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Increase or decrease vertices in circle after working with it?

Is it possible to change the resolution of a circle after working with it so that it has a greater or fewer number of vertices? If this is not normally possible, but there is a workflow that keeps it ...
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What is the difference between an edge loop and an edge ring?

I've heard the terms "edge ring" and "edge loop". What do they mean and how are they different?
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How can I select every Nth edge in only one direction on a plane?

Using Nth in shortest path requires selecting every every length of vertices. I've tried manipulating checker select. Select similar selects all edges in one direction. Adjusting the threshold doesn't ...
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Reduce number of edge rings

I have a tube that has too many edge rings. I would like to reduce them with a 10:1 ratio or something similar. When I try and use a decimate modifier I get bad topology. Is there a non-manual way to ...
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UV maping a sphere to have stripes runing between both poles?

I tried to map a country flag on a UV sphere, but I could not get it laid out the way how I wanted to see it. I used the Poland flag. I wanted to map it exactly as you can see in picture 1. But what ...
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Programmatically selecting every nth edge loop in a mesh?

I need a programatic way to select every nth edge loop in a mesh, in a certain plane. (In the examples below I've shown a mesh with only 12 x/y subdivisions, but in practice my meshes have hundreds of ...
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How do I create this crease effect on glass?

I am trying to create a vase that looks similar to this: If there is another post out there I will happily remove this one or redirect it there. Specifically, I am trying to create the creased ...
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How to checker deselect edge and vertex rings

I know there's a way to checker deselect a ring of edges, but is there a way to do the same on multiple rings of edges or vertices? Every time I've tried it, Blender deselects only the active ring. I'...
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Smart Selection Increase like Modo

Modo has this nice feature where you can use the up-arrow key to increase the selection in a smart way. Let's say for example I have a face selelection in a line like this: (x is selected, _ is not) ...
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how to repeat automatic: three selected one skip mesh edge?

How to repeat automatic, or full: three selected one skip mesh edge?