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How to export materials from Blender for use in another 3d software such as Houdini or Unity? [duplicate]

So I made a model with a material that has a complex node system and I want to export that material so that I could apply it to the model. Is there a way to do such a thing?
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Blender 2.79 Control + P not working for Armature Deform

For some reason control + P is not showing the pop-menu to select automatic weights https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/rigging/armatures/skinning/parenting.html I have tried : Reinstalling ...
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Mirror UV Mapping

Is there a way to unwrap a symmetrical model so that the UVs for each side overlap? I'm working on a model which will have the same patterns on each side, and I'd like to avoid having to create half ...
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Can't open hdri in Blender 2.8 release candidate

do you also have issue with opening HDRI in Blender 2.8 release candidate? Did something changed? My approach is to go to the world settings, change color to an environment texture, click to open ...
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How to eliminate, remove or mute audio from video strip

Am new in Blender. In video editing mode I added a video strip that is with sound. I saw mute audio button in other video editors. But in Blender, there is none though in strip menu there are mute ...
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Glass Slab material with green side

This is what I'm referring to. Just like Fresnel, at an angle, the green on the side gets darker. As seen in the glass slab in this image.
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How to externally control the look of volume material?

The effect that I want to achive looks like this: The problem I have is with that colorful cube with controllable color gradient. The cones and planes can be ingnored. I have achived similar result ...
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remove particle system from an object

Scene: Default cube with default particle system Running bpy.data.particles.remove(bpy.data.particles['ParticleSettings']) deletes the cube, however I need to ...
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can't comb hair down

I have this human model and I want to put hairs on it. I want the hair to be laying/hanging on to his forhead but for some reason the hairs are unable to do that. it looks like there is some ...
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Different render results in 2.79b and 2.80rc1

Left:2.79b Right:2.80rc1 Both images are rendered using cycles, from the same .blend file whith no changes made. The 2.80 version is pale / washed out compared to 2.79b. What could be the cause ...
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eye lighting + export image/video problem

i try to bright up the light and it was super bright, the eye (glass) look great but lower makes darker, is there any other way to make bright light focus only the eye and not other object. Another ...
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Editing object created from bezier curve

I used a bezier curve to create an architectural moulding profile. Extruded the shape and used solidfy and made exactly what was intended. I would like to find a way to cut the shape with a knife at a ...
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Why Is My Transparency Shader Not Working

I just installed the Released Candidate version of Blender and noticed that a couple of things are missing. Im using CYCLES as render engine. First, I can no longer make the TRANSPARENCY SHADER to ...
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Follow path question with offset

This is what i have so far. I want to duplicate another 9 objects that are evenly spaced around the path and then move them all together by turning the empty. I don't know how to offset the other ...
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My material doesn't render

I apply a simple material with image texture node, and when i tried to see how it looks like with the render mode, only i can see is black texture. I have lights, a camera, and it seems that its all ...
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Is it possible to change labels on items in the 'Quick Favorites' menu?

I would like to put a different text label on one of my Quick Favorite menu items. Reason: I fiddle around with 3D printing, so I import and export STL a lot. Naturally, since I use those two ...
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GPU + CPU rendering (2.80)

Is there a way to concentrate all the CPU power into one single tile, via settings? And ideally the CPU would be used at %100. While rendering CPU + GPU, I noticed the CPU slows down the render using ...
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ID mask noisy when using Volume Scatter for World volume

I've made a sword in this medieval blacksmith scene an ID mask so that I can give it a glare effect without affecting the rest of the scene, but because I used Volume Scattering for the world volume, ...
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How can I render scene in VSE to render once and loop

I don't know if I worded it right but is there a way to render a scene in VSE then have is cache so it does not have to render the same thing over and over when it repeats? I tried to turn on the ...
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How to snap to vertex on an unstraight/uneven axis?

I'm trying to mode the selected edge so that it's aligned with the vertex below. As you can see all the similar edges are uneven, made with the knife tool. If I hold the red arrow on the gizmo I can ...
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unchangeable properties of new meshes [duplicate]

i have been using blender 2.8 for a couple of months but now i am stuck with a problem. I cant alter the properties of a new mesh in object mode. i need to reduce the vertices of a sphere but the ...
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What is a good approach to reduce the number of faces on this chair model

See the model below. I first scanned it with a 3D scanner and then remodelled every part of it. I used the subdivision modifier a lot. Resulting in a smooth surface. Sometimes a surface is completely ...
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Shadow Catcher blocks background image in 2.8

I'm pretty new to blender, and as I was getting used to 2.79, 2.8 landed and confused me ever more. I was wondering why the Shadow Catcher blocks the background image I set even if I checked ...
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Use a HDRI just for lighting and change the background color

I want to use a hdri just for the light and i want to change the color of the background in white.How can I do that ?
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Baked ambient occlusion not filled in correctly on UV square nor on render

I'm following a tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYBPXTful2g) to render a model I made after unwrapping the model. But after baking, it looks like this. My UV map is not fully filled in and ...
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Select all faces below a certain Z value?

For example, imagine I have a simple subdivided plane, I use the displace modifier with a heightmap to displace the plane, and now i want to select all the faces below a certain Z value so that I may ...
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Is it possible to edit the size of a Sun lamp in Blender 2.8

I've noticed upon switching the lamp types in the new release candidate for Blender 2.8, that the size property for the Sun type is missing. Is that feature removed?
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Where has the “Normal” Texture paint project option gone in 2.8?

I am attempting to project an image onto a model, but faces with a shallow normal to the camera are not receiving protection. The "normal" option used to adjust this in 2.7, how do I do it in 2.8? 2....
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How to change all the location,rotation and scale values of a keyframed camera

I have this scenario : I have separated a scene from a full lenght movie and with the voodoo camera tracker I have extracted the camera movements following this tutorial : and then I have imported ...
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Blender eevee reflective sphere not working on inside?

Ok ive watched https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=8&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwivzajlwrXjAhWXr54KHWCWATEQwqsBMAd6BAgJEAo&url=https%3A%2F%...
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Where did the 'World/Surface/Strength' setting go in 2.8?

When I go to: World/Surface/ the Strength setting (available in 2.79b) does not exist. Google was not helpful in trying to find where this setting has gone.
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why can't I render only freestyle stuff while using eevee?

I'm working on a cartoon character using eevee and I want to add freestyle to it. in 2.79 I used to render freestyle lines in a separate layer and since I only used cycles, I could just hide the mesh ...
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Addon Duplicate files - which to remove?

I searched for a similar topic but I might just be looking in the wrong place. I have two addons added to 2.79b, still using it for many purposes, and have already upgraded to the latest 2.8 build, ...
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Why are my loop cuts not consistent?

I am trying to create a loop cut on the walls of a section of a house, however, it doesn't go all the way around. Ngons can't be the problem since I'm sure all faces are quads. However, it might be ...
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python - how to select a vertex in a circle

Any suggestions as to how to select (in python) one specific vertex of a septagon (seven vertex mesh circle)? When I do it manually, it doesn't show up as a command or function in the python info ...
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Animation Nodes - Random Object Data Path Value

I need to create several random leafs using Animation Nodes. Each one should be composed of a mesh, an empty, and a Bend/Simple Deformer Modifier to make some deformations. The mesh and the empty are ...
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Unwrapping tricky cylinder

I have a real pain to unwrap a quite complicated model. The shape is a cylinder that is drilled with multiple holes trough its height. I modeled this part with fusion 360, then imported it as an .obj. ...
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How do I adjust a bevel that has been set?

I am freshly new to blender. I made an animation of text that looks like its disintegrating, but when I went to render it the beveled edge doesn't appear. I want to go and make those edges larger and ...
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Remove bone rotation influence on mesh?

I only want my bone to affect the weight paint based only on it's location not it's rotation. Is this possible?
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Texture paint brush has gaps in paint?

When I paint it has all these small tiny gaps, what do I do? The more paint I put on, the gaps never fill.
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Beginner Problem with Knife Tool

How can I use the Knife tool to create a line between two vertices? When I try to use it, the tool simply deselects my first vertex.
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How to create Heat Distortion Shockwave for explosion?

I have seen a number of tutorials on Shockwaves and they all look cartoonish to me. I have seen a tutorial by Andrew Price and another one using a plane and a refraction texture animated with noise to ...
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Program shutting down after 1 minute

I have come back to Blender after a while of being away but now when I open Blender it closes the program after 1 minute of it being open without giving a message. I have tried reinstalling the ...
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How can i disconnect the teeth of muy 3d model from the rest of the rigged body

I'm trying to move muy model's arm but the structure inside his head is still following that move, i also tried to chance the body's rig to sepárate it but it simply doesnt work.
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Glitter-in-rubber Texture [duplicate]

Is there a way to make a glittery rubber material from the picture below? (ex. colourful dots) Photo: Marcela Bustamante @notflipper
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Distance to Viewport View-Camera

How can I get the distance between specific points in the 3D View and the virtual camera of my viewport? Using the distance, I could select the closest or furthest (farthest) vertex/object from my ...
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Blender 2.8 RC UX issue - bringing back the window to edit mesh parameters [duplicate]

I am new in Blender, I just installed the 2.8 RC and started to follow some tutorials. Very quickly I encountered a simple problem which I am not able to solve, and which looks for me that it is ...
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Blend file keeps crashing blender [on hold]

had 700 some odd frames got to 520 and now blender will crash anytime I go to render... please help me solve this problem I would appreciate it.
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blender to substance painter help (overlapping UVs)

im new to both blender and substance painter. This will be my first texturing exersize so i wouldnt be surprised if I have missed something simple. but basically my model is comprised of 5 different ...
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How can I change Blender 2.8 Preference via Python

I am trying to find out how to read/set values for Blender 2.8 Preferences with python , for example before 2.8 to change the gizmo size( previously known as manipulator size) to 10 ...

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