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Questions tagged [feature-request]

You have an idea for a new feature, or for a change to the existing functionality.

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Can haz “render of the week”?

We've requested a photo.SE style render contest before, but it never received much attention from SE. In light of the site redesigns taking place, now seems like a good time to revisit the idea (again)...
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A question form

Maybe a question form, with the Image Link field required, should be introduced to the site? It must be wearisome to ask for screenshots all the time. I noticed these requests are pretty frequent here....
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Way to accept multiple answers, or designate answer as valuable and distinct alternative to accepted answer

Sometimes I notice that there are multiple ways to address a problem or model a complex shape that have their own advantages and disadvantages. For instance, when modeling a corkscrew, there might be ...
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How can I earn the privilege to ask more than 8 questions per day?

I just started a major blender project. I was wondering if I can earn the privilege to ask 8+ questions (whatever the current maximum is). My questions will not be like my previous ones, as I'm doing ...
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Custom error/404 page status?

It was almost two years ago that the creation custom 404 and other error pages was offered. Several good ideas were presented and voted on, but there was no final official decision and we still have ...
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How can I upload any other file types like .py , .obj,

Importing Another file formats not .blend or img only I know that I can import a .blend or an image file but,how can I Import other formats like .py , .obj , .dae ..... How can i make it in blender ...
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Make the edit link for question be more noticeable

Instead of editing questions folks write lots of comments. I usually type "please use the [edit] link to add more information on your original question", and the usual response is one or more ...
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Suggesting adding a button/link for uploading .blend file above the text box

How/where do I upload my .blend file comes up all the time. I suggest adding a button/link to http://blend-exchange.giantcowfilms.com/ for uploading a .blend file above the text box with the other ...
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Can a punishment be implemented for using the word “vertice” in a Q/A?

<sarcasm> Of course, the problem is also pervasive within the Youtube tutorial world. But it would be nice, even in this this small bastion of BSE hope, if we could change the modeling world for ...
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Is there a feature that could be developed that would allow for a question to be marked as answered, without an actual posted answer?

There are Questions that at times get answered by the original individual who had asked the question. However, they did not actually provide an Answer entry to their Question. The context that ...
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Updating off-topic questions in help center

I recently asked a question that was voted off-topic. This, and similar cases could be avoided if there were a description of blender-related off-topic questions in the help center (this is the first ...
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Can we ask for render critiques? [duplicate]

I'm new to blender and completed my learning section, and now I play around with blender mostly rendering objects/scenes. Can I upload my rendered images here for asking critiques? If answer is "No", ...
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Would this community benefit from documentation like stack overflow?

As the title says, would we benefit from having documentation? It's a useful aspect of stack overflow and it's certainly something that I would find useful. As it stands there is a blender tag on ...
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Remember to check for “duplicates”!

Many times, it happens to me: I comment to propose a solution but I always forget to check for duplicates questions. Is it possible to add a clearly visible message (maybe above the text box) which ...
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Add feature for high reputation users to manually mark as answer?

I've noticed for a while that sometimes someone will answer a new person's question, but that person will forget to mark it as answered, even if they are reminded to. I have a feeling this happens ...
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Add a “Closing > Off-Topic > Not about Blender” reason

There seem to be a considerable amount of questions that pop up from time to time that are off topic because they are not specifically about Blender. They are often about 'accompanying' software ( ...
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I could really use MathJax for a series of qestions - how to build support for it?

I use blender to illustrate and demonstrate physics and optics, and it's incredibly useful. Blender + Python is a winning combination for science. I'd like to ask several questions, and they involve ...
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Can we rethink requesting MathJaX?

I know this has already been brought up and (sort of) rejected, but that was over a year ago and I think it deserves a new discussion. Computer graphics is an inherently mathematical subject (we do ...
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Add blender ID as a login option for BSE

On the SE login page could we get a option to login with a Blender ID? kind of like in this picture: There are other non-offical blender sites (graphicall, rightclickselect) that are already using ...
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Deleted Account takes my rep?

I saw that someone recently deleted there account and I didn't think much of it, until the next day when I noticed I was missing some rep. It wasn't a lot, only 15, but as just a beginner here at B.S....
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Contacting Moderators

I have now been on BSE for a month seriously and haven't seen hide nor hair of any sort of direct message system, a la the one on Instagram or other types of social media. I am aware of the chat ...
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Additional Reputation for Upvoted Questions

It just occurred to me that questions that are upvoted more than others are often harder to answer. Therefore, perhaps, a user who provides an accepted answer should get +1, +2, or some other small ...
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Where is the “Include your .blend” button?

I have to say the GiantCowFilms services are really amazing. It seems they are "official BSE .blend cloud", at least from my point of view (orthographic?). The ability to post a .blend file, link it ...
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Can we add a “Low Quality” reason to the close vote?

Maybe it's just me, but I seem to be seeing a lot more very low-quality posts than before. Some, like this one, seem almost unsalvageable (especially pre-edit): Object Merge ShortCut EDIT: This is ...
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Add option to partly reject an edit, or give a warning instead? Should editing guidelines be available on a user's homepage as well?

An edit I proposed was turned down with this explanation: "edit did not correct critical issues with the post". After revisiting the post, I saw that the individual (other user listed as "community") ...
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Question Template for better question structures

We are often faced with questions that are incomplete or unclear. There are alot of prerequisites for solving those issues. Should we not include a simple template so that individuals who ask ...
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How do we get more options when flagging a question as belonging on another SE site? [duplicate]

At the moment, at least for me, the only option I see for recommending migration of a question is to BSE meta. In my opinion, there needs to be either a wider set of choices available to which to ...
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Allow permanent blend file hosting

Now that we are officially (yay) a part of SE, we can revisit one of the main issues that has "plagued" our community and been largely inconsistent with our derived meta of how our site should work. ...
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Where to put Feature Requests?

Where should I post feature requests? So that nobody tells me, that it is the wrong place and so that also developers might see it very quickly...?
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Feature request: 'Someone write this code for me'

I'm not sure if this is the right place for this, but it looks like it, so here it goes. It would be very useful if there was a special tag or a section for people that don't need an answer but ...
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Can we add a three.js plugin for questions?

After using Atlassian's Confluence, I have gotten dependent on their Gliffy plugin that allows me to quickly draw up a diagram to illustrate my thoughts. For 3D questions/answers, the Three.js editor ...
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Is this SE running communtiy promotion ads?

I recently made a new area51 proposal and i heard about some SEs running community promotion ads like:(see the links) http://physics.stackexchange.com http://earthscience.stackexchange.com
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Off topic “other stack exchange network ”— limited options why?

is there any merrit to having a new more options in that list, like : SuperUser.stackexchange Graphicdesign.stackexchange Photography.stackexchange stackoverflow this is extra step seems so useless ...
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Is there a way to encourage voting?

I find that there seems to be a misunderstanding among many users of this site about how voting posts up/down should work. In my mind a question should be upvoted if it is clear and fits within our ...
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Featured image contest revisited

We've discussed having a photo.se style continuous contest to provide a "featured render" for display on the main site before, but now that we are graduating it's time to see about making this happen. ...
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Is it possible to show the number of views precisely?

Is it possible to show the number of views precisely? (the number of views from each question or answer added up individually)
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When comment is upvoted, can this be in notification?

When my comment has an upvote, can this be shown in my notification?
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How do we enhance the SE spell check dictionary?

Ever notice how some common Blender words that we use on a regular basis, e.g. viewport, SHFT, CTRL, and wireframe, always throw a spelling exception? Is there any way to get these, and other common ...
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Pause, resume and rewind GIF animations

Sometimes a GIF animation posted to illustrate an answer is too long. It would be convenient to pause, resume and rewind the animation. In other words, to have playback functionality for GIF ...
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Why are numbers “banned” from tag synonym names?

After getting this error message when trying to create a new tag synonym for 3d-view Failed to propose synonym: Version specific synonyms can only be created by moderators I researched it a ...
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Enable MathJaX syntax

Can the MathJax syntax be turned on for blender.stackexchange.com? There are many instances where math is used in 3D and in blender. Further there are several instances where existing answers would ...
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Should questions on the reopen review queue show why they were closed?

When reviewing the Reopen review queue, I find my self having to open the question it self on another tab, in order to check why the question was close in the first place, so I can know if the edit ...
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How to deal with unanswered questions

It seems there's a lot of unanswered questions with good answers, but no up votes or OP's activity. I think we could use a closing reason allowing to: Close an unanswered question older than 15/30/...
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Icons next to tags, like Stack Overflow?

On stack overflow they have icons next to some tags (see for example: google-chrome-extension). Blender has a lot of icons that a very applicable it has an icon for these tags to name a few: mesh ...
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Things to address with Stack Exchange upon graduation?

Our site is wonderful, and I love it, but I'm sure we all realize that it could be improved greatly! Now that SE is going to develop a custom design for us (Which will be soon, they have $40 million) ...
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Is there a way to encourage people to tag the render engine they are using?

I have noticed that one of the most common first comments on a question is something like “What render engine are you using?”. My question is simply this, is there anyway to remind people to put the ...
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Which tag needs to have 5 score?

I tried to suggest a synonym, but I still need 5 score on a tag. Which tag needs to have more score? units or blender-units? Perhaps the phrasing of this error could be clarified to specify which ...
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Can the “New tag confirmation” be turned on?

From Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange 2014-06-10: When moderators or users with the "create new tags" privilege attempt to create one or more new tags either while asking a question or ...
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Add: No hardware questions to help center

Hardware question are generally not well received here on blender stack exchange despite that, I see a lot of people asking them. Almost all of those people are new users, that discovery has lead my ...
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Add prompt to mark as answer

I was just on movies.stackexchange.com and I discovered they have an automated prompt that comes up if you, as the person who wrote the question, upvote an answer: I think this is a must-have for ...