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Where does blender store its config files? [duplicate]

I want to be able to change and store all the settings blender has in a configuration file. Eventually I would like to be able to make self-contained blender plugins that also affect the configuration ...
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Blender not booting after addon installation attempt

I tried installing this addon through its python script in Blender's text editor: https://github.com/ChicoEevee/Pokemon-Switch-V2-Model-Importer-Blender?tab=readme-ov-file#readme There wasn't any ...
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Properties don't open up (Hotkey n)

When I press the hotkey N, on the right hand side open up some property registers. But if I click on one of them, there doesn't appear a panel where I can make some changes. How do I fix that? This ...
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Console flashes on launching, then closes (ms-windows)

I installed blender on a windows 7 64 bit system. I opened it one time then went to the tutorials. in the meantime I had a power failure and when I tried to start blender again I get a dos window ...
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How to change Blender's default startup settings?

How can I change Blender from the default cube/lamp/camera default setup? Also, is it possible to change other features, such as the default view direction (Top, Side, etc) or the Editor type (3D View,...
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How do I keep updates to Blender's Python install when I want to use a new version of Blender?

I'm on macOS with a new install of Blender, current version as of now. I had some issues and finally managed to get pip working with the Blender install of Python and I'm adding modules I need to use ...
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How to properly update Blender? [duplicate]

I want to update Blender, but I want to preserve all my old user settings etc. Should I just install the new version over the old folder (like the exact folder, in my case "Blender 2.93"), ...
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How to update my blender without losing all my settings on mac [duplicate]

How do i update to blender 2.91 on Mac i currently have version 2.83. How do I update to version 2.91 useing Homebrew? without overwriting
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Is the adjustable settings when you first load in an object bugged?

When you first load in an object in Blender you usually get a pop up in the bottle left corner with options like minor radius and stuff like that to adjust. That pops up but its blacked out and I can ...
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cant access my user preferences in 2.82

I just downloaded Blender 2.82 (because Ctrl Z kept crashing the program on 2.81) and I cant figure out how to access my old user preferences which took me hours to set up. I copied startup.blend and ...
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Is losing my settings upon updating a problem with the steam version of blender?

At the moment I use steam to keep blender up to date, but I think since 2.8 (or maybe 2.79 didn't update often enough for me to notice) I've been losing my settings with every update. Is this just ...
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Transfering add-ons between blender builds

So, I got the blender 2.83 alpha build and, I have all of my bizillion add-ons on 2.82 beta. If I download a new version of 2.82, it will automatically update the newest version of 2.82 with all of my ...
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Controlling 2.8 startup behaviour

The 2.8 manual states: For locally extracted Blender distributions, the user configuration and run-time data are kept in the same subdirectory, allowing multiple Blender versions to run without ...
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Blender icons have no label

I have Blender downloaded and installed on my computer. On startup it shows icons having no labels. As a newbie it is virtually impossible to follow any tutorial with this interface. How can I fix ...
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How do I export user preferences from blender 2.77 to 2.78? [duplicate]

When I upgraded to blender 2.78, I couldn't recover my old user preferences settings. I had my own theme, my own hotkeys, and my preferred addons. I tried to figure out which files but I couldn't . ...

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