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

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How to connect two meshes together when meshes don't line up

I'm am trying to connect a head model to a body model, but the problem is that the head and body don't line up to where I can just merge the vertices. I tried using a boolean modifier but nothing ...
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How to do proportional editing and keeping wall thickness?

I've got an object to edit, figured out how to proportional edit it, but now its wall thickness is ruined. How to address this issue? As the image shows, the inner and the outer surface of the wall ...
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Why does pressing Alt+B make everything disappear?

I'm trying to box select with Alt+B and when I do, my whole mesh disappears until I Alt+B again. I can't find any evidence of this happening to anyone else. I tried going back to an earlier save, Alt+...
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How to do proportional move only on selection?

How to proportionally move only the given selection and place the sphere of influence at a given point as it was selected 1 single item (in my case te very top of the object)?
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I'm trying to change the type of vertices on my mesh

I Imported a mesh into 2.8 and for some reason the vertices/faces are in a triangular fashion and when I try to grab a vertex or multiple to move them, it doesn't pull the faces/vertices around it ...
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Copying vertex weights doesn't remove vertex groups

When I hit the copy button in the vertex weights menu on the sidebar, it copies the weights for each vertex group for the highlighted vertex to the other selected vertices, which works. The problem is ...
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How can I make an indent on a edge loop?

What I'm imagining is essentially like taking an edge loop and pushing it inwards, making an indent. I've tried extruding edge loops down, but that does nothing. I've also tried putting two edge loops ...
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How to toggle grid lines that are displayed in wireframe mode?

I'm following a Blender Guru tutorial on how to make a coffee cup. When looking at the cup in wireframe with xray & edit mode on, his screen has no extra gridlines between the vertices/face. ...
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Editing 3DS Max Morphs in Blender

I bought the Human ZBuilder for 3DS Max on Turbosquid. The file was meant for 3DS but it was saved in FBX and OBJ format. In the description it is called a morph (Not sure how that works...) But I ...
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Clip in the sequencer won't show in previewer

The clip is a MP4 file I captured from Windows Gamebar. The video plays fine and I can even open it in other video editing software. However, when I import the clip into Blender it won't play video in ...
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when i start Blender the cube only shows the vertices, and the another noise tool window does not show up. thank you [closed]

when I open Blender the cube that show by default, only the vertices show.
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how do fix the lag time for blender 2.8

I am currently working on a character and I have a very high-end PC that can easily handle the model but I seem that whenever I want to extrude or do anything with a shape it is very laggy and doesn't ...
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Proportional editing not working!

When i enable proportional editing and move a vertex it is doing normal move! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1A8X8ODj0F4jJVhHG8oXem4D5wPdLjD9-/view?usp=sharing
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Scaling has not been happening from the center point

I am very new to blender and this could be a silly one for the pros here. While scaling, I prefer the reference point to which scaling happens, to be the center point of all selected vertices. But ...
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Only want part of an STL [duplicate]

I am using different STLs to make a special creature. For example: I have a panther STL, but only want to use the head for my project, and then just the wings from another STL, etc. Is there an easy ...
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Isolate object with / numpad key Blender 2.8

When I hide a mesh by pressing Numpad /, I isolate the object, but the reference image gets hidden. For some reason my image disappears. In version 2.7 of Blender I have seen, that the isolate works ...
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Weird Jittering Effect Going On With Model?

So I have a 3D Model of Godzilla, and so far everything is great with it. The only problem is this weird effect going on near Godzilla's mouth area where the lighting seems to be jittering. I don't ...
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Putting a dragon in my film [closed]

I am making a short film that will depict a dragon flying somewhere in the horizon. How would one go about animating a dragon into the film? Thank you.
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Stray vertex that refuses to be deleted

This Vertex does not want to be deleted. I went into edit mode (i selected my model) and i selected this vertex, pressed delete and clicked vertices. But it did not go away. I checked if blender was ...
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Frosting/Icing Twisted Text Blender

I looked up several ways to write a text in this frosting/icing pattern but couldn't find any. I created a curve path in the text I wanted. Then made a circle mesh object in this star shape. Added ...
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How do I use the alt left-click shortcut to select an edge loop without making the closest vertex active?

Sorry if this is a dumb question, I'm a beginner to Blender. At 6:55 in Part 1, Level 3 of the Modelling - Blender Beginner Tutorial by Blender Guru, he uses alt left-click to select an edge loop of ...
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How to do UV Unwrap this model and Normal Baking

Please find the attachment of Blender file. I want know how to do unwrap this attached model and Bake normal maps. I am new to blender and I don't know how to set ray distance while baking normal. ...
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Mesh is on the inside of the object in certain areas?

When I am zoomed in on the object the mesh seems to go inside of the object. In a more zoomed out view you can start to see the mesh again. I have changed the 'start' clipping distance to 0.001, ...
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slice through Text

I'm using Blender 2.8.2a I create the TEXT Object, Convert To, Mesh from Curve/Meta/Text Edit mode (Tab) knife tool press enter key (not right click) Select, Selected Inner Region press P, select ...
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Remove vertices non-destructively?

so my character has a base clothes layer, and a vest layer on top of it. When the vest layer is active, a large part of the base layer is hidden, and so I want to remove the base layer vertices that ...
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Modern kitchen drawer help

I am trying to model a 'Modern kitchen' with this tutorial as a base guide. I have already modeled the exterior assets. Unfortunately, I can't figure out how to model those indentations in the left ...
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Subdivide 2 edges bug

I tried subdividing 2 edges in this mesh and for some reason it kind of deformed it like this:
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Edge Bevel Weight tool seems to have permanent effect

Is there a way to remove the effects of the Ctrl+E Edge Bevel Weight tool? I can't find the option or hotkey for this.
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Reopen the default properties of a new inserted mesh [duplicate]

When you import a new mesh in the left side corner of the screen you have a window with the properties, but after you click
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How to modify Time New Roman Letter Model 3D?

I have a little problem. You see I'm on training and boss ordered me to create 3D letter with serifs so I chose Times new Roman. Okay but straight to the point, I need to make that letter look like ...
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Why does object grab attach to another object

I am creating a cup and a plate in blender 2.8, and I have such an issue. While I'm grabbing a face of a vertex of the plate it immediately attaches to the closest part of the cup from my vewpoint. ...
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Change a fillet radius to zero

This seems so simple, I'm embarrassed to ask, but is there an easy way to change a fillet radius? If you look at the attached file, you should be able to see where I've highlighted a 5 unit radius; I ...
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How do I cut a bezier without subdividing?

I'm kinda new so please don't bash me. So i have this part thats penetrating the head and im trying to cut it but idk how, i cant do subdivide since its a bezier so im kinda stuck ( ´△`) https://gyazo....
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Shapekeys - Modifying Base

I need to change the base model of my shapekeys. But when I do, the shapekeys won´t get updated. I could make the modification as a shapekey and then blend every single one of them from that shapekey,...
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Importing .mov files in blender sequencer is very laggy

I have seen a couple other people ask this question but I have yet to find an answer. When importing an mov file into the blender video sequence editor, I find that the program becomes extremely laggy ...
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Priorities of edge colors in Blender

What are the visual priorities of edge colors in blender? How it decides which color to show when edge is marked with different properties?
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Making hair for the first time

So I just started using blender recently, so I'm not that knowledgeable in this area. I've been doing simple characthers to get used to the tools and modifiers, and I wanted to try modeling some ...
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i'm having a trouble bridging my object

i am having a trouble bridging the edges, the one i know was to selecting the edge i want to merge and then press W as the hotkeys for "bridge edge loops" but somehow the hotkeys doesn't work on me it ...
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left click select in edit mode just positions 3D-cursor

in Blender 2.82a I am facing an issue when trying to select with left click in edit mode. In object mode I can left click select. But in edit mode this action just positions the 3D cursor to mouse ...
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Blender Video Editing, Newbie, channel 0

Sorry, a very newbie question. I'm trying to make a simple video with Blender, but I'm a bit confused about the Sequencer and what I think is channel 0. After I drag in my video (about 3 mins), it ...
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Unable to comb the hair instances

It seems i am unable to edit particles (comb) the hair particle system. The objects i instanced as hairs are a simple elongated objects that i use for my flower model. However when i try to comb them ...
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Video Editing: What is the diff. between Sequence Render Animation & Render Animation?

Good day, I started using Blender v2.82a a week ago exclusively for Video Editing. I have seen a few tutorials but the following query has not been addressed yet. Aside from being faster and ...
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Inset does not work correctly. How to fix it?

So I've got this thing and want to inset it But if I inset, i get these artifacts: So how do I fix this?
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What is this and how do I get rid of it?

I have no idea what that white ring is or how I applied it. Here's a picture of it in edit mode: I want to get rid of it but I don't know how to go about doing so. I'd appreciate some help. If needed,...
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Separated objects following the original one

When i try to separate objects it all works out fine, but when i wanna move the object and keyframe the motion of it moving from the original one the original one just follows it. I tried uparanting, ...
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How do I get rid of this bump?

I want to get rid of this but the only option I can find is to delete vertices. I would appreciate some help. If needed, you can find the file at: https://pasteall.org/blend/...
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Why does my extruding not work like this?

This is what mine looks like. Here is what I would like it to look like: I cannot figure out why the edges of mine are not expanding like in the tutorial I'm following. I'd appreciate some ...
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No more Ctrl + Tab to those who emulate numpads?

I saw a post earlier and I can't post an answer because my reputation is not high enough so I made this.
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How to do a Phone screen Transition in Blender

I want to do a transition exactly like this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5Tk-Tf37Qk Anyone have any ideas on how to do this in Blender. I am relatively new to this program. Essentially, I ...
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Blender 2.8 selection stuck on component after applied modifiers

I've created a component (light post in the image) and added a mirror and an array modifier onto it the end result looking like: The modifiers have already been applied and the component should have ...

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