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keithlang commented on keithlang's Feature Request, “Hold Z to zoom to selection area

The point of holding down the Z is that it makes it a pseudo-mode. Pseudo-modes are good, because you can't 'forget' you're holding down a key with your finger.

Since Vuo is not a tool-based interface, this would work IMO.

Would love another consideration. Until then, I'll keep hitting Z, dragging, and nothing will happen 🙂

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Alastair commented on keithlang's Feature Request, “Hold Z to zoom to selection area

You don't need to hold 'Z' down in photoshop to zoom-in though.

'Z' selects the Zoom tool, which can zoom in or out.

The temporary pan & zoom tools (which returns to the tool you already are using after the pan/zoom is executed which in itself is another time saver/convenience/friction reducer) are invoked in all the Adobe CC apps with the three finger modifier dance of: * spacebar" for pan * "spacebar" + "⌘" for Zoom In (macOS) * "spacebar" + "⌘" + "⌥" for Zoom Out (macOS) using either click, marquee or click&drag for dynamic zooming in some of the apps

As someone who trained a lot of students and industry veterans in PS and AI I insisted that they get these and other shortcuts to become like second nature because it literally saves hours in the week they're used so often.

I advocated for for these short cuts and they were deemed "modal" and therefore not appropriate for a long time. Eventually, IIRC, cwright asked for a panning shortcut and "spacebar" modal was implemented. I don't do Vuo these days, hoping to come back one day, but I was constantly trying to use the Adobe shortcuts to zoom in and out of composition details as I worked on bigger comps, which is like "everything" you do because Vuo still doesn't have local sub-compositions for organising larger compositions into component paths which you don't want stored and accessed as a separate file.

Here's my FR from back then:

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keithlang posted a new Feature Request, “Hold Z to zoom to selection area
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Jean Marie commented on wmackwood's Bug Report, “VUO crashes on exporting app


We believe this is related to the bug report "export app" clash. We believe it should run under Vuo 2.2.1. Alternatively, you can try removing the subcomposition and 3rd-party node. We are working on a fix.

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wmackwood posted a new Bug Report, “VUO crashes on exporting app

VUO crashes on exporting app


Vuo version: 

OS version: 

  • macOS 10.13

CPU architecture: 

Intel x86_64

How severely does this bug affect you?: 

●●●○ — It prevents me from completing a specific task with Vuo.

Steps causing the bug to occur: 

  1. Select export to Mac App
  2. When 'compiling' VUO crashes

Other notes: 

Having spent many, many hours building this lighting interface for my studio, I would like to run it as an app. I would be very appreciative if you are able to tell me what the problem is, and how I might be able to change the composition so that it will export as a Mac app.


Package icon Studio Barn Lx Interface.zip343.16 KB

Crash reports: 

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mic commented on Team Vuo's Feature Request, “ Add extended support for USB (UVC) webcams

I confirm webcam setting as a working solution to set full control of a uvc webcam allowing generally its parallel use in other app.

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Chris commented on Team Vuo's Feature Request, “ Add extended support for USB (UVC) webcams

Paul I've used the camera control app you mentioned before but it stopped working in later versions of OSX. I switched to Webcam Settings and have used that from time-to-time. Depending on the webcam you use it has many possible controls for exposure, focus, white balance, colour controls, flicker control, and ways to override apps like Skype that try to take control of the camera.

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Paul commented on Team Vuo's Feature Request, “ Add extended support for USB (UVC) webcams

Excellent, doesn't seem to be anything available on the Mac yet to do this but there are those who have done it for their own projects, for example There are a whole bunch of USB cameras out there that support control through UVC, I have this one I can control it from a few Windows apps, but nothing on Mac that I can find. Want t use it for a camera based projection mapping project ... would be great in Vuo. :-)

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Jean Marie commented on Kewl's Feature Request, “CPU Performance Meter


There is a discussion and compositions on the tabled FR Execution Time that may be useful for finding a composition bottleneck.

If you'd like FPS feedback, please open a new Feature Request.



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