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Why does “Render Image” take a long time and what is it used for?

Correct me if I'm wrong, but simply viewing a 3d object is considered rendering. Hence, why is there even a "Render Image" option, and why is that when I click on it to render a 3D object, it is so ...
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Refresh Blender windows during script

Is there a way to make Blender periodically update the main windows whilst a script is running? I have feedback in the console window, so I can see progress that way, but it would be nice if I could ...
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rigging a spine to move with a torso

I'm trying to get this spine looking thing to move along with the rest of the model, but what I've tried so far hasn't worked, and it always doesn't move along with the torso. I don't know if its the ...
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transformation mode won't change from rotate to translate

when I click on translate, it won't come out of rotate mode. I can select any object in the scene, but am stuck in rotate mode.
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Problem with bone disconnecting during animation

I have difficulty articulating my thought, so please be patient with me. I am having issue of child bone disconnecting from parent bone eventhough they are "connected" during animation/posing (ref ...
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DWG/DFX plans snapping and modeling

I have been using 3ds max as my main program for archviz. Due to a change in workplace I no longer have access to a licence and have been looking for a free alternative and found blender. My usual ...
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I have a problem duplicating a Mesh and again applying curve modifiers to the copy correctly?

I have a cube (A1) and a nurbs curve (N1) I use an array modifier and a curve modifier so that cube (A1) follows the curve (N1) and fills exactly. But I do not apply the modifiers. I then use SHIFT+D ...
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Tracing a light ray with paths

I'm trying to simulate optical rays within blender and am not really advanced within coding for blender or using BGE, so I figured I'd come here for help. The setup I'm making involves animated ...
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Camera is not rendering object, only background image. 3d view not rendering background image. Can't close a 3d view

Three problems here: 1) the camera when I hit "0" only shows the background image 2) in any other view, I only see the rendered object, not the background image 3) I am unable to close one or the ...
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Where to set up in Blender if I want the rendered picture to be 300 PPI when view in PS? [duplicate]

If I want the picture I render to be 300 ppi when I open it in photoshop. How to set up in Blender? Thank you very much for help.
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Object Becoming Transparent When Rendered

When I preview the render of my shot the skateboard/skateboard texture is transparent when it should be solid. The second picture is what it should(?) look like. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Does anyone know how to change delta rotation, location, and scale to be the regular ones to use in Blender?

The reason why I want to change it is because when I used the regular transform tools, occasionally it wouldn't snap to the grid the way I would want it to. The delta transforms seem to show me the ...
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Blender Cycles Jagged Edges On Basic Shapes

I'm fairly new to Blender and just wanted to create my own mockup for my designs but I'm having some trouble with these renders. I tried looking for solutions but a lot of examples seemed to be doing ...
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How to make instanced objects into single users? (Blender 2.8 Latest Update)

I am not too sure if blender is aware of it but when you make an object that is part of an instance into a single user, the caption below states that it i snot yet yet implemented.
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Python - Extract movie clip frame as an image

I have an add-on that currently analyzes images to help with image merging by reading the pixels. I'd like to extend the add-on to also be able to use the movie clip editor to read movie file frames ...
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How important is modeling to scale for animators?

Is using real world scale necessary, or just modeling everything proportionately to your characters?
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why are the edges of uv unwrap blurred? and how to fix

i used smart uv project and then baked and this is what happened
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2.8/Grease P/How to rotate only a few strokes by the Cursor?

I see there's a tool called Cursor, but nothing happens when I click on the canvas with it. I was hoping it would allow me to choose a different location for the cursor so I could rotate by it. As if ...
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I Can't Open Blender 2.75 or Higher When Installed, Console Flashes and Closes Instead

Whenever I try to install some of the more recent versions of Blender and run them, all I get is a console flash and a blank, gray Blender window before both of them close themselves entirely. I've ...
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2.8/Grease Pencil. How to flip a stroke horizontally?

I only need to do this for a few strokes. Unfortunately, the Mirror modifier is being applied to the whole drawing. Thanks guys, DPC
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Parent 2 objects - are they kept merged in other software?

If I parent 2 objects in Blender will these be "merged" in Unity/Unreal/CryEngine?
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Why I can't go into the drawing mode?

Why I can't go into the drawing mode to adjust my wonderful worm?
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Rotating collection objects together with python in blender 2.8

I created a character. The character has a body, skeleton and clothes. I want to rotate all of these object together.So far I have been able to select the objects in the collection. Below is what I ...
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How to cut object with text mesh

I want to delete everything from the patterned object lying outside of the text Thank you.
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How to create a submenu especific shortcut?

I've recently been making my way into 2.8 and I've been wondering if there is a way to link keys exclusively to submenus. Let's say I want to shotcut "Clear Seams" to the "C" key in the UV menu, in ...
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Apply scale to armature works on rest position but breaks poses

I have an animated model (link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/v9ked8yl2opl2or/robotERS_channelcleaning.blend?dl=0) that I am trying to rescale. Right now the armature and the mesh are not parented (yet). ...
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Bezier Tube - How to Fill the Ends? [duplicate]

Would like to fill the end of this Bezier Tube with the same radius as the sides, not a flat piece. How is this done? The OP may make further edits I would like the end cap to have a rounded over ...
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Modular asset texturing questions

OK im trying to get into creating 3D environments and decided to start with a generic interior scene. to save myself some work i decided to go for the Modular Asset approach, i have started off simple ...
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Why the 'Simple Deform' modifier bending my object on the wrong axis?

I'm trying to bend this simple object, a cube and I was following a Youtube tutorial on how to do it and I performed each and every step and it doesn't seem to work for me. I don't seem to understand ...
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Merge a curve with an object

How can i merge a curve with an other mesh? It doesn't work with ctrl+j - Error: no mesh data to join. Is possible to do that? I created a lightbulb and the filament is made from a curve and i want ...
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Need help on making a game for down kids [on hold]

I am a teen that has been trying to make a game for down syndrome kids, and I need help on 3d modeling some stuff. I am not a good artist, but I can make simple mazes and can make simple things. ...
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I don’t know why blender 2.8 keeps crashing when I do simple task

So I started doing this project, creating a tornado with particles and force fields and when I go to press play, or move the playhead it repeatedly crashes, and can’t get past this point. I don’t ...
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Extrude (vertex/edge/face) along axis?

I`m trying to extrude an edge from a simple plane(or box or any other simple object) but Ctrl+E in edit mode then dragging on the yellow handle just moves the extruded edge around without any ...
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Shatter a object then transform pieces to new object

I’m currently working on an animation project and I’ve been asked to make a solid block fall from the sky, hit the ground, shatter and then have those pieces come together to form a logo. I’ve tried ...
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IK rigging bones reach out too far

I'm following this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gH5uATTTYB4 I decided to upgrade to IK rigging from usual rigging, and I'm following along until I get to connecting the leg to the bone ...
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Bottles with balls inside - Physics Simulation [duplicate]

I want to create in blender a realistic physic simulation with bottles that have balls inside, first example is created Blender and the second in another 3D software. How to create this simulation in ...
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Getting the exception access violation upon importing a fbx file

I am getting the access violation exception while import geometry(fbx format) via python. ...
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Bake texture to another object

Not sure if this is possible, but I got a one object A, that is nice textured. Another object had to be made, but it's a slightly different mesh, not that much ...
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Where is this material viewport in Blender 2.8 Beta?

Sorry, i'm just a noob in 3d program, so i don't really know what to call this thing. But do you happen to know how to display this kind of material in Blender 2.8 Beta viewport?
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orange line on 3d scanned object

I have a 3d scanned object and want to render an image of it in blenders internal render. As seen on the screenshots my object has a texture but the texture is scattered with orange lines inbetween ...
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Unsupported Radeon VII eGPU rendering on MacOS and Blender 2.8 beta

I installed a Radeon VII into the Razor Core X eGPU, hoping to increase rendering speeds in Cycles on a 2018 15" MacBook Pro (i9, 32gigs ram). The beta 2.8 2019-6-12 version shows the message, "No ...
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How to cut a rectangle out of a cylinder?

Which is the best way to model this circle? How to cut out a rectangle out of a cylinder? I have issues with the subdivision modif. Maybe boolean?
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Copy value with all hidden decimals

Is there a shortcut to copy an exact value with all the hidden decimals (those you see when calling the value in python) ? I used to think that was what you were getting when hovering the value (...
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Blender(part of Model) weirdly stretch out when imported to unity

I have made a simple tank model in blender and I was trying to rig the tracks by placing armature and bones then assign vertex groups /weight paint to them, and import the model to unity, the idea is ...
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How to make spiralling longitudinal line material? [duplicate]

Some time ago i read a thread in blender stack exchange discussing how to make a longitudinal line procedural material, the user carlo posted a great reply with a material (carlo's material attached ...
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UV map scaling problem

Original texture size was 1024x1024 but i want to fit 2 textures in 1 image so i resize the texture to 512x512 in 1024x1024 image. So I rescale UV Map to 0.5 then move both x,y to 256,256 but it doesn'...
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Why does blender 2.8 twist the thumbs the wrong way around in my Poser 11.1 Pro FBX figure when it imports

Why does blender 2.8 twist the thumbs the wrong way around in my Poser 11.1 Pro FBX figure when it imports. How can I maintain the integrity of A Poser figure when I import it into blender
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Having smooth shape and edge (without loosing the circle shape) [duplicate]

I'm trying to model quarter cylinder shape intersecting with the cylinder and then by adding the bend and subdivision modifier I want in the end to have perfect shape (without loosing the circle shape)...
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How to set origin to joint location?

I have cut a hand into pieces. Now I wish to set the origin of each piece to the bone joint of the given body part as seen on the picture. I know I can place the cursor on the joint and set the origin ...
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How to create a realistic physic simulation in blender?

I want to create in blender a realistic physic simulation with bottles that have balls inside, first example is created Blender and the second in another 3D software. How to create this simulation in ...

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