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

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object moves on axis that's not locked

I'm trying to move an object on one axis - which I thought was one of the simplest things - but when I hit g, and then x/y/z, it locks, but then for some reason it will jump in space as I'm moving it ...
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Joined object not acting as its parent with a Curve Modifier

I added this long band on the side of the main object, but when I apply a Curve modifier on both, the band acts weird... I don't understand why. They now have the same origin since they are joined.
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How to bend two parts of a flat objects on two different axis?

Hi guys, I already posted this on reddit blenderhelp but I think it kinda became a meme, and even though I fixed a few things my problem hasn't been solved. I tried the bend tool and simple bend ...
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Tracking: Object Solver not following tracks (with file)

I am working on a scene where I have to track the camera motion and the motion of a prop with markers. I get a good camera track and a decent enough object track (It's just as a reference to the ...
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Wierd textures from importing glTF file from blender into godot - need help fixing

I exported my model shown on the first picture into a glTF binary file, but when I imported it into godot the materials got swapped into weird places. Are there any fixes for this problem? Sorry if ...
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Object becomes invisible after I join them

So I joined 2 objects together and now they are invisible. You can see them in edit mode and in Texture painting but they become invisible in object mode.
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Incorrect scale when importing .Obj files

IM trying to import a character created in 3ds Max. It has 7 cm in Max, but when it is imported into Blender it interprets it as a 700 cm model. How does Blender handle scale?
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Is possible use multiprocessing for joining objects in python?

I strongly suggest not to try this code as it will open a number of blender windows out of proportion. This is an example for illustrative purposes of what I would like to understand, that is if it is ...
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Extra torus on top of the donut

I'm following the Blender Guru donut tutorial and it seems that there is some kind of extra geometry on top of the main donut. It looks like the duplicated part of the torus left over from the icing. ...
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How to have different object info for post-separated objects?

The goal is to create an array of planes that display a rotated texture which depends on the object index of each individual plane multiplied by 90 degrees. Steps of Issue: Create one large plane ...
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Can I have two separate meshes in the same object?

I have a head object that did not come with a set of teeth. I added a mouth object into my collection, but now I want the mouth mesh to be incorporated into the head object, while still retaining the ...
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Not rendering the background

I've seen people rendering single objects in Cycles without rendering the background I know about the transparent option and I've enabled it, problem is that Cycles still spends a good amount of time ...
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Spin Tool Cursor Not Showing/Snapping to 3D cursor

I am trying to use the spin tool on my mesh but the tool is not appearing in my window. I have the cursor snapped to the face of the object itself but I do not see the spin tool when I have it turned ...
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Changing an object size/rotation doesn't update information in Transform window

I have downloaded an object file from the internet. The object imports fine except for when I try to change the scale/rotation of the object. I do not see the Transform window information update when ...
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How to apply a glass shader on my imported geometry? [duplicate]

I'm new to Blender so I'm doing all my modelling in Maya and transfer to Blender using wavefront obj. I have create a simple wine glas, no texture applied, just geometry. I can apply color to it but ...
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a screencast key add-on that displays combination keys like g+x or g+z etc

I am looking for a screencast key add-on that displays combination keys like g+x or g+z etc. Unfortunately, the four add-ons I found so far only display g and not the following axis key. I am using ...
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Trouble with difference Boolean

So im having an issue with boolean. I have a screenshot here and ive searched everywhere i could but i really cannot even explain it properly enough to find a solution. If yall need more information i ...
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How to creat those round edges?

I found this "Ghost" image online, and I tried recreating it in Blender. I started with a Cube then applied a Subdivision to get the head, but my problem was creating the tail. How to get that ...
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Bezier curve-based mesh's front surface is not appearing

I made a bouquet by blender 2.70 for The Sims 4, but the front surface is not appearing (even in the Blender). I made it with a Bezier Curve. How can I make it show the front surface? I'm trying to ...
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How to find out which objects share the same color?

I have created a scene with a lot of objects and I'd like to clean up the project. My question is: how can I find out which objects share the same color? There are 2 objects that share the same ...
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Instancing - make real and join - duplicates itself

I made object A where the instances will go, parented object B to it, and activated ...
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Modeling rockers (Rocker rail's) for a chair

I'm trying to figure out how to make the edges on the rockers (Rocker rail's) round without affecting anything else as shown in the reference photo
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if i moved a separated object the whole object are moved..why?

I was working on an animation in Blender, and for it I was essentially breaking apart a joined mesh... however when I went to move those joined bits (I separated them using P) it worked, at first, ...
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Multiple Grease Pencil objects makes Blender lag and eventually crash

I'm trying to make my first 2D animation with grease pencil. I drew a walk animation of my character frame by frame, about 257 frames, then I duplicate it as object, change location and direction and ...
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Moving and zooming in and out problems

Hey so I have a problem where at first I could move around my mesh easily and then suddenly it clips to max zooming or something and it becomes very hard to move around and control zooming in and out ...
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How can I smooth this object?

I have tried shade smooth but it completely torques the object into a weird shape, I tried the subdivision surface modifier but it does the same thing. Any suggestions?
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Delete 30k+ objects

while trying to create some trees together with particles I somehow managed to create 30-50.000 singular objects, of which I have deleted 5000 in the last hour, but I am still wondering if there is a ...
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Making only the grid lines of a grid object visible in the the Render Viewport

I would like to use a grid object as an orientation tool, for properly arranging objects against my HDRI background scene. This requires that the grid lines (and only the grid lines) of the grid ...
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Script Randomly crashes Blender

I need to automate the process of joining similar objects from an imported .IFC file from Revit, this can take quite long time to sort out manually because this files can contain from 600 to 800 ...
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Can i duplicate this Hallway then join it on end of current hall at a 45deg angle as a continuous (short video of render in post)?

Im new to Blender (and modeling), sorry if im not using the correct terminology. Here is the render/model in question: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLf0lAGD8WM I created this hall following Ducky ...
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How can I seperate objects within objects (which are not touching each other) into independent ones? [duplicate]

^ I've got those beautiful cubes to run a physiks simulation, but obviously they are one object so I they can't move independently. I want each of them to be a single object. Is it possible to split ...
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Adding new object merges it with existing one

So I've been adding a new object to existing object and for some reason when I press on one object the object number 2 selects as well.
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Problem with reference image - Changes to alpha does not change transparency

I need to decrease the reference image opacity, but when I decrease the alpha in colour in Image tab (in properties), the image does not become transparent. Image tab displaying the change in ...
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I want an arrayed object to be upright throughout a tapered spiral

I want all of the objects to stay upright and un-distorted throughout the whole structure. Also if you notice anything fucky with what I'm doing and have suggestions I'm all ears. I am new to this ...
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Ignore parent rotation

I'm currently playing around with small projects using different functions and effects to improve my skills in the software, however, I've run into a challenge in my current project that I can't seem ...
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FBX file objects importing as empties

Whenever I try to import an fbx file from Navisworks into Blender, it imports all of the objects as empties, so I can't see them. I've tried exporting the fbx to the 2018, 2019, and 2012 file versions,...
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Unlinking Materials from Objects that were copied using ob.copy()

I am writing a python program to create a torus comprised of rings of segments. I am to the point where I have the torus nicely generating. I created objects using this code: ...
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How to find all image coordinates of rendered object?

I got my object and I need to know all pixels that are displaying this object in my rendered picture. I read about a smiliar question here. update I tried this code from here: ...
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How to Get Multiple Images as Planes at Once

I want to select multiple files in the Windows Explorer and drag and drop them into the blender to get multiple images as Planes. But I basically notice that Blender creates one Reference object at a ...
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Problem with removing doubles

So I want connect my skeleton with objects but when I try to do it blender showing me "Bone Heat Weighting: failed to find solution for one or more bones", I decided to remove doubles but shortcut "W" ...
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Can't get my instanced objects/dupliverts to work

I'm trying to create a row of street lights, both the lamp pole and a spot light. Since i can't simply join these two and use an array + curve modifier to set this up (using an array modifier + a ...
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Custom material preview object?

Like in this question, I am also talking about that material preview. Is there a way to have custom material preview objects? In Blender 2.80 and before, there were a bunch of different objects not ...
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How to reduce polygon count [closed]

I want to reduce the polygon count from a model of around 50,000 faces to exactly 1,000 faces. Give me the settings and numbers okay?
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How to join a camera to an object?

I'm modeling a phone and need to have a camera positioned where the phone camera is, when I try to join the camera and object it fails with a message telling me the camera doesn't have any mesh data. ...
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Setting up collision for large-scale model in Unreal Engine

I was creating a large scene for use in the Unreal Engine, but I need proper collision physics and since Unreal Engine's collisions aren't suitable for large-scale objects, I have no idea how to go ...
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Is it wise to use edge loops and subdivision modifiers on high poly meshes?

in Blender tutorials i see that apart from CTRL + E, loop cuts are often used to preserve edges, despite subdivision surface modifier. Now that I have some experience with Blender and have created ...
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Origin moves instead of object [duplicate]

When I grab an object I move the originpoint of it, instead of the object itself. What has happened and how can I change it back?
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Object is black in 3rd and 4th viewport shading

I am a newbie to blender so I am sorry in advance if it's something common or just my mistake. I have this object and the viewport just shows it black. I tried googling this problem but I just couldn'...
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Render after simulation

I want to drop an object on to a plane and then render an image. Somehow this doesn't work as expected. This is my code: ...
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Python: exchange object

I got a .blend file where I got a simple cube and a plane. The Cube has some attributes like being a rigid body etc. Now I let this cube fall on to the plane and then render an Image. This is my ...

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