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Camera tracking data import

Is there a way to import camera tracking data, like .json or .jsx files into Blender?
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Object not appearing the render, but is appearing in viewport render

Sorry in advance if this is a duplicate, but I have read anything I can find with "Object missing in render". I am doing the updated blender 2.8 doughnut tutorial. My Icing for my Doughnut is ...
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Compositor Time Node Cap

Trying to set the end of my Time node to a big number but blender won't let me stopping at 32,767. After some suspicious poking it turns out that is also 2^15-1. Is this a bug in Blender or a ...
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Forged Carbon Material

Maybe someone can help me. I've been trying for some time now to get Forged Carbon as realistic a texture as possible. Are there shaders that can be combined, or do I have to create an image texture? ...
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Unable to Edit New Keyframes

I'm using version 2.79 of Blender and I can't edit my mesh to create an animation. The Problem: I cannot edit my mesh when I create a new shape key (Key1). I can edit fine when I switch to the Basis ...
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Ivy Generator Add-on Horizontal grow

How to make ivy grow horizontally with Ivy Gen add-on?
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Change between layers using shortcut in blender 2.8

I've recently update blender to 2.8 and now I'm looking for a shortcut to change quicly between layers (or collection views). Something like 2.79 had: Shortcut to switch between layers? I use to make ...
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Creating a portal effect in Blender 2.8

I would like to be able to make a portal effect in Blender 2.8. The idea is that you can look through a 'window' from one world to another. This could be achieved by looking between 2 scenes, or 2 ...
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Grease Pencil Help - Placing 2D Stroke Animation Over 3D Mesh Object?

I'm pretty new to Blender so I'm testing out its different capabilities, particularly in Grease Pencil mode, but I've found myself stuck and would appreciate some help. https://youtu.be/IWZDvbiEMNE ...
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“Select Linked” in one direction only?

Say I have a particular mesh, and I select a loop of faces/whatnot like so: I know if you hit Ctrl+L, you can select ALL the faces linked to what you've selected (which is everything in this example)....
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my particle emmiter isnt working

I am making this smoking pod. My particle emmiter is placed underneath the balls inside the pod but no smoke comes out. A whole load of smoke came out for a second or so I have no idea why it did or ...
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How can I make two different loop cuts the same distance from the edge?

I'm trying to make a mesh like this, except where the loop cuts are exactly the same distance x from the edges (this is just a eyeballed approximation of what I'm trying to get): I've tried looking ...
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Use incoming light as a mask?

I'm making a shader for people that relies heavily on the ability to take incoming light and use it as a way of blending 2 materials. For Eevee, it works perfectly. Take a diffuse shader, plug it into ...
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What file format should a simulation output its data in for easy animation with Blender?

A physics simulation (academic) outputs at every timepoint of interest an <unknown format> file containing 3D info. An animation must be created by stringing ...
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Any way to weight paint a specific value?

I'm trying to use a grid mesh with a displace modifier on it to create a terrain. I want to paint in the heights of this hill using the weight paint tool. While this does work, it's hard to control. ...
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Blendshape the armature

I’m doing a blendshape that shrinks a character and I need to shrink the armature too. Is it possible to do this in blender? How is it done?
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How do I download action strips?

I have watched a few YouTube videos on how to create and animate with NLA Editor and Dope Sheet (bake) but my thing ain't working out. I want to get action strips but I cannot find any! I have tried ...
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How to make blender render a further distance

When I render my project the building towards the top right is cut off and I don't know why. If someone can explain a way to fix this it would be greatly appreciated. https://i.imgur.com/Pz3vaNt.png
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BPY Script extreme index errors on complex mesh

I can't understand why a basic cube selects fine but extruding the cube causes this to no longer work. It runs into seemingly random extreme indexes. The error is "Array iterator out of range: (index: ...
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How do you transfer weight paint in blender 2.8

How do you transfer weight paint in blender 2.8? I want to transfer the weight paint of my character to my clothes?
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Blender 2.8 crashes when pressing F12

So the problem I have is that whenever I render something in blender, the entire program closes. Even when rendering the default scene (a cube, a light, and a camera). I am not sure why. I'm using ...
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Blender in ElementaryOS installed from most recent 2.79 build

I installed most recent blender from ppa:thomas-schiex/blender to get the most recent blender version. Starting blender now results in crash. Running blender inside terminal from directory /usr/lib/...
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I want to make a flatened cube take the shape of a face

I am hoping to get some assistance in something I need for a project. I am needing the cube here in the photos to actually take a fairly accurate impression of that face into the cube. for my images ...
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How to get if the image texture node material lost image path with python?

I was wondering if there was a way to get the simple information. For example on the broadcast node in this case it has lost the image link, how can I get this information in python? This is the ...
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How to close an area?

With a UI layout like this: How do I close the bottom area? These are the context menus of the header, the split, the editor type selector and the type selector itself: There's an item that ...
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What is a recommended laptop to use for Blender? [on hold]

This may have been asked before but I thought it would be best asking the user community for advise. I'm thinking about getting back into the 3D/CGI world and wondered what laptop is suitable. I'm ...
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get error runing rhubarb blender 2.79

Trying to run rhubarb lip sync and get error C:\Users\Administrator\Desktop>C:\aaaa_blender_279\blender.exe Read prefs: C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Blender Foundation\Blender\2.79\config\...
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Blender 2.8 - how do I make a texture reflect light?

I have a marble texture that I would like to make shiny. Roughness is currently set to zero, but there is no light reflection. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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Can a mesh be used as a guide for hair?

I'm my experiments with hair in the particles feature, I've seen certain ways one can shape hair, such as the manual and tedious usage of the particle edit mode functions, to using bezier curves as ...
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Add (yes add) color noise to render

I mostly do videocompositing where I place objects into a tracked clip. I want it to look as real as possible and on closer inspection one can see that the original video has slight noise (red, green ...
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Blender 2.8 crashes while compiling scene

enter link description hereI have a new Mac Book Pro - with 32 gig of ram plenty of disk space. Every time I try to render a scene using cycles I get through 5-30 frames and blender crashes. Any ...
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How to correctly export to collada with animations?

I am trying to figure out why this model I animated with shape keys won't export correctly to .dae (Animations are messed up when re-importing). However .fbx or .abc works perfectly. I have baked all ...
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Can't apply modifiers with shapekeys on blender 2.8

i have a model with some modifiers on (subdivision surfaces and solidify) and i'm not able to apply those modifiers with the shapekeys on, but i want to keep them, is there any solution beside doing ...
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Moving armature-bone moves the whole character

I just set up a character rig and am trying to animate it now. However, when I move this one armature it simply moves the whole character but the mesh itself doesn't move. When I try to rotate this ...
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Ambient Occlusion Bake Texture Issue

I have recently updated to Blender 2.8. Now, when I bake an ambient occlusion map of this model it looks like this: This is odd, as it worked fine with two of my other models in 2.8. I use Smart UV ...
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rendering water rings for bump map

I am trying to render out bump map images to be used a image sequence bump map to simulate ripples on the surface of water from drops as per this tutorial. In short using a dynamic paint wave type ...
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Does Baking Texture Atlas also include the normal maps for the texture?

The Title pretty much asks the question - baking a texture that has a normal texture attached also bake the normal map to the texture atlas?
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Not able to open child objects when Parent and Child Objects are moved to a new collection v2.8

I have a number of (growing) objects in my model, and so I'm now trying to organize them into separate Collections. The problem is that when I move a parent object and its related child objects into ...
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How to reset when creating new video editing file?

Whenever I create a new video editing file in Blender 2.8, it already includes a file that I have previously cut and am finished with. How do I get the program to stop including that file and actually ...
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Weight painting not working at all (2.8)

For a little bit now I've been working on a model and I've gotten to the stage where I want to apply an armature to them. So I did the whole "Automatic weights" part and was underway to touch up the ...
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animation node list(object) dosen't get attached to transform output

I just started using animation nodes in 2.8 after downloading the add-on for windows. I am currently having problem connecting the list node(object) with the object transform output node
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Convert gpencil to curve, python, crash

I'm not well versed in scripting and I'm trying to write a script that involves converting grease pencil to curve, I have discovered that the operator ...
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Change video start when 3d tracking

I made an animated a model in a blender that I will be putting into a video using 3d tracking. The problem is that the video and animation are not synced up like I want them to; all I need to do is ...
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Animating fluid simulation between keyframes

The animation is simple as I want fluid simulation to start at certain frame and end at certain frame. And if possible I want to make a jar containing water and move the jar or rotate it...Is it ...
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How to see an object by looking throug another object?

I am making a portal and I want to make it so you can only see objects through the Portal, like in Picture 1.Picture 1
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How to clear values in measurelt (Toolpanel>display))

I am using helplines to determine the outer angles of the cylinder. I need these angles to align the cubes exactly to the cylindersides. Measurelt puts values on top of each other however, making them ...
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How to correct surface normal for translated object

**Edit - I'm willing to pay a $15USD bounty via Paypal for the accepted answer to this question. I have a script which generates random points on the surface of a sphere and then places cone objects ...
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Smoke Sim rendering in Viewport but not in final render (2.8, Cycles)

Im trying to render a scene which contains a smoke simulation. It renders in the viewport but not in the final render (both in Cycles): Things I've checked: Rendering is enabled in the outliner ...
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Is it possible to move the view with holding spacebar?

So right now when I want to move the view I use shift middle mouse button and move. But is it possible to move the view with spacebar and moving the mouse?
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Blender video doesn't render

can't seem to make this one work. File link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_TpBTRuHY6-w6mH_UPhAcQOg5tArTFnC I have no idea why. Please can you help? Thanks NewToBlenderGirl

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