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For coding questions about Blender development, including addon or script development with the Python API. Does not include general programming questions, non blender specific tasks or errors, nor compilation of Blender binaries.

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What's the purpose of the EEVEE rendering engine?

Is it an alternative to Cycles, or just for the 3D viewport?
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Does Blender have a Wayland backend?

I'm working on trying to submit a bug for an issue while running Blender 2.78c under Wayland, and need to know if Blender has a Wayland backend, or if it is still using X11 via Xwayland when running ...
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What are Blender nightly builds?

Lately I've been hearing this term a lot, but I don't really know what does it means.
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How do I sort out this tracking actuator?

So without explaining everything, the tracking sensor tries to track to an object in a different layer that hasn't been added into the scene. To fully explain, the problem lies within which object ...
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Store custom class a property

I am trying to store a custom class in a property group. I tried doing it this way: ...
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Search custom properties in objects on the scene (Python)

Is it possible to somehow search all objects on the scene which have a custom property enabled using prop_search? I know how to do this with dynamic EnumProperty but it seems to be not an option as ...
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EnumProperty fill dynamically using callback

Fellow pythons, greetings. I am trying to create a dynamic Enum property that lists all objects on the scene with a certain custom property. However, whenever a new object is created on the scene (and ...
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How to insert Telugu text in input text box

I have made an addon with a input text box. I need to add text on Telugu language. But it appears as boxes in input field. Whne I see system tab under User preferences, in the interational font ...
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Texture atlasing in blender to substance painter?

I am working on many assets for a game proyect , I used blender to model the props and prefer substance to work on pbr shader for unity engine 5.5 , first of all , before ask my question , I need to ...
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Cycles Displacement Socket performance considerations

Preface -- I'm not a skilled C-language coder at all, just a hobbyist-artist. This is an absolute newbie question involving Cycles code, and I was referred here by staff at CGCookie. Question: In the ...
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What environment is used for building the Linux Blender executables? [closed]

The Blender precompiled binaries for Linux available at the official download page are said to suit most Linux distributions, with the only requirement of glibc2.11. I'd like to know how are such ...
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Trying to extend the animation system

I'm trying to modify Blender to add something I call (informally) "bone inertia". It's a bit like having a soft body attached to a parent bone that's used to drive the child bone. The difference is ...
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Question to Blender developers on file handling in Windows [closed]

On one of our Windows 10 PCs we are not able to access render output files of Blender v.2.78 using windows explorer: The file is listed in the file selection dialog in Blender, but is not visible to ...
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how do i export multiple .fbx, with one material, and one texture map?

i’m using blender to create a bunch of assets for a mobile game in Unity. Sometime ago we adquired the Sinty Studio´s Simple Port assets, and I realize that they use only one material, and one texture ...
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Freestyle on Render Layers

This may be a question for the developers. I am using several Render Layers to separate different freestyle line styles. There is a freestyle option to cache the View Map, which works great if you ...
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Macro operator children are not called from python

The Macro operator in the following code calls two other operators that log the calls of their invoke and execute functions. If the macro operator is called from the ...