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Is it possible to swap parts of a mesh that are hidden and unhidden?

I'm trying to create some corrective shape keys, and I am finding that it would be very handy if I could hide the currently visible parts of a mesh while, at the same time, unhiding the currently ...
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How to build a Low Poly on a High Poly while being able to see both?

All the view options I can find make it hard to see the low poly mesh and the high poly mesh at the same time. (This is for baking a high poly onto a low poly) Is there something I'm missing? This ...
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Invisible Plane that catches light from emissive surfaces

i am trying to make a lighsaber in blender 2.81 to add to some footage. i am trying to make a light emission from the lightsaber onto a plane directly behind it, but i dont know how to make the plane ...
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How to lock visibility of scene panel elements?

When switching between Layout, Modeling or Shading panels, the scene panel elements like Select and Disable in Viewport (the eye icon) aren't consistent. Is there a way to always show all of the ...
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Little black wireframe globes?

I'm new to Blender, using 2.78. I choose ALT + H because all my eye icons are mysteriously gone in my Outliner window, and that was supposed to be how you get everything visible again. But now I have ...
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My object is disappearing in sculpt mode

After I sculpted my object in Blender and switched to the viewport, I can no longer see it. I tried pressing tilda>view selected. All that happens is a thin orange outline of my object appears, and ...
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How to set transparent property per object for fade in/out, without having redundancy of materials?

Before you comment: I don't want to have 200 materials of the same metal just for fading out at different times. Render layers are out of the question too of course. I bolded it out because I found ...
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Selecting all faces visible by camera

I need to select all faces that are visible from a certain camera, optimally via script because I have to do it very often. And actually, I already wrote a script that is doing this... in theory. But ...
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Is it possible to hide curve handles behind other objects?

I'm working on a scene with a lot of curves and I was wondering if it's possible to hide the curve handles behind other objects in the scene? so just obscuring the curve handles behind other objects. ...
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How can I get rid of this weird barrier? [duplicate]

I appended the Utopia kit from Kitbash, and with it came this weird fog-like barrier. If I zoom out at all, I can no longer see the plane or any objects, even if I undo or hide everything. Why is this ...
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EEVEE Render issue

Trying to do a low poly animation using EEVEE and when I did a test render of a single frame today the frame looks fine in the viewport render but the actual render is messed up with duplicate parts ...
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Cycles render showing up black [duplicate]

I am very new to blender (2.81) and have been following a number of different tutorials to produce this file. Rendered images (cycles) were working fine but suddenly they now come up as black ...
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Selected vertices in editmode are invisible in objectmode

When selecting vertices in edit mode, the objects verticies become invisible in object mode. When selecting only a face it gets invisible too.
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Why my geometry disappears when switching to sculpt mode?

When I go into the sculpting tab the meshes are not visible. The only things I see is camera and light. Layout tab: Sculpting tab: Q: How to get the cube back?
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Modify the visibility of collections locally to the viewport with python

We have a project with 2 viewports in the same interface. We need an operator that can click on one of the viewports and change the visibility of some collections locally in the viewport that has been ...
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I made some annotations (not grease pencil!). Where is the menu to remove / hide / edit them?

I used the Annotate tool to make some annotations in the 3D viewport. I would like to edit, hide or remove them, but I can't find the annotate layers editor.
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How do you undisable in viewport all object in a collection?

I have a complex scene I moved from 2.79 to 2.81. What makes it complex is that it has lots of objects as childs of other objects. Think complex folder tree. Basically hundred folders and each have ...
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Smoke is not casting shadows in Eevee

Smoke is not casting shadows in Eevee render. The blend file is given below.
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Selecting Visible Objects Only in Blender 2.8

I can't seem to be able to select the visible objects (in object mode) only without selecting the ones hidden behind other objects, toggling X-Ray mode doesn't make any difference. Just create two ...
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Imported an FBX model, why does it look different in the 3D Viewport and in render?

I downloaded an FBX file from here (Needs a free account to download the file). In the ZIP file, it had two directories: "source" and "textures". After some trial and error, I have found that I must ...
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Edit Mode - XRay Clutter - Edges/Faces/Verts

The picture on the left is a subdivided Cube in a fresh new project in edit mode. The picture on the right is that same cube in edit mode but in my current project. As you can see: obscured edges are ...
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Object/model is invisible in render and stays that way despite trying a lot of solutions out (v. 2.8)

As the title mentioned all of my objects are invisible whenever I render or look at a rendered view of my objects through the camera perspective. I made sure that: no object is hidden and unhid ...
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Visibility clip

it gone when I pull out camera. Anyone pls tell me what happened here?
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How can I make an object only visible through certain material

Hi I am trying to make a certain object only visible through another object with transparent material lets say object named car and the other object named glass i can see the car if i look through ...
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How can I find 'Visibility panel' in Object tab?

▲ I want to find Visibility panel in Object tab like the pic above. ▲ But I can't find it. Visibility panel is omitted. How can I find Visiblitiy panel?
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How to hide an object in the viewport but still be selectable?

Thought the answer for this was straightforward, but that approach isn't working. For the Doorway.013 object you can see that 'Show in Viewports' has been unchecked, but 'Selectable' is still ...
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How to show collections in blender 2.8

I was creating a project in blender 2.8. I unintentionally pressed the 1 button, and now only one of the objects (each object is inside a collection) appears on the screen. All other objects are ...
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How do I make my armature visible through my mesh

There seems to be no option to see my armature through my mesh unless I use wireframe but I want to see how it looks while it's textured to see how it stretches the UV's. I can't believe that this ...
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Blender 2.8 viewport shading - random color: how to assign different color [duplicate]

When in the 3D viewport, you can set your mesh colors to "random". But can you change this randomly assigned color of one certain mesh to something different, in case you -like me - happen to have a ...
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2.7 hidden object problems to 2.8 [duplicate]

in 2.7 my file the items were saved hidden 2.8 the same items are not unable to be unhidden. it is a lot of work and put in this and if you tell me how to fix and/or update to repair this problem ...
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Objects in outliner grayed out

I have been using blender 2.79 and recently downloaded 2.8. I was modelling a scene in blender 2.79 and when opening it up in 2.8 most of my objects are greyed out. Everything is enabled in the ...
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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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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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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 keyframing ...
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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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Exported FBX appears transparent in Unity

I'm trying to export an FBX into Unity. In blender, the materials are opaque and have no transparency. However, when I export it into Unity, the object appears transparent. I have made sure to ...
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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 ...