Questions tagged [3d-view]

The viewport (also known as the 3D view) is where the user interacts with most 3D elements of the scene. Use this tag for questions related to the viewport.

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Is there a way to add repulsion to each particle as they are being pushed or collided together?

When you collide or push multiple spheres (particles) together like in the image they will be symmetric or lopsided depending on the number of spheres. If a repulsion could be added to each particle ...
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In solid view and wireframe I can only see my objects within the darkened area, works fine in lookdev, how can I fix this?

The dark frame is extending from a random section in the camera and the issue only started after opening a blend file I was previously working on with no issues.
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Blender Joins objects on creation when parameters are changed

I've been having a problem with 1.90.1. essentially whenever I add a new object to the scene and attempt to change its size, subdivisions, preset, ext from the add object box at the bottom left The ...
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Independent Edit/Object mode in splitscreen

When I split screen in two and switch Edit/Object mode, they both change. How to change just one? The intention here is: use one to modelling with numkey view with transparent wireframe and the other ...
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finding the pivot of the camera using python

I'm learning how the 3d viewport and the camera objects rotate around the pivot point (I'm not sure this is the correct lingo, but for the sake of the question I will use it). I have been searching a ...
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How do I reset my UV window?

The object in that window are not showing up whereas it is right in 3D View: Q: How do I reset my UV window to display the object properties?
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Is it possible to add a sub panel into a redo panel?

Is it possible to add a sub panel into a redo panel? If so, any kind of example, tutorial, link etc would be highly appreciated.
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How do I make a landscape like this?

How do I make a landscape as shown below? This is something which I am getting using ANT landscape tool and TXA_ant but it nothing close to what I need,
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Unidentifiable rays appearing

In my scene I’m getting these Greyish rays which appear, disappear and change shape and position as I rotate my viewpoint. I’m quite confused given I was very careful in the construction of the model. ...
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Switching visibility (eye) between selected meshes via Python [duplicate]

is it possible to switching visibility between multiple selected meshes? I have a mesh and the same slightly modified and I need to switch between them to see what is best for my needs.
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I made my viewport background black and dont know how to change it back

While I was working accidentally got distracted and pressed some keys not sure which ones... I only saw a menu pop up for a second and then suddenly my viewport background became black.
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Can't get area lighting to show on viewport or render

I can't seem to get the area light to be shining onto the deer head object. As you can see it is there on the viewport and editable but no light is being emitted from the light. Is there some setting ...
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Object glitched look in viewport, black in camera view

I'm following along with CrossMind Studio's Blender Day 1 tutorial and my viewport began displaying the following image: As shown, in camera view there's a black bar clipping through the scene, and ...
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Why is Bridge edge loop not complete?

I am trying to create a bridge edge loop to attach a finger to a hand. But its not fully bridging here are the vertices before bridging: this is how it looks like when trying to bridge: Thanks in ...
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Objects with rigidbody physics slowly vibrate/rotate (Blender v 2.9)

I am trying to animate a simple scene in which apples fall from above into a bowl. I added rigidbody physics to the bowl, made it passive, set the collision to mesh, and set the margin to 0.01. I ...
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How to fix viewport being tilted on startup?

I just started using Blender 2.90.1 a few days ago, and noticed that whenever I create a new .blend file, the viewport appeared just slightly tilted. I thought I was going crazy, until I used "...
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How can I stop negative scale happening by default, and always select back-facing geometry without entering X-ray mode? [duplicate]

I've been a long-time Maya user, but with Blender's latest releases I'm trying really hard to jump ship. But, there are two features that I use all the time in my Maya workflow that I can't seem to ...
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Blender2.8: Viewport Shading Solid (Studio Texture): ColorRamp Image Texture not showing

I'm trying to change, or rather modify, the original color of my image texture. For that purpose I'm using a ColorRamp Node. The issue now is, that I would like to have the texture that has been ...
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Contrasted triangles on interface and transparent materials in viewport and material view

System Information Operating system: Linux-5.8.0-25-generic-x86_64-with-debian-bullseye-sid 64 Bits Graphics card: AMD TURKS (DRM 2.50.0 / 5.8.0-25-generic, LLVM 11.0.0) X.Org 3.3 (Core Profile) Mesa ...
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how to smooth the eyelid?

i want to make its eyelids proper looking i am new to this i tried using subdivision modifier but no it was of no help
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Open 3D Viewport from blender started with --python-console --background

I start from scratch a project and would like to use blender as the backend. I start blender with --python-console --background and would like to open a new window ...
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Animating a bone to turn 360° doesn't rotate correctly

I'm animating a character to do a 360° spin jump in midair but on the last frame of the spin he rotates the opposite direction instead It basically does this I could make it work if I used a bunch of ...
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This Light effect not showing in Render but shows up in View-port rendering. Affecting both EEVEE and Cycles

When render in view-port, The lights creates this effect on the fuselage(notice the part before wings.). But when I render it out that does not shows up. This is true for both EEVEE and Cycles. Am I ...
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Jumping keyframes using hotkeys from the 3D viewport (not the dope sheet)

I'm trying to use the 'jump keyframe' functions while working in the viewport. I want to mimic the kind of flipping you'd get in traditional animation methods. However when I try to use the hotkey 'Up/...
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Prefix Rotation not working

Scale is working when I hit the transform hotkey then press X, Y or Z (to lock to axis) then follow with a defined size to precisely edit the object. But the same behaviour does not apply with I use ...
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Set a keymap to Rotate The View like the walk mode

I want to set (Alt+Ctrl+drag Right mouse) to Rotate The View like the walk mode, release the R mouse to done the operation. just like the 1st person look around. and I don't want to enter walk/fly ...
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Why can I see though my Mesh (even in renders)?

I have a 3D model of a computer processor and I think I messed up some settings. I can see through the head of the processor and the pins below the process unit are visible and I know that this ...
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Blender Cycles Viewport Preview taking too long

I am a user about 6 months into blender. Earlier I was doing my work on an i5 6200U with Intel HD 520, and now I have moved to a i5 7200U with Intel HD 620 graphics. My cycles viewport rendering (you ...
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Some of my objects have disappeared, but not through the usual method. (v2.79b)

I'm having a very strange issue that I've never experienced in a whole year of using Blender. For some reason some of my objects have randomly disappeared, and I can't get them back. I've researched ...
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Are there downsides to increasing viewport samples?

By default the viewport samples are 32 (at least on my machine). This gives me a rough render fairly quickly when the viewport isn't changed. But are there downsides to increasing this number? ...
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How find objects in the 3D view?

I was using the fly settings and I got too fast. I left the fly mode and i don't know how to get back. I cannot find my project as I am to far away. How can I locate my project?
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Linked objects ? two objects in the view port. but one has no properties of name why?

I have a Piston object composed of two parts. The piston container has a name in the outliner qa.001.a. but the second seems to be totally invisible in the outliner and can only be selected and ...
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Render Result doesn't match camera view

I'm new to blender and am having issues rendering my final image. I have already used ctrl + alt +numpad0 to get the right camera position and angle. But when I hit F12, the render result does not ...
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broken 3d viewport on different linux kernel

I'm running blender 2.83.5 on Ubuntu 20.04 with a newer kernel 5.7.13 and everything works fine except sometimes it crashes. My problem is when I switch back to the ...
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sculpting in python using stroke - understanding stroke parameters

I would like to sculpt in python using the following operator: ...
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how to change how rotation of middle click when viewing model in layout [duplicate]

I am trying to view my model in Blender and I would like to change the controls a bit. Right now, when I press down on my scroll wheel (middle click), and then move my mouse left-to-right, I am ...
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blender render does not load some pixels in

I'm starting out with blender and I'm practising with a simple seamless loop of a vaporwave. I'm using Eevee and whenever I try rendering the sun in my render lacks some pixels. Any help? sorry for ...
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Moving the yellow dot in the viewport

Hi, how do I move the mesh so the yellow dot in the centre of the viewport is in the centre of the mesh
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Issue with Camera-to-view hotkey? (ctrl+alt+num0)

I'm having a strange issue where when I add a camera to my scene and press CTRL + ALT + NUM0 to set camera to view, the actual view gets shifted over a little bit. Please check out my screenshots ...
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2.9 Viewport bugged

Long story short, I wanted to weight paint the grass and when I noticed I couldn't paint I switched to viewport and saw this. Render still looks fine. Not working in 2.83 either, hoping I just ...
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How to align view to 3D cursor orientation?

I am getting into some more serious hard surface modelling right now and came to think, that it would be a REALLY helpful to speed up things if there would be a specific feature, that I can’t seem to ...
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Inset Oval On Curved Surface [duplicate]

Trying to somehow create an inset an oval on this curved bottle. Any idea how to achieve this? Here's an image explaining what I want to do.
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Adding meshes onto an existing mesh

Follow up of: How to remove duplicate verts after spin tool? How can I add bolts onto an existing mesh? If I create a separate object (as a single bolt) and duplicate it so that it looks like the ...
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Can't see any of objects in blender or the grid?

It seems all of my objects are in some far away place I cant even see the grid or tell zoomed in or out I am. When I try to grab the object and change the location back to origin it goes back to its ...
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texture in material preview differs from rendered preview

My minecraft character's head has the preferred texture in material preview but it is pink in (cycles/eevee) rendered view.
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Images as planes appears always in front [duplicate]

I am using the images as planes addon and when I add an image it always appears on top no matter how I rotate, I don't know if this is intentional but it didn't use to be like that. I am using 2.90.1 ...
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objects rendered as grey without shading etc. how to fix [closed]

objects on rendered not shows up and in viewport render mode it looks completely gray. used default project for testing if it works but not works. you know default start thingy. it looks like that. ...
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How to remove duplicate verts after spin tool?

I'm trying to reproduce tank wheels ("ITALIERI" (LEAST PERSPECTIVE)): But there are too many vertexes and merging can lead to ngons. Edit: Second file: Edit #2: Made some progress with ...
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If you accumulate 100 identical spheres into a sphere shape, how many will be on the surface or touching a sphere on the surface?

I have asked this question in physics, math and chemistry (see my other sites). I have gotten some good advice but no definitive way to determine this. I am surprised there’s not already a program to ...
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Overlay curves on top of mesh

Let's say you're following this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nn7mISvVzJk but the curves get lost inside the mesh. Is there a way to always see the curves on top of the mesh, kinda how ...

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