Questions tagged [interface]

Questions pertaining to Blender's user interface, such as theming, scripting and operating the interface.

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Can't select mesh [duplicate]

I have this base body pony and i cant select it in object mode. What do I do so I can adjust it? if this cant be dun meby there is a way to get it animate? i mage to grab all other stuff like main, ...
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Sculpting on graphics tablet swaps brush between add/subtract

I recently bought a Xp-Pen Artist 13.3 and while it works fine in other software it seems to have issues in blender. Most notable is when sculpting the brush will swap between Add and Subtract ...
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Where is the UV Maps Panel?

I am looking for the UV Maps Panel, which is "in the Mesh Tab." I am totally lost on this. There are buttons at the top which say View, Select, Add, Mesh. When I click on the Mesh button ...
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Instancing a space theme with a draw callback

In a somewhat tongue in cheek answer to https://blender.stackexchange.com/a/197340/15543 have come across the possibility of having one instance of a 3d view showing a different theme than another. ...
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On Screen Display Xray mode

I'm new to Python I would like to display in the 3D viewport a better representation of the Xray mode. The header icon is not visible enough to me. Not always easy to see the difference between ON and ...
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How do I turn off transparency in drop down windows?

Whenever I open a drop down menu, the window overlaps the screen underneath it, this causes texts to overlap and become difficult to read and know what I am clicking. I see other users of the program ...
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Blender 2.8x do not work

I've searched for an answer to my problem and didn't find any. So, I'm gonna ask. My hardware requirement configuration is at it's minimum; at some aspects, over. So why I can't make Blender 2.8x work?...
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how to fix top faces of Sphere? [duplicate]

When i add Modifier "subdivision surface" it will happen.Don't know why.. [![enter image description here][3]][3]
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My sculpting tool is not changing my model but I can transform (grab, snake hook, etc.)

brand new to blender here. Recently started following some tutorials to learn how to sculpt and model in blender. After one video, I decided to run off on my own and try to mess around a bit. Ran in ...
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Blender cursor changing when importing meshes

Ever since I've updated to 2.9 after every import my cursor turns to a black box with 4 digits inside of it. Now this is not a massive issue, and I initially thought it had to do with the time it ...
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Blender 2.8 color material cause model to distort

Help me resolve the problem of model distortion especially when color material is applied in Blender 2.8 and above. Why is no one trying to help me. Am stocked and need assistant please.
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X-ray mode doesn't look the same as video

I decided to try my hand at blender. I got the donut tutorial done and just have do the beginner modeling and the intermediate tutorials from Mr. Blender Guru. I ran into a bit of an issue with the x-...
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How to access Viewport Properties dialog with small viewport (3d view)?

When I have multiple viewports and I want to change Viewport Properties for a single small viewport, I would normally access "Viewport Properties" pull-down in the upper right corner of the ...
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Can't assign a shortcut to “Randomize”

When I navigate through the menu to Randomize and try to assign a shortcut, it doesn't take. Trying to assign a shortcut manually isn't working either: I've tried lots of different shortcut ...
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Blender interface slow and sluggish

I have a blender install that was previously working great, but the machine was reformatted and reinstalled windows. No blender 2.83 LTS and 2.91 have the issue that the interface is slow to react and ...
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Is there any Blender UI Builder software?

I have search all over the internet but I didn't managed to find (if there is one) a Blender UI Builder software or something like this any way. So my question is simple... Is there any? And if yes, ...
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Navigation doesn't work in Layout mode

I can't move around in the viewport in layout mode. No zoom, No Hand move thing nothing. Did I change some setting by mistake? When im in sculpting mode it works kind of, but when I go back to layout ...
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Python script hangning on creating a mesh containing several vertices and edges

I was trying to manually place and connect vertices into as a mesh using a python script, but I am very new to bpy. My understanding of the library seems to be okay, but when creating a mesh ...
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How to apply an orientation transformation to smooth vertices?

I have been studying blender and 3d modeling for about a month and ran into a problem. The orientation transform does not affect the smooth vertices. For example, an orientation transform is applied ...
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how do I get the data panel?

Am using a more modern version of a tutorial I am following but the layout is different in it but I am trying to find the data panel which the mouse cursor is on from the older blender version ...
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'Undo' affects interface actions

Is there a way to prevent Undo from affecting actions done in Blender's UI? For example, let's say I do this: Go into weight painting mode Change the selected vertex group Paint a stroke Undo ...
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How can I disable interface smoothing of point clouds in 2.9?

I am working with point clouds and for a greater precision need to match viewport's point drawing of Blender 2.91 to 2.79. Here is a comparison between them (Object mode): As you can see newer ...
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Why can I see my topology through the head model?

Why can I see my topology through the head model? I add below some picture which show you my problem.
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Blurry interface - no settings changed

Tried switching AA off inside blender but didn't help. I don't want to mess around with my gfx settings since ALL other APPS and GAMES work and DISPLAY 100% fine. Only blender is the issue.
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Why does Blender think this driver expression is a security issue?

I wrote "PI" in a driver expression, and Blender threw up this warning message. I don't understand why it thinks there's a problem, nor what implications any of the choices have. What is the ...
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where to download blender themes for 2.9?

is there a website were you can down load themes for or that will work for version 2.9 ? I have search the internet and different themes are scattered.
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Graph editor - mirror manipulation between keys

If I have two keys selected and I want to manipulate the curve in between, is it possible to mirror the changes from one keyframe to the other? The gif below explains it better than I can. With the ...
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Disable Overlays whenever Rendered view is enabled?

Is there a way to link the display of Overlays with Rendered view, so that when I'm previewing the render I'm really previewing only the render? It's always a 2-step process of enabling Rendered view ...
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Can't insert keyframe in graph editor

When I go to insert a keyframe in the graph editor using the I keyboard shortcut, or right-clicking and choosing insert keyframe from the menu, I get the context menu letting me choose all channels, ...
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How to set background image transparency on blender?

So, Maybe this is a bug,but changing opacity under transparency is not affecting the visibility of the images except when it's 0.0 when the image disappears, is there something else I should be doing ...
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Inconsistency in Python Interface for Scaling and Applying Transform on Empty Object

In Blender 2.8.x, using the python interface one cannot scale an empty object and then apply the transform using apply_tranform ...
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About the omission cube of the Grease pencil in Blender v2.8

Here are the differences between my viewport and the Tutorial's viewport. Q. How to show the small orange cube and the object data?
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How to disable transparent drop menus and tooltips?

I installed Blender 2.9 on Windows 7 and spent lot of time in Preferences but could only find out how to disable overlap of editor windows (Region Overlap). What did I miss with drop menus and ...
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Hidden parts of mesh in sculpt mode still getting affected?

I have my character's legs and arms selected. I hide them, and once I go into sculpt mode, they are clearly hidden. The problem is, if I make stray marks it still effects the "hidden" ...
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How can I expand the area of a 3D map imported using Google

I am very new to Blender (I just found out it existed less than 24 hours ago). Not a designer or anything but follow instructions well. After watching a great video (https://youtu.be/Mj7Z1P2hUWk) on ...
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Where is the Overlay dropdown in Blender 2.9? it appears to be gone from the viewport

Does anyone know where the Overlays drop down is in the newer blender updates? or if I somehow deleted it, and how to recover it? both my Blender 2.83 and Blender 2.9 don't seem to have the drop down ...
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Set color for UI window border on Blender 2.83

i found it.Preferences > Themes > User Interface> Styles> Editor Outline
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How to dynamically create UI-lists in panel

I am trying to create an interface to relate 2 bones between different skeletons, the problem is that I cannot create the list components so that they have a name or id and then be able to obtain ...
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How to quickly rename an object in 2.8+ (like with the Item section in 2.79)

In 2.79 there was an "Item" section in the Properties Panel that allowed the active object to be renamed quickly any time. This made it easy to label objects quickly, so keeping an ...
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What do these brackets in viewport overlay text mean?

I'm still pretty new to Blender 2.8, and all of the sudden these symbols (<>) started showing up next to the name of every object. What do they mean?
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Mesh shows in wireframe mode after removing smoke stimulation

I made a solid mesh and then added a smoke stimulation on it. The stimulation worked but i didn't want it so I deleted the bake and removed the stimulation but now the mesh appears as wireframe even ...
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Is it possible to pin ALL panel sections?

Since moving from 2.79 to 2.9, one thing that bothers me about the new UI is that it takes more steps to find what I'm looking for in the Properties Panel (N Panel). Each "section" (if that'...
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Blender Pie Menu help

I decided to try and write an addon in Blender for a school project. I am 100% new to the Blender api and I am trying to get my bearings from the api docs. The below code works sometimes and most ...
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3D Viewport artifacts. Geometry looks teared

I am modeling this object, and all of a sudden this started to happen, all edges and geometry looks teared, but geometry it self is ok.
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After updating Blender to 2.90 UI looks weird. How can I fix that

Every button, slider, tab, checkbox looks cut. Does somebody know how to fix that? I'm using Xubuntu 20.04
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How is this icon called and how can it be used for an operator?

How can the arrow icon that is displayed when calling the scaling operator be used for my own operator?
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Blender crashes several times and lags

Blender crashes often now and lags much, i have a windows 10 with 8 gb total ram and a around a 5 gb memory nvidia geforce 940mx graphics card still blender crashes on some small scenes like a ant ...
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My faces won't fill ( Blender 2.9)

Working on a human character and when i try to add faces to attach the body it wouldn't work .. Tried F , Alt + F. Relatively new to blender. Also tried on a basic cube still won't fill in faces.
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settings bar when I add an object wont let me change anything [duplicate]

when I add an object, what do I do if I cant adjust the setting in the bottom left corner. I have tried changing my preferences and random stuff around blender and I cant find anything that works. ...
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Disable Viewport center point, Navigation Guide

How disable the blue center point in 3D viewport? It should be a simple option somewhere. I've been look around the settings and internet but still no answer.

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