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One object with multiple elements ,different colours to elements inside object

After applying a particle instance I now have 1 object that has hundred of elements inside I would now like to assign random colours to the different elements I know how to do it to differnet ...
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Headless rendering on remote Ubuntu server results in blank render

If I try and render this .blend on my Windows machine, using this command, I get the correct output: .\blender.exe -b testrender.blend -f 0 -F PNG -o frame_0.png ...
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sound malfunction

I upgraded my computer and now cant hear any sound in blender 2.79. the file works on my other computer and once rendered the video has sound. Other programs do not exhibit this problem. tried USB ...
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How to set Output path correctly for a Single Image render?

I know this is such a basic question, hence I cannot find similar question to this. I've set up Render Output file in Preferences and Clicked Save Preferences: But after rendering nothing appears ...
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Find source code for Mesh Data function

I've been trying to better understand how different Mesh Data functions work in Blender, like calc_normals, calc_normals_split() ...
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weird white reflection in my glossy material

There is no bright light shining on the material so I am confused. Must be somethign wrong with my settings As you can see the mushrooms have weird white circles on them.
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Stick Curve's Control Point With Object's Vertice to Follow Object's Rotation

i am modelling a venetian blind. make strings of curves. which one of them need to have certain control points to follow (slat) object's rotation. is there a way to stick curve's control points to ...
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To export as WebM in Blender 2.8

When trying to export an animation into webM i get this error I can't find any information about it, what is CQ level? Important: I am not interested into exporting into frames and using other ...
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Why are my Reflections colored?

I've been working on a ruby material and I think is pretty good so far but it has a major error that I don't know how to fix. Every reflection on the faces of the ruby are colored and this is ...
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Rigify problem between PC and Mac

So i am moving a .blend file from windows to mac. But somehow that messes up the animations completely. I am using the exact same blender version (2.78a) and i have made sure that the rigify addon (...
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Blender keeps crashing

I'm working on a project in blender and granted I'm using a really low end laptop blender keeps crashing every now and then. But when I hide some objects it works just fine. Is there something I can ...
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How to bind data from subdivision+smooth edges into normal map?

I have created a subdivision modifier, selected needed edge crease on my surface. How to bake this edge creese into my normal and depth maps in blender not changing my original mesh?
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velocity/hair to straight an object

I want to know why my objects don't go straight in velocity hair. The object already straight in other layer, and the other particle is being straight. but I do wonder why this one doesn't go straight ...
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Rolling paper with bones

I'm trying to make rolling paper using bones. I'm using a curve, three bones and a plane. The bones are following the curve path but the plane which is subdivided does not make the right turn and it ...
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Get width of properties panel

How do I get the width of the N Properties Panel in the 3D View using the Python API of Blender 2.8?
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2.8 Texture paint gone funny

I have tried recalculating the normals but it seems that the brush only paints parts of the mesh and then either 'greys' it or cuts holes in it completely WTH is going on here?!! Its the default ico ...
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questions about network render

how does it work exactly? can you use a windows master and a linux render slave/node or do you need both to be the same operating system for it to work. 2.when rendering a project with plugins using ...
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How do I set up correctly a camera?

I've a Scene bought from Internet. This scene has cameras, but I've set up a new one from the front of the object. The problem is that when rendering (F12) It renders from top view (there is a ...
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Export Blender Shape-keys to Xcode

How can I export my Blender shape-keys to Xcode? I have one shape-key that I would like to export and I am somewhat new to Blender. Xcode uses an .SCN format and I don't know how to get the shape-keys ...
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How to create a list containing lists of bm.verts based on their deform layer (vertex group)?

I have been struggling with trying to find a way to do this. It's related to my previous efforts here: How to get list of bm.verts that belong to a deform layer? When I do this ...
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Can't zoom after pressing Numpad (.) on object - Blender 2.8

I have had this problem previously and have spent hours on google trying to figure it out. Unfortunately most problems don't seem to match mine exactly. So I'm doing a udemy course and the instructor ...
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How big can i make the “world”/animation set?

I am setting up an animation scene that needs to be a sprawling area. I have noticed that navigation gets awkward as I get further away from the central grid, especially in "user perspective". I am ...
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My video and sound disappeared

So I am making a video for my self and I was saving it cutting it and had different layers for it and while I was editing one strip I would use the sound icon to mute the others running below so it ...
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How to lock the background image to the camera view in 2.8?

In previous versions of blender you could have the background image be always lined up with the camera, so it was possible to align the 3D view to match with the perspective of a reference image. ...
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applying boolean engraving combined objects?

So i added a boolean difference modifier to engrave a design on a knife i made and instead of cutting out the chunks they were touching it duplicated the object mesh and added it to the handle
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Blender 2.8 no background image in wireframe mode

I am modelling a scene from a photo. As I am doing so, I need the wireframe mode to show the background image as well to see where I should position objects. However, the background image only appears ...
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Rendering VDB Smoke in Cycles

I need to export some files from Houdini into Blender to render in Cycles. That being said, I can either export them as [bgeo], [vdb], or [sim] files. I can't seem to find out if Blender can handle ...
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What is the difference between Reference and Background image in 2.8

Background images as used in previous versions are gone from 2.8. Now there are two possible ways: Reference and Background. As far as I can see both create an image that is aligned with the current ...
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Armor disassociated from the mesh, how to associate again correctly?

This happened after I had trouble importing such a character into the Unreal Engine 4. The Unreal Engine 4 accused the following problem: Multiple roots are found in the bone hierarchy we only ...
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Scale edge loop

I've been out of Blender for over a year and trying to catch up on it again. I have created some bent tubes by following a Nurbs Curve path with a circle and then solidifying it. After doing other ...
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Is the playback maximum 60 fps?

Say I want to make a 100 fps video, can I not preview it at 100 fps over the timeline? Playback over 60 fps always displays "60 fps" on the playback screen. Meaning I can create 1000 fps videos but I ...
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How do you change mapping between textures?

I have a diffuse texture mapped onto an object in the node editor. What I want is to map another texture on only part of the mesh over the original diffuse texture. But, when I go to the UV editor and ...
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How to bake one texture for one mesh with multiple textures blender 2.8

I'm trying to perform material merging into one texture in accordance with the solutions: Baking two textures into one and Baking multiple materials into one texture But due to differences in ...
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Is there a way to limit the number of CPU Cores used for physics baking?

Is there a way (in Blender) to limit the number of CPU Cores used for physics baking, like you can with rendering?
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Display text on 3d viewport [duplicate]

Is there a way to display text on the 3d viewport. (not text objects) After running a script I would like to display instructions on what to do next. I have tried this scrip and it works well.. is ...
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How to Prepend to Delete Operator?

I know that OBJECT_OT_delete is not in bpy.types, how can i do something before the delete operator is called ? ...
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Why can't I see the Physics button on the world panel?

I'm starting to make physics in blender, but when I was going to edit the parameter "gravity" on the "World => physics" button, I found it nowhere! Can someone please help me? What can I do? I need ...
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Only one thread renders in Cycles hybrid mode

I'm on Linux and trying to use CPU + GPU hybrid. I have an i5-7600k, so it automatically creates 4 rendering threads. From the first 4 tiles that it attempts, 3 of them render so ridiculously slow to ...
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Join multiple Shape Keys into one for Sequence Animation

I know this has been addressed before by I am still unable to accomplish it: My goal is to make each rectangle either disappear or have vertices collapse in one side so they don't show. In other ...
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How to keep a mesh in the same location relative to its parent mesh?

I am currently doing the donut tutorial and I'm trying to model M&M's for the particle lesson. The M&M's are modeled using a cylinder and a text that is converted into a mesh, with the text (...
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2.8 Why are collections grayed out? How can I open them?

I've bought Cup models from Internet. When opening .blend file I get Blender's Interface changed. To avoid this I've unchecked "Load UI" on opening the file. But now I cannot see the objects of ...
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Store object for operator

I have a simple operator that works with the active object and another one in the scene. When the operator is opened again I want to access both objects again. Accessing the active object is no ...
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How can I get my usual interface when opening projects created by other people?

I've bougth cup models from internet. In the ZIP I get the blend file and pressing F12 I can render the project (Do you call it project?) But I don't see anymore the "Layout" tab, that is what I ...
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White dots on evee

I was working on eevee and just made this scene having a point light in front.. The problem is that some white dots appear in rendering( please zoom in the image.. They are too small !) Everything ...
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Way to ignore some object or mesh when snap is active in blender 2.8?

Question about way to exclude some object (target) when snapping is active on face, on interface or python script.
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height map for normal input sharp edges

So I have generated this simple height map to test my add on: That's the node setup and the result that I am having in Blender: What is happening here (basically, that's a theory, I did not analyze ...
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Is there a way to see spots on a model that don't have any weight painting on them?

I'm trying to get my model's head to pose correctly but when I try to pose it, some of the face (eyes) stays in one spot. Here's the blender file: Head up Head to side Head normal
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Real time symmetry modeling

In maya there a way to move vertices or whatever in symmetry without using a modifier. That is usefull in making changes after a model with its uvs for example are already made and you want to tweek ...
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Game Engine joystick

I want to use a USB game-pad in the BGE. I am using UPBGE, in which the joystick sensor is slightly different from version 2.79. How do I make the character face in the direction in which the ...
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How to make a window brighter without changing light of other objects in the room?

How to make window area brighter (almost white) without changing the light of other objects inside the room? My work: I'm using HDRI

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