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Running a python script with arguments in blender from terminal [duplicate]

I want to run a python script for a blend file within blender and I want to give the command from terminal. Blender has this option as follows: ...
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How can I execute a Python script that utilizes the Blender API outside of the built-in Blender terminal? [duplicate]

I am trying to create a script that converts an OBJ file into an FBX file in Blender 2.78: ...
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How to run blender python script with args? [duplicate]

I have a python script that takes command-line args. I'm using it to create some blender objects. I'll run it from the command line (actually from a script on a server). I run it like this: ...
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Pass values from python script to Blender and automate render(mp4) creation [duplicate]

I have a project in Blender that provokes a shape to move in certain ways based on two values (currently I manually change the values in the Python script in Blender and manually click to render to an ...
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open .stl file with blender [duplicate]

I need to open .stl files with blender, without importing them! In the properties of my .stl file, blender is set as "open with", but when I double click on the file it just opens blender as my ...
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How to prevent memory leakage in Blender?

I have to load lots of objects/meshes(50k) in Blender and render them for which I have written a Python script. My meshes have lots of vertices/faces (in the range of ~[10k, 70k]). I noticed that ...
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Print all commands in the Info view?

The Info view doesn't show every command (scripts) which I actioned. Example open new file, reload file, import, export... How to show them?
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Blender command line cli : create a new .blend from a normal 3d model like .obj, .fbx..... [[ FROM .OBJ -->> TO .BLEND ]] without a desktop

CONTEXT : I'm building a website where users can upload many files. [WEB SERVER, no gpu] WHAT I WANT : that an uploaded .obj => render an image preview as a .png WHY : to manage a library of ...
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How to output multiple images from Blender's compositor with Python?

I know how to render one image via Python and get an output with Blender's compositor. What if I need it to render 100 images for me with numerical names e.g: img_1...
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What is best workflow for having a scene with multiple light setups?

I have a scene with interior room design and I created several light setups for it (daylight from windows, powerful electric light from the ceiling, moody evening light from floor lamps). What would ...
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Sequentially importing .obj files becomes drastically slow very quickly

I have written a very straight-forward script that imports many obj files one-by-one and renders them. The imported meshes have ~10k to ~120k vertices. After rendering, I completely remove the ...
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How to automate the conversion of objects generated by Python script to fbx or to obj?

I've several Python scripts (around 6000 scripts). Each of them generates 3D objects. I want to find a way to export these generated objects to either fbx or obj files. Is there a way to do it using ...
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Cannot pass arguments to Python script when executed by blender.exe

On Windows, I'm trying to have blender.exe execute a Python script that internally uses the argparse module for the arguments handling. What I'm struggling with is ...
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Is there any way to change the number of rendering samples using command-line?

I am sending my .blends to another remote machine for rendering, and then I render them using command-line. Sometimes, the size of the .blends become as high as ...
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Is it possible to assign an active camera through command line rendering?

I'm wondering if there's a way of telling blender which camera to use as the active one when rendering from the command line. I can't seem to find any documentation about this. Also there is no ...
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