# All Questions

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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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 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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### 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 ...
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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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### How to make virtual reality video?

I have a bearing model.I want to make it vr such that i can see around the bearing.How can i do this ?
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### How can I make vertices of one object follow another object's vertices transformation?

I have 2 objects and need a vertex group of 1st object to follow all transformation of vertex group of 2nd object. I tried parenting vertex but it only parents origins so it's not what I need. And I ...
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### How to make plane active but just in one side?

I mean When I animate I want plane behave like rotate and I want to observe falling of cubes on it. I mean I want plane one side active one side fixed and cubes passive . When I animate I want observe ...
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### How to deal with complex simulation in Blender?

I have a model made of several pieces. Let's say a spaceship. Every single piece is an active rigid body. The model is hit by another animated object, also rigid body. The problem is that the ...
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### blender 2.8 select vertex, edge, face problem

i work on a macbook pro (no numpad) with Blender 2.8 (no ctrl+tab shortcut) and i only have the choice to select between emulate numpad to chage point of view or not emulate numpad and use ctrl+1,2 ...
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### How to randomly render credit card number values with Python scripts

Modeling a bank card with Blender, but I don't know how to use a Python script to randomly update bank card values。
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### Api throws context error when adding UI tool to sculpt or particle mode

I have a problem with adding a workspace tool to particles. ...
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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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### Depth of Field not focus on single object

With the depth of Field i try to focus on my mesh (robot) but i can't. The background (books) are blur. I want to blur the globe to the left side. I just want to focus the robot that's it. The setting ...
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### My texture is washed out in the render, bit not in the preview

I'm making a mock-up of a poster for my portfolio, but for some reason the texture of the poster is really washed out in the render. The rest of the objects which are just materials (not externally ...
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### How to move 3D cursor to point in bezier circle?

Can anyone help me find solutions for these questions: I want to move 3D Cursor to red point. When I left click to red point, I don't know if 3D cursor really points to red point or not. I want to ...
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### AttributeError: 'Mesh' object has no attribute 'view_frame'

I am trying to get the pixel coordinates of the object in the rendered image in blender using the How to find image coordinates of the rendered vertex? But I get the error AttributeError: 'Mesh' ...
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### How to shorten object names?

I was basically wondering how you can shorten your filenames automatically instead of going in and do it manually on countless of objects. I know there is a object renaming add-on, but this only ...
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### Blender 3D 2.79b and 2.80beta (CUDA)

In the latest versions of Blender 3D 2.79b and 2.80beta, the program does not see the GeForce GT 720M GPU in CUDA, how to solve this problem? OS Windows 10 PRO 64bit
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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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### How to enable the rendering of Reference Images on Blender 2.8?

I placed reference images to decorate some objects but they don't show up on the final rendering. Is it possible to enable their rendering? Or if not, can I transform them in an object that can be ...
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### Blender 2.8 UI is different on Windows 8

I have a Windows 8 PC and I'm using Blender 2.8. However, some of the UI elements are different when compared to a Windows 10 PC on which I used Blender. The Windows 10 PC's UI was completely normal, ...
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### Black blocks when render subsurface scattering using cycles

I rendered a face model which is modeled in Maya.I rotated and rendered it with different angles.In some angles it generate some odd black blocks,even if I set a simple subsurface scattering material ...
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### Can I get some tips on how I can improve this model from low poly to high poly?

I'm trying to get this Ashe model to look more like her cinematic counterpart. I've tried up scaling textures and editing the mesh but the results weren't too kind so I was wondering if there are any ...
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### Custom float property used in a driver need manual UI modification to work

I'm currently creating some script to automate a cloth rig setup. In the process I'm adding a custom float property to an empty and use it in a driver. It's a concept I wish to reuse for other ...
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### How to register modal operator in add-on?

I have the following register function: def register(): bpy.utils.register_class(ModalOperator) bpy.ops.object.modal_operator('INVOKE_DEFAULT') It'll ...
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### Blender 2.8 layer grid/palette not showing up in 3D view

Where is the layers grid? Mine seems to have vanished in the Blender 2.8 beta. on Mac OSX I tried numpad/ or Object Mode, View, View Global/Local but made no difference.
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### Is there a way I can simplify a mesh based on the distance between it and the camera?

I have a plane I used the ocean modifier on with a relatively high resolution. Is there some sort of function that blender has to simplify my mesh the farther it gets from the camera, according to the ...
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### Blender Game Engine dynamic text wordwrap

I want to display some text that change dynamically when I select another item. Displaying the text is working, but I'm wondering if there is a way to make the text multilines and/or wordwraping it so ...
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### Weird bug in texture painting

I'm painting a texture for a 3d model but everytime I draw something it looks a lot more saturated and with a weird effect in the image tab. In 3D view all is OK. What can I do?
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### Portal effect in EEVEE?

So I'm trying to make a portal effect for an animation, and unfortunately the only way i know of for doing this effect is by using layers and the compositor in 2.79, which were replaced with the ...
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### Error while rendering

I wanted to render an animation I have made into a sequence of images (PNG) but all images were black and I found that message error but I don't understand it can anyone help?