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Model from Sketchup to Blender [duplicate]

A collegue of mine has created a model with SketchUp and I want to import it into blender now. He created several formats from the model(*.3ds, *.dae, *.obj) which I can import. However, I always do ...
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Extrude precision [duplicate]

I'm trying to extrude faces in a precise amount, I tried doing so using Extrude -> Right click, and then Alt + S, and hitting 0.3 (for 30 cm), the offset number seems right, but the amount of ...
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Wrong X coordinate with the local coordinate system? [duplicate]

I would like a little bit of help with Blender 2.8. I don't know why the X coordinate of the highlighted vertex is -2 in the local coordinate system ? I think it should be something like -3.4 ? Y and ...
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Inconsistent Edge Length in Blender 2.9 [duplicate]

Summary of Issue: The Edge Lengths are inconsistently displayed on an obviously square object. Issue Detail: I'm still quite new to Blender. Iam busy creating door frames using Cube, boolean ...
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The width and height of the plane does not correlate with the displayed units [duplicate]

I cannot figure out how the blender unit is working. The width and height of the plane does not correlate with the displayed units. How is this possible ? Here is a screenshot of my work.
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Why the dimension and edge length numbers does not tally when scaling objects? [duplicate]

I created a plane and set its dimensions to 32m x 4.5m. When using the edge length measurement tool, it shows 1m for every edge ...
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Ruler/protractor reports doubled measure [duplicate]

Blender 2.79. I draw a cube entering the measures manually as scale values. Then if I select the Ruler/Protractor tool, I see a measure that is the double value against the entered value. Why?
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Why does Extrude and Inset not use the same measuring units? [duplicate]

Hello there Community, I'm modeling a simple blocky logo and want to inset and then extrude by exactly the same amount, but this doesn't happen. When I inset a face by 0.00115... and extrude then by -...
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Accuracy of Edge length measurements [duplicate]

I've been trying to modell with some accuracy using Blender 2.8 using the Edge Length under Viewport Overlays > Measurements. However I've noticed that the ...
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Which is the true size? [duplicate]

Why is it that when I create an object with numbers in transforms, everything is 2m? I want to model based on real world dimensions and this confuses me.
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ruler shows way higher value than n>mesh display>edge info>Length. how to fix? [duplicate]

i made an model which i wanted to 3d print. for editing i used n>mesh display>edge info>Length. when i exported it into an stl and tryed to import my model into another program it showd that my obj ...
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Viewing camera shows distorted geometry [duplicate]

I am modeling a building in blender and I have this strange problem with my viewing camera. The geometry seems like it has been scaled down for the Y axis. I measured a 2 vertices relative to a point ...
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How to measure edges? [duplicate]

Using blender 2.82a. Current documentation states to enable "Edge Length" in the overlay options. Doing so and selecting an edge always shows 2m or 6.56' (depending on units selected) regardless of ...
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Why is it not showing the correct measurement? [duplicate]

Newbie here learning Blender. Could someone point out what i have done wrong? the measurement unit is not showing the correct measurement of the object, the width of the box is suppose to be 180mm ...
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Confusing numbers when extruding [duplicate]

Suppose I have a cube such as this: This is a cube of 10x10x10 cm. I go into Edit Mode to extrude and then: It says 1.27m but the cube isn't that high even after the extrude it wouldn't be this high....
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Edges measurement - tool vs edges [duplicate]

I'm really confused about the way measurements are displayed in Blender. At first, I was using the Measure tool from the toolbar, which seem to show the right sizes, but at some random point, ...
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Why is my lenght in Array Mod not matching up with Transform Menu in 3d veiw? [duplicate]

Made array of boards..wanted a Spec length of 24" in Array with a 1/2 gap. Array did not work(?) Entered 24" in my Transform Menu but my array length box = 60" x = 48" y = 24" ...
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Can somebody explain how is this a square? [duplicate]

I have a wall that I am trying to add a window to, according to the coordinates and the edge lengths this is suppose to be a square, am I missing something essential in Blender settings because it ...
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measurement doesn't match [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to blender. I can't explain what's happenin, but look. Visualy longer edge is (according to blender) much shorter (83mm) than visualy shorter edge(4628mm). What may be helpful is that ...
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Extruding two objects the exact same amount but the results are different [duplicate]

Please see the images. I extruded two planes each exactly 1 metre along local Z (mannually typed in -1 in the panel), but the resulting extrusion amounts are very different Both planes before ...
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Displayed dimensions of the edges are different than in object mode [duplicate]

Just a beginner question here about dimensions. As an exercise I wanted to create a house and started with a block. The block was supposed to be 20m long, 3m high and 6m deep. I entered these values ...
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Height in Object mode does not match the height in edit mode? [duplicate]

I wanted to simply create a cylinder with height of 1cm and a radius of 10cm. So I set the corresponding scales in the toolbar: After that I went into edit mode, I enabled the edge length overlay ...
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Measurement and dimension is off [duplicate]

My object measures 300 mm high but in the dimensions it is registering at 151mm. how do I make them matchup? why are they different?
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Why is it important to apply transformation to an objects data?

I've watched several tutorials and very often they applied the location, rotation or scale to the object when they transformed it in Object Mode. They always said it is important, but why?
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First time using bevel tool, doesn't bevel evenly. What am i doing wrong? [duplicate]

First off I'll let you know I'm a total noob at blender I've used 3ds Max up until this point, but the company I'm working for at the moment needs me to use blender so I'm trying to make the ...
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How to measure face size in meters, centimeters or any units which is set?

How can I measure the size of a face in edit mode?
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How to find out the size of a face

Ok, I downloaded a 3ds model from a videogame and I was asking how to find out the size of a face: Here the model: Here the face that I want to find the size: I barely know how to use the program......
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difference between dimension and scale in blender

First time in metric system and I can't figure out what is the dimension in blender, first of all the scale of a cube is one and the dimension is 2: scaling the edge of only one edge up in edit mode ...
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How do I make blender use precise measurements for scale?

I am looking at several objects in my viewport and all of them are of different sizes. For example, a new mesh cube has sides that are 2 meters (I already set the units to metric) However, when I ...
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Proportional individual inset

I've been following this tutorial: youtube /watch?v=3jJGBzAxXKo At the 5:10 mark, the guy insets multiple faces along individual origins at the same time to create windows. His turn out ...
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