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Python code for Transform panel content in edit mode?

I'm at redoing the Transform panel. I want to put the Item content into it too to save some space. And want to put it at another location. Most things are working. What i cannot access is the panel ...
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1080p Rendering Problems 720p fine Though

I have downloaded a blender file for a YouTube intro. I can output the file to 1280x720 perfectly fine. For some reason though, when i change the dimensions to 1920x1080 but it puts BLACK BARS across ...
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How to add six PNG Images to a cube in a Python Script

How can i add six different PNG Images as textures to a cube with a Python Script? I have a cube and i want to apply an image to each of the six sides. For example if i would like to render a dice, ...
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Inverted transparency on COLLADA export

I have a model that has a few objects with transparent materials. On exporting to COLLADA I noticed that the transparency appears inverted when viewing the file with other tools (so far I have tried ...
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How to know what vertices need split according to normals?

I'm trying to implement addon that will show the real vertex count. But i can't understand how to decide what vertices to count and which not to count. I create new mesh, triangulate it and then do <...
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Bug where clip speed is faster than all other clips from the same source video

I believe I am encountering a bug. I took two takes of a video I made and edited the video together using mostly just one of those takes with only soft cuts. The format is AVCHD 1080p30. I also ...
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Do subsurface modifiers need to be applied if an image texture is used as an object's materials?

My guess is yes, but there may be a better way to do this so I'm asking. I have been trying to bake the appearance of rendered objects onto their materials like this tutorial, which adds a bit about ...
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Blender crashed after saving rendered image?

After saving a rendered image blender crashed the whole PC. I've tried a lot of versions, 2.76 or 2.77 or daily build. The scene did not crash as often when saving images rendered with fewer samples, ...
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Animation Body Rig Mesh is Messed Up

So I was animating a scene for minecraft. The character rig was completely fine the entire time. Right when I got done animating I even previewed the animation and everything was fine and there was no ...
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Sun and other lighting isn't working in blender render

I am trying to add lighting to this scene but whenever I put a sun, etc, the sun does nothing. Please help.
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How to add a Jiggle Bone in Blender Game Engine?

Basically, I want to add a jiggle bone in the blender game engine. I have tried to use a jiggle bone method that works in Blender Internal with a cloth simulation, however, when I place that method ...
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Particle emitter is intersecting bounding boxfaces

I am trying to configure a mesh as a bounding box to generate particles completely inside a given mesh without sticking through the 'bounding' faces. As an example: the left cube has a volume emitter ...
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Blender VSE is SLOW on new laptop as well as changes audio pitch after rendering

So I've been using Blender as a video editor for a while now (with an older laptop) and it's worked fine. But on this new laptop, not only is the actual editing playback extremely slow and difficult ...
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Keyboard language for Blender is different from the keyboard language in other applications

I've encountered a very weird 'feature'... When I type into text boxes in Blender, it has a different keyboard language layout than my usual one in all other applications on my laptop. (I have a full ...
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Error resulting in a 'jumping mesh' during mesh manipulation

Ive been having a problem recently that seems apparently quite random for which I have no solution. this has happened to me before on one occasion and it seems to be at random moments while modelling ...
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Colors of a smoke flow object reflect on another smoke flow object

I am more or less a beginner with blender and I modelled and animated a logo which is consisting of smoke and will be blown away by wind. The question: Why does the white and green color show up on ...
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Animation is different when rendered vs in 3D viewport

I have animated an object frame by frame but when blender renders it the object starts moving differently. Instead of moving forward it begins swooshing from side to side for a few random frames and ...
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Clean up degenerate geometry modifier

I am modelling a complex man-made shape from measurements of a real object. I am using the boolean CSG modifiers to generate most of the geometry. Most of the shapes in the object lend themselves to ...
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Normal maps looking low resolution and blurred

I have been trying to perfect my normal maps but i can never seem to get them right they always have this odd blurred out effect to them. In this image i created shows my issue with normal mapping, ...
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Matching renders from Maya to Blender?

Does anyone have an tips for matching renders from Maya to Blender? I am having a problem where that the same model in the same position gives a slightly distorted result when rendered in Blender. ...
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rigging tail of a bird : make parent / keep offset expected behaviour of the tutorial is not like mine

I'm rigging the tail of the bird Piero training course of the CG Cookie and I get stuck on episode 29 : piero rigging spine. The author did make/parent and then <...
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UV Layout for texturing - stretched areas

I have made myself a simple enough pillar. (gif below) https://gyazo.com/f0a73328a9e2b69d51f092e56f9c9c5d The issue I am having is with the UV. I have tried unwrapping faces separately, in various ...
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Camera issue with coordination with objects

When ever I make any setup of solar system and lock the camera at few points as to animate it after I reach to the last planet my camera view of previous planets and texts get disturbed. Camera locked ...
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Image path '.' not found, image may be packed or unsaved

I'm trying to use the Image -> Edit Externally menu option, but I get the error message: ...
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How can I join my baked textures into a new material [cycles]

I have two cube objects, both with a specific material and with a texture. I want to join the objects together so I do that and then I make a new material called 'Bake'. I also make another UVMap with ...
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Sculptie Maps for Second Life

I want to make a sculpt map for use in Second Life but all of the tutorials I am finding are for older versions of blender and I don't see the same options or tools in my version (2.77). I understand ...
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Model shadow/texture issues

I am currently working with a model that I made, and it is being a huge pain when trying to render the animation of it. The problem is that the texture gets extremely disrupted when any light source ...
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Containing a hair's shape within a mesh, even with vertex groups: Is it possible?

Is there any way to contain the shape of hair within a mesh? Would it need vertex groups for more than density? I want to put hair inside a mesh, make the mesh invisible while containing the hair, ...
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Lights show through my mesh from the backside, how can I fix this?

How can I stop the lights on the bottom of the saucer from showing through the ship? Lights showing through body of UFO:
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How can I separate part of an UV island without distorting anything else?

I made a model, unwraped it and textured it, but then I noticed, that small part of which I thought it wouldn't be too exposed and therefore I didn't texture it too well (it was a nostril and I made ...
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Hiding files in a Blender Game

I'm making a video game using Blender's Game Engine, making a lot of progress and learning a lot as I go. Pretty much all data for a game gets packed into the ".exe" for the game when you export it ...
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Normal map appear dark without details cycles

I retopo my high poly sculpt, created UV map, selected the high poly object first, than the low poly (so the low poly is the active one), bake normal map (cycles used, so I had a texture image node ...
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Game Engine not run action in sensor “always” after sensor “keyboard”

I´m sorry for my English, I´m Brazilian. I need help, please. I am creating a game (only to study and learning about BGE), it has two animations ocioso and ...
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Why wont my emitter render?

I have made 3 emitters in my render. 2 of those are hair - > group emitters. Of those 2, 1 is trees and the other is rocks. Both are groups rock / tree with the emitter of landscape. Landscape and ...
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BGE: question about Raycast + Parent

I'm new in this forum and I'm creating a game using the BGE and I would like to add a special skill to my character : to swallow any object with the propety P and then later, to spit out these objects ...
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Orthogonal mesh yields curved UV Unwrap

What I've done: I've imported a .dxf file from AutoCAD, then I've converted the curves (the lines from AutoCAD) into a mesh and I created the walls using extrusions. All good so far, but the UV ...
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Video with unusual frame rate will skip or repeat a frame

In Blender, I overlaid a video onto the camera using background image to help make an animation (my objective is to copy the video). Unfortunately it has a very unusual frame rate. I have matched the ...
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Audio plays, but I cannot see any animation

Ok, so I downloaded blender on steam a few days ago and downloaded a template file for a Youtube intro. When I opened the file with the blender exe that I use to launch blender, blender opens up and ...
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Is it possible to have a 2d element interacting with a 3d world?

I want to know if it possible to simulate an augmented reality situation in Blender without the elements negatively interact with one another. I already know about using the emission shader on a 2d ...
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Video clip editor motion tracking masks overlay

This is the situation: I have a video with the following image display on a tablet (you can see the video here video here I want to substitute the image you see one the tablet in the video (green ...
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Define directly filepath of wm.append command?

Is it possible to define the .blend path in the wm.append command to open directly in the selected blend file ?
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How to export animation from blender to .3ds or .obj file without loosing animation?

I have a model and I created a simple animation for that object, it is in a .blend file. How do I export it to .3ds or .obj without loosing the animation? Reply to Comment(I can't comment since I ...
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Strech to constraint does not work as expected

I'm rigging the foot of the bird Piero training course of the CG Cookie and I get stuck on the rigging of the leg. I don't know how to explain the problem using the ...
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Create Outer Envelope of a Complex Object?

Given an complex shape that has unwanted inner structure inside the skin, I'd like to create an outer 'envelope' of the surface that ignores that internal structure. e.g. imagine a bunch of ...
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How to add a keyframe to a frame frame different than the current one?

Is it possible to add a keyframe to a frame different then the current one ? In other softwares I can modify my transforms then open a menu to choose to what frame set the keyframe for those ...
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How to make real 3D videos in Blender?

I have a Panasonic 3D flatscreen at home and now I want to make my own 3D videos for it. How can I do that with Blender, without using the method of different colors (red and blue). It should be ...
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Demolish planks building with particles

I want to demolish the planks building applied with physics, use with particles system like bullet physics. I spend more than one weak with particles system. and I can't find anything useful. please ...
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import obj file (from turbosquid) only diffuse material, no textures

I have downloaded couple of free 3D models from turbosquid but I'm unable to see them fully textured after I imported them as obj. files. Materials are loaded with diffuse shader only, however I can ...
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Boolean Operation without New Vertices

This may sound strange, but I have need for a boolean operation that only cuts the edges of the target, and these are the only new vertices that are created. Best explained with a picture: First: ...
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Rotating / Moving Bone Scales Mesh

Am learning about bones, so created a very basic rig. When I rotate or move my foot bone, it scales that part of the mesh. My object scaling is set to 1 ((ctrl + a) read about this from another ...

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