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Retopoflow addon

I have a simple mesh, nothing else in the file. 2682 faces, no animation, no armature, nothing. Testing Retopoflow, all my options are greyed out. It will not activate. Any ideas?
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How to open closed eyelids on pre made models

I'm "kind of" new to Blender and rigging/animation in general, but I like to jump out in the deep part of the pool. (Sorry) What I mainly want to do is rigging and animation, so I've kind of not paid ...
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Question: component selection type in edit mode? (2.8 alpha)

anyone knows what happened to the ctrl + tab shortcut, usually when in object mode it switches to weight paint mode, and when in edit mode it offers a menu called "mesh select mode" to choose between ...
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first Splash screen crash on Startup. How do I change right to left Mouse Button?

The first Splash screen crash on Startup. When i put in data, Select with left Mouse Button - and user interface 3dmax. "Sorry I forgot to write down the error message.." I try to restart blender but ...
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why does my models disapper when im in edit mode?

Whenever I am in edit mode and I use the middle mouse button to navigate, all my meshes disappear and I cant get them back? I tried scrolling in and out but nothing would work. Help!
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How to partially blur an image in the compositor?

I want to blur an image I used as a background in the compositor but have it blurred more towards the top and in focus in the foreground. Is this possible to do with nodes? Thanks This is the node ...
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Problems with smooth shading

can you please help me? I need to fix this to make weapons for my game, I use boolean operators, and then active the smoothing, after activating the smoothing appears strange artifacts in my mesh, an ...
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Subdivision surface not working properly

I don't know if this is a bug or something else but when I use Subdivision surface my "View" tab is controlling both "View" and "Render". It's like I don't need "Render" option. By setting "Render" ...
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Foil Bag Modeling

I want to make a foil bag / package like in the picture. I tried to use discplecment modifier and scultping, but it's not good at all. Has anyone got a way how to do it? ; / And another question, any ...
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rig shifts upon IK application

I'm trying to create a simple low-poly rig for some testing and I'd like to create it manually. Right now I have a problem where even though my IK bone has no parent and Deform is unchecked, trying to ...
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How to draw custom, complicated ui element

Is it possible to add custom drawn elements to UI? e.g. access OpenGL and draw shapes from code, create some "canvas" in UI and draw on it. e.g. I'd like to create a complicated interface, something ...
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Impossible to import SVG file from Illustrator

I would like to create the vector version of my logo on Illustrator and using the "pen" tool I created a trace of my logo by tracing the PNG version I had imported, once I finished I saved the file in ...
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How to hide object but keep shadow in EEVEE?

This is very easy to do in Cycles, just have to click on the camera checkbox. I cant figure out how to do this in EEVEE. Any help would be appreciated.
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How disable delete options menu in Blender 2.8?

Hi, how can i disable the delete menu that appear when delete a element?, is really annoying because if i am working in face mode then i will be like delete faces and this menu is complety unnecessary,...
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How overlap UV of repeating faces

I have cylindrical mesh. I need to unwrap it in a way that stacks its segments on each other. So that I can save space and make a nice repeating pattern. How can I do that? This question obviously is ...
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Why auto-keyframing doesn't work if I set position/rotation with a script using Blender's Python API?

I have a serious problem in understanding how the Modal Operator works. I created a Python script using the Modal Operator Timer template, which basically translates and rotates the camera of the ...
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Getting the outside faces of a mesh?

1<- Side of chest1<-Neck Can I select only the faces that are on the outside of the mesh? I just want to select all of the external faces.
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1answer
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Blender OBJ export properties panel missing

Sorry for the newbie question. I have this project where I need to export a mesh in obj format, but I can't see the export properties panel (Export OBJ panel): How can I bring it back?
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1answer
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Parenting eyes moves them inwards

I'm very new to blender and I've run into a problem that I don't know how to solve. Here is the face of the character: I recently added eyes to it and now I need them to follow the character when I ...
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Create Sinosoidal Fringe Projection with blender… not everything by hand possible?

i am using blender to create optical settings for my work as an engineer in applied optics. I would like to create a lighting with simulates a display which projects a sinusoidal fringe pattern. I am ...
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Python: Selecting vertices and separating them into new object

I have a mesh with millions of densely packed vertices, and I what I want to do is be able to bisect them into separate objects. What I struggle with is selecting the vertices I want to be separated ...
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Curve a face according to a model

For one of my project I need to extrude some parts of complex surfaces (ie different curvature on the different axes). What I initially thought was that I could create a vectoriel draving in ...
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1answer
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How to make a shortcut key for switching to Texture paint mode?

I cant find a key shortcut to use Texture paint mode. I wonder how can I make one cause it's a pain to have to change the mode using the menu back and forth.
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Is it possible to add images in the Text Editor?

A little bit of context: I've beeng working around some "interoperability" between Blender and other software/hardware like: Pure Data, reacTIVision, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, etc. I toyed with doing ...
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1answer
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Unable to see texture in object [on hold]

This is my files: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0fraun9z3psbges/AACu2uOLH4eCNEiU-cFfv3-la?dl=0 manual.obj has usemtl 2imagesconcatenated manual.mtl has ...
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1answer
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Re-question: Shape of mouth is awkward

I'm doing rigging of the mouth using rigify. Ringging seems to be good(I think), but when i open the mouth, the shape of mouth becomes a little awkward. Do I have to make the weight paint work more ...
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How to make a growing text animation?

I'm trying to replicate a text animation from GreyScaleGorilla (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMMNTaI4wD8&t=2s) but can't find the right way to do it in blender. I tried beveling the text, ...
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How to shear a ellipse

I am working on a scientiic illustration and I need your help. :) I want to make an ellipse with left end at (0, 0 , 0) and the right end at (1, 1, 1) where the middle point is at (0.5, 0.5, 0.5). ...
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1answer
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Why do colours display differently in texture and solid view? (3D scan)

I did a scan of a face which I want to print. It's 4 scans merged together. When I set my interaction mode to texture paint, and my view mode as texture, I see this... However, When I change my view ...
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How do I display a mesh with curved lines? [duplicate]

I sometimes see relatively low-poly meshes displayed with the lines between the nodes curving to the surface of what I assume to be a subsurfed form. I uploaded a few images to imgur that I found on ...
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1answer
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Merge two planes one above the other

New to Blender here! I'm trying to build a rudimentary race track with Blender 2.79b which currently consists in: a square plane subdivided n times to create a terrain which will have bumps a track ...
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Why is X Mirroring not mirroring symmetrically?

I am attempting to model a penguin and turned on x mirroring and topology mirroring. When I move a face on either side, the left side always has a much more drastic transformation: Why is this ...
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1answer
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2.79 Noob question: copying and creating materials in Cycles

As a beginner to Blender I wanted to practice working with materials. I made a cube and created two materials for the cube, one for the sides, one for top and bottom. I repeated this twice (making ...
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Texture Paint help?

When I add a paint slot in Diffuse Color, only parts of my model becomes black and the rest stay white. How do I fix this?
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Missing ID Keys in AN Tab

I'm missing ID keys properties.. Can I show them from somewhere? When I add new key no property bar appears.. just the names.. Image on the left shows How "ID Keys" tab looks in my current scene. ...
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I want to run multiple simulations in blender(play and pause) through python script?

bpy.ops.screen.animation_play() def stop_playback_restore(scene): print(scene.frame_current) if scene.frame_current == 15+1: bpy.ops.screen.animation_cancel(restore_frame=True) ...
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My Desktop Cant Render

My desktop is 32bit cpu i3 4130 Intel graphics hd 4000 4gb RAM but it can't render. What could be the problem? Blender closes without even warning or bringing any error message. Sometimes it ...
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blender to unreal

Can someone help with the bones and export options from blender to Unreal 4. I tried every thing and I can to get the animation to work correct.
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Remove all internal geometry in complex mesh?

I have around 9 complex meshes and would like to join them all and remove all the internal geometry so that I can 3D print them. I separated by loose and then used ctrl shift + with booltool. This ...
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Why is there white splotches on my render?

I used principled bsdf on everything
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How to make a skeletal mesh? [on hold]

Can anyone link me a totorial on how to make a skeletal mesh to import to unreal engine? Thanks!
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Rigify problems and questions. (Controls)

Using blender 2.79 I plan to export to unreal engine 4.21 so my scale is set to metric 0.1 to maintain a good tranisition. I bring in the human armatrue and of course it is significantly too small. I ...
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1answer
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Textures on models randomly disappeared in cycles render

I need help. I was working on my first real animation which involved lightsabers. I wasn’t sure if the character models I was using would work in cycles render, so I tested it out and they worked fine ...
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How to make this Lighting cycles

I am completely new to lighting and would like any suggestions on how to make lighting like in the scene below without HDRS. So far I have tried using the standard two suns setup with one blue and I’...
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1answer
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Problem overlapping two meshes for baking

So I'm fairly new to blender trying to figure how to bake meshes. I've been following this baking tutorial and the first step is to hit ALT + G with your two meshes selected to overlap them (1:50 in ...
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1answer
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How to make curve apply its bevel radius after all deformations

I have a wicker basket which is made up of curves. The object has a couple of array modifiers, a simple deform and a cast modifier to achieve its final shape. It looks fine from afar but upon closer ...
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Multi-Camera Sync

I would like to start using blender for video editing. I am using multiple cameras and audio recording of master sound either done by one camera or an external recorder. In order to be able to use ...
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Model keeps printing hollow [on hold]

Hello! First off, I'm a huge noob to blender, this is my first few months with a new program. I'm having trouble printing my model. It's a fully formed mesh, completely connected. But when I go to ...
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CUDA compilation failed (Ubuntu) [on hold]

Crossposting from AskUbuntu since I haven't got an answer there yet I tried the solutions presented in this other question without any succes: https://askubuntu.com/questions/843507/cuda-kernel-...
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How do I straighten just the inner hole of this mesh?

I'm attempting to make a combination wrench. The hole is supposed to be hexagonal, but I can't figure out how to sharpen the edges without causing pinching on the outer side of the wrench when I use a ...

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