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 highlight as object in the 3d View/Outliner?

In a script of mine I want to make an object stand out among the others in the 3D View, so that the user can see which object are affected by it. I'm open to suggestions, but I was thinking about: ...
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Lookdev mode is showing objects as only black and white

as the title says not sure why its happening. I'm very new so sorry i can't add much more info. Any help would be appreciated. image of whats happening.
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How can I decrease x-ray alpha in 3D view?

Is there any way I can decrease alpha opacity so the edges in the back are less visible?
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viewport woes : cant hold drag anymore

I cannot use hold up-arrow and drag my model in viewport with mouse anymore.. guess i must have turned on (or off) some settings, but cannot figure it out. Any suggestions?
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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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How to display Cycles procedural materials in viewport?

According to the Blender wiki here, as of Blender 2.78c (or around May 20, 2016), procedural cycles materials should display in the Blender viewport in "Material" mode. Unfortunately, this is not ...
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swap “disable in viewports” and “disable in renders”

I'm working on a big project and to improve performance I have hidden a lot of modifiers and objects in viewports. But now I want to see how the current full version of the project looks like in ...
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Align object after Motion Tracking: Edited

I am tracking an object in a video, which I want to replace with a 3D object in Blender. After tracking, I solve motion, and apply an object solver to the 3D constraint. This is where I get lost. I ...
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Viewport rendering stops after camera movement?

This scene doesnt use much memory and while viewport rendering eveything seems fine but after a little bit of camera movement the render stops and just says cancel like in the image. Pressing the ...
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lack of geometry on the render, but not in the viewport

I've got a scene with paper sheets moving along paths (with a modifier). But there is something weird : while everything looks fine on the viewport, it seems that there is a lack of geometry when ...
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How do I stop Blender from forcing an existing key position while I'm trying to move the object/bone to set a new key position?

How do I stop Blender from forcing an existing key position while I'm trying to move the object/bone to set a new key? This seeming position/screen refresh is slowing me down. (Note: "Snap to..." is ...
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(2.79) Why is Grid Subdivisions box disabled, when using metric units?

I'm trying to get grid, divisioned by any number of [2, 4, 8...] geometrical progression, but setting workspace length to Metric makes it constantly uncomfortable 10. Is this something hardcoded? I ...
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Hide Transform Widgets Display Panel

Greetings. Is there a way to hide this Transform Widgets Display Panel within the 3D Viewport, using python or otherwise? Also get it to stretch along it's width wider than it will go? I have multiple ...
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Object showing only in render and not in viewport even though visibility settings are correct

The fluid sim obstacle is visible at the top of the monitor. Before this render I turned made sure that render visibility was set to off. Viewport view, the obstacle is invisible whilst the ...
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Orange Outline/Selection Problem

I've been learning and making some stuff on blender 2.79 for a few months now... But, like 3 weeks ago, I don't know what happened, but when I was making a shirt in a base, it appeared a orange ...
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Manipulating 3D Cursor + Axis Constraint

Question about manipulating the 3D Cursor. I have vertex snapping on. I use Shift+Right Click to go into 3D cursor movement mode. I release Shift, but continue to hold right click to I don't exit ...
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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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How do I make objects not renderable in OpenGL Render / overlays disabled on Blender 2.8?

I have some mesh that i do not want to be visible when disabling the overlays button but they still do so, in Blender 2.79 checking the Render only box was enough but here it doesnt work like that. ...
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Weird rendering in blender

When I import this 3d-model from the internet, it looks fine in 3ds Max but weird in Blender. Is there any quick way to fix this?
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Viewport fps drop when Dyntopo mesh has more than 200k tris and Zoom-in/out is a temporary fix

When I enter Dyntopo mode for a model with more than 200k tris my viewport gets slow. That also happening when I save the scene, do undo and choosing some other brushes(like Draw and Draw Sharp) in ...
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Blender 2.8: How to see multiple view layers at once in viewport?

I am having difficulty in Blender 2.8 seeing multiple view layers at the same time in my viewport. With my workflow I would more than likely want to be looking at multiple view layers at once in the ...
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Rendering applies weird squares over my model

When I do the final render its all good until 99% and when it reaches 100% then it shows out of nowhere this random square. How can i fix this? this square doen't exist in my collection. also i have ...
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Noob Question - Why does my screen look like this?

Hey Blender Community, I have a noob question. It's very hard to google my specific question because I seem to lack the correct terminologies to things. Here is the question. When following a ...
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Appended objects from 2.49 show bounds box. How do I remove it?

When I append an object from an old blender file (2.49) in my new Blend file (2.79) the 3D viewport shows the bounding box (as a dotted line). Is there any way to remove this? I have the bounds ...
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Preview in viewport using OpenGL shader

I am trying to apply a custom shader (OpenGL, but if that's not possible I can learn OSL) to a STL. I will not use any lights, cameras, I'm not going to render it eventually. I would like to have the ...
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How to create fbx file from a numpy array 3D (x,y,z) by Blender

Actually, I am pretty newbie of Blender and I have some problems in my first project relevant with it. I have 3D array with shape (10,100,100) they are Z,X,Y dimensions respectively. How can I ...
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Is it possible to render as it is displayed in Material Preview?

I am trying to render an image. When I am in Material preview, it displays the objects in the scene without any lighting or shadows. All that can be seen is the texture. When I render it however, what ...
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nVidia driver causes flickering viewport background

I noticed a flickering background whenever I click a button or orbit in blender 2.8 or 2.79 It only happens when I use my NVIDIA 940mx but not when I switch to the integrated Intel 620. I can't ...
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SOLVED - Strange behaviour - object is hidden behind grey “wall”

I bought a model that has .obj, .fbx and .max formats. I use Mac, so I'm not able to use .max, so I decided to import .obj in Blender. After I imported the file, I saw that a part of it hidden as if ...
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2.8 Cycle Render Mode ignore Local view mode

When I try to preview an Object in Local View with Cycles, all my objects are rendered together. It seems that Cycles ignores Local View. Is it a bug or is there another method/shortcut for it?
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what's the issue in my steps for The Fire simulation?

I'm new in blender don't know if it's bug or it's a miss understanding how it's work the Fire or smoke simulation. The fire or smoke doesn't show up in EEVEE engine and in the Cycles engine ...
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How to set up accuracy of edge length overlay?

Is there a way to somehow increase a number of digits in the fractional part of the edge length? For example, real length of the edge on the picture is 1.215mm. What can I do to make Blender display ...
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Opened viewport now project has no colour

I opened a viewport and couldn't close it again so I closed my project. I've loaded it up again and my project has no colour. Can anyone help? Am I still in a viewport? How do I close it because it's ...
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How do I bring back the orbit gizmo in the top right of the viewport?

I've been looking this up for a while now, I'm new to blender. I've been working on a project for a while now in 2.8 and I'm pretty sure I hit some shortcut but in that specific save file in the ...
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Selecting axis under view port display with track to constraint imposed on an object doesn't work

I added a monkey and added a track to constraint with light as the object as per 31st video of the blender fundamentals and then went to view port display to check the axis option to display the axis ...
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How can viewport shading functionality be used to preview render result in Blender 2.80?

I could make a glass cube in Blender 2.79b in Cycles Render. Also, I could use the Viewport Shading feature in Blender 2.79b to see my desired result. But in Blender 2.8, it didn't seem to do ...
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Viewport output on videocard

we are currently looking into the possibility of adding monitoring of a fullscreen viewport on SDI videocards, like the Blackmagic Decklink or Blackmagic Ultrastudio. Blackmagic Design has a SDK, with ...
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When I preview render with EEVEE, I get these colorful particles that aren't noise

When I preview render with EEVEE, I get these colorful particles that aren't noise. I have no particles, as this is a fresh file, this glitch is preventing me from doing previews.
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No smoke in viewport

I'm sorry to ask about something what seems to be a stupid problem but I can't help myself and can't find a tutorial or someone who has the same question here: I have a complete new and clean ...
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Is it possible to move the view with holding spacebar?

So right now when I want to move the view I use shift middle mouse button and move. But is it possible to move the view with spacebar and moving the mouse?
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Assign material breaks viewport

Whenever I try to assign multiple materials to a mesh the view port displays the mesh as a mess of black faces. This happens on all the models I've tried. It does not effect cycles rendering but it ...
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Blender knife tool not working as expected

I'm trying to create vertexes using the knife tool; the object in perspective mode is: in plane after using knife: A point is always created on the back edges: It's incredibly frustrating to have ...
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My viewport render does not match the final render, it's more zoomed in for some reason

This is what my viewport render shows This is what happens when I render the first image
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Objects not showing in viewport on Solid view

Greetings fellow blenders. I got tired of looking around for a fix and writing here is my last resource. I updated Blender from 2.80 to 2.81, and surprise: All objects in the viewport are displaying ...
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Objects appear deformed in Object mode but normal in Edit mode

At first I thought it was the mirror clipping causing it, but I deleted the modifier entirely and it wasn't fixed. Then i thought it might have been caused by "rogue" edges that were on the "empty" ...
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360° HDRI map issue in Evee

I installed the new version and the world (default HDRI maps of world) doesn't appear correctly in viewport shading. I can see it in viewport just like in ortho mode or some kind of. How can i fix it? ...
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Viewport Render results from Python

I have a python script that receives data over a socket and uses that data to update a scene. The resulting render of that scene then needs to be sent to an output socket. This needs to occur in ...
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Object always appears in front of the other

I'm having a problem with Blender where one object (bottom half) always appears in front of the other (top half). This doesn't occur when it is rendered. http://imgur.com/a/NjKXX
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Flat surface not being shaded consistently across quads

I've been working on a mesh and realised that part of it is not being shaded consistently across the borders of each quad. I've isolated the section into its own blend file and cannot figure out what'...
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Shadow darkness variations?

In my scene, I have one object that's casting a very pleasantly dark shadow (not too dark, not too bright), and on another object, the shadows seem to be much lighter... Is there anything I'm missing ...

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