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Blender Text Counter

Introduction

With this plugin you can animate text objects. This can be used to make GUI simulations.

Features

  • Animated count by keying start and end numbers
  • Ability to count backwards
  • Positive and negative numbers are supported
  • Ability to add padding
  • Ability to add decimal
  • Ability to add postfix text
  • Ability to animate any button and element
  • Ability to use expressions to show another object’s property
  • Ability to add time counter
  • And the most important feature, GPL

Donors

  • Karen Carr Studio
  • Abigail Treis

Programmers

  • Marcin Zielinski
  • Patrick W. Crawford
  • Amin Babaeipanah

Changelog

  • 1.3: Improved abbreviation support with decimals
  • 1.2: Time counter with many options
  • 1.1: Overriding counter with lines from text file
  • 1.0: First public release

How to install

  1. Open Blender and go to File -> User Preferences... -> Addons
  2. Click on “Install from File...” and select “blender-text-counter.zip”
  3. After installation, the new plugin should show up and you can enable it
  4. If it doesn’t search for “text” and enable the plugin
  5. Close “User Preferences...” and create a text object
  6. Go to “Font object data” tab (tab with “F” icon)
  7. Scroll all the way to the bottom to use the plugin

Future ideas

  • NA

Compatibility

Tested with Blender 2.79b


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