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Copy object 'ai-is' (without animation / transforms / etc)

I have an object that's been animated, shape keyed, transformed, etc over the course of 800 frames. Now I want to make a copy of it. But I don't want to copy all of the shape keys, keyframes or ...
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From a set of duplicate linked lights, how to make a subset of duplicated linked detached from the big set

I have the following setup in my scene: 30 lights on the left of the screen, 30 lights on the right of the screen. They are all linked duplicates of each other so far because their behavior is the ...
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Blender File Cleanup - remapping users with duplicate data

I can't seem to locate a way to do just what I want easily, and there doesn't seem to be any add-on utility addressing this, so here goes: Say I have a file with many materials and meshes, and I want ...
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How to distribute text evenly

I have some text I need to type out, and distribute evenly. I used the Array modifier, thinking I can make as many duplicates I need, add the space between the text, and then add the modifier and ...
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All objects suddenly created with animations

I have changed some setting in Blender 4.0.2 that results in that all objects (created or duplicated) now suddenly includes an animation. I have a simple scene and deleted all keyframes (I do not want ...
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Duplicate Render png sequence problem

I am rendering 2 different view layers 1 called "foreground" and 1 called "shadows". The purpose of this is that I can have 2 different png sequences were one only renders the ...
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How to move 2 selected faces to other side of object

Blender beginner here. I want to move 2 selected faces seen on this image to other side of object but can't figure it out and find an answer. I tried to mirror these but in this case it mirrors ...
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How to transform Duplicate Object (Ctrl+D) into Linked Duplicate (Alt+D)

I have some trees that I did Transform to Mesh and Apply All Transform (to post on the Website). Now how can I transform these Objects back to Linked Duplicate ?? I know that I can Link (Ctrl+L) -->...
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mirror axis not duplicating armatures

okay...im not sure what I'm doing wrong, I have x mirror axis on to duplicate the bone as u can see in the image...however it is not duplicating like it should.
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keeping precise alignment during cube duplication?

I used the Object-> Duplicate Objects to get two cubes, but then when the mouse cursor is moved, the duplicate cube does not stay in alignment. How can I snap the copied cube into perfect ...
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Equi-distance of all normals between a shrunken duplicate and its' original

I am making an oddly shaped box (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5211186). I want to make some small tablets that slide into the box easily. To do so, I took the ring of inner vertices along the top ...
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My Character Mesh has an Inner mesh i can't get rid of

I'm fairly new to blender but i have an issue where my mesh has an inner mesh that i can't find in my scene collection. It kinda clips through my top layer too. I can't find the vertex to delete ...
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Duplicating material just creates a new name?

Using Blender v4.0 but I had the same problem in v3.6 on Apple Mac. I am trying to duplicate a material but when I have the material selected and click on 'New material add material' all that happens ...
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Smoke Domain duplication over plane

I am new to Blender but I've learned a lot since I started. I am used to CAD design so I understand how a blender works as long as it's explained to me. I am having a problem where I want to make a ...
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Copy Path from Bezier Curve

I have a Bezier curve and want to create a path that has the same curve/shape as the bezier curve. It is offset on z-axis from the bezier curve. How do I do that?
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How to loop duplicate one object on top of all selected objects?

How to loop duplicate one object and translate the copy origin on top of the origin of all selected objects (origin position in the belonging objects unchanged) one by one with a python script? Edit ...
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Duplicate the results of fallen objects

I'm working on creating a randomizing process to make different sculptural compositions. I have created a few abstract shaped (they are the shaped selected). Then I have created a box with some walls ...
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Best way to copy /mirror/duplicate mesh?

I spent 4 years using Creo Parametric for CAD and now I'm learning Blender. I'm struggling to make simple rectangular frames. What is the most efficient way to copy this little rectangular block of ...
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Select an object in a collection with Duplicate Element

Is it possible to give a collection to a Duplicate Element node and select which object we want to duplicate ? Somehow like the instance on point node. I've tried to use the selection socket but I can'...
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How do I apply multiple transparent leaf branch images to main branch model more naturally?

The branch model has transparent images of a 3D leafy branch that I modeled after a white pine tree branch which I rendered into an image then duplicated, and it feels to, organized that and all the ...
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How can I unlink a duplicate object? Object - Relations - Make single user - object and data is not working?

I am having an issue with unlinking original object and a duplicate object that does not have a material but has a bevel feature. I’ve tried selecting Object > Relations > Make Single User > ...
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Cannot duplicate Donut

I am doing this Blender Guru Tutorial "How To make a Donut". At about Blender Beginner Tutorial Part 3: Modifiers 03:20 minutes Blender Guru is making a duplicate of a selection (separate ...
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Duplicate and Align collection

In the image above, I have a small light bulb on the floor, every mesh regarding that lightbulb is parented to the glass head, then it's all in LOWER BULB collection. I want to duplicate and arrange ...
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How can I give custom index to duplicates inside a simulation zone?

I'm trying to create a simulation for cell division. The idea is pretty simple. Get one point Duplicate the point inside a simulation using the duplicate node Instance a "cell" Move only ...
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Material exclusivity to an object collection

I have two collections, one is done with every object colored with the respective material, the other one is a duplicate of the first one but without the clothing. The thing is because of the ...
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Can't make different size rings with the same volume thckness [duplicate]

I´m trying to make many copies of circles and then give them the same volume thickness. But even if I put the same depth for the bevel, they all end up having different thickness. I made them with a ...
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After Extrude > Right Click > Scale, I can't scale only one face

I'm new to Blender and found a problem during a tutorial. When I scale, after Extrude > Right Click, both faces get scaled at the same time. I'm sure there's something that I'm doing wrong I just ...
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Texture Painting duplicating

I am quite new to blender and I have been experiencing some problems with texture painting. I am currently working on fixing textures of a mesh scanned using a lidar. It is complicated as there are ...
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Applying Extrude operation on an instanciated mesh

I'm currently working on a plan of my house. I'm modelling it using the top view : I created a mesh with only vertices which will be my wall base. Once I'm happy with it, I just take all the vertices ...
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how to duplicate shapes, in a circle?

how to duplicate shapes, in a circle? I would like my pillars to be all around the circle, without doing one by one... thank you!
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Duplicating Collections including the object’s view status

I have multiple ‘master’ collections each containing further collections and objects within them. Many of the ‘sub’ collections and objects are hidden from the screen. When I duplicate a master ...
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Trying to duplicate extruded windows up the face of a building

I'm using trying to learn blender (3.4) and I'm having an issue with duplicating my extruded windows up the face of my building, I'm just not quite sure how to. Here is the face of my building: And ...
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In "Duplicate Objects" what do the "Mirror Editing" and "Proportional Editing" checkboxes do?

In "Duplicate Objects" what do the "Mirror Editing" and "Proportional Editing" checkboxes do? I'm sorry I couldn't find the answer in any help or searches.
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collection instancing not showing the object

I'm currently working on a project where I have to replicate a diamond-encrusted surface. I created a new group ("GEM4") for the diamond ("Cylinder") in order to generate a ...
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python code for Ctrl +Z

I have a small problem. I couldn't find anything even close to it in the blender stack exchange website. I have a python code for duplicating the selected mesh as many times as specified by the user ...
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A section of object duplicated in pose mode. [Answers provided in similar questions did not help]

I am creating a figure with armatures and IK constraints. When I go into pose mode, the right lower leg gets duplicated; the other is fine. I checked for duplicate objects by 'merging vertices by ...
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Problem with duplicate images as planes - Strange Black Boxes

I am trying to create a stadium scene and am trying to fill the audience with alpha 'animated crowd videos' added as 'image as plane'. I think it may be a problem with duplicating the video over and ...
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How to duplicate texture node without duplicating its settings?

I want to have 2 nodes that use the same texture, but are interpreting it differently (for example "no alpha" vs "premultiplied"). However, there doesn't seem to be any way to do ...
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