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Questions relating to appending assets from one .blend file to another .blend file.

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transfering compositing nodes with render layer nodes

I have two projects. In one I have a lot of compositing nodes including a lot of render layer nodes. I have found a way to append nodes but it does not work with render layer nodes. Is there a way to ...
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How to get rid of garbage data in blend file

I'm having a problem that by appending collections from scene to scene (or shot to shot) the blend files are inflating in size (well over 1GB already), although they contain more or less the same ...
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Rigged figure in one Blender file - when append to another Blender file, it shows Armature but cannot animate

First off, I have appended a number of other rigged objects via 'Collections' to Blender files before and they worked as expected. I fact, this human figure was appended before. But, during the course ...
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Rig hierarchy breaking when Appending into a file

I have a rig on a character and I have set up a simple soft body dynamic on it's hair geo (it's a carrot so it's hair is the green stalk). Works fine in it's original file, but when I bring it in (...
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Loading a collection with objects using bpy.data.libraries.load, to avoid using a bpy.ops operator

I want to append a collection and the objects within that collection from a blender file, using bpy.data.libraries.load. The reason to use ...
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How to get a blend file from a link and append it using blender python?

I want to be able to have a python script append a blender file from a link that it is housed in. I have the .blend file on my website and I want to be able to grab it from blender, and append it. Is ...
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How To Replace Data From New Data Coming From Another .blend?

Here's a simple example, I have a .Blend with 50 objects, all appended inside my .Blend, they each have their own materials. Now I created my scene with those assets and did some work etc... My ...
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Append object and use the material from the target .blend file

I have A.blend and inside there's a window object. It's already assigned with multi material ( glass, metal_frame , handle etc). I have B.blend which identical to A.blend (it has the exact same ...
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How to override existing materials (with link or append)

I've been searching but I didn't find any solution. Short version : Suppose I'm working on a blend file which contain a material called "MyBlueMat". I want to append or link an existing ...
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BPY import/append .blend asset from another file? ( ideally by clicking a button) [duplicate]

How to automate the process in Python of importing any one out of 10 assets from another .blend file? (ideally by clicking a button) I am trying to use append, but I am not so sure about the correct ...
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The transforms of appended objects change during rendering

I have these teeth objects in a separate blender file that I plan to append to other files when I need them (I append them as "objects" because when I append the mesh they don't seem to show ...
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Linked Collection Does Not Import Texture Maps?

I'm still a bit new to linking files but when I tried to link a collection of objects, only the materials loaded and not the texture maps. I tried linking materials, textures and just about every ...
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Append function in menu is greyed. What can I do to fix it?

I'm trying to add an object from a previous project, but in the File menu bar the append option appears greyed out. If I press Shift + F1, I can browse between the folder of my PC, but when I click on ...
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append objects from a corrupt file without material

a file i've been working on for a while now crashes when opening. i am able to append everything in that file except 2 simple objects that both use the same material, so i'm guessing it's the material ...
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I have error in my python code(while producing a blender addon) which i couldn't figure it out. Can anyone please help me out?

So, recently I was planning on creating a 3D model pack for blender 2.9 in which my 3d models can be easily accessible within blender through addon. My plan was to make a small little tool shelf (at ...
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Why my object size has changed while appending?

I'm trying to follow an online course. I was creating my models on separate files and appending them to my scene. Until today, everything was working correctly. But now when I append my object, its ...
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Particles not rendering when appended

I created a towel using a hair particle system. When I appended the file into a bathroom scene the particle system shows up when viewing through viewport shading, but when I go to render the object ...
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Append Not Working - Copy and Paste between files not reliable

I have used append many times, but recently it refuses to work. I suspect I know why - it's a bug related to animation and/or armature. I would love to know if anyone has any secret workarounds. The ...
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Exporting FBX animations from Linked character rigs

I'm fairly new to Blender and have been using and made an animation to practice myself to get used to Blender and using the Rain v2.1 Rig, and I made the animation by Linking the character rig from ...
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I'm trying to append a Rig that is split up into collections, but whenever I append it, it breaks

Regular Rig Regular Scene Collection Appended Rig Appended Scene Collection
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Appending collection with excluded sub-collection from blendfile loses exclusion

I have a blendfile with some particles. The main scene is in a collection called Set. The master particles are in a sub-collection of Set called Particle Masters. That sub-collection importantly has &...
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Facing Problem in drawing UI Previews Dynamic EnumProperty

I am trying to Draw Dynamic Enum property and I started using a one of the templates provided with the blender. What I am trying to do: I have a Folder Test 2 in which I have 2 Folders - Blends Icons ...
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Creating an object “spawn point” for batch rendering in a product catalogue with hundreds of items?

Let's say I want to batch render different car models on a scene by creating a "spawn point" for each car to appear in the scene. This spawn point will control the car's transform properties ...
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Open .blend in different mode?

So I was in sculpt mode and I accidentally hit tab causing the mode to change to edit and this crashes blender. I cannot reopen the files because I assume they were autosaved in edit mode causing huge ...
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How to Append a world with HDRi and nodes from another blendfile?

I can Append things from another blendfile if they're in Collections or various other groupings, but when I do Append -> blendfile -> World and select the World object, I get nothing appended. ...
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Why is my blender file 13GB?

I'm somewhat new to Blender and I've been working on a project for the past couple of months. However I've got to the point where the file is practically unable to be opened without crashing (I have ...
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Appending Materials Automatically

I am relatively new to Blender. I come from Sketchup for modeling and Simlab Composer for rendering. In Composer there is a function to save the material palette. Then if I have a model that uses ...
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How to import World Nodes from one .blend file to another? (2.83) [duplicate]

I have attempted to "append" the World part of another .blend file into a new .blend file and although it does import a World Shader, it is the default one found in every vanilla blender ...
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How to properly import matterial in to scene? - python

I'm trying to solve this hurdle > ...
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Appending brushes in 2.83

I bought the Sculptors Toolbox brushes and can't get them to append. I follow the instructions, and nothing shows in sculpt mode. Anyone else having this issue when trying to add new brushes in 2.83?
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python: how to parent appended item(s)?

I'm using bpy.ops.wm.append with blender 2.90alpha to append a collection from another blendfile into the one I'm building with python. My problem is how to get all ...
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Appended material on object doesn't render

I'm a beginner in Blender and currently I'm working on an underwater project with a short submarine animation. The underwater scene and the submarine were made seperately, I later appended the ...
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I cannot see my appended brushes in sculpt mode

...not only that, even AFTER completely uninstalling 2.8 and upgrading to 2.82a, (I was hoping to get rid of the brush icons and actually get the preview thumbnail + preferences toolbar that every ...
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How do I properly append a rigged character? Everytime I try it, the appended character is no longer attached to the rig

Anyone here know how to append an instance with a rigged character, and have that character's rig work exactly as intended? By "work" I mean the rig should be able to pose the character out of the box....
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Python API: Append collection with constraints (Parenting, etc)

I have a blend file with two collections "Mesh" and "Armature". The Armature has some parent constraints to the Mesh. When i manually append the two collections to another blend file, all constraints ...
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Difficulties in Appending Blender File [duplicate]

Hello everyone just need few guidelines I am importing a Objects form Blend file of a building , the object appears but there is a problem nothing is visible in the camera. And the object disappears ...
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Random Bones When Appending A Rig

When I append the zamination rig, random bones and blocks appear I have tried delieting the blocks and saving it as a blend but the blocks still apeare Link To The Video Of The Problem
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How to append a scene from an existing .blend file to the current .blend file? [duplicate]

I just want to append a scene (named "fred" which is the ONLY scene in the file) to the existing open blend file. Seems like this should be easy, but I can't find out how to do this. So, after the ...
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How do I add to my scene a shader I downloaded?

I'm referencing this CC-0 shader: https://www.cyn-prod.com/projects/wood.php How do I add this to my scene? I've tried "appending" but Blender drills down into the Blend file's directory structure. ...
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Why do I get a “can't edit this property from a linked data block” message when trying to edit an appended object?

I'm trying to append a model from one file to the other but every time I try it's acting like it's linked but I cant even move it or scale it. If I try to I get the message "can't edit this property ...
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How can I append an object from an external blender file using a relative path with Python?

How do I append a custom object from an external blender file using relative paths so I can pack the file with the addon? I can append the file easily with absolute path like this but I could fined ...
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How can I get rid of this weird barrier? [duplicate]

I appended the Utopia kit from Kitbash, and with it came this weird fog-like barrier. If I zoom out at all, I can no longer see the plane or any objects, even if I undo or hide everything. Why is this ...
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Make linked or appended objects part of another blend file no strings attached. (Blender 2.82)

I have linked a separate blend file of a Claw for my character but can't join and edit it, I just need it to be unlinked and be part of the character blend file.
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how to merge and transfer files as one piece to other blender project

I want to add my robot model to the camera image with motion tracking, but I don't know how to add the model and rig files as one piece. And the robot is walking on the stage. I have to add this as an ...
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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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Imported brushes not visible in brush menu

I used append to add in several rock texture brushes, but they are not visible in sculp mode when browsing brushes.
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Is it possible to get the file path to the .blend file that a linked object came from programmatically?

I am trying to find a list of all file paths that are appended/linked in a .blend file through the Blender API, I need to run a script in each appended/linked file to change materials so in turn the ...
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Make linked data local for export

I have a blend file as a library of objects (Cube, Cylinder, Sphere...) that are linked to several files. Each of those files creates a scene with the objects (one scene containing a Cube and a ...
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“Doubled” appended custom shapes

When I append a rig with control shapes, the shapes appear “doubled up”, once in a normal Object form – white in the screenshot – and again in a Rig form which can open in Edit and Pose – blue in the ...
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Blender will not append

When I hit append and select the mesh object nothing happens, link also won't work I even tried exporting the models I wanted to append to .OBJ and then importing them. One showed up but only in the ...