View Full Version : A Few Interface Tweaks Needed Please

04 April 2006, 09:06 PM
Hi, I'm basically looking for a few pointers on how to customize my user interface more.

I've searched everywhere but can't seem to find ways to do the following:

1. (While using the [ & ] hotkyes) Make the brush size go up in increments of 1 or 2 instead of the default 8 or 10. Sometimes I just need that extra pixel to make the brush size perfect but find it disrupts my workflow to manually keep changing the draw size 1 or 2 points.

2. Change the default Document Dimensions to whatever i specify and KEEP THEM THERE, not defaulting back to 640x480.

3. And also, if i get a tablet can I setup zadd & zsub be pressure sensitive?

04 April 2006, 10:52 PM
1) I believe Marcus_Civis has written a ZPlugin that does just that. Maybe >> this << ( [ ] replacement or his Draw Size/ Focal Shift/Z Intensity Sweep ( will do it for you. Check the ZBC Zbrush ZScript Utilities ( forum section for more ZScripts/ZPlugins. Also, be sure to check the utilities section in about two weeks time for some of my ZPlugins:)

2) Create a document at the desired dimensions and, if needed, put down some paint strokes using materials you want as default. Now save this document as StartupDocument.zbr in the /Startup folder. The next time you load ZBrush the StartupDocument is loaded. Press Ctrl + N to clear the canvas of your paint strokes.

Materials are only saved with a document if there are pixols that use them.

For more information check the ZBrush Help file under ZBrush Essentials > Startup Document.

3) Wacom tablets are sure to work with pressure sensitivity. If you choose another manufacturer then do a search at ( for posts on themanufacturer. Other brands than Wacom work with ZBrush but not all. Same as they do not work with Photoshop, for example.

04 April 2006, 12:48 AM
Thank you! I found everything I needed and a few more things that are very useful with those links.


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