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make cube fall?

Simple question, all I want to do is make a cube fall onto a plan in blender game using physics engine. I used to be able to do this but jutt can't get it to work and want to start toying around with ...
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Is it possible to take control of Blender with a standalone Python instance?

I intend to make a framework for BGE using wxPython, being able to manage blend file libs, datablocks of the blends, alternative ways to make logic and ease the project management in general. I need ...
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Why is blender crashing when trying to render?

I am trying to make a room in blender, I finished making the beds that I now want to render so I can see how it looks when its rendered fully...except I can't seem to render it, I just finish my scene,...
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Auto baking the indirect lighting of irradiance volumes with animation?

I've searched forums, Google, and YouTube for a way to use Eevee's irradiance volumes with animation (moving objects), and haven't found any solutions, or even a mention of this. Maybe I'm using the ...
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Help Editing a Blender File

I have never used Blender before (Fusion 360) and I downloaded two Blender files I was needing to make a small change too, but I am struggling quite a bit and making no progress. If I gave a link to ...
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Only one Sculpt mode brush isn't working

With Blender 2.79 I'm trying to use the Smooth brush on the monkey head, nothing happens. Yet when I use the SculpDraw brush with Strength at 0 and use the Autosmooth it works as a smooth brush for ...
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2.79 vs. 2.8 F6 key to recall menu

When I add a new shape a context window shows up with some useful settings to the new object, but as soon as I move or pan, or even accidentally, such additional menu disappears. In the 2.79 Blender ...
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How to inject fluid into a mould?

This is the mould I made by designing the required component in CATIA, converting it into .stl format and importing it into blender and boolean operations on cuboid.(https://i.stack.imgur.com/OvBEM....
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Mesh Deformation due to rigging

After I rigged a model part I noticed that some linked parts got kinda deformed, mostly they moved from the original position. Does anyone knows what causes this and how can I prevent or fix that ...
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My IK hand doesn't work right

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAL509I7fa4 I recorded this video to show you that the configuration for the bones of both sides of the body are exactly the same. At the end of the video, you can see ...
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Is there any way to transfer my BI materials to EEVEE?

I've been using Blender Internal for over a year now on a project, and with the release of the 2.8 beta, I was wondering if there was a way to automatically transfer all my materials and textures from ...
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A special way of handling shadows

I do some low poly pixel art on blender, and usually I draw the shadows directly on the UV texture ( It allows me to have a total freedom on the choice of the colors and more) the problem is that the ...
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What coordinates do I use to edit multiple instances of an object as if I was editing one at a time?

So I have these teeth. Let's say, I wanted the selected ones to look more like the unselected one. (Perhaps it's too thin, but still.) Whenever I try to scale the center vertices in at one, it ...
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Whats wrong with my faces

I have imported an svg file for the word media, however when I add faces to it, it also adds faces to the gaps in the letters "d" and a"". Why is this and how do I solve that ? Thank you. Amit
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How can I model something that behaves like molasses?

I need to create a candy with a filling that is like jam or molasses, and make a render of one candy half eaten with the inside spilling out. While modeling the candy itself and creating texture and ...
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Normal map not working correctly

I followed along with a tutorial which shows you step by step how to create a normal map. Parts of the normal maps shows on the default cube mesh when I render, but it shows the outlines of the ...
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keeping render layers at their original resolution when composed

I wrote a script to generate a multiview render of an animation. You can see the result here Still everything is rendered at the resolution of the final image and then scaled down. This wastes a lot ...
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Blender with system python failing

I'm working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I downloaded Blender 2.76b and deleted the python directory to push blender to use the system distribution of python. Ubuntu comes with both python 2 and 3, but the ...
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Multiple problems: Rigged arm & hand with elbow corrective shape key

I have multiple Problems. :/ Trying to create a corrective shape key driver for the elbow, I managed to create the shape key itself without a problem. assigning it to a driver I realized, that the ...
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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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How do I make transparency? [duplicate]

I've modeled a bottle and I'm trying to apply a texture on part of it to put a label on the bottle. My label is a png with background transparency, but the transparency doesn't works when applied to ...
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Need help getting Cycles to match Eevee brightness

Pic 1 is Eevee Pic 2 is Cycles at exposure of 1 Pic 3 is Cycles at exposure of 5 Note that the backgorunds are of similar exposure in 1 & 2, implying that while the 3rd may be nice and bright, ...
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Maya .dae location/rotation coords don't match Blender?

This is a long one, bear with me as I am relatively new to 3d and this is a weird situation. I have 2 models from a video game that are .3ds files and have "texture slots" (or whatever they're ...
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Any chance anyone looking into evolutionary algorithms for Blender?

Something similar to Galapagos plugin in Grasshopper shown in link below: https://yazdanistudioresearch.wordpress.com/2011/08/04/evolutionary-form-finding-with-grasshopper-galapagoes/
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Render image does not change despite changes in nodes

I´m doing an blenderguru tutorial to learn how to texture, and, despite I´m doing exactly what he says and using the same textures, my renders keep on looking wrong. In the images I attach I show the ...
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Why are there dark patches in my rendered drop diamonds?

Does anybody know why there are dark patches in the corners of the pear shaped diamonds in my renders? I have attached the node set up of the diamonds (which i followed from a tutorial) incase there ...
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How would I create a never ending level for BGE

How would I make a city or terrain in the BGE so that when a player gets close to the edge it will generate more of whatever I tell it to, (mountains, roads, etc... etc...). I don't even know where to ...
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Remove Blue Lines on Vertices [duplicate]

I've just recently had to reinstall Blender 2.76 and now whenever I load in a mesh there are blue lines sticking out of the vertices. Is there anyway to get rid of them.
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Animating materials for blinking effect

I would like to animate objects in my scene so they appear to blink, each at a different time. I created a material that mixes two shaders (one in non-blink mode, the other in blink mode), and I can ...
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How can I see a texture on my model?

I made a model and I'm trying to add color to it, but for some reason the colored texture doesn't show on the model. I can't see any difference in the model. These are the steps I followed: I ...
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How to Resize Smoke Domain

I am doing rocket animation and I did rocket smoke with quick smoke. I need long smoke track, I tried to resize my smoke domain, didn't touch smoke flow but smoke resolution changed and smoke not ...
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When I Render, it renders a still image of one of my textures and not the camera view and animation

Here is my Blend File I've made a scene with a small tv that plays a video. But when I click render, blender decides to render the texture on the tv only, and not the animation I set up. https://...
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Texture Atlas Tool message ” Not All Objects Are Visible!”

I just tried the Texture Atlas Tool and love it, but I also have a problem. I have 3 layers where when I press "StartManualUnwrap", I get an error message saying: "Not All Objects Are Visible!!!" I ...
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Generated image data disappears

The issue I am having is that at some point, randomly, the pixel data I generate and assign to an image disappears. This usually happens after several large images and pixel data have been created. ...
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How to make mesh lights work in Blender Eevee?

The closest I can get to making mesh lights affect their environment in Blender Eevee is giving them an Emission material and turning on "Bloom". But this isn't emitting proper light, it just looks ...
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How to make an arch in a model w/o Bezier Curves and w/o adding separate objects?

I would like to curve a line in order to make a medieval door. I'm talking about this curve: I can't understand and I can't find any tutorial that tells you how to make this kind of curves, also I ...
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Why my bone moves with the whole mesh

When I move a single bone in pose mode, the whole mesh is moving, not only the eye-lid, as I wish. What am I doing wrong? I set the parent: mesh to bone (armature deform, with autom. weights). How ...
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How old is Blender?

When was the first Blender version released? I have been an avid user of blender for a few years but I still have not found out how long it has been around. I not only would like to know when it was ...
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Follow Active Quads gives me disorted, streched UV

I have a track mesh. But when I use "Follow Active Quads", generated UV has weird stretch. Result texture also getting messed. Every faces are connected and all of them are quads, no duplicated ...
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Is there a shortcut to change snapping type?

I really like the "Pie-menus" addon, it allows me to change my editing setting really quickly. It's awesome. I also love snapping, it's so snappy and fun, but I need a better way to change the ...
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'Snap during transform' not doing anything

I've encountered a strange problem with the snap during transform setting, where it seems to be being ignored. I've tried toggling it on/off, using the different snap modes (to vertex, edge, face, ...
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Animation Nodes - Object ID keys - Additional influence for a selected objects?

again, I am still battling with Object ID keys (OIk). And this time I am trying to mask out or add an additional motion to the selected group of bojects from an already animated matrix. I am using ...
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Flipping keyframes in walk cycle animation not working

I try to flip my keyframes like in this tutorial. I do everything exactly like in the video, but it fails. Select all bones from armature. Set timeline frame to 80 Select all keyframes from frame 1 ...
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Is there a way to override a material when working with UVs?

Basically I want a UV-Grid image showing on the model without having to touch the material of the object. Whatever image I chose in the UV-Editor should be mapped to the object while I'm in edit mode. ...
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How to add and use renamed Mirror modifier with Python?

In this code for 2.8, that works, I am creating a mirror modifier assigned to a cube. ...
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Set 3D cursor to selected when scaling vertex groups

I currently have a script that scales total length and selects and scales vertex groups of a "whale" mesh. I noticed that the output when scaling vertex groups by a particular scaling factor does not ...
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(Rigging) Why are some of my vertex groups affecting blue areas?

I'm new to rigging, and am trying to make a low-poly rabbit. I've made the armature and spent the better part of an hour fine-tuning the weight painting only to find out that posing nearly any bone in ...
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Track to in animation nodes

I want the planes affected by the object fallof to rotate towards the origin of the sphere. Basically what would track to constraint do. Is there a way to achieve that? I have tried converting sphere¨...
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Texture baking noise reduction with filmic-blender, clamping does not work?

I have a house interior model which I want to use both for high-quality renders and for converting to a web viewer. I've been experimenting with filmic-blender, and love the effect on the renders. My ...
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Im having trouble with a glowing object

Im trying to edit edit a texture to have a shiny color but I cant get it right. I want it to look like the one on the right. Here is the It doesnt have to look exactly like it just anything to get ...

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