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Iterate through list of files & run script

I created a script that runs on an individual file, but I want to automate it to run on a long list of files. Essentially, I want to automate this: Import file from list Various script steps Export ...
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Using Python to select Inner loop in my mesh is producing unexpected results. Any suggestions? Blender 2.8

I have many 2d meshes that have many edge loops created with the Inset Straight Skeleton Tool and I'm hoping I can clean up some of the unwanted edge loops in an automated way. So far I've found: <...
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Moving object via loop prints same location every count

I am trying to step an object by a small increment via for loop; then return the XY location of each step. Ultimately this will be written to a text file but for now I'm just trying to get the ...
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Merge by distance doesn't work-0 vertices removed message

I'm using Blender 3.0 and whenever I try to merge vertices that are stacked right on top of each other, nothing happens. I get a message that says "0 vertices removed". Increasing the ...
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Edge loop not connecting and i cant edge smooth with G+G

Look at this: This is how it should be. Why are my divided like this? So i though nevermind ill just do it my way, but i cant even edge smooth it wont let me get over the edge to smoothen it. Can ...
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Add a vertice to each face

I want to fill all of these faces with a vertex . I suppose Ctrl + R will work, but is there any alternative faster way to fill it instead of Ctrl + R each face?
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How to Achieve array Loop effect Animation in Blender as shown in video

Here is a video reference as it can't be define with words properly https://youtu.be/cgYCx_NF8lk
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Show / Hide Mirrored Loop Cut

I've been following a course online where Loop Cuts are used. In the demo, the instructor creates a Loop Cut on an object that has a Mirror modifier. As the instructor moves the Loop Cut, the Mirror ...
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How can I make my animation video repeat several times so it is a loop?

My animation video after the rendering is only 4 seconds long tho I want it to repeat several times so I can choose how many seconds the video should have. My animation video has 120 keyframes it took ...
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Loop Select not working on MacBook M1 Pro - Blender 3.6.2

I'm using a Blender 3.6.2 and while attempting to the loop select on a simple cube, it doesn't work. I have tried several combinations of keys (Alt + Left Click, Alt + Right Click, Double-Click, ⇧ ...
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LoopTools: Circle Modifier just mangles my mesh

I have a very straightfoward area that I need to turn a mesh into a Circle using LoopTools. Here is the area on the mesh and the before and after: No matter how I configure those axis-locks and ...
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Create a smooth repeat/loop a video?

I'm new to Blender and I've been trying to do this thing for a few days now, been googling and youtube and saw a lot of videos but I still just couldn't find a solution yet :( Hope I'll be able to ...
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Hair dynamics loop

Im trying to create an idle animation for a character with a hair dynamics/particle effect and I keep uncovering different ways a loop does not work. The model animation loops fine, but the hair ...
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How can I cut object in half in a straight cut so the two sides can be seperated for printing [duplicate]

After creating this vulcano and sculpting it, I have to cut it in half because the 3D printer isn't big enough for my design. In total I will have to do two cuts to get 4 pieces. How can I cut this ...
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Problem with Extrude in Blender 3.6

After extruding I get this type edges. But I want the old edge loop to be at the same place as it were. But when I extrude this the old loop gets messed up and also changes the position and a new loop ...
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How do I extract the width of Bounding Box node of a Collection with multiple objects? [duplicate]

I’m trying to use a Bounding Box node and extracting its width to transfer it to the window. The problem is I can’t find a way to do this operation on a Collection. I’m trying to create this setup: ...
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How to limit select edge loops on seam?

Basically select edge loops will result like this: Is there any way (or script) to limit the select loop on seam quickly? so the result should be like this: EDIT: Bellow is example selection what i ...
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How can I infinitely loop a png sequence in blender?

Imagine I have a transparent png sequence of a bird flying that takes 1 second each loop. How can I import the png sequence into Blender, and loop it infinitely in a way that I can then drag the bird ...
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I have a geometry problem that occurs when I shade-smooth and use loops tools to make a circle. It only happens sometimes, so I need topology help

I can't figure out what topology technique I'm missing. I put loop cuts in all the places where I was told to, but once I cut any holes in the hard surface the geometry falls apart. I have attached ...
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Loop cut creates edge that vertices aren't attached to

I created this mesh by applying a boolean modifier to two cubes. I now want to convert the n-gons to quads by creating loop cuts. When I do this by snapping the loop cut to the vertice of the inner ...
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How to make this edge flow?

While trying to create a face by poly-modeling it, I realized one of the loops wasn't flowing in the right direction, and I can't understand why this is happening. There are adjacent loops that flow ...
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How to cycle through set amount of numbers and loop using geometry nodes?

I've been working on a 'digital stopmotion' setup using geometry nodes, it basically cycles through some selected objects to create a stop-motion effect. Currently, it goes through these 5 objects to ...
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How to change text in animation for multiple objects in a Python loop

I have about 300 text objects, of which the texts need to change during the animation (numbers in a graph). I came across this Python method using applicatoin handlers: Keyframe on text body in Python?...
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when i try to move, rotate, scale a vertex-edge-face, scales the whole thing

i am a beginner in blender and i cant just scale/move/rotate a vertex. edge or face, it make the movement in the whole thing, ill add a video video
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Even out existing loop cuts

How do I even out existing loop cuts? I know about the LoopTools "Space" tool, but it requires pretty much manual selection of horizontal edges, "Select similar" doesn't select the ...
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Loop cut inside a circle creates dots, not nested circles

So, I'm following this tutorial on YT, and got stuck when trying to add loop cuts inside a circle. What I've done is adding a circle, in Edit mode extruded it inward and merged at centre. Then I need ...
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When I launch blender I already have fill problems

When I launch blender and I duplicate the base cube, and then I try to fill both sides, here are the results I get, I can't use the select loop on the edges of the cubes , (I have reinstall blender ...
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Blender lags when adding loop cuts on a low poly model

I have a cone object, but when I', adding a loop cut and trying to move it, it lags very hard, I don't know why. I have a pretty decent and good PC (128GB Ram, GPU: Geforce 3060, CPU: Threadripper ...
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Face loop duplicating deformed

The selected face loop is the one I want to duplicate. When I duplicate this face loop, it is deformed in three faces in oval shape. As you can see, the two faces have oval shaped ends and one is ...
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Moving and looping/repeating a straight object (road)

I would like to loop a street object i have. It's essentially just a plane with an image texture. I need to move the street on the y axis and loop / repeat it. Most tutorials i've seen use curves, but ...
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Is there a way to select every other line of faces along a cylinder quickly?

Is there a way to select like in the picture but quickly? and without having to select line by line? I found a tutorial but it says to select the edges, I would like to select the faces.
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How to make a sidewalk on blender?

I would like to make a sidewalk for a 3D project but I can't find how to do it, I looked for tutorials, but nothing tells me how to make the lines or the cut lines on the edge of the sidewalk
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Disable playback looping in timeline

I'm attempting to do a walk animation with Auto keying. But when I reach the end of the timeline, it loops back to the beginning and overwrites my previously animated camera... Is there a way to ...
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How to get diagonal subdivisions in path curvature

I want to make diagonal subdivision of my path curvature but it doesnt seem that blender has that option? It should look like this
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How can you make a video that has sections that allow the user to select different parts of the video for a loop function?

I'm trying to understand if there's a way to set up a video into sections so someone can select any section of the video to loop that selected section in whatever player they are using. I'm building a ...
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How to loop rigid body simulation blender

These balls I have simulated using Rigid Body. So I need to create this simulation as a loop. The first frame and the last frame should be created in the same way. I tried to do it several times. But ...
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Alt + Mouse click not selecting edges but selecting loops

My Alt + Left Mouse Button decided that it will go wild. It is selecting the loops (i.e. loop cut through default cube) but it will not select loop edges. It was working fine but it stopped in the ...
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Extruding an object removes edge loops

I am trying to create a road. The road object is currently conformed to a terrain object but it is flat on the z axis. I want to extrude the road on the z axis then bevel the top outside edges a bit ...
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assign a frame to an instance with geometry nodes of an animated object

I want to «bake» each frame of an animated object on top of the other. The object consists of a layer of rectangles on the same plan that organizes themselves from a video. See changes in shapes, ...
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How to randomize some meshes appearing in a loop animation?

I need to create a terrain that moves under a vehicle, but some small meshes that appear on the terraine as it rolls must appear randomly. How could that be done or where should I start looking to ...
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Extrude manifold disables loop cuts?

Here's a link to the video where I'm showing the problem. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRtIf1tWLbs Does anyone know what's going on with this?
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Blender scripting loop not working

I'm trying to set the camera to always look the origin of the scene and then I want to rotate the camera about the origin to get a new camera pose (i.e. rotate the empty point the camera is looking at ...
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Loopcut and Scale

I'm new to blender, I'm watching this video tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGmS9gKreDU at minute 2:34 there is a loop cut, and the scaling of the two edges. I did the loop cut on my model, ...
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What is the name of the vertex relax algorithm? "slide relax"

Is there a relax algorithm that would slide vertices from flat areas to sharp ones while maintaining the shape of the loop? If something like that exists, what is the name of such an addon or ...
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Loop select, face creation, and extruding creating hollow surface

I have a face where I loop select, create a face, then extrude. However, whenever I do, it creates a hollow surface. In addition, there are some weird artifacts left over from the extruding - faces ...
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Curve Subdivide Error in Python Loop

I am an experienced Python user but just started Blender a few months ago. I'm looking into making some automations and scripts in Python in Blender 3.4.0 and I am somewhat stuck on this problem. To ...
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Subdivision Surface and Knife Project. Blender 2.8

I made mesh for deck of guitar. After, I had to make a hole in this mesh. Also I used Subdivision Surface Modifier. I created a circle to use "Knife Project". Made in the mesh a circle then ...
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Help me to use 'Loop Cut' properly. Blender 2.8

I use Blender 2.8. I read how to fix it on Blender 2.79, but i cant repeat their moves on Blender 2.8. I want to 'Loop Cut' cuts around my mesh.
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How can I mirror a noise modifier?

How can I mirror this noise modifier so that I get a loop animation?
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How do I edit seamless looped animation so that different characters start at different points in the animation?

I have a seamless looping animation of a bipedal figure running. I used one of my upstream applications to export this animation with a number of different figures, and I've got them in one scene, ...

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