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Is proportional 3D weighted decimation on cubic objects possible?

i´ve been thinking the last two days how to calculate this problem with blender, maybe im stupid and it´s simple. i need a specific decimation calculation to transform blue into green img.A img.B ...
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Why some vertex on weight paint aren't painted

I think it's very self explanatory. When I try to paint some vertex in the weight painting mode they refuse to be painted. I have the weight normalized and tried painting with auto-normalice on and ...
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Data transfer to a mesh with different topology

Is it possible to transfer mesh data such as UV map projection and vertex weights to another mesh that has different topology? I thought the Data Transfer Modifier could do this, but I haven't ...
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Rigify vertex groups mesh deform error

So I imported a model into Blender that already has vertex groups and a skeleton. I then imported a metarig and made it the exact same shape as the imported skeleton. I applied the armature modifier ...
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Error caused by “Mirror Vertex Group”

I have prepared a simple .blend that demonstrates the issue in question. I select the vertices of which I want the weights to be mirrored over to the other side (along X). I click the "Mirror" ...
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Is there a way to limit influences-per-vertex weighting?

Apparently there is a limit on how many vertices can be influenced on skeletal meshes on Android and that limit is 4. Is there a way to set limits for bone-vertices influence in Blender so that when ...
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Weight-paint vertices without mesh in 2.81

Context: I'm trying to annotate point cloud data. Is there a way to weight paint individual vertices that are not in a mesh? In the image below, all vertices belong to the vertex group 'Group'. ...
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Weight painting using Auto Rig Pro on Blender 2.8

I need help with painting weights on a rig made with auto rig pro. I cant find the correct vertex groups for the bone I'm painting. There's an arm twist offset and an arm stretch vertex groups to ...
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Blender vertex weight table

Very frustrated with blenders latest weightpainting. Can't get it to work. Never been a fan of weightpainting anyway. Where can I find the weight table in blender 2.8? Maybe that works
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How to remove weights on vertices (2.8)

So for some context: I uploaded a model to Mixamo to get a rig for it, and this rig works fairly well, with the only problem being that the character's tail is distorted. I would like to remove the ...
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Blender's “Automatic weight” and weight is 0, it will be blank

I did Blender's "Automatic weight". I set two bones in a simple cylinder and did Automatic weight. The weight has been set successfully. However, the vertex of weight 0 is not zero. It is blank. ...
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Same object with the same weight but different behaviour

My problem right here is that in the image shown bellow, i have 2 objects with the same weight but one is affected 100% and the other not (Idk if i explained myself good) You can see that the bottle ...
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How to know vertex weight of Lattice?

I have Lattice with weighted vertex group. I'd like to know exact weight of vertices like you usually do it with meshes (N-Panel), but unfortunately this data isn't ...
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Bone sharing weights with another bone?

When working on a character rig (First time) I attempted to go in and fix it's weights. Apparently afterwards I gave the, "Neck" bone of our character the weights of the, "Chest" bone. No matter as I ...
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Dynamic paint on changing geometry

I want to use dynamic paint (wave) on a mesh which geometry is changing, and it seems dynamic paint doesn't support this. The aim is to have dynamic paint a large scale object (ocean) with a small ...
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Car Axle Mesh Deformation Problem

I am working on Car Suspension and want to move the axle with wheels upward and downward movements but the Axle Housing of an axle moves separately when i move the bone "BoneHub_FL" upward or downward,...
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Copy weights from one bone and invert it?

So I have this one human model which seems to be made by making half of the body and then duplicating it and flipping it to give it the other half, I'm wondering if it would be possible for me to let'...
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Problem with the weight paint mode when there are a lot of geometry on the mesh

I have some problem with the weight painting of the mesh,check the attached video and tell me please what's the correct way to operate,in this case. Since there are a lot of geometries on the mesh,I ...
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Automatic weights not working with rigify (auto- python checked)

Hello great blender masters. i have made a human mesh, added a rigify rig, lined everything up, clicked generate. But when i click parent with automatic weight, it parents with empty weight groups... ...
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Adding vertices with chosen weight in a vertex group - Python

I would like to add vertices in a vertex group with a weight already set by python. For example a button that set weight force to the selected vertices to 0.5: row.operator ("object....
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Is there a way to hide bones that don't have vertex groups

I need to hide bones that don't have any associated vertex groups, so I can select the bones that only have weight painted.
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Another rigging nightmare : vertices refusing to stick to bones, attempt at fixing it made things worse

Sorry guys, I know this topic lacks originality.. But I browsed dozens of similar articles, and following some of the trouble shooting actually made the mesh worse. I had some terrible automatic ...
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Why does my model become distorted when adding bones with Automatic Weights?

After adding bones to the model, the whole model breaks down horribly. Here are screenshots: Before: https://ibb.co/Ycm9QVL After adding bones to the model With Automatic Weights: https://ibb.co/...
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Vertices of the skinned object either moves 100% or 0%, no consideration of actual paintweights

I'm learning rigging and skinning and I have a test rig using bendy bones for a mouth. I do weightpainting and I have clearly different colors but still the vertices of the skinned object either moves ...
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Vertex group : How to remove vertex group with weights but without any bone assignment?

I have renamed several bones and found out that vertex groups with the older bone names still exist. Similar issues with deleted bones as well. So how do i get rid of those redundant vertex groups ...
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How to snap the angle of a weight paint gradient?

I'm trying to add a particle system to my terrain with a vertex group for the density, and the vertex group is a gradient that's at 0 at the lowest points of the terrain, and gets to 1 as the terrain ...
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How do you transfer weight paint to nearby vertices blender 2.8?

As you can see there are two meshes almost perfectly on top of each other. Their vertex positions differ slightly. Is there a way to transfer the weights? I tried Transfer Weights from the weights ...
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Weight painting - normalize allowing influence above 100%

Using 2.80 & 2.81. It took a while to find that the new vertex weight window only shows when highlighting a single vert. That feels lackluster when dealing with complex meshes. I have auto-...
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Control hair color with weight paint

Can i somehow determine the color of a particle by weight painting a mesh? For example control a color ramp with the weight of the point where the hair is being generated?
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Data Transfer: how do I transfer only non existing vertex from one object to another?

I want to transfer some vertex weights using Data Transfer modifier They are identical. However, from the 'source object' just want only the non existing vertex of the target object. What parameter ...
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Rig & Weight Paint Bent or Curved Model

I have a mesh with bent geometry, and I would like to make a proper rig and weight paint that straightens the model when the bones are straight. I would like to know if there is a technique in ...
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Vertex Group Weights disappear when I move the bone

I have 'Vertex Group Weights' enabled in edit mode but for some reason the weight values aren't showing up on the mesh whenever I rotate a bone. I can assign a group of vertices a weight of 1 and it ...
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How to generate smooth vertex weights from edge/face selection?

I am rigging a character for animation and am sick of manually "painting" the vertex weight corrections because I always get bad results. Is there a way to auto-generate weights based on a selected ...
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Can I see two vertex group at the same time while weight painting?

I just Wanted To See two Different Vertex groups at the same time so thatwhen i am weight painting i do not overlap each other
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Particle distribution map from cycles material data?

any ideas on how to translate cycles material to a texture/vertex distribution map ? it's for biome scattering. Preferably a non destructive way by not baking anything Best Answers will be rewarded.
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Spikes while weight painting - SOLVED

EDIT: I'm still able to animate without worrying about weight paint. I have a model with a skirt around the legs, complicating the skinning process, which causes the mesh to deforms. Here are the ...
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Weight Tools Menu in Blender 2.8

Is there a way to bring the Wight Tools menu back to the side bar in Blender 2.8? My work depends heavily on weight painting and moving the weights menu adds up an extra step and slows down my ...
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Apply vertex weight interpolation

When rigging I weight paint a low poly mesh and then apply subsurface modifier on top. If you put subsurf under the armature modifier, it will interpolate the vertex weights nicely. If I then apply ...
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Mesh moves when trying to attach weights

My mesh moves from the armature when I try to add weights. I followed the answers in another thread where it said to apply rotation loc and scale to mesh and armature which I did plus tried merge by ...
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Apply interpolated weights to the model on export

When skinning a model, you can do a weight painting and then add a subsurf modifier to smoothly interpolate the vertices. To do this I have the subsurface modifier below the armature modifier on the ...
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Is there any Animall add-on alternative to be used in blender 2.8?

Animall add-on was very useful in blender. But since it has omitted from latest blender 2.8 updates, I need to know if there is any alternative add-on or Script to make me able to use the same options....
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Blender 2.8 Weight Paint Vertices Problem (Video Included)

I was wondering how to weight paint all vertices inside the brush circle? Even the points behind view. I tried turning transparency on, but it still wont let me paint points behind the model. Here ...
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Hotkey for add/subtract weight brush?

I'm using Blender 2.8. Is there a hotkey to switch between the add and subtract brushes in weight paint mode?? I heard you press the number keys, but that doesn't seem to do anything. Thank you for ...
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Cannot transfer weights from objects

im trying to transfer weights from one object to another. Ive downloaded and edited this guy and i wanna use the skeleton of the girl because it has very cool IK, and im not proficient enought to make ...
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Bone effecting part of mesh it has 0 influence on?

though its my second time modeling, its my first time weight painting + working with mesh aspects particularly close to one another. seen above the right arm bone has absolutely no influence to the ...
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Computer crashes on armature set automatic weights

Not sure why it does this. Scoured the internet trying to figure out what's wrong with my mesh if someone could help that'd be awesome I'm still at amateur level. Specs ...
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How to prevent model crumpling and clipping upon deform?

I'm modeling a lego character and I've got a question about how to weight it so that vertices compress together when the body/leg is bending, instead of sliding past each other and giving a weird ...
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More particles as more area is painted

I want to populate trees along a road with Particles using weight painting to control the density. My problem is that the particle system needs to know the final particles count - logically, I proceed ...
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0 Weight Vertices still affecting deforming bones

I have an issue with Automatic Weights with my human character, it fails. So I'm trying to weight paint manually, however strange things happen: There's no weight painted under the neck. You don't ...
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Vertex weights and vertex indices for Blender Python API

I'm trying to write an importer addon for blender using the python api. And the documentation has been less than "helpful" so far. In threejs you have a page like this: https://threejs.org/docs/index....