Vuo version: 

OS version: 

  • macOS 11

CPU architecture: 

Apple Silicon (M1/ARM64)

How severely does this bug affect you?: 

●○○○ — Not much; I'm just letting you know about it.

Steps causing the bug to occur: 

  1. Place node on Vuo canvas
  2. Marquee-select (click and drag from outside to overtop) this node
  3. Despite this node being highlighted, info panel does not change to show this node

Have you found a workaround?: 

Click on node again



jmcc's picture
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Waiting for review by Vuo Support Team
Not a bug


While this may not be the ideal behavior, there doesn't seem to be a good alternative. Updating the node documentation panel while you're dragging the rubberband would be a CPU-intensive task that would potentially make marquee selection sluggish. We recommend the workaround that you suggested of clicking on the node.

Thanks Jean Marie

keithlang's picture
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Thanks Jean Marie

The conflict I see is that the same state (a selected node) has different behaviour based on how it got selected, which breaks the model. I could see a case to not update in realtime whilst selecting, and of course there's no support for multiple selections.

Here's my thinking: on mouseUp, if one node is selected, show the node documentation for it.