Questions tagged [edges]

An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices. An edge always connects two vertices by a straight line. The edges are the “wires” you see when you look at a mesh in wireframe view. They are usually invisible on the rendered image. They are used to construct faces.

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How to connect / stitch multiple edges?

In some parts of this mesh, especially on the corners and edges, there are edges that aren't connected. I only discovered it when I tried to sculpt, and this "hole" appeared. When I went to ...
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How to control edge wear for only certain edges?

I'm following along with this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnlaIizA_AQ&t=552s He uses nodes to get the edge wear effect, but how do I achieve more control over this? Such as edge ...
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Strange divots on mesh located?

I was looking through this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24hUk1Xjtog) speed model by blend motion, and it inspired me to create a similar combat style knife. In blend motion's video the blade had ...
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Is there a way to extrude an edge ring diagonally? [duplicate]

is there a way to extrude an edge ring diagonally? This is my model, I need to extrude the edge ring keeping it's direction: This must be simple enough, yet I couldn't find an answer for now, maybe I'...
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What is this thick black edge?

I'm working on a base mesh and I've somehow created a ring of edges that are thicker than the other edges. When I try to transform any of the vertices along that thick ring of edges, it creates new ...
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Creating vertex between three intersecting faces and extending at an angle between all three

I have an upcoming project with some intricate details and I want to know how to make a vertex at the angle of these three faces on an object The next thing I'd like to do is extend a line out from ...
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Beveling deforms the object in a specific place

I did apply scale. Here's what happens: It only happens with few specific edges. Others behave well. Are they ripped? Any ideas?
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How to turn on antialiasing in rendering, using the Cycles render engine?

I have an option of anti aliasing for the 3D Viewport, but not for Cycles render output. I want antialiasing in my render too. The rendered image edge is aliased even when i am using high resolution. ...
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i am new to blender and i am getting jagged edges in whatever shape i render. the image is fine in viewport but after rendering they go jagged [closed]

pc specs : i3 3rd gen,no gpu, 256 gb ssd ,6gb ram blender works smoothly in my pc but every image has jagged edges in rendering i use cycles rendering and i use dennoising node.I also tried anti ...
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How to create a randomly rotating prism with hidden automatically-dashed edges?

If it is possible in Blender, how to create the following randomly rotating prism where the rear edges are automatically drawn with dashed lines instead of solid lines? ...
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How to make a room in blender by adding vertices and creating their edges? [duplicate]

I am new to blender and trying to create a room with vertices imported from a csv file. I want to import the csv file using python scripting in blender and use the (x1,y1,z1), (x2,y2,z2), (x3,y3,z3) ...
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Subdivision modifier messes up the edge

In the object view mode it creates those arch type edges. What can i do to fix it? I tried making them sharp but it wont work :( What causes this (I think subdiv modifier)? In the object view mode it ...
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Merge parallels edges

I'm just starting with modeling so please sorry if my question already was too dumb, but I didn't find a solution yet. In short, I want to merge 2 edges to be only one. They are in same orientation ...
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How can I make one edge sharp but the other round with subdivision on? [duplicate]

I am following Guru's tutorial on how to make an anvil but I wouuld like to go further than him and make the bottom edge round and the top sharp like in the image. But i've tried a bunch of different ...
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How do I widen a knife cut?

I'm trying to make a lazy river in a flat plane, and the first step I can think of is to thicken a line so I can extrude it downwards. I've tried using bevel on the line to thicken it, but the line ...
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How do I move mesh up and down at weird angle?

How do I move the knuckle's up on my model while matching the odd angle its at? Just in case in the future if I ever encounter this problem again and not only do I need to move it up but down too.
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Uniform scaling for multiple edges?

I was making a quadball, and in the way I do it, I take a cube, cut one edgeloop on each axis, and then individually scale each edgeloop to make the cube into a quadball. But I was thinking, to make ...
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what is the function of clear custom split data

I was making a model and then when I wanted to add Auto Smooth this weird thing appeared. Searching online I could fix it by going to Geometry Data and pressing Clear Custom Split Normals Data. I ...
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Assign Hotkey to Show/Hide face edges wires

I am trying to assign a shortcut that allows me to tick/untick the command shown in the second picture so that all the edges disappear. I used a hotkey in a former version of Blender, but at the ...
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How do you get rid of overlapping faces? Mesh made in tilt brush

I am trying to add some soft body dynamics to this mesh but first I want to get rid of all of the overlapping/facing edges (I am not sure if that is even the right description). Basically I made this ...
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How would I fill these shapes so there's no gaps

I just wanted to ask how to fill this so there are no gaps. I've tried the fill option but it doesn't work because of its shape and I tried to sink the waves down and use the bool tool to cut off the ...
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Edges staying during subdivision

Total noob here, been messing around with this for a while but it seems like the faces are stuck to this one edge. Everywhere else they have been smoothed nicely, any help would be greatly appreciated!...
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How to add more faces to triangular mesh

I need to add more faces to this selected part. I have tried adding edge loops but that won't work. I have tried the knife tool but that will take too much time to make, any suggestions?
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How do I merge edges so that the merge creates vertices?

I am trying to use blender to model walk-able area maps for a game. I am using very simple shapes and want the minimal triangle count as possible. Given this: I want this end result: I accomplished ...
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Edit mode bevel cylindrical hole, loop slide only work on a subset of edges

When trying to bevel in edit mode, the loop slide feature as described in the documentation, only applies to some edges. Demonstrated in the attached image. I have no idea what distinguishes the edges ...
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Rendering wireframes from simple black and white image (DEM)

I am sorry, I am really unexpericed with Blender although I tried to put some time into it. So essentially I want to create something like this: From a Digtial elevation Model (DEM) that is a simple ...
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How to align multiple edges to another by moving only their upper vertices

I have a rather complicated case ... at least for me. As you can see here I have multiple edges with lower vertex placed on the XY plane. Upper vertices all have different positions and height so all ...
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Edging/Bricks around plane?

What is the best way to put bricks around a plane? I would manually place them but I'd like a more dynamic way as it's not just going to be straight all the time. The thing I've tried doing is ...
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Calculate edges in selected loops in python

My task is to count the number of edges in each of the selected loops (paths of edges that are separate from each other). I looked for solutions on the forums, but I didn't find them anywhere. It is ...
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Using the Draw Tool to Create a Grease Pencil Fill Will Result in One Adjoining Segment Which Cannot Be Subdivided

While in Draw Mode, using the Draw tool will allow you to use a lasso-like freehand action to create a grease pencil fill. Blender is set up to know that whenever you release the mouse during this ...
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Modular assets smoothing problem

I'm creating modular assets for a game (Unity). My problem is, that the smoothing is not being applied to the edges between the assets. I did create this example single wall. Now I want to tile the ...
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Creating diagonal loop cuts in a cylinder?

I'm trying to make the hilt of a sword, and I'd like the grip to have diagonal lines across it rather than horizontal. IS there an easy way of doing this? See picture MY reference material shows a ...
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Edges of clearly different size display same edge length

I am very new to blender and working on my first model: a bed. I'm trying to model it with real world measurements, but I'm having a really hard time. I'm using Blender 2.93a and have a scaled cube ...
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Edge Split Not In Edge Menu?

I don't know why I can't find the Edge Split option in the Edge menu! Is that option no longer available in the new versions of Blender? I think I'm using 2.93 or something.
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Edge selection behavior, how to make it like Maya?

The Image clearly describes my problem with Blender, how can I change this to work like it does in maya? I have looked extensively in preferences, and I can't find anything. I want box select to ...
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how to split mesh - by its joining edges

so, usually I'd just grab the desired faces and 'separate>selection', thus making a new separate mesh in the collection list. but this is going to be a nightmare because of all the faces etc. BUT I ...
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How to add edge lace

Looking to add this edge lace. I tried to duplicate the mesh and extracted the edge, with shrinkwrap, converted to curve, extruded the curve little. Any good way to make this type of edge lace. I ...
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Length of edges not logical compared to dimension of object

I am trying to create a object with some precise dimensions. Therefore, I need to also know precise lengths from the edges. I found out how ot display them, but the values there just don't make any ...
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Make Edge/Face Giving Unexpected Behavior?

This is what I want This is what I get I am using F key aka Make Edge/Face I have tried remaking it, I have tried fill it just says it has nothing to fill. I am a beginner with blender please help.
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How to make all selected edges parallel to one axis?

If I have multiple edges selected, how can I set them all parallel to the x-axis? Example: I want to make all of the inner edges in this "tapered screw" parallel to the x-axis so single ...
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How to draw edge using an object

is there a way to add an edge like a knife tool, but using an object to follow its shape? I'm having a hard time using the knife tool since it doesn't give me accurate results like curvature when ...
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How would I make my edges look like this?

So I was looking through models on a Discord server, and I stumbled across this picture. While looking at the picture I wanted to see how I would make my edges look like that in the picture, as if ...
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one edge with different bevel

I have an edge with different bevel (smooth). The picture shows the marked edge is start smooth and changed in a hard edge. How can I fix this edge to a smooth edge like in the front? Thank you .
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Using python and BMesh, how do you select edges containing/touching a series of verts?

Using python and BMesh, how do you select edges containing/touching a certain vert? I'm using link_edges, but it has no select attribute, so the v.link_edges.select_set(True) is wrong. ...
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Extruding and preserving creases

I'm trying to extrude several faces without having to re-apply all the creases to the edges. Is it possible to extrude with preserving the continuity of creases?
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When to use mark edges as sharp and when to use bevel [closed]

I am a novice blender user and I am just trying to get my head around when to mark edges as sharp, when use bevel, and when to just shade flat. I'm working on a victorian street lamp, very early ...
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I deleted the faces on the other side of a model, how can bring them back?

So I made a model but then I deleted the faces on the other side of the model by accident, I did it a while ago so I can't redo the action. Is there anyway I can bring them back with the vertices, ...
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Matching edges?

I'm a complete beginner with Blender, and was wondering if its possible to do this: I've got two meshes that are matching in terms of structure/wireframe, except the edges are misaligned. Any input on ...
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What's the easiest way to merge edges in blender?

In the picture below I have 3 edges (on the left) I select the middle one and move it up so that's where I am now- the one on the right. But I'm wondering how to merge the 3 edges with the one on the ...
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Baking an edge mask image problem

I am using cycles to make an edge mask using a node group (screenshots below). I baked this mask on to a 2048*2048 black square image. I save the image. I apply the image texture to the object, ...

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