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why in the shadow menu I only have a bias

![limited menu] When I click on my light then on shadow menu there is only have a bias. I am currently running blender 2.8 on windows 10 64 bit. Thank you in advance for all your help.
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Strange issue with shadows in Cycles

For some inexplainable reason, the shadows on my object are showing up very strangely. Everything showed up correctly until I restarted Blender. I did not change anything to my knowledge before ...
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Problem with disappearing shadow in Eevee

I have a problem with disappearing shadow in Eevee. When object (head) is moving the shadow behind it is disappearing like on the picture. I thought it's about the bloom but it's not. Any suggestions?
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Blender Cycles Lightmap Baking

I've got a scene in Blender (simple house) where I want to bake the lightmap of certain objects (e.g. the floor). My goal is to export the whole model in the .gltf format to use it with three js. I ...
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Shading on model not correct

I can't seem to get the shading on this model correct. Model settings: Edge Split Subdivision surface- 3 subdivisions Of course smooth shading ON Model was based on circle with 120 vertices. My ...
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Product shots - Rendering shadows only below the object, not on the whole shadow catcher

Is there a way to render the shadow and the reflections only below the object? I'm rendering product shots and I want a shadow below them that isn't on a whole shadow catcher plane below the product. ...
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How to merge overlapping shadows?

my shadows are overlapping and have light outlines around them on top of other shadows creating a very ugly effect, I have a screenshot below to demonstrate the issue. The red outlines show the ...
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Sun casting square shadow rather than monkey?

I am doing a tutorial on game design and have lit my plane with the sun lamp. I am trying to get an object (suzanne) to cast a shadow by switching to GLSL. However, the light itself seems to casting a ...
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Blender 2.8 - How to render shadows to separate file outputs

I'm doing a simple product mockup with an object sitting on a plane. when rendering What i really would like is two files to move into photoshop for editing... One file with the product on a ...
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Eevee is not showing shadows in viewport, but they are present in the final render

I am using an HDRi to light my scene and I noticed EEVEE not rendering shadows in the viewport so I was assuming it wouldn't show them in the final render either. On the other side, with Cycles they ...
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Create grainy/nosy shadows

How can I accomplish this kind of noisy shadows in Blender?
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rendering with/without shadows

I'd like to render 60 frames of animation, where actually nothing moves, just the sunlight and the shadows are moving a little bit. I'd like to differenciate the objects and the shadows and render ...
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Weird Sharp Shadows when normal baked with cage

I am getting this weird sharp edges at the shadow transition when I used cage while baking them. It didn't appear when I when cage was not used, but without cage the edges are very sharp and don't ...
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How can I use shadow from environment world (HDRI)?

I make an animation in Blender 2.79 and render it using EEVEE in Blender 2.8 as it's very fast. One problem is that if I use HDRI whenever I do this for background, shadow of mesh doesn't appear on ...
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How can I prevent object(s) from casting shadows on certain object(s)?

I'm making a scene with a spaceship on Earth's orbit. I won't have it in the same scale so I need to prevent the spaceship from casting shadow on the Earth. Ideally, the spaceship would be created ...
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Shadows not calculated properly for some of the faces in the mesh

I'm running into this issue guys where I'm rendering these dark faces even though the normals are correctly placed. I used the knife tool to cut-up the mesh for most of teh scars and cracks you see ...
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Cast a shadow with HDR world lighting?

I have quickly created a bed in Blender and I'm using HDR lighting on the World node in Cycles, is it possible to create a shadow underneath the bed without adding more 'light' to the object? So ...
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Light casts wird shadow on glass!

When I try to make the glass cover for my clock, this is what happens. The strange ball appears to be a shadow that is cast by the light source. When I tick off specular for the light source, the ...
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Looking for the logic behind some simple flat UI drop shadows

I'm currently trying to create continuity from a blender render to an element on an html page, and attempting to match the box-shadow property of an html element to the way drop shadow looks from a ...
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Possible to control or limit distance of gloss and shadow how it affects other objects?

I'm creating a scene with a room and I wonder if it possible, with the help of nodes, limit the distance of an objects shadow and glossy to nearby objects or as an alternative tell object A not to ...
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shadow catcher + diffuse indirect to have color in the shadows

How can I make a red sphere on a shadow catcher plane being visible? I mean: the final image is a red sphere laid on a background image with a shadow, BUT in this shadow I wish to get a bit of red.(...
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I have a problem with splitting an object

I'm doing an illusion kind of animation, where a rules is split in two and where the other part is closer to the camera than the other, but they should seem to be connected at first. The camera will ...
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Using shadows as an input in cycles?

I'm trying to create a cartoon styled animation, and I'd like to give shadows a texture separately from the rest of the material, similar to this video at around 5:00, but not in real time. Is there a ...
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Why is glass shadow blocky in viewport render?

Raytraced shadow was set to be smooth (Point lamp: 6 samples, 2 size) and solid material produces fine results, but enabling any transparency gives strange blocky parts inside smooth area.
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Part of shadow disapear in Render. (Smoke domain problem?)

I get smoke shadow on to my plane until fram nr 149(of 650) Then the yellowed lined box from the smoke(smoke spehre in my smoke domain)goes past my plane/ground. Then the shadow disapper from my ...
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Glass shadow/ see through problem

[][ I am trying to make some colored glass blocks but on the image below the shadows are render like it's the block is solid. On the top image, the shadows are rendering fine, but the seethrough ...
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How to composite shadow pass with image sequences?

I rendered passes from a scene in another program and wanted to use Blender to composite them. What is the node setup for combining a diffuse color pass and shadow pass into one image? Thanks! Color: ...
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Wiil a speedtree cast shadow in cycles render?

I want to know how can I cast a shadow of a tree to my render. If I use a speed tree in front of the light, will it cast shadow to the objects? Or should I place a 3D tree model? Or else should I ...
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How to get transparent shadows using a spot with irregular/deep buffer?

I'm using Blender's internal renderer, trying to get some transparent shadow using a spot light with deep or irregular buffer switched on. Contrarily to this answer, the manual for 2.77 states this ...
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Shadow edges from object mode different from edit mode

Shadows are being smoothed around all vertices, like fake extra vertices exist around all real vertices. I don't want this (at least yet). This sort of happened to me, I must have misused some hotkey. ...
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Cell shaded effect

Is it possible to get a cell shaded effect on blender similar to the image below? http://gamegrass.com/game_img/2013/02/01/754.jpg
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Are there Shadow Groups" like there are Light Groups?

Im having a problem where I only want an object cast shadows on itself, with one light group. I have two separate light groups, and two light source, but the objects still seem to cast shadows onto ...
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What's causing this shadow line?

I have an emissive texture up against a wall. it's just a flat plane with a color set to the emission channel. At some distance, there is a sharp shadow line on the wall—but I don't see how it's ...
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No shadow after render

I'm new to blender and have only spent about two hours on it. I drew an animation and it went out just fine in preview, however after I rendered it, all shadows are gone (shadows below the object &...
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Shadow in transparent background in blender 2.77 cycles

I heard about shadow in newer version in blender 2.77 without any compositing and i don't how to do that,anyone tell me how to add shadow in transparent background in blender 2.77 cycles.
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How do I get rid of these odd ray shaped shadows-- or at least figure out what's causing them?

I'm seeing these really weird shadows all over my mesh in Object and Edit modes and while in the render: They only appear up close, but I'm worried that there's something I'm doing wrong. Can anyone ...
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Better ways to do stylized low resolution shadows?

What options / tools are there to create stylized shadows in Blender? I have been able to find a method that works in the way I want, but at the cost of adding thousands of extra triangles to my ...
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Transparent BSDF makes object and shadow invisible, but not through Mix Shader

this is my first post here, I'm new to Blender and I'm having an issue trying to achieve a certain effect. I'm trying to make an object become invisible when you look at it from certain angles. I'm ...
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blender alpha animation

I want to create an animation where an object starts with a transparency of 0 and gradually becomes 100. However, when the transparency is set to 0, there is still something like a shadow remaining. ...
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Why is the shadow of the 3D viewport inconsistent with the effect rendered after shadow capture?

I have a question about shadow capture. The PNG output after shadow capture is directly superimposed on the background. Why is the shadow much darker than the viewport appears?
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Shadow catcher layer looking weird

Trying to build up a decent reflection catcher to mix it with shadow catcher. Using a plane with shadow catcher on first render layer and reflective plane for the second layer. Why does the shadow ...
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Sun lights think there is a 200m shade around the camera, the rest of the scene lights don't work at all with shadows turned on. EEVEE Blender 4.0

first post. Been learning blender in my spare time for about a year, so please keep in mind this could be a very simple problem to you that I just don't know how to fix. Two crazy things keep ...
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Flickering of shadows and lights in eevee animation

I've been trying to figure out why my emission shader and shadows flicker in eevee when I render this as an animation. I experimented with light and shadow settings, samples, viewport and camera clip ...
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Fading object out in Workbench

Is it possible to fade out an object in workbench and not have the vanished object produce a shadow? Thank you
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Why won't the shadow cast upon the cube, yet casts upon the driveway?

I've set up a light, and it does cast a shadow, but not upon the green cube. Does anyone have a fix? Here is a screen shot:
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weird shadow lines in shaded mode with texture enabled

I am learning modelling with imphenzia youtube channel, and have applied same settings for low poly modelling. I am seeing weird unexpected shadow lines visible from only some specific angles. they ...
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Export glb animation WITH shadows

How do you export a glb with shadows? Using Cycles with GPU Compute. Goal is a webAR animation. I have tried so many combinations. I have even done a test of simple animation of blocks on a plane and ...
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How to add shadows and specular highlights in composting?

This is a scene that I have made in Blender: The locations and angles of the lights and lamps are known to me [obviously]. I want to superimpose images on this rendered image through compositing such ...
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Letter shadow and letter alignment problem

I got a job and I need to add shadow to the text as in the image. But there are two problems here: 1- The middle of the shadow is very dark, while the rest of it is darker. How can I set this? I want ...
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Why is the shading different on these two different parts of the same mesh?

I modeled a Z GT500 front and as I cut gaps on this mesh to finish it I noticed it has a very different lighting/shading despite using the same material, correct face orientation, applied scale; ...
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