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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2.8 Solid view turn off transparency?

I am trying to figure out how to disable transparency in solid view. I can disable it in LookDev via the node editor, but not sure in Solid... The transparent surfaces are sitting on top of ...
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How to match orthographic camera to orthographic view (get information about current view)?

I'm trying to make a simple WYSIWYG viewer addon for 3D objects in blender and I want to match the output of the camera to the view in the window so it's easy to position the object for rendering. ...
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How can I rotate the view while using another tool (like extrude) in 2.8?

Add any object, select a face and press E to extrude. Now try to rotate the view while extruding. Normally middle mouse does this but while extruding middle mouse does not work. How do I use the mouse ...
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Why can't I “Double-click to rename” layers when a separate window is in 3D view? [on hold]

I've never had an issue naming/renaming render layers until all of the sudden. I was sifting through the code in text view. I was thinking about what could possible be the cause, then I hopefully ...
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Align Object to fit Video

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. However, I still have to ...
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Blender 2.8 status bar

I am writing with the help of Google translator.  In the blender 2.8, the status bar went down (there is information about layers and vertices). How to raise the whole thing up? Is there any addon or ...
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Distance to Viewport View-Camera

How can I get the distance between specific points in the 3D View and the virtual camera of my viewport? Using the distance, I could select the closest or furthest (farthest) vertex/object from my ...
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Mirrored clothing object still clips on mirrored model object in centered position

I do not understand why my clothes are clipping on one side. I've done three things: ensured my model is mirrored properly and didn't make any changes to her since I made clothes, 2) Mirrored my ...
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Where is Ctrl-Alt-Shift-Mouse Wheel discrete rotation in 2.8

I can't find this in 2.8 and it was really useful. For instance in 2.79 you could Ctrl-Alt-Wheel to roll rotate the view based on your current. The only way I could do this in 2.8 was with the ...
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Camera shaped Vision problem in 3D view [duplicate]

I have clicked wrong keys and now im not able to turn it off and now i only see what was in the camera shaped box.
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Rotate Around Selection not working

I have Rotate Around Selection selected in Interface > Preferences but although it was working as expected previously, it now does not. Specifically, the view rotates around a specific mesh vertex ...
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Get 3d cursor location from mouse position

I need to find out the location of the 3d cursor given the mouse position. That is: if the user were to click at the position (x, y) on 3d viewport, what would be the location of the 3d cursor in 3d ...
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I can't drag it over and over agagin

I can't drag over and over again. On blender 2.7, when i dragged things i dragged something across the viewport it would go to the other side but, it wouldn't do that in 2.8.
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why do i have a black and white mesh on solid view mode? 2nd post [duplicate]

I didn't use the program for like a week or so when opened it, it was like this and didn't know what had happened, when started to look around my files they were all like that checked all the ...
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why do i have a black and white mesh on solid view mode?

I didn't use the program for like a week or so when opened it, it was like this and didn't know what had happened, when started to look around my files they were all like that checked all the ...
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Renders not matching viewport Eevee

Blend file: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ap5fvhgmwgbjunc/AAAm6tXEgm2aHz-nrEMEt_MMa?dl=0 When I render this animation I get 2 issues, the particle system doesnt have the same color or location as the ...
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Cycles Render displays wrong UV wrapping in material mode

As stated, the textures do not follow the settings in the material. They seem to repeat no matter what while in material mode of the 3d-view, but render fine. Nothing in the material seems to change ...
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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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How do I display the ~bounding box~ of a Render Border that is already created?

A beginner's mistake, but it's driving me crazy. How do these bounding boxes work? Sometimes they appear, sometimes they do not. I can not figure out how to enable them in order to resize manually the ...
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How to select all objects of a certain viewport draw type in blender 2.8?

Due to having bool tool a lot in my recent work, it the cutting objects' draw type to box. I now need them in wireframe mode but due to the mixture of objects with several draw types in my scene, it ...
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Manipulator Icons Missing in the 3D Viewport (2.8) [duplicate]

I'm not sure if I toggled something and it made my manipulator icons disappear, but I can't find them when I would select an object or face, edge, or vertex. Help?
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Transform, Move, Rotate, Etc. icons missing

This is probably a easy question for a newb. but did I turn off a view toggle somewhere? Because my little arrows on the face, edge, or vertex I've selected is absent. Is there a toggle switch I ...
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Camera to behave as the viewport?

One of the things I haven't learned about using Blender is how look from a camera and use the exact same commands to pan, rotate and zoom with the camera as I do with the viewport. I'm used to doing ...
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Painting in 3D window shows up on the other side of my model from where I paint

I've been having trouble getting the texture painting to work right. My problem is when I paint directly on my model in the 3D view the paint stroke goes to the back of where I painted, like if I ...
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How To Lock A 3D View From Being Roatated ? (2.8)

What do I need to do to lock my Front and Right 3D views from being rotated? I am using the quad view (Ctrl + Alt + Q) in the meantime but I only want to work with front and right views only and the ...
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xray in blender 2.8

Most of the new features in blender 2.8 are very good, but, some features of 2.79 were better. In particular, the x-ray option was very good in the old .79 but, now the x-ray seems to be global, ...
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Where's the option to right click drag to rotate the viewport?

Yesterday I came across what appeared to be a new option in the 2.8 beta that offered me to the choice to automatically configure Blender to use a viewport control style with Right Click drag to ...
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Refresh text in Python

TLDR When I change the 'obj.data.body' of a Text object in Python, the viewport doesn't update. How to update it? Longer explanation I have a script in which I work with a text.data.body, something ...
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How to change camera clip start globally and not just in one workspace?

Nothing relevant in body. Remove the requirement to fill body. Btw. I could fill this body with: I DON'T WANT TO CHANGE THE CAMERA CLIP START ON EVERY WORKSPACE/WINDOW/WHATEVER!! And I wanna change ...
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Make Explosion Out Of Blocks

I am trying to make an explosion out of legos like you see in the lego movies, I have seen a bunch of tutorials for houdini but none for blender. I tried adding a remesh modifier to a smoke simulation ...
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How can you make it automatically invisible to render if its already invisible in viewport?

The objects i make invisible in viewport i want them to automatically be invisible to render. Is there any cool way to have this option ?
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2D zoom in 3D view

I'm translating my Maya animation knowledge to Blender, is there an equivalent to Maya's 2D pan/zoom that allows you to 2D zoom in a 3D view? This is really helpful if you're animating a character ...
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Vewport Popover Docking

I am using the latest version of Blender 2.8 and for some reason the viewport popover is not appearing when I click the the lookdev, render, etc. options on the top right of the 3d view. Is there a ...
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Is it possible to use 2 mouse buttons for key map?

I'm very new to Blender and coming from a different software package it uses left mouse and middle mouse buttons together to zoom. Is it possible to assign both these mouse buttons to the 3D View (...
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Show transparent viewport image (via script)

[blender 2.8] I'd like to show a transparent image on the viewport (similar to the axes gizmo) and came up with two different approaches: 1) GPU image shader - which works in principle, but doesn't ...
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Change hotkey for pivot point

The default hotkey for median point is Ctrl + , and I want to change it for just ,(comma). How can I do that in Blender? I did not find this shortcut in preferences?
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Hide Floor overlay from viewport render in Blender 2.8

In 2.79 Floor grid hides automatically when doing viewport renders, but stayed in place for solid view. How can I obtain such behaviour in 2.8? Manual unchecking Floor from Overlays is a bit annoying
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Is there a way to reset the seed of random material in Blender 2.8 Viewport?

In the 3d-view workspace, we can use a random color to give our separated object a distinct look. What if I don't like the result and I want to randomize the color again? Swapping the setting doesn'...
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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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Objects are not selectable since Blender 2.8 UI Freeze

I hope someone can help me! I was animating with Blender 2.8. Then, as I always do during animating I made all objects, such as the cloth or the skin and so on (except the rig) unselectable, to not ...
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Meaning of selected object outline in 3D view

I was trying new Collections feature in Blender 2.8 and somehow can't get consistent understanding what do outline colors of selected objects mean. Here is my scene setup: created three "asset" ...
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Camera is not rendering object, only background image. 3d view not rendering background image. Can't close a 3d view

Three problems here: 1) the camera when I hit "0" only shows the background image 2) in any other view, I only see the rendered object, not the background image 3) I am unable to close one or the ...
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How to create a submenu especific shortcut?

I've recently been making my way into 2.8 and I've been wondering if there is a way to link keys exclusively to submenus. Let's say I want to shotcut "Clear Seams" to the "C" key in the UV menu, in ...
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Where is this material viewport in Blender 2.8 Beta?

Sorry, i'm just a noob in 3d program, so i don't really know what to call this thing. But do you happen to know how to display this kind of material in Blender 2.8 Beta viewport?
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Auto Export Viewport Render to external file

Looking for someway to link the 2.8 viewport with external programs (ie Adobe InDesign/Illustrator etc) that use linked images. You would link a 3D viewport in blender via addon to an external file, ...
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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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Cannot move vertices

Cannot move vertices up or down in z axis?
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Make a PC tracpad work in Blender like it does on a Mac?

I've switched from Mac to PC and i'm wondering if it's possible to make a PC trackpad work like a Mac trackpad inside blender. The controls are very different, On a mac you can pinch to zoom, two ...
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Object as transparent mask in Blender 2.8 Workbench engine

I want to archive this effect: Create invisibility cloak alpha mask material But I can't find the option for transparent mask in the material tab in Blender 2.8's workbench engine. I can make the ...
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Figuring out FOV and Angle for a Reference? How to use a Reference Image?

I want to start modeling a character from multiple references. The original references are just images of the character and are NOT standard references - which means I should calculate the Angle of ...