Is it possible to disable this beta? It is currently impossible for me to effectively work as exiting run/play mode makes a massive, unclosable grey box appear. Toggling output fixes this, but it comes back again after testing.
Since the rollback of the new icons, my studio is very bugged.
My layout never saves. Keeps resetting to the version on the right side of my picture. Drafts always open on the right side also. And re-ordering it per studio instance I have opened is very annoying and time-consuming, as it’s also not really working easily.
This reminds me: Studio send to overall have a problem with remembering user layout settings. This includes the quick access icons, which seemingly erase plugin actions after each update for me. I like to have Moon Animator’s Easy Weld and the Work light toggle in that bar so I can use them from anywhere, but it always removes them, leaving only the undo, redo, and play/stop buttons…
This has led to me just leaving the bar how it is instead of adding the actions I want to it.
If anyone has layout issues, delete the registry key Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Roblox\RobloxStudio and see if that helps. It will reset the layout data and possibly will fix that grey box that appears in the top left.
As cool as the update is and as cool of an idea to have this refreshed was, it comes with a lot of downsides and overall performance issues:
The UI Toggle Button was removed/relocated to the View tab, i see no reason behind this. when i logged onto studio and didn’t see the button i had to spend an excessive amount of time just finding out where it was moved to (this is mostly because i don’t use the Test and View tabs at all).
Docking feels kind of clunky, I’m so used to just dragging a window and it slotting into place being a fast and easy solution to moving things around. With the update i have to drag a window to the center of the side i want to place it and most of the time it will just cover a window instead of making space for it. This is an issue to me, it completely slows down my work flow as i’m spending un-needed time to make sure i can see and use everything that i need to when i need to use it.
Performance issues, I’m unsure if this is just something occurring for me but i am receiving quite frequent lag spikes when using studio. This isn’t even when i’m moving around in studio, this can occur while i’m trying to move a window into a decent spot to continue working.
Layout Shuffling, I’m unsure if this is intentional or not but it’s a massive annoyance. I’ll open studio and my studio layout would have changed in some way leading me to spend un-needed time to correct it before working.
Script input delay, once again this could be something only occurring for me; When typing in a script there is minor input delay, this isn’t too bad but can get a little annoying at times.
The weird blank grey tab, When running or playing in studio i usually encounter a wide plain grey box in the top left of my screen; this causes me to exit the test and click to play/run it again, this doesn’t seem like too much of a problem for the time being but i can see this being a massive annoyance to some other developers.
Test load times, May just be me; I seem to be taking a lot longer to load into a play-test then to what it would usually take to just join the game from the roblox site, once again this isn’t too bad but can get annoying at times.
When opening studio certain plugins that have the ability to open a window will usually open a window covering certain docking areas, this is just a minor issue and can easily be closed. can just be a bit annoying at times when you have multiple studio tabs open.
These are just the issues I’ve encountered and things i just dislike about the update. I would overall recommend the docking to be an optional thing and just moving the UI Toggle back to it’s original location.
Ok, so the new update just rolled out and it does not address the Mac performance issues. It’s strange to me that they have not addressed it, but I have a workaround that was mentioned by someone earlier. Basically the docking of the Explorer window, within the main window, is causing the performance issues. If you undock the Explorer window, leaving to float standalone, at least for me the extreme lag issues go away. This allows me to use Studio again, but I can’t confirm if performance is completely “back to normal”.
After all these days, the high latency on the Mac os is still unresolved, and I doubt the official staff even saw our comments. I’m disappointed. This is a very frustrating issue for developers to be productive with. Their work efficiency is really low, with a high salary, but in the office lazy. I know I’m harsh, and I want to use harsh words to make Roblox Studio better.