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

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Why my object do not affected with nodes?

When I use shader on a material it will change but the object connected with this material don't change ??
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Hiding object in 2.80 (via animated Disable in viewport) loses selection

I believe this to be a bug in the official 2.80 release Currently in 2.80 the 'Disable In Viewport' function when enabled (hiding the object) deselects that object. The scenario where this becomes ...
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Blender 2.8 How do I set object/collection active and apply my script for each of collection's objects in via python?

I have a collection of leaves in my scene which calls Lines: Here's a little snippet that creates another leaf from leaf and randomize it: ...
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How to change EMPTY > Image dimensions in Blender 2.8?

I am looking to add a Geo-reference Satellite image into blender via IMAGE > BACKGROUND. After adding the image, I wanted to change the dimension of the image ...
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Why were my textures switched?

This is the second time it's ever happened to me but I felt the need to ask why this time. I just finished modelling something and I looked around the room and noticed that some of my textures were ...
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Hide and reveal in blender 2.8 [duplicate]

I have just upgraded to 2.8 and upon opening up a project I was working on in the old version I find that only the object I last had active is shown. Alt H is not revealing other objects event though ...
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Blender 2.8 - Making hair in a straight line

I'm currently making feathers for an arrow model in Blender 2.8, but I am unsure on how to draw the hair particles in a perfectly straight line going along the length of one side on an object. Is ...
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Blender loads materials from ShapeNet obj file differently than Meshlab

I'm using Blender to render views of objects from the ShapeNet dataset. When importing the obj file (and corresponding mtl file) into Blender, it seems that some of the material properties are off. ...
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How can I make both sides of this mesh bright in material mode?

I have recently been started to model a fairy in blender but when I got to the wings I realized I have a problem... you see I don't want to give any width to the wing, so wanted to solve it with a two ...
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Have 2 objects act like one

I have an apple that is thrown into the air and then sliced in half. Because of this, there are two different objects (the halves of the apple). When it is thrown, I want to use a Rigidbody to get ...
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How do you change where an object is placed when it is created?

When you add an object in blender (cube, plane, etc), it always positions the object at the 3D cursor. I know you can move the cursor or snap it to another object, but I wanted to know if there is a ...
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Clear Custom Split Normals Data - Many Objects

I'm struggling with clearing custom split normals data from imported objects. I've found the following script to do it on many objects: ...
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Adding sliced model back together

I have this model car that I want to 3d print. However the dimentions of it are not exactly how I want it, the gab between the tires is way too big. I want to slice the model into three parts, resize ...
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Calculate Faces from Point Cloud with Python

I have a bunch of vertices in a point cloud stored in an obj file (i can change the file if need be). How do I calculate the faces from the point cloud using python? Example: ...
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.obj model size reduce

I downloaded ready-made models from the Internet and some of them are 4 MB. But these dimensions are too big for me. I need to reduce their size. What I don't understand is how the hat can be 4mb. A ...
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merge objects for 3d printing

I have several objects (see the attached picture) I want to merge, so that I finally get one uniformly mesh. In the end I want to 3d print this object but the slicer software for the printer can´t ...
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Can`t make a proper Vortex effect with objects and curve

I want to do kinda similar effect (starts from 1.16) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYHOV3bVIG0 ... but with exception that I want not particles but full objects to be attached to the curve so they ...
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Duplicated objects disappear

I have duplicating the objects in the scene but when I hit play the duplications disappear, what am I doing wrong?
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No smoothing group information was found when importing obj file in UE4

When I try to import my obj file in Unreal I keep getting this error. "No smoothing group information was found in this FBX scene. Please make sure to enable the 'Export Smoothing Groups' option in ...
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How to remove certain part of the object name for hundreds of objects?

I am new to scripting and trying to find a way to remove the marketing_ prefix from a few hundred objects in one go. I can get the script below to work fine one the ...
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Missing objects when opening old file in blender 2.8

I just got a updated to blender 2.8 and my objects that were in hidden layers are gone now, the collection layer tells me that they are in the scene but I cant unhide them also the collection is ...
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Upgrading from 2.79, objects listed in hierarchy, but nothing showing in 3d view

I upgraded from 2.79, while some files load in just fine, some of my more recent ones load with no errors, but do not show anything in the 3D view? The items are listed in the hierarchy view, but I ...
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Spacing objects evenly around a curved surface

As you can see in the image I would like to add yellow spikes along the blue edge of this hammer. How can I easily add them and space them out evenly?
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2 joined objects won't display materials correctly

I have two objects each with it's own material. I joined the two objects, that gave me one object with two materials. However when I erase the materials and try to put them back on only one material ...
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“Follow Path” messes up transformation orientations

I have an path I made and tweaked in edit mode. And I want an object to follow that path. But when I hit the Ctrl. P, Follow Path, the transformation orientation of the object gets messed up. Rotating ...
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Automatic superposition of similar objects?

Is there a way to superpose objects automatically by shape recognition or something like that in a way to compare their shape easily ? Thank you !
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Any way to get Object Info node working on Lamps?

I wanted to use Object Index in a material for some Lamps. However, it seems that the Object Index output doesn't work, regardless of what you set on the lamp object. And there's nowhere to set a ...
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How do i render an object over a specific object among others?

I would like to render the object highlighted here, see image to be in front of the barrel like this, see image. I read a couple of things about overlay scenes and render layers but it all seems too ...
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How to set local and global units the same?

I can not figure out how to set my local coordinates the same. You can see in the images below when I toggle from global to local, the median units go from centimeters to meters (sometimes kilometers) ...
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How to make a group of objects single-user data?

How do I make a group of objects single user-data i.e unlink them? I know that I can do this hand-by-hand, however, there are about 500 objects, and doing them hand by hand would take a lot of time. ...
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How to use python to move objects in game mode

Good day to everyone I am planning on making a game using blender. I would like to move pawns on the board using python code. Also I would like to read details about the object like location, ...
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Which empty reacts to motion actuator

Good day to everyone I am new to blender I was building a small logic in logic editor I have created an empty(plain axis). I have two text objects in a different layer. Whenever an object generates '...
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Fit Object to curve length

I have an Object that is using a Curve Modifier to be mapped down the length of a curve. Is there a way to make the object stretch to fit the length of the curve, even if the curve changes sizes?
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Change Object Index of Objects in a Collection Instance

If you make instanced copies of a bunch of objects (alt+D), then it is possible to give them different Object Indices from their originals. This is useful if you are using Object Index as a mix factor ...
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Noob question. Join/separate object

Why can't I also separate two object while in Object Mode (while to join two objects, you must go into Object Mode and not into Edit Mode) but I have to go to Edit Mode to do that? Am I using wrong ...
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Hair went mess and eye not following while export animation

this image was suppose to look like but when i try to export animation, the eye didn't follow with the body and the hair was really hot mess. i am beginner using blender so i really unsure what to ...
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Should the obj file always contain the keyword “mtllib” for textured models?

I've exported a model out and trying to import it into Blender. However, the Texture is missing. I manually looked in the obj file to find something regarding mtllib, but a search did not find this ...
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Why can't I unhide objects in 2.8 that were hidden in 2.79 blend files?

Whenever I open a blend file that's from 2.79 in 2.8, all of the hidden objects from the blend file are grayed out but I can't unhide them. But other times layers from 2.79 that become collections are ...
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Regarding changing the dimensions of objects

I have several cylinders lying with the long axis oriented in many different directions(not parallel) I want to change the radius of these to the same value without changing the height or position. I ...
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Problem with imported obj textures [duplicate]

Hello everyone (sorry if my english is not perfect), First, I just want to say that I did researches for my problem and I didn't find any solution, so thank you if you can help me :-). I use blender ...
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Python 2.8 - plane bevel disappears on object join

In the following code I am joining several objects. 'Plane1' and 'Plane2' have beveled corners. But when I join them to 'Cube' the bevels disappear. Why? Below are two code snippets; the first ...
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How do I apply delta transforms to normal transform?

How do I apply the delta transforms of a couple hundred objects (in a collection, if it helps) to normal transform? I can't even find an option to clear delta transforms. There's the ...
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Blender objects select [duplicate]

The image attached, when I try to select part of the stadium, the whole stadium is selected, how can I separate this into different parts so I can edit different parts. Thanks
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(location = location * 2.0) Doesn't work as (location *= 2.0)

Why this code works: import bpy location = bpy.context.object.location location *= 2.0 And this doesn't: ...
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Making random structures

I'm a beginner of Blender, just started yesterday with some tutorials. It was a smooth start, but I feel like it's a bit far away to make a figure like can be seen below. It's a random structure. ...
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Connecting two messy mesh together the easy way?

i have two piece of a sofa right here the problem is that the topology is a mess, and the limit of the two mesh are not the same. what i want is two thing: aligning the two lines of the edges of ...
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Find a way to voronoi structure

My object is like the half ball on this picture but with a closed surface and no holes and I would like to have almost the same result as in the picture but with a closed border, and I would like to ...
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Blender 2.8 sometimes freezes with imported file

i work as an 3d artist with 3DS Max; and i thought to give Blender a try. My problem started that Blender doesn't seem to have native import for IGS/IGES or other CAD files. I solved that by ...
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link new object to scene with python in 2.8

In Python 2.8, I would like to create copies of the object 'CubeTemplate' but am having no luck. I have reviewed every blender.stackexchange post on this subject (this, this, this and this) but ...
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Looping over hierarchies of objects with Python

Today I'm able to select all parameters that I need. But select a object it's pretty simple, using name it's ok. But I use a very complex hierarchy in blender. As you can see just below: Thereby I ...