4 March 2019

New Features and Changes

About 85 bugs were fixed last week.

  • Grease pencil gained support for wireframe mode, direct selection in the 3D viewport without the dummy, a new stroke trim tool, and various usability tweaks and optimizations. (Antonio Vazquez)
  • 3D cursor rotation can now be edited in the 3D view sidebar. (Hans Goudey, Campbell Barton)
  • Outliner can now duplicate collections with objects included. (Dalai Felinto)
  • Object visibility can be animated again. (Sergey Sharybin)
  • Armature wireframe drawing is supported again. (Clément Foucault)
  • Texture paint bleeding has been improved, solving spiky artifacts that existed before. (Luca Rood)
  • .blend file loading has been improved by 18% in some production files. (Campbell Barton)


  • Blender got accepted to participate in Google Summer of Code again. Students are welcome to ask questions on devtalk.blender.org or the bf-committers mailing list. (info, email)

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