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An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices.

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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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How can I snap my vertex exactly to an edge, if the edge is at an angle?

So I am relatively new to blender, and I havent found an answer to this yet. I have two different objects, and I want to snap my new extruded vertex exactly onto this edge on another object, while ...
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Fill a mesh of edges without adding new edges or creating non-manifold geometry

I have a large surface of non-manifold geometry that I would like to repair. I have tried deleting the faces and then using fill. This roughly works but generates new edges and recreates a lot of the ...
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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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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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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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bridge edge loops making a weird angle between two cylinder

Tried bridging two cylinders with bridge edge loops and with addon loop tools: bridge both ways still makes this weird shape?
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Show crease value for selected edge. Python

I need a help with this. I know it exist in N panel Item tab I want this block in my custom addon panel, no need to be editable fields, just show values if edge/s selected.
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Merge edges by distance in center?

I have been working on a mirrored mesh. Now I want to apply the mirror modifier and sew the middle edge loop of the mesh together by selecting it and merging the faces by distance. So I choose Merge ...
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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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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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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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How to avoid creases on certain areas of a model when using subdivision modifier

Sharp edges Bacically while trying to sharpen edges of one part of my model it causes another part of model, which needs to be smooth, to become sharper. I understand why this is happening but I ...
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Intersect coplanar edges with creating new vertices

I'm trying to switch from SketchUp to Blender and have some issues with flat surfaces. In SketchUp if I copy any line and it intersects another it creates new point on intersection automatically. It's ...
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Extrude edge along normal by a specified distance

I'm trying to create a roof on an existing building mesh. I thought I would do this by extruding this edge: So I extruded it down the Z axis: But I need it to go "inwards" a bit on the Y axis, like ...
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How do I fix these faces? Weird shapes

I'm having a problem with the faces in the corners of this pillow where they keep reverting back to a weird jagged shape that's very noticeable at certain angles. I tried adding an edge in the middle ...
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Unable to create a dashed edges with Freestyle

I am trying to make an object that is rendered in wireframe with dashed edges. So far I am working on a model which is using Freestyle. I have tried a lot of settings but still not achieving what I ...
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Weird shading on a sharp object

I'm trying to make an object that would keep some of the edges sharp, but it's causing a weird shading on the corners. How do I fix that, if I want to keep the bottom, the top and the side sharp (they'...
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How to fix edges on bottom part of my handle?

I want it to look the same as the top handle of the cup in the fourth pic where there's a clear cut of 4 edges
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How do I remove multiple uv coords?

The problem: I have a 3d model and have uv unwrapped it. The vertices have multiple uv coordinates, which the exporter that I am using does not support. Examples: An object with multiple uv coords ...
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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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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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