8 May 2023

8 May 2023
Notes for weekly communication of ongoing projects and modules.


  • Yiming Wu gets a dev grant to help with bug triaging and fixing. Welcome back!


  • Blender gets five slots for Google Summer of Code 2023. Congratulations to the contributors who will work on Blender this summer.
  • Updated roadmap of Blender Foundation supported projects.

Modules & Projects

New Features and Changes

User Interface

  • Add Proportional Size to Proportional Edit popover (commit) (Germano Cavalcante)
  • Assets
    • Let “Clear Asset” act on entire selection (commit, commit) (Julian Eisel)
  • Fix or improve many UI messages (commit) (Damien Picard)
  • Node editor
    • Improve link drag search value moving (commit) (illua1)

UV Editor

  • Add pinned island support to uv packer (commit) (Chris Blackbourn)
  • Tuning rotating to minimum square during packing (commit) (Chris Blackbourn)
  • Improve packing efficiency (commit) (Chris Blackbourn)

Library Overrides

  • Fix/improve partial resync detection and process (commit, commit) (Bastien Montagne)


  • Re-enable HIP on Linux (commit) (Brecht Van Lommel)


  • Split triangle face indices into a separate array (commit) (Hans Goudey)


  • Allow select range in animation editor (commit) (Pratik Borhade)
  • Clean up “Key” menu in Graph Editor (commit) (Christoph Lendenfeld)
  • Allow renaming F-curve modifiers (commit) (Pratik Borhade)

Geometry Nodes

  • Add simulation support (commit) (Jacques Lucke)

Realtime Compositor

  • Implement Stabilize 2D node (commit) (Omar Emara)
  • Implement Mask node (commit) (Omar Emara)

Weekly Reports