I wanted to utilize freestyle for technical drawing, so I followed some simple tutorials. I activated the Freestyle checkbox in the Render menu, also activated the lineSet in the Render Layers menu. I hit F12, and I expected to see the edge lines in the rendered image, but alas, nothing. I used a simple white cube for testing purposes.

Can you help me? What did I miss?

All the best Twerp

PS: Here is the file: (https://blend-exchange.giantcowfilms.com/b/2422/)

  • $\begingroup$ Are you using cycles/internal? $\endgroup$ – Faceb Faceb Dec 24 '16 at 16:01
  • $\begingroup$ If by internal you mean "blender render", its that. $\endgroup$ – Kai Dec 24 '16 at 16:05
  • $\begingroup$ Welcome to Blender.SE. Please show screenshots of your freestyle settings, render settings and render result; you could upload the file for someone to look into it more closely. Note that freestyle won't appear while rendering image, only after render is done. $\endgroup$ – Mr Zak Dec 24 '16 at 18:45
  • $\begingroup$ <img src="http://blend-exchange.giantcowfilms.com/embedImage.png?bid=2422" /> $\endgroup$ – Kai Dec 25 '16 at 14:38

Because (probably accidentally) you clicked on Exclusive, and now no edges are marked for inclusion. Click on inclusive, and you will see immediately some edges.

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EDIT This is the result:

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  • $\begingroup$ Damn straight it wasn't intentional ;) did that work for you? it didn't for me, just going through the workflow one more time to check it out. $\endgroup$ – Kai Dec 25 '16 at 20:15
  • $\begingroup$ Okay I tried the simplemost thing i could muster: blend-exchange.giantcowfilms.com/b/2424 . Still not working, it SHOULD work, right? Is there more fundamental thing I could do wrong? $\endgroup$ – Kai Dec 25 '16 at 20:20
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, it worked. Now I re-dowloaded again your original file, and checked again, and it works. I just select inclusive, and thick green lines appear. Maybe you changed something and you are not working with your original settings. Please revert to that. I didn't check your second file. $\endgroup$ – lbalazscs Dec 25 '16 at 20:31
  • $\begingroup$ I edited the answer to include the rendered result $\endgroup$ – lbalazscs Dec 25 '16 at 20:36
  • $\begingroup$ This seems definitely to be working, yet it doesn't for me - what kind of system are you working on, if I might ask? I didn't change other settings, I don't know enough to do that ;) $\endgroup$ – Kai Dec 25 '16 at 21:29

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