Linked Questions

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How to model effectively using exact measurements?

I always struggle when trying to create a floor plan or furniture. How do I model using exact measurements.
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6answers
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How to set a specific edge length numerically?

I've got this question from one of my best students. The question is the following: Suppose, that we have Edit mode with some edges, vertices, etc. How to set a selected edge to have a specific ...
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6answers
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Blender resources for architects?

My interest in Blender comes from wanting to use it to model physical structures and produce architectural drawings; what I have so far is really impressive, but there doesn't seem to be too much ...
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3answers
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Can the scale tool show me the real size of the object instead of a 1 - 0 scale?

when I resize I want to see the real width\length\dept of the object instead of the x=1 y=1 z=1. Is there a way to do this?
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1answer
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What is the unit of measure with the ruler tool?

When I use the ruler tool, it gives a very accurate reading, with many numbers past the decimal point. However, what am I reading? Is it giving me this in meters, centimeters, inches? And is there ...
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1answer
411 views

Rendering artifacts in blender internal

I'm experimenting with drawing textures onto the model. I'm trying to render what I've got so far, but my renders come out with these strange black or white rectangles all the way down the blade edge. ...
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2answers
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Why is the scale of the model I try to 3D print so small?

I'm trying to do 3D printing with Blender. When I import the object to the printer, it appears very small, I don't understand why... I tried scaling it to the maximum allowed by the printer software, ...
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2answers
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Real world to blender modeling [duplicate]

I'm new to blender and I am trying to create basic shapes/models of few basic objects like - water pot, bottle, tea-cup etc. Now I'm trying to create an iPhone model. So, when I started modelling, I ...
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0answers
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How to increase the size of the camera and point cloud - 3d tracking

I made 3D tracking, and imported it in Blender through maya. Now I have a camera and a point cloud, which are very small. How to increase their size? I tried parenting to empty (then scale this empty)...
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2answers
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Where can I find the diameter of my object?

I imported a file of a globe into Blender and would like to 3d print it on a friends printer. I would like it to resize it so that I can send him the file, and the globe will be 2.5 inches in ...