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Ctrl + R creates vertex exactly between two vertices of an edge but I want it in the place where I click, that is any part of an edge where I click. I wanted to know if there is any such feature available in blender. This will just increase my modeling speed.

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It's true that CtrlR works a bit different for single edge like this other than loop cutting on faces, since it is not designed for that. However, you can select that new vertex then GG, or ShiftV to slide it along the edge.

Furthermore, a new coming feature may benefit such workflow. Just FYI.

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You could select the new vertex and use Vertex Slide to change its location on the edge Shift-V.

Another option would be to extrude vertices: with a single vertex is selected Ctrl-LMB creates a new vertex at the position of the mouse cursor and connects the vertices by a new edge.

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For edges connected to a face you can use the Knife tool to place a vertex anywhere you want. If you only want one new vertex to be created then just click and drag through only one edge with the knife tool.

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