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Why does model look great and detailed in Daz but when I import it to Blender it looks bad?

notice the reflections on the daz scene. They are likely using an hdri in Daz. In the screenshots below I am using eevee whereas I think you are using cycles but the concept is the same. Edit: ...
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Import data (x,y,z + attributes) from file into geometry nodes

Edit: This does not seem to work anymore with Blender/Geometry Nodes 3.0+. The csv file can be read into blender with python. By using the blender API the data can then be assigned to an attribute ...
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How to get rid of dead bookmarks?

Open the dropdown menu with the arrow button right below the minus button. There, select the Cleanup entry to remove the dead entries.
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DXF import has artifacts

Since import from dxf can be tricky I'll suggest two possible workarounds for posterity : Curve import (the actual problem in this question) Splines in DXF format and Blender's own way of handling ...
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Open-ended SVG import

Try going into the curve properties and under Active Spline, uncheck the "Cyclic" box:
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Image Sequence won't play

In your Timeline Playback Sync popover menu, is the active option other than “Play Every ...
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How can I get a list of all the mesh objects names in a scene?

All meshes in scene. Some Common methods seen in many answers, will look for links, but none AFAICT ask this specifically Using Sets. To get a list of all meshes in scene can use a set, which will ...
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Import a video without changing its size/aspect ratio

When you say "import", do you mean add it as an image strip in the video sequencer? In that case, you select Use Original Size as the Fit Method when you Add the movie or image sequence. Or ...
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Bones import incorrectly from FBX file

There is no support for importing IK setups from FBX. The reason the bones point in weird directions in your screenshot is that Blender only supports bones pointing in a uniform (+Y) orientation, ...
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Separating submeshes into meshes

In Edit Mode, Mesh > Separate > By Material (shortcut: P).
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Blender not saving new orientation after applying all transforms when saving as .OBJ file

OBJ files do not contain transform information. The rotation after importing comes from the "Transform" import options, which performs axis conversion. The default one (-Z Forward, Y Up) ...
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Maintaining NURBS quality importing and exporting in and out of Blender

i dont know if this would help but have you tried changing Normals> Auto Smooth? make sure auto smooth is correct or off for preventing sharp edges
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Referencing files to shrink file size

The main goal of referencing thought the files is not in memory saving, but in saving your time in production. Let me explain. For example, you make a movie with a character, which acts in 10 scenes. ...
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Sketchup Importer cannot handle file paths with spaces or dashes?

Converting the snippet using pathlib. Feel this is bordering on off-topic, in lieu of a further long comment will add a fix to code snippet in question to convert ...
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Why does Blender not load a textured PLY's texture?

It looks like Blender is picky with loading UV Maps from .ply files. It seems that as of writing: Blender cannot import per-Wedge UV coordinates Blender can import ...
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Particle aim direction geometry nodes

Currently a velocity atribute is not part of .abc file. Velocity is stored only for mesh sequence like fluid, because there is not any other way to calculate velocity due vertex amount change. For ...
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Blender 3.0 files don't open/append in 2.93

Unfortunately, bad news. Release_Notes/3.0/Core Forward Incompatibility Breakage: This means that loading blend files saved in Blender 3.0 in an older version of Blender will loose data (namely, ...
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Apply Sharp with blue lines

The lines will disappear anyway if you import your first sharp model in Unity. But if the lines annoy you while working, simply turn off their visibility in Overlays menu
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How do I fill an imported DXF?

My advice is to learn how to use the various available tools for filling. There's an F2 add-on that has a bunch of useful tools and here I'm going to use two indispensable tools that you should ...
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Why are the quads on this imported obj refusing to show smooth when looking from the right?

I changed the normal image color space to raw, it was sRGB. I think this fixed it:
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Downloaded rigged blender mesh, oversized bones

From the screenshot, it looks like the bones' heads (roots) are at the right place, but only their tails (tips) are somehow far away. This looks like a rig from an external program that has been badly ...
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Import revised Z coordinate data into an Object

Here is one of many ways this could be done. What to Do This will only work if you've done nothing in Blender to change the order or number of vertex coordinates and assumes that you didn't write the ...
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Import & Render all GLBs inside a folder

I actually built a script for this a while ago: https://github.com/torrinworx/Blend_My_NFTs/blob/main/src/Model_Generators/Model_Generator.py It was made for a different purpose, importing/exporting ...
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Import turned curve into several faces

Blender is not NURBS modeler (even though it has a basic shapes) ... Also I'm not sure if DAE can handle this kind of data. Export is usually converted to polygons. To smooth curvature you can simply ...
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Export traced bitmap SVG from Inkskape and extrude+bevel

common mistake is to scale your curves in object mode, then when you bevel the object it will look huge... in the svg your logo is 10cm wide but default cube in blender is 200cm..! so you may want to ...
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Import methods/classes from another python file

You can use from . helpers import FOO to import from a file at the same folder.
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Does Blender text editor not support custom module importing?

EDIT: Hopefully clearer answer in response to comments. The short answer is 'No, you can't do that'. The long answer The reason this works in VSC is that Python has a system variable called ...
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How to import reference images to specific XYZ positions

Place the data in a CSV file containing the coordinates and image names. Loop over each line of the CSV file: use Images as Planes to import each image move the image to the location. Although given ...
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Is there a way to do a text search on clip names in the video sequence editor?

The Outliner panel has "Video sequencer" mode and you can search there. Also you can search any type of data blocks in Outliner's "Blender File" mode and use filtering to show ...
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How to Batch convert blend file and output as fbx files?

Here's a start where the script will take a list of blend files (supplied on the command line) and open each in turn. You'll then want to add fbx export code fragments that you'll find in other ...
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