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Bezier curve taper on independent axes?

In the simplified example below I have a straight bezier curve with a bezier circle specified as its bevel object to give a cylinder. I've added a taper object to vary the cylinder's width along its ...
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object(specifically armature) ignors axis(in this case x axis) during a location animation

I was trying to animate an armature character move from one place to another: This might look confusing but all you need to know is that the armature needs to move from location a to b But when I ...
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How to find the best place to set up the vanishing point axes in fSpy?

I'm aiming at the accurate recreation of this shot in Blender using fSpy. I'm struggling to find the best place to set up the vanishing point axes. This is what I have done so far. https://prnt.sc/...
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3D Axis Broken Manipulation Not Working

3D Axis Manipulator Tool and Manipulation seems to be broken. Somehow I accidentally changed the gizmo setting even though it says it was set to Default it treated it like it was set to View, which ...
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How to create coordinates axis

I just started using Blender, and I can create and edit simple geometrical 3D objects. However, I tried unsuccesfully to create a simple coordinate axis, something like that: ...
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Blender make driver use local bone axis

I want to have a bone that drives another object's y location according to its(the bone's) local y axis. this is the driver I'm using. In this case the driver is working(The driver is what is making ...
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Why does the mirror modifier doesn't work even though I extruded along the X-Axis

I have one weird problem. I have an abject that is extruded along the X axis (pressing 'e' and 'x') But when I add the mirror modifier it is slightly off. On one end it is overlapping and on the other ...
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When I move my object it snaps along the axis and not move freely? [duplicate]

(I know I'm sounding stupid) When I move my selection along any axis it snaps while moving along. I don't know why this is happening as if I try it in a nest file, everything's fine. I really am ...
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Windshield Wiper Over An Airplane's Curved Windshield

so I'm running into a small problem when trying to make the wiper move along the glass, but this one is curved. The windshield is pretty curved and the wiper doesn't really need a lot of detail (...
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Trying to mirror object along Global X axis not working - What am I doing wrong?

I've worked for many years using 3ds Max, now I'm learning blender, but I'm still new to it. I'm trying to duplicate and mirror an object along the X Global axis. The object (a character's arm) is ...
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How to change the axis of an object in game time?

I'm trying to make a "levitate objects" system and I got a script on the internet from a homie named GE Oscar Toreh, anyway, it works, but I wanted the object to follow the perspective of ...
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My global axis are all wrong and tilted

so im animating, and ive realised that when i use move a bone in pose mode along the global z or y axis (using the curve graph or by editing the transform) that the z axis is actually completely ...
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change bone local axis

I not only need to change a bone's roll, I also need to change the axis along the bone. In other words, instead of Y-axis in the pic below, I need the X-axis. This is feasible in Maya - what about ...
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Can't Symmetrize Amatures Correctly

Whenever I Symmetrize my Armatures they always flip on the wrong axis. I've tried turning the model, and it always ends up flipping the wrong way
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Bind Middle mouse button + Left click to pan [duplicate]

I want to pan when holding down the middle mouse button and the left click at the same time.
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How to prevent Parent bone rotates the child bone in pose mode in Blender 2.8?

As you can see in the figure 1 , I have one child bone connected to the parent , Although I locked all the rotation axis(fig 1) and applied limit rotation constraint to the child bone; when I move ...
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Rotation Axis trouble

so weird issue, when I rotate the object using the gizmo, the object rotates fine. But when adjust the rotation in the transform panel, the rotation is all wrong. Any clue why this might happen? I've ...
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In need of node displacement on z axis only

I am working on a water shader, using nodes to displace the waves of an ocean. Here is the simplified version using a checker texture to visualize my problem. Since I want to make a cross section of ...
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Obj blender file to Biuldbox export options

I'm an absolute beginner. Is there a setting when exporting an object (obj file) that will allow the object to be imported centered on the x, y, and z axis even if it's not centered in the Blender ...
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How to snap to a face with axis constraints?

I'm trying to work out a problem that's best described visually: the problem. I'm trying to snap a vertex to where its y-axis contraint intersects the face of another object, which apparently doesn't ...
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Weird axis arrows appeared

These things started appearing from nowhere when i click an object. When i try to move the object, the axes move, the object doesnt. I assume i just touched some setting by mistake
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Why is this particle system showing a 3D axis at every particle when I select it?

I am having a display problems with appended grass in Blender. It's showing the axis when selected and when I unselect the grass it looks normal. This is what I get when I select the pane with the ...
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How to change orientation of object and location?

My object (the tiny donut) seems to be floating but I wanted to place my object at the center like how the box is centered with grid axis in the image below: Is it also possible to change the ...
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Flipping the pose on the x axis is pasted incorrectly

So for the past few hours i have been trying to animate a simple walk cycle but couldn't because when i try to flip the pose on the x axis it doesn't paste it correctly. (Blend File) The pose i ...
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Why does Blender think the bottom of my object is the Front?

I can't make heads or tails out of what blender thinks is front/back left/right. Top and bottom used to be no brainers along the z axis but now that's all screwy too. I did View/Align View/Align ...
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how to move face along an axis without affecting other faces?

I'm learning Blender and i face this issue that i can't figure out: I have this isometric shape: I was trying to move this face on red x-axis: And this what happened, actually this is what i want ...
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Stop bone roll when using constraints to move bones?

I'm trying to animate a wheel spinning and following a certain path determined by the positions of animated empty objects. This armature is created from having the heads and tails of the bones follow ...
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Axis on workplace is gone

I was really enjoy of making donut with blender but suddenly axis in my workplace is gone. Anyone know what shortcut or how to bring it back?
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How disable strange axis view?

Don't understand how disable this axis view
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Is there an automatic way to fit this piece perfectly?

I'm trying to create an apple monster character and later on he'll be used in an experimental video game environment. I'm having a problem with this apple piece, I want it to fit perfectly in the hole,...
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Blender 2.8 Copy 50% bone rotation between different local axis

I am trying to make the Bone 1 copy 50% rotation of Bone 2, as below. Mixed axis of the bones make it difficult. Please, what should I do? I spent hours trying, I will do everything you say. I ...
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How do I rotate the viewport, without leaving the x/y-plane?

I'm looking at an object, sometimes very close, to check visual heights. I'm in orthographic view, straight front. Now I want to rotate slowly to the left/right side, without leaving the xy-plane (...
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How to position the default blender cube given coordinates, direction Z vector and direction Y vector using python?

New to blender and python here, Given the following: Coordinates (X,Y,Z) = (-100,100,1000) and Direction Z vector = (1,0,0) and Direction Y vector = (0,0,-1) where angle between direction vectors is ...
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How to use the operator so that it interacts with the user and has default values

I use the cursor as a pivot point. I want that when I use operator bpy.ops.transform.rotate ("INVOKE_DEFAULT"), it uses the cursor axis by default and I do not have to press the z button so that the ...
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How to fix grid on 3D viewport

I'm having this issue when I get close to my object the red and green axis look odd. This sphere has 1mm of diameter. Graphics: Radeon Pro 570X 4 GB
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Blender 2.8 Bone pose local and global axis mismatch

I need my bone local axis to be exactly the same as global axis. It's not true at least with the Y axis. I already tried applying current pose as rest pose, but it's not helping. In armature edit ...
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Why can I no longer pick an axis with a shortcut key after activating the Rotate, Move or Scale tool?

Maybe there's something I pressed or an update thing but when I press R, G or S I've been always expecting the object to move freely so I can choose which axis to pick (also with X, Y, Z keys), but ...
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align objects to an axis or to each other

is there a way to align objects up with each other along an axis? I know how to align using scale and vertices, but I need to do this with complete objects. Basically I'm looking for the standard ...
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Damped Track constrained not working as expected

I am working on animating a parasol object. Since i am relatively new to Blender i started to recreate Robin Betts answer on the link below. Rigging an umbrella-like object It took me a few times to ...
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How to Change Object's local Axis?

How can i change Local axis of this tire to be like the axis in example? I have no idea how to do this. Is there any way i can achieve this? I'm a beginner. If i can rotate the object without ...
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Selecting axis under view port display with track to constraint imposed on an object doesn't work

I added a monkey and added a track to constraint with light as the object as per 31st video of the blender fundamentals and then went to view port display to check the axis option to display the axis ...
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Vertices WON'T move along axis

Okay, so I have this problem I can't seem to find anyone else who does. So I'm trying to move a loop of vertices on the Z axis (First pressing G, then Z) but the problem is that it only LOOKS like it'...
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Why my “z” key switches with “y”?

So I was modelling and suddenly when I pressed "z" it meant "y" and started grabbing the vertex in the y axis. Also in text editor it typed y instead of z. When I typed z in notes it typed as ...
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Need to lock an axis of the soft body animation

I have to make an animation of a bouncy sofbody, but it keeps moving around. I thought I could lock the Z axis for the softbody's animation, but I could not find information about it anywhere.
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Model exported from Maya to Unity works as intended, but the same model exported from Blender doesn't

So i've got a model that came with the animation pack i bought from Unity's asset store. It didn't open in blender because of the .fbx file version, so i opened it in maya, saved as .dae file (which ...
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Cannot get Blender 2.8 to Symmetrize Properly

In Blender 2.8 the bones will not symmetrize properly no matter what I do and no matter what orientation it always mirrors the bones side by size like this. I heard this was a bug, is there any fix ...
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Showing object axis in Blender 2.8

I'm trying to follow along a YouTube video that deals with axis in Blender. The author in the video uses Blender 2.6, while I'm using Blender 2.8. In Blender 2.8, I would like to show the object's ...
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Move Tool: How to change axis locking from MMB to LMB?

I think is very good feature to use axis selection (MMB) when the Move Tool is activated. But I working on a tablet and for me it's uncomfortable to often press buttons on the stylus. It would be ...
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How to sculpt along a specific axis?

I have faced a problem in sculpting: When trying to grab, sculpt result ends up traveling along the X or Y axis while trying to be pulled down Z axis. Is there I can set Blender to sculpt along the ...
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Scale along Z-axis only

I was trying to scale this tilted cube along global z-axis: I scaled it by twice with S+Z, the result ended up being: I was baffled as clearly not only it scaled in z, but also in y. Please help me ...