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Boolean Modifiers not working normally [duplicate]

When using a Boolean modifier on an object, the "Operation" choices (Difference, Union, Intersect) are all not working normally. Choosing "Union" makes it do the effect of "Intersect" and "Difference" ...
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Objects disappear when adding boolean modifier [duplicate]

I am following an example from a book using Boolean modifier to cut hole in an object. I have two 3D objects overlapping and when I apply "difference" operation, the first object disappears. It's only ...
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Boolean not working for all faces in an object [duplicate]

Blender 2.79b, Win7/64... I've combined several mesh objects into one (using Join) in order to operate on them all with one Boolean shape without having to duplicate lots of modifiers (and other ...
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Boolean Modifer + Animation Problem [duplicate]

I am currently using a Boolean Modifier to animate half of object to disappear. I have already tried a fading away affect with a transparent Shader, but it takes about 5 hours to render each frame ...
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(SOLVED: Negative Scale) Boolean leaves a (gaping) Hole [duplicate]

No pun intended! I am trying to use booleans as a way to make a "cage" room for bolts in a bike part, but the problem is i am left with see through holes instead of a partial cut of the geometry. ...
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Can't do subtraction with Boolean modifier [duplicate]

I'm trying to get my hands into Blender after months using Sketchup and facing the limitations of that last one (subtracting shapes is limited to PRO and even in pro, it is still quite limited). I ...
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Boolean Subtraction Problem [duplicate]

Hello Mighty Stackexchange, I'm trying to subtract some cylinders (place for LED's) from an object. It looks like this before subtraction. But when done subtracting, I'm left with this. Info on ...
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Boolean half the time doesn't work but does union? [duplicate]

Im not sure if Im doing something wrong here or what is happening but about 50% of the time whenever I do a normal boolean difference modifier, if I have at all modified the big object previously, I ...
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Another Boolean problem with sculpt addon and union [duplicate]

I had the horns and the head as separated objects and to union them i used a boolean modifier. The problem now is that as you can see in the image there are holes after i smoothed it in the sculpting ...
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Help with joining parts of a model using boolean modifier [duplicate]

I'm trying to merge together two parts (the ones in the images) of a model using a boolean (union) modifier, but I get an error saying "Unable to execute boolean modifier". I browsed around a little ...
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Boolean modifier “Cannot execute boolean operation” [duplicate]

I'm currently making a Rook chess piece on Blender. I've been trying to use the boolean modifier to subtract a part of the chess piece. The first application of the boolean modifier worked. However, ...
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Boolean difference not working properly [duplicate]

I'm trying to cut a piece out of an object I made by extruding a plane several times. As usual, I'm using a boolean difference, but for some reason (and it's not the first time this happens to me), ...
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Boolean Not Working The Way I Think It's Supposed To [duplicate]

So When I do a Boolean Modifier on the Sphere, and select a torus surrounding that sphere, I expect it to do what it first did in the middle, but it just cuts a hold straight through it.
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Why do booleans sometimes not work? [duplicate]

I've been designing some straight pipes lately. This I do by creating an outer cylinder for the outer diameter and an inner cylinder for the inner diamter and applying a difference boolean operator. ...
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Boolean applied, but not changing geometry [duplicate]

ETA: I'm new to the Blender Stack Exchange, so I'm not sure where/how to upload my .blend files. ETA2: Here is the file - I'm trying to trim one object around the edges. So I have 2 objects: ...

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