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Problem where 5 Face Flows are Meeting at 1 Vertex

I Think Images WIll be Best... SO those goes... .blend file - Google Drive You can see How the Mesh is getting Bad where that 5 face Joint vertex is.... I don't wanna describe anymore, you can see for ...
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Blender UI Slow and rapid Not Responding Moments on UI's (single cube) [closed]

Specs: 8GB RAM, i5-3470 CPU, 2 GB GPU it rapidly keeps on not responding on the UI at every possible moment, I turned it to the lowest possible settings without configuring the files, haven't placed ...
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Lock to cursor not working

I am having an issue with rotating objects to the 3D cursor. The lock to 3D cursor is selected, but when I set my 3D cursor on any object it seems as if the 3D cursor is snapped to an object but when ...
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Loop cuts can no longer be moved?

I wanted to apply some loop cuts and I noticed that the loop cuts can no longer be slided on the surface of the object like it was possible some versions ago. Can this feature be reenabled? I am using ...
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Changing orientation of armature in edit mode without breaking animations

I imported an armature into blender with animations included. The problem is that the skeleton uses the Y-axis as the up axis, and I need to use the Z-axis. I have tried rotating it manually in edit ...
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How do I turn off left-mouse delete? (Blender 2.79)

Every time I click with the LMB, it deletes the object I was working on. A tab pops up that says "delete - left mouse button" but then just deletes the object. This happens even when I'm ...
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video playback for edited clips is black and no audio or video

I am editing a montage video for youtube, and I am doing this with many individual clips that I link together. Everything has been going fine as I've done this a few times before already, but I ...
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Label points in plane and get position after transformation

As I'm a Blender greenhorn, I need your help. Here is my problem: I have a document added as plane. Next, I want to label certain points within the document. Afterwards, I transform (fold and rotate) ...
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How do I make every triangle to quad at once?

Is there a way to make every triangle back to quads? It looks like i have press something wrong yesterday and now every quad is a triangle. Is there a quick solution? Or do I have to press f thousands ...
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I dont seem to have the bisect tool

I also checked the add-on list for the bisect tool figuring it was probably unincluded but found no add-on as well so I am confused.
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How to prevent soft bodies from moving and only deform?

I'm trying to vibrate a uv-sphere using soft body dynamics. But along with compressions, the sphere also drifts away as shown in the animation. Please provide a solution to prevent its translation.
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How to add different physics properties to different edges of a same object?

I have a uv-sphere with faces removed. I wish to add spring property to all individual edges of the sphere. Being a beginner, I'm finding it hard to do. So I'd like to know how to assign physics ...
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My armature is twisting my mesh and not sure why this happens when automatic weights is applied?

this happens when i apply automatic weights and have tried many things but still no luck and any solution to this would be very much appreciated. The image here shows a before and after of whats ...
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Pressing G distorts my objects

Whenever I press "G" the selected vertices distort. The shape is retain with respect to the viewer but the vertices themselves are massively distorted. I'm assuming I've changed a setting ...
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Snap vertex along axis to edge?

Is there a way to move a vertex along an axis for it to then stop when it reaches the angled edge and snap to it. When I try to using the snap tool, the vertex just goes past or does't reach the edge ...
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Wierd Spikes in blender

I am very new to blender and I am doing a tutorial of a donut which is my first project. When I try to move the frosting towards the donut, lines start to stick out and when I view them, they show as ...
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Why is my character mesh sticking [closed]

Why when I move my bones does my mesh stick????
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How do I remove a cloth pinning at some point of the animation?

I'm quite new in the blender world. I'm animating a balloon that has three fix points when it inflates/deflates and I want it to fly away at a certain point of the animation following the physics I ...
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Is there a kerf or shave-off modifier?

Is there a modifier which "shaves" off 0.1m of every face equally? As if it were to go over every face and move it 0.1m in the negative normal direction, and clipping it properly. ...
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How can I scale the marked faces similar to inset?

I've got these faces extruded "into" the mesh: and I would like to scale these faces equaly much from the boundry of all the faces. I mean from the not selected edges that you can see. So ...
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Edit mode cursor is too small too see

Just updated to 2.83. Before this I know that there was an option in the interface to tab of the preferences to enlarge the edit mode cursor. Now I can't find it and am losing sight of the cursor ...
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Problem extruding gpx file

I am trying to extrude a gpx file which I created at alltrails.com. I am following the tutorial below but its not extruding. You'll see that when the file is rendered it doing something and not ...
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Blender 2.8 I want to select the vertices, edges and faces that are on the front ONLY

I've been using blender since v2.74, but I'm still a rookie at some of the stuff. I'm using 2.82 now and whenever I use polybuild or even normal selection in edit mode, and try to move the vertices ...
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Loop Cuts not working on previously hidden faces

Sometimes when using the Loop Cut tool (on something like a cylinder made of quads) I'll hide some faces because I don't want the cut to apear on all of them. When I make the cut and then un-hide the ...
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Duplicating in Edit mode and cancelling the action deletes duplicate

was working just fine a couple minutes ago, duplicate faces in edit mode, release, and the duplicate remains layered on top of original, this allowed me to do other functions were i want to keep the ...
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How to copy an armature between two scenes without linking the armature to itself?

Title might be vague -- When I make a "Full Copy" of a scene, it's not really a full copy apparently. I re-rigged a duplicated armature and edited the duplicated mesh it was a parent of - it ...
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Loop-Tools Relax Iterations always at 1

I'm making a lot of shape keys for my project and I need to do a lot of curves. And the best way to do it was always taking some edges and dragging them and after that select two more vertices from ...
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what would be the equivalent tool to this in blender

https://help.maxon.net/us/index.html#TOOLMAGNET it acts like a sculpting brush in blender but u can select faces and only affect them it also has fall off heres a showcase of the tool compared to soft ...
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edit mode grab tool doesn't work as expected

I thought this would have been a common problem to encounter but I hasn't seen any questions about it being asked. It may have been me clicking the wrong shortcut but my grab tool doesn't work as ...
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Vertices Disappeared

I've created a UV Sphere and started modifying the vertices via the various editing tools. When I finished editing and went back into Edit mode, I noticed that some of the vertices have disappeared. ...
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Separate weakly connected objects

I'm facing a problem that I'm sure Blender is capable of solving. I want to individually separate weakly connected 3D objects (see an example in the picture). I thought of the following idea: Remove ...
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I've stopped vertices from appearing

While trying to turn on Proportional Editing, I accidentally disabled vertices, lines, and faces from showing, leaving a blank outline. How do I fix this?
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How can I parent objects so that only position and not scale is applied to the children when scaling the parent?

I've got this fairly complex setup of a tom-tom drum here. My goal is to be able to scale the drum to different sizes and have the models around it scale and move into position as required, so that a ...
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bevel problem, how can i fix a gaps in an object?

I always had the same problem whenever i try to bevel an object My object looks like it had a gap on it, is there any possible way to fix this kind of thing? thank you for answering!
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Display Audio Meters in Video Sequence Editor?

Is there any way to display audio meters in the Video Sequence Editor? I mean something like this: Pretty much every NLE has one, but I'm unable to find one in Blender's VSE.
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Make Video Sequence Editor (VSE) playback in real time? [duplicate]

How do I make the Video Sequence Editor (VSE) playback in real time? I have some 4K video clips that I want to edit, however, I'm unable to do so because when I hit play I get about 2 FPS playback (...
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Tilt a loop cut without affecting the whole form

I want to rotate a loop cut from this: to this: If I simply rotate it, it would affect the whole form: which isn't what I want. I know in this particular case, I could've use a knife tool to cut ...
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Loop Cut won't go around object

I have a cube that has been divided and reshaped. Some faces have been deleted and recreated along the way, but there is a currently a face on all sides and I have all quads. I can't figure out why it ...
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Objects at different locations at Object/Edit Mode

Is there a way to have exactly the same meshes in edit and object mode? I have the problem that I can't get the Origin or Cursor Point not in the center of a cube which is on a curve. Because the ...
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How do I create new objects in the current viewport instead of at (0, 0, 0)?

I'm working on details in a location on a scene that is not close to the origin. Right now, my options for adding a new object in the current area are: Add the object, zoom and pan until the origin ...
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Collection of .blend files [duplicate]

Where can I find some large and free collection of working .blend files for download and modification ?
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Assigned material only shows up in Edit mode?

quick question. I've assigned a material to the rim of the windows in the picture in Edit mode, but in Object mode they are overwritten. Why is this happening and how could I prevent this? Window rim ...
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How to fix inconsistency of mesh into the “body” in 2.80?

I am relatively new to Blender 2.80. I am making a hair mesh when I see this: You can see the yellow arrows pointing to the "outstanding" faces, which just looks weird for a hair. Hair ...
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The difference between Factor and Image: How can I combine them?

I do not understand here what is the difference between Fact and Image: Inputs Factor Controls the amount of influence the node exerts on the output image. Image The background image. The image size ...
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How do I resize the top picture

Please, how do I resize the top Green picture (with white triangles/areas) ?
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Python Script Only Applying to Specific Game Objects - No Output for Error

I am currently trying to get every game object have a position related to the origin in order to have pathfinding work on our tile set. The issue is that the script we are using is causing some major ...
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Bending a model with Simple Deform vs Lattice that's Simple Deformed

Why shouldn't I use the Simple Deform modifier directly to bend a mesh? Details I made a low-poly shield that's flat. To bend it, the tutorial I followed suggested to use either Proportional edit (...
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Cursor keeps selecting vertices through the mesh without X-Ray on

When i try to select vertices on the side of a mesh, the vertices on the other side of the mesh is also being selected, as if i had X-Ray mode on. I cant figure out what could be the problem. Here's a ...
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Is it possible to reproduce Maya/ Houdini target/ point weld operators inside of Blender?

Both Maya and Houdini have an operator called target weld (point weld in Houdini) that essentially is the same as Blender's Merge at last operator, but they are done in one step and are continuous ...
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Why do I have to use negative solidify values when the tutorial does not?

So, I was following this blender tutorial and the first time I did it, it went swimmingly. Now I have a problem: whenever I copy the top of the doughnut and solidify it for the icing... the thickness ...

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