17 July 2023

17 July 2023
Notes for weekly communication of ongoing projects and modules.


Modules & Projects

New Features and Changes

User Interface

  • Add support for SVG thumbnails (commit, commit) (Harley Acheson)
  • Add progress indicator variations (commit, commit) (Harley Acheson)
  • Node Editor
    • Move preview images to an overlay (commit) (Colin Marmond)


  • Hair and curves support (commit) (Miguel Pozo)
  • Point cloud support (commit) (Miguel Pozo)
  • Rework interactive sampling (commit) (Clément Foucault)
  • Reflective light baking (commit) (Jeroen Bakker)

Grease Pencil V3

  • Draw paint cursor (commit) (Falk David)
  • Add initial dopesheet support (commit) (Falk David)
  • Convert selection domain on curves when selection mode changes (commit) (Sietse Brouwer)
  • Drag & drop reordering & inserting in the layer tree UI (commit, commit) (Julian Eisel)

Geometry Nodes

  • New Repeat Zone (commit) (Jacques Lucke)
  • Rotation socket tooltip (commit) (Iliya Katueshenock)
  • Avoid geometry copies in “no cache” simulation (commit) (Hans Goudey)
  • Improve Blur node face domain performance (commit) (Iliya Katueshenock)
  • Node group operators
    • Hide behind experimental option for now (commit) (Hans Goudey)
    • Remove assets loading warning from 3D view header (commit) (Hans Goudey)


  • Butterworth Smoothing filter (commit) (Christoph Lendenfeld)
  • Make vertex weight edit modifier inclusive (commit) (Nate Rupsis)

Video Sequence Editor

  • Process audio strips waveforms in parallel (commit) (Lucas Tadeu)
  • Optimize cache linking (commit) (Richard Antalik)

Library Overrides

  • Generate “more unique” names for library overrides (commit) (Bastien Montagne)
  • Reset object-parenting related properties in re-sync process (commit) (Bastien Montagne)
  • Expose “match reference” status flag in RNA API (commit) (Bastien Montagne)


  • More complete import and export of lights (commit) (Brecht Van Lommel)


  • Improve merge by distance performance (commit, commit) (Germano Cavalcante)


  • Support navigation from NDOF devices (commit) (Germano Cavalcante)

Weekly Reports

Google Summer of Code