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    [WIP] Blueprint Assist Plugin

    Would you say your most pressed hotkey is align left and straighten connections?
    Is your OCD turning your "this will only take 5 minutes" task into an hour long blueprint artwork?

    Well the blueprint assist plugin might just be for you!

    This plugin provides automatic formatting and mouse-free node editing when working with blueprints.

    As someone who has been using blueprints for the past 2-3 years, I started creating this plugin with two goals in mind:
    1. Save developers hundreds of hours otherwise spent aligning, positioning and straightening blueprint nodes
    2. Keyboard shortcuts which would allow developers to edit blueprints without touching the mouse
    And so the plugin includes these 3 major features:
    1. Automatic node formatting: A command to format nodes into nice readable, aligned form. Including a format all symbols command.
    2. Go to symbol menu: A custom menu which allows you to search and quickly access a Function / Custom Event / Macro / Graph in the Blueprint
    3. Mouse-free blueprint controls: Keyboard shortcuts for node navigation, creation and linking
    Release date: By the end of 2018 Hopefully by the end of January
    Price: $15.00

    Updates to videos and gifs soon!

    Old videos and Gifs (watch with captions):



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    Where are the resizing comment boxes?
    Some of you might be wondering what happened to the resizing comment boxes feature. Well to get a grasp of the marketplace submission process, I've moved that to a separate plugin called AutoSizeComments and released it for free. Please download it and give some feedback!

    Poll: Would you like to buy this plugin?
    409
    Yes
    86.31%
    353
    No
    15.40%
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    Last edited by fpwong; 01-09-2019, 07:27 PM.
    Blueprint Assist Plugin (WIP): Mouse free blueprint creation
    Auto Size Comments Plugin (FREE): Auto resizing comment boxes

    #2
    OMG! This is very cool.
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      #3
      WOW, i like it and i want it!
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        #4
        This plugin deserves to be showcased in E3 Pure awesomeness!
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          #5
          I really like the Antispaghetti feature
          Assets: Military Ammunition (Released)
          Plugins: BlueManBPFunctionLibrary C++ plugin (Free), Blue Man Vehicle AI Plugin (Released), Air Resistance C++ Plugin (WIP), Blue Man Vehicle Physics Plugin (Marketplace)
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            #6
            this is so cool! i need this in my life!
            i have few suggestions for you to consider

            wire drag to copy - what i mean is detailed here:
            https://forums.unrealengine.com/show...-to-the-source

            shortcut for toggling context sensitive check in the context menu

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              #7
              [MENTION=126311]fpwong[/MENTION] For how much are you going to sell it?
              Assets: Military Ammunition (Released)
              Plugins: BlueManBPFunctionLibrary C++ plugin (Free), Blue Man Vehicle AI Plugin (Released), Air Resistance C++ Plugin (WIP), Blue Man Vehicle Physics Plugin (Marketplace)
              Projects: Giants Of Destruction

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                #8
                Originally posted by Harcarik View Post
                wire drag to copy - what i mean is detailed here:
                shortcut for toggling context sensitive check in the context menu
                Wire to drag sounds useful! From what I've seen it's not possible to access the dragging functions from a plugin, will have another look though.
                But I will have a hotkey which connects selected nodes, achieving a similar affect.

                The context menu buttons I have no idea if I can access that, will look into it.


                Originally posted by Blue man View Post
                [MENTION=126311]fpwong[/MENTION] For how much are you going to sell it?
                Currently thinking either $15 or $20. Also might look into getting a dev grant and putting it into the engine. This way I could also add other features which aren't possible in a plugin
                Last edited by fpwong; 06-19-2017, 12:25 AM.
                Blueprint Assist Plugin (WIP): Mouse free blueprint creation
                Auto Size Comments Plugin (FREE): Auto resizing comment boxes

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                  #9
                  As soon as I saw this, I thought it would make sense to try to get it into the engine. Glad to see your dev grant app for that. Hope they take notice. /luck.

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                    #10
                    Oh man you are gonna be a millionaire.

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                      #11
                      I want this now! When?!

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                        #12
                        You're the anti-spaghetti lord. May dev grant funds rain upon you.

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                          #13
                          Wow this looks incredible!!! Can't wait for this to be available

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                            #14
                            00:06 into the video, you can already count me in.

                            And even more since it's already the same ordering way I use (pure nodes below functions).
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                              #15
                              Attached Files

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