I'm sure there is a way to view the normals, but I can't find it anywhere. Can you please tell me where to find this option? Thanks!


In the 3D-View, while your Mesh object is in Editmode, open the properties area with N or the little plus sign on the upper right.

Find the panel called "Mesh Display". It has all you need.

Mesh Display Panel

  • $\begingroup$ It has "Show Weights", but not normals (the little perpendicular lines). Am I still missing something? $\endgroup$ – pixelfoot Feb 6 '18 at 4:01
  • $\begingroup$ @pixelfoot, the button is right below "show weights". Click the third button under "Normals". $\endgroup$ – R.M Feb 6 '18 at 4:11
  • $\begingroup$ If the answer solves the problem, please consider marking it as solved $\endgroup$ – Haunt_House Feb 6 '18 at 7:33


Edit Mode > Viewport Overlays > Normals.

In 2.8, the normals display settings are in the Viewport Overlays menu found in the top right of the 3D view by default, under Normals. Note that you must be in Edit Mode:

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