Questions tagged [edges]

An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices.

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How do I make every triangle to quad at once?

Is there a way to make every triangle back to quads? It looks like i have press something wrong yesterday and now every quad is a triangle. Is there a quick solution? Or do I have to press f thousands ...
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Snap vertex along axis to edge?

Is there a way to move a vertex along an axis for it to then stop when it reaches the angled edge and snap to it. When I try to using the snap tool, the vertex just goes past or does't reach the edge ...
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Extrude along three edges

I am currently learning how to use Blender. I want to extrude this upper face along the three edges so that it extrudes into the tip of a pyramid, if that makes sense. Hope you understand what I mean ...
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How can I add sharp edges at the end of semicircle's vertices?

blender beginner here. I'm modelling a cap, and after doing a semicircle shaped hole, I couldn't find a way to make the lower corners of the hole sharp looking. Can anyone suggest a solution? Thank ...
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How can i Support edges with Subsurf Modifier on a Concave shape?

I have tried everything, from Supporting edge loops to creasing and Baveling. Shrinkwrapping. and even creating the Object flat and then bend it with Lattice. But no metter what i tried its alawys ...
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How do you add an edge around a hole?

I was hoping someone a little more experienced with Blender could help me out here. I'm working on making a low poly helmet when I encountered an issue, I would like to add an edge where I have drawn ...
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3D Viewport Increase Selected Edge Thicknes

Looking for setting to change Edge thickness. Currently selected edges are to thin and difficult to see.
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How to separate 2 faces connects by an edge

I want to separate these so I can put one edge over the other later on.
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should the size of polygons of a 3d model be the same?

I recently learned from my previous question, that it's better make faces with 4 verts. It really helped me with lots of things, unwraping, texturing, etc. To reduce the poly counts of my models, I ...
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Merge overlapping, differently sized faces in large model

I have a code-generated model that has a lot of very regular but overlapping geometry. I am looking for a method to automate merging faces that share so much geometry, and overlap. In some cases there ...
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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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Weird sharp edges on a smooth shaded mesh

I have some random sharp edges on my smooth shaded mesh, i would like to remove them I have tried clearing doubles, clearing custom edge split normals data, using bevel but none of them does the job ...
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What are the best ways of designing sword topology?

I'd like to model the sword in the reference image below, but I'm not sure how to design the topology of the blade while avoiding the use of (1) a triangle at the tip or (2) a quad with two vertices ...
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Knife Project mesh without faces

Is there a way to cut these dome shaped edges with another mesh/curve? Knife project, Bisect and Booleans only work with meshes that have faces.
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How to create curved edges (something I thought was impossible) like this internet example? [duplicate]

I have always believed that edges are always straight in Blender, that that is just how it works. then I ran across topologyguides.com. Their tutorials are terse, but take a look at this one and in ...
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Why don't Edges appear when I switch to wireframe shading on an object?

I'm very new to blender so I'm trying to follow this tutorial on creating a base mesh. At 2:37, the guy in the video presses z and turns on wireframe shading on the object. On his tutorial, all the ...
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Shading Issue on Sharp Cutting Edge of an Axe

I'm working on a model of an axe and I've run into a bit of a shading issue on the very sharp edge of the axe when it's viewed from certain angles. Update: I added a picture of the face orientation. ...
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How to curve vertices in a vertex group to a bezier curve?

I'm new to blender so please bear with me. I have a group of vertices I want to fit to a curve. I tried using a simple deform and couldn't quite the results to look like what I wanted. Is there a way ...
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Is there a way to make a five sided bolt out of a 32 sided disk opening?

I am somewhat new to blender and I am trying to hone my modeling skills with a focus on good topology. I am modeling a fire hydrant currently and the end of the pipe openings or valve attachments has ...
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Loop cut stops at quad

How come this loop won't connect all the way around? The direction and topology seems to be correct. There are 6 vertices selected here with a box select, and I've done "Merge by distance" ...
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Why is my wood plank rendering not showing the mesh edges?

I am trying to render multiple meshes using a python script. Each mesh receives the same texture taken from a standard wood picture I found online. Why does it look like one big lousy piece of wood? ...
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should the polygons of a model be squares/rectangles?

I don't really know how to ask this question, I googled, but I couldn't explain myself in a very short line in the google search bar, so I didn't get any result, so I thought it would be better to ask ...
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Why do convex curves with sharp edges automatically flatten?

I've been making a few weapons for a short while now and I've found that a similar issue arises pretty commonly. This time I've noticed that when making a convex portion of a blade with an edge that ...
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Make displacement flat near edges?

As you can see below, I have a displacement texture on two separate meshes that I want to perfectly connect. I tried using an add-on called Y.A.V.N.E to connect them but haven't gotten good results. ...
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How to get normal of the edge

In the Blender api, it is possible to get the normal of the vertex and face, but it is not possible to get the normal of the edge. Is there any formula for calculating normal of the edge or some other ...
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Duplicate and scale edges but keep in the same mesh

So I am working on a low poly car, I forgot to add more detail around the wheels, so I want to add new edges at the exact position as the current but scaled up. I am not the most advanced blender user ...
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Beginner’s help - How to make a disk with perfect semicircular edges

I have failed for the last two hours in making a disk with perfect semicircular edges like this image I was trying to make a very short cylinder and then Bevel upper and lower faces, but that ...
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Issue with join when shaded smooth

I'm new to Blender and am trying to get my head around things and practice what I've learnt. I'm sure I've done something wrong order here, but I'm having an issue: I modelled a glass with a handle, ...
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Extend Blender Python Class

Note: both Blender SE and google are currently useless for this somewhat simple subject, so bump this question up for others like me. I would like to extend a blender class (BMesh.types.BMEdge) into ...
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Is it possible to render a mesh without faces? [duplicate]

I have a question about rendering an animation. For a research project I am trying to animate displacements on a steel frame. This steel frame has vertices and edges. In my script I just updated ...
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Bevels Edges/Curves Don't Align [duplicate]

I am trying to bevel the corner of a cube, but the depth of the bevel for each edge of the corner is different. Figure 1 shows how'd I like the longer edge bevel to look. Figure 2 shows how I would ...
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Making edge loops flat

I was following a tutorial and I had to extrude the character's arms but the edge loop wasn't flat and the Instructor flattened the edge loop by scaling it on y by 0. I tried doing the same but it ...
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Help! Normals rendering every edge in substance and marmoset!

Teaching myself blender and am having a blast, but during test bakes im running into this issue that has me smashing my head against the key board. No matter how many times i smooth, sharpen, or ...
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I'd like to add an edge loop around not connected faces

So, I'd like to add something like edge loop around these faces to manipulate them (e.g. change size in the middle of each. I'm making a broom, by the way. ).
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How do you store the edge locations of a cube with python?

Basically I want to find the edges for the default cube, so I can store their location, then use the locations to draw grease pencil strokes. I have been successful at figuring out how to print out ...
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How do I use the alt left-click shortcut to select an edge loop without making the closest vertex active?

Sorry if this is a dumb question, I'm a beginner to Blender. At 6:55 in Part 1, Level 3 of the Modelling - Blender Beginner Tutorial by Blender Guru, he uses alt left-click to select an edge loop of ...
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Making panel gaps without adding edge-loops

Problem: I'm modeling a car and (unfortunately) thought too late about shutlines (panel gaps). Now, as I have my finished exterior, I've tried making the panel gaps by creating them as a separate ...
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corner curvature control with Subdiv modifier

I am working on the Gurus chair tutorial at the moment. There is this rounded inner corner which follows the wanted curvature quite nicely by using the subdivision modifier. The curvature is defined ...
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How do I seperate shared vertices when creating seams for UV unwrapping?

I have a square mesh, I create a seam along the top edges (like a lid) and I UV unwrap the whole thing. The UV mesh looks correct, but when I select an edge, the corner vertice is shared by an edge ...
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How do I change my Edge Loop color from yellow to blue?

I'm just starting out on Blender and I'm finding the yellow edge loops on the grey object color a bit harsh on the eyes. How do I change this so when I use the edge loop shortcut CTRL R, the preview ...
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Connect edges crease problem [duplicate]

I am very begginer with blender, as you see when I press F to create faces it creates automaticly creases in that place only, in the upper part that I made before it made everything smooth, what am I ...
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edge deformed when smooth shading is on

Can someone please help me figure out why this happens? I merged every single vertice on that edge, Now the automatic weights, when applied don't apply correctly to that hand as it does on the right ...
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Merging 2 face loops into 1 - Topology

So I'm trying to merge two face loops into one like so: would it be detrimental to do this using tris? If so is there any way of doing this with quads only? Any help is appreciated, thanks!
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Black Outlining of 3d objects in blender 2.82 theme/splash screen “The Tram Station” by Andry Rasoahaingo

I recently downloaded blender 2.82 theme file "The Tram Station" from blender.org(link:"The Tram Station"). One thing I did not understand that how were the outlines of 3d objects created? I searched ...
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Bevel Weight on edges

What is significance of Bevel Weight? In what circumstances it should be used and how it changes model geometry?
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Edge loop reduction at the wrist

Is this a good idea? Is this going to cause trouble when animating the hand bending and twisting? If it's incorrect, please could you help and advise where would be the best place to reduce edge loops ...
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How to add thickness to the edges

I have written a script to draw a curved line. I need some help to add thickness to it. I have tried to add skin but the thickness is too big. If I scale it down the shape is disturbed. I also tried ...
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Create watertight seal between edges without joining the objects

Hello Blender community, For a CFD simulation I am trying to run, I have created a cube shaped environment with multiple planes. I need the separate planes as each plane has different properties in ...
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Priorities of edge colors in Blender

What are the visual priorities of edge colors in blender? How it decides which color to show when edge is marked with different properties?
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Vertex doesn't belong to edge

So i activated snap to edge mode and i extruded a vertex to another edge at 90 degrees. The problem is that the vertex and the new edge are not connected. How can i make that specific vertex to belong ...

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