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OBJ (or Wavefront) files are plain text files that contain 3D geometry data. Blender can import from and export to this format. This tag is specifically for questions about using files with a '.obj' extension with Blender and is not to be used for general 'object' questions.

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I can't import XYZ file into Blender using Atomic

I am trying to import an xyz format to blender, but suddenly this error message appears. Any idea?. I am using Blender 2.92.
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render model testure for output Ledwall costum shape

Hi im start looking to blender. and have a question? hi have a Ledwall custom shape random title post diagonal side etc , and I create a 3d.obj model (I use as screen in. some media servers ) Import ...
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Attribute to material

I downloaded the .obj result from this tool: https://huggingface.co/spaces/TencentARC/InstantMesh When I open it in blender I have to switch to viewport shading/ color/ attribute to see the shade. Is ...
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When combining obj files, one of them gets weirdly distorted

I am trying to convert two obj files: a generic head without a face and a rudimentary face. When I display the face by itself (in its own file), its fine. Same for head. But when I combined the 2, the ...
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Scripting Vertex Groups (importing them primarily)

I created a script in Visual Studios Code to generate a panel and assigned vertex groups. When I run the code in Blender it is fine however when I import it(as an OBJ file), the vertex groups don't ...
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How do I add textures to an imported model?

I am new to Blender and need help adding textures to a complex sailing ship model downloaded from CGTrader. The ship is going to be added to an ocean scene that I am working on. The model has over ...
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the layer below the texture is visible

I have imported an obj object from Boxshot. Everything is fine except it looks like the texture is a bit transparent. You can see it on the attached image. It looks like a small reflection, but it's ...
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Importing OBJ and exporting as FBX leads to reimported FBX having wrong texture mapping on faces, is there a solution for blender 3?

Issue is reproducible in Blender 3 while in Blender 4 it seems to be fixed, but I am working using older Blender so would be good to find a fix compatible with that. The issue is that importing OBJ ...
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No shadows and no light

I have imported an obj file into Blender and made a rounded plane as a background. I made the background blue. After that I have inserted some light and raised and ripped in the settings, but without ...
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How can I export a .obj single object's vertices relative to Object origin instead of World Origin?

When I move the default cube -10m on the X-axis and export the object as .obj, I get values for the cube's mesh relative to the ...
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Mixamo to Blender to Mixamo problem [duplicate]

I have a character model made from Polycam. Imports fine as .OBJ into Mixamo, but I took an FBX to Blender, deleted the armature, and modeled an object to go in character’s hand. I’ve exported as .Obj ...
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How do you instruct Blender via .mtl file to import vertex colors?

I have a .OBJ file with vertex colors like: ...
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Weird lines while baking Ambient Oclusion

I was baking some AO`s on my pc for some parts for an obj model. The thing is that, when you finally end the ao bake, some weitrd lines appear in the middle of the piece without the possibility of ...
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Blender Bug? .OBJ File Vertex Colors Misalign Under Various Conditions

I have found that Blender likes vertex colors to simply be an extension of the “v” line in .OBJ files, so I insert vertex colors into my .OBJ file by making a 6-element “v” instead of a 3- or 4- ...
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Animating a series of obj objects using python

I have a series of .obj objects which I want to play in series to create an animation. The obj files are named according to the time steps. My idea was to import one file, show it, wait for half a ...
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How can I export object (.obj) in Blender 4.0 via Python?

I used bpy.ops.export_scene.obj to export .obj files like in this thread which works until Blender 3.6. Now when I check the export documentation, this operator is ...
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Display Blender OSM map in python

In Blender, using the Blosm addon, I can load a map. Using the code provided here, I can export all the meshes as separate .obj ...
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How do you export a sapling armature into an OBJ graph?

I used the blender add-on Sapling Tree Gen to generate a tree, then I added an armature and deleted the mesh, this yields the following: That's basically what I want. So now I want to export this set ...
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Convert an HDRI background from polyhaven to a Background obj file in Blender

I need to convert/access obj files of polyhaven HDRIs using Blender. What are the steps to these preferably without the need for buying their pluggin? As part of a script, I need the backgrounds to be ...
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Modeling Artifacts

I have been modeling a house for the past few days. When I export it, I get these strange artifacts that I can't seem to fix. I've tried cleaning up the mesh and combining vertices by distance, but I ...
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Blender STL/OBJ Export not working after boolean modifier (difference)

I am working on a project in blender using the Sverchok-Nodes. After solidifying the structure I want to cut off the sides by using the boolean modifier (difference, exact). The cutting is working, ...
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How to import obj in Blender 4.0 with python?

I used to use bpy.ops.import_scene.obj() in my addon. which can import .obj object and set it a selected object.(not active) But in Blender 4.0. this does not work ...
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How do I override context for new OBJ Importer? (bpy.ops.wm.obj_import)

I'm trying to import an OBJ file while rendering an animation, during the frame_change_pre event. The purpose is to stream a sequence of meshes into Blender, one at ...
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Imported OBJ (surface or mesh) from FreeCAD invisible

I am trying to import a Wavefront OBJ file exported from FreeCAD into Blender. I have tried importing a Surface and a Mesh. In both cases the resulting object in Blender is invisible. Looking in ...
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Merge several obj format 3d models by bpy

I want to merge several obj format 3d models and output as a gltf format model. The directory structure looks like this. folder_1/1.obj, 1.mlt, 1.jpg ...
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Obj import error

Everything was fine, but at some point when importing/exporting an obj file, an error pops up, I tried different scripts, deleted and installed the blender, nothing helps.What could be the problem?
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Imported obj distort when selection to cursor

I am currently working on terrain modeling, and i am importing a rhino file as obj to blender. I do the importing, set origin to geometry and then when trying to selection to cursor, the contour lines ...
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Im trying to turn this black hole project to a obj with texture. But when i do it just has the circle and squares not what i have view port shading [duplicate]

I'm trying add my black hole to element 3d but the textures are not carrying over when I make it an obj
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OBJ file with many NaN entries

I have an obj file that describes an isosurface of a physical variable. I ran into the problem that my grid is so large that the file size becomes very bloated by undefined entries ("v NaN NaN ...
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How to export obj line elements from edges?

According to Wikipedia, Line elements can exist in .obj files. l v1 v2 v3 v4 v5 v6 ... I have an existing mesh in Blender and I would like to re-export it as an ....
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Force curves to appear in front of mesh

Fairly new so I'm playing around with OBJ mesh imports from SketchUp and Rhino. When I bring in an object, I would also like these lines to display. So, I import them as well in the form of curves, ...
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Export FBX or OBJ one click script As well import FBX or OBJ one click

Looking for simple script as mentioned in title "Blender Export Script FBX or OBJ one click script As well import FBX or OBJ one click" as via Google I did not receive any positive answers. ...
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Mesh unwrapping incorrectly to baked texture after using UV project

This mesh previously had a texture baked to it. When I import it as a .obj and try to unwrap it using smart UV project, the mesh doesn't unwrap to the texture correctly. When I use unwrap, it is even ...
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Why import .obj file in blender not working?

I imported in blender 3.x a free .obj file with multiple materials (on preview photo) from cgtrader but I see only the model. Here the .mtl file: ...
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Why does my OBJ import has a white transparent overlay in Material Preview

I am really new to Blender and 3D in general. I have imported an OBJ of a wooden water rower in Blender to make a quick assembly animation. Initially I imported a STEP file into Adobe Substance Stager ...
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How do I export a model with seams included? [closed]

I keep trying to export my model and importing it in a new blender project but the seams don't even show.
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OBJ Texture Export doesn't work with Diffuse Shader?

I got a model which I should export as OBJ with Material Infos + Textures so it could be used in Unity easily. I adjusted my Settings (Checked Materials + Paths Copy) and exported my objs and saw that ...
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Wavefront C++ (.obj) importer produces more vertices when later exporting glTF than old Python Wavefront (.obj) importer [duplicate]

My workflow for producing glTF file involves importing my OBJ file into blender. Tweaking things then exporting it from blender as an glTF. After import blender shows that the old python OBJ importer ...
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Importing OBJ and separating by Loose parts

I am trying to import an assembly file from Onshape into Blender. I am exporting out of Onshape as OBJ. Here is a picture of the Onshape assembly: It is an enclosure with some parts inside. My end ...
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Find scale difference between OBJ and usdz

I have imported an OBJ of a 3D scanned object and made modifications to the mesh. After exporting, I realized that OBJ does not contain the real world size of the mesh. I have the original OBJ as well ...
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How do attach objects to a moving mesh seq to all the frames?

I am working with a mesh sequence imported into Blender using the stop motion OBJ plugin. I'm encountering an issue where I can successfully join an object to the first frame of the mesh sequence, but ...
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Super low fps when I import my own exported obj or fbx file

I have made my own head with hair in blender. But when I export it to fbx or obj the file is super slow and I cannot do anything... The fps is below 1 when I want to play the timeline. Is there ...
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Blender OBJ over 5gb, what is causing this?

I'm still new to Blender but I've been exporting a few projects as objs and it's been fine for size. I wanted to upgrade my current inn room asset so I added a few things. I even attempted some pbr ...
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Exporting a box with a hole

I'm trying to build a scene in p5.js where a ball falls through a circular hole in a wall. I used Blender to generate a wall (a thin box) with a hole in it by applying a difference modifier to a box ...
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Shape Keys export to FBX (for 3Ds Max)

There are many shape keys in a blender file. I'm trying to export all of these as a single FBX. When I export as FBX, the morpher modifier appears in 3ds MAX. All good so far. But none of the morphers ...
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Export alembic frames to OBJ

I have an alembic file. Is it possible to export the individual frame data to OBJ files with blender script?
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Add the suffix "_low" to all selected objects

There is a certain number of objects and it is necessary to add the suffix "_low" to all selected objects. The screenshot shows an example of how this is implemented in a blender and what I ...
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Image texture on Obj drone file?

I have generated an Obj file from a drone surveying (using DroneDeploy). When I import it to Blender it has materials and textures attached to it. I want to change the areal photo (taken by the drone, ...
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Why does Blender export texture coordinates for obj files even though I'm not using a texture?

I created a simple monkey mesh in Blender and exported the obj file to load on my C++ application. Upon inspection of the file I see lines like this: ...
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How can I extract this block's material and apply it to a new cube w/ fewer vertices?

I downloaded an .obj file containing several low-poly blocks, and would like to use them individually. When I import this into Blendr, it looks like this: There's ...
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