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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Issue with bridge between two edge loops

I'm trying to bridge a circle with an edge loop of a complex model (see next picture.) However, when I select both edge loops and select to bridge both edge loops (via space => mesh: bridge edge ...
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Is variable mean crease achievable?

Is there a way to define edges with variable mean creases? Well, more like crease values associated with vertices instead of edges, which would make an edge have variable crease values, e.g. if one ...
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Problem with bridge connecting to edges of face instead of round extruded part

I'm very new to blender, so sorry if I am asking a dumb question. I have been following the Donut tutorial from Blender Guru and I'm now creating the Coffee cup. The handle is done and I'm now trying ...
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Is there a simple way to cut a face or add an edge to an existing face?

Subdivide takes a single face and divides it into quads. I only want to add a single edge to the face off to the side. Most of the answers I found on the internet recommend using the Knife tool but ...
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Un-Subdivide - Remove loops on one axis

Whilst trying to make some geometry I have inadvertently introduced a number of edge loops that have effected my model causing the stripey effect shown in the screenshot. Is there any way of un-...
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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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Procedual textures/masks: Is it possible to get a sharp edge from bevel node result?

I am trying to procedurally mask all edges of any kind of mesh with a sharp edged line in blender. Using pointiness from the geometry node for that task has two main disadvantages for me: First, I ...
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Interactively even out edge loops [duplicate]

Is it possible to even out this edge loop by its adjacent loops: So it becomes: I know in this very simplified example I could just delete it and recreate the edge loop. But what I want is a more ...
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How to bevel these edges cleanly?

Im struggling with this bevel, and so if anyone has the time to take a look I'd really appreciate it. Im trying to relicate the bevel on these edges: For reference, it is meant to look like this: ...
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Hard edges appear on Material Preview, but mesh Normals and Normal Map fine, no seams or edges

I'm getting what appear to be either flipped normals or seams on the Normal map, but the mesh seems to be fine, and the normal map appears fine as well. There's only one material on the mesh. Any ...
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Deleting a face leaves weird ghost edges

After removing a face from a box 2 ghost edges were left behind. I can't select them nor delete them using x -> edges. as you can see, when I select those 2 ...
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I would like to make these edges “curve”, any quick tips?

Anyone know an easy way to make the edges where the tv screen meets the tv (see picture) smoother so it doesn't appear fake in a close up? Need to add points to round out the screen more but don't ...
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Edges selected as dotted lines. Cannot slide or move

I use Blender 2.9. I am trying to make this stand alone cooker top. The edges were working fine. I then selected the little edge we see at the top and 'Edge Slide' it to move it lower along the 2 ...
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Can I add more loop cuts to an existing loop cut?

Sorry if this title is confusing, but what I'm looking for is pretty simple in concept. Essentially, I'm making use of loop cut & slide to slice up long objects, and then using a Curve modifier to ...
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What's causing these weird creases in my mesh?

(Searched around here and couldn't find an answer) I'm attempting to create new edges from these two selected vertices, but when I do, I'm getting these strange creases that deform the mesh in ...
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How to set multiple edge lengths to one measurement [duplicate]

I have a project im working on and every edge length is random. I would like to be able to enter a numerical value to set every edge to the same length. All edges are connected to vertices. I tried ...
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How can I select multiple edge loops?

I know that I can select an edge loop in edit mode by pressing Alt and clicking on an edge. But if I try to select multiple edge loops by holding down shift while selecting a second one, it does not ...
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Subdivide an edge to follow circular shape

Is there a way I can subdivide this so that it would increase the resolution of that edge? I want the new vertices to follow the circular shape
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Split an edge in two?

Is there a simple and quick way to add a vertex to an existing edge? I mean in a similar manner (Ctrl+R) like a loop cut for the whole object? My current workflow is, deleting the edge completely, ...
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How to select edge rings between two edges?

Holding Ctrl you can select the Shortest Path between two selected egdes. This essentially allows you to select a range edgeloop. Like so: Ctrl+Alt+LMB will allow you to select and edge ring like so:...
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Curve has Rounded Edges. Sharp edges wanted

I imported a wavefront (obj) with curvedata from Rhino. My problem is, that all curves have a rounded edge when I look at them in object mode. In edit mode, everything looks good. When I convert the ...
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question about shading and topology of the mesh

I have a question about bad shading on a mesh. I was following this dude's tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOiVIeOxrMU then as always something happened to me that did not happen in the video ...
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Automatic welding in blender

I'm a newbie here trying to rig a character that was made with a3d scanner- the rigging went relatively well but it seems that once I test my character using the rig it breaks in certain places, ...
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I have Bevel Issues

I have this model when Enter Edit mode and make bevel to outer face some of vertices have issues Here is closer images
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Smoothen an Arc

I'm completely new to Blender. I am trying to smoothen out the arc. however when I'm using the Shade smooth or Subdivision surface modifier, the whole shape crashes. is there a way to smoothen out the ...
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Grime follow Edge of Faces

I want to make a procedural material to create a panel that has grime following the edges of the face, sort of like an old retro texture, or a minecraft block. It needs to work on stretched faces as ...
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Create additional Edges when subdividing

When I make clothing and subdivide one piece that I am going to sew together with some other piece, I want addtional edges to be created. So, suppose I have this: In that case, I dont want it to be ...
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Edge won't go away, no matter what I try, and it can't be selected

theres a loose edge in my blend file and i tried delete loose, clean up, remove doubles, EVERYTHING. i worked hard on this model and i can't let it go to waste. anyone help?
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Join tool removes height of multiple objects

I am fairly new to Blender and I am struggling to join multiple ellipses with the Join tool in object mode. I am trying to model a hatchet handle however with multiple lofted ellipses. In order to ...
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hard/soft edges set normal angle

how can I set se normal angle of an edge, to make it soft, hard or something inbetween?? (without beveling, withou more geometry) I do it in maya selecting the edge ...menu/mesh display/set normal ...
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edit mode grab tool doesn't work as expected

I thought this would have been a common problem to encounter but I hasn't seen any questions about it being asked. It may have been me clicking the wrong shortcut but my grab tool doesn't work as ...
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Texture stretching at edge even though UV map says it's fine

Why is this happening and how do I fix it? I'm still new and following this anvil tutorial but the texture is stretching over one edge and also sort of looks like I've put a seam where I haven't. It'...
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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 to Crease the Edges Correctly?

In the picture below I use subdivision and I want to make the angle of this half circle hole sharp But when I do edge crease, the topology overlaps and creates bad shading; I don't want to add a ...
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How can I disable the connected edges gradient?

Whenever I select a vertex, Blender highlights all connected edges with orange gradient. I find this super distracting and it's quite difficult to see complex vertex selections. How can I disable the ...
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Why can't I dissolve this edge? [duplicate]

Hey Im new in blender and I'm having what appears to be a simple problem, why cant I dissolve this edge? I made a plane and I loop cut it to make the hole in the middle I dissolved the other edges ...
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Edge loops problem + modeling by set of panes

I'm beginner and I'm modeling Campana Factory. I already created tower. My 1st approach was to model 1 quarter of it then mirror it in X & Y axis and change front after that. But while modeling ...
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Why aren't my edge loops scaling from the center?

When I use Edge Loop Select and try scale the edge it doesn't seem to scale evenly. It is off center or large on one side than the other, even if the object is symmetrical. It looks as if the scale ...
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How to paint the edges of an object? [closed]

I kindly ask you for help with my project. This is one of my first models and I would like to finish it, however, I suck at materials and texturing. My model: Reference: -How do I create this yellow ...
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Can't remove edges on a surface to smooth it out

I'm new to blender and received a 3d model from a client they wish to modify by placing a logo on a large surface on the front. I've managed to add the logo to a plane and place it neatly where it ...
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How to get rid of sharp edges

I tried smoothing it out, but it still there. How do i get rid of it.
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How to limit select edge loops on seam?

Basically select edge loops will result like this: Is there any way (or script) to limit the select loop on seam quickly? so the result should be like this: EDIT: Bellow is example selection what i ...
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How to set absolute bounding box dimensions of a group of selected elements (vertices, edges or faces)

In Object Mode you can change the absolute Dimensions of the selected object, which are connected to the object's relative Scale....
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Smoothing edges and rings

How do you smooth out something like this?
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Can't dissolve edge without dissolving one next to it

Sorry if this problem has a pretty obvious solution, but I only recently started using Blender, and I can't figure out why this is happening. I have an edge, which I separated into 2 edges (they also ...
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Need help joining 2 edges

I need to close this object, as you can see on the pictures there is a space between the walls, I need to join the edges in a triangular shape, keeping the same wall orientation. I hope you understand ...
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Alt + left-click not working anymore in Blender 2.8?

I don't know why but it seems Alt+LMB is not working for edge loop selection in blender 2.80. Is it a bug? Or is there's a new shortcut for that?
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Bridge Edge Loops creates a Sharp Face

I am trying to follow the Teacup tutorial by Blender Guru. I have made my cup and it's handle and I am trying to bridge the edge loops to merge the other part of the handle back into the cup. However ...
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Select edges by length?

Is it possible to select all edges with a specific length? I have a very exotic problem. In a computer game model, there is audience projected on several billboards, and depending on a billboards ...
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Cut with CTRL+MINUS key combination

I watched a video explaining how to cut a door into a cylinder by using a cube. See video here => https://streamable.com/qjp0xu The cut is created using the CTRL+Minus key. I tried to recreate that ...

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