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Questions tagged [editing]

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

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How to join edges in the cylinder to the center in a symmetrical way?

I'm starting from extruding a circle along Z to have a cylinder without the basis. I want to create a basis like that in the photo, with all the vertices joined in the middle edge of the cylinder. How ...
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Why does bpy.ops.object.mode_set(mode='EDIT') switch to the Object Mode when executed?

I wrote a python script that modifies an existing blender armature that I have and some of these modifications include some commands that are only possible in Edit Mode. I know that depending on what ...
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How to move edge loops made with knife using only vertexes?

So the image below is what I am dealing with. I want to move the cuts I made on this mesh ("mouth area") by using vertexes. However, when I do so it moves the entire mesh with it. Even tho I only grab ...
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Graphical Glitches

I'm using blender 2.79. As far as I can recall, this didn't happen while I used 2.78. I've been getting intermittent graphical glitches in solid view in both sculpt and edit mode, usually when ...
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Multiple Object Editing: Affect all with proportional editing

Blender 2.8 allows to select and edit multiple objects at once (see developer task here). When I do that, and I turn proportional editing on, only the object from which the faces I have selected is ...
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How to use random proportional editing?

https://ibb.co/fvjwCjf I'd like to have the orange line randomly peaking downwards. In this case, it only made the faces above it random. I'd also appreciate some further tips on (random) edge editing....
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Need help with hardsurface modeling

Please excuse me for this is my first time on stack exchange and also my second time asking for help on any type of forum, so please bear with me. In the picture below (Sorry got this image a while ...
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Edges connected in strange way?

I'm trying to edit my model but I found that when rotate any edge or move vertex from left/right side, the other side is moving too ? Like there is a mirror but there is not !! I think something is ...
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Groups: Ok, I give

Looking for an answer but cannot find one so far... So, ok... Blender doesn't do traditional "groups". Most very program I've ever used lets you hit "ctrl-g" or something which results in a single ...
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I'm trying to scale only one loop in edit mode but when i select that loop and try to scale, it scales the entire mesh. What should i do?

I am a beginner in blender and I made a cylinder mesh then I went into the edit mode to scale only the base loop but everytime I try, it scales the entire mesh. I tried selecting only vertices or ...
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Looking to hire an expert-level blender user that can walk me through creation of specific images [closed]

Looking for an expert blender use to teach me how to create specific 3d images. Unsure how many sessions via phone or online chat but each session will be compensated with payment for the time ...
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How can I create irregularly apportioned vertices in regularly distributed vertices in a loop, without changing the loop?

As already mentioned above, I would like to distribute all vertices evenly in a loop. The loop or curve should not be changed; is there method that does this for me automatically. as you can see, the ...
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How do i open this menu

so i closed the menu on the right of the screen, the left is opened with "T" is there a shortcut to open the right one? And no not the one opened with "N". See here :
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unable to switch to edit mode

I'm an absolute Blender newbie and just taking my first steps. I've created some shape and want to apply coloring and texture now, after placing lamps all around my object to see it, I now can't ...
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non-linear scaling of STL-files along the Z-Axis

I have an STL that is about 400mm in Z. I would like it to scale for example 2% for the first 100mm and 1% the rest of the 300mm. This should work for objects that are shorter than 400mm but still ...
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Why would Blender slow down in editmode with only 2886 vertices?

Blender slows down in edit mode with only 2886 vertices. I am not sure what is wrong with the file. Can someone suggest a solution to this? My PC specs are: Processor: Intel(R) corei7 3.50ghz Ram ...
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Blender runs slow [laggy] when in edit mode

I have a fairly decent laptop with a decent graphics card. I am currently modelling a tank with the file having currently 280k Tris. Blender runs smoothly while in object mode, but when I go to edit ...
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Create X-Ray Shortcut

How do I create a shortcut for this command? view3DShading.show_xray
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Extra Objects in Object Mode

I have a mesh, which in edit mode looks as follows But when I go to object mode, it becomes this Could someone help me with this? Here's the .blend file
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Blender extrude along normals

Hello I am new ot Blender. So even when i am choosing "Extrude faces along normals". Getting this result. It isnot filling gaps of corners. How can i fix that?
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Snap to surface when scaling down a loop (shrinkwrap in edit mode)

I'm retopologizing, so I'm using "snapping to surface" to place vertexes onto the target mesh. Is there a way I can scale down a loop of vertexes such that they snap to the surface of the target ...
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How do I make it say (1) Plane in object and edit mode?

I have a plane in both object and edit mode but near the axes it says 0 plane. Is there any way I can fix this? (Sorry if my explanation doesn’t make sense)
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how to extend an object just on one side along his own edges?

lets say i want to extend the object below just on his right side and it would not have the exact orientation at the x-axis like it has at the foto. so in other word: it should extend on the right ...
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Smooth option in Blender 2.8 mesh context menu missing for edges and faces

In Blender 2.79, it was possible to apply "Smooth" from the mesh context menu in vertex, edge and face mode. For Blender 2.79 Vertex mode: Edge mode: Face mode: However, in the recently released ...
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My keybindings arent working after update?

It seems after updating blender a lot of the keyboard shortcuts aren't working.. most noticeably the join function (J) in edit mode and I cant seem to find the function to re add that binding in the ...
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How to Reset The Pivot Point of a Face in Edit mode

I have model that I've rotated some of the faces and I want to reset the rotation or the pivot point on that face (in edit mode). How would I accomplish that?
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How to Snap/Align Verticies at an Angle.

I'm making this model and as I'm tweaking and making adjustments, the straight lines start becoming a little jagged. Now, I know about the trick to flatten a set of verts or faces by Scaling on the Z ...
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Resetting location doesn't work

alt + r, g doesn't reset. after in and out in edit mode same weird rotation problem occurs.
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Unable to separate by loose parts

I am unable to separate all the loose parts of an object which I combined from several objects. After combining all the objects, I removed doubles. Now I want to separate the parts again to do some ...
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Pressing “W” turned my cursor into a circle

I was editing a curve for hair, and pressed W to bring the specials menu and Subdivide it, but instead everything but the curve I had active dissapeared, and my cursor turned into a circle like the ...
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Is there any way to limit Bevel modifier by both weight and angle?

I have an object that I would like to add a 45 degree bevel to but only on some of the edges. If I limit by weight I can add the bevel to the edges I want but it ends up not being the angle I want ...
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Easy way to carve out displacement from Plane

I am trying to trim all of the vertices or faces off around my displacement, which I applied to a plane. The vertices on the plane are not at 0, so even though they look flat around the main image ...
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How to merge two objects in edit mode without shading and UV errors?

So I've been modelling a club chair and i need to connect these two together without causing shading errors: I tried merging vertices, but it causes shading errors which cannot be fixed via edge ...
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How to Overlay and Subsample three simultaneous videos from three cameras

I asked this question before, but no one seemed to know the answer and I couldn't find the post anymore. I am building a camera with three 4k image sensors (technically three cameras) that ...
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How to use Bridge edge loop to create arch

I tried to use bridge edge loops to connect two faces into the arch, but it behave quite weirdly. Could you suggest how can I fix it? Thanks, Robert
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Can´t get a nice overlap between the scenes

I´m doing my first editing in blender right now and want to get a smooth overlap between my scenes. Unfortunately I can´t manage this and therefore I asking you guys for some help. So far I´ve used ...
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Ctrl + B bevel not beveling from center of edge

I remember solving this issue by changing the origin once or something, but now I don't remember what to do and when I CtrlB, it offsets the bevel
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Difference in rendered texture and model texture

So i applied a smart uv unwrap and the image texture seems to be different in rendered and non rendered. The first view is perfect, but the linked image below is still completely buggered. Any ideas?
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Can't see material on my object

As you can see I have applied these nodes to my object but the object has the same material as in the begining,but in a preview menu I can see the material applied,please someone help me,your ...
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change selection type for left click-drag

So in blender 2.8 you can just click and drag to select multiple objects (a bit like box-select). I really like this because it just feels natural. However, at first this was as I described: click and ...
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I could not see compsiting,scene in blender

In the upper part as you can see there is no scene,default it has gone to 3
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I cant see or hear my video on video editor

Im new to blender. I have edited a video and it was perfectly fine but I think I done something because now I play my video but cant hear or see it in the window. Its a black a grey squared screen.
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Does some kind of “Box as view boundaries” exist?

is there a function to "clip-view" everything that is (in the editor view) inside a certain box? Like, hide everything that is outside the box and clip objects that are crossing the surfaces of the ...
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How to remove Triangles and Ngons

I'm new to Blender and 3D modelling in general. I encountered a problem where I can't remove Tris/Ngons after using the boolean modifier (Union) to combine 2 objects to make the handle of a sword. ...
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Error or malfunction display at edit mode for vertx/edge/face on Blender 2.8

So my first problem about 2.8 is "wrong" display of "vertex, edge and face" in edit mode. When "edge", ugly reddish/bluish colored over whole polygons. And so on. I guess it is due to macbook graphic ...
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What is the shortcut to Select Linked Flat Faces in 2.8 Beta?

In 2.79 it was SHIFT CTRL ALT F Now I can't seem to find it?
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my undo doesn't work in 2.8, except in edit mode

Since a week, when I undo in object mode, sculpt mode or in the properties panels (in fact in all editors I tested except edit mode), it doesn't undo in the mode, but instead it enter the edit mode of ...
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2.8 How to lasso select in edit mode? [closed]

little help needed here if you don't mind? So, in 2.79 I was very used to lasso selecting in edit mode - select, move, select, move etc. But in 2.8 we now have a 'select' button and a 'move' button ...
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Face Appearing that can't be selected

I'm encountering an issue in Blender 2.79b where a face has appeared in my mesh that doesn't seem to be a face. I say this because in edit mode with face selection enabled (see screenshot) the face ...
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Move Tool Doesn't show up

when i grab multiple vertices with c grab the move tool doesn't show up in the middle of them. Instead it stays at the last vertice I grabbed. If I grab a singular vertice then it moves, but not with ...