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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How can I remove a linked library with Python?

Load and add linked object I'm working on an add-on. The purpose is to link and un-link groups from another blend file. Thanks to stack exchange and the Blender documentation this works pretty well. ...
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Copy scene node tree to other scenes

I have a Blender file wih many scenes and I want to copy the node tree of one of them to the other scenes. From Blender interface it is a very simple task, in python I have tried using bpy.ops.node....
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help with exporting game as .exe

I've been working on a game with levels. I know how to use scenes and transferring to scenes for the levels but it's getting laggy and slow. I know I can just do 'Start Game From File'. That will ...
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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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Blender Sunset Scene

How to create sunset scene in blender 2.78? I need sunset scene such: animated without using any image captured sunset look like this: All videos and tutorials creates sunset using sunset images. ...
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Short animated film in Blender in single room environment with several acts - single scene or multiple scene setup?

I'm animating a short animated film that takes place in a single room. There are 3 acts, with multiple characters, with the room in different states between each act (objects moved/added/removed, ...
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How to understand the scale of blender lighting values?

Is there a standard comparison for light power / values in Blender Cycles? What I mean is that under a certain value lights tend to have a weak effect, but over a certain threshold the interplay of ...
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Rendering multiple scenes and joining them into one

I am starting a new architectural project of an airport, and I am trying to create a scene where an aeroplane is landing on the runway. Now before I even start doing it, I am interested to know if it ...
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How to delete scene-datablock without opening it?

I appended a relatively big scene (~400mb) to a .blend file. Unfortunately, I cannot open the scene. If I try to do, blender freezes. So I need to delete that scene again without opening it. Is there ...
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Can you link render settings across all scenes so they can all be changed at once?

I have multiple scenes to render and in my "master" scene I have set up the render nodes to output the render of all scenes. This way I only have to hit the Render Animation button once and all of the ...
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Make Cycles materials transparent but present in BI

I am using a multi-scene setup to render out some passes in Blender Internal for anti-aliasing purposes. I have a primary scene with Cycles materials, and a secondary Blender Internal scene. The ...
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Changing material in a non active scene from python (BGE)

I have two scenes, sceneA and sceneB, which I run in game mode. While I am running sceneA, I would like to change a material in sceneB (but only at a later stage move to sceneB). I can access the ...
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Accidently Moved Camera, Get Position Back?

I accidentally moved my camera using "align to View", which I thought was just for the viewport. Is there a way to get my camera back to where it was? I'm doing progress shots, so it's essential. I'...
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How to understand why I get EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION with bpy.data.scenes.remove (myscene)?

I'm trying to delete a scene in which a rendering is performed and finished, I also tried to further put a time.sleep() of several seconds to delay the deletion of ...
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How do I deleted a scene collection without deleting the scences inside that collection

Pretty self-explanatory. In the Outliner Window, I have a few scenes. However, all the scenes are under a 'scene collection' and I would like to remove the scene collection from the hierarchy.
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Camera set / scene setup

Why is the camera alway tilted sideways, upside-down, and at an angle? Not exaggerating either. When I try to render a scene the camera is always off-kilter, and the scene renders at a great distance,...
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How to create a “linked copy” scene in Python without using ops?

I'm trying to figure out how to create a new scene which is a "linked copy" from Python without relying on context/ops. The ops version would involve setting the type to ...
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Is there a way to memorize properties that refer to the project and not to the scene?

I have properties pi like bpy.props.PointerProperty, this is very useful to me, I often use them to refer to the scene in use, but I'm having to create new scenes and all references to other scenes ...
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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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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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Cycles displacement mesh alignment

I have an heightmap generated with world machine that I am using to displace a plane using the experimental features for micro displacement in 2.78c. Similar to that : I want to use a mesh ...
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Scene with PNGs not working in VSE

I am quite new to blender and trying to put together a simple motion typo with Video editing. For the typo I set a scene of PNGs with alpha, and animated them. In the Video sequence Editor I edited ...
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Large scale Objects and Area Lights

I have a very basic scene (Box on a plane, area light on top) but it has a huge scale as I want it to be in real world coords. My units are set to mm / metric. My box has dimensions of 2m^3 and the ...
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Hide/Show specific object groups only

Is there a way to hide/unhide objects that are part of a group without effecting anything else? I'm animating a scene (to see what's involved in animation) and since its to heavy to work with I have ...
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Motion Tracking orientation error “No object to apply orientation on”

I have tracked a video clip and now need to set the floor and axis orientation, but when I select 3 points and click 'Floor' I get an error - "No object to apply orientation on". What does this error ...
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Blender game bug with Pause menus

I got very weird problem in my game which I am making. To make each level work correct with pause menus, I have made a pause menu for each of levels. I have set the sensors, controllers and actuators ...
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How to setup large scale scene units, scale, camera, etc in Blender 2.8

If I set Unit Scale to 1 and Length to Miles, then insert a 1 mile by 1 mile cube, I run into all sorts of problems. First the ...
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Freestyle not rendering at all in copied scene (2.8). What am I missing?

What I want to do: I would like to get started making some freestyle renders in Blender 2.8 and have been using a demo file from this site: Blender demo files. For a start, I would like to make a full ...
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Converting mesh object to lamp shape

I have a simple scene here: I want to convert the scaled torus object to a lamp object. I don't want to use shaders because then it will only emit light from it's surface. I want it to be like an ...
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Export nested scene collection titles with python

Is there a way to export a nested scene collection using python Tabs for nesting or so. I need to describe a large project
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Why does holding 'Alt' while adding Instances to multiple empties not work? (On all selected)

I had noticed in one of the live streams, a few months ago, that Holding the 'Alt' key while editing multiple items is a secret trick I had previously been unaware of. It really opens up the ...
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Why necessary Linked Copy of Scenes in Blender?

I understand that only objects are linked. But, the function links all objects. If change a linked scene, the original scene changes the same. I don't understand why this function exists.
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Cannot get scene strips to work in VSE in Blender 2.8

I am using Blender 2.80.75 (2.82 keeps crashing for unknown reasons). I am running Win10 on an AMD based system (2700x with R9 Fury) with all the drivers fully updated. I have a video project in VSE, ...
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Why my object is not present in some of the frames I rendered?

I am working on a project and it contains some animation. Issue is that my object is not present in all frames. For example, the object is visible or part of the rendering between frame 50-55 but ...
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Linked duplicate a group of objects, with future new objects and constraints also duplicated?

Suppose that I have a group of objects that represents an "airplane engine". I do not yet have the entire engine modeled, and may want to add more objects/constraints/physics properties/etc. to it. ...
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scene and camera tracking

how can get the same set up scene and layers that I get automatically with "set background" and "set track scene" in camera tracking? I try to explain better: when you use tracking point in Movie ...
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add camera to linked scene

Ok, what i had in mind is to get something like this: single subject, multiple camera animations. So what i taught is to have a base scene with the subject, link this scene multiple times, add in ...
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Is it possible to globally disable subsurface scattering in Eevee?

I'm trying to avoid having to go and turn off sss on each individual material. Is there some kind of global control where you can disable sss for the entire scene? This would save us a lot of time! ...
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Shadow darkness variations?

In my scene, I have one object that's casting a very pleasantly dark shadow (not too dark, not too bright), and on another object, the shadows seem to be much lighter... Is there anything I'm missing ...
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Synchronize the scene with the workspace (layout) in Blender 2.8

As Blender was upgraded from 2.79 to 2.8, the scene's dependence on the workspace(layout) was removed and separated. Nice update but I found it uncomfortable compared to 2.79. Below I will describe ...
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Importing a video game level

I want to use a map/level from Team Fortress 2 so that my scene is located there (in blender). But I don't know how to start. How do I import levels from games?
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Can you change the sampling settings per object?

I am wondering if it's possible to change the sampling or otherwise the render quality per object in a scene. The use case is if I know an object will appear essentially the same with lower sampling ...
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Instancing Objects infinte ammount of time?

I have modeled a modular kit wich consist of 9 objects and togethter around 1127 faces. Togethter places with some instancing of the objects i get one big Module. This Module consists of two floor ...
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How do I “Make single user” an armature that was duplicated between scenes?

I created a rig for a couple of mechs. Since I wanted to give some mechs a different "leg style," (ex. standard jointed legs vs. 'chicken-style' legs) I decided to edit one of the rigs. I ended up ...
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How do I list collections from a specific scene?

When I list collections from blender I always get collections only from first scene. How to get collections from specific scene. I use this code: ...
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Video Sequence Editor doesn't show textures on objects from added scene

So basically I have two scenes: the first one is a default scene 'Scene' that I use for VSE and the second scene 'Effects' is added to vse. I used nodes for plane material to properly render a texture ...
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Problems when exporting .mu file

I was trying to import some models and Blender send me this error message : attribute error : "scene" object has no attribute "cursor_location" Someone knows what is it ? Thanks for your answers !
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Animate linked rig shared in multiple scenes in same .blend

I am working on a project where a car is speeding in a city with blender 2.8. Each shots are separated by scenes. I can link my car from another .blend, make a proxy to animate it and everything is ...
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Breaking down scene to modular pieces

Can i build my entire model within the same scene, then export each piece individually so that they're modular in UE4? Or do i have to build each piece within its own scene and export separately. ...
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How can I fix two scenes being shown over each other?

I am having a problem with vse. I have added a transition to two scenes and during the transition you can see one scene over the other. Is there a way to fix this?