[Bf-committers] Workspace Branch Merged into blender2.8

Ton Roosendaal ton at blender.org
Thu Jun 15 21:01:50 CEST 2017


Just a heads up - this info doesn't get lost, but has no quick answer either.
I think it's also because the description is a bit confusing. 

Isn't this something that would work quickly with a script? 


Ton Roosendaal  -  ton at blender.org   -   www.blender.org
Chairman Blender Foundation, Director Blender Institute
Entrepotdok 57A, 1018 AD, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

> On 05 Jun 2017, at 21:06, David Fenner <d4vidfenner at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Julian,
> My name is David Fenner, I'm CgLead at loica ( www.loica.tv), longtime
> blender user.
> I don't know if this is the right place to ask, but since you are working
> on the workspace support and just merged it, I'd like to take the chance to
> request a very, very small thing that is quite useful for making
> layouts/animatics in blender, which is really strong since to its realtime
> sequencer editing of scenes + grease pencil.
> In short:
> When we duplicate a scene, we have a few options, like full copy, linked
> objects+data, linked data only, new, or copy only settings. The most used
> probably is linked data only, since you can re-animate objects without
> duplicating heavy data, using the same assets for a whole animatic if you
> want. The thing is, you usually need to do this everytime: Select all
> objects and make single user to object animation, and then make single user
> the camera data, since both of those things you don't want to propagate to
> other scenes. It's fast enough to make it under a few scenes, but when you
> are making a layout of a 15 minute short, with more than 200 shots, it
> becomes a pain, and it would be so easy if there was this tiny new option
> while making a new scene saying "Link object data - no animation/new
> camera" or something like that. I know it doesn't sound very sexy, but you
> can't imagine how users would appreciate it.
> Anyway, thanks for your time and I sincerely hope you have the time to
> consider it.
> Thanks,
> David.
> 2017-06-01 14:24 GMT-04:00 Julian Eisel <eiseljulian at gmail.com>:
>> Hi all,
>> I've just merged the workspaces branch into blender2.8.
>> (https://developer.blender.org/rB7f564d74f9ed)
>> This means Blender 2.80 now has initial workspace support, yay :)
>> Being the bad example I am, I'll be away over the weekend, so I
>> probably won't be on IRC. If anything breaks or needs quick fixing,
>> drop me a mail, I'll handle it.
>> I've an initial draft for a code.blender.org blog post, but it's not
>> complete and needs some more work. Same applies to a wiki page I've
>> been working on (user level doc, could probably be moved to manual
>> when done).
>> Special thanks to Campbell, Bastien and Dalai for review, help and
>> friendly pokes when needed ;)
>> Cheers,
>> - Julian -
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