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How do I report a bug in Blender? [duplicate]

I have noticed that Blender crashes under certain circumstances. Every time I try to open a separate 3D Window with either Bone or Empty Sphere added to the scene, it just shuts down. Can you ...
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What to do with potential bugs? [duplicate]

Prompted by my previous question, what should one do if they find something that might be a bug but aren't sure? Should these be reported? Ignored? Is there somewhere where there is a "tracker for ...
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Is it advisable to update Blender to the newest version as soon as possible each time?

I know Blender is free software and bugs happen. But my question is, is it good practice to update Blender every time there is an update? Even if a minor one? (i.e I'd consider 2.56 to 2.56b minor or ...
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Using Texture Nodes for the Displace Modifier

I'm trying to make some procedural textures that will give me a result like this: - this one is said to have been a voronoi + a clouds texture and I figured the best way to combine those is to use ...
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Convert large particle system(s) to one object efficiently

I place leaves on my trees with emitter particle systems. Then, to make a forest, I place those trees with another emitter (or hair) particle system. Problem is particles of particles don't work, I ...
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Drawing Using Grease Pencil Hotkeys

I've just begun experimenting with the Grease pencil function. I find it a bit inconvenient that if there are default hotkeys defined, I can't find them. I'd like to be able to press a key or two, and ...
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Blender Sequencer speed is Extremely slow

I have a video (720p) that is 37 minutes long, with a bitrate of ~3000kb/s. This video is a game recording, so 37 minutes worth of this footage was written in 37 minutes, while other extremely CPU, ...
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Is there a caveat to using drivers on node properties?

So, it seems to be a trivial matter to use a different seed on each frame (it looks nicer in animations). I.e. type "#frame" into the seed value and viola! You now have a driver. In fact, if I turn on ...
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How to reduce noise on transparent animation?

I am making an animation(in cycles render) where object is converting from diffuse to transparent(with 0.9 value on mix shader). I am using branched path tracing (with square samples) Below is the ...
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How can I scale particle size over lifetime within a keyed physics system

I am trying to make an alka-zeltzer in a glass, creating bubbles that form a logo on the water surface. To do this I am using keyed particles and everything works fine. However, I would like to have ...
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image loading, but not appearing in an Empty, latest release 2.77

Still a bit of a noob with Blender and definitely with this stack exchange, so please go gentle! Anyone else having a problem getting images (.png, .tiff, .jpg) to show up in an empty in the 2.77 ...
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Mass replace fonts

I just experienced a nightmarish Blender episode in which I needed to render an animation with a super tight deadline. Because of the schedule, I started rendering on several different computers, ...
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GPU Rendering with Mac Book Pro with AMD Radeon R9 M370X 2048 MB?

I just bought the mac book pro with the AMD Radeon R9 M370X. Unfortunately rendering is quite slow. I've read in different forums that i need to switch to GPU in user preferences -> system and change ...
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How do you download Blender 2.79

This is Yusamac205. I have been going through all of these different links that are supposed to download Blender 2.79 beta. But am unable to do it. Here are the links I have tried, with the ...
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Fluid baking stops without errors

I have setup a simple scene with some hills (one big object) and dam with water. Dam consists of multiple objects, they are set up as fluid obstacles. Dam breaks (parts of dam are animated with ...

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