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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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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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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 do you undo save changes to a project

when u click on other and select something then it says save changes and you click on it, how do you undo this?
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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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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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Exporting a PNG in Blender 2.79

I'm trying to export a render as just a PNG in Blender 2.79 (thats the latest one my Mac is capable of running). I have PNG specified in the dropdown (see my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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saving rendered image with project so when project is opened later, rendered image is there?

Still new to blender and learning some of the shortcuts and procedures, but I notice that when a project is saved, the rendered image isn't automatically saved with it (or if it is, I don't know the ...
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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 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 ...
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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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! 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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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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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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"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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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 (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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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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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 ...
Reda Amarti's user avatar
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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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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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Geometry nodes not effecting after I reopened the save file

I finished the geometry nodes part 1 from Blender Guru. I saved the file and the next day when I reopened the save, the nodes had no effect on the icing. I tried restarting the PC and restarting ...
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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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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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Update preferences when working with application template

I have setup 3.6 LTS with application templates. One for production, one with minimal addons and a factory default one. As described in the Blender docs, those template files are stored in the script ...
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Blender File getting too large after workflow

i'm currently working on a visualisation for an event company. They want different spaces to be shown to a pending client. For this purpose i've built a file that i can create all these spaces in, but ...
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Objects displaced randomly after saving and re-opening

I'm not sure what I have been doing wrong but sometimes when I save my file and re-open it the objects are all displaced in random rotations and locations. My most recent model has been completely ...
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How to edit autosave file location for (blend1, blend2, ...)

As a company we are used to save different versions of our files constantly, to be able to go back to previous steps in the process: ...
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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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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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Autosave has stopped working [closed]

Autosave no longer saving files. version 2.91, no addons besides factory checked ones
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't save image while rendering

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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