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pause blender project and restart and continue after a day. [duplicate]

I am doing a project by placing new text in 20th century fox logo .I want to pause my on going blender project and then restart the same project. how do I do it?. the project is half done. now i want ...
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Can Rendering Be Paused And Continued? [duplicate]

Just curious to get an idea of how it works, could I pause a project to shutdown my PC for the night and then continue the next day, as I'm aware it can take a long time to render some projects. It's ...
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Can i pause and close blender and then resume it later? [duplicate]

So i got an intro from youtube.It looks really cool but the rendering takes 5-6 maybe 7 hours for just 10 seconds :( Is there a way i can pause it and then resume the render ANY time i want? Please ...
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Can I interrupt the process of rendering and resume it later? [duplicate]

Let's say I have a huge project with a rendering time of 1000 hours or more. I don't want my PC to work non-stop for that long. I want to say something like, 'Please stop rendering now and continue ...
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Saving progress while Cycles is rendering [duplicate]

Let's say, I am rendering an animation and I am half-way in (frame-wise). I would like to save what has been computed so far and resume the rendering later. I can see that the generated .avi file is ...
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How to stop Blender from making the CPU overheat?

Apparently my CPU or GPU overheats when Blender renders more than a few minutes. The computer suddenly powers down, taking down all running apps, email I'm writing, etc. This is almost never a ...
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Is there a way to stop Blender from performing an action once started?

For example, sometimes I accidentally switch to Material view for objects instead of Textured and since my computer is very slow, it takes WAY too long until I can do anything again. So, I'd like to ...
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Specify tile size for Blender Cycles rendering via the command line

I'd like to write a little piece of code which splits a frame into a few tiles and uses all available devices to render the still image. It seems like the Blender developers are working on such a ...
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Is netrender only useful for multiple frames?

Trying to speed-up render times on a large single-frame Cycles image by using netrender and a spare machine. The spare is running (in separate terminals) a master and a slave, and the main computer is ...
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Increase quality of water render

Here is my attempt at dropping things into water. Unfortunately it did not turn to out well especially at the bottom right and this is at 900 cycles. Are there any ways apart from increasing the ...
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Stop animation render after current frame

For long running animation renders, is there a way to stop the render once the current frame is finished? I leave my machine rendering over night, and when I return the next day, I want to stop the ...
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Is it possible to pause and later resume a fluid sim bake?

I have a pretty heavy fluid sim bake going on... by pretty heavy I mean I estimate it will take two weeks to complete! It is likely that during that time I will sometimes want to use Blender for ...
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Can I save a partially rendered image and continue rendering it later?

After my almost 20 hours still render crashed at 95% I decide to seek knowlage about secure my work a little bit better. My questions are: 1) Can I partialy save my render? 2) It is possible to ...
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Splitting a single frame render to multiple separate renders

A single frame render with the settings i run takes about 15 hours for me, i want to split that into chunks of lets say 1/4 or 1/8 so that i can shut down my computer at night and render the chunks ...
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Saving intermediate stages during rendering

I am using cycles and progressive rendering. What I need to do is save all the images coming from intermediate stages. For example, I set the sample number to 500 and what I need to get is having 500 ...
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