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Questions tagged [add-on]

An add-on is a python script or plugin created to expand Blender's functionality. There are many add-ons in the official builds of Blender, and with every new version comes new add-ons.

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Transform Edges to Profile precisely?

i want to do this inside of blender i already tried with transforming the edge to curve then having a rectangular extrude profile to this curve but the result is not flat , and not precise at all is ...
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Mathematical functions for mesh in Blender 2.8 beta

Does somebody know if it is already possible in the beta 2.8 to use mathematical functions for the mesh? I could not find the Addon "Add Mesh: Extra Objects", which I uses in 2.79. Any other solution ...
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Removal of Program to reinstall not gone entirely

I have 2.79 and a heap of addons that do not work when they should be, Hard Ops, etc. Also, my Alt Click on edge loops stopped working so I figured I should reinstall Blender. All the new versions ...
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How to load a sun path in Blender 2.80?

A tutorial for version 2.63 that works with a sunpath package: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsovmL9hv80 A sunpath version that works with 2.71 here: https://www.ods-engineering.com/tools/ods-...
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Make a Blender script run an external program

I'm making a script to share data between Blender and After Effects: i created an addon in Blender which exports a .txt file in the After Effects directory (or a custom one) and I created a After ...
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What is the best way to model the intersection of multiple hard-surface pieces?

What is the best way to model the intersection of multiple hard-surface objects? Not technically different "objects" persay - but where different pieces meet visually. What are various ways of ...
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Asset Management (addon): How to add all materials in the scene to the library?

How to add all the materials in the scene to the library in the Asset Managemnt addon? There is any python code to do that?
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Is there a way to duplicate objects betwenn two objects?

Is there an add-on or other way to duplicate specified number of objects between other two objects? Modo has this function and for 3dsmax I have a script: https://youtu.be/A1rFqZxpxjc
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Is there any plugin to export multiple objects into separeted files?

I've seen similar questions but none of them look like my problem (I've been searching over an year for this answer). I've even created this acc to try and clear this out: So I work with 3D printing ...
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How do I set the env variables properly so I can run Blender with customized paths on Windows?

I want to run a customized version of Blender on Windows. So i set these env variables in a batch file. Blender picks up the user config folder alright but it still points to default addon paths when ...
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What do new bpy class naming conventions in Blender 2.80 actually mean?

What are the new class naming conventions in Blender's 2.80 Python API for add-ons? It says here: This constraint applies to the bl_idname of each class (or the ...
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Pulverize not working, PHP Notices

So, I realized that Blender was not using all of my CPU processing power with a Ryzen 5 2600X, it only uses 10 % max. So I downloaded Pulverize with PHP, FFmpeg and Python. When attempting to run a ...
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Blender and three.js recent versions December 1, 2018

I am struggling with adding Blender export to three.js because my Googling is showing older tutorials on both. My goal is to export a model from Blender to three.js or at least I think that's the ...
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MHX2 import in 2.79 and 2.80?

Has anyone had any luck installing the mhx2 importer under Blender 2.79 or 2.80 under Ubuntu 18.04? I have followed the installation instructions correctly, and in Blender 2.79, User Preferences ...
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Editor and ways recommendation for Python addon development

I am a Vim user and generally happy with it but I see some drags with Blender addon development when I use it. What editors and ways do you use to do your Blender development? Vim oriented solutions ...
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Cannot Confugure Sapling

So, um. Ticked in curves sapling addon, then saved preferences. Now, after adding the tree, configuration menu is grey and even clicks can't activate it. Thing tried: Reactivating addon Turning each ...
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Script to export to IGS

I found this script to export the meshes to extension IGS, but when I try to add it with blender 2.79, it does not work, is there an update for this script or a new script that allows to export to IGS ...
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is there an auto-cage add-on?

I'm following a tutorial by Zacharias Reinhardt: "Mastering sculpting in Blender", and at some point we try to draw a cage around a dragon (see picture) In the tutorial, we do the cage manually. I ...
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How to scale an object via a slider in Python?

First: I'm new to Python programming in Blender. I already know how add a row to scale one single axis of an object by using a slider in the tools panel e.g. I'm using this code snippet to do this: <...
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Animation nodes math problem / weird behavior

So, I'm working on a project where there is a spinning wheel. It starts with 0 speed and starts getting speed over time. I'm using Animation Nodes addon for this and I made this Node tree: The top ...
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Archimesh {Add-on} Error [on hold]

I can't subtract the area of the room where the door is. I tried following several tutorials. I select the door then I select the room I press autoholes. Error appears as it shows in the picture.
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Animated Assets (Asset Management)

Hi fellas could someone point me the right way how to animate the asset object? If You know Asset Management addon than You know that some of these assets are animated so You simply add them to the ...
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Blender ImportError: cannot import name urandom

I have an old addon for blender-2.49bpy-linux-glibc236-py26-x86_64 and I installed python 2.6.2 but when I run my old addon RoRImporter in Blender I'v got this error ...
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Imperial Units for Archipack?

The units panel seems to not change the mode of units for the archipack add-on. For example while using the wall feature through the add-on there is no indication that I am working with inches or feet....
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Retopoflow 2 Contours Increase Segments

On here it says that I can increase the number of segments by pressing ctrl+up. But when I press ctrl key and the up arrow key, nothing happens. I even clicked on the "+" button next to "Count:", and ...
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How to get the speed of a Camera with Python?

I'm currently working on a project in 2.79b containing multiple shots that require several cameras (2+ keyframes for Location with a ...
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How to Make Highlights Glow

I'm creating this scene with a "Star Wars" feel. And in Rogue One, The ships had this large highlight like the metal of the ships were glowing from the lit sides only. I'm also noticing some slight ...
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Custom compositor node - connecting input to output

I am trying to make this simple node group that would simply connect the input to the output so it would simply repeat an image like below. What is the problem with my code? It's like nothing is ...
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Is there an mdl add on for blender v2.79

I've tried various searches on the net and attempted to install the add-ons but none work with v2.79 . Has anyone found an .mdl addon that does work ? . Thanks
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Material Combiner Add On Problem

Hi i have been having Problems with Blender v2.79. When i was optimizing a MMD Model in Cats and creating an atlas so i could export it there was a message asking me to install Material Combiner by ...
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How to extract all attributes of an imported file (obj, stl, ply)

I'm looking for way to use Blender to extract all the attributes of an imported file (obj, stl, ply) to an output file (xml, preferably). At this point, I don't see a quick solution available, and ...
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taking a manuel bastoni character to another file

I wanted to test creating a character in another file, and now that I am satisfied with the character I wanted to move it to the original file, I used manuel bastioni lab for character creation but ...
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Is there a custom character creator addon in Blender?

Basically I’m trying to make some characters in sculpt mode, I can do it but it takes me a good few days to make it look the way I want and then it comes to texturing and that’s where it all falls ...
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Individual Instances of an Input Field

I am writing a script that produces a button for each Element that gets saved in my PropertyGroup. However I do not seem to figure how to have an input field that works for each entry individually. ...
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How do I enable Mantaflow in Blender?

I have been using the internal Blender fluid system for a while now and it has been very frustrating so I'm hoping it'll be better with Mantaflow. How do I enable Mantaflow in Blender?
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Some questions on maintaining addons with multiple Blender versions

I use a special build of Blender made to work with the Octane render plugin. But I also frequently go into the regular Blender since Octane Blender is sometimes a release behind. What is the best way ...
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Addon BLAM - Lines doesn't line up

I have a strange problem with addon called BLAM. I watched a lot of tutorials about using BLAM, but I can't figure out what is the problem. It isn't first time when I'm trying to recreate a real scene ...
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Add-On Error issue

When ever i try to enable an add on it displays this I tried to uninstall blender and reinstall it but i get the same message. it all started when i tried to install an external plug in. And sorry ...
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Converting a script to an addon in 2.8

Hi so with some help i was able to get a pie menu script that does what i want when i run it. how would i set it up so i can run it in 2.8 with a hotkey? thanks for any help ...
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Prevent EnumProperty updating constantly on panel hover / Change EnumProperty items if action triggered

What I want to achieve here is to begin with a login panel: And after successful login there are more options on panel displayed: During login there is an access token retrieved, which is used for ...
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Why im getting error with cell fracture addon

I have a cylinder and few loop cuts just simple geometry and im using cell fracture addon with default setting and getting this error. What does it means. I want to use the crack it addon. It is ...
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How can you sync Blender configs between multiple machines?

I run Blender on several machines, it is a hassle to copy configs around, in order that you don't have to configure everything from scratch every time. Is there a sync functionality that does this?
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How do I add a new material to each individual face in python code?

How do I "diffuse_colour" on individual faces of an object in a python script for a Blender addon?
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Leaf variety in sapling addon?

I'm using the Sapling addon in 2.79, and I'm having trouble making the leaves look realistic. As you can see in the screenshot (sorry for the forest HDRI in the background; I know it made the image a ...
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Rigify addon does not do its job properly for my character

I am new to the Rigify Addon. I have used it with my character, and it's not working well in some parts such as the face. Link to the blend file Just give me some tips to improve my rig. You can ...
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Animate Meteor Using Cell Fracture Addon [duplicate]

Hi! I'm experimenting with the Cell Fracture Addon to create a meteor animation. But after fracturing the main object into small pieces, i found out that i have to keyframe every single "animated" ...
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How to write a script that executes a list of commands only if a specific object is already inside the scene: Easy question I think!

I was wondering how to write a conditional in a script so that a list of commands runs only if an object IS NOT inside the blender scene currently. For example if "Cube" is already in the scene I ...
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When I subdivide a face, how do I get each face from the result in Python?

For example, if I subdivided a square face so there were now 4 faces, how I do iterate through those 4 faces in a Blender add-on?
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Rendering Coloured PLY Point Cloud in Blender

I came across this video on Vimeo the other day: https://vimeo.com/290181848 I was intrigued as to how this was achieved, and in my impulsive search for answers I came across photogrammetry and the ...
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Is there any way to register a callback for a bpy.prop undo event?

Is there any way to register a function that gets triggered on a property undo event ? Just like you can register a function for property update, get, or set events. And btw, why properties ...