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Relates to packing textures and other data files inside `.blend` files.

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Pack PNG Sequence in Blend File

Can anyone point me in a direction towards learning WHY you can't pack PNG sequences in a blend file? I know that you can't... But it seems like it would be an easy feature to add. Thanks!
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Is there a python command to package all the files in an existing .blend without it being opened?

I was wondering if there was a python command that packs existing .blend files, without having to open them. For example having a folder full of 3d models with textures, videos , music, inside, I was ...
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Rename packed files in 2.8

I've got those batch scripts to clean up and align the names of materials, meshes, image, etc. My input images have GUID as names. using bpy, I rename those images with code like illustrated here: <...
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How can I make a box like product packet?

I need to design 3D model something like packet of product with just 2-3 sides. I have images for front face and back face of a packet. I just need to assign images only and no shadow or anything ...
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'Pack into Blend' doesn't include .Mov Files

brand new to blender, having jumped ship from Davinci Resolve/Fusion in order to make a music video in a 3d environment. Loving the workflow so far, but have hit on one big snag straight away. The ...
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how to remove blender waste

When removing the data blocks I have noticed that there is always something dirty in your mix file that prevents you from completely eliminating what is not being used, how can you remove this waste ...
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How to get pack project status

I was wondering if there was a way to get the status of the project, whether it's Packed or not in python, and in the case how to get that information, I checked the api but with little success. Not ...
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Is there a way to pack all simulation results in to one file?

So I have a simulation that I will do on one computer then move to another to do the rendering.The reason is because computer A is faster at simulation but bad at rendering computer B is horrible at ...
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Why can't I display this 3D scan correctly?

I downloaded this model from Turbosquid and I can't seem to get it to display correctly with textures in Blender (am using 2.8). Can anybody suggest a solution? This is how the model should look in ...
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Unable to pack file error

I'm trying to pack all my files into my Blender file, but I keep getting two errors every time I save saying 'Error: unable to pack file, source file D:\Desktop\diffuse.png not found' and 'Error: ...
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Is it possible to “pack” a .mdd mesh cache animation into the .blend?

I've successfully loaded a mesh cache .mdd file to create an animated mesh. However, if I choose File > External Data > Pack All Into .blend the mesh sequence ...
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Saved The Image, But Forgot To Pack The Image To The Blender File

I finished texture painting some cargo pants onto my 3D model and saved the texture as an image, but forgot to pack the image to the blender file. Once I realized this, I went back into the project ...
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Pack external files - with photoshop files?

Ok I know you can pack external images into your blend by packing external data, but I this doesnt really work with photoshop files. I have several images as planes that link back to .ai files that ...
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How to save blender project without the original files [Unable to pack file Warning]

I'm really new to blender here, and I was looking for an environment for import so I can render a picture of a room from a very specific POV to use in an After Effects project. So I downloaded a free ...
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How do I get file such as texture out of already packed blender file?

So I downloaded some .blend files, and it came in .blend files with packed texture file (meaning the texture is not in separate files or folder, but packed inside the .blend file). How do I get the ...
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UV space and stacking UV's on top of each other to share the same texture

Coming from MODO, I'm playing with Nodes and the UV editor. Strange thing I made a UV of a simple side of a cube (a square) but when I imported the image the UV stretched to fit the image. In MODO it ...
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Issue with packed texture images

I've just ran into something annoying when packing textures. As you can see when texture image is packed it is all over the place. This just started to happen today and I'm completely lost as of what ...
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Packing Linked Blend Files with textures?

I'm struggling to get a file packed so that I can set up a render farm at my work, the problem I'm having is that the textures are not packing from the Linked files, everything else is working fine ...
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multiple file package changes in blender 2.7?

In fact I want to pack many add-ons. I was using some "standard" __init__.py check but in reality this does not work, then I tried the example of wiki blender ...
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Locally linked .blend file lost - can I recover the model?

I have been working on a scene with a model linked from a local .blend file. This local file has now accidentally been deleted, so I'm left with a model I can't interact with in any way because the ...
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Packed images files are missing… but they are no longer used! (I think…)

I am working on a scene where I have replaced all of my textures and packed everything. However, blender is insisting that I am using a couple of textures that it can't find. I have been going ...
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Can you texture an object with a camera's render every frame? (animation in an animation) [duplicate]

So what I want to do is animate a texture on an object using a camera's view of other objects in the same .blend file (possibly in another Scene.) As the animated objects under the texture camera move,...
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Embedd color managment LUT into blend file

I have started to use filmic-blender, which solves alot of lightning problems (I think it should be embedded into blender as soon as possible). However, now the blend files are not stand-alone, so I ...
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Creating and packing a 32-bit float image

How can I specify the file type and color depth when generating and packing an image with Python? I'm trying to generate an image with full 32-bit float color depth and pack it into my blend file but ...
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Unable to Pack File. How to re-pack it?

Similar questions have been asked before, but not quite the same, and no suitable answer found. I rendered a scene on one computer. Some texture images were on a USB memory stick plugged into "G:" ...