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How to model a uncontinuously screw like in picture

This is not a continuously screw. Thank you for your great help. Can someone tell me how to create this style of screw?
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Texturing-Is a good ideea to split an object in multiple parts?

I created a book and i want to texture it.I unwraped the object and i don't know how to put the textures (i have a texture for each cover and also for the pages and for the back).I can assing these ...
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Selecting a new material slot to selected vertices

I have a few vertices selected and would like to change the colour of those vertices with Python script. This means adding a new material slot. I have tried this script, however it changes all the ...
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How to move 4 objects symmetrically outward/inward on the same origin?

I have 4 cubes symmetrically placed at the 4 corners of a plane and I want to move them along the x/y axis outward/inward the center of the plane witch is also the origin of the 4 cubes? Here is the ...
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Rotate the model when the axes in the edit mode are different from the object mode

I have downloaded this model from sketchfab https://sketchfab.com/3d-models/animated-rat-bone-rigged-l-poly-free-afeeccb10aa8457e9008558e841eda1e I then imported the model in blender. I tried to ...
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Clipping Glitching. When I move away from things they disappear with distance

I've reinstalled blender like 7 times now, Steam and Non steam. I keep getting the same problem, it's like glitching and clipping out, when I move away from things they disappear with distance. I ...
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Unknown rays coming out of an object

I was doing an online tutorial(Towel, by BlenderGuru), but when it came time to render it came out like this: At first, I thought it was the particles, but after removing them this still appeared. I'...
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How to Assign Material to Randomly Selected Objects?

i'm trying to do something that should be relatively simple, but i'm not experienced enough in blender to know how to do it. I have a few dozen individual items (spheres). I want to assign 3 or 4 ...
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Morphing an object around another object [duplicate]

I'm trying to add an Aquila to the chest plate of a space marine I'm modelling. Is there a quick way to morph an object around another object as per the picture I attached?
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My material is showing up correctly in the preview window, but not in rendered mode [duplicate]

I am trying to get this wall to look like this material (screenshot taken from the preview window in the material editor): But, it just shows up like this (the gray area is the part that has the ...
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(Blender Game) (BDX) No tutorials on how to do any animation except Sprite Animation [on hold]

I can make animations in blender using keyframes and curve paths but there are no tutorials online on how to export these if they're even exportable to bdx. (Not talking about fbx exporting and ...
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Show transparent viewport image (via script)

[blender 2.8] I'd like to show a transparent image on the viewport (similar to the axes gizmo) and came up with two different approaches: 1) GPU image shader - which works in principle, but doesn't ...
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Can blender combine two or more meshes of same object and make new mesh?

I have bought Agisoft Photoscan , it makes a mesh from many photos taken of an object, and applies the photos as texture so it looks like the object, but they have taken the marker tool that one uses ...
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Alternative ways to get low poly without baking?

I'd like to turn my 500,000 poly model into low poly to make it game usuable. However I cannot bake due to reasons. How can I do this without losing noticable detail and destroying the uv map
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Disappearing model when rotating

How do I stop model from disappearing when I rotate around it? It happens randomly and I don't know how to fix it. Example would be today when I was in edit mode i selected vertices and when i rotated ...
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How can I track illumination on a polygon in blender?

I am looking to be able to track the amount of light that is present on the different surfaces of a polygon, any ideas welcome. For example I am looking to record the amount of light/illumination that ...
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Control image texture source from outside node group

I'm working on turning a cavity node setup I found online into a node group I can append to my blender files. The setup uses several mapping nodes (that I already converted to math nodes so the ...
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Baking highpoly to low poly causes seems to be apparent. How can I fix? (Project included)

I'm trying to bake a highpoly photoscanned rock to a retopologized low poly rock, for use inside of UE4. However, no matter how I mark the seam on the low poly rock, whenever I apply the normals in ...
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Blender UI button creation

I have made a script which I wanna activate with that M button. I've seen tutorials on how to do the simple buttons but I can't seem to figure it out how to make a button there and how to add an icon ...
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New animation on armature runs previous animation

I have an animation stored under one amature. I wish to create another animation. I select the new amature that I want to create the animation on (it is wholly separate from the first amature). I ...
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Blender Eevee Keeps crashing when i try to render

So I have this animation full of custom rigs that I animated in blender 2.79 and am trying to render in Eevee. When I hit the f12 key the frame renders out, but as soon as it's done blender closes. ...
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SVG from illustrator doesnt fill correctly [duplicate]

Blender is not filling correctly the SVG file imported from illustrator even after trying all the options for SVG exporting on illustrator. On the attached photo, you can see the area referred with ...
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How to modify the uneven space between separate loop cuts, while they are already cut?

While I noticed how to entirely remove edge loops (by dissolving) and simply creating them anew. I'd like to know if there's a way to modify the amount of space between each and between specific of ...
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Where are the Shape keys names located? (Scripting)

How can I call up this name (Key.001) in python? Every object has it's own one Key name (Key, Key.001, Key.002, Key.003...) Here it is in the in the console. in order to show it up I had to drag the ...
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Does an assimp based importer already exist?

I'm looking for but for now I haven't found one, I'm thinking of writing one, some good reason not to do it? assimp It already has a python binding even though I'm not sure the status for python3.
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Can we freely switch back and forth between cycles and Blender Render? [duplicate]

If we switch between Blender Render and Cycles Render, do we "obscure" our project? Or can we freely switch back and forth?
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Blender 2.8 & Nvidia 1050 Ti

I now have two graphics cards I want to use with Blender 2.79; they are the GTX 1050 Ti & the GTX 750 Ti. I can't get either of them to render (Cycles) without the whole screen going crazy with ...
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Reordering Shapes under the same Bezier Curve

The 2.79 rendered image below ,shows an Oval,Square and Circle (in that order ).These shapes were made with the Freehand "Draw Curve" tool under Bezier Curve(Edit Mode)and rendered for the "first time"...
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Batch rename shape keys

I'm kinda new to blender and can't seem to find any fast way to rename shape keys. I have found many addons and scripts to batch rename objects but none work on shape keys. Is there any way to batch ...
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Changing Text Content Externally VIA OSC

I am new to Blender and am using AddOSC to manipulate Blender objects "on the fly". I would like to be able to change text content using Open Sound Control. However, as far as can make out text ...
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Python Mix Shader Diffuse BSDF Glossy BSDF Nodes

I am trying to create a plane object in python that uses a mix shader with the first shader being a Diffuse BSDF Shader, color black, roughness 0.200 and the second shader being a Glossy BSDF shader, ...
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Cant render black sphere, it always appears to be grey

I created a sphere around my environment as you can see in the attached image. It shall be pure black and in preview it looks like it but when I render it out, it appears to be plain grey. I also ...
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Change hotkey for pivot point

The default hotkey for median point is Ctrl + , and I want to change it for just ,(comma). How can I do that in Blender? I did not find this shortcut in preferences?
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Hide Vertex Colors while painting

I did set up a Material node system that applies textures depending on the vertex color influence. Now I want to see only the textures while painting the vertex colors and hide the vertex colors ...
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Is there an option for ghosting in armature in blender 2.8?

There is no ghost settings in armature properties in blender 2.8. Is there any other way to access it?
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Object only renders with freestyle, why?

I have a UV sphere with a wireframe modifier and in the viewport, it looks alright but when I render it, it shows only the freestyle lines, another object (a cube) with the same modifiers all (except ...
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Custom importer for amature bones

I'm trying to make an Amature/Bone Importer in Python for a custom file format in Blender 2.80. In this file format I have the following data: Bone Name Parent Bone Name (Quaternion) Rotation to ...
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Animation moves armature

I've spent a frustrating two hours trying to animate and running into the same problem. When I move a specific object in object mode, the armature doesn't move. When I put it into pose and move that ...
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Selection toolbar is gone

Selection toolbar is gone! Hi, guys, I have downloaded the latest version of the Blender 2.8 (it is 22 June version). And now I can't see a selection toolbar which was earlier. Somebody can say how I ...
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transparent PNG image not working in cycles [duplicate]

Hello blender community. using Blender2.79b I am working on creating leaf with PNG transparent image file. but alpha part is not working as transparent part. My node setup is wrong ? or any other ...
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Question on creating a spiral

I saw that using the Add Curve: Extra Objects add-on, it's easy to make a spiral curve, but I also wanted to try to make one "from scratch." I tried using the ...
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How to draw an edge

I saw an answer to a question in "How to make a spiral out of a circle" (Create spiral out of circle), in which the person with the answer starts by drawing a single edge from the origin to a point ...
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How can I control a rig with gamepad or vr controller

I was watching a behind the scenes documentary on the first Jurassic Park movie. I noticed a controller called the "dinosaur input device" it was a physical rig that the animator's could use to move ...
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How do I switch between cameras? [duplicate]

I have two render camera objects in the scene, about to be three, I'd like to know how to switch between them as when I hit zero, it only enters the view of my frontal camera(the first one I placed.) ...
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Blender UV project missing Image?

I was recently doing a Project needing the UV project modifier, but the Image selection menu appears to be missing as of Blender 2.8. I have attached both 2.8 and 2.79 screenshots to show you what I ...
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Is there a place where I can find values for different colors/materials? [duplicate]

Whenever I try to create different materials, I always have to mess around with it for a bit and I feel like it would be easier to have a reference. Is there anything online that has a bunch of ...
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Animation Nodes - curve and objects

How can I distribute objects along a curve with animation nodes? AN 2.1 Blender 2.8 Thanks!
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Anyone help me to accomplish this earth bending effect [on hold]

I want to create this earth bending effect in blender Plz can anybody replicate the same effect like in below URL: https://youtu.be/53zQIfhOiW0 My progress Thanks
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Subdivision Surface modifier deforms mesh on 2.80

I'm learning Blender for a university course, although I already have a few years of experience on 3DS Max. I'm having a problem with the subdivision surface modifier.I have this low poly mesh: I ...
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How to Turn follow path off and on, on specific frames

I am trying to get an array of objects to move from the ground and rise into the air then follow a circle around then land back on the ground. Can i turn follow path on and off within the frames or is ...

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