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Joining two proxied armatures

I have a problem trying to "merge" two proxied armatures. I have an object A, with its own armature and animations. I have an object B, with its own armature and animations. I plan to use ...
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How do I use Proxies when compositing strips?

I am trying to make a video by combining three different sources. The main source has a monologue and runs in the background. At certain times, the other videos pop up on the screen. I need to sync ...
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Can the proxies rendered of a movie clip be used in the backdrop of the Compositor?

I'm experiencing a lot of lag when scrubbing through the movie clip I'm trying to add effects and transformations to in the Compositor, while viewing it with Backdrop. Is there a way to use the ...
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(Blender 2.82.1) “Could not build proxy for strip …” How do I fix this?

I'm using Blender 2.82.1 on windows. When I add a video and try to rebuild its proxy and timecode at 50%, I receive an error message "Could not build proxy for strip ..." This was not a problem before....
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Making proxies of all objects in a Linked collection in blender 2.8

So, I see that we now use collections to group multiple objects and then link the whole collection in another file. But when I go to the linked collection, I have to go and make a proxy of each object ...
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Can't access custom properties of a linked characters proxy rig

I have a rigified character. I added a custom property to the rig object to drive a shape key on the face. It works as expected in the original file: the custom property slider of the rig drives the ...
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Make unique proxy for many instances in linked file

Have one file with "window" which frame shape can be changed using bevel object. Frame has attached hook for scaling without affecting frame shape. Also have a "glass" mesh. Glass and frame are ...
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Link an object from a different Blender file and be able to move it around while retaining its modifiers

I want to bring an object modeled in one Blender file into another and have the second file reflect changes that are made to that object after I have later edited the first. I have been using File->...
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proxy - linked system

I am wondering how the proxy system is working. I have few questions: A) If I have a riged model and make proxy in other blend file the controllers. Then I update the rig and adding controllers - the ...
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Is Blender building the wrong strips into Proxies

I have a small strip I'm trying to build into a proxy, so I can go through and find all the frames I want to lay pictures and text over my videos. However, I try to make a proxy with 1 minute and 20 ...
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Make proxy with modifiers

I often use Link to import objects from external .blend files into my scenes. However, in order to position a linked object ...
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Different animations for different scenes for a linked armature

I have a simple scene containing an object that is parented to an armature. I made a copy out of the scene by choosing the "link objects" option, because I want to be able to edit one scene and have ...