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Oct 4 2003, 6:00 PM (802 w, 1 d)

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Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T61640: Image as Plane cloth error.

Got a .blend for us?

Sun, Feb 17, 7:05 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T61618: Program Installations.

/me bets on a video driver problem
Try running blender from the command like with --factory-startup

Sun, Feb 17, 7:02 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T61629: i can't export to .fbx.

Is FBX enabled in User Prefs -> Addons ?

Sun, Feb 17, 6:59 PM · Addons
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T61630: Can´t run Blender, it shuts down before starting up.

A bit tricky to debug this just from the description.
Try running Blender from the command line with --factory-startup

Sun, Feb 17, 6:58 PM · BF Blender

Sat, Feb 16

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T61604: HSV color reset when set to 1.0.

Hue is circular, not a linear scale. 0.0 and 1.0 are the same point.

Sat, Feb 16, 5:46 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T61612: problem making trees as Invalid.

If you are looking for help, blenderartists.org might be a good place.

Sat, Feb 16, 5:39 PM · Addons
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T61609: Weird clip start from 3d ortographic views.

I can't see any problem.
Does this happen if you start Blender with --factory-startup?
If so, please attach a .blend showing the problem.

Sat, Feb 16, 4:00 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T61581: Depth channels in synthetic processing are not anti-aliased from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.
Sat, Feb 16, 3:46 PM · BF Blender

Fri, Feb 15

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T61581: Depth channels in synthetic processing are not anti-aliased as Needs Information from User priority.

To fix a bug, we need to be able to re-create it. Difficult to do that from only a picture.
You might want to make sure the problem exists with a more recent build.

Fri, Feb 15, 4:05 PM · BF Blender

Wed, Feb 13

Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T61494: bug as Invalid.

empty report

Wed, Feb 13, 7:05 AM · Addons
Stephen Swaney (stiv) lowered the priority of T61483: Collections won't be rendered despite being checked for render from Unbreak Now! to Needs Information from User.

Do you have a .blend showing the problem?

Wed, Feb 13, 6:57 AM · BF Blender

Mon, Feb 11

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T61398: Blender can not see all fonts.

Got an example for us of a font file that doesn't work?
Please attach it.

Mon, Feb 11, 1:21 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T61398: Blender can not see all fonts.

Blender uses True Type and Postscript Type 1 fonts (if memory serves)

Mon, Feb 11, 12:27 AM · BF Blender

Tue, Feb 5

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T61207: Error - Can´t run.

You have two copies of the same add-on.
The paths are shown in your screenshot.
Delete one of them.

Tue, Feb 5, 3:37 PM · Addons

Sun, Feb 3

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T61162: Fluid viscosity doesn't work as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend for us? It is easier to fix these things when we can see all the settings.

Sun, Feb 3, 5:02 PM · BF Blender

Sat, Feb 2

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T61120: physics of subjects as Needs Information from User priority.

A .blend lets us see all the settings involved. The description of the problem seems clear. But we need to see the details to solve the problem.

Sat, Feb 2, 4:54 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T61120: physics of subjects.

Do you have a .blend file showing the problem?

Sat, Feb 2, 12:34 AM · BF Blender

Tue, Jan 29

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T60992: Can't choose an object when trying to bevel a bezier curve.

You are doing it wrong. Use the Eyedropper to select objects from the 3d view.

Tue, Jan 29, 7:24 PM · BF Blender

Sun, Jan 27

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T60903: My files are "overwritten".

When I try to export an OBJ into blender,

Sun, Jan 27, 12:30 AM · BF Blender

Jan 5 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T60175: Missing "Python.h" when building Python extensions as Archived.

Typically, to compile a package named 'foo' in Linux, you need to install the necessary foo-dev or foo-devel to get the header files.

Jan 5 2019, 2:42 AM · Python, BF Blender

Jan 3 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T59134: Exporting fbx doesn't replace the file if it already exists as Archived.

This sounds a bit like a file permissions problem.

Jan 3 2019, 4:36 PM · Import/Export, Addons
Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T58923: Archimesh as Archived.
  • INCOMPLETE WITHOUT REPLY
Jan 3 2019, 4:29 PM · Addons
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T60079: BLender 2.8 cloth and rigid body as Needs Information from User priority.

Do you have a .blend showing the problem?

Jan 3 2019, 4:24 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T60120: Some animations dont't render as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend for us?

Jan 3 2019, 4:17 PM · BF Blender: 2.8, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T60091: AVI raw renders (BUG report) as Needs Information from User priority.

Please attach a .blend showing the problem.

Jan 3 2019, 3:21 AM · BF Blender

Jan 2 2019

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T60085: Blender doesn't work as Needs Information from User priority.

When i open blender a gray screen comes out, then it closes, and then a black screen opens and then closes.

Jan 2 2019, 10:01 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T60070: 3ds max to Blender FBX import as Needs Information from User priority.
Jan 2 2019, 3:11 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T60070: 3ds max to Blender FBX import.

Please mention what version of Blender you are using and attach the FBX file you are using (or at least a stripped down version showing the problem)

Jan 2 2019, 3:10 PM · BF Blender

Dec 30 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59989: not abler to type in folder names when trying to save work either .

Cannot reproduce with 30-Dec build on Linux.

Dec 30 2018, 7:28 PM · BF Blender

Dec 27 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59881: Blender Cloud add-on not working in blender-2.80.0-git.e5e885d0ecb9-windows64.

I cannot reproduce this on Linux.

Dec 27 2018, 11:37 AM · Infrastructure: Blender Cloud, Addons

Dec 26 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59853: 2.8 not starting.

Generic advice:
Run blender from a terminal window so you can see any error messages.
Use updated graphics driver - preferably from your card's manufacturer.

Dec 26 2018, 3:38 PM · BF Blender

Dec 25 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T59797: alt+LMB is Reserved on Linux Mint, can't loop select as Archived.

A bug is something that is broken. This feature is working as designed. You might argue that it is BAD (Broken As Designed), but it is still working.

Dec 25 2018, 3:28 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59765: blender 2.8 is crashes after few minute in linux.

Generic advice:
Try running blender from the command line and look for interesting messages
Use a recent build. A lot of problems are getting fixed.

Dec 25 2018, 3:10 PM

Dec 23 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59802: Preferences window opening behind main window when in fullscreen mode.

Is this a window manager setting - something about raising new windows/windows with focus?
/disclaimer - not a windows guy

Dec 23 2018, 11:48 PM · User Interface, Platform: Windows, BF Blender: 2.8, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T59797: alt+LMB is Reserved on Linux Mint, can't loop select as Archived.

It is not uncommon for a window manager to grab certain key combinations before Blender can see them. When this happens, your choices are 1) change the Blender hotkeys or 2) change the window manager keys.

Dec 23 2018, 9:59 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59726: blender return wrong value for matrix.

Do you think the difference between 0.0 (in the matrix) and -1.34 (when getting the value out) is acceptable?

Dec 23 2018, 8:55 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59793: bug as Confirmed, Medium priority.

Confirmed on Linux

Dec 23 2018, 4:25 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59780: Blender 2.8 CrashToDesktop when rendering scene with Text.

Works here on Linux. You might try a more recent build since some text rendering bugs were fixed.
Also, I have a sudden urge for a cup of coffee.

Dec 23 2018, 2:41 AM · BF Blender: 2.8
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59195: 2.80 Particle info node give erratic result as Needs Information from User priority.

Is this with Eevee? Particle info node is not supported there.
See T59459

Dec 23 2018, 1:55 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59759: EEVEE Has Glitch on Startup as Needs Information from User priority.

from your system-info: blender2.8, commit date: 2018-11-30
That is a bit old. Lots of fixes since then. You might try a newer build.

Dec 23 2018, 1:47 AM · Eevee, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59769: blender: error while loading shared libraries: libmvec.so.1.

Your problem is an old version of glibc.
Libmvec is vector math library added in Glibc 2.22. Glibc 2.22 was released in 2015.

Dec 23 2018, 1:41 AM
Stephen Swaney (stiv) merged T59769: blender: error while loading shared libraries: libmvec.so.1 into T58158: Blender 2.80 Beta on RHEL7 / Centos 7 - error while loading shared libraries: libmvec.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory.
Dec 23 2018, 1:40 AM · BF Blender, Platform: Linux
Stephen Swaney (stiv) merged task T59769: blender: error while loading shared libraries: libmvec.so.1 into T58158: Blender 2.80 Beta on RHEL7 / Centos 7 - error while loading shared libraries: libmvec.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory.
Dec 23 2018, 1:40 AM

Dec 22 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59765: blender 2.8 is crashes after few minute in linux as Needs Information from User priority.

Blender crashes after a few minutes of doing what exactly?

Dec 22 2018, 8:05 PM
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59741: Select Multiple Objects Not Working As Expected.

I cannot reproduce this on Linux. All objects seem selectable.

Dec 22 2018, 3:58 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59752: Filling fail as Needs Information from User priority.

Do you have a .blend showing the problem?

Dec 22 2018, 3:41 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59754: 128 lights Illuminate limit bug.

I am seeing a message in the console: Too many lights in the scene !!!

Dec 22 2018, 3:39 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59756: Blender 2.8 crashes when opening file.

Cannot reproduce on Linux with daily build from 20-Dec.

Dec 22 2018, 3:31 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59738: Buggy GUI.

Is it my graphics card?

Dec 22 2018, 12:25 AM · BF Blender: 2.8, BF Blender

Dec 21 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59700: View shortcuts not working as Needs Information from User priority.
  • MISSING INFO
Dec 21 2018, 1:14 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T59701: Blender not Starting as Invalid.
  • MISSING INFO
Dec 21 2018, 1:11 AM · BF Blender

Dec 20 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59688: Filmic Blender as Needs Information from User priority.

That is an old video. Filmic is built in already with 2.80.
See the Render tab - Color Management panel, View Transform dropdown.

Dec 20 2018, 7:36 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59650: Default color not saving/applying correctly (Texture Slots) as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend for us showing the problem?

Dec 20 2018, 3:57 AM · BF Blender

Dec 19 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59598: Crashes in dynamic paint as Needs Information from User priority.

Cannot reproduce on Linux.

Dec 19 2018, 3:54 AM · BF Blender

Dec 18 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59522: Blender 2.8 2018-12-04 19:42 crash with smoke sim.

Seems to be working under Linux with CPU.
Can you try a newer build?

Dec 18 2018, 7:59 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T59577: Can't Add Hair to OBJ as Resolved.

Yay! Closing as resolved

Dec 18 2018, 7:06 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59577: Can't Add Hair to OBJ.

Doh! No idea how I missed the .blend. Need moar coffee!

Dec 18 2018, 6:21 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59577: Can't Add Hair to OBJ as Needs Information from User priority.

Works on Linux daily build (18-dec)
Do you have a .blend showing the incorrect result?

Dec 18 2018, 5:29 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59572: Particle Index Number not working.

On linux daily build (18-dec), Cycles works. Eevee does not.

Dec 18 2018, 5:15 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to D2506: Add Ken Burns Mode to Transform strips, as an alternative approach to using high-resolution stills and videos in a low-resolution project.

Maybe we should ask him for permission?

Dec 18 2018, 4:52 PM · Video Sequencer

Dec 14 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T58853: Loading vertical videos in Video Editing mode.

When I load the movie, the output is automatically set to 1920x1080

Dec 14 2018, 10:16 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T58853: Loading vertical videos in Video Editing mode.

No idea about Instagram IGTV update form. I suspect it was complaining about the aspect ratio and/or the lack of metadata.

Dec 14 2018, 4:41 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T59254: Crash on wireframe select from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.

Thanks. I can't get it to crash using daily build b87b6e8e289 (12-dec) on Linux.
I wonder if this is a driver issue.

Dec 14 2018, 3:06 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58853: Loading vertical videos in Video Editing mode as Confirmed, Medium priority.

Output from mediainfo on your clip:
Width : 1 920 pixels
Height : 1 080 pixels
Display aspect ratio : 16:9
Rotation : 90°`

Dec 14 2018, 2:43 PM · BF Blender

Dec 13 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T58853: Loading vertical videos in Video Editing mode from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.

Thank you!

Dec 13 2018, 5:30 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59310: background image as Needs Information from User priority.
  • MISSING INFO
Dec 13 2018, 12:48 PM · BF Blender

Dec 12 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59254: Crash on wireframe select as Needs Information from User priority.

Create a rigged and weighted character

Dec 12 2018, 4:56 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T59183: Blender Crash when enter in edit mode as Resolved.

Works here with daily from 12-Dec.
Closing

Dec 12 2018, 4:21 PM · BF Blender

Dec 11 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59183: Blender Crash when enter in edit mode as Confirmed, Medium priority.

Confirmed.
crash log:

Dec 11 2018, 4:38 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59188: Make links a object to new scene errors as Needs Information from User priority.

Do you have a .blend showing the problem?

Dec 11 2018, 3:26 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59189: leak light all type lamps as Needs Information from User priority.

Do you have a .blend showing the problem?

Dec 11 2018, 3:24 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) merged T59166: Adaptive domain into T58492: smoke flow jitters around flow source when using adaptive domain.
Dec 11 2018, 5:09 AM · BF Blender, Physics
Stephen Swaney (stiv) merged task T59166: Adaptive domain into T58492: smoke flow jitters around flow source when using adaptive domain.
Dec 11 2018, 5:08 AM · BF Blender

Dec 10 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59139: Movie on Plane Not Playing as Needs Information from User priority.

Can you duplicate the problem with a different video and attach a .blend?

Dec 10 2018, 9:07 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59120: Compatibility between 2.79 and 2.8 as Confirmed, Medium priority.

One of the goals for the design of the .blend format is forward & backward compatibility. But if a file has new features that don't exist in the old one, there will be problems. And yes, crashing is bad.

Dec 10 2018, 3:11 PM · BF Blender

Dec 9 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59086: Waveform/Histogram/Vector scopes do not show their data in 2.8 as Confirmed, Medium priority.

Confirmed. Scopes are not working in the Image Editor. Sample Line scope *does* work.

Dec 9 2018, 9:53 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59065: Blender default keyset is deletable by user!.

I may be misunderstanding this, but if you are saying that deleting part of a Blender installation makes Blender not work right, that sounds like expected behavior and not a bug.

Dec 9 2018, 2:09 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) closed T59039: objects cannot be selected in OpenGL Select as Resolved.

Woo woo!
Closing

Dec 9 2018, 2:01 AM · Mesh Modeling, BF Blender: 2.8, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T59050: Blender 2.8 Motion Tracking, Deleting trackers crashes Blender. as Needs Information from User priority.

Got a .blend for us?

Dec 9 2018, 1:21 AM · BF Blender

Dec 8 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T59039: objects cannot be selected in OpenGL Select .

It looks like you need OpenGL Depth Picking turned on if you want OpenGL Select

Dec 8 2018, 8:33 PM · Mesh Modeling, BF Blender: 2.8, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T58991: Force field not affecting rigid body simulation from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.

Thank you!

Dec 8 2018, 4:53 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58991: Force field not affecting rigid body simulation as Needs Information from User priority.

Please attach a .blend showing the problem.

Dec 8 2018, 4:37 PM · BF Blender

Dec 7 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T58646: Blender EEVEE wont apply textures to mesh.

Not the physical graphics card itself, but the software driver that Blender (and everything else) uses to talk to the card and make colored dots on the screen.

Dec 7 2018, 11:07 PM · Eevee, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T58646: Blender EEVEE wont apply textures to mesh.

Working here on linux. Maybe a video driver issue?

Dec 7 2018, 4:34 PM · Eevee, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58933: 2.8 Local view bug when one object does not contain geometry as Confirmed, Medium priority.
Dec 7 2018, 2:17 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58909: the addons trackback error fix please as Needs Information from User priority.
  • MISSING INFO
Dec 7 2018, 6:35 AM · Addons
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58892: particle system reinit emitter as Confirmed, Medium priority.
Dec 7 2018, 4:42 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T58387: Voronoi(Cells) does not work on eevee.

Mine is much prettier!
I wonder if it is something to do with EVEE vs Radeon graphics.
You checked with a newer build?

Dec 7 2018, 4:33 AM · BF Blender

Dec 6 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) raised the priority of T58387: Voronoi(Cells) does not work on eevee from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.

Thanks. Don't see anything funny about the setup.
Using daily build from 5-Dec, I'm seeing the colored cells.
Can't reproduce on Linux.

Dec 6 2018, 1:57 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58831: Particle system error as Needs Information from User priority.

Please attach a .blend showing the problem.

Dec 6 2018, 1:34 PM · BF Blender, Physics
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58853: Loading vertical videos in Video Editing mode as Needs Information from User priority.

Please attach a short clip and a .blend showing the problem.

Dec 6 2018, 1:12 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T58838: Alt A - does not work in main screen (I need it for simulation).

What are you expecting Alt-A to do?

Dec 6 2018, 6:19 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58836: Shift C doesn't update the cursor when there is no object in the scene as Confirmed, Medium priority.
Dec 6 2018, 4:34 AM · BF Blender: 2.8, BF Blender

Dec 5 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58826: Smoke Adaptive Domain not working 2.80 as Confirmed, Medium priority.

Confirmed. Weirdly jittery like simulation is being restarted.

Dec 5 2018, 10:27 PM · BF Blender: 2.8, BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58801: Blender doesn open as Needs Information from User priority.

Try running blender from the command line as blender --factory-startup so you can see any error messages.

Dec 5 2018, 4:01 PM · BF Blender

Dec 4 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T58676: Program Crash on Export Collada.

I think I should of used the program until crash in CMD line maybe ?

Dec 4 2018, 5:18 AM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58676: Program Crash on Export Collada as Needs Information from User priority.

Run blender from the command line so we can see any error messages.
Attach a .blend showing the problem.

Dec 4 2018, 3:36 AM · BF Blender

Dec 3 2018

Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58375: particle system convert button doesn't do anything. as Confirmed, Medium priority.

Confirmed 2-dec daily build linux

Dec 3 2018, 9:24 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) triaged T58431: Force Field Vortex only an Arrow as Confirmed, Medium priority.

Confirmed with 3-Dec build on Linux.

Dec 3 2018, 9:08 PM · BF Blender
Stephen Swaney (stiv) added a comment to T58454: UI Defaults to Unusably Translucent.

Just thinking out loud...
I wonder if this is some bad interaction with a compositing window manager.

Dec 3 2018, 8:53 PM · User Interface, BF Blender