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COLLADA (.dae) is a 3D content format based on xml managed by the Khronos Group. COLLADA was designed to act as an exchange format between different applications.

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Scale and axes of imported object relative to primitive (using Python API)

This is probably a no-brainer for people with some Blender experience but as a novice, I am confounded by how the axis and scale of an object imported from a Collada file can be made consistent with ...
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Collada files have empty visual_scene tag when they have a parent and are exported via BPY

Exporting Collada (DAE) files using BPY results in malformed files with an empty visual_scene tag, if the involved mesh has a parent. It works fine otherwise. How ...
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Copy animation to another object

Hey Blender Community, I have two models with two different animations. I want the woman to have the same animation as the man with the green t-shirt. How can I achieve this? I'm new to Blender and ...
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black regions in cycle rendering [duplicate]

While rendering in cycles the supposed rooftops render all black so do the roads, the file is a collada imported from sketchup, I've trided - To solve this just select the object and press tab to go ...
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Blender 3.6 dae export window differs

I have Blender v3.6.4 and according to this official Blender manual link for v3.6 Collada (.dae file) export window should look like this: But for some reason in real Blender v3.6.4 that window looks ...
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Exported .dae file has no image references

I created simple object with 2 textures and wanted to export it as Collada .dae file. After export I found out that the node in the .dae for image references is completely empty like this + there are ...
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export phong settings in collada file

I using blender 3.6, principled bsdf, and a texture as base color. When I export to "dae" file, I want that it contains phong mapping into "technique" inside "effect", ...
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Edit Mode Stuck in “X-Ray” View

While in Edit Mode, the edges of my model inside and outside are visible simultaneously; this happened after importing a model I downloaded. I'm not in X-Ray mode in Blender, but it seems like ...
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Export one Frame of an animation as Collade in Twinmotion

I want to export one frame of an Animation in Blender as Collada file to Twinmotion. When I view the exported model in Microsoft's 3D Viewer, the correct model is displayed. But if I add that to ...
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Writing VERTEX normals into an exported Collada (DAE) file

Maybe I'm missing something, but I've tried everything I can to export a Collada file and have the number of normal vectors match the number of position vectors (and it never happens). I just want my ...
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Convert multiple poses to Collada

I'm new to both Blender and Collada files. How can I export multiple poses to Collada? I can add new poses in the Pose Library in Blender, but when I export the scene to Collada, only one pose seems ...
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Setting geometry to origin doesn't work

So I'm trying to write a script that would take the name of each object in the scene and import the Collada file having the exact same name as the object in the scene. After import I want to set all ...
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Is this possible to see seams from Collada imported object?

Newbie to blender here, I'm trying to replicate an object I downloaded, I now need to unwrap it but I'm not familiar with this method and I'm lost. I was wondering if it's possible to see seams from ...
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Collada exporter doesn't export some polys when modifier order is changed

Suppose I have a boolean and then bevel modifier like so: Then I export using the collada exporter with the "apply modifiers" option and I get this: However if I reverse the order of the ...
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Does Collada format support Shading animation?

How can I animate textures or shaders and have them be saved in the Collada format?
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OBJ import creates messy geometry, what is going wrong?

I'm having problems importing a public source file containing 3D buildings in The Netherlands into our 3D BIM software ArchiCAD. The website (https://3dbag.nl/en/viewer) offers 3 types of files, ...
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Small bones in character after importing from MakeHuman using Collada

I'm new, so I don't really understand what I'm doing. I've created a character in MakeHuman and exported as Collada. Then I imported it into Blender and I couldn't find any of the bones, it was really ...
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Blender (v3.2.1) does not load in DAE file (DAE v1.4.1)

I'm trying to import this DAE file into blender to view the normals of the mesh file. However, when attempting to import the above DAE file I get the following console log: ...
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Collada import has frames compressed

I have a COLLADA file that I exported from Poser that I'd like to import into Blender. The file comes in nicely, and the motion is displayed properly on the mesh. However, in Poser there are 30 frames ...
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Exporting Collada from Blender distorts model and animation

I am making an iOS AR app using Xcode and Swift. I am using a model (along with animations) created by someone else in Blender. They have given me the .blend file, but I need a .dae (collada) file to ...
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Wrong animation after collada export

I have a problem with Blender when exporting my model to Collada. I created a simple chest after following a tutorial on Youtube. I order to animate the opening of the top-part, I've added a single ...
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Collada Export Ruins Armature Animation

I spend some time to find solution but I could not. There are two pictures below; 1st one from animation runs at blender and the 2nd one from preview application screen shot runs a Collada (dae) ...
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Armature changes pose for no reason after exporting

Before I export, I clear the transforms of all the bones in pose mode. I go back to object mode and export the armature and mesh, and the second it's done exporting the armature just magically poses ...
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Modify a 3D Model of a Turnstile

I'm completely new to Blender. I have a DAE file which has 4 access turnstiles and I want to delete one of them to create a 3 access turnstile. I'm using this in Sweet Home 3D. I have imported the DAE ...
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UV and Imported Meshes from Collada file

I am working with some simple geometric characters designed in Sketchup and imported into Blender via a .DAE file. When I try to mark seams to get geometry to unpack correctly, I don't see a ...
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.collada file does not contain reference to texture

I am new to blender and I am working to create a simple plane with some texture. For the work I do I need to export a Collada file from blender and then import it into a target software. If I open ...
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How to export curved animation with Collada

I made several animation and exported them with Collada and used in my mobile application. But my last animation was using curve animation (some objects following a curve path) and I noticed that no ...
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I imported the Collada file into Blender, after I import it why is there a vertices in solid mode?

I imported the Collada file into Blender, after I import it why is there a vertices in solid mode? even though I unchecked the wireframe option in the viewport display. can it be deleted, if possible ...
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Faces Missing in Revit .dwg to Sketchup .dae into Blender

I am trying to do some more complex modeling for an architectural project. All of the base modeling is done in revit. I have imported it into sketchUp and exploded. All groups are importing correctly ...
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Rotation mode not saved with Collada Export

I'm trying to export simple animation file to collada(.dae), But I think rotation mode does not saved as I did. Referring to Exporting from Blender even better collada, breaks animations as you can ...
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I just imported a COLLADA from OnShape and there are now a bunch of dotted lines from each mesh to the origin [duplicate]

A) Is this a problem/did I do something wrong? b) How can I get rid of these lines in the viewport?
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Export to .dae with textures?

Basically I'm trying to export a blender model to .dae, this file has materials with Displacement Map, I did a lot of research on the topic, but I couldn't find a solution, I'm new to Blender, so I ...
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Export only part of a project into .dae? [duplicate]

When I simply go to File > Export > Collada (Default) (dae) then the whole project is ...
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How to Stop Join From Creating Doubles of Objects?

Situation I am trying to import a Collada model with many individual pieces to Blender. I have thus far successfully imported the model, added color to the individual parts, and I am now trying to ...
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Can't import characters and animations from mixamo

I'm new to blender and I can't seem to understand where I'm going wrong with this. So I made a landscape, and wanted to import a character from mixamo. I downloaded the character with a simple ...
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Where is the Collad exporter window in Blender?

I was reading the manual for Blender and I saw that there is a section just for Collada Exporting. I am trying to find this dropdown spinner/window in Blender. I looked under the addons tab under ...
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How to export image as a plane to .dae/collada file, while maintaining transparencies (Blender version 2.79,2.8,2.9) for STK/AGI software?

I am trying to make a rocket exhaust .dae/collada object for a trajectory software called AGI/STK. A muzzle flash would be the same thing. I can import a .png file with transparencies into blender ...
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How to hide edges/viewport after import from Warehouse (Sketchup/Collada)

I'm trying to use models from 3d Warehouse inside my Blender scene. So I'm downloading them in Collada (.dae) format instead of Sketchup formats since Blender can import dae. Problem is that they are ...
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Using a .step file or other CAD files in blender

A while ago I tried to find out how to convert a .STEP file to a format that I could use in Blender and I noticed some people didn't think it was possible and some others gave links to blender addons ...
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ShapeKeys exported with same geometry in DAE export

new to this community so apologizes form my newbee questions. I'm trying to use Blender as (fully fledged) 3d editor in replacement of the (painful) Xcode one. In other words, I'm trying to use ...
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We are unable to find animation of exported object as Collada (.dea) if animation is a modifier animation while using Blender 2.82

We exported an object with an animation as "dea" and imported in other application to use. Object's animation was movement animation. It worked great. Then we changed animation type and made a ...
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Collada Export Options Panel Not Showing in 2.82

Just started using 2.82. When I try to export a model as Collada in File > Export > Collada/Dafault (.dae) I no longer see the Export Collada panel with Operator Presets show up. Am I missing a ...
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How to use pycollada module without install in blender? (Addon)

I'm trying to figure out how to use the pycollada module inside an addon without installing the module on Blender, so I have a root folder called pycollada-master, which contains everything needed. I ...
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textures are not loaded with collada files [duplicate]

I'm using Noesis to export Collada files and then import them into Blender 2.82 but the textures are not loaded at all. Is there a way to force the system to load textures?
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How to examine a collada file loaded in blender ? (Python)

By doing various tests and using bpy.ops.wm.collada_import(), there are compatibility problems between some software with the ...
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Box Jelly animation to Collada dae

I need animated box, so it jiggles like jelly. I tried everything I found, but I can not get the solution. I need to export it to .dae (collada), so I would be able to add it to Xcode - SceneKit. I ...
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Export from Blender to Photoshop with same camera angle

I want to export 3d model from Blender to Photoshop - with same angle and position of camera. I exported as collada and obj, but when I import them in Photoshop, camera is not in same position. How ...
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Exporting .dae file from Blender and import it on Processing

What I am trying to do is export from Blender a .dae file of an animated object and then import this file on processing and use it there. I created a rotating cube, baked action and exported it as ....
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Texture transparency problem when exporting collada file

I seem to be having problems with my dae objects. I have some space farms and the transparency on the glass is just made using a texture. It looks fine when rendered in blender: But it's for an iOS ...
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Collada file not importing

I have a Collada file that isn't importing. When i import it, Blender just closes, no log files or terminal windows stating an error, just closes. I'm wondering if this is an error with Blender or ...
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