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How to procedurally identify the Fac of the inside and outside of an object? [EEVEE]

Here is my question: As you can see, I have a bowl here with noise material applied to it. The problem is, I only expected the bowl to get noise applied from the inside of the bowl instead of also ...
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Rig distorting objects separately instead of together

I've been trying to find answers to this all night but i'm having no luck so I thought i'd ask here. I've been trying to learn rigging, following video tutorials etc. But i've ran into a serious ...
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Merge Archimesh Rail Window to Wall

I created my holes using the subdivision tool, then I added the Archimesh window and fit it into the hole. How can I join the window to my wall? I want the windows to move with the whole building ...
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How can I edit two materials simultaneously?

Whenever I open a new shading window, whatever I do in one is just mirrored on the other. If I click a node in one window, the same node and material get selected in the other. I can't edit two ...
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What is this node usually called?

I'm trying to find the Color Factor node shown below. It's typically already added in there attached to the Principled BSDF by default, but from time to time I have no idea where to find the node once ...
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How come when I subdivide an edge, it only continues to subdivide one side?

I'm trying to create more vertices in an edge so I subdivide it, but for some reason, after I subdivide it once, it decides to only select one half of the subdivide. This messes with my faces when I ...
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Optimal way to animate dragging objects through space from a spaceship

So I'm working on a short 5 second animation for a stream alert. I've made a rocket and constrained it with follow path, then used some custom animation to make it appear to (shoddily) fly. I also ...
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What is the coding alternative for double edge loop select?

Suppose I want to select the entire mesh boundary. Alt + RMB on a boundary edge would select one edge loop (left image), while Alt + double RMB yields the desired result (right image). How would I ...
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Smooth part of mesh geometry / subsurf only faces on one side

This is very specific task as I can see here. The picture: Need to make this selected part more smooth, better use subsurf with detached frame part, as you can see it. And mark upper and lower edges ...
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Particle System - Hair: size jittering - messes up scene

I have a project where I rendered out one animation. Now I see that the palms in my animation jitter in size. Video here: https://youtu.be/JowtxnaBUZg When I examine this effect in Blender I see ...
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How to get rid of Jagged edges in objects

How do I fix this? There jagged edges in all my objects, I have no idea what's wrong as I'm a newbie. I was modeling and I realized there jagged edges midway, I did not use any nodes at all.
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Too big addon list, what should I do? How expand names and keep it all?

There are many addons. Do you know how show it in two cloumns?
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Render farm a bit of an issue [closed]

I wanted to create my render farm and i've been using blender for almost 12 years so i bought a gigabit switch, 1000mbs ethernet cables and four mac pros, 1 of them a 6,1 trashcan that runs everything ...
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Is there a plugin to make the names of a lot of add-ons in the N-panel visible? [duplicate]

or how to make it visible? is it possible to make a scrollbar?
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Can Blender be used to send to a factory to create silicone products (mass production)?

I got started on a project early January. The job was to model silicon baby products using reference images he sent and make them look like they were professionally taken in a studio. I completed the ...
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Whatever I draw in 2d animation, it will turn on the guides and draw a circle

This is blender v2.91.2 for mac. I'm a beginner and stuck in this for two days. I want to draw something and fill something and suddenly I cant draw. It just draw different circles. I turn off 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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How to scale texture to fit

How can i control the image. I want to make the peanut in the bottle to be small. Increase or decrease in the uv layout the side texture mixing up. Anyway to make it small.
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Modeling/editing in imperial units

I am attempting to model in Blender 2.79b using imperial units. Unfortunately, the majority of the objects I'm modeling are based on schematics in imperial units, and converting constantly will ...
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Adding vertices to a filled face? [duplicate]

I have a hoodie with two cat-headed holes punched in. If i just fill a face in it, i get it filled up but with no vertices at all inside the shape which will mess up my weight painting. I'd like to ...
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Principled Shader Material Stretching

I am trying to apply a principled bsdf material to an object. When I made the object in 1m x 1m, the material looks great. After stretching the object and apply its scale to 10m x 1m, the material ...
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I want to transfer Blender's physics simulation to Unity or UE4 (I want to output it in FBX format)

I want to automate the same work as 6min 45sec of Youtube video with a Python script. https://youtu.be/r8o6B-NS63Y?t=405 In this video, the mesh and bone indexes may not match. But what I want to do ...
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How to use same armature for multiple meshes

Here's what I'm trying to do : Having a base character, fully rigged for a Unity Game. And then I want to make multiple variant to this character. (Basically changing the Mesh while keeping the same ...
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Texture not applying correctly in Blender

So, I'm new to Blender and I started to mess around with nodes. And I tried importing a face texture to my head model and it imported it quite weirdly. Nodes: Face Texture: Blender View:
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Why can't my materials show color? I need to add a texture?

I've followed a lot of tutorials. Every time, in the tutorial they add a material and change the base color and the object changes color. But when I do that I get a pink -Texture Missing- type of ...
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Vertical Frequency Visual Equalizer

Idea is below. The goal is to have each bar display it's own frequency alteration vertically. Am able to build a basic model for primary audio viz but my skill isn't up to speed.
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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 (Just for the first tile). Is this because I might have set it ...
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I can't see my spotlight in the final render, I'm new to this, btw

Basically I'm starting out in Blender, doing some bouncing ball in 2D and a moving 3D cube, nothing fancy. In the final render I can't figure out why in the world I can't see the light source, could ...
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Why is my light shining though my object when the smoke is on?

Does anyone know why my lightsource is visible though this object? It ony happens when i apply the smoke! i am using the eevee render. Best regards, Daniel there is a link to my file underneath the ...
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How to avoid violating energy conservation when making shaders and node groups?

Recently a user on here offered a tip to be careful when making shaders so I don't violate energy conservation. Blender stores colors in the value range of 0-1. If you go above 1, then more light is ...
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Fluid simulation doesn't fall

I am beginning to simulate fluids in blender and doing my first one I see that water stays in the middle of the simulation and does not fall. Someone knows why this might happen? Thank you
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Parenting eyes moves them inwards

I'm very new to blender and I've run into a problem that I don't know how to solve. Here is the face of the character: I recently added eyes to it and now I need them to follow the character when I ...
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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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Import .obj with texture, where texture is more photos

I just downloaded an object and it has come with a folder containing lots of pictures, as texture, but when i import it in Blender it goes all white. How can i import the texture also?
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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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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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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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