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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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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Getting the active region

How can I get the active region (i. e. the region the mouse pointer is over and keystrokes are sent to) with the Python API? Background: I want to manipulate the view_matrix of the region the mouse ...
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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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BGE: Move character from Scene1 to Scene2 and keeping the character to Scene2

How can the character (red star) go thru a door from Scene1 to Scene2? Scene 1 is the current one and Scene2 is to be loaded after the character go thru the door. Scene1 is the exterior and Scene2 is ...
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How can I change a scene using python BGE

I was working on blender game engine, and I have no idea how to change scene using python. I have an actuator set in to change scene, but I don't understand how I have made a sample blend file . ...
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Cycles final render pitch black?

In solid mode with Material or Texture, it is shown fine. But in the Render mode, everything is pitch black. I have a sun, and the Opacity of the scene is set to 100%. I am new to using Blender, so ...
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VSE. Textures missing when combining video clips with 3D scene [duplicate]

In addition to a few video clips I have added a scene with a 3D model to my video sequence editor. Now the final render of the video does not appear to have rendered several settings that I have given ...
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Message actuator/sensor across scenes?

In the BGE, I'm trying to send a message from one scene to an overlay scene. The subject in the main scene's actuator matches the overlay scene's sensor. I've also made sure I'm sending the message to ...
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How to add an object to the scene through python

I have an object that I got by accessing bpy.data.objects[] by its index. I later call .copy() on this object to copy it and it ...
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White outlines around characters from sun lighting

So, I'm trying to make a minecraft scene and every time I put a sun in the scene it puts a white outline on the characters.
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How can an Android photosphere be used as a scene background?

How can an Android photosphere be used as a scene background? Should I map it onto a sphere? Is there a feature of background images I can use from scene?
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How to Relink a Linked Object?

I have to replace a linked object with another one but it would be nice to keep all object transformations of the old proxy. What is the common way to do this?
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Is there a way to make a project directory for all the external files, including textures and render saves?

I have been using blender for several years but I have never figured out if blender has a way to pack all the files from a scene, including blend files, textures, and render save files, in one folder ...
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addons User Preference and custom properties

I'm using the addon preferences to store some props (bool, filepath ecc...). But this prop are saved only in the global preferences of blender. I want that some of these props could be saved in the ...
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Changing the units in blender breaks camera view

I changed the scale in blender so exporting to unity would be less of a hassle. I followed this tutorial to do it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnAb1w-Dmuc. The problem is that after changing the ...
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Can I change Info bar colour on scene change

I am trying to write a script to set Interface colours for individual scenes. When I switch scenes in the Info bar drop down menu I want to change the Info Bar background colour. This gives better ...
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How do I get a python reference to the viewport camera? [duplicate]

I want do draw a line from one point to another using the blender opengl functions provided in bgl. Both points are in world coordinate system. I found a function in ...
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How move object between scenes

I have two scenes in a blend file. How do I move a object from one scene to the other? Not between blend files, but within one blend file but two scenes.
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How do I set frame_end in the scene using script when I switch between different actions?

I have different animations in each action with different duration. Is there a way to store the length of the duration in each action so that the frame_end can adjust accordingly to it? ...
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Link full .blend files

I'm trying to split a big .blend into several smaller ones, so that several people can work on different parts. I split it into 5 smaller .blend (~= 200MB and > 1000 objects each), and I created an ...
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Linking an armature to a scene

In my script I tried the following: import bpy arm = bpy.data.armatures.new('SomeName') bpy.context.scene.objects.link(arm) and I get the error: ...
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Modify render settings for all scenes using python

I have some basic render settings (border off, resolution, etc.) that I would like to have applied for all scenes in the .blend file using Python, via the -P ...
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Get current frame of objects scene?

I've been working on an add-on that manipulates text data called randomiser https://github.com/BenSimonds/Randomiser My problem is a bug I'm trying to resolve with getting the correct "current frame" ...
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How to set active scene via Python?

I have code to make a copy of my scene. bpy.ops.scene.new(type='FULL_COPY') cloneScene = bpy.context.scene cloneScene.name = 'clone' I wish to adapt it so that ...
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How to merge all scene geometry into a single mesh?

I would like to have all the geometry of a scene merged in one mesh. It should include curves, fonts, group instances, particles, with applied modifiers, etc... ...
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How to automatically join stripped pieces of video?

I'm using Blender for non linear video editor, I'm simply removing dead times (times in which nothing happen) in my video using hard cut (Shift + k) after this process I've got something like this: ...
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Multiple scenes with the VSE?

I've been experimenting with multiple scenes in Blender. I put together 3 separate scenes. All the scenes use text and the orthographic camera. What I am attempting to do is create a simple text pre-...
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How to remove the default cube? [duplicate]

How do you remove the default cube that appears in the scene upon opening the software? I wish to start with a blank scene when opening Blender.
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Multiple scenes and material with pass index

I am trying to create the effect where something is bigger on the inside than on the outside, just like the Doctor Who's Tardis. I have two scenes, one inside which is just some objects and one ...
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Removing corrupt object

I have a corrupt object in my master scene. It can't be seen anywhere else than in the outliner. I can select it (in the outliner) but I can't delete it. It happen to be so that this corrupt/lost ...
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Generate multiple renders of same scene, each at a different resolution?

I would like to generate several renders of a static scene, each render being a different size (eg 1024x1024, 512x512 etc). ...
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Using scenes and render layers to composite an object isolated on white background with shadow

I composite 3 individually rendered and saved files to achieve the look of an object isolated on white with a proper shadow: image file of object floating with alpha background image file of a render ...
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How to unlink a material only from a linked object?

I've created a second scene with a linked object but want to replace the materials on those objects only in the second scene. Nothing happens if I choose the material in the outliner and choose ...
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Is it possible to have more than one smoke simulation in the same scene?

If you add more than one Smoke domain in your scene, the first one will not make any smoke. Is it possible to get more than one simulation in the same scene? (For example, duplicating the entire ...
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Can I set render settings by individual scenes?

I have a .blend file with two scenes in it. Can I set different Properties panel > Render tab settings (dimensions, frame rate, etc.) for different scenes in the same .blend file? Thanks.
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Is there a way to batch render multiple scenes?

I have animations in 4 different scenes in my Blender file that I would like to batch render. Is there a way to batch render all the scenes, instead of only the scene I am working in?
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How can a rigged model be used multiple times in a scene?

I've created a rigged model and created and grouped the model and rig. I would like to add it multiple times in a single scene. I used File > Append selected the group, made it local L and created a ...
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How do I cycle through the camera views?

When reviewing the existing cameras of a scene, is there a way to quickly cycle through the views of all cameras?
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What's the quickest, easiest way to point the camera somewhere in blender?

Often I want to just point the camera to an object or a specific area in my scene to get an idea of how it'll look in the render. What's the most painless hassle-free way to do this in blender? A ...