By | March 27, 2024

MACHIN3tools is a free, continuously evolving collection of blender tools and pie menus in a single customizable package.

Discuss @ blenderartists.

What’s Deus Ex? It includes the Edge Constrained Transform tool, as well as Group Gizmos and the Punch It tool.

The What’s New? and Changelog pages are a great resource to get up to speed with the latest changes. QUICK CHANGELOG BELOW FOR EASE!

1.8
2024-03-22

DeusEx
SetupGroupGizmos tool
add option to lock axes, that don’t carry a gizmo
this then allows for easy and lazy group rotation using the native op, without having to pick the right axis, and even with the rotation gizmo(s) disabled
disable locking via R or L keys
Prime previously Standard
Assetbrowser tools
add Assetbrowser Bookmarks
draw buttons for 10 bookmarks in the asset browser header
support jumping to library/catalog via click, saving via SHIFT click, and clearing bookmarks via CTRL click, see tooltips
support jumping to library/catalog via new ALT + 1 to ALT + 0 keymaps
bookmarks store and recall library, catalog and thumbnail size
bookmarks are stored on disk in assetbrowser_bookmarks.json in Blender’s config folder
with the catalog sidebar closed, display the library and catalog in the asset browser header
support maintaining bookmarks, across Library renames (Blender restart required)
NOTE: you can’t bookmark any catalog in the ‘Current File’ library
and you can’t bookmark any library’s ‘Unassigned’ catalog either
Shading Pie
BevelShader
support toggling it per-object
add arrow buttons to increase or decrease the global or per-object radius
halve and double the curretn value by default
with SHIFT held down, do -25% or +33% instead for smaller adjustments
Smooth, Flat, Auto Smooth tools
redo them completely, and maintainthe same look and UX in 4.1 as before
in Blender 4.1
support Auto Smooth toggling byp adding/removing goe node mod
sort it at the end of the stack, but before mirror and array mods
support instanced objects
support Auto Smooth for CURVE objects
support SURFACE objects in object mode (Blender does too, so why not)
properly deal with hidden children and mod objects when in local view and when either or both are included in a Smooth or Flat shading operation
when shading Smooth, optionally (but by default) enable Auto Smooth for objects carrying boolean mods
when shading Smooth with ALT pressed, sharpen edges via new operator angle property, not via a mesh’s auto smooth angle prop as before
when Flat shading with ALT pressed to clear sharps, seams, etc, also disable Auto Smooth, if enabled, or present
limit options, that are exposed in redo panel, depending on context, hide what doesn’t apply
when Flat shading and removing creases, make option, that avoids removal of creases while subd mods with use_crease are present, work per-object not globally or entire selection
add object mode fading HUD summarizing the shading changes
display Clear Custom Normals op, independently of Auto Smooth being enabled in 4.1
neither custom normals nor sharp edges require Auto Smooth anymore
Modes Pie
Surface Slide tool
support instanced meshes
avoid exception when trying to mode change a linked object with library override
MaterialPicker tool
support fetching materials from and assigning them to CURVE objects
SelectHierarchy tool
indicate number of hidden parents/children in fading HUD
Group Add/Remove tools
add little fading HUD to visually confirm what happened
ToggleRegion tool
avoid exception when library stored asset browser settings, is no longer registered
Thread, ToggleSmooth and QuadSphere tools
deal with Auto Smooth changes in 4.1
CreateAssemblyAsset tool
fix issues caused by 1.7’s change to UUID based catalog storage
addon preferences
add GetSupport tool, placed at the top of the addon prefs
add custom updater
NOTE: since it’s only introduced now in 1.8, it will only be of use for upcoming releases, so can’t be used to install this very 1.8 update yet
allows for very easy addon update installation from .zip file, and from inside of Blender, instead of manually from the file browser
finds matching .zip file(s) in home and Downloads folder
allows selecting one of them them or manually selecing a file in any other location
extracts the file to a temporary location, and installs update when quitting Blender
like a manual update installation from the filebrowser, this maintains previous addon settings and custom keys
see installation instructions for details
Customize tool
tweak M3 theme
adjust to edit mode color changes in 4.1
make crease edges green
when customizing the startup file, while the Shading Pie has been activated, disable native cursor display and activate custom cursor and object axes drawing instead
fix issues modifying keymap in 4.1
add hidden Toolbar Popup keymaps
set Annotate to D
set Annotate Erase to E
without deliberately creating these keymaps, the default keymaps will change depending on the active tool, now they persist
invert Transform Modal Map’s proportional editing keymaps
increase the size by scrolling UP and decrease by scrolling DOWN 

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