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How to Bake Lights
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You'll need to do a Full Render bake. Textures and shadows can be disabled in the Shading panel of the render settings.

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Texture scaling to real world measurements?
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There are a number of places that affect texture scale: Object scale. UV scale, see UV editing and the UV Warp modifier. Texture space: Object | Transform | Scale Texture Space (Shift+Alt+T). For ...

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How to clear unused linked-data (libraries) quickly
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Blender does not save unlinked datablocks. Thus linked datablock always has a user in the file it was linked from. To remove from your scene you must first click the make local button and then it can ...

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Visualize Speed Control Effect Strip
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You have two options: Manually place a marker. Use (the default) Stretch to input strip length with Multiply Speed to 1 and set the Trim Duration (soft) end point of your footage to length / 3 (for 1....

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Can I parent objects to parts of a group instance?
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No, an instance is just an empty object (with a DupliGroup). You should place an empty where the target object is located within the group. Parent the empty to the group instance and then parent your ...

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How to adjust operator settings after leaving the settings panel
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This is not the current behaviour for Blender nor the current crop of addons. There is a development proposals for editable object parameters on the wiki. I also seems to remember talk of a editable ...

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How would I go about creating a spiralled dome?
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Model a single straight section of the dome. Add the following modifiers: Array and spin around a empty. Subsurf. Simple Deform, to add the twist.

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How can I separate faces without the edges?
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Add an EdgeSplit modifier and set Edge Angle to 0. Add a Displace modifier.

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How to do "filter select" in an existing selection?
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You may be in Local View but each 3D View can have it's own. So… Split 3D View. View | View Global/Local (Numpad /). This will limit your view and selections operations the those included in the ...

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Select vertex if vertex color is dark
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Once you have your weight group there are a couple of ways to modify it: You can use the group remove setting of the Vertex Weight Edit Modifier. Group Remove Removes vertices with a final ...

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Is there a way to Move a VSE Strip without moving its Keyframes?
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In the NLA Editor you can do one of the following: Created a NLA-Strip by clicking the next to your action. Temporarily unlink the the datablock in the Animation Data panel while you preforming the ...

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No Rasterizer module
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You can't import these module from the Python Console, they're only available when the bge is running. Add your script to a python controller logic brick.

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How to use blender command lines in OSX?
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Now that you have the PATH set, it's actually now working. But you have a new issue: Warning! bundled python not found and is expected on this platform. As pointed towards in stacker's answer, you ...

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What defines matching topology?
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Shape keys only store the vertex positions, so a matching number is all that's required. If you run bpy.app.debug = True in the python console, you'll get a Indices option in the Mesh Display panel ...

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Scale about true center with Mirror modifier
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Snap Cursor to Selected. In the Properties shelf, for the mirrored axis, subtract the Median location from the 3D cursor location. Set 3D Cursor as Pivot. Scale.

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Does OSL work on the GPU?
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From the wiki: Users can now create their own nodes using the Open Shading Language (OSL). Note that these nodes will only work for CPU rendering; there is no support for running OSL code on the ...

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First move object with rigid body physics, then animate manually
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In the Properties window, under the Physics tab, animate the Dynamic setting in the Rigid Body panel. This setting controls if the "Rigid Body actively participates to the simulation".

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How to create 2.35:1 movie with no stretching?
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You've set the output resolution correctly, but you also need to crop the footage. In the Properties self N, in the Strip Input panel, enable Image Crop and set the top and bottom to 140 (for a centre ...

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Can I personalize the insert keyframe menu?
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Yes, it's done using Keying Sets: Types of Keying Sets There are basically two types of Keying Set in Blender: "Builtin" and "Absolute". Builtin are the ones that are always ...

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Assign datablock to custom property
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You can't. See the wiki page: Properties, ID-Properties and their differences. +--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | | ...

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Getting vertex weights with the vertex proximity modifier
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Use bpy.types.Object.to_mesh: to_mesh(scene, apply_modifiers, settings, calc_tessface=True, calc_undeformed=False) Create a Mesh datablock with modifiers applied This leaves your object ...

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How to easily identify which nodes have logic bricks attached to them in the outliner
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You can run the following in the Text Editor to select all objects in the scene with a logicbrick. import bpy bpy.ops.object.select_all(action="DESELECT") logicbricks = ("controllers", "sensors", "...

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How to set the default vertex count to added geometry?
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It's possible to override the defaults like so: from bpy.props import IntProperty from bpy.types import ( MESH_OT_primitive_circle_add, MESH_OT_primitive_cylinder_add, ...

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Can I import multiple strips of different fps into Video Sequence Editor?
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Currently there's no support for motion-compensated frame interpolation. So you will need to run your footage through an external application.

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Color of spline in 3d view
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If your curves are just for visualization, you could draw them using bgl. import math import bpy from bpy_extras.view3d_utils import location_3d_to_region_2d from bgl import glEnable, glDisable, ...

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Snap a bunch of keyframes to the cursor?
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Align selected keys around the current frame The following script adds Key | Align menu items with the desired functionality. import bpy class ANIM_OT_Align_frames(bpy.types.Operator): ...

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Smoothing curve "tilt"
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You could use Proportional Editing while preforming Tilt operation. There's also the tilt interpolation method in the Properties window, Object Data tab, Active Spline panel.

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Reducing the size of shadows
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You can only change the angle and softness of a Sun lamp's shadow. Sun Lamp A Sun lamp provides light of constant intensity emitted in a single direction. A Sun lamp can be very handy for a uniform ...

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Theme option for changing relation line for constraints?
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Change constraint line colour This can be set in the File | User Preference… | Themes. It uses a mix of Interface | Axis Colors | Z Axis and 3D View | Theme 3D View | Grid.

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Is it possible to change viewport draw mode when navigating?
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Switch shading mode while navigating the 3D View import bpy class VIEW3D_OT_View_box_orbit(bpy.types.Operator): """Switch shading mode while navigating the 3D View""" bl_idname = "view3d....

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