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Oct 4 2003, 6:00 PM (820 w, 3 d)

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Mon, Jun 24

Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T66013: Schrodinger's Animation errors from Needs Information from User to Waiting for Developer to Reproduce.
Mon, Jun 24, 3:41 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T66031: Text Material Change.

Got a .blend showing the problem?

Mon, Jun 24, 2:38 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T66059: Blender Crashes after opening it.

What version of Blender?

Mon, Jun 24, 2:34 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T66068: Quick Explode blender 2.8 windows 64.

Works on Linux with the 22-June 2.80 daily.

Mon, Jun 24, 2:31 AM · BF Blender

Sun, Jun 23

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T66033: blender error with addons "import images as planes".

From the error message, it looks like you are running the OBJ (Wavefront) importer.

Sun, Jun 23, 10:41 PM · Addons

Sat, Jun 22

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T66013: Schrodinger's Animation errors.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
Make an armature with several bones and create an action with keyframes for all of the bones.

Sat, Jun 22, 7:04 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T66024: Blender just quits.

The .blend seems OK. /me bets on the Intel Graphics.

Sat, Jun 22, 6:52 PM · BF Blender

Sat, Jun 15

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T65832: Cycles completely broken.

Seems to be working on Linux with latest daily build:
2.80 (sub 74), branch: blender2.7, commit date: 2019-06-14 23:24, hash: rB0fd96b4128ff

Sat, Jun 15, 5:09 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T65830: Don`t work addon landscape. I can`t activate it. as Needs Information from User priority.

Please file a complete bug report using the template under Help->Report a Bug.
Include the name of the addon.

Sat, Jun 15, 3:18 PM · Addons
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T65782: File browser scrolls to new folder.

I'm not sure this counts as a bug. It is more a quirk of your setup. If you didn't have hundreds of files named Aclaim* in the same folder, Blender could create its 'New Folder' and scroll to it reasonably quickly.

Sat, Jun 15, 6:42 AM · User Interface, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T65820: Child Of constraint bug as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend showing the problem?

Sat, Jun 15, 5:51 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T65791: Smoke and Fire simulations not showing when "Link Empty To Track" has beed done. as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend for us showing the problem?

Sat, Jun 15, 3:35 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T65798: DXF import snap fail as Needs Information from User priority.

Can you attach the file with the imported dxf object? This makes it easier for others to replicate the bug.

Sat, Jun 15, 3:33 AM · BF Blender

Thu, Jun 13

Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T65754: imported .obj file fails to show if it contains no faces from Needs Information from User to Waiting for Developer to Reproduce.
Thu, Jun 13, 5:12 PM · BF Blender

Wed, Jun 12

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T65760: I cant open project as Needs Information from User priority.
  • MISSING INFO
Wed, Jun 12, 4:36 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T65754: imported .obj file fails to show if it contains no faces as Needs Information from User priority.

import waveform obj file that has no face defined.

Wed, Jun 12, 3:11 PM · BF Blender

Mon, Jun 10

Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T65700: Boxcutter Error as Invalid.

Boxcutter is a 3rd party addon. If you have problems, contact the developer.

Mon, Jun 10, 11:40 PM · BF Blender

Sun, Jun 9

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T65656: Audio strip - SHIFT K crashes Blender.

Confirmed on Linux with 8-Jun daily build

Sun, Jun 9, 3:04 PM · Video Sequencer, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T65649: download issues as Invalid.
  1. Try downloading again.
  2. Don't post javascript.
  3. if you are still having issues, include specific information like a date, the platform, and any error messages that will help us find and correct the problem.
Sun, Jun 9, 2:50 AM · BF Blender

Thu, Jun 6

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T65541: Hair particles don't follow rigid body in animation as Needs Information from User priority.

Please attach a .blend showing the problem.

Thu, Jun 6, 2:28 AM · BF Blender

Mon, Jun 3

Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T65463: Import-Export: Ice-Hail AddOn for Blender as Archived.

Since this is not part of the Blender distribution, you should contact the developer with any problems.
Be sure to include the exact error message.

Mon, Jun 3, 11:41 PM · Addons
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T65455: Hair particle gone wild as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend for us?
And a better description of exactly what the problem is?

Mon, Jun 3, 7:27 PM · BF Blender

Thu, May 30

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T65313: Video Sequencer doesen't render the sound as Needs Information from User priority.

We need a .blend to see what is going on here.

Thu, May 30, 7:17 PM · BF Blender

Wed, May 29

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T65283: Rainbow fuzz as Needs Information from User priority.

Please include a .blend showing the problem.

Wed, May 29, 11:30 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T65284: blender error as Needs Information from User priority.

Is the name 'repair' supposed to be defined?

Wed, May 29, 11:27 PM · Addons

May 26 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T65119: Blender does not start!.

An error message is displayed, but it can not be read because the window closes too early for it,

May 26 2019, 5:43 PM · BF Blender

May 22 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64971: about IK as Needs Information from User priority.

I hate to appear dense, but what are we looking at?

May 22 2019, 6:07 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T64970: IK as Invalid.

No information provided

May 22 2019, 6:06 AM · BF Blender

May 18 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64773: Blender doesn't open files on 32-bit.

Those look like out of memory errors.
"But I have 32 Gig!"
But 32 bit apps can only address 4 gig max. Disclaimer: I have no idea how Windows maps between 32 and 64 bit stuff.

May 18 2019, 12:05 AM · BF Blender

May 17 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64769: Cannot Import Lightwave 3D Objects (.lwo) as Needs Information from User priority.

Got an .lwo file we can test with?

May 17 2019, 7:39 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T64259: Crash on startup with NVIDIA Quadro 2000 from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.

How can you ask which version of Blender if I told the latest of specific day?

Because finding out the specific version built on a specific day can be challenging.

May 17 2019, 4:10 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64740: OBJ Import failure (works on 2.79).

I have 32 Gb of memory..

May 17 2019, 3:13 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64740: OBJ Import failure (works on 2.79).

Sometimes you can trick Blender into revealing secrets by running it from the command line.

May 17 2019, 2:55 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64740: OBJ Import failure (works on 2.79).

You wouldn't want to give us a hint and show us the error message?

May 17 2019, 2:26 AM · BF Blender

May 16 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T64695: Crash when selecting the material tab as Resolved.
May 16 2019, 4:05 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64670: Objects invisible.

there's no need for a blend file, just switch to look dev or render preview mode to see.

May 16 2019, 2:27 AM · BF Blender: 2.8, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64665: Blender crashing in Cycles.

I can't reproduce with 14-May Linux build.

May 16 2019, 1:27 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64670: Objects invisible as Needs Information from User priority.

It is easier to debug this sort of thing if we have a .blend. Got one?

May 16 2019, 1:22 AM · BF Blender: 2.8, BF Blender

May 15 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64660: no access to node connectors when a node is inside a layout frame.

I can't reproduce this with today's (14-May) Linux build.

May 15 2019, 5:37 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64637: error importing large STL as Needs Information from User priority.

ValueError: could not convert string to float: b'-112@0.196078'

May 15 2019, 5:51 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T64559: No such file or directory from Needs Information from User to Waiting for Developer to Reproduce.
May 15 2019, 4:14 AM · BF Blender

May 14 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64559: No such file or directory.

just uninstalled blender and reinstalled it and still without working

May 14 2019, 3:31 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T64569: Amaranth Toolset error on attempted enabling as Archived.

Attempted to enable Amaranth Toolset, throws up and error window.

Telling us the error message is always a good idea.

May 14 2019, 1:53 AM · Addons

May 12 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64508: blender bug as Needs Information from User priority.

Please fill out all the information for the bug report.

May 12 2019, 4:10 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64513: Blender 2.80 Hair particles as Needs Information from User priority.

We need to know exactly what you are doing so we can fix it.
Having a .blend file that shows the problem helps a lot.

May 12 2019, 4:09 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T64487: 2.80 Pose Breakdowner doesn't work in Add NLA Strips from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.
May 12 2019, 4:05 PM · BF Blender

May 11 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64492: Texture stretched in Eevee as Needs Information from User priority.

Please fill out the information in the bug report.
Otherwise, there is no way we can reproduce the problem in order to fix it.

May 11 2019, 6:44 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64468: FBX Export fails.

Confirmed on Linux.
This wasn't happening in the 2019-05-9 build, so it's something new.

May 11 2019, 4:46 PM · Addons
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64487: 2.80 Pose Breakdowner doesn't work in Add NLA Strips as Needs Information from User priority.

What exactly are we looking for?
What doesn't work?

May 11 2019, 4:12 PM · BF Blender

May 10 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64406: Sequencer playback slow as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend with a sample video for us?

May 10 2019, 4:09 PM · BF Blender

May 9 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64357: Smoke Simulator Ignoring Sampling Subframes as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend showing the problem?

May 9 2019, 7:44 AM · BF Blender

May 8 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T64276: displacement ignores surface normals when using object as the texture coordinate type from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.
May 8 2019, 10:53 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64315: Rename Grease Pencil.

Either we should choose to value the 'brand'/recongnition in which case I think we could just keep Grease Pencil.

May 8 2019, 5:43 PM · Grease Pencil, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64259: Crash on startup with NVIDIA Quadro 2000 as Needs Information from User priority.

Latest version downloaded today

May 8 2019, 3:23 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64276: displacement ignores surface normals when using object as the texture coordinate type as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend showing the problem?

May 8 2019, 3:20 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64279: Displacement doesnt show up as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend showing the problem?

May 8 2019, 3:19 AM · BF Blender

May 5 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T64110: Two Subsurface Scattering Node Mix Result Invalid from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.
May 5 2019, 4:35 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64118: Operator panel simply not working!.

What information specifically are you looking for?

May 5 2019, 4:21 PM · User Interface, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64118: Operator panel simply not working!.

I'm not seeing it with the last Linux build 30-April.

May 5 2019, 3:57 AM · User Interface, BF Blender

May 4 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64139: Crash when loading file.

That number is the hexadecimal address of the instruction that caused the fault.
But the more interesting part is the Module where the fault occurred - in this case it was Blender, but I was expecting the video driver.

May 4 2019, 9:31 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64150: Blender 2.80 There is no menu, it doesn't work.

Sounds like your download was incomplete or unpacking the archive failed.
You might try again.

May 4 2019, 8:58 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64135: Blender crashed when clicking "Material" icon as Needs Information from User priority.

Run Blender from the command line as
blender --factory-startup
and show us the error message.

May 4 2019, 3:26 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64139: Crash when loading file as Needs Information from User priority.

I get a huge number of errors (around 300) trying to load the .blend. Most are about missing linked blender libraries and invalid drivers.

May 4 2019, 3:23 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) lowered the priority of T64118: Operator panel simply not working! from Unbreak Now! to Waiting for Developer to Reproduce.

Just create any primitive object.

May 4 2019, 4:00 AM · User Interface, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64122: Bug forces to close blender.

Cannot reproduce on Linux.
From the symptoms, it sounds like an out of memory crash, but the process size is only about 260 Mb.
Maybe try running from the command line as:
blender --factory-startup

May 4 2019, 3:32 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T64119: Blender 2.8 Zoom as Invalid.

No information provided.

May 4 2019, 3:13 AM · BF Blender

May 3 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64108: Material crash in 2.8.

nvogl64.DLL is the video driver.
Making sure the driver is up-to-date is a good thing.

May 3 2019, 3:33 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T64071: User manual download link broken from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.

The 2.80 manual link has this warning message:
Blender Manual is being updated in preparation for 2.80 release. This is work in progress. Various sections of this manual have not been updated, or they are updated only partially.

May 3 2019, 3:28 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T64108: Material crash in 2.8.

I can't reproduce this on Linux.
You might try running Blender from the command line with --factory-startup
and looking for interesting messages.

May 3 2019, 3:20 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64110: Two Subsurface Scattering Node Mix Result Invalid as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend showing the problem?

May 3 2019, 3:14 PM · BF Blender

May 2 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64071: User manual download link broken as Needs Information from User priority.

The file looks empty too.

May 2 2019, 1:14 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T64048: glass in eevee from Needs Information from User to Waiting for Developer to Reproduce.
May 2 2019, 12:46 AM · BF Blender

May 1 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64066: When Launched, Blender shows code and instantly closes as Needs Information from User priority.

I tried downloading the independent website version

May 1 2019, 7:34 PM · Addons
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T64048: glass in eevee as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend showing the problem?

May 1 2019, 5:30 PM · BF Blender

Apr 28 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T63948: Blender doesn't respect NumLock.

Blender doesn't respect NumLock

Apr 28 2019, 1:13 AM · BF Blender

Apr 23 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T63808: Image sequence node in material does not update via keyframes correctly in Eevee rendered animation. from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.

> All the version information was added automatically by blender via the "Report a bug" button.

Apr 23 2019, 4:31 AM · Nodes, Animation, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T63789: Generated noise texture is not infinite / looped .

Can you indicate where the discontinuous parts are?
Does turning off the floor in Overlays help?

Apr 23 2019, 1:27 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T63789: Generated noise texture is not infinite / looped .

A couple points:
Computer numbers are not infinite or continuous.

Apr 23 2019, 1:01 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T63808: Image sequence node in material does not update via keyframes correctly in Eevee rendered animation. as Needs Information from User priority.

It would be nice to have a .blend for this.
Is this Blender 2.80 or 2.79?

Apr 23 2019, 12:56 AM · Nodes, Animation, BF Blender

Apr 21 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T63753: Importing 3D Models from obj file format.

OBJ import seems to work fine. From the sound of it, you are trying to do a very large file.

Apr 21 2019, 2:13 AM · BF Blender

Apr 20 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T63762: I can't select edges exactly as Needs Information from User priority.

Without a .blend showing the problem, it will be difficult to debug this. Got one for us?

Apr 20 2019, 5:20 PM · BF Blender

Apr 19 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T63719: ARCHIMESH ADDON as Needs Information from User priority.

Is this a bug report or a support request?

Apr 19 2019, 5:07 AM

Apr 17 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T63679: Node Wranlger do not work as Archived.

Try Shift-W
The hotkeys are different in 2.80. See the aforementioned hotkey list.

Apr 17 2019, 6:03 PM · Addons
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T63665: Auto Run Python Scripts not working.

Well, technically, when you run the script using the "Run" button, it is not __main__ either.

Apr 17 2019, 4:50 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T63679: Node Wranlger do not work as Needs Information from User priority.

What menu are you trying to bring up exactly?

Apr 17 2019, 4:33 PM · Addons
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T63682: looptools gstretch/gpencil bug as Needs Information from User priority.

From the barely legible error, it looks like there is no Grease Pencil stroke associated with this object.

Apr 17 2019, 4:21 PM · Addons

Apr 16 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to F6951037: Screenshot from 2019-04-16 12-37-49.png.

Blender source switched to git from svn some time back.
Are the .po files still in svn or are they in the git repo along with the rest of the source.

Apr 16 2019, 7:05 PM

Apr 15 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T63625: particle edit as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend for us showing the problem?

Apr 15 2019, 3:24 PM · BF Blender

Apr 14 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T63585: Not able to install.

Also, the DLLs you mention in the error message are included in the zip archive. You should be able to see them if if the download and unzip is successful.

Apr 14 2019, 5:06 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T62994: I can't connect to blender website as Needs Information from User priority.

On rare occasions, the Blender servers are down for maintenance, but more likely this is a local problem.

Apr 14 2019, 5:03 PM · Infrastructure: Websites

Apr 13 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T63565: Coloramp defect as Needs Information from User priority.

We loves us some ColorRamp!

Apr 13 2019, 10:15 PM · BF Blender

Apr 12 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T63507: F12 Key doesn't work properly from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.

Interesting. The only thing I can think of is something (usually a window manager) is grabbing the key.
No idea what.

Apr 12 2019, 6:41 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T63507: F12 Key doesn't work properly.

You might try running

Apr 12 2019, 2:43 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T63507: F12 Key doesn't work properly as Needs Information from User priority.

Works here in Linux with the 10-Apr daily build.
Your 2019-03-15 is a bit old. Please try with a newer build.

Apr 12 2019, 5:18 AM · BF Blender

Apr 9 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T63425: EEVEE: Dot Product of two objects' "object" texture coordinate results in crash.

I can't reproduce this on Linux with the 8 Apr build.

Apr 9 2019, 10:34 PM · BF Blender

Apr 7 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T63368: Smoke not rendering from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.
Apr 7 2019, 10:04 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T63368: Smoke not rendering as Needs Information from User priority.

Perhaps you have a .blend for us that shows the problem.

Apr 7 2019, 7:14 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T63360: Artifacts converting to mesh from text as Needs Information from User priority.
Apr 7 2019, 5:05 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T63360: Artifacts converting to mesh from text.

Got a .blend for us? I'm not seeing the problem.
Filling out the report with the rest of the info - blender version, OS, graphics card - would be nice too.

Apr 7 2019, 5:04 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T63364: value negation not working after number input like it did in 2.79.

Maybe it is just me, but entering the minus sign *after* the value seems... unusual.
Unless we are supporting Reverse Polish Notation.

Apr 7 2019, 4:56 PM · BF Blender