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(Video Included) Addon Wont Activate after Installation

I'm trying to enable an addon from a basic python template I saved, but it wont let me check the box to activate it. Here's what the problem looks like: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGFOwwfikAA&...
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Cannot Confugure Sapling

So, um. Ticked in curves sapling addon, then saved preferences. Now, after adding the tree, configuration menu is grey and even clicks can't activate it. Thing tried: Reactivating addon Turning each ...
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How to tweak the radius scale of Sapling tree Gen add-on in blender v2.79?

I'm following a Youtube tutorial on how to create a tree. The person in the tutorial is using Blender v2.75 while I'm using v2.79. He decreased the tree's radius scale to make it look more realistic, ...
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Leaf variety in sapling addon?

I'm using the Sapling addon in 2.79, and I'm having trouble making the leaves look realistic. As you can see in the screenshot (sorry for the forest HDRI in the background; I know it made the image a ...
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Unable to individually give material to bark and leaves

I am using blender 2.79, and in using the sapling gen addon, I am unable to add different materials to both bark and leaves.I'm a total beginner, so it might be an error on my part.Please tell me what ...
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Cannot find way to make leaves seem to grow (sapling add-on)

I need help! I am making a blender project where a tree grows. The trunk and branches are working seamlessly (thanks to the bevel option), but I cannot find a way to make the leaves look like they ...
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Wind build up speed with sapling addon

I have a tree with a low wind speed, but I want it to build up into a storm with high wind speed. Is there a way to increase the intensity of the wind as the frames go on?
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Leaves Not Rendering Properly

I'm not very experienced with Blender, and am returning to it after quite a long break as well. So I'm not very familiar with Blender. Following this tutorial (@ 20min), and am running into an issue ...
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How to better optimize Cycles render

I have a pretty complex scene made up of 15 sapling trees (which are all duplicates of each other), each with leaves. Obviously this means I have really long render times. While rendering I noticed ...
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export to mesh particles and alpha-powered texture

I have a scene of nature with grass (particles), trees (sapling and particles) and I want to export the scene to mesh files (obj, ply or similar) with corresponding color value. Here are some problems ...
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Sapling addon panel back [duplicate]

When I select another object and transform it the Sapling tree generator panel is gone. I can't get it back when I reselect the tree. Is it possible at all to have the panel back?
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Sapling Tree not generated at 3d cursor

Everything but the Sapling Tree is generated at the 3d cursor. I need to create and configure the tree at a specific location and I can't move my scene due to it being geo-referenced. Any ideas? ...
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What is the best way to reduce polycount of the leaves

I have a small desk plant tree I modeled in Blender (using the Tree Sapling Generator) and it might be used in a game. It has a high polycount, so I've tried decimating it with the Decimate modifier ...
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My tree branches have holes at the tips

I'm using the Sampling generator and has you can see, for some reason, the little branches have these holes at the tips, why is that? And how can I get rid of them?
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Where is Sapling Tree in 2.79?

I work on 2.79 full release version. I have the sapling tree add-on activated. All tutorials i can find show the addon under Add>Curve>add tree. Its not there :(
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Sapling tree add on, can edit the trees after doing something else? [duplicate]

I'm working with the blender-version v2.77 and I'm making one of my first trees with the sapling tree add on. Does anyone of you know if you still can edit the trees after doing something else? So for ...
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Tree branches pointing downwards Sapling Addon

I am trying to make random tree shapes using sapling addon, i found that the default tree generation is generating branches pointing upward directions as shown in pic. I want these branches to point ...
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The menu with options for Sapling Tree Gen creation is no longer available [duplicate]

I using Blender 2.78 and this add-on: Add Curve: Sapling Tree Gen Problem: add-on menu is disappeared. I created tree and clicked Undo button to cancel action , but the menu dissapered. Turned into ...
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Sapling tree add on: leaves over multiple branch levels

I want to make a fir or spruce tree, but am actually stuck with generating the leaves/needles. They appear only on the last level of the branches, but on a real spruce there would be needles on the ...
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Blender Sapling Add-on Leaves not Showing up

I am using the blender sapling add-on to try create a realistic tree. I checked the 'show leaves' box and made the leaf shape rectangular. It looks like this. Then with the box checked. Will it ...
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How to select leaves on a sapling-addon tree when selecting their branch?

I'd like to use Ctrl+Numpad + in edit mode to select branches and leaves on a tree generated using the sapling add-on. I have a workflow to connect all of the branches to the trunk. However, I'm not ...
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Creating Sapling Tree in the Python Console still not working

I encountered an error adding a tree using sapling in the python console, see here: Creating Sapling Tree in the Python Console and the suggested solution was to use INVOKE_DEFAULT. However I tried ...
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How to find if a point is inside a CURVE

This question is a kind of follow up to this question How to find if a point is inside a mesh?, just in a different context. That is how to basically apply the same thing for curve objects such as ...
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Sapling tree addon - improper leaves

I am using Blender 2.78c and trying to make a tree. When I decide the size, shape, variation of my tree, I add the leaves. Everything looks fine, but when I add the leaf material, the leaves get ...
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How to add local attributes of an operator to a `bpy.app.handle`?

I want to add local attributes of an operator to a bpy.app.handle. So my solution was this: ...
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Creating Sapling Tree in the Python Console

I'm trying to create a Sapling Tree object using Python. The Sapling Tree is an object that comes from this add-on: https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Extensions:2.6/Py/Scripts/Curve/Sapling_Tree I'...
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Sapling addon leaves of different size

I am using Blender Sapling addon to generate trees. However the leaves look so alike in term of size. There is a leaf scale variation parameter but I am not sure if it varies the leaves on a tree or ...
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Saplings as hair don't line up

I'm using the sapling generator to make a little forest scene using the Particle System. My issue is, with default Particle settings, the leaves don't line up with the branches. how do I combat this?
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Sapling addon - Is it possible to have controls for split levels over 4?

I'm making a tree with split level 5. Unfortunately Sapling addon give control only on 4 levels of branches. I assume level 5 only inherit some of the setting of first 4 levels. I would like to ...
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What do the 'Custom shape' options on the Sapling Tree Gen add-on do?

I downloaded Sapling Tree Gen 2.78 and I can't find any help. What do the 4 lines of Custom Shape mean?
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Why isn't my sapling rendering?

I have set up a fairly simple scene and have gone through the process of making and animating a sapling. I left it as a curve and applied a material to it. When I hit render, the tree doesn't show at ...
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Blender 2.78a sapling add-on vertical attraction

When I learned Blender, was with the version 2.77 and in the sapling add-on was an option called vertical attraction that make the branches in shapes that looks like a tentacles, now in the latest ...
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Reduce “Synchronizing Object” time for Tree Curve

I've set up a sapling curve using the tree add on. I've left it as an animated curve. When I go to render in cycles, the rest of the scene Synchronizes fine, but then I get stuck with the message "...
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Increase size of column width in save dialogue short list view

our filename conventions are rather long and i can't see and/or edit them in the Blender save dialogue short (or long) list view. Is there a way to make the columns wider? Thanks JK
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Object created from Sapling addon not exported properly to FBX

I just made a tree in blender, with the sapling add-on, for my unreal engine 4 game. I exported the mesh and i imported to the unreal engine 4.. there are no textures imported and it looks something ...
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Can I use the sapling addon in Blender render instead of Cycles

I have created a scene in blender render and looking to add trees, and now I only see tutorials to make sapling trees in cycles, not blender render. I cant see how to key out the black alpha parts of ...
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Sappling Addon:- Leaves and Tree branches separated in Particle System

Aim: - I want to create a forest with Sapling add-on and particle system. Problem:- Leaves are separated from branches Achievement: - Without Particle System: - I am able to render all ...
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UV unwrap sapling in cycles

I have tried to UV unwrap a tree's branches that I have created in Blender. However when I switch into Edit mode and press the U key for the Unwrap menu nothing shows up. Is there something I am ...
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How to add palm leaves to animated sapling tree

I'm trying to use the Sapling add-on to create and animate a palm tree with a certain large palm leaf. Creating the base palm tree is pretty straightforward after using the downward curves for the ...
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How to make Sapling addon settings reappear? [duplicate]

The menu for settings disappears when I click on another menu. How do I make it visual again? When modeling trees with the Sapling add-on, if I click Undo the settings disappear for the Sapling add-...
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How do I randomize the movement of trees made with the sapling generator?

I've made a couple trees/bushes with the Sapling add-on and then distributed them over a landscape with a hair particle system. The original trees have a "swaying in the wind" animation and when they ...
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Options for object creation are greyed out

I am trying to model a tree. I turned on the Add a sapling add-on in user preferences, however once I want to begin editing the settings, they come up but is grey and doesn't let me click on it. I ...
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How to convert sapling leaves to linked duplicates?

Is there some way to convert many separate pieces of geometry inside one object to many linked duplicate objects? For instance, sapling results in leaves that are all inside one object. I want to ...
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Objects other than leaves with Sapling addon?

The Sapling addon does an excellent job of modeling the shape of the trunk, branches, and leaves of a variety of trees, and can be used to quickly produce realistic trees in my models. However, real ...