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An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices.

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2.8 What happened with the Edge Loops?

The Edge Loops selection function used to be in the Edge menu (ctrl + E) but now it's gone, and I guess can only be accessed from the bottom (now top) bar > Select > Select Loops > Edge loops. This ...
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How to geometrically simplify a door which contains creases?

I downloaded a high-quality door from an online source and this is what it looks like: But when you examine in wireframe view, there's a lot of edges/creases: I tried changing the ...
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Is there any way to select a smoothing group?

I have a mesh with designated sharp edges here and there, broken into few "smoothed" areas. I wonder if there is any way to select polygons within a "smoothed" area, that is surrounded by sharp edges? ...
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How can I connect a corner of a face to an edge of another face the easiest way?

How can I connect that in the easiest way?
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Connect Overlapping Faces/Verticles

Hello! I have problem to connect this column to the base like in the photo. I would like to connect that parts as one connected edges. Please help :(
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Subdivision while keeping Volume for Level of Detail

Is there a way to use the Subdivision Surface modifier on my mesh while keeping the silhouette more or less intact? The Catmull-Clark algorithm reduces the volume and the form of the mesh a lot. I ...
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rotating an edge without thining the shape

when we rotate edge, they keep the same size so the shape of the mesh change. is it possible to scale the edge to keep the same shape while rotating it ? That's the result I want to get with the ...
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Imported Scene is Very Slow – Deleted and Undoing Takes Forever

After importing a model from Google Poly (via fbx), I have a scene with 8.8k tris 4.6k faces 24k vertices There are no modifiers active, and adding / editing / navigating are working very smoothly. ...
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Missing Edges in mesh

Hello - disclaimer still learning blender ... I'm making a boot, and made the shape using two cylinders and connecting them using a boolean modifier. Somewhere along the way after this, I have ...
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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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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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Edges marked in blue [duplicate]

Does anyone know what those blue marks on the edges mean? I marked a seam, a freestyle edge and a sharp edge for comparison, the blue ones don't seem to be any of those types. I can't unmark them nor ...
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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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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 create a flat ramp out of stairs?

I need to create a flat ramp, I have tried to dissolve the edges but its not producing the desired outcome, any ideas? My current setup: If I dissolve edges I get the following: thanks for your ...
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Completly beveling edges on model

I am trying to get rid of all corners on upper part of my object, so it would be nice completely circular (blue line) while maintaining lowest possible number of vertices. Now there are many visible ...
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How to round edges on mesh

I'm trying to get round edges on my mesh but using inset extrude or subdivision and bevel don't seem to do the trick this is what i have and this is what i want
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How to individually scale more than one face?

I hope the images explain what I want to do, because English is not my language. Here I have more images:
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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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Why isn't the edge length overlay showing decimal numbers?

For some reason in my version of Blender 2.8 (from this month of June 2019) it's not showing any decimal numbers after the whole number for edge lengths. I want to know how I can turn this feature ...
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Trying to bring selected edges together to create a seam?

I'm a massive noob and I'm wondering how to close the gap selected here without using bridge edge loop as I don't want to add any extra faces and mess up the texture.
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How to modify the uneven space between separate loop cuts, while they are already cut?

While I noticed how to entirely remove edge loops (by dissolving) and simply creating them anew. I'd like to know if there's a way to modify the amount of space between each and between specific of ...
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Black lines appaear on edges of mesh when turning on smooth shading

Kindly need help as I'm getting random specks or lines of black on the edges of my mesh. This only shows up when selecting "smooth" shading. Also I have subsurf modfier enabled. More over, adding more ...
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Why is snapping to the Grid in Blender 2.8 not (always) reliable for precision for centimeters?

I've modeled objects that I wanted to adjust some vertices for so that way the edges would have an even measurement. (I use the Measure it tool to determine the distance between vertices.) However, I ...
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Is there a way to enter a precise amount of length or width for the measuring tool in Blender?

I'm specifically talking about the Measure tool with the protractor icon. I wanted to resize my mesh to a specific length, but I'm having to tediously move the anchor points on it which is time ...
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Is there a faster way to connect edges (f key) around a closed loop of eges quickly? [duplicate]

I'm trying to fill in the edges along the circle across its two sides, but with so many of them it's going to take very long selecting them individually, is there a faster way to do this?
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Making a printable half sphere with a cutout in it for 3D printing

I made a half sphere which prints nicely. The sphere is to be used as a stencil for marking your golf ball. I used the Knife Project to cutout the F. This however created a lot of non-manifolded ...
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Does anyone know how to change delta rotation, location, and scale to be the regular ones to use in Blender?

The reason why I want to change it is because when I used the regular transform tools, occasionally it wouldn't snap to the grid the way I would want it to. The delta transforms seem to show me the ...
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Why don't the edge lengths update after I've scaled my object?

In Blender you can turn on edge lengths by going into edit mode and then turning it on in the overlays menu. However, whenever I scale up the object,the lengths stay the exact same which should be ...
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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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edges sharp though edge split modifier not added

Hello Blender Community, I imported an OBJ mesh into Blender. When I set the shading to smooth some edges appear sharp and others don't, though I haven't added the edge split modifier. If I go into ...
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Beveling - Why won't old edges go away?

I'm brand new to blender and have been trying to teach myself for the past few days, but I keep getting thrown by the simplest things. In this case: I've beveled this edge, but the old 90 degree edge ...
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Convert a partial loop of faces to an edge ring with python

I'm creating a script that converts a loop of faces to an edge ring. This is super easy if the faces loop all the way around because I just subtract the border loop and I'm left with the inner ring, ...
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Aligning multiple vetices while maintaining mesh shape

So I have the below mesh in wireframe and I'm looking from it's right side. What is the easiest way to align these edges like the 2 (or rather 4) on the far right? (edit: edges in red are actually 4 ...
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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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Can't select faces properly on blender 2.80 [closed]

i'm using Blender 2.80 (fa9ab7b5a9a5). In EDIT mode i can select Vertex or Edges just fine, but when trying to select FACE, blender selects some other face except the one i'm hovering my mouse. It ...
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Bridging Edges Loops between meshes with mirror modifier crosses x axis

I am creating a model and I started with one portion, then added another mesh that I've adjusted, but when I try to bridge the edge loops the faces are all crossing the x-axis (like multiple X's, ...
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Getting rid of theses overlapping edges to form a solid shape?

How would I go about cleaning this up and creating this into just one unified solid shape?
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Inset on a cylinder causing pinching when using subsurf modifier and sharp edges

In my attached picture I have a cyclinder where I'm trying to inset along 3 faces. I've tried every combination of creases, sharp edges, with and without an edge modifier. I can't seem to get the ...
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How do you select the inside vertices of an object faster?

I've been seeing some tutorials and they all make two mouse clicks and somehow manage to get a clean selection of the inside vertices with no use of Alt or the B key which is what I usually have to do....
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Baking a normal map from a sharp edged model to an identical smooth model

I'm in the process of making a video game, and I currently have some low-poly models that have sharp edges where necessary to make them look good acceptable. For a shader I'm trying to implement, it'...
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Selecting part does not seem on blender. No wireframe edges

I am using blender 2.8 as you can see on the picture. There was an issue with evee render. Blender was crashing. After that, I reinstalled driver then it ran well. But in edit mode, I can see any ...
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How to get edges and normal map from 3D model?

I want to extract edges and normal maps from the 3d model using freestyle. However, my rendered normal map looks like this But it should look like this. there are two problems, there's no blue ...
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Blender 2.8 Sculpting splitting at edges

I'm a noob I've looked all over and I don't know what to search for, so I've not had much luck, I apologize in advance. I'm using blender 2.8. So I have an object that I want to sculpt on. Its been ...
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Having issues with bridging simple edge loop

first post here. I find a strange issue and can't get it right. I try to 'bridge two edge loops' that have the same amount of tiles. Both are round-is. See pictures.. How can i make this just work? ...
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Linux Alt + Mouse drags windows instead of selecting edge [duplicate]

I just started learning Blender from YouTube. I got a problem here: Link to the Tutorial at 6:11 I am on a GNU/Linux system with XFCE DE (XFWM4 WM). My problem is when I want to select vertices of an ...
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Texture stretching at edge even though UV map says it's fine

Why is this happening and how do I fix it? I'm still new and following this anvil tutorial but the texture is stretching over one edge and also sort of looks like I've put a seam where I haven't. It'...
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How do I prevent distortion when resizing selective edge/face? [duplicate]

I was watching and following Blender Guru's this video and trying to make a mug but facing a problem. After adding a geometry if I try to resize that geometry/edge, the top and down side becomes ...
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Connect vertex after bevel [closed]

help me out pls. I did a bevel and trying to add edges between vertex that is not connected to keep right shape of polygons, but i see this strange thinks and i am pritty sure that something went ...