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Changing an object size/rotation doesn't update information in Transform window

I have downloaded an object file from the internet. The object imports fine except for when I try to change the scale/rotation of the object. I do not see the Transform window information update when ...
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When rendering my animation, Blender renders one frame repeatedly

This may seem like a repeat question, but I haven't found a solution on Blender 2.8 Basically my animation is a face track that i have rigged to a 3d face model. I just want to render out a short ...
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cardboard flute - cardboard thickness

I need to prepare a textured simple, plane of cardboard, made of a simple mesh plane but using only, for example, solidify and subdivision modifiers. The thickness I've made as a second material on ...
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Dupliverts Rotation

I'll try to explain as simple as possible. I have made some dupliverts as seen in the images. On IMG 01, I add the wireframe, at thickness 0.02 you can see on each vertex it has multiple mini ...
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Cycles render not working in viewport render

After the 2.82 update, Cycles render isn't working in viewport and render tab. In viewport, it looks all white and flickers grey when I move my mouse, in rendering tab, it's always blank but when I ...
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Blender View port visibility issue? [duplicate]

I have changed the plane size from 2 meter to 1 km but the whole plane is not showing in the view port .
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DialogBox (slider) with Modal Execution

I would like to create a dialog box with a slider in Blender that changes orthographic scale of the camera when the slider is changed. My first problem is to call a popup and the modal operator at the ...
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How do you work with low-res footage and render with high-res footage in the video editor?

It is choppy using 1080p footage on my computer. I would like to downscale everything beforehand to even 320 x 180, do filters and picture in picture and have it applied later to the big files for ...
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Mesh lagging problems

So I've made my first character that contains 2.2 milion polygons or whatever it's called and I reduced that number to about 1.2 milion polygons and it still lags the same way it did before.
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Problems with Solidify Modifier and Model Shape

I'm currently making a 3D model of a tray to 3D Print. Unfortunately, when I try to give it a thickness of 4mm using the solidify modifier, it will mess up the shape/diameter/other of the object. ...
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Generating Realistic Reticulated Foam Material

Any tips for creating a realistic reticulated foam material or can somebody point me in the right direction of any tutorials. Thanks!
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Parenting a camera and an empty cube not working the way I need it to for rigging

When I align the camera and the empty together so that the camera is in the centre of the empty, they both move together despite them being un-parented. Then when I parent them together the child ...
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How do I calculate how far an object has travelled in a specific time?

I can't find any reference to calculate an object travelled distance along a time range. I think it could be done by using Matrix difference from frame to frame. I need distance travelled on each ...
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Instance of my rocket and original model both displaying in render

I have a model of a ship and an instance of the ship i have disabled the original model from the view port but when i render both models appear like in the image below how do i only render the ...
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Why is my material appearing white instead of the colour of the texture?

I'm new to blender, making a wood material with a bump experimenting a little bit using the principle shader. My wood appear white instead of the real color. What am I missing here?
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UV unwrapping - Why my unwrapped image is totally black?

I have more than one time now unwrapped an image and texture painted on directly from blender. However, I would like to export the image to Photoshop or Corel draw to paint it there in a more ...
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Increasing the size of your vertices for a particular scene

I am working on an object with multiple vertices in edit mode. The size of the vertices is set at a default value of 3, in the Preference>Theme>3dView. I would like to change the visual effect by ...
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Get object orientation in bone space in python

I need to get the orientation of an object in a world space from the bone space. How to to do it in python.
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CG Cookie Flex Rig Linking Problems

I've been trying to modify CGCookie's flexrig to work in blender 2.8. The model itself works fine in the main file. However, when I link it into another file, I start seeing strange behaviour. The ...
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How do I create faces between curves?

(I'm on the far side of 50 so please forgive me if this is blatantly apparent to the younger generations!) Hopefully simple question. I am trying my hand at modeling in Blender for the first time and ...
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After Joining meshes lost uv map , how do I get the other to return?

I'm experiencing an issue simiilar to this one UV mapping lost when joining mesh Problem after joining meshes though I have not been able to solve my exact issue. I had two seperate meshes, a head ...
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How to cast shadow onto image planes with alpha?

The cube doesn't cast shadow on the leaves but it does on the plane/floor. And the leaves don't cast shadow onto themselves, unlike the one on the top right. Any ideas?
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Emission caused by off camera objects not rendered in Eevee

I have a scene with global volumetric fog. An on screen cube with emission shader is lighting the scene without a problem, however when I move the cube off screen the render turns completely pitch ...
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Emission shader not working with OpenCL

When I try to render with CPU, the scene looks fine and my emission shaders work as expected. When I switch to GPU rendering, the emissions stop working. I really have no idea what might be causing ...
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Something is wrong with “Link object data” in Blender 2.81

When I try to copy object data from one mesh object to multiple objects, the rest of the objects disappear, and the object data is only copied to one object. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. Any ...
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Use Text as a container

I am wondering if it is possible to use a letter, or a group of letters (generated using the type tool and converted) as a container/ obstacle for a fluid/ inflow.
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How would I model a paper straw wrapper and make it grow?

I am trying to make an animation that replicates this: https://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2010/12/15/3093920.htm Dropping water onto a paper straw so it grows. I know how to make the water ...
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Cloth and smoke simulation not working

So I was creating a smoke sim (in 2.82) and had a cloth fall onto the smoke to act as an obstacle, so that it would collide with the smoke, however it did not. I have set the cloth to be an effector ...
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Small Joint Rotation Limit problem (2 week rookie!)

So I imported a mech i made then after rigging everything and weight painting everything i wanted to add some limits to some bones because my model is a mech and come joints should only bend in one ...
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Is possible reflections for voxel in eevee Blender 2.8x?

Ok, i tryed to make reflections for fire/smoke in eevee, but meet a problem with it. In cycles all is good, but in eevee it not working, even if i use a reflection probes. Also, there is a question ...
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How to get rid of these creases?

Here's a peak in object mode to let you know what is causing it. If I remove these quads and make it one solid face, I get a big ugly n-gon. What do?
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Need update .py for blender 2.8x [closed]

I have an addon that has been discontinued a long time ago, it has some errors when importing / exporting some models, I am looking for some professional that fixes the errors and improves the script ...
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Freestyle lines not appearing

I wanted to play around with Freestyle to see how it worked, but I can't get the lines to appear on any of my meshes. I check the box to turn it on, but nothing happens. I play around with the ...
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Is there a low level alternative for bpy.ops.mesh.separate()?

I am dealing with a great model, I have a problem, I want to divide it by parts, but bpy.ops.mesh.separate(type = 'LOOSE') seems to have a big problem, that is not ...
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How to change the shape of a spotlight in Eevee? [duplicate]

I am trying to make a spotlight project a square onto the wall in Eevee, but I can't find an easy way to do it. Right now I kinda have a jimmy-rig where I made a cube and put a square-shaped hole in ...
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Is it possible to limit the volume of fluid ejected from a mesh? 2.82

I am working with some fluid simulations in 2.82 which I am planning to add to my scene. My goal is to create a fluid sim which looks like rain water flowing off a roof. So far I have a cylinder set ...
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How to apply a glass shader on my imported geometry? [duplicate]

I'm new to Blender so I'm doing all my modelling in Maya and transfer to Blender using wavefront obj. I have create a simple wine glas, no texture applied, just geometry. I can apply color to it but ...
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Alpha over not working properly for me [closed]

I'm having trouble with this project I've been working on. I've been directly following this tutorial youtube.com/watch?v=9Q8PwcDzb8Y , however at 43:33 when he uses an alpha over, I'm not getting the ...
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How to fix edges on bottom part of my handle?

I want it to look the same as the top handle of the cup in the fourth pic where there's a clear cut of 4 edges
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Merge by distance messes up shading?

I have recently encountered the following problem: I am importing a model from WOW Model Viewer, but it is imported in such a way that faces are not connected, so in order to rig and animate it ...
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How to apply transforms without changing the origin?

My object is far away from 0,0,0 point, it has to. The origin point also has to be in the center of my geometry. Every time I click on apply my origin goes to back to 0,0,0 ... how to apply my ...
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Scaling textures across different objects [duplicate]

Is there a way to keep the checker texture the same size? Currently it scales with the size of the object, even though the scale in the Cycles node itself is set to 5, a value of 5 looks different ...
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Is there a way to combine keyframes into groups? (not bones)

I need to make a product simple for buyers, and I don't want hundreds of keyframes on the timeline. I just want one large group that they can drag to the desired frame.
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Cloth simulation simulate 2 unlinked meshes together as one

Gentlemen, I have a problem with the cloth simulation. The object I am simulating consists of 2 or more parts that are not interconnected. As a result, the simulation treats them as two separate ...
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How would you sculpt/model absimple character like this one?

I do not have much experience with Blender and zero sculpting skill. But i really want to make character like this. Where would you even start? What's the first step?
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Equivalent of mesh.tessfaces.add, foreach_set in 2.8

I have the following code in an addon: ...
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Shortcut for quickly toggling between cameras (in a similar way the Alt+Tab works for OS tabs)? [duplicate]

Shortcut for quickly toggling between cameras (in a similar way the Alt+Tab works for OS tabs) ? Assuming the function exists... If it doesn't, it should lol.
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How to make an animation where the colour of the object changes

I want to make my emision material ball switch colors. I thought it was as simple as Setting keyframes and changing the color, but it won't work.
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How to uv unwrap the handle of my mesh separately?

I'm trying to unwrap the handle of the cup separately but the faces/edges are a bit messed up and finding hard to make a clean cut of it.
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Why isn't instancing duplicating an object along a curve in 2.82?

Instancing is the name of the panel in 2.8. Instantiate child objects. This may have been called dupliverts and duplifaces in the past. I cannot get a simple curve duplicate instantiation to succeed ...

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