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Current state of GPU support from command line

Please help me understand the current state of support for GPU rendering via command line (batch) simulations. I can't seem to get Blender to render on Tesla K80s via command line. Is there any plan ...
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bone not spinning on axis properly while the other one does

I need some help. so I was about to start animating. I was moving the hands of my character around and the joint is spinning at an odd angle. I don't know whats wrong heres a download link if that ...
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How can I make scene with multiple gravities going in opposite directions without using a force field?

I'm making a scene with multiple gravities affecting different objects that can interact with each other (those gravities are going in two different directions so I can't just cheat by changing an ...
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I can't install blender 2.8 in my win 7 service pack 2 2 gb ram, 32bit?

can't install 2.8 in my PC win 7,32 BIT -2GB
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How to use bones to fold a model like cardboard?

I am a Blender novice and wondering if someone could take a look at the model I've created and some bones I'm trying to use to pose it. I was hoping to just make these folds at 90º but the bones are ...
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Python - Creating a empty per selected object and get the selected object position, rotation

I want to know how can you do the following thing in python. I have a Empty(null or locator) I want to create one for every object selected then I want that nulls to parent or constraint to the ...
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Selecting curve after importing svg using bpy

I'm importing an SVG file into my scene using bpy. But after importing, the curve is not selected nor active. Here is wat I am doing: ...
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bgl Hello Triangle Blank Screen

This code should draw the "Hello Triangle" (1) that everyone starts off with but it's not showing up. Since it's in Blender, I used (3) as a reference for when to draw. That's why the code itself ...
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Black shading appears while rendering

While rendering this pipe model I get this dark shading. Why is this happening? Is there a particular reason for it? how can i get rid of it??
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Can someone explain the math/rationale behind this behavior?

so I have this node network that gives me straight lines from the wave texture, using the X-vector component: I was thinking if I used the Y vector component for the Scale of the wave texture, I'd ...
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How do I change a smoke collider's distance?

I've got smoke falling onto an object set with smoke collision physics, but as you can see from the screenshot, there is a gap between the smoke and the object. Where can I find the setting to change ...
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Blender metarig to Unreal Engine

I am making a game using Blender3D and Unreal Engine and have a three part question: 1) When exporting a human character from Blender3D to Unreal Engine after having used a the Human Metarig (with ...
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How Bpy.ops.mesh differs from bmesh ops

I know that Bmesh is a standalone module and bpy is an application module. But still why we have mesh related operations under bpy i.e bpy.ops.mesh , if we have bmesh? I need deep insight. Thanks
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2.8 - Material Different in Shading Editor than Export

first off I am very new to Blender, so bare with me if I am messing up terminology. I've been trying to get a material to tile twice on my model. I was able to figure out how to set this up in the ...
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Blender 2.49b opens with all tools and menus super small - how to fix?

I am using version 2.49b because my work requires it. I changed the font using "User Preferences" but that only changed the top menu. Any help is appreciated! I am new to Blender.
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Move selected mesh items to cursor in defined axis

I want to make a pie menu to snap selected parts of my mesh to the cursor constrained to specified directions. Example of snapping to cursor along x: I would like to do this for x,y,z,xy,zx,yx. I don'...
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Why this error turns out when i tried to check an addon that i installed

this error turns out when i tried to check to activate an addon that i installed, this addon its this one from here https://github.com/CGCookie/retopology-contours i am using b3d 2.78a how can this ...
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How to make holes/torn effect?

I wan't to make cloth and i wan't it to have some torn parts but i don't know how to approach it somehow like the fallen knight https://www.deviantart.com/tokami-fuko/art/Fallen-Knight-787066450 The ...
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Setting center and scale during spherical uv layout

I'd like to map part of an equirectangular image to a cuboid mesh, in order that the texture view from an arbitrary POV appears without distortion. Both the mesh and its uv layout will be used for a ...
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Blender 2.80 - Weight Paint - Front Faces Only - Error

I'm developing an addon that uses weight paint to select external faces. All work well on Blender 2.78, but when I made the same in 2.80 the command painted the surface and inside too: Have a way to ...
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How to scale global physics simulation?

Hi I have 3d camera tracked in Nuke and I exported to fbx. I want to import this fbx into Blender. I have some problems here: I use fbx import command in blender, but this importer has problem, I ...
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How to model a ridged cone (using modifiers)?

See the picture at the bottom for what I want to model. I’m using Blender 2.8 Beta. I was thinking an open cone (that is, bottom face removed) with some modifiers applied, and a creative texture, ...
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Solidify weird behaviour - Not following face normals

I noticed that solidify doesn't follow the face normal and produce a weird result. You can see from the right ortho view that the vertices are not aligned with the original one. Any Idea? I already ...
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MOCAP armatures are not tracking correctly face rigging

so have armatures and i duplicated them from my facerig there 2 on the top lip 2 on the bottom 2 on the sides, than i gave them follow track and asigned them the correct track but yet they dont look ...
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How do I stop my glass material from bleeding into the rest of the glass?

Hard to explain, so here are some pictures. (Blender 2.8 Cycles) I made the top section orange to better show what's going on. Here's what's happening: Here is what I want to happen: Here are my ...
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How to Sculpt Toothpaste or Paint Coming Out of Tube?

I need to create blobs of paint on a palette that look like they've been squeezed out of a tube. Here's an example: Any suggestions on how to model those blobs of paint?
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Remove Parts of a Flat Plane

I'm trying to start my model with a basic flat plane to represent a floor. It isn't a square room, there are alcoves and other things that make the room irregular. I've been trying to work out how ...
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How to export and import a 3d model into Babylon

I am using 2.8 blender to export a model to Babylon and i was wondering how to export cycles materials? this is my first question
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How is a mesh Plane locked to two dimensions? (version 2.8)

I thought a (mesh) plane was nothing different than one quad. But, it appears to have a constraint that everything about it can only be in the object’s 2D plane. For example, the skin modifier will ...
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I want to highlight only certain objects in the outliner arbitrarily

I want to color or highlight only certain objects or lights in the outliner. Please let me know how.
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How can I “attach” shrink wrapped clothing to body?

I've been pulling my hair trying to figure this out! I want to do an animation of a person growing and the shrink wrapped clothing stay "attached" in the same part of the body as the body grows... ...
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I want to Integrate Animations with my friend

Me and my friend want to work with the same rig(skeleton), integrating our own animations that were made in the same rig(skeleton) but in different workspaces. For example, my friend will animate the ...
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access point/vertex/prim(poly)/detail attributes inside of blender

How to make use of attributes created in Houdini inside of Blender. For things like particle system density, length, color, geometry to scatter etc.
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How to make a recognition mural with separated parts?

Hopefully the title of this question wasn't so badly worded that it won't elicit answers but basically I am trying to achieve this sort of effect with extruded rectangles and squares: The issue I am ...
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Frame Render Time Increases Each Frame

BACKGROUND So, I have a project that I am working on, the control panel of the Apollo 11 spacecraft. I finished modeling it and texturing and rendered an animation. It all was fine and ended up with ...
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why is shade flat imporant?

i'd like to know why low poly is important because i find subdivision surface much better to work with , without the shade flat and shade smooth! i realised that when someone is creating a character , ...
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Can't manipulate linked or appended objects that were made with 2.79 inside 2.8

I'm using Blender 2.8 and my friend works in 2.79. Whenever I append or link his files there is something like a locked logo front of those objects and I can't manipulate these. What could be the ...
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Simplifying animation F-Curves in Blender 2.8

I can’t find out how to use the Simplify Curve add-on on animation F-Curves in Blender 2.8. I’ve activated the add-on, and in the 3D view the parameters are changeable when operated on a curve object....
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Model pinching?

My model is pinching and creating artifacts in certain areas. Any ideas?
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How is the most bottom bar called and how can i access it

How is the most bottom bar called and how can I access it?
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How do you specify the name of a primitive created via the Python API?

For example, the command to create a cube is: ...
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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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import particles as particle system?

Any way to import particles from a 3rd party software and have them import as a blender particle system so I can use them to scatter objects? I'm using Houdini, so if I can bring in the density, ...
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Trying to rotate multiple objects together and then move one, but rotation gets doubled

I'm familiar with Blender but I'm just now learning animation, and I thought a simple robot would be a good way to learn basics before I moved onto bones and such. The gif shows my problem: The cube ...
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Stop Comb brush from going through mesh

When I comb an object with particle hair the comb goes through the mesh to the other side. How can I prevent this? A workaround would do too. (I am using blender 2.8 beta for the moment.)
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What is going on with the Extrusion?

Hi so I am currently creating a Witcher Wolf School Medallion just for fun, However it's decided to do this with the last extrusion. I saved before this happened so I've being unable to fix it. What ...
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How to merge different coloured materials into single material?

I have imported a .wrl model into 2.8 (via 2.79) that is made up of lots of individual objects, each with an assigned coloured material. All objects that are the same colour share a single ...
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How can I create a checkbox that will execute my code when checked?

First of all, I am a total beginner in terms of Blender API. I have been working with Python and the Blender API for about 3 days now. I already found out how to hide unwanted objects. Here is my ...
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Bone is lost in pose mode

In Object mode, all of finger rigs are visible, but in pose mode, I can not see a single finger rig. Even if I press ALT + H, I can not see bone. If you do not have an easy solution, is there a ...
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Weird Error with Blender 2.8 [on hold]

I got this error with Blender 2.8. Sometimes the screen blacks out and sometimes some weird colors pop out. The color changes with every rotation like a disco ball.

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