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Brush adjustment cancel action is hardcoded
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Description

System Information
Operating system: Windows-10-10.0.17763 64 Bits
Graphics card: GeForce GTX 1080 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 NVIDIA Corporation 4.5.0 NVIDIA 430.64

Blender Version
Broken: version: 2.80 (sub 72), branch: blender2.7, commit date: 2019-05-28 21:07, hash: rB9bae9b634ec6
Worked: Probably never

Short description of error
Brush adjustment cancel operator is hardcoded, not adjustable in Keymap editor. This results in big issues when someone wants to assign for example brush radius adjustment to any key combination which involves right mouse button, as RMB release is hardcoded to be cancel. Therefore for example assigning brush radius control to Alt+RMB results into the adjustment being discarded on release, instead of applied. This is very inconsistent as for example Alt+LMB or Alt+MMB work fine.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
1, Assign Image Editor brush Radial Control operator to Shift+RMB
2, In Image Editor paint mode, use Shift+RMB to adjust brush size
3, Notice that upon RMB release, the adjustment is discarded instead of applied.

Result: Brush control modal map is hardcoded to have RMB as cancel operator.

Expected: Brush control modal map parameters are exposed in keymap editors, like it is the case with all other modal maps (Gestures, Transforms, Eyedropper etc...)

Details

Type
Bug

Event Timeline

Sebastian Parborg (zeddb) triaged this task as Confirmed, Medium priority.
Brecht Van Lommel (brecht) closed this task as Archived.

Lack of customizability in the keymap is not considered a bug, but a feature request.

Lack of customizability in the keymap is not considered a bug, but a feature request.

So assigning for example Shift+LMB to brush radius control and having the mouse button release confirm the radius adjustment while assigning Shift+RMB cancels the radius adjustment is behavior that is not considered buggy, despite there being absolutely no implication of this "limitation"?

Inconsistent, unexpected behavior without any warning or indication should fall within a bug category.

Maybe the report was worded poorly, and correct name should be "Brush radius operator does not work when assigned to any RMB keymap combination"