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Using Normal Transformation on a group of objects in Object mode in Blender 2.92

In V 2.83 I got used to selecting a group of objects (last selected=active) and then choosing Normal transformation in Object mode to be able to move the group along any axis of the Active object. It ...
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Blender crashing when switching from Local View [closed]

I am worked on an object in local view and closed the file. When I reopened and pressed / to exit out of local view, blender crashes with the following report: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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Boolean applies only to one quad

I try to boolean the cylinder (it is only one cylinder mirrored) to the car body This is the result I get when I apply the boolean, only one quad gets pierced I tried to pierce the quads above and ...
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How to animate proportional editing effect?

how should i go like if i want to replicate this effect in an animation? i'm open to use animation nodes too but maybe this can be done on vanilla blender? effect as shown
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Animation MESSED UP When Selecting Other Rig and Insert Keyframe :(

Hi I was working just fine for my two actions Idle and Fire which I used the root bone of the Gun to animate. It all went fine untill I select the Ik for the Arms rig, to which nothing seem out of the ...
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Rotation issue. 2.83 [duplicate]

I used to be able to rotate upon the origin of any given item that I was working on, but now blender just wants to rotate around the cursor, which i usual have at the world origin. This is a little ...
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X-Ray and In Front modes don't work together

I ran into this problem while modeling a character: whenever I try to set an object to X-Ray mode, then when I change the viewport display setting for the object to "in front", my object ...
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Glitchy lines coming from the pencil strokes

There are these weird glitchy lines coming from the end of the stroke while I'm drawing. They also connect the two last strokes I put down between each other. Because of that, when i switch do Object ...
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Side view is not in orthographic view?

Before when I went into side view it would automatically put it in orthographic view but now it isn't. How do I fix this?
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Automate selecting objects that are close or touching

I have a scene with (literally) tens of thousands of objects. It's building data with all the pipes and joints you'd imagine. Due to instancing of the original data, the materials are mixed up and I ...
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This is a question about material replacement

If there is more than one material in object mode, is there any way to leave the material in the existing slot and change it to a material in another slot? I'm looking for something similar to the'...
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Weird see-throught effect

I don't know how I did it but I pressed a button that made that meshes will get invisible if there is another one around or behind them. Anyone know which button I need to press or if it is anything ...
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How to create circular array of curved windows around ellipsoid without scale change?

I have this ellipsoid: With a shrinkwrapped rounded plane. I want this plane to surround this ellipsoid. But when I put an array modified behind the shrinkwrap modifier, the plane progressively gets ...
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Can't visibly select anything in Object or Edit modes. What have I done? [duplicate]

I haven't had this happen to me before. I can manipulate stuff in edit mode, but I cant see what. Neither can I see the select borders in object or any other mode. How can I fix this?
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Colour cannot be applied in material mode [duplicate]

Whenever I change the object from solid mode to material mode to apply colour I am facing issues: The outline of the object I created vanishes completely. It shows an orange outline only. [ When I ...
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I tried to symmetrize my model, and now I can move the transform tool, but nothing else is affected in object mode

new to the community, not really new to modeling. Anyway I am making a model for my friend, and I am quite nearly done. However as I was using the symmetry tool, it seemed to mess with my model. Now ...
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Solid Wireframe, F4 shortcut

I'm new to Blender - and to any 3D modelling software, really - so I started following tutorials on Youtube. In this particular case, the OP says to toggle the wireframe on the solid interface by ...
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Why is my object shaped differently in object mode than in edit mode?

Why is my object shaped differently in object mode than in edit mode? Here's the model in object mode. (The undesired shape) Here's the model in edit mode. (The desired shape)
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face area including object scale

Is it possible to access the area for each face with the applied scaling and not using the bmesh approach (as suggested from @batFINGER here and here)? The ...
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Can't select any object in edit mode 2.9

In edit mode I can only select the object I click in "object mode". When I click on others objects nothing happening. I always have to switch in object mode if I want to select another ...
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Objects disappear when I open object mode or export file

When I go into Object mode, everything disappears, I did not accidentally press H or something as I can consistently go back and forth and I can have everything visible, open object mode and ...
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Sculpt not showing in Object mode

I Have been Working on a Photoscan and am trying to clean it up in Sculpt mode. When I Switch back to Object Mode all my changes are lost, everything I did in Sculpt mode are all gone. For example ...
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Transform Affects Only Origin moves the object in reverse

I have an issue in blender that in object mode when I try to move an object only its origin moves although the Affects Only Origins is unchecked but when I check it the object moves in reverse i.e. ...
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Object Mode in 2D Animation Colors Disappeared

I was trying to do a 2d animation in loop with a tutorial last night, it's my very first time in blender. I drew some grease pencil objects, colored them and they also have lineart. But in some point, ...
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Wireframe view makes everything invisible when in Object mode [duplicate]

A couple weeks ago, seemingly out of nowhere, the wireframe viewport mode suddenly stopped displaying a wireframe when in object mode, and just made all the objects invisible apart from their outlines....
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All objects are invisble, even in solid mode [duplicate]

I can't see any objects in blender in solid mode it only shows the origin and a orange outline when I select the object. Rendering it in Eevee the object just gets rendered as alpha 0, in cycles you ...
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Objects in entire project can no longer be edited

When I RMB-click on any object in my project, it no longer gets a yellow profile that indicates that it is selected. However, in the Scene panel on the right, it does appear in yellow. I can also ...
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Why my feet bones don't want to be moved in object mode?

In pose mode the feet can be moved normally. But in object mode, the foot bones stuck. There's a constraint - child of, in the foot bone. All xyz location and scale tranforms is disabled. Only the ...
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Hotkey to get back to Object Mode from Weight Paint

Sometimes, when I think I'm in Edit Mode but I'm actually in Object Mode, I'll hit Ctrl-Tab, and I get switched into Weight Paint mode. Is there a hotkey that will reliably take me back to Object Mode?...
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Selecting an object results in double outline and object doesn't move

When I select an object in object mode the object now gets outlined with 2 orange lines as opposed to just one. Moving the object moves the outline and not the geometry. To move the geometry it ...
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How to set up rig so it automatically switches between object mode and pose mode?

The title pretty much says it all, I remember on one .blend file I tried, it was set so that depending on what rig/object you clicked, it would switch accordingly. How would you do this? Example: ....
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(edge vertices) normal view object mode blender [duplicate]

I have a problem with blender which consists in having the normal view of the object on which I am working Look at my hand with full of vertices in object mode or i want it like suzanne like this so ...
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Is it necessary to model anything from one primitive/object?

While modeling firstly you create one object, cube for example, and making all the manipulations needed to give it a form. I have to make all the mesh's complexity inside one object using loopcuts and ...
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Mesh changes translations from object mode to edit mode

Hi there so I've gotten into a tangle. I'm happy with my mesh and it's translations in object mode, but when I move to edit mode the translations are messed up! I have applied a rigify rig, and have ...
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Object Mode shows odd Jitter on Mesh?

I am working off of the blender 2.83, I started a render and then stopped it to fix a mesh issue. When I returned to object mode I was greeted with this lovely disconcerting sight. I have done the ...
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Blender Joins objects on creation when parameters are changed

I've been having a problem with 1.90.1. essentially whenever I add a new object to the scene and attempt to change its size, subdivisions, preset, ext from the add object box at the bottom left The ...
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Independent Edit/Object mode in splitscreen

When I split screen in two and switch Edit/Object mode, they both change. How to change just one? The intention here is: use one to modelling with numkey view with transparent wireframe and the other ...
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When I sculpt it doesn't show in object mode

I am pretty new to blender. I am working on this character, however, everytime I switch from sculpt mode to object mode, it doesn't show the changes I made to the object in sculpt mode. I believe this ...
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can't rotate, scale, grab only cube in object mode

as I write in the title, I can't rotate, grabe and scale the cube in object mode in blender 2.9. When I try to grab the cube, the origin (the little sphere) moves but not the cube; I try to unselect &...
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How to change position in edit mode?

The change of position in the modes is still a bit of a mystery to me. I just wanted to align two character models, but when I switch to edit mode, one of them changes its position. This time, I tried ...
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How to make the Arrow (EMPTY) appear?

I am making a project that would require me to use an empty which is an arrow however when I add one I can't see any arrow on the screen on ta yellow dot.
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Rigid body physics only applied correctly in edit mode

I'm confronted with a weird problem in blender's rigid body physics, where the simulation is only applied correctly if the active objects are in edit mode. My test scene: one simple cube and two ...
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Particles do not appear in object mode but do appear in vertex paint and weight paint modes. Also not possible to render

I create a model of a coffee tree using Mtree Mesh addon and I´m trying to add some particles attached to some areas of the branches (as fruits). I use weight paint to do that and works well in ...
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“scale to bounds” missing in blender 2.9?

In blender 2.8 there was a search result when hitting space that allowed me to scale an object to perfectly fit within a specific size, called "scale to bounds" I believe. in 2.9 this ...
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Model moved from original position in object mode

My model appears in the viewport as it should in edit mode: But down here in object mode: And when I try to move it, the origin moves instead and this happens: So it appears that something at the ...
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Array modifier - edit base object

I have a cylinder which I arrange in a grid, using 2 array modifiers: 1 to multiply along the x-axis and a second one to multiply along the y-axis. I do this twice, and I can't get around why those ...
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What is this orb attached to my object?

I have an orb that just appeared attached to my object in Object Mode. It disappears in Edit Mode. If you zoom in the orb stays the same size and you can see it is attached at a specific vertex. When ...
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Blender problems with getting the center of an object. (Origin to center is not the center)

As you will see in this image, the center of the object is not exactly the center of the chair, since the pivot point is slightly up. To verify this, I place the cursor in the center of the world and ...
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Why is my object rotating oddly? [closed]

https://youtu.be/ISEo-8k-6gg I'm trying to animate a treasure chest, so I moved the origin to an edge, and now I cant rotate it properly. I know you can do this, but I don't know how I might've messed ...
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Doubt with sculpt pie menu in grease pencil 2.90

I don't know if it's a bug in blender or in my head. In sculpted or object mode of grease pencil, someone knows what function the "active tool" button of selection mode pie menu (alt + w) ...