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Questions tagged [editing]

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

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My video and sound disappeared

So I am making a video for my self and I was saving it cutting it and had different layers for it and while I was editing one strip I would use the sound icon to mute the others running below so it ...
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Transparent faces even with Limit Selection to Visible

I was wondering why the objects of this file are always displayed transparent in Edit mode, even with the Limit Selection to Visible option enabled, and no Shading enabled in the 3D properties panel. ...
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How do I load mtl files into parent object?

I created a file on my laptop's built in 3d builder, and a friend suggested that i transfer it to Blender to change it from obj to dae. I noticed that the obj file has a mtl, which (I assune) is the ...
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Why does bone's radius resets when trying to move the bone?

I'm working with envelope weights for skinning, and wish to move some bones around, but if I do that I lose my work on the bones radius and envelope values. Might be because it calculates the radius ...
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How to isolate edits to an area in Blender 2.8?

I'm trying to follow along with the good old Anvil tutorial and I'm running into a snag where I can't limit the scope of my proportional edit by hiding the areas I want to remain unaffected. Is there ...
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Segfaut when going back to Object Mode, on unrelated data

I am writing an Addon. I have a list of Vectors: centers = [p.center for p in obj.data.polygons] In a later section of code, I do the following to a different ...
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How can I split a mesh?

I'm making a dog head and am trying to seperate where the mouth goes but can't figure it out. The entire head is solid. The part still needs to be connected to the head.
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Problem by the editing of two scenes at the same time

Is it possible to add another blender file to the one I'm video editing? If it is possible, how do I proceed?
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How to split an inset from another inset

I want to split the insets so they are both no longer attached to each other but I have no clue how, I am attempting to make character legs.
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Object in edit mode moves with giant step, can't make precise adjustments [duplicate]

I'm trying to edit a mesh in blender, but when I try to move a vertex it moves by a set amount that is ridiculously far from the original position, and there's no ability to place it at any point in ...
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Loop Cut & Slide wont work over a face [duplicate]

So I am trying to make a building in Blender for my University Project. I have made the outside of the building and now I am trying to add windows with frames at the front. One side of my building has ...
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How to Subdivide into equal squares on a “Triangular” face

I'm making this model and I want to subdivide one of my faces into equal squares on a triangular shape. When I try to subdivide it, it gets subdivided according to how many faces there are (in this ...
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How i can remove transparent ball from model?

How i can remove that transparent ball? https://imgur.com/a/UapILfq there no way to select her and delete like rest objects.
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Is there a way in which we can merge two meshes in edit mode?

I have two mesh islands in the same plane which overlap as shown in fig1. Now when I go to selection and do "select boundary loop", it selects the full boundaries of both the islands as shown in fig2 ...
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How do I make a loop cut parallel to an external loop?

I have a mesh and want to create a loop cut between loops 1 and 2, but it should be parallel to the top loop. Sorry if I'm not explaining it clearly, I am hoping someone more experienced with Blender ...
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How would I be able to fill in the gap indicated by the arrow without filling in the middle portion?

Hello, I am trying to fill the edge gap of this skull indicated by the red arrows to the right however, when i press F, it covers the whole area including the middle portion which i want to be ...
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Blender 2.8 edit mode. I can see through parts of my model

I finally decided to start using blender 2.8, I've gotten a lot of things looking right again but I've ran into an issue in edit mode, I can see through parts of my model at times, and if i zoom out I ...
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How to adjust edit view settings?

I am absolutely new to Blender, moving from SketchUp. I find it hard to see where are my edges and faces are with the default settings. Where can I set how edges and faces are rendered while editing? ...
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Importing PNG files into Blender Grease Pencil

I have several Adobe Illustrator logos I would like to pop into Blender's Grease Pencil utility to animate them. Is there a good way to do this that won't have me re-drawing everything in Grease ...
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Recreating the background for retouched photographs

I removed a person from some photographs. How can I use blender to re-add the background and body parts of other people behind the missing person? If you guys have any suggestions on how I could do ...
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How to convert an edge into a curved edge?

I need to curve a single edge of a plane. I tried vertex bevel but either it didn't work or I did some mistake. The plane I have: The shape I want: As can be seen in above images I need to curve ...
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Video Editing in blender 2.8 - FFmpeg renders nothing

I'm trying to edit a video sequence in 2.8, tried it in 2.79 aswell but same results. I'm importing a mp4 with audio attached to it and the only thing I'm trying to do is to cut it down and render. ...
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is it possible to replace face of a humanoid model with a plane face object?

i have a 3d alien, i made it's body using adobe Fuze, and then i replaced it's head and feet with an alien model, now i want to replace it's face with a cute face that i just made, but the face that i ...
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How can I prevent my posed rigs from defaulting back to the static stance? Also undo questions

I created a humanoid rig, skinned it and got all the project files open in the same instance. Started moving things around and then posing my model... Issue number one... Using Ctrl+Z or even "Undo" ...
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Remove faces inside object

So I have a cube coming back inside of another cube ( it's the trigger guard thing going inside the gun handle ) and I want it to not go inside ( merge with the handle ) thanks !
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How to I cut a specific part of an object in order to have 2 separate objects?

I'm completely green to Blender. Whilst I've used 3DS Max in the past, I haven't got a clue how to use Blender and it isn't striking me as very comprehensive, so I thought I'd reach out. I've ...
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How to create a horizontal strip inside a circlular plane?

I need to create a horizontal strip from one side of the circular plane to another circular plane inside it. The result needs to be like this: I got the outer circles using the inset key like this: ...
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Can't select all vertices of circle

I'm practicing blender 3d v2.79 By the last 3 weeks when get inside the edit mode i can't select the whole circle of vertices by hitting Ctrl+alt +left click In the beginning i thought that my laptop ...
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3D cursor to geometry generated by a modifier

I need to set the 3D cursor on a point generated by an array. I tried with "Adjust edit cage to modifier result" and "Display modifier in edit mode", but when I select the point with the little circle,...
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is there anyway to automatically create a mesh for an armature

i have some animation files that needs to be modified, when i import them in blender, the animation file doesn't have a mesh attached to it and that makes modifying super hard. is there anyway to ...
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Magic Lantern Raw To DNG to where next? [duplicate]

I've got raw files using Magic Lantern on a Canon 5D Mark II. I've converted them to DNG files then I've converted those DNG files using adobe DNG converter. But I've now don't know how to edit the ...
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Modelling and Sculpting

I have an image of a packet and I want to model it with exact same wrinkles at exact same place.Sculpting manually takes a lot of time.Is there any other way? Attaching the image below
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How to attach parts of one model to another

i have a 3d model, i want to swap it's feet and head with another 3d model. i imported both models, selected the parts, moved them to the desired position, pressed control + j to merge them. but now ...
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Problem selecting in edit mode

Is it normal to have to select in object mode before moving into edit mode. At the moment if i have not selected something in object mode and i go to edit mode i can not select it. I have tried to ...
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How to fix bad topology along a crease with multiple small triangles

I have a large geometry with many creases that have poor topology.The large polygons near the crease are mismatched along edges and small area, slender triangles connect the larger polygons. There ...
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How to cut an object into tiny objects many times?

I have a large object and I'd like to cut it many times, so that when I render it, it falls apart. I know how to cut, but is there a way to cut it many times at regular intervals?
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How can I make the 'delete' key immediately delete faces instead of displaying the 'delete' menu?

I'm a beginner in blender. I want to delete a face, but pressing the X to delete the face brings up a menu like this: I do not want to display the menu and delete the face each time I press X, I want ...
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Extrude not working in Blender 2.8

I can't extrude in blender 2.8. So I merged a cube at its center. I went to vertice mode and edit mode too. I tried to extrude the vertex but when I do it just duplicates it. I thought the problem was ...
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How complete is Blender? [closed]

I am really a new guy to blender.My question is how much complete I am with Blender software alone (of course after getting necessary skills).I understand it depends upon what art I want to produce. ...
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Problem with the grid fill result not the way i want

youtube -blender gyroid I followed this tutorial and try to do grid fill, but I stuck at "1:48" grid fill step. - this is how I do grid fill I also try to change the offset but I still can't get ...
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How to divide an object with Blender 2.8

i am trying to divide an object: in Edit Mode, i select "Loop Cut". But the selection is only possible in that way that it divides the object in half. I didn´t found a solution to change the ...
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Editing MP4 video

I'm looking for a video showing how to edit MP4 video clips. For instance I'd like to take this clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAhvQoLpvsM and remove the text below the PlayStation symbol, but ...
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How can I easily check if an object is linked to an other object?

Sometimes I accidently make changes to an object without noticing that it is still linked to another object. Is there a simple way to keep an eye on object links? I couldn't find it anywhere in the ...
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How to add vfx footage to blender?

hello everyone am curious as to how do I add my effects footage(as in I downloaded a video effects footage pack so I want to the video I want to edit) to my video clip in blender
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Can't edit when in user perspective

I'm new to Blender and I have problem while working with it. When I enter user perspective view (by using middle mouse) I can't edit the object normally, for example I will select one of the vertices ...
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Why does the mesh clip past the edges?

Why does the mesh that I'm working on clip past the edges that are clearly defined? It makes it hard to see the edges and sometimes vertices. Is it because I'm using a subsurf modifier? Do I just have ...
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Problem with Fracture Modifier deleting changes to mesh

If I create a cube, plane or grid and then Edit the vertices so that the vertices are displaced, applying the Fracture Modifier deletes those changes. The object returns to its original form. It ...
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How to rotate half of a plane around the split edge after cutting it in half using loop cut

I have split a plane in half by using the Loop Cut tool and now I have two faces which both share an edge. When I select just one of the faces and press R+Y to rotate it, it rotates around an axis ...
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Unable to select items on outliner

I'm new to blender and I'm struggling with a few things that are probably tiny but I just can't quite get them. The biggest issue is selecting different parts of the mesh in the outliner. Specifically,...
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How to create an arch (vault) that is curved inside?

I've been struggling for several weeks' time to get this right. I have ideas, but nothing that is efficient to get the same look. I tried using half-spheres and cuts from spheres to do it, but I just ...