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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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Text Blender error

The letter Q gets inverted when I write with blender. I think I'm doing the right thing. First create text. Puts gemoetry on the text. Conventions text to mesh. Clicks on the object the text should be ...
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What is the best way to import SVG text and extrude without random n-gons? [duplicate]

Why does text always do this? Is there way to import SVG text in a cleaner way? This causes problems while extruding and smoothing.
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Text along curve or circle with Geometry Nodes

I'm trying to align text along a circle or curve using Geometry Nodes, but it's very messy. Where did I go wrong? (Blender v 4.1.0)
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Why is my cube disappearing when I add a difference boolean with a mesh created from text?

I've been following this tutorial. While it is old, I'm working on the assumption that boolean operations are a pretty fundemental feature and won't have changed much. I'm using Blender 4.1. I have a ...
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How do I detect and fix overlapping geometry in 3d text

I'm creating a text object for use in a boolean modifier but I'm having trouble because the letters are overlapping, causing the modifier to fail: Because the overlapping vertices are all exactly on ...
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What are good practices when retopologizing text?

I am trying to add proper topology to text so I can do a beveled edge and a boolean extrude from a shape later on. I am following this video, however I find it pretty confusing when it comes to ...
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How can I place text over image to make it look like placed on object?

I need to add text to this image: but I want it to look like it placed on the road, so I'll have needed distortion and angle. How can I do this? I can't afford a photoshop (can't do it with other ...
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Transform text in GeoNodes using global orientation?

I want to transform and alter (live) text (not converted to a mesh) using global orientation. The problem is that text is created facing the Z axis (back row of image) and geometry node transforms on ...
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Reduce text width to 0 (internal wire)

I'm unable to find even a starting point to this problem, so any guidance of any sort would be awesome. First a short paragraph on fonts. Fonts From what I know, fonts in general are described as (...
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Chiseled text - how to go from 2d quads to raised center

UPDATED: linked a new .blend with references packed. My apologies! I'm very new to modeling, and I need to try to recreate a particular V (a client's logo, the Photoshop fake 3d chisel look), getting ...
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How can I make this shape with Displacement modifier

In my previous post, I learnt how to use the displacement modifier, adding an Alpha PNG shape. @moonboots, explained to me how to use this method. The circle pattern shape turned out well on a flat ...
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How can I display a bpy.types.Text custom properties in the interface?

Re an interesting question in another Q&A : https://blender.stackexchange.com/a/315212/86891 bpy.types.Text, which inherits bpy.types.ID, supports custom properties. It is possible to access, read,...
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Creating Volcano/Funnel Shape Around SVG Contour in Blender

I'm currently attempting to create a volcano or funnel shape around the contour of an SVG, incorporating either a logo or text. My goal is to extrude all the contours in such a way that it resembles a ...
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Text Following Path Animation Not Exporting

I'm currently working in Blender for my thesis to create animations to export as an FBX to be used in the VR program Simlab VR. I created an animation where text follows a path, but in two ways. First ...
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How to write a text superscript

How can I write part of a text as superscript in blender? It looks like I cannot. So what will I do? Write it in Word and then transfer it as image to blender? I hope it is not complicated.
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Simple way to separate Text in blender

I am trying to make the whole alphabet together as one piece and mesh it, then make each letter its own item. When I do this with what I do know it makes each letter in 3 different pieces and you can ...
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When exporting my video in blender there is this strange secondary text I cannot see in my viewport? [duplicate]

I am trying to export the video of the text on the (top picture) and it looks normal but when I go to render there is this secondary text (bottom picture) and is in the way of my render as it is ...
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How to distribute text evenly

I have some text I need to type out, and distribute evenly. I used the Array modifier, thinking I can make as many duplicates I need, add the space between the text, and then add the modifier and ...
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img to mesh in blender?

I have to create 3d text(mesh) from this image in blender, in order to create and 3d print a sign: But how can I convert the text in the image into a curve/mesh?
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My text looks metallic and reflective on Material preview mode, but not on render view mode [duplicate]

So I'm trying to make a simple animation for the "Avengers" text logo. I'm trying to make the border of the letters metallic and silvery and the center of the letters Red. In Material view ...
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Engraving text into surface

Hello fellow Blenderers, I'm trying to recreate a seatbelt buckle for a car. Like this: But when it comes to creating the red button I'm having a hard time with engraving "PRESS" on it. My ...
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How do I reverse rigid body?

I used rigid body a text to make it fall down. After it finishes falling, i want to make it to look like it’s rewinding itself to before fall state Any idea or tips on how to do this?
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Add object on mesh face, geometry node

I ask for help in solving my problem. It is important for me to understand which nodes to use to calculate the location of an object's face and which bundle to transfer and indicate this position to ...
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Need help applying downloaded material to custom "3d" text in blender

Update: My text geometry was not UV wrapped. Although my text geometry has no editable faces in the UV editor if anyone can help with that!! still new to blender lol Update 2: Selected all vertices ...
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How does one create 2D speech bubbles with tails that follow a specific position relative to some other object?

i.e. in this YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1fhYZdn1pE&t=4m20s The speech bubble tails follow the figures' heads and seem to resize, yet the speech bubble itself looks flat ...
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Letter shadow and letter alignment problem

I got a job and I need to add shadow to the text as in the image. But there are two problems here: 1- The middle of the shadow is very dark, while the rest of it is darker. How can I set this? I want ...
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Mesh boolean in Geometry Nodes is slow, any alternatives or workarounds available?

I wanted some basic boolean operations for a few title animations. Here's one where I use a pie animation to reveal the text underneath But using Mesh boolean makes the scene lag so much. Is there a ...
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Get "number of lines in a string" as a value in Geometry Nodes

I have this node setup that takes a string and divides them into lines by using the special characters node to replace space " " with a line break. I wanted a numerical value of the number ...
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Bend extruded text

New try (10/24, 3PM): Hello! I set both the shape and curve origins to the World Origin (0,0), but I'm not sure if that's the right spot for both. When I try to animate the 'Follow Path' constraint, ...
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Is there a way to get the character lengths of each word of a string in Geometry Nodes

I want the character length of each word of a string. Is this possible procedurally? My idea was to divide them into lines, but I can't get to separate the lines into individual strings.
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How do I move individual words in a string in Geometry Nodes

In the above image, how can I move individual words (not letters) in a string. For example, I only want to move the word "DISPLAY" up and down, how can I do that?
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Curved text is not perpendicular to the curve

I made text that is curved according to a curve using Curve modifier placed on the text. For some reason, individual letters of the text are not perpendicular to the curve (as I would expect) but are ...
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How would I insert a certain text on my object

I’m creating a ds lite model and asked my self how I could insert the text on the back (picture 1) on my model? Would I just retype the text and try to search a similar font or is there a easier way ...
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Geometry Nodes: Fonts with Overlapping Shapes Problem

Fonts with overlapping shapes are broken, the intersection becomes a hole, how can I fill these?
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Random spikes with the Antique Roman font [duplicate]

So I noticed a very niche problem when using an Antique Roman font that causes random spike to jut out of letters when using a round bevel of any depth. Is there any way to get around this (I'm trying ...
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Having trouble with engraving cursive text, where only a couple letters are being removed. How do you think I can fix this?

Let me preface this by saying that I'm still very new to Blender, so I don't know all the tricks and terms. So I am following along with this YouTube tutorial to engrave text in a mesh in my model. I ...
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How can I set the Z axis rotation of a text to face a face which is I selected?

As a dice builder, I want to set Z rotation axis of the text which you see in the image to the face which I selected. But how ?
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Lines in Noise texture

I am trying to add a noise texture to my letters to make them have a partially emissive texture that I can then move throughout the animation over the letters. However the noise texture is barely ...
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How to fix inconsistent rendering results caused by adding frame animation to character spacing?

After I ended the character spacing frame animation, the text seemed to render differently. The first image I added shows the rendering before the end of the "character spacing" animation, ...
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How to make sharp edge bevel 3d text [duplicate]

I want to know how to make the 3d text like this reference image. Like how to bevel the text like a curved triangle foom the middle of the letter. (don't know to describe it exactly). Thanks! I also ...
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Using Bravura Font symbols (Music symbols, Unicode)

I am trying to display an eighth note in Blender as text using the free Bravura "SMuFL" font. This is what I do: I drag-open a new window in Blender I change that window to "Text ...
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can't find the option to international fonts

i use files with other languages than English, i used to check international fonts option to let blender display them correctly, now i can't find the option or any documentation about it, any help is ...
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Merge Text with object

Is it posible to merge a text with a object? when i select both of them and then Object > join its not working.
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Recreate Doors of Durin's text in 3d but fonts are messed up [closed]

I'm working on a personal project in 3d. And I wanted to recreate in 3d, the text we can see on the Doors of Durin. I use the original text in Sindarin "Ennyn Durin aran Moria pedo mellon a minno&...
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How to change text in animation for multiple objects in a Python loop

I have about 300 text objects, of which the texts need to change during the animation (numbers in a graph). I came across this Python method using applicatoin handlers: Keyframe on text body in Python?...
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How do I animate text [duplicate]

I need to animate text for a project I am making. By text, I mean the kind you get in the Shift-A menu. Example: will turn into after some number of frames.
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How do you add a color to this animated text in node editor v3.4.1

Value > Value to String > String to Curves > Fill Curves > Transform > both Extrude Mesh and Flip Faces > Join Geometry > Group output But where do I add a color to this text?
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Weird text protrusions

I have this weird text issue it happens randomly where some text objects will stretch out endlessly from one point of the text. The text has not been converted to mesh or anything they are just ...
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Duplicate Text not entering collection

In the image below, there a text selected in the 3d-window "deudoni". The text is parented to the mesh (box) it's in front of. Each box has its own text on it. Each box is in its own ...
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How to add special characters as text to Blender

I would like to type special characters like stars as text to my blender project ★. However, I am unable to copy symbols and paste them into blender like I can with normal text. What steps do I need ...
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