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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How to create a base that contours text

I'd like to take a word and create a thin base that contours the letters and not have any through-holes. I've sketched an example of what I'm looking for. I'd describe this as a 'skirt' in 3D-printing ...
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What cause these artifacts in 3D text? [duplicate]

I've attached an image below of artifacting that happens with 3D text when you push the 'depth' parameter to extremes. The artifacts look as if a vertex on the letters has been pulled out really far ...
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How can I insert ř in text?

I am creating short educative animation in Czech language. And I ran in the big trouble with title scene. In the scene I need insert text with character "ř" and blender refuses insert "...
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Blender Glitching Text and mesh

I am trying to render an animation of my graduation project in Blender. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTeM0ja2mDc&ab_channel=MusicWithFreak I have a problem which is glitching my texts and some ...
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Text to mesh > remesh not giving smooth enough results

I have followed every tutorial regarding text to mesh conversion and the topology cleanup but no matter what i try (remesh with smooth, solidify, shade smooth) If i leave the bad topology, the mesh is ...
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Artifact on curved text object

I followed a tutorial on how to attach text on curved surface, now I use lattice as a driver to bend the text object, note that the text object is not mesh, I do not want to convert the text to mesh ...
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How to force draw() update on viewport for “fade out” effect?

I couldn't find anything that answered my question, so here it goes: I'm doing a basic draw method that writes something on the viewport, but I want it to fade out. This much I got working. The ...
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How to add raised text to an imported STL file for 3D printing [closed]

I'm new to modeling and 3D printing and have a long way to go... but 1 of the reasons I got a 3D printer was practical/functional use at my family farm. What really caught my eye was the ability to ...
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Problem with text and boolean

When I apply the boolean modifier modifier the letter E shows the reverse of what I expected that it would have done. Is there any way to fix it? File: https://pasteall.org/blend/...
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How to exclude a new text_body from a text_body_handler?

This gives me issues concerning multiple text_body's: ...
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Animate size of each letter in text with effector

I'm fairly new to Blender so this might be a really simple question. I want to animate each letter in a text with an effector (different shapes and patterns) in a similar way to these references: ...
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How can you use one object to delete the same 3d space on another object? [duplicate]

Hello! I made a 3D logo a couple years ago and want to update to how it should've been made in the first place. I want to take the logo on the left and make it like the logo on the right. Does anyone ...
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How to make this type of fade out with a scrolling text?

I'm making a Star Wars Crawl animation and I need to fade out some text but in a very specific way. The Star Wars movies do this type of "fade out": Here's where I want to fade out: This ...
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How do I scale a letter how it should be? [duplicate]

I would like to extrude & scale the outter edge of my letter like this : but Actually it looks like this ... I have no clue how to do it ... Also there is another problem, if I scale a mesh is ...
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Is there any Property in the bpy.props which can take multiple lines of text?

The idea I want to implement is to have some kind of StringProperty in the UI so the user could enter multiple lines of text into it which then could be used as a ...
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Why texts/bevelled curves not showing up just untill converting to mesh in Eevee?

Why are texts/bevelled curves not showing up until converted to mesh in Eevee? I have this happen only on my new PC. Also to be able to work in Eevee I have to enable High Quality Normals, which is ...
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Importing Time & Space Data for Kinetic Type/text in Animation Nodes

I'm trying to create some kinetic typography in blender from an imported csv file (or multiple files if that's easier). For each word that is to appear on screen I want to be able to control where it ...
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Add text outline to extruded text edges (or “insides”) [duplicate]

I'm trying to make some text objects for a Unity game. Essentially, letters will be falling from out of frame and rotating in 3D space. I've created extruded text and added a front and back "face&...
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Make a dynamic text object

How to make text object so the 'text' is updated automatically to show/display its current location. For example : the text showing the z position that will update automatically when i move the object ...
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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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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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