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Questions tagged [blender]

Open-source 3-D graphics/modeling program

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Cant open Blender 2.8

Each time I open Blender it spits this AL lib: (EE) SetChannelMap: Failed to match front-center channel (2) in channel map found bundled python: C:\Users\User\Documents\blender-2.80-ce3475f74794-...
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Blender Cycles Equirectangular rendering output does not change with focal length or sensor size

I'm trying to render out some animations that will be fused with real 360 footage. So the perspective needs to match the footage. Unfortunately, adjusting the sensor size or focal length does not ...
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Using excel height values to make a 3d heightmap in blender?

I'm working on a project that involves using a colored stick to measure the height of all the marked points in a box. In excel, the values are like this: -800, -750, -500, -200, 0, -300 and so on. ...
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Blender GPU rendering error on Linux

I have 'GTX 1060 6GB (Display)' selected as my compute device in user preferences, and Nvidia drivers and X Server settings installed following installation instructions from the Debian wiki https://...
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Building blender in Visual Studio

I am building blender on Windows in Visual Studio 2017. I have pulled the source for blender via Git and I have pulled the libs via svn I downloaded and installed CUDA support. I'm getting the ...
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CUDA fails after resume

CUDA (in this case Blender) works fine after clean boot, but upon resume from suspend errors with this from the CUDA client: CUDA cuInit: Unknown error and this in dmesg: NVRM: GPU at PCI:0000:01:...
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Karabiner not working (Mac OS Sierra)

I found out that after I upgraded to Mac OS Sierra a few days after it was released, Karabiner didn't work any more. I am using a MacBook Air, so it doesn't have a numpad but I need it to work more ...
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Export curve / path from blender to Three.js

I asked this question on stackoverflow but I got send here, so here it goes: I have a very simple scene and I want to export a bezier curve / nurbs curve to JSON. Nothing I do seems to export ...
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How do I pre-deform text for correct spherical wrapping?

Imagine taking a mercator map of the Earth, then add numbers on each line of latitude and longitude. When you wrap that around a sphere the numbers will be deformed. How can I pre-deform the numbers ...
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How to stop Windows from overriding Alt modifier key?

I use an application (Blender) that makes use of a keyboard shortcut (Alt S) that is in conflict with Windows 8. The expected behavior is that Alt S will trigger the "Shrink/Fatten Geometry" function, ...
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Urho3D-Blender fails to export materiall

I have created a desk to use it in Urho3d , to export the blender file into compatible urho3d model i use , Urho3d-Blender extension from https://github.com/reattiva/Urho3D-Blender/blob/master/guide....
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Blender Precise Pulling

Hello dear forum friends. So I've been working for with blender and I saw people using numbers to specify how much a part of the model will go out and in. eg. I want to pull a part of the model ...
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How do i move children objects to other parents?

I was wondering if there was a way to move a child object to a new parent. What i want to do is move the object in red in this image moved and grouped like the one in the area in blue. I would like ...
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Blender's features missed in gnuplot?

I am designing a particle physics visualization where electron accelerates in a hole and multiplies in many other electrons in a high electric field through avalanche. I know that Blender has ...
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How to edit the pose of MakeHuman model exported to Blender?

I've created a human model in MakeHuman, saved it into MHX format and succesfully loaded into blender. I cannot understand how to edit the pose. As far as I understand from Blender tutorials, I need ...
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Associating Windows file extension with specific bat file and support argument passing

On my Windows 7 system, I have associated the .blend extension with a specific bat file I wrote, which is shown below: blender.bat: set PYTHONPATH="" "C:\Program Files\Blender Foundation\blender\...
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Blender give black video after using ffmpeg -codec copy to trim it

I'm working on a project in Blender 2.69. I added all of the video files up front. I later decided I wanted to manipulate a video file in another program and re-add it. When I re-added it, Blender ...
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Blender.org is down just for me

I have a small problem. I am trying to access blender.org but I am unable to do so. This seems to be related to my home network. I tried different browsers on my own laptop, as well as another laptop ...
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Distribute Blender rendering to two computers

I have two computers Macbook Pro Intel i7 2.9GHz with 8GB of ram PC with Intel i5 2.5GHz and 8GB of ram Is it possible to distribute Blender rendering to use both of these computers? Currently ...
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Blender refuses to start

I'm trying to run Blender under Linux, but I'm unable to do that, whenever I try I get some errors. I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.11.1. This is my video card: ~$ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA ...
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Transparent texture rendered as black

I'm trying to render a scene with transparent png. The scene is actually imported from a .obj file (with another .mtl file), which should technically applies the transparency for me. ^ It does ...
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Materials Panel Missing in Blender

I am trying to add a material, but after selecting the object I want to add the material to (or selecting anything for that matter), and I click on the materials tab in the properties view, nothing is ...
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Unwrapping/Editing multiple objects in Blender

I have a bunch a tanks in blender, each with a base and at least one weapon (well, there's one with no weapons at all). Every base and weapon is a separate object, so they can turn independently in my ...
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Standalone blender to X export script

I look for a standalone script which can export from a blender file with one single Mesh to an arbitrary 3d format (.dae, .obj, .ply, ...). The deeper problem is, I have a directory with lots of ....
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Blender Render Cycles

I get a very poor Render in cycles. Not just minor problems, but just a cloud of of black and white dots and no contour at all. I read a lot about this now and couldn't get it to work. Does anybody ...
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How to switch to user perspective in Blender

I've just started using Blender (v2.63) for the first time. I have used a lot of 3d modelling programs in the past but Blender's controls seem to be set up differently and it's taking a while to get ...
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How to pan in Blender?

By using keyboard shortcuts, how do you pan an object in Blender on a Mac?
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PNG alpha rendered as black in Blender

I'm a Blender novice, so this is probably easy to fix. When I use a transparent PNG as a texture in Blender, the parts that should be transparent are rendered as black. This is especially confusing ...
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Blender all texture images into one

i want to export a blender model for my game, and it would be much easier to import it, when it contains only one texture image. Unfortunetaly there are 6 texture images. The question is: How can i ...
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How can I use python in Blender Game Engine (2.5+) to save the depth buffer AND the color buffer to file every frame?

I need to save the color buffer and depth buffer of a given camera in a scene in Blender Game Engine every frame to a file (each to their own file). Is this possible? How can this be setup using the ...
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Dichroic Glass in Blender

I am trying to use blender to simulate the Lycurgus Cup. The cup is an example of dichroic (two-color) glass, and appears green when a light source is on the outside of the cup, and appears red when ...
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How to get the Three.js import/export scripts into Blender on Ubuntu?

I have been working with 3D primitives in Three.js, but now I want to import some models. I plan on using Blender, which I have just downloaded with: sudo apt-get install blender However, I was ...
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Emulate number pad with Lenovo x220 Laptop?

I need a number pad with Lenovo x220 laptop and I lack external kbd, for using Blender more on the point 3.10 here and this discussion here. The keyboard with X220 is similar to this one where the ...
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Computer Freezes Up With Vertial Lines Across Screen and Audio Spazz

Here is a (terrible) photo (angled looking down) of the stripes: Notice the purplish vertical stripes that appear evenly about 1/10 of the time. My computer is randomly freezing up and showing lines ...
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In Blender 3D, when I try a fluid simulation, the fluid goes through the mesh rather than colliding with it

I set up a fluid simulation using this tutorial: http://xedium3d.com/tutorials/fluid/ I know that this tutorial is for an older version of Blender, but the buttons and controls are still right there. ...
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In blender 3D, is it possible to save a keyframe of a mesh that has a soft body property

I am using blender 3D right now, and i 'baked' a cloth soft body. However, i want just one keyframe of the cloth. In this case, i make curtains for a window and made it a cloth. I baked it to just how ...
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Tools for accurate modeling in blender?

When using Sketchup I find 'Tape Measure' tool very useful for accurating modeling. I am wondering are there similar tools in blender?
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blender: cannot view objects when camera is distant

I have created a scene in the blender 3D view and would like to position the camera so that all the objects are visible (for instance by pressing the Home key and then pressing CTRL-ALT-Keypad0 to ...
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blender 2.60: “Draw Edge Length” in “Mesh Tools 1” option

Anyone know where to find the "Draw Edge Length" option that used to be available in edit mode in the Editing Panel as the "Mesh Tools 1" option in older versions of Blender? I would like to see the ...
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Blender 2.59 incorrect blending

I'm having problems with blender transparency. I want to create a simple 2d character with the transparent body and transparent eyes on it. All objects should be textured. Here is the image for my ...
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Whether the computer is enough for Blender or DX9/DX10 game programming tasks? : ZOTAC ZBOX HD-ND22 [closed]

I wonder if any "ZOTAC Zbox mini PC" will be enough for Blender or DX9/DX10 game programming tasks? Is the new CryEngine 3 Sandbox editor will be enough ION2 Nvidia graphics processor? Whether the ...
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Convert a series of PNGs to an animated gif or video file

I have a series of PNG image files that I want to convert into animation. What is the best way to convert them into a GIF? Also I have tried various tools to convert them into a video file (like ...
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Why am I getting “the application is failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect”?

I encountered an error while installing blender 2.49b. The error is: the application is failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. please see the application event log or ...
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In Blender how can I open a .blend file and revert the UI layout to default settings?

I have a .blend project started with Blender 2.49b and now I'm using Blender 2.5: I like Blender 2.5 default layout the most, but how can I use it without have to restart the whole project from ...
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Blender - why is the camera created pointing down?

I have a large experience with other 3D apps as 3DS Max and Maya. I am using blender for 10 minutes. The first operation I did: add > camera added a camera pointing down. Look at the image. Why is ...
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How do I create a video presentation with preset pause-points?

I want to create a video that has preset pause-points to use in a presentation. My presentation goes like this: I present the first video segment while doing live voice-over. It will automatically ...
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Blender doesn't open/run? How do I fix this?

I used sudo apt-get install blender to install blender on Ubuntu 9.10 But it doesn't open. When I click Applications > Graphics > Blender (fullscreen) or Applications > Graphics > Blender (windowed)...
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How can I insert an image sequence into Blender's Video Sequence Editor?

I just started to play with Blender's Video Sequence Editor. I see I can add Image(static) and Movie. Can I add an Image Sequence ? If so how ?
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How do I match the camera from Cinema4D into Blender?

I need to match the camera settings in Blender to the ones from a Cinema4D scene. The main settings I need to apply to the Blender camera are: Focal Length, Aperture Width and Field Of View. I'm ...
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Good Blender tutorial for 3D Studio MAX users

Is there a good tutorial which should how to do things in Blender for ones who knows to to do the same things in 3D Max? May be in form of the table: 3D Max sequence of actions: | Blender sequence of ...