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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 ...
99isthebest's user avatar
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1 answer
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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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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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1 answer
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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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3 answers
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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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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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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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2 answers
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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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3 votes
1 answer
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Ruler disagrees with vertices

I select a point in edit mode, and it gives me some reasonable xyz Vertex values in the "Transform" area (for example 955, -455, 100). I select another point and I also get reasonable values (for ...
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1 answer
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Dimension issue

why for this hexagon to be symmetric, the x and y dimensions have to be 2,1 of difference? If I enter the same value for both x and y, the hexagon looses its symmetry: Rotating the hexagon, things ...
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1 answer
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Is it possible to lock the scale when entering dimensions?

I have a Grid Floor with an area of one square kilometer and an origin at (0,0,0). I would like to add a wireframe cube centered at (0,0,0) with a with dimensions 250 m by 250 m by 250 m. On the ...
Doug Kimzey's user avatar
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1 answer
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Texture assigned to more than one object renders differently

I've been looking at this question - copy the size and scale a texture is mapped by, from one object to another - but concluded it's not the problem. The question deals with UV map disparities ...
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1 answer
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How to effectively UV unwrap a subdivided mesh?

Are problems usual to arise in unwrapping a subsurfed mesh? Specifically in my case, I have a mattress that I have modelled for a bed, when I try to unwrap this the first problem that arises is the ...
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2 votes
3 answers
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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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