GSoC 2022 : 3D Text Usability Improvements (Weekly Reports)

Weekly reports on my Google Summer of Code project would be shared on this thread

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Closing this thread to limit this to the weekly reports. @yashhh Feel free to open a second thread for feedback if you like.

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Week 1 (13 June - 20 June)

  • Understood the Operators used for editing font

  • Started working on the Toggle operator to change the state of selected text.

Plans for the coming week:
Make an algorithm to check the state of selected text.

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Week 2 (20 June - 27 June)

  • Completed the task to implement buttons to toggle the state of selected text.
    • The buttons can now make changes to the selected text(i.e. change it to bold,italic,underline and small caps)
    • The buttons work as switches to show the state of the selected text.

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Week 3 (27 June - 4 July)

  • The previous version of updated buttons(Week 2) for bold, italics ,underline and small caps worked only in the presence of selected text .
  • Combined the default function of the buttons to set the next character to the selected state along with changing the state of selected text.
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Week 4 (4 July - 11 July)

  • Started working on the feature to click and drag the mouse cursor to select regions of text.
  • Tried to understand the working of selection boxes and the storage of cursor locations.
  • Formulated a way to simplify the selection.
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Week 5 (11 July - 18 July)

  • Implemented the usage of the mouse to drag the cursor and simultaneously select the text.
  • Working towards mapping the location of the mouse pointer with the position of the 3D text cursor.

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Week 6 (18 July - 25 July)

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Week 7 (25 July - 1 August)

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Week 7 (1 August - 8 August)

  • Optimized the previous version of mapping and also corrected the operator to move the cursor to the position clicked by the user .
  • Introduced a functionality through an operator to select the word on double click.

  • Started working on improving the operator to work perfectly in 3D space.
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