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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 black. 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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Can't save .blend on NAS

I have my blend files and texture on my NAS. I can use it and save it with Blender on windows. On Linux i can open my .blend but i can't save it. Blender say me : Version backup failed (file saved ...
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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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Linked Files Keep Disappearing From Library

I am working on a massive file, therefore it is broken down into smaller files, which are then linked in one main document. The problem is, for no apparent reason the linked files keep disappearing ...
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Auto Save, is not saving any changes after the last manual save

I have the autosave on, with a time of 2 min, but when I try to recover the last autosave, the autosave file does exist but it contains the same information as the last manually save file, so I am ...
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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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Exiting cycles render between render layers

I'm rendering a still image with four render layers (view layers) and output to OpenEXR Multilayer, each render layer to its own file output. The render has completed 2/4 of the view layers, but I'm ...
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Blender file distorting when closing

Blender keeps messing up the retopo layer when saving this file. I am trying to get this character ready to UV Unwrap but keep running into problems. Most of them admittedly are my own fault causing ...
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Why does blender forget steps when the file has been saved?

I'm new to blender and I don't know if it is a bug, but every time I make something and save it blender forgets some steps when I re-open the file. For example, if I make a staircase and a building ...
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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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Blender doesnt ask to confirm when closing an unsaved file or opening an old file while an unsaved file is open

Blender doesnt ask to confirm when closing an unsaved file or opening an old file while an unsaved file is open. Is there a way to go about this problem? I just lost a lot of work when I tried to open ...
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Having texture issues with this models eye as well as trying to save his textures as a whole

Long story short, trying to add this guy from persona to tabletop simulator. somehow slightly reposition the eyes to maybe have them look straighter? but mostly i can't figure out how to save his ...
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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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Set image settings for each individual File Output Node, in the Python API

In one scene I have two seperate FileOutputNodes and I want different color depths and file formats for each. In the Blender GUI this is simple. You can press a FileOutputNode, then press N. Then the ...
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Saved image is darker than the render

After toggling every switch I can't seem to figure it out. Basically I have a test render (on the right), I saved it, and then I open it (on the left) and it is several shades darker I have no idea ...
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Saving animated render from compositor (with denoise)

So basically I'd like to denoise an animation I did, and I know the settings to achieve denoise on the compositor, but it only really shows me one frame of it. When I try to save the render result, it ...
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Autosave stopped working

Autosave has been very reliable and saved my work many times but today I noticed that all autosaves are gone. All I have is quit.blend and copybuffer.blend. I haven't changed my settings. I cheeked ...
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Where does MyProject 2.blend come from?

When I've been working with MyProject.blend for a while, I see several files in the directory where I saved it: ...
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Does blender 2.8 have an autosave feature?

For example, I would like to save work every 30 secs or so; in a file with name file-prefix_timestamp.blend
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How open file browser to save a new blender file

I'm trying to open a file browser (similar the browser in the image bellow) where the user can chose a folder and file name to save a new .blend file with the selected objects. I want make a addon to ...
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Create and save preset nodes in the 2.81 blender, for example for material and texture

I would like to ask you how you can save settings related for example to texture materials and various procedures carried out with nodes in the shading editor in order to always find them ready for ...
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Normal map changes from brushed metal to small square dents after texture paint and saving it

So I've been editing a normal map for a metal texture through texture paint to get some bumps on areas where the metal is rusty. The normal map originally gives the metal kind of a brushed finish look,...
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Pack rendered images into .blend? [duplicate]

I have a problem: I render images, and if Blender accidentally quits while performing some sort of operation, I lose my rendered data. (If only a single unsaved image). I have external data > 'Pack ...
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Are Cloud Saves Possible? [closed]

Hi I was wondering is it possible to upload my blend files to cloud storage so I can work on them from different computers? I’ve looked into the Blender Cloud service but I couldn’t see any option ...
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Blender freeze for minutes while saving

Blender freezes for minutes when i save a project , a render etc ... even if i try to save a simple box the issue is here . i have a surface book 2 GTX 1060 and CPU I7 , blender was working nicely ...
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Why does Blender save my work how it wants?

I have 12x6 meshes that are put together in another program. I dont want AUTO-GENERATED sharp edges... so I "clear sharp" - save - and reload the model just to discover that the sharp edges are back ...
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It always create a nother file [duplicate]

As you can see on the picture it always create another file. I have no idea what this file is for. Also strange is that it is not called Blender File but Blend1 File. Thanks for our help.