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Questions tagged [dae]

"COLLADA (COLLAborative Design Activity) is an interchange file format for interactive 3D applications." Collada files with a DAE (digital asset exchange) extension can be imported into and exported from Blender. Use this tag for questions about the COLLADA import/export addon and use of DAE files in Blender.

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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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Imported dae from SketchUp

I import a dae file from sketchup into Blender and go to edit mode. The pic is the mesh generated by the dae file. How do I remove the lines going from the circle to the edges? My aim is to have a ...
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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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Can't enable SketchUp Add on

I see the checkbox for the SketchUp add-on in the preferences, but cannot enable it. Using Blender 3.1 and Sketch Up Pro 2022 Add on: SketchUp Importer 0.23.0 Please help, thanks a lot
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Can't export 3D character to .fbx

I ripped my character from a video game and the available file type was a .dae file. I uploaded it to blender and changed the lighting settings and other quality settings. I also added a rig to the ...
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Export fbx with textures [duplicate]

I have a client that has sent me a model in blender. The model has textures with uv's on it. I am trying to export the model with the textures in FBX or really any format that I can take into my other ...
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DAE file not importing as expected

I am trying to import a guitar strap from Daz to Blender. When I try to use the Daz to Blender bridge, then the object does not look good at all. Kind of mangled/distorted and not even on the same ...
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How to set alpha for all objects?

blender newb here. I've exported a .dae from Revit using the lumion plugin in Revit and I'm trying to follow this tutorial. My issue is that when I import the .dae to blender. Everything shows up ...
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Two sides textures on plane and import in to the sketchup (.dae)

If I created a plane with two texture faces, I can't export it to sketch up (.dae). The underside of the plane is still grey. In Blender, I can see the bottom side with the texture. I have tried ...
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Removing visible edges on .dae imported file

I have .dae import files originally created in Sketch up they have line work appearing on them how can I get rid of them?
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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 armature DAE -> glTF rotates mesh 90 degrees

To reproduce: Download DAE Open in Blender Export to glTF (default settings) Open exported glTF in Blender Click on mesh Go into edit mode See that it is rotated 90 degrees around the X axis
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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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Export Collada .dae files with armatures properly?

Exporting .dae files from Blender 2.8 or 2.9 always works fine when I only export meshes. But if I create a model consisting of separate meshes in Blender 2.8 or 2.9, and add an armature to it, and ...
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DAE model missing faces

I have created a model of a set of shelves that looks fine in Blender. However, when I exported the model as a dae and imported this into Sweet Home 3D, 3 faces, on 2 identical legs, were missing. ...
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Blender .dae and .stl files not importing with textures and particles in the right place

I am trying to import .dae and .stl files into Blender but they are not importing with textures or particles in the right places. I have included screenshots of the actual model and how the .stl and ....
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Can't export model to .gltf, exporting to fxb or dae deforms mesh

EDIT: Since I posted this question, I tried re-downloading the original model and rig, and when I tried to export it to fbx it works just fine. Gltf still shows the error message. In adding materials ...
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transparent outside and opaque inside

I have an element in my model, which is, when exported e.g. to DAE or obj, turns "inside out" However, within blender itself this element is rendered absolutely ok, both Eevee and Cycles: What am i ...
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How can I export a DAE file with a non-rest pose?

I am fairly new to Blender and wanted to export a DAE file with a new pose for access to color textures when 3D printing. However, when I export the DAE file, it will always export as a t-pose. I've ...
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How do I import a sketchfab model into 2.82 [duplicate]

When you download a model from sketchfab it saves as a .zip file with a folder for texture as .pngs and a folder for the model as a .fbx file. How do I import the model with the textures into blender? ...
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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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Dotted lines and crosshairs in imported .dae [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to blender, so it might be a stupid question but I can't find a solution/explanation for this online. I imported a character file from a game into blender, in the .dae format, since ...
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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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Blender export as dae file contains broken 3D render

General information Blender version: 2.79 I am currently working on an animated 3D model that I will be using in a game being coded in Scenekit. I'm currently facing the issue where my exported 3D ...
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Export Blender Shape-keys to Xcode

How can I export my Blender shape-keys to Xcode? I have one shape-key that I would like to export and I am somewhat new to Blender. Xcode uses an .SCN format and I don't know how to get the shape-keys ...
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Animation doesn’t work in DAE when collada file is exported

Can anyone tell why am I getting a still image of an animation when I export dae file from blender. Although the animation works fine when I play it in blender. I know that this question has been ...
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Python: How do I export a single object as a .dae file?

I need to be able to export multiple .dae files from a single .blend but I'm not sure about the process of doing this. Is it possible? When I export the .dae manually, it exports all the objects in ...
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