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Questions tagged [scene]

Scenes are ways to split a Blender file into sections for organization(kind of like the tabs in a web browser). The game engine uses individual scenes as levels.

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Best Way to animate lake

I have created a water simulation and set a cube inside the domain to fluid. I was wondering what the best way to make a big lake of water (with realistic ripples) would be. No tutorials seem to go ...
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Change a Driver based on which Scene is being Rendered

I am looking to drive a property in a material node based on the current Scene when rendering. The purpose would be to mix between two different parts of the node tree so that one Scene renders one ...
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How to composite output of multiple scenes?

So, I was looking around the web about the max number of frames per scene, which is 1,048,574. BUT the Blender docs state that "In practice, a finished work is typically composted of output from many ...
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Render process include what in camera or whole scene? [duplicate]

imagine you have very complex scene and camera point to a part of it ! of course render give you what in the camera view ; the thing that i don't know is should i delete extera meshes for faster ...
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Is there any way to re-render without having to rebuild the entire scene again?

If i'm rendering on GPU, is there any way to re-render without having to rebuild the entire scene again (bvh etc). I'm just trying to tweak render settings between re-renders so I can optimise it ...
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How many scenes can Blender accomodate?

Is it possible for blender to have more than a hundred scene? Let's say I'm building a game and when i finish a task in my first scene or first round I can switch to another scene?
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Where can I find the number of vertices, edges, and faces in my scene in Blender 2.8?

In Blender 2.79b, you could see the number of vertices, edges, and faces in your scene on the bar at the top. Is there a way you can access this information in Blender 2.8?
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How do you export an STL using proper units?

I want to export an STL file using the units in my scene (millimeters), however, when importing the STL, the model is in fact MUCH smaller than that. The units in blender seem to only be a display ...
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Multiple instances of one object/mesh

In Blender, I'm laying out a scene. This involves having multiple, identical meshes within the scene. I'm wondering if Blender has a concept of a "prefab" where I can have multiple instances of one ...
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How delete a pythom list from scene ID properties?

I created a list using this method: ...
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Is there ever a reason to set the scene camera to a non-camera object?

Set Active Object as Camera a simple function, CtrlNumPad 0, used to change the active camera yet such a problem for so many. I know the use of it for cameras (quickly switch between multiple cameras)...
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I could not see compsiting,scene in blender

In the upper part as you can see there is no scene,default it has gone to 3
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Blender link external scene in the existing scene

I have a wery complex scene with lots of objects, and I have to fragment my file in smaller parts to be able to work I have basic file in whitch I shoud import the other files as objects, or as ...
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How to make this Lighting cycles

I am completely new to lighting and would like any suggestions on how to make lighting like in the scene below without HDRS. So far I have tried using the standard two suns setup with one blue and I’...
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Blender doesn`t properly show the approaching object during the animation

I have a scene where the airplane flies towards the camera and further, starting from a farpoint so that it shouldnt be seen in the beginning. But the problem is it doesnt gradually appears but ...
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Update Scenes with changes, while keeping their settings different

I am using a workflow that needs to render the same objects with different render engines. Since you cannot set different render engines by render layer, it needs to be done by Scene (unless you right ...
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Can I copy my objects to another scene?

In my game every level is a different scene and i want my character to be in all of them. Also is there a way to make changes that only affect my character in a particular scene?
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Linked libraries versus Scenes

The file we are working on has a lot of group instances linked from other files. Some of them work the way I would expect, with the files they come from listed as libraries in the Outliner when it's ...
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The imported object does not become the active object in the scene

I import an object into the scene via bpy.ops.import_scene.obj. Before adding this object I have added some other objects in some other layers. However, after ...
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Blender very laggy

So I have an MSI GeForce Gtx 1080Ti 11Gb and an Intel i7 7820X but when I open up a scene in blender and try to pan around in solid mode and when I try to preview the animation it only plays at 1 fps ...
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My mask object shows up when adding the scene into the VSE

So, I have a setup similar to this (the first answer on the forum). But the mask object still shows when I import it into the VSE. It seems like the VSE is calling straight from the 3D view, and not ...
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Pause Problem in BGE

I use overlay scene of back and pause button called "HUD". When I press Pause, it will suspend animation, add overlay scene pause, and remove scene HUD. This is the Pause scene when I press Pause. ...
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How to rotate scene via python script?

I'm super new to Blender and working on a script for Blender. My question is how to rotate scene via python script, just like using middle mouse? Thank you.
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Blender Bug? Using Native Scene's Render Border in Compositing Node

I have written a script that splits up a render into small blocks, each in their own scene, and then composites those blocks into the final image at full resolution. I originally wrote this script so ...
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How to Add existing Scene to VSE?

Every .blender, file that we save, is a SCENE in itself, right? So the VSE provides a option to add a Scene. Now after adding the scene, how can I link it to an existing Scene? For example : 1. I ...
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How to improve this stuff to make a minimap based on uvcordinates in a custom 2d map image?

I have a minimap started in programming, but i dont knew how to use uvmap dinamic with uv cordinades with a little rectangle area of the image based on the player location. I used a custom script in ...
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Why some viewer screens appear darker? [duplicate]

I'm new to blender, mainly using it as a video editor (editing on the VSE and using Composer for effects as chroma keying, etc.) and i'm having a problem which a really don't get. Sometimes, when I ...
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How to create multiple Scene strips of 3d objects in the vse?

The basic question: Say I have 3 text objects I madeup in the 3d view, how do I insert those as 3 different strips in the vse? Each strip showing only 1 object, freely moveable across the timeline. ...
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Render Speed up (cycles)

Edit: Recently I've been rendering a fairly geometry dense indoor scene, with one window. I was finding that even at 524 render samples, the scene was grainy, and also really REALLY slow! I had a ...
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How can I create a new object in the Outliner?

How can I create a new object in the Outliner? I'm using Blender for the first time and im watching this tutorial video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_X9v29i-Iw As you can see in 1:16 min in the ...
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How do I move animations?

I just made an animation that looks like this: It's just an unmoving shaft with an object falling through. I used a physics simulation for the object and then baked it. My problem is that the ...
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Cannot add scene strip in VSE

I want to add a scene strip in the Video Sequence Editor but the list of scenes is empty despite a scene existing and having a camera. See the image below. Can it be some bad combination of settings ...
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Ocean Flyover issue

I'm at the middle of a project wherein I need to animate an establishing shot of an ocean with the camera moving forward fast enough to give a dramatic effect. I'm using a default sky texture as ...
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How can I render all layers?

If I put each character on a different layer, can I still render my animation with the characters in the scene?
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Randomly place Assets on a Terrain [duplicate]

I modelled a terrain in Blender using a displacement map. Now I have a tree object that I want to place multiple times on my terrain. I could do this by hand but I wondered if there is a smarter and ...
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How to play animation from start in BGE

I'm using BGE to make an animation with some menu. First, when I'm at the menu and press the anim button (change scene), it take me to the animation scene and the animation played. But, when I get ...
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Modelling technique, how is this workbench created

In this demo file from the test files from blender.org,(direct download here) There's a classroom benchmark, If I try to select a desk, automatically the plane gets selected, the desks are not being ...
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copy object location to another scene? BGE

I have a dummy object parented to a vertice of the health bar of my main character on the first scene the health bar works accurately and the dummy fallows the vertice parenting, I have an object on ...
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Graphics problem when viewing in user perspective [duplicate]

When I view my scene in "User Perspective" mode, my graphics are glitched out (both solid and texture modes). When I switch to ortho everything looks fine, so does the final render. On the left is a ...
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Trying to copy objects across scenes but it duplicates my scenes instead (BGE)

I am ctrl+c some objects (planes and texts) from one scene to paste (ctrl+v) into another scene. But in the other scene (the one I want to copy them to) they do not show up and it duplicates all my ...
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How can I make text appear on the screen in the game engine when the character enters a certain area?

I am making a game and I want text to appear when the character enters a invisible cube. I have tried to make a overlay scene, but I can't make it work. Thanks!
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Blender render: Object dissapear from render after animating [duplicate]

I'm working on animated text shown over a video. Textes are shown on three different moments, over a white background. To get my stuff organized, I created three scenes, and set my text on each one of ...
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How to get a camera to copy location of character from a different scene in BGE

I have a movable character in one scene (though it is a "2d" game, so it only moves left and right, up and down) and a camera is focused on it, but I need a camera in a different scene to copy the ...
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Move a set to another scene even though it’s done

I have finished my video, but I put everything in one scene. There are a total of four sets. Is it possible to move a set to another scene and render that other scene by itself or is it to late?
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How can I join multiple objects automatically in groups determined by how far away they are from each other?

So I have a big level I made in blender intended for a game but I need to join models so that they become one. But there are 1057 objects in the scene and for me to join all of the objects together ...
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Material not appearing in Xcode

I added metal materials to my model in blender using principled bsdf shader. it looked fine in the rendered view. I exported to a .dae file and copied to Xcode following the steps in this post. when I ...
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Large scene render

Right now I'm creating a large scene with a big amount of geometry. I want to use it in a project, but need only some parts of it at one time, I don't need to render it all. The question: are there ...
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How can I make a plane look infinite? [duplicate]

Im trying to make a forest scene of a path and I want it to seem like the path is infinite or the path goes on for a very long time. Im gonna also add trees to the side of the path and an HDRI for ...
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Update objects in a Scene without re-creating it

I am making a template file setup that contains various render settings, render layers, etc. Objects will be linked into this file to create shots for a project. Part of the setup is that the file ...
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Imitate Copy Transform Constraint in BGE

To put it simply, I need something like the Copy Transform constraint that'll work for the BGE. I have a setup for landscape Level of Detail, in which there are 2 scenes (one for high-poly models and ...