Questions tagged [append]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
61
votes
2answers
38k views

How can I reuse existing materials, objects, etc from an existing .blend?

I have created several designs for a particular project and they are related, but I don't want to have to keep recreating any similar elements, such as shared materials or textures. How can I use the ...
6
votes
1answer
4k views

How to Link/Append a data-block using the Python API?

I'm searching a way to append a group in Python. It should behave exactly like the Append function (ShiftF1) works, all objects should be local and editable. The idea is to append a character (with ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

What is the differance between Linking and Appending an external blend?

What is the differance between Linked and Appended data from external .blend files?
5
votes
1answer
6k views

How to link/append with a Python script? [duplicate]

I want to append an element from another Blend file by a script. I found the Blender operator bpy.ops.wm.append which should do what I want. However, the API documentation is a bit unclear: ...
12
votes
1answer
42k views

How to add an object from another scene? [duplicate]

I'm am trying to create a scene in Blender, by adding in another object from a previously created scene that is on a separate .blend file. How can I do this? I have tried to append an object from one ....
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Change linked object to appended?

I have linked maybe 20 objects into one blender file, but now I want to change it to appended objects. I want to use this blender file in Unity, and it seems the objects get broken if I include linked ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How to append many objects without appending materials [duplicate]

Is there any option, to append many objects without appending their materials? Example: I have scene1.blend with cube object ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

Appended group opening in original location

So I appended a group of objects to my level in BGE, but every time I reopen it (the level) the appended groups go back to the location at which they are saved in their own individual files. How do I ...
2
votes
1answer
13k views

How do i copy material from one .blend file to another? [duplicate]

I have two different files (rigs) which I would like to append one to the other, I did this by appending the object of one. Although now the material of this object is missing. How do i append it?
3
votes
1answer
835 views

Why have my appended objects lost their rigid body settings?

I am working on a scene in which a wrecking ball on a chain crashes through numerous glass cubes. I created the chain and ball in a different blender file to work more quickly, since the numerous ...
2
votes
1answer
891 views

Python Operator: Context is Incorrect

I currently am writing python operator whith the task of appending the current scene into a new file and then linking it back into the original file. There is one problem: When loading a new file the ...
2
votes
1answer
255 views

Appending an Object Without A Link

What: I am trying to append an object in a .blend file using. How: ...
1
vote
1answer
221 views

How can I make link group that look like this image, and how to make that group to my local asset so i cant edit mesh, material, texture of it

I'm blender beginner. I have a blend file called "final". And I have the other blend file call "origin". How can I link the group name beigeBook of the "origin" blend file and add it to the ...
1
vote
2answers
68 views

How to make a Text File dependent of an Armature object so that it appends with it to other projects?

If you ever used BlenRig, you may have noticed that it pops up a text file in your text editor called "generate_customprops.py". This is a python script that the rig uses for various purposes such as ...
0
votes
0answers
264 views

Cycles GPU doesn't render appended textures

I appended objects to a blender file, but render view doesn't see their textures. I checked all possibilities and I found out it's caused by GPU. When I set the device to CPU, render view sees the ...