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Blender 2.8 Latest Interface Goodies

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Gottfried Hofmann writes:

The development of Blender 2.8 is still ongoing. The latest interface goodies are visual alerts when changing a keyframed property, the hostname of a machine as metadata in rendered images, access to material settings from the node editor and a new primitive for the Grease Pencil: The Arc!

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Gottfried Hofmann

Founder of BlenderDiplom.com, co-author of the Cycles Encyclopedia. Blender enthusiast since 2.50 alpha 0. Got a knack for simulations and teaching.

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  1. The keyframing change seems to have introduced an unwanted change. In the video, after the second keyframe is added, the values boxes remain highlighted green all the time - even when moving away from a keyframed frame. In 2.79, but value box changed colour (yellow) to indicate a keyframe was present at the current frame. I think the old behavior was more useful than the new behavior!

    I hope the grease pencil Arc tool will be developed further. The worst problem with Adobe Illustrator's "Arc tool" is that you cannot set start and end angles. I do not always want a 90 degree arc, it is very limiting. I might want a 30 degree arc that starts at 90 degrees (12 o'clock) thru to 150 degrees.

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