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Questions tagged [editing]

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

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Cannot find toolbar in header - blender 2.8

Hi, I cannot find the toolbar in my blender and when I search toolbar it shows like this in the second image
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How to move a selected mesh in to another collection in editmode?

So right now i have a couple meshes in the 3d view that I want want to move into another collection. When I am in object mode and select it all the meshes are highlighted. So when pressing m and move ...
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Flatten the base of STL file & cut it into a regular shape

I want to flatten the base of my STL file & cut it into a regular shape (e.g., round, square...). The results I expected should be the same as this video shows (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Imported WRL not showing in render, initially also hidden in editor

I have created a WRL file, that I Import into Blender with the X3D importer. Some very strange things happen: The object does not show in the editor. But if I go to Edit Mode, it suddenly shows up, ...
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Can not edit object after failed Normal Map Bake

Using Blender 2.79 I am attempting to create a ferret to animate. The body has been created in two versions. Both low poly and high ply objects which are located in the same space. The low poly has ...
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How to toggle the transparency view on edge selected mode in Blender 2.80?

The edge selection lines/outlines are partially obscuring part of the mesh I'm working on, so I would like to be able to make these lines more transparent as to more easily see what I'm working on ...
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Why is my text turning into A's in Blender?

I have an Emperor's New Groove custom font, and I wanted to use it in Blender. But when I type something in it, the characters are all A's.
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Joining two curves in edit mode

I'm trying to get rid of some gaps in my mesh. In object mode it looks like this So it is one object. When I switch to edit mode it turns out that splines are subdivided. How do I join them?
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Colors in object mode are different to render mode

Alright so I have been trying to figure this out when I am in object mode making materials for my low poly island when I texture a face the color is dark that when I would be in render mode. When I ...
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white lines in edit mode

I am new to blender and I love it. This model now for some reason has white dashed lines all over it and some solid black lines too. I know the black lines are supposed to be there but i have no idea ...
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How do I make a collection of points on a line all individually move according to their individual axes?

When I'm moving vertices in edit mode, I want to expand an entire collection of points about their local z axis so they all move outward perpendicularly. With lots of intricate curves, simply scaling ...
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Blender 2.8: Very hard to see selected vertices & edges in edit mode

I am running Blender 2.8 2019-04-30 hash e8daa615704b and it is very hard to see selected vertices & edges in edit mode. In the attached image the left and top edges on the forward face are ...
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Make a face from a mesh with a hole

How can I create a face for extrusion with a hole inside in edit mode? In my case I want to extrude only the "C" from a mesh marked in blue and not the filled innside part.
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What are Bevel Edges

8 i can see different types of edges in edit mode. I know what Sharp and Seam edges do. But what do the bevel edges do and why do the bevel edges has different color? Thank you for your time :)
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Can I apply something like a mask to apply proportional editing to only some connected vertices in blender 2.8?

Can I apply something like a mask to apply proportional editing to only some connected vertices in blender 2.8? For example I only want to move the verts on the right side of this leg in proportional ...
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blender edge crease Invalid

He doesn't work when I use subdivisions This is the uploaded file https://drive.google.com/open?id=1rKluT2TomDGfA4u_UMgL3OPLji65zgjx
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Using blender as a video editor, what's the best way to add a box around part of the video?

What's the best way of how would I should go about adding something as simple as this?
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How do you get a low poly exterior from a high poly model?

I imported an obj model of a truck made by someone else in a different 3D program but it is outrageously huge; it exceeds 2 GB and none of the vertices are connected together so I can't use the 'L' ...
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How to fix and reshape messed up shapes in sculpt mode

i’m trying to get more into sculpting. While doing so, i’m sculpting a fetus model. During that, i lost my attention to the hands. Now that i am in Dyntopo mode already, i need to fix the hands: ...
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Units in object mode and edit mode are different after applying the rotation and scale

I have been modeling some objects in blender 2.8 and rotated and scaled the objects and finally I applied the rotation and scale. But the dimensions between the objectmode and editmode are different ...
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Remove edge loop from selection in 2.8

What is the best way to remove a whole edge loop from an edge selection in Blender 2.8? The Process is as follows: a) in edit mode, select three (or more) Edge Loops with double click shift + LMB b) ...
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Undo/redo functionality

I use lock to cursor, but sometimes camera go crazy and i cannot see anything. So this happened and i dunno how to see. Pressed ctrl+z a lot of times, did some manipulations with camera and object in ...
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How to place feature points on a 3D model of a face?

I am trying to place markings (such as a dot) on certain parts of a 3D model of a face and also obtain their x, y, and z coordinates.
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How to visually disable (“hide”) Smooth Shading in Edit Mode only?

In Blender 2.8, is it possible to visually disable Smooth Shading ONLY in Edit Mode? I want the surface of my model to soften in Object Mode or render preview, but at the same time, when I enter Edit ...
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How to do difference boolean between two objects in Blender?

Hello i have 4 cylinders in a "cube" and i want to extrude cube with them. I want to delete the cylinders and leave holes in cube. (cylinders in my case are holes for screws). I tried to use boolean ...
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Proportinal mode not working properly in edit mode [duplicate]

So basically when in edit in mode and proportinal mode is on and I click on any part of the object, it just moves my object around as if I weren't in edit mode and hit g. When what I'm trying to do is ...
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Need Help modelling Armor for Monsterhunter World

Hello Blender community. I recently decided I wanted to try and make an edit to an armor in a game I'm currently playing called 'Monster Hunter World' but I've never used Blender before and my ...
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Why are all these different colored lines showing up in Edit Mode?

I was working on a project and went to edit a mesh when suddenly, all these multi colored lines appear (in a glitchy-looking way, like when you duplicate a mesh in the same position). I did some ...
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Reducing vertex count

I'm making a low poly model of an iceberg and there is a certain part of it that has about a million vertices (which probably got there when I was sculpting the thing). Outside of Edit mode it looks ...
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Merge Archimesh Rail Window to Wall

I created my holes using the subdivision tool, then I added the Archimesh window and fit it into the hole. How can I join the window to my wall? I want the windows to move with the whole building ...
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How to achieve inward folding after extrude

as shown on the right side of the picture
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Align to Transform Orientation button doesn't exist

Hello Blender StackExchange, I am finally working on a game of mine, and I will be using Blender for some of the initial modelings. I am trying to make the outside of a single story home, where the ...
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can't edit circle in edit mode

I am trying create a circle in blender 2.79. But in edit mode, I can't see some point (read line in end 2nd picture). Can you tell me how to setting it same with 2nd pictue?
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I can't turn off mirroring

I've switched to Blender 2.8 a day ago and things are very confusing for me. Here's what I did: I created a model and applied mirror modifier and then applied it. Then when I started editing vertices ...
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How to make one object fit into volume of another?

I need one object to mimic shape of another, so that it would fit it's volume and shape. Circle (2d) needs to be shaped like those crooked cube. As if you put something soft into some hard box, I need ...
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Blender 2.8 I can't see vertices, edges or faces in edit mode

I was working just fine and suddenly when I changed from object to edit mode, neither vertices, edges nor faces were highlighted as usual. I can still select them but can't see them, the object is ...
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Array and rotate an object around a point without the spin tool?

So I am making a jet engine and would need to array (24 pieces) and rotate the blades around the cone on the image above, where the 3D cursor is. Is it possible to do so without using the spin too? I ...
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Can't undo subdivision surface modifier

After I was done modelling almost all the parts, I increased the view count in subdivision surface modifier and applied to all of the meshes. Now when I toggle to the edit mode, there are thousands of ...
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Cursor to selected not working while an armature is applied

I have a rigged/posed mesh and I want to parent something to one of its vertices. When I go into edit mode on the mesh and select a vertex and use Cursor to Selected, it doesn't move the cursor to ...
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how I could extrude an object so that it is not a 2D object?

Beginner in blender. Wanted to know how I could extrude this object so that it is not a 2D object. In other words I want to make this object able to be printed in a 3D printer.
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Move edges closer to origin

Basic example I've got a cylinder and I want to move half the edges closer to the centre of the cylinder. I thought selecting every second edge and scaling constraining X & Y (Not Z) axis only ...
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Possible to rotate middle loop of cylinder (for example) to rotate whole top part

Is it possible to get the top to follow the normal of the edge loop, so it rotates kind of like this?
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How to use surface snapping on a wireframe in 2.8?

In 2.7x we can snap to the surface of an object with max draw type set to wireframe: However, as of 81a7f6c848 this no longer works; the target object must have a ...
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Where is the common-sense button that aligns curve handles and resets them?

All I want to do is make a simple spline IK. Apparently this is impossible because in order to construct one, I very expectedly have to move the curve handles. Moving the curve vertices automatically ...
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Origin of selected group of vertices is in odd position, why?

The pictures are pretty much self explanatory: Points of the circle are clearly equally distributed but still when I select them all in edit mode the origin of selection is not at the center of the ...
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Can't select object in edit mode

So I am a beginner in blender and trying to make a tree with sapling tool. I made it, added texture on leaves and I wanted to do the same to the bark but I faced a problem. When I want to select bark ...
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How to scale in the same height of the a object?

it is possible to scale by not using the XYZ only height measurements??
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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 ...