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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Why text object can't align to Y axis accurately?

i am new to Blender, i certainly set Text Object Alignment in Left Horizontal way and set object's X location to 0 However , the Text Object looks like this ,The left side of "P" character doesn't ...
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Why does my text object look weird along its edge?

I am new to blender, and after I created a text object, I found it had a black material along its edge. Here is view display and render display, which shows the problem. I don't know understand what ...
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Text Fx addon doesn't work

I just downloaded the Text Fx addon because I wanted to make a digital speedometer in an animation. I downloaded the addon as instructed and selected install inside Blender preferences. It had a ...
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How to create object instances with unique properties in Blender?

Is it possible in Blender to create several instances of an object (Alt+D) and then to change some properties for one of them? (i.e. creating an instance with unique properties) In particular, I am ...
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For Blender 2.80 API bpy.ops.objects.transform yields RunTimeError: Font's can only have scale applied

I am converting my Blender 2.79 CSV Importer plug-in to a Blender 2.80 plug-in, but I stumbled upon an error regarding the transformation of some text labels, which I'm not sure how to solve. In ...
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Searching For Text Objects By Their Content

Are there any way (maybe using an add-on) to find and select the "text object" in Blender using the text it is containing?
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Outputting python script / Subprogram node variables in animation nodes to text objects

I have variables from a python script that I would like to output to text objects. See image below I'm trying to get all the w1,w2,w3... variables to also be scene as text objects in the scene how can ...
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If a specific text object doesn't exist create it, if it does exist just update it. Using python in Blender 2.81

Trying to create and check if text objects exist. My logic is if a specific text object doesn't exist create it, if it does exist update the value using python in Blender 2.81. At the moment nothing ...
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Updating text object in Blender 2.81 using python

I'm trying to update multiple text objects by testing it with changing the current frame (Please note this will be replaced with different field variables with decimal values in it) but instead of ...
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Why are text objects not mesh objects?

Why are text-objects text objects, and why can they not be calculated like mesh objects? Why is Blender not able to calculate text-objects like mesh objects? If there is a way to completely edit a ...
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Text Scrolling in a Window

I'm trying to put together a script to help create scrolling text. I'd like the text to scroll up within a container & be invisible before it enters and after it leaves the container. I've got a ...
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How to add text in blender using python

I am trying to add a series to text in blender using python Presently I am using these lines of code ...
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Bevel text in Blender like Cinema 4D

In Cinema 4D, it is super easy to bevel text, you can choose between a couple of different bevel types from a drop-down menu, like, for example, concave, convex and linear etc. How do I achieve the ...
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Setting up emitter to text and morphing to another text?

I am wanting to emit particles to form a text and then for the text to morph into another text, and to do it in Blender 2.81. Are there any experts out there with the know how to accomplish this. I am ...
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Particle system that forms a Text in Blender 2.81

I want to make a particle system rain down particles that form a text on the ground of my scene. How would you do this in Blender 2.81 ? There are many tutorials using old versions of blender but I ...
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How do you convert text into a wire frame look?

How do you convert text into a wire frame look? I want to convert some text into a wire frame look in blender 2.8 Alt + c doesn't work in 2.8
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Text Not being exported to GLTF

I am trying to export an object (above right), and I put 3D text (not a texture) on it. But every time I export the glTF, the text does not come with it. Is there a way to get text, or is text not ...
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Curve Object Deformed by Curve - Distortions (Artefacts)

Shaping curve object by curve (modifier) results in a terrible shape with cracked surface. Here is an extreme situation, but good visible issue. Perspective Top How can I curve it smootly without ...
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Render output different from shading view

When I render my animation, objects appear pink and flat. I have metallic colors applied to the objects in the materials tab. The objects look as I want them to in the shading view. The file is very ...
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Is there a way to identify colours in a mesh

So, I've imported an image as a plane. It's a simple logo, just black with a company's name in white font. Is there a way I can identify the white font as a separate material, so as to remove the ...
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Telugu fonts are not recognized by Blender 2.8

Telugu font types with .ttf formatted files are NOT displayed under fonts section of Blender 2.8, Any additional plug-in required or is it an issue?
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Hollowing Process for Text

I am new to Blender. I see post about hollowing out a 3d text. I have a project where I want to take a letter and hollow it out but be able to adjust the wall of the text so it is thicker. Then be ...
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Show coordinates as label at render

Is there a way to add labels on a rendered image with properties such as the coordinates fo an object? i.e. when the object moves in the video you can see the coordinates change
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Tilt Text for Roulette Wheel

I am quite new to Blender (since about 1 month). I am now trying to build a roulette wheel for practice. I am now facing the problem that I have to put the parts where the numbers are at an angle. ...
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2D Animation in Ver2.8 / animate text objects?

Is it possible to also animate text objects in the 2D interface? I'm sure it is, but I can't get text to behave like strokes or shapes. It is always visible in all keyframes. Just started with ...
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Using / making text into a procedural shader material in nodes

I know I can wrap text around a curve but is it possible to use / make text into a procedural shader material using nodes? I would like to have the text as a procedural shader material to place it ...
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My text and image as plane are visible in the viewport but aren't rendering but my background Video is visible in both. Why?

I've selected the viewable camera and render options in the collections tab for my text but when I render it, the text is completely gone Same goes for any image I import as planes to the project. ...
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Automatically converting text to mesh

I want to convert some text objects automatically in the right format, with the right font applied at the correct coordinates without having to fiddle around with every single word separately. I have ...
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Loading a Text font - Bold and Italic issue

I want to use the "Avenir Next" font for a Text object. More specifically I want to use the Ultra Light ("Ultralätt" in Swedish) version of the font. As you can see on the first screenshot, Ultra ...
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Remove engraved text

I'm total new to blender, I'm trying to remove an engraved text I'm in edit mode, pressed Z. I cannot dissolve faces (error : could not create merged face)
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How can I color a text?

I did in Object Mode > Add > Text Now I want to change the text color to red. Now it's in gray. This is a screenshot of the text in red but how can I make that when I'm carving the text into the cube ...
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How can I change a Text color in Blender?

I did in Object Mode > Add > Text Now I want to change the text color to red. Now it's in gray.
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How can I engrave (carve) a text inside a cube?

I'm following this tutorial : Carve text At minute 4:10 he press on H but when I'm pressing on H key the whole cube is gone. I selected the Cube then clicked on Modifiers > Add Modifier > Boolean ...
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How do you set the font in effect strip

I can add a Text strip with the following code: ...
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Text doesn't appear in render. (File attached)

New to blender. Created a 2D animation. Text doesn't appear in render. File attached. Please help.
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Can i colour part of the same 3D text which was converted from 2D text. ( Convert mesh to curve )

I really need to know how to color part of the same 3D text which i converted from 2D text. ( i added the text and converted it to curve and now it is one big object) I want to change A's and D's ...
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Colouring part of 3d text [duplicate]

I desperately need to find out how to colour or shade part of 3D text in blender 2.8. I want to change A's and D's colour EDIT: It is text converted to mesh so this is ONE big object, and i cant ( i ...
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Wrapping a text to a bend area

I want to bend a text object to a bent plane as shown in the attached picture but I do not know how to fulfill it. Any good hints, tutorials? Many thanks in advance.
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Python - How to Add a Text Field to the UI? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a text field in the UI that will allow users to enter a directory path, then press a button to export an fbx file to that path. The Button creation into the UI works great. ...
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Karaoke like subtitles - which mode/view to use?

my goal is to add some nice effects (karaoke like) to a video. That would be eg - smooth color change/dancing ball (like here https://youtu.be/6Zqx7kOAHas), magnifying glass, focus change. With ...
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Blank spaces in a font

I don't think I had this problem show up on any other font, but recently I tried to use a font called Road_Rage.otf. The problem is, when I import the font into Blender (Version 2.79), a lot of ...
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Adding Text to Textured Object

I want to add text on top of another textured object. The textured object is a wooden fence, with gaps between each wood plank. I want the text to appear as if painted on to the fence, with text not ...
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How to start and stop movie sequence of image node at specific frame in python script?

I try to playback different video clips one after the other on a mesh face using keyframes. I achived pretty interesting result with changing material offset of a solidify modifier by ...
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Text on a soccer jersey

How do I add flat text onto the back of a soccer jersey? The jersey itself isn't flat but I would like the text to take the shape of the back so it looks like a proper jersey like the image attached: ...
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Modifying a .blend file using python script(s) need to edit text inside a scene

I want to render a batch of short videos in blender. They are all based on the same .blend file, a simple scene with a text object in front of a background. Now, the task is that each of the videos I ...
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Read Text Object's kerning

Do you guys know how to read the kerning of a Text Object? If you don't know what that is, while in edit mode press ALT+Right/Left Arrow key
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Refresh text in Python

TLDR When I change the 'obj.data.body' of a Text object in Python, the viewport doesn't update. How to update it? Longer explanation I have a script in which I work with a text.data.body, something ...
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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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