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How to save and load Blender objects with Python?

I have written an elaborate python code that creates complex objects from scratch. [Well, technically I use the numpy functions save and ...
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Import and Save Views are Blank

love the software, just such an incredible tool :) One problem though... I started a file and can't seem to save it. I just get a blank "Blender File View" window. Literally nothing in there....
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Error message when saving file refering to grasswald addon

I'm receiving an error message when I save my blend file. The strange thing about it is that the message refers to an addon which I did not even use in the project. The file seems to save just fine, ...
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Render and Saved image look different

I was trying to render a circle that I would later add glare to in compositing. When I rendered the image with the compositing, it looked fin in blender, however when I saved the image it did not save ...
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recall saved position object

if the topic had already been discussed, I'm sorry, I don't know what kind of keywords to use for the search. I come from the Autodesk "Vred" world and I speak of "Vset" a module ...
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How to save stereo images

What is the correct way to save out stereo side by side images in blender. I hit render on my scene and I watch as it renders first the left and then the right image. However when the rendering is ...
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Is there a global switch or some reason why my animated people have reverted to a T pose?

I'm using v3.0. I have a scene that I've added Mixamo characters in various running or walking animations. I have zero experience rigging or animating figures, but managed to get everything working ...
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Blender Won't Save World Surface Shaders

I was working on a blender project, and noticed that when I opened it, all the world shaders that weren't being used got deleted. Any Ideas on how to fix this? Btw, I was able to restore the shaders ...
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How do I save a frame as an image in Blender 3.0 VSE?

This question has already been answered here, but everything got changed around in Blender 3.0. F3 now opens up this search menu which has not been very useful in finding what I'm looking for. I ...
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Why is there no "save over" popup?

I know that, the file name turns red when the file name is the same as an existing filename in the "save as" window. But that is not enough. It has happened to me repeatedly that I overwrote ...
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How to set Temporary Files to a relative path?

The backup files are only stored if I replace Temporary files path // with e.g. /blenderFileLocation/. Otherwise I get ...
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Resize Applied to UV Editor does not Save

Hello all. I am attempting to resize the skin textures on multiple models. In this instance, I have clicked on the skin mesh and opened the UV Editor. Navigating to Image Resize, I lowered the value ...
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Saving png images with semi-transparent objects over transparent background has issues

I've run into this problem on multiple different projects, and can't figure out what's causing it. Images below. It seems to be the result of rendering a scene with semi-transparent (opacity at 0.5) ...
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Split .blend file into multiple files by object

I have a .blend file with a lot of individual objects. Each object has a local transform. I'd like to be able to export each object to an individual .blend with the local transform removed (making the ...
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How to save only Z-Pass Depth information as image? [duplicate]

Sometimes, I find it convenient to render a scene from the top with an ortographic camera and use the image as texture for another scene (kind of like using a flatbed scanner for scanning tree leaves ...
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When I try to save an image in Blender, I get this "Could Not Write Image: Permission Needed"; why? [duplicate]

When I try to save an image in Blender, I get this "Could Not Write Image: Permission Needed"; why?
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How does blender save the different components together - including the object, the textures, and the meta-rigging?

My scene involves 1 object (3D model) with its 2 materials, 2 corresponding textures and 1 meta-rigging I am often confused by the way blender saves files, for example: When I save the texture as a ...
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Blender Install crashes at end and window pops up The specified path K:\Users\...\AppData\Roaming\Micosoft|' is unavailable

When trying to install the program it crashes at the end with a popup message blender Setup The specified path 'K:\Users...\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft' is unavailable.
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Saving an rendered animation again, without rerendering

So I have made an animation, but when the render was finished, it didn't output the file, is there any sort of way to save the animation again, without having to rerender?
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How to override where Save Versions (.blend1) files are saved to

I see via this question: How do I get blender to stop creating so many files? That we can alter how many files are saved, and can turn off the feature. My problem is that I still want the feature, but ...
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How do I prevent a render layer from rendering a composite image

Everything renders fine but I end up rendering the scene twice. What I want is only the first render layer “view layer” to render the entire scene which it does. But the second render layer “flower” I ...
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how to automate the render save in blender with python [duplicate]

hi guys i want to render a body in blender from all sides. i wrote a code where the camera rotates around a body in steps and renders one image each time. but i don't know how to make the code change ...
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Compositing a background color does not result in a pure color

Ok I have an interesting observation. Looks to me that blender isn't able to render out a pure color. I need to add a black background to my character, and it has to be PURE black. But when I put it ...
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Blender freezes often on Alienware M15R4 laptop

I just do some simple coding on text editor. When I tried to save the file, Blender freezes a lot. I am using Alienware M15R4, with some voltage setting as shown in the screenshot. Does it affect the ...
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overrides and linked collections, saving problem

I have a couple questions that are related: a. I have a problem saving objects I've modified from linked collections. They sometimes disappear as soon as I save the file I'm working on. So far, the ...
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Being able to go trough previous saves (not auto save)

Is there any way for my so I can go trough my previous manual saves instead of just auto save timing it? For example I saved three times using ctrl + s. Now I want to tweak something in my project but ...
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Can't save a single pass from an OpenEXR MutiLayer file

So, I'll try to make it as clear as possible but I just started working with OpenEXR MultiLayer Output and I might miss some important info. Important to know I render with Cycles. I'm working with an ...
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background and shadows became solid black

in render window everything is fine but when i save it in any format like png , jpg ect. shadow and background colour become black. I didnt change anythind and i tried it with default cube. Screenshot ...
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How to autosave images on F12 render? [duplicate]

When I press Ctrl + F12 to render animation Blender outputs images to folder. That's nice. But it fails to do that when I press F12. It's very annoying when - for example - I want to manually re-...
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I make an action editor animation using keyframes, I save and quit, then when I open it back up, my animations are gone

I am making an animation using Action Editor and key frames, I then go to save and quit, when I go back in, most of my animations are gone and only a few remain.
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Blender has stopped saving my files

My blender was saving files fine but since a week, it has stopped saving any changes to my blender files. Im on BigSur macOS. I have updated my blender to 2.92.0, but still there is no solution. I ...
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Autosave has stopped working [closed]

Autosave no longer saving files. version 2.91, no addons besides factory checked ones
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I cant choose the Saving Options [duplicate]

I started using blender couple of days ago but i think i have come a long way. I finished my first project. I did all the coloring, camera angels etc. When i finished my project i rendered it. But ...
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Blender crashes when saving files, installing plug ins

I was trying to get back into blender after using another program for a while and a peculiar thing started occurring. When saving a file, even one containing just a simple cube and nothing else ...
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Rig pose keeps resetting after saving

Every time I pose a rig(originally a T-pose .fbx from Mixamo), after saving and re-opening the blend file again, the rig pose is reset to the T-pose. I have no idea what the problem is and how to fix ...
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Rendered image saving as blank image

I rendered volume ok, but it saves as a blank image. I've tried save-as PNG and exr and also tried the output in compositor. When I render as a combined image the volume acts as expected, however ...
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How to remove a preset?

I have created several presets for Sapling Tree Gen add-on. But now I want to delete some of the presets. How can I do that? Here's a video about presets
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How to save cut video as a video file in Blender 2.92.0

As the title says. This is similar to this answered question, but before marking it as a duplicate please note there's a problem with that post: it is outdated. Basically, all existing answers that I ...
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Render to a Python list

I'm trying to get my renders to output to a python list or NumPy array. Currently, I'm doing this by rendering the image to disk (with a script), then using a separate python script to read the image ...
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Blender Donut, icing got displaced, won't save position when I close out bender and open back up

I am almost done with the donut tutorial from blender guru, and came across a problem where every time I close and open up blender the icing seems to be misplaced on the donut by about an inch or so ...
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File isn't saving. Saving problems [duplicate]

I am trying to create a model, but there is something that says there is "no such file or directory". What do I do?
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Export a thing to anything other than a single mesh?

Anyway i try my thing becomes a single mesh when i export. This is not useful for anything really and i am sure i have missed a basic klick somewhere. How do i save it so the different parts are ...
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White Noise after saving image

i was trying to make a simple setup in compositor, when rendered the image is perfect: But after saving it, some white noise appears near the transparent part of the image: here is the simple node ...
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How do I access the Save pop-up on older files

I just switched to Blender 2.91 and I am having a problem: when I close a project I did with 2.90 I do not get the option to save. Saving manually does work, but it adds a file called quit.blend every ...
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blender on server with command line : Calling operator "bpy.ops.import_scene.gltf" error

I am building a 3D web app with threejs, in javascript. For renders, i want to use a renderfarm, so : i save threejs scenes in .glTF i command line blender to import and save these scene in .blend ...
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How to save a denoised image in composting

How do I save my denoised render in Blender's Composting tab? Here's how I arrived at my problem... Rendered an Image Opened Composting Added Denoise Node Node worked perfectly Attempted to save the ...
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Saving Multiple Image files to Disk with Python

So an addon I am working on is generating a new sequence of images using numpy. My question is, what would be the best approach to saving them to disk? Python ...
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! Going Back in Blender Project History?

I think I may have lost a lot of my work but I'm hoping someone here can help me find a way to recover it. I'm working on an animation project where when I make a new scene I usually make a copy of ...
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Saving project move objects

I use Blender v2.83.6 on Linux Mint and I have an annoying systematic problem. Before saving my project I inspect my work : all is in place, so I do CTRL-S. When I re-open the file, 2 objects (always ...
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Disable saving render result to file system?

Is there a way to prevent Blender from writing a file to the file system when rendering? A weird question, I know, so let me give some background: I'm using a plugin that hooks into the Freestyle ...
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