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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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 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 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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How do I bevel this object if subdivision surface modiefier is already applied?

I have made this shape in blender, as you can see I have used subdivision surface modifier. I want to bevel the right corners of this model. But when I try to apply this bevel to my model bevel doesn'...
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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 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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What methods can be used to cut irregular shaped holes in flat beveled surfaces with clean topology?

How do I fill these empty areas (left image) with no distortion(right image)? I tried deleting all the faces and edges and then filling it which gave me a smooth flat surface around the holes but ...
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Beveled edges rendering like they're cut into

I made a very simple animation, and with camera movement, the beveled edges appear as if they are cut into. How can I fix this? I am rendering with blender render.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...