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An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices.

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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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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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Make edges parallel in blender 2.8

Is it possible to select a number of edges and change their orientation with respect to one of them?
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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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What are the colored/highlighted edges in edit mode?

There are red and pink edges on my mesh. What do these colored edges mean? How can I use them?
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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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Is there a way to place a single edge in the same way you place an edge loop?

I want to be able to press a shortcut, then hover over an edge, click it and then place a single edge (not an edge loop) just the same way I press Ctrl+R to place an edge loop. Also would be great if ...
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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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Is there a way to set an angle between to edges?

I've seen that it was part of the MeshTools-AddOn long time ago. I know that I have several ways to measure angles (through the Overlay, the MeasureIt AddOn or the default Measuring in Blender) but ...
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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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How to make edge length to always be multiple of a certain number?

I want to make a model whose edges' length (all of them) are always multiples of a certain number. Later on I want to apply a pixel-art texture and I need to have a 1:1 relationship between the ...
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Select inner edge of solidified mesh

I am following this tutorial, but I just can't get past step 10. No matter what I try I cannot select inner vertices. Here is my mesh after hitting A-KEY, it looks like the inner edges are not ...
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Scaling edge from multiple object with local transform is not working as expected

When I try to scale two edge of two cubes simultaneously in edit mode with local transformation orientation, the scaling center seems off. Here is a gif demonstrating the problem, I expect the ...
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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 to align/straighten adjacent edges? (Solved)

So I've looked on stack here, and I've also tried here, but I could not find what I was looking for. I remember looking at this tutorial once, and someone used a fast key or key combination to ...
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Cannot select anything but an edge highlighted in pink

When I opened a project that was left for a couple weeks, I was stuck in the situation as shown in the picture, where I could not select any other vertices or edges other than the edge highlighted in ...
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how can i intersect an object with a 2d plane?

fairly new blender user.. been searching how to do this.. i need to add the edges and vertices of the plane on the cube. i need to find a way to remove the top part exactly where the plane meets, ...
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Can I merge different edges

I have a lot of edges (pictured below) and, I want to merge them all together (which in turn would create extra vertices). Is there a way to merge all of these edges?
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Why does Blender think this edge is 26° when it's closer to 90°?

I was just playing around in Blender, and when I added an Edge Split modifier, I noticed that this edge wasn't getting split until I really dropped the degree value. So anyway, I turned on edge angles ...
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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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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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can I get number of edges connected to a vertex

I essentially want to put a fence up around the edge of my object, is there a way I can select all vertices with 3 edges connected to it? ...
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Shift + ctrl + b went wrong [duplicate]

After I pressed shift + ctrl + b + clicking with my mouse to round the corners for the first time, everything disappeared except small peaces of all my meshes. It seems like I made a clipping mask or ...
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UV Editor - It's selecting multiple vertices

How do I select only one vert/edge/face at a time without it selecting all the corresponding ones? It was working fine before and I must have hit a hotkey or something that has changed it. I've tried ...
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How can we remove overlapping edges?

I am cleaning up a friend's model and often run into this problem: Often, there are multiple edges of various lengths overlapping along the same line. Below is a visual example: ...that overlap to ...
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Non-mainfold geometry & 3D printing

I was designing a car body in order to 3D print it. I applied the solidify modifier to print it and exported as stl but is slicing very badly. I analyze my file with the blender 3D printing tools, ...
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Lengthen an edge infinitely (a.k.a. vanishing point)

I'm using Blender to make 2D perspective drawing materials for educational purposes. I'd like to demonstrate how the vanishing points change along with the camera angle. I know how to animate the ...
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I want to smooth hard edges without effecting other in close proximity [duplicate]

I want to smooth the edges in the red circle but I also want to keep the blue edge rough. I also want to smooth the blue edge along the horizontal line so the sharp cuts between the edges disappear.
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Vertically move several vertices while keeping their alignment [duplicate]

Here is my current object: I want to move the selected vertices up the Z axis, I want the vertices on the other side (i.e. top of the object, right of the picture) to stay in place, and I want the ...
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Can't connect two vertices with an edge

I'm pretty new to Blender, and what didn't seem to be a challenge to anyone gives me bad trouble. I'm trying to connect two vertices with an edge, they are highlighted in the first picture. However, ...
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Why is the loop cut tool stopping at one face? [duplicate]

I'm having an issue with a loop cut in the image below. The face I'm having the issue is the following: For other hand my intention is to have the part in blue in the below image totally straight and ...
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The edges connecting my vertices are loopy rather that straight. Is it possible do straighten them + if so how can this be done?

I am unable to change the loopy form of the edges and as a result cannot get sharp curves. Also, I believe the problem may have arose after creasing the edges, but am not 100% sure.
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Edge slide + copy

How can you do a simultaneous edge copy and slide; in the image: hoe can the selected edge be duplicated and slid to the front so that I have a face with 4 vertices?
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Undo not working in blender 2.8

According to: my undo doesn't work in 2.8, except in edit mode Global undo should be enabled in order to undo operations done in the editing tab. In my case, I added faces between two edge ...
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Is there a way to set the radius of an edge loop exactly by typing in a number somewhere?

New to blender. I am trying to adjust the radius (or diameter) of various edge loops on a cylinder. I know that I can do this via selecting the edge loop and using keyboard shortcut S. But is there a ...
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Split Edges doesn't work

I found a hard surface modeling technique in the video below (link) but i have no idea how to make it work. Skip to the minute 28:00 of the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJbxu_GLMz0&list=...
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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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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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Poking a face with beveled sides?

I am fairly new to blender, and I am trying to make a terrain that has beveled sides, but I want the top to look low-poly. I tried flattening the top to make it a single face in hopes that the ...
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gridfill error : Connecting edge loops overlap

This is the link of my video : https://youtu.be/vAUB8Zj4APg Here's the link for the blender file : https://www.dropbox.com/s/fz7f0s0l3tl0ob1/gridfill.blend?dl=0 Basically i just want to create ...
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edges.new - Edges Not Adding Correctly (black not solid orange)

I'm using a python script to create edges. For some reason, my script is recognizing some edges, displayed in solid orange. Others are not recognized the same and are displayed in black. (see image) ...
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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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Vertexes does not connect

I try to join two vertexes ( or two edges) from different meshes, but it does not join them. I tried in many ways, and I saw a very similar problem with solutions here, but it did not solve my ...
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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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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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distribute edge naturally

in general, i want to distribute edges from image1 into something like image2 , so it looks more natural. Is there any automation tool for doing this ?
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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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