Questions tagged [edit-mode]

Use this tags for questions about operations performed on objects when they are in edit-mode, rather than any of the other modes, such as object , sculpt and weight painting.

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How to fix Vertex Adding in Curve Editing?

Per Blender docs, when in edit mode, one can add extra vertices to a Bezier curve by ctrl-RMB. When I try to do this, the new point is not placed at the cursor position, but at the origin of the curve....
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How to use the background grid as a ruler for cutting objects in a straight line with the bisect tool?

Currently I have to use my eye to approximate a horizontal straight line for cutting an object with the bisect tool. Is there a way to get the cursor to snap to a grid point (marked in red) so that ...
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I can't add loop cut

I'm having a problem where I can't add a loop cut. Basically, I filled a gap with the merge by distance, and now I can't add a loop cut. (Sorry for bad english) .blend file Thanks in advance!
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Selecting strokes in Sculpt mode on a Grease Pencil Object

Is it possible to select a stroke while in Sculpt mode? I'd like to use Selection Masks to limit tool influence to only selected strokes. I know I can do this in Edit mode, but I wondered if there is ...
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how to split blender into two windows so that one has "edit mode" and the other has "object mode"

I found the same topic on the forum, but I didn't find the answer to my question, so I'll ask again I threw off the screenshot, edited in Photoshop, so that it would be clearer what I want::
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How to make an inset like the plane no. 1 from the picture?

How do I make an inset like the first plane in the following image? Whenever I inset, it comes out like the plane no. 2. Is there a method to do that or do I have to manually do it using loop cuts?
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My inset faces aren't working,. it only shows the dotted line in the center when i press I [closed]

I'm doing the blender donut beginner tutorial. I’ve checked the scale and everything, and have tried using Ctrl + A. I saw that as an answer somewhere but still the inset isn’t working. it just keeps ...
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Box Select Edit mode not selecting all

Blender 3.0/Windows 11 Have copied a bunch of “planks”, rotated, scaled, .... them. More than one Object selected when i go into Edit mode. When i wanted to extend the ends of all of them this happens....
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Select all layers upon selection

So I have this asset, which is single object in blender and when I use Select Box on one part of object it only selects top layer but all others that are not ...
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Perfectly even quad sphere

I want to make a perfectly even sphere out of quads in blender. but everyone keeps just making cubes and adding subdivision surface to them, which is not a perfect sphere. Do you guys know how to make ...
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Mesh in edit mode not selectable by vertex select, and mesh is un-editable

Ear mesh on the model's head appears darker and vertices arent showing in edit mode. I can still select the faces of the mesh but Cannot edit them when selected. All I can do is delete them I was ...
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Quick script for joining bmesh verts; Only last operation is performed

So I built a simple script to take a set of selected verts, mark the most recently selected as target and connect all other verts to target with bmesh.ops.connect_verts ...
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Video Edting - I toggled on and off stereoscopy and now my video preview is black

So toggling Stereoscopy on and then off made my preview go black, and it only reappears when I toggle Stereoscopy back on. I don't want Stereoscopy. How do I go back to normal?
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Blender 3.0 crashing after time when pressing L [closed]

having some issues with Blender crashing. I can't replicate this issue without using blender for a while, it seems to happen at random. I'm UVing my model and every so often, when I press "L"...
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Edit Mode: Does a "reset phong-shading" function (or add-on) exist?

After doing a lot of vertex welding & knife cuts on my geometry to get the shape I want, the "Smooth Shading" isn't so smooth anymore. Anyone know of a way to reset the shading on the ...
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What can i do against the slight rotate while snapping one object on another?

I tried practising kitbashing with some small objects. When i want to use the snapping tool, to put an object in place, it rotates slightly. What can i do, to prevent this? the origin is on the ...
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Position a Bones head in editmode in global position

I want to absolutely perfectly position my Bone's head position, fitting to the Mesh vertex position. I just wanted to copy and paste the vertex position to the bone's head position. Problem is, the ...
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Rig moving to another location in edit mode

I was rigging a character. After my rigging was finished I got out of edit mode and the rig moved away from the character. If I move the rig and align with the character in object or pose mode. The ...
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Merging vertices in Blender breaks the UV

So, the problem is pretty much self-explanatory and obvious on the screenshots. When I merge vertices (in this case using merge by distance but it also happens with merge to first/last: Sometimes I'm ...
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remesh or retoplogy, maybe specific tool?

Still a beginner here. I have this cloth pattern and I cannot seem to find a good way to automatically obtain a good topology on it. Anyone knows of a good method for this case?(screenshot attached) I ...
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Is there an addon that can subdivide a mesh in edit-mode like the subdivision surface modifier does?

I have already tried tweaking the default Smooth slider for the modifier and it still does not seem to help the issue.
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Select more on Mac doesn't work, but select less does

I'm trying to do select more like on Windows where you press Ctrl + + and it selects more from where you have selected faces/vertices/edges and so on, but it doesn't work, however selecting less works ...
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Character pose resetting in edit mode

I posed my character in pose mode ,but once I go into edit mode the entire pose resets. Is there any way to prevent this?
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Blender 3.0 Donut Tutorial Issue

I'm trying to work my way through the 3.0 Donut Tutorial - I wasn't too far in (near the end of Part 4), when I ran into an issue that required me to go back and start over again from Part 3, from the ...
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Problem with vertices after updating to 3.0

Some of the vertices on a model I had made in blender 2.90.1 started going crazy whenever I try to move, scale or rotate them on edit mode right after updating to blender 3.0, Going back and opening ...
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How to smooth out an area?

I have this thing: How can I smooth out these parts? (they sort of look blocky, if you get what I mean)
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How to fill a corner in

I'm trying to fill in this corner to be precisely square (see the image below). There are several ways I've come up with, but they're all terribly time-consuming and inefficient. I'm new to Blender, ...
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Trying to model a squat rack

I have been trying to model a squat rack based off of this photo here. As you can see, the object contains a lot of holes. The best method I know for creating holes in an object (Boolean) really ...
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How to use the knife project tool in a script?

I'm quite new to scripting in Blender, and I want to use the knife project tool from within a script. I try to mimic what the manual says about using the tool manually: select the object to be cut ...
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Why is my edit mesh disappearing when zoomed in?

I can't think why or how this is happening (new to blender) but the mesh disappears when zoomed in Image ref 1: here you can see the mesh appears to be hiding behind surface, which is it isn't Image ...
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Vertex Slide (GG) Doesn't Work Properly on Complex Shapes

I am trying to slide all the vertices of the object shown below using vertex slide (shortcut G,G in Blender 3.0.0). It works great on simple shapes like a circle of a triangle but for something ...
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Can you change amount of segments of the bevel later on? [duplicate]

Is there a way to change amount of segments after I already added the bevel? If not how am I supposed to control the shape of the mesh, if I changed my mind during my workflow. (I tried using subdiv, ...
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Why is the Blender video editor running so slow?

I recently bought a PC, and decided I wanted to record videos for fun. I downloaded blender, having heard good things about it's editing capabilities on an OBS forum. It was working great up until ...
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Strange lines on top of mesh (in edit mode)

Hello. I am new to blender 3.0. I have started learning it from Andrew Price's(Also known as Blender Guru https://www.youtube.com/c/BlenderGuruOfficial/) Donut series. While learning from the series, ...
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How do I make it so that Blender would select everything no matter how much zoomed out I am

So If I zoom out and try to select mesh in Edit Mode, I am left with some vertices unselected. Maybe because of the density of each individual point blender can't select the neighboring vertices. So ...
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What is that stretched line in my uv map?

What is this stretched out line when I UV unwrap? Also, how do I display a heat map in Blender 2.9? It's not showing up under display (see screenshot below).
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Weird Clipping when Shading Smooth?

I'm still quite new to Blender, but I was trying my hand at making a head for the first time. I normally sculpt it from a rounded cube, but I decided to try something different this time. All was ...
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Can you duplicate Edge Loops to another part of an object?

I have created a design for a HDMI port (circled in red), and I want to copy the design/edge loops to the right of it. Is it possible to do this via any method?. Thankyou in advance, its to be apart ...
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How to switch out an object (movement, scale, rotation) for a particle-converted replica?

I have two versions of an object (a cacti pad), one with a particle system, and the other with the particles already converted to meshes and joined to the base as one object. I'm using multiple cacti ...
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How to connect separate meshes without turning it into a single mesh?

As stated above I want to know how to connect two separate meshes but not into a single mesh. For example i want to connect the arm and hands together however i still want them to be seperate meshes ...
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Selection vertices problem in edit mode

when I select a lot of vertices there are strange points - when I move the vertices, black or white dots appear and disappear, seemingly at random. What do I do? Video that shows the problem can be ...
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How to switch blender 3d render source from video editing back to 3D scene camera

After I switch from the 3D scene to the video editing mode, my F12 rendering always outputs the video image. Will the rendering result be switched back to the 3D model rendering mode after the video ...
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Sculpture turning black. (most likely beginner problem)

I recently starting using blender and I have been encountering several problems. i usually find the solutions on the Internet, but this time I havent found anything that helped me. After working for ...
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When I move selected nodes from a cylinder to bend it the edges seemingly randomly splay out everywhere

images of the problem: The cylinder before being moved: After moving the central loop on the x axis: From a different angle:
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How to change default extrusion direction?

With Blender 3.0, it seems the default Blender extrusion direction reverts to Normals rather than XYZ after clicking out and back into the tool, which makes extruding edges a pain. Is there a way to ...
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How can I reset a tool to its defaults?

Each tool has various settings associated with it. For example the Inset Faces tool has the following in Blender 3.0: When following a tutorial, the teacher does not always show the tool settings ...
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Scattering mesh, When I use subdivision modifier

When I use a subdivision modifier to mesh It Goes Shattering I don't why. image description here a link here to this modelenter link description here
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Figuring out what's wrong with my model [closed]

I figured out how to make the hair model move by a friendly user, but now my issue is how it's moving. The hair moves along with my base, however its movement is off timing. I can provide the file to ...
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Loop Cut Indicator Color - Preferences Settings in 3.0?

The Loop Cut & Slide indicator line (in the 3D viewport, in Edit mode) changes color with some themes, so it has a setting in Preferences, but I haven’t been able to find it. Also checked the ...
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Why isn't the hair moving right? [duplicate]

I figured out how to make the hair model move by a friendly user, but now my issue is how it's moving. The hair moves along with my base, however its movement is off timing. I can provide file to my ...

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