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Questions pertaining to changing Blender's default settings and user preferences.

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My view port option is missing from material panel

The above is what I saw in a tutorial video and below are my panel options. The reason I am asking this is in the video he was viewing textures in 3D viewport object mode but when I do it I don't see ...
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Get rid of /reduce Noise in Cycles Render [duplicate]

Im new to 3D object creation(2 weeks at most) and I was wondering if there is a way to reduce if not get rid of the noise when rendering using the cycles render. thank you for the answers.
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How to lighten or color viewpoint render view?

I have a quick question regarding adjusting the brightness of the render view background in order to assist in dark-colored designs. I enter Shift + Z to do the quick viewpoint render function, and ...
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How to avoid reflected dots?

I want to ask if there is a way to keep the same values, but avoid this light dot as shown in my picture below. I am using principal BSFD and using point light. I also tried to smooth by simplify and ...
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User Prererences Input Rotate View

Is the following possible easily and how would it be done in Blender? This Blender User would like to enter Rotate View in the 3D View by pressing the keystroke [8] single tap end exit by all ...
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Blender 2.79 + 2.80 internationalization translations german [closed]

Where can I get the source code of Blender 2.8 velvet blender.pot for 2.8? git.blender nothing 2.8 wiki.blender nothing 2.8 Please make a translate plugin in the forum here. https://github.com/...
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Edit Images Externally With Linux Mint

My Linux Mint version is 18.3 Cinnamon (64) bit I'm using Blender 2.79b (Cycles) This is the path where Gimp.desktop is located: ...
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Is it possible to turn off grid in orthographic view?

Is it possible to turn of only the grid in orthographic 3D Views?
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Extending Animation Nodes

I'm using Blender 2.79 on Linux with Animation Nodes (Python 3.6). I'd like to add a stopwatch directly as a node within Animation Nodes, without the Invoke Subprogram. Currently my stopwatch works ...
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Font too small in tool shell

I have to clarify that this is only the case in one file and only in the bottom of the tool shell Blender kept crashing when I tried to convert hair particles to mesh on windows so I went to Ubuntu ...
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copying preferences and add-ons from older version to a new one

trying to copy preferences and more importantly, add-ons from an older version of Blender (2.75 to 2.79b) The tread that has been closed that claims to work does not work for me. Need help please. ...
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Render region and render with 1 keystroke?

I was looking into this: https://github.com/CenekStrichel/CendaTools/wiki/Render-Tools And there´s 1 key assignment to do the render region. Basically you have: step 1: If user presses "(key)", ...
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How can I modify the Default Blender Keymap within my Add-on module registration code?

Consider the following script block: ...
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How to display my rendered scene on a new monitor while i am still working on solid mode in my laptop?

I have connected my monitor to my laptop and I want the rendered view to be seen in monitor and I want to work on solid mode at the same time. Is that possible?
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Edge length display - disable exponential notation?

I've been looking around on the internet (as well as in all the Blender settings) for solution, but nothing came up. For whatever reason, since some recent point in time all the edge lengths in ...
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What are the Hotkeys to adjust Grease Pencil Brush Radius?

In Photoshop and many other programs, the bracket keys [] are used to increase and decrease the brush Radius respectively Does Blender's Grease Pencil have this functionaltiy? I can't seem to find ...
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Using PC mouse track pad for navigation

I've been using a blender on a mac for a couple years now and navigation with the track pad worked perfectly. Now I'm trying to step up my game for rendering and physics simulations so I got myself a ...
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Optimize Blender's user interface for performance

As a simply a Blender hobbyist, I can't justify the an upgrade to improve the performance of my computer. I wondered, "What could I do that I'm not already doing that could make Blender run faster?" ...
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How to turn on vertex display while in edge/face selection mode?

How to always turn on vertex display in edit mode ? even if in face /edge selection mode, i want to see the vertex . is it possible ?
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Custom 'Smooth Shading' shorcut not working

I have added shortcut for smooth shading ] and for flat shading [. But why its not working on the object. I have restart blender hotkey is present but its not working on the object. Any suggestion or ...
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Changing the order that mouse and keyboard inputs are detected in Blender Preferences

Hi I am looking for a way to change the order the inputs of mouse and keyboard are received in Blender. My aim is to use Blenders Customizing to make the 3D perspective view feel more like Unreal ...
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I can't open my User Prefs — get and X on the icon

I just activated some add ons that came with Blender -- and now I can't open the User Prefs any more. The User Prefs Icon has an X on it. I'm on a Macbook air and am using Blender ver 2.79b 2018-03-...
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Change the shortcurs for axis lock “x,y,z” after transforming ie:. “g”

I´m trying to change the X, Y, Z, shortcuts, usable after transforming something, usually using G, etc. But after some trial and error, and extensive searches on the key binding panel, I'm a bit ...
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“Global Undo” in User Preferences -> Editing Keeps unchecking itself

"Global Undo" in User Preferences -> Editing Keeps unchecking itself. As a result, I'm not able to use ctrl + z I'm not sure when it happens - maybe after coming back to my computer after putting it ...
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Component Selection Distance

When selecting components, is there a way to control the "selection distance/area"? I don't want to select a component, even if I click ~20 pixels away from it. Thanks in advance!
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Object selection in 3D view not working correctly

I've been using Blender for a while now and have had no issues with object selection in 3D view. I just got a new computer (Mac Pro) and now object selection in 3D view will sometimes become ...
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Keyboard commands aren't working?

I have a brand new fresh download of Blender on Windows 8, but for some reason shortcuts involving the Shift key aren't working. For example, I'll try to do Shift + C to center my 3D cursor or Shift + ...
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Jump to the end of scrolling list (UI)

When I have huge modifier stack, which can't be seen without scrolling, I usualy press End to jump to the very end. But in Blender only Page Down is working in such direction, which is not enough. At ...
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How to Remove Buttons and Panels in Blender through console?

I am totally new to Blender (2.79b) and I would like to customize the Blender interface for the addon that I am creating, specifically I would like to get rid of buttons in the default tools menu and ...
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Curve nodes have no line showing

Whenever I add a node that constructs a curve, e.g. RGB in cycles, or interpolation in Animation nodes. I can see and add points, but there is no line or curve connecting them, and I cannot find any ...
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How to add hotkey for mouse 4th button to delete in edit mode

I can get my mouse 4th button to map to delete in object mode but not in edit mode. I also don't see an edit mode keyboard configuration section in Blender preferences menu.
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Is there a way to change scrollbar width?

I work on a 15' laptop and the scrollbar width takes a lot of space when working on multiple windows. Being able to hide the scrollbar or changing the width to a minimal value would help me a lot. I'...
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Setting time value for notification / reports /alert bar

Is there a way to change the duration that the 'report' module shows up for? Thank you. I'm guessing no, but I have to know for sure. I came up empty handed when searching for an answer.
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Emulate 3 button mouse not working properly on linux mint 18.3

I used this feature on Wnidows 7 and it worked perfect, recently I change my OS to Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia Mate and I just realized that this feature only works for the zoom in, zoom out, when I try to ...
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Orbiting/panning - shift key hold/release behaviour like Sketchup?

OK so in Sketchup, if I start orbiting by holding the MMB and moving the mouse, and then without releasing the MMB, I press and hold shift, Sketchup will pan as ...
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Word (Label msg) not updating - Translating Blender UI

if someone could solve this puzzle you will be a hero. One thing really puzzles me, why does 99 % of translating Blender's UI from PO-edit (and Notepad++) work fine, but some words refuse to update? ...
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Can i hide the mini axis per 3D View (instead of globally via preferences)

I know I can i hide the mini axis globally for all 3D views in the preferences, but i would like to just hide it for 2 of 3 3D views in my screen layout. Is it possible?
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Mipmaps look terrible in BGE standalone player. Can this be fixed?

*NOTE* All of the pictures, unless explicitly stated otherwise, are with mipmaps enabled. Click to get the full-sized images to better see the problem. *NOTE* It really seems self-explanatory here, ...
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Can't Save User Preferences

I am unable to save my blender user preferences. Mac OS: 10.13.3 High Sierra Current blender build: 2.79.0 daily build When I go to save, I receive an error saying I can't save due to a 'read only' ...
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Automatically change start-frame when loading image sequence

I have a sequnce started from 100th frame. Default import behaviour in this case: Start: 1 Offset: 99 What I want, is to automatically set start frame as offset+1 when loading files.
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Custom light falloff in Cycles

I'm trying to create a point light with a stepped falloff. I know that in Blender Render, there is an option to customize falloff, but the falloff node in cycles only allows for linear, quadratic and ...
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How do I make 'Selection only' off by default when exporting?

Is there away to turn this setting completely off? Sometimes after I'm done exporting my work, I have to go back and re-export the files again because I forget to click Selection Only.
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Creating a custom node in Cycles

My friend and I are trying to create a very simple custom node with OSL. The node we are making looks like this: It has very simple code, and it's only switching input data to output according to the ...
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Keyboard shortcut for texture paint brush strength?

When texture painting the two most commonly adjusted settings are (in my experience) brush Radius and Strength. Radius already has shortcuts to decrease or increase: [ and ] keys respectively. I want ...
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Blender open new window

how could i modify Blender so that new windows pop up as topmost windows? the normal windows C function with hwnd doesn't work (neither does hwnd_ghost) because of Blenders own system management, so ...
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Shortcut for Back View (Ctrl 1) doesn't work

This is really strange. When I press Ctrl1 the view should switch to Back View, according to my preferences. It's even listed correctly in the menu: It doesn't do anything. Ctrl3 for Left View ...
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Local User Preferences [duplicate]

I'm having a rough time getting blender (2.79) to play nice with user preferences. Per the documentation @ https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/dev/getting_started/installing/configuration/directories....
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Add own tab in User Preferences

How to add own tab in User Preferences? I want to customize some paths in my Blender plugin and gie this ability in User Preferences. How can I get control of User Preferences tabs or if this is not ...
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How to make boolean value inverse?

How to make the Material.fsxm_nobasespec boolean has inverse result. In default the value for True is ...