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Can I run a Python script step by step in Blender?

Can I run a python script step by step with normal blender, a build, external software or an addon? I'm developing a script (town generator) and I want to to execute the code step by step like a ...
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Setting render options from the command line

I was hoping to render blender using the command line mode on linux. However, I do not no how to set the output resolution and H.264 as the encoding. Both these options work in the GUI mode but I wish ...
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Generate thumbnail image in addition to main image? (command line render)

I'd like to set up a command line script that renders out each frame to the desired output image type (EXR, PNG, TGA, etc.) at full resolution, but then also generates and saves a small thumbnail JPG ...
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Specify tile size for Blender Cycles rendering via the command line

I'd like to write a little piece of code which splits a frame into a few tiles and uses all available devices to render the still image. It seems like the Blender developers are working on such a ...
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How can I run blender from the command line to export and import models

I am interested in exporting and importing 3d models using blender via the command line, as mentioned in this question. So now I want to know how I can import and export the models in blender with ...
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Can modifiers be computed and applied from the command line?

For heavy modifiers, the time it takes to compute can range between a few seconds to half an hour or longer. Can modifiers be added, computed, and applied from the command line with some sort of ...
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How to export mesh object to FBX from command line?

I'd like to open a scene with certain mesh object and export it to FBX file from command line. I read some related questions; importing and exporting via command line as per https://stackoverflow.com/...
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Is it possible to programmaticaly render video from a blender pattern animated scene with images and mp3 as parameters?

I would like to build an automatic generated video engine on a server. The process would look like this : renderblendfile (images on server disk ,Mp3 file on server disk) ----» video The blend file ...
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Making changes to objects in scene before exporting using custom exporter addon

I'm writing a custom exporter that ultimately exports a FBX file and a set of render images. Before that happens, the exporter traverses through the scene and modifies specific objects. For example, ...
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Create a Python program that creates a new Blender file and edits the scene

Like the title says, I want to create a Python (or Node.js program, although I think Python would be a lot better for this) that creates a new Blender file and is able to change the colour of the ...
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Can Blender process an image on a webserver? [closed]

Does any one know how to achieve the following... I'd like people to be able to submit a .jpg image via a web page. Once the image has been submitted I'd like blender to texture an object using the ...
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How can I stop my Blender script from eating my entire computer's memory?

I'm working on a project that loads a bunch of 3D models (around 100 models) into a scene, exports a render, then deletes all the models and loads in 100 fresh models into a new scene, then dumps them,...