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How to make a constrained asset camera real?

I have an asset which is a collection of 2 objects: a path and a camera tracked to it with a constraint. When I place that ...
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Asset library not showing since upgrade to 4.1 but only in one job

I have an archvis project I have been working on and save new versions as I work along. I upgraded to 4.1 and this one job, that I have done a lot of work on, will not show any assets in the asset ...
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Add custom Asset Library path on startup

I run a small studio and we are looking into centralizing blender install. OCIO and addons I can deal with a custom startup.py script that I launch when blender is started, but I cant find a way to ...
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Asset Browser only displays the file names and not the preview icons

I use Blender 4.0 and the Asset Browser only displays the file names and not the preview icons. Other forums says you can change the preview through the View, but there's nothing in there. Am I ...
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Any way to save object properties to the asset?

I am trying to make myself an asset library system which includes a lot of technical objects like collision boxes, triggers e.t.c. (basically I am using blender as a level editor for an educational ...
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Cloth simulation in blender asset browser

I want to add my cloth simulation in blender asset library but I am unable to move the cloth only it's origin is changing position. I have also tried parenting it with empty but only it's origin is ...
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Cannot import an asset Library

What am I doing wrong? I've tried saving the asset file in different locations (desktop, onedirve), using the user library, creating a new library but cannot get my assets to show up.
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How to transform asset browser assets that are linked

I'm relatively new to the use of the asset browser and library overrides. I'm trying to set up a scene that uses linked assets; I have all the assets in another Blender file, and I have the asset ...
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can not mark material in asset, option not showed

there is not option to maerk the material in my asset. some know why?
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Efficiently create a big set of object [closed]

I am creating a low poly forest for my project. I want to use a big library of assets (that I am making). I figured that what works best for me so far is to create branches separately from the trunks ...
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Why my eye ball materials disappeared?

I used the tiny eye add-on but when I opened it in my project it looked different.
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Error in trasforming a model in a gallery

a newby question. I downloaded a model ( https://polyhaven.com/a/modular_fort_01 ) containing a lot of objects. I'm trying to convert everything in assets to create a library. But when I mark objects ...
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Asset Browser Will Not Update As Expected

my asset library consists of a number of well organised blend files used exclusively for storing my assets for use in the Asset Browser. Within my asset browser I use a set of classification tress to ...
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Dragging Asset from Asset Browser Rotates It 90 Degrees depending on View Angle

Whenever I try to drag an asset from the browser, it will be rotated 90 degrees, instead of pointing upwards. It's pointed correctly if dragged onto a plane, but in the case I want to use it in, there'...
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Node group asset, all paras work fine apart from the colour ramp

I am creating an asset node group (metal generator) in one file and want to import it as an asset into another file. This all works fine apart from the color ramp para. Here is the setup I have in the ...
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Greyed out shaders on linked asset. I can't animate shaders

This one is about Asset Library creations I have a car where the brake lights are animated using a shader (it's a mix2color connecting 2 diferent textures. I want to animate the Factor to switch ...
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Problem with Blender Asset-Library reading catalogues

So I have some asset packs I got and downloaded to my desktop where I marked them as assets, and created catalogues in asset library for them. There is now a txt file in the folder with the blends ...
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Material altered on asset Library linked (Transmission)

When I put my character file in the asset library and use it, the eye material (mostly the cause of the transmission shader) changes. I am trying to figure out if there was a way to at least keep the ...
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Custom properties get lost through Asset Library

I try to append custom properties to my collection and object in the hopes the asset library would carry them over when appended to a scene. Unfortunately they are lost when appending or linking. ...
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Automatically place imported Megascans materials into assets-library

is there a way of automatically placing imported Megascans materials into your Blender asset-library? Or is there any similar way of listing them visually in a list across Blend files, without having ...
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A hotkey to rotate objects as I'm placing them from the asset library?

I've been using several assets from my asset library on scenes. Some of them properly snap to a surface (such as the object with the green checkmark, it's meant to be a poster on a wall), but others ...
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The Cube Diorama demo file does not open

I want a 3D representation of a room and would like to use Cube Diorama from Asset Bundles for this purpose. https://www.blender.org/download/demo-files/ However, this file never wants to open. When I ...
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Blender Asset Library - drag and drop alignment problem: how do I make library objects snap/align on their top instead of bottom face?

I have a library of objects (windows, doors etc.) in my Asset Library. When I drag and drop them on existing cube (building) they snap on the surface, using the closest surface of the dropped object. ...
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Terrain for gamedevelopement, how to paint it?

My experience level: around 8 years and always hated nodes, never used them avoided them like hell cause found everything about node logic to be counterintuitive and illogical and insesical, plus they ...
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How to locate "Asset found on hard drive (blender-kit)"

I was downloading an Apple basket mesh via Blender kit. I couldn't tell if the download completed, as the download stopped at some point in time. I have decided to try the download again and it says ...
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Show only contents of current folder in Asset Library

I've looked all over the place and can't find out how to only show the contents of the current folder in the Asset Library. So if I'm in the main folder I only see assets in the main folder, not the ...
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Why the megascan's textures are weird?

I've used several times the megascans assets but their textures always look weird. The best I had is just not so much realistic (even if the asset is in 8k). I'm currently working on a project using ...
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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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Origin on asset in asset library is diffrent from the original

I'm using the asset library browser for the first time, and I bought a people collection for it. I'm trying to add a group of people to the library so I can easily drag it into a scene. Here's the ...
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Asset Browser shows only Hair assets in 3.5.0

In earlier versions, I can import many kinds of assets (e.g. materials, objects, etc.), which are available online. Is this an expected behavior?
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Icons missing and not generating in the asset library for objects in a collection

I am currently experiencing an issue with Blender's asset library where icons for objects in a collection are not automatically generating. Usually, the icons are generated automatically, but in this ...
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Can't add new asset catalog to Asset Library in Blender 3.5

After a drive failure I have had to upgrade to Windows 11 and reinstall Blender, version 3.5. I noticed that I can't add new asset catalogues: When trying to add a new asset catalog, I get the text <...
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Asset won't render at all

I have a problem that occasionally occurs when rendering premade assets. Namely, I create some assets so I can speed up my work but at some point, some or all assets that have been added to the new ...
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Unpack Blender Asset Browser collections

I am currently expanding my asset browser and I am also including folders containing multiple objects, lights etc. This works great but I am unable to separate the individual components when I drop ...
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How to get tag/description of an asset that's placed in a scene using python

From this question, I understand to set a tag of an asset we need to open the Blend file. How to add/edit tag of an asset from another asset library using python (add-on)? But can we get / access a ...
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Collection Saved as asset, but I can't modify individual parts of the collection

Basically, I have a model made up of multiple individual objects and I thought I could mark the whole collection as an asset so when I use it it is already in a neat folder and everything is there ...
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Namespacing imported assets

I'm looking at pipelining Blender and I'm wondering about namespacing. It seems that Blender is pretty strict about node names and that no two geo/transform nodes in a scene can have the same name. If ...
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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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Black after exporting asset previews as images

I want to export asset previews as images. I borrowed some codes from Blender 3.0: Is there a way to quickly create thumbnails for material and object assets? and this github page. I first created ...
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Blender Asset Browser and Folders full of Materials

Unsure of how to utilize this feature. Today I bought some set of PBR textures from FreePBR. I have set the filepath for assets to my assets folder containing the subfolders with the different ...
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Batch image library to Asset Browser

So I have a library of 556 HDRIs, and I would like to add them to the Blender Asset Browser. The way I've seen many people do it is to create a new scene for each HDRI and name it accordingly, then ...
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I want the same blender start up for different profiles. We have 4 different people logging into a central computer( separate windows login)

We have one computer designated to use blender. We can all remote log into the computer using different windows log in. Because we have different log ins we all have different profiles or start up ...
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Object are not in the correct orientation in the asset library. How do you change this?

Is there a way to edit the rotation of assets in the library so that when I drag them into the scene they will be in the correct orientation? I don't know why all of the objects are lying down.
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Is there any way to convert an empty with objects parented to it into a collection

I just got a Kitbash 3d asset pack and I want to add it to the blender asset browser but the problem with this is that the asset browser does not support objects parented to empties. is their a way to ...
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Blender Asset Browser: Change which side of object is previewed?

I'm really enjoying organizing my Blender assets via the Blender Asset Browser. One unfortunate thing is that when generating previews of objects, the Asset Browser tends to generate previews of the ...
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What is the best way of adding Kitbash 3d asset packs to the asset browser?

All of the individual assets are parented to an empty. When I mark it as an asset it looks like this: I would like to add all of the emptys as individual entries in the asset browser.
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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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exporting to socket rather than file?

From what I remember John Cormack developed a networked Quake level editor one could use to edit a level cooperatively over a network. The modern Cube game supposedly offers similar functionality. ...
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Instancing the original asset in the scene after modifying it

I have done some assets for my project but i want to modify some assets without destroying the original source, as you can see this is my asset, I left clicked on the viewport to make sure the asset ...
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Blender API: how to distribute an add-on with assets and how to append them with python?

First of all, I'm not a programmer. This is my first time writing code so understand if this question is dumb. So basically this addon I'm making creates a custom node group in the compositor for some ...
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