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

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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 ...
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Is it possible to fit an object to an arbitrary section of a curve?

Say I have three arrayed objects: one I want to fit to 0-38% of the curve, one from 38-75%, and one from 75-100%. Or even just one that I want to fit to 40-85%. Is this possible? As it is, the "Fit ...
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Paper double folding - Issue with vertices in curves

I'm still a newbie. I'm trying to make this Paper double folding animation. Though I've succeeded in making it I'm not able to import the .abc file into KeyShot. Error that I receive is "Order 4 ...
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Character's hands stretching when moved in Object mode

I've been working on a character model that I have rigged, weight painted, and created poses and shape keys for. Everything has been going smoothly so far, with no unwanted distortion when I pose the ...
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Blender Cycles 2.8 Unwanted B&W/gray objects/colorless textures?

]2[]3I'm new to Blender and Stack Exchange, but I'm having a problem that I haven't been able to find info on anywhere. I have textured, UV unwrapped, and etc all of the stuff in my scene that needs ...
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How to reduce thousand of faces of an already low poly object

Let me ask you a little question. I have an object, a 3D already low poly unicorn that has 183,159 faces and I need it to make it on paper (via pepakura) . I usually use MeshLab to reduce any number ...
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Object Disappears in Wireframe and Solid view (not Dev look or rendered)

So I just opened up my saved file from last night to find that my cup object, as well as the plane, are completely gone if I switch my view to Wireframe or Solid view. However, it is there and all is ...
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Armature Parenting Issue

Dear Blender Community , I am struggling to solve an issue concerning parenting an armature to another object (so I don't have to animate it separately. In this instance I'm trying to have my 'l' ...
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Is it possible to make procedural low poly grass?

To preface, I'm very new to Blender and only really know the basics! Anyhow, like the title says, I want to add some grass onto a little scene I'm making. I learned a little bit about it through ...
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Method of creating verticies around object in photo based on background color

Similar to how you would select the outline of an object based on a common background color in a 2d graphics program and then delete the background, is there a way in Blender to import a reference ...
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Why, when I add an object in blender, it goes in at a weird angle, whenever i move the camera a different angle? [duplicate]

Every I open a new Blender file, the standard box is there, but when I delete it and add say a plane it goes in at a weird angle, and when I move the view and add a different object it does the same ...
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Hide object in a specific area

I have two 3D VIEW areas, and I would like to hide an object only from one of these.
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How to Set Up a Scene with Large Units of Scale

So recently I've been getting into these "Spaceship" scenes where smaller ships are flying around a much larger ship. And I was wondering there was anything I could do to adjust the units of scale in ...
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Odd behaviour when moving mesh objects

I'm fairly new to Blender, running 2.80 and trying to learn some hotkeys so i think i may have mashed a key, turning on a feature or option in one of my scenes that's now driving me crazy. Imagine i ...
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Why are the settings not showing up?

I have my object selected and don't know why the settings are not there. I've tried different objects and it's the same problem. Can somebody help? Edit: I can see all the settings in the Shading tab.....
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Can't import .OBJ in Blender 2.8

I'm having issue with importing an obj into Blender 2.8. I get a red bit of text in the corner about line 145 for the OBJ add-on not working? (Error in picture at bottom right)
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Scaling on X axis changes XY axis angles

Change basic cube to a board shape, Z=.1, X=8, Y=.4. Edit mode; grab back left 2 vertices along X axis for a 60 degree angle on the left side of the board. Select all vertices, and do Mesh - ...
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Joining additional objects breaks armature

I'm very new to Blender and am working with a simple collection of cylinders and a three-bone armature. Suppose I go into Pose Mode to check rotation and find that a cylinder's accidentally been left ...
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I have a problem and I have to fix it as soon as possible

Need help. Whenever I moved my 3D objects, that never happened, but after I inadvertently selected something, it started to circle the object I am going to move, making all nearby objects move as well....
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Exporting .dae file from Blender and import it on Processing

What I am trying to do is export from Blender a .dae file of an animated object and then import this file on processing and use it there. I created a rotating cube, baked action and exported it as ....
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Missing object in blender 2.80

but, after rendering it become like this i already check all the cameras on ray visiblity
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How to Animate The Child while the parent is already animated

Trying to animate the child relative to the parent animation , but the result always offset from the original placed position . Even though I Keyframed At The Same Position (By Using ALT+G) It Still ...
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Need help getting objects to fall through one object but collid with another in blender 2.79

I am trying to make a sphere with an extruded stick on the bottom fall through a circle with two extruded sticks but when I use the rigid body feature they go all over the place instead of falling ...
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Looking for advice with dimpling spheres

I am fairly new to blender and am stumbling my way through a project I am working on. I have a few dozen sphere meshes with various different aspects and elements that I am fairly happy with. To top ...
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Difference between instance object and object in dependency graph

I started scripting in Blender not long ago. Even though I have read the API about the dependency graph I still have a question: What is the difference between an ...
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Torus passing through mesh

I have a sphere that I used the bolean modifier to join to a torus so that it looks like a sphere with a loop attached to it. I linked this a long chain of toruses attached to one final and static ...
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Applying a baked normal map - edges too sharp

After I applied a baked normal map from a high poly cube object. The low poly cube adopted the same form, but the edges are sharp, is this happening because I have no subdivisions? Please have a look ...
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Blender 2.8 Object Scatter creates weird triangle faces

Hi I'm trying Scatter Object plugin in Blender 2.8, but it creates weird triangle face as following: Is it a bug? When I scale up the object size and redo the Scatter Object, the triangle stay within ...
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Problems animating rigged model interacting with un-rigged solid object for Unity

I just want to make a player animation consisting of two legs and a skateboard that I can import to Unity. I don’t mind if I have to pose positions on every keyframe of the trick. I just want a jump ...
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Blender 2.8+ set pass index for object?

I am aware that in the Data API region I can locate the objects and set their object pass index but it is a fairly tedious exercise. Is there an easier way?
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Positionning Target's automatic recognition in Blender

thanks in advance for any the help. I'm new to Blender and pretty new to 3D scanning. For a project - which I'd be happy to detail but I'm not sure it is relevant - I would like some specific spots ...
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Where is the “Manipulate Centers Only” button in Blender 2.8?

I have looked just about everywhere on the Internet and I can't find the answer to this question. Where the hell is the "Manipulate Centers Only" button in Blender 2.8???? It's the the double arrow ...
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Help attaching skateboard to legs for character animation

I feel like this should be a bit easier as I've done this years ago in 3ds Max without the same trouble. What I'm wanting to do is model two legs (1 object), a skateboard (1 object), and an arm (1 ...
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Silly question? How do I see data-blocks menu in 2.80?

As subject. The docs mention what to do when you find the menu - but I am unable to find it! Thanks.
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Cut a sized rectangular window into a dome

I need a 'window' of a specific size cut into a UV hemisphere; the edges are spec'ed as parallel lengths of arc of given length (See below). After some tinkering with shrinkwrap and one or two other ...
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Exporting an object as “.json” file, how? (Blender 2.8)

I've searched since hours now on the internet and didn't found any solution for this problem. So, i want to export an object as an .json file for a game, that only uses that kind of file. I've seen, ...
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Unable to select more than one object in Edit Mode

I have created 6 cubes in Object Mode and I can select each of them individually or by box selecting. However when I tab into Edit Mode I am only able to select the last one selected in Object Mode. ...
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Putting objects in a python list

Is there a way to store objects in a list and change their properties? I want to make a for loop and move objects one-by-one using this loop. My attempt so far is below but I get the error ...
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How do you link objects so that they use the same materials? [duplicate]

I was supposed to link duplicate objects but accidentally used the normal duplicate (shift+D) so changing the materials for all of them manually has become a pain. Does anyone know how to link objects ...
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Move items equally from each other/centre/angles?

I would like to move three copies, or an array of three copies, of a wall section away from each other equally, at 120 degree angles for a hexagon from the centre. Either way will help, or different ...
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Normal map covering entire mesh. How do I assign new shaders to parts without overwriting the normal map?

So my mesh is just a person. I've sculpted it, retopologized it and baked a normal map for it. Now the problem is that I want to assign textures to part of the mesh like skin, textiles etc.
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What does 'nanm' mean?

For a camera object, under Transform/Location, the x,y,z values are all nanm. What does that mean?
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Exported Obj not showing up

I just got blender yesterday so I don't know much. I tried exporting a 3D model and it is not showing up. I don't even know how to move the camera. Can someone help me figure out what went wrong?
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How can an OBJ sequence be converted to an FBX animation?

for a school project, I am trying to import a series of obj models scanned from a Kinnect and import them into blender as sequence of stills, and then after making changes, export them as an FBX to be ...
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Car model to glTF with multiple parts

I have a model of a car which I have exported to a glTF. How can I group elements in Blender like the wheels so they appear separately in the JSON code? I have created Vertex Groups but they don’t ...
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Selecting backfaces

When I box select in 3DS Max. I have a option to include/exclude backfaces in this selection. Any verts/faces/edges that are in my box selection are selected independently of visibility. This is the ...
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How to undo the “join” command without pressing control or command Z?

How can I "un-join" curve objects that were joined with the Join command without having to convert them to mesh objects? If this is not possible, why hasn't it been implemented?
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Importing 3DS into Blender 2.79

When I import, all the mesh parts are exploded all over the screen instead of being a cohesive model. Any ideas?
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Move objetct perpendicular to the viewport

The easiest way to move an object (G key) moves it parallel to the viewport. BUT, is there any way to move it PERPENDICULAR to the viewport? That is, in depth but not just constrained to the XYZ ...
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How Can I Achieve This “image bleed” Background Effect?

I am new to blender and I'm trying to figure out how to get objects and images to bleed onto a background. Video E.G.: Look at the background and how objects are being printed onto it I ...