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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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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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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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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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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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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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reverse the bevel

i'm new to blender and i have a stupid problem.. i made a "n" shape object and i want to use bevel on the end but when i try i get the opposite result or i want remove the edges ... if i select 1 ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there any way to limit Bevel modifier by both weight and angle?

I have an object that I would like to add a 45 degree bevel to but only on some of the edges. If I limit by weight I can add the bevel to the edges I want but it ends up not being the angle I want ...
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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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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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Tapering/spreading out part of a Bevel

New to this site however have been playing around with blender for a few years on and off. I'm in the process of making a game asset so fairly low poly model. I previously made the model before but ...
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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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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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Beveling with a bad topology of an imported model ?

in my model i have awful triangulation that is making my bevel not working at all. ( i just want a bevel to this front face right here , the downside L) normally what i do is just dissolving the ...
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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 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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Ctrl + B bevel not beveling from center of edge

I remember solving this issue by changing the origin once or something, but now I don't remember what to do and when I CtrlB, it offsets the bevel
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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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how to make an hole into my object?

I have an 3d skull face and I got my eyes and nose merge into it. But I can't an hole into my face like carving my nose and eyes. I think it's because I fill my skull face with the beautify grid ...
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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 node, baking normal map problem

bevel node is still under development, but maybe somebody know how to fix problem when baking bevel node into normal map, there are a lot of gray dots on the map. Everything else working well, awesome ...
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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 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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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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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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Looking for help with my Ngons

So in my attached .blend file, (I have also attached .jpgs of my original design for you to see what I'm trying to model) you can see that I have two separate meshes. I can bevel the bottom one ...
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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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Object / Edge Bevel with angle other than 45 degrees

Discovered blender 2 weeks ago, so < Noob. Loving it so far!! I'm looking for a way to create an effect similar to the bevel modifier, but which produces an angle other than 45 degrees. For ...
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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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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 ...