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I tried to figure out how to make vertices from two overlapping edges. I want the exact point they overlap to become a vertex, but I can't seem to find a solution to the problem.

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  • $\begingroup$ to make an edge from 2 overlapping vertices? don't you want to make a vertex from 2 overlapping edges instead? $\endgroup$ – moonboots Apr 10 '19 at 9:02
  • $\begingroup$ Ye sorry misformulated :) I need a vertex $\endgroup$ – IReallyAppreciateTheHelp Apr 10 '19 at 9:05
  • $\begingroup$ so install the TinyCAD addon, then select all, press W > TinyCAD > XALL, all edges intersections will give vertices, but you'll have to recreate faces. $\endgroup$ – moonboots Apr 10 '19 at 9:28
  • $\begingroup$ perfect mate! exactly what I wanted, sad I didn't know about this addon long ago! God this will save me billions of hours! $\endgroup$ – IReallyAppreciateTheHelp Apr 10 '19 at 9:43
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    $\begingroup$ Possible duplicate of How can I add vertices to intersection of two edges? $\endgroup$ – Duarte Farrajota Ramos Apr 10 '19 at 10:07
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Install the TinyCAD addon, then select all, press W > TinyCAD > XALL, all edges intersections will give vertices, but you'll probably have to recreate faces.

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In this case, since everything is flat, the quickest option might be to use Knife Project.

  • Select the components you want to intersect with one another (as separate objects if you like), and X delete > 'Faces Only' to produce edge-only versions. (This is not always necessary, but I've found it gives the most reliable results.)
  • Arrange those components above a blank projection target.
  • In Object Mode, select first the components, and then the blank, so the blank is active.
  • Put the blank into Edit Mode.
  • In an orthogonal view, straight down through the components onto the blank..
  • .. in the tool region > Mesh Tools panel, find and hit 'Knife Project'

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Vertices will automatically be formed at the intersections of your component's edges, in the projection.

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