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Blender 3D: Characters, Machines, and Scenes for Artists by Pierre-Armand Nicq, Romain Caudron, Christopher Kuhn, Enrico Valenza

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Setting templates with the Images as Planes add-on

In this recipe, we'll set the character's templates by using the Images as Planes add-on.

Getting ready

The first thing to do is to be sure that all the required add-ons are enabled in the preferences; in this first recipe, we need the Images as Planes and Copy Attributes Menu add-ons. When starting Blender with the factory settings, they appear gray in the User Preferences panel's Add-ons list, meaning that they are not enabled yet. So, we'll do the following:

  1. Call the User Preferences panel (Ctrl + Alt + U) and go to the Add-ons tab.
  2. Under the Categories item on the left-hand side of the panel, click on 3D View.
  3. Check the empty little checkbox on the right-hand side of the 3D View: Copy Attributes ...

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