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

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Use pivot point or 3d cursor as center when scaling down verts in edit mode in 2.8 instead of selected volume center

I am trying to follow this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_YujWJSr6w, at 1:08 seconds in the video, he scales down some selected verts and they scale down in the direction of the pivot ...
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Help with Modeling Shotgun Handle

I've been trying to model a sawed-off shotgun and have run into a wall on how to model the handle. The general shape isn't too much of an issue as I just extruded a plane based off of a reference ...
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Use center of entire object as pivot point in edit mode (2.8)

I know how to set the pivot point to the center of an object in Object mode. But in Edit mode, as soon as I select a group of vertices (or edges or faces) the pivot moves to the center of the ...
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Intersected Static Mesh Volumes [duplicate]

How to combine or remove intersected or parts of a mesh? In this picture, you can see the parts that I want to fix.
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Edit Mode - XRay Clutter - Edges/Faces/Verts

The picture on the left is a subdivided Cube in a fresh new project in edit mode. The picture on the right is that same cube in edit mode but in my current project. As you can see: obscured edges are ...
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Removing geometry with different geometry

I have a question that is the next step I am working on. I created a pattern on a shape with a Displacement modifier. But I want to remove some the displaced parts of the mesh. I tried using patience ...
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animation quality goes very low after rendering

when i do rendering my image quality goes very low than what should i do?? i am using blender 2.8. i am inserting a 3d model than i had done rotation on this 3d model. the texture of the 3d model not ...
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Looking for Remove Doubles in 2.81 [duplicate]

Is remove doubles in 2.81 replaced with delete loose option in mesh-clean up?
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Any way to turn off the black lines in curve edit mode? [duplicate]

Is there any way to turn off the black lines in curve Edit Mode?
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How to round the mesh that has a little complicated form?

I tried to apply the bevel modifier to get a semicircle from the top of the rectangle but It worked only for a simple shape where the vertices between opposite corners weren't interrupted by other ...
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How can I select an object in the viewport in 2.8(1)?

I have imported a large model with lots (hundreds?) of objects. The hierarchy of the model is not very logical so I am trying to fix this. Therefore I would like to select objects in the viewport to ...
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Animation loop keeps playing when editing in 2.8

I'm messing around with blender 2.8 & everytime i am in either edit or object mode, in the initial tab. The animation loop keeps starting in the bottom window, I thought I had solved it by ...
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How to change the order of a custom function added in the dropdown menu in the header region in 2.81 with python

The duplicate post doesn't address the items in the dropdown. Only the bpy.types. The dropdown isn't part of that. I'm have added a custom function to the face dropdown in the header region when in ...
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Unfold 2 polygons into a plane, without distorting the dimensions of the polygons

I have a bunch of 2 polygon objects, each with a fold between 2 vertices. I need to figure out the angle of the bend and then "Unfold" into a flat plane without distorting the dims of the two polygons....
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Smoothing vertices

I want to make a wall cable. I used cylinder for that, resized it, subdivided it and lowered some vertices like on the image. But I want it to look smooth without sharp edges. How can I do it?
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Very bad frames in the video editor, after importing video

I decided to come to Blender to use as my video editor, however when I import video, the frames are very bad. It goes down to 4fps, and up to 35, which is strange considering the video's only 30fps. ...
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Where the dimensions of the object have moved in Blender 2.81 [duplicate]

I'm trying to locate the dimensions of the object in 2.81. I'm watching an online tutorial made in 2.7. In Transform object properties used to be Dimension window after Scale Window. Is the window ...
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High poly to low poly and changes are not saved when exporting

Hi there ! Let me ask you this little question. I´m trying to reduce the faces from High Poly to Low Poly to an already shaped low poly object (I need to make it on paper, via Pepakura). This stl ...
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How do you fix opacity to a reference image in blender 2.81

As the title says, how do we adjust the opacity to a reference image brought in the viewport? I can't find the Opacity in Properties Window of the respective image. I've seen some older versions of ...
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How can i switch form Circleselecion back to Boxselection in Edit Mode

First of all I am really new in Blender. I´m working on a little project but while I was working in Editmode the permanent Selection switched from Box to Circle and don´t know the shortcut to switch ...
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Modify multiple objects at the same time (f.ex.: 8)

I'm still pretty new to blender but I was wondering if there was a function in Blender to make the exact same changes to 8 or more objects which are on different positions later on. For example. You ...
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Custom Depth of Field in User Perspective view?

Hello is it possible to set different Depth of Field when editing 3D model in Perspective view? Not in rendering.
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I have been having an issue with proportional editing

proportional editing tool stops working after making size adjustments to the doughnut in tutorial 2. it was working then just stopped I tried to reset to default didn't work so I uninstalled then did ...
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How to select only the inner face of a mesh object?

I'm brand new to blender and I'm trying to make a glass bowl filled with a static "liquid" (just another mesh object). So I have a solidified mesh bowl made, but when I try to select the inner face of ...
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Sliding an edge loop in an imported image distorts the image (blender 2.81)

Using the loop cut in older versions, we could make a loop cut and slide it in one action before committing. Now one has to set the loop cut, then with edge slide, move the edge. This doesn't work ...
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vertices are not selected properly, and i cant recalculate normals

vertices,face dots are not selected properly, and also i cant recalculate normals.this is an appended model from a file edited in b3d 2.81, which i need to use it in b3d 2.79b because the game engine, ...
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Attempting to move Vertices in 2.80 creates new ones instead

I have a model that is basically a cylinder. Several vertices on the top are slightly raised, creating a 'bump' which I want to get rid of. I've tried using Slide (Shift-V) to move them, and setting ...
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Can not select object in other collection

I'm using Blender 2.8 (Windows 10). I have two collections. One With a plane that I would like to hold a projection of an image I would like to convert into an object. The other collection with the ...
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Changing select from RMB to LMB makes me click and release first before things are selected

When Blender is set up to select with the right mouse button, I can click a vertex in edit mode which both selects it and allows me to drag it. This happens without me needing to release the mouse ...
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Delete Split Screens on Mac [duplicate]

How do I delete a split screen that I no longer want active? Using MAC with touchpad and Blender 2.8
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can`t remove selected face

I was trying to remove selected face. So I entered edit mode and selected designated faces pressed delete (face) and got below result I don`t know why vertexes and edges still exist How to remove ...
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Soft body for a round character

I wanted to give a try to create and animated a character i made back in the day and there's a few thing i would like to know to make easier to create it. I completed the body with a few problems ...
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Positioning a collection of objects along a curve

Is it possible to automatically position a collection of objects along a curve? For example, I have 100 cubes (all are different) and want to distribute them evenly along a Bezier Curve. I searched ...
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Move and extrude axis locked?

Introduction I am new to blender in general but got half a dozen CAD-Systems in my toolbelt. While I am used to each system having it's own quirks Blenders idea is quite different from a classic cad-...
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Proportional Keyframe editing

Hey guys I've been trying to get a script going for Proportional moving of keyframes to set values on a given frame (to help correct captured data). I've got an action in my scene I've started poking ...
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Skewed Grab or Scale in Edit Mode

Just learning blender here. One problem I stumbled upon is expanding length of an object in Edit Mode, when that object's rotation is not aligned to global axis (e.g. rotation has been applied). Let'...
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Problems with scales

I am making a really precise project and when i am moving parts i use a keyboard to give the number of meters between two components (g+x/y/z+ number). When i do this in edit mode, for example, the ...
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How to keep vertices from snapping to to wrong-side of mesh when retopologizing?

I've got a mesh that I'm retopologizing as a practice-run to get used to the motions, having followed the method described in this video by FlippedNormals. Using 2.8, and settings are as follows: ...
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Video is rendering at different speed than sequencer preview in Blender

I imported all my rendered frames into the Blender sequencer. I am able to preview video + audio in sequencer at 24 fps and it's perfect. When I render the video + audio, the video is not synced. The ...
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How do I attach a few cubes via script. Blender 2.79. Pic =>

How to attach a lot of cubes to the nearest vertices of a certain object using a script? I want to attach red cubes to the nearest vertices of yellow objects using a script. Suppose red cubes belong ...
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Casting lines on terrain

I have a DXF file which is a 2D file (all lines are on one layer), and I have a 3D terrain model. I'd like to cast these lines on terrain (to keep X,Y axis, and stretch with Z axis automatically). I ...
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How to limit (mask) proportional editing in Blender 2.8?

I want to prevent proportional editing on certain vertices. Maybe I'm searching for the wrong word or phrase. Limiting editing to a certain vertex group would help. Masking also gives me no search ...
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Importing second model just duplicates the first one

I have two models, the first one imports fine and I would like to import the second one to scale it to be the same size as the first. The issue arises when I try to import the second model, as soon as ...
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Cannot transform, scale or move (aka edit) vertices, faces or edges - X,Y,Z locked

I'm using 2.8. Yesterday I had no issues editing my mesh. Now, after I select vertices (faces or edges) I cannot scale or move it for editing- it feels locked. I turned proportional editing on and off....
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How to cut at the same height

I want to use the cutting tool add a new edge just above this doorway. I need the tool to cut at exactly the same height all the way around. I don't want to use Ctrl+R as the loop cut cuts other parts ...
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Grease pencil move drawing from a layer

Blender v2.79 won't move a drawing I made in a layer. I need to move the drawing a few millimetres down. I have tried changing mode from Edit Strokes to Object, but I find no option to select the ...
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Wire Edit lines showing over Vertex mode Edge Select?

Hey guys, I've been using blender 2.8 for a little while now and this has me stumped. The only way I can get my vertex mode to show the yellow gradient highlighting connected edges is to display edges ...
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How do I get the context menu in the node editor/3d editor (and more) if I preffer to use Right Click Selection?

I know that people with left click selection bring up that menu with right click, however, with right click selection I simply can't find a way to bring up the context menu, and I don't want to change ...
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How to “recalculate” the UV's after editing the object in Edit mode

I made a Brick material on an object, but when I return to editing the object, the UV's get stretched and get Wonky. Is there a way to "recalculate" or update the UV's so the bricks are spread out ...
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filled faces have weird shadows [duplicate]

when I want to fill 4 selected vertices to get a face to connect 2 different objects, the face gets weird shadows and I also can't sculpt the face. How can I remove these shadows and create a normal ...