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Questions related to creating and manipulating Blender Text objects. Text objects are useful for quickly creating 3D text by typing on the keyboard.

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How can I engrave text on a cylinder where the text is part of the mesh and the subdivision surface modifier can be used?

I am finding it really hard to engrave text onto the outside of a cylinder (i.e. rounded surface), while also using subdivision modifier and keeping the font style the same. The problem is, that the ...
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reading the contents of a .txt file with python [duplicate]

I have a .txt file, containing values like so: ...
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How to create this text glitch effect(End credits sequence of WandaVision)

How to create this text glitch effect from the End credits sequence of WandaVision? I understand there is more effects here like chromatic aberration and motion blur... How can I achieve this specific ...
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How to add a text strip in VSE using blender python?

The info context menu shows me the below code, but if I copypasted the code with import bpy, it doesn't work. ...
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How can I retopologize engraved text (or object with engraved text), so that a subdivision modifier can be applied?

Follow up question. I have been able to engrave text on a cylinder type object (How can I engrave this Text on the side of this cylinder (without changing the style of the font)?) How can I now best ...
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How can I engrave this Text on the side of this cylinder (without changing the style of the font)?

Another day another question: I want to engrave this "EXPERIMENT" text on this cylinder like object. The text has to wrap around the object (not completely, only the amount it covers). It is ...
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bpy create text

im using Blender 2.9.2 and trying to learn how to create text. Have a list of words (around 80) I will like to have automatically created via script. The one basic example wont run. I get and error ...
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Location of a packed font to recall in blender python

I have this simple code that changes the font of the "String to Curves" node in Geometry nodes. But I want to set the font location to a font I have already packed in the blend file. (Let's ...
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points distribution on text

any ideas how I could distribute points in middle of text not on edges?
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how can i fill this mesh correctly? I need to leave spaces where required

when i press the fill tool i get incorrect results. I tried the Boolean modifier after duplicating the vertices to attempt to cut the holes in the letter 'N' etc but this didnt work. Must be something ...
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Apply text to curve surface not working properly?

I want to apply this text to my curve cylinder but it keeps looking strange. How do I make it to where the text is all even and perfectly curved across my surface? Here's the shrinkwrap modifier ...
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Is it possible to render an object as it appears in the Material Preview tab, while keeping the rest of the scene shaded?

I have this scene where I want the text to be noticeably metallic (this is the Rendered View): The problem is, since the scene is so dark, it makes it very hard to see the text. Ideally, I would want ...
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How do I write Hebrew letters in a text object?

Is there a way to write Hebrew letters in a text object? I can't write Hebrew directly. I also tried to copy and paste letters with "Ctrl + v" but to no avail. Is there any way to do that?
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How do I change font of "String to Curves" Geometry node using Blender python?

I want to make it easier for people to change fonts without going into the geometry nodes editor. But I don't know how to select the "String to Curves" node. Hovering mouse over the node ...
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Geometry node 3.1: text extrude and bevel

I can't find how to reproduce the bevel property of usual text object in Geometry Nodes (Blender 3.1). What I tried is this, but I can't find how to add bevel:
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How do I create points along the middle of a text character?

I want to automatically place objects along the center of some text, instead of along the edges. Before I can do this I need some points. The problem is how to avoid manually placing points in the ...
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How do I change size of an individual word with Text function?

Hello, So I've downloaded a font and want to change the size of the "Z" only I marked in the picture, is there a way I missed? Every size change from the toolbox affects the text as a whole ...
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Can we create this a Rebuild letters and offset text animation in Blender?

Can we offset text animation with another (same) text animation like in this video in 3D? Can we "rebuild" the letters and offset the animation like in the video? (the text offset effect in ...
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I am trying to make a 3D animated text in blender but I cannot find the Faces option

Normally projects get this option but on my local machine I just cant find this option. This is my POV so could someone please help me with this! blender version: 3.0.1
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Manipulate Blender nodes via webform

How can I manipulate values of nodes in Blender via a webform? If there is no existing feature that supports this, can I read a textile into blender to manipulate Blender nodes?
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How to put LaTeX equation on blender? [duplicate]

I've been wondering if it is possible to put LaTeX equation in blender like any other text. Does anyone knows how?
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Text with different font filling in XOR pattern or fills in places that should not be filled

When using the font "Cabin", the fill does not work correctly. (see image) I have tried all the fill modes and all relevant geometry settings to no avail.
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How to add text in blender using python and Control Location and scale

I ran into a problem with texts and python in blender scripting. ...
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Fix holes in overlapping curves (Text)?

Blender seems to subtract overlapping curves instead of filling them the way letters are usually displayed. Is there a way to fill them without converting them to mesh or seperating them ? I need ...
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Procedural text embossed label with Geometry Nodes 3.0

Hi there, I'm trying to make some procedural labels, typewriter style, with some embossing. I'm italian, so I'm struggling to find any exact definition of the style I'm looking for in order to find ...
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How to round extruded text and keep original contour?

If you start with basic extruded text: Then you add a rounding bevel on it you can bubble it out like this: But of course this makes the text much bigger so the letters are all fat and bumping into ...
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Blenderesse Freeze Generator Setup for Geometrynodes Fields doesn´t work on Text

i tried the Freeze Generator and it worked fine with my Objects, but it doesn´t work if i select a Text. I converted the Text into a Mesh and i also applied a Remesh Modifier, but it didn´t work. Can ...
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Transform letters by their instances in geo nodes

I'm doing text animation in geometric nodes. I'm trying to animate the letters around their center, but all the transforms are only applied relative to the bottom left corner. Is it possible to do ...
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Vroid textures messed up. I don't know why

Ok, I'm trying to do some bone work on my VRoid model aka a VRM, but every time I press fix it (with the cat blender plugin) it gives me a monster of a model and I don't know what to do.
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Create Optical Illusion with Perspectives

I want to achieve an effect like in the screenshots. The text is readable only from one specific perspective. From all other angles, the text is distorted. I'm trying to figure how to achieve this ...
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Adding "Drop shadow" effect for text

I try to find some way of adding "Drop Shadow" effect for text. Something like on picture which attached. Something similar to Emission surface but here it need to be some color and I want ...
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blender text mesh transformation

So I have the labels set using the answer here How to add text in blender using python ...
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How to make text appear from invisible "wall"

I tried to make similar text animiation like from game GRID 2. The text slides from vertical line but the text is cutted and theres clearly space between the line it comes out of. You can find the ...
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Adding 3D Text in Video editing

Is there a way to make the text that you can add in the video editor apear to look 3D? I want to add 3D knock out text on top an existing video. Or is it possible to create the 3D text in the 3D ...
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Invert text color according to plane color

Im just starting learning using blender, and I have some little problem. I have some plane and text object, and here the color of the plane object is randomly generated. The problem here is that the &...
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Blender Python: Can't open Font on Windows

I have been troubles setting up my default font in my script. I have tried , bpy.ops.font.open(filepath="C:\\Windows\\Fonts\\comic.ttf"), but the result ...
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Carve the text on an object and make it one piece

I'm new to Blender. I have been trying to make the text (which I've already converted it to a Mesh) carved on the yellow plane and actually become the same piece, not separated. In this picture, I ...
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emojis in VSE text strip

I want to place emojis via a text strip in the VSE. I have seen this question, but the only answer there is to choose the correct font. I know how to choose a font and when I choose Noto Color Emoji ...
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How to I create text with a rounded face? [duplicate]

After spending the best part of 2 days on this I'm still totally baffled. I'm trying to create a badge to be 3D printed and I'm having trouble getting the text to look right. The effect I'm going for ...
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How to create a text that goes along and around a torus, preferible top face? [duplicate]

Hi there, Does anyone have an idea how can a text (longer than that, imagine two words) go around and along an object in this case a Torus? I have already inserted in the mesh. Warm regards Ray
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Mesh converted from Text has weird Faces and Directions

So I'm trying to convert text into a mesh with all the normals facing the same direction. I'm getting this weird issue where the convert to function is creating a face at a weird location / direction ...
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How does the Blender User search for previous instance in the text editor window?

What are the keystrokes? https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/editors/text_editor.html Find the next instance .... from the documentation Find & Set Selection Ctrl-G Finds the next instance ...
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How to make 3d text font with very thick stroke in blender 2.9

I'm still beginner in blender and i was told to make a 3d font in blender, but it must have a very thick stroke. This is the example I have tried to edit the offset font, adding object modifier (like ...
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How to add comments in Blender?

I am sending a mesh to my friend to fix. To let him know which places to fix, I have created many Emptys at various location named them, ...
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How can I animate text moving in blender 2D?

I want to animate a sign lowering from the top of the frame, swinging around, then dropping. The only problem I'm having is animating the text I have on it to move with the sign. I don't have the ...
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I don't / can't see the object in render image. How to do it? [duplicate]

I created a white object-word ("Unito") starting from the creation of a 2D "text", then I modified it after having dissolved the faces and then I put them back with the keyword &...
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Display all values in a list as Text(Animation Nodes)

How to display 'All Values' in a floatlist as separate Text objects in 3D_Viewport? TextObjectOutput accepts only single values
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Overriding convert object operator issue

Let's say I have an otherwise empty file with a single Text object, (imaginatively) named "Text". I want to convert this to a mesh using a Python script (obviously this is a ridiculously ...
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Rigid Body Particles Falling to Outline Object (negative space typography)

I would like to use an invisible text mesh to force rigid body particles to fall around it, thereby creating the outline of the word in the negative space. I'm using larger and irregularly shaped ...
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Why does my camera-text parenting function in viewport mode and not in the animation render?

I'm trying to parent two different text-objects to a moving camera so that they move at the same rate as the camera and appear as if they aren't moving. In the viewport, everything works as I want it ...
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