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

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cloth sphere inner edges messing up simulation for mesh deform

I'm going to explain this simple as I can cause this been messing with me a lot and been trying to find a solution but nothing works for me and instead of explain all details also add a video on how I ...
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Help with Modeling Shotgun Handle

I've been trying to model a sawed-off shotgun and have run into a wall on how to model the handle. The general shape isn't too much of an issue as I just extruded a plane based off of a reference ...
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Collection particles not working?

I have a plane with hair particles on it with the render set to "Collection". I have a collection made up of the tree and leaves on it's branches. When I set the collection particles to the tree ...
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make a particle system part of the 3d mesh [duplicate]

Is there a way to take an object that has a particle system on it and make it so that the particle system is actually part of the objest instead of being separate little objects on it?
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Invisible objects with shadows not working as I intended

I want to create shadows with invisible objects. I have found one answered question about this topic and used it but my objects didn't go invisible they are just like that as you see on the picture.
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Can't select any object-2.80

really frustrated here. been using Blender for years but I'm at my wits end. Using 2.80; was working fine, now I'm unable to select anything. Even with a new file and default cube, still cant select ...
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How to avoid material duplicates when appending multiple assets?

i just found a really odd behavior in blender: Actions: 1) append an object that have the material named "Red" 2) append another object that have this same material 3) same with another.. ect.. ...
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object creation with python very slow

We are in the need to create thousands of objects via python (sometimes up to 100.000) in the viewport, we managed to do so using collection instances inside other collection instances (with this ...
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Need help making a 3d keychain pendant

I have been fighting with this for the past week and am pretty much about ready to throw it away. I am trying to make keychains for a party and have had nothing but issues and I am almost out of time ...
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Render output different from shading view

When I render my animation, objects appear pink and flat. I have metallic colors applied to the objects in the materials tab. The objects look as I want them to in the shading view. The file is very ...
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Keyframe properties change after moving playhead

I'm attempting to animate someone passing off a ticket to another person, and decided to use the "child of" object constraint for the ticket to attach to both rigs (created using rigify). I've ...
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select meshes whose volume is smaller that user defined value

Is there any add-on or python script where user enter certain value for volume of mesh (not any selected mesh) and selects all meshes whose volume is smaller than user defined value?
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How to split an object into two different [duplicate]

Ive created an UFO and when it came to texturing I encountered a problem. Ive made this object of default cube so basically these two parts are a one object, so ...
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Scatter Objects tool distorts scattered objects

Scatter objects tool works in a weird way: I created a plane to be a grass blade, applied texture. It worked. However, when using Scatter Objects tool, the resulting "grass blades" are far from the ...
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Random squares appearing around my objects?

I was doing something in blender, when i must've accidentally clicked something, but now whenever i stop the camera movement, this appears. Please! Help! What is this?! How do I get rid of it?]1
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Blender 2.8 Objects move when Export to Unity

I'm hoping I don't have to start over, but I am pretty new to blender and I am not sure if I set up the rig correctly. I have been unable to find a solution, or the proper set up for objects that move ...
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How to Taper a coil?

I created a simple coil/spring using the "Screw" modifier. Is there a way to "taper" the coil so it gets smaller on one end? Explanation: I created an Xmas tree in Blender. Now I want to add a string ...
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How can I select an object in the viewport in 2.8(1)?

I have imported a large model with lots (hundreds?) of objects. The hierarchy of the model is not very logical so I am trying to fix this. Therefore I would like to select objects in the viewport to ...
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When Animating, how do we only move the parent of an object without the children moving along its parent?

I was wondering if there was a solution for this. As you can see in the picture below, I parented all the objects to the empty object. However, when trying to move the empty object towards the ...
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Duplicating model

I have no clue as to what I'm doing, but I'm trying to help my son with a new 3d rigged model he purchased. He wants to load a copy of the same blender model into the same window with the original one....
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After importing an obj file, I cant enable smooth shading, or at least it doesn't do anything

Blender version: 2.8 Windows 32-bit Click Here to get the project file, you need in order to help me. Thanks in advance!
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Cant select anyting

Hey I cant select anyting in modeling, and i dont see axis as well
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My camera object is invisible in viewport, and tools don't work for it

My camera boundaries are invisible in viewport, I can't move it with tools (I can move it only using CTRL + ALT + 0). I can't zoom in, rotate or anything. I don't think it has anything to do with ...
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How to animate the fractal parameter of the subdivide tool/operator?

I'd love to be able to animate the fractal value of the subdivide tool/operator, but this seems impossible. Is there a modifier equivalent with parameters that can be keyed? (Subdivision surface ...
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Export to DXF, convert each object to separate layer

I have imported an OBJ file into blender, After modyfing the objects in blender i want to export the file as DXF and have each object under the collection be a layer. Currently, when exporting to ...
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Object location changes after deleting other object

first of all, I am a Blender beginner and very thankful for this community! I'm using Blender 2.8 for a scientific project trying to simulate the filling of a cylinder with different particle types (...
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How do I set the accuracy of the displayed values?

Good afternoon. There is another problem. I have a wall with a height of 2.6 m and a width of 5.04 m. In edit mode, when the Face Info -> Area checkbox is selected (in the Mesh Display list), the ...
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lighting - various interactions

I am a packaging designer and I do visualizations in a blender. I have several objects that illuminate with 1 source (mesh) and I want one of the objects not to be illuminated - is it possible?
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dissapear on Blender animation

Simple question: I have an animation where spikes come from the floor and then dissappear where i will put a partivle system. How can i make a keyframe to the objects where they dissappear on a blink ...
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Modify multiple objects at the same time (f.ex.: 8)

I'm still pretty new to blender but I was wondering if there was a function in Blender to make the exact same changes to 8 or more objects which are on different positions later on. For example. You ...
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How do I attach an object to an animated Fps Model?

My goal was to have a rectangular prism under an animated first person shooter arm and track its transformation without it warping. This is the arm that I am using. As you can see there is no ...
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How would i animate a “4D” Triangle like this?

guys! Completely new to blender and was wondering how I could animate something like this?
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why the armature its faded in the outliner?

why the armature its faded in the outliner? what does that mean, i cannot edit it,even bones dont appear, its like blocked or something?.i tried to parent (ctrl+p) back again and the popup doesnt come ...
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Tutorial on Wall Borders?

There are no tutorials anywhere on how to build Wall Borders, I have a picture here that I posted, I hope someone can help and guide me through the process on how to make this on Blender 2.8.
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I dont know what I did but now all my object move around when I move one object

Alright what I did is a mystery to me as I'm a new comer to the software and all that but everytime I try move one object (nothing is joined or I dont think it is) everything else follows the object I ...
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Invsible objects

I just installed Blender 2.81. When I first started it, I saw the orange outline of the selected cube, but not the cube itself. The objects show up in edit mode, but disappear when I return to object ...
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Object/model is invisible in render and stays that way despite trying a lot of solutions out (v. 2.8)

As the title mentioned all of my objects are invisible whenever I render or look at a rendered view of my objects through the camera perspective. I made sure that: no object is hidden and unhid ...
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Where do I find the polygon and vertices count for an object in Blender 2.8?

Where do I find the polygon and vertices count for a specific object that I've selected in Blender 2.8? I'm looking for something like this:
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can't see simple displace in EVEE? [duplicate]

pretty much ex maya user getting in to blender. LOVE EVEE, but I'm curious what can be visible? Is there a link to what you can see? I just created a very simple plane with displace on it using a ...
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using particle system to cover hollow objects

I want to use particle system to put particles on the inside of this hollow cylinder (to project from inner surface to the hollow cavity or lumen) but when i use particle system it automatically ...
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Color is linked when duplicating object [duplicate]

When I duplicate an object with Shift+D and then change color it also change the color on the original object. Same if I duplicate with Alt+D. I use Mac if that would matter. Would be happy for any ...
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How do I Delete geometry? Separate objects are one piece?

I'm new to Blender but versed in Rhino, Sketchup and AutoCAD. That of course means my approach to creation has been influenced by those programs. I read that to delete in Blender I must be in Object ...
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How can I model pagoda roof rafters arangement in blender

I want to model pagoda roof like this picture by using modifier, not by manually placing each rafters one by one. anyone have idea about this? P.S : don't recommend array, curved array, object ...
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Reset object focus point

I merged 2 objects that were quite far away from each other by accident. I removed one of the objects verts (X), but unfortunately the focus (pressing F to center object in camera) is still off ...
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Awkward reflection on mesh

I have made an object using 2 different mesh. On the top of the sphere, I'm getting a shape which reflects looking like some sort of sun with its rays indicated within the red ellipse. And also I've ...
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How to make all objects rotate in the same way

In other words how do i prevent this from happening: Thanks
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Grayed out object in the Scene Collection

For some reason, one of my two light objects has become gray and no longer appears in the scene. It has XYZ coordinates, but when I look for it I don't see it. How can I "un-gray" it so that it ...
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Python script to randomize modifiers and their values applied to an object

I’m completely new to blender and python, only having marginal experience with C+. I have a personal project where I’d like to apply randomized generative modifiers, with their values themselves using ...
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Most efficient way to have different image textures on many similar objects?

What is the best way to create a set of objects that are basically the same, but differ in their (animated) location and their image texture? Approaches considered It is possible to create a ...
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How can I make an object only visible through certain material

Hi I am trying to make a certain object only visible through another object with transparent material lets say object named car and the other object named glass i can see the car if i look through ...