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

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Pressing 'Tab' will move certain bones slightly

I know that pressing Tab does not change the position of the skeleton in edit mode and pose mode. When I press Tab, the skeleton of hand are moves a little strangely.Other bones do not move. What ...
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Is it possible to use GPU to edit very high polygon meshes in Blender?

So I have a mesh I'm working on and it's little over 4,000,000 polygons, and the performance is bad already. I have like 2 frames in edit mode. I'd like to get the model to at least 66,000,000 ...
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How can I remove the part of the object that is inside the (hollow)cylinder?

How can I remove the part of the object on the right that is inside the cylinder? I also want to remove the part that sticks out: How can I do that? EDIT: New screenshots to show the objects:
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Blender 2.8: flickering edges in edit mode

I'm trying out the new Blender 2.8 and having some strange issues. I just created a basic object from a plane (subdivide, extrude). When I am in the edit mode, the edges of the object kept flickering ...
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Materials not showing in object mode or render view

For some reason, my materials only show up in edit mode, but not in render view. It WAS working before, but I have no idea what I did to mess it up. I can't seem to find a solution that works after ...
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Blue lines coming out of vertices

Hello, I clicked something and these blue lines appeared. How do I hide them? The lines are coming out of the vertices
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How to change Blenders User Interface

Just wondering if it is possible to change Blenders User Interface/Interaction to the standard setup for windows programs? I am aware the select with left/right option, what I am referring to is how ...
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How do I halve the width of a mesh while keeping it parallel to other edges (locking to an axis doesn't work)?

I want to flatten this cube and keep it a rectangle, all edges parallel.
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Other vertices affected when moving one vertex

I have a mesh that I have not created myself. I took an existing mesh and started modifying it for my own purposes. Suddenly I notice some vertices go crazy when I move (or grab) certain vertices. ...
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How to fix Non-Manifold elements?

I've made a High to Low poly model, and after using the ctrl+alt+shift+m command to find non-manifold elements, I've found several as shown in the .png which is edges and vertexes across the model as ...
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Alt-H won't work!

I'm trying to unhide a piece of something I'm modeling and the Alt-H shortcut wont work. How do I fix it or is there another way of unhiding things on Blender?
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blender 2.8: where is the “axes” tool for moving vertices visually?

I started using blender 2.8 and I'm not being able to move a vertex on one direction like in Blender 2.7, since I can't find the little visual widget with axes (see below): ↑ the widget in Blender 2....
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Some invisible face?

Hey guys, I can't figure out why I have this mysterious dot out of nowhere... I had previously used a boolean modifier with a cylinder to create this curve but I have since then applied the modifier ...
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Trying to Move 1 Selected Object in Blender Drags Other Faces It's Touching

If I create or duplicate an object that's touching other faces on objects in edit mode, it drags the faces it's touching with it. This just started happening in the middle of me making a haunted house ...
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Vertexes get slightly offset when extruding or moving an object

In a model I am working on, I have begun to notice a slight offset to the objects' points when trying to move (using "g") or extrude (using "e") an object (see photos below): it is not caused by any ...
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The effect of Proportional Editing in Random mode is not as strong as I expected. How can I make it more intense?

In this video ("Blender Beginner Tutorial - Part 4: Material Nodes", around minute 34) the author uses the "Proportional editing" mode and chooses the falloff type to be "Random". I tried to do the ...
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Mesh “expands” in object mode?

As you can see in the above image, my mesh in edit mode, or at least certain parts of it, exist in the size intended for everything to be. But it sort of starts to "expand" and clips through other ...
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I can't see faces on my model in all modes

I'm new to Blender and this community. Sorry for bad English. I created a model with Blender 2.78. When I finished (no texture, no animation, only a model with grey original starter color) I added ...
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Why do I get this two whole different mesh looks depending on method of display?

I'm trying to isolate certain parts of my sculpture but somewhere in the process I realized that the looks of the basic tile frame I was using changed between the wireframe in Object mode and Edit ...
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Best way to select parts of a complex model?

I want to make this treasure chest wider ("scale" on X-axis). Is there a good way to select the left and the right part of the model to drag it a little apart? I know of the "b" shortcut to select a ...
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'Remove Doubles' is removing vertices that don't overlap. Whats wrong?

I don't know what's wrong. Maybe it's a bug or just my mistake.
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can't select,move,rotate the mesh in edit mode

I wanted to select the circle in edit mode but I can't,please help me!!
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Rotation not working properly - what are we doing wrong?

We recently switched to Windows 10 in our lab at school. Since the switch we can't get rotation to work normally in Blender. We have tried 2.79, 2.79b, and 2.78c and all behave the same. When we ...
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Methods to appear and disappear objects

Let's think of this example (among many others). To simplify my drop sheet and render times I have one simple (A) object for far distances, and one more complex (B) when I dolly in the camera. Let's ...
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3D character not aligned to the world origin after deleting keyframes added by a BVH file and resetting the pose

I would like to know why,even if I have removed all the keyframes added by a BVH file AND after resetting the pose with ALT + R ; ALT + S ; ALT + G,in object mode and in pose mode the 3d character is ...
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Can't reset rotation of object

I am following a tutorial to learn Blender and I have a rotation problem. All the rotation values of my object are reset to 0 but it is still rotated. Apparently rotations made in Edit mode apply ...
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slide vertices around a face

i think i saw in a video once, someone took a loop of vertices from one mesh, copied it, and applied it to another mesh in a way that it perfectly snapped to the surface of the other mesh. no matter ...
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unintended lines in the viewport

I'm getting very frustrated here! I'm creating very simple shapes in blender, but for some reason I keep creating multiple vertices that overlap eachother. When I move my object forward, these hidden ...
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Missing dynamic transform snapping in 2.8? [closed]

I have downloaded the Blender 2.8 Alpha2 from the 21 September 2018. There I tried to snap my object to the current visible grid. This was supported in 2.79. Also the documentation of 2.79 confirms ...
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Interactive clipping plane

In this question, How can I easily animate cutaway views on multiple objects? it was suggested to use the camera clipping distance as a cutting plane. Is there a way to have an interactive cutting ...
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Movie editing : VSE or compositor?

Currently editing a short-movie in Blender (~11min), I did reach some limits of the VSE. Some part of the movie is black and white, and for the first time Blender began to give me "not enough colors" ...
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adding new letters/symbols from character map? How do you do it?

I can't just copy and paste a symbol from the character map app to the text box I add into my project
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How to separate the selection of a duplicate mesh? [duplicate]

I just duplicated a part of a mesh but as I select one of them, both are being selected. I learned about the 'P' hotkey, however, it's not working in my case. I'm using the latest version of Blender. ...
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Changes to the Model in edit mode not reflected in object mode and weird artifacts when exporting to fbx (armature modifier involved)

I now looked for hours to find a fix for my problem. I don't have any shape keys or modifiers or anything other than my mesh and a simple armature. In edit mode everything seems to look normal. But ...
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Vertices in a line will not select in loop

I am trying to select all vertices in a line and would like to assign them to an edge loop or some sort of group so they can be selected all at once. When I do select them manually the orange ...
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Particles they fly over the mesh

I have an uneven shape and on it I would like to "plant" the grass, but it comes out so that one grass flew in the air and the other grows well. I would like to get the effect of growing from mesh ...
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Best way to rotate a vertex selection using a Modal?

I'm trying to figure out how I should set up a modal operator that would rotate a vertex selection in Edit Mode, based on the MOUSEMOVE value, very similar to the default rotation in blender. I'd ...
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propotional editing

I wanted to learn blender, and I watch some tutorials online. I followed this video, and I did everything he did. But when it comes to the propotional editing part: https://youtu.be/f5Gb1VK98Wc?t=...
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How can i make vertices that are along an edge but not part of it cut into the edge and do it for many vertices?

https://webm.red/L9JA.webm you can see the problem here through the webm and i want to fix it for the entire mesh and not just a few vertices.
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snap edge to edge in edit mode

Pls see my attachment , i'm in edit mode and i want to move the selected edge along the red arrow direction so the edges will perfectly snap and overlap to target edge ( vertex A will snap to B). I ...
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Grid Alignment in Viewport when Numpad Keys are used

I have some experience with 3DS Max, and am switching to Blender. I am a retired Software Developer, so this is solely for self-education and mental exercise. I have an object I originally created in ...
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I get weird shapes when I extrude and scale a mesh

I am currently doing the doughnut tutorial, part 6, from this link, and I am now supposed to model a plate. Unfortunately whenever I copy the instructions, I get these really weird shapes and my plate ...
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What is the efficient/fluent way to Fill (F) between something Zaxis locked with a normal vertex?

I would love to hear an efficient way to go about having this FILLED (F), thank you!
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Moving a vertex doesn't move the vertex, it just makes another

please give me some tips on how to stop the vertex cloning from happening. this only happens around this one single ring or circle. everywhere else is normal.
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Highlight logic of vertex selection

When I select a vertex in Edit mode, some—but not all—of the edges that terminate at the vertex are highlighted. Moreover, which of the edges are highlighted can vary across a surface. The image ...
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When I merge these two complex shaped objects I get coplanar faces sharing the same space - how can I fix this?

I have these two objects that I am joining together: But on the bottom they have coplanar faces that overlap each other: I want to keep most of the mesh vertices, but do not want to have ...
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Unexpected Selection Behavior- Selecting Random Faces of a Sphere

No experience in 3d modeling what-so-ever. Trying to make a pill object. Doing this by creating a sphere, cutting off the bottom, duplicating/rotating, and connecting it to a cylinder. I've aligned ...
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Edge being hidden by face

Accidentally deleted an edge, then I added an edge loop. But the face hides the edge. How can I get rid of this? Will only show if I drag x axis smaller.
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Connect surfaces

How can I extend two surfaces so they connect. thanks!
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“Can only make proxy for a referenced object to group”. This message appears when trying to move any object using the 3D Transform Widget

I get this message whenever I try to move any object in Object Mode when using the 3D Transform Widget... "Can only make proxy for a referenced object to group". The "G" key works but not the 3D ...