# All Questions

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### How to introduce an edge where two faces intersect

I'm looking for a way to introduce a cut to a plane where it is intersected by another plane. The plane is a single face for simplicity. Here's the setup: Add a plane Add another plane and rotate ...
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### Python - Trouble when changing context (the first time)

In the following script I am trying to create a material on the active object, then change the context to the shader node editor and then delete the existing default node setup: ...
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### How to close a section of a sphere flat while retaining closest shape?

I'd like to cap an irregular section of a sphere with a flat surface while not modifying the section shape: I'd like to get to s.t. like this: but without the errors (non manifold vertex with 3 ...
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### Cycles GPU rendering is super slow with bigger image size

For some reason Cycles GPU rendering speed increases enormously when using bigger image sizes. I am now doing 6000x3000px image and it takes almost three second to calculate one sample. And it is not ...
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### How to create a custom UI?

I was watching this video on making a custom UI tab using Python, and in the line from bpy.types import Menu, Panel, UIList, I see the names of objects that look ...
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### How to combine two curves for a camera animation

I am working on a math-art animation in which a complicated object is changing and growing in the center of the scene. I want to animate the camera to follow a log spiral path that I've used a mirror ...
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### Location relative to parent's origin?

For a model I'm working on I need three cubes that are parented to each other to form an expandable column that moves on the Z axis. I've got a much more complex model for a robot but to simplify ...
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### color management (& grease pencil) : possible to render as it is in the viewport?

I got a problem with the filmic color management & Grease Pencil objects - the colors do render poorly (right) - I prefer the viewport (left) look. If I switch to the "default" color management; ...
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### Compiling 2.79b with CUDA support

May be someone here can help with this problem ? I have access to a machine with RTX 6000 GPUs, but I do not want to use Blender 2.80 yet.. So I am trying to compile Blender 2.79b with CUDA 10(.1) ...
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### Why isn't this MP3 playing in the Video Sequence Editor?

I am trying to add an audio file to one image. I have tried repeatedly but the audio file doesn't play. I have used tutorials that suggest it should just play right away when I run the file but ...
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### Equally extrude these vertices inside the shape

I'd like to extrude these faces toward the center of the shape equally - say a 5cm. Try as I might, I can't figure it out. Lots of solutions show inset for faces, but this is just a shape of vertices. ...
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### Can blender export files for games, probably for mods?

I'm thinking of creating mods for games. I want to know whether or not I can use blender for exporting game models.
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### Making a wavy plane

I've just started learning Blender for my games. I had been trying for the past 5 hours, to make curvy waves on plane. I wanted the first picture to have the wave like as seen on the second.
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### Can Blender be used for 3D reconstructions of CT and MRI scans?

I would like to know if Blender can be used for 3d reconstruction of CT scans and MRI scans etc. If so, I would like to be directed to a resource that demonstrates this. I would like to reconstruct ...
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### Blender extrude problem

I'm currently learning blender as a beginner by Blender Guru. When I was making the mug, I had to extrude the top to form the interior of the mug. But as I was extruding the top part of the mug, the ...
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### combine triangles with squares

What if I will combine triangles and squares together in one object, can that make my object more broken in some ways when rendering? Do I have to make my object only with triangles or only with ...
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### Topology showing when i plug the bump map blender 2.8 eevee

Everytime i create a procedural material and add a bump map, the topology starts showing, i tried downloading the new version but nothing changed.
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### Why is my object black in rendered shading mode?

I am quite new to using Blender, currently using the 2.8 Beta Version, and I decided to make a Low-Poly Island from a tutorial I found on YouTube In the tutorial, he added a Light and changed it to ...
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### blender 2.8 freestyle is not working

freestyle did work before rigging, but after animating in pose mode it stopped working.i have also applied transforms
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### Black blender render materials

I would like to export my model from Blender as .obj with .mtl but my materials always show as pitch black in new 3d viewer (light source is confirmed present. If I apply texture, it shows correctly). ...
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### Blender animation will render images in solid

So basically lets say I have a cube and I have given him an emission shader from the node shaders, and when I render it in edit mode it glows as it should. So the problem is when I click on animation ...
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### Rigid body simulation requires mass input every time

I created a rigid body simulation using hinge. But it only simulates when I enter the mass of the rigid body. Otherwise it never shows simulation. why it happens?
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### How can I mix color ramp and custom texture using eevee? [duplicate]

How can I mix color ramp and custom texture using eevee? I set up following nodes but it doesn't seem to work in eevee. Image texture has alpha channel, I tried different mix options (overlay, etc). I ...
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### How to have a color transition material on a mesh?

Basically, I have a simple sphere and I want the the most inner part of the sphere, so the center of it, to be once color and to gradually transition to another color and it approaches the most outer ...
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### Attaching freestyle styles to a list of collections

I have a simple project with multiple collections. I would like to use three different freestyle styles applied to different collections. Say, I have collections numbered from $1$ through $10$ and ...
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### When exporting a rig from Blender to UE4 and using UE4's IK system, my limbs break

I've tried getting a solution to this for weeks but none of the threads I've found had any answers on them and no one on any of the forums has had a solution either. I assume this is some sort of bug? ...
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### Problem with Boolean-difference modifier – or – How to model a cuboid with two cylindric holes

Simplified: I want to generate a cuboid with cylinders as holes in Blender. When I add with a difference-modifier, I come to pretty common problems/limitations. There are lots of tips or advice ...
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### Nothing showing up in rendered view (2.79)

To preface, I'm fairly new to Blender. I normally work in 2.8, but my current project requires me to work in 2.79. That being said, I'm having an issue with the rendered view in Cycles. Earlier in ...
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### Curves not showing in object mode

My first post.. For some reason when I add a curve it doesn't show when in object mode only edit mode. Could someone clarify this? Thanks so much
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### Blender animation file turn into “Textedit” file and never came out as a video

I'm new in blender (I started in January 2018), this is the first time I try to get an animation and it still doesn't work "as expected". I used JPEGs as frames when I rendered first into animation, ...
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### Boolean Modifier in Blender 2.8 not working as I expect to

I am relatively new to the community and the internet couldn't help me this time. I am creating an airplane model and want to cut out the windows and doors from the basic shape. But as soon as the ...
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### Boolean Difference Issue

So I am stumped here in creating a 3D model of my house and cutting the holes for the doors and windows in the exterior walls for the most part is working great. However 1 wall is giving me fits in ...
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### vertex slide within face

I recently discovered vertex slide and edge slide which are very useful. Now I'm in a similar situation, but I want to move a vertex such that it stays within the plane of a face. Is there a similar ...
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### The Period “.” in Blender number pad emulate

I emulated the number pad. But I do not know what key to use for the "." button.
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### How can I make drops of fluid hang from a surface?

The images below display the kind of effect that I'm looking for. A combination of surface tension and intermolecular forces make drops of water hang on things (though they may occasionally fall off ...
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### I can't seem to select any vertices edges or faces in edit mode, blender 2.8, Mac OS 10.12.5

I'm trying all three point/edge/face contexts and using the select tools, yet nothing is selecting. I can't do any modeling! I've read a few other posts pointing to graphics drivers, but I have the ...
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### Call a function when new node link is created

Is there any way to trigger a function call when a node link is created with another node. The called function should be able to access both the input and output nodes of the link created. It would ...
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Is there a fast way to grab a few lines of Python from the console, and with a click or two, add them to the Quick Favorites menu? I know it's possible to save Python scripts and build custom menus,...
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### Pose mode relationship line is not visible

the Bone line in pose mode is always disapearing. Help please How can I set it up. In object or edit mode, I see them.
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### How to create an embossed/low relief texture? [duplicate]

I would like to create realistic skin/organs by applying slight low-relief or embossed effect to a mesh surface as in this example, maybe from a grayscale image as reference (Note: the surface has a ...
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### Blender 2.8 Cycles All Materials Same Color As Viewport

I don't remember changing any settings that I don't know what are for. The color of all materials is exactly the same as the one of the viewport background, ignoring roughness etc. This also occurs in ...
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### Python 2.8 custom texture painting active tool

I'm working on a addon that has a custom active tool in the viewport. This tool is supposed to allow you to do basic texture painting, while at the same time doing some other stuff. My problem is, ...
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### Recreating hotkeys in 2.8

How to create hotkey for (VIEW3D_OT_toggle_shading, MATERIAL) in new blender 2.8 since it has been removed or is any other method?
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### How to fix and reshape messed up shapes in sculpt mode

i’m trying to get more into sculpting. While doing so, i’m sculpting a fetus model. During that, i lost my attention to the hands. Now that i am in Dyntopo mode already, i need to fix the hands: ...
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### How to scale imported .gltf model?

I imported a gltf model in Blender and it's way too big. If I convert the same model to .obj before, I can import it in Blender and set the Clamp-Size to 1.00 and the scaling is alright. Unfortunately,...
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### Can I specify the direction along which Edge Slide follows?

I have an issue related to Edge Slide. During Edge Slide with mouse, I can specify a direction along which moving edges follows WITHOUT clamping by disabling clamp (by depressing C) when the edges ...
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### Weird artifacts appeared in eevee because of normal map

I'm was working on a shotgun and suddenly for some reason some weird artifacts appeared on the metal materials. I know that removing the image texture and leaving only a noise texture+bump on the ...
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### Rigify, Generating custom rig data?

So as far as I can tell, there is not a simple way to generate a custom rigify rig. I took the sample leg rig from rigify, generated the full leg rig and then edited the rig based on changes from a ...