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Questions tagged [3d-view]

The viewport (also known as the 3D view) is where the user interacts with most 3D elements of the scene.

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gradient working in viewport but not working in rendered mode

I'm trying to use gradients as a mask to layer generated textures and it wont render.-
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Problems with camera in the viewport of Blender 2.8 beta

I started to try a new version of Blender 2.8, and noticed a "slowdown" in the viewport when rotating the camera on the MMB(Middle mouse button). What could be the problem? Maybe in settings it is ...
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Blender 2.80 Beta wierd vewport behavior

I have a model about 83mm wide that I am working on, I can't zoom in too close to it because the viewport chops part of the model even though I am not zoomed all the way into it. Does anyone by chance ...
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Material driver works, but doesn't update on viewport

I'm on Blender 2.79. When using drivers on node properties the material doesn't update on the Rendered/Material viewports until I force reload it. My drivers are pulling custom object properties from ...
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Can't move camera in edit mode

Noticed I wasn't able to pan with Alt + middle mouse button anymore, clicked numpad . like the tutorials online suggested and now I can't move or rotate either. I tried loading factory settings 5x ...
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I can't see my background footage in camera viewport and render

TL;DR at bottom I have a scene where I am tracking a ball above a river. I am working on my macbook and I am currently overseas in europe. I am using teamviewer, a screen sharing app on my surface ...
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My image looks different

I'm following the blender tutorial series by the BlenderGuru and my donut looks different after tutorial #4, making the icing on the donut look more realistic. The colouring on my icing looks like it ...
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How works lights and shadows from the 3D view ? [blender 2.8]

In the window preferences i can toggle and play with the lights that are used in 3D view ("studio light"), and im trying to understand them as i would like to reproduce these settings in Unity. Are ...
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Scale and Rotate Stopped Working [2.8]

I am using Blender 2.80 beta. In Object Mode Scaling and Rotating objects stopped working. How do I enable rotating and scaling again? The button that is referenced in Blender 2.7x does not exist in ...
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Blender 2.8 How to make the object color in viewport look excatly as it is?

So I'm making the models for a game that only uses vertex colors and no textures. I've noticed that any color in blender 2.8 viewport looks darker that it actually is. I use vertex painting to paint ...
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Blender 2.80 MagicMouse flip rotate view3D

I am look for Edit > Preferences > ??? MacOS 10.14.2 5K 27" 2017 Blender 2.80 last download January 17, 2019. Make sure use Macintosh not Windows. Normal: When MagicMouse scroll down cause rotate ...
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2.8 Grease Pencil Depth Order

I'd like to draw over geometry and use it as a reference for sculpting, but I'm having a problem with the depth ordering of the Grease pencil. When it's set to Front, I see all of the line drawing, ...
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Infinite floor plane being cropped in camera view [duplicate]

The infinite plane I added as a floor is cropped in camera view, as if an invsible object was obscuring it. How can I fix this?
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Move object towards/away from camera in 2.8?

I can't figure out how to make an object move towards or away from the camera view in 2.8. Any help?
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Viewport in blender 2.8 is all black. No problems with 2.79b [closed]

I downloaded and installed blender 2.8. But the viewport isn't working properly. Instead of displaying the objects, the grid, all I get is a black void. I don't have a clue what the problem could be.
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Toon Shader not working in Object Mode (Display correctly in Edit Mode tho)

My toon shading does not display in Object Mode and i can't figure out why. The weird thing is that if i switch to Edit Mode, i can see that my shader is working. It however display correctly in Edit ...
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PROBLEM: Everything back to zero [closed]

I am new to Blender, and i am practicing by modeling all sorts of things. But every time, when i am nearly finished, my whole scene, everything from mesh to materials, is back to the default start (...
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Blender Objects are rendered streched on the Z-Axis

When I'm rendering my scene, my sun in the background is being stretched on the Z-Axis when being rendered. But when I'm in 3D view and I'm turning the viewport shading to rendered, I'm not having ...
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How can i turn off anitliashing shading in 3D wiew

Where should I go to turn off antiliashing because my computer lags.
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Get the exact half of a mesh with bpy

I have to select the exact half of a mesh in Blender 2.79 thorugh a Python script. I tried obd = bpy.data.objects[actor_name].dimensions for a selected object but ...
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Darker and less contrasted 3D viewport and 2D canvas - Latest build of 2.8

I just downloaded the latest build of 2.8 to try out the new grease pencil curve feature, but I've noticed something off. The 2D canvas is significantly darker (an off grey), whereas the last build ...
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Change Viewport Shading with Python Button

I've found the following script from this question ...
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Can I change middle click to Pan?

I'd like to swap the controls for pan and orbit essentially so it's like AutoCAD where middle mouse click goes to pan and shift middle click is orbit. Where's the best place to suggest this as a ...
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python get “image” of 3D view for streaming / realtime EEVEE rendering

I know its possible to take a screenshot with python of a particular window (take screenshots programmatically in bge?), but is there a better way to get an image (in base64 format) of exactly whats ...
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Create X-Ray Shortcut

How do I create a shortcut for this command? view3DShading.show_xray
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Extra Objects in Object Mode

I have a mesh, which in edit mode looks as follows But when I go to object mode, it becomes this Could someone help me with this? Here's the .blend file
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how do i get blender to use more GPU than CPU

i am currently trying to render scene in blender that includes hair which already brought the performance way down. the issue is that blender is using my CPU too much and barely even touching my GPU (...
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view rotation problem

When you usually pan the viewport, you hold mouse 3 and drag. Somehow, my point of rotation is messed up and does not orbit the object selected. I've tried toggling "Rotate around selection' in the ...
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Different view from viewport than the render

I am a beginner in a blender and this is my first model. I have a problem because the final render is not the same as rendering the viewport. I do not know if this is a problem with the rendering ...
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in blender game mode after scene changing all the shadows or light dissapeer

When I changed back to previous scene all the color or texture has gone. after changing scene before change scene
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Need light from HDRI to shine inside of mesh (cycles)

So basically I have a bunch of text I made into a mesh with alt c. I gave the mesh some depth. When I made my scene and set my camera, the camera moves inside of the mesh in some areas. And the ...
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How do I pan in Blender using a Wacom 3D Pen?

I've just got a Wacom 3D pen for sculpting in blender and in the video Wacom released for the pen it shows you can navigate without using the keyboard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcIVpiK3TXw ...
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Blender 2.8 Viewport Texture button

Hi all i am following a tutorial "Creating Landscapes Blender 2.8" and get to the point where he switches from Rendered view to Texture. My viewport does not show a Texture display Button. Any ideas ...
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Can't zoom into my mesh anymore

Problem: My viewport is stationary. and I can't zoom in anymore. I'm not rotating around my mesh, but around the view, so to speak. What can I do to remedy? Much thanks!
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Size of camera representation

I have two cameras in my project but they are shown differently (one is represented bigger than the other), although they have the same focal length and the same sensor size (and the same scale). Are ...
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Shift + Midddle Mouse (Pan) and Numpad Not Working in 2.8

I am using Windows 10 an downloaded Blender 2.8. The Shift + Middle Mouse does not pan and the Number Pad does not work. I have tried all the proposed solutions here: Panning with Shift + middle ...
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Armature vanished, Alt-H not working, etc

I have a model rigged and animated but the armature is completely invisible and uninteractive. It still seems to be operating as the model animates normally and I can look at all the bone and armature ...
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Pressing “W” turned my cursor into a circle

I was editing a curve for hair, and pressed W to bring the specials menu and Subdivide it, but instead everything but the curve I had active dissapeared, and my cursor turned into a circle like the ...
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Can Grease Pencil work with 3D Scene/Objects in Viewport for Grease Pencil?

Is it possible to use a modelled a hall, corridor-- throne room etc as background whilst using grease pencil for viewport working? So allowing you to have the 3D environment as background whilst you ...
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Edit tab not in Tools panel [closed]

I do not have the Edit tab in the Tools panel.
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How can I bind viewport display display as wireframe (wire) to a hotkey?

I'm trying to hotkey Blender's function of a mesh object in the viewport to be displayed as a wireframe (the one that can be found in the Object --> Viewport Display tab --> Display as wire). I need ...
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How to hide Relationship Lines in 2.8

You used to be able to hide the dotted lines of a Parent Relationship by going to the Display tab and disabling the checkbox of "Relationship Lines". That option cannot be found there anymore. Where ...
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fSpy for interior design - Can't get it to work

I'm a beginner(Blender V2.79) and modeled a few things and grasped the basics of modelling. I've been trying to figure out how to adjust camera for an interior scene since 2 days and would love to ...
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am I doing somthing wrong? Wireframe

I am testing 2.8 and I stumbled over the wireframe. As you can see the I put a cylinder in between two objects. The lines being hidden by the other objects are more dotted than solid lines In the top-...
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Blender 2.8, API, select_set( action = “SELECT”) TypeError

According to Blender 2.8 WIKI API changes, the following script is now obsolete: bpy.context.object.select = True replaced with: ...
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Blender 2.8 API, python, set active object

I'm trying to amend an addon that I made for Blender 2.7X to work with Blender 2.80. The problem is with bpy.context.scene.objects.active = some_object This is ...
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Final render looks different than preview render

I am working on a tutorial for a snow globe and when I finished and went to render, the outer transparent globe object I made is darker than the preview. I want it to look like it does for the preview ...
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Different Cameras on different Viewports ? Blender 2.8

How to get this different cameras in different viewports in blender 2.8? From docuemntaion: "Local Camera Active camera used in this view to override the (global) scene camera. The option is ...
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How to hide light object keeping the Light effect?

I use EEVEE preview my animation scene.I want to animate in this state. The LightShape displayed in the scene affected my observation of the animation. I want hide these light shapes.but The scene ...
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What are these dots appearing on my model in the 3D View?

I am trying to model something and these keep coming up. I have tried several buttons and none of them turn it off. This is in Blender 2.8 beta. How do I fix this?