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How to install Pip for Blender's bundled Python?

Blender comes with Python, and includes a stand-alone Python executable. However pip is not part of the official Python distribution so it needs to be added separately. How do you setup ...
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Install Python module for Blender

I'd like to install some python modules which need to be compiled and use them in Blender. Usually I'd pip install them but that doesn't seem to be a possibility for Blender. I tried copying sys.path ...
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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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Can you animate objects using differential equations?

I am looking for a software to animate biological processes based on differential equations, and I was wondering if Blender would work for something like this.
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Blender won't import my custom module, ImportError: No module named mymodule

My addon is in /home/usr/.config/blender/2.68/scripts/addons/foldername, has an __init__.py and cannot somehow import parts, ...
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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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Using Anaconda Python 3 in Blender Winx64

I have been in the hope of finding a way to use awesome Anaconda Python in Blender in Windows 7 x64, as I was inspired by several articles including the one described here on why using Anaconda is ...
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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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How to use the PIP library in Blender

I just got started with Blender and my main interest is to use code to generate 3D images. I like what I see, but I do not like the fact that I cannot just use any library I want. Usually, when ...
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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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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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no module called numpy [duplicate]

I hit Shift+F4 to get the Blender Python console. ...
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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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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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