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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Metallic Text in 3DViewport looks incorrect

I'm new in blender, and I was just trying a simple TUT to make a cinematic text, and my results where so different than the one in TUT (cinematic movie text) Simply a metallic text should be correctly ...
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Why the new text I added rotation seems not the same as the first text color and direction when typing?

Text 001 the color values are the same as the first Text but the colors are not the same and the Text 001 when I'm typing something it's adding the letters up direction instead to the right. The ...
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How can I change the text ? I want to type some other text and forgot how to do it [duplicate]

I want to change the text letters. To type something else then what is written now. Tried to make double click on the Text but it didn't give me the option to edit and change the text letters.
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Problem with setting text in a logo remake

I'm testing out a remake of the Paramount logo from 2002 to 2012, and I put the Paramount script text under the Camera so it wouldn't be much of a hassle to keep in place. Unfortunately, when I set ...
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Does Blender support OpenType features of TTF fonts?

I have a TTF font equipped with some OpenType features and would like to use lnum (Lining Figures): This feature changes selected non-lining figures to lining ...
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how to buffer the perimeter of an object?

This might be super simple, but I haven't been able to find a way to do this.. Basically, I have a 3D model of some text. The text is white with a slight blue buffer around the letters. This was ...
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Bevel not working on text object with boolean

I am facing a problem with a text based object that I am trying to bevel the edges of. Originally it was a solid object, this then had a boolean cut out of it to make the final letterform. It appears ...
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Can`t make the right looking bevel text, need some help!

So Im trying to do beveled text but it always appears with some kind of holes/creases that follow the shape, the text looks somewhat better in the Edit mode, anyway can`t figure it... I want typical ...
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Spelling mistakes in Non-English Font(Hindi)

In Blender 2.9 , on pasting the Hindi language output(word - Hindi) from Google Input Tools into Blender (both 3D Text object and in VSE-Text ) , ...
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How do I wrap text around a circle having it still standing up?

I'm trying to make my text stand up while still following this bezier circle. I know it looks like a complete utter mess, but all I want to know is how to make the text stand up (Like on the clock ...
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Does Blender support other languages, such as ML-IN(malayalam) for the text curve? [duplicate]

I was trying to trying to create a text curve in my language( ML-IN(malayalam)) and it didn't even show up please anyone know how to make it work?
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Objects tracked to camera track to the viewport camera at current frame instead of camera location at the frame it should be rendering

I've created some text objects and to make sure they are always facing the camera I have them tracked to the camera with some constraints. I've tweaked the constraints until it looks fine in the ...
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How to Inset Text/Curve Mesh?

I am wondering if there is an easy way to inset mesh that is generated from text/curves? When I convert text to mesh it generates a bunch of uneven triangles that don't inset properly. My only ...
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An error occurs when copying and pasting blender's clipboard to the Text editor under windows

I run this piece of code on a Mac and it can run normally, but when it comes to windows, there are two errors ...
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How to create a 3 way emission gradient in blender 2.81?

I want to create a 3 way emission gradient that goes red-orange-red in blender 2.81 on text. Is there any way to do this?
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Japanese in text object [duplicate]

I can't seem to type or paste Japanese characters into a text object. Is there a way or is is this just a known deficiency or bug? ありがとう。 Thanks!
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Morphing from text to shape

I am trying to morph text into shape. Is there a convenient way to do this in Blender? For example, how would I morph the text "CH3" into a sphere? Please help if you know how to do this. ...
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How to switch between two fonts using a decoding animation while the letters rain in from the sky

So far ive found a tutorial for the decoding animation and got that setup. I want the random letters to be font-A and have them decode into into font-B while falling into place from the sky, then ...
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How can I make radial text sweep?

I added an object - plane, rectangle. Went to edit mode and deleted 3 edges, left only one. Exit edit mode and added screw modifier to this edge. This way I can animate drawing of circle with changing ...
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change multiple boolean text at once

I have a 3d model that requires a single text stamp in multiple locations. I need to change the text every day for serialization while 3d printing. Right now I am deleting the previous mesh, ...
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Broken text after text being extruded

I'm making 3D text, I got some problem when I added some text and converted the text to mesh and extruded them, here is the step : 1.Add text 2.Converted to mesh 3.Extruded the text Followed by the ...
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Josefin Sans Font not working and glitching in Blender 3D even 2.9

I need to work on a logo animation, it's just letters with the google font "Josefin Sans". I have this glitch, i tried with more resolution preview samples, to change the offset, but it's ...
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Normal map not applied to selected faces

Following: Blender text not being properly applied onto cylindrical object I've created a normal map with text that I tried to apply onto a cylindrical shape: Strangely, what happens is: parts of ...
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Projected text barely visible

A follow up onto: Blender text not being properly applied onto cylindrical object (Engrave, Boolean Modifier) The to be projected text has been recreated with a higher extrusion value and a bevel > ...
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Blender text not being properly applied onto cylindrical object

After creating "circular" text and applying it to a cylindrical object the imprint has a slope: The object is a regular extruded cylinder:
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How do you extrude text in blender 2.8?

Following: What's the simplest way to wrap extruded text around a cylinder? I've managed to wrap and scale text around a (circle) Bezier curve. There seems to be, however, no extrude option in the ...
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Broken custom font mesh

I'm trying to make Text in blender. I downloaded for example Work Sans font from Google fonts. In text properties I choosed downloaded .ttf files, but for some reason font is broken. I'm using this ...
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Decimate Text using Wind/Force

I have been using Blender for a while now. I have made a flag which reacts to Wind (based on a couple of videos I got on YouTube). I would like to know whether we ...
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The text isn't showing up in rendering [duplicate]

when i render these 2 text objects in blender they wont show up in rendering, both objects are surface
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How do you do offset on a text object without overlapping geometry

I want to make text with an expanded piece of text behind it, like the Hearthstone logo: Setting a positive offset value expands the characters in a text object, but the geometry gets messed up once ...
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How Can I Quickly Create Embossed Text in the Style of a Label Maker

Some background: I'm working on a big project, modelling a car, and I'm currently creating the cockpit The car is a race-car, and the instruments and switches on the dashboard are all labeled blue ...
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Rounded 3D Text Style?

I am attempting to make some text which is not flat, and has a circular bevel and spherical caps. I found a good example of what I am trying to make: As you can see, it is mainly composed of "...
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Curving text around cone for 3D printing (requires clean geometry)

I'm having difficulty figuring out create text that curves around a cone, and then removing that text mesh from my cone so I can have a cone shape with the text debossed in it for 3D printing. I see ...
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How can I make a running text strip at the bottom of my video, please help

How can I make a running ( horizontal) text strip at the bottom of my video. I have used text strip and currently using blender 2.79. Request you to please help or if any video is available please let ...
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How to reduce the thickness of letters

I want to reduce the thickness of a letter but don't know how. The dimensions of my letter are 7 cm x 7cm and the letter is roughly 5mm thick. I want to reduce the thickness to 4mm but I want the ...
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How can I combine work that I've done in the “video editing” and “2D Animation” tabs in the same project on a render?

I have a 2D animation and some work done in the "video editing" tab. When I "render animation", the only thing that renders is the text and music that I have done in "video ...
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How to get the beginning position of each line of a text object (Pyhton)

I'm trying (desperately) to get the beginning position in space of each line of a text object, but just couldn't... :( Any help would be wildly appreciated. The positions I'm trying to get to are ...
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Squeeze text effect

Any idea on how it has been done? I've tried with soft body but the result isn't greaT, and if I modify the objects with cloth simulation and I give them some pressure adding collision to the box that ...
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How to know the size of a Text object with Python?

I am trying to measure a Text Object with Python, but I am getting discrepancies when I run my code in the Blender Python Console and then in the Text Editor (with output to the System Console). My ...
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Animation Nodes - Have Text Appear Word By Word Instead Of Letter By Letter

Using setup with a text object Typewriter text displays letter by letter Can this be altered to display word by word?
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How can I increase the space between letters in a text object?

If I just make a space with the space key it will add too much space not equal like the other letters spaces between each other. But without a space the Y and the T seems like they are glued together. ...
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Handler Function doesn't update Text Object in 3d_View

The script below uses a handler function to show the current frame on the Text_object (every 10 frames) in 3d_view. Tried assigning current_frame to text object in 2 ways: 1.With context.object.data....
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How to fit the text to the camera view ? Some text is out of the camera bounds

Half of the first T on the left and half of the Y on the right are out of the camera view. I tried to reduce the Focal Length value and it did the work, I just wonder if this is the right solution ? ...
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Bad Normals with Text Geometry

I am trying to make a Text mesh, but the normals aren't coming out right no matter how I recalculate them. Here is an image of my issue after converting to a mesh (and before): It just isn't smooth. ...
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How to animate text for 2D animation?

How do I animate text in a 2D animation? I would like to play around with text alpha (opacity), scaling the size and position. In my animation, I will use text as title and main points for my video. ...
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Text not showing while animating only by clicking on text it displays

Hello Everyone.. When I click on text it displays but dull and not in required color material what i am doing wrong If I click on other object in scene then the text is not displayed all objects are ...
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My text gets really big when I am trying to extrude it

I have tried to look at tutorials but none of them have worked. I am trying to extrude this text but every time I extrude the text even a little bit this happens and there is no end on ether side (i ...
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When I assign shape keys to text, the objects lose their material

I have created two text objects with the word ORIGIN in two different fonts. I can get the text to morph from one font to the other but after converting the text to curves and applying the shape keys ...
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How to modify Time New Roman Letter Model 3D?

I have a little problem. You see I'm on training and boss ordered me to create 3D letter with serifs so I chose Times new Roman. Okay but straight to the point, I need to make that letter look like ...
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Object track to rendering camera or active camera

Here I have a project of several landscape views from different cameras. I found in this new blender 2.82 that we can now add text objects. What I'm looking to do is to track this text objects to the ...

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