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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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 ...
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Problem mixing a scene with video clips in the VSE

I am using Blender 2.79 on a fully updated iMac. I want to create a 2-D animation and have 2 video clips before this animation. The issue is that even if the clips are above the scene strip, or even ...
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Rendering series of images with objects in different positions

What is the best way to render a series of images with different cameras and views of the scene, with objects in different places? Do I need to essentially create an animation and build all of that ...
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Scene went black after pressing Ctrl + H

I was just working on my minecraft scene and I accidentally pressed ctrl+h and it went all black, does anyone know how to fix?
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Removing a group with no users

I have a problem in deleting a group named "Group" in this file. How I made this file I made the "Group" in my first scene. I made another scene and deleted the first scene.
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How to change the scroll distance

If I scroll the mouse one time then it goes very far: It is hard to work like this and not normal behaviour. If I start a new project then everything is ok. Im not sure what I did, how can I change ...
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Code takes more time to run the more complex the scene gets

I have a script that parses a text file and creates the objects specified. The object creation should theoretically be O(1). This method is the only thing other than an if quick unrelated if ...
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Difference in render preview and actual render

In my preview, the scene renders perfectly. In the actual render, only the shading of the objects is visible on the ground. I know i've moved some things around between layers to clean up my scene, ...
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Unspawn or remove a spawned object?

I'm making a 3D version of Tic Tac Toe, (using cubes and spheres rather than Xs and Os.) I've successfully gotten alternating objects to spawn where I want them, while preventing an object from being ...
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Default lightning, or how to adjust materials properties correctly

Situation: I always adjust my materials by hdri environment map. This method work well for me. But what if I want to share my materials, or sell it? I search for some default lightning setup and I ...
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How to have Denoiser ignore certain objects?

I have a scene with some objects that have image textures. Denoising the entire scene makes the image textures on certain objects to look less sharp. How do I get Blender to denoise an entire scene ...
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viewport lags and won't move [duplicate]

When I am working in a scene sometimes the view on the viewport just won't zoom in, and I can't pan, only rotate the view...
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Cycles - Glossy Object too dark, Background too bright

I have set up a simple scene using a simple glossy material for my object, but, although the scene is enclosed and there is even a world background just in case, the object is way to dark compared to ...
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How to optimize this scene's render time in cycles

I've got this very short animation but a render of a minute in cycles will take ages even though it seems to me like a very simple setup. Am I missing something crucial here?
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How do I control scenes switching

I currently have two scenes in the Blender. When you enter the game the first scene comes up and when you press "play" the second scene comes up. I've managed to have done that. Now the third scene ...
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Edit multiple Lights

Is it possible to edit multiple lights? For example I have 8 lights. 4 of them need to be red and the others green. Now when I change settings of one of the lamp's color or strength value, the others ...
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BGE Object List within a specified distance

In a script that I'm writing I'm trying to create a list of all the objects within a specific distance of the player which have a certain property assigned to them, but I can't figure out how to get ...
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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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Different renders of different objects with the same materials

I need to make some renders of different objects with the same materials. Each object needs to be rendered alone from different angles and they need to look alike because they are built from the same ...
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Scene description language

Does Blender have a scene description language (SDL) that I can view and edit in real-time? Something like JSON or XML? Often, I can work faster with text than a GUI.
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What is best workflow for having a scene with multiple light setups?

I have a scene with interior room design and I created several light setups for it (daylight from windows, powerful electric light from the ceiling, moody evening light from floor lamps). What would ...
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scene resource sharing

Blender allows editing of more than 1 scene at a time. Can resources be shared between edited scenes, such as meshes and textures? What resources does a scene own and what resources does it only ...
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Is it possible to run multiple scenes in blender while only keeping one visible?

I was wondering if it were at all possible to run a scene in blender game engine while being able to selectively toggle visibility? In other words, have a scene running physics, but only displaying it ...
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WASD navigation and editing

I know WASD navigation is possible in walk/fly mode, but you cannot edit from within that mode. Do you think a scripting addon could accomplish this functionality (I could write one)? Does one exist ...
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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 make clouds in cycles?

I have a sci-fi scene with a floating platform and a camera that pans around the platform. I want to add clouds underneath. Since I am going to pan around the platform, I can't use an image texture ...
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Computer Freezes While Working On Complicated Scene In Blender?

I have been working on a short film type scene with full textures and particles of grass, but whenever I add the particles of grass my machine slows down to a snails pace. (I know that working with ...
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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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Game Engine: Can I load objects and scenes into memory?

Is there an option to load objects/scenes I want to memory to prevent lags? I don't want to let all objects spawn to buffer them or other tricks. How can I do this? And is it possible to remove them ...
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Python: Obtaining Object Contour Pixels

I would like to obtain the pixel coordinates of an object's outline in the currently-rendered scene, using the bpy module. I found this, which is related, but I'm still not sure how to do it. Has ...
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How can I add an object to a scene?

I'm a beginner. I just want to add a generic sphere/cube or something to my scene but I can't find the exact menu for this? Literally googled "how to add an object to a scene in Blender" and couldn't ...
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bpy: Updating After Switching Scenes

there. So, I know that you can switch scenes by setting the bpy.context.screen.scene reference to an existing scene reference, but doing so doesn't update ...
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How to use correctly the “Scene” actuator

I've read in an answer here that in order to suspend-resume a scene correctly you need an overlay scene. In my case I have a main scene and an overlay scene. I use the overlay scene to pause-unpause ...
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Problem changing cameras between scenes

Just trying to make a simple intro animation, pretty much text only. I've never used Blender as anything but a video editor so I'm learning as I go. My goal is to change cameras in different scenes. ...
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Making Cuts from Camera to Camera [duplicate]

I have an animation where a cube goes from point A to B. When it reaches B, he will be out of sight from the camera. How can I make a "cut", a.k.a., make the camera now show point B, where the cube ...
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How to set frame rate to 25 FPS as default?

Is it possible to set a default frame rate to Blender? I usually use 25 frame per second. If I started a new scene it would be useful to have 25 FPS as default.
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How to organise a 3 min particle animation?

I've got an animation that uses particles over about 3 minutes with several particle emitters that appear and disappear at various times within the animation that would be considered separate scenes ...
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Change modifier visibility for multiple objects at once

I want to turn modifier visibility on/off for all objects in my scene at once. Is there a way?
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Dump Scene object Information To console or String for debugging purposes

A very simple question on how to dump bpy.context.scene information using python script to blender console or a string so I can use to debug. I have tried to ...
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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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double instance of sound when using VSE-scene strip in another scenes VSE

This is really strange - but perhaps it's just a setting somewhere. I'm using Blender 2.78c I've created a scene with video+sound (let's call it sourcescene) I'm using this scene as a scene-strip ...
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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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Workflow for making an animated short

My goal is to make an animated short lasting somewhere between 2-4 minutes. I've made and rigged all the characters, made common actions and poses for them. I also have environments and have a ...
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How to delete a scene with its content?

I have two scenes and I want to delete one of them. So I use the right-click menu to delete. It works, but the problem is that the objects are still in the blender file. As we can see below, if I ...
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How to unlink / remove an object from a scene?

There is an object shared between Blender scenes. So the same object appears more than one scenes (see below). Is there a way to unlink the object from a specific scene? In my case I would like to ...
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Composite two scenes for only a short period?

I have a scene with a particle emitter and a second scene with the actual particles. I separated them so I could have more control over motion blur. When I try to render the animation, it renders ...
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Want this cut-out part to be seperate object, how? [duplicate]

I have cut out this selected piece with a knife and i want it to be a part of its own in the right colon (scene section). Right now its still part of the cube around of it. What is the option for this?...
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Best way to export scene objects to external program?

Lets' say I have this scene: The columns, floor, center pieces, etc., are all individual objects but all reside in the same Blender file. I wish to rebuild this scene in Unity3D, like I did here ...
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Game Crashes When Changing Scenes

I've recently created a game were a small robot chases you, it uses a lot of Vertices (Approximately: 300000). When I open the .exe for the game the menu pops up, no problem, but when I click 'Play' ...