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An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices.

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Hard edges during smoothing [duplicate]

I am trying to model a Lamorghini which has some sharp edges. The problem is when I create a mesh for the bonnet and use smooth in a left window all hard edges are ...
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How to scale unconnected edges using individual origins in python?

I want to scale each selected edge individually along it. To do it I first duplicate each selected edge and then try to scale it using bmesh.ops.scale. Unfortunately it scales using origin/median ...
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Quickly align edge loop? [duplicate]

I am trying clean up topology, and I have found an issue which I will have to do a TON work for this mesh. I have a line of vertices I would like to quickly make straight. You can do this in the UV/...
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how access to new vertices after bmesh.ops.bisect_edges?

I'm trying to access to new vertices after apply bmesh.ops.bisect_edges API say that newly created vertices and edges will be in geom_split. I can print"geom_split" data, but I can't access to new ...
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Is there a function to fix edge length in Blender?

I hope this question is clear enough. I am trying to create a 3D model of a tesselated origami model. What I want to do is translate a vertex and have the surrounding vertices translate such that ...
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Edge won't go away, no matter what I try, and it can't be selected

theres a loose edge in my blend file and i tried delete loose, clean up, remove doubles, EVERYTHING. i worked hard on this model and i can't let it go to waste. anyone help?
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Custom hard edges in Blender

Currently this is my method to get nice hard and soft shaded edges in Blender. I "shade smooth the whole object. I then go ti it's object data, activate Auto Smooth and set a desired angle." This ...
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Smooth shaded model has odd shading

I'm currently working on a model of an X-wing that I'm intending for use in a game and running into a bit of trouble with the shading of the mesh. The upper nose is rounded off where the sensor cone ...
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why .stl-model in blender differ from .stl-model in makerware?

I made Blitzcrank even though it's not blitzcrank. [Fig-1] Fig-1 Doesn't have edge on face. .stl file is made in blender and exported. when i import .stl file into makerware, i see Fig-2. [Fig-2] ...
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Unable to split an edge as expected [closed]

I have selected one edge and would like to split it. When I click on the command in the menu, nothing happens. When I use the modifier, nothing happens. My selection on the object remains. I am ...
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Quickly fill in quads?

I have a large set of quads ready to be made, but there are several of them and I want to know if there is a way of getting them filled in. CtrlE Does not work, because both sides are part of the same ...
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How to control which edge loop is selected?

Sometimes when I'm in edit mode, there will be maybe 3 or 4 possible edge loops I can select. About 95% of the time it selects the edge loop which I don't want. Is there anyway to control which edge ...
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Can Blender unbridge (unloop) a mesh?

I am following a coffee cup tutorial where I have to bridge two extrusions. I did that but the edges are intersecting giving crappy results. I saved AFTER the bridge - so if I have to recreate it I ...
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Applying Edge Split Creates Double Vertices

Whenever I apply the Edge Split modifier to any object within a .blend, it creates double vertices. This issue follows the model regardless of which version and format (.3ds, .dae, .obj) it is ...
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Visualize some edges of a mesh with Blender (or MeshLab)

Here's my problem : I have a triangle mesh in .PLY file. In this .PLY file I have a description for edges : element edge N property int vertex1 property int vertex2 property uchar red property uchar ...
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How to convert edge selection to outer edges only?

I have a selection of edges. I would like to convert my selection to the outer edges only. How do I do this automatically.
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Shader: Rounded edge between the two intersecting faces?

Is there way to do "Rounded Edge Width" in Blender? It's familiar for me from Modo. Anyone know the trick? Like Modo's Rounded Edge Width. Couple links for reference: From the modo documentation: ...
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How to get adjacent vertices of a vertex? (with Python)

How can I get a list of vertices that share edge with a given vertex over script? I need this to work in edit mode.
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Creating two equidistant edges (two “centered” edge loops)

It's easier to explain what I'm trying to do with pictures. I have this structure: And I want to achieve this: such that those two new edges are equidistant from the first, and the distance is set ...
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Dividing a model by intersecting geometry parts

I want to "cut" my building model. This means creating edges everywhere where plane (or multiple planes) intersects with faces of my model. This is similar to 'Edge loop and slide' tool. But 'Edge ...
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Hide specific wire line

In this model using 2.70 with toon-rendering and freestyle some edges (circled in red in the image) are rendered that should not be rendered. I am a old man came from very old blender, so please be ...
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I have two edges that intersect, how do I get a vertex at the intersection point?

I tried adding this edge with the knife tool to no avail, it won't add in the desired vertices. Is there any other way to add these vertices and have them connected to both edges like the ones above? ...
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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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How to show missing edges with Freestyle edge mode?

Are there any settings to make edge marks appear at all angles when rendered? I edge marked part of Suzanne's head but when certain angles are rendered parts of the edge marks are invisible. For ...
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extrude a ridge with even thickness [closed]

Okay so what I want to do is use the face in the picture indicated by the black arrow to create a mesh that follows the path indicated by the red arrow so that it creates a 'lip' along the edge of the ...
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Re-add edge loops after using ctrl f

I am working on a really big project and I made an error in my mesh so I had to remove the faces and used ⎈ CtrlF to add a new one back but it ends up like this: Is there any way I can use ...
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Modeling a curve edge of a plane

I'm new to blender and trying to model the blade of my helicopter and can't figure out how to make an edge curved (for the red tip and selected edge). The object is a plane, with one loop cut. I ...
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What is the quickest way to add pairs of edge loops?

I need to create many pairs of edge loops on different objects. The way I do this is shown in the animation below. There is a further step I often do which is moving the edge loop using its ...
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Adding a new edge loop doesn't work on some parts [duplicate]

Sometimes i try to add a new edge loop but than it doesn't go all the way around. Does anybody know what I am doing wrong? I am using a Mirror modifier. And sometimes i like to delete a line by using ...
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Can't scale two edge loops around the X axis

I have these 2 edge loops and I want to scale them to be further apart, but using S + X and dragging the mouse won't move (along the Y and Z axis it works). I can set them apart manually by taking ...
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Can freestyle render edges with no face?

I have a mesh with some "faceless edges". Can freestyle render them?
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How to set edge bevel weights from a python script

I need to set weights for some edges from a python script. I have tried looping through object.data.edges and setting bevel_weight values but I can't get it right. It only works if I have first edited ...
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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 to make an edge loop that is parallel to one of the sides of the face loop?

How to make an edge loop that is parallel to one of the sides of the face loop? Not this - But this -
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Select the edges drawn by freestyle

I want to be able to select the edges freestyle determines (e.g. silhouette edges), and then, say, draw only those silhouette edges from another view. Is it possible?
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How could two circles be connected when one has an interrupted edge ring?

I created a membrane of one speaker and want to connect a duplicate, the outer edge ring is interrupted (because I used Knife Project to cut the holes in the case). The problem is that Grid Fill ...
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I can't seem to select faces and edges?

I'm following this tutorial to get started with blender: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vp1sH6Cm1ww When I try selecting an edge or a face, the program does not let me. However, I can select ...
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How to output the number of vertices, edges and faces given a polygon with Python?

So far I have written the following code. I am super new to python ...
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Face splitting tool

Is there a tool to split this cubes faces or face into 4 equally spaced faces? So it will look like this: Maybe just to split it into 2 equally spaced faces that I can apply twice?
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Add a new edge snapping to a vertex and with an angle constraint?

How would you add a horizontal line without interference to the other edge? As shown on the image,
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What is the difference between an edge loop and an edge ring?

I've heard the terms "edge ring" and "edge loop". What do they mean and how are they different?
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Embossing an edge-loop

This question follows from Constructing and bevelling a pie-slice I'm trying to bring definition to the top edge of a solid geometric object. EDIT: I'm trying to achieve something like this: ... ...
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Simulating rounded edges on a mesh

I'm looking to create the illusion of rounded or beveled edges without actually adding new geometry as a batch process for multiple types of meshes, from something as simple as a cube to very complex. ...
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What are the colored/highlighted edges in edit mode?

I have this .blend file In edit mode there are red and pink edges (see picture). Edit Mode: What colored edges mean? How can I use them?
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How to solidify edges

I have a complex mesh with only vertices and edges that I want to solidify. The problem is I just want to solidify edges (not any faces) to have some kind of fat wireframe model (i.e. just every ...
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why does loop-cut-and-slide ignore some faces but not others?

why does the loop-cut-and-slide operation ignore certain faces but happily cut others?the model is symmetrical so it is a bit strange to pick 3 faces that won't get cut. I tried applying it to see if ...
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Subsurf Modifier artifacts

So I was messing with Subsurf modifier to create a certain sword and then some weird artifacts began to appear (cape-like). I've tried adjusting the Crease, but couldn't achive what I wanted. Basicly, ...
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How to evenly space vertices?

I have a edge loop that has vertices on it. Is there a way I can separate the vertices on the the edge evenly without moving the end points? I would also like for the vertices to maintain the current ...
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edges with thickness and color

Is there a way to vary the thickness and color of lines created by just edges and vertices? I realize that a face can be defined and then color and material applied, but is there any way to apply a ...

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