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Is it possible get a list of every external data used for a render?

Some renderers make it possible to access scene at render time using Python. This access allow you to make operations on the scene. This gives the possibility to list every element needed for a ...
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How to import materialX into blender 4.1

Comming from this post: How to import MaterialX library into blender? But since I can't comment, I would like to ask the same question again. For my surprise, I couldn't find any addon, or updated ...
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Blender is crashing how do I know what the problem is? [duplicate]

Blender is crashing how do I know what the problem is? Is there a error log file somewhere?
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Asset library not showing since upgrade to 4.1 but only in one job

I have an archvis project I have been working on and save new versions as I work along. I upgraded to 4.1 and this one job, that I have done a lot of work on, will not show any assets in the asset ...
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Installing blender from file

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I want to install blender on Linux from *.tar.xz file I have downloaded from the blender.org, but I just can't make it work. If I install blender from the Repository, it works ...
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Add custom Asset Library path on startup

I run a small studio and we are looking into centralizing blender install. OCIO and addons I can deal with a custom startup.py script that I launch when blender is started, but I cant find a way to ...
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How to save poses in pose library permanently in blend file? (Blender 4.0)

So I want to transfer my blend file to another computer and I already have my saved poses in my pose library, and I even auto pack resources before saving it. However, when I open the file to my other ...
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Cloth simulation in blender asset browser

I want to add my cloth simulation in blender asset library but I am unable to move the cloth only it's origin is changing position. I have also tried parenting it with empty but only it's origin is ...
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Cannot import an asset Library

What am I doing wrong? I've tried saving the asset file in different locations (desktop, onedirve), using the user library, creating a new library but cannot get my assets to show up.
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How to export Hair in Blender 4.0 with the new hair asset library, not the old particle system?

How would one go about exporting from Blender into iClone or Unreal with Blender's new hair asset system - not the particle system? Which file type would be best (FBX, Albemic, etc.)? Recommendations ...
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in bpy, using bpy.data.libraries.load, how can I access the remote scene object?

I made a bpy script to load a remote blender file with bpy.data.libraries.load I've been able to access remote objects, materials and keyframes associated to copy ...
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How to edit / manage appended collections with collection instances

I am struggling with one problem for over 3 years and i finally decided to discuss it with someone. Long story short: I got an object lets say CASE I got another objects like BUTTONS I got a ...
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How to relink lots of missing image files with changed file extensions?

So here is my situation: I have a huge PBR Shader Library and most of the images in there are .png and .tif. I would really like to convert all of these images to jpg to save on disk space (This ...
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Asset Browser Will Not Update As Expected

my asset library consists of a number of well organised blend files used exclusively for storing my assets for use in the Asset Browser. Within my asset browser I use a set of classification tress to ...
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How can I save animations for reuse later?

I have my character all rigged up and I made a basic walk cycle. Now it's time to animate the character climbing a short cliff face. After that he'll walk a short distance, jump and fly away. Is there ...
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No Library assets showing in old job running in 3.6.4

I have an older archvis job I have been working on and off for a long time. The job was created in older versions but for some reason, this file does not show any of the assets in the asset library - ...
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Greyed out shaders on linked asset. I can't animate shaders

This one is about Asset Library creations I have a car where the brake lights are animated using a shader (it's a mix2color connecting 2 diferent textures. I want to animate the Factor to switch ...
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Problem with Blender Asset-Library reading catalogues

So I have some asset packs I got and downloaded to my desktop where I marked them as assets, and created catalogues in asset library for them. There is now a txt file in the folder with the blends ...
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How to attach all the textures in my scene to blender

I created a project on my computer but as my computer has trouble rendering heavy scenes I send it to a render farm, so it can be faster. The problem starts when the botaniq assets (the plugin I use ...
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Custom properties get lost through Asset Library

I try to append custom properties to my collection and object in the hopes the asset library would carry them over when appended to a scene. Unfortunately they are lost when appending or linking. ...
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Asset Library not shown in preferences

How can i activate the asset libraries in preferences if its not shown?
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A hotkey to rotate objects as I'm placing them from the asset library?

I've been using several assets from my asset library on scenes. Some of them properly snap to a surface (such as the object with the green checkmark, it's meant to be a poster on a wall), but others ...
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Show only contents of current folder in Asset Library

I've looked all over the place and can't find out how to only show the contents of the current folder in the Asset Library. So if I'm in the main folder I only see assets in the main folder, not the ...
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Asset library won't work with my ik rig

So this is my first time working with the new pose library so maybe I’m doing something wrong but when trying to make a pose with a custom ik rig I setup it won't save the pose it just does nothing. ...
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Can't add new asset catalog to Asset Library in Blender 3.5

After a drive failure I have had to upgrade to Windows 11 and reinstall Blender, version 3.5. I noticed that I can't add new asset catalogues: When trying to add a new asset catalog, I get the text <...
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Blender asset browser limitations

I work at a company and we use Blender for creating scenes. We want to use more than 3K assets with the asset browser, but it's becoming slow in high numbers. any solutions for companies to use ...
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Delete/Remove Material Library VX

Anyone know how to delete/remove a "Library" under Material Library? There is a "New Library" button to add your own new library - but what if you want to remove one?
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Impossible to locate missing files

I have a broken links in my blend, i tried to use the "find missing files" operator, however it systematically throw an error messages about missing jpeg or .blends, not even used in this ...
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How to import MaterialX library into blender?

Does anyone have any idea how to get the MaterialX library into blender as the picture below showcases? I'd love to use this since AMD is not able to get Cycles X to work with Polaris cards for a ...
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Can't Append objects with armatures from Asset Library

Using the Asset library, I drag simple objects into my scene using the append option at the top of Asset library window, it works fine, can edit and such. But recently started to create objects with ...
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Batch image library to Asset Browser

So I have a library of 556 HDRIs, and I would like to add them to the Blender Asset Browser. The way I've seen many people do it is to create a new scene for each HDRI and name it accordingly, then ...
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Asset Browser works only for current file?

Hey the asset browser doesn't works for me here ? I do select my models in Object Mode or select materials and mark them as Asset. The marked assets appears in the Asset Browser section and I can add ...
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I want the same blender start up for different profiles. We have 4 different people logging into a central computer( separate windows login)

We have one computer designated to use blender. We can all remote log into the computer using different windows log in. Because we have different log ins we all have different profiles or start up ...
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Blender python, how to import external modules to an addon, "Blender3D python win10toast"

I'm trying to import external modules in an addon, but I can't find a way to do it. In the addon install a "virtual environment" where I have downloaded some modules like win10toast that is ...
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Blend file is 1.89 gigs but when opened is just blank [duplicate]

I recently ported a .blend and .blend1 file I was working on from my mac to my PC using a USB. Here's what I did: Packed all ...
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BPY attribute error: "'bpy_prop_collection' object has no attribute 'new'"

I'm writing code to render (assemble) dozens of animations from pre-rendered frames using the video sequence editor. My workflow that I'm trying to achieve per animation is as follows: -> Take set ...
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Why are bones not returning to the location set in each saved Pose?

I have set up an armature with 9 bones, all 9 are aligned and stored as the Rest position, then each named bone is stored in the Armature's Object Data Properties "Pose Library" with a ...
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Does Blender have any plugins, addons or libraries for dealing with skulls and bones or full skeletons?

Are there any official or unofficial addons, plugins or asset libraries in blender that relate to human or animal bones, skulls, or full skeletons? For example, human or animal skeletons that can be ...
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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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How do I add an asset to the User Library from Current File?

I would like to use the asset library, but everything I add to it is only stored on the current file which is of little use. There's no intuitive way to add assets to the main library and apparently ...
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Is it possible to use data visualization libraries like Matplotlib, Seaborn or Plotly for visualizing data in Blender?

I'm a beginner with Blender and am new to programming. I'm trying to visualize data in Blender and came across different Python data visualization libraries like Matplotlib, Seaborn and Plotly. I'm ...
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How to link data from a .blend relative to the current Blender version's addons

I'm trying to link certain data-blocks (node groups) from a .blend file stored in the addon folder of the current blender version. I want to be able to switch blender version and for all the links to ...
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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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Asset Browser - How to make a "current file" (append) asset mesh become part of the "custom default" (windows library folder)?

Blender can store assets in a custom folder in your PC using the "Custom / default" path set into File system paths in user Preferences. This library can contain all your assets available ...
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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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How to make a button link to a DataLibrary using python?

I have a random 3D model from a .blend file and I have been using Blenders Data Libraries to import it. Here is the code: ...
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