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Feb 8 2013, 2:59 AM (421 w, 11 h)

Blender fan, Inkscape and Open Source Software advocate.

Freelancing in 3D graphics for Archviz, with a strong interest in graphical arts, 3D modelling, vector drafting, science fiction concept design and Portable Apps.

www.duarteramos.pt

Recent Activity

Yesterday

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded T86279: Spreadsheet Editor a Grey Medal token.
Thu, Mar 4, 6:08 PM · Geometry Nodes, User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8220: Use Snap Gizmo for the knife tool widget a Like token.
Thu, Mar 4, 4:41 PM
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8220: Use Snap Gizmo for the knife tool widget a Love token.
Thu, Mar 4, 4:41 PM

Wed, Mar 3

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D10593: Fix T86185: Win32 Multiple Monitor Window Position a Like token.
Wed, Mar 3, 12:25 AM · User Interface

Mon, Mar 1

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded T85628: OpenGL 3.3 issue with dual AMD GPUs with monitor setup a Burninate token.
Mon, Mar 1, 2:31 PM · EEVEE & Viewport, BF Blender

Sun, Feb 28

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T85628: OpenGL 3.3 issue with dual AMD GPUs with monitor setup.

@Pierre Béliveau (Pierre) - 2.93.0 Alpha works fine

It is possible that master might mask this problem a bit. Not that it solves it at all, but it now does a better job of opening child windows on the same monitor as the parent, so harder to see this problem even if it remains.

Sun, Feb 28, 3:59 AM · EEVEE & Viewport, BF Blender

Sat, Feb 27

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T85628: OpenGL 3.3 issue with dual AMD GPUs with monitor setup.

Tested again with both 2.83 LTS and 2.92, I saved a startup.blend file to start blender with a single window on the secondary monitor only.
It starts successfully, bu if after I try to create a new window by any of the above methods it fails and crashes to desktop.

Sat, Feb 27, 2:08 AM · EEVEE & Viewport, BF Blender
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T85628: OpenGL 3.3 issue with dual AMD GPUs with monitor setup.

I have encountered exactly the same issue on my new Windows 10 64bits system with two RTX 3090 GPUs.

Sat, Feb 27, 1:59 AM · EEVEE & Viewport, BF Blender

Tue, Feb 23

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D10517: Freestyle: Linestyle presets a Like token.
Tue, Feb 23, 8:51 PM · Render & Cycles, User Interface

Mon, Feb 22

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded T85879: Implement spreadsheet "editor" minimum scope a Manufacturing Defect? token.
Mon, Feb 22, 8:46 PM · Geometry Nodes

Sun, Feb 21

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded rB64d96f68d6ef: EEVEE: Ambient Occlusion: Refactor a Love token.
Sun, Feb 21, 9:18 PM
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D10484: UI: File Loading Dialog a Like token.
Sun, Feb 21, 3:08 AM · User Interface

Fri, Feb 19

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D10413: Nodes: Breadcrumbs for node editor a Love token.
Fri, Feb 19, 11:10 PM · User Interface, Nodes
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D10413: Nodes: Breadcrumbs for node editor a Like token.
Fri, Feb 19, 11:09 PM · User Interface, Nodes

Wed, Feb 17

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T85737: Color Picker popup in secondary monitor immediately closes while still hovering.

Feb 17, 00:08 AM is clearly before Feb 17, 2:45 AM

Wed, Feb 17, 2:25 PM · BF Blender
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T85737: Color Picker popup in secondary monitor immediately closes while still hovering.

Could be the same - T84701. It was fixed just this morning, and commit ab210098424b should be available for download later, maybe tomorrow.

Wed, Feb 17, 1:23 PM · BF Blender
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) updated the task description for T85737: Color Picker popup in secondary monitor immediately closes while still hovering.
Wed, Feb 17, 1:10 PM · BF Blender
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) created T85737: Color Picker popup in secondary monitor immediately closes while still hovering.
Wed, Feb 17, 12:56 PM · BF Blender

Jan 31 2021

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D10238: EEVEE: Depth of field: New implementation a Like token.
Jan 31 2021, 8:11 AM

Jan 12 2021

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D10090: Make Links submenu overhaul a Like token.
Jan 12 2021, 2:06 PM · User Interface

Dec 18 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) removed a watcher for Blender Studio: Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos).
Dec 18 2020, 12:31 PM

Dec 13 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8954: Add Bisect Modifier a Like token.
Dec 13 2020, 5:47 PM · Modeling, Modifiers

Dec 9 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9793: UI: Gizmo Tooltip Positions a Like token.
Dec 9 2020, 1:59 AM · BF Blender (2.93), User Interface

Dec 4 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9744: UI: Viewport Navigate Gizmo Refactor a Like token.
Dec 4 2020, 2:35 AM · BF Blender (2.93), User Interface

Dec 3 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9415: Transform: New feature to set a custom 'Snap With'.

So Alt+G could enable the option to choose a snap point and then move.
The same for Alt+R and Alt+S but with the corresponding transform mode.

Dec 3 2020, 12:38 AM · User Interface, Modeling

Dec 2 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9415: Transform: New feature to set a custom 'Snap With'.

This seems to be working quite well now and ready to get into Blender.
Is it up for review yet, or is it awaiting any further development/testing?

Dec 2 2020, 5:56 PM · User Interface, Modeling

Dec 1 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9683: UI: Improve node group input / output list interface a Like token.
Dec 1 2020, 4:51 AM · User Interface

Nov 24 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded rB51efe8020e5a: Support custom preview images for assets a Like token.
Nov 24 2020, 9:56 PM

Nov 22 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9621: Configurable rotation angle increments.

This sounds pretty cool, great work

Nov 22 2020, 1:17 AM · User Interface

Nov 21 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9621: Configurable rotation angle increments a Like token.
Nov 21 2020, 7:25 PM · User Interface

Nov 20 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded T73366: Asset Manager “Basics” a Pterodactyl token.
Nov 20 2020, 7:24 PM · Restricted Project, User Interface, Pipeline, Assets & I/O, BF Blender
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9612: Extending transform gizmos for duplication and extrusion (AKA shift-extrude) a Mountain of Wealth token.
Nov 20 2020, 5:35 PM · User Interface

Nov 18 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9415: Transform: New feature to set a custom 'Snap With'.

Am glad this is getting developed, it looks great especially when Moving, but on the Rotate wouldn't it be more useful if the Rotation (Transform) point is the Base point and same for the Scale operation too (something similar to the Scale cage but outward) but anyways thanks for the development and the provided builds

@Germano Cavalcante (mano-wii) , can this be implemented at least as an option?

Like, temporarily change the pivot of rotation (or point to scale from). I know we can do this by moving the 3d cursor... But after using this build for some time, the base point movement is so great that rotation (and scale) are "incomplete" 😄

For me, base point should be the point we want to rotate, but rotate around a pivot, that could be accessible by an option. The same for scale.

Nov 18 2020, 11:54 PM · User Interface, Modeling

Nov 13 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9506: WIP: Camera View.

Hi Harley, since you are getting your hands dirty in this area, would it be feasible/desirable to add some sort of indicator for when the camera frame goes completely off screen?
Something akin to this crude mockup.

Nov 13 2020, 5:29 PM · User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded T82681: Add Icon for the Asset Browser a Like token.
Nov 13 2020, 2:26 AM · User Interface, Unknown Object (Project)

Nov 11 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9526: Wave Modifier: Add Sine and Lock Animation options a Like token.
Nov 11 2020, 12:18 AM · Modifiers

Nov 10 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9415: Transform: New feature to set a custom 'Snap With'.

I hadn't even noticed this was working with rotation as well. Fantastic work, Germano!
Single press B also doesn't seem to be working reliably with rotation (introduces some offset), only double B scene referred snap, so one more reason to simplify and always do scene referred snap.

Nov 10 2020, 6:41 PM · User Interface, Modeling
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9180: Box/Lasso Directional Selection.
In D9180#236267, @Zachman wrote:

As I said above, the idea here is to add a user preference (one setting with 3 options) to determine if you want inner selection, intersect selection

Nov 10 2020, 6:18 PM · User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9415: Transform: New feature to set a custom 'Snap With'.

The object is selected, snap to this moving object is still possible.
Why not just confirm and move again?
Changing the base point to something in the scene in order to do some weird snap seems to be unnecessary work.

Nov 10 2020, 1:53 PM · User Interface, Modeling
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9415: Transform: New feature to set a custom 'Snap With'.

I may be missing some use case, but I don't see the point in changing the base point to some location in the scene when the moving object is in a "random" position.
This may make things simpler from the user's point of view.

Nov 10 2020, 1:35 PM · User Interface, Modeling
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9415: Transform: New feature to set a custom 'Snap With'.

Here a build to test (Windows only):
https://blender.community/c/graphicall/Gqbbbc/

Nov 10 2020, 1:25 AM · User Interface, Modeling

Nov 2 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9415: Transform: New feature to set a custom 'Snap With' a Love token.
Nov 2 2020, 6:42 PM · User Interface, Modeling
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9404: UI: Improved Blend Thumbnails a Like token.
Nov 2 2020, 12:20 AM · User Interface

Oct 27 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9180: Box/Lasso Directional Selection.

Now there are three buttons called "inclusive", "exclusive" and "directional" next to the selection modes.

Oct 27 2020, 12:00 PM · User Interface

Oct 22 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded rB358a584985c0: Keymap: add support for versioning keymaps a Love token.
Oct 22 2020, 12:37 PM
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded rB358a584985c0: Keymap: add support for versioning keymaps a Like token.
Oct 22 2020, 12:36 PM

Oct 19 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9232: Add more columns to toolbar.

I don't use toolbars enough myself so I don't really have a strong opinion, but maybe show/hide labels could be a separate option (possibly on right click over the toolbar.
Then changing width only rearranges the layout, never cycles through label options, which is what most people seem to have a a problem with.

Oct 19 2020, 4:17 PM · Sculpt, Paint & Texture, User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9265: Cycles: Added origin offset option..

Maybe word it like Recenter Scene to Camera - Avoid precision issues by offsetting scene origin so camera sits at (0,0,0).

Oct 19 2020, 1:01 PM · Cycles
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9265: Cycles: Added origin offset option. a Manufacturing Defect? token.
Oct 19 2020, 12:50 PM · Cycles

Oct 16 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9227: Move selection box with spacebar a Like token.
Oct 16 2020, 1:49 AM · User Interface

Oct 15 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9172: UI WIP: File Manager Tooltips.

This is pretty handy, great work.

Oct 15 2020, 12:57 AM · User Interface

Oct 14 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9180: Box/Lasso Directional Selection.

This pretty standard behavior elsewhere, from CAD applications to 3Ds max, I don't see how it would destroy any workflows or confuse users.

Oct 14 2020, 11:05 PM · User Interface

Oct 13 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9180: Box/Lasso Directional Selection.

This is indeed a very welcome feature.

Oct 13 2020, 1:21 PM · User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9172: UI WIP: File Manager Tooltips.

Wow looking great, I'm a big fan of showing additional information on hover.
Showing full path and name is also useful, since in thumbnail views long names often get truncated.

Oct 13 2020, 11:46 AM · User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9180: Box/Lasso Directional Selection a Mountain of Wealth token.
Oct 13 2020, 1:02 AM · User Interface

Oct 11 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9172: UI WIP: File Manager Tooltips.

Those tooltips could be tailored to those types and include thumbnails.

Oct 11 2020, 11:33 PM · User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D9172: UI WIP: File Manager Tooltips.

This is great!
Not sure if it is possible, but a great addition would be to include pixel size of the image (say 1920 x 1080) and greater still display the render statistics Blender now saves as EXIF fields

Oct 11 2020, 9:30 PM · User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9172: UI WIP: File Manager Tooltips a Love token.
Oct 11 2020, 9:27 PM · User Interface

Oct 1 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D7270: Add Line material node a Grey Medal token.
Oct 1 2020, 1:30 PM
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9074: Add Non Linear Sliders a Like token.
Oct 1 2020, 1:28 PM · User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D9060: UI: Fixes for various pop-up dialogs a Like token.
Oct 1 2020, 1:34 AM · User Interface

Sep 30 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8927: UI: Add stack add search menu to properties editor a Mountain of Wealth token.
Sep 30 2020, 12:11 PM · User Interface

Sep 24 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T76261: Tooltip Guidelines.

An area we are not quite consistent is using a leading article or not (a/an, the). E.g:

  • "Bevel Depth", "Size of the bevel geometry when not using the object bevel mode"
  • "Bevel Depth", "The size of the bevel geometry when not using the object bevel mode"
Sep 24 2020, 11:34 PM · User Interface

Sep 21 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8554: UI: Redesign data-block selector for extensibility a Like token.
Sep 21 2020, 8:13 PM · Pipeline, Assets & I/O, User Interface

Sep 20 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8966: Weld Modifier Connected Mode a Like token.
Sep 20 2020, 8:28 PM · Modifiers

Sep 18 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8911: Curves: Allow caps for all geometry types a Like token.
Sep 18 2020, 11:22 PM · Modeling
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8943: Boolean Modifier: operand display operators and render/visibility settings a Like token.
Sep 18 2020, 5:02 PM · Modifiers, Modeling

Sep 13 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8234: Use DrawManager for Image/UV Editor a Yellow Medal token.
Sep 13 2020, 8:36 PM · EEVEE & Viewport

Sep 9 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded T80637: UI Code Quality: Rewrite Layout Code for Split Layout and Decorators a Like token.
Sep 9 2020, 5:21 PM · User Interface

Sep 7 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded rBe56ff76db5b4: Viewport: support dropping object-data to create instances a Like token.
Sep 7 2020, 2:11 AM

Aug 31 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8746: UI: Support switching to any camera a Love token.
Aug 31 2020, 10:08 AM · User Interface

Jul 20 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T69441: Cursors Design.

@Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) didn't go over your proposal in all detail, but seems like you're proposing something pretty similar to what's in the description now?

Jul 20 2020, 12:53 PM · BF Blender (2.90), User Interface

Jul 14 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded T78919: Popover search menu when Drag&Release a NodeLink in node editors a Like token.
Jul 14 2020, 6:38 PM · User Interface

Jul 9 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D7108: EEVEE: Implement the missing Sky texture a Like token.
Jul 9 2020, 9:31 PM · Eevee

Jul 6 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8214: UI: 3DView Overlay Text Contrast a Like token.
Jul 6 2020, 11:17 AM · User Interface

Jul 2 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8176: Proposal: Store paths for all splines in curve cache a Yellow Medal token.
Jul 2 2020, 3:15 AM · Animation & Rigging, Modifiers

Jul 1 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8090: Transform: Generalized custom-data correction support a Like token.
Jul 1 2020, 11:31 AM

Jun 30 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded rB602cfdeac7f2: Transform: Add constraint intersection support a Like token.
Jun 30 2020, 2:44 PM

Jun 29 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T66426: Edge and Vertex sliding: snapping improvements.

That is not a bug that is how it works, Blender snaps to the closest point to target in the constrained axis

Jun 29 2020, 3:49 PM · Modeling

Jun 25 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T78253: Formalize Default Selection Behavior and Key-map.

Glad to see this issue come up.
Unlike many users I have always liked Blender's key map consistency across the board, despite some exceptions. One of the few things that always bothered however me was how selection was neither internally consistent, nor matched other more broad guidelines.
What I'd like to see as outcome from this task is end up with a consistent use of modifier keys throughout selection modes.

Jun 25 2020, 3:45 PM · User Interface

Jun 24 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T78164: GSoC 2020 Info Editor Improvements.

Showing Python logs within the info editor rather than having to go to the console is indeed a welcome improvement.
Are you exclusively tackling the Info Editor or is the Python Console also within scope?

Jun 24 2020, 11:38 PM · BF Blender, User Interface, Restricted Project
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded T78228: Info/Text Editor: Show python evaluation logs in info editor a Love token.
Jun 24 2020, 11:19 PM · BF Blender, User Interface, Restricted Project

Jun 22 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded rBe2fc9a88bcb3: Transform: Full snapping support for Vert Slide a Love token.
Jun 22 2020, 2:22 PM

Jun 21 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8084: UI: Join or Close Any Area a Grey Medal token.
Jun 21 2020, 12:01 AM · BF Blender (2.93), User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8084: UI: Join or Close Any Area a Grey Medal token.
Jun 21 2020, 12:01 AM · BF Blender (2.93), User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8084: UI: Join or Close Any Area a Grey Medal token.
Jun 21 2020, 12:01 AM · BF Blender (2.93), User Interface

Jun 18 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8067: UI: Place "New Collection" item above list in Move/Link to Collection menu a Love token.
Jun 18 2020, 7:28 PM
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded rBd8206602feed: Transform: Snap to the intersection between constraint and geometry a Love token.
Jun 18 2020, 5:29 AM

Jun 16 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to D8050: UI: Small change to operator confirm dialog.

Indeed nice improvements. maybe also a small dismiss X button at the top right.

Jun 16 2020, 9:12 PM · User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8050: UI: Small change to operator confirm dialog a Like token.
Jun 16 2020, 8:58 PM · User Interface
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T77835: Flip Region operator is not discoverable in 2.90.

As far as I know this operator has traditionally only been accessible through hotkeys, from pre 2.79.

Jun 16 2020, 4:01 PM · User Interface, BF Blender
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D8037: UI: Modifier Panel Header Improvements a Love token.
Jun 16 2020, 12:18 AM · User Interface

Jun 15 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded T77889: Cycles: Many Lights Sampling a Like token.
Jun 15 2020, 8:02 PM · Render & Cycles, Restricted Project, Cycles
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T69441: Cursors Design.

@William Reynish (billreynish) Trying to make sense of all this in a more consistent and systematized way. This is my first pass attempt at trying to establish some rules and get a grip of what work would be needed.
What do you think of this, is it helpful?

Jun 15 2020, 1:59 PM · BF Blender (2.90), User Interface

Jun 13 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded T77824: Properties Search Implementation a Love token.
Jun 13 2020, 2:11 AM · BF Blender (2.92), User Interface

Jun 11 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D7971: [WIP] Light LookAt Gizmo Enhancements (place shadows, reflections, ...) a 100 token.
Jun 11 2020, 8:15 PM · User Interface

Jun 10 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded T59540: VSE timeline manipulation API a Yellow Medal token.
Jun 10 2020, 8:16 PM · Video Sequencer
Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded T77580: Sequencer: restructuring the code layout a Like token.
Jun 10 2020, 8:07 PM · BF Blender (2.93), Video Sequencer, VFX & Video

Jun 8 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) added a comment to T69441: Cursors Design.

What is your though on "cursor overlays" or accessory indicator icons?
I'm not much fan of "pictorial cursors", I find them distracting, they get in the way, and it is not always obvious where the "hotspot" is.
I'd much rather always have a more generic neutral looking cursor like an arrow or crosshair (can still adapt or change according to active tool), with an "overlay" or an icon by its side that indicates what the tool will do.
GIMP has a preference for this, where you always use a crosshair for brushes and the brush icon is optionally presented by its side.

Jun 8 2020, 7:38 PM · BF Blender (2.90), User Interface

Jun 7 2020

Duarte Farrajota Ramos (duarteframos) awarded D7949: UI Experiment: Extended Simple Area Joins a Like token.
Jun 7 2020, 3:45 AM · User Interface