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Select in edit mode not working when clicking fast

I just jumped to Blender 4.0 recently and one thing really bothers me. While in edit mode and with part of the geometry selected, I can't select any of that selected part if I'm clicking too fast. ...
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In editing mode, all edges are visible through the model, how can I fix it? [duplicate]

How can I make sure that in the Edit Mode in the model the edges are not translucent? I am in Solid mode, I used the Solidify modifier
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Why does this mesh look different in object and edit modes?

I have a mesh without any modifiers and applied scale: But when I'm trying to use edit mode, it looks different: Where could the problem be? Here's the blend file:
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Fix Snapping Rotation in Edit Mode

I'm using Blender's snapping feature to add hex bolts to an object, in edit mode. I've turned on snapping, Snap with Center, Snap To Face, and Align Rotation to Target. But for some reason the bolts ...
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How can i move a bone in edit mode without it affecting the Weight paint?

I got this rig, where I have all the weight paint done. It's good, but the bone position just isn't right. Is there a way I can move these bones in edit mode without it affecting the mesh?
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Fixing vertices that have been deleted or moved

What is the easiest way of returning a vertice to its original location if it has been moved out of place (without using undo) and replacing a deleted vertice (again without using undo)? I have ...
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Why do some faces not emit hair?

I am trying to create a bit of a fuzz feeling to my object. However, when I want to add Hair by using the Particle system, the hair are not distributed equally over the faces, as you can see in the ...
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Topology when the head has less edges than the body

So, I created the head and body separately, not noticing that the number of edges at the base of the head was less than that in the body. If I try to Create more edges by adding edge loops, some ...
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How do I reduce width of one face and maintain geometry

I am modelling steps used by passengers to board a float plane. The first 'step' is more of a small platform with the rear edge is narrower than the front edge. I have created the first step with a ...
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I cannot see my selections when editing linked instances

fairly new to 3D and Blender. I am following Chamfer Zones intro to Blender (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2U0MiZSV9A&ab_channel=ChamferZone) and about an hour in the video it shows the ...
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How to create a thicker bottom of a bottle

I'm quite new to Blender, I've done few things but none of them was so complex regarding modeling of the object in the edit mode as the one I need to seek advice on: so I'm trying to follow this ...
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While in Bone Edit mode, is it possible to change individual bone's Viewport Display to different types/styles?

Ex: Some bones would look Octahedral while others are B-Bone's. I know I can use custom shapes for different bones in Pose Mode but it seems in Edit Mode you're only allowed one type. I like ...
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How can I easily create an object which has some edges at 45 degrees?

I am creating a model of the boarding steps used on docks to assist passengers to enter a floatplane. I have started with a cube and used extrude, edge loop cuts and boolean modifier to get where I am ...
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How to Select/find all Unweighted Bones on an armature?

I'm working with Blender to create models for use in Unreal engine, and UE shows bones that do not have vertices weighted against them as greyed out. Is there a similar feature in Blender? I want to ...
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How can I preserve Material Preview while in Edit Mode?

Material Preview displays just fine when in Object Mode, but in Edit Mode it's as if the Viewport Shading is set to Solid instead: the faces of the mesh show as grey instead of the material. How can I ...
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How to copy symmetrically

I want to first bring the center of the top face of vertical bar to the intersection point of the edges as I marked #1 (right now it is slightly off as I did it manually), and then copy the vertical ...
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How to fix faces and uv map?

Trying to model a conversation heart in blender and everything was going well until it was time to mark the seams and i saw that the top part of the heart where the text is has multiple faces when I ...
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Move a vertex programmatically from Python

I am trying to move vertices programmatically, but whatever I do, there is no effect. I am using this simple script on the default cube in Blender 2.93 (for use with luxCore) ...
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Shading issues in the Mirror and Subdivision Modifier

After removing the bevels I created, it still seemed to be having that pinching. In addition, I tried to make sure the center of the mesh is completely flattened out. Let alone, I still have trouble ...
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Prior Blender question / answer with spacebar results, for me causes animation playback

I'm new to Blender, currently using version 4.0. The answer at Face problem in cube, edit mode on the first paragraph says Go into edit mode, and press A to select all the vertices. Press the ...
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How do i add faces (subdivision)

I'm a beginner on blender and im modeling this character for a game im making but i have a problem. I need to remove some "faces" (i'm not sure if they are called faces) to make the shape ...
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Is there a way to make the 3D cursor rotation follow the angle of an edge?

I want my 3D cursor to share the same rotation as an edge of my mesh so that I can slide a vertex along that edge (using cursor setting under "Transform Orientation") but also past the ...
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How to add face in a looped edge

Greetings. I am experiment in Blender and I work on a project, I would like to ask. How can I add a face to this looped edge?
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Why faces disappeared and is it possible to fix this?

I'm building a dinosaur legs by using extrusion. At some point, some of the bottom faces disappeared and I'm unable to continue building the legs. Is it possible to bring them back? Or start over? My ...
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How to edit an object created using a bezier curve and previously converted to a mesh

I created a hose using a bezier curve and now I want to change its length and curves. When I select the object in edit all the geometry is displayed and so I guess I must have converted the bezier ...
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Why can't I merge these 2 faces together? [duplicate]

Blender beginner here. I want to merge 2 selected faces seen on this imag but when I do that with F then the result will be on image below. Dissolving faces doesn't do anything in this case. This is ...
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Scale Down to Peak Points

I made this model of a bulb but didn't save the blender file: I tried to remake it now, and honestly have no idea how I managed to make those pointy edges at the top last time. This is my current ...
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Gizmo faces in different direction based on faces

I am editing a 3d object made by a friend, for a game jam. Said friend is not very experienced in 3d and I am trying to tidy up his mesh. I come from Cinema 4d and am trying out blender. What I ...
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How to move 2 selected faces to other side of object

Blender beginner here. I want to move 2 selected faces seen on this image to other side of object but can't figure it out and find an answer. I tried to mirror these but in this case it mirrors ...
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Select N symmetrical edges in a sphere

If I'd like to select two symmetrical vertical edges in a sphere it is easy to do that manually: Four would be easy too: But with other divisions it could be harder to do so manually. Is there a ...
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Selection by specified object

How to select many objects using another object either by projection or intersection, but not by sectioning along the projection because it spoils the mesh? Is there a way to select using volume so ...
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How get bone X axis for zero roll?

In edit mode I set bone position(head and tail) and after that set roll to zero. Now I need get coordinates X axis local bone`s system (in global system), where it can find or how to calculate?
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Edit Mode lateral bar is empty

I dont know what happened but before this, i couldnt switch between edit mode and object mode
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How to move the original object after using the spin tool

I'm learning how to make polar array in Blender. I saw this video that, among the other methods, explains how to use the spin tool. A very simple test: create a base object, say a cylinder move to ...
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I need help with shade smooth

I'm making an ant in Blender, but there is a problem above the jaw when I use Shade Smooth
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Extrusion or Keyboard shortcut Ctrl + B doesn't work correctly

I want to make smooth edges on an object, but for some reason artifacts appear in the form of unnecessary edges, I ask for your help. I also attached the project file below in gogle Disk. File: https:/...
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when i join objects, it goes into wireframe and deletes modifiers

https://gyazo.com/a2660538e1065da70101e2a7083c0eb7 this happens every time i try to join a object. I select the two I want to join, and then I join them, and they become wireframe & un-subdivided. ...
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Modifiler Boolean doesn't work. Why?

My problem is that I want to delete part of an object on an object using another object and a Boolean modifier, but for some reason all this does not work correctly, below I left a link to a video in ...
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How to select meshes that are bundle into one object in blender?

I want to select meshes that were bundled together into one object and remove them or move them apart. The mesh come bundles and I have no control over this part. Can I select a mesh by clicking a ...
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Deformed Solidify Modifier.(Even Thickness)

Ctrl + Alt + Q display shows the rear bumper of a vehicle from the Top view, Perspective view, Front view and side view. The bumper has a Mirror modifier, Subdivision surface and a solidify Modifier. ...
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Select Linked operation ("L" key) doesn't work on my model

I imported this model from Roblox studio, and I tried to select all the faces on the outside but it doesn't work. Any ideas? Watch this video to understand the structure of the imported model, as at ...
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making my character Tpose

hey all so a quick question for that is there a way to my character acting as a T pose? I have already modelled my character but I Don t want to mess anything by moving the arms or use propotional ...
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How to Hide vertices from view

I'm working on the model of a vehicle in my viewport. The reference images set on all sides of vehicle is set to only view from the Front Now, I'm in the edit mode, my x-ray is on so that as I pick a ...
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Edit mode keeps switching from edge / Face mode to Vertex mode without me doing so

So I have recently switched from 3ds Max to Blender and I am still figuring out the layout of things. I believe I have either changed a setting or turned on a feature that, while in edit mode, will ...
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mesh disappear when I go to texture paint

whenever I go to texture paint tab my mesh disappears? I Apply UV Editing To My Mesh also Any Help please, thanks in advance
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Simply Bendy in Blendy

Just curious, I couldn't find any answers to my specific question, then again perhaps I don't have the right words to ask it in the first place. I was in the middle of doing a low poly object when ...
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Edges Direction/normal problem

when I extrude these edges, some of the normals aren't correct. how can I fix these edges' direction before extrusion? extrude Solidify File
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Are there any cloth settings to enable all sides of plane/cloth to fall to base

I am completely new to using this modifier and have created a simple object and plane (cloth) and using animation got the plane to 'fall over' my object. The problem I have is that the corners do not ...
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Odd Chess Crown - How can it be fixed?

I'm modeling a rook cheese piece but the crown seems off. It seems bent and not really, how can this be fixed? NT: Zoom into the crown to see the fault.
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How to get collision to work with physical properties cloth

I would like to create an object which is covered with say a tarpaulin. Being the first time I have ever attempted this I watched two different video tutorials and followed them EXACTLY but when I ...
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