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Motion Canvas v3.9.0

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New features ๐ŸŽ‰โ€‹

  • aarthificial's avatarAll entities are now imported from the main entry point of each package. The only exception is the CodeBlock node which still requires the full import path:
    import {all, createRef} from '@motion-canvas/core';
    import {makeScene2D, Circle} from '@motion-canvas/2d';
    // the only exception:
    import {CodeBlock, insert} from '@motion-canvas/2d/lib/components/CodeBlock';
    Importing from subdirectories will continue to work until version 4.#721#710
  • aarthificial's avatarNew presenter and renderer plugin hooks.
    You can learn how to create your own plugins in the new Authoring Plugins guide.#723
  • ajs1998's avatarNew Random.gauss() method lets you generate random numbers using a gaussian (normal) distribution.#709
  • aarthificial's avatarUpdated sidebar design lets you hide the timeline and collapse panels by dragging.#692
  • aarthificial's avatarApplication-wide settings let you configure the project defaults and change the editor appearance. You can edit them in the settings tab on the left.#697
  • aarthificial's avatarYou can use a new eye dropper tool to pick colors from the canvas
    (see browser compatibility)#691
  • aarthificial's avatarError stack traces now include function names.#693
  • aarthificial's avatarOverall improvements to the Fiddle editor.#706#712#713

Fixed bugs ๐Ÿ›โ€‹

  • aarthificial's avatarFix package.json entry.#720
  • aarthificial's avatarFix collapsable sections.#698
  • rtkid-nt's avatarUse project variables when rendering/presenting.#690
Check out the Update Guide for information on how to update your existing projects.