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Dialing down the Bevel increment amount

Holding the shift key when adjusting the value on bevels dials down the increments suitably for most objects, but there are some occasions when this just isn't enough. I sometimes find myself making ...
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How do I install settings from one version of Blender to another

I've installed 3.3 and opened it a number of times. I also added a plugin. This means that the 'Install settings from a previous version' option is now missing from the splash screen. I can't find an ...
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Cycles Rendering Issue - too dark or too exposed

I am pretty new to Blender and getting used to the new systems. I have produced a building model in Sketchup and imported it into Blender as a DAE with no issues. I have added a camera move to the ...
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Why the transparent background settings is showing a black background after rendering in Eevee?

I have set the tranparent checkbox in "render panel File format as FFmpeg video : Container as QT :Video Codec as QT rele/QT Animation But the video is not tranparent when I play it on canva? ...
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Blender VSE: How to match render/output settings to input strip/video

I started a project and want to match the render/output settings to a specific strip/video. This means matching the frame rate, resolution, ...encoding?, ... video bit rate?..., ...audio bit rate?..., ...
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unwanted grid appeared in render viewport

Does anyone know how to get rid of it? Thanks a lot!
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Changing key maps in a new key configuration also changes the default key maps

I'm trying to create a new key configuration preset so that I can use Blender with my graphics tablet, primarily for sculpting. I have to change some key shortcuts because my tablet does not take ...
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I am unable to render my images even though they get rendered in viewport [duplicate]

For some reason I don't get any results when rendering my Images, even though the scenes get rendered in the viewport. Also i sent my .blend file to someone else, trying to figure out what's wrong, ...
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How to set the distance between object and camera while framing it using Numpad '.'

I have a big monitor and I sit quite close to it. Sometimes I want to frame an object by pressing Numpad .,< then the camera moves so close to the object that I can't even see other things. Is ...
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Is there support for touchpad two-finger gestures to rotate and zoom in Linux?

I used Blender on MacOS and was astonished how smooth an experience is to use the touchpad. More specifically I'm asking about: move two fingers on the touchpad to rotate the view pinch two fingers ...
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unable to see all the menu options

please advise what do i need to change so i can see my full menu bar. is this a bug? or is it my laptop settings? i have already tried maximizing and minimizing the dialogue box but i still cannot ...
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Light properties are not showing up

I am trying to adjust a point light, but the settings have disappeared on me. I expect to see something like this: But instead, I am getting this: It is the same for all four light types. What ...
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How do I set the default settings for the MeasureIt plugin?

I use the MeasureIt plugin quite heavily, but I have trouble seeing the default font size and color on a high resolution monitor, so I need to change the font size\color every time I start a new file, ...
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How to fix collared shirt clipping issue in cloth simulation

I have a collared shirt that I'm running a cloth simulation on that clips through itself whenever I run the simulation. The solution I've been trying so far is making the collar stiff so that it doesn'...
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Sculpting Without Overlapping Effect When Lifting Pen

this is my first question here, sorry if this is a really basic question, but I can't find an answer to it anywhere. I'm trying to sculpt very smooth lines all the way around a 3d shape. Basically, my ...
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Camera still moving after locking

Good day My camera is locked in Location/Rotation and Scale but I can still change Location/Rotation and Scale when I am scrolling on it. It seems it is not possible to lock its position. The thing is,...
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Is there a "read-only" mode?

When I'm working with Blender, I usually have some references lying around, either images (using tools like PureRef) or other models. When I look at other models, I open another instance of Blender ...
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localview changes viewport in blender , how to disable it?

H i , Local view or ( / ) hotkey changes view port (zooms out or in or rotates the scene) , is there any way to disable this behavior ? I want my viewport to remain still when im working . It is cool ...
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Problem with double display of meshes and objects in edit mode

When I switch to edit mode, as you can see in the picture, the mesh and the object are doubly visible. The object is displayed with a little movement represented by bones, so I cannot access the ...
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Blender scale settings issue [duplicate]

I am new to blender and have been trying to setup blender 3.2 to use mm instead of meters as it default scale for me to create some custom parts and stop motion puppet parts and heads . I have looked ...
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Blender not autosaving .blend files that are located in D: drive

Blender has been autosaving all my files normally but for some reason, once I started storing my projects outside my SSD, blender no longer autosaves them. It resumes to autosaving them again once I ...
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Blender 3.1.2 Can't Save Preferences or Remember Recent Projects?

I'm using version 3.1.2 on Windows, and any time I open up the software, it's as if I'm opening it for the first time, every time. The Open recent option is always empty, the saved bookmarks in the ...
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How to optimize Blender - Settings?

So, I upgraded my computer and now it is working much better. Still, I wonder if there is any document that explain how to best optimize it to match the computer. For example, I was working on a ...
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Liquid simulation - wrong flowing direction

I try to make a liquid simulation but find a problem that can not fix. As the picture shows, the liquid flow in the wrong direction and I want it to be a straight line Here is the setting. please ...
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When sculpting low poly, the performance goes down. I need to stop an wait

Still trying to learn this product. I am now learning about sculpting. Following a training, using a low poly head provided for the training I am sculpting. Using any brush in ViewPort/Shading, I make ...
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How to make rain that's hardware friendly?

I'm not aiming for a photorealistic scene. Just a simple rain using mesh/sprite/decal. Like in Max Payne. I can't seem to find the right guide. Honestly most of the guides i've found aims on ...
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Eevee Reflections Clipping at an Angle

In my current project, Eevee is clipping my reflections when at an angle. In this screenshot, the camera is pointing downward and the top of the red cube is being clipped. The cube's reflection can ...
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Adding depth of field to Individual passes i.e Emission, Ambient Occlusion, mist, etc?

So I've been using the built in depth of field in blender more on my renders, however I notice this isn't transferred over to any of my passes, making it harder for me in my compositing stage. I've ...
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I broke something and I'm not sure what

I think I messed up my controls. Rather than zooming, my scroll wheel now scrolls through frames. And my middle mouse button seems to be snapping my view.
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Shadows different in viewport and render

When I use eevee to render this simple hand model, the shadows look different in the viewport versus the render, as shown in the attached image. There is no difference in subdivision levels, viewport ...
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Blender ignores SHIFT+MMB (panning) after switching to another window?

So this is not a major problem, but it is an issue that gets pretty annoying. Whenever I'm using Blender and I need to switch to another window or application on my PC (to pause a video, look ...
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How to adjust "Display in render preview" settings in Eevee?

Hey it's the curious Juan again, Can anyone explain why does my render in "Display in render preview" mode look so different from what is shown in the tutorial: https://youtu.be/VFqOkVZp7t0 ...
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Snapping stopped working properly after restarting Blender

The snapping tool was working properly 8 hours ago, I reopened Blender to keep working on my project and now the snapping tool is only working with increments, regardless of the selected mode (tried ...
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Symmetry settings have no effect (continues mirroring across Y)

Using Blender 3.0 in Sculpt mode. I have been (intentionally) mirroring across the Y-axis. However, now, I can't turn this off. In fact, no matter what I pick in the Symmetry settings, it continues to ...
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Blender 3.1 on windows 10 not transferring previous settings

So I use Blender on MAC and PC, the Mac 3.1 brought over my settings from 3.01 with no issues, but the PC version of Blender 3.1 came in as a fresh install and didn't ask to transfer my settings from ...
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Is there a way to change blenders rename character limit?

I, just tried to rename a Blender timeline marker to a longer sentence and noticed there's a limit of 63 characters. So I was wondering if there was a way to change this limit.
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Visual artefact in viewport

Pretty new to blender, but i've tried to find a solution and came up blank (lots of other types of artifacting obscuring search results). Below is my view of just a default cube. It's very annoying to ...
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How do you get PBR materials in menu?

Mine has IFC Material immediately under settings in Materials instead. Is this an add-on? (Didn't see it there either.) From this video: https://youtu.be/9zkJC1LJycc?t=548 Thanks!
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Blender 3.0 constantly checks on "Depth" option in Orbit & Pan options

This didn't happen before in 2.xx versions. I start a new project or load older project and start working and camera starts jumping around like crazy. I go into option and this nasty option is turned ...
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Rendering a PNG/Leer [closed]

I simply copied a PNG picture in my scene, but when i hit render, it wont show up. I checked the render-settings but couldn't find anything.
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Remove shortcuts from the side of the screen

Have a nice day. Is there a hotkey to remove the region visible in the image?
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How to remove extra animation actions in blender?

I usually make extra actions accidently. and the problem is that they always make my project untidy and I don't know how to delete 'em. I searched in google but I didn't find any good way for doing ...
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Where is the option for setting number of CPU threads

This post, and this documentation implies (and has a picture of) setting the number of threads used by blender for rendering. However when I look where I think the post is pointing to I don't see the ...
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Physics tab is not appearing for the hair particle emitter system

I am watching a tutorial and the user has a physics tab in the hair particle emitter but I do not, how do I make this appear? I've included screenshots of my screen versus theirs.
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Transparent problem

I have a problem with transparent image, I have tried to follow so many tutorials but no one has found a solution to my problem. I am using a png image. Alpha clip is on. If you want picture of ...
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Change material settings of multiple materials

I have an object with hundreds of materials, and I want to change the blend mode on all of them to opaque. I do not want to go through them individually, so I was wondering if there was a way through ...
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How to set up a good motion blur and shutter speed

So here's my problem, I recently moved on Blender, and I'm currently learning it (I mean, I know how to animate and stuff, but I need to learn it using Blender). So, I would like to get a good render ...
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How to pan, zoom and orbit using keyboard AND mouse button?

I am switching from Cinema4D where pan, zoom and orbit is realised by using key 1 + left mouse button key 2 + left mouse button key 3 + left mouse button I can not figure out how to set this up in ...
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Camera Perspective Not Working

The Problem: The camera viewport is not working when I switch to camera view using "Numpad 0". The camera outline guides do not show as they usually do, and the Camera Perspective viewport ...
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Why is Shader Editor doing this? [duplicate]

when I see people enter the Shader Editor in the tutorials I see, the default cube (or any mesh for that matter) is a solid white color from every angle. However, my default meshes in the Shader ...