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Custom trackpad pan/zoom/rotate behavior add-on

I'm trying to write an addon to customize the trackpad panning, zoomimg, and rotating gestures, but can't find a way to read the actual trackpad parameters for position and so on. The properties in ...
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How do I rig Walschaerts valve gear in Blender?

I'm trying to rig a Walschaerts valve gear, which looks like this: I've got some of it working, but I can't figure out how to get the combination lever (the mostly vertical bar between the wheels and ...
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Text objects look slightly differently in viewport and game engine

I have text objects in my scene that I'd like to use in the HUD for a game. When they exist as text objects, I get a different result in a viewport and in game engine once I start playing the game. I ...
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Property Panel Custom Popup Menu when user presses hotkey over an input field

is it possible to trigger this kind of menu: in the property panel when I press a hotkey over a button/input field? I want to specifically,when the user presses a specific hotkey when over an input ...
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How to make a dynamically expanding menu in Blender?

Say we want to navigate a tree structure without knowing all the data ahead of time, is it possible to do this in Blender? For example, a menu which dynamically loaded a directory hierarchy from the ...
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How can I remove a linked library with Python?

Load and add linked object I'm working on an add-on. The purpose is to link and un-link groups from another blend file. Thanks to stack exchange and the Blender documentation this works pretty well. ...
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2D morphing video images

I'm trying to morph from one video to another. I've seen some tutorial of how to morph images subdividing the plane and moving vertices, but what I really want is to morph from 2D moving images (video)...
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Per-Vertex lighting in GLSL?

How can I achieve per-vertex lighting (like in single/multi-texture shading) in GLSL with all of the other GLSL features (like buffer shadows, texture layers, etc.)? Bonus points if it can be done in ...
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Blender on Windows is skipping python script. (brenda on windows)

We've been using Brenda for quite some time now for rendering architectural stills. Since our editing stations are doing nothing at night, I started making a desktop app that allows you to pick jobs ...
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How to create macro/record actions while modeling

I'd like to record my actions and create a macro. I've tried allready two things: 1) copying actions from Info panel and pasting them to text aditor. Then adding the lines: ...
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File format changes from MPEG to .DVD

I have an issue with rendering an animation. I set the file format to mpeg but when it finishes rendering the output file that it gives me is '.dvd'. How do I solve this problem?
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Particles as smoke

I'm trying to perform a simulation of an object moving through a cloud of smoke. Ideally I'd achieve an effect like the ones in this video. The problem is that when you set particles to have smoke->...
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Mesh generation from PointCloud?

The figure bleow is the pointcloud imported as .ply file into blender. However, I would like to perform triangulation on it to produce the surface as seen in picture below(Accomplished using ...
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Configuring .blend file for remote machine GPU rendering

I would like to render an animation on a remote compute cluster with several GPUs. The machine I configure the .blend file on is a laptop on which I cannot enable the User Settings>System GPU compute ...
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Lens distortion algorithm in Movie Clip Editor

Which lens undistortion algorithm is used in Blender? I want to know more about these K1, K2, K3 parameters. How do they work? How they relate to each other. Why I need K2 and K3 if K1 does the job? ...

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