Issues and solutions when uploading java entity models from Blockbench (5.3.1)

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Issues and solutions when uploading java entity models from Blockbench (5.3.1)
Sun, 08/30/2020 - 14:36 (edited)

A few issues can occur when trying to upload java entity models from Blockbench (5.3.1) into Mcreator.

These are some issues I ran into and how I resolved them:
 

[Note: Many of these issues can be fixed by updating Mcreator to the most recent version]

Problem:
Mcreator says that the model name is invalid when uploading even though the model name meets the requirements.
Possible Solution:
Blockbench exports with a comment at the top of the '.java' model file. Deleting this will do:

3 lines of comments to be deleted

 

Problem:
Mcreator's 'Model animation definition wizard" screen appears but does not show options to change a model's animation.
Possible Solution:
Blockbench's recent update switched variable names, I got around this error by replacing these variable names in the '.java' model file:

RendererModel —> ModelRenderer

EntityModel —> ModelBase

 

Problem:
Mcreator's 'Model animation definition wizard" does not show the parts I want to animate. Or nothing at all.
Possible Solution:
In the Blockbench editor, you will need to branch your models into trees with the "Add group" button under "Outliner":
(There are a lot of materials on this elsewhere, but for the sake of convenience)

The outliner can be seen on the right side of the screen.

Edited by Zachmine77 on Sun, 08/30/2020 - 14:36
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I had trouble with the model…
Tue, 05/12/2020 - 21:15

I had trouble with the model animation wizard and this helped me extremely. Thank you so much.

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Also see this site too for a…
Sun, 05/17/2020 - 16:36

Also see this site too for a fast way of fixing the animation problem (without having to go through each of the words and changing it manually) : https://mcreator.net/tracker/issue/59347

These problems should be…
Sun, 05/17/2020 - 16:49

These problems should be gone in the latest 2020.3 snapshot, just a heads up ;)

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Thank u so much that really…
Thu, 07/23/2020 - 06:38

Thank u so much that really helped me!!

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It's still invalid for me…
Mon, 08/03/2020 - 18:50

It's still invalid for me and I already removed the text

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  how do i see these codes?…
Fri, 09/18/2020 - 21:11

 

how do i see these codes? how does he open it somewhere to modify them?

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You should be able to click…
Mon, 09/21/2020 - 17:42

You should be able to click and open the '.java' file if you know where it is.

Picture of the file and code editor

I use Sublime Text Editor to edit code.
Changing the file extention to ".txt", editing, and then back to ".java" will work just as well.

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I changed EntityModel, but I…
Wed, 10/27/2021 - 02:46

I changed EntityModel, but I couldn’t find RendererModel in the file, I'm using the newest version of MCreator and Blockbench