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 to move track scene from one .file to another

How do i transfer a movie/pic sequence with its camera tracking, from one blend file to another? I'm new to render and for each file I make, I have an awful time ruining my blend file, without being ...
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How can make the camera active? [duplicate]

How to add an other camera and make it active How can toggle between the two cameras?
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Groups from scene to scene

How to send group of objects from scene 1 to scene 2 ? I have group in scene 1 which I would like to use in scene 2.
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Is it possible to copy data from one scene and paste it into another within the same .blend file?

I want to create a variation of one of my earlier scenes in one of my games, and I was wondering if it is at all possible to just copy that original scene and then paste it in as a new scene or inside ...
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Why is the current scene linked to the Screen view?

Let's say I have three scenes, A, B and C. In A and B, I use the Default screen layout because I am modelling something and the Compositor for the render. In C, I only use the Compositor where I ...
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Once camera angle is locked into place with location rotation, how do I delete?

I'm editing a video and I locked my camera angles in with "locroc" but now I want to delete a few of the angles and I'm not sure how. I tried the undo button but it won't go back enough times to erase ...
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How can I go back to a prior screen layout? [duplicate]

If I have a screen that looks like this. and I eventually end up with a screen that looks like this. How can I get back to the screen first shown above with out starting all over? Thanks
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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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Scripted scene building - where to begin?

First off, I'm very much a novice Blender user. I use Blender mainly for building mock-ups of PCBs that I design for customers to see how the designs will look when finished. (Yes, most professional ...
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Objects missing in final render [duplicate]

whenever I try to render an image all the props/rigs and sky appear in the final render but the actual scene/environment does not. this is what I'm trying to render: this is what is rendering: ...
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How do you add an object from another scene in the BGE?

I have several scenes that will be using the same objects over and over. So I created a directory scene so I can pull objects to their places (while the game is runing) with no problems. But I don't ...
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How do I make a delay between when a sensor is activated and when the controller activates?

So I've been working on this car game and want the level to restart when you hit the ground outside the track. I have a collision sensor on the car looking for colliding with an object with the ...
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Problems with importing stl files [duplicate]

I have a problem. When I import a stl file from solidworks into blender for rendering it doesn't match the scale of the scene. It is gigantic. The object is a chair and I have checked the scale in ...
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Start particles before animation

I have an animation to render, and i want snow to fall. i've achieved that with particles, that are objects spawned from a plane high above, so it isn't visible when playing the animation. The problem ...
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RayCast seems to sometimes hit mesh in Blender 2.69

I would like to check if my camera has line-of-sight of an Empty, and I need to use Blender 2.69 although I only have 2.78 on my own system. I'm using ray_cast to ...
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Could I have a camera complete an animation then follow a path?

Currently I have a camera following a car moving across the scene. The car's animation is repetitive and the camera only follows the car for one repetition. Once it's done with the first repetition i ...
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My camera turned invisible

It might be a dumb question but I didn't find the answer anywhere on the internet. I really don't understand why my camera is all of a sudden invisible in my scene. I know it is there when I push ...
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Add transition while switching scenes in BGE

I'm working on a simple quiz type game as we speak... Now in my game, if you click on the correct option, it adds to your score and takes you to the next level (i.e next scene). Problem is, the ...
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Matching animation/frames from different scenes in VSE

This question is a bit difficult to explain, bear with me :-) First thing, let's say I have a cube. I'll call this scene A. Then duplicate the scene and boolean subtract another mesh from the cube. ...
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Is is possible for the Scene's in the VSE to automatically track their source objects?

I have am using the VSE only in blender as a video editor. I have created three scenes: Scene 1 - images (Add >> Image) in the VSE that render to mp4 movie Scene 2 - movie clips (Add >> Movie) in ...
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Copy model + armature to other file?

I have a problem. I've made a model (a gatling gun), and now I need to add another model (a cowboy) to the scene, but the second model is rigged and has animations, and I can't copy both the mesh and ...
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how do you accesses the properties of an object in another scene?

Here is what my code looks like.: ...
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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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3 scenes into a add and alpha over

Im making a animation for some 3D words and i have 3 scenes 1 is the words 2 is a smoke particles and then 3 is like extra particles for color affect. When i go to composting and add them only 3d ...
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How to redirect to a specific scene on start-up, but allow redirection afterwards in BGE?

I have a game with multiple scenes. I'd like it to always redirect the user to the scene "Opening Scene" on startup, no matter what scene is currently open. I could use an always sensor hooked up to ...
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Scene slows blender down

trying to create a scene with mountains,trees ect the more objects I place in the scene that when it starts to slow down I'm trying not to use objects that have a lot of polys is there a way around ...
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Game Engine: how to switch scenes in python code

I need to be able to switch scenes in python code while in game, and I don't mean hooking up a python controller to a scene changing actuator, I need to be able to change scenes without it. Does ...
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Share Object data between two scenes, but no materials

My scene is planned for a realtime application. I want to setup my lighting and materials on cycles, then bake some elements to lowpoly objects. Here an example scene : http://www.pasteall.org/blend/...
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In the game engine is it posible to track to an object when only on the same layer?

How do I make an object stop tracking to objects in other layers, but still have it track to those objects when they are in the same layer as itself? Also, I need to be able to spawn the objects into ...
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How to prevent my volumetric lighting cube to reduce my main light in the scene [duplicate]

When i created a cube that surrounds the whole scene it looked pretty however it decreased my sun lamp's emission effect on my bushes and doing so it decreased glossy level of my plants which its not ...
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How to achieve advanced lighting in my scene [closed]

I have this scene I have sun lamps but I don't know how to achieve advanced lighting in my scene, my lamps just contain yellow light. And this is what it looks like when scene has hdr and also ...
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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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Why does Blender crash when I switch scenes? [closed]

In the attached .blend file, when I switch from the scene that I have named "Outer" to the scene that I have named "Inner," Blender immediately crashes. I can't find another situation like this one on ...
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deleted objects still in scene

I have a couple of objects in scene that were deleted and they still show up in blender file and data blocks view and their materials aswell and I cannot select them and I cannot unlink them and make ...
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Driver based on Render Layer

I want to drive a property in a Cycles material based on the current Render Layer or Scene being rendered. Is there any such property? If not, is this something that could be made as an addon, or is ...
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Is it possible to export a single object from an entire scene?

In a scene with more than one object, is it possible to export that one object without deleting every other object, exporting it, then undoing the deletes?
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Disable Material Duplication

Anyone who has used Blender for a while has probably tried to duplicate a scene via Full Copy. They would have then found that in the duplicated scene, all of the materials were duplicated as well, ...
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Link current frame between scenes [duplicate]

I am new to blender scripting. so, If I have two scenes open, one being the master scene with VSE only, and other scene with animation. Is there a way to link their play-heads so that if I move ...
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How do I light up a dark scene correctly in Cycles?

How can I light up a dark scene correctly in Cycles, so it looks as in a dark room with only one light (as a lamp, for example)
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Load .blend file into Blender as Python Module [duplicate]

I am using Blender as a Python module. Now I am trying to load a scene into blender. Unfurtunately the obvious function bpy.ops.wm.open_mainfile(filepath) does not ...
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Adding objects in a different scene than controller's

I have a number of scenes in my game; main, overlay, and underlay. I am currently attempting to use scene.addObject() to add an object in the underlay scene. Both ...
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How to get scene properties working without an initialize button?

I have created a basic addon that loads text files and applies some game logic. In its script form it works fine, no problems, however when I try install it as an addon I get the ...
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How can one add a new blank scene to the blender game engine

I am attempting to add a new scene to the blender game engine while the engine is running. I am not attempting to add an existing scene that is in the file or an imported library, as with ...
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Can't render out my node effect

I had just recently switch from blender render to cycles and am having trouble with the node editor.I want some mist on my animation background.As you can see from the picture below , I did it but ...
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Copy a file with linked object data

I am making several renders of a scene, with each shot needing a different camera, pose, and Freestyle settings. I want to setup each shot and their settings separately. Normally, I would make ...
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When I swich scenes in blender game my scene gets darker

If I run my game scene without the menu scene everything it's fine, but if I first run the menu scene of the game and then get in my game scene everything is darker and my lamps are different than the ...
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COLLADA scene shows different rotation axis when imported in ScenKit

I have a blender scene with a mushroom inside it, which seems to be perfectly straight aligned with the axes: When I import it in xcode (inside a scnassets directory), although I select "always use ...
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Why Can't i get back to the normal screen layout? [duplicate]

My screen layout in one blend won't go back to normal. Even if I go to the tile area there is no bar for the different screen areas like uv editing. in the right hand corner where file and window is ...
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Scene is being rendered instead of animation? [duplicate]

I created an animation in blender, exported it as a series of png files, used the blender video editor to merge them as frames in a clip, and continued to add sounds, transitions, etc. to complete the ...
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Linked scene in VSE doesn't run Python script

I'm making a short movie in which one scene, I hide part of the mesh of a character using some python code in a Register .py file, like this: ...