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### Grease Pencil textured strokes transparency issue with other layers

I used different grease pencil objects for different elements of my animation (to move/scale them independently) but there's some kind of transparency issue on the strokes. I'd like to have a smooth ...
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### Trouble slicing object into SVG cross sections (w/ laser slicer add-on)

I'm trying to slice terrain cross sections from a mesh to export in a side by side layout as a .svg-file using laser slicer (http://blendscript.blogspot.com/2019/01/blender-28-laser-slicer.html). I ...
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### Why are some areas of this model dark after AO bake (not dark in render, only in bake)

I've been pulling my hair out over this. I have downloaded a model from turbosquid, did a "Lightmap Pack" UV unwrap and then baked AO onto it. In the render view, the AO looks fine, but when baked ...
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### how to bake diffuse with mix shader?

So in the left corner you'l see albedo/diffuse bake result, in the right corner it is how it should look and how it looks in viewport and at the bottom half is shade node scheme. I dont understand how ...
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### How to save out a materials node tree to file and then load it back in and overwrite another materials node tree?

Using python, I'm hoping to serialize a materials node tree, then unserialize it and overwrite another materials node tree. I'm trying the below, but it's returning errors 'matches no enum in '...
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### Using python, how do you get the last image node downstream of the principled node's diffuse input socket?

Using python, how do you get the last image node downstream of the principled node's diffuse input socket. For example if there's an unknown number of other nodes between the texture image node and ...
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### Track or monitoring of 3D displacements with Blender

my question is related to the motion tracking feature in Blender. I have successfully applied this feature to track the movement of a series of markers in a column during an Earthquake, based on a ...
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### Why can't I use my knife tool project wide?

Been using Blender for years, but for some reason in this project I'm working on I can't use the knife tool. Its all low poly stuff and I've used the knife tool in the project since I started it. At ...
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### How many CPU cores does Blender support and make sense? [duplicate]

everybody, i want to "build" a new computer for myself. Blender benefits from several cores. How many does Blender support and how many do actually make sense? Greetings Ralf
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### Extend a list of vertices Blender2.8

I have the following situation. I want to save Vertices of vertexgroups of different objects in one long list. So basically I use vertex groups to mark and weight areas on different objects. Now I ...
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### Cannot select anything but an edge highlighted in pink

When I opened a project that was left for a couple weeks, I was stuck in the situation as shown in the picture, where I could not select any other vertices or edges other than the edge highlighted in ...
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### How do I make particles rotate in direction of their movement?

I wanna make so that particles always face the direction in which they are traveling does anyone have idea how to achieve this effect?
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### Can't find remesh button

I'm pretty a newbie here and also in Blender in general. I'm in trouble with one thing in particular: How could I switch sculpting through different objects in sculpt mode? Let me first say that I ...
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### How to seamlessly combine baked and unbaked textures?

I'm working on an animated scene in Cycles in which all objects are static except for a moving camera and an object (the satellite thing in the scene below) that rotates in front of it. (I'm quite new ...
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### My mesh no longer follows my armature

I'm new to blender. I'm working on a simple swimming animation for a fish model. I had everything working fine until I was getting ready to export. After applying the modifiers to my model, I later ...
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### Why are the eyes and face not moving with the rest of head?

I am making a 'thumbnail' for YouTube videos but when i have gone to pose the character (tilting the head forwards) the face is stretched towards the rotation axis and leaves the eyes in the original ...
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### Created concrete material by following a 2.79 tutorial in 2.8 and messed up true displacement

Here's the tutorial I followed: https://youtu.be/wmtAVNDtc_w The only change I made was i skipped a portion with the image texture around 5:30 because i didn't find any major change without it and ...
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### Properties Panel missing many options [duplicate]

How it should look: The above picture is a startup file that is working perfectly! But the file which I am working on is looking strange! And it is actually: When it was a new file, it had all the ...
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### The Shader Editor Show Up Blank When reopen it

So I'm still learning about texturing in blender. Then after googling around i found about shader editor and uv editor. When i first open shader editor to make material the node show up okay. Then ...
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### Visibility clip

it gone when I pull out camera. Anyone pls tell me what happened here?
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So I just recently started with Blender 2.8. I'm working on a model and had a place where I needed to have a cylinder blend into a curved surface. I use booleans to merge the two meshes, and created a ...
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### How do i get rid of these blocky smoke artifacts?

I don't know where to go from here. the resolution is already pretty high
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### How to export to unity using one material

I just made a modular kit for our programmers for a game were working on, and I've painstakenly unwrapped all the pieces of the kit onto one single UV texture, they are separate objects. In my blend ...
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### Transform uv layout to square

UV Squares addon not working anymore on my blender 2.79 version How i can turn selected uv layout into square without that addon? I wanna make uv layout into square because i can't transer uv from ...
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### Retaining a mesh while deleting vertexes

So, I want to make a sphere with faces similar to what is seen in the image: I though I could achieve this by deleting the vertexes in a mesh, while hopefully keeping the sphere shape, but alas, ...
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### Grease pencil and Unity

I have made a face animation using Grease pencil on my 3D model and I exported the model as FBX to Unity. In Unity, I can't see the face. It's just blank on the 3D model. What happen to the face ...
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### Vacuum pack plastic around box

I would like to achieve this look. Does anyone know how to do that? Thank you very much.
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### How do I fix the camera roll to its parent object? Blender 2.8

I have a space ship that follows a path across my scene with a few cameras to record it. One camera I would like to use for a sort of point of view effect when the ship enters a barrel roll, however, ...
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### Can't Import an Addon that I wrote

Let me just get straight to the point! I use visual studio code to write my addon. If I open it through visual studio code, it works fine, but when I try to import it into Blender by loading the init....
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### Render view on second monitor problem

I would like to have render view on my second monitor it show everything just fine, until I change something on first monitor, then it is just grey and I have to rotate view on second monitor and then ...
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### I need help measuring MIN and MAX diameter of an eliptical shape

I'm pretty new to blender, what brought me here is that I'm working gon a project in which we're looking for a simple way to measure 3d cuts of a body scan, in order to identify spine deformations in ...
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### Combine mixamo animations with own rig / animation possible?

So I downloaded a bunch of mixamo animations and edited them in NLA Editor. I want to make small tweaks here and there and add them to the whole animation but it doesnt work. When I rig up my ...
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### reset view window

hello I would like to reset the view of the main window in 3D, In other words, there are occasions where the view is inverted and I look away. Entocnes: is there any way to reset the 3D view, and ...
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### how to remove a default menu in blender using python?

I'd like to remove some toolbar from the blender interface to simplify that for a potential customer, but I'm not able to do that using python. I know that it can be set up as default saving all the ...
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### How to export an FBX file with textures?

Hi I am currently exporting FBX animated files from Blender 2.8, with textures mapped onto the model. I need to be able to zip everything so that the file can be imported into Adobe Aero but a problem ...
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### Draw over smoke simulation with Grease pencil?

I want to manually model a mesh around my smoke and to do that I plan on using the grease pencil. Is it possible to draw with it over smoke, meaning that the grease pencil lines snap to smoke?
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### Newly created objects linked by default

When I create several objects, each time I try to work on a particular object, the rest of them are affected directly with any changes I make with the object I'm working on. Grouped by default. I ...
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### Flag Physics seems fine when on the viewport but looks messed up when rendered

I'm fairly new to blender and I've come across this issue. My flag with wind physics seems fine when I animate it on my view port using collision physics. Here's a sample: https://imgur.com/qmJvESK ...
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### Runtime-only properties

What is the best option for creating Blender properties that are only needed at run-time? My scene elements contain binary data that is temporarily converted into Blender properties when a window ...
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### XYZ Math Surface equations revision [duplicate]

Is it possible to revise XYZ Math parametric equations without deleting the object and starting over?
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### Creating a specular map using point lights?

Im following a tutorial online (can't post it here its paid) and ive got myself stuck. In the tutorial she says you need to create a secular map by making a black materiel then shining a point light ...
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### Rigging a character and adding controlls issue

So I was rigging my low poly char and when I was doing the kinetic inverse thingy for my arm it just spun the entire arm and spine around and I don't know what I did wrong https://gyazo.com/...
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### grease pencil: merge vertecies [duplicate]

honestly i am just reposting this guy: (2.8 beta) How do I merge 2 Grease Pencil vertices? everytime when i try to merge to verticies it doesnt work. with str j (join) it doesn't work. "close" does ...
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### Is there a quick way to unwrap an image texture onto a complex mesh?

Just like the topic title says, does anyone know if there is a quick way to unwrap an image texture onto a complex mesh? Is marking seams and manually placing the UV islands the only way to go? I ...
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### Python function in Object to duplicate itself

Is there a python function in Object to duplicate itself with all children, modifiers, etc.? Manually, this can be done with 1. Select the object in the Outliner 2. Select Hierarchy 3. Shift+D in 3D ...
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### Particle system affects photo scanned texture in Eevee

I tried using a particle system on an object in Eevee and when it's visible, it affects the photo scanned material, both in the viewport and in the final render. The material becomes a solid color ...
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### How to make a button for ShaderNodeCustomGroup to select/create/load an image, like of TexImage?

I have a node with image property, defined like this: ...
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### How to make the color space gamma instead of linear? (for rendering)

I think by default that Blender uses the linear color space for rendering. How would I make it so that the renderers use gamma instead??