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by ldo
Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:34 am
Forum: News & Chat
Topic: This "new" GUI is terrible. Please bring the old
Replies: 4
Views: 4243

Before trying to criticize the changes made to the UI in 2.5x, have a read of this: http://download.blender.org/documentation/bc2008/evolution_of_blenders_ui.pdf . tl;dr version: the Buttons Window had become a dumping ground for all kinds of random functionality. Organization was deteriorating (Why...
by ldo
Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:50 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Help with python scripts
Replies: 1
Views: 1353

Hmm, when I try creating a default SAX2 parser on my system: ldo@theon:~> python Python 2.6.6 (r266:84292, Oct 9 2010, 12:24:52) [GCC 4.4.5] on linux2 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. >>> import xml.sax >>> p = xml.sax.make_parser() >>> help(p) Help on instance ...
by ldo
Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:00 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Addon scripting in Python for Dummies
Replies: 1
Views: 3511

When getting to grips with the Python API, it helps to start bit by bit. The Console is particularly useful for trying things out here. For example, location_apply works on the current selected object. Start with a new default document (with the default cube in it), change the Timeline window at the...
by ldo
Mon Nov 08, 2010 7:02 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Tyre Tread Tiler
Replies: 2
Views: 1255

Tyre Tread Tiler

As an exercise in learning the new Python scripting API in Blender 2.5x, I have been developing a script to generate a tyre from a tread pattern. You make up one copy of the pattern, and it will automatically replicate that around a circle and properly join the copies together. Is this of interest t...