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How to add a driver to body text [duplicate]

I would like to have an empty with custom string property that drive a Body Text. But Body Text datablock is not accessible from the GUI. How can i do that ?
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Animate string property

I would like to "animate" a string custom property (a date), to have the explicit date ("10-05-2005" for example) attached to an object, over the time. Blender says me that my custom string property ...
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Can I create a timer overlay for a video file to use in the VSE? How?

I need to create a text overlay on my video file showing a timer started and stopped at certain times during the clips length. All tutorials I found on creating text or titles to be used in the VSE ...
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How to switch different sequences of characters with Animation Nodes?

What I want to achieve with Animation Nodes is below: For example, Using four text objects to represent 1,9,9 and 8 individually, then I want to switch it to 2016, which means 1 to 2 (the switch ...
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How to display the current frame number as part of the open GL render?

I'm amazed I can't find anything that displays the current frame which is helpful to study test timing and adjusting and knowing where it went wrong. Ideally I would like to show seconds and minutes ...
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frame_change_pre handler only works once

I'm trying to change a text object on each frame in Blender 2.75a using the code from a previous answer (How can I make dynamic text in an animation?). With my script the text value is coming from the ...
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How to make an animated survey graph?

I try to make an animated graph like the one below (the value changes according to the post's lenght). I need about ten poles to be animated. I suppose that using drivers may be a good solution, but I ...
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Moving and spawning objects randomly with python [closed]

I'm creating a simulation in blender whereby the objects move randomly, but where the code I have attached applies. At the moment, they are stationary. The code I have attached basically states that ...
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Is it possible to change location based on proximity to another object?

I have two pieces of dynamic text, one of which is parented to the other as they go through various transforms in the animation. Is there a way to drive the location of the second text object based on ...
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How to display VSE image-strip filename as overlay?

Is it possible to show the Filename of the current frame of a Image-Strip in the VSE as overlay text?
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Background script only works when BGE player stops

I want to run a thread in the background of the BGE, that retrieves accelerometer data from a LoPy, and uses the values to rotate the object. For now, the code I have can only receive and print the ...