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Questions tagged [editing]

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

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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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Whats better? (Positioning)

Just wondering what looks better out of these two options, not looking at quality at the moment just needing to know how to place my objects. (Number 1) (Number 2) THANKS GUYS!!! -Jon
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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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Help Editing a Blender File

I have never used Blender before (Fusion 360) and I downloaded two Blender files I was needing to make a small change too, but I am struggling quite a bit and making no progress. If I gave a link to ...
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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?

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 ...
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Why is proportional editing only effecting one side of my mesh?

I'm currently working on facial expressions and using Shape Keys and I've just run into this weird problem... Whenever I manipulate one side using Proportional Editing, the other side won't follow or ...
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Faces appear to have an underlying mesh in edit mode [duplicate]

Using blender 2.79 here. One of my file has this issue where faces appear to have an underlying mesh in edit mode, even with a freshly added cube. Any clue?
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Solidify modifier thinner near edges

I have a house that I'm trying to make it seem normal by attaching the solidify modifier to it. After doing this, the thickened faces seem to be thinned out when near edges. look here. In the last ...
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I merge 2 vertex and become weird ,How can i fix?

First pic :Before merge Second pic: After merge
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Plane to 3D Object

absolute beginner here, I'm trying to get a 3D printable .obj or .stl file by using a displacement modifier from a greyscale heightmap on a simple plane in blender. In order to be printable, the ...
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Why could this graphical glitch happen in Blender?

I am using Blender for about 3 hours today, and I used it while live streaming. Note that my CPU usage is mostly at 100% because I have a low-end PC. And after that time I have encountered this: ...
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How to restrict proportional editing of vertices to an edge loop?

I am trying to model a fat guy and need to adjust an edge loop to better fit around his gut. I want to use proportional editing but only have it affect vertices on the edge loop. How can this be done? ...
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How do you select the pivot of the edit camera?

All I find when i try to search this question is how to move the rendering camera, not the editor. Blender's editor camera focuses on the center, I need to change that to focus on a vertex, how can I ...
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Proportional Editing Falloff

Anyone know of any scripts or tutorials to create a new falloff type? I'm thinking something along a sine wave. Here's a screenshot. I've got a lattice attached to a text, and I want to add a ...
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How do I fix this discoloration in my model?

How can I fix this model discoloration? Hello, I was wondering what is causing the discoloration on this model? It should be a smooth surface. Here's another screenshot in edit mode: How can I ...
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How do I adjust bones that are retargetted?

I'm a beginner to blender, but know the basics. I am having trouble with my performer rig (animated test.bvh) re targeted to my puppet rig. The motion is transferred well, however the arms, and ...
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Don't know how to return to pose mode

I don't know how to return to Pose Mode. I went to Edit mode and know the Pose Mode don't appear. I've made Ctrl + Tab but it doesn't work.
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How to merge vertices without affecting custom split normals?

I have a model with some split edges that I want to merge: Both vertices and edges are duplicated along the selected edge loop. You can see the duplication in there being two vertex normals (blue) at ...
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Mesh won't bevel

I have two identical objects (at least I cannot find a difference), but one can be beveled, the other not. Any idea why? I already looked for double vertices. The blender file (version 2.8) can be ...
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Is Blender appropriate for making high quality and detailed architectural models. If no then please suggest alternatives

I am an aspiring civil engineer and thinking to make some structural models and even tried to make some but Blender is not upto my expectations, are there any alternatives ?
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Tried adding an HDR in blender but seems that something is wrong..need help?

Tried adding an HDR in my recent project but it seems that there is a problem, need help
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Extrude doesn't work “Traceback (most recent call last)” error message

I was using edit mode for some basic modeling and animation. But, in the day after that, I opened the file and it's verticies/edges/faces wouldn't extrude, with a giant python related error message ...
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Cannot edit mesh after rendering

I'm really new to this. I could edit this file until I had rendered it and now I can't. Please can you help me. I've also tried to register as a User this evening, but neither of the links in the two ...
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Alpha 2.8 remove doubles

I'm using alpha 2.8 (and I'm really loving Eevee, like, a lot). I signed up to ask the question - is there no default short key combo to remove duplicates now? I see that I can quickly add a shortcut ...
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How create car emblem from STL file?

I have a interesting (for me) task - make a car emblem for some auto club. Client asked me create emblem (flat, vectorized) and make some changes. I'm done and now he would get STL file for print. ...
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How can I add more axes of symmetry?

I try to make this building, which has 10 pillars. So every pillar has to be connected with another at an angle of 36°. With the normal mirror modifier I would only be able to create 4 pillars. Also ...
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How to open closed eyelids on pre made models

I'm "kind of" new to Blender and rigging/animation in general, but I like to jump out in the deep part of the pool. (Sorry) What I mainly want to do is rigging and animation, so I've kind of not paid ...
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why does my models disapper when im in edit mode?

Whenever I am in edit mode and I use the middle mouse button to navigate, all my meshes disappear and I cant get them back? I tried scrolling in and out but nothing would work. Help]1
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Why is X Mirroring not mirroring symmetrically?

I am attempting to model a penguin and turned on x mirroring and topology mirroring. When I move a face on either side, the left side always has a much more drastic transformation: Why is this ...
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XP-Pen tablet malfunction with blender

I can use my XP-Pen tablet with any other program in my computer except Blender 2.79. Whenever I try to use pen tablet with Blender, the cursor acts weirdly. Please help me with this. I need to use ...
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How to maintain right angles while editing a rotated mesh?

I'm trying to move an edge loop in a mesh that's not aligned to the global axis, but is supposed to have all right angles (since it was created from a cube). Even though I move the loop along the mesh'...
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Need to Fix Broken Edge Loop?

I'm trying to create a nightstand that has these inset circular handles. See below: However on the bottom drawer handle, the edge loop of the circle is broken in two halves so I can't use the extrude/...
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Model is solidified but appears full during 3D print

I'm Eric and I've just started my journey with blender. The plan is to provide 3D pictures for our customers. Everything seemed fine (after a number of evenings spent in company of Netflix, Blender &...
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Blender cant create Ngon with holes ? [duplicate]

i dont quite understand why blender dont want dissolve an edges sometimes take this example , you can try it yourself -make a cube -inset one of its faces -extrude the middle -try to dissolve ...
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Move single bone without moving mesh

I can't find the answer to it, hence the making making of this new topic. The problem is that I want to move a bone without the mesh that is a child of the armature. The reason I want to do this is ...
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Is it possible to edit after effects templates in blender or any other program?

I have few after effects templates. I was wondering if I can edit them in any of the free alternatives to after effects like blender. What would you suggest?
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Best strategy for hiding an object in a scene

Please excuse my newbie questions. I have a scene that has chairs. I don't want to delete them (in case I need them later), I just want to make them not visible at render, so I can composite a chair ...
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Using edge loops for sharp edges without distorting the mesh?

I've been trying to make a pirate ship a few days now, but when I was trying to sharpen out the edges of the ship's cabin, I ran into a problem. The edge loops I'm trying to sharpen out the cabin's ...
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Problems with A.N.T. landscape. doesnt edit

when adding the landscape mesh it shows an error (shown in image) and doesn't let me edit the landscape I added with the side menu. I already reinstalled blender and it didn't work, any suggestions?