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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to bake high to low poly normals for multiple objects on one normal map?

Imagining I have multiple objects which make up a scene including high poly and low poly of each object and I want to put all of the baked information onto one map. What would be the easiest way to ...
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Execute Python script between rendering animation frames

I've attached a function to the frame change handler: bpy.app.handlers.frame_change_pre.append(someFunc) All works fine when I drag the slider on the Timeline. ...
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Cycles, UV Project Camera Modifier projects forwards and backwards

I would like to project photographs as decal textures from multiple cameras onto some simple geometry to build a photo projected environment. The UV Project modifier seems perfect for this, ...
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How can I transfer a collection of float values to a node socket​​?

How can I transfer a collection of float values to a node socket​​? This is what I've tried: Create a list of float values ​​and convert each of them to a string Pass the string to the socket In the ...

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