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Questions tagged [edges]

An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices.

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Imported SL rectangular mesh doesn't allow edge loops after decimation modifier. SOLIDIFY AT 1.0 THICK ONLY MAKES FACES THICKNESS OF OBJECT

OBJECTIVE : Import a rectangular box (Panel) from Second Life and use edge loops to cut a doorway/window through the panel, in Blender.. HISTORY : I have a rectangular box that I imported from Second ...
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When filling a gap with a new face edges do not seem to subdivide correctly

I'm learning Blender and following Blender Guru's Intermediate Modeling Tutorial to make an anvil. I made a small mistake and had a duplicate vertex that could not be cleared by the Remove Double ...
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What's the most efficient way to draw edges for an object? [duplicate]

What's the most efficient way to draw edges for an object? By efficient I mean quick in drawing and efficient in rendering. Example: Adding red edges to a box.
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How to introduce an edge where two faces intersect [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to introduce a cut to a plane where it is intersected by another plane. The plane is a single face for simplicity. Here's the setup: Add a plane Add another plane and rotate ...
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Remove edge loop from selection in 2.8

What is the best way to remove a whole edge loop from an edge selection in Blender 2.8? The Process is as follows: a) in edit mode, select three (or more) Edge Loops with double click shift + LMB b) ...
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Controlling distance

I want to move a copy of the right edge of the surface along its top edge for a certain distance (marked with red arrows on the screenshot). To do this, I turn on snapping to edges, select the right ...
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How to fix ugly bevel in inner corner?

so I feel a bit sorry about asking the probably 1000th question about the bevel modifier. Long story short, I'm having some issues with an ugly bevel in my model and I don't quite understand what's ...
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How to increase the Space between two Edge Loops? [duplicate]

I created two edge loops and during creation (or after) I want to move them apart. I can move them together during creation but I wanted them a certain distance from the existing edges on either side ...
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How to fix these hard Edges in Render?

They are not UV seems and I recalculated the normals. Does anybody have any idea of what it would be? here is the blend file https://drive.google.com/file/d/1te2NBPLglBqUzw8PGbYGmgm85URY6SEo/view?usp=...
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Unwanted hard edges with subdivision modifier

This happens everytime I merge some vertices and then apply the subdivision modifier. I've tried removing double vertices and even if I delete the edge that seems to be causing the problem this ...
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Alt-click for edge loop

Hi I am a complete newcomer to blender and am following this tutorial, where he says to alt+click to select an entire row or "edge loop". I have followed all instructions exactly up to this point (3 ...
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How should you merge this track together?

Here is my model: How can I merge these two parts of my race track together so that the white line is preserved like this example? Thanks!
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weird higlighted lines I can't remove

I don't really know kind of new to blender
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Blender 2.8 I can't see vertices, edges or faces in edit mode

I was working just fine and suddenly when I changed from object to edit mode, neither vertices, edges nor faces were highlighted as usual. I can still select them but can't see them, the object is ...
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Subdivisions capped at 10, need 13 cuts

I am slicing up a predefined geometric pattern for floor tiles that I intend to make a normal map from. I have an edge with an irrational length that cannot be changed and must be cut into 13 (prime)...
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Sharp vertices in model

I'm having a problem with my model, the edge highlighted with red goes around smoothly as the vertices are rounded off, but the vertices highlighted inside the green circle and all the vertices along ...
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Lines on Object

I have used the Boolean modifier on the object pictured below. I then went into edit mode and linked some vertices, by selecting the vertices and pressing "F". I have done this because the modifier ...
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Blender - show edges angles “direction”

I'm working on a papercraft project on Pepakura. Valley folds show in light blue and Montain Folds in dark blue in this software. I was wondering if there is a way to show the angle of the folding ...
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Dissolving tool is doing really stupid stuff

I'm trying to model a Star Destroyer, from Star Wars. If you look up a picture of it, you'll notice that there are indentations along the sides where mechanical looking things and whatnot reside. I'm ...
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Blender 2.8/JanusWeb: Adjacent Triangles Visible Edges In JanusWeb

Blender noob here. When importing a model into Janus I get these visible edges between triangles: Is there something I can do in Blender to smooth these edges? Thanks in advance.
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How do I get rid of ugly creases from loop cuts?

So I'm creating a spider in Blender and after adding a material to my mesh, I noticed in render mode that there was an ugly crease torwards the head (highlighted in yellow in edit mode). I did not ...
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Positioning edge loops with precision

I'm pretty new to Blender I'm trying to design a room with widows at specific locations along the wall. The method I'm using is to add edge loops and then delete the faces on the inside and outside of ...
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How to edit a split vertex normal without affecting others?

I apologize for the long post ahead, but please bear with me: I am facing a problem which, after transferring normal, I want to edit split vertex normal to fix shading on a particular face, but avoid ...
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Edge Indices - export to 2D .dxf .svg

I need to prepare my mesh for laser cut and then welding together. Therfore I m searching for a way to export ortho views of a mesh wireframe with index numer assigned to each edge, praferably in ....
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I have some weird shading issues

I'm kinda new in blender so I'm trying to improove by making some low poly characters. But as you can see, I've got some weird shading issues. I have no clue how to fix this. And before you suggest me ...
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Blender 2.8 edit mode. I can see through parts of my model

I finally decided to start using blender 2.8, I've gotten a lot of things looking right again but I've ran into an issue in edit mode, I can see through parts of my model at times, and if i zoom out I ...
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How to convert an edge into a curved edge?

I need to curve a single edge of a plane. I tried vertex bevel but either it didn't work or I did some mistake. The plane I have: The shape I want: As can be seen in above images I need to curve ...
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Edges won't join / UV unwrap issue Blender 2.8

Started unwrapping my model, and ran into a couple issues. I think i found problem, but could use some help fixing it. The unwrap is extremely warped in various spots of the mesh. While attempting to ...
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gridfill error : Connecting edge loops overlap

This is the link of my video : https://youtu.be/vAUB8Zj4APg Here's the link for the blender file : https://www.dropbox.com/s/fz7f0s0l3tl0ob1/gridfill.blend?dl=0 Basically i just want to create ...
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Unable to align vertices along a custom orientation

Why when I scale vertices by zero with custom orientation, instead of getting a straight line, I get a little bit curved line. You can see that vertices aren't perfectly aligned. What I expected is ...
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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 ...