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"Blender 3.0 includes a new editor: The Asset Browser. It makes working with reusable assets much easier and more visual." Use this tag for questions about the Asset Browser.

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Maintaining collection structure when appending assets with Geometry Nodes modifiers applied to them

I marked an object as an asset. It has a complex Geometry Nodes modifier that uses "object info" and "collection info" nodes to import other objects. These referenced objects are ...
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Assign action is not enabled in the asset browser

I created a character and added an animation. I registered the character in the Asset browser and also registered the animation. Characters are brought in well. But the action isn't working well. I ...
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Asset Library not showing new assets

I'm pretty new to Blender, so I'm not sure if I am missing something. I purchased some assets from users and followed their tutorials on how to use the assets. Example: I downloaded the .blender file ...
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Print out list of Asset Browser Items including their tags

I have a giant asset browser with over 2000 items. Some of the items have tags (product numbers), but not many. I would now like to output all the names of the items and their stored tags so that I ...
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Blender Assets Keeps Resetting

I recently got some Blender assets, and I want to keep them in a different location. I changed the filepath in settings to the new folder, and I added the assets to the path as well. When I do so, the ...
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Hair curves is thick in Cycles but not in Eevee

I was following hair asset tutorial. Setup the mesh for hair empty normally. After placing all the hair after the hair empty and tried looking at the rendered results. Cycles give a thick strip (I ...
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How to clear out the asset libray entirely

How do i clear out the asset library, I know i can go to Edit > preferences and turn off the selected library but when i add another its gonna keep the categories and the files assigned to those. ...
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How are appended assets from the Asset Browser handled, can i replicate this in python?

The Asset Browser does something special that I can't quite grasp: If you drag a material from a library into the scene, on an object, it loads and appends it. If I modify this material (name, ...
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Blender Asset Browser - assign assets to different catalog without opening each .blend file

Is it possible to assign assets to a different catalog without opening their respective .blend file? As far as I understood, you can only assign an asset to a catalog by opening the .blend file in ...
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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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Animation public library, are there any? [duplicate]

Recently hear of one such promising project, called "HEAT", but it feels like non-legit and feels like "ready-to-run-with-your-money" vibe, but seems already integrated with ...
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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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Asset Library Not Importing Image Sequence

I use an image sequence node in order to change character expressions for the robot. I wanted to use the Asset library to import the character on over. But when importing it over using the asset ...
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What step am I missing to edit Human Base Meshes assets?

Currently using Blender 3.3.1, but I suspect my problem isn't version specific. I can drag the model I want from the asset browser into the viewport, and that works. However, I have no way of editing ...
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Append geometry nodes object with linked objects in object info nodes

I have a geometry nodes object that has several object info nodes. The objects in those nodes are all linked from another file. When I append the geometry nodes object in a new file, all the objects ...
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Creating Macro for Asset Browser Thumbnail Creation - Need Event for selecting the next Object once current selected Object Has Updated

I am creating a macro that will update the thumbnail using the plugin thumb mate, it creates a custom thumbnail for each object in the Asset Browser, because there are so many assets to update their ...
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Adding linked shaders from the Asset library with python

is there a way to assign shaders that are in a linked asset library? Iterating through the scene the asset lib shaders are not present - and as a linked asset, this scene link only seems to be created ...
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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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Is there a way to export object view status inside of an asset?

I'm facing a problem with the asset browser : I'm building up a collaborative asset library through One Drive for team working purposes, containing some rigged characters. Those characters can have ...
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Automatic Custom Thumbnails for Materials in Blender's Asset Libary

Hey Blender Community, I'm exploring ways to create custom thumbnails for materials in Blender. I'd love a straightforward method to choose a shape, apply the material, and save it as a thumbnail in ...
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Use bones of face rig instead of shape keys (rigify)

With the new blender pose library, I would like to add my armature with facial expressions. However, I have created a character in Character Creator 4. When importing this character in blender, the ...
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The Asset Browser and Posable Assets

I can't seem to figure out a good workflow here so I wonder if someone with more experience could help. I use Blender for product images. So I make extensive use of the asset browser because the ...
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How do I import materials, assets, textures to asset browser that are not .blend files?

I have a huge folder of materials I collected over the course of my blender journey and I want them to appear in the asset library so it's easy for me to pick them and apply. But they are not .blend ...
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when importing a model with a rig from the asset browser, the rig stops working

when I tried to add a model from the browser asset, the rig stopped working for her. Then I changed import mode from append to link , but it didn't help. how do I make everything work ...
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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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set AssetBrowser region height on keypress

I cant seem to find a way to set an open region height in Blender using Python. I'm trying to set the height of the asset browser on keypress. Is this possible through the Blender API? ...
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No "asset library" drop down menu in file paths in blender preferences

I want to add an asset path to blender but there's no possible option for this. It seems to be completely removed for some reason. There's nothing I can try really, pls help :)
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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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Blender (3.6.2) Asset Library does not think that the asset browser is set to the current file library

I'm not really sure how to approach this. I've found zero results online for this specific error. I have repeatedly made sure that my asset library is set to the same directory as the blend I'm ...
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Asset Browser default library behaviour (Change from 'All' to 'Current File') [Blender 3.5]

Is it possible to change the asset browser's behaviour when opening asset browser in a new context? Problem: By default in Blender 3.5, a new Asset Browser context will always open with all asset ...
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Assets from the asset browser copy the geometry nodes modifier, is there a way to make them a single user copy?

I have mesh assets in asset browser. Each time I drag them into the scene, the geometry nodes modifier to the mesh also gets copied. I have to click the number (3) to make them a single user copy. I ...
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Asset Library: Catalogues show, but not Marked Assets

Short description of problem: Briefly got Asset Library working, re-organized files under new sub folders. Suddenly new and old blend files no longer see any marked assets, only the catalogues. I ...
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Material not applied when importing assets through asset browser

I had a model of a bed and then I changed the materials on it according to my need. Then I made it into an asset, but when I try to import it in another blend file through the asset browser, the ...
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How to append from the asset browser instead of linking?

I'm trying to append assets from the asset browser but all the objects are linked, I need them to be editable, so it's better to append them instead of linking. I tried making it local, making it ...
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Asset Library not shown in preferences

How can i activate the asset libraries in preferences if its not shown?
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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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Collection as asset not snappable like objects as assets In blender

I used blender asset browser today and found a weird thing if you have marked an object as an asset then it has a hitbox around it indicating where it snaps when importing in another file using Asset ...
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How can I open a new window and set it to my Asset Library with python?

My current code looks like this: ...
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Unable to access custom properties on collection asset

I have one Blend file with a Collection that has a custom property with "Library Overridable" enabled. However, when I use the Collection as an asset in another file, I can't access the ...
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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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Asset browser shows assets from a file where a mesh is parented to another

Blendfile has two objects: A Wine Bottle plus the Wine in it Wine is parented to Bottle. In the viewport when you move the bottle wine moves with it. Not the other way around as expected. Both are set ...
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Human Base Assets install problem

I have installed Blender 3.6 and downloaded the Human Base Mesh assets. I opened the blend and that works fine, but following the instructions of saving the asset library I get an error: ...
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Is there a way to combine or organize multiple Asset Libraries?

I have multiple Asset Libraries that contain many models, materials and hdris. I would like to organize them all into one big library, rather than switching between Asset Libraries. For example, I ...
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How to save amimations on the "asset browser"

i have a character just rigged and i have just save a lot of "pose" of him on the "asset browser" to create a library, but i would like also to create an animation library. I have ...
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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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Assets not appearing in asset browser of a specific .blend

I have a .blend I am working in when I open the asset browser only the native assets appear. But if I switch to another .blend to work in, all of my assets appear. (I can see the categories I have ...
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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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Get the selected asset(s) .blend filepath

I found the blender Asset browser API really difficult to work with, i wonder if any of you have a better solution than the one i found, posted below. The goal would be to: for each selected assets ...
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Trying basic walk cycle. Poses not applying properly from pose library

I am attempting a basic walk cycle for a model I have rigged with Rigify. I am struggling with several things. Firstly, when I try to apply poses I have saved, they all appear to apply as the same ...
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