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

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What is the “OS” key

In a video on Precision Drawing Tools there is a reference to a OS+S operation. What is the OS key?
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How do I make an object attract another object?

I have a ball and a cube a bit above it. I want to make the cube attract the ball towards it. I am new to blender so how do I do it?
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Help make script work on all selected obj instead of just one

Below is the code that is for flipping the vertex on an object. I want it so I can select all objects and run the script it does it to all the objects selected instead of doing them individually. If ...
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Help with rendering and glitchy parts!

Basically i was following a tutorial on making a donut since im quite new to blender. I followed all the steps until it was time to render. Glitchy parts came in and i didnt know what to do. Thank you ...
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How to edit a material so that it is well placed

The material is supposed to work well with the eyeballs, but it is terrible; only a part of the material image is being used, so the entire eyeball is just one color; the rest of the image is being ...
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Can't move objects, only 3d cursor?

When I use any command in object mode like, G or R, I cannot move the selected object, only this orange dot is moved. Not sure how I got here, but how can I get translation commands back to affecting ...
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Objects becoming not Clickable, and locking out of Pose mode?

I have very Weird issues, where my objects become greyed out. As soon as it occurs, i can not switch to the pose mode. I have tried removing the tick on "selectable" and adding it again. It makes ...
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How could I add the FLIP Fluids obstacle component to multiple objects at once?

I'm creating a simulation involving a cell-fractured object. There are 600+ objects in my scene that have to be FLIP Fluid obstacles, is it possible to add the component to each object automatically? ...
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Create mesh in scene with modifiers, export and save it, then load later with modifiers preserved

I aim to do the following using Blender 2.82a and python: (a) create a mesh in a scene with modifiers and save it, then (b) in another python script, load that same mesh with the same modifiers ...
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How I can change the object properties after I add it in the scene and move it? [duplicate]

Suppose I add torus in my scene, and I change in the Minor segments from 16 to 3. In addition, I made many actions such as scaling, rotating and moving the object. How I can return to the Minor ...
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Adding given number of objects to an area using Python

I have an area (the large cylinder) where I want to be able to quickly add a varying amount of small cylinders to. Is there a way in Python I can do this by giving the dimensions of the cylinder and ...
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Moving Cube in Object Mode leaves Outline of the Cube on Screen

When I want to move my cube in object mode, I see another cube. This seems to be the same cube but in edit mode. Here are two screenshots, when I tried to move the first cube in object mode. NOTE: ...
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Layout object placement

A noob question: I scaled the default cube to 8m along x. If I set transform to 4m (in x), why isn't the object now just sitting on the ground plane? Isn't the origin of the object in the center by ...
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How to add more than one pivot to the same object in Blender 2.8 in order to allow the rotation around more than one axis

I am a dentist. When I upload the jaw as an object I need to move around at least three pivots – one in the middle and two at the sides to mimic the jaw opening, closing and sliding to right and left. ...
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How to join objects on an already weight painted object?

I created a shoe in Blender and I already rigged it and made vertex groups. I now plan to add more details on the shoe. I tried to join all the objects together, but the other objects I joined to the ...
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How Might I Go About Visually Reorienting a Tilted Object to Worldspace after Accidently Applying its Rotation?

I have an armature object in Object Mode which has accidentally been rotated a small degree without me knowing it, so that its base is no longer flush with the floor when it is in its T-pose. Somehow, ...
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Question on How to Separate Meshes Into Multiple, Disconnected Meshes [duplicate]

So I'm very new to Blender and was looking to use it to create some sword fight/lightsaber fight actions scenes. However, I'm running into issues with separating body parts for models. For example, ...
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Why wont my imported obj appear, it says its in blender but I cant actually see it [duplicate]

basically, in the little sidebar on the right, it has everything and it shows that my object is in the blender, but when I look at the actual grid thing, there are arrows and I'm able to move an ...
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Blender Exported Materials Have a Wrong Name Assigned to it

I created a material called logo_back2, but in the mtl, it is written as logo_back1.001. Is there a problem with the cache or ...
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Blender automatically disappearing from system

I went to blender.org and downloaded the latest Blender version for Mac, ran and installed via .dmg file. I am able to run the application by clicking the icon on my desktop, but when I shut down my ...
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I'm getting outlines around all objects!

I'm getting thin black outline around all objects which is also being rendered and the rendered image looks bad because of it! I don't have freestyle enabled or no cartoon modifier is enabled!Even ...
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Why does one object cut through and show in another object?

I am new to blender and I am trying to extrude and bring down the dribbling parts of frosting on a donut, but when I bring the vertices down, they cut into the donut as shown (picture is taken from ...
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Issues with boid particle system's movement and collision

From some time ago I have a really annoying problem: My boids particle system works super good with any objects but not with a plane with some sculpting changes. So, the main objective is to order my ...
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Why is Blender not procedural?

best example, changing the vertices after you add a circle, same with cylinder, sphere segments and so on. I think it is in the most 3D software like Maya, C4D and Houdini of course. Has it something ...
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How do I make a oval(ellipsoid) dome structure?

I am trying to model the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing. It's an ellipsoid structure and I'm using arrays and curve. Each radius is different cause it's oval. Is there an easier ...
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Specific object moves too much when moving it

I have downloaded an .obj model of a bottle, and after importing it into blender, it behaves weirdly..(it's fine in edit mode) I have tried applying transforms. Here is comparison to object that is ...
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how to make an object blend with the background without looking fake?

i use blender 2.79 if you look at the object in this case the moon, it looks so fake compare to the background i used a plane with an image of fog on it does anyone know how to make my object blend ...
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Copy and Paste creates random null objects from existing geometry

i have a really annoying and strange copy & paste bug. Sometimes when i want to copy & paste an object, blender creates random null objects from my existing geometry, sometimes everything is ...
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how to bend straight faces to make a curve [duplicate]

I would like to bend this part, so it looks like a nice curve. But instead it is grabbing this whole part. I added a curve on picture, so that it is easier to understand what I want to achieve as a ...
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Create a mesh around a group of animated empties?

I have a project with a bunch of animated empty objects in the form of a human body. I want to create a mesh around these so that there will be a generic human form animated. Is there any quick way to ...
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How do I use array and curve modifiers, without bending?

I want the bricks to align to each other while keeping somewhat of their shape. Even when I add more edge loops they start z-fighting.
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i cant edit collection, no object in collection

i bring some Blend.file for kit bashing. however some of collection doesn't have any mesh or material, so i cant edit. what should i do?
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Limiting minimal scale to 1 still goes to negative values

So if I limit objects scale (by a constraint) to minimum of 1 and maximum of 2 and start scaling it, it still manages to go over on inverting it self to negative values keeping the limits to -1 and -2....
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How do I change what object is on top in Grease Pencil?

I'm making a monkey (object 1) skateboarding on a sidewalk (object 2). No matter what I do, I can't seem to get object 1 on top of object 2, like the sidewalk covers up the monkey. How do I fix this? ...
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Why are my textures being applied to objects that aren’t selected?

I’m trying to add an image texture on a certain object, but when I connect the image texture node to the principled shaded node, other objects in my scene are having the texture being applied to them ...
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Weird behavior when moving or scaling or rotating default cube or any first object

This just started today. Everything was working fine before. Reinstalled no change. Installed 2.83 beta. No change. Rebooted to Ubuntu no problem there. Any ideas? The material I link to below shows ...
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(Following Blender Guru Beginner Tutorial) Duplicating Object causes Object to be covered in Particles

I am currently on Part 2, Level 2 of the Blender Guru Beginner Tutorial. He said to duplicate the Sprinkle, however when I do so (using Shift + D) my duplicated Sprinkle looks like this. My original ...
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Cube Glowing in Blender 2.82.7

My objects I add in blender are glowing? Does anyone know why?
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Print paper template for large object

I'm designing a backyard playset in Blender and need some help. I need to print some paper templates to glue to 2"x 12" dimensional lumber to cutout some curved rafter beams. My blend is set to real ...
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Can't flatten at all (loop tools flatten, cleanup make planar faces, s z z 0), so how can i flatten?

So googling around I found three ways to flatten Using loop tools, flatten. Using cleanup, make planar faces. Using S, z, Z, 0. None of them make it flat, the only thing that do something was S, z, ...
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Problem with rear faces showing in front when importing image as plane and extruding [duplicate]

I'm new to Blender and I'm using 2.82a. After uploading an image as plane and extruding a few faces inward, some faces that should be behind are appearing over top. Does this happen for anyone else? I'...
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Mesh problem with texturing

I have a problem with a mesh.one side is darker than the other and it's a bit of an headache when I try to texture in Sp The first is normal The second image is what I have problem with. How can I ...
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Object Matrix Output, animation nodes problem

I have some problems with my animation nodes, when I node from object instancer to object matrix output, the cube transformed back to the default, it doesn't transform like the cube a make, hope ...
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how do fix the lag time for blender 2.8

I am currently working on a character and I have a very high-end PC that can easily handle the model but I seem that whenever I want to extrude or do anything with a shape it is very laggy and doesn't ...
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Model visibility changing to 1/2 tone grey scale

I am working with Mirror and Subsurface modifiers on a model. I completed the model and moved from edit to object mode. This is to position the model relative to other objects in the scene. When I ...
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How do I set two object locations to be exactly the same?

I have sculpted a character and retopologized it. I wanted to place them at the same location, so I set both their origins to the 3D cursor and moved them by 'geometry to origin', but both of them are ...
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Scaling has not been happening from the center point

I am very new to blender and this could be a silly one for the pros here. While scaling, I prefer the reference point to which scaling happens, to be the center point of all selected vertices. But ...
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How to sort objects from a collection using python?

So I'm trying to animate a rubiks cube via a python script using the scripting capabilities given with Blender. My current cube looks like this: It consists of 27 separate objects (cubelets) that ...
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How do I join two objects without having the modifiers disappear?

How could I join two object and maintain the modifiers? Once I join the roof and walls, the straw (which is done as modifier) disappears. Is there solution for it this?

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