Questions tagged [groups]

Groups are a collection of objects which can be affected as one. Also used for organization.

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How can I make it so only one object in a group is visible at a time?

I want it so that if I make an object in a group visible, it automatically makes the others invisible.
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Group Location Transform Problem

See the One Drive link below. I have a group object in a scene called "Lib" in file "AssetsIssue.blend". The model simply consists of a group of cylinders representing shoulder, elbow and wrist ...
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Can I sculpt a group of OBJs

I have a group of OBJs (imported with vert order and poly groups intact), specifically two upper arms and I want to sculpt one and have it mirrored on the other, but I do not want to combine them ...
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Object hierarchy

Say I have a very simple object (e.g. a house) that consist out of the roof and the walls. How do I actually model this relationship using Blender? With CTRL+P I can either make roof or the walls the ...
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How to apply physics on instances of group?

I have a group of multiple objects. I make a couple of instances via Shift + A and shift them along Z. Then I try to drop them ...
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How to Automatically Get Weights from Parented Object to Vertex Groups?

Is there a Script that makes vertex groups and then rigs the object that you selected to it? I know about the Automatic Weights, But it doesn't work the Right way I needed too.
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Is this possible that one objects follows the other object's transformation?

I'm trying to make an animation of tessellation structure. Since I have to edit bunch of units at the same way, I wonder if it is possible to edit only one object and set others just follow the first ...
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How can I group into one layer all similar items?

I'd like to get all of my spheres (x.003, x.004, x.005, etc...) into a group called "Sphere" (the first one in the list). Something like that: ...
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How to add modifier to group instances

How can i add modifier for a group instances. I have a group of object (cube, sphere, cylinder) and made a group. With shift+A > Group instance and added the group. ...
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Group Instancing: How do animations behave?

I've yet to delve into animations with Blender, but something I'm curious about is what happens if one were to create a couple of basic meshes joined with bones, then animated. If another object is ...
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Link to objects that have links to other objects

I'm complete newbie in blender. For example I have A, B, C models. Every model is saved in a separate *.blend file. A and B are linked into C as proxies and somehow transformed to form C. Then I want ...
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Group instance not showing correctly

When I create a group instance a plain-axis shape is displayed instead of an actual mesh. It happens only in one of my scenes, when I create a new scene from scratch groups are working fine. I guess ...
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Group mirror and armature

I've grouped objects and I would like to mirror them along x axis. How to do it ? Then I would like to animate this group as a single object. Do I use armature or something else ?
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How to unlink a link group completely in blender, so I can edit all mesh data, material, texture of this group

The group I linked from other blend file name "beigeBook" like so in the image below: And I don't know how to make this link group became children of beigeBook object. How can't i unlink this "...
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Linked node groups appear as black in preview and final render

I seem to be a little ignorant about linking node groups. When I try to use node groups from other files in a project I'm working on, for some reason in the materials preview box the material shows up ...
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Rigid body settings to a group as a whole

I would like to apply rigid body physics to a grouped set of objects, but would not like that set of objects to be dismantled during the simulation (preserving their relative positions). For example,...

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