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Questions pertaining to the usage of Blender's various editing tools and methods

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Merging curves created one curve object with two connected splines in it - how to fix?

I have two bezier curves. I can't join them no matter what I try. Pressing F when two nearest vertices of bezier are selected does nothing. The curves are in same direction and non-cyclic. However I ...
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How to add more vertices on my object (picture examples) [duplicate]

The video I'm following has more of those vertices (black dots), on their object and mine doesn't - it is required as I'm about rip open the object ,and since I don't have more, its impossible to rip ...
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Why is my object shaped differently in object mode than in edit mode?

Why is my object shaped differently in object mode than in edit mode? Here's the model in object mode. (The undesired shape) Here's the model in edit mode. (The desired shape)
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The rendered image has black dots [closed]

When making a cup i pressed something that make render with a lot of black dots,and i can't redo it
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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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Why does this geometry say “Nothing selected”?

I'm modelling a character that is all one mesh. When I select the body of the character, I'm able to move it around, but when I select the pants, I can't move them. I've also noted that the Item ...
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Audio volume only decreases for a few seconds

When I click on “sound” settings, I can see that I can adjust volume from 1 to for example 0.200. However, when I do that, it only remains 0.200 for one or a few frames max and then returns back to 1....
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how to fix pupils (nodes)

ive tried to make a black and white 2d mesh (the 2d mesh does have a curve however) i have used nodes to make a black, shiny mesh texture with glowing white pupils, however for some reason on my eye ...
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Material preview doesn't show color changes, the object stays black [duplicate]

I've just started a Blender course, but I got an issue. When I go to the Material Preview and want to change the color, nothing happens, it stays black. http://kepkezelo.com/images/...
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Beveling with tight geometry

I've recently purchased a copy of HOps/BoxCutter and I have been loving them so far - however, I've run into an issue where when I have tight geometry made by boxcutter, I am basically incapable of ...
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Can't select Pose under Scene Collection to Enter Pose Mode

So I downloaded the recent version of blender on my new PC. I've used 2.8 forever but figured I'd get the most recent version on my new build. On the previous version I could select the Pose line (...
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How to copy part of a model onto another model

I want to take the 2 existing arms on this model(above) and add another 2 below. I have tried this in edit mode by duplicating polys but when I do that it only exists in edit mode and disappears when ...
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What is the best solution to separate uv's?

I made a light saber but I made only two parts, 1 hilt and 1 blade. The blade is good together since it has around 300 edges, but since I want to add a lot of detail on the hilt, I want it to be ...
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How to draw out of XZ plane in Blender?

I have started a new project in Blender and selected 2D animation mode. Next I drew few shapes and then rotated scene a bit and found, that all my drawings were actually in 3D but constrained into $XZ$...
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How do I subdivide a cube?

Just installed 2.91 and I'm having a hard time finding some really basic questions answered. Subdividing Primitives. If I create a cube primitive how do I make it have 3 subdivisions on the X, 5 ...
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Is there Way to Cover Surface this Ways not Working Very well { Fill/Grid Fill/Beautify Faces } take match more time to solve

My Problem is Fill Around holes and used all ways but not Working as I wish , manual Editing take More time
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Why can't I view all strips in Blender Sequence?

I'm trying to edit a video in blender but it's a hassle if I am only able to see two layers of strips at a time. No matter if I zoom out or drag the editor bigger, I only can view two layers of strip. ...
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Closing all openings (through holes) around the object

It is not about non-manifolds, what I mean is a real "by-design" openings of the object. Please see attached example. All I need is to create a thin 1mm face in all holes all around the ...
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Editing colors in Blender for vibrance and saturation

Is there a way within Blender to edit colors, like Photoshop, using variables such as vibrance and saturation? For example: The image below is an photoshopped version of the first image, with ...
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Closing a STL surface

Happy new year! Problem explanation I am trying to modify a STL model generated by a CT scan (skin model), in order to close the surface. I am using this in brain simulations and in order to add ...
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How to scale loop cut instead of scaling whole mesh?

I want to scale the difference between to loop cuts. It worked great on another mesh in another project by pressing SX or SY to scale the loop cut, but this time it scales the whole mesh with focus on ...
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How to Offset Geometry of a Text Converted to Mesh

I have a text object that has been converted to mesh. Recreating it as text is not ideal. I need to do the geometry offset of the characters (on $X$ and $Z$ axes). Scaling wouldn't work as it doesn't ...
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Weird Auto Smooth behaviour

I'm creating the inside of a hangar, and after some work, I checked to see how the shading is. To my surprise it's all messed up. I've never seen this bad smoothing, and I have no clue how to make it ...
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Can't select any object in edit mode 2.9

In edit mode I can only select the object I click in "object mode". When I click on others objects nothing happening. I always have to switch in object mode if I want to select another ...
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Car topology problem: front quarter panel

Well, I'm making this car that will be exported to a game, but I'm having problems with topology. Everything looks great, but these front quarter panels have very different tones of shades between the ...
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How do I scale a letter how it should be? [duplicate]

I would like to extrude & scale the outter edge of my letter like this : but Actually it looks like this ... I have no clue how to do it ... Also there is another problem, if I scale a mesh is ...
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Objects disappear when I open object mode or export file

When I go into Object mode, everything disappears, I did not accidentally press H or something as I can consistently go back and forth and I can have everything visible, open object mode and ...
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Distance between parallel face or constraining width of cube

I'm using blender to create simple shapes I want to cut out of wood (not what Blender is for I know). The wood is 18mm thick so I created a cube that was also 18mm thick. The problem is that as I move ...
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How do I accurately make a 14 tooth gear in Blender?

I want to recreate this gear in Blender. As you can see, there are 14 teeth on this gear. Tracing the shape with vertices is not an option as it needs to be exact. .
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Merge two different planes / Fill (Solid - Wall) two different planes

Im having problem with a couple of models of mine that I bought from a seller. I'm using a fracturing system within unity which let me split up objects into a bunch of chunks (Works much better than ...
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How do I set influence radius to a specific size?

When doing proportional edits in Blender is there a way to set the radius of influence to a specific size (e.g. 23) or do I have to use my mouse wheel and just try to get close?
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Grid Fill multiple areas

Hey there just wondering if there's a way to grid fill multiple edge areas at the same time, ie in this rough example I know I can grid fill these selected edges... but can I grid fill all these ...
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Separate objects can't be selected individually

I created an robot arm that has multiple parented objects in it. After that I selected all individual objects (in object mode) and duplicated them with Shift + D. Everything worked normally. But now ...
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Why is my UV Map in separate parts?

I have a simple shape that I want to add a texture to. But when I unwrap it, it shows in separate pieces rather than one whole square like the tutorial shows. Incidentally, when I first came to ask ...
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How do you do an intrude instead of extrude?

Lets say I want to decrease the height of the back of the chair, or all of its legs, how is the easier way to do it? I mean without cutting each of them into two pieces and deleting the remaining ...
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Vertices immediately clipping to 0,0,0

I don't know what button my clumsy fingers hit, but when I'm in global mode and I tried to move an edge by manually typing the coordinates the control panel in edit mode, it doesn't move. And when I ...
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Utilization of RAM and CPU for normal Operations of Blender

Please suggest on how to make my Processor and RAM be fully Utilized by Blender for normal Operations like for example, When I select about 200K faces on a large terrain and try to run "Limited ...
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How do I lengthen a cylinder that is tipped on it's axis?

I need to lengthen objects that are tipped on their axis. I have tried to use local transform orientation and it doesn't work.
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How to maintain multipart meshes

I have done a reasonable amount of modeling in Blender, but am just starting to get into animation. In the past when I was modeling things I would tend to keep things as a lot of separate objects ...
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Subdivide surface based on intersection

I have a question. The situation is as follows: So there is a sphere and a prism going straight through the sphere. Now I would like to: Add vertices and edges to the sphere mesh along the line of ...
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unable to select anyting in Particle Edit mode

As you'll see in the screencap, I am unable to select anything in Particle Edit mode. I have a cloth baked simulation with no other modifiers. I have a frame set within the similation range. I can ...
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How to create a custom shortcut for loop cut count?

I use a small Wacom tablet. So, I was wondering if it was possible to use those Express keys on the tablet to add or remove loop cuts after using the Ctrl+R shortcut to select loop cut.
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My feet armature looks off center in pose mode but fine in edit mode. Why?

When I am in pose mode my feet armature looks like it needs some tweaking but when I go into edit mode it looks ok to me. Why is that? .Blend -----> https://pasteall.org/blend/...
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Problem with extruding with x-axis

I am extruding (Shift+E) a bone with x-mirror on. The left bone is fine but the mirrored one is HUGE! I have no idea why this is happening. I have a pic and my .blend file is included here.
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Problem with shadows when filling faces in edit mode

I've been working in blender in edit mode and I think I've accidentally activated some sort of feature with a shortcut or something. Now every time I create a new face in edit mode, it gives that face ...
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How to Copy and Paste Vertex Coordinates?

I have two meshes that are almost identical to each other. Mesh 1 is a human head, and Mesh 2 is the same head but cut in half. (think no mirror modifier) Both have the same topology where it would be....
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Uv Badly Stretched

I am going through my first tutorials using blender and I am having a problem with the UV mapping that is not solved in my tutorial. Hence, I most likely did something wrong during the modelling but I ...
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How to duplicate a loop cut in blender

I'm trying to duplicate a loop cut on all the top teeth of the gear and I can't honestly remember how to do that. I haven't work in blender in a while and I completely forgot the basics. It must be a ...
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Can I download diffrent poses?

I wonder if it is possible to download poses from the internet. I have a Fortnite-Skin as an object and i want it to make a specific pose, but im am not able to do it. Can i download one from the ...

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