Stop blob brush zooming out layer

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kavlor
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Stop blob brush zooming out layer

Post by kavlor » Sat Nov 12, 2016 10:29 am

Everytime I zoom in and draw it zooms out again,is there a setting to stop this autozoom?

Also the erasor is drawing instead of erasing when it does this.

Maybe this is a bug but I thought I'd check here first.
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Re: Stop blob brush zooming out layer

Post by JimmyC » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:10 pm

I didn't know about this behaviour, but it does exactly the same for me in AS11 Pro.
Sorry I can't help with a solution, but I'm sure someone will know about it.
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Re: Stop blob brush zooming out layer

Post by Greenlaw » Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:53 pm

It's not a bug but I agree, it can be annoying. Here's how it was explained to me:

The way the tool works is that it paints bitmap image first and the auto-traces the path. But to do this, it apparently uses the screen buffer, which is why it zooms out to fit the entire shape. The devs are aware of this issue and looking into improving it.

In the meantime, try disabling Merge Strokes. This won't completely solve the problem but it should avoid the problem when working close up on smaller 'blobs' that don't cross the screen edge. Also try to work less zoomed in than you are currently. It will take some trial and error but eventually you'll get a feel for where the threshold is.

Sorry, I know these aren't great solutions but hopefully this will get better soon.
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Re: Stop blob brush zooming out layer

Post by kavlor » Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:30 am

Thanks for the answer.Is there a thread for this?
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Re: Stop blob brush zooming out layer

Post by hayasidist » Sun Nov 13, 2016 1:19 pm

yeah - and if you think it's a pain when painting, try using the eraser to tidy up the edges... you zoom in to get detail; then the #%@! program zooms you back out on every erase... (I've more or less given up on blob because of this..!)
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