enter image description hereenter image description hereI was trying to do some work on a part in blender, I had most everything else hidden. I clicked on some other part and the one I was working on disappeared. I can't find it on any layer, alt-h isn't doing anything. How can I get the part back? The part that's missing is only showing a handful of faces, the rest of it won't show.

Well apparently it was some bug in blender, i left the file open for a while in the background, i went to it again, it reloaded and now it's working fine.

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    – brasshat
    Jun 28, 2015 at 5:56

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If some but not all geometry from an object is missing, and you are not in edit mode, then I would consider checking that the object in question doesn't have any active modifiers, like a boolean.

If you are trying to perform a boolean operation with objects that are non-manifold, the normals are messed up, or the object is just modeled poorly, then a boolean will make some of the faces disappear.


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