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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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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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What areas of mathematics will help me in creating this add-on?

I want to create an add-on like this. It edits the selected edge, adds vertices to it ( as much as you need - the parameter will be adjusted ), creates the curvature we want. I want to make this add-...
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Problem with bridge connecting to edges of face instead of round extruded part

I'm very new to blender, so sorry if I am asking a dumb question. I have been following the Donut tutorial from Blender Guru and I'm now creating the Coffee cup. The handle is done and I'm now trying ...
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Edge Split disconnecting the edge

I have modelled the following head in Blender 2.90.1: The only modifier on this model is the edge split modifier (30° and Sharp Edges) When i apply the modifier, the edges get disconnected which is ...
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How to fix this mesh issue?

I created an arm, and then a hand separated for it. The arm have less vertices and edges then the hand, so to connect them I had to do like this The problem is those things in the mesh, because one ...
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How to get rid of sharp edges\artifacts in Cycles?

So I imported a model of my sim into blender to mess around with renders and maybe try and make some CC, but (as usually the case with game extracted models) the model has these 'artifacts': How do I ...
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How to automatically rotate an object on its local z axis to make one of its edges parallel to that of another object

I made a video to better explain what I ask in the title. When I say "parallel to this edge" perhaps it would be more correct to say "parallel to the projection of this edge to the ...
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Rough Edges on Icing of Donut

A similar question has been posted previously, but no answer was given that worked for me. I'm following Blender Guru's donut tutorial for this project. In the video, it shows the icing smoothly ...
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How can I best combine different objects in a way that reduces vertices and edges?

New to Blender. Let's say I have a cylinder and rectangular prism that intersect each other along their long sides, like so: I want to merge these shapes in a way that eliminates the intersecting ...
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Why doesn't tris to quads preserve edge loops?

This always happens when I "de-triangularize" a mesh. Why? Is there a way to avoid it? Most of these edge loops are supposed to be near-vertical or near-horizontal.
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Continuation of existing curved edges to close mesh body

I’m totally new to blender; this may be a really obvious question! I just wondered if anybody can help. I created this mesh body I then smoothed the vertical edge vertices.This had the desired effect ...
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Can not join two vertices

I'm a very beginner in Blender. I'm trying to connect two vertices laying on the same plane (these edges were a part of a face that I deleted earlier): But when I select them and press J it shows the ...
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Blender - How to taper a bevel?

I am trying to mimic the design of this piece but I am stuck at creating the corners of the model. How would I bevel an edge in such a way so that the bevel tapers in like shown in the picture? How ...
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How to move an element symmetrically in edit mode

I want to ask how to move an element symmetrically in edit mode. Like this pic, I want this object be wider in both sides, all I know is to do grabbing for both sides relatively, but this is not smart ...
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Remove edges in mirror

I want to modify the topology of a model, but when I was eliminating edge loops with symmetry, I realized that the edges of the opposite side were not erased along with the ones I had selected. Is ...
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stitching uv islands creates sharp edges in new version

so, recentrly this weird thing appeared in blender, whenever I stitching uv islands there is a sharp edge to appear marking boundary of an island that i stitched, but sometimes even random edges
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diffuse map bake shows weird helper edge?

So I have an image texture. And I have a (mesh) plane. And I added a material, the above image texture. And I assigned the material to the plane. I made second uv map, and mapped the plane to the ...
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Scale edges symmetrically, preserving UVs

I want to Edge Slide two Edge loops on Y-axis. Normally, I would press S and Y to scale on Y-axis but that wouldn't preserve the ...
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How do you adjust loop cuts/edge loops after the fact [duplicate]

I have some loop cuts. I have clicked around and done a few more things and now I want to adjust the amount of loop cuts I made a while ago. How do I go in and edit the count of them?
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Need help with subsurf topology issue where large curve disrupts near by edges

I have a mesh that has a long distance between edges to get the required curvature using subsurf modifier. Directly below the centre edge loop of the "large curve" is another set of surfaces ...
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Smoothing Edgeloops

I´m modeling a car at the moment. As main reference i use a Blueprint. In the Prozess i offten get dents because the vertevies alonge the edgeloop are not as smoothed as the car would be (of course). ...
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Create additional Edges when subdividing

When I make clothing and subdivide one piece that I am going to sew together with some other piece, I want addtional edges to be created. So, suppose I have this: In that case, I dont want it to be ...
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Find vertex position on an edge loop (python)

I have a list of vertices that make up an edge loop (the edge of a rectangle with multiple subdivisions, in this case.) I also know which vertices are at the start and end of the loop. What method can ...
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My mesh deforms when I shade smooth

I am modelling a character but wherever I bridge edge loops between hands, feet and arms my mesh doesn’t look good at all when I apply subdivisions or if I shade smooth. I have removed doubles and set ...
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How to get rid of these hard edges after enabling mirror and subdivision modifer? [duplicate]

I've started modeling a character in Blender. The goal is to model half of the character on one side of the origin and use the mirror modifier to duplicate the mesh on the other side of the x-axis. I ...
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Edge Bevel Weirdness

I was working on a model when I encountered this problem while trying to bevel an edge. I'm not sure what's causing this even after I've tried merging duplicate vertices and applying the scale. If ...
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How to prevent Blender from adding sharp edges when editing UV [closed]

It's looks like there is a setting to manage it, but I don't know where is it. When I edit UV's, Blender automatically adds Sharp Edges on the boundaries of islands. How can I disable it?
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How to cut at vertex position of another object?

I want to cut the top face of the cube exactly along the bottom edge of the plane. What would be the best way to do that? When I use the knife tool on the cube, it doesn't snap to the vertices of the ...
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Deleting a specific edge without affecting the face [duplicate]

The white edge is the one I am trying to remove, but when I try doing so via delete > edges, It deletes the whole yellow face with it. How can I keep the yellow highlighted face and delete the ...
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After cutting the objects in edit mode, edges become uneven. How smooth?

i cut the backside of the ear and now i want to fill this space again. Because i wanted to have just an ear form. But the edges are uneven and i have no idea, how i could fill this gap again. Could ...
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Let reflections and shadows continue over edges

I've been trying to get this to work for a few days, but I can't seem to find out how. I want to have an object with two colours (materials) reflect light seamlessly. These objects are generated ...
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How do you connect the edge so the end of it is connected to the specific vertex below?

[![enter image description here][2]][2] How do I make it that so that line in the middle(which is coming from yellow to orange) is connected to the orange dot. Not to the dot above like it is ...
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Attempting to remove extra “edges” from truncated icosahedron lead to excessively global consequences

I need a truncated icosahedron. Blender lets me do that with add -> mesh -> math function -> regular solid (assuming the extra plugin is installed.) So far so good. However, the mesh that is ...
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Insert Edge Loop without modifying underlying weights?

New to Blender here! Just a quick one: I'm wondering if it's possible to insert an edge loop on a mesh that already has weights painted without modifying the underlying weights. What I've discovered ...
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How to quickly restore a UV map that was distorted by edge/vertex slide?

I messed up my UV map via vertex slide; some UV map vertices are way offscreen and there's too many for easy retrieval. Is there a way to quickly and retroactively fix a UV map that's been distorted ...
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Round edge where multiple faces exists

I've created a sample with a basic cube so I can explain it better, I'd like to smooth/bevel/round an edge but in one side I've more than one face. On the left you can see my basic cube, on the right ...
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Jagged edges with simple render

I have used a basic template for rendering simple shapes against a blank background. Load generic blender project, insert shape, change from eevee to cycles, GPU rendered.... no changes to anything ...
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How can I smooth the edges?

The first picture uses the sub modification. the second is its original form.I just want the edges to be soft and cylindrical.
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How to draw edges on a sphere to make parts that fit into each other

I am trying to make sphere shaped designs with moving parts like spaceship doors & windows for 3d printing. However, the doors/windows don't always follow the edges on the UV sphere. Is there a ...
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Solidify on Angle

How do I solidify an object with angled edges? The solidified edges run along the z axis not the natural edges of the object. Is there way to make it look natural?
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Is there any way to remove edges causing a loop?

How do I remove/dissolve the selected edges while keeping the geometry? Every other modeling software I've worked with can do this without any problem but Blender refuses to dissolve/remove them or ...
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How do I make edges go around a whole object?

I have this object and I want the highlighted edges go around the whole object (like the edges in the middle), so that I can split it in 4 parts. I'm kinda new to blender and would like to know how ...
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Script to help with edge loop deletion

I'm not new to Blender but I am new to the scripting aspect, so this isn't something I can throw together yet.. But I need this functionality to speed up my workflow. I would like to ask if the ...
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I cannot use Shift-Alt- right click on Mac?

I have a problem using Shift+ Alt + right click in blender as it doesn't seem to work. Is it to do with the Preference>Add on setting? I have ticked the "emulate numberpad" and "3 ...
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How to get soft deformation at contact points between objects

I am trying to get soft, clay-like contact points between objects like the included images. Is there a way to do this that does not involve softbody simulation or doing it by hand?
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Why are the edges of the corners of some of my objects curving off after I render?

So I’m making a low res PS1 style scene, and a couple of the objects in my scene have their edges curve off after I render the scene, such as the checkered floor here - However sometimes it fixes ...
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Blender vertices not selectable

I am using Blender 2.9 and I am trying to select some mesh on the back of my mesh's head. For some reason, I can't select these faces or their edges and vertices at all in edit mode. I tried removing ...
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Slide Edge Loop along Sphere's Edge

I am new to Blender. I am taking a class, and in the class the professor was demonstrating how one might start to model a Tie Fighter from Star Wars. So, using the reference images that he showed in ...
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How can I smooth edges but keep faces untouched?

How can I keep 1 face flat but smooth everything else? I want to keep the line from the first picture. I tried auto-smooth but it doesn't work. It works with shade smooth and edge split, but shade ...
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Can't select boundary loop with shrink wrap modifier

I'm trying to create a 2d mesh out of a projection of a 3d mesh. My method is to use the shrink wrap modifier and apply it to a plane like so: This produces a desired look but there are too many ...

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