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How to model with precision [duplicate]

My 3D modeling skills are limited to SketchUp, so forgive my lack of experience. I don't understand how to model something, in programs like Blender, with precision when it comes to measurements. How ...
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Exact precision on blender grid [duplicate]

Well, I have to do a mesh in millimeters, and amplify the view to begin, and set a vertex in the center (Y=0 X=0), and as you can see, set the top view, and create a square of 10cm but the mesh does ...
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How do blender units and meters, feet, or yards correlate?

If I'm using blender game engine, how do blender units work in relation to gravity, acceleration, or weight? Is there a rough physical world equivalent?
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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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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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How do you set the scale for a specific project?

For my current project, I've decided to use metric units. I am trying to work at the millimeter level, but when I create a new object (Cube) it's set to a one meter scale by default. How do I tell ...
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Precision modeling - how to achieve this simple shape?

I know this is a basic question. I know how to model the shape below but I don't understand how, if I want to do it with precise measurements. I started with a cube and set the dimensions but then ...
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How to calculate specific liquid volume?

I'm new to Blender and have a question regarding modeling of realistic scaled objects. I'm modeling a complex shaped bottle and I would like to scale it (using metric values) to hold a specific volume ...
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How to work with parameters?

How can I work with parameters in Blender? I tried searching on Google, but I didn't find results. When I change the parameter on the X and Y axis, it works well, but when I go into Edit mode, I can'...
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How to create a plane about such dimensions as the length of other edge?

How to create the square (plane) about such dimensions as the length of some other edge from the scene?
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Where are the extrude and scale values?

To be specific, if I extrude by pressing E and I type 40 (for 40mm), where do I look up this value on Blender? Same for when I scale; I'd press S and type ...
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How to precisely set position in edit mode by typing in numbers?

In Object Mode, I can type in xyz coordinates using this menu: What is the equivalent in Edit Mode, so I can precisely position the parts of an object?
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Precise Box creation (migrating from 3d MAX)

I'm migrating my primary 3D tool from 3D Max to Blender. I Just missing to create a precise form. for instance: create a 10x14x12 Box. The For now I'm only able to create an 1x1x1 cube, and them ...
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Historical city reconstruction workflow [closed]

I'm doing some historical research and I would like to visualize a situation from the past. I have several questions, I would like to make this topic a source for tips & hints when recreating e....
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Precise openings (windows, doors )in meshes

Basically, I'm trying to model an house to use later in Unreal Engine 4. I've set the scale to the one reccomended for UE4 already. So, let's say I want one of the walls to be 3mx3mx20cm. This is ...

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