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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?
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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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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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Load/import settings from one project to another? [duplicate]

I have created a new startup file in order to improve my workflow. One example among many others, I've created new Screens Layouts. It really makes a difference. But when I open old saved files, they ...
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How do I fix Exception Access Violation error on startup?

I just installed Blender, but when I try to start it, the command prompt comes up with "Error: Exception_Access_Violation" and then closes (and Blender never starts of course). How do I fix this? I ...
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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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Reload Startup File Causes Blender to Stop Responding

Whenever I use Ctrl+N to reload my startup file, Blender stops responding for about a minute. If I use File> Reload Startup File it works instantly. I personally prefer using the shortcut, so this is ...
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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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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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Cannot get rid of reported missing files

In the attached startup file for Blender, I cannot -for the life of me- get rid of the path of an image file reported as missing. The offending file was the photo of a mug used in a previous project, ...
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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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Thin Black lines on start up?

Okay, so I have this triangle looking thing, made of a thin black line on every startup file. I have made a few different startup files to try to fix it, but it shows up on every one. Any info?
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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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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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Fatal Python Error on Startup (Not Responding)

Can someone help me? Every time I try to run blender it keeps I get the same error, I tried to install blender as a zip file, install a previous version that I know worked for me before (on the same ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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, ...