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UV projection: need cylindrical projection of specific ratio

I have a bookcase whose surface is roughly fitted to part of an ellipse whose radii are 14m and 8m (see image below). This is same as scaling a circle of radius 14m by a factor of 8/14 in the x ...
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Script: assign image texture to Image Texture node

I am trying to assign an image texture to an Image Texture node in 2.80. Very simple script - I'm just starting to learn how this stuff works. This is what I have. It creates an image and and IT node,...
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“Add new ivy” is missing

I'm trying to follow a YouTube tutorial about Vine animation. But in the video he click a button called "add new ivy" to add more vines. But in my Blender 2.79 i cant find that option. is there any ...
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Proportinal mode not working properly in edit mode

So basically when in edit in mode and proportinal mode is on and I click on any part of the object, it just moves my object around as if I weren't in edit mode and hit g. When what I'm trying to do is ...
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Blender 3D Space mouse settings

I’m a 3ds max user trying to migrate to Blender 2.8 but having some problems setting up my 3dconnexion SpaceMouse Pro device. The 3D mouse settings that show up in Blender (when pushing on the ...
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Points of vector in from .svg file imported to Blender become squished when imported

I have been running into an issue with importing .svg files into Blender. I created a vector shown below in Illustrator and saved it as an SVG 1.1 with all base settings. I then try to import it into ...
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how to setup the opacity in the stencil brush mode in blender 2.8

I'm trying to make the projection painting of the face texture over the old one,but the new image texture is not transparent enough and I'm not able to see behind. How can I make it more transparent ? ...
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Where is the edge loop hotkey set in the keymap section of 2.8?

Alt+LMB does nothing, and I'm trying to determine if this is a bug and the nature of the issue so I can report it. In looking at the keymap settings, I can find "...
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Faint duplication of elements seen through glass [on hold]

Made these simple lightbulbs in a quest to understand blender lighting when I encountered a problem with the render not only faintly duplicating my light source but also the thin wires in the other ...
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Blender game recording at the wrong time

I have a simple animation for a midterm project; someone walks up and pushes dominoes over. I can set something with physics to knock the dominoes over at frame 125, then play the engine and he will ...
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How can I thicken this area?

I'm trying to 3D print this chair, but the lumbar area is too thin. The rest prints fine. I've meticulously selected the boundary of the area in question (I suspect one of the loop functions would ...
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How to fix ugly bevel in inner corner?

so I feel a bit sorry about asking the probably 1000th question about the bevel modifier. Long story short, I'm having some issues with an ugly bevel in my model and I don't quite understand what's ...
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Face normals to point to view

I require help with a script to make the face normals point to view when creating a plane. Blender seems to use coordinates and it's unpredictable. ...
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Why does my custom addon panel gets deleted after I press x to delete objects in my scene?

Trying to write a beginner addon in 2.8 that takes an input row and column variable, and then creates a row xcolumn calendar. My code worked, but my addon kept disappearing after I press "x" to delete ...
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How do I keep my texture when making my object low poly?

I'm creating a character for a low poly game in adobe fuse, then importing it into blender. I just wanna know how to keep the same texture of the high poly and apply it to the low poly so it still ...
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What is the term used to create a mesh with less vertices using shrinkwrap?

I used to know this term but I haven't thought about it in over a year, so I completely forgot about what it's called. The term refers to using the shrink-wrap modifier to maker a new mesh over an old ...
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How to Make Particle Hair Emission Dissipate and Regrow?

I'm trying to make each individual hair project from the center and dissolve once reaching a set length, all while others are replacing it, in order to keep the structure of the ball. Tried a ...
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Open GL render in Blender

Why am i getting this undesired scratchy effect on the boundaries of my materials. I have used opengl rendering and in cycles mode. My sample render is set to 128. How do i fix this?
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Create Geometry based on an Image?

I want to generate a grid of Objects based on an Image Texture. I want to read the pixel data from an image I want to generate an Object for every pixel (e.g. a plane) and colorize the object based ...
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Weird form against the mesh flow

I'm getting this weird shape with the sub surf modifier on, how do i fix it to follow the flow the flow of the mesh?
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How to increase the Space between two Edge Loops? [duplicate]

I created two edge loops and during creation (or after) I want to move them apart. I can move them together during creation but I wanted them a certain distance from the existing edges on either side ...
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Shape key and driver Problems Blender 2.8

I'm rigging a character and I would like to fix spots that weight painting won't fix with shape keys. But assigning bone as a driver doesn't do anything. It's controlled by an IK bone and doesn't seem ...
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How to UV unwrap with repeating texture?

I have a problem with baking in blender cycles: I have an interior model and every part of it uses repeating texture (the floor for example uses a 256x256 texture which repeats itself). My aim is to ...
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How do you execute bpy operations in the python console that requires you to hover your mouse over the 3D view port?

I just want to enter bpy.ops.view3d.snap_cursor_to_center() in my python console just to see how it works. I am getting the error: ...
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How to select Video Strip independently from Audio?

This seems like it should be obvious but I can't figure out how to select only the video or the audio independently from one another. So when I want to add an effect layer for instance it tells me ...
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refraction of arrow through glass of water

so i have been trying to simulate arrow refraction through a glass full of water where the arrow's direction is reversed. i have applied refraction BSDF to both the glass and the fluid mesh with IOR 1....
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How to change the axis of rotation

Like seen in the picture, i want this minigun rotating and want to animate it, but i dont know how to do this while keeping the y rotation constant.
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Duplicate meta-Ball with Animation Nodes

I set my AN settings on a meta-ball to 20 instances to create something similar to a little brainy blob in motion. I'd like to duplicate it many times, like an array that includes the animation. Is ...
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fSpy feels impossible to use [on hold]

I've been trying to get fSpy working for some hours now on more than one reference. It never adds up and never makes sense. This is a reference I've been trying to trace, and everytime I've put it in ...
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Blender unusable when using windows 10 High Contrast Themes [on hold]

I found that Blender is unusable when used while any Windows 10 High Contrast Themes are in effect. The reactions to mouse clicks are extremely slow. Have tried re installation but still slow. Can ...
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How to fix these hard Edges in Render?

They are not UV seems and I recalculated the normals. Does anybody have any idea of what it would be? here is the blend file https://drive.google.com/file/d/1te2NBPLglBqUzw8PGbYGmgm85URY6SEo/view?usp=...
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Apply interpolated weights to the model on export

When skinning a model, you can do a weight painting and then add a subsurf modifier to smoothly interpolate the vertices. To do this I have the subsurface modifier below the armature modifier on the ...
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Is Object Space Normals the same as Bent Normals

Is Blenders normals that are using Object space the same as what other engines/applications refer to as bent normals? Bent normals are Tangent normals mixed with some Ambient Occulsion in some way, ...
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How to remove black areas of transparent image in reflection

I'm trying to render png emitted clouds but have no idea how to remove the black areas of png's reflection as shown below Here's the node setup
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How does a texture image file get mapped on an OBJ model?

I am trying to understand how a texture image is mapped on an OBJ file. For example, if you map below color grid image (texture) on the capsule obj model (screenshot #1), it looks like the screenshot #...
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Pose Animations get corrupted on applying Mirror Modifier

I have a rigged model with mirror modifier which I have to export to glTF format. On export the model shows only one half because of the use of mirror modifier. If I apply the modifier all the ...
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Just installed for the first time. Blender closes instantly upon starting up

I apologize if this is a common issue, but I cannot for the life of me understand how to startup the program. I just finished installing for the first time, yet Blender will not even run. I had to do ...
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Convert a mesh into Hair Particles?

I have a model in Blender, with the toon style hair. Is there a way I can turn the toon hair into more realistic hair particles?
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“Project From Cylinder” suddenly working improperly in 2.79b

I am not very knowledgeable about the program, I should start with. Today I was messing around with some simple models and for some reason, either a keypress or a setting change, the "Project From ...
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How to Link/Append world using the blender Python API? [duplicate]

I'm searching a way to append a World in blender Python. I read the reference in How to Link/Append a data-block using the Python API? but that is for group append. is there a way to make that work ...
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Character Hands Stuck During Animation

I'm having a problem with some of my animations. My character is an ape and I designed 19 animations. For two of them, sometimes my ape's hands get "stuck" in place, and the rest of the mesh contorts ...
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Glitch on First Frame of Animation

I'm having a problem with some of my animations. My main character is an ape climbing a building. On frame 1 of the animation, the left leg gets distorted (see image). Not sure why this is happening, ...
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disable clipping in edit mode?

Is there a method of making objects so that they cannot clip into each other when moving but instead form around them? I don't mean boolean where an object cuts out of another; more of a soft body ...
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UV Problem when baking Highpoly to Lowpoly Mesh

Whenever I create an object, such as a simple chair, I UV-unwrap it. Then I start working on the high poly mesh. But whenever I add more geometry, the uv doesn't seem to unwrap the same. This happens ...
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Blender exporter GLTF Kronos Group glTD Specular Glossiness as Metalic Roughness

I'm trying to export Specular Glosiness Material but in exported file always get Metallic Roughness with empty values. My setup for material "test" result: Using Blender 2.8 Beta: What is correct ...
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Newbie question: Where is my rendered PNG saved to? [duplicate]

macOS Mojave 10.14.4 I set /Users/username/Documents/BLENDER/rendering as output path. Is the filename from the .blend files used?
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Area Lit with Volume Lighting

My understanding is that if a light is brighter, it will light a larger area. (Like a point light.) If I try this with a volume light, it seems to only light an area proportional with its scale, not ...
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Using Grease Pencil to make the projection painting of a real Photo on a 2D plane

Since I've read that the drawings created with grease pencil are objects,I would like to know if I can make the project painting of a new face over the actor's face that I have mapped as an image on a ...
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Unpainted object

I'm painting letters with a series of key frames. As the brush nears the top the painting stops. I've tried changing the size of the brush, the paint source from volume to volume + proximity. but it ...
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Can you create a new window from a non-main window?

If I have a window that is opened via Window -> New Window and I want to copy that window layout to a new 3rd window, is there any way to do that? There is no ...

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