Questions tagged [edges]

An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices. An edge always connects two vertices by a straight line. The edges are the “wires” you see when you look at a mesh in wireframe view. They are usually invisible on the rendered image. They are used to construct faces.

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Join tool removes height of multiple objects

I am fairly new to Blender and I am struggling to join multiple ellipses with the Join tool in object mode. I am trying to model a hatchet handle however with multiple lofted ellipses. In order to ...
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Grime follow Edge of Faces

I want to make a procedural material to create a panel that has grime following the edges of the face, sort of like an old retro texture, or a minecraft block. It needs to work on stretched faces as ...
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How to Crease the Edges Correctly?

In the picture below I use subdivision and I want to make the angle of this half circle hole sharp But when I do edge crease, the topology overlaps and creates bad shading; I don't want to add a ...
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How can I disable the connected edges gradient?

Whenever I select a vertex, Blender highlights all connected edges with orange gradient. I find this super distracting and it's quite difficult to see complex vertex selections. How can I disable the ...
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Why can't I dissolve this edge? [duplicate]

Hey Im new in blender and I'm having what appears to be a simple problem, why cant I dissolve this edge? I made a plane and I loop cut it to make the hole in the middle I dissolved the other edges ...
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Edge loops problem + modeling by set of panes

I'm beginner and I'm modeling Campana Factory. I already created tower. My 1st approach was to model 1 quarter of it then mirror it in X & Y axis and change front after that. But while modeling ...
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Why aren't my edge loops scaling from the center?

When I use Edge Loop Select and try scale the edge it doesn't seem to scale evenly. It is off center or large on one side than the other, even if the object is symmetrical. It looks as if the scale ...
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How to paint the edges of an object? [closed]

I kindly ask you for help with my project. This is one of my first models and I would like to finish it, however, I suck at materials and texturing. My model: Reference: -How do I create this yellow ...
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Can't remove edges on a surface to smooth it out

I'm new to blender and received a 3d model from a client they wish to modify by placing a logo on a large surface on the front. I've managed to add the logo to a plane and place it neatly where it ...
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Smoothing edges and rings

How do you smooth out something like this?
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How to limit select edge loops on seam?

Basically select edge loops will result like this: Is there any way (or script) to limit the select loop on seam quickly? so the result should be like this: EDIT: Bellow is example selection what i ...
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Can't dissolve edge without dissolving one next to it

Sorry if this problem has a pretty obvious solution, but I only recently started using Blender, and I can't figure out why this is happening. I have an edge, which I separated into 2 edges (they also ...
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Need help joining 2 edges

I need to close this object, as you can see on the pictures there is a space between the walls, I need to join the edges in a triangular shape, keeping the same wall orientation. I hope you understand ...
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Bridge Edge Loops creates a Sharp Face

I am trying to follow the Teacup tutorial by Blender Guru. I have made my cup and it's handle and I am trying to bridge the edge loops to merge the other part of the handle back into the cup. However ...
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Cut with CTRL+MINUS key combination

I watched a video explaining how to cut a door into a cylinder by using a cube. See video here => https://streamable.com/qjp0xu The cut is created using the CTRL+Minus key. I tried to recreate that ...
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Trying to reduce edge count in Edit Mode

Someone gave me an fbx model with too many edges throughout it and I'm looking to reduce that quantity without destroying the overall mesh. If I delete edges individually the faces delete as well. And ...
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How can I subdivide an edge at a specific point on an axis?

Let's say I have a scenario like this, viewed from orthographic X perspective (num3): Both objects are the same length, but the top line is a single, angled edge while the bottom line is flat and ...
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How to convert selected polygons to their boundary edges?

For example I've selected this face Then I need to convert to edge (border of selected faces) Is there any way to do it automatically?
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How to slide and extrude

I’ve been trying to slide and extrude a hexagon, but I can’t get past this simple problem. I tried to extrude an edge, but it extrudes without following the hexagon’s angle. So far, I’ve managed to do ...
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How to select parallel edges

As in the title - how do I select edges that are parallel to the edge or edges that I preselected? I don't mean selecting edge loops or rings. My mesh is triangulated, so I don't have any of them. I ...
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Unable to merge two objects

After hours of searching this on google and coming up with nothing, I figured I might as well try asking here. I am currently in the middle of doing a head-swap, where I am attaching a head to a body ...
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New vertices get created when moving vertices

so I haven't used Blender for some weeks now, and I just noticed that whenever I try to move a vertex, edge or face, a new one gets created ( as if I was kind of extruding, it happens to every single ...
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iterate over edge indices list and remove the non unique pairs

I have generated some random points on the xy plane. I want to connect a spline to the closest pairs but not having more than 1 spline connected any one point. I have used the "Find Close Points&...
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How to connect 2 cuboids in a "T" shape

I'm not looking for the basic "Press F". I need both meshes to be connected with a correct topology. Their edge positions are set up properly, it's just that a lot of the vertexes aren't ...
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How do I edge split after I duplicated a face?

I was creating a hand from a tutorial but when it came to the part where you needed to duplicate the face of the hand and edge split it by pressing space, it didn't work. keeps saying "error ...
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Edge Slide slide vertices too

I want to slide an edge but the vertices is also slips
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Measuring edge angle relative to faces normals (negative angles allowed), and automatically select similar

Ive got a mesh, and Im wanting to select all acute edges with angles relative to their adjacent faces to a certain degree. But it seems that even if a connection between two faces is flexing inward, ...
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How do I make a new face from intersection of faces

I created two objects, a hollow tube and a frame that I need to join so that the tube opens into the frame. I joined the two objects where I want them and I'm trying to remove the faces of the frame ...
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loop tool does not create a circle

I want to make a circle edges loop using loop tool ads on. This is my edges And when I apply the loop tool circle this is what happened here's my blend file
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How to mark edges on flat plane after shade smooth/auto smooth?

I'm creating a barrel for a game. I was able to mark the seems on the side as sharp (Since there is an angle associated with it) giving the illusion of planks without adding additional vertices. I was ...
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Bevel modifier not working on certain sharpened edges. (Hard-ops/Box cutter) 2.93

I've tried merging verts that were too close to each other and using a weld modifier but it didn't solve my issue. It works when I bevel ctrl+b instead of using the modifier.I have tried reseting ...
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Not showing faces, edges, vertices and background ref images

I worked well with making this M4A1. I added a background reference image too. But because of a mistake of mine, now the vertices, edges, faces while in edit mode and background ref images can not be ...
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'Blend' in planes to create ocean/lake and also with Flip Fluids surface

Hi there, normally I am able to find all the answers on this forum and it got me very far of what I want to realise. However, I wasnt able to find an answer to the following problem. I created ...
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Blender mesh having random holes and bulges at specific areas

I've been trying to make a Gameboy Model for a while now but I've been having some problem at certain areas of the mesh. In the image, I cant seem to get rid of the bulging area of the mesh and make ...
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Scale edges inward evenly

I don't know which title suit my question the best. But essentially what I'm trying to do is to create an indentation inward for each piece of wood that encircle my barrel. The only solution I find so ...
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How to create effect that looks like an acetylene torch cut steel plate [duplicate]

I wanted to have some text cut out of a steel plate, but I wanted hot/glowing edges as if it has just been cut. So far I did Created a plane and bent/dented it with sculpting Add a solidify modifier ...
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How can I get these body segments to seem less 'round'

So you'll see here that the top shoulder piece, even the top arm piece, has these nice edges that create the impression of pieces of denim. But with the lower pieces you can see they sort of round ...
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Bevel and subsurf are weird after inset faces. I used hardops. Simple noob question

I want to have nicely rounded recess, instead I get weird face. I beveled with hardops Subsurfed Now my goal is the left object. I achieved it with boolean. But i find it too long. Instead of I did: ...
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How can I widen a single edge into a face? [duplicate]

Let's say I want to make a triangular floor tile with two materials. I've created the triangular plane and drawn the odd-angle lines that will be the pattern across it. Now I need to offset or widen ...
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Blender not selecting edge (only vertices)

When I select two connecting vertices it should highlight the edge in question for extrusion however, when I try selecting the vertices it won't highlight the edge in between resulting in extrusions ...
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Help with Edge creases, creat folds in corners

I'm trying to make an engine sit ontop of a wing for my spaceship. However, When I don't use edge creases, I get circles.. when I do I get folds in the mesh. here is the Un-sub-D modded mesh: this is ...
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How do I make these green lines in edit mode the default color? [duplicate]

The edges are a green color which make it hard on my eyes to edit this particular object. I was wondering how to return the color of these to default?
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How to delete faces with only one edge connected to mesh?

I think this question must have been asked a thousand times before, but after several attempts to find a solution i am sorry to ask it again: I would like to "delete faces with only one edge ...
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Unable to select edges of cube in blender for trying to create a cut apart uv image

Pic #1 - all edges of cube selected - Hit "A" to unselect Pic #2 shows selecting back upper edge Pic #3 shows moving to front edge - but you can see first edge does not show selected I am ...
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Edit mode vertices getting dragged?

Blender 2.79: I have this problem in edit mode, when I try to move this vertice, it keeps getting dragged away for some reason. I'm trying to create a corrective shape key for this area, the mesh ...
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Why don't my edges bevel in the same direction?

I am working on a project to create a bed frame like the one pictured below. I figured the best way to do so would be some beveling. I was having trouble on the original object. I decided to show my ...
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Box select doesn't select short edges

When I do a box select on an object in edit mode where I only want to select the visible edges, after selecting and zooming in, I see it hasn't selected a bunch of ...
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Problem using Bevel and Subdivision Workflow

I am trying to model a simple piece of a sniper scope. For that I am using a Bevel and Subdivision modifier to get clean and crisp edges when raising the model's resolution. this is what the topology ...
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Missing Edges - How can i fix this?

im new to blender and Im following a tutorial. Yesterday, i was working on vertices and edges to create a 'human face'. i saved it. Today, i opened my file again and i realise that some of the edges(i ...
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How to make Normals on seemingly flat surface smooth

So I'm having this problem where from certain angles this geometry is showing creases where there shouldn't be. Here's the things I've tried: selecting all the geometry that should be level and ...

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