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Questions tagged [edges]

An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices.

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Subdivision tears and cleaning up edges

I would really appreciate some advice about cleaning up edges. I feel that when you start adding more complexity to a model and use edge loops it can get really complicated so I want to be able to ...
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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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How to get a straight edge on subdivided object

Hi is possible to get straight edges on a plane that has been subdivided without doubling up on the edges? I understand how creases work etc.
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How to polish curving edges?

I have 2 questions please: 1. Just wondering how to polish these edges and make it look clean? And make it look more like hard edges. 2. I'm not satisfied with how the curve looks. I'm using snake ...
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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:
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How to attach parts of one model to another

i have a 3d model, i want to swap it's feet and head with another 3d model. i imported both models, selected the parts, moved them to the desired position, pressed control + j to merge them. but now ...
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Adjust Edit cage to Mirror Modifier not Working - Blender 2.8

I need to see vertices and edges of Mirror. I tried applying Rotation and Scale according to this, but nothing happens, its just the same. I also checked that the modifier is added to the ...
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Removing edge without loosing faces

Apologies noob here, I would like to remove the following edge: But if I select the edge and press x -> dissolve edge the result is: If instead I delete the edge wuth x -> Edges the mesh loose its ...
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Removing overlapping faces and internal edges from a 2d geometry

I have the following 2d geometry (the figure shows it in edit mode): I need to make it a simple polygon, without the overlapping faces and the non-necessary edges (just want to keep the ones of ...
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How to make the edges of an object blur (to alpha)?

basically I'm trying to make a plane with a solid colored center and I want it fades out to the edges of the plane (as the image below) on cycles. Thanks in advance. Regards, Gonzalo
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EEVEE 2.8 : the light goes through the egdes of a simple cube?

The scene : a simple cube with the front face deleted, and a simple light behind the cube. The light could be seen inside the cube. It comes through the edges ! How to prevent this ? Thanks a lot ! ...
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How do I convert a shape to have a limit on the amount of edges per vertex?

Often when you download one of those free models, they look more like spider webs than mesh. Example: If there's a wall with a hole for a window 3 edges of the window converge to the corner point of ...
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Edges not following the mesh in edit mode?

Maya user moving to blender, not sure why my edges are being overlapped by the surfaces instead of following them. Object mode displays the edges the way I would prefer to edit them.
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How to edit normal direction

I am trying to point the face normals to another direction than the face is facing. I want the face to be about 45 degrees and the normal pointing straight up. But no matter what I use, normal edit, ...
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How to extrude edges outward based on multiple axes? [duplicate]

I want to extrude these edges outward so that they are all the same length from their origin edge. Does anyone know how I could do this without doing each edge individually?
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How would I create new edges around an opening [duplicate]

What method would you use to create new edges around this doorway maintaining it's shape? (desired outcome in red)
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How to select all faces between selected edges

Is it possible to select all faces between selected edges in Blender ?
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Scaling edges relatively to the shape

I'm making a track for a racing game and I want to make borders with a wider area at the top. How can I do this with Blender ? The scaling tool doesn't do what I want to achieve.
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Beveling with different adjecent faces

I have a problem with the Bevel tool. I'm fairly new to Blender and don't know if I'm misunderstanding how the Tool works or just missing a point. I have the following (simplest example) blend file : ...
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How to join edges in the cylinder to the center in a symmetrical way?

I'm starting from extruding a circle along Z to have a cylinder without the basis. I want to create a basis like that in the photo, with all the vertices joined in the middle edge of the cylinder. How ...
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How to “Chamfer” or Bevel Outer Edges of a Plane like in 3DS Max?

I've been following Grant Warwick's hardsurface modeling essentials video on Vimeo, using Blender 2.80. Following the tutorial, I've made a basic hill-type shape by extruding a plane multiple times in ...
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Issue with bridge between two edge loops

I'm trying to bridge a circle with an edge loop of a complex model (see next picture.) However, when I select both edge loops and select to bridge both edge loops (via space => mesh: bridge edge ...
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How to properly smooth edge

What is a proper way to make edge (marked with marker) seamless in a situation below. I can't bevel it, also bevel modifier does nothing. Tried cutting it and bridging it back together. Removed ...
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Model Edge Beveling Problem

I was modeling my model in Blender, and I tried to bevel the edges of model. I haven't marked all vertices and it didn't make the bevel same on both sides. I realized it but I cant undo it anymore. ...
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Make the edge of a model smoother

I have a mesh that resulted out of a photogrametrie and that I'm editing in blender. I'm trying to remove the scattered part of the edge at the end of the mesh so that the mesh has a smooth end (as ...
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Is it possible to create a mesh between two different objects that has single edge via Animation Nodes?

I'm not really that good at animation nodes, but want to know if it is possible to create a mesh or fill a plane between two edges. I was planning to make a trail using animation nodes, so I have this:...
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Edge Marking not rendering

Posted this on another forum already, but at this point I'm trying to get as much help as possible. I've also already gone through a handful of other forums trying to fix freestyle edge rendering ...
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Crease edge not working

I am following a tutorial where the tutor creases the edges with "Mean crease" set to 1. I am doing the same with Blender 2.8, but it is not working as expected. The edges crease a little bit, but ...
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Blender 2.8: how to cut non visible edges?

I'm using the knife tool (shift + spacebar + K) to cut a cube. I would like to reach the edges that are behind my current view also. What is the procedure?
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Different Ways to Make Edges (look) Sharp

This is such a newbie question and I have failed to fully understand the differences between these functions as they all seem to have a similar effect. Could someone please better elaborate? -Mark ...
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How to align an edge to another one it's connected to

I'm pretty sure this has already been asked before, but for some reason I can't find any relevant info. I basically have a surface with a certain shape, with an area of faces in the middle of it ...
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'Clear Sharp' doesn't seem to be working

I'm having a weird issue where 'Clear Sharp' seems to do nothing to edges that Blender half recognizes as sharp. I have a model that does not show to have any edges marked as sharp: Nothing seems ...
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Smooth join spline tube to square edge

In Blender I have these tubes I created using splines setting resolution 6 and a depth. Now at the end of the tubes I need them to become square so that they will fit or blend nice to the end of the ...
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Blender 2.8 edge length

I'm new to blender and I want to use it as 3D printing software. I'm using 2.8 so I'll get used to new interface, but I don't know how to change edge length to a specific value. I know how to change ...
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Weird Edges in Blender 2.8 Eevee

Hey all, does anyone know why this is occurring and what I can do to fix it? Thanks in advance 🙌🏻
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Sketchy look of geometry

How do I remove that small line extensions in EDIT mode that pop up from vertices and create that sketchy appearance in 2.8? I searched everywhere and cannot find option to turn that off. I like my ...
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Edges Look Uneven

I've been searching for and answer but can't seem to find one. i'm not 100% on how to explain but i have attached a image. The edges on my model don't look straight they seem to zig zag there way up. ...
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Help with adding extra faces for extruding

So I added an edge loop to my model so I could extrude part of the face out. When I try to select the face I made, it selects the old, larger face that was there.
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i cannot move lines vertices independent from other adjacent lines/vertices in my model

I have a simple model and want to move some edges/lines etc. on one axise. Unfortunately Blender moves not only the selected line/edge and those which are directly connected but also nearby parallel ...
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How to Reset The Pivot Point of a Face in Edit mode

I have model that I've rotated some of the faces and I want to reset the rotation or the pivot point on that face (in edit mode). How would I accomplish that?
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How to Snap/Align Verticies at an Angle.

I'm making this model and as I'm tweaking and making adjustments, the straight lines start becoming a little jagged. Now, I know about the trick to flatten a set of verts or faces by Scaling on the Z ...
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Is there a way to make this edge look neater without using loop cuts?

I am trying to sharpen these edges without getting the overhang artifact you see in the image. I was using the bevel modifier that works for some of the edges as seen in the picture. A loop cut helps ...
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What are wire edges?

In the select > select all by trait > non manifold menu there is the option "Wire". What are these wire edges?
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Change edge information display in Blender 2.80 with python

I am currently porting my personal addons to Blender 2.8 and this used to work fine in 2.79: ...
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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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how to move multiple objects into the centre of a circle

Hi. Is there anyway that you can move multiple objects in to the center of them in a proportional way but not using scaling up and down? I want to make it like the below but maintaining their ...
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array modifier overlapping

any help? i tried changing the mirage meter but no luck. https://www.dropbox.com/s/d8e3vht6vdg5pl6/s.blend?dl=0 this is the file also its 2.8
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How do you make edges parallel?

When I add edge loop to this, angle is already broken. How do you make 1 and 2 edge loops parallel each other?
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What does it mean if my wireframe looks like this? (Discontinuous lines) [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a tent, but I just noticed that when I see the wireframe of my object it looks like a messy mesh However in edit mode things are better Why is that the wireframe looks like that? ...
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Dissolved a bunch of edges and now some faces cannot be smoothed in renders

Exported a model with an applied subsurf, and when I reimported I wanted to continue reduce the poly count again by disolving a ton of loops, but now some faces refuse to smooth unless I use another ...