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Aim Assist Line Position Indicator enhancement (let me turn it off)

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I love the Aim Assist Line, in the absence of marker tails/vertical rulers, it is one of the tools I always have switched on to help me line things up, see where my clicks are going to land when I have snap enabled.

My enhancement request is for the position readout part of it, and the most basic enhancement would just be the ability to turn it off.

I wouldn't mind it, might even find it useful if it didn't obscure the timeline ruler numbers, thereby rendering it worse than useless to me by making it so that I can never be sure exactly where the Aim Assist Line really is.

Because the numbers in the Aim Assist Line readout are so tiny, and their size fixed, I have never been able to read them very well, especially when they are crowded in amongst other ruler elements. Because the numbers go all the way out to the very last tiniest measurement, the digits cover up the digits on the timeline ruler that I would normally rely on. So what I wind up with is "indecipherable blob obscuring my timeline ruler numbers."

Even when I tried adding rulers to try to get the thing into clear air, it just popped up yet another display, right on top of the other rulers' digits.

I've tried different colors, but as long as the line is legible in the Track view, the readout will obscure my ruler digits.

It might be nice to be able to change the size of its numbers, but what I really want is the ability to make it stop, go away, leave me in peace. Either that or let me position it above the digits, in that grey empty space where only the playhead ever goes. Its numbers, if allowed to float up there in uncluttered space, might become legible to me.

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I normally assign "A" to aim assist within Keyboard Shortcuts.

Just type aim into the search area, and it'll come up. You can then bind it to the A key.

Pressing A will then toggle it on/off.

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That is correct, "X" toggles aim assist on and off with standard keyboard shortcuts.

I think Starship wants to leave the line there but remove the information box at the top of the aim assist line, to have the option to do so. I don't think it is possible to do that at the moment.

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On 5/2/2019 at 3:29 AM, Tezza said:

Starship wants to leave the line there but remove the information box at the top of the aim assist line, to have the option to do so.

Yes, thanks, that's what I want. The information box obscures the information I most want to see when I'm using it. It's too minute for me to read, and it covers up the numbers on the Timeline Ruler.

I already know how to turn the Aim Assist line on and off. I want it there, but not obscuring the Ruler numbers.

(I guess I need to watch the tl in my posts)

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I support this idea very strongly. The aim assist line is great, but the aim assist info box is very frustrating, the way it obscures the timeline tick marks.

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