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Troubles with cursor snapping

I want to snap cursor to the center of selected face of the cube. I can do that by separating the face from the cube, setting it's orgin to it's geometry and than snapping cursor to selected separated ...
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Blender crashing on memory usage problems? Results of several tests

I need to produce images of a certain minimum size (1000kb) when written to disk as a jpg file. for images that are not big enough, I am attempting to increase their size to the minimum by increasing ...
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Where do I find the polygon and vertices count for an object in Blender 2.8?

Where do I find the polygon and vertices count for a specific object that I've selected in Blender 2.8? I'm looking for something like this:
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How to apply multiple material to single surface mesh?

As answers in one question here on blender exchange. How can be multiple material applied to single surface object. File shows it has used two materials but I am unable change the green material to ...
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I am seeing both blender 2.8 and blender 2.81 in my program list. So can I uninstall blender 2.8?

I have previously installed Blender 2.8 and today I have updated to Blender 2.81 by downloading and installing it from blender website. I see 2 blender programs in program list, one Blender 2.8 and ...
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How to make a texture transparent in Blender?

I've been making a scene of an office. I have to put in a office chair that has a mesh, but I'm struggling with the texture as I can't make it transparent. Does anybody know how to fix this? Or where ...
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Animate disable in renders property

I have an object which has been fractured, it has over 100 pieces. I wanted to animate the visibility of each piece. Unfortunately you cannot animate the disable in renders icon (camera icon in ref ...
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Difference between light and emission shader

I got rectangle light source on the right and face with emission shader on the left. Viewport is set to "rendered" mode. As i understand on the right the light is visible, but it's source - is not. On ...
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How to change object geometry over time in the same model from the command line?

I'd like to write a python script can change the geometry of an object AFTER the initial object has already been loaded by blender. To clarify, here are the 3 basic steps: I write a python file (...
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Grey Render? Noobie question

As the title suggest I can't seem to render my project. I'm really new to this and I already tried the answers already posted. I'm guessing it's probably a very basic answer, but can't seem to figure ...
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Why is volume losing color when hidden behind glass and how do I make it keep its color?

Everything is done in Cycles. I created a very simple blue volume and gave it to a cube. I also added a principled shader to make the outside look like shiny glass. The cube on the left has only ...
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2.81 Shadows settings missing Exponent value (among other settings)

What's with the 2.81 missing shadows settings on lights? A bunch of helpful parameters got removed? I've seen people saying that supposedly shadows work better now, but in fact, I couldn't get the 2.8 ...
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2.81 Transform affect only origin is still moving the mesh with it

Even though I have affect only origin selected, the mesh is still moving when using the move tool. I am seeing the axis' on the transform gizmo just fine, but nothing different is happening.
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Is there a way to exclude an axis from the solidify effect?

Lets say I have this object: and I want to solidify it to 3d print it. I would like to have a constant thickness on the XY plane. I mean: I want that every 3d printed level has the same thickness. ...
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Modeling 2D characters

Am I doing 2D stick figure modeling correctly and Im trying to make an anthropomorphic character.
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Blender is only adding about half of a video?

The weirdest thing seems to be happening, I am trying to add 3 videos to blender, for this sake we'll call them 1.mp4 2.mp4 and 3.mp4. Each of these videos is exactly 14 seconds long and within 150 kB ...
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How to correctly use the mirror modifier?

I have some problems with the mirror modifier. I think it doesn't mirror in the right way. as you can see the two outlined objects face in the same direction. I want they face each others. Is that ...
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Time Node in Blender 2.81?

I'm trying to make a Rorschach effect material. What I want to do is have the distortion on a Wave Texture node change over time. It seems to me that in earlier versions of Blender, there was a Time ...
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How to find a Unity/Blender animation rigger tutor who can do small a consulting work?

How to find a Unity/Blender animation rigger tutor who can do small consulting work? I want to import a properly designed realistic humenanoid rigged model with textures into Unity dynamically and ...
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Volumetrics Tab Has no checkbox

I'm following a tutorial to make fog in my scene. I've tried adding both the principle volume and Volume scatter node to the material output. neither generates fog in the render view or lookdev. It ...
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How to set the animated character's position on the grid floor?

I already animated the action for the character, just realise that the character in the middle of the grid floor, My question is how can i set the character on the grid floor instead of inserting ...
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How to add a UV bump map to a texture without the node editor?

I'm losing my mind here, every google search I go to takes me to the node editor. I just want to add a bump map to a texture for crying out loud, in autodesk maya this is incredibly easy, but in ...
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Cannot zoom or pan in render mode

am on blender 2.81 having issues with render mode. In solid mode I can pan and zoom just fine, but when I got to render mode zooming, panning, and anything gets really buggy, very jumpy and almost not ...
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Black Rendering

I tried to render my animation in Blender. I tried to render it to a AVI format, but this will produce only black videos. During the rendering process, where it supposed to show each rendered frame, ...
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can't see simple displace in EVEE?

pretty much ex maya user getting in to blender. LOVE EVEE, but I'm curious what can be visible? Is there a link to what you can see? I just created a very simple plane with displace on it using a ...
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Which Nvidia RTX attributes are the important ones?

This RTX family of Video Cards includes different generations of GDDR ram and amounts and multiple price points as well as so many clock speeds and OC options. Rather than just throw money at a high-...
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How to know the ON / OFF state of eyes in outliner

The outliner has three object show / hide buttons as shown in the image below. I learned about hide_select and hide_viewport on / off status as follows. But I don't know how to look at the eye icon. ...
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White Noise in Blender Z Pass with alpha value in Mix Shader

I am trying to get the depth value using z pass from my scene which is a simple head model, but while rendering there is white salt and pepper noise in the hair and eyelash. I have saved in both png ...
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Principled python script for selected object

I want to ask a solution for blender scipt for principled. I have imported about 50 characters in FBX format, problem is that every one of them have about 10-15 materials with principled but they are ...
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Blender 2.81 bad shadows (missing settings)

Seems like new version has no shadow settings. I read that new version should calculate and make setting automatically for better results. But it look much worse. Any ideas? 2.80 2.81 Settings: 2....
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Grease Pencil stroke thickness not behaving in render like in viewport

I have a weird behaviour with GP stroke thickness. I managed to get a consistent line thickness on a scaling up house I made — thanks to some keyframes on the GP object (Thickness scale and its layers'...
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Problem installing Blender 2.8.1 via Apple Remote Desktop

I've been tasked to install Blender 2.8.1 onto multiple Macs (50+) running Mojave. Our normal method is to simply copy the .app into the applications folder on the devices using Apple Remote Desktop (...
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Wireframe of top and bottom caps on cylinder

I have a vertical cylinder and I want a wireframe on just the horizontal circular outlines around the top and bottom caps. However, when I apply the wireframe modifier, it wireframes not just these, ...
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Is there a way to erase the masked part of a model (sculp mode) without select the parts in edit mode? (Blender 2.8)

It is easier select in sculpt mode. Thanks. I add more information: I need to erase the masked parts.
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scene and camera tracking

how can get the same set up scene and layers that I get automatically with "set background" and "set track scene" in camera tracking? I try to explain better: when you use tracking point in Movie ...
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How to make a script to select objects by diffuse_color?

I have a file that I imported from the .svg format, there are a lot of curves. I would like to combine the curves with the same color, how to write a script for this? (Sorry for bad English)
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Issues baking normals and ambient occlusion

I have made a fairly simple house in blender using a single material with an image texture: However, when I try to bake ambient occlusion I end up with a really weird result, I am very new to this so ...
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The character does not follow the path

I want the character to follow the path, but its doesnt work...When i click the armature in object mode and add object constraint follow path, the character will move away and doesnt animated as ...
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Knife Project (projected text) is not transforming with the mesh

I have made a simple butterfly animation and projected the text “B”on one of the wings. However when the wings flap, half of the text mesh gets left behind. (see my attached file, dropbox link). What ...
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Cycles Smoke render - Extremely poor performance & crashes

I have a decent new build: 3700x + 2x 5700XT, 32gb ram, using 2.81. I thought smoke rendering for a fairly simple scene would be a breeze (excuse the semi-pun) but for a render of a scene containing ...
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Blender 2.81: Add hierarchy to selection

Organizing the objects under empties, I'm used to select the empties and all the objects under it by Ctrl+Shift+LeftMouse on the "Groups" I want to select. With the release of 2.81 this no longer ...
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problem in baking normal map in blender, connecting edges appear in normal map

I am a beginner, I am trying to bake normals for an object, after baking the normals normal map shows the connected lines. This is not happening for other objects, so I don't know what I did wrong. I ...
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I made an IK foot bone and it moves the entire body while bending the foot. Anyone have any idea's why this is happening?

Another problem I'm having is the eye bones move the mesh around with it. So if anyone know's how to fix that too, I would love to know how to fix it. Thanks.
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Trying to recreate smoke with noise textures, need help ASAP

So I'm trying to recreate this exact kind've smoke: But I simply cannot, I've tried a bunch of things, gradient and noise textures but I just can't achieve the same affect. Can anyone help me out ...
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Import obj,smd, ascii format with textures in dds in Unity and see realistic texture on the model

I want to use these models from sites: *** below. I am new to Unity and 3D modeling. I want any of these to be imported in Unity game editor with all the textures and rigged, with T-Pose and an Idle ...
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How can I relocate the Transform tool in Sculpt mode (Blender2.81)?

I tried to relocate the position of this tool but the same time my mesh (its unmasked part exactly) was also transformed. Well If i mask out the whole object I can manipulate the tool's position, ...
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Having trouble creating an Addon with multiple modules

I'm trying to put together an add-on that contains two operators. I've gotten each operator file to run properly independently, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to write an init.py file that ...
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Bone heat weighting problem, texture paint problem, blending model

Hello fellow Blenders... I am attempting to make my first model ever, however I am having some difficulties. I hope you can help me with the following. Question 1: Here is the link to the blend ...
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Why is my render image only consists of bright patterns?

It is supposed to be a ball and a structure next to it but the render image only display this can anyone tell me why and how to make it normal?
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Blender 2.8 Making an object with exact dimensions

Modeling in 2.8 how can I create this object to the exact size I need. I need an object with a base dimensions of 50 mm on the X axis and 28 mm on the Y axis. Then I need to raise the z axis to a ...

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