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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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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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Animate Text bpy.ops.transform.translate

I am trying to find the right code to animate text that follows a bezier curve in python blender api. I can add the keyframes, and they appear to be working when I drag through the timeline, but when ...
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Apply Text To Surface Question?

How do I create this? I want to similarly add text to an old plank fence, but I don't want it to just look like an "overlay"
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How can i make this text in Blender?

Hi all how can i make this text in blender. IS there please any tutorial or Tips
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Why is my Xerox font degrading in appearance in Blender?

I was gonna make a Xerox logo remake in Blender, but the letters and et cetera were degraded and their pixels were invisible. How must we fix this??!
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Help Converting Old 3DS Tutorial to Blender

thanks in advance! I’m trying to do something I think is probably about as simple as it gets, but I’ve no experience at all in this field so would really appreciate the help. I’m trying to follow ...
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Have letters fall into place on plane

I want to have my letters fall and hit the plane, bounce and then land in order to spell words. How do I achieve this?
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How to render text streak animation?

I'm a beginner to Blender and 3D authoring in general. I would like to mimic a text intro animation sequence as depicted in the first 5 seconds of this video: https://youtu.be/kzyFBlNRohs. I have ...
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Adding text with default font is outline without face

In all the tutorials I've seen when adding text the default text has a shaded/solid face. My default is just an outline/'faceless'. I'm using 2.80 beta Thanks Edit 1: Right,the question is why. ...
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How to display VSE image-strip filename as overlay?

Is it possible to show the Filename of the current frame of a Image-Strip in the VSE as overlay text?
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Blender Game Engine dynamic text wordwrap

I want to display some text that change dynamically when I select another item. Displaying the text is working, but I'm wondering if there is a way to make the text multilines and/or wordwraping it so ...
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Can blender text formatting be set without bpy.ops?

I want to set some text for a render from the command line with a python script. I'm hoping to be able to set the formatting of that text. However: bpy.ops seems a clunky way to do so. I was expecting ...
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Text on a curve with consistent length

I have several circle curves that will have different text objects wrapped onto them. Each text object is a string of 64 random characters. The text should exactly fill the size of the circle without ...
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How to fix this text overlay problem?

The particles effect is overlayed on the text, what setting do I have to turn off?
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How to change text color with animation nodes?

Is it possible to change color of some part of text object? On image you can see a text object with 3 words inside (text different_color text). two words should be black color and middle word (...
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Hot to upload a new font (OFT) file into blender

I've designed a font in fontforge and now I need to put it to use. can someone tell me how I can install to font into blender !
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Show Normals of Text Curves

If I convert a text object to curves, there are no normals displayed for these curves in edit mode, even though 'Normals' check box is selected (both in 2.79 and 2.8[under overlays]). How do I enable ...
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Display text on 3d viewport [duplicate]

Is there a way to display text on the 3d viewport. (not text objects) After running a script I would like to display instructions on what to do next. I have tried this scrip and it works well.. is ...
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Round beveled text [duplicate]

Is there easy way of having a rounded bevel on text… ie like so… It was painful to model this on the text and when I added a bevel I got all sorts of bad geometry and had to rebuild it etc, like so… ...
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Engraving went Wrong

I dont know what happened the rest worked well but the main one didnt and its has done this weird glitch sort of thing.
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“convert to” is not there in my blender 2.8 version [duplicate]

In my blender 2.8 version the "convert to", which is present in Search option is not there. What should I do?