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An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices.

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Create an edge parallel to the normal of a face from a given vertex

I'm wondering if there's a simpler way to do this. The way I ended up doing it, was by duplicating the face, creating a new transform from it. But I have to do this possibly hundreds of times and I ...
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Need help with inconsistent edge selection in python (using bmesh)

I've been writing a script for generating buildings but am running into issues with edge selection and (I suspect) bmesh. Specifically, I've written a function that determines an edge's direction ...
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How to naturally connect objects of different shapes

I want to connect objects of different shapes naturally. The part I'm going to connect to is the edge that has an empty face. Edge bridge does not apply because it has different shapes.
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Make low poly model a bit smoother?

Hi I am a beginner at Blender and I tried to make this pig model. I think it looks ok, but I would like to make it a bit smoother (the head mainly). Is this possible? I tried subdividing but that ...
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Softening sharp edges [duplicate]

I'm new at blender and I was trying to model a helmet. My problem is I want sharp edges on the eye area but when I add some extra edges all segment becomes sharper like in the picture below. I want ...
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Subdivision surface - dealing with edge support loops (pinching)

I'm trying to learn subdiv modelling, but now I'm facing with some issues. That is clear, when I want to sharpen an edge or a corner I have to use support loops. My issue is: when I do that, support ...
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How can i eliminate the edges from this mesh? [duplicate]

I'd want to extrude the face go this mesh but i can't understand how to eliminate the edges inside it
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Blender 2.8: Very hard to see selected vertices & edges in edit mode

I am running Blender 2.8 2019-04-30 hash e8daa615704b and it is very hard to see selected vertices & edges in edit mode. In the attached image the left and top edges on the forward face are ...
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How can I snap edges to grid lines?

I am very new to Blender and I'm having some trouble with grid snapping. I have absolute grid snapping enabled. If I select an edge or edge loop and attempt to snap to grid, it snaps in the correct ...
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How to circumscribe a cilinder around an irregular shape using edges of irregular shape?

How can I create a cylinder using these edges shown in the picture? Is there an easy way or any tutorial? Cylinder not with only 7 faces, round shape.
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How to move a Cut Loop and Slide using a measure

Im using centimeters as unit of length and I've created a plane. Now I want to make a edge loop and place it at 6cm from the left edge of the plane. I went in ...
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Questions about Ngons and Tris (for use in Unity)

I sometimes run into this problem; I want to add detail in my mesh or do a bevel for example. Then it can get complicated to keep the model in Quads without adding a lot of edgeloops. Now I am ...
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Bevel Tool is acting weird

I was planning on smoothing pretty much all hard edges on this model with the bevel tool. But on quite a few of the edges the tool does not work, giving chaotic results as in the picture. I have tried ...
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How do I get rid of curved edges that bridge the two edge loops together in attached model below?

I have a model of a Rook, after applying a sub div modifier and creasing a few edge loops I am left with these curved edges that form the bridges between the edge loops as shown in the image. Auto ...
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Giving thickness to a line [duplicate]

In 2D-space I have this simple line consisting of three vertices connected by two edges. How can I give thickness to this line? The thickness should only be in 2D. So in orthogonal bottom, top, left ...
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Geometry flips away in retopology

I have a problem in retopolgy. When i move an edge loop or a vertex loop the geometry flips away: As you can see some vertex been fliped in many directions. Also through geometry: Somone know if ...
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Retoplology : What are some techniques use for Hands and Feet?

I have successfully, retopologized most of my first humanoid female model. However I'm taking care with the hands and feet, I need more loops/cuts than are available in my arms/legs. I'm looking for ...
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Problem subdividing edge loop in a model

I have this model of a rook (chess piece) and I want to subdivide the top edge loop, but as soon I try to do that it forms a weird curvy edge loop. I have attached the model along with the pictures ...
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Unable to remove unwanted edges after fill

So i have a shape: That i fill: and after doing a "Limited dissolve" it looks a little better: But it leaves some edges that are impossible to delete without either deleting the face or ...
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bending meshes and edge to edge positioning

I can't make sharp edge bends (on the left top of the headlight for example). I am on subsurface=1 and smooth surface enabled. How can i make a sharp bend like in this photo below?
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Currect definition of edge loop

According to wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edge_loop an edge loop is: In a stricter sense, an edge loop is defined as a set of edges where the loop follows the middle edge in every '...
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Blender Edge Flow/UV Mapping help needed

I started a project recently with a sewer scene, and I'm trying to make a circular hole in the cylinder I'm using for the wall to make a ladder that leads into the sewer. However, when cutting the ...
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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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Is there anyway to snap to vertices while using Edge Slide with Clamp Off?

I am a precision modeler, which means I like to be exact instead of "eyeballing" things when I model. I am very happy to see the option to Edge Slide with Clamping Off in v2.75a, but I don't seem to ...
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Rotate group of objects over an edge

What I am trying to do is similar to what was asked here: Set edge as axis for surface rotation I am hoping to use an object's edge for rotation, but instead of simply the one object rotating around ...
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How to make a round point or a rounder point in this case, where edges come together and join into one vertex?

I would like to ask how to make a round point or rounder point in this case. Sorry I am a complete beginner and tried with the bevel and loop cut tool (loop cut did not work at all), the subdivision ...
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how to make straight edges smoother

Im creating low poly game assets, but i have a problem with my models. I want to make the edges of my object look smoother like the one in the photo below, before and after (this is not mine, its from ...
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I can't remove dark blue lines is't mark sharp?

I got a problem with the dark blue line, I thought this was a sharp sign, but after I pressed the Ctrl + E Clear Sharp button, but nothing happened, the dark blue line was still there. I'm using ...
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How to merge two faces by creating a third

I'm very new at blender and sometimes I get stuck in stupid problems, but I want to know how to merge two faces by creating a third as a "bridge". Here's a pic where I'm stuck I want to merge these ...
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Smoothing artificate with subdivision modifier

There is probally a simple solution. I'm using a subdivision modifier to create a smooth bevel, but some weird artifactes happen for some reason. Can someone explain me how to tackle such ...
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Impossible to select edge loops with shortcut [duplicate]

In Blender 2.8 it's impossible to select edge loops with Shift + Alt and left (or right) click. Why?
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Simple, easy to understand way to soften edges? [duplicate]

I come from Maya, I'm used to just selecting the edges or faces you want to be soft or sharp and clicking a button that says "harden edge" or "soften edge." Is there a way to do this in Blender? I can'...
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How to apply the bending effect to objects that are already beveled

I'm going to make a shape that looks like speed bumps. Make sure that the edges of the object are rounded as shown in the following picture: However, in order to bend an object using Simple deform, ...
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Sub-D problem with edges

I want this edge to be hard, but when I try to use the bevel modifier or edge crease, this problem occurs. Also when I tried to add support edges, it still looks bad and creates other unwanted ...
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Vertices not working? [closed]

When I try to add to my plain by selecting two vertices and then pressing E it only extends the edges and not the entire plain how does one fix this? https://gyazo.com/b46b4cd4c2bf68e416e14fb32ffef16b
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Moving an edge without “humps”

I need to move an edge back along Y axis (as you can see on picture), but on that part's appearing humps. How can I get ride of them and keep it straight?
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har edges on fill command in blender 208

when I press "F" to fill faces, instead of smooth it makes a hard edge, ignoring subdivide modifier. I have checked, the mean crease is zero and there are no double edges. can you tell me the ...
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Export mesh from blender to matlab

I have already generated a model in Solidworks. I want to generate and export mesh of the model i.e., edges, vertex, faces etc. I can import my model into blender but I do not know how to generate ...
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Can't fill staircase sides

I need to fill this side and then other side of staircase, but tools I used don't work. Tools like Bridge Edge Loops, Grid Fill and Fill always make nosense mess like if there wasn't the same amount ...
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After Dissolving an Edge etc. does it exist and is “un-dissolvable”?

If I Dissolve Edges etc; Is there a way to show/select them again? Do they exist? The Vertices on the edges are still there so there must be an edge? I've been searching for a while on this matter ...
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Specifying modifier valus

This might be a weird question but is there any way to specify a range of values in the modifiers tab specifically the edge split modifier it has a value in degrees which specifies the types of edges ...
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Modelling an awkward and complex shape

I'm learning Blender and started a project to model an old Leica camera I have. The top section of the camera has a very awkward solid shape, I've bitten off more than I can chew! In my limited ...
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Jagged edges on transparent png

Hey there just trying to render a transparent png from Blender 2.8 then import it into After Effects to use a Stroke Layer Style. When I do that though I get this jagged result... My setup is this......
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Automatic edge or loop matching

I want to create terrains in 1 km sq sections. I would like to be able to sculpt one section, then create another plane, for another section, transform it's location where two edges are basically in ...
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Iterated edge drawer animation nodes

I have a set of lines instanced along a curve using "Replicate Matrix" and "Object Matrix Output." My goal is to loop through the instanced lines and, for each one, get a random point on it, find ...
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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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Beveling loose edges on Blender 2.80

I'm wondering how to perform the operation on the selected vertex (left) that will result in the curve on the right: Yes, those are loose edges. I tried the Bevel Tool and Ctrl+B, but they'll only ...
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How to merge two edge loops

This is a Q&A so I answer it myself. I searched for an answer to this question for ages and didn't find anything so I'll add this here if anybody else struggles with the same issue. So, how can I ...
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How can I avoid wrong & dark edges in reflective ground to the walls

How you can see on the picture, I've got dark edges between the walls and the reflective ground. How can I avoid it? The ground and the walls are part of the same geometry, the verts are connected and ...

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