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What does the F in front of brush names in the selector stand for?

Brush screenshot


This question may seem a little trivial, but it always made me wonder..

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It stands for Fake User. Since the default brushes all have fake users, the "F" shows up in front of the name.

Note: This applies to many other data-blocks, not just brushes, its just noticeable since fake-user is enabled by default, but it can be used used for meshes, curves, actions, fonts... too.

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  • $\begingroup$ Yes: the "fake user" means the brush will be saved with the file even if nothing is using it. $\endgroup$ – wchargin Nov 5 '13 at 1:24

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