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An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices.

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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 ...
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Duplicating an object while perfectly aligning each edge

I would like to duplicate this object four times along the x axis: I can do this by duplicating it and manually moving it roughly into position: But how do I do it properly, such that each edge of ...
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Why am I not getting a sharp, creased edge?

All of the sharp edges are creased, but one side is not sharp like the other for some reason. This side should be like this side And if I try to add a crease on the corner, I get this
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Rotating an edge around another without stretching edges

How do I go about rotating an edge around another while keeping all edge lengths the same? On the included screenshot, I'd like to move the orange edge freely around the white edge without any edges ...
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How to get rid of straight edges in Multiers modifier

I'm modeling up a body shape, when I add a Multiresolution Modifier to it and view it in object mode, there is a persistent loop of sharp straight edges around the waist. How can I smooth this ...
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(2.8) Bevel tool not duplicating edge correctly

I apologize if the title doesn't get the problem across properly, I'm new to blender so not very familiar with the correct terminology, and not a native english speaker. When I try to bevel the edge ...
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How to set select UV edges to specific value or make the selected UV edges same length?

I want to distribute my vertices evenly after editing my UV mesh. However even though there are some edit addons they don't work for UV components. Is there any addon or way to set UV edges to same ...
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How can i make the railing follow the curve on these stairs?

I have created a path from an edge but i don't know how to align these railing poles to the stairs. I've tried using array and curve modifier but it is all black magic to me and i cannot figure it out ...
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How can I select only external edges in this mesh?

I want select only external edges in this mesh, because i want to extrude them to remove empty areas.
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Normal map from sculpt recieves polygon edges

Now, I know the following is more likely to occur with bad topology. But as is is very hard to achieve such a clean topology that there aren't occuring any artifacts, I want to know what the technical ...
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Why the Anti-aliasign doesn't work in edit mode?

Why in my viewport are the lines horrible like this? How to solve? My viewport config
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Extruding edges into cards?

I'm modeling cacti at the moment and wondered if it was possible to use the base shape's edges to create needle cards somehow. I've tried to duplicate the wanted edges into a separate object from ...
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Selecting multiple edge loops using a directional keyboard shortcut? Blender 2.78

I'm coming back to Blender after a long break and I seem to have forgotten a shortcut I used. I recall me being able to select multiple edge loops in ascending and descending order using a directional ...
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strange mesh after preview rendering

I'm a new blender user, i was wondering why do i have strange black line after preview rendring my mesh, when i'm in edit mode everything looks normal, also dont't have doubles so i don't understand ...
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Creating structure on the surface of a sphere

I currently started working with Unity and require a few 3d models for my game idea. I want to use Blender for this and have so far up to zero experience with it. I have a sperical planet as the game ...
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Specific vertices shoot off in random directions when bevelling

I am currently trying to create a basic wheel-like shape to test out blender and work out some of the key shortcuts on Mac. I am encountering an issue when I try to bevel specific edge loops, please ...
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How to smooth adjacent faces

I'm a first time blender user trying to make an engagement ring from scratch. While making the ring I did a boolean cut, along the inside of the ring, which I think added some hard edges into my ...
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Bevel Problems with imported SVG

i'm new to blender so please be nice. I imported a SVG (Logo) from Illustrator and want to bevel the edges, but it creates strange connections in the corners. I didn't do a double extrude. After ...
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Bevel Modifier is Not Showing in Object Mode

I've applied a bevel modifier, and set the edge data to "weight". As you can see in the upcoming image, the modifier is working; but only in edit mode: When I go back into edit mode, it looks like ...
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Duplicate and slide edge (rip from boundary)

I have a simple plane. I select one edge and I would like that edge to be duplicated and slid. I cannot rip the edge alt + v because it is on a boundary. I could extrude out from the shape to leave ...
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How to reconnect/extend edge loop

So I made an edge loop on horizontal along size the whole side of this object as you can see in the front, and where it is in red that is me extruding the selected face. However, I messed up and had ...
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How can I smooth out my model's sharp geometry after doing a boolean union on blender 2.8?

For this model I had several separate smooth objects and then I joined them together with the boolean modifier. After that my model became sharper and jagged at the points it connected. The 2nd ...
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Retopologizing — Is it bad practice to knife a face in order to make enough edges to bridge edge loops?

Let's say you want to connect two pieces of your topology using "bridge edge loops" but you have 2 edges on one side and 1 edge on the other. I'm tempted to use the knife to split a face, so that the ...
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Random sharp edges when adding the Subdivision Surface "it's made 100% out of faces with 4 vertices and there are no double faces, edges or vertices

I have this problem when adding the Subdivision Surface to my figure, it doesn't seem to smooth certain edges and I made sure that the figure was made completely out of 4 vertice faces and I also made ...
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How to deal with hidden edges

How do you guys generally deal with BAD hidden edges in Blender when working with animated character meshes? For example, I have a couple of them on my character's low-poly elbow that look terrible ...
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Blender Hair Simulation is making a Wall

In Blender 2.8, I made a grassy area and used hair simulation to create the grass. The only problem is that it seems to have created a wall on the edge of the plane. I have also noticed that as I ...
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2.8 What happened with the Edge Loops?

The Edge Loops selection function used to be in the Edge menu (ctrl + E) but now it's gone, and I guess can only be accessed from the bottom (now top) bar > Select > Select Loops > Edge loops. This ...
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How to geometrically simplify a door which contains creases?

I downloaded a high-quality door from an online source and this is what it looks like: But when you examine in wireframe view, there's a lot of edges/creases: I tried changing the ...
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Is there any way to select a smoothing group?

I have a mesh with designated sharp edges here and there, broken into few "smoothed" areas. I wonder if there is any way to select polygons within a "smoothed" area, that is surrounded by sharp edges? ...
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How can I connect a corner of a face to an edge of another face the easiest way?

How can I connect that in the easiest way?
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Connect Overlapping Faces/Verticles

Hello! I have problem to connect this column to the base like in the photo. I would like to connect that parts as one connected edges. Please help :(
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Subdivision while keeping Volume for Level of Detail

Is there a way to use the Subdivision Surface modifier on my mesh while keeping the silhouette more or less intact? The Catmull-Clark algorithm reduces the volume and the form of the mesh a lot. I ...
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rotating an edge without thining the shape

when we rotate edge, they keep the same size so the shape of the mesh change. is it possible to scale the edge to keep the same shape while rotating it ? That's the result I want to get with the ...