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Inconsistent modal operator text [header vs. status bar]
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Broken: Actual 2.81beta

When you use the bevel tool with the hotkey blender show the info of the operation in the statusbar instead the rest of modals tools that use the header.



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Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) claimed this task.
Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) triaged this task as Confirmed, Low priority.

UI Team: what is the actual preferred way here?

I can see the inconsistency:

  • some tools use ED_workspace_status_text [bevel, ...]
  • some tools use still use ED_area_status_text [inset, ...]

Since I assume that the preferred way is actually to have it in the status bar (see rBdf02675e2173), I guess the usages of ED_area_status_text need to be moved to ED_workspace_status_text...
Can do that, just need a green light here.
CC @William Reynish (billreynish)

Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) renamed this task from Bevel tool used in modal system show the info in the status bar instead the header. to Inconsistent modal operator text [header vs. status bar].Mon, Sep 9, 2:25 PM