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 change value of edge crease via python script

I'm trying to create a script that will batch-render a model with different values on an edge crease of a subdivision surface on a model. My trouble is that while I can select the vertices in question,...
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Shrinkwrap modifier on sharp edges

Why is my shrinkwrap modifier breaking/clipping on sharper edges ? Is there any way to fix this? Adding subdivisions to both objects, results in no changes. Project file:
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How do I remove a vertex without affecting other edges and faces?

I need to remove the moon shape made by vertices: But when I delete, the faces and edges remove And when I dissolve, the edges get destroyed: I need all of those edges (and faces), but I have no idea ...
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Is there a way to apply a weighted bevel modifier but only to selected edges

I know that this How to apply a bevel modifier, so that it affects only specific edges? exists but the answers in there either talk about using vertex groups or weighted edges. And this is not always ...
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Problem with edge loop on bevelled edges

see below - I bevelled an edge (no modifier) and when I insert an edge loop, it merges some of the edges. Any idea how to solve this ? (Model ahs apply scale and no internal faces). Thanks
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How to form a face loop around a bend?

I am trying to understand how topology works. As shown in the image with the blue line, I want to be able to insert new edge loops (i.e. similar to the yellow line) around a 90 degree bend. What's the ...
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How to smooth the edges after importing an SVG?

I have imported an SVG file to create a shape from it, selected 2D, and added bevel on my item. The problem is I get sharp edges which I am not able to get rid of, I need a nice round look. Any ...
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Align 2 objects edges side by side - Align multiple vertices to nearest edges automatically

Trying to : Align 2 objects edges side by side OR Align one set of edges from one object to another set of edges from another object OR Align multiple vertices to nearest edges automatically I have ...
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Loop Cut Not Going All The Way (No Ngons No Duplicates)

I have a very simple mesh with all quad faces and no duplicate vertices. Still the XY loop cut doesn't go all the way round the mesh. Attaching the blend file for your reference.
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How can eliminate edges connecting surfaces?

I just started 3D modeling on blender again, but I'm still at the beginning. I was trying to create the shape in the screenshot but when I joined the edges I created two edges in the middle of the ...
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Loops cuts and geometry

Beginner here. Can't work out what's wrong with the mesh to get the below. Have made sure there aren't any doubles and that everything is a quad and the normals are pointing in the right direction, ...
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Offset Edge wrong Width

I wish to offset the edge by 5mm. I used Offset edge, but I don't understand the unit of the Width that you put in. I does not seem to be correctly working. Any advice?
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how do i make these edges parallel?

hei guys, i am trying to figur out how to make these two sides parallel to each other... you can see in the picture which side i want to be parallel to the opposite side.
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Properly/completely reset normals

I have a really strange problem and it's driving me mad. I've done it several times before and never had an issue with the normal bake like this but now despite all my efforts there are visible edges ...
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Why is the bevel crossing on this edge?

Every time I try to bevel this edge on the left that was made identical to the other edge on the right, it either crosses or only bevels one side of the edge. I have recreated the edge from scratch a ...
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Why does doing a "connect vertex pair" [ J ] of shared vertices of 2 intersecting planes only cut 1 plane?

While I was working on this answer How can I smoothly connect 2 faces with a curve?. I noticed something weird when two (2) faces are intersecting each other and sharing exactly the same vertices. You ...
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How to select multiple vertices in order?

I can manually select multiple vertices in order and press J to connect them with edges. But I don't want to manually select vertices. I need whatever selection method available to select them in ...
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Join multiple edges/faces to one face

I have this bottom side of a phone on which are multiple faces/edges. Is there a way to join them to one face? I already tryed fill (F) but that doesn't work.
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BMesh: does an edge include itself in the disk cycle?

I'm basing my work on BMeshUnity and there's something that could be a bug in its disk cycle implementation. Here's a log of a simple triangle face, numbers are indices for each element, focus on each ...
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Why two adjacent faces appear like this? [duplicate]

When I tried to combine edges of two separate parts, I chose Edge->Bridge Edge Loops, and weird shadows appeared as if the new faces were not flat. Anyone knows why? Thanks a lot.
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How to select all polygons within a selected edge perimeter?

Is there an easy way to select all polygons within a selected edge boundary? Selecting each polygon manually would be a pain.
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How to create vertices between intersecting edges?

In Edit Mode, how do you create vertices between intersecting edges? Are there any shortcuts?
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How do I create stitches the easy way with loop tools

So here are two images, one before creating the stitches, (using skin modifier, and making the small edge loops small cubes that look like stitches) How do I make it look like this without the above ...
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Sharpening blades in blender

I have a blade that visually appears extremely low poly, however, when I attempt to apply effects like subdivision surface, it seems to just make it smoother and less sharp, even when set to simple. ...
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Vertexes, edges and faces not lighting up when selecting

I am new to blender. I am following the chair tutorial from the blender Guru. Only my vertices, edges and faces are not lighting up anymore when selected. So I cant see what I am selecting. Selecting ...
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Why can't apply edge loop on the selected face? [duplicate]

Very beginner in Blender. I drew this simple box, and now I want to apply an loop cut to the select face in order to extrude part of my face,. When I try to insert the loop cut, Blender add loop only ...
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Inconsistent metal texture

Everywhere on the object the texture is nice flat and consistent, but in this part it is quite rough and I don't know what to do with it. I tried almost everything, even modeling it again. The ...
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how can i fill edges between two objects [duplicate]

I cut a hole in the landscape so that I can fit a cylinder in. Now I want to fill the edges of the landscape's cut hole with the circumference of the cylinder - in a way that the cylinder will still ...
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Creating a Circle on a Face and Connecting Geometry

I'm trying to create simple circular eyes to this model while making sure I maintain a mesh with quad topology but it's causing some weirdness on the surface. Some steps I took to get here: Created a ...
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How do I fix the shading on these edges? [duplicate]

I'm currently splitting off the hair of this model from the body before I fix up any issues with it, but the shading on the edges where the hair used to start is extremely dark and weird, despite ...
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Extrude from PNG or SVG? [duplicate]

I'm very new to this. I need to create objects which seem to have solidity from imported images. I'm cutting out in Photoshop some original artwork and from these I'm trying to make them seem 'thick'. ...
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How to model a pyramid of specific lengths for each edge?

I am trying to model a triangular based pyramid and have a unique length for each edge. I am new to blender and finding it difficult. The pyramid I am trying to model has a base of edges length 53 / ...
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Loop cut scaling works on all edges except the elected one

I'm trying to scale down a loop cut I select. When I do the selection operation the scaling affects all the edges except for the one I clicked on to select the loop cut and I do not know why this ...
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Moving edges and vertices UVs on one half of an objects UV map

I am trying to straighten the UVs of one half of my pegboard, but I can't straighten the edges without it interfering with the other UV half of the pegboard. I did all this in Maya and I no longer ...
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Knife tool, Subdivide faces, edge select do not work in blender at all to make a rudimentary split face

I dont understand why something that should be so simple in any 3d modeling software doesn't work in Blender All I want to do is splice these faces to add a door to my floor plan I tried using the ...
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Compare to objects and delete the difference

I have multiple objects with the same topology, UV, and vertices indexes but with different shapes. I changed the topology of one of them (basically, I manually quadrangulated it) and I want to repeat ...
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How To Change Shortcut For Edge Loop

What category is the Edge Loop shortcut in? Ctrl+R is awkward and hurts my wrist and I want to change it. Thanks.
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How to dissolve faces after joining objects

How to dissolve faces after joining objects,I mean How to remove edges between two faces after joining their objects?
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Any way to prevent this 'pinching?' with the cylinder?

I want to create a looping animation with moving red blood cells along with letters of the different blood types, I used and modified a cylinder in edit mode and this is the result, however there is a ...
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Divide an edge at an existing vertex? [duplicate]

I had two unconnected edges, I turned on snap-to-edge and grabbed a vertex of one of my edges and dragged it, such that it snapped onto the other edge. I was hoping the edge, that now has this vertex ...
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unwanted sharp edges on shade smooth object

I have imported some CAD object. It is made of triangles and the edges have some sort of bevel: I want to smooth it out. When I use Shade Smooth, it works fine, except for those bevelled edges which ...
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Loop selection with imported models

I imported a model of a credit card and want to round the edges with the bevel tool. Is there a short way to select all the edges around the card without doing it manually edge by edge? Loop select ...
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Edge split modifier is not working at all

In this tutorial (https://youtu.be/71WnmX1UrEk?t=425), the creator smooths out his table tennis bat by either using the Edge Split modifier. I'm using Blender 3.15 (or similar), and I can't get this ...
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Completely fill the bottom of an object that has holes (including the holes)

I 3D scanned an object, which created a base that I want to keep but that has holes going through it. I don't mind them at the top but I want to create a (semi) flat bottom, so the object can properly ...
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Where is the Offset Edge feature in Blender 3.2

quick question: Im trying to find the "Edge > Offset Edges > Offset" in blender 3.2 while in edit mode having selected a 2d mesh, does anyone know where its gone; Image below shows ...
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Parts of Loop Cut snapping to nearby edges?

I'm fairly new to Blender and I am trying to follow a tutorial. It's wanting me to make edges clearer using loop cuts instead of making creases. My problem is that it makes the cut just fine, but if I ...
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Final render keeps smoothing hard eyes

I'm new in blender and I'm sure this is something really easy to fix but after looking for solutions I couldn't find any. I have this models with hard edges but when I do the final render they get ...
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Smoothing the edges of an fbx file

I want to import an fbx file and texture it, but when you have a closer look at the model you can see the single edges, even though I used auto smooth and applied shade smooth. To use the subdivide ...
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How can I make my blade material more realistic?

How can I highlight the edges and overall make the sword's blade more realistic? I'm trying to make a game asset Edit: I removed the normal map, made the edges thicker, and lowered the roughness. I ...
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How to fold edges?

Iam learning blender and trying to recreate this model. As you can see, my model has sharp edges and because of it, the outfit look paper thin. The other guy's model on other hand, his edges look ...

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