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An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices.

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Edges don't “stick” to Object in Edit Mode

Whenever I enter edit mode, these lines supposedly are the edges to edit. But they look to be very squared and detached instead of sticking on the object. Why is this happening?
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How to merge vertices without affecting custom split normals?

I have a model with some split edges that I want to merge: Both vertices and edges are duplicated along the selected edge loop. You can see the duplication in there being two vertex normals (blue) at ...
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Can I specify the direction along which Edge Slide follows?

I have an issue related to Edge Slide. During Edge Slide with mouse, I can specify a direction along which moving edges follows WITHOUT clamping by disabling clamp (by depressing C) when the edges ...
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Camera pose estimation by matching edges

I've a camera at known location and rotation from where an image of a model is rendered (Top left of the figure). The camera is randomly translated and rotated to a very close unknown location and ...
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Create tube from two edges

I have two edges that represent the top and bottom parts of a tube: I would like to be able to create a tube from that which fills in the rest of the data automatically, interpolating between the two ...
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Is proportional 3D weighted decimation on cubic objects possible?

i´ve been thinking the last two days how to calculate this problem with blender, maybe im stupid and it´s simple. i need a specific decimation calculation to transform blue into green img.A img.B ...
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Extrude along an edge loop by vertex

I have two mesh objects. I want to extrude one object in such a way that it traces another object. I could have sworn I'd seen this done in a tutorial once, but I can't remember how and can't find it ...
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Adding a vertex onto an angled edge in precise X position

I'm designing a part for 3D printing, but I do not know how to cut an angled edge at a precise absolute X position. I marked in red the place where I would like to insert a vertex. It's exactly 2 ...
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2.8 sharp color over seam color

Is it possible to change sharp edges beeing displayed over seams, like in the 2.79? Right now in 2.8 seams are on the top of the sharps.
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Slide edges with absolute values

I have a cylinder I wish to adjust the length of. This is simple when aligned to one of the three axes, as I'd just grab the end edges, set the axis, and type the distance to move by. However, this is ...
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Ctrl + B bevel not beveling from center of edge

I remember solving this issue by changing the origin once or something, but now I don't remember what to do and when I CtrlB, it offsets the bevel
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Edge Crease and multiple subsurf modifiers

If you crease an edge, then subsurf modifier won't round it. But if you have 2 subsurf modifiers, the second will ignore the crease and round the edge. Is there a way around this? I have a situation ...
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Visual indicator for border of the mesh

is there a way to permanently show me what the edge border is? In Meshmixer it's a blue color, in Softimage its turquoise. It would be extremly helpful to discover doubled vertices, open meshes, wrong ...
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split edge at multiple points without distorting uv or other data

Here's a bmesh edge: +-----------------------------+ Say I want to cut it at multiple points, in the middle and 3/4 from the end like so: ...
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Does Blender guarantee the order of the vertices around a polygon?

When looping through the vertices of a polygon via polygon.vertices, does Blender guarantee that the order of the vertex indices is consecutive around the edge of the polygon? ...
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How to indent an object using edge loops without changing edge sharpness?

I am trying to make a small indent in the bottom of a gun I am modelling, like in the picture below. The problem is, in order to add this indent, I need to add detail to my mesh, in the form of more ...
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Accessing the object mode preview mesh, or reproducing it?

When in object mode with wireframe display, Blender only draws edges between non-coplanar faces, or edges which only belong to one face. For example this image shows switching between object and edit ...
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why is my displacement map not sharp?

The displacement map is an animation of the letters being engraved in the metal. The animation itself works just fine. The only problem is the edges of the letters. How can i get them straight instead ...
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Dissolve Edges in Text Object

I have a Text Object that I converted to a mesh: I would like to reduce all the unnecessary edges like in the picture below (including the two I could not get rid of): But instead of step by step ...
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How to evenly space edges?

Related to: How to evenly space vertices? However, I want to evenly space vertical or horizontal edges, and this tool does not work for the job.
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move loop selection to next or previous loop?

I am trying to move the selected loop to next loop (the first selected loop needs to be deselected as well, what i need help with is to move the selection not expand it. Is it any command in blender ...
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Merge vertex into an edge

I'd like to merge a vertex into an edge without subdivide the edge and merge the vertices; i usually use the knife tool, create a second vertex in the edge, set "cursor to selected" to the first ...
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How to change the edge loop direction?

No, i don't mean rotating the faces. I can't understand exactly how could i change the direction of the edge loop flow! And the problem is theoretical - i need to keep quads and i need to change the ...
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How to make a surface from multiples edge loops?

I´ve imported in Blender several edges loops. They have irregular shape and different numbers of vertices. (I've attached the file here). I want to generate a surface that follows the contour of all ...
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Blender Subdivide function works randomly. It can divide or not depending on unknown reason

Here is a problem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=851HPiQ0RaU&feature=youtu.be Whenever I try to use Subdivide in Blender it works randomly. Tryed on different machines, result is same. Randomly ...
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Only edges show in edit mode

I'm following donut tutorial on Youtube. I have problem in edit mode. When I enter it, instead of showing every face, edge and vertex it only shows those at end and only those can be edited. Mentor on ...
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Why do edges and vertices seem to double and triple when modelling?

Why does this happen? Edges and vertices seem to have tripled. I was really happy with my end result which is this below. But now my mesh is a mess of lines and I do not know what I did wrong and ...
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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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freestyle on workbench engin in blender 2.8

in blender 2.8 ,is there is any way to make real time freestyle on workbench engin or (real time edges outline) --- like CAD software (no lighting setup just focus on modeling design with clear sharp ...
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Subdivide all edges without creating new faces before applying wireframe modifier

I'm trying to model an object with a curvature, smoothen the curvature and turn it into a triangular grid. My current attempt is to triangulate, wireframe and then subdivide the object: Unfortunately,...
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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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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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Extrude and Bevel problems with SVG Curves

Alright, so I'm working on a background using a 2D logo I've created for myself in Illustrator. Ive decided that for starters, I want to turn the logo into a 3D object, with each path beveled on the ...
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Is there a way to get Blender display the nodes and edges of the national_trade_graph.x3d?

I am trying to get started. Pajek does well with outputing 2D graphs, e.g as SVG or JPG, but suggests X3D and several other choices for 3D output. I would prefer a Blender solution for visualization ...
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I have some weird shading issues

I'm kinda new in blender so I'm trying to improove by making some low poly characters. But as you can see, I've got some weird shading issues. I have no clue how to fix this. And before you suggest me ...
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How to join edges in the cylinder to the center in a symmetrical way?

I'm starting from extruding a circle along Z to have a cylinder without the basis. I want to create a basis like that in the photo, with all the vertices joined in the middle edge of the cylinder. How ...
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Sketchy look of geometry

How do I remove that small line extensions in EDIT mode that pop up from vertices and create that sketchy appearance in 2.8? I searched everywhere and cannot find option to turn that off. I like my ...
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Help with adding extra faces for extruding

So I added an edge loop to my model so I could extrude part of the face out. When I try to select the face I made, it selects the old, larger face that was there.
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i cannot move lines vertices independent from other adjacent lines/vertices in my model

I have a simple model and want to move some edges/lines etc. on one axise. Unfortunately Blender moves not only the selected line/edge and those which are directly connected but also nearby parallel ...
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How to Reset The Pivot Point of a Face in Edit mode

I have model that I've rotated some of the faces and I want to reset the rotation or the pivot point on that face (in edit mode). How would I accomplish that?
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How to fill in/collapse an indented cylinder onto a face

I'm new to blender so still figuring things out. I need to basically fill in the cylinder so that it no longer exists. I want to close up the half cylinder on the left, remove the edges in the center, ...
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how to bridge 2 set of edges of preserve the texture mapping (uv)?

I tried to bridge to edges but the result has the textured altered or stretched. Maybe the closest thing is to adjust position of the vertex by sliding the edge (correct uv turn on) then do the bridge....
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How to clean up overlapping edges?

See my attachment. There are actually 2 boxes overlap each other but they're not overlap at exactly the same positon. I slided one of the box a bit. So there are edges which are overlap each other , ...
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Vertex dots disappear after using knife project but edges remain

Let me start by saying im still learning and have been designing very simple stuff learning as I go. This has been giving me some trouble but I've always just kind of worked around it. There was a ...
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How to morph / merge / blend from one mesh to another?

Hi everybody im trying hard a way to have one clean mesh , wth a kind of morph inbetween two different and mismatching meshes . Anybody can help me with this? Thanks a Lot!
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How can I duplicate and translate a selection of edges constrained to the original mesh?

I have a rather large selection of edges on a subdivided plane. I would like to have duplicate edges right next to the original ones (on the same plane). In other words, each of the original edges ...
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Missing edges in edit mode

Why there is no edge inside red circle and why the edges seems to be raised inside blue circle though i didn't extrude those edges? And i didn't use any modifier. It's just in edit mode.
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Clone Brush doesn't paint seam

I been having this problem for years and been looking up tutorials and videos and can see people painting away seams super easily. I some times get seams that i can clone brush or texture over without ...
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Select faces within two cuts/edges

I got a subdivided mesh/face where a road should run along. So we have an outer and an inner edge. What I want to do now is delete all these faces that lie within the outer and inner cut/edge. Of ...
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Edges between flat faces and smooth faces are weird

I have a problem where the edges between flat faces and smooth faces are weird, but I can't figure out how to solve this. It shows up in render and makes the model look pretty bad. Any help would be ...