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Python: How to Automate Word Docs

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Every time I start thinking that my job is bad, I try to remind myself that Stanley Kubrick had a secretary. The guy was notorious for driving actors into the ground. Making them do takes over and over and over. Can you imagine having to handle his administrative work?

If IMDB’s trivia page is to be believed, that poor soul had to spend weeks typing out the infamous ‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’ novel from hell. On the off-chance I ever find myself similarly working for a maniac, I’m attempting to master the Python docx module, and I’ve been pleasantly surprised with how far you can get with just the basics.

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Python: How to Make Hundreds of Random Lights in Blender

Hey, look. Lights.

Modeling randomness in Blender can be frustrating. But once I figured out I could use Python to generate random numbers, it got a lot easier.

For this week’s project, I made 200 lights around my little bug using a simple loop, some variables, and a Python module.

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