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There are red and pink edges on my mesh.

What do these colored edges mean? How can I use them?

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Those edges have been marked.
There are actually five types of markings you can apply to edges:

  1. Red - UV Seam
  2. Blue - Bevel Weight
  3. Purple - Edge Crease
  4. Cyan - Sharp Edge
  5. Green - Freestyle Edge

You can mark edges yourself from Edit Mode using the Edge menu (Ctrl+E).

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Colors in Blender 2.79:

  • Red - UV seam
  • Orange - Bevel weight
  • Pink - Edge crease
  • Blue - Sharp edge
  • Green - Freestyle edge
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    $\begingroup$ What happens if an edge has multiple markings? One takes precedence for display? $\endgroup$
    – ajwood
    May 22 '14 at 12:50
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    $\begingroup$ @ajwood Here you go. Six years later, but still :). $\endgroup$ May 6 '20 at 20:53

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