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Data Visualization - Iterate through a Collection of objects and set Z scale to a value from a specific csv file column index

Summary: Scale height of 77 mesh objects, by a csv file column with 77 float values. *iterate through csv column drop head and save row value to list. *iterate through objects in collection and apply ...
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Shader Node: How to loop a value input

I have created a graphic item in Shader using nodes, I would like to automate this graphic by looping a section, I have tried using keyframes to link a Value_Input_Node to a music track, but it will ...
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How do I make a rectangle from adjacent misaligned rectangles?

If I have a selection like the one below, is there a way to do some sort of loop edit that makes the outer selected edge a rectangle? Kind of like this, but with a rectangle
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Looping over an objects indices while performing an operation / calculation using Animation Nodes - attached blend file

I'm having trouble looping over an objects (the cylinder) polygon indices while performing an operation / calculation on them. I created an animation in Octave, (and the calculations are correct I've ...
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Stop “springiness” from hair on first frames

I'm trying to animate a five second looping animation, so it needs to be seamless. I've got some hair that's being blown around by a turbulance force moving in a circle. Problem is, on the first few ...
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How to loop animations

If the orbital period of earth is 1, the period of Mercury is 0.241. In the Timeline, I scaled Mercury to said period by pressing S, .241. How can I get Mercury to continue it's motion rather than ...
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is there a way to generate a mesh from pts using bmesh without a loop in python?

I am very new but far as I know there are at least two ways that one could generate a mesh via python from raw points (such as from a xyz file or something else that isn't directly supported in ...
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Looping baked physics simulations

I want to loop my baked physics simulation like I did in Maya with Animation Layers but can't found them in Blender. Here's a video of what I'm trying to achieve: https://youtu.be/_1j5Tf6ulII?t=266
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How to cut one animation into several looping animations?

Here is a weird one: I am making a canned animation of a bipedal character being ejected from a pipe and flailing through the air, then bonking his head on the floor. I do not know how long the ...
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How to loop a triangle-shaped piece into n-gon [duplicate]

I have a triangle with an angle of 45 degrees, I need to loop it so that I get an octagon with the same pattern on each of 8 "slices" I could use a screw modifier, but it messes up edges inside of a ...
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Accelerating a looped animation over time

I've got a looping animation set up for a ground plane so it looks like there's motion (kind of like a repeating conveyor belt), but I'd like to make it accelerate linearly over time. Here's a preview ...
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Is it possible to shift faces by using “square” loops

Is it possible to shift faces using a square loop? Is there a better way to accomplish the animation that is below, using Blender I made an animation in Octave of what I'm trying to accomplish in ...
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Is there a way to loop a movie that is also transformed in Blender's VSE?

I'm attempting to loop an .mkv while also modifying the video with a Transform strip. Here are the details: Video is 93 frames Total desired frames for looped video is 705 The Transform strip scales ...
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Snap tool seems not working for edge loop?

i can use snap tool for boundary edge, but for edge loop, it does not work. all the settings were same when it works. And if i select the bottom capping loop, double tap G, the snap tool does not ...
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How to create a seamless animation loop in Blender?

I have a small animation of a character in Blender 2.8 that is suppose to loop, however no matter what I try to do, there is always a little "hiccup" where the animation ends and starts. Things I've ...
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Looping animation of an FXB imported character

I have looked at some of the answers given here and it does not seem to fit my situation. The suggestion of using the NLA editor only repeats the animation as if it was a gif. In the attached clip I ...
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How do you loop FBX animations

I have a 39 frame walking cycle from Mixamo and I want to keep looping it through but not where he keeps going back into his first position. I am very new to character animation in Blender so I really ...
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How to animate text over a twisted mesh (or text flowing along an infinity loop)

Do you know I can do something like this? How to animate text over a twisted mesh, or Text flowing along an infinity loop I get that there is a shape (cube / rectangle / cylinder being extruded, ...
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Is there a way in which we can merge two meshes in edit mode?

I have two mesh islands in the same plane which overlap as shown in fig1. Now when I go to selection and do "select boundary loop", it selects the full boundaries of both the islands as shown in fig2 ...
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How do I make a loop cut parallel to an external loop?

I have a mesh and want to create a loop cut between loops 1 and 2, but it should be parallel to the top loop. Sorry if I'm not explaining it clearly, I am hoping someone more experienced with Blender ...
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Issue with bridge between two edge loops

I'm trying to bridge a circle with an edge loop of a complex model (see next picture.) However, when I select both edge loops and select to bridge both edge loops (via space => mesh: bridge edge ...
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How can I create irregularly apportioned vertices in regularly distributed vertices in a loop, without changing the loop?

As already mentioned above, I would like to distribute all vertices evenly in a loop. The loop or curve should not be changed; is there method that does this for me automatically. as you can see, the ...
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I can' do loop cuts on my mesh, where i want them, can somebody help? [closed]

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How do you make edges parallel?

When I add edge loop to this, angle is already broken. How do you make 1 and 2 edge loops parallel each other?
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Retopology: Are self intersecting edge loops legal

When creating a topology mesh, are self intersecting loops a problem ? If it is problematic, you can use "Paint" to communicate and mark how that edge should have been made with a simple stroke. ...
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Beginners question: why adding these loop edges @ around 6:20

beginners question: why adding these loop edges @ around 6:20: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMXcQ2V-VGA What is that good for? Thanks for any hint/ link!
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how to make constant, looping animation?

I just want to make some object rotate in a loop, with no interpolation curve things making it "smooth", just want it to go at the same speed all the time. How do I do this? I've made some keyframes ...
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Selecting multiple edge loops in Blender 2.8

I used to be able to select and edge loop with AltRMB and then just continue with ShiftAltRMB. But this no longer works in Blender 2.80 and nightly builds of 2.79. Is there another way to achieve the ...
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adding detail (extruding a grill type part at top) to a box mesh without affecting lower part of mesh

Hello all I'm still learning Blender and I am stuck understanding the best way of adding some extruded parts to the top of my mesh. Im modelling a Glock 17, its fairly blocky so thought it might be an ...
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Quad Junctions. Why are some not working the same as identical looking one nearby?

NOTE: as per Moonboots helpful suggestions. Here is the .Blend file for this problem: Hello all I am trying to learn Blender. I've read lots and watched lots of videos and kinda understand the ...
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how make a loop candle flame

I put a fire animation on a candle (using quick efects), but when I put it in a loop, it goes off and on again because in the beginning of the animation it goes on, how do you keep it lit infinitely?
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Continuous Looping animation - Differing rotational speeds

Just trying to do my first animation and am struggling to make it loop seamlessly. I think the differing rotational speeds of the 2 objects are the thing to overcome but I'm not sure how. I basically ...
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Billions of loop cuts

Been modeling for 1.5 month now, and realized that my biggest struggle in every model are proximity loops cuts. Particularily in this model when I wanted to "cut-out" sound pickups (green) I had to ...
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Flipping loop cut?

I was following BlenderGuru's tutorial on making an anvil. In the video (at 2:13), he added 2 loop cuts onto the anvil: But he talked about the E and F thing so quickly that I couldn't catch up. I ...
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Animation Node Loop with Randomized Color for Each Instance

Blender 2.79, Cycles, Animation Node add-on I'm trying to set up a node group to let me create stacks of books that will use the same UV mapped Image Texture, where I've randomized the X & Y on ...
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Connect a loop of edges to a point

I have N edges forming a loop, and the edges are not coplanar. I want to fill this N-gon with a face, but that does not make sense (at least such a face will not be 3d-printable) since the points are ...
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Nesting loops - passing index

another misunderstanding I'm encountering is this - I'm trying to pass a list of the index inside a loop into another loop so I can travel through a long list - I've made a small demo of the problem I'...
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Only last text block out put in Animation Nodes loop

I have an Animation Nodes loop that takes three text blocks and three text objects and outputs them. The debug is showing the individual texts are intact, but only the last text block is output. What ...
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Break a loop animation (Make Cyclic) to start a new one

I've used the 'Make Cyclic' to loop these keyframes (image below). So, I want to break the loop at a certain time to do a new animation (insert another kf to do a different thing than the loop does). ...
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Looping animation relatively to the end of the previous cycle?

I have animated (keyframed) a gear rotating around one axis in one direction (say from 0° to 140° around the axis passing perpendicularly through the center of the gear) and then it rotates back, but ...
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Loop animation of an imported image sequence in the video sequence editor

I'm looking into the Blender Video Sequence Editor to create animations out of existing sequences of images. The image sequences are generated with POV-ray. I've downloaded Blender 2.79, I run W7 64-...
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How can I loop animation in Blender through Viewer Node

I've got a model running through a pixelate filter using the node editor, and am trying to figure out how to loop it. I know how to loop it in 3D view, but when I click "render animation" it doesn't ...
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How to make looping/cyclic clock-hand animation seamless? [duplicate]

I am making a (non realistic) clock hands animation. But there's a slight pause at the end of the loop. I have copy/pasting the first frame to last, making the graph cyclic, using the steps modifier, ...
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How do you make a horizontal loop cut? [closed]

I was watching a tutorial series on YouTube and at 5:11 he made a few loop cuts that are horizontal. How did he do this? Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnPkrxz4AQQ
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Is it possible to use Alembic in BGE?

I am thinking to make some cool looping animation, bake it into Alembic and have it working as BGE demoscene animation (looping). But is it possible to use Alembic animation in BGE?