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

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Unable to duplicate rigged object

I have a rigged object but when I duplicate it the reference cursor still has control over it, thereby mutilating the object.
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Objects are not retaining original location in animation?

I'm pretty new to animation in blender 2.8, as I have not used Blender for the past year or two. I am working on an animation that involves the text of a logo flying around in the air, rotating and ...
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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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How to add a LightProbe to the scene without using bpy.ops.object.lightprobe_add()?

I tried this, but it gives me an error: data=bpy.data.lightprobes.new('IrradianceVolume') bpy.data.objects.new('IrradianceVolume',data) RuntimeError: Error: ID ...
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Tips on making materials fewer in numbers?

and thank you for taking the time. For a while I have been working on a character concept and it is reaching the late stages of creation by now. I am happy and positive with the outcome so far, but ...
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How to move a cube on a plane

I'm using blender 2.8 and my simple scenario is: a plane and a cube mesh. I want to move the cube on the plane without using the G command on the ...
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Make material transparent at the edges

I want to make a smoke object but without doing an actual simulation, and I was wondering how I would make it transparent at the edges.
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Shadow isn't casted on object

I'm making an animation of Solar system and shadows of all planets are shown, except Saturns rings which have no shadows¸, although there's no light from the Sun coming to the certain parts of the ...
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How to move multiple meshes to the world origin at the same time?

I have about 50 meshes in my blender scene and I want all of them moved to the world origin. I can do this for each single mesh by going into the world and editing the transform. (See picture) ...
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Object referenced by PointerProperty in Python can not be deleted properly

I am trying to replicate the functionality of Object Parent using the dropper select tool in Python (an image is attached for what exactly am I trying to replicate).: For this purpose, I am using the ...
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Rename multiple objects in Outliner

Is it possible to rename large groups of related objects using a "replace" type capability? There doesn't appear to be anything in the add-ons for this. I'd like to be able to add prefixes/suffixes ...
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Prioritizing modifiers between different objects

I know I can prioritize modifiers in an object to decide which modifier will be computed before of another and viceversa, but can I prioritize modifiers between multiple objects? For example, imagine ...
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Lighting just selected objects

I have multiple objects in my scene and I have multiple light sources in it. How can I make that a certain light source affects just one selected object so it doesn't affect other objects in the scene?...
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Blender GLTF : which rotation values are really exported?

I am using https://github.com/KhronosGroup/glTF-Blender-Exporter in a script and trying to compare the exported rotation values. But none of them seem to match. Ie. for exported values in the gltf ...
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How to arrange the hierarchy of objects and bones in one parent-child hierarchy? [duplicate]

How can i arrange it like in the lower photo, the arranged one came from maya and extracted as it is. I hope blender can do this also.
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Grass Particles don't show up

I am trying to do the Grassy Meadow Tutorial from Blender Guru and I run into a problem right at the start: The grass particles don't show up in the render but are visible in the viewport. I am ...
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Copy object to another scene, but keep data

What I need is to make a copy of an object to another scene, but keep the object data the same (link).
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Converting mesh(not sure is it mesh) into object

I want to convert that highlighted green triangle "Torus.001" , which represents icing in my case, into object so I can hide it and work with Donut.002. First of all, is this icon representing a mesh ...
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Snapping two objects by edge in Object Mode

This might be a pretty newbish question, but I've just started learning Blender and I'm having a really hard time doing some precision work. I have two objects and I'm trying to snap them to each ...
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Rotating multiple objects in animation

I am trying to animate a drone with 6 spinning propellers in version 2.79b. I can make the props spin in object mode by selecting them and choosing individual origins for pivot center, however when I ...
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Can't select or interact with downloaded objects unless in edit mode

need some help. I downloaded this free car model, and everything worked great until i tried to move it around. It is made of many parts so I selected everything with A and tried to rotate the whole ...
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How to add a library override for bpy.data?

I'm looking for a way to add Library Overrides over linked elements from bpy.data on Blender 2.81. Seems it's possible to add ...
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How to import an object into an Armory game scene while the game is running?

How can one import an object (an obj) in an Armory game while the game is running? For example, I want to import an object (car.obj) when I press a key and remove that object if I press another key. I ...
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How do I export this mesh to a obj?

I'd want to export this mesh to an OBJ and open it in Spark Ar but in Spark it only opens the faceMesh layer
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How do you model an object (car) without all the orthographic views?

I for example want to model a car, but there is only one perfect orthographic side view and one imperfect front view images. I've got only 2 views and missing 2 views. I start to make blueprints (in ...
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two same objects rotating differently

I got two steers that are physically the same, both of them are parented to an Empty which is rotated in X axis, but both rotate differently when I see them from camera point of view (while holding R),...
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Object not appearing in Render View or final render

Thanks for reading. I started sculpting a mesh and noticed I wasn't in Cycles. After switching, the object no longer appears in the final render or in Render View. The object shows up just fine in ...
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How to model a curved object in blender

I have an object in Blender that I want to be able to make curve around a certain axis. I should be able to animate the curve too, so I can't apply any curve modifiers. Is there a way I can do this? ...
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How to make the insets on either side of this cyllinder symmetrical

From there, I'll be adding asymmetrical elements, like the cavity you can see on the one side, and a protruding element on the other. I want to stick multiple cyllinders together and have them fit end ...
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Rotation Keybinds

I would like to know if there is a keybind for grabbing the Y-Axis on the rotation tool. I have a "bug" (idk if it is) where I can only grab the Z-Axis and nothing else. If somebody can help me thank ...
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How to remove visible seams between joining objects

I have a single object that i have separated into many objects due to sizing issues (level of detail/triangles bla bla) and since separating them there are now seams between each new object in blender....
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Blender won't select the object I want to select

For some reason I can't seem to select a sword that I duplicated from a previous one. The previous sword is still selectable but the duplicated one is not. For some reason blender selects whatever is ...
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Combine objects in specific collections on export?

I'm wondering if there's any script or add-on that will automatically combine all objects within specified collections into a single object when exporting? Working on a scene for a video game where ...
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Copy center of mass of an object to another object

Im trying to mod a model for a game. Theres no way of editing the position in space in the game, so I need to basically copy the position of the center of mass of the old object to the new one. Is ...
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Merging 2 objects, no loose parts

I would like to ask if there is a way to merge 2 objects together in a way that later it will not be separable if I hit "Separate by loose parts". I am facing this problem when I am making a torch ...
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Batch rename objects with number sequence?

Is there a way to batch rename objects in a sequence similar to: object1, object2, object3...? Where 'object' would be any custom name? I found the batch rename datablocks script and it was really ...
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Replacing one object out of two, how does it work?

I have a character out of 3 parts, i pressed cntrl p and made it to one object. Now I want to replace one cube with these three parts. I tried cntrl l and i tried it with the properties menu but it ...
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I can't select multiple objects using Shift-Left Click in object mode

I cannot see the orange origin point in Blender and cannot select multiple objects using (Shift-Left Click) in object mode. Could someone please tell me if I'm doing something wrong, Thanks. As you ...
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How to remove unlinked/disconnected parts of a bigger mesh?

I have many meshes like the one shown below which have some faces/vertices that are not connected to the main mesh. I use these meshes for physics simulation. As result of these weird parts of the ...
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Manipulating lists of objects BGE

I am having a hard time trying to manipulate the rotation of every object on a list: ...
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How to use a weight to check if an object is stable?

Let's say that you have a table with randomly generated legs, and that you want to check if the table is stable enough to stand with a weights placed, one at a time, in four different spots on the ...
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modeling in blender units

Does it make sense to simply model in blender units? My thinking is if I model in blender units and just think of them as inches, feet, mm etc. Now if I want to append a "blender unit" object into a ...
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Animation duplication for multiple objects

I have an image from an animation. Here I have a wall being built and bolts and nails come in to add to the process. I have 4 nails here that I have animated, but I still have several more studs to ...
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How to apply transformations to empties?

In Blender 2.81, I have a linked collection, and I want to apply a transformation over it. In the UI I just select the empty , so when I scale, translate or rotate ...
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Turn Obj sequence int Fbx

I have a sequence of objs of an object deforming, each of which has the same number of vertices and faces, that I would like to be able to put together into an animation and then export as an fbx that ...
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Modelling and rendering an “impossible object”

I'm trying to make an object in blender that look like this: I want to make the final render turn out 3D. Is this possible to do in Blender? Is there some trick to making these objects?
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Select multiple items that are listed together in Outliner

How do I select multiple items that are listed together in the Outliner? For example, have a look at the image below: if I want to select from B to G without having to shift-click on everything in ...
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Expand / Collapse all hierarchy in Outliner

How do I twirl down everything in a hierarchy in the Outliner? For example, on armatures it's sometimes tiresome having to click on the twirl down-arrow on every single bone if you want an overview of ...
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Gap in mesh with the mirroring tool [duplicate]

I made something with the mirroring tool and now when I'm sculpting there's a gap between the two sides? How can I fix that?