drag out a circle or oval to select items.

Instead, what this tool *actually* does, is allow you to paint selections. Most apps call this kind of thing Paint Select or Paint Selection, which is exactly what the tool is for.

Here's a small patch to rename it, according to the Naming Conventions design task: T56648: Blender 2.8: Naming Conventions

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William Reynish (billreynish) updated this revision to Diff 17872.

Fix tooltip capitalization.