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

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Able to change dimensions, but not scale

I am new to scripting in Blender and I have a set of commands that work to create my object when pasted into the command line, but not when run as a script. The first major issue I've run into is that ...
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“Child Of: Bone” Objects Export With Separate Animations in Unreal

I have recently created a character with separate objects associated with the main body via the child of bone constraint. My character animates as intended, and the objects move with the bones to ...
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Objects are appearing in other modes instead of layout mode blender 2.83.0

See object is not appearing in layout and shading mode But they are appearing on other modes
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Help with export button (exporting fbx)

Im in need of some python help or someone with more knowlage with python, tryn to update an old 2.7 scrip to 2.8 and so far so good until clicking on export button. i get this error when using a ...
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How to set a lamp as camera?

I'm trying to set my lamp as camera, but every time I press Ctrl +0 it says: Modifier cannot be added to the object area.
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Mesh not Connecting at middle when extruding

I am attempting to model a very basic character but am having issues at the neck to chest connection. I am using a mirror modifier but that leaves a gap in the middle of the neck and therefore chest ...
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Setting the origin for each object to geometry

Blender 2.83 In python I can create all of the features that I want in my world, but when I go to the world, each thing has the same location data. I can click on each and click set origin to geometry,...
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How would you cut out these table legs?

Sorry if this is a dumb question to ask, I did try to search on here and on google to get my answer but I could only find cutting out circles, mostly. I did watch some youtube vids on cutting out ...
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Why does 'bpy.context.object' return 'None' when accessed by an operator in a panel?

I wanted to switch between Display modes with hot keys. And I decided to write my own operator for this and create a small add-on to be able to start using hot keys and switch between these modes. The ...
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Trying to import .OBJ from Magicavoxel to Blender, but it imports as a single large object?

What I want: to import a model (that already has the desired colors and effects applied to them) from Magicavoxel into Blender. I imported it easy enough, but it seems to have imported as a single ...
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Why is my blender file 13GB?

I'm somewhat new to Blender and I've been working on a project for the past couple of months. However I've got to the point where the file is practically unable to be opened without crashing (I have ...
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What are those white blocks? How to remove them? I have exported .def as obj then imported in blender in .obj format

When I imported .def model as .obj and then imported in blender in .obj format there comes white blocks. Deleting doesnt help. I deleted those white blocks then exported and imported again they still ...
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Torus name keeps changing - keeps on adding index suffix

When I add say two planes together the planes get the names Plane, Plane.001 and so on. But when I add one, delete it and add the second plane, it gets the name as Plane. But for Torus, I am getting ...
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How can I copy and paste dimensions to make objects the same size?

How can I copy dimensions of the first object and paste them onto the second bigger cushion so that they become identical, whithout having to copy and paste single dimensions on the n-bar?
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Total length of a complex curve

I have a complex curve which is a series of vertices and I would like to find the total length of all the vertices. MeasureIT can show me the length of each segment in the curve but does not seem to ...
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Problem with Boolean and combination from two objects

first I created a basemesh (I used the skin mod) next a separate head then append it and used boolean to glue them together discovered a problem Both parts doesn't fit together well. I guess the ...
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Why have objects moved from their original positions when I reopen my Blender file and how do I fix it?

I was working on a skull model yesterday and had aligned all of the bones. Today, when I opened the Blender file, the bones were scattered - seemingly randomly rotated and translated. I think the ...
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How can I accomplish, that the surface of the Ocean modifier isn't shown on the inside of a drifting transparent bottle?

I'm trying to make an animation that shows multiple transparent bottles(which I used the solidify modifier on), that are swimming in the Sea(a normal ocean modifier surface). On the inside of the ...
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How to make object visible only in refleciton without Cycles

I'm about halfway done with a long project using Blender Render and am trying to have an object be invisible but appear only in a reflective surface. I understand how to do this using Cycles however I'...
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I need help with roblox character [closed]

I have one model, dont have torso, left leg, arm, head. Any help appreciated.
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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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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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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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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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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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