Questions tagged [objects]

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

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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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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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Reverse CTRL+J Attach Order?

I know CTRL+J by default attaches in alphabetical order when you highlight multiple object and attach them, but how do I reverse this order? Instead of it attaching 1-2-3-4..., I want it to attach ...
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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 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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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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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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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?
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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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Mirroring animated objects along an axis

I’m making two symmetrical animations (left and right versions) for an old video game. I already have the left version, and I need to mirror it along the Y axis, so I can edit it accordingly instead ...
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How to improve refraction when object is in a liquid (object)?

To be as simple as possible, I made a martini glass with an olive, toothpick inside of it, and I added the liquid, which is an object with full transmission (Principled BSDF). Made other things and I ...
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Linked objects between blender files does not transfer vertex groups

Just modified a simple rig on a game character inside a "master" blend file with my character in T position. Had to add a vertex group after subdividing the spine bone. But when creating animation, I ...
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How do I get a proxy object dimensions?

I'm trying to get the dimensions (bounding box) from a linked object in python, but all the methods to commonly get the measures give me a zero vector. ...
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How do i unlink different parts of a 3d model?

Could someone tell me how to unlink parts of a 3d model to make changes on the separate parts? The model here was from an imported fbx file . I tried separating the highlighted part with the 'P' ...
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Zoom is not working properly [duplicate]

Sometimes, right in the middle of a project, when I'm trying to zoom in on an object, the zoom just halts at a certain point as if I'm reached some kind of limit, even though I earlier was able to go ...
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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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How can i parent a vertex to object, but only without the other vertices moving?

i want to parent a vertice to a object (or parent vertex, from vertice 1 to vertice 2 from two different, for example, cubes) but what i want is that the cube 1 (children) gets influenced by cube 2, ...
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Duplicated objects not saving their new transformations after reopening blend file

I am using blender 2.8, I made some windows for my house and when I copy paste them into holes and then save->reopen they all go back to position of original window, rotation and scale is reseted too. ...
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Should I model separate objects for game assets?

I am still new to blender, and making art for a game. When it comes to what is consider "performant", is it better to do it like I've done in the image here, or should each fence post be a separate ...
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I have a large scene with a hierarchy of nested Empties. I need to select and delete all the objects under Empties with a specific name

I'm new to blender. I'm struggling with what seems like it should be a very simple task. I have a large scene(a level imported from a game) that has a lot(hundreds) of nested emptys, and geometry ...
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Normal map doesn`t show up on more complicated meshes

The Normal map just won't work on my mesh (it's created using metaballs) but if I try anything simpler, for example, a cube, everything seems to be working. Could it be because of my computer capacity ...
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Why is the dribbling icing inside of Donut instead of being on the top?

I'm following the Blender Guru tutorial and I've done everything as described in the tutorial, but as I pressed E to add the dribbles for the icing two issues happened: 1) It seems way more sharp ...
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How can I fix this? Blender Mesh Problem

I've been following the Blender Guru Donut tutorial and this keeps happening.My two meshes intervene with each other in edit mode but in object mode it all seems fine. Can anyone help me to fix it?
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Joining objects

I would like to join two objects, one is a cilinder with modifier "Curve", so it's sort of bended. I would like to attach a UV sphere (which shape I changed a bit in sculpting regime) to it but as I ...
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Options on the Last operation Panel Won’t select [duplicate]

I have just added a mesh and noticed that the last operation panel was unresponsive. I can see it but I can alter the values to edit my mesh. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance
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How to combine objects without losing specific properties

I want to create a bunch of Marbles, each has three colored blades inside. The blades are connected to a Color Ramp and Random Node, the orb has its own node setup. How can I combine these objects ...
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How to Create Cypress Tree With Customize Shape

I want to make a Cypress tree model. I tried it self-taught at Blender yesterday. And I don't really understand much about particle systems. Here it looks like my model is almost similar to the ...
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How to bring back objects?

I pressed unlink on a torus and it's gone. I've tried searching online but nothing has worked. any way to recover it? I'm pretty new to blender and this is really annoying.
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Reflection of a light object in Cycles

i'm trying to recreate the same lightning condition from that shot (see screenshot), but i'm having troubles to give a little reflection to the light object (ceiling). Any tips on how to achieve this ...
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How can I select all objects with the box select tool in blender 2.8?

I entered Edit Mode, and try to use selection box to drag and select multiple objects, but the selection box can only select some surfaces that facing me, the inside surfaces and the surfaces at the ...
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Creating curved grid with triangle windows

How to model curved grid with triangle windows and keep it smooth? I tried to model everything and then snap (project) it to main mesh, but it causes a lot of wird shading at corners. The mesh's on ...
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Make an object infinitely far away?

I have a moon object and I'd like it not to be affected by parallax for the camera. I want it to look as if it's infinitely far away, without just moving it really far away in my scene. Is this ...
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Why my object is not present in some of the frames I rendered?

I am working on a project and it contains some animation. Issue is that my object is not present in all frames. For example, the object is visible or part of the rendering between frame 50-55 but ...
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How do I make my mesh look thicker around the collar?

Is there a way to increase the thickness just around one part, the collar, the jacket? It is a seperate abject from the dress. Thank you.
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Problem with tracking [duplicate]

When i'm trying to set origin, floor, X axis and Y axis my object just flips 90 degrees:
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Objects are not emitting light

The 80s sun is not emitting light at all but the pink grid is emitting but not as much as needed even though i put the strength right up.It was emitting fine on the grid but i must have changed ...
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Weird Move Object behavior

Something went wrong I can't move my objects like it supposed to be. Description at the gif:
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Need help my object isn't showing

could someone tell me how to solve this problem?
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Object not rendering/Object teleporting. Blender 2.8

I created this Sci-Fi thing and the ships (which I made in a different blender project) are not rendering. I can't find anything that can help me. I am using Blender 2.8. This is the render: Google ...
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Bend/Curve Complex Object

Similar topics have been made and I've gone through several before sending this. Tried some options but I'm obviously missing something about these modifiers. Simple Deform (Bend) and Curve just seem ...
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Animating multiple objects together?

Seems like a stupid question, but in 2.8 (2.82), how do I animate a whole collection together in one transformation (all stuck together)? If I multiselect all the objects and some are instanced to ...
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The box with the settings is not showing up when i add a new object

When i add a box, plane, cylinder etc., the box on the bottom left (screenshot) is not showing up. What shoud i turn on to get that box when i create a new object?
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Where is the menu to modify newly created objects? [duplicate]

So I've installed the Add Mesh: Extra Objects add-on because I want to make a mesh from a mathematical function. However, the tutorial I'm following seems to use an old menu that I cannot find in the ...
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When I duplicate multiple objects they are still linked

Pretty self-explanatory. I have some toilets and stalls that I duplicated and linked so that I can adjust them as I go. I want to duplicate some of these objects without linking them but the only way ...
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Select objects in scene by their object color

I would like to select all the objects in the scene that have the same object color Object.color as the active object. ...
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How to move bone to the object position?

I made a simple sphere and a bone. I want to place a bone in the center of the sphere. I want to just place it, not bind or constraint. I don't want to change the rotation and scale of the bone ...
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How can I “normalize” the scale of what seems to be either an infinitely large or infinitely small object

I'm having issues with an obj file I've imported into Blender. At first I thought the import was broken in some way because the import would go smoothly, but there was no model to be seen. Eventually ...
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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 ...