Just started learning about the skin modifier and immediately came across this issue. The shortcut to scaling is Ctrl A, but this error messages pops up. Does anyone have a solution for me?enter image description here

Thank you!!

Edit: I already tried rearranging the modifiers, but the same problem exists. Does it have to do with my using Cycles instead of Blender Render?

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    $\begingroup$ I could not reproduce it, sorry... If you wish, you could upload your test file to blend-exchange.giantcowfilms.com, then paste the provided link in your question's text. $\endgroup$ – m.ardito Sep 19 '18 at 11:15
  • $\begingroup$ Shortcuts for modelling tools and modifiers don't depend on render engine, in particular default ones, so they couldn't provide this behaviour. Do you use some custom key binding sets? In this case Ctrl+A does something else. $\endgroup$ – Mr Zak Sep 19 '18 at 12:13
  • $\begingroup$ @MrZak I already checked the shortcut keys and indeed, 3D View Skin resize is assigned as Ctrl A! $\endgroup$ – Noelle Sep 21 '18 at 3:34
  • $\begingroup$ @m.ardito I didn't save the file, but all I did was in a new scene, created a plane, merged all vertices to center to create a single vertex, extruded a few times, and added the modifiers above. When trying to adjust the skin resize, the Ctrl A buttons gave me those errors! I had followed a tutorial for this and I followed it step by step until this happened. $\endgroup$ – Noelle Sep 21 '18 at 3:36

Try this one test and see what happens: place the surface subdivision modifier above skin modifier. Sometimes, modifiers clash with each other, so you have to test them by moving them up and down within the panel. If that does not work, try moving mirrior modifier down. If nothing, try applying surface subdivision. If that fails, I hope somebody else will have a solution.


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