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-Cherri-
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100+ posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

When you open up the costume editor, the default editor is bitmap. It's annoying to have to convert to vector every time. I thought maybe there could be an option to make vector the default. Thoughts?

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pastelistic
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500+ posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

Cool idea - but it is not that hard to switch every time.


alexphan
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1000+ posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

pastelistic wrote:

Cool idea - but it is not that hard to switch every time.

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MathlyCat
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Option for Vector to be default editor

I'm highly doubtful you or anyone is that lazy to press a button…

No support.

Last edited by MathlyCat (Feb. 14, 2016 17:24:10)


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StrawberryCupcake120
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2 posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

I know, right! it's not hard but it's SO annoying!
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MysticSaiyan_Z
Scratcher
2 posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

There is no option for that but when you create a new project, the Scratch cat (in the middle) is in Vector. So just clear its costume or duplicate it.
Charles12310
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

No support because what's wrong with clicking a single button?

Bitmap is supposed to be for beginners. Vector is supposed to be for advanced, since Vector can get difficult, such as the fact that there is not eraser.


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asqwde
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1000+ posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

Cool but you just need to click one button and loads of people prefer bitmap
-frostyiceprincess-
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1000+ posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

No support, because often times New Scratchers do not know how to use Vector. It's a new concept for them, and bitmap is easier to understand. It's similar to apps and softwares like Microsoft Paint.

Torsita01
Scratcher
36 posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

I support because if you have some sort of a deadline for a project, it consumes like a minute of the time you could be using to finish your project. (And that's only with like, 20 costumes.)

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GamesGuyTV
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Option for Vector to be default editor

Nice idea

Last edited by GamesGuyTV (Jan. 1, 2018 05:31:02)


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Option for Vector to be default editor

-frostyiceprincess- wrote:

No support, because often times New Scratchers do not know how to use Vector. It's a new concept for them, and bitmap is easier to understand. It's similar to apps and softwares like Microsoft Paint.
Agreed.

Torsita01 wrote:

I support because if you have some sort of a deadline for a project, it consumes like a minute of the time you could be using to finish your project. (And that's only with like, 20 costumes.)
Um… It takes about 2 seconds to click a button.


muellly
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

This would be a nice quality of life option. Maybe the option can go under edit or maybe shift click edit. While it does take 2 seconds to press a button it can get annoying if you have to make 200+ new costumes that you want to be in vector.

-frostyiceprincess- wrote:

No support, because often times New Scratchers do not know how to use Vector. It's a new concept for them, and bitmap is easier to understand. It's similar to apps and softwares like Microsoft Paint.
How is adding an option to make it so every time you make a new costume in a project it is created as a vector confuse new Scratchers? The new Scratcher would have to switch on the option for this.

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Option for Vector to be default editor

No support, how hard is it to click a button?

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WolfCat67
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Option for Vector to be default editor

I-Iz-A-Litten wrote:

No support, how hard is it to click a button?
Over the course of over 500 costumes, I can tell you that amount of time adds up to about 8 minutes, when rounded down. And some people need even more than that, if it takes more than a second to press the button. It just becomes a mild annoyance after a while. It's a small quality of life change, you know; and it could simply be in “Account Settings”.
Torsita01
Scratcher
36 posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

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-frostyiceprincess- wrote:

No support, because often times New Scratchers do not know how to use Vector. It's a new concept for them, and bitmap is easier to understand. It's similar to apps and softwares like Microsoft Paint.
Agreed.

Torsita01 wrote:

I support because if you have some sort of a deadline for a project, it consumes like a minute of the time you could be using to finish your project. (And that's only with like, 20 costumes.)
Um… It takes about 2 seconds to click a button.

Fine, 40 seconds for only 20 costumes.

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wWSunPandaWw
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Option for Vector to be default editor

Well, what about the people who use bitmap more often…and this isn't much of a problem, it's just clicking a button.

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-ShadowOfTheFuture-
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1000+ posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

Lots of people have made a good point about the people who use bitmap.

How about this: Underneath the button that reads “convert to vector” or “convert to bitmap”, there's a checkbox labeled “set vector to your default editor”, which would be unchecked by default.
Slugasaurus
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34 posts

Option for Vector to be default editor

I think it should work like this –– if the sprite is all vector, the next blank costume will also be vector. However, if there is any bitmap costumes in it, then the next blank costume is also bitmap.

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YubNubEwok
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Option for Vector to be default editor

Semi-support
This only takes a second or two, so it isn't that hard.
This would be useful for people like me that use vector all the time and don't usually use bitmap.

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