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How to get the object created by bpy.ops.object.duplicate()?

How can I get a reference to the object created by bpy.ops.object.duplicate()? It seems that bpy.context.object used to have it, but not anymore.
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Can you paint textures in Blender 2.8x with values > 1? (I.e. HDR)

Is it possible to paint a texture with values greater than 1? I'd like to paint some emissive surfaces to use as lights, and I need large values. It seems the color picker only goes to RGB=1.0. Am I ...
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Increasing shadow in Blender Octane Edition?

I'm using a Black Body Emission material on a plane as my light. Instead of casting harsher shadows it just lightens up where the light hits (I guess that's how light works). But how do I increase the ...
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Glass material not transparent in cycles

After following Andrew Prices' tutorial for coffee and a doughnut to the coffee part, I find that my cup seems to be frosted glass in the render while looking transparent in non-rendered views. Is ...
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Problem with eevee rendering

I'm not sure why it is ok in the viewer but it is like photo 2 after eevee rendering . Please advice. Thank you
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Export FBX to Blender

fist things first I'm using Blender 2.81a and Unreal Engine 2.24.2 as well as the 1.0(beta?) of the gltf importer plugin in Unreal. When importing the gltf file unreal strait up refuses to import ...
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Problems with subdivision surface on a mesh [duplicate]

I'm new in Blender, i'm doing a dome with tow windows, but i have problems solving the boolean between the dome and the window. When i apply the subdivision surface it goes bad, i know tehere are ...
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I can't handle the textures for roblox

in roblox I can use only one texture per object, but I don't know how to do this because I make my objects with more textures than one
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Two materials on one object - One metallic, One matte [duplicate]

First, I'm VERY new at this, so please bear with me. What I'm trying to do is create a label on a bottle that has certain parts that are gold foil and the rest is somewhat matte. This is an actual ...
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Particles render at origin every other frame when they shouldn't [duplicate]

I was curious if anyone else had run into this or knows what could cause this. So basically I have a scene and in the middle of the render some particles are created. However, during the part with ...
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Image rendered well in eevee but not in cycles

I've just created a character and I've rendered the image in cycles and in Eevee. Point is that with EEvee I don't see any problem,but with Cycles I see that the face let see what's inside the mouth,...
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How to prevent a view layer from rendering? [duplicate]

How to prevent a view layer from rendering? I'm rendering bunch of objects and some needs to be rendered in 2 passes, but most of them don't and I'd like only render the first view layer for those. ...
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My UV map for importing images is a total mess

I am a Blender newb and I'm trying to import an image and apply it to the face of an object (a panel of a tradeshow booth), but when I try to apply the image to the right face, my UV map is a total ...
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How do I install Mantaflow into Blender 2.8.1a?

I'm new to using Blender. How do I install Mantaflow into Blender 2.8.1a? The YouTube videos I was watching say you need to download the Mantaflow experimental branch. That branch is no longer shown ...
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Modeling rockers (Rocker rail's) for a chair

I'm trying to figure out how to make the edges on the rockers (Rocker rail's) round without affecting anything else as shown in the reference photo
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How do I make my displacements go out of the mesh rather than inside the mesh?

I'm creating a star destroyer from an older youtube tutorial, and I've gotten to the point of doing displacements on my mesh. My issue is that it seems the UV editor selects the mesh from the inside (...
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How could I access a game property from GLSL?

I would like to be able to access the default props in the bge from the general shading language. Is this possible? If so how is it done? By default props I mean the game engine variables you assign ...
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Color picker tool doesn't work [closed]

I can not use the color picker while I am texture painting, because of some bug that I can't run. I tried 2.8 and 2.81 but it's still there. When I press S to select color picker, it manages to ...
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How to export a mesh with armature and actions to a fbx

Im having some troubles exporting my character to an fbx. I have a character humanoid and a custom rig for that, that has DEF bones and targets / controllers. I animated all the targets and ...
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Can't see mesh when changing from Bump only to Displacement and bump

I tried to change from Bump only to but i couldn't see my mesh in rendered view mode.
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How to build Blender 2.81 as a python module in windows 10? [duplicate]

I have tried this link link. But Bpy.so file was not created and didnt get bpy.pyd file
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Is there a way to hide bones that don't have vertex groups

I need to hide bones that don't have any associated vertex groups, so I can select the bones that only have weight painted.
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Render to vector file using command line + Freestyle

I am trying to render to a vector file using Freestyle. I have enabled it in my file and when I render to image via GUI, it generates both a PNG and an SVG file, so everything is OK. When I do it via ...
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Blender 2.8 - Deleting Objects is slow

I've recently come to the point where I thought Blender just stopped working until I realized that deletion of objects, especially in bulk, stalls Blender for quiet a while. (+10 Mins) Is there a ...
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Blender system console character encoding

I'm using Blender on Korean Windows 10. While studying Blender Python I opened the System Console to check for error messages. By the way, some characters are displayed correctly in English and others ...
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Trying to rig a character but the rig won't work

I downloaded and textured this astronaut character, however, when I try to rig it, it just simply won't work. I generate a rig from the base human rig and parent it to my character, but the rig does ...
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Is there a quick way to orient the 3D cursor to geometry in Edit Mode?

Blender 2.8 introduced the nice feature that the 3D cursor can be automatically aligned to geometry when clicking on a surface in Object Mode, if 3D Cursor > Active Tool "Surface Project" and "...
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Why can't I see the light source directly?

I don't understand why I don't see the direct light from light sources. Is there an option to show it? I can't find.
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How make a beautiful animated cells?

i make actually a skin cell simulation, like this video reference : www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYNgLQNpA6E and I have no more solution for make cells like this ref : So, I tried making an object with ...
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Baking normal maps from compound high-poly models

I learned how to bake normal maps and it's working well so far. My model is a simple oven to which I'd like to add some rivets. The model will be used in a game, so the rivets should only exist in the ...
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How to flip image color data

I'm using a Black and White image texture for my displacement modifier. The trouble is that the displacement is extruding the white bits when I want the black parts displaced instead. I don't have an ...
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How to add sprinkles to my donut using particles?

I want to add some sprinkles onto the top of my donut by using particles and their hair type. But when doing that the hair is pointing downwards and it's location is not on the top of the donut. How ...
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Need tips on hard surface curves

im working on pot of greed from Yu Gi Oh. I have modeled the base mesh and was wondering if anyone has any tips on doing these curved lines highlighted in the image below. Thanks in advance!
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Blender 2.79 Animation To Blender 2.8

I did make an animation on 2.79 for example, I have two cube. one cube is visible first 10 firames in cycle render and other cube is not visible than next 10 frames visible cube is invisible and ...
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how can i make my rendered .tga file be 'permanent'?

I'm an noob who just started using blender 2.8, and recently I downloaded a .mesh file with some .tga files. Here's the link: https://www.deviantart.com/sticklove/art/Widowmaker-Nova-773112913 I ...
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if i moved a separated object the whole object are moved..why?

I was working on an animation in Blender, and for it I was essentially breaking apart a joined mesh... however when I went to move those joined bits (I separated them using P) it worked, at first, ...
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Mixamo to Blender - rig object itself is animated for some reason? why?

My workflow is this: Create a custom rigged character with IK controls. Import it into Mixamo to get the animations. Export the animations as FBX files. Import them into Blender and use them on my ...
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Newbie question - radial texture on an acorn cap

I'm new to blender and am trying to texture an acorn cap I modeled to mimic a real acorn cap texture. Any suggestions on where to start on this or is this too big of a step for a newbie to tackle?
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Is there a hot key that automatically makes a group of vertices into a circle?

I know that SZ0 makes vertices straightened on the z-axis, but I'm wondering if there's a way to make vertices into a complete circle on the z-axis with a hotkey?
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Can I use an material texture to represent a surface of spheres?

I can cover a ball object in particle spheres but this is very processor and memory intensive. I was wondering if I can use the new voronoi textures in Blender 2.82 to make pseudo spheres around the ...
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is uv wrapping required for animation?

I have already unwrapped my character and painted it. Could I have just painted the polygons if I wasn't using textures?
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Trying to create my first script, looking for guidance

I am trying to create a script in Blender to optimize a project, but as I have never created a script in Blender, I need some guidance. What I want to do is select a number of objects, (a few ...
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blender 2.81a, ubuntu 18.04: Lots of trouble installing dlib in the prebundled version of python 3.7m

pip and everything installed fine (was not bundled with the source code, meanwhile pip comes with the portable version... weird) is there like a known way to do this? I don't want to use the pre-built ...
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Blender Eevee crazy render artifacts (maybe?) [duplicate]

So I'm doing some work on Jim, about to texture, and boom, these crazy artifacts on some randomly selected faces... I've tested the .blend file on my laptop and it all seems fine, and I've tested ...
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Uunable to pack files/can't find missing files

I'm using Blender 2.78 to mesh clothing (obj file imports) created using CLO3D software. For several months, I'm been making clothes, exporting them as objs, importing them into blender, and ...
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How to only show the paths of Greace Pencil strokes?

I accidentally inputted a shortcut while drawing in a Greace Pencil object and now only the paths of the strokes are shown. Now I'm curious about what key combination it was and how to leave this ...
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Selecting all keyframes of motion capture trackers

I have been trying to move my completed motion trackers around the scene after linking empties to track with no luck so far. I have found that in the movie clip editor I can select the trackers and ...
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Subsurface Modifier Principle

Just a swift question I have. When doing a hard surface modelling, is the Subsurface modifier off limits, and its more recommended to use Bevel modifier? becuase Subsurface modifier is for smoother ...
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Corner modelling technique

I am making a bracket for three rods in blender and I figured out it is harder than it seems. I managed to make this by painstakingly placing each vertex in the correct position and I am wondering, ...
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Bloom doesn't show in the render but it is visible in the viewport, why?

The bloom from the plane can be seen here in the viewport But after it is rendered, it disappears. I'm using Eevee and Blender 2.82 Here is the .Blend file

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