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This Week in Blender Development: 01/20/18


Aaron Carlisle writes:

Hello, fellow Blenderers here is a short list of what has happened in the development in Blender this week.

To read more and to see the links for more details please see the full post here.

Changes to Blender


  • Loop Cut: Allow mouse placement w/ numeric input rB235f578a
  • Add “Delete Invalid Drivers” operator rBc38ebf93
  • Sculpting: Add an option to hide mask in viewport rB4d8b78b0


  • Outliner: Get rid of Search Menu rB51bcf7bd
  • Outliner: Remove User Preferences rBefe1af3d
  • Outliner Filtering System rB37913cf5
  • Eevee: Implement Sun area lighting rB03e432bc
  • Outliner: Alphabetical sorting rB60eb897f
  • Outliner: Rename “Active View Layer” > “View Layer” rB74f872df
  • Outliner: View Layer: add option to add a new collection to the current view layer rB33ddd926
  • Eevee: AO: Removes samples and denoise options rB9fd28c77
  • Eevee: SSR: Remove ray count rB3cb2b295
  • Deps Graph: Get rid of legacy extra recalc flags rBbf9460e3


  • Remove simplify render options rBb0c08068
  • New operator to clean boundary strokes rBd1f89c93


  • UI: move animated mesh settings to new panel rB80671518

New Patches

  • Sample-based compositor D3003
  • Update image library dependencies to latest versions, fixing vulnerabilities D3005

Other Projects

  • Blender 2.8: Icons T53840
  • Blender 2.8: Collections Icons T53844


  • None

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