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An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices.

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Unable to remove unwanted edges after fill

So i have a shape: That i fill: and after doing a "Limited dissolve" it looks a little better: But it leaves some edges that are impossible to delete without either deleting the face or messing up ...
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bending meshes and edge to edge positioning

I can't make sharp edge bends (on the left top of the headlight for example). I am on subsurface=1 and smooth surface enabled. How can i make a sharp bend like in this photo below?
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A problem with edges and vertex after smoothing

Okay so I was practicing to model a human from scratch as a project to finish. Its not really a highly detailed one but I will be adding subsurf after. So this is what it looks like: So I decided ...
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Currect definition of edge loop

According to wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edge_loop an edge loop is: In a stricter sense, an edge loop is defined as a set of edges where the loop follows the middle edge in every '...
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Why do edges and vertices seem to double and triple when modelling?

Why does this happen? Edges and vertices seem to have tripled. I was really happy with my end result which is this below. But now my mesh is a mess of lines and I do not know what I did wrong and ...
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Bevel segments on bevel modifier not working properly

i'm modeling a box with rigging in order to make it easier to get realistic effect but when i use the bevel modifier and increase the segments it doesn't curve the bevel edge it creates the bevel, but ...
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How to make a round point or a rounder point in this case, where edges come together and join into one vertex?

I would like to ask how to make a round point or rounder point in this case. Sorry I am a complete beginner and tried with the bevel and loop cut tool (loop cut did not work at all), the subdivision ...
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how to make straight edges smoother

Im creating low poly game assets, but i have a problem with my models. I want to make the edges of my object look smoother like the one in the photo below, before and after (this is not mine, its from ...
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I can't remove dark blue lines is't mark sharp?

I got a problem with the dark blue line, I thought this was a sharp sign, but after I pressed the Ctrl + E Clear Sharp button, but nothing happened, the dark blue line was still there. I'm using ...
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How to merge two faces by creating a third

I'm very new at blender and sometimes I get stuck in stupid problems, but I want to know how to merge two faces by creating a third as a "bridge". Here's a pic where I'm stuck I want to merge these ...
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Smoothing artificate with subdivision modifier

There is probally a simple solution. I'm using a subdivision modifier to create a smooth bevel, but some weird artifactes happen for some reason. Can someone explain me how to tackle such ...
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Impossible to select edge loops with shortcut [duplicate]

In Blender 2.8 it's impossible to select edge loops with Shift + Alt and left (or right) click. Why?
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Simple, easy to understand way to soften edges? [duplicate]

I come from Maya, I'm used to just selecting the edges or faces you want to be soft or sharp and clicking a button that says "harden edge" or "soften edge." Is there a way to do this in Blender? I can'...
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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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Cannot select anything but an edge highlighted in pink

When I opened a project that was left for a couple weeks, I was stuck in the situation as shown in the picture, where I could not select any other vertices or edges other than the edge highlighted in ...
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Vertices not working? [closed]

When I try to add to my plain by selecting two vertices and then pressing E it only extends the edges and not the entire plain how does one fix this? https://gyazo.com/b46b4cd4c2bf68e416e14fb32ffef16b
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Moving an edge without “humps”

I need to move an edge back along Y axis (as you can see on picture), but on that part's appearing humps. How can I get ride of them and keep it straight?
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har edges on fill command in blender 208

when I press "F" to fill faces, instead of smooth it makes a hard edge, ignoring subdivide modifier. I have checked, the mean crease is zero and there are no double edges. can you tell me the ...
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Export mesh from blender to matlab

I have already generated a model in Solidworks. I want to generate and export mesh of the model i.e., edges, vertex, faces etc. I can import my model into blender but I do not know how to generate ...
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After Dissolving an Edge etc. does it exist and is “un-dissolvable”?

If I Dissolve Edges etc; Is there a way to show/select them again? Do they exist? The Vertices on the edges are still there so there must be an edge? I've been searching for a while on this matter ...
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Can't fill staircase sides

I need to fill this side and then other side of staircase, but tools I used don't work. Tools like Bridge Edge Loops, Grid Fill and Fill always make nosense mess like if there wasn't the same amount ...
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Specifying modifier valus

This might be a weird question but is there any way to specify a range of values in the modifiers tab specifically the edge split modifier it has a value in degrees which specifies the types of edges ...
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Blender Edge Flow/UV Mapping help needed

I started a project recently with a sewer scene, and I'm trying to make a circular hole in the cylinder I'm using for the wall to make a ladder that leads into the sewer. However, when cutting the ...
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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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Jagged edges on transparent png

Hey there just trying to render a transparent png from Blender 2.8 then import it into After Effects to use a Stroke Layer Style. When I do that though I get this jagged result... My setup is this......
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Mesh cleanup. How to remove overlapping vertices and edges in Blender 2.8?

I have a damaged mesh. Many overlapped vertices and edges. So per the title in the question.. I've enabled AutoMerge and did a Mesh -> Cleanup -> Merge by Distance, but too few vertices were removed. ...
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Automatic edge or loop matching

I want to create terrains in 1 km sq sections. I would like to be able to sculpt one section, then create another plane, for another section, transform it's location where two edges are basically in ...
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freestyle on workbench engin in blender 2.8

in blender 2.8 ,is there is any way to make real time freestyle on workbench engin or (real time edges outline) --- like CAD software (no lighting setup just focus on modeling design with clear sharp ...
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Subdivide all edges without creating new faces before applying wireframe modifier

I'm trying to model an object with a curvature, smoothen the curvature and turn it into a triangular grid. My current attempt is to triangulate, wireframe and then subdivide the object: Unfortunately,...
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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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How can I avoid wrong & dark edges in reflective ground to the walls

How you can see on the picture, I've got dark edges between the walls and the reflective ground. How can I avoid it? The ground and the walls are part of the same geometry, the verts are connected and ...
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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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Unexpected Edge Loop selection in Blender 2.80

I'm creating my first donut in Blender 2.80, to get used to the new release of the program and become better at modelling. That also means getting accustomed to new/ altered keyboard shortcuts and the ...
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Can i select “extra edges” in ngon by script or special command in blender?

I have a problem. Maybe somebody can help me. I want select man on plane after knife projection without these "extra edges by script or one command". 1) Can i select "extra edges" in ngon by script ...
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How to I get rid of these flippin' edges? [duplicate]

I'm trying to fill a complex face created with via an SVG, my workflow is as follows : Import SVG convert to mesh simplify mesh fill ----------this is where I'm stuck By filling the face it's ...
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Set Edge Length Resize Behavior

Under Mesh Tools/ Edge Tools there is Set Edge Length. Because I have Edit Mesh Tools enabled? Anyway this is extremely helpful but when I select multiple edges, set Resize Behavior to Clockwise or ...
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Normal map from retopo is having artifacts, despite subsurf

I did a retopo of a mesh by hand. Now, I found it to be ok and tried to bake a normal map out of the high-res-sculpt and the retopo. I tried it with one stage of subdivision applied and without ...
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What is the shortcut for edge rotate or location in keymap list?

With topology management a vital tool would be the rotation of edges and I would say that it would be even more vital to have a shortcut for clockwise and counter clockwise rotation. In 2.81, is there ...
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Merging edges with different numbers of vertices

I keep getting a problem where I merge two sets of faces, but the edges stay partially unmerged: I get a vertex in the middle of a line, in two types: -When the middle vertex is moved away (vertex ...
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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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How to constrain edge slide to axis?

Trying to do a simple edge slide but it keeps twisting at angles when moved. I am trying to just move them along its connected path whilst keeping the vertical alignment. Because the top is curved, ...
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Adding a curvature to a cone

I have created a column-like structure by extruding and scaling a circle from the ground up. I would now like to add some curvature to a segment (as seen in magenta), without changing the diameters or ...
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How can I get a vertex count for an edge loop in Python for Blender 2.8?

I have an object that consists of two polygons. I'm trying to get a vertices count for the first polygon so I can select it's last two vertexes by index. I know that it starts at Index 1. I can use ...
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Using Python to select Inner loop in my mesh is producing unexpected results. Any suggestions? Blender 2.8

I have many 2d meshes that have many edge loops created with the Inset Straight Skeleton Tool and I'm hoping I can clean up some of the unwanted edge loops in an automated way. So far I've found: <...
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Cut a sized rectangular window into a dome

I need a 'window' of a specific size cut into a UV hemisphere; the edges are spec'ed as parallel lengths of arc of given length (See below). After some tinkering with shrinkwrap and one or two other ...
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Precise scaling in Edit mode impossible?

[ [ I turned on the edge length indicator in Edit mode, but apparently it gives false (rounded) values, since the vertices don't align. In this example I tired joining 3 tetrahedrons around a 345 ...
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Non-manifold edges even after cleaning up (doubles, internal faces, etc.)

I hope all is well. I have a fairly simply 3D design that's been bugging me for the last 3 hours or so (I've attached a hopefully informative picture to this post). The highlighted edges in the ...
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Bridge edge loops not bridging to nearest vertex on adjacent edge loop?

I have two edge loops which I am trying to bridge. The edge loops do not have an equal number of vertices. My assumption was that the Edge Loop Tool would just bridge to the nearest vertex. Given ...
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How to cap multiple holes in a model?

Is there a way to quickly fill holes instead of selecting each of edge loop and then fill it ?? for example this sphere Is there an one click function to cap those holes without selecting them one ...
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Straight edgeloop

I recently moved to blender from maya to give a try. I followed feew guides and videos to have an idea how it works and makemy first 3D model of a weapon. Now i have the edge loop i made to have like ...