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Particles disappear if I modify any parameters

I seem to have a problem with particles in cycles. I'm using 2.79. I can create a particle system and use an object as the particle, but whenever I change any parameter (number of particles, rotation, ...
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Cannot remove specific polygons

Here is my first model I cannot figure it out how to remove "ears". I made something and these polys/edges/vertices become unselectable but still visible in object mode I just want to remove them to ...
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Flip default face orientation of object

I'm creating my first model and it's going fine so far. One thing though - I probably did something wrong in the beginning, and default orientation (normals) of faces is pointing inside the model. I ...
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How can I make a warning sign appear when an enemy is behind my character in game engine?

I have a First person shooter game with enemies that are constantly seeking my character. How can I make a warning sign appear when an enemy is behind me? I have tried the near sensor, but it didn’t ...
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How do i render animation?

I can not change the file to a Xvideo file which is the only movie file that seems that it would work. I have sound in my animation and already have it in the video sequencer editor. I also have ...
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How to Separate and automatically add missing faces?

I'm attempting to separate out pieces of my model and would like to automate adding faces to the "previously attached" holes. How can I do this? Alternative: Is there a better way that "separate"?
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strange artifact when rendering volume

I'm using a volume scatter shader to render an atmosphere for a planet. To save on time I used a spherical gradient and ran it through a color ramp to get white only on the rims of the sphere. This ...
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Shading artifacts caused by boolean modifier

I tried applying a boolean modifier so I could make some holes inside a mesh, but the result was horrible shading. I've tried smooth lighting and an edge split modifier with sharp edges, but still ...
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Normal maps are not baking

I'm trying to bake a normal map from my high-poly meshes to my low-poly meshes, for the past couple of tries I've had the same result that is shown in the picture below After about an hour of baking ...
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Why isn't the frame animation not changing its animation?

I've just rendered an animation about a intro, and it seems likes it's on the same thing and it Isn't changing. I'm on frame 21 it just shows the same animation over and over again. Here's is a ...
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Can Blender 2.79 Fluid Physics act on Rigid Body objects?

I'm trying to have a flow of water rotate a solid-body propeller in Blender 2.79. But before I went any deeper, I got curious about a comment by a Blender Artist saying this: The fluid simulation ...
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baking textures after texture painting

I am trying to bake the textures from this model that I texture painted. When I try baking it the texture comes out black, I have no idea what i'm doing wrong, any help would be appreciated. Thanks ...
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Syncing action and lips of a charecter with pre recorded voice over

I am trying to animate my character according to the pre recorded voice over, but the problem is my 3D view port is running at 3 FPS, and I want my animation at 24fps. I wonder how complex scenes in ...
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Blender - How can I create proper lighting using Radeon ProRender?

Is there anyone that could tell me or point me in the right direction on how can I use/create proper lighting with Radeon ProRender. I want to create objects that will be emissive/emission ,I'm kinda ...
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How to make physically accurate silver in Cycles?

I need extremely accurate representation of real world silver in my curren project. We can approximate "close enought" in cycles, but this time i need it to be accurate. Other commercial rendering ...
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How do I Set Parent to Armature?

So I actually had this working, and without changing anything (or so I thought) it stopped working, and the error I get is just a "this won't work" without even pointing me to a line or anything. ...
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Bridge edge loops gives weird results

I've got two closed edge loops that I want to join using Bridge Edge Loops. One of them is an organic oval-ish shape and one of them is the edge of a cylinder, like so: However, when I Bridge Edge ...
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Set pose position to armature

I'm having some problems with this model. I created the armature using mixamo, and he also gave me the pose position. As you can see in the pictures it is a T-pose and the inclination of the hands is ...
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Can someone help make this code work on all vertex groups instead of just the active one?

I have some code which works great at blurring the weights of the active vertex group but I'd like to make it blur ALL of them at one button press. I've edited the code to just try and show most of ...
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How can I apply a blur to vertex group weights using python?

It's a long story, but I need to use "Assign Weights" to a mesh in order to get it to export properly into another program. But the assignment (from the particular rig needed) results in very blocky ...
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Denoising not working with GPU

I have this problem, when I try to enable denoising when rendering with my GPU only I get a completely black rendering. When I render with CPU+GPU I get black tiles. I´m running Blender on an iMac ...
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Attached objects rotate at different pivot point on rig?

So this question is fairly hard to word but I hope it attracts the attention of the knowledgeable... I have a model of a person, a viking to be specific. This viking has a mustache and a rig. His ...
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how to remove block effect from bump node with textures

I am trying to add a bumpiness to a texture on a sphere, but when rendering at close zoomed in proximities, it looks pixelated/blocky. I've tried modifying the subdivision of the sphere to 6 (render),...
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To move back the centre origin point to were the object is

Hi Please can you tell me how to move the 3D cursor and centre origin point back to were the object selected is please? I am selecting the landing feet and the X,Y and Z axis arrow is all the way to ...
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Is it possible to create a loop with Hair Dynamics?

I have a walk cycle of a character I created that uses hair strands with dynamics turned on. I was wondering if it was possible to make the hair dynamics loop along with the animation. Because as of ...
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Possible to control text color in the text editor?

I'm using the Typewriter Addon to fake an RPG-like UI for some animation. The text is pulled from a text file... what I'm wondering is if there's some way to markup the text in the file to control the ...
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Square Geometry with uneven formed Mesh

Is there a standardization method that helps adding geometry in form of an even wireframe with same-sized squares on to a mesh like the ones in this pictures: The left geometry I had to add all ...
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selecting sequences in VSE via python

This script adds an effect color strip in the VSE then adds an image above it. I want to add a gamma cross strip so I can do a fade in. The trouble is there doesn't seem to be a way to select ...
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Can I open Blender internal files with python?

I want to open a file which is packed into the Blend-file with the open() function while the game is running. Is it possible? And can I write files into it? Like ...
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Using dynamic paint images for displacement

I have been having a lot of trouble getting this to work, and I'm hoping someone might be able to help me. I have a dynamic paint canvas (ground) on which I want to animate the tracks of a vehicle ...
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Is there any way or addon to facilitate the attachment/alignment of armor to a model?

I am trying to fit this armor into the model's arm, but I just can't get it too tightly firm around the arm, I know it fits, the armor piece and the model came in the same size, however, I just can't ...
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How to set Z transparency in Blender nodes using the Blender's Render?

The context is like this: If you are using the Blender internal (Blender Render Machine) and you are also using nodes, and want to fine tune the transparency by using the Z Transparency value how ...
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Baking path animation deletes poses?

Ok, total edit: I found out that I have to bake the entire length of the animation to keep all of my keyframes. BUT, now that I've done that, now all of my poses are deleted. The movement stays there,...
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Navigating viewports in Blender for beginner

Hi so I have just installed my blender software on windows. I have just finished watching how to navigate viewports, and this is where I'm stuck unfortunately :D Yes, I am a noob at this, I am very ...
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Pack all into .blend file changes material outcome

I did a few tests now and so far nothing works except if I change the material entirely, which I do not want to do. Basically, I have finished my project and need to render it, and I want to use a ...
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Deform Mesh with Dynamic Paint Ridges

I’m using the Displace option in the Dynamic Paint modifier to leave an indent from one sphere on another as the first sphere orbits the second. Pretty cool, right? Wrong! I have Subdivide Surface ...
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How do you paint on only one island in UV Paint view?

To be clear, I know how to select a UV island in 3d mode and paint just on it. But there are times when I want to paint directly in the UV layout itself (2d view). But sometimes the islands in UV ...
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Saving multiple poses to Pose Library via Python

I'm trying to create a Python program by which a user could look at randomly generated poses of 3D model and choose if it to be saved in Pose Library until certain number of poses will be added. This ...
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Move one pose bone to the location of another in the same armature

Could someone help me get out of the starting blocks I suspect I'm making this harder than it needs to be. with python Lets say in pose mode I have bone A at location (0.00,0.00,2.00) world space ...
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Alpha not rendered in movie in the Blender Game Engine

I want to play a movie on a plane object in the Blender Game Engine. The movie works fine, however even if the background of the movie is transparent, when the movie is played it is shown as pitch ...
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Wrong fps when importing footage

I use blender as my main video editor but I haven't used it since last summer, during which I was very pleased with it. Lately I tried using it again but it seems like it is not detecting that my ...
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Blender animatons not working properly in unity 3d

Its my first game and im working on blender for the first time, so please answer in brief. I made an animation using four objects in blender, one hand, one gun, and two curved plates. Everything ...
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Glass material becomes white (Cycles)

I made some glasses for my character, and gave the lenses a glass material, which works fine, except for the fact that at some angles, when rendered, the lenses turn completely white. I don't think ...
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Texture paint showing a random old render on my model

See the following screenshot. I am trying to paint my model but some random artifacts are showing up on my model and makes it hard to see what I'm painting exactly. Deleting my models texture, UV ...
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How can I set an IK limit on a bone's Y axis?

I'm trying to rig a leg that has two thigh bones (one to move the leg around the hip and the other to rotate the thigh around the bone's main axis): The IK constraint on the Shin bone reaches up to ...
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How to add a text object?

I want to change a text dynamically using the game engine, that is, the bge module. I want to do it through a text box and I found a question about it. The problem is that in a part of it says to add ...
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Object Orientation Widget

I have a file that has 9 separate objects in it. In Object Mode if I set it to Global, Local, Normal, etc... it's all the same arrow direction. If I go into Edit Mode, set it to Normal on the ...
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Multiple problems: Rigged arm & hand with elbow corrective shape key

I have multiple Problems. :/ Trying to create a corrective shape key driver for the elbow, I managed to create the shape key itself without a problem. assigning it to a driver I realized, that the ...
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Why is it the body clipping through shinkwrapped shirt?

I shrink wrapped my shirt, set the offset to 30, made a thickness from the solidify, weighted the armature move with the shirt, and yet some of the mesh or the normal's clip through the shirt when I ...
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Why can´t i select the image frame?

So I am trying to select the frame in order to zoom out a little as I normaly do, but somehow i can´t select it. I tried it in other files and it worked there. I recognized that there is normaly a ...

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