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Difference between rig and armature ? (and a few other beginner questions)

I'm just getting my feet wet in Blender, but ran into a couple of things I can't get my head around. Following the tutorials and my own tryouts, it's possible to create a "skeleton" for the purpose of ...
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Can't bevel edge

I'm modelling a lego brick and I cannot bevel this edge. The edge still stays sharp. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I'm only new to blender.This is the blender file:
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Where is Grease Pencil stroke snap mode in UI?

I found this: gpencil_stroke_snap_mode gpencil_stroke_snap_mode NONE All points, No snap. ENDS End points, Snap to first and last points and interpolate. FIRST First point, Snap ...
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When i click to do stuff with retopoflow nothing happens cursor just moves around?

Thanks for your time and don't mind my poorly made rock.
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Transparency of texture in Eevee

Usual nodes for Cycles with alpha transparency don't work here. I learned that need to put Alpha Blend in Blend Mode. But if png image has black color, it becomes transparent. I changed to Alpha ...
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Measureit Measurements Inconsistent After Export

I’ve been using the measureit tool to get the proper dimensions for a 3D printing project I’m working on. The only problem is that after exporting the file and then uploading the STL into my printing ...
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Total newby question - How to either close the rendering window or return to the main scene window?

First post, version 2.77 - I'll just apologize now. I have a simple scene with a cube and a camera. I rendered it as shown below. How do I either close this/these rendering windows, or return to the ...
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Trying to animate but its animating all objects

So I'm trying to animate this robot and I had the animation down, it worked just fine, then I went to go to another animation and when I got back to this one it was all wonky. It was like it was ...
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Retopoflow needs an update?

So I would like to use Retopoflow for Blender 2.8 but it requires an update by the looks of it, so I searched around for a solution but no luck. Any idea on how to update it? Thanks for your time.
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Undo is not working 2.8!

I'm desperate! Someone help. I was just 3d modeling as usual and I enabled the Archipack blender addon. Everything was fine until I tried to undo something and it didn't work. I went to a new project ...
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How do I add a “Cycles” f-curve modifier to an animated property with Python?

I made a script, that by a button click, adds a new modifier to many objects, and here everything works. Then I made 5 keyframes, which I want to loop with an f-curve modifier ('CYCLES'), but I cannot ...
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How to switch to orthographic in blender 2.8?

I saw this question, but in 2.8 the camera settings just looks like this: How do I switch the camera to be in orthographic mode?
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Which bpy.data.objects option controls the color of the object's texture?

I have 784 cubes in my scene right now, and I can loop through all 784 of them by using for i in range(784): bpy.data.objects[i] Each cube represents a ...
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Can't turn off x-ray?

I've somehow turned x-ray on for all objects in my project, or so it seems. No matter which object I put in front of the others I will look right through all the layers of objects until I see the last ...
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Blender 2.8: Is the number of modifiers in a collection limited?

I was wondering if anyone has run into a limit on the number of modifiers you can have in a collection. Problem: I have a blend that crashes Blender on opening the blend. I was able to collapse most ...
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How to unlink seperated objects keyframes?

I posted this earlier but comments don't allow me to post attachments. I want the bottom object to animate 20 frames later than the top one. They will not let me do that in the dope sheet; every ...
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Blender (Cycles Render) Normal Map Baking goes wrong

Who I am and what I do: Hello People! I am fairly new to 3D modelling (still using 2.79) and at the moment I am working on an M1 Abrams low poly tank (around 4600 Tris). What I want to do is use ...
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How to add “Sag” to cloth simulation?

I am trying to create the net of a soccer goal using blender's cloth simulator. Right now the net looks really rigid and unrealistic. The cloth is a plane with subdivision and a wireframe modifier. I ...
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How would I save my objects as-is in the middle of a rigid body simulation

I want to save my objects in place as a movable editable entity. I have been searching the internet for an answer, but I have failed to find one. I have this broken wall, that I used rigid body to ...
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2.8 Having trouble with Boolean Modifier

I am trying to follow Andrew Price's Anvil tutorial using Blender 2.8 and the 'Difference' modifier just isn't working for me. I don't have the 'Maximum Draw Type' that I can change from solid to ...
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Colour banding in displacement texture causing stepping

I recently found a website called Texture Haven, which has a bunch of free, high res textures. I downloaded the cobblestone no.7, I added it into blender using the node wranglers auto fill tool for ...
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How to center a joint on bone(s)

I am trying to create a mechanical neck that is hinged in the center and is tilted by two separate joints way far down. I understand this is much different than your usual blender rigging, so if it is ...
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How can I add emission node to volume scatter to create cloud light using point density texture node?

How can I add emission node to volume scatter to create like this using point density texture node? I tried a lot of way but I have not found any solution. I know this node may be looks very complex....
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What is the best resource for generating accurate zoomed in Earth based normal/bump maps?

First off, thank you for taking the time to review my question, and please excuse any misused termanology. I am attempting to zoom in on a city with an accurate height/normal/bump/lidar map that is ...
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Shining light through model in Blender 2.79, Cycles

How can I make this kind of light? Try to imagine plastic bottle of milk with light bulb inside of it, exact same thing (Like on picture)
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rigging error-child offset problem when boned

1,I want to rig the pistol to his hand,i chose the pistol,then chose his hand bone,Ctrl+P chose"bone" it is rigged,but the pistol suddenly moves away.(I have already matched its origin point to the ...
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Gizmo types in blender 2.8

So, in Blender 2.8 avialable Gizmo Widgets(bpy.types.Gizmo, bpy.types.GizmoGroup). i am tring to find out how to use different type of widgets(gizmos) but cant find any information about them. Here ...
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How do you make Blender Game the full screen?

I know when you press P you go into game mode but it only shows the game in the 3D editor window. Is there a way to make the game your entire screen?
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Keyframes for seperate objects appear linked in dope sheet post-seperation

I'm animating curves with the Start and End Bevel parameters in the curve options. I have a letter sequence that has to repeat a tracing effect on each letter in succession, one at a time, left to ...
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is there anyway to automatically create a mesh for an armature

i have some animation files that needs to be modified, when i import them in blender, the animation file doesn't have a mesh attached to it and that makes modifying super hard. is there anyway to ...
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Scale Multiple Verts At Once To Line Them Up (like Maya)

Coming from Maya, if I have some verts that are supposed to be lined up on an axis but become unaligned slightly, I can just select them all, then scale them all at once and they all line up. This ...
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split face along edge

I currently have two faces, overlapping at this point: The option to split/subdivide the faces along this edge I made would be enough: resulting faces should look like this: Any help would be ...
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How can i slow down particles after baking

I have a baked particle simulation that is perfectly fine but way to fast, so I want to slow it down as you would do it in dopesheet in case of a keyframe animation. I found solutions to bake ...
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.obj's won't shadow

I'm trying to animate on Blender but before I do that I'm rendering 1st to test everything. I've added a .obj and a light object. The settings of the object have shadows able. I will be able to see ...
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Missing frames in video

I've been trying to render an animation through keyshots, but I'm having issues rendering it: When I render the animation, all the frames are rendered, then when I play the .avi file of my animation ...
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Composition is not working (no render, no file)

I need a setup, where I render an object with transparent background but with reflection. This is my setup (composition). The picture in the viewer is like expected. If I press F12 I get no file in ...
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Shrink Wrap Modifier producing unexpected results

I'm trying to add a label to a bag I've modelled and I want it to follow the vertices of the bag. When I try to shrink-wrap the label to the top of the bag it just makes an odd rectangular shape. I ...
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FBX export group instances to unity issue

I have issues with exporting a group of meshes into unity. I want to build a room in blender where the walls (img #1) are constructed separately and can be used as group instances in a new layer or ...
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Blender 2.8 select and drag with a single click

in previous blender releases I used to left mouse selection and with a single click I can select and move a component (vertex, face, object etc.). Now seems this option does not work anymore in ...
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Blender 2.8 Beta, GPU Rendered view crash

I am currently making a scene in Blender 2.8 Beta, it is a tree on a grass field. Leaves on the branches of the tree are images imported as planes and when I switch to rendered view with GPU Compute, ...
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Saving an image in Python [on hold]

I have just started learning Python and i am stuck on one exercise. i have been tasked to create an almbum cover using randowm pages from Wikipedia for the selection of album title and album cover. ...
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How to have multiple characters in the same scene

I'm making a mine craft animation but I don't know how to have the rigs all in the same scene. Examples are like from Enchanted mobs and z animations productions
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Rendering without any filters

Ill preface this with I am really new to Blender. I am trying to render a model with pixel art texture without any texture filtering or shading. So far the best results have been from OpenGL ...
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“Pivoting” a part while moving faces

Still a newbie to Blender. Trying to line the gray tube along the edge of the blue object, but there is still a slight lip. How do I rotate or pivot or whatever the gray tube so that it follows the ...
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Blender shaded mode view problem

I am very new to blender and might be asking a very silly question, I am using blender 2.8 ..in shading workspace or in lookdev mode all the objects appear black..but when rendered it appears fine. ...
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How to add circular flame restricted within an object?

I need a flame inside the following structure: The flame needs to be realistic like a bonfire, conical and pointy. Something like this(for shape of flame only not textures and color): I tried a ...
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Textures looking different in texture paint vs render/export

I'm trying to texture a mesh and I manage to have it looking fine in texture paint: But then when I switch to any other viewport that isn't texture paint it looks super blurry, like this: It's worth ...
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How do you add one rig to another file with another rig already in it

I'm kinda new and appending and linking isn't working,any solution?
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Auto weight painting error

Hi very new to rigging a model and have no idea whats causing the error. I've tried recalculating normals and removing doubles but nothing has worked here's a link to file https://www.dropbox.com/s/...
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Server-side 3D static image render with parameters and get / return the image file; is that possible?

TL,DR: is it possible to render a furniture part with different parameters on always ready-to-work server-side blender (or another software)? Hi, We got a web / mobile application that changes "...

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