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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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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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Install packages in Blender 2.80 using pip

I'm trying to install numpy/scipy on Blender's internal python compiler. On my computer, the python compiler is located at: ...
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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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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 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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Bundling python library with addon

I'm making an add-on that uses the websocket library from python. Is there a way to include it in the add-on .zip file? Or do I have to add it to the site packages folder in blenders included python ...
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How to make use of custom external Python modules in Blender or an add-on on Linux [duplicate]

The path for the Python executable used in Blender (up to 2.79) is not configurable. I looked around and did not find a consistent way to be able to use custom 3rd party Python modules without ...
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Is Blender a sensible environment for making a first-person orrery?

I want to show simple views of various solar system phenomena from the perspective of an observer on a crudely simulated Earth (basically a ball with some relief bumps as pseudo-mountains to provide ...
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Import external py script into blender script?

I wrote a py script for a custom export. I'd like to append that script to my blend file and call it using some parameters. The following script is one folder above my blend file: ...
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How do I install Pillow and/or Pip in Blender Python in Windows OS [duplicate]

Folks, I've spent the last couple of days reviewing all the info on this and am getting nowhere fast. The most recent information I've found is about two years old, so I'm HOPING that things have ...
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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 do you use your system's Python with Blender?

As the title sais; I'd like to use my system's Python with Blender, instead of the internal one, but after searching for ~30 minutes I still couldn't find a way how, or at least not in words I ...
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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 to access to Scipy.special functions within the script window [duplicate]

I would like to access the special functions in Scipy in the scripting window. I have looked at this and this and @polosson's answer in the first one suggests three possible ways to install a module ...

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