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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Update viewport while running script

I have a script, which creates multiple objects through a loop. However, the script freezes the viewport until it is done. Instead, I would like every object to be seen in the viewport one by one as ...
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Boneshape's wireframe drawn the smaller the bone is

I'm using a bone with a complex mesh as it's boneshape, the smaller this bone is the more edges it draws on viewport. why does this happen? is it a graphical thing, or is it a way for blender to ...
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Why my metallic material seems weird in viewport shading?

I change the metallic node to simulate the metal material, but it shows odd in viewport shading. I have even checked my light is turning on. Please help me to solve this problem.
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Render is not Looking like Viewport

Version: 2.93.0 Base Settings; Cycles Supported GPU Path Tracing 200 Samples Open Image Denoiser Color, Albedo, Normal passes Light Paths 12 12 12 12 12 0 Then the only other thing adjusted from ...
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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 can I make an animation using importing several x3d files to Blender by scripting?

I have some x3d files made by ParaView. I need to write a script to import these objects sequentially to Blender and make an animation. When each object is imported to 3D View Editor, a keyframe ...
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how do i mimic SketchUp navigation settings in blender 2.8?

I've learned cad from Sketchup and find navigating in it pretty easy and so I want to switch to blender and want to keep navigating like that it'll make it way easier to transition. there's another ...
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Mesh is partially transparent in Material preview

Mesh looks like this in Material Preview: Normal view I've recalculated normals but it does nothing. Does anyone know what is happening? Thanks in advance!
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How do I append camera with camera track animation

I want to append the camera that had animation on it (because of a 3D camera track) to a fresh 3D scene. How do I do this? When I append the camera into the new scene, it has no animation.
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select all instances of text object, or curve objects in object mode?

How do you select all objects that are of similar type in object mode, say for example selecting all the instnaces of text objects. Or selecting only the meshes.
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How to speed up blender animation playback. It is slow

I've been trying to make this animation, and every where I've looked people don't have as low of fps. I have a 16GB RAM computer with a new graphics card. (I'm able to play Mine craft and blow up a ...
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Background environment texture not rendered in viewport or final render

How do i make this visible?. Every tutorial I see, it is automatic. But my scene is not mine, aparently they made it invisible, but I want to see how it is positioned and I need it to be displayed in ...
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Is there a blender lighting setup or mesh that replicates the shadows seen in object mode?

The Shadows on the right side of the image are what I am trying to recreate. When using lighting rigs the mesh is always overexposed when using light lamps. Even when the intensity is lowered no ...
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Blender 2.82 - Objects are not visible in solid/wireframe shading

suddenly I have this problem. In the main window in 3D Viewport all objects (excl. ref images) are not visible while viewport shading is solid or wireframe, even the outlines. In material or rendered ...
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Different geometry Viewport vs Render in Cycles

I'm working on a project and I'm stuck on this stupid thing. This object looks completely deformed on the render vs how I see it in the viewport. The project is a bit messy, I used .xps files from ...
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Normal error: One vertex shares all normals of an object

I was working with my .blend file on a new computer and when I opened the file, for some reason the viewport couldn't show the shaded surfaces of the objects, only the outlines in object mode. I have ...
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How to reset viewports camera angle?

Strange question maybe but my viewport camera is skewed on a weird angle. (like 35-45 degrees) wondering how to fix it.
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My object became very dense with faces and made it become black when previewing it. How do I fix this?

The materials were working fine but I don't remember when or how it happened but the donut became black at every view. I realize it became very dense with faces and the black is actually all the ...
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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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Copy framebuffer of 3D View into custom frame buffer

General question: Is there a reliable way to directly access the OpenGL framebuffer of a View3D for copying? (Please see the end of the post for more detailed questions) I need a very fast way to copy ...
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blender lagging and crashing [closed]

so blender would always would always stop responding and lag and run very slow. is there any possible way to make it run smoother and stop crashing or at least lessen it? And when I play my animation(...
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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 does Blender 2.93 crash when I try to use Radeon ProRender? [closed]

The issue: Whenever I select Render View, with ProRender as the renderer, or When I select ProRender as the renderer with Render View already selected, Blender shuts closed. If Render Quality is set ...
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Camera view is broken

Camera placed like this (settings can be found at right): If I enter camera view, I see this: If enable viewport render it shows ok: Also render from this camera is also proper Why is this ...
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strange edges look in Viewport

I got strange "triangles" all over my scene in viewport. How to fix it? more here: link to YouTube
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How can I restore viewport visibility to multiple objects at once?

I started working in a new job as 3D designer and replaced the old one who worked with C4D and now I'm working with Blender. I have to use some of his old work done in C4D to make changes etc and I'm ...
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Where is the Layers panel in Blender 2.8?

I am starting working on Blender 2.8, but I can't find the layer panel. Where is it?
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how to bend/transform own image [closed]

I'm new to blender. I don't know how to bend (transform) my png. I know how to do it with Objects like the monkey (found tutorial) but I don't know how to transform/bend my image into a something like ...
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Can't rotate view around selected object (macbook pro)

So I'm trying to figure out how to rotate my view around an object. When I press and hold the 3rd mouse wheel button to rotate my view, it freely rotates around a non-existent point rather than my ...
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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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Is it possible to toggle child viewport visibility from the parent in the outliner?

Is it possible to toggle child viewport visibility from the parent object in the outliner? (Can viewport visibility be applied hierarchically?)
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Hide 3D cursor's axes

I accidentally turned on my 3D cursor's "axes" on the viewport. Now it looks like this: It's really annoying and I have no idea how I turned this on. How to get rid of it (but still shows ...
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Render camera is different from the viewport camera

I've been trying to make my render camera match the viewport global camera, but I can't find the proper settings. It seems that the viewport camera is different from the standard render camera though ...
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How to restore Alt-Middle mouse to view snap mode?

In the new Blender versions Alt + Middle mouse now changes frames in the timeline. I'm used to using it in the previous default where I could drag between different view positions with Alt + Middle ...
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Viewport HDRI not Showing in Render? [duplicate]

Is there a way to make the viewport HDRi show in a render? The only thing I could find was a Youtube video recommending some extension, but I personally don't like installing random extensions other ...
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Grease Pencil 'shimmers' with every frame in viewport

I have a video below, If you see carefully the lines are shimmering, Is there any way to avoid that? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBIJbTTiLlU I tried increasing samples of viewport I tried ...
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period key won't on iMac

Am using an iMac the period key won't work for me to jump back to the center of the 3d viewport after moving and rotation the 3d viewport want is the hotkey for iMac
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Motion blur in with viewport render?

Any idea if there is a way to render motion blur when you render the viewport animation? I need it because I used the viewport colors and flat shading to generate a color id mask for compositing later ...
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removing the white border in material 3d viewport when selecting alpha blend or alpha clip

i'm trying to get these leaves to show correctly in the 3d viewport (not render) with the transparency applied and no white border around the leaves, i had to choose alpha clip or alpha blend to get ...
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How to hide edges/viewport after import from Warehouse (Sketchup/Collada)

I'm trying to use models from 3d Warehouse inside my Blender scene. So I'm downloading them in Collada (.dae) format instead of Sketchup formats since Blender can import dae. Problem is that they are ...
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quick liquid shows a black box on 3d viewport [closed]

I can't seem to figure out why it shows a black box in 3d viewport. I followed a quick liquid tutorial and I used a quick liquid function from the F3 menu, after changing the liquid from geometry to ...
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Hotkey to Frame all Objects into viewport?

Is it possible to set hotkey F to View/Frame All objects into all viewports, and if any objects are selected will frame that object within all view ports as well with key F. I would be very grateful ...
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How to remove weird viewport mask [duplicate]

I was messing about with keyboard combos in 2.80 alpha trying to remember how to add a render preview rectangle, however I seem to have done something that has masked my model in 3D space, which I can ...
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Faces with separate materials slot are transparent?

I'm a beginner, and I'm modelling a hard surface object in Blender 2.93 alpha. I've assigned a different material to some faces to add decals. For some reason, those faces are shown as transparent in ...
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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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Python access to walk_speed setting of Walk/Fly Navigation Mode [duplicate]

Is it possibile to access walk_speed setting of Walk Navigation mode via python API? (I know how to activate the Walk mode by script, but I want to change the walk speed).
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Can't find the palette to alter new objects

When you add a new object into the blender scene, normally on the tool shelf a window will become available where you can put in the objects size or number of vertices etc. These options: For what-...
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How to make wireframe mode in 2.9 look like 2.8's version

Blender 2.9x version changed the wireframe mode and it personally is much harder for me to tell what I'm looking at. Previous versions have full wireframes and I would like to know if there is a way ...
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Why are faces on same plane different shades of grey in solid viewport view (not normal issue)?

In object mode with solid viewport shading, some of the faces here are clearly a different shade of grey despite all being on the same plane: There's no material associated with the object and anyway ...
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Viewport shading cannot use scene lights

No matter what I select, it's lit by emission or something, scene lights have no effect on it, adding a sun, turning off a sun, no difference, it's as on images, and no shadows. Thank you, sorry for ...

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