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Corrupted save file

I have been spending the last couple days creating a submarine model, but when I saved the file and checked the next day it was corrupt. I have tried all three ways to recover blender files but ...
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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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Can I make a file format which is possible to open in blender 2.8 and blnder 2.7? [duplicate]

I want to open the file which was made in 2.8, in blender 2.8. Is there any way to save the file which is possible to open in 2.8 and 2.7? The reason why I want to open the file in 2.7, I have to hand ...
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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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Create multiple different versions of project

I am working on a script that makes some changes to a Blender project file (for example, randomising material base colours) and then saves those changes to a new project file. I would like to create ...
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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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My work doesnt save and doesnt render the changes i made

My work doesnt save and doesnt render the changes i made. It only render the previous work i made and when i save it, the changes i made doesnt appear.
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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.
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Did I destroy my 12 hour render trying to save it?

I got up this morning and I went to save my overnight render, I turned on the screen and saw it for a moment, then I went over to Image to save it and at this point I think my mouse accidentally ...
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Luxcore render not saving textures

I am rendering a grandfather clock scene in Blender with LuxCore, and every time I re-load the Blender file, all of my shaders for my objects reset to the LuxCore default shader. This is extremely ...
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How to save Denoising Data and the noisy image of Cycles Render

I'm struggling on how to save all denoising data information like albedo or normal information when rendering an image using python api. It should be something like: ...
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All my work is gone

I've made a few things in Blender like Mountains and Trees. After i saved them i wanted to show them my family and everything was gone. There was only the Mesh left (Mountain) and the tree textures ...
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how would i go about opening the save as menu using python?

I'm trying to create an add-on that executes a few steps before opening the save as menu. I am the point where I can execute the options and save the file, but I would like to open the save as menu, ...
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Blender 2.8 sometime I can not open my blender file by OpenGL 3.3 Error

Sometimes I can not open my blender file. I save the blender file and then I can not open it in next time. But I can open other blender file. graphic driver is latest ver Blender file is broken ? I ...
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How to export Blender file so it can be opened with the textures on another machine? [duplicate]

Basically, my client wants to open the Blender file I'm working on but every time I send him the blender file he manually has to connect the textures with the objects. Is there any way he can just ...
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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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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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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 ...