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Transforms modify the scale, translation, rotation, and shear of a mesh or object

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Is there a way to re-link a mesh after applying transformations?

Is there a way to re-link a mesh after applying transformations? I have a set of wheels that I Duplicate Linked ⎇ AltD so that they share a mesh, but now that I'm at the unwrap stage I realize I hadn'...
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Blender 4.1 right click moving changes, how to revert it to how it was on previous versions?

Previously, when you had Select with mouse button set to Right button, you could pick any object/vertex/edge/face and just move the one you clicked on, but now they changed it so that if you select ...
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Have to make a 3D for a project similar to the attached image. Any wildest idea of how to make that [closed]

Need some tips on how to make a 3d of somthing similar to the reference image attached, have to make a staircase for a project in this free form shape.
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Blender 3.4 coordinates in file unable to move objects [duplicate]

I just ran into this problem with an old file, where there are large coordinates in my viewport when I select an object, and when I try to move that object only the coordinates move and not the object ...
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Bool union result changes after 'Apply Transfrom'

I'm not sure where the problem is. After I set up the Apply Transform operation, these two triangles cannot be unioned properly, which could have been union before. Here is the .blend file. I add ...
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How to Scale Translation of Multiple Objects (without affecting object scale)?

I have the following three objects, equal distant from each other (from world center) along the XY plane. I want to move them away from each other uniformly, as noted: I want to essentially 'scale' ...
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Apply Scale changing dimensions of text

I have a Text object that I've got to the size I want but when I try to Apply Scale the dimensions change (they get smaller). Whenever I've done this previously it's just set the scale to 1 and not ...
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Collectively snapping multiple selected objects, so their relative positions stay the same

If you have multiple objects selected (meshes, vertices, e.t.c.), and you use the 'Snap To' menu (shift+s), and choose one of the 'selection to ...' options, the effect is the same as selecting each ...
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How to Scale the Lower Part of a UV Sphere in Blender

I'm following a YouTube video by Default Cube and can't figure out how to scale the lower part of a UV sphere as shown in the clip below. The result I get is very different, and I can't figure out ...
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Objects Viewable on wireframe, Rendered and Material Preview Not visible in solid mode though

Sorry I don't really know how to explain this I was rescaling some objects and I scaled it down 1000 times. Some context I am designing a product and I tried to do some mesh editing. The objects scale ...
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My Objects keep becoming deformed when I rotate the bones

Ive been working on this rig and have set up all of the weights seemingly correct, but everytime i rotate one of the bones, the associated object and its bone stretches and squashes without me being ...
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Geo Nodes: Set object scale between spline points

Coming from 3ds max and Raiclone to create parametric models like houses I wonder how to change the scale of an object between 2 spline points on a multiple points spline: I can get that to work ...
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Object location in render determined by offset to it's origin point

I am only able to successfully translate a change in location in the viewport to the render, either by moving the object in edit mode, thereby not affecting it's origin point, or by resetting it's ...
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avoid intersections of instances when changing their size

there is a simple bunch of nodes that allows you to avoid intersections of instances, but if scale = 1, and if you set a random value, then intersections appear
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Randomize Transform overrides the original location&rotation

I'm trying to make a cube that is already shattered. The shattered pieces will rotate as they move forward fast. At the end, the pieces will locate themselves to the original cube shape like it was ...
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Respect the current "quad" when using transform.translate

I have a modal operator that calls bpy.ops.transform.translate('INVOKE_DEFAULT') as part of its code. Having written code that adjusts the position of the mouse cursor (before transform.translate is ...
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How can i extrude or scale bottom of an object along it normal using Geometry node

I'm stuck in a problem where I can't figure out how to extrude the bottom of an object in the way shown below. I'm new to blender geometry node, been trying Set Position, Extrude Mesh and Scale ...
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How to fix transforming an object and its gizmo together in Blender 4.0?

My issue is that I can't transform an object and its gizmo together. Does anyone know how to solve this issue (in Blender 4.0)?
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How do you scale the middle of a mesh using Geometry Nodes?

I want to create a series of customizable objects. I am stuck on trying to scale the middle part of a mesh without impacting the edges. Take this mesh, for example: How would I adjust the X axis of ...
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Issue with body mesh moving to cursor

I scaled the models down with the scale button thing. (im new to blender) I have deleted the armature of 1 to see if that fixed it. it hasnt. there are a string and a ball attached. ive tried ...
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In Blender 3.3, how do I make the arrow keys move in increments with each press instead of having to hold the key

In edit mode, when I select a vertex or an edge, and press "G" followed by an arrow key, nothing happens immediately. I have to hold down the arrow key, and after half a second, the vertex ...
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How to scale object so that two specific points have certain distance

complete newbie to Blender. I am editing some files for 3D print for personal use and was able to do most of what I need with help of this forum and YouTube tutorials, but need help with final step. I ...
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I can't move an object or selected vertices unless locked to an Axis

I've been working on this project for a long while without this issue ever popping up- but now, when i try to select an object while in object mode, or even certain points while in edit mode, I can ...
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How can I export a creation so that I can use it in another project with its transformations controllers still working?

I'm very new at this. In this collection, the highlighted "trackcontroller" empty sphere is what allows the wheels and track to move via its Rotation X with Transform Constraints. Is there a ...
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Blender viewport 1 to 1 in real world

This might be a silly question but how do I get 1 to 1 scale in blender 4.1 viewport with real life ruler on the monitor? I made a cylinder 10 cm long, but when I meassure it it's 10.4 or something. I ...
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Animation - temporary parent

During an animation, I want to move "Object A" along a path and at some point attach"Object B" to "Object A" before releasing "Object B" further down the path. ...
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Random Scale of UV Spheres radius using "Instances on points" Origins are off!

I have a a whole bunch of spheres generated on a curve, I want to randomise the radius of the spheres as well as their positions in order to get a galaxy effect. The issue I am running into is that ...
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Apply transformations not working on bevel object

So im trying to learn how to create a cord or pipe. I found a tutorial that uses a bezier curve and a circle curve bevelled to it. The functions work and produce a extruded result however, the scaled ...
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How to properly export/import to Unity?

First, am rotating so the height becomes the Y axis. Then, am converting it to fbx and saving it inside Unity with the transform set to As you can see, am leaving the forward as Z and the up as Y. ...
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Keeping dimensions of a plane when twisting

I am following this youtube tutorial on making a mobius strip: https://www.google.com/search?q=mobius+strip+blender+&sca_esv=d310bf87f451f94c&rlz=1C5CHFA_enAU853AU853&sxsrf=...
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How to rescale whole to scene including light radius to specified dimension?

I have a model for a big object - is it possible for me to tell Blender how big this model is, without having to go in and simply scaling the object up until it matches the right number of units? I've ...
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how to reset rotation?

I know, I can reset a rotation with Alt+R. But this resets the rotation always with the pivot point of the object. But I rotated my object with pivot point cursor : R > Z > mouse movement. And ...
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How to link object data but keep size of objects

This question has been asked already, but no solutions were proposed. I have a huge set of imported tree objects, each as a separate data block, each with scale applied. I want to link them all into a ...
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Set multiple objects to the same z value using geometry nodes

I have three objects, all with different z values. The goal is to rescale these objects so that the z values are identical for each object: I'm trying to scale multiple objects relative to a single ...
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Cylinder's shape changes completely upon bending using simple diffusion, can somebody help?

I hope things are going good. I am very new to blender, and I am facing a simple problem that I can't seem to fix. I have created and rotated a mesh cylinder by 90 degrees. Now, when I try to bend the ...
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Normalize Scale does not work as expected

I have the following cylinder. I want it to have .045m for x, y and z dimensions. Currently, as shown in the pic, all 3 scales are not at 1 After I use ALT S to normalize the scale, the dimensions ...
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How to align the position of two objects with each other

I have two different meshes representing the same object (objects obtained from photogrammetry). Simple example: The meshes of these objects are complex and have many vertices. How can I position ...
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Scale and axes of imported object relative to primitive (using Python API)

This is probably a no-brainer for people with some Blender experience but as a novice, I am confounded by how the axis and scale of an object imported from a Collada file can be made consistent with ...
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Script does not iterate through all objects properly

I'm writing a script that would set each selected object's orientation according to its normals. It works properly for a single selected object, but if multiple objects are selected, it iterates ...
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Array mirrored object around curve

I'm trying to recreate a scene from the opening sequence of No Time To Die: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awZQdw_iNZY&list=RDawZQdw_iNZY&index=2&ab_channel=HDFilmTributes) There are two ...
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Keyed Particle System with Force Fields

I have one object that needs to explode into cubes and then form a second object. I saw that one way of doing that is by using keyed physics type, but it looks to boring and static. I need the ...
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Unable to make stairs larger in width while keeping the same pattern

I have downloaded some stairs block and for my project I need to modify them. I need to make them wider, but keep the shape of the steps. When I try that, it makes my stair steps larger in width but ...
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Calculate the pixel location of an object in the rendered result

I'm implementing a simple script to calculate the location of an object (which is a 2D plane) in the rendered image: ...
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How To Align Verticles in Straight Line

I have this image with uneven ground. I'm struggling to even out these vertices, it should form an even ground and should look in a straight line because if I try to align it on a base plane, it looks ...
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Align rotation to target using the normal of one of the faces of the rotating object

Hello Blender community, I have been struggling with this problem for a couple of days and decided it was time to seek help from more seasoned veterans! I am building a hollow ring segmented into 8 ...
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Scaling instances along curve

Float curve node marked with red doesn't work as it should. It does so only when i delete group of nodes marked with yellow, but then i don't get random istances destribution in volume. Any ideas how ...
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Sharp Edge on Arc

When I'm making 1911 pistol slide, I have seem to ran into problem: on the top of the slide there's streak of lines which I assume to be sharp edges. Here: Here's for another angle: And this is what ...
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how to move objects away from each other by the same distance?

I have multiple objects that I want to align them on the Y axis by the same distance. How to achieve this? Closest thing I got to it is using the randomize function, but it scatters them at a random ...
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Is it possible to correctly show imperial units with fractional grid lines?

I'm trying to display units in imperial inches/feet with 16ths of an inch. I know Ill have to enter fractional units in the editor but if the grid is setup I can at least snap to the fractions easily. ...
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How to align a pile of elements?

How can I align this pile of elements to the tree axis, in order they fit perfectly one on each other on X, Y, Z without gaps?
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