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Material Overrides for view layers (per object)

I've been a casual Blender user for some time now. Really enjoying the progress in 2.8, and use this now over maya for most modeling needs, and would love to ditch autodesk altogether, but there are ...
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shading view is different than render view [duplicate]

hello community I am much worried while adding material to the objects in blender 2.8. I am facing problem that the shading view show the accurate colors what I do made as shown in figure below. as ...
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Different View Transform & Look settings per layer in compositor

I have a scene with two view layers. The first view layer contains a starship ans is designed for the Filmic View Transform in Render tab and for the Look set to None. The second view layer ...
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Blender 2.8: link Render View to a single View Layer for rendering (multiple viewlayers, multiple cameras)

I've got several Collections (created with bpy.data.collections.new()), each consists of its own Area Light and multiple Cameras. I've got a View Layer (...
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How can I set the number of samples per View Layer?

In 2.79 I used to create several Render Layers in order to optimize rendering time. I sometimes use a sphere with an emission shader to simulate the sky. It doesn't require many samples to be rendered ...
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Blender 2.8 different worlds settings for different view layers

Is it possible to have 2 different worlds in Blender 2.8? If positive, how do you do that?
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Objects appear in render, but not normal viewport

I am new to blender and I came across an issue where my meshes are appearing in render, but not my normal view port as seen in the images. As you can see in the first screenshot, the layers are not ...
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Blender 2.8 How do i make objects with Render View disabled to not be visible on Viewport / OpenGL Rendering?

I have some objects which i do not want to be disible on the Viewport nor the OpenGL rendering previews, back in 2.79 it worked just fine by disabling render view on the outliner and enabling the '...
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Environment Pass in Eevee

What I'm trying to do is render a simple sun and world separately in order to do some compositing on the sun. I needed alpha on the sun to do that so I made the environment transparent. The problem ...
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Compositing Workflow/How to compose a render after restarting Blender?

I'm new to Blender (coming from C4D) and currenty working on an architectural visualisation like this: The Image is a placeholder because I can't show the project. I made three view layers Clay ...
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Wire-frames being rendered inside transparent objects

Im sure it's probably a render option I need to turn on or off but I have an animation where we see a crane moving a sign. As the sign comes closer to the camera, the crane disappears. I keyframed ...
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How can i select/make a preset of selected Layers?

If i want to make presets for my layers (not rendering layers, but the active ones) how can i save a preset in order to switch between them to hide/toggle different objects for viewing? For example, ...
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How to duplicate view layers?

right now only there's the possibility of creating new view layers, but every time you create a view layer it defaults all layers to visible, and sometimes in the scene there are views that are too ...
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blender 2.8 : temporarily show all visible objects in the scene

When dealing with collection, the object in the 3d viewport will be visible depends on current selected view layer. Some objects won't be visible as they have been excluded from current view layer. ...
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Viewing layer on masks

I have filmed a lightsaber battle and am masking the two sabers in separate masking layers. Depending on where the attacks are, one mask may be in front of the other. Is there a way to keyframe mask ...
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Shadowcatcher, how to separate shadow and object

I'm currently trying to render some assets (in cycles) for an application I'am developing. As I need objects to appear separately the idea is to have object A, shadow A, object B, shadow B and so on ...
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copy objects from one scene to another

I opened a blend, and I created 2 scenes. in the 1st I have a box and in the 2nd. I have a door. save my file and then use the command duplicate window of the information bar in the window tab. in ...
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Change active View Layer with Python

I'm currently trying to figure out how i can change the active view layer with python. The change to 2.8 made sourcing for documentation quite difficult. I'd be thankfull for any help!
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What is layer exclude in blender?

Hi guys i was wondering if you can explain me what is exclude layer and what it does ?. I watched tutorial about layers it was about changing scenes visible and invisible and almost couldnt understand
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Render Layer - Blender 2.8

I try to change my workflow from Blender 2.79 to Blender 2.8, but I struggle with the new layersystem. In previous versions you could go to the 'Outliner' window an say to each object by click if it ...
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Blender 2.8 - Multiple View Layers

is it possible to add new ViewLayers to current beta version, or it is work in progress? I am looking for a way to render two objects on two separate viewlayers with different compositing nodes on ...