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

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“Ctrl B” Bevel operation performance is slow in 2.8

When I bevel anything with less then 30K Vertices, it lags really bad in 2.8. What use to take me 5 seconds to perform now takes me, sometimes, a minute to do. Thoughts?
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How to edit a model in sculpt mode

I am trying to edit a model in sculpt mode to make the legs thicker. I was told to use the the inflate tool in sculpt mode but when I tried using it nothing happen. Why am I having this issue?
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How to combine clips into a longer video

I'm starting a Youtube channel, and I'm not able to create a montage of my clips because they won't go one after the other. Only at the same time. Please help me out!
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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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Proportional editing doesn't work

I enabled the Proportional Editing option and tried to scale the part of the mesh. Although I can see the proportional editing ring it does not work. What may cause this problem?
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Copying mask key frames but different shape

can I copy keyframes of one mask to another but with different starting shape? I need to move it only in x-axis and y-axis, I mean no need to further change the shape. Just to like parent this mask of ...
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Vertices in edit mode being mirrored WITHOUT mirror modifier

I have no clue how I did it (maybe while blindly following a tutorial), but somehow my head object is mirroring vertices - without a mirror modifier. Notice the difference in the two images. The top ...
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Right arm / hand does not follow perfectly the left one with the proportional editing + x mirror activated

I'm trying to adapt the body of another character to the armature of Vincent. The most difficult part is to adapt the arms and the hands. I'm trying to do that using the proportional editing,but it is ...
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Going into Pose Mode Breaks View Distance?

The project works fine until I have to enter Pose Mode. I've tried different things to try and fix it, even using / on numpad. The only thing that works is saving the blend file and reloading, but ...
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How to reduce poylgon count within the selected vertices?

I don't want to reduce the polygons of the entire shape, I'm wondering if there's a way to do it only for a group of vertices in a mesh.
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Object wired instead of solid

In blender 2.8 my object that i try to render looks both in edit and object mode wired, and i can't use smoothen to aussure a plain looking surface. All the other objects around it are behaving ...
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Can i duplicate this Hallway then join it on end of current hall at a 45deg angle as a continuous (short video of render in post)?

Im new to Blender (and modeling), sorry if im not using the correct terminology. Here is the render/model in question: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLf0lAGD8WM I created this hall following Ducky ...
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How can i round some vertex on a flat object?

I created this object but i want to make it round at the top like the screenshot. How can i make it? I know that bevel is one option but i am not sure how to use it in this object since it's flat. ...
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I'm having an issue merging after I joined the objects

I'm a novice user of 3d art and new to Blender. I was working on my Hatsune Miku model and then this happened after I got done with her feet after joining the objects (body and feet). I can't merge ...
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Why can't I select certain loops with Loop Select?

As you can see in the attached image, I have used the Alt+click hotkey to loop select these three loops. I know the difference between these three loops; the one that is not select-able using the loop ...
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How to fix “dent” in object

I've encountered this issue when mering vertexes on an object. After merging the vertices, a huge "dent" appears on the surface. Is there an easy way to remove the dent?
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cut and join video without rendering

I want to do some simple cutting in middle of video and join remaining parts. but when rendering the final work, it takes a very long time to finish. I wish if I could export the final video without ...
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Make freestyle draw on curved edges

I have a lego figure I ham trying to draw freestyle lines on (eevee) and where the top of his body meets the front there is no line because it is curved but I want to put a freestyle line there
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Is it possible or desireable to allow a color to be assigned to vertex groups in edit mode

Is it possible or desirable to assign vertex groups a color in edit mode. It might make it easy to decifer the rats nest of a complicated model. Thanks
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Black and white view after splitting window

I have a huge problem (I'm new in blender so it maybe be something stupid actually), after splitting the windows and go back to only one view window, I can not see colors anymore. At the beginning, ...
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Rotate Individual Origins Of An Array Of Faces With Proportional Editing On

I am trying to rotate an array of faces with with proportionally edit on: Each face needs to rotate on its on individual origin. Proportional editing should gradually diminish rotation from the first ...
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How to Bend profiled rectangle exactly to 45 degrees?

I have these profiled rectangle. I need to Bend it around Z-axis (Face #2 need to go to right) thus angle between faces #1 and #2 be exactly 45 degress. File:
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How do i break these legs apart?

So i trying to separate these two legs made from blocks. I want them to be able to move separately but NOT make them independent pieces. I tried using the rip tool but it told me that was an error. ...
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How easy is the new Blender to pick up? [closed]

So, I used to use Blender a lot in the past for photography/game development purposes. I've recently decided to start using it again, however it feels so very different from when I last used it ...
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How can I align two faces in edit mode

I have two triangular faces that are connected with one edge (one object, in edit mode). I would like to move the second triangle into the plane of the first triangular face. This means that the third ...
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Edges don't “stick” to Object in Edit Mode

Whenever I enter edit mode, these lines supposedly are the edges to edit. But they look to be very squared and detached instead of sticking on the object. Why is this happening?
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How to reduce polygon count [closed]

I want to reduce the polygon count from a model of around 50,000 faces to exactly 1,000 faces. Give me the settings and numbers okay?
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How to edit Parameters for an Object after it is created?

When you first add a cylinder, you have the option to change the number of vertices, etc, but once you do anything else in blender, it seems you no longer can edit those parameters. Is there a ...
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Blender Editing Mode is Too Slow Even With a Simple Model

Here is the video about the problem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4YFtXEG6Bs Basically if I make a cut with CTRL + R, the edge moves like 2 fps. And other edges moves like 5 fps. I tried to work ...
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Moving Vertices while snapping to Z-axis (Globally) doesn't move the same way in different Viewing Angles. Why? [Video + .blend in Description]

Video: https://imgur.com/a/rcBYII1 I am using Blender 2.81a-windows64 Shouldn't Global Axis stay the same no matter the Camera Position or Angle? If so then why are the Vertices moving differently ...
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How do I position a donut onto a cube with the corner hanging in between the donut hole?

I am trying to get the project on the right to look like the left. I am still in progress but ran into a positioning problem. I can not get the cube in the middle of the donut shape.
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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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Alt s scale not behaving like it should

so when im in edit im trying to scale faces on their normal by hitting Alt s but instead it just slides the whole mesh on a seemingly random axis, what is happening here ? 2.8
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Why my Bevel move verticies along the edges instead of bevel them?

At one side Bevel works perfectly, but with similar edge on another side is a mess. The same problem with another edges. Bevel goes flat, verticies run along the edges. I have no doubled verticies. ...
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Fill large hole in mesh

sorry, I don't know what to search for here. I've downloaded an obj. It has a large hole in it that I would like to fill with mesh so I can sculpt it to fit in with the rest of the figure. I've filled ...
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Mesh deforms on one side of model when attaching rig

I'm working on a humanoid character with a rig setup like shown here When I attach the mesh model to the armature rig (I choose the mesh first, then the armature, and choose armature deform with ...
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How to create a dashed line?

What is the simplest way to create a horizontal or vertical dashed 2D line in Blender?
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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 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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Boolean operation destroying topology-deleting faces

I am modeling a chair, and I am trying to achieve the rectangular holes in the chair by using a specially modeled boolean object for them. The holes are supposed to look somewhat like this: Here is ...
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object with low vertex bend like having high vertex

this is a leg of a fox in mcprep add-on it dont have many vertex as you can see. when i move one or some vertex, it didnt work like normal but act like this. i want to know how to make an object/model ...
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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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Cannot select vertex

I made a plane, and added knife cuts - now i cannot select specific vertices. See picture below:
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Object Edges Won't Scale

Was trying to make house. Tried to scale one side of a rectangle by selecting the edges/vertices and scaling them but it seems it won't scale in the axis I want. Tried to set settings to default and ...
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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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How to merge 2 parts of the same object? [duplicate]

i have a simple question for you, i need to "merge" 2 parts of the same object in edit mode where the faces collide, here a simple example to better explain the desiderata: IS it possible in Blender ...
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Black Spots and Corruption During Mesh Edit

When I operate on my mesh, black spots and glitches appear. All the normals are aligned correctly and the UV is clean with everything in the right place. Here is an example of what happens when I ...
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How to make matching textures for head and body

I attached a head model to a separate body model, but am having problems making the colors match. I tried using Adobe Photoshop's hue/saturation editor to make the colors match, but the problem is ...
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Why is the dribbling icing inside of Donut instead of being on the top?

I'm following the Blender Guru tutorial and I've done everything as described in the tutorial, but as I pressed E to add the dribbles for the icing two issues happened: 1) It seems way more sharp ...
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How do I merge 3 separate “skins” into one for exporting?

I am an absolute beginner for Blender but I'm a quick learner and am having a go at this. Essentially I am exporting 3D models from World of Warcraft to import into Tabletop Simulator (another video ...

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