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Viewing “Layers” of an Imported Model

I downloaded a free .obj anatomical model that I imported but I am unable to relate to the different systems of the body. It just looks like the external mesh, but it is supposed to have veins, ...
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playing with View Layers - are they always all rendered?

I'm playing with View Layers since I have to separate a lot of stuff from a scene. It's working great but I was wondering how it does impact the render performances. If I have, let's say, 10 View ...
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View Layer setting do not show up in certain files

*I have no View Layer settings. But in other files I have all these settings. This is in the Cycles Render engine. In the render setting I can't choose my Gpu or Cpu but if I switch to a different ...
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How do I override the material of an object in a view layer?

How can I do the following? There are 2 objects in my scene. Object A and object B. I want to create such a view layer where object A has another reflective material (override) and object B is ...
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How do I deleted a scene collection without deleting the scences inside that collection

Pretty self-explanatory. In the Outliner Window, I have a few scenes. However, all the scenes are under a 'scene collection' and I would like to remove the scene collection from the hierarchy.
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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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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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Faster Way to setup View Layers for Separate Image renders?

is there a faster way to setup view layers to render out multiple images to breakdown the scene but faster than this method here? He says the way hes doing it isnt optimal either but i cant find a way ...
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Collection shortcut disable for no reason

I have been modelling and rigging as normal and saving versions of my file as I for good practice. Somewhere along the line my "move objects to new collection" shortcut has been disabled in ...
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Mist/Depth artifacts are appearing near a transparent object

Im getting many wierd artifacts with mist pass and depth pass.their size/shape doesnt change by samples, re-render or light paths. denoising worsens the mist by making it smudge.what is the cause of ...
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Freestyle pass not rendering for Objects on Separate View Layers

Freestyle pass is not rendering for objects placed on a Separate ViewLayer,but renders fine for primary layer . Freestyle pass has been connected in the Compositor and Freestyle Priority has been ...
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Move/rotate all objects contained in a collection around the space

I have modelled a car and I have arranged all differents objects parts in nested collections under a main one called "Model". Now I need to move all the car in the space I know that I can ...
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Exiting cycles render between render layers

I'm rendering a still image with four render layers (view layers) and output to OpenEXR Multilayer, each render layer to its own file output. The render has completed 2/4 of the view layers, but I'm ...
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Object 'rig' can't be selected because it is not in view layer 'view layer'

I AM getting this error while trying to generate Rig. Please provide me some Solutions.
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can't open files .BLEND

i have problem can you help me? i have some .blend files from a few days ago; i Have Blender for Windows 10. My problem is that i wanna open the .blend files but when i double click to open the file, ...
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Clipping camera to view moves mesh

I've created a mesh and applied a texture over it; after hitting Ctrl + NUMPAD_0 instead of moving the camera to current view the mesh is flipped in front of the camera: Also, the camera also appears ...
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layer keyboard shortcut 2.83

Blender 2.83.2 Collections replaced Layers. Yet, Layers are still there (presumably for backwards compatibility). It seems Layers and Collections are related, e.g. Collection 1 = Layer 1, etc. Problem ...
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When to avoid using context.view_layer.update?

I have been working in blender python and shapekeys. Now every time I change the value of shapekey, I am applying bpy.context.view_layer.update which is a costly update. My question is, when should I ...
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Accessing the current View Layer render pass in Material

I think what I want is basic, but I can't find a good way to phrase it when searching. The scenario, I have one object in two collections and two View layers. I want the material to be aware of which ...
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Trying to select updated mesh, but get: Object 'Plane' can't be selected because it is not in View Layer 'View Layer'!

Using Blender 2.82a, I am trying to advance an animation and then select an object or mesh that has been updated. I am using something similar to the old ...
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View Layers Panel

I have a relatively simple Blend for testing: a couple Suzanne's and some text. I want to be able to render either just the normal image, or the depth map image. In the Compositor, I've created two ...
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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 (...