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Can anyone hep me fixing blender? [duplicate]

Every time I open Blender the same project is opening, I don't know how I did this but I cant close the project and can't open a new project. I haven't saved the project that opens anywhere, this ...
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How to make Save/Load Popup Windows & Preferences Window open on Secondary Monitor?

I'm using a dual monitor setup (Monitor + Wacom Cintiq). My cintiq is designated as the secondary monitor, but its where I do all my creative work (blender, photoshop, etc). I've suuccessfully gotten ...
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Blender does not startup anymore

Although I have used Blender for over 2 years now on this machine suddenly it will not start anymore. Uninstalling all Blender versions and trying to re-install 2.8 and 2.9 but neither will work. In ...
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How to fix viewport being tilted on startup?

I just started using Blender 2.90.1 a few days ago, and noticed that whenever I create a new .blend file, the viewport appeared just slightly tilted. I thought I was going crazy, until I used "...
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Grease Pencil Bug: Nothing to Erase or All Layers Locked

I'm using Blender 2.9 with a Huion 1060 plus Tablet on a Mac. The problem I'm having is similar to what user85302 had with trying to draw. The only difference is that I can't troubleshoot the same way,...
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Blender won't correctly load the texture file (png image) in my custom startup file. Why?

In my project I have an "Images as Planes" object. I click on the "Save Startup File" option to ensure my project and its layout loads upon starting Blender. It seems to work as ...
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How to Keymap a Custom Operator with Properties

I have a custom python file where I setup my keymaps like this: ...
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I created a Start File; When used, though, the materials are broken

This program, I tell you... So, I created a Start File so that I don't have to do a bunch of the same thing when I create a scene. The start file loads just fine when I open it and look around. But ...
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Carrying UI Settings from Windows to Linux [duplicate]

I'm trying out Linux (Kubuntu 20.04), moving from Windows 7, just to see how I feel about it. I installed Blender 2.83 and I'm having trouble opening up the start up file I have saved away with the ...
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blender closes on startup

I'm using an i9 desktop computer and a graphic card of Intel® UHD Graphics 630 with a Quadro rtx 4000. Currently I'm using blender 2.83 but anytime I try opening it, it shows me a black screen an it ...
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How to make Blender open on secondary monitor, including save/open/prefs window?

I use a dual monitor set up (Dell as primary monitor, Wacom Cintiq as my secondary). I want blender to start up on my secondary monitor. Manually moving the Blender window to my secondary and saving ...
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How to register scripts in the startup/scripts folder if they are inside a Sub-folder?

I know I can place a script in Blender's startup/scripts folder and it will register when you open Blender, which is what I normally do. However, I have a lot of scripts so I tried putting them in a ...
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How to access the Kemap settings Preferences (Spacebar Action, Select Mouse button, etc) with python?

I use a python script to set up some startup preferences like this: bpy.context.preferences.view.show_tooltips_python = True However, there is a particular set of preferences I don't know how to ...
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How do I Backup my User Preferences File?

Blender 2.83 crashed because I pressed Ctrl + Z one too many times (this pitfall is still a thing. At this late stage. Yes). Now one of my more recent User Preferences hotkey changes is reverted to ...
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Blender 2.83 doesn't load “.blend” file on my Ubuntu computer

I use Blender 2.83 on Ubuntu 20.04. When i double click on a ".blend" file, Blender doesn't load my project but opens the default Startup file. I did use Blender 2.82 with the same operating system ...
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Blender 2.83 Doesnt Load: Debug Output says “EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION”

I checked one of the text files for 2.83 and says my GPU is supported, I ran one of the command scripts (blender factory startup) and it produced a Blender Debug Output. This text message says ...
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Load up default workspaces in older blender files?

I'm looking at models that were made in 2.7 and every time i have to add the layout workspace manually. Any way to have the default workspaces load up in every blend file? The old default workspace is ...
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My config trying to find color management, how can I make it gone?

This is my config from last workplace. My technical director write something into it and now blender trying to find color management. I don't want blender to write this titles. Raw/new blender don't ...
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Missing brush circle after ctrl+U

I'm quite new using this Blender 2.82 platform. When I want to color my object it says "texture missing" then I find the missing file and the file that is missing is "startup.blend". Later, I google ...
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Why is the default cube on my startup file invisible?

The default cube is completely invisible but highlighted so i know its there. I switch to edit mode and I can now see the cube. I go back to object mode and, again, the cube is completely invisible. ...
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Blender is not displaying anything when startup

So I got this new desktop PC (albeit second-hand), and I begun moving my old stuff from my laptop to here, including Blender 2.79. When starting up the program, I was greeted with something I call a ...
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Saving startup file does not effect startup

When I save my startup file using either Ctrl+U or File -> Defaults -> Save Startup File, the next time I open Blender, ...
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Startup cube not display as other objects

I started to learn blender on Dell Latitude E7450 with Intel Corei7 in order to participate a contest but after the laptop crashed I switched to Hp Protect Smart with AMD A10-5750M APU with Radeon HD ...
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PYTHONPATH ignored?

Blender 2.82a on Windows 10 - I'm trying to set th PYTHONPATH environment variable before launching Blender, but it seems that Blender's version of Python somehow has disabled the standard Python ...
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I run blender 2.82a I get a blank screen

I am using Windows 8 on a 64 bit I just finnished downlaoding blender 2.82 the latest version and installed it. I run blender I get the c:prompt screen for a millisecond and then the software opens ...
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Can I pin a custom startup file permanently?

I would like to create a start-up file that does not move from the menu, and disappear after I select and load a few different project files. I previously set up files but they keep moving out of the ...
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2.79 works for me- 2.81a refuse to start - cmd screen only flashes

I have been using 2.79 works well. installed both 2.8 and even 2.81a on a Dell xps8300 W7.When I tried to start it , the cmd-screen only flashed. blender did not start. Doe's anyone have a solution ...
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Suddenly Blender 2.8 doesn't start

I've been using Blender 2.8 until yesterday then today i wasn't able to open it again. Tried to do a clean install and it still doesn't open. I've tried to run it with --debug-gpu and --factory-...
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Why does my blender file close a few seconds after opening it and how do I fix this?

When I open a blender file, my project is visible for a few seconds while I can't make any changes to it, and then it closes. Does anyone know how to fix this? This doesn't happen to all of my blender ...
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How to save the default mode of a custom workspace?

When designing new workspaces, there doesn't seem to be a way to save or define the default mode of that workspace. You can duplicate one of the presets and go from there, which would work fine... ...
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Startup Profiles

I am new to Blender and loving it. I have a request for a feature that at least for me would be a huge asset. I would like to have the ability to select from different startup files. Right now my only ...
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New default file template?

In Blender 2.80, you have options now to set a file template with it's own set of workspaces. Is there a way to rename, or better yet create a new file template?
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Blender 2.8 on an Old PC notebook

My question is,I am running a HP Pavilion dv7 windows 7 64 bit AMD A-6 34000 H D graphics 1.40 GHz can I download and create with Blender 2.8 Thanks Ace 59
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Blender won't open on macOS Mojave

I've been using blender for a couple weeks on macOS High Sierra and yesterday I downloaded something from blender cloud and blender wouldn't open after that. The icon bounces for a minute as if its ...
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Startup script to reduce primitive vertices no longer works in Blender 2.80

I don't like to always have to reduce the overly high vertices count on the primitives (no, really! 32 vertices for a circle which I'll subdivide a couple times anyway?). Therefore, I used this script ...
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No save startup file or load factory settings option?

I'm trying to save a default startup, and online tutorials say File > Save Startup File... but I do not find this option
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Blender 2.79b/2,78c Crash [Error: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION]

Blender 2.79b/2,78c have suddenly started crashing on my Dell Windows10/64bit laptop(Intel Hd3000 Gpu). Error: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION I have tried the steps below (all have failed) - 1.Updated ...
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Cant open blender

I've downloaded blender multiple times and everytime I try to open the program it pops up with a grey screen for half a second and then disappears and I can't get it to open and I can't use it.
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Failed to set 44100hz, use 48000hz instead [duplicate]

How do i fix this? Ive used youtube videos and online information but nothing helps. My computer is an Lenovo, Ideapad 330. Its processor is an AMD A9, Radeon R5, 5 compute Cores 2C+3G. It also had ...
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What version of blender approves 441000hz for audio

Im experiencing issues with blender. When i startup the 2.79 version, a black box opens with the Cannot use 441000hz, use 48000hz, so i changed my audio settings and all. Yet, it still doesn't seem to ...
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Blender white screen on startup

I previously had Blender installed through the windows store (which worked ok), but I uninstalled it, intending to get the Steam version and/or the 2.8 beta. I tried both, but when I open either one ...
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Blender 2.8 Custom Start Window (Ctrl + u) Not working

Ctrl + U worked in 2.79 for me, but in 2.8 it doesn't seem to work. Even if I press ctrl + u after deleting the starting cube, the next time I open Blender it's still there. Is there another way to do ...
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Blender fails to load

I've just tried to launch Blender. Nothing has changed except for a recent Windows upgrade. When I launch Blender it hangs then crashes at the launch screen. I cannot get any version (2.20, 2.78, 2.79,...
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Blender crashes on start up

I used blender back then and it was working fine. I was using it for weeks and I stopped using it since I got busy. After 3 months, I decided to open blender again but it didn't work. The weird thing ...
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Custom script folder without editing files?

I'm trying to get Blender to launch with a custom script folder, is it possible without editing the preferences or files? I'm in a company considering making a very slow phase out of Autodesk ...
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Environment variables specific to Blender? Do they exist?

Are there any global variables in Blender? I was searching for them in Blender docs, but didn't find anything. For example, I want to override the default /tmp directory with another directory. But I ...
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How to run some functions in an addon in blender start?

Is there anybody who know how can I run some functions in an addon in blender start?
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Is there a way to change default start frame on the timeline?

I would like to change the default start frame fro 1 to 0, so that I wont have to set the start frame at 0 every time I open up blender.
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Run Python script on start up

In Blender Render (bpy) how can I run the python script on start up. So as soon as the file is loaded the script runs without having to click the Run Script button. Or is there a way of creating an ...
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Change Startup File to Default

I was using Blender, and i accidentally changed the start up file. I was wondering if i could change it back to the original starup when you first download Blender?