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Why is blender failing to start up?

so i recently had a virus that deleted the files for my computer to start up and i reinstalled windows 10 on my computer and when i reinstalled blender it failed to start quoting this message. so i ...
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How to pass a soft object through a narrow channel?

I found an excelent Q/A about Some examples of shape key sculpting vs lattice?. @moonboots suggests in his answer to use a Lattice in order to deform an cylinder object: How does that work? How can I ...
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Apply face normal orientation to object Local Pivot Point orientation?

Is there a simple way to "apply" a custom transform orientation to an objects pivot? The purpose is to set the faces normal as the new pivot of the object. Duarte Farrajota Ramos' cube merge trick ...
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How to recalculate bone transforms/constraints to originate from armature origin point?

I'm trying to make an export script, and I need all the exported bones to be positioned at the armature's origin point. The trouble is that I would like to be able to position the bones anywhere in ...
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Is it possible to render part of the composition in eevee and other part in cycles?

guys! I want to render this scene (in a video, rotating the camera around the head and the word) but I made the word following a eevee tutorial and the other parts work better in cycles. Is there a ...
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Filling/hollowing between two solid objects

I have two objects (with solid modifiers applied) one is a shirt, the other a body. These will ultimately be 3D printed in various forms. The below image is a temporary intersection Boolean across ...
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How would you model this led strip?

I'm quite new with blender, so this might be a stupid question. I want to model and render something like the attached image, but I'm not able to keep the light normal to the helix curve. It keeps ...
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AMD GPU Material in “material preview mode” and “rendered mode”, is entirely gray as background. Only outline is displayed

I don't know why but now, when i go in material preview or rendered (in solid mode it works fine), my object is entirely gray, or invisible idk, because it has the same color of the background. I've ...
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UV UDIM texture tile set scale as 1024x1024

Using Blender 2.90.1 I have to change my scale to 4K every time I open the file (yes I saved). Upon re-opening it goes back to 1024x1024. Is this because I might have set it to 1024x1024 initally?and ...
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Automatic Weights completely wrong

I attached my character to my armature with automatic weights and everything works as expected. However, if I do the same with its clothes, the weights are completely wrong. Somehow, the hem of his ...
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Save animation clips and play them for a time

I know that my title doesnt explains very well my problem. I would like to know if there is a way to do some animations in different clips and then in a general animation say, play that clip (that is ...
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Is it possible to permanently corrupt a Blender file through BPY?

How careful do I have to be when modifying a Blender file through bpy? Is it possible, through any part of the the Python API/console, to permanently alter a file's ...
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F-Curve Modifier editor not showing

I'm trying to use an f-curve noise modifier, but it was a bit too harsh for me. I was going to turn it down a bit, but the noise modifier was not showing up in the compositing modifier menu panel. (...
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View jumps around when clicking with 'lock to 3D cursor' enabled

Does anyone know what the intended behavior of this is? When I set 'Lock To 3D Cursor' enabled in the 'View' tab and I middle click to pan or rotate the viewport camera it changes the distance of the ...
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Blender not displaying animated keys

I am trying to animate a material, but the animated keys are not showing in the graph editor. Can anyone give me a clue, please? Shall I activate any kind of addon, feature, etc? Or is it a bug on ...
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Proper greasepencil animation workflow: How to manage “scenes”?

What I'm trying to figure out how to "correctly" manage multiple-scene grease pencil animations. By multiple scene, I mean, maybe I drew an animated intro title, then I want cut to a street ...
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Fake User for all animations on selected object

First of all, I'm not too familiar with python. What I'd like to happen, is that for the selected object/objects, it should get their animations and set their use_fake_user = True (due to bone ...
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Fluid simulation flows out of the shell

I'm simulating the fluid in a pipe as shown in the image below I have set the inflow to -z axis and made the pipe a obstacle and also the volume initialization as shell.But still it flows outside of ...
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blender (2.92 BETA) liquid simulation with viscosity becoming really stretched on one side

I am experimenting with the new "Viscosity" feature in the liquid settings in blender version 2.92 Everything was working the way I wanted it to, until I noticed that during the simulation, ...
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I do not know how to move it

I do not know how to move the blue that will be on the donut.I tried pressing G and it did not work. can anyone help me?
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How to rotate UV and preserve the correct aspect ratio?

Based on this answer, Rotate UV by specific angle e.g. 30deg in Python script in backgroud mode you can do a rotation of the UV mapping, then enter the rotation angle, so far everything is ok. The ...
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hide mesh parts using mask texture

I downloaded some 3d assets from synty store, this asset pack specifically: https://syntystore.com/products/polygon-nature-pack and i'm trying to get the trees to look like the example but i see the ...
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Rotate UV by specific angle e.g. 30deg in Python script in backgroud mode

I am trying to figure out how to rotate UVs in mesh while Blender is in Background mode without windows, so some parts are not accessible. Right now I am using ...
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Why is Ambient Occlusion creating this extra light? (Eevee) (Includes pic)

Does anyone know why turning AO on is creating this extra light, as well as a sort of bloom effect? This is in Eevee. Thanks.
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can't see my meshes after updating my drivers [duplicate]

After I updated my graphics driver blender Isn't showing me my meshes, but for some reason It shows my selection. I tried using substance painter and daz studio and both work fine only blender is ...
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How to disable part of an animation

I have a complex animation with lots of thing like position, colors, etc animated using keys and drivers. I'd like to disable some of the aspects without removing anything. For example, here the ...
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How do I get rid of the small line that appears in-between offsets when using array?

I'm new to blender and was following along a tutorial but when I got to using the array tool on my model I noticed that mine was different to the video. When I use array with relative offset I can ...
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Different animation lengths for each animation? (For FBX Export)

So I have a few animations I'm working on for a game I'm doing. The Idle animation is about 915 frames so it can be a nice long loop, and the walk animation is about 30 frames so as to be concise. ...
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What does the mixRGB node do in Dodge mode?

Can someone explain to me or point me to the documentation of the MixRGB color dodge mode? I've found the documentation of the MixRGB node but could not find an explanation to what the color dodge ...
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Render to a Python list

I'm trying to get my renders to output to a python list or NumPy array. Currently, I'm doing this by rendering the image to disk (with a script), then using a separate python script to read the image ...
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MacBook Pro 2018 - No render devices for OpenCL (2.91.2)?

I am using a 2018 Macbook Pro and I cannot find hwo to setup OpenCL to accelerate my renders. Is there any way to make that work?
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I need to simulate the interference of two sinewaves

My ultimate goal is to simulate the interference of two sinewaves. They do not have to follow at the moment any specific physical requirement (the wave modifier could be OK). I thought to proceed by ...
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Convert particle system to animated meshes Blender 2.8

We know the code below works in 2.79. But trying it in 2.8x it will not take effect and no error will be displayed. Anyone knows how what could be missing there? ...
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How to show render-stamp for arbitrary values?

Is it possible to take arbitrary properties and display them in the render stamp as some other software do. (Click the image for larger version)
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Find texture pixel on 3D mesh

I have a complicated mesh of a real object that I created with a 3D camera. The mesh has a corresponding large texture that maps onto the mesh. I imported the mesh into Blender and then applied the ...
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Blender FBX Export Error: location <unknown location>:-1

When I try to export an object using .fbx, I get unknown location error every single time. I do select the folder, but even after that, I get this error. I use Blender v.2.83.4 I have tried to ...
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Export animation to FBX with paranting and without rigs

I'm currently learning blender. I made a simple animation with several objects. Animated objects are parented, transforms are animated by using relative transforms (some kind of a very simple ...
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Invoke the File Browser inside an Add-On but wait with the rest of the script until it's closed

I'm writing an Add-on in which I create a new Collection and then invoke the ImportHelper to load an FBX file. After that I would like to process the loaded data. My Problem is, that my script doesn't ...
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Smooth Shading option not working

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1q3kcN4hKMkdARc4XzEbYOsSwoWuhSzKA/view?usp=sharing Here's my Blender File I can make the object active. But when I click the smooth option, nothing happens.
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Can Blender make a timelapse video?

I was wondering if there is a script or addon that allows me to make timelapse videos of my blender projects? For example, is it possible to add a camera to the scene which takes a quick image of ...
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How to make sqare/sharp lines with Grease pencil?

Every line ends up in either a fade or a circle. You can sort of achieve it by scaling down the last point in the stroke, but you have to do it manually every time! and it only gets you a triangle ...
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Voronoi texture have different options

I'm following this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOsImPUo1Vk but I have different option in Voronoi Texture. how can i get this result?
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How can you offset animations within a particle system?

I am making a flock of birds using the particle system (with Boids). My base object is a single bird with a flapping animation using an armature. When I create the particles, each bird particle is ...
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How to edit UVs for a mirrored effect on textures

I have a hut model, here in blender from a game. I would like to export it to source engine. It uses this texture below. When I imported the model into blender, the textures didn't mirror like they ...
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A graphics card and driver with support for OpenGL 3.3 or higher is required error

I can't execute newest Blender 2.80, it says that I need a graphics card that supports OpenGL 3.3 or higher ...
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Getting instanced particles to follow paths of hairs in particle system with hair dynamics

I've created a plane with a hair particle system and with hair dynamics on. I then used a particle instance modifier to add a custom cylinder to each hair particle, and turned on both 'create along ...
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Reverse mouse movement in flythrough mode

Is it possible to make the mouse reverse in FLYTHROUGH mode meaning, you push the mouse up (away from you on the desk) and the camera rotates DOWN and vicevera?
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Boolean operations in Sverchok

I'm revisiting this project after a considerable hiatus (well, you only need to print grilles so otften): Sverchok. Duplicating an object along a path. It works very well now, but I'd like to automate ...
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Is there a plugin to make the names visible?

or how to make it visible ? is it possible to make a scrollbar ?
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extension for importing gifs as planes?

I wanted to try and do some cool animations by taking 2d pixel art gifs and putting them in 3d spaces. Unfortunately, gifs arent supported for importing images as planes. Im in blender 2.8 (cant ...

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