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Questions tagged [objects]

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

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Bone Heat Weighting: failed to find solution for one or more bones cant fix

I was trying to rig an iron man model from blend swap and when I tried to rig it I got the error message Bone Heat Weighting failed to find a solution for one or more bones. so I looked it up but ...
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Too many objects need random emission values

I'm new to blender, and am working on a large "cyberpunk" skyscraper that needs a ton of windows. I applied some basic materials nodes that randomized the emission values to each window as a separate ...
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Easiest way to create scene variant and manage objects?

I've designed a kitchen set with many objects and I would like to create another variant of it where about 95% of the objects will stay intact and only few will be moved/added. I also want to keep the ...
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Can't rotate view around selected object (macbook pro)

So I'm trying to figure out how to rotate my view around an object. When I press and hold the 3rd mouse wheel button to rotate my view, it freely rotates around a non-existent point rather than my ...
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Sequence of Objects (one per frame)

Is there a way to quickly setup a scene to show one object each frame? ie object A to render on frame 1, object B to object on frame 2, etc...(I just want to change a group of objects, but want the ...
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All objects disappear in render mode blender 2.8 (eevee)

I start up a clean fresh project nothing is hidden and when I go to render mode everything is gone even when I try it on the default cube, eevee render mode and lookdev both. can only view it in ...
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Why chain icon right side of the object showing up? How should I disable this?

I'm worked on my project in Blender 2.79. Then I decided to transfer this to Blender 2.8 I appended successfully after I append. I cannot move, add a modifier or edit materials. How should I rid ...
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How can I create this build up effect (nanotech from infinity war)?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lVolULFxX8 At 1:37, you may have seen this, I'm trying to re-create the build effect from here. I already have the model in all of its layers, and I tried the build ...
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What are these orange dots and can I get rid of them? [duplicate]

I have imported an .dxf file into Blender but there are orange dots shown around which are not seen when the file is viewed in AutoCAD: What are these dots and can these be removed?
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Memory useage 100% when use brush draw obj

I'm drawing directly from 3D view mode, memory up to 100% and it can't go down, is it a bug? It doesn't happen in uv/image editor mode. environment: amd ryzen7 memory 16G blender version 2.79 obj ...
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3D Printing addon : Intersect Faces after logical union (ctrl-J)

I have a peculiar issue with the 3D Printing addon. I have a perfectly manifold object (check with 3D Printing addon), and when I duplicate this object and reposition it then check with 3D Printing ...
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How can I access (read/write) a mesh object's index vi Python?

I would like to retrieve from python the index of an object -- the same index that you get when using an Object info node in shader nodes. I have a reference to ...
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Why can't I delete this cube? [duplicate]

So I am making a scene of water flowing into a type of bowl but there is a black cube in the way, which I assume is interupting the water way, also makes the scene look bad. How do I get rid of it. If ...
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Can't delte this cube

That black cube is just in the middle of my scene, I am pretty sure it is messing with the water flow, if anyone know how to fix it let me know. I have to get it ready soon for a video of mine.
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Blender 2.8 - why can't I see my objects in 3D viewport?

I've been working on a project for a while - saved it, reloaded later and suddenly-- large components are invisible in the 3D viewport (but visible in the Outliner). The objects are marked as visible,...
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Scalable “styles” on objects

I would like to model a house like attached and have styles that can be repeated on objects throughout. Thinking like CSS for a blender object. For example, this house has like 10 different roof ...
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How to recenter origins of objects on one axis

I want to use "Origin to Geometry" on multiple objects but only move the objects' origins on one axis. How do I do this?
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how to move origin point to center of object

I'm wanting to move the origin (widget) to the center of this object. The object (mesh and bones) was appended from a previous animation, and it looks the same in my animation. I have tried shift ...
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How do I export objects from Blender separately?

I have a few objects in Blender (cube1, cube2, cube3, ....). The problem is that when I export them in .fbx format, Blender exports them as one object (so it is now cube1, and there is no cube2, ...
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How to make a chinese doggy bag?

Hello, I'm new with this program and I really need your help!! I'd like to make a doggy bag like this image, without food. I could find some tutorials making box but I would like to make the bottom ...
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How do I fix the diagonal lines appearing on my imported OBJ file's faces?

I have an issue with importing .obj files to Blender. Once object is imported and I got to Edit Mode, the object has weird diagonals on it's surface (I add screenshot). So I can't edit it as a basic ...
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place and fix objects [duplicate]

How to place one object against another and fix them together, I would like to materialise 2 walls and place them one against the other and fix them. Thank you for your help
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How do I make an object react to gravity while joined to another object?

So I'm making a cat of nine tails for an animation. I have a handle with a torus combined to be one object. How do I keep a secondary torus within an open space while also allowing it to react to ...
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I cannot export my mesh to OBJ, DAE or FBX

I just finished a game-ready character model with a relativily low poly count. I was going to export the object into Mixamo auto-rig when I noticed that my model was missing after I exported the model....
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Change active object through scripting

Currently running 2.79 I'm having issues figuring out how to select objects: This is my code, what I want it to do is create two spheres, and then resize the first created sphere after the second is ...
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2.80 - Coordinates of child show as global

I can't find any solution to this problem online. It seems like everyone says children position should be displayed relative to parent. This is what I need. Here's an example with cubes. Parent cube (...
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How do i play a video through an object on blender 2.8?

does doing this work the same way as of in the stable version of blender 2.79? And another thing is that the video i am wanting to add to a plain is 2 minutes and 44 seconds long is there a duration ...
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How to use CSV values to drive object scale?

CONTEXT: I am trying to create a 3D Data-Viz project that will take values from a CSV file and use certain values to drive the Z-scale of simple cubes that will stretch vertically as a value gets ...
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Model has white Dots

My model has white dots only in object mode and only in materials. They sometimes disappear if you look at the model from a different angle and it is not a texture problem.
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Quick way to scale an object to the bounding box of other objects?

Is there a quick way to scale an object to the bounding box of a selection of other objects? By quick I suppose a couple clicks. I've come up with a manual solution but that's too much of a hassle. ...
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How to texture a big Object?

I have created a part of city and now I want to apply some textures. When I had a small object, my texture looks good. I am new in blender (2 weeks). I tried to add materials for every part of object,...
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how to distribute objects in a constraint offset integer value?

i'm trying to distribute multiple objects that have the same path constraint, my goal is to apply the distribution on the offset value of the constraint between 0 and -100 so i can have an even ...
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combine triangles with squares [duplicate]

What if I will combine triangles and squares together in one object, can that make my object more broken in some ways when rendering? Do I have to make my object only with triangles or only with ...
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How can I take a map outline and lettering from a sphere and put it on to another exact size blank sphere so that they are both identical

I want to be able to take a simple map outline also gradations and lettering that is on a sphere and transfer these onto a sphere of the exact same size so that I have two spheres exactly the same, ...
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How to merge 2 objects [duplicate]

I am an new blender user. But can someone tell how to get 2 objects together. I want those object in UV mapping on an single file. This model is imported from sketch up and loaded in blender. I Did ...
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How to scale primitive shapes in Blender so that they are within a [unit] sphere?

I wonder how is it possible to scale all shapes so that they are within boundaries of a [unit] sphere? I know how to do this for a cube: if radius of the sphere is S...
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Is it okay, to put meshes inside each other without connecting them? [duplicate]

Excuse my English. So, im modeling an assault rifle and i was thinking about if its okay to disconnect the highlighted mesh(picture below) from the weapon and just move it a bit inside the weapon to ...
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How can I draw a line between 2 specific points?

I want to find the center axis of the inner irregular cylinder below. I want to determine 2 points and draw a line between them so I can find the central axis. Is there a way to do this?
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How to do difference boolean between two objects in Blender?

Hello i have 4 cylinders in a "cube" and i want to extrude cube with them. I want to delete the cylinders and leave holes in cube. (cylinders in my case are holes for screws). I tried to use boolean ...
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How to pack in this way and unpack?

I know the question is very simple and logical, but I can not pack it this way
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How does a texture image file get mapped on an OBJ model?

I am trying to understand how a texture image is mapped on an OBJ file. For example, if you map below color grid image (texture) on the capsule obj model (screenshot #1), it looks like the screenshot #...
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How to move Modular Assets in game?

I'm not a newbie to BGE, but not an expert... heck not even intermediate. I started making Modular Assets for a game, but kind of got a little lost when it came to making them movable in game by the ...
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Not translate to pose mode

Sorry, I'm not good at English :( It doesn't translate into pose mode after I call an object. I can't click in pose mode like this. HELP! I'm using v2.70.
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bpy.context.scene.objects.active = obj returns None when object exists

As the title says, I am trying to set a specific object as the active object. Everything I have read says that bpy.context.scene.objects.active = obj, will do this. ...
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Align to Transform Orientation button doesn't exist

Hello Blender StackExchange, I am finally working on a game of mine, and I will be using Blender for some of the initial modelings. I am trying to make the outside of a single story home, where the ...
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Take current rotation or coordinates as zero?

Let's say I have object rotated at 19 degrees and I want to keep current rotation, but I need to see 0 in rotation field.
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How to avoid Mesh Distortion when Curves cutting themselves, especially with Subsurface Modifier?

I am failing on a embarrassing challenge. I am trying to create an actually pretty simple form, but I cant finish my work without distortion on my mesh. This is the object I am working on. So far I ...
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Which format should I use for saving a 3D object with anchor annotations that's made in blend4web?

I want to put specific labels at specific points onto an object and also display it in a format other than html. I rendered this in blend4web. Is there any other way to do this?
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Blender 2.8 add object dialog disabled

I'm using Blender for a couple of years now, and I recently installed Blender 2.8. I want to add a circle of 6 vertices, but when I add a circle, the 'Add Circle' dialog is disabled (screenshot below),...