Questions tagged [text-object]

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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Non English 3d Text with Python

I am trying to create 3d text object using python. The text has non english letters and the default 3d text font doesn't have these letters. I can use another font file that supports the entire ...
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Changing Text Content Externally VIA OSC

I am new to Blender and am using AddOSC to manipulate Blender objects "on the fly". I would like to be able to change text content using Open Sound Control. However, as far as can make out text ...
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Blender 2.8 Eevee transparent BSDF leaving extruded text unfaced

I'm trying an animation in Blender 2.8 (most current release as of 20 Jun 19, although the last couple of releases also do this) which fades up pre-extruded text part way through; I'm running ...
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Animate Text bpy.ops.transform.translate

I am trying to find the right code to animate text that follows a bezier curve in python blender api. I can add the keyframes, and they appear to be working when I drag through the timeline, but when ...
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Apply Text To Surface Question?

How do I create this? I want to similarly add text to an old plank fence, but I don't want it to just look like an "overlay"
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How can i make this text in Blender?

Hi all how can i make this text in blender. IS there please any tutorial or Tips
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Why is my Xerox font degrading in appearance in Blender?

I was gonna make a Xerox logo remake in Blender, but the letters and et cetera were degraded and their pixels were invisible. How must we fix this??!
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Help Converting Old 3DS Tutorial to Blender

thanks in advance! I’m trying to do something I think is probably about as simple as it gets, but I’ve no experience at all in this field so would really appreciate the help. I’m trying to follow ...
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Have letters fall into place on plane

I want to have my letters fall and hit the plane, bounce and then land in order to spell words. How do I achieve this?
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How to render text streak animation?

I'm a beginner to Blender and 3D authoring in general. I would like to mimic a text intro animation sequence as depicted in the first 5 seconds of this video: https://youtu.be/kzyFBlNRohs. I have ...
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Adding text with default font is outline without face

In all the tutorials I've seen when adding text the default text has a shaded/solid face. My default is just an outline/'faceless'. I'm using 2.80 beta Thanks Edit 1: Right,the question is why. ...
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How to display VSE image-strip filename as overlay?

Is it possible to show the Filename of the current frame of a Image-Strip in the VSE as overlay text?
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Blender Game Engine dynamic text wordwrap

I want to display some text that change dynamically when I select another item. Displaying the text is working, but I'm wondering if there is a way to make the text multilines and/or wordwraping it so ...
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Can blender text formatting be set without bpy.ops?

I want to set some text for a render from the command line with a python script. I'm hoping to be able to set the formatting of that text. However: bpy.ops seems a clunky way to do so. I was expecting ...
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Text on a curve with consistent length

I have several circle curves that will have different text objects wrapped onto them. Each text object is a string of 64 random characters. The text should exactly fill the size of the circle without ...
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How to fix this text overlay problem?

The particles effect is overlayed on the text, what setting do I have to turn off?
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How to change text color with animation nodes?

Is it possible to change color of some part of text object? On image you can see a text object with 3 words inside (text different_color text). two words should be black color and middle word (...
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Hot to upload a new font (OFT) file into blender

I've designed a font in fontforge and now I need to put it to use. can someone tell me how I can install to font into blender !
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Show Normals of Text Curves

If I convert a text object to curves, there are no normals displayed for these curves in edit mode, even though 'Normals' check box is selected (both in 2.79 and 2.8[under overlays]). How do I enable ...
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Display text on 3d viewport [duplicate]

Is there a way to display text on the 3d viewport. (not text objects) After running a script I would like to display instructions on what to do next. I have tried this scrip and it works well.. is ...
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Round beveled text [duplicate]

Is there easy way of having a rounded bevel on text… ie like so… It was painful to model this on the text and when I added a bevel I got all sorts of bad geometry and had to rebuild it etc, like so… ...
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Engraving went Wrong

I dont know what happened the rest worked well but the main one didnt and its has done this weird glitch sort of thing.
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“convert to” is not there in my blender 2.8 version [duplicate]

In my blender 2.8 version the "convert to", which is present in Search option is not there. What should I do?
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How to properly apply text to a sphere [duplicate]

I'm trying to apply text to a basic sphere but I can't figure it out. I've applied a shrinkwrap modifier to the text, and have the target of the modifier be the sphere, but the effect doesn't come out ...
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Join text to object

I'm new to Blender and 3d and I have a question. I have followed a tutorial about chipping wood to a text animation. I.e it's a block of wood that gets chipped and then reveals a text in it. This ...
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How can I count the characters per line in text object?

I'm currently working on displaying paragraphs of text in blender, where I would like to have some control over how many characters are shown per line. To keep text readable I want to limit how many ...
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How to view OTF fonts?

Blender only shows TFF fonts, on all versions I've tried (Windows 10). The problem: When you add text (add>text), and you go to the font modifier tab, attempt to change font, and navigate to system ...
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Exporting rotations of selected objects to a text file

I am using this script which I got from the internet and it works perfectly for 2.79. Please could someone help adding selected objects rotation to export to the same txt file? In degrees.... Thanks ...
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Bake Animation Nodes text animation

Is it possible to bake an Animation Nodes animation that uses Trim Text and Text Object Output nodes? I've been following this tutorial to create a typewriter text animation effect. I eventually ...
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How to tie two tracking points and text

I can tie text with one point. I can track 20-30 points and build full scene, but it's to long. I need easy way to tie two tracking video points and text.
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How to animate translucency of a material per object individually?

I want to create a video with animated text in Blender 2.8 (beta). I have 3 words (individual text objects) of which the locations are animated with keyframes. They slide in next to each other. As ...
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How to apply a material to a selection in Text using Python

The Blender documentation explains how to apply multiple materials to various selections in Text: For example, to create Fig. Red Green Blue. you would need to create three separate materials and ...
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How can I get vertices as a .txt file in Blender 2.8? [duplicate]

I want to get all the vertices of a Blender object written to a .txt file. For example, a cube would have hte xyz coordinates of each vertex written to a text file. I'm not sure if this is possible, ...
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So I know how to add the bevel, but how can I color text like this?

I'm motion tracking text and I've made a text object with a bevel so how can i color the bevel to look like subtitles, also is there a way to do this without doing it for every text object. where i ...
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Using Wave Modifier instances in Animation node

In animation nodes is it possible to take an object data path output and run it with an instancer? I am trying to give a ghost type effect to the wave modifier on text. Throught the wave of the ...
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Hollowed text inside a solid

I am trying to make a word appear in the empty space of a solid cube. Very similar to the Marvel logo attached. How can I achieve this?
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Scripting: Converting Text object to Mesh object fails due to incorrect context (2.78)

I'm new to scripting in Blender, but after extensive googling and searching through the API, I've created the following script to create an empty scene (my default scene has no cube, light or camera ...
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Save text logo for external use

I've created a 3D text with no animation, just text, and want to use it in my OBS when streaming. I don't know how to export it from blender to add it to OBS. Any help or suggestions would be ...
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How do I convert 2D text into a mesh when alt c doesn't work in 2.8

How do I convert 2D text into a mesh when alt c doesn't work in 2.8 I don't understand why this happens maybe they moved the feature elsewhere because in 2.79 in worked fine for me...
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How do I get rid of these wrinkles in texts [duplicate]

Whenever I add a curve modifier to this text object, It shows these weird wrinkles in some of the letters. If anyone has a solution the solve this, that would be greatly appreciated. This is Blender ...
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Put a 2D dialog UI with typewriter effect on top of Blender animation

I'd like to reproduce the following effect, seen during the Isabelle reveal in Super Smash Brothers https://youtu.be/uZdDPcX3TxI?t=13 Basically just put a dialog UI overlay on top of my 3D animation ...
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Is marking and labelling topo points possible?

I have a topo surface created by using a a heightmap as displacment modifier which does a nice job as below. My question part A is can I add a marker (say like the circle, or it could be just a dot) ...
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Automatic text from file

Do you know how I can create text objects from a file or list like this? Text x y z abc 876 232 12 bcb 365 345 23 etc Thanks, Owen
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Select text object by name and change font via script

I'm needing to know how to access and change the font for a pre-existing text object. Everything that I have seen uses a new text object. I've tried looking at the bpy.ops.fonts structure, but can't ...
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Text script issue

I'm needing to generate a set of different texts each in their own font so that I can see which one would look best, something like this (have a whole bunch of fonts do do this with). I created a ...
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How do I type on a Bézier curve?

How can I get an effect like this? This is what I have right now: I'm trying to make the words follow the line so I can curve sentences downward. Credits: https://www.behance.net/gallery/60396931/...
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How to make a growing text animation?

I'm trying to replicate a text animation from GreyScaleGorilla (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMMNTaI4wD8&t=2s) but can't find the right way to do it in blender. I tried beveling the text, ...
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How can I make a non-handwriting text appearing like if someone writes it?

I followed this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y59O7wunijo making a text with a Grease Pencil and then converting it to Bezier curve so I can control the text appearing by tweaking Bevel ...
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Changing object show_name font

I would like to have the option to show/hide the objects labels. Also, the labels should face the user point of view (not the camera). I'm trying to use the show_name property, but the font is really ...
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How to center text on slanted triangular face?

I am trying to model my own 20 sided die and to add the numbers on each face. I am having trouble getting them centered on each triangular face. Any suggestions on how to achieve this?