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Questions involving import-compatibility with other graphics software. Importing involves converting an external file type into a Blender file, for the purpose of editing or otherwise manipulating that file.

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import c3d file

I'm trying to work with c3d file in Blender. For now I have all the markers and their label but the label change their marker place to an another marker so I can't tell to my armature to follow an ...
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OBJ import disappears behind 'screen' when zoomed out

I'm a newbie but am familiar with CAD and modeling. I have a strange thing happening after I import a .OBJ file into Blender from IronCAD.There appears to be a vertical plane in the 3D modeling space ...
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Armature dissconnecting from mesh on export

My problem is simple (I hope). when I try to export as FBX, I get no errors or warning, however when I import the FBX into blender, UE4, or anything else, the armature is disconnected from the Mesh. ...
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Update an imported FBX file [duplicate]

In Blender there is the fabulous option to link or append objects across multiple .blend files. We're a small team and are working with Blender AND Maya. Is there any option to "link" objects from ...
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E57 file import in to blender

I did't found answer for my question yet so I opening this topik here. I have a E57 file format and I need it to get some how in to blender. Do anybody had such a experiences before? Thank You guys ...
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Part of the Mesh Disappears When using rigify Option After Importing a makehuman model to Blender

I'm facing a problem when Importing from make human (mhx.formate) to Blender .. Every time I choose Rigfy Option it makes the mesh disappear ..
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It is an eyelash question when importing SFM(Source Filmmaker) characters into Blender

The eyelash part was strangely applied when importing the SFM(Source Filmmaker) character into Blender. The eyelash texture is supposed to be included in "face.png". I have not been able to advance ...
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How to import 2D/3D CAD drawing into Blender and how to convert wireframes to faces?

I'm trying to import CAD drawings into Blender. I have read and looked at some tutorials about this, but it's not working! I can use DraftSight to transform a .dwg file to .svg, but to transform a ....
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How to select last imported object with console?

I'm writing a script for fast importing with CSV file. There's a lot of things, like location, scale and quaternion rotation. Problem with the location I've already solved, but scale and rotation are ...
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Free 3d character models to edit in Blender [duplicate]

Rocmen here, a newbie. I was wanting to import 3d character model like a man and modify it and then animate it. Is that possible in Blender? Thanks for any help Rocmen
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Link obj files into blender?

I normally use Octane render, both standalone and plugin version for Sketchup. I'm not at all an hardcore user. I'm trying out Blender in my freetime, just for fun. When I use the standalone version ...
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Massive import with CSV file [duplicate]

I have exported game archive with all objects. I also have CSV file with all their details, such as model name, location, rotation (XYZW). How do I import CSV file, and make blender read it and put ...
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What are “Leaf” bones? (Collada import question)

I was wondering - there is an option called "Fix Leaf Bones" when importing Collada format. Do you know, what exactly these Leaf bones are? Also, if there is some expert able to tell me what the ...
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Possible or impossible to import 3D-models with correct UV-mapping and texture into Blender?

After a lot of searching and testing it seems like it's impossible to import an 3D-object with it's UV-mapping and texture from another 3D-software into Blender. Is this really true or is there a way ...
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Need help creating codes for Import and Export

First of all I am creating a Import and Export for Abacuse Train Sim Modeler "DST" and "DSP" formats and I have successfully got these to work in the Import and Export menu's list without any problems ...
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Blender not accepting CSV file [duplicate]

CSV File Not Supported Error dealt with the error: UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xef in position 23: invalid continuation byte Now there ...
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can we import the object of one blender file to another, if so how? [duplicate]

I am trying to import already saved glass mesh to my existing blender file
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CSV File Not Supported Error

Here is the code: ...
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Save all images using names of materials

I have an imported model I'm working with. The materials by default are named something like 054fF0_c. I usually rename all of these in blender to something that makes more sense. I would like to then ...
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FBX model from makehuman has broken rig on import

I've exported the default makehuman body as an .fbx set to metres as the units, and imported it into Blender with Import Normals, Import Animation, Import User Properties, Import Enums as Strings, ...
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Blender baking is absolutely black after exporting and re-importing mesh

I have a mesh that I modify through scaling and then bake, the result looking like: I then exported it as an obj and re-imported it. But when I try to bake it again I get: The meshes should be ...
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Is there any way to import a .json model in blender?

I need to find a way to import some .json models into blender, and it seems I can't just import them the same way I can import a .obj model. So is there some way to convert a .json model to a .obj ...
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Import VRay materials to Cycles

I'm trying to import an object with materials made with VRay to blender, but cycles doesn't recognize those materials. I'm wondering if there's a script or something that can convert VRay materials to ...
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How to set the path for userpref.blend file?

After compiling Blender as a Python module I realized that userpref.blend does not exist in ~/.config/blender/2.79/config. I ...
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Import FBX animation, but comes only Armature

I have a lot of animations and one model in diferent folders like the pictures bellow shows: I have to connect the movements of these animations to the armature of my model to import in the game that ...
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Scale deformation when rotating imported FBX

I've been working on this gun model and all was going well until I tried importing it into another blender save, I then realized that the imported FBX's parts deform when I rotate them, this does not ...
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Grid Alignment in Viewport when Numpad Keys are used

I have some experience with 3DS Max, and am switching to Blender. I am a retired Software Developer, so this is solely for self-education and mental exercise. I have an object I originally created in ...
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.Obj File, broken blending channel issues?

My .obj file has issues with it's channel settings (I believe). The imported .obj does not properly blend any of it's channels, regardless of a applied vertex color or diffuse texture, in or out of ...
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Importing multiple OBJ's to Blender with proper position

I have more than 20 objects imported from Magicavoxel, but can't figure out how to import them with their proper location. I used the script from P2or here which I am glad for, although it puts them ...
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The imported object does not become the active object in the scene

I import an object into the scene via bpy.ops.import_scene.obj. Before adding this object I have added some other objects in some other layers. However, after ...
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How do I update my Autodesk Import/Export Plugin?

I'm having trouble importing FBX files from Daz with morphs, and a friend who is using an older version of Blender (2.78) actually has a newer version of the Autodesk Import/Export Plugin (and in the ...
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Strange Nodes in imported .obj file from Alias .wire export

I exported an .obj file from Alias, then import it to Blender. It was able to import, but all I see is broken surfaces/edges and lots of CVs/points. I've also tried with .fbx format, the mesh will ...
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Importing Collada “nightmare dragon” problem

I have this Monster.DAE which is an example from Khronos Group GLTF related. Supposedly I just want to use Blender to import and export as GLTF, but when importing, I keep getting this weird scaling ...
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Importing vector lines (SVG) as Curves

I got the following line drawing in Illustrator. As I export it as SVG and importing it in Blender. Blender automatically creates from the seperate lines closed Curves. How to import a SVG without ...
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CADMapper DXF into Blender 2.79

I'm attempting to import .DXF files into Blender that were created via CadMapper. I have the import/export add-ons, however when I import the file I get a host of error messages and can not see the ...
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wrong texture position in uv image editor

import object file (multiple set) load texture dds files with UV Image Editor result:
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How do I solve the 5000 triangle mesh import limit issue with an armature?

I have Blender. And I have a weird looking model. I decided to experiment with the ROBLOX game by adding a human figure that looks more like a human, less like a pair of blocks. By importing the fbx ...
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Blender fails to import XYZ scanned model

I'm relatively new in 3D Scanning world: I've scanned the model using XYZ 3D scanner saved as .OBJ file with *.mtl and .png texture file. No errors, nothing it just does not import the model. I have ...
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My object isn't showing up when I import it [duplicate]

Whenever I import something, it doesn't show up. I have tried it with different objects but it still won't work. As you can see in the picture, it looks like something is selected but you can't see ...
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Trying to open svg file in blender nothing show up

I have an svg file that when I try to open in Blender nothing shows up. I looked at related question previously asked and tried to follow directions from there - press Tab, then a, then s, then 50 ...
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Import to blender, some parts are see-through (Normals are outwards already?)

Sorry for the horrible textures and UV maps, but I'm learning UV Mapping, and when I get the model into Unity, some parts are see through, kinda like when normals are flipped. However I have ...
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Importing/exporting animation into Blender using Collada

Have an issue with importing/exporting animation into Blender using Collada. Steps taken: Export character from Mixamo with simple walk cycle in .dae format Import file into Blender. The result is ...
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How do I add arbitrary metadata to a .dae export?

I am assuming that a basic python script can be written to achieve this. I am trying to add some information packed into my exported .dae that will include an UUID for use in an external application. ...
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How to merge animations with same rig

A guy from my team made one model with few animations for it, but he has saved them as different files, which I can't export to unity correctly. There's always only one animation inside. Is there a ...
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How to correct scale autocad file in Blender

I have a autocad file and imported in Blender. After click the Import button i dont know the size is small or large. After going to outliner and selecting the mesh and click the dot button i can view ...
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Source Filmmarker to Blender import

I imported this model from Source Filmmarker to Blender, any reason why the eyebrow texture looks like this? The block shows up in render also. If anyone could point me in the right direction to ...
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Blender not saving proxy location, scale and rotation

I'm working on a game and I have my workflow setup in this way: I have an assets.blend file which contains all my assets and a file for each map where I use these assets (map1.blend, map2.blend...) ...
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Strange lines displayed in Edit mode after importing SVGs into blender

I have a simple SVG file (plain, not Inkscape). I have imported it and scaled it up 2 or 3 times. When I switch from Object to Edit mode it seems like I have a ton of scattered points. Object mode: ...
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Can I import a .vrm model?

I'd like to import a .vrm model. Is there any plugin that allows this? I'd also like to know if it's possible to convert a .vrm to a .fbx or something else, however just being able to import it into ...
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What's wrong with this Collada file? [closed]

I've generated this COLLADA file: http://ix.io/1kEL When importing to Blender, it says "Couldn't find a material by UID." 3 times, and I don't understand why. It doesn't show any other errors, but ...