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How to lock the background image to the camera view in 2.8? [duplicate]

In previous versions of blender you could have the background image be always lined up with the camera, so it was possible to align the 3D view to match with the perspective of a reference image. ...
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How to Add Background Images in 2.8 and later [duplicate]

2.81a here. I am trying to add a "background image" similar to how 2.7x-based this tutorial shows, so that I see a screen that looks something like this: However I can't figure out how/where to ...
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Blender 2.8 won't let me import reference images [duplicate]

I have returned to blender after 6-7 months of not using it, and wow has it gone through some changes. I've been re-teaching myself this program, and have ran into a problem that people online can't ...
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Is there any way to add backgrounds in Blender 2.8? [duplicate]

In 2.8, there is no background image option: I am aware of the alternatives like putting an image in a empty or the image directly to the camera. But is there like an addon or something I similar ...
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Image as plane in 2.82 [duplicate]

Taking 2.82 for a spin and tried to both 'Add' Images as planes, and 'Import' Images as planes. Neither option is available. Will this option be back in when 2.82 has it's final release? Thanks!
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how to set up background image for edge modelling a head? [duplicate]

I'm looking to try out edge modeling a human head in a method similar to the one shown in this video. I plan on using this image here, but I can't seem to be able to find a way to set it up like in ...
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Background image in blender 2.8 [duplicate]

How do you set a Background image in blender 2.8?
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Background image, blender 2.8 [duplicate]

Apparently in blender 2.8 the background image feature has been removed, is there any way that I could replicate the effect?
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Add planes as a reference [duplicate]

What I want to do is for the flight sim world (XP11 now). One of the helpful things with max was the ability to use planes to put a plan on in order to get correct shapes etc for a model. Essentially ...
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Conversion chart for blender 2.8 [duplicate]

Does anybody know if there is a conversion chart showing where stuff was and where it is now on the user interface, please? I have taken ages to learn Blender 2.7 and now I have to learn where ...
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Can Blender render pngs with the background transparent?

I would like to render an animation as a series of .png images with transparent backgrounds for use in a video. Is this possible?
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How do I set a background image while I am editing?

How do I put a backdrop behind the model that I am creating so that I can compare the picture to the model while editing?
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How can I render an object with an hdr background?

I have an object with an hdr for the background. What do I do in Cycles to render the background with my object? How is this different from an ordinary render in Cycles? The hdr is a big one, 350MB.
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How Do You Use An Image As The World Background?

I'd like to use a background image for my world, but I'm not sure how to do it. Right now I am using the sun as a lightpoint and it looks like sky and a flat plane (not realistic). I was thinking of ...
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What is the difference between Reference and Background image in 2.8

In 2.8 I can add images two different ways: "Reference" and "Background". As far as I can see both create an image that is aligned with the current view, and both create an empty. The only ...
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