New Features included in PlumiBlender:
Calculation of timecode based on current frame.
RGB channels shown separatedly in UV Editor.
Option for lamps (”draw color”) to draw them with their original assigned colour.
Bone layer buttons accesible from Transform Panel in 3DView.(bdiego).
Option in command line to scan a blend file for an object and print all relevant linking info. (scan.png) (bdiego). Output is formatted in 4 columns:
L/E indicates if it’s Local or Extern
LOCAL or complete path to the file (in EXTERN case)
Stamp Info, prints extra information on rendered frame. (bdiego). It prints: Date, Time,Frame number,Camera name, Scene name, Blend file name (already included in Blender SVN)
New option “Show Camera Name” to display camera name in 3D Viewport for all views (bdiego).
Colours in layer buttons indicates which layers have objects and which layers the active object is in. Colours are themeable:
Themes -> 3D View -> Color of Not Empty Layer
Themes -> 3D View -> Color of Not Empty Layer with Active Object
Function to insert keyframes from action editor (only for armatures in PoseMode). (bdiego).
Button to select the parent object of any hook modifier (bdiego).
New option to set colour of all lamps to white temporarily and then set them back to their original colour (bdiego).
Lock of the “roll” value of a bone so it won’t be changed by “Ctrl+N”. (bdiego).
Custom Colours for bones in Pose and Object Mode, besides two options were added in Theme to set the wire colour of a bone whene selected or active:
Theme -> 3dview -> Bone Custom Select
Theme -> 3dview -> Bone Custom Active
Name of lamps in outliner is displayed with lamp colour.
Outliner window can be pinned (bdiego)
Search function in Outliner using “wildcards” generates a custom tree, search modes are:
SO_CUSTOM_SEARCH:Filter applies to object names.
SO_CUSTOM_ACTIVE:Filter applies to Bones, Modifiers and Vertex Groups from active object (all shown in same tree)
SO_CUSTOM_SELECTED:Same as above but on all selected objects.
SO_CUSTOM_LIBRARY:Filter applies to library paths.
SO_CUSTOM_GROUP:Filter applies to object names in each group.
Zoom range for nodes view was increased . (bdiego)
IPO Editor: in Key ode, curves keep their colour. (bdiego)
CTRL + PageUp/Down surf among strip ends in Sequencer
SHIFT + PageUp/Down moves strips vertically one channel in Sequencer. (bdiego)
Option to change Horizon Angle when using “Hori” in panel “map to” for World textures. (bdiego).
Saving of “render layers” from different “scenes” in same EXR file. (bdiego)
Camera view shows an icon to allow grabbing when passpartout is at 100%. (bdiego)
IPO Editor: “motion slow” added when keeping pressed SHIFT key
Node Compositor: CTRL + R to rename nodes. (bdiego/damiles)
Confirmation on exit/save or load file if current file has modifications. (bdiego)
IPO Editor change in behaviour for autosnapping. If Key mode is on, grabbing a keyframe with CTRL hold, first snaps to the nearest frame and then it continues snapping to the following frame. (bdiego)
“Auto Backup”. Generates a backup copy of the current file (updated with Auto-save) in a special “backup” folder in user’s desktop. An option in “File” menu let the user to clean this backup folder. (bdiego)
“Render Step” option to skip frames when rendering. (bdiego)
Clouds 2 texture as Built-In type (was a plugin)
New Compositor Nodes:
Frame Info. Adds the following info to the frame: File name, Camera, Scene, Frame number, Timecode, Date, User comment
Option for Blur Node to calculate in percentage (damiles)
“Fix” Node to correct wrong values in pixels (white spots). (bdiego)
Option “ByPass” for Blur, Defocus and Vector Blur nodes, to avoid calculation of these nodes but keep on calculating rest of the node chain. (bdiego)