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Questions tagged [objects]

Questions related to any kind of object. (mesh, text, curve, etc.)

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select all visible objects?

I have a model of a vehicle that contains a ton of objects. seats, seat belts, etc down to individual screws and such. All I want is the "skin" really but not sure how to do it. Is there a way to ...
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Blender armature deform with automatic weight

I'm trying to set armature to human body object. But I have a problem, can't apply armature deform with automatic weight. I was removed doubles, but any time has this problem. how solve this problem.
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Changing geometry in linked duplicates

I could not find anything about this, so I decided to ask myself, although I have a hard time imagining, that this has not come up before. Therefore my apologies if I am re-posting old stuff and I ...
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Is there a way to scatter objects using a hair particle, without the objects being inside each other?

Hi, I used hair particles to scatter objects around a plane, but as you can see in this image the objects are inside each other. Is there a way to fix this problem?
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How to update Blender's naming index thing (.001, .002, etc.) after joining objects

I've been trying to reuse certain parts of code as functions in my bpy scripts. But that means that the same bmesh will be created as 'my_bmesh.001' the next time I run that function. To deal with ...
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Why it use most of CPU and not GPU?

I recently change the windows of my laptop Dell model with 4 GB graphic card .. ok.. now the process of Rendering is very slow, and its use CPU most, and very few of GPU !?? I don't now why? Is it ...
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Knife project on smooth cylinder resulting in streaks

I've been having this problem where, when I Knife Project an ellipse shape onto a smooth cylinder, I have streaks on it like so: I have tried Edge Split and that ...
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How to chance radii of many cylinders at the same time?

I want to change radii of the cylinders without moving each one. Now the radius of each cylinder is 0,6cm, I want to make them 0,13cm. Is is possible?
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How do I make an Icon look like glowing water in cycles?

so i'm trying to get an icon of mine too look like it is water that is glowing it doesn't have to be transparent or anything. I just want the object to have the illusion of glowing water. i have tried ...
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Cannot See Pasted Object

When I copy/paste an object I want from one blender file to another (which normally works) I cannot see the pasted file. I have checked to see if it is on a different layer, and it is not. I have also ...
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half of object is missing when viewport shading set to rendered

I have created a tank. unfortunately when i change viewport shading to rendered the bottom half of the central object is missing
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How to strip off a final object(mesh) into many separate segments

I have a final mesh and whant strip off it to many separate objects, wanna create parametric furniture. I find video only for 3d max, they used Splines section, how to achieve the same result. Plz ...
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“Save as” doesn't work

I am using blender 2.8. I create a project, then save as and name the blend file. When I open the saved file all that is present is a white line running across blender. And my saved file is not here. ...
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Blender Objects are rendered streched on the Z-Axis

When I'm rendering my scene, my sun in the background is being stretched on the Z-Axis when being rendered. But when I'm in 3D view and I'm turning the viewport shading to rendered, I'm not having ...
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Quads acting like triangles? [duplicate]

I'm a complete beginner so I really don't know what is happening.
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T POSE CLOTHING PROBLEM

I am trying to apply a T posed mesh Top to a somewhat different T posed static mesh. It is a mesh for Sims 3 and I am saying that because even though I have managed to make the cloth hug the model ...
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object visible in viewport but not when rendered

As the title says. The object you see selected in the picture is clearly visible in the viewport but vanishes once in the rendered viewport. I've tried a few common solutions I found online such as ...
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Get the exact half of a mesh with bpy

I have to select the exact half of a mesh in Blender 2.79 thorugh a Python script. I tried obd = bpy.data.objects[actor_name].dimensions for a selected object but ...
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Python Join Objects

I'm completly new to Blender. I currently work on a project which could utilize Blender for Beveling. To get in touch with blender I first played around with the programm itself and then tried to ...
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Trouble boolean joining objects. Blender export perceived as separate objects.

I'm working on a ring I am willing to print out. I've sent my stl export to the printing place, but they claim that mesh I've sent consists of 3 separate objects. But when I'm working on blender, ...
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Plane backface culling

I'm trying to get a plane without one face culled. I have tried to tick the "double sided" box in the object data, but it didn't work. So i've tried to duplicate the plane, flip the normal and join ...
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How to rotate/line up an object to an axis

I am trying to rotate the below object against an axis so that it looks like in the second image In the second image I rotated the object manually, however I know this isn't ideal as it may not be ...
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Cloner Object (like in C4D) in Blender

Solution The Array Modifier is basically equivalent to the Mograph Cloner in Cinema 4D. I was a bit confused since there is also a Mography Array in Cinema 4D which I would not need for this case. ...
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How to make a .mtl file from .obj file ?

How to make a .mtl file from .obj file ? I just have the obj file of a Open quick haptics and i cant work with it without the mtl file,
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Python: doing an action depending of the type of object [closed]

hello i have a really simple problem if my active object is an mesh i want to do an action, if its an empty another one, ... ect so i want for example in this case, move the location of the active ...
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Set Rotation of Multiple Objects to 0 Degrees

I want to set the rotation on the x- and y-axis to 0° to multiple objects. So if object a has x:10°,y:20°,z:30°, and object b has x:40°,y:50°,z:60° they should all have x:0°,y:0°;z:...° after the ...
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How to make an object change its color when it collides with another?

I think the title explains it well. I want to make two objects collide and change the color of one of them. How can I do this using physics, in cycles? Thanks.
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When I parent an object with a bone the object moves its place

I went to the object tab and parented with a bone. but when I did this, the object rotated and moved. what should I do to fix this? (weirdly when the object moves its place the location which is ...
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Emulate cad-blocks in Blender

Let's say I want to have multiple identical copies of the same object (e.g. a piece of furniture modelled as a mesh) within a blend-file. But I want those copies to be connected in such a way that ...
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Multiple instances of one object/mesh

In Blender, I'm laying out a scene. This involves having multiple, identical meshes within the scene. I'm wondering if Blender has a concept of a "prefab" where I can have multiple instances of one ...
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How to smooth a curve from an already existing model?

I'm creating a set of train tracks for a game known as "Garry's Mod". It runs on Valve's Source Engine, and for being an old game engine, it has it's quirks. Namely, the inability to create smooth ...
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How to create Composite Object?

I'm fairly new to blender (2.8), been using it for just about a month now. How do you combine a bunch of different objects (e.g. light, mesh, etc) to act as one object? That is so I can easily ...
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BPy Create an Empty object without lost the selections before it (Blender v2.70)

i have again tiny problem :( is it possible in blender python to create an Empty object without lost the selections before it ? I have selected some objects and when i create an Empty object, I lose ...
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Something wrong with the model I imported

Okay so to start off I am somewhat of a noob when it comes to working with 3D but it's something I've been wanting to get into for years. I've been trying out two different 3D programs with one of ...
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How can I bind viewport display display as wireframe (wire) to a hotkey?

I'm trying to hotkey Blender's function of a mesh object in the viewport to be displayed as a wireframe (the one that can be found in the Object --> Viewport Display tab --> Display as wire). I need ...
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Problem with Boolean modifier-difference

I am modelling a PS4 where I need to make a hole in the console that resembles the PS4 logo. I have tried Boolean difference, it works for P and S but not for 4. Knife project also does not seem to ...
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BPy set keyframe by active object only? [closed]

i have a tiny problem to set a keyframe by active object only in python console. my problem is now i have in "Object Mode" any objects select, and i try to set a keyframe by a active object (Cube) ...
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Copy keyframes from one mesh and paste onto another?

I know this is similar to other questions, but i cant find an answer. I have a mesh with keyframes, and it works perfectly. I just created another one, and it needs the same keyframes as mesh 1. It ...
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Blender 2.80 - Select Multiple Objects Not Working

I tried to select multiple objects using in select box mode, but it is only selecting the active object (the one the the origin point mark is showing). What will be the cause? Is that bug or is there ...
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Why is my obj not showing up on the grid where I need it to be. NEW TO BLENDER

So Im pretty advanced in c4d but I switched to blender to get to know it better. Im starting to get the hang of it finally (Just the basics of moving around) pretty different haha.. But one thing I'...
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How do I properly select part of an object to separate?

I am trying to separate the highlighted area from this object. I have pressed B and then P to separate which works to an extent but it does not separate the whole area. I have rotated the object in ...
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How do I delete a mesh/object in the middle of my animation?

I'm an MC animator, and I am a noob. I want to create an animation where the world deletes, and the character falls into the main grid thing. I use a MAC, and Blender 2.79b.
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After using OBJ file with Grease Pencil Onion Skin option disappeared

After loading up an OBJ file to trace with Grease Pencil the option for onion skinning disappeared. Any solution?
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Objects only visible in Cycles (Bug?)

Hej, I'm curious if I'm trapped in a bug of 2.8 or some hidden setting. The following happens: I created several layers and hide all of them but one. And ever since all of the layers don't come back. ...
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How do I deform multiple meshes in the same way?

What I would like to do is deform multiple meshes (that are not the same shape) along the same path, or curve, or plane. The best analogy I have is a flag in the breeze made of multiple overlapping ...
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How do I remove overlapping fases in this case?

Thanks for your attention! I imported a svg image, extruded it, did the shortcut 'I' thingy. Now I have those overlapping faces in corners. I tried 'remove doubles' but it didn't remove any ...
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Bending an Object into a Sphere

Im using polyhedrons created only from hexa- and pentagons to simulate tiles on a planetlike gameboard, to make my board look like a planet and not an polyhedron. I want to make it spherical while ...
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How to duplicate objects in animation?

I want to copy some object in animation, like using a particle system. I mean at frame 10 copy an object, then at frame 20 copy again, and the first object should not disappear. It is like a ...
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Only rotates in Z axis [closed]

I'm trying to rotate my object but no matter which ring I click and drag, it only rotates in the Z axis. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling Blender, and that doesn't work.
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I don't know how to get rid of this grid

I am trying to make bones for my character but when I use shift+A in edit mode I get a mesh displayed. Earlier I could make an armature bone, but now I cannot. Here is how it looks now: I would like ...