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

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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 ...
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Best way to make fillets

I'm trying to model a casted water pump and need the edges to be blended (fillets?) as shown in the photo. I have tried creating the parts and joining them together via Boolean union. But the edges ...
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Bevel modifier artefact on a single vertex

I made a simple object and applied a single bevel modifier on a vertex group. The modifier works fine except for a single vertex (see picture below) where it created a strange artefact. To avoid ...
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Bevel Tool not cutting evenly [duplicate]

Does the Bevel Tool only evenly Bevel if the object is a pure cube or square? My Bevel Tool currently only cuts into one face, at a sort of 5-1 ratio rather than an even spread. In this example, I ...
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Extrude and Bevel problems with SVG Curves

Alright, so I'm working on a background using a 2D logo I've created for myself in Illustrator. Ive decided that for starters, I want to turn the logo into a 3D object, with each path beveled on the ...
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Bevel direction

Does anyone have any clue how to control the bevel directions for Blender2.8? Whenever I try to bevel an edge that is connected to another vertical edge, the bevel tend to not go towards x,y,or z axis ...
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Blender Bevel can not bevel a simple all-quad geometry!

Bevel modifier has no problem giving a beautiful result for a mesh with a bunch of N-gons (The outer mesh) but cannot properly bevel a simple all-quad mesh (The inner mesh)?!
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Bevel not beveling in some cases - message is nothing selected

I use blender 2.8, this is my first project. Problem is that I can not bevel in some cases. I'm in edit mode, I select an edge and press CTRL+B and when I try to move the mouse to bevel I receive the ...
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Bevel on curve and acuirate 90-degrade angle

It is necessary to place the profile on the wall (given the doors and windows, bends under 90) I use a curve along the wall, with a bevel. I can't get a beautiful bends, somehow everything is shifted. ...
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Bevel Tool on two combined rectangles

I want to apply the beveltool to this mesh: To achieve a form like this: But the rusult is this: You see the gap between these to rectangles? I want to get rid of that gap and i want a smooth ...
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Bevel weird corners

I'm new to blender, and probably there question is already answered, I just can't word it properly. I'm trying to make a rounded corner with bevel, and it ain't working. Usually one or two corners ...
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Beveling - Why won't old edges go away?

I'm brand new to blender and have been trying to teach myself for the past few days, but I keep getting thrown by the simplest things. In this case: I've beveled this edge, but the old 90 degree edge ...
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How to get this type of relief?

i made this "3d" effect in photoshop, but i want to make it real 3d in Blender, how can i do that? i'm working with a SVG so i can import it in Blender, thanks! update >> using bevel and offset
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Cannot achieve the same result as the tutorial, mine had some shading issues

i am following some tutorial and i followed every step in the tut, but mine mesh came with a lot of shading problems. The edge are not smooth at all. Can someone help me out ? I set the smooth shading ...
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Edge Split and Subdivision Surface creates hollow edges [duplicate]

I am currently experimenting with blender and hit a wall with my google foo. I am trying to model an object and try to smooth it with an EdgeSplit Modifier followed by an Subdivide Surface Modifier ...
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Is there a simple way to apply Bezier curve bevel after the modifier stack?

As an example, if I: create a Bezier curve add a Shrinkwrap modifier to the Bezier curve and target some other object with it add a Bezier Circle and set it to be the Bevel Object of the Bezier Curve ...
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Connect vertex after bevel [closed]

help me out pls. I did a bevel and trying to add edges between vertex that is not connected to keep right shape of polygons, but i see this strange thinks and i am pritty sure that something went ...
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What are Bevel Edges

8 i can see different types of edges in edit mode. I know what Sharp and Seam edges do. But what do the bevel edges do and why do the bevel edges has different color? Thank you for your time :)
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How to fix ugly bevel in inner corner?

so I feel a bit sorry about asking the probably 1000th question about the bevel modifier. Long story short, I'm having some issues with an ugly bevel in my model and I don't quite understand what's ...
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How should I make a round 'bevel object' follow my pyramid with no faces?

First time using Blender so my understanding of how it works might be off. What I'm trying to make top left, how I'm approaching the issue top right - result bottom left So I'm trying to make a ...
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Offset curve bevel extrusion

Learning Blender. Can anyone tell me is there a way how to offset this piece. What I have here is path which is set on bevel extrusion with start and end values changed with circle curve as a sweep ...
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Beveled cylinder cutout

Despite being more proficient in Blender than last time, I'm still struggling with round shapes. Currently I'm working on a small part of a model - a fluid intake. However, I can't seem to create a ...
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Round beveled text [duplicate]

Is there easy way of having a rounded bevel on text… ie like so… It was painful to model this on the text and when I added a bevel I got all sorts of bad geometry and had to rebuild it etc, like so… ...
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How to model the needle/spiral of a badge/button?

I try to model a badge/button and now I’m having some trouble to model the half-spiral of the needle (see picture). My result is ok I think, but it was hard to get there via two circle paths, then ...
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Modeling the grooves of a key

I am trying to recreate the usual grooves you'd see in a common machined key at the area shown in the image: So far, I have tried both beveling an area and extruding down and even resorted to a ...
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Is it possible to use Tilt in Bevel Object in a BezierCircle so that it rotates a full 360 degree through the circle uniformly?

Sorry I wasn't quite sure how to word the question - There are two parts to the question, the first in the title, and the second in regards to multiple shapes (curves) being rotated. What I want to ...
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Trapeze profile for 3D letters, lines

Can somebody please help me? I should make fondant/marzipan stamp. I can make the 3D object - letters, lines (extrude from the svg) but I do not know how to set that profile where the top is narrower ...
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Must bevel be used in every situation?

My question is simple: Should I use bevel on everything to make it look more realistic? On what circumstances should bevel be used? I have been experiencing artifact problems when I bake normals from ...
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Bevel and Subsurface makes concave corners weird

In hard-surface modeling there are often sharp edges and smooth, flat areas side by side. To get smooth areas, subdivision surface modifier is used. Edges that need to stay sharp, must be surrounded ...
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Bevel Perfectly Round Corner Irrespective of Face Length [duplicate]

In this screenshot, I have a rectangular-shaped mesh that is taller than it is wide: I am trying to get a perfectly rounded, symmetrical corner using the bevel tool. Using the green cylinder as a ...
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Modeling a twisty tree: How do I twist a beveled curve?

Hello Blender community! First time posting. I’m a fairly recent 3D NOOB playing around with Element 3D and C4D renderer in After Effects, and I have a project that’s allowing me to dig deeper into ...
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Why is my vault's bevel unevenly applied?

I don't quite get what's going on. I tried everything: applied rotation, scale, tried re-making the geometry, and nothing works. Could it be that a slight misplacement of a vertex causes such a ...
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Bevel vertices on a flat plane

I imagine there’s an easy fix but at the moment I just don’t have any idea how to do that. I made a flat plane, made some loopcuts to divide it and now want the corners to be round. It works for the ...
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Sub-D problem with edges

I want this edge to be hard, but when I try to use the bevel modifier or edge crease, this problem occurs. Also when I tried to add support edges, it still looks bad and creates other unwanted ...
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Bevel Glitch with Subdivision Surface (Modifiers)

I'm editing some models from an LDraw library (Lego) and I've run into some sort of glitch when I have a bevel modifier and a subsurface modifier active on the object. Here's what it looks like: I ...
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Can't bevel edge

I'm modelling a lego brick and I cannot bevel this edge. The edge still stays sharp. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I'm only new to blender.This is the blender file: