Questions tagged [layers]

Layers are used to separate objects in a scene. Layers help in keeping scenes organized. This tag is specifically for questions related to using layers in blender.

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How to set objects to layers? [duplicate]

I looked in the online manual, but all I am trying to do for example is set (Cube 1) on layer 1 and take (Cube 2) and put that on layer two but I cannot figure out please help thank you!
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Is there a way to make more then 10 layers? [duplicate]

So, I've been getting used to animating, But, I Can't find a way to make more then 10 layers. I want to do this to make cool flip book animations.
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Get the list of objects on a layer in python

I would like to get the list of objects on a specific layer with python. When it can be done through iterating bpy.data.objects[].layers with ...
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I have two layers with different objects in an animation how do I render these two layers together?

Question pretty much says it all. Also one more question: in the place where you can click on the layers there is a gold dot in one of the slots and a grey dot in another slot does the gold dot mean ...
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How do I get my layers back? [duplicate]

My layers are gone and I'm in global view. How do I get them back? I've tried the numbers, shift + numbers, I'm in global view and nothing works. Please help!
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Change layer of multiple objects

For some reason the cell fracture addon put all the shards (about 50 of them) to be on all the layers, instead of keeping them on the first layer. I use these layers for other things, so leaving them ...
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How do you switch to a completely different camera in a different Blender layer?

Say I create another scene in a blank layer. How do I switch to that totally different scene during rendering? Thanks guys!
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Remove reflection of one object from another object?

I have a reflective object and I want it to reflect only light and not the surrounding objects. I have moved it to Layer 2, but it still reflects the objects from ...
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Is it possible to append objects to the same layer as they are in the source file?

When appending objects to new .blend file, is it possible to make objects to retain their original layers?
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Is it possible to use more than 20 layers?

Is it possible to use more than 20 Scene layers or Render layers in Blender?
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What is the invisible unselectable entity on a supposedly empty layer?

My scene has stuff on three layers. The layer buttons show a dot on a fourth layer, one that to my knowledge contains nothing - no meshes, no cameras, no lights or anything. If I have only that one ...
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How can I make an object show up on different layers

How can I make an object show up on different layers without having to copy it? E.g. I have an object animated and I want it to show up on multiple layers.
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How to copy object(s) to another layer

I am building a model for a game and have decided to copy part of it into a separate layer. How do I copy one or more objects to a different layer?

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