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Saving blend-files straight to server nets 0.5% speed of a windows file copy, how to fix?

Some context: Part of our company (about 3 fulltime people) do ArchViz, we're using Blender 2.79b and are transitioning to Blender 2.8. Tests underneath were done using 2.8. I'm not an artist myself ...
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Blend file size increase after append despite deleting the original geometry

I made a brick building, and wanted to make sections of the brick wall to help streamline buildings. I started with 1 segment, and added a skinny cube to act as the mortar. This file when saved was 7 ...
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“save as image” no confirmation when overwriting

Earlier when saving a render with "Save as image" I miss clicked and saved over another render. Is there a way to enable a confirmation dialog for this action? I will be much more cautious moving ...
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Where are .blend files saved?

I have looked everywhere on my computer, and I cannot find where the .blend files are saved. I try to Google this question, but I only get results for removing textures.
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How to enable an addon for all but one file?

How do I enable an addon for all but one file in Blender 2.7b? A more tangible way to express my query would be that if I have 4 Blender (.blend) files, A, B, C, and D, then how do I enable an addon ...
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Newbie question: Where is my rendered PNG saved to? [duplicate]

macOS Mojave 10.14.4 I set /Users/username/Documents/BLENDER/rendering as output path. Is the filename from the .blend files used?
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Can't save rendered image

I tried to do a test render and I cant save the final image. Does anyone know what causes this, and what ca i do?
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Python: create adaptives Suffix

i want to know how to create adaptive suffix, that are "content aware" of the situation, to avoid erasing object that have the same names. i think that this is a classic use of python, could someone ...
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Autosave don’t work in 2.8

About three months ago, auto save in Blender 2.8 stopped working Since then, I downloaded 10 new builds and nothing has changed. Blender 2.79 makes autosave fine, but 2.8 doesn’t I checked on other ...
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Impossible to save file on external harddrive?

I've been trying to make back-ups of my Blender files (very important, I found out a while ago :( ), but when I use either "Save As" or "Save Copy" in Blender to save on my HDD, it doesn't exactly ...
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Saving/Exporting an Image (Directly from 3D View)

What if I want to save an image, but not actually render it? An ‘unrendered’ image. It’s important to note (I think) that the window captured in the screenshot was the UV Editor, containing the ...
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Unix Filemodes for bpy.ops.wm.save_as_mainfile()

Is it possible to save a blender file from python with certain file modes (e.g. the octal notation like 775)? I checked the documentation on save_as_mainfile() ...
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Minecraft Poses

I have finished making a Minecraft pose but can not save it. When I go to image editor, all I see is nothingness. I can not download the png image I need to make youtube thumbnails. Can anyone help?
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How to save each individual “object” in an obj file as separate obj files?

I've been importing some somewhat complicated obj files for a project. I noticed that these models had different segments that would end with a line starting with 'o' followed by some name for that ...
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Save text logo for external use

I've created a 3D text with no animation, just text, and want to use it in my OBS when streaming. I don't know how to export it from blender to add it to OBS. Any help or suggestions would be ...
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Cannot save even a new document [duplicate]

I was using Blender for some time without issue. Recently I have found I am unable to save even a brand new document. I am given the error message: "cannot open file for writing: No such file or ...
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How to save (not as a blender file)

I know where the "save" button is, I save but it`s a blender file in my files. I need it to be a 3d object that I can view in my laptops 3d viewer. It was that way when I first saved it, now it saves ...
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2.8 Beta - Save all images “invalid path”?

After texture painting, there is a button "save all images" below the texture slots. However when I click it I get an error "Invalid Path" is there something I need to set up?
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Rendering with background, but saving with alpha?

Excuse me for my language) I want to setup render view like V-Ray Framebufer in 3Ds Max: I'd like to render object and see it on a background image. But it still needs to have alpha-transparency, so ...
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Where does animation render save when output folder location doesn't exist

I have a question about location where finished rendered animation saves.. I have started rendering on one computer where I have specified the path to save folder. BUT I have now continued the ...
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Render with CLI and **then** save image with python command

I have this need: render with command line, with "-o" output option active, and then send a "-P" command, where into the python script I want to save again the image rendered. So, here what I came ...
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How to make blender confirm closing an unsaved file?

I know that this question has already been asked here, but it was 5 years ago, and I want to know if the answer has changed. Can I make blender confirm closing an unsaved file? (I am using ubuntu ...
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Save a file with filename prompt from script?

I'm trying to write a simple script to save without Blender showing the confirmation popup. This works fine if the file already has a name, however, if I call ...
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File Missing on Computer [duplicate]

I rendered a file and it is saved under a tmp file, but I can not find it on my computer. Is there any way to change the file location or another way to find it?
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How to remove unused packed images

Usually I save blend file so that I pack images. Sometimes tough I find I got blend files with missing referred files. Obviously I didn't pack them while saving, so the textures are lost. But how do I ...