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

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Blender File Cleanup - remapping users with duplicate data

I can't seem to locate a way to do just what I want easily, and there doesn't seem to be any add-on utility addressing this, so here goes: Say I have a file with many materials and meshes, and I want ...
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Appended file sped up

I had animated a character in one file and synced it with an audio - when I appended the character file into another one, the whole animation is now sped up, I don't know what to do.
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How to edit / manage appended collections with collection instances

I am struggling with one problem for over 3 years and i finally decided to discuss it with someone. Long story short: I got an object lets say CASE I got another objects like BUTTONS I got a ...
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Script works in python console and "run script' but cannot be enabled as an addon

I am a beginner in scripting so I am aware that this might be trivial thing, but I will appreciate any help. I was trying to make some automation to my geometry node workflow. The main utility of it, ...
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Pasted objects become invisible and show as 0 metre in dimensions along all axes

I'm trying to copy a collection of objects from one .blend file to another. I tried append, and then I tried copy and paste with 2 instances of Blender windows open. In both cases, the objects become ...
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Why are linked objects from another file laggy, and same objects are fast when appended?

I have a laggy file that will take up to 12 seconds to select a basic object and take up to 14gb of memory, to fix this I open a new blend file and append all the objects and now there is no delay and ...
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Appended objects have bad quality

I am recreating an ancient settlement with Blender, and to make my life easier, I modeled several types of ceramic vases with procedural materials on a separate file, which I appended (not linked, ...
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Model compatibility for older Blender version [duplicate]

I have a set of models inside a .blend file, they were made in Blender3.5. When trying to import the model into Blender 3.4- blender just crashes. Is there a way to get the model into the older ...
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bpy.ops.wm.append not functioning properly with Blender 3.6?

After moving from Blender 3.3 to 3.6.1 (on Macos en Unix), my scene-building python scripts fail to execute, not properly importing materials or collections when using bpy.ops.wm.append. The operator ...
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World Scene Lights On, No Texture

Blender version 3.5.1. I made an ocean. I appended a unicorn model into it. When the world scene light is on the unicorn loses its texture but not colour.The texture's there with the world scene off. ...
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Python Blender .Blend Export and Back-Link Script (persistent handler problem)

I'm trying to create a blender script that will move selected objects to a new .blend file and then link those specific objects back to the original file. This would be extremely useful to me and my ...
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Problem with drop off when sculpting rock face

I'm trying to sculpt rock faces in blender. My normal work flow was to append photos sscanned rock textures to my draw brush in sculpt mode and then go from there. Since downloading the newest blender ...
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Imported .FBX file won't pack as resources

I downloaded a Free Wheat.fbx file and imported the content into blender. I have toggled the Automatically Pack Resources on. I try to save the file as a blend file, but it gives a warning that an ...
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Trying to make an addon to streamline asset browser use

I would like to create add-on for blender 3.6 that allows me to mark an asset in the current file I am using then let me choose an unopened file I want it appended to. This add-on should give me ...
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3.5: append an object without its associated objects?

When I want to append in a single object from another file, all its related objects come in too. An old post says that "unchecking Localize All" is supposed to fix it but in all the years I'...
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File size doesn’t change after deleting part of appended object

I noticed while I was tidying up my blender file that an small object contains almost 300mb of data but it should really be about 3mb. I think what I have done is that I have appended a large object ...
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Python API: How to Append a Collection from a Blendfile in Blender 3.4?

Currently I am updating an add-on to work in Blender 3.4. It is a pretty simple scripting system that imports 3d bug assets from a source blendfile (Packed within the add-on) and then attaches those ...
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property driver driven by a custom property not working in other blend file

i made an addon that uses custom properties to drive other properties within that file. but the thing is, it only works in that file. when i append the collection containing everything into another ...
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How to "push up" an NLA Strip or Action Clip to Append to a new file

I want to re-link a library character and then re-append some actions from a previous file. However, while I see my desired actions/names in the NLA Editor, I don't see them in the Action Editor ...
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Recover a UV from backup file (Import UV Layout)

I have "corrupted" a mesh UV in my ongoing edits in a file and I'd like to restore it. Edit mode UV unwrap commands don't get close to the original UV mask that matches up with the photo ...
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Appending collections from a blend file to the current scene with Python

I am very new to Python and the Blender API. I am doing some scripting tests and I am trying to append a collection (named Cube_Collection) from a blend file (Cube.blend) into a new, current, blend ...
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Why does this action look different after being appended?

I'm trying to import an action from an old project into a new project. When I do so, the animation just doesn't look right. Here's the action in the old project: And here it is in the new project: ...
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Can't Append objects with armatures from Asset Library

Using the Asset library, I drag simple objects into my scene using the append option at the top of Asset library window, it works fine, can edit and such. But recently started to create objects with ...
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Create Vector list in Animation node

I need help to make a Vector List in Animation node. What I tried you can have it in the link https://blend-exchange.com/b/w7OPLjo6 this work if I use Append list (done for 2d vector ) with vector ...
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How can I choose which actions I want to see in Blender?

I have two characters with different actions. One of my character can run and swim. My other character can walk and sit. These characters are different blend.file. When I want to append these ...
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Download external zip (with images) file and unpack it

Have an addon and it works well now https://github.com/Gl2imm/Apex-Toolbox Have the intention to add in some of the items for easy use, but the images there are huge and not everyone wants to download ...
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Appending Characters but Asset Library doesn't load

I have created my characters, made my shape keys, created a pose library and saved everything in the asset browser as illustrated in the picture attached (Screenshot 1)., However, everytime i append ...
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append blend file in the middle of the scene

I have an animation in a blend file. I want to append it to a different blend file but i want it to start from the middle and not from the begging. How do I do that? thanks Gil
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Append Lighting Setups?

Is there a way to append lighting setups that keep's the light positions? Marking lights as assets or appending them drops all position data so you loose the orientation and arrangement. Looking for a ...
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Deleted objects appear when Appending model

I've been having this strange issue since I started using Blender, and I cannot find any information about it anywhere online. The issue is, whenever I append a model into another file, it Appends ...
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what's the deal with periods in blender names?

I'm using the following to iterate across the objects in another Blender file so I can append certain objects to the current scene: ...
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get actual object names created after using bpy.ops.wm.append()

When using bpy.ops.wm.append() to bring in objects from another .blend file, if the newly imported objects have name collisions with existing objects in the scene, ...
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How do I append a text in a blend file from within an addon?

Total rewrite of my question From this post, I've greatly simplified my approach: ...
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Appending hair object to file messes up another hair object

whenever I append a princess hair from another file to my current blend file, all object within the current file with particle system is messing up. I am really new to the particle system and I can't ...
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Append/Link - Material not correct

I have a Star Wars Star Destroyer in one blend file. The ship has 4 materials. I would like to use this model in a scene in a different blend file and I would like to have several Star Destroyers over ...
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How do I append a text file?

More precisely: what is the "directory" or "section" of a text file? This code is not working: ...
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How do I correctly append object constraints and keyframes?

When I append a landing platform that I animated and added object constraints to (child of) into a new file everything is there from textures, keyframes to object constraints, but when select ...
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Blend file is 1.89 gigs but when opened is just blank [duplicate]

I recently ported a .blend and .blend1 file I was working on from my mac to my PC using a USB. Here's what I did: Packed all ...
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How to import a rigged model into an other file?

I downloaded a 3d model and it is rigged, it has parameters and a lot of things to it. And now I would like to use it in an Blender file I'm working on and it would be great if I could use the ...
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Using python how do I append cameras and lights from another file? [duplicate]

Please note: this is NOT the same question - mine is about how one does the same thing with python. I am trying to use python to append cameras and lights from one .blend file to another, like this: <...
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With python how do I append cameras and lights from another file? [duplicate]

I am trying to append cameras and lights from one .blend file to another, like this: ...
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Is there a way to merge multiple blend files?

I have around 100 separate .blend files that have one material each, is there a way to merge the materials from all of these blend files into one? I am trying to do this to add the materials into the ...
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How to join objects together for appending without messing up material settings

I need to append this eevee clay-like clock object I made into another blender project. To do that easily I need to join all the objects together, but when I do, the clay material's scaling and ...
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Python API - append and rename material

I have a Python script to append materials from multiple .blend files, I also would like to rename them after append, but bpy.ops.wm.append doesn't have parameter ...
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Why is the generate rig button greyed out?

I have appended a Rigify metarig from the Armature category from an older blend file via the File > Append... main menu. In the older project, the metarig's (Re-)Generate Rig button is not grayed ...
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Error when copying/appending baked particle system from one project to another in Blender 2.9

I need to pre-bake a particle system outside of a complex project that is already struggling for resources. However, when I copy or append the object with a particle system attached, from one Blender ...
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What do I select in order to add this blend into another? (append)

Okay, so I need to add trees into a city build, but the append feature is not working. I believe I have done everything right, but when I select all the parts, nothing shows up except for that object (...
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Appending one object adds an extra object that shares a material [closed]

When appending an object into a fresh scene, a second object is also appended. I have a master asset scene with many objects that use a small number of master materials eg: "Metal MAT", &...
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Append Materials Using Python [duplicate]

Trying to append a material from one blend file to another but not having any luck. I've tried two methods so far. Method 1: ...
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Automatic weight painting failed to paint mesh correctly

I've replaced a mesh that was previously animated with an improved mesh. No custom weight paints were used on the previous mesh. Unlike the previous mesh, I appended the improved mesh without the rig ...
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