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### Physical simulation- how to create anti-gravity in objects like hot-air balloons

How do you create objects that "defy" gravity like an hot-air balloon? Then halfway into animation, how do you make the hot-air balloon drop anti-gravity, as it loses heat?
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### Can color management (e.g. filmic) be disabled for specific file output nodes for raw data?

I know for Blender sets the color management setting globally for the project. As far as I am aware every data that is saved as image, will pass through the color management of Blender. Now the ...
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### Cycles Cuda out of memory on final render but not on preview

I am trying to render my scene (F12) and after two minutes I get the error shown below. However, when I render the preview, it seems to have no problem. How can I fix this problem? Using Blender 2....
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### adding detail (extruding a grill type part at top) to a box mesh without affecting lower part of mesh

Hello all I'm still learning Blender and I am stuck understanding the best way of adding some extruded parts to the top of my mesh. Im modelling a Glock 17, its fairly blocky so thought it might be an ...
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### Some objects not rendering

I'm trying to render a group of cylinders with volume materials however some of them are not showing up. What's causing this? Here is the blend file: https://www.dropbox.com/s/0bp0fha9gyalf0g/...
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### Prevent World texture from reflecting on an object [duplicate]

I use HDRI for lighting and have a plane made from some glossy material on which my other objects are. And I just can't figure it out how I could achieve that the World doesn't reflect on the plane, ...
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### Material painting in Blender in 2019 (like Unity terrain)

Is it possible to do material painting in Blender as of the beginning of 2019? The most common scenario for this is landscape painting where you want to paint some part of the mesh as grass, some as ...
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### Need help with hardsurface modeling

Please excuse me for this is my first time on stack exchange and also my second time asking for help on any type of forum, so please bear with me. In the picture below (Sorry got this image a while ...
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### Values to straighten wave texture?

I am using the wave texture and am faced with a dilemma: by default, it is rotated in some obscure way. I want the bands of the texture to be aligned with each axis (x, y z) but cannot for the life of ...
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### Extrude multiple edges with normals

I have the following problem: I have walls with (wood) panels. I want to (extrude?) the blue edges so they look like the red marked one... When I select all the edges and extrude & scale them, ...
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### Fluid sim is not working right; water forms a flat table with an object, creates a large gap

I am running a fluid sim, with the idea that I would create an animation with a box inside a small stream. I have carved a small stream path into a plane, and created a number of rocks by using the ...
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### Blender to unreal engine

Here's my video made with blender and unreal engine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPkYeqT0Jyg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HG3--iTjPq0 I have a problem with plane meshes and I don't know ...
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### How to see a path transform graph for animated object

I just want to see the transform graph for the selected object. For example I want to select one small cube and, after animating it, I want to display the path for this cube in a graph. Like on this ...
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Can I use bpy load big .blend file gradually? My 3D format file are always several Gbs big. If load whole file all at a single time, it takes time.
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### How to fix cloth rig penetration?

I'm working on cloth rigging. first I select the cloth mesh and then bones, parented with the empty group. then I selected the rigged mesh and cloth (as active mesh) and applied for weight transfer ...
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### Creating big number of arrary in blender

I am trying to make visual comparison of money stacked upon each other in group of 100 notes(bills). In screen shot, small stack on left is \$100 and on right it is \$1 million which i created ...
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### Join duplicated side back on to side duplicated from

I have a bag and a side of the bag that I duplicated - they look like this: I'm trying to connect the duplicated side back onto the side that I duplicated because the other side of the bag has two ...
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### Editing all faces of a cube with one plane (with identical copies of the plane)

I've over complicated it with background. I just want to edit one side (or face) of a cube (or a proxy side of that cube) and Blender to automatically edit all of it's sides in the same way, with a ...
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### Snappping the 3D cursor to the surface and find the surface's face it was snapped to

To snap the 3D cursor to the surface of my object, I set the "Cursor Depth" to True in the interface user preferences. How can I know exactly to which face/vertice the cursor was snapped (in code)? Do ...
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### CUDA error: Launch failed in cuCtxSynchronize(), line 1372

I have the following CUDA error when trying to render my project in cycles: CUDA error: Launch failed in cuCtxSynchronize(), line 1372 My scene rendered well ...
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### Why hair particles not showing the result

Im making a grass compound wall. I have a plane and given green color and added the hair particles default settings. Default hair particle Press shit+z to render the hair particles showing ...
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### Armature Fingertips Not Following Bone

I've been working with making a rig for about 2 hours, now, but just can't get past one issue. I had several issues with my rig, but then I used an automatic deform instead of an empty group and ...
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### Real-time symmetrical modeling with distinct objects in Blender

I would like to create a 3D model that has a wide variety of individually selectable objects on the right side of the x-axis, and then all of those same objects mirrored dynamically across to the ...
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### mesh breaking apart and recombining to form another mesh?

I've had this effect in my head for some time but still unable to think of a possible way to do it. For the sake of simplicity, would there be a practical (time-wise) way to create an effect where the ...
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### Multiple flames from one mesh

Is it possible to produce several small flames from different parts of the same mesh? I'm modelling a birthday cake with 42 candles, and in a weak moment I joined the cake and the candles into a ...
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### Problems with rotation and scale importing blender object to unity? Replicate unity cube?

I am having real problems and am very new to blender/unity. Right now I have a script that resizes and creates variable longer blocks from a basic cube in unity. I won't show the script as that might ...
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### trying to create a bmesh from csv coordinate list

Hello fellow Blender snakehandlers, I have a list of coordinates in a csv file and I would like to create a mesh with only vertices from it. When I run it, it throws the following error, which I can'...
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### How can I optimize my render times? [closed]

I have about 7 second intro and it is rendering about 6 hours and 30 minutes, what can I do, to have shorter rendering
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### How do you create a Gradient Texture as the background for your world?

Actually, I have the answer to this, I have just found it at the time of posting this thread, as a matter of fact. I want to point out that a ColorRamp node will actually do the trick, but this will ...
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### How to add more editors [duplicate]

So I opened blender and to my supprise certain windows are missing as seen bellow I want the default editors that come with new blender files. How would one go about adding them back in, I need it ...
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### How to disable in render just one object and not the entire collection in blender 2.8? [duplicate]

Earlier in outliner 3 options were available for each object one of which was disable render. Now only one option is available for each object. Basically how to disable render for single object inside ...
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### Bevelling concave curve part results in buggy mesh

I want to create some extruded, bevelled letters, and thus have created letters with the Font tool, then converted them to curves. I have an issue with the letter B, which creates a buggy mesh ...
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### Making the buttonpress F6 into a scripted button

In bpy how would I make a button of the F6 operation? That way I can have a button to call a panel. I would just add it to the top of my panel.
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### Do I need to separate an object in order to give it different materials and textures?

So I have a certain object that consists of multiple parts everyone of which has a different color/material. Do I need to separate those parts in editing mode or can I just add different textures to ...
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### How can I prevent blender from exporting fbx with-90 rotation on the x axis to unity?

When I create something in blender and than I export it to unity as an fbx, it is rotated -90 degrees on the x axis to keep it correct rotation but can I export it with (0,0,0) rotation by default ? ...
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### How to get outer glow to the object

I have a node setup and got this effect. Node setup Result Need to have a outer glow to the object like this Outer Glow What extra node i have to add to get the above result to glow my object. ...
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### Everything snapping to grid after some accident hotkey. Precise changes available only when I'm holding CTRL [duplicate]

My cat jumped on the keyboard, and now everything keeps snapping to grid. For example, I create and grab new primitive, or extrude vertex, and if I'm not holding Ctrl, it will not move until I move ...
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### Why can't I get the foot and the ankle move with the rest of the leg?

I have parented and connected the bones of the armature: Yet, when I move the upper leg, the toe and the ankle don't follow. And I when I go to Pose Mode, the ankle move but I can't apply IK to the ...
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### Iterating vertex of every frame in Blender

I built a human model in Blender first and then loaded a bvh file into ths model. Now I have 200 frames which show a running scene in Blender. I can iterate every frame. I want to get all the vertex ...
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### How to add a Particle Texture?

I am new to blender and working through a tutorial, but I have a problem. I can not for the life of me figure out how to add a particle texture. I must be missing something in the UI. When I navigate ...
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### Boolean leaves a hollow object

I'm an experienced modeler (mostly Maya) but new to Blender. And I'm having trouble with Booleans. I created an odd shaped object by starting with a plane and adding edge loops and manipulating the ...
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### How can I quickly select all faces surrounded by 4 vertices or 4 edges?

Besides Rectangle Select or Brush select is there anything faster/easier? I want to relax the vertices on the roof of a van without having to select all edgeloops and then unselect the parts I do not ...
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### Export .dae with "include UV Textures & Include Material Textures

I have a simple blender file and would like to export with textures, however I do not see the option within Blender Version 2.79. I've come across this questions many times (ex), but my interface is ...
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### Problem executing string

In 2.79 I was using exec() with a string to run operators, however in 2.8 copying from the info panel into exec() gives an error with the constraint_matrix: ...
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### Blades of grass didn't turn out what I wanted [duplicate]

I was following a video on how to make your very own blades of grass and put it as a group then in the particles system. I wanted this to be that. I fallowed the steps but got this I didnt miss ...
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### Boolean modifiers are not working correctly on this mesh

I have two meshes, labeled A and B: I want to subtract B from A, so that there is a "dent" in A where it intersects B. This should be easy, but I've tried every Boolean modifier and none of them ...
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### Can I render faster in cycles with a Radeon R5 graphics card?

I have a Windows 10 PC with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics 2.00 GHz, Is there support for it to improve Blender Cycles'rendering using GPU? Thanks
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### Change location of animated armature

I have an armature which is animated using bone rotation as well as object location. I'm trying to duplicate it and move it to another location but it's not working as there are some keyframes ...