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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how to make it so when i move bone the camera moves

I have an among us character(shoutout to among us players there) and I want it so when the bone moves my camera moves with it. I parented both the camera and the armature, I also tried going on the ...
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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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dynamic paint canvas waves in viewport is different in render

I have a blender scene and there is a dynamic paint simulation with objects going into water however the thing is that in the viewport the fluid simulation spreads out fully and good however in the ...
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My image texture displays correctly in material preview but not in 3D viewport

I have applied such image textures before without any problem but with the eyes of this character I simply cannot get the image texture to appear in the 3D viewport in either Eevee or Cycles. I feel ...
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Blender 2.79. Not anymore possible to switch between “ View Shading” mode from task bar

It is not anymore possible to change View Shading (all modes) from the task bar. It was possible until very recently. Using the keyboard shortcuts ‘Z’, ‘Alt Z’, … works. What I have tried: remove ...
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How to access Viewport Properties dialog with small viewport (3d view)?

When I have multiple viewports and I want to change Viewport Properties for a single small viewport, I would normally access "Viewport Properties" pull-down in the upper right corner of the ...
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Can I use Nvidia Cuda cores and NVLINK for EEVEE?

This question mainly pertains to Nvidias development within Blender. I currently have a 2080 and I know that Cycles ustilizes CUDA cores for rendering. However I plan on purchasing 2 3090's whenever ...
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Viewport Not Rendering/No Lights/No Materials

I just did a render 2 min ago. I'm on blender 2.9 and I was playing around with the denoise features. At the time, the lighting was working, and the materials on my object were perfectly fine. I was ...
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Make another object invisible from Boolean for OBJ ewport

I am beginner and I am trying to understand how blender works. My basic idea was to make hole inside object using Boolean Modifier. I put cube, apply boolean, then I put sphere as boolean object. So ...
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Viewport options in Blender 2.90: where to configure Active outline and world grid?

How to configure viewport options for different Viewport shading options in Blender 2.90? I accidentally changed my "Viewport shading: Solid" mode into setting that does not show the world ...
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Material Preview as default viewport shading

Is there a way how to set up Material Preview mode as default Viewport Shading, so that everytime I open Blender it would start with that view?
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can't open files .BLEND

i have problem can you help me? i have some .blend files from a few days ago; i Have Blender for Windows 10. My problem is that i wanna open the .blend files but when i double click to open the file, ...
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Clipping Bubble?

I was wondering if it is possible to use geometry as a view clipping boundary? For example, could I use a sphere to clip the boundary of other geometry, which would then auto-update as I move the ...
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Middle mouse transform like in Maya (no gizmo interaction)

While I am getting more and more comfortable with the interface in blender I am missing out one thing: The way you can edit e.g. vertices in maya by selecting and then middle mouse drag anywhere on ...
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Camera View goes Purple when adding Video file as background for camera

When I add a video file as background in the camera view. it works fine for a few frames (Upto 54) and then the camera view goes Purple (from 54 to 180 frames). What can be the issue. Adding both ...
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Shading Error after using “Viewport Vis” [Modifier Tools]

I have Modifier Tools Add-on Installed. Whilst going to add another modifier I accidentally clicked "Viewport Vis" I understand what this does, however at the same time the matcap/shading ...
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How stop moving the view when entering walk mode?

When I enter walk mode, I want the view to stay in the same position. Here's what the documentation says: On activation the mouse pointer will move at the center of the view, and a cross marker will ...
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Navigation doesn't work in Layout mode

I can't move around in the viewport in layout mode. No zoom, No Hand move thing nothing. Did I change some setting by mistake? When im in sculpting mode it works kind of, but when I go back to layout ...
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view only one transparent object at viewport when overlaping to another object in blender 2.8

i used to do this using blender 2.79 version with no problem . now i need to do the same work with the 2.8 version , but cant find the way when i have two objects , one on top of the other , i need to ...
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Ignore/PassThrough Backfaces when selecting in view window with Python

is this even possible? when "Backface Culling" turned on (and X-Ray off), you ignor Backfaces and select verts, edges, polygons through Backfaces. Example Cube and Sphere inside, Cube have ...
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How to scale all axes at once using the scale gizmo

When modeling, it is sometimes good to be able to use the handles instead of using shortcuts. In Maya, you can scale the object along the X, Y, or Z axis using handles or you can scale it along all ...
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Blender 2.9 instantly crashes when I try to render in Cycles

Blender 2.9 crashes instantly when I try to either render the viewport in cycles or when I try to render the scene in Cycles. My computer: Mac Pro early 2009 OSX 10.13.6 High Sierra 3.33ghz 6-core ...
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Problems with weird edges after Subdviding/Smoothing surface

I am modelling my first blender character ever. I modeled one side, then symmetrized it and merged the two symmetrical sides together. When adding the subdivishion Surface modifier and/or adding the ...
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Even if I change my view my car remains in the faces the same direction

Previously when I pressed ctrl+3 , I could change the view and my model would change direction accordingly now the model faces the same direction.

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