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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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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How to remesh the front face of the letter e to fix shading issues

If i make a lower letter e and give it some height and a smooth bevel it will look great. But the flat top face of it will consist of a bunch of really thin triangles which makes the shading look bad. ...
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Remove / Merge / Add vertex where overlapping occurs [duplicate]

I'm currently creating text and applying an offset so that the text/font is a bit thicker. This sometimes creates letters that overlap themselves depending on the font used. After converting the text ...
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Convert changing text to mesh

I wrote a code in Blender which changes the shown text during the course of an animation for explanation of the animation. Sadly, my version of blender is not recognized by my version of Unity. When ...
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Change text based on frame [duplicate]

I want to give an explanation in text during an animation I made in blender. However, with my current script, I only see the second text displayed during the whole animation. How do I change my code ...
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Animating Mathematical Text

I am using 2 blender addons, one is called "Assign Shape Keys" and the other is called "latex2blender" (this one needs to be downloaded, relevant links at the bottom in case you ...
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Can you use an object's dimension and put it in text, such that if the dimension changes, the text changes too?

For example, I want to use the Z dimension of the cylinder and put the value in the text. I tried to do so using Python, but I don't know how to use it in blender.
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Animate repeatable text

I want to animate text same way as shown in NFT below using blender. Is it possible? https://rarible.com/token/0xd07dc4262bcdbf85190c01c996b4c06a461d2430:540065?tab=owners
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Animating object affects other objects

I’m trying to do a very simple text animation, making letters move in 2D. So in this example, I want to move the letter ”p”. So I click ”p” and then press i, move it into another position and: all the ...
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How to use some special symbols like ™ ,♟, ⚘, ✿, 🍧 etc in blender?

I was facing the problem regarding symbols like ™, ♟, ⚘, ✿, 🍧 to be used in blender. Changing the font type to MS Gothic helped to view ™ ♟ ✿ but ⚘ and 🍧 symbol is still not visible.
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Blender Text Not Rendering Over Background Colors

I am hoping someone can help with me this. I have text objects in my blender file which are positioned in front of other grease pencil objects (along the y axis). When I try to render the animation, ...
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ScriptingText Ascii Art to 3d Text Mesh - Ways to preserve spaces when converting txt to 3d Object

So I'm trying to import some actual ascii art into the scripting window's txt editor, aiming to convert it into an extruded 3d mesh to create the basis for some quick mazes. But upon conversion ...
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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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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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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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