Questions tagged [edit-mode]

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How to 'lock in' favourite 'panels'

Sorry if this has been asked before but I could not find a previously asked question which appeared to be the same. I have 'lost' the 'transform' panel where the dimensions of a mesh object can be ...
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set bones in edit mode to object mode position

Somehow my bones have a differed position in edit mode and object mode. I have deleted all timeline transformations and rotations of the bones (pose mode). Also there is no mesh parented to the bones. ...
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how to fix when i zoom in to model parts disappear [duplicate]

there is an issue with my blender file. when i zoom into the model parts disappear from view so its really hard to add detail and fix topology. how do i fix? it is probably a small issue however i ...
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ALT F -> Fill not working correctly?

Selection of vertices in the same plane does not fill correctly if I am to understand the ALT F function correctly. I would like the area marked in red to be filled....
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Fill / Extrude complex concave shape with irregular contour (car body part)

I would like to fill the body of a car (actually half of it) and prepare it for 3D printing. So far I have tried with Solidify and with Grid Fill, but I seem to have some problems with the fact that ...
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I came back to my project and can't select vertices anymore

I can select objects and bones just fine, but I can no longer select the vertices with RMB. I can still select them with the c key and the Box Select tool but I'd like to know if I might have ...
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Dissecting equal sized parts of cylinder

I am trying to create a cylinder that is dissected into 10 equal sections (filled layers!) to be printed later on. Essentially like in the picture but without those gaps in between, so far I have not ...
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Faces distorting when moving in edit mode? [closed]

when moving some of the parts of the character within edit mode, as my intention is to copy the arms. They get heavily distorted?
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How to bend a straight strip into a complete circle?

i'm strying to bend this detailed ornamentation into a complete circle, like in this chandelier What's the best way to achieve this? Thanks!
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How to turn vertex / edge / face on on edit mode

I came across with a silly problem which I accidently typed a button that made vertex/edge/face dessapear on edit mode. So I have no idea how to turn them on again.
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documentation for Math Function -> XYZ Math Surface

I struggled to find any documentation on the definition of math functions for the module XYZ math Surface. For example how is the "Tan inverse" written? Thanks!
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How can I make a curve in this axe blade?

How can I do that curve in the axe and the edge part too? I'm having some trouble with the warp tool, and another question As you can see the handle is apart from the edge so, the question is how I ...
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is it possible to use shrinkwrap or something similar this way?

So here I have a Sphere inside which is a tree but I've detached it's branches so it's only leaves, now what I wanna do is trace the block so that I can use it for LOD in distance I've done same ...
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Knife tool bugging out in certain areas

I'm using the knife tool to cut out landmass shapes on a simple plane object. Most of the time it works fine, but on certain areas, I get this weird ghosting effect with the cursor rapidly shifting ...
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Manually setting custom attributes per edge / vertex / etc

I'm trying to determine if it's possible to define custom attributes associated with vertices or edges of a mesh and then assign values to them manually as part of the mesh creation process, much like ...
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viewport shading solid is showing wireframe or similar

One of my objects is showing a wireframe or similar. I have looked at view-port shading options but I didnt see anything that could influence it. Is this a bug?
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Mesh Tool - Edge Offset

Is there a way to improve the resolution of curve B? I have performed an edge offset via add-on Mesh tools of curve A to get Curve B but there are too few vertices. I would like these highlighted ...
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Vertices, Edges, and Faces Buttons in Edit Mode Disappeared

I was following a rigging tutorial on youtube, lots of shortcuts, and I think I might've accidentally pressed something? I tried restarting, updated from 3.0 to 3.2, still no buttons. When I open ...
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Editing with 3 layers but 1 should be the foreground of the background

So I'm trying to find a solution for my new video editing project. In layer 1 (so the background) should be my original video which contains a background of a greenscreen alike texture. I figured out ...
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How to "Outset" the pattern using Inset Tool

I am struggling to perform an Outset move with the inset tool on this pattern. It needs to be outset by 10. I have removed duplicates but doesn't seem to make a difference. I have attached the model ...
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Is there easier way to fill this holes?

Hello, I want to fill the holes in left cube like to right cube. (Like leaving window holes in some walls and the walls have already modeled) I've done this with select each edges and press F to fill ...
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New key binding not implemented for the influence of proportional editing

As I'm working on a laptop with a trackpad, and without a mouse, and I've re-assigned the key bindings to increase/decrease the influence for proportional editing to alt+page up (to increase) alt+...
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Knife tool cuts through unexpectedly

I've had a problem where the knife tool keeps cutting through to the other side of the geometry, even though X-Ray is turned off, along with "cut through" and all other settings I can see. ...
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How to change a cylinder from round to octagonal shape half way along its length [duplicate]

I want to create a model of the street lamp post. The bottom 1 meter in length is ROUND and then there is a 0.45 meter ROUND tapered part. Then there is the top of the post which is OCTAGONAL. I have ...
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Face becomes stretched when using Inset tool

I have a face: When I press "I" key for insetting it, it gets stretched and looks like this:
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Selection of vertex points 2.79b

Very curious is there a way of joining one vertex point to another similar as parenting child to a parent obj? ( even if it is made for temporary use as i can not join them) For example I am working ...
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Why do my vertices keep snapping to the center?

Whenever I try to move vertices that aren't connected to a mesh (but are still registered as the same object) they snap to the centre and I don't even have snapping on or auto snap, what is going on ...
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How can I subtract this face from another one?

I have a model like this: I addet a plane, resized it, and created circles at two corners using SHIFT+A. Now, I want to remove the faces from the circles from the face of the rectangle. Also I want ...
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How can I fix these gaps on the faces?

I just started to make a little more complicated project on Blender and sometimes these gaps appear on the faces of the object. It happens everytime I apply the edge split and subdivision surface that ...
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How do I get those to fold on to itself?

I'm trying to fold this mesh from it's z axis so that it can fit into another mesh. However, I'm not sure how I can do this. This is my mesh. I want to rotate it on the Z-Axis in the center so it'...
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How to smooth a jagged mesh boundary after cropping/deleting a part from the mesh?

Here is a part of a cropped mesh viewed from the top, which is being used as basis for a height-map. Is it possible smooth the boundary curve so an extrusion downwards would not cause FreeStyle to ...
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Problem with scaling part of the object

Please help me solve the problem. I need to enlarge a circle, like the example next to it, but when I use scaling, the enlargement is disproportionate.Thank you.
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How to move an edge in edit mode without moving the meshes it connects to? Or apply a fillet?

Hi all! I want to fill in this corner with a curved fillet, but it is not as simple as clicking a fillet option on an edge in CAD. So my approach is to connect the two vertices in the image with a ...
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How can I align a bunch of verts into a circle at once?

I've been going through the process of creating a turtle shell. I've got everything mostly where I want it, but now, my outer ring of verts are really messy. My goal is to have the outer ring of verts ...
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I tried unwrapping my model and this is what I got, how can I fix this?

.blend file Apparently, it only works well when I try to unwrap the objects individually, I've checked the marked seams and nothing seems to be wrong.
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how to switch between 2 different rigs for 1 model

i have a character that transforms into a distorted creature using the shape key, the skeletal rig of the normal version has the skeletal mesh perfectly in its place however when i change the slider ...
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Any ideas on how to recreate this part of the electric fan?

I'm trying to make an electric fan (learning on blender) but I have no idea or whatsoever on how to recreate it. Here's the image below (the red outlined parts are the ones I wanted to recreate): To ...
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How do I put an object in the middle of an object?

I have been quite wondering for sometime now on how to do this; here is a reference image: Basically the yellow point or circle should move to the 2nd arrow moving to the center of the red circle. I'...
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how can i extend a beveled object in a different direction?

I have a beveled object (the molding on a wall) and I want to take the | shape that its in and make it into an L shape to fit an L shaped wall. I have tried so many things and I'm just dumbfounded at ...
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How do I make steps like these? (Staircase)

Here is what I want to steps to look like. Basic steps and the bottom part should be one face. What I did: Created 2 planes and used array modifier for the steps. Created one big edge for the bottom ...
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Linked objects don't highlight in 3.1

In 3.0, when you entered edit mode, with a linked object, all the linked objects would highlight, but it seems in 3.1, they do not. Am I missing something?
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Disable in EM auto face shaping

I dunno how i should clearly explain this in one sentence, if someone got already a post, please link me down. I want to disable the "auto facing" in EM, like i create an extra face size it ...
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join head to body

I have this situation here where I want to join this Face Builder created head to a Human Generator body. I deleted the HG head and joined the head mesh to the body mesh but now I want to fill the ...
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Problem with Radial Array (Object offset about an Empty) on Blender 3.1.2

I'm a fledging in Blender and I've been monkeying with this amazing software for a few days. When I came around to Modifier -> Array, I got stuck into the option Object offset. With a bunch of tips ...
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grease pencil edit mode simplify stroke in python

Can someone can help me to simplify a stroke in grease pencil edit mode? I'm looking for the equivalent of this command used on curves: but in Python and for Grease Pencil objects.
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CTRL+Z in Object Mode takes me to last change in Edit Mode

If Im in Object Mode and I want to undo changes in Object Mode by pressing CTRL+Z, Blender goes to Edit Mode (last object edited) and undos the changes there, deleting all changes done in Object Mode ...
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How do I make the handle of the kettle?

My goal is to simply make the handle of the kettle: If I have to be specific then the handle should have both ends equal in size and perfectly is put into the model. I have thought and tried of two ...
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Intersect (Knife) Not Working

I have created two overlapping mesh cubes. I select one cube and enter edit mode. Then under Face in Topbar I select Intersect(Knife). When selecting any Intersect (Knife) option (Cut, Merge etc) I ...
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How to keep Measure Tool proportions visible while sculpting?

How to keep Measure Tool proportions visible while sculpting? Problem: After outlining the proportions for my mesh with the Measure Tool in Edit Mode, I am stuck on how to keep the measurement lines ...
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How do I make this part of the kettle?

This is the image I am basing my model on: How can I recreate such part of the kettle where the red arrow is pointing at (I'm just a beginner and don't know much). Here is the current model I have: ...
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