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Cycles Render Trouble

I am using Cycles in Blender and I am using the 'Dynamic Sky' add-on. However, the problem is it's not working fire effect. How can I solve this?
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how to bake diffuse with mix shader?

So in the left corner you'l see albedo/diffuse bake result, in the right corner it is how it should look and how it looks in viewport and at the bottom half is shade node scheme. I dont understand how ...
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How to save out a materials node tree to file and then load it back in and overwrite another materials node tree?

Using python, I'm hoping to serialize a materials node tree, then unserialize it and overwrite another materials node tree. I can serialize using rna2xml, but I cant find a way to unserialize it and ...
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Positioning a collection of objects along a curve

Is it possible to automatically position a collection of objects along a curve? For example, I have 100 cubes (all are different) and want to distribute them evenly along a Bezier Curve. I searched ...
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Making a circular fade to transparent with nodes

So I have made my y axis of this plane 'fade' to transparent ... any idea how I can set up some nodes to make it start fading from the blue circle and then be fully transparent by the time it ...
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Using python, how do you get the last image node downstream of the principled node's diffuse input socket?

Using python, how do you get the last image node downstream of the principled node's diffuse input socket. For example if there's an unknown number of other nodes between the texture image node and ...
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Track or monitoring of 3D displacements with Blender

my question is related to the motion tracking feature in Blender. I have successfully applied this feature to track the movement of a series of markers in a column during an Earthquake, based on a ...
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Knife Project not available 2.8 (trying to cut two shapes out of one)

For some reason my knife project is not available when I search it, the only thing that comes up is knife, I am trying to cut one shape out of another shape but keep both shapes in tact so I would ...
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Why can't I use my knife tool project wide?

Been using Blender for years, but for some reason in this project I'm working on I can't use the knife tool. Its all low poly stuff and I've used the knife tool in the project since I started it. At ...
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How many CPU cores does Blender support and make sense?

everybody, i want to "build" a new computer for myself. Blender benefits from several cores. How many does Blender support and how many do actually make sense? Greetings Ralf
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Extend a list of vertices Blender2.8

I have the following situation. I want to save Vertices of vertexgroups of different objects in one long list. So basically I use vertex groups to mark and weight areas on different objects. Now I ...
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Cannot select anything but an edge highlighted in pink

When I opened a project that was left for a couple weeks, I was stuck in the situation as shown in the picture, where I could not select any other vertices or edges other than the edge highlighted in ...
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How to connect two nodes in 2.8? [on hold]

I have a problem in connecting two nodes When I try to connect weird lines appear and they don't seem to connect
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How do I make particles rotate in direction of their movement?

I wanna make so that particles always face the direction in which they are traveling does anyone have idea how to achieve this effect?
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How to enable debug mode in blender 2.8

I'm trying to enable debug mode in blender 2.8 in order to see vertex indices in edit mode and from the instructions I'm following I'm supposed to execute ...
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Decrease an object with values [duplicate]

Good Morning I need to decrease an object on edit mode so it gets to 60cm height, but when I use the scale tool, it is proportionally decreased. How can I solve this? Thank you.
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Can't find remesh button

I'm pretty a newbie here and also in Blender in general. I'm in trouble with one thing in particular: How could I switch sculpting through different objects in sculpt mode? Let me first say that I ...
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How to seamlessly combine baked and unbaked textures?

I'm working on an animated scene in Cycles in which all objects are static except for a moving camera and an object (the satellite thing in the scene below) that rotates in front of it. (I'm quite new ...
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Move and extrude axis locked?

Introduction I am new to blender in general but got half a dozen CAD-Systems in my toolbelt. While I am used to each system having it's own quirks Blenders idea is quite different from a classic cad-...
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My mesh no longer follows my armature

I'm new to blender. I'm working on a simple swimming animation for a fish model. I had everything working fine until I was getting ready to export. After applying the modifiers to my model, I later ...
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Why are the eyes and face not moving with the rest of head?

I am making a 'thumbnail' for YouTube videos but when i have gone to pose the character (tilting the head forwards) the face is stretched towards the rotation axis and leaves the eyes in the original ...
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Created concrete material by following a 2.79 tutorial in 2.8 and messed up true displacement

Here's the tutorial I followed: https://youtu.be/wmtAVNDtc_w The only change I made was i skipped a portion with the image texture around 5:30 because i didn't find any major change without it and ...
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Properties Panel missing many options [duplicate]

How it should look: The above picture is a startup file that is working perfectly! But the file which I am working on is looking strange! And it is actually: When it was a new file, it had all the ...
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Where to store reference to a class in add-on

I want to have socket server in my add-on so I can control Blender from other software. I am able to get the server set up in the register-function but the issue now is that where to store the ...
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How do you create an aura, or halo effect, like what was possible with the internal Blender Render Engine, in 2.80

When Blender had its internal render engine, you could set it to render objects as a halo, rather then as a solid. It also allowed for starburst and other effects in the halo. I would like to know how ...
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The Shader Editor Show Up Blank When reopen it

So I'm still learning about texturing in blender. Then after googling around i found about shader editor and uv editor. When i first open shader editor to make material the node show up okay. Then ...
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Why do volumetrics render noisier when using GPU then when using CPU in Cycles?

Alrighty. I've searched all over the place and even put in a couple of requests from every deity I could think of, but nothing on my issue. So, I'm messing around with making up volumetric light ...
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Visibility clip

it gone when I pull out camera. Anyone pls tell me what happened here?
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How to change shape keys with the same name in different objects at the same time

In the image below, the “face” object has shape keys “angry_left” and “angry_right”. And similarly, in the image below, the “eyebrows” object has shape keys with the same names “angry_left” and “...
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What sculpting shortcuts should I use for sculpting? [on hold]

I am a blender beginner, I have some basic experience with blender and I want to sculpt. I bought a graphics tablet and it has 12 shortcut key. I was wondering what it would be best to program them to....
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Funky Shading After Boolean [duplicate]

So I just recently started with Blender 2.8. I'm working on a model and had a place where I needed to have a cylinder blend into a curved surface. I use booleans to merge the two meshes, and created a ...
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How do i get rid of these blocky smoke artifacts?

I don't know where to go from here. the resolution is already pretty high
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How to export to unity using one material

I just made a modular kit for our programmers for a game were working on, and I've painstakenly unwrapped all the pieces of the kit onto one single UV texture, they are separate objects. In my blend ...
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Can seem to be able to dissolve edges?

Hey so I'm relatively new to Blender. I've been following a tutorial to create a catapult but I can't seem to dissolve the edges on a certain part of a wheel. I've done this a number of times before ...
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Transform uv layout to square

UV Squares addon not working anymore on my blender 2.79 version How i can turn selected uv layout into square without that addon? I wanna make uv layout into square because i can't transer uv from ...
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Retaining a mesh while deleting vertexes

So, I want to make a sphere with faces similar to what is seen in the image: I though I could achieve this by deleting the vertexes in a mesh, while hopefully keeping the sphere shape, but alas, ...
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The solidify and mirror modifiers are causing choppy shadows

I've been trying to set up a cell shader and have gotten to the part of editing the normals to make the shadows smooth, where I run into this problem. It's a fairly simple setup otherwise, with an ...
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Hidden mesh boolean behavior. What is that?

Some day I would like to buy a HardOps add on, however I decide not to do it before i understand the whole work process behind the operations performed with add-on (hard surface modeling) So I would ...
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Grease pencil and Unity

I have made a face animation using Grease pencil on my 3D model and I exported the model as FBX to Unity. In Unity, I can't see the face. It's just blank on the 3D model. What happen to the face ...
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Vacuum pack plastic around box

I would like to achieve this look. Does anyone know how to do that? Thank you very much.
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How do I fix the camera roll to its parent object? Blender 2.8

I have a space ship that follows a path across my scene with a few cameras to record it. One camera I would like to use for a sort of point of view effect when the ship enters a barrel roll, however, ...
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Material properties not being applied to Regular Solids

Just started using blender 2.8 and man it looks awesome. One problem however, I'm trying to use my newly made clay shader (using this approach https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTu3Xssw67Q) but the ...
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How to animate a juggler? [on hold]

I want to develop a juggler animation in blender ideally using/editing python. Any pointers will be highly appreciated. rahul
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How to get one UIList to control the contents of another UIList?

I have two dynamic lists. One is for strings and another one for objects. When the string changes I need the other list to show the objects assigned to the string in the first list. So I would need ...
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The bone for my characters eye rotates out of the mesh and not in place [on hold]

In all the videos of eye tutorials I've seen, the bone is able to rotate the eye in place, mine rotates all around the bone instead. Does anyone know how to fix this? Thanks. (The second image is ...
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Why the scale parameters of this object is 2000 times bigger and there is almost no difference between the two?

I have those two objects that have dimensions that are pretty much the same. Normally the bigger rectangle should be much more bigger because the scale is 2000 times bigger. Here is the .blend file : ...
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Can't Import an Addon that I wrote

Let me just get straight to the point! I use visual studio code to write my addon. If I open it through visual studio code, it works fine, but when I try to import it into Blender by loading the init....
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How do I Delete geometry? Separate objects are one piece?

I'm new to Blender but versed in Rhino, Sketchup and AutoCAD. That of course means my approach to creation has been influenced by those programs. I read that to delete in Blender I must be in Object ...
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Render view on second monitor problem

I would like to have render view on my second monitor it show everything just fine, until I change something on first monitor, then it is just grey and I have to rotate view on second monitor and then ...
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I need help measuring MIN and MAX diameter of an eliptical shape

I'm pretty new to blender, what brought me here is that I'm working gon a project in which we're looking for a simple way to measure 3d cuts of a body scan, in order to identify spine deformations in ...

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