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Creating a cut on an object with circular outer edges

Please refer to the images. I extruded these edges along normals, then made it so that the new faces intersected with parts of the same object. I would like to create a cut where the intersection is ...
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Why is BoxCutter NGON cutter tool is not cutting where I ask it to?

The BoxCutter NGON cutter is not cutting correctly. Image one shows the cutter, which should just cut the corner of the mesh where the red triangle goes over it. The second image shows what the cutter ...
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Impossible to cut object into two halves

I simply want to cut the pumpkin model in half using the other plane, two get two pieces that fit together when I 3d-print them. But for some reason I cant figure out how to do it. I tried simply ...
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Bisect Tool Distorting Mesh

I'm trying to paint striping around this .stp locomotive model. I've previously done color separations using either the bisect or knife tools to define the boundary, but on this rounded surface it's ...
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Smooth a mesh after knife/bisect tool

I am new to Blender. I got a model from Kaedim/MidJourney, it had a kink, and I wanted to remove it. I tried the knife and bisect tools and they both work. The knived face looks ugly and I want to ...
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Cut a mesh with knife tool and separate

I am pretty new to blender, trying to cut a mesh in different pieces. I know I can cut a mesh and then separate the mesh using the bisect tool, but I don't want to cut the plane, I want to separate ...
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How to subdivide this n-gon shape to avoid artifacts?

I have this object which I filled with flat N-gon faces such as this highlighted face. And then I raised it using Propertional Editing. As expected it would ...
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Slice a shape with a plane

I saw in speedrun by https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gf8KEEgCh_k and I'm curious how he managed to cut the uv sphere into two using the plane. Any suggestions are welcome
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Bisect. Where's The New Object?

Noob here. Version 2.93.6. I have a simple model of a ship that for some reason is made of thousands of objects. 400 wavy lines, 200 components, etc. I try splitting the front of the ship following ...
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bisect not closing geometry at cut plane

I am doing a bisection with the blender API (i.e. python, not the GUI), but it seems that the region of the mesh that's cut by the plane isn't filled with a polygon (and there's also no N-gon there: I ...
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How to Bisect in Blender?

Can anyone please tell me what he is doing? How did he get that cross margin? (white dotted lines) and how can he select all the vertices of one circular line before bisecting them?
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How do I make this chunk separation algorithm I've been working on?

EDIT: Here is the .blend file: EDIT 2: Here is the mesh I want it to work on if you're interested. It's being used for a game I'm making but there is a maximum mesh size which is 20.48 Blender Units ...
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How to apply all geometric transformations given by modifier but without modifier itself?

I now watching tutorial on the low poly airplane creation from PolygonRunway: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkaVtOkLJoI I stuck with creating the stone. He firstly created the cube on ...
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Snap extrusion to face

i hope someone can maybe share some knowledge here - as you can see in the attached picture i would like the selected edge "snap" to the face (highlighted in blue). What would be the best ...
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How do I bisect a gap of an stl mesh?

As the question asks, how do I bisect or cut a mesh of a gap? This is because I want to use a certain element in an stl file I downloaded online. I am getting an error which asks for me to select an ...
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Fast way to convert <BMVertSeq> to list of bmesh.types.BMVert

I'm using bmesh.ops.bisect_plane() to slice a geometry to get planar cross sections. bisect_plane() requires a list of bm.verts, bm.edges and bm.faces as arguments. Converting them to a list with list(...
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Add vertices to face after using bisect

I made a cut through an object using the "bisect" tool. In this case I wanted to cut through the center "dome" part of the flower shown below. This pretty much worked as expected, ...
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How do you Select Next Active (CTRL+SHIFT+Numpad+) w/ Bisected Section?

I've seen the thread on doing a CTRL+SHIFT+Numpad+ in "https://blender.stackexchange....
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How to use the background grid as a ruler for cutting objects in a straight line with the bisect tool?

Currently I have to use my eye to approximate a horizontal straight line for cutting an object with the bisect tool. Is there a way to get the cursor to snap to a grid point (marked in red) so that ...
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Cut hole in plane using hollow object?

I'm trying to place a boat on top of a plane and not have the plane show up within the boat, how can I achieve this? You can see what I mean below. I want the "water" to end at the edge of ...
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Undo bisect tool?

First time using blender and experimenting with ref to manual and YouTube. Haven’t been able to find out if it is possible to clear/delete a bisect. I’ve been able to alt click to highlight the bisect ...
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Separate a Mesh into several small meshes using Python

I would like to separate a mesh into smaller individual meshes using Python script. The whole mesh as shown in the picture has 500 m in length, and I would like to set up a series of parallel Planes ...
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Am I doing something wrong with the Bisect tool?

I am trying to cut (bisect) an imported mesh, but I think I am doing something wrong or the mesh is just broken. Video: https://youtu.be/mqQdibQdQhA What do I need to do to fix this?
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How to Bisect a mesh into two parts but filling both halves?

First of all, thanks to everyone for the effort needed to create this phenomenal app, maintenance it and answering questions. How to Bisect a mesh into two parts but filling both halves? I try to ...
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Duplicated vertices created by bmesh.ops.bisect_plane

I want to get a mesh's bisected surface's vertices and edges. I tried to bisect a sphere using bmesh.ops.bisect_plane. ...
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Split a Mesh with a curve (knife project tool)

I'm developing an add-on in Blender and I need to manipulate in Blender before developing the tool. My goal : I want to split a mesh in two different meshes with the Knife Project tool in Blender. I ...
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Intersection of objects taking into account plane scale

After having a look at Loop at intersection of two objects (script) was wondering if I could do intersection of plane with mesh taking into account the plane scale... If I use the bmesh as is I get ...
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bisect_plane not clearing in python API

Here is my bisect plane command, which does infact produce new verticies along the bisected plane (Blender 2.90): ...
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Why is my bisect tool not working?

It says Report: "Error Selected edges/faces required". It might be because i am working on a metaball that has "Object> Apply> Visual Geometry to Mesh"
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Mathematically precise bisect cuts?

https://youtu.be/raWx4MYjq-4 ^^^^^^ Example ^^^^^^^ Hi. Is it possible to make precise bisect cuts in Blender? I can only make them manually, by hand, and imprecisely. For example, like in the video, ...
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How to delete specific edge using python?

Firstly, I am new to Blender. I am actually working on to create a hemispherical model with cell fractured property. I have done this work manually and now I want to automate using python. I have ...
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I dont seem to have the bisect tool

I also checked the add-on list for the bisect tool figuring it was probably unincluded but found no add-on as well so I am confused.
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Cut mesh along a set of 20 planes

I am trying to cut a mesh along a set of 20 planes. Goal is to make this 3d printable without support and in a larger format than my printer volume. See screenshot for the 3d model and the intended ...
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Are you supposed to only be able to bisect once?

I wanted to make a simple pyramid for unity because for some reason it isnt amongst the generic shapes. I attempted to do this by bisecting a cube. After making one bisect blender keeps saying "...
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Mesh bisect with fill doesn't place triangles for the cut surface

My task is to import a closed mesh into Blender, apply Bisect with the fill option, with the desired result being that the new body would also be a complete mesh. However, the result I get has the ...
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Is there a way to bisect using a compound line or curve?

Right now, the bisect tool only works with a single straight line. I'm just wondering if the the question above is possible and, if so, how?
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Bisect Tool Not Working

First time using Blender in years and trying to learn all of the new 2.8 goodness, but my Bisect tool seems to not be working. I select it and all it lets me do is select and move vertices. It doesn't ...
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Bisect / Cut Along Vertices That Are Selected?

Is there a way to select a group of vertices and perform a bisect/cut along them? For instance if I drew a car's body, but want to then cut out the door so that it can open, what do I need to do to ...
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Bisect and mirror along normal of edge loop created

Good morning, I have 2 spheres and I want to merge them, creating a filled face at the bisector of their intersection. The fast way is using boolean but I would lose the regularity and I would ...
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How to remove unreferenced UV Coordinates from a Texture

I have a textured mesh that I have bisected and the mesh now only contains the parts that I want (the rest has been deleted). The result is, in my limited understanding, that the parts of the mesh ...
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How to cut mesh along the bones?

Is there a way to cut a mesh along the bones? I have attached a picture to clarify what I mean. The first picture shows a hand that I would like to cut based on the bones, like in the second picture, ...
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How to get part of a mesh with Python API, which requires breaking down some faces?

Suppose I have an object, for simplicity, created as a grid and two circles. How can I extract a mesh, which satisfies a condition: x>=0 and y>=0. This implies that the faces associated with the ...
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How to bisect a circle to a vertex

I want the circle to keep the distance from the outside circle but it has to bisect to the point I marked in the image. in the gif image, it looks like almost same angle but I'm pretty sure both sides ...
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Python: Bisect mesh into n parts, without separate 'LOOSE'

Using Python I want to split a mesh into tiles. All the solutions to this question rely on bpy.ops.mesh.separate(type='LOOSE'). But this leads to problems in the ...
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bmesh.ops.bisect_edges interferes with my list of verts

I am trying to subdivide a face, using bmesh.ops.bisect_edges, followed by bmesh.ops.connect_verts. I collect a list of vertices, before subdividing further, but after I use bmesh.ops.bisect_edges ...
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How do I cut off excess overlap of two objects? [duplicate]

How can I cut off (delete) the excess parts of the logs sticking through the roof in my picture? Note: The sloped roof is just a rotated plane; not sure if this affects how you might do it.
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Smooth shading of different vertices

I have this mesh: I Bisect it, select one of the parts, and Separate>By Selection. My problem is that because the vertices are not shared, there is a visible seam between the two parts. Is it ...
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