Linked Questions

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Procedural volumetric texture generated from a script

I need to render a 3D density plot of custom mathematical functions as part of a scientific visualization. I've seen some demos and it seems that Blender is capable of volumetric rendering. My ...
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How to install matplotlib for use in Blender 2.79?

Mac OSX 10.11.6 Blender 2.79 CellBlender 1.1 MCell 3.4 I recently installed Blender, CellBlender and Mcell as described here: http://mcell.org/tutorials/install_cellblender.html http://mcell....
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How to write my add-on so that when installed it also installs dependencies (let's say: scipy or numpy-quaternion)?

How to write my add-on so that when installed it also installs dependencies (let's say: scipy or numpy-quaternion)? Does blender understand setuptools (setup.py)? Thanks, Note: I'm using blender 2....
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bpy and PIL / Pillow crash

I posted this on BA but I'm posting it here as well. I'm looking into manipulating images with Pillow in custom node trees. If I install Pillow and copy the PIL directory from C:\Python34\Lib\site-...
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Installing a Python module in Blender's Python API

(This is related to this post) I would like to add a module to Blender's Python (Blender v2.76). I want to follow the solution outlined in the link above, but my Blender directory does not have a 2....
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How to follow a path by curve points rather than length?

I am trying to visualise some physics simulations in Blender. The simulation result is a path that an object travels over time. I am importing the collection of points as a curve into Blender using a ...
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Python: Obtaining Object Contour Pixels

I would like to obtain the pixel coordinates of an object's outline in the currently-rendered scene, using the bpy module. I found this, which is related, but I'm still not sure how to do it. Has ...
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Importing Scipy: “cannot import name oldnumeric”

I have Blender 2.69 for Linux 64bit (using Ubuntu 13.10). I followed the method detailed by @BNewmark to get SciPy working with Blender. I already had SciPy (version 0.13.2) for Python 3 installed ...
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Blender + Pyside or PyQt4

Has Blender implemented a python interface API yet? So when developing floating tools users can create a tool interface using pyside of pyqt? This is critical to have when planning for pipeline tool ...
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How can I use this Python module in Blender?

I know this question has been asked before (for instance, here: Using 3rd party Python modules), but The answers aren't getting me where I need to be. I'm not an expert, so I might need a little more ...
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How would one go about creating a genetic algorithm and/or neural network for blender?

Where would I need to start? I am just about able to code genetic algorithms and neural networks using Python, C# etc so that is not primarily the problem. Is it just a case of importing modules ...
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Properly Installing Pillow

I have a project I need Pillow for. Is there a way to install it into blender 2.77a? The pillow windows installer just finds a python version if I install one seperatly. If I can not install "pillow" ...
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Install external package in Blender (python websockets)

I'm working on a script that processes some data coming from a web application running on a phone. The web application, written in javascript, sends data to the "blender python server" using ...
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How to change the python version in blender [duplicate]

I'm using Blender 2.71 and it comes with Python 3.4.0 even though the most recent version is 3.4.1. Is there any way to change this?
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blenderplayer and 3rd party libraries

Blender player is a nice way to create stand alone .blend files that can be distributed to other people. However, for most interesting programming, one would use in python libraries such as numpy, ...

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