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Place different objects on curve with exponential space between

Hello everyone, how can i place all these different(!) objects to the curve, with using empty as a space, rotation and location controller between them, but exponential increments or decrements. As it ...
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.gltf 3D object imported as empty, can't see it [duplicate]

When I import the 3D object that I made of a map using QGIS, it gets imported as an empty class in Blender. I don't think the file is corrupted as it is easily viewable in Microsoft 3D Viewer, so I'm ...
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Placing linked collection creates empty

I'm using v3.6.1. When placing a linked collection, it adds an extra empty. How do I get rid of it? TIA
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Blender animation navigating in a star system

I'm working on a short film. The shot shows an holographic device, that display a star system. I want to navigate in this system, with the ability to zoom in and out to specific Point Of Interest (POI)...
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Hook wiggle-bone to empty

The image is from the "wiggle bone addon". The bones are hooked by empties, to mimic a rope physic. What is the command to hook empties to bones ?
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Using empty to properly rotate object

When rotating empty (empty from the left is tracked to the one on the right) the rotation doesn't look as I wanted. I want to achieve the result shown in the second part of the clip I attached (with ...
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How do you make Empties visible in final renders

I can't see the images I imported into blender in the final render.
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Proximity of empty to affect nearby points on faces (Geometry nodes) Blend V 4.0

I am having a bit of difficulty with the geometry proximity of an empty and having it affect points distributed on a mesh. When I alter the points offset, the entire set of points move and not only ...
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Create empties and parent selection

I want to create an empty for every object selected (with its coordinates) and parent each object to the empty. I found this solution How to create an empty per object in selection? In that link they ...
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Camera with "track to" empty goes insanely fast

It's hard to see with the GIF but the camera stutter. I've tried to apply the scale on both empty and camera, nothing changed... However if you have more ideas on how to track the camera in a smooth ...
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How to use empties in a cloth simulation with geometry nodes

i have set up a cloth simulation with six cloth objects, each is 1,5m wide and 6m high. I have placed three on the left side of a stage and the other three on the right side of the stage. To each (...
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Is there a way to Increase the "Thickness" of an Empty?

The empties are really thin and hard to see sometimes. Is there a way to increase the thickness of the empties?
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How to orbit several objects at different speeds and paths around a central location

I am attempting to make spheres orbit around the perimeter of elliptic rings that transect a rotating central sphere, similar to an electron orbiting around a nucleus. The rings and attached spheres ...
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Rendered PNG image sequence shows up as 0KB

My rendered image sequence show up as 0KB, empty file, and I do not know why. I'm using EEVEE engine to render. I attempted to create an animation by rendering it as a sequence of PNG images and also ...
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How do I reverse-find object dependencies?

How do I find everything referencing an object so I can update them? (i.e. mirror mods, etc.) I'm a newb who's gotten carried away building a house. But it's getting big and I'm trying to organize and ...
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How to create a new vertex group and link meshes to bones (armature) in Blender?

How to create a new vertex group and link meshes to bones (armature) in Blender? I deleted initial/original armature and vertex group I had to start over, but that is giving me some issues to assign ...
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Blender 2.82a I can't render grease pencil shots because of emptys

I parent every shot to empty that parented to one lead empty like Worthikids in his first tutorial, but starting with shot 3 when I move an empty and start render they stuck in each other. I tried to ...
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Currently trying to turn this garment into one unified mesh but this empty is preventing that. How can I fix this?

I have this garment I've created and imported as an FBX into Blender. I am currently trying to join all of the meshes together but I also have this empty and I cannot figure out how to detach it ...
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Parent rigify part to empty

I'm working on an animation of a robot pedaling a bicycle. I have used rigify to generate controls for the skeleton. I have added an empty to the rotating bicycle crank where the foot should contact ...
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Track empties to rigged+animated characted

So I have this rigged character that does a little dance. I need all the empties to keep their current positions on the mesh for something later. Essentially when the character moves, the empties ...
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Link empties together using rigid body constraint

How would one "Link empties together using a rigid body constraint" ? I am following the instructions someone gave me and having trouble understanding what they meant. All help is ...
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Tool menu is empty on lateral bar

I'm new to Blender and my tool menu on the screen border is not visible when I click on. I have just Item, Tool, View and Create but nothing in.
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Filling space inside cookie cutter

I'm trying to 3D print a cookie cutter but it has a space in it, I want to fill it but I don't know how, I'm a beginner, it has so many triangles that I don't know what's the best approach. Thank you ...
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Two "identical" projects - one adds a -90 rotation to an object on creating FBX, but the other does not. Why? Is this a bug?

I am attempting to create FBX files from a Blender project for game development. However, I have encountered an irregular behavior I cannot explain and it is causing problems. I am not clear if this ...
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Sometimes camera rotates with targeted empty, sometimes not. Why?

I have a blend file where the camera, constrained to an empty, rotates when I rotate the empty. This is what I want to happen. I have another blend file where the camera will not rotate when I rotate ...
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Parent with empty groups problem. Cloth

To make the simulation easier when adding the pants, I moved the character's legs a bit in pose mode. Then, with the whole rig selected in pose mode, I hit ctrl A and "apply selected as rest pose&...
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How to set texture interpolation for Empty Images?

You can change the texture interpolation for images used as textures for objects in the Image node under the Shader Editor. Here you can change it to various interpolation method, in this example I'...
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empties_to_bones [closed]

With Blender 3.4, Windows 11 I have an imported model with some empties that could have been attachment points and I'd like to use them (for building object), I found this plugin but even after ...
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How do I Parent a Camera to a Empty with only one axis as a constraint?

As you can see in the above example, the create parent with transform is making the camera move in all the rotation and location keys, I want the camera to move only specifically for the Z axis of the ...
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How do I make empties following a path follow the entire mesh when its location is changed?

So I am currently trying to model a 3D printer from the reference https://www.3dwasp.com/en/giant-3d-printer-bigdelta-wasp-12mt/. I modelled the support on which the arms are mounted with geometry ...
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Rotation animation of empty object and the keyframes seem to be the problem

I'm trying to animate an empty object that should rotate to create an animation only with the keyframe and the empty need to do a full rotation for the animation but every time I try to put 360 degree ...
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How do I animate my object with empties without breaking all of my other animations?

I am having an issue with this model. It has to be a functional technical model (meaning all of the doors and flaps must be able to move). I have done that but now that I need to animate moving the ...
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Stretching + array with object offset = bug?

I created a torus, stretched it (X=1.3), and added an Array modifier (n=5) with an Object Offset (an Empty that does nothing). The effect is that the stretch is applied to the original copy. it's ...
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Proportional editing controllers for animation

Is there a way to make controllers to deform some specifics vertices like they would act in proportional editing? ( no shapekeys )
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How do you display Image Properties tab in Blender 3?

How do you display Image Properties tab in Blender 3 ? Thank you
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How do i add multiple control for this geometry node

I was looking around and found this cool geometry project from RSN 3D's youtube channel, and i wanted to ask that can you make both empty effect both cube at the same time? edited: or one for the left ...
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How to get and enumerate all the object.empty_display_type in python?

I would like to build a enum function that returns me all types of empty_diplay_type that exist, I am aware of the ones that currently exist, but I am creating a property that needs to change the ...
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Why is object origin stuck to 3D cursor? How to get it unstuck?

Why is the origin of this empty stuck on the 3D cursor? How do I get it unstuck? Setting the origin to geometry doesn’t fix it. Thanks. Blender 3.2.2, Windows 11 Blend
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Directing empties with geonodes

There is a cone and two empties. How to make, using geo nodes, so that the base of the cone is attached to one empty, and the top is always directed towards the second empty? Something like "...
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How to re-align objects with the array modifier

👋 I'm following a tutorial on YouTube(https://youtu.be/3cjrRLbEtXo) where I'm supposed to create a gear-like structure on a castle. In following the tutorial, I'm supposed to apply an Empty, and then ...
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Moving a texture with UV warp modifier and an empty

I asked a question with an old account about moving eye textures and got an answer about using empties and the UV warp modifier. I cannot seem to find the question itself, so was wanting to know if ...
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Parent an empty to an animated geometry node object [closed]

I would like to parent an empty to the glass of a window created and animated procedurally. Unfortunately I know really little about geometry nodes and I don't understand how I could parent an ...
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Empty object is invisible

Im using an empty cube to act as a target for an animation, but for some reason when I opened my project, all my empties had gone and i don't know how to fix it. Any tips?
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How do I animate instances from their pivot point with one empty?

If you create instances of an object with a particle system, how do you then animate them from each origin point (pivot point) with one empty? Here is a plane, parented to an empty placed at the ...
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Don't understand Array anymore. No clear circular array around empty. Size Problem

Rotate Empty with 360/6 to get a 6 spoke rim, but the elements are everywhere with increasing sizes. I didn't activated it. Where does this come from?
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Why does this code behave differently as a script than when entered on the console?

I have a grid, (subdivided plane) open in edit mode. If I run the attached script by pasting it into the python console, it creates an empty, adds a hook to the grid, and makes the empty the hook's ...
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Alternative ways to add rotation to an object?

I baked a rigid body simulation of a ball falling down the stairs. The ball's trajectory is ok, but I want to add additional rotation to the ball. The simulation is baked to keyframes. It would be ...
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Why are the Emptys moving forward faster?

**In this animation, the Emptys move faster than the rest for an inexplicable reason. Sorry, I can’t upload a video. If anyone has an idea how to fix this, I’d be very happy to. **
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Mirror Modifier, cant move my object closer/over axis. Clipping is not woorking

I mirrored my object (rings on the bottom of the object) on a empty object that i placed right in the middle (Only way to creae what I want I think). So now I want to merge the Area that is on top but ...
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Make instances rotate outwards according to proximity using geometry nodes

I have instanced some grass on a plane, and i want an empty (or mesh, or whatever works) to go trough it, while folding, or rotating grass away so it makes a path. Ive been trying to do this with ...
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