# [Bf-funboard] Basic calculation in search menu

Sean Olson seanolson at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 05:14:41 CEST 2014

```You can also do these calculations already in any number field...so
say you want to move 24 frames from the end of the end frame...in the
frames box just do 1524+24.  (If end frame is 1524).  I've seen some
crazy python expressions that you can do to in the num fields - see
this for info:

http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:Ref/Release_Notes/2.70/UI#Transform_Tools_Number_Input

On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 2:58 PM, Matjaz Lamut <matjaz.lamut at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Blender 2.70
> http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:Ref/Release_Notes/2.70/UI#Transform_Tools_Number_Input
>
> In your example I would thus do the following.
> R (rotate)
> = (initiate advanced number input)
> 360 / 8 (type in the equation)
> enter (voila! :)
>
> Many other options for equations and python expressions are possible, but
> the release notes should explain it better than me.
>
> Regards,
> Matjaž
>
> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 8:48 PM, Kai Wegner <kwnetzwelt at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm new to this list, so please be polite :)
>>
>> I registered to propose an Idea, that I realized could be a really nice
>> thing. In 3D works you often need to calculate some things. I'm talking
>> basic adding, subtracting, multiplication and division.
>>
>> Use Case:
>>
>> So for example how much should I rotate this object to perfectly fit onto a
>> side of my cylinder (which is divided in 8 faces)?
>> Hit Space and type: 360/8
>> The search could then tell you 360 / 8 = 45.
>>
>> Having written some python extensions for blender, I'm not sure if this is
>> possible via an add-on or not.
>>
>> So this is my idea. Let me know if you like it or not.
>>
>> regards
>> Kai
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