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I cant access object that where on another layer in 2.79 in 2.8 [duplicate]

I wanted to start working on my Blender file in the 2.8 version and when I started working in my existing 2.79 file in the 2.8 version i couldn't access the object that where on another layer in ...
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Can't undo disable render

I keyframed the render visibility for an animation. The object was supposed to not show for first half of animation and then be rendered for the second half. However, the object never appeared again. ...
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Newest blender 2.8: Object visible in render button missing [duplicate]

In the latest version of blender 2.8 I can not find the button for an object that allows it to be shown in the rendered image. There is only one 'eye' icon left, which makes the object invisible/...
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Can't make object invisible in render (Blender 2.8)

No matter what I do, objects are allways visible in render (Cycles). I have tried: Object > Visibility > Show in Renders (off) Object > Visibility > Ray Visibility > Camera (off) In viewport it works ...
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EEVEE 2.80 toggling render visibility based on camera view

I suspect this is possible, but don’t know where to start. I think drivers might be the key. I want to animate EEVEE render visibility of 24 objects off when the object leaves the camera FOV and on ...
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Hiding (keyframe) a large group of objects

I have a large amount of objects (more than 300) that I need to hide mid animation (meaning using keyframes). I could go through one by one toggling visibility and keyframing it, but I have too many ...
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Sequence of Objects (one per frame)

Is there a way to quickly setup a scene to show one object each frame? ie object A to render on frame 1, object B to object on frame 2, etc...(I just want to change a group of objects, but want the ...
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Edit custom properties cycles_visibility

After boolean operation with BoolTool addon new line appeared in cycles_visibility under custom properties. After that, object is no longer visible on render. How to remove this line?
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Blender 2.8 - why can't I see my objects in 3D viewport?

I've been working on a project for a while - saved it, reloaded later and suddenly-- large components are invisible in the 3D viewport (but visible in the Outliner). The objects are marked as visible,...
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Disable objects/collections in 2.8 doesn’t work

I am trying to disable some objects in 2.8 with alt + click in the outliner, but it doesn’t work, ctrl + click to isolate works fine although. How can I fix it? Or is it a bug? I tried different 2.8 ...
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How to show and hide an object for different animations

Is it possible to show and hide an object on different animation strips? I have an Attack strip for my character where he's holding a gun. However, I don't want this object to show in his idle, jump ...
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How do I make the back faces of a transparent object hidden while other individual objects behind it remain visible?

This is the scene in material mode Render mode with Z transparency The same thing but now with mask transparency Can I make the back faces of the front cube hidden like the 3rd image, while the ...
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Blender order of execution

I got a test project where I created 2 gauges composed of 20 planes for every 5% each. First one works great and update nicely, second don't even show any planes. I tracked the results with a ...
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Object appearing invisible in Blender internal render, but visible in Cycles

I'm trying out an environment map for the first time. In Cycles, everything works well, but when I switch to Blender Internal render, Suzanne becomes invisible. What's more, for some reason I can't ...
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How can I make object visible when it intersects with a view of another obect?

I have invisible circle in front of colored square. I need to make it that when circle intersects with a view of a square (not with a square itself) it becomes visible (only that part of circle which ...
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Keying visibility of object collections with single property in 2.8?

I know this is a common issue, but I can't believe there isn't a better way to hide/reveal objects in an animation, besides moving them far into the distance from camera, scaling to 0 or keying the ...
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cannot see object from 3ds import; does not appear to be scaling or translation issue

I am trying to import this .3ds terrain model into Blender 2.79b: https://interstice.com/bquery.3ds The import from File->Import->3D Studio seems to go without error. After importing, I see that 54K ...
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Hidden Objects Wont Un-Hide? [duplicate]

So I'm having an odd problem, I've spent a decent chink of today making a hollow knight charm in 3D and the way I made it involved making a lot of separate objects and a lot of the time I end up ...
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how can i fix this : i can see through faces with no x ray or other see through settings enabled

I don't know what happened but whenever I'm outside of orthographic mode faces start to go crazy seeing through the mesh with no x-ray, no wireframe or no limit selection turned on. It's both in ...
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Object showing only in render and not in viewport even though visibility settings are correct

The fluid sim obstacle is visible at the top of the monitor. Before this render I turned made sure that render visibility was set to off. Viewport view, the obstacle is invisible whilst the ...
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Does scaling a mesh/curve object to 0 remove its render impact?

I'm currently using the latest build of Blender 2.8 as of this post's timestamp, and I noticed I can't keyframe the viewport visibility parameter (see above) in the Outliner like in 2.79. The render ...
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How can I make manipulator/gizmo stay visible when doing a transformation?

I have googled a bit and searched on here, as well as looked at settings and preferences, but have yet to find an answer. Currently working in 2.8 Beta. When I am moving a mesh in object mode, I ...
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Multiple Animations With “Restrict Render” Keyframes

To make the question more simple, I'll give you a narrowed down version of the problem than I actually have. Say, for example, I am animating a few objects' render and viewport visibilities for a game....
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Object not visible when rendered

An object is missing when rendered. It is not restricted, clickable, and can be seen in the 3D View. I have searched the internet, and this forum as well but found nothing. I have provided 2 ...
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object visible in viewport but not when rendered

As the title says. The object you see selected in the picture is clearly visible in the viewport but vanishes once in the rendered viewport. I've tried a few common solutions I found online such as ...
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Objects only visible in Cycles (Bug?)

Hej, I'm curious if I'm trapped in a bug of 2.8 or some hidden setting. The following happens: I created several layers and hide all of them but one. And ever since all of the layers don't come back. ...
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Get information whether a surface is visible from a point light source or not

I am working on an optimization problem where I want to find information about the amount of faces of a mesh visible from a set of randomly distributed points. Ideally, I would like to index the faces ...
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How to make an object appear and disappear repeatedly in a certain area?

I am animating an atom and I don't want to use a Bohr model so I am trying to make radials. For this, I need to define a boundary, and then have an electron (shown as a sphere) to appear and disappear ...
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How to set visibility on view layers via python?

What was obj.hide in Blender 2.79 is now obj.hide_viewport in 2.80. This is different from the newly introduced visibility on view layers, which describes visibility on different viewlayers, and is ...
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Selective ray visibility

In the Object Properties tab i can choose the ray visibility of that object. In other words I can choose if that object is visible on camera, if it casts shadows on diffuse shaders, on glossy shaders, ...
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Editing and animating properties of multiple objects

So, I have a shattered figure using cell fracture and now I have a lot of objects. My question is how I could animate a propertie like visibility of all the objects at once, because doing it one by ...
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Can't disable lighting in blender render

I've been working with cycles for most of the time I've done blender, and now that I'm trying to use the default engine for something, I can't figure out my problem. I have a scene with some objects ...
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Object disappear from 3d view but show in outliner and edit mode is disable [duplicate]

Object disappear from 3d view but show in outliner and edit mode is disable what happen ? hundred of object are invisible export to .stl and it still exists
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Toggle Visibility under blender 2.8? [closed]

I understand blender 2.8 is still under development. But i was wondering why the toggle visibility seems to be buggy. Even tried giving keyframe to toggle visibility, doesn't seem to work. Is this ...
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Blender 2.8: how to go back to previous Collection visibility setting?

Can we already ask questions about Blender 2.8? Here is my question: Let suppose that I have a complex visibility setting, with some Collections visible and others invisible. If I want just one ...
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Is it possible to keyframe visibility of every object in the scene at the exact same time in Blender 2.79?

I have a huge scene and there's a glitch where everything becomes invisible to the camera and I want to keyframe everything to be visible without going 1 by 1.
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Object exists but are not visible [duplicate]

I just started learning Blender and something happened. I have couple objects Cube, 2x Planes and Camera. But now all objects but Cube disappeared. If I choose them (in the right side panel), they ...
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How to make disappear object in animation without visibility for Game Engines?

Toggling "eye" icon in animation is not working in Unity. I found some alternative solutions such as scale down to super little or move it to very very far away. Actually I already did second option ...
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How do I keep objects hidden/shown when switching between animated actions?

I've a character who wields a two-handed sword. I've animated 2 walk cycles, one with weapon sheathed and another with the weapon drawn. I'm going with the approach of using two individual meshes for ...
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Does having objects behind other objects slow render times down in Cycles?

When creating an object, like an A/C unit in my case, there are a lot of objects that are only partially visible because of the view or because they are behind other objects, and some are not visible ...
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Outlines display option “visible layers” does not work. How to fix it?

When i select display mode of "Visible laters" only in outliner, it still shows objects that are on other layers, that are currently not visible. Even when current layer is empty. How to fix that?
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Is it possible to make linked object local when it is invisible (Restrict viewport visibility is turned off)?

It seems if I have a linked object and it is invisible (Restrict viewport visibility is turned off in the original .blend file) there is no way to make it local, because make local (as other commands ...
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World background color/HDRI was transparent in render [duplicate]

I disabled world background for the camera, and made some renders. But then I decided to use HDRI and it doesn't work. It's still transparent in renders. I see it on reflections and through the glass ...
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Mesh is not visible in viewport or render

I am missing mesh from the viewport/ final render. Tried recalculating normals as I have looked into the other questions before asking and that was not the issue, I have the eyeball and camera ...
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How to control the visibility of many planes with a single material and different images

I am rather new in blender - (max and maya before) And I would like to create lets say a 50 planes with the same material but with a different image source file. And then, joint every plane´s "...
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Boolean object visible in rendered image

Having a problem that is really frustrating me. When I render an image, the two boxes that I used for making sinks with a Boolean modifiers are appearing in the picture. I have deleted those boxes ...
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How can I keyframe multiple (like 300) objects' show/hide property?

I would need to know how to keyframe multiple (like 300) objects' show/hide property?
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My model is translucent in solid mode [duplicate]

I have had this problem since I fixed my previous problem of have my model disappearing when I closed in on it. I have tried the "Limit selection to visible" at the bottom of the screen and some other ...
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Update viewport after toggle of cycles shadows for all objects

I wrote this little script to toggle the visibility of the shadows of all objects. It works quite well, but at the end of the script, I'd like to update the viewport. I tried the "hack" with the ...
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Aerial view of different “floors” of building model

I have constructed a 3D model of a multi-stored building in Blender, and have managed to obtain a floor plan, i.e. an aerial view, of the first floor of the building (see attached image) by: Changing ...