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Different lighting between saved render image and CompositorNodeViewer image data?

I am following this blog post for testing out rendering possibly without writing to a file: https://ammous88.wordpress.com/2015/01/16/blender-access-render-results-pixels-directly-from-python-2/ I've ...
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How can I calculate global coordinates for GPencilStrokePoint in Blender 2.8 and Python?

I have already tried by calculating: point_global_co = grease_pencil_object.matrix_world @ point.co But it gives very odd results.
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How to map vertex to particle (hair); or color particles with specific colors

I am trying to render CFD data in blender, where the CFD code generates output files that consist of particle positions and scalars. I have successfully loaded the data into blender and used a ...
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knife tool not ending

I'm just starting to use the knife tool and, after I finish using the knike tool, I can't seem to get it off of the knife tool. How do I get it off of the knife tool?
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How does one unlink multiple objects?

If i have 10 linked (instanced) objects, how do i make 5 of them local (non-instanced)... The result would be two sets of 5 objects. Each set of 5 would be linked respectively. I'm coming from 3ds ...
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how to make children hair particles not intersect emitter when combing?

I cant see children particles in particle edit. Also i cant change some particles settings after using particles edit?
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why blender create holes in mesh when i go to sculpt mode? [duplicate]

So, I am doing the "blender guru" tutorial, and when it's time to sculpt, my "icing" object creates this holes, anyone knows how to solve it?
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Im a noobie, what are the key basics I need to Know before using blender? [on hold]

I downloaded blender 4 months ago and messed with it a lil bit and was confused with some of the settings. I did watch some tutorials, even made a cup from a vid from Blender Guru, but still needed ...
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Is it possible to share materials across multiple grease pencil objects?

When using materials on a grease pencil object is it possible to share materials across multiple objects? For example, at the moment, I have profile, 3/4 and front character objects and am tripling up ...
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'Viewport render image' renders wireframe color differently

I'm trying to viewport render a transparent wireframe of an object, but the output renders the wireframe with a different color. This creates a lot of problems for objects with a more complex form, as ...
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How do I get a custom panel to redraw its content without having to close and re-open it?

I have to show the state of a programmable logical controller (PLC). PLCs can have different states like "RUN", "STOP", "CONFIG" etc., and I want to show this state with an icon in a custom panel. I ...
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Split vertex(s) in two, creating new faces

I would like to be able to select vertices or edges and duplicate them, but also keep the faces filled. My example: So something like a Rip and fill function, but also creates the faces on both ...
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Why does the 'Turn Around Camera Addon' make the camera rotate slowly?

With the 'Turn Around Camera Addon' I have animated the camera to rotate around. Why is the camera rotation lagging at 1fps? Why is the camera not quick to finish the animation? What settings should I ...
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How to hide HDRI background in blender 2.80?

I have the same problem then Atek (here). "I have added an hdri environment file and i want to use the lights and not the background image. Is there any option present to hide the image and just use ...
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Material index animation

Is it possible to create an animation to switch between materials (material slots) in a mesh with multiple materials ? Thanks
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Rendering on different OS

Even if I render the same blender file on Linux(Ubuntu) and Windows, the overall brightness of the image will be slightly different. Is there any solution?
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How to access and edit Mapping Node via python?

I need to access Mapping Node via python to edit Location\Rotation\Scale ...
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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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I Can't MackBook Pro touch tap to click

Most interface windows are clickable. But in windows like collection window and pie browser, I just hover over it, not click. I'm using a MacBook Pro 15 "2015 mid version.
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Quickly clean up fragmented model for 3D printing

A client wants a scale model of a city in which to showcase a certain project. He has provided us with a 3D model of the city, however the model consists of thousands of loose elements squashed ...
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I´m getting something weird with my fluid sim

everyone! Im testing for the first time with fluid simulations and i was trying something very simple but im getting a really odd result: I dont know why but my fluid is placing above 0 in Z axis. ...
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How to get object selector dialog?

I'm searching a way to create this dialog: it's like UIlayout.prop_search(), but not for interface, for operator.
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Scroll wheel zooms when using Loop Cut And Slide

here I'm on Windows 10 with Blender 2.8. Before the update, when using Loop Cut And Slide I could use the scroll wheel to alter the number of cuts, and after clicking I could move the cut to the ...
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Can I install fspy (camera matching software) on ubuntu 18.04

I tried to install fspy after I installed blender 2.8 but I'm unable to run the software how can I solve this, is there any alternative software for those who use ubuntu
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How to get a hover craft effect (Object over Landscape)?

I have made a hilly landscape using the Landscape addon in blender 2.8. I have an object which I want to animate across the landscape by following the surface contours and maintaining a small distance,...
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How to draw a node group in a layout panel using python

I just made that node group and i just wanted that this node group should appear in Properties panel in 3d view which appears when 'N' Key is Pressed this should look like this in materials tab can ...
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Why isn't my image texture working?

I am currently using blender 2.8 and I was putting a texture on a plane, so it shouldn't have to be unwrapped, but it crashed and when I went to put it back on it just comes out as like an average ...
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Render looks darker than Look Dev mode [duplicate]

I have been texture painting in look dev mode. But when i try to render it, everything looks very dark. I have 3 sun lights in my scene, ambient turned on in Eevee settings. What am i missing? I ...
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how to get an empty for an object to move with the object?

I have done a couple of tutorials to do with simple car models animated in the rigid world. What I have noticed is that empties associated with the moving objects, like wheels and the car body stay ...
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Will Blender version 2.79 load my older blender files?

I am afraid my earlier blender files won't work on version 2.79 I do not want them to be messed up. Will they work on 2.79?
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where there is white edge line seen in 2.8

where there is white edge line seen in 2.8 In 2.8 white Edge line In 2.79 No edge line seen Why there is difference in both view. How can i solve it. Any suggestion. Thanks
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Any way to click and drag the pivot point?

Maya has a great feature that lets you enter a mode where you can click and drag the pivot point to wherever you want. Blender as far as I can tell only lets you move it to 2D cursor or current ...
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I see a lot of noise and fireflies with Glass BSDF Shader

I made a cube in Blender. The cube has BSDF Glass shader. When I render it there is a lot of noise and fireflies. I tried everything: Change clamp, change light bounce, denoising, glossy filter, more ...
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How to make an invisible button in blender ui?

is it possible to make an invisible button in blender ui with python ? The goal Is to have an invisible zone that the user can click on and will start an action. I’d like to use that for ...
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Importing GLTF file into Blender creates a strange mask / backdrop over the scene

I don’t know how to describe this. I imported this model from Sketchup. There’s a gray backdrop over the scene. It’s not an object. It can not be selected. It doesn’t have a layer. It looks like a ...
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Object covering camera lense

In real life, when something is very close to the camera lense ,it will block the light , therefore the closests part of the object to the camera will leave dark areas,like this finger pushing ...
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Scaling on X axis changes XY axis angles

Change basic cube to a board shape, Z=.1, X=8, Y=.4. Edit mode; grab back left 2 vertices along X axis for a 60 degree angle on the left side of the board. Select all vertices, and do Mesh - ...
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Python Add-On: Alternate interaction with UI controls

I have a situation where I want to allow the user to override specific values for a panel or window of properties - primarily a bunch of simple strings, floats, and ints. I can easily store states ...
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Rig Cable connected to head and body

I need your help. I have a model that has a cable attached to the back of the head and body. I want the bottom part of the cable attached to the body to follow the body bone and the top part attached ...
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How can I orient a pre-made feature to a selected face?

I am trying to break up a large, branched stl model that I want to 3D print so that it is more manageable. My plan is to cut off the branches and model a joint and socket onto the exposed faces, but I ...
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Rigify rigs in Blender scene are making some very bad lag. How to fix performance issues?

I have a scene where there are 2 human models rigged with rigify. I cannot animate these anymore because when they're in the viewport, I get about 6 FPS on the animation preview. I know for a fact ...
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Conditional Property Group

Is it possible to assign a conditional property group to scene elements? My intent is to not have the group exist until I manually create or assign it, then be capable of removing or deleting it.
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How can I create a library of animations?

I want to store animations (just the animation data itself) so they can be recalled and reused in other projects. How do I create such a library of purely animation data? (For instance if I have ...
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Rig & Weight Paint Bent or Curved Model

I have a mesh with bent geometry, and I would like to make a proper rig and weight paint that straightens the model when the bones are straight. I would like to know if there is a technique in ...
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my sculpting tool is kind a hard to use, anybody knows how to change?

So, I am new to blender, actually to 3d softwares and started learning on blender, I was watching a "blender guru" video, was working on modeling mode, object mode etc and when reaches sculpting, in ...
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Render taking extremely long for only 250 frames

Hi I'm new to blender and have been making car animations. My first render which was only 2 seconds took over 2 hours to render. I thought that might be normal but today my render of only 250 frames ...
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Texture painting looks really bad

I've been struggling with texture painting in 2.8 since its release. It always seems to have some little niggly thing that 2.79 had ironed out. In this case, the display of the texture - and when I ...
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Blender Render rendering dark, spotty and weird image

I made a whisky bottle and two glasses. My goal was to make a dark, moody scene with violet and some yellow light, but whatever I'm doing, it's wrong. The glass looks distorted and not correct, not at ...
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Luxcore noisy render

When I try to render something with Luxcore it get really noisy. I read that Luxcore was working as a camera so if the image is too dark you need to add more light in the scene or it gets noisy. I ...
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How to create different animation states (walk, run, idle…) in the same file?

I made my character IDLE animation by assigning Actions to my model meshes. The problem comes when i want another animation, let's call it the WALK animation. If i'm not mistaken adding another ...

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