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

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(VSE) Playback only plays in reverse

So I have been using the Video Sequence editor for a while now on Windows, but recently I decided to dual boot Linux Mint and Windows. However, when I opened up one of my recent projects the playback ...
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Correct way to “extrude inward” (intrude?)

I have this mesh: I want it to become like: But if I simply extrude inward, it becomes: I know in this simplified case I could just extrude the square in the center and scale them downwards. But I'...
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How to add text to model

I want to add signs including text to my model. I ADDed MESH > PLANE for the sign board resized and scaled and then ADDed TEXT changed font size then moved (Grab) both only the side of my model. ...
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Help Old gltf file

I'm recently trying to work an old file imported in GLTF format. However when having edit it is all deformed, I would like to remove this fact, seeing that I can only edit the model when I use the ...
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Does the tools for setting normals really work as intended when using 'split normals'?

When selecting a face with split normals and then using Set from Faces Blender changes the split normals of the non selected faces around it too. If this is by design, how do I go about limiting the ...
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Making the “Object mode” pose and the Edit mode" pose the same?

I don't know the correct language to use, but I've got a rigged model and I've positioned it how I want it to be in Pose mode. Everything looks great in Object mode, but when I go to Edit mode my ...
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First 20 sec of my video has gray and black pixels instead of the actual video [closed]

When I render my video the first 20 sec are gray and black pixels. The sound works and the text shows up but no video. After 20 sec the video pops back in and plays normal. How do I fix the first 20 ...
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CAD mesh refinement of a File.OBJ

Hi guys I'm trying to improve the mesh which derives from a CAD drawing because of the "tessellation problem" of Figure 3, by entering in Edit Mode-> Edge Select and subdividing the upper ...
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Modeling a Product in blender [duplicate]

I got a problem while making a model of a product. I have tried a lot even seen lots of tutorial but did not get the thing that i want. I am using Blender 9.92 and I am just a beginner I got my hands ...
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How to 'tilt' an array

Firstly thanks heaps to everyone who helped me get this far with my first Blender project. I have created a floating dock using Add > Mesh Cube for all the 'parts' to the dock. Now I have imported ...
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Turn a flat mesh into sphere (for eyes)

I'm working with a model that has flat meshes for eyes. I want to turn these flat meshes into spheres so I can better work with the eyes for posing. How do I either make the flat meshes spherical, or ...
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How to move the axis

I started a project by importing a .dae object and have completed the changes I want however everything is at the bottom of the 'workspace' (see image below) and I have searched everywhere (probably ...
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How can I cut a UV sphere in half?

I need to use half of a sphere, but I cannot work out how to cut it in half. The best I can do is to remove 1/4 of the sphere. With a UV sphere, I size it to my requirements, set scale to ...
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Subdivision Surface causes distortions when extruding oder joining verts

I am fairly new to this and have a question as I always get distortions as soon as I try to extrude any verts of this cylindrical shaped part of the mesh or when I try to connect Verts of this part ...
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Why are my edges still sharp after applying subsurface modifier?

So I'm following this anvil tutorial by Blender Guru. I'm at this part https://youtu.be/WxMwa0njGSM?t=1145 where Andrew applies a subsurface modifier to his mesh. When I do this, it makes my mesh ...
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Newbie needs help with Clothes simulation

I simulated a sleeveless shirt that I made for my character but for some reason when I hit the play button it separates in half as if it gets ripped off I'm so confused cuz I didn't pressed anything ...
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Separate by selection not showing in Object Mode

I am trying to select an edge loop and separate it by selection. So I did that, however, when I tab out into object mode to select it, it is as if I did not make the separation. It is there in the ...
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Issue non-deletable vertices in edit mode [duplicate]

I don't know why, but when I try to delete a certain area of the building in Edit Mode, those thin lines will be made up and even show up in Render Mode and cannot be selected. Does anybody know why ...
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How to fill in a gap between two objects?

How do you fill in a gap between two objects? I got a gap between the car body and the black window trim panel. I keep getting errors that says "No Faces Filled". I just want to cover the ...
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How to set more cameras into different multiple image reference?

I'll explain it short, How does This work like if I want add different image on cam 2, but I don't want have same image from cam 1?
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How to limit select edge loops on seam?

Basically select edge loops will result like this: Is there any way (or script) to limit the select loop on seam quickly? so the result should be like this: EDIT: Bellow is example selection what i ...
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Bevel operation results in different result in similar mesh

I have 2 house shaped objects that are made following different sequences of extrude, knife, and edge dissolve. Now when I try to bevel the top edge of the house I get two different results. How do I ...
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Editing some textures

I have these two textures and I want that the red colored emissions will get left all other things get fully black that is everything except the red color in the images get left and others get fully ...
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Geometry breaking trough mesh with Solidify

My model before solidify: Whith Solidify, some geometry passes through the exterior part of the model. I have tried everything I could find: Normals>Recalculate outside Mesh>Clean up>Merge ...
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Bending a mesh created from SVG [duplicate]

I have a mesh that was created from an SVG file (using InkScape) and I want to bend it around a smooth curved wall. I am using a lattice but there's not enough vertical cuts and I don't know how to ...
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Why does the Smooth Brush behave differently when using it via Slide Relax?

It turns out that the smooth brush behaves differently depending on which brush you activated the smooth on (pressing Shift)? Where does the manual tell you how it works?
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Blender 2.92.0 Sphere is invisible when created [closed]

Im just new to blender, I just downloaded blender, but when i add a sphere its invisible ive tried googling help but none worked so here I am.
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How to make a cut on a face between an edge and a vertex?

Basically I wanna make a cut between edge on the right and a vertex But when I try to do it with the knife tool, it creates additional edge that I don't need So I wonder how can I do it, since loop ...
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When applying a bevel on 3 faces, converging at 1 point, the angle is pressed inward [closed]

When applying a bevel on 3 faces, converging at 1 point, the angle is pressed inward
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Trying to reduce edge count in Edit Mode

Someone gave me an fbx model with too many edges throughout it and I'm looking to reduce that quantity without destroying the overall mesh. If I delete edges individually the faces delete as well. And ...
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How to select linked flat faces directly?

Usually we must select (at least) one face and then "Select Linked Faces" to get selected like this Is there any way to select linked flat faces directly once you click on face? like ...
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I make an action editor animation using keyframes, I save and quit, then when I open it back up, my animations are gone

I am making an animation using Action Editor and key frames, I then go to save and quit, when I go back in, most of my animations are gone and only a few remain.
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My model looks weird

I was just doing my usual stuff, but when I checked back on part of the model, it looked like this: I also pressed Alt + N, but it didn't fix anything. Edit: The one one on the left is what I want. ...
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How to convert selected polygons to their boundary edges?

For example I've selected this face Then I need to convert to edge (border of selected faces) Is there any way to do it automatically?
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What may be the problem with this beveling?

I am working on a small project, but I cant seem to figure out why beveling is different on the sides on a symmetric object. This is how it looks like: I'd like to bevel the shorter sides of it. ...
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Clean intersecting geometry

I have a mesh imported from a game that consists of multiple objects. The fact that there are multiple body sections is confusing auto weights when rigging, and is causing solve errors. Is there any ...
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'NoneType' object has no attribute 'ui_type' when running blender using CLI

My code runs fine when I run the script directly in blender. However if run the file headless in the terminal I get this error and the animation renders the default cube instead of my animation: ...
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Unable to merge two objects

After hours of searching this on google and coming up with nothing, I figured I might as well try asking here. I am currently in the middle of doing a head-swap, where I am attaching a head to a body ...
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How do I fix my upside down video, and make it so it is not compressed and choppy

I am making a small documentary on blender 2.9 (I think) for history class. While doing this I did not encounter any problems until I added a video from my phone to the script. Now the video is upside ...
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Shrink/flatten tool - unstable increase/decrease of size of selected faces (fluctuating)

The shrink/flatten tool in edit mode tends to increase/decrease in a fluctuating way,on moving the mouse slightly, it changes to a very large one in an instant, wont decrease below that base size. I'...
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How can I make my 2d character and background non transparent

Hello I am working on an animaiton and when my character walks I can see the back ground through him. It appears to be very transparent. Most animations the character and back ground are seperate and ...
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How can I remove natural gaps on a 3D model with Blender before printing?

I have a 3D dental model that I will use in an academic study. On this model, there are some small gaps marked by the yellow arrows on the figure. These gaps are the natural areas between the teeth ...
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Is it possible to hide the wire in the edit mode?

I am working on models made by photogrametry so I had really dense mesh. I wanted to know if it is possible to hide (or make it transparent) the wire of the mesh when I m in the edit mode? I m using ...
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Can't go into edit mode [closed]

Help this is so silly is it me? What am I doing wrong? I made of gif of what is going on below, hopefully i'm doing something wrong. https://gyazo.com/be75d6f44431243bee556584d811efc0
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Smoothing out jagged mesh edge in edit mode

I have a mesh with some jagged edges that need smoothing out without having to do a lot of manual work. It's a zig-zagging mesh and I'm trying to fill out the creases so that there is a somewhat ...
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Inset specific faces and extrude them afterwards - Python

I'm quite new to blender-python so forgive me if there are some things I don't get right... I try to model some cables with the Blender Python API. I came to the point where I need to inset the ends ...
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Boolean do not function while trying to make a mold

I am trying to create a mold by doing a boolean from a Nike sneakers. My goal is to then print the mold in 3D later on. The problem is that the boolean don't work (and the model I took is empty). Do ...
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Blender isn't snapping to the grid, its shift 1 grid space away from the original

I'm trying to make a few modular assets. To support my quest, I'm using grid snapping. However I have noticed that when moving faces or vertices, it doesn't snap them to the grid, it just moves them 1 ...
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Lost header in video editing

I'm in the video editor. I have closed the header by mistake, in the window where you put the videos. I can't recover it. I need it because it contains "add strip" etc... What to do to show ...
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How to horizontally flip a rotoscoped object?

I'm very new to blender so please don't flame me. I recently recorded a show on zoom about technology. Here's the problem, during the zoom meeting, my background that had a logo called 'DNA' which is ...

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