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

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Restore Object Creation Dialog [duplicate]

When adding a new object in object-mode a dialog with settings pops up. I know it is possible to bring that dialog back, but can't remember how?
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Blender 2.83 Aling Objects MISSING

recently started using Blender 2.83 and just now I noticed the Align Objects is missing. When I select one object and then the other one and then go Object->Transform from the menu bar at the top, ...
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Why do some selected objects have a yellow outline and others have an orange outline?

Whenever I select an object in Blender it will be outlined in orange or yellow. How is it decided which colour will be used for the outline, and what does each one mean?
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I can't append a sword to my render [closed]

Im trying to render my minecraft character holding a sword and I need to append a file called Jerry's Sword Rig. I downloaded it but it doesn't show up in my append options. What do I do?
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Can't see the particle system in viewport

I was making a doughnut. After adding sprinkles, It is not visible. But, if I select the whole icing with sprinkles, I can see the sprinkles outlines, and rendered results show sprinkles as well. And,...
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Attaching OSM road data to google maps 3D mesh from RenderDoc

I am trying to attach Open Street Map(OSM) road data to a mesh of the terrain generated using Google Maps + RenderDoc, in order to create 1 single mesh eventually. I have generated the OSM road data ...
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How to calculate movement of a radius of one sphere to intersect another sphere and create a specified distance for the intersection

Attached is a diagram and a picture of my current model and a GIF image what I'm trying to achieve. Sketch: Screenshot: Details: The inner circle is a perfect sphere with a radius of 6.63 The outer ...
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Mesh text individual letters change colors

Is it possible once you change a single text object to mesh, change each word a different colors within the key frames. I thought you could just select the word change the colors within the key frame. ...
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How to Bend a Body to a Curved Surface

Sorry for the newbie question. I've been working in/learning Fusion 360 for a couple of months, with moderate success. I posted this question in the F360 forum and was told it can't be done, in ...
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Objects/body parts aren't connected

I made a simple character with a rig, but when I move it in pose mode some objects aren't conected with the others. So my first question is how I can combine them (like that the arm is a part from the ...
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Why is my character mesh sticking [closed]

Why when I move my bones does my mesh stick????
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A cuboid appears in the final render instead of window blinds [duplicate]

THE window blinds in my scene appear with a large cuboid covering it. This is only showing up in the render output. I tried making the window hole with a boolean modifier and without- but this cube ...
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What is causing blender to reduce the number of polygons when rendering? [closed]

The tunnel model has a fairly high number of faces, as reflected in the viewport. However, when rendering, this is completely lost. What is causing this to happen?
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A way to give objects their own lights?

Is there a way to assign lights to objects so that the light only lights up that object? I know in other 3D programs you can assign light lists to objects so only that object receives light from the ...
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Object are invisible in the 3d viewport, I get only a yellow outline

The cube is invisible but I can select it, this happens with most of the meshes I import. This recently started happening 2 days ago. I tried my best to research this problem but i just can't find any ...
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Objects don't move in Object Mode

When I use G or S in Object Mode the Cube doesn't move anywhere. Just the orange line is moving. Look at this image. Working in Edit mode. This does not happen in old objects. when I add new object ...
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Why is my linked character losing its animation when I reopen the blend file?

I currently have a lot of problems with linking objects. I created a model with an armature etc. in File A and want to link the object to File B for animating it. I also created another File C for the ...
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When I move an object, why isn't it moving smoothly? [duplicate]

When I move an object, I can only move from one place to another, not smoothly. Why? What can I do to make it smooth? When I try moving a torso, I can only move it from a spot to another, not to ...
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How to place objects on top of another object and join their geometry

I have 2 objects. I want to put the dome right on top of the cylindrical ring. How do I do this so it's pixel perfect? I need to do this for 3D Printing purposes. Later I plan to join them together ...
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Create arches to form dome on ring shape

I am trying to take this shape: and have it with a dome (of a slightly different width) over the ring shape. (refer to my sketch) How do create a dome over this ring? Attached is a side view of what ...
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Create new object from selected faces while retaining faces on old object

I have the following model: What I'm trying to do is for each face create a new object. I found out how to do that here, Splitting pieces of a mesh into a new object The problem is, that method ...
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Object is acting as a mask

I have an object in my scene which is acting as a mask, but i need it to be just a regular object. Here's a gif: It's not just the render view but it also renders in the final image as a mask. This ...
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Opaque Objects with Lighting

I currently have a model of an LED Light Ring, only the plastic piece on top of the LEDS can be transparent. All of the other parts have light coming through them, which is an issue. How do I make ...
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Export Material View OBJ for Reality Converter

Is there a way in Blender to directly export exactly what is displayed in the Materials View as a .obj file? I'm trying to load the file into Apple's Reality Converter with the material attached ...
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object glitches when moving vertex

I'm currently trying to follow this tutorial to create a donut. When I try to move a vertex, the vertices around it glitch and go far away from where they should be. A group of vertices in one area ...
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I can't move bones properly [closed]

Here is a video of my problem: https://youtu.be/HvJqduM2azU Why can't I move the bones smoothly? Everything was fine but now all the sudden not. I'm sorry for my bad English. Just help me please.
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Cannot shake off origin point when accessing new object

I thought, as a Noob, I was getting the hang of this but then something simple confounds me. At some point, when adding a new object (either plane or cube), any action, such as Move or rotate, seems ...
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Merging objects into one while retaining positional animation data as a vertex animation

I am looking to create a vertex animation suitable for use in the source engine. My animation is composed of an 8x8 grid of squares breaking apart in the center. The problem arises when I attempt to ...
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Loop Cuts not working on previously hidden faces

Sometimes when using the Loop Cut tool (on something like a cylinder made of quads) I'll hide some faces because I don't want the cut to apear on all of them. When I make the cut and then un-hide the ...
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How can I model a snug mesh around a complex object?

I’m quite new to blender and I’d like to model some attachable camouflage like the one shown in this picture on to a vehicle. Ideally I’d like it to be made from one mesh over the vehicle. In my head ...
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When I open blender I have some issues

When I open Blender this is what happens when I start a new project. How do I fix this issue? I also tried to add a Mesh, just as a circle and it did what the second picture shows. I don't even know ...
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Python: Check if object exists in Blender 2.8

How can I check if the object exists in python? I want to create an add-on but I'm unable to find any reference. For example how can I check if "Cube" exist? If yes I will make another ...
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Is Blender able to make complex night skies with stars and galaxies?

I am really interested in making night skies full of beautiful stars as in this image or even this But the best Blender tutorial I found about making such a thing ended up looking like this Is ...
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Minecraft world's specific object selection

Hi, I am having a problem with selecting specific objects like grass or leaves or flowers. When I try to select a specific object the world gets selected. Can anyone tell me how to select a separate ...
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Unable to properly Import OBJ file in Blender 2.8

How does it happen and a solution for this? I'm learning how to animate in blender and I'm using 3d files i found only for free because i can't draw to create a mesh. So i found this at https://...
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add a model generated by GPU python module to Scene Collection

I tried to run a few of the examples provided for the python API GPU Shader Module (https://docs.blender.org/api/current/gpu.html). I noticed that the objects are added to the Viewport but i do not ...
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Overwatch Map Bizzare Cluster

Maya vet turned Blender noob here. I've been trying to create an animation with a tracer model and an overwatch map, but I am having trouble combining the scenes. When I try the Append or Link options,...
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Why does rotating an object on its axes in a different order result in a different final rotation?

As in the first GIF below, the result of rotating X first and Y rotating is different from rotating Y first and rotating X. And like the second GIF, the result of rotating the Z of two objects first, ...
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Faces Refuse to Merge - Merging Objects Faces between two Joined Objects

I am encountering a strange problem regarding faces on an object. I had originally used the knife tool to take apart objects and create now game objects for unity. However, I had discovered an issue ...
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Missing object dialog box [duplicate]

Please can someone tell me how to open the object box that is supposed to be in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen? I'm trying to complete a Beginners tutorial, but I'm stuck because that box ...
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Separate by loose parts creates weird pattern

I'm building a submarine for 3d printing and I have a removable top lid that I want to remove from the model to machine separately. I do a SHIFT+D on my selected area and when I move it off and do a ...
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Black Objects dissappear when in render mode

Anything black in the scenery would disappear when in render view, but when I'm in material view, they're fine
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Is there anyway to make the bounding box around curved objects more precise?

Firstly I am very new to Blender, and I'm trying to make a c-shaped wall for a tabletop rpg in Tabletop Simulator. I can make the model fine, but when I port the model into Tabletop Simulator because ...
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I want an object to be both animated and controlled by a motor

I have an object (cube) that I have made an active rigid body. I connected a motor to it and it rotates when I have dynamic selected and animated unchecked. If I check animate it will animate (I'm ...
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How to make curve have evenly distributed segments?

I ask as the curve simplify addon doesn't work well. The result should be Like maya REBULID a curve. I want to do it in Blender but can't. how to rebuild a curve have same distance segment?
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Why doesn't one of my objects appear in my render? [duplicate]

I've been following BlenderGuru's beginner tutorial for 2.8 and I just finished the texture painting on my donut. In my viewport, everything is there and is rendering correctly, but when I render the ...
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Fix wierd lighting/shaders with color ramp material

I'm having trouble figuring out why there are those weird triangle glitchy imperfections in the shaders of this low poly car. It's a fairly flat object but there are those outline triangle things near ...
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Array with random objects? [duplicate]

I have a collection of objects in my scene that I want to randomly duplicate in a similar fashion to the Array modifier. How would I go about doing this, would I need to program this function myself? ...
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Shared and seamless gradient effect between two objects? [EEVEE]

I've been sitting on getting a flame gradient achieved since I didn't know how to get it to be seamless between two objects. I used very basic mapping, but of course it looks rudimentary: And here's ...
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Unique and invariable ID (within the session) for an object?

I have tried print(context.active_object.name_full), but that seems to be just the object name that I see in the Outliner. If I change the name in the Outliner, ...

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