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questions about blender's bevel modifier, text beveling, or the bevel tool in edit mode.

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How to apply the bending effect to objects that are already beveled

I'm going to make a shape that looks like speed bumps. Make sure that the edges of the object are rounded as shown in the following picture: However, in order to bend an object using Simple deform, ...
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Hidden mesh boolean behavior. What is that?

Some day I would like to buy a HardOps add on, however I decide not to do it before i understand the whole work process behind the operations performed with add-on (hard surface modeling) So I would ...
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Intersections in 3d model

How can I remove some intersections in my model? They cause wrong slicing for my printer. The model consists of a path curve and a profile curve. I use the bevel in the path curve with the object the ...
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Trying to bevel a design

So I have this simple piece I want to put a bevel around the outside. I cant figure out how to get it to work. I get how to do it on cubes and what not, but this has all these edges and lines in ...
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Bevel doesn't look right

Beveling used to work as one might expect, but something changed and now the bevel is funky. I would like to see a smooth arc of 90 degrees. Instead, the arc appears to go about 20-25 degrees ...
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Blender 2.8. - merging faces on the same plane - limitations and implications for bevel

I'm trying to merge 2 faces that are on the same plane and I receive the message "Could not create merged face". I attached an image with this problem. The faces that I try to merge are selected in ...
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curve corner (rectangle)

I'm basically trying to copy a AppleTV controller for making a case What ever I try I can't seems to curve my rectangle with the same corner than the remote I guess the second possibility would be ...
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how to bevel this?

I extruded this curve out of an svg and converted it to a mesh. I cant find a way to bevel the marked edge. Both the bevel modifier and the "normal" Bevel tool dont show any affect. why? How can I ...
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How can I fix this glitch in the mesh in a corner?

So I'm making a cylinder with a side cut out of it. All the mesh seems to align properly. The outside corners don't seem to be beveling right though. I normally fix such problems by just beveling one ...
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Blender 2.8 Python , Bevel from shape not working

I am attempting to make cords using python in Blender 2.8 Currently, I have successfully made it work when using a normal bezier curve that I modify along with a circle I added. (see image below) My ...
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Bevel uneven on symmetric selection (not scale or duplicate geometry)

For some reason bevel is coming out lopsided despite the original geometry being perfectly symmetrical. I checked to make sure scale was applied and that there was no duplicate geometry or extra ...
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Modelling an awkward and complex shape

I'm learning Blender and started a project to model an old Leica camera I have. The top section of the camera has a very awkward solid shape, I've bitten off more than I can chew! In my limited ...
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Is it possible to make inset not behave as edge support for subdivision surface modifier?

I would like to use inset, bevel or extrude tool with subdivision modifier, but when I make more loops they bring out cube attributes- as edge support, I would like that they follow curvature. Is that ...
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Boolean Operation with Mesh From Bezier Curve

I am fairly new to blender but here goes. I am trying to make a mould for 3D printing and have encountered an issue. My mould is in several parts and along the seam of the parts I want to create a "...
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How do I bevel/smooth edges I marked sharp to retain a smooth surrounding Boolean topology?

I’m trying to model a piece of a Hershey’s Chocolate. I spent time cleaning up the text and simplifying the Boolean Op to insert it. I turned on smooth shading and auto-smoothed the normals to fix ...
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How to use properties of bevel tool?

Is it possible with Bevel tool to type desired values directly, instead of applying it only by mouse movement?
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Bevel question: it is possible to bevel in different directions?

Here is a cube with the edge beveled and behind that is a normal cube to better explain. 1 My question is: is there a way to bevel an edge so that is not uniform as in picture 1? In picture 2 I ...
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UV Map Distorts when I add bevel to model's edges

This is driving me crazy. I am relatively new in Blender (2.8), but I've been working with 3D app (Houdini) a lot of years. I am trying to model a simple cigarretes packs. I modeled it and UV it ...
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Beveling loose edges on Blender 2.80

I'm wondering how to perform the operation on the selected vertex (left) that will result in the curve on the right: Yes, those are loose edges. I tried the Bevel Tool and Ctrl+B, but they'll only ...
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Ho do i create edges like the one used on the corner of this object

I am very new to Blender and 3D and have watched lots of videos which never show how to create a corner like the one in this picture. Could someone tell me the best way to re-create it?
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How to render gease pencil in cycles in blender 2.8

How can I render grease pencil lines in cycles? Other stack exchange questions explain that you need to bevel the lines, but that option seems to have disappeared. I have markings on some objects that ...
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What are the differences between mark sharp & edge bevel weight?

When to use "mark sharp" instead of "edge bevel weight" and vice versa ? When to use "auto smooth" instead of "shadow smooth" and vice versa ?
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Can't bevel an intricate mesh

I'm trying to make a world map around a sphere like the one on the left. The problem is that I can't bevel the edge as the more intricate curves overlap. I've tried every way I could find on the ...
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(2.8) Bevel tool not duplicating edge correctly

I apologize if the title doesn't get the problem across properly, I'm new to blender so not very familiar with the correct terminology, and not a native english speaker. When I try to bevel the edge ...
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Blender weird beveling around loop

I'm trying to bevel a very simple model but its giving me strange results. I originally had beveled this edge fine before, but then I wanted to change its size so I deleted all the front vertices, ...
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Bevel modifier geometry issue

I'm having some difficulties with the bevel modifier in blender. I am trying to bevel edges using a vertex group. In the picture is the geometry with the vertex group selected. When applying the ...
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Bad artifact when bevelling smooth mesh

Is there any way to do a bevel similar to that on my screenshot without the artifact (the square appearing) with smooth shading? I see the result is due to all the vertices on the face created by the ...
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Bevel not working, still got a flat face!

I have this going on with bevel, anyone know whats causing it? I created this shape by copying edges from the main object then filling in the faces. I've tried CTRL + b and the modifier, I've ...
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Beveled faces not showing

I'm inexperienced with 3D modeling and have tried to solve this issue to no luck. I have a cube with beveled edges that I am trying to use in a game but unfortunately when I export the beveled edges ...
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Specific vertices shoot off in random directions when bevelling

I am currently trying to create a basic wheel-like shape to test out blender and work out some of the key shortcuts on Mac. I am encountering an issue when I try to bevel specific edge loops, please ...
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Blender 2.8 - bevel modifier on a cube to which other objects have been joined

Is it possible to bevel a cube that has been the subject of a join? I am positioning text objects on the surface of the cube and then joining them to the cube; but this seems to interfere with the ...
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Bevel not matching the curve object source

I am trying to use the Bevel-Object field in the curve object. However the bevelled curve does not match the referenced curve in the X and Y direction (they do match in the Z direction). The scales ...
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Manually Adjust Bevel Values

I'm new to Blender and want to be able to precisely adjust bevel values for faces, edges, and vertices by entering numeric values. Is there any way to do this?
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Curving a bevel? How to creature a unique radius on a T-junction?

first time posting here since trying to figure this out on my own, and googling it has yet to give me a satisfactory answer. I'm am trying to get more into hard surface modeling, so I thought I give ...
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Using existing topology to model details and grooves

I'm trying to model the Five-Seven handgun, which as you can see in the image below has some grooves running along its handle. So far, I have blocked out the lower part and am trying to add in ...
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“Ctrl B” Bevel operation performance is slow in 2.8

When I bevel anything with less then 30K Vertices, it lags really bad in 2.8. What use to take me 5 seconds to perform now takes me, sometimes, a minute to do. Thoughts?
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How to do proportional beveling?

Sorry for the non descriptive title. I don't know what to call this. Basically I'd like to know if there is an easy and quick way to create bevels like this: Essentially what are the good ways to ...
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Bevel Problems with imported SVG

i'm new to blender so please be nice. I imported a SVG (Logo) from Illustrator and want to bevel the edges, but it creates strange connections in the corners. I didn't do a double extrude. After ...
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Bevel Modifier is Not Showing in Object Mode

I've applied a bevel modifier, and set the edge data to "weight". As you can see in the upcoming image, the modifier is working; but only in edit mode: When I go back into edit mode, it looks like ...
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Try to make a corner with curve

I working on a train game, and I try to make "rails", what are basically a square with a throgh part in middle (the dark parts), My problem is that, I want this part to turn curvy (90 degree), like I ...
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Normal map edges looks jagged and faded

I have a model which I want to bake bevels in, I literary duplicate the object, add bevels unto the newly created object. I bake it with cycles, yet the edges always look like this, no matter how I ...
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Bevel object: disproportionate

I use a bevel object to contour the shape of a bezier curve - why is the bevel object disproportionate compared to the final shape?
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How to round the edges of a mesh with small faces?

I'm trying to round the edges on the top of this model. Inner (90˚) edge is easy – I can just apply a bevel modifier and limit by angle. I'm having trouble with the outer edge. The bevel modifier ...
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Bevel only certain edges with Bevel Modifier

I am trying to bevel only some edges on my cube and I manage to do so with the bevel tool, but I fail with the bevel modifier. I tried adding those edges, which I also selected when using the tool, to ...
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Is there a possibility to create non rounded corners with bevel tool or bevel modifier?

Is it possible to create sharp / pointing vertex with bevel tool or modifier the way it is shown on the right cube? I am able only to create the type of bevels as on the left cube - to get the ...
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Boolean modifier “conflicts” with Bevel modifier

im new here and i have just a question:Im using blender from not a long time (excuse my bad english too),and while i was modelling a PS2 model,i encountered a problem. I have a Bevel modifier on the ...
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Select input override any operators (bevel, slide etc)

I am very new to Blender, coming from maya and quickly learning. I'm currently configuring my Blender to match/improve my Maya workflow. I installed the addon "MayaConfig4Blender" on blender 2.8. I'm ...
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Applied bevel modifier change which edges are sharp

At one point of my modelling process I had to apply the bevel modifier (weight limit) because I used a Data transfer modifier to import custom normals, because if I apply the data transfer custom ...
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Python 2.8 - plane bevel disappears on object join

In the following code I am joining several objects. 'Plane1' and 'Plane2' have beveled corners. But when I join them to 'Cube' the bevels disappear. Why? Below are two code snippets; the first ...
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How do I adjust a bevel that has been set?

I am freshly new to blender. I made an animation of text that looks like its disintegrating, but when I went to render it the beveled edge doesn't appear. I want to go and make those edges larger and ...