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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I'm having issues rendering my osm terrain with both Eevee and Cycles. The final render doesn't resemble the active camera view at all

I have a terrain on Blender that I'm trying to render. I don't know what I did wrong but it's not rendering properly in both Eevee and Cycles. The angle of the camera seems similar; however, the final ...
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How to keep the same zoom level?

How do I keep the same zoom level such that the image resolution is always the same? i.e. when I change the viewport size the zoom level should stay the same for example if this is my view: when I ...
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Color sliders on vertical color bar rapidly scale from 0 to 40 instead of normally 0 to 1.0, how to fix this?

for example, adjusting the color sliders on a point source light, you can use use the horizontal slider fine, but on the vertical color picker, it shoots from 0 to 40 and doesn't preview any colors ...
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Is there support for touchpad two-finger gestures to rotate and zoom in Linux?

I used Blender on MacOS and was astonished how smooth an experience is to use the touchpad. More specifically I'm asking about: move two fingers on the touchpad to rotate the view pinch two fingers ...
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I’m trying to find out why ‘Rendered image’ is different than what I see in viewport

I like viewport image, looks like glass, but in rendered image looks like marble, low reflections, low colors and much more red color instead of green. How can I obtain redered image same as the image ...
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modeling a offshore rig [closed]

Hello: I want to model a rig off the U.S. shore to view what it looks like from shore. Can anyone help fast track me to this? I downloaded a model of the rig, and need to place it off the coast of the ...
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How to render the same image as in the ViewPort

Rendered Image has less details than image in ViewPort. I provide the blend file. Do you can fix my blend file and make the rendered image from the Renderer to be the same as image as in ViewPort, ...
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Transparent objects not truly transparent in viewport in versions >=2.83

I've noticed that in Blender 2.83 (and newer) transparent objects in the viewport are not fully transparent in a sense that they: Obscure particle objects inside and behind them Wireframe of objects ...
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region_3d.view_distance not updating until next modal event

The code below runs a modal operator that gets the region_3d.view_distance and prints it out. If you run it you'll notice that the ...
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Blender Skybox Changes when Looking Through Camera

When I look through the camera in my scene, I notice that it is completely gone, but when I am not looking through the camera it reappears. I have tried changing the clipping as well as changing the ...
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Jagged grid lines

When I click the z on the viewport nav axis, the grey grid lines look very jagged. Once I rotate my view, they become straight. Just wondering what causes this, as it looks jagged when trying to work ...
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Query if Hide Selected is enabled via Python

Is there a way to query if the Hide Selected is currently enabled on the model? I would like to query that with a Python script. Select a face of a mesh and press H. I want to know if I am in that ...
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How to get 3D viewport from gpu buffer?

I'm trying to get the 3D viewport and save it as an image much like this answer and so far this is my progress: ...
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Navigation of Viewport not possible to do

I just downloaded and installed Blender, but I'm stuck with navigating the scene. I can't rotate or interact with the scene. When I click LMB and drag, it doesn't rotate the scene. This happens ...
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Set Camera with CTRL + ALT + num 0 = Gray screen, no object [duplicate]

I'm still in my first weeks of working on Blender and just starting my first tutorial project at the moment. I ran into a problem that I have been having a hard time troubleshooting. Everything in my ...
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How to directly store Blender File Images Externally?

I'm using this answer to generate images from view port but is there a way to directly externally store/generate this image? and by that I mean NOT having to manually save them through Image Editor
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Is it possible to add a mesh just by clicking in the viewport?

Is it possible to add a mesh just by clicking in the viewport ?
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Black dots and lines in the 3d view

I have a 3d view problem in Blender 3.2.1. Black dots and lines in the 3d view of the program.
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Why are some objects still visible in viewport when they should be hidden?

I'm running into a strange thing where I'll hide all the collections from the viewport, but somehow some objects still remain visible. Why? I think it has something to do with parenting objects to ...
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export rigged GLB issue

I have a question if anyone can help me please. when I'm exporting rigged GLB, and test it in https://gltf-viewer.donmccurdy.com/ the view point it's under the character, how I can fix the settings to ...
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X-Ray mode not working in Solid View

Normally I can see through objects with X-Ray and Solid view enabled, like in the example picture below (This is another Blend file I opened just to check I wasn't going crazy) However, this file ...
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My viewport camera is orbiting strangely

In the default screen usually my camera orbits the cube perfectly, but now it orbits like I’m on the end of a sledgehammer swinging, and sometimes it orbits in anyway it wants to. Sometimes it fixes ...
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Materials aren't rendereing if I reconnect the Shader Nodes

As The title says The materials don't render if I reconnect them to Material output. here's the video of the problem - Video Version - Blender 3.0 Description of the problem - It seems That when I ...
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When opening blender, the left side of the screen is slightly cut off

Every time I've attempted to open a new blend file, the left side of the screen is slightly cut off. I've tried toggling full screen and resizing the window. It looks something like this. Oddly enough,...
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Always getting negative Y front view (on gizmo) by default when pressing 1 on the NumPad

Preface: the course I'm watching now is covers Blender 2.8, but I going through it using the latest 3.3 Course side: I'm watching the Blender Launch Pad course. I've noticed that when the author ...
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Where can I download the earliest version of blender 2.8 beta?

I need to download the earliest versions of Blender 2.8 beta because I'm trying to find the old viewport studio lighting.
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There is no object when rendered [duplicate]

Any clue about this? the object wont render but already appear when using camera mode. Here is blender file
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Why Won't My Path Show Direction (With "Show Normal" on)?

I'm at a loss here. I have enabled the Normals under Overlays. Can anyone think of a reason my path direction won't make an appearance? PROJECT FILE
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Why all objects and background is black in material viewport blender 2.79b

I don't know why my blender 2.79 like this in Material Viewport. But in Rendered Viewport Object Material showed And when I click Object in Material Viewport like this I have to reinstall blender ...
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How To Have 3D camera within Video Editor

I'm trying to make a video in Blender using images and sound files. However, I need to be able to have a 3D camera view so I can easily change the x, y, and z positions. When I went to the transform ...
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Blender 3.2 strange texture bug [duplicate]

Default cube, default material, eevee; Changing the texture in any way does not seem to help. Reinstalling, downgrading to 3.1, still unsolved. All of my older projects look like this too
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Viewport wireframe hatched faces?

I need help to have viewport wireframe hatched faces like this ? thx in advance !
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How to create a 3D Cam Carpet

I want to be able to create a visible correct 2d image to be placed on a football stadium grass. The final image have to be perceived as faux 3d from the camera view. How to handle the math of this ...
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Python script in start up folder to set 3d viewport shading doesnt work

I am running the following python script to convert 3dview to rendered view, which works fine in the scripting editor but not if run from the startup folder which reports the following type error ...
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When looking at normals, even when it's a new blend, it looks as if I have duplicate faces

New to blender, following and following Udemy tutorial. But my objects always look like they're stacked or duplicated, even after merging vertices. So I created a new blend and added new objects in. ...
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How do I switch to top view but upside down?

When I press 7, the view is as I need it. However, I would want it upside down. Here is a screenshot of what I got and what I need. How could I do this without actually rotating my model? Is would it ...
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Incorrect Particle colors in viewport

I can't see the real colors of the particles in the viewport. But I can see the real colors of the particles after rendering. The colors are the same in material and render preview mode. I think I ...
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Anim Player is slow even with everything disabled [duplicate]

I have a scene with models and geometry nodes to scatter objects on plane. The models are animated, so when I want to play the anim playback to preview the animation, I get 6 fps while I set it to 30. ...
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How to I make these 2D images visible with the mist in the render?

I tried to make a polygonal render of a forest but when I test rendered it, the leaf texture I used for the trees only show in the tree area. Is there any way I can make it visible like the other ...
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can't see objects in 3d viewport

can't see objects in 3d viewport regardless of clipping. There seems to be inconsistencies in the 3d viewports. Often when importing an object they appear in the outline but not in the viewport. ...
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Replicate Maya's viewport shading in Blender Lookdev (Material Preview)

for the stuff I do, it is important to be able to preview the normal map in the viewport. I have switched from Maya to Blender, but I'm not finding a proper way to replicate the viewport lighting/...
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Viewport display girid floor, axis for y and x, and color have gone weird, how do I put it back to default

need suggestions on how I could fix this. 3.1 was just fine but when I installed 3.2 it just shows this in the 3d viewport
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Selecting NurbsPath as hair particle render object is not showing on the plane in viewport

Can anyone help me with it as converted into mesh creating multiple points/vertices than less vertices geometry path which will make my old system less laggy I selected a plane, added a particle ...
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Select only visible vertices of a mesh from a camera

I'm looking for a simple way to remove the vertices of a mesh which are not visible from a defined camera in Blender >=3.1, in order to export the resulting mesh in stl. I've seen on the forum the ...
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Hdri background does not show up when I export my blender model [duplicate]

I am very new to Blender. Only been using it for a couple of days. I have a 3d model(s) in an hdri environment and would like to export the model with the hdri background so that I can view the model ...
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How to properly export to fbx file?

I am new to blender(also new to this forum) and I have finished my project. I exported my project to fbx and when I opened it from 3d viewer. Some of the parts are not properly showing. this is from ...
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Name of command to reset 3D-view (camera)

I am on a Mac. My 3D-view (camera) is not panning and zooming correctly anymore. I know I need to press numpad . (the period key on the numpad). I do not have a ...
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A strange crease appeared on my mesh after adding a loop cut

So I'm not exactly sure if it was a direct consequence of creating the loop cut, because it was only after editing (grabbing & moving) it around a little bit that I noticed the crease. Anyway, ...
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How to get rid of the black line? [duplicate]

How to get rid of the black line? I don't want to delete the scene but I need to get rid of the viewport line, its not an overlay I tried to toggle it off, it also cannot be clicked on link to file ...
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How to Hide 3D viewport

Is there a way to remove drawing the scene twice but keep a U.I window open ? I have a second window, but I want it 100% just for that Rigify fast select options. My question, how do I disable the 3D ...

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