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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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?

Ok so i start up a file, and 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 ...
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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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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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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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Missing textures in blender 2.8 says can not find “startup.blend” in

Missing textures in blender 2.8 says can not find "startup.blend" in... I can see my texture in the uv editer but the model is pink in the viewer. when I try and find missing files under file, ...
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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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Blender creates empty copys off tempory folders in wrong directory

Every time i start blender (mobile version 2.78) it creates a copy - off the folder belonging in my "local\Temp\" folder (names blender_a[5 digit number]) - in another folder coincidentially also ...
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Why does blender fail to load appended textures in the startup file?

I costumized my startup file by appending a collection of sculpting-brushes from another file. All the brushes, textures, and images have fake-users to prevent them from being deleted and are packed ...
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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 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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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 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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Startup Problem 2.79

Why there is Startup Problem 2.79. Im getting problem with 2.79 new version i have downloaded. The installation done successfully. When i click on the exe the cmd run and disappears and nothing ...
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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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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 ...