[Bf-committers] About return removed 'partially working' functionality

Brecht Van Lommel brechtvanlommel at pandora.be
Tue Nov 29 11:12:24 CET 2011

It's not clear what kind of setup you are talking about exactly, it might
help if you put a .blend file that works in 2.49 but not anymore on


On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 7:57 AM, Mikhail Raisler <mirahal at ya.ru> wrote:

> Hi, my name is Mikhail Raisler, I'm a professional cg artist working in a
> studio making jewelry design in blender.
> Not so long ago Martin Poirier wrote: "If it was broken in a predictable
> fashion, I wouldn't have any issue with documenting it and leaving it
> there..."
> And now I thought may be you (or Campbell or someone else) can return one
> little feature broken in a predictable fashion?
> I'm talking about showing Duplifaces and Dupliverts in object mode with
> modifiers (we can see Duplifaces/verts with modifiers only in edit mode
> now).
> In early 2.5 alphas there was bug report (I trying to find it but get
> failed) saying that duplication objects showed not correct with array
> modifier in object mode.
> And someone just removed this feature to close bug report.
> Back in that time before feature removed I fix that adding a mirror
> modifier (with disabled mirroring) in to a beginning of the modifier stack,
> if I do that duplication going right in object mode but get broken in edit
> mode.
> I just turned on and off mirror modifier depends in which mode I worked.
> This feature broken predictably and it's the ONLY way in blender to
> duplicate a lot of objects without distortion on curve or surface with
> parametrization.
> So guys, can you please return this feature?
> Count on you.
> Mikhail Raisler
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