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How can I add a library override to a non-API custom property from a linked file with Python?

The question regards setting custom properties of a linked file via Python. Because when setting the property like ...
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How make empty editable in Library Overrides?

For some reason than I make Library Override for my linked collection, I can't edit empty, it says Disabled: Can't edit this property from a system override data-block Why is that? Isn't that it is ...
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What is the proper way to make a toggle between fast and heavy versions of your model?

I have a model with hairs and modifiers on it. I set an empty and use it "Hide_Render" property to drive hair and modifiers: So now I can enable/disable several "heavy" objects ...
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Can't delete overriden collection

I am struggling for hours with this... I added a linked collection, tried to override (content and/or selected), now I want to delete the collection and it's not possible. Tried every clearing options ...
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How to set a library override on a linked material using python scripting?

I'm trying to do a library override on a material linked from an external blend file. It can be done manually through the outliner by right clicking on the material -> Library Override / Make / ...
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How to transform asset browser assets that are linked

I'm relatively new to the use of the asset browser and library overrides. I'm trying to set up a scene that uses linked assets; I have all the assets in another Blender file, and I have the asset ...
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Library Override Rig Only

I'm linking a character to a new file and I will be posing/animating it in that file. And that character will be duplicated many times and posed differently (like an army for example). My question is: ...
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How can I remove a library override for certain object properties?

How can I remove a library override for certain object properties? For example active material index or transformation for active object? I don’t know how to get to these properties through the API. ...
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Material altered on asset Library linked (Transmission)

When I put my character file in the asset library and use it, the eye material (mostly the cause of the transmission shader) changes. I am trying to figure out if there was a way to at least keep the ...
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Within same blender file, how to link objects to new scene and override position (blender 3.5)?

I'm feeling like the main workflow for linking and library overrides is when the object of interest is saved in a separate blender file. My question is whether we can perform linking and library ...
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Python - How to target the linked collection while having a library override on the scene which the collection name is identical?

The issue was happened when I try defining which collection is linked and which one is library override. When trying to target the linked collection, it is always pointing into the library override ...
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How to make a blender library override in python

I like to create some automation in Python on a library override of a linked collection in Blender 3.4.1. I fail to make object P2 editable using Python (see image below). The operator that does the ...
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Script Grease Pencil Interpolation?

Trying to interpolate using bpy.ops.gpencil.interpolate() and bpy.ops.gpencil.interpolate_sequence() which need a context ...
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How to keep override even after unlinking?

I have an object from another Blender file linked into my scene and I've overridden the default material Green Material to ...
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Cannot create library override

I'm trying to create a library override after linking objects into my scene like this: ...
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How to redirect a PointerProperty to Object when the owner is Linked

I'have a pointer to object initialized on an armature like this: bpy.types.Armature.myPointer = bpy.props.PointerProperty(type = bpy.types.Object) When I link the ...
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Character Workflow for Production Pipeline

I'm working on a concept for a production pipeline that is used by a team of artists. This is my planned structure. I want to have separate files for modeling, texturing/shading and rigging to be ...
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How to override a linked scene in Blender?

I am experienced with Maya but new to Blender, after long digging I still can't find an answer, can you help me out? My question is: how to override a linked scene in Blender? Create 2 empty files, ...
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Add library overrides without losing all existing animations

If I add a library overrides to a linked object that I animated before adding the library overrides, I lose all the animations (even the position is reset to zero). Is there a way to add the library ...
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Blender 3.0: how to edit material of linked object

In Blender 3.0, I have linked a character (created in another file) into the current scene. I enabled Library Overrides and I can change the pose of the character... but unfortunately I can't change ...
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Override Librarys using Modeler, Rigger, Animator Workflow in seperate blend files

I am trying to use a specific workflow with three .blend files. The first file (modeler.blend) contains the modeling, materials, and textures. The model is in a collection. The second file (rigger....
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How do you reference a linked collection after renaming it, without losing local changes?

I frequently make use of linking collections from other blend files, so I can pose and do renders of characters without duplicating them in each project. Previously we used proxies for this, as of ...
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Library overrides - Issue with armatures when re-opening file

I am working on a project with many characters - each linked from one single .blend file, using library overrides. The outliner in the image below shows the source file for the characters. I really ...
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Linked Library Add-on: Cannot return to original file

I have linked a collection of a blend file in another blend file (Main Comp). I have activated the "Linked Library Add-on" in Preferences. I can switch from the Main Comp to the linked blend ...
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Material Controls for Library Override

is it possible to create material controls that are useable on a library override object/material without making it local? E. g. I have a very simple material with just a mix RGB node (see screenshot) ...
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library override on linked collection resets transform

When I add a library override to a linked collection that has been transformed in scene... The collection moves back to it's original place in the scene. I need it to stay where it is. Is this ...
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overrides and linked collections, saving problem

I have a couple questions that are related: a. I have a problem saving objects I've modified from linked collections. They sometimes disappear as soon as I save the file I'm working on. So far, the ...
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How do I Duplicate a rigged character (armature)?

How do I get multiple instances of a rigged character (that I have downloaded) in my project and be able to pose them individually? All I have got working is linking the rigged character (from the ...
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I can not make library overrides work for probs making such as cables with splines

I am making a range of probs for a production. When it comes to large scenes I used a lot X-Ref or instancing and referencing. In Blender the (new) features for this is "library overrides". ...
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Creating Override Library via script [duplicate]

I've been trying for days to create a script for my addon that does the following things: Open an existing file A. Link an existing B file using a Link link. Create an Override Library on this file. ...
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