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

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Selecting Face selects entire object!

Hi everyone i am a novice to blender and have been watching tutorial by Chic Areon on youtube I am doing just as she says by choosing select face in edit mode but when i click on my cube it still ...
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Local/Global Scaling?

I Have this line right in the cleavage of a character that I'm modeling, and I am using a mirror modifier to create her. I was given a tip to reset the "middle" circle of vertices (The ones that are ...
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Colors from UV Editing do not show in Layout

So I am a beginner in Blender and I created a character in UV Editing tab while using a Color panel. Now I want to animate and export that model, but when I click on the layout tab the character lost ...
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How to select vertices contained in object

How can vertices be selected if they are contained in another? Is there a way to do this using manual editing, Animation Nodes, or Sverchok? Example: How can the vertices contained within the ...
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Why is Keyboard C selecting the Cursor and not Circle Select?

When I press C on the Keyboard in Edit Mode in 2.8, it activates the Cursor tool, instead of Circle Select. I tried to verify the shortcut in Preferences by ...
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How to create flat circular spiral made from quads?

I have been trying to create a specific mesh, the picture showcased is the closest image i have found to demonstrate the mesh i want, basically a flat circular spiral made out of quads, with the gaps (...
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Setting Spin angle in 2.8

I use the Edit Mode > Spin feature to get rotated shapes from the basic shapes I create. Sadly, when I ...
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2.8 Bone editing and pose problems, cant select single bones

I´ve built a rig in 2.8, however when I try to select a single bone in edit or pose mode, i can´t. All i can do, is doubleclick the first bone i created to cycle through the other bones. I have tried ...
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Can't Edit Cached Particles

I must be misunderstanding something because for the life of me I can't seem to get the editing of a cached particle system with Hair Dynamics to work. I tried in 2.83 and 2.9, but in both all the ...
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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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my editing mode (x-ray activated) is not allowing me to see the reference behind. the edges are thick black and faces are white. any suggestion?

The mesh in edit mode with x-ray activated is colored white with black thick lines, which means, I cannot see the reference image behind. I was working normally until that happens, I didn't know how ...
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How can i edit an image to make it shake in the video editor?

I'm trying to add a bulldozer shaking super fast for a video i'm editing and i don't know how to make the effect. I tried transform and adjust each frame to move over and over but it just didn't save ...
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Deleted Game logic layout by accident

Accidentally deleted game logic layout is there anyway of getting it back? haven't been able to figure it out.
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Vertices not showing in edit mode

For some reason, some of the vertices of my mesh are not being displayed in edit mode: This is my mesh (it is all a single mesh). I am in edit mode with vertex selection enabled. You can see some ...
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Modeling Fine Details on a Single Mesh

How do you guys go about adding fine details to your mesh without ruining the geometry with a ton of loop cuts or ngons? I'm trying to model an ar15 upper, if you image search you'll see an example of ...
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How to select layer in the object data instead of selecting the stroke in grease pencil?

How to select layer in the object data instead of selecting the stroke? The grease pencil layer cannot be selected either in the outliner or under the object data layer panel. I tried to lock the ...
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Find center of geometry of a set of objects

I have a Blender model composed of several objects. I would like to move the 3D cursor to the geometry center of the model (=> one common points for all objects of this model). I've tried to select ...
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When using Blender to modify the Pharah model, how do you make simple bodymorph changes using Shapekeys?

I'm new to Blender, but hopefully this question won't require complex program functions. The model's creator says I can alter her body using shapekeys, but I don't know how. Can someone point me to ...
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Edge loop select does not work!

I have a problem i cant select edge loops. I have already reinstalled Blender and restored factory settings. Alt+RMB and Select->Edge Loops dont work. Any idea why?(i am running it on Win10)
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Align a vertex on a diagonal line

I have a diagonal line that's been subdivided, so it has a point in the middle. I want to move this point so that it vertically aligns with other another point along the global Y axis, but so that, ...
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Weight Painting in 2.80 in edit mode

I jumped from 2.7 to to 2.80 and I am having trouble with the new weight painting workflow. What I would like to do, is to weightpaint specific vertices and faces in edit mode while seing the color ...
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Snapping not working in 2.9 except grid

I'm trying to get snapping working in MAC Book (Catalina) and Blender 2.9 I was difficult to test in complicated design so I have been testing with 2 cubes. The grig snapping works Snapping Vertex ...
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Grow/shrink selection?

Using updated version 2.83.1. Grow/shrink selection hotkey is different to Ctrl + +/-. Need step by step to change or find the assigned hotkey Thanks.
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Blender 2.8 | Exporting UV Layout problem

Today I have exported an UV Layout from Blender 2.8 and imported in Photoshop in order to build a simple displacement map. After have imported the UV MAP I noticed, that all the UV lines are not black ...
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Blender doesn't use RAM, CPU, and GPU of PC

In the Blender Editor, it really lags (cycles and eevee). But it only uses Max. 15 % of CPU, Max. 10 % of RAM and 0 % of GPU. Why? It could be much faster. Please help
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Why does the 3D view have trouble with clip start <=0.01

Earlier I've answered a question where the issue was that in edit mode, the 3D view fully or partially renders the mesh as if limit selection to visible was not ticked, when the 3D view clip start is ...
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How to delete unused vertex groups?

I downloaded a model and found that there were way more vertex groups than bones in the armature. Is there a way to delete all vertex groups that are not assigned to a bone?
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Cannot truly separate parts

There must be an easy answer to this. I'm in 2.82 and I made 10 dupliverts of a mesh on a plane with 12 points. I made them all real in object mode, selected all in edit mode, did P - separate by ...
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Modifier “Adjust Edit Cage” - Is there a way to make transformations relative to modifier result instead of the original mesh?

When I select vertices on the resulting edit-cage, the transform tool appears over the original mesh instead of actual vertices I selected on the modifier result. Similarly, if I move the vertices, ...
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Cannot Edit Free Downloaded Model of Blender?

I am new to Blender and cannot edit a model in and it was in .blend format because there is no Layout or Modeling tab in Blender 2.9.
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How do i make a endo like this?

I'm trying to make an endoskeleton for my Animatronics for my upcoming FNaF Fan game where the Animatronics are based off of memes of my choosing (Don't ask/Insult me). I've been inspired by this Soft ...
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how can I create simple splash around rocks for water?

I tried this before and had poor results and had to use images as planes for wave splashes on rocks and a boat. So I was wondering if there is a better way to create splashes of waves around rocks ...
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Inside of mesh is see through when trying to make a hole?

I am trying to make a hole in this mesh: but when I delete the vertices/faces, this happens: How can I delete the top and bottom in the middle without this happening? I want the inside to look like ...
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2D Animation Layout Proportional Editing

On Mac im having this (bug)i have to test it on windows in 2.836, i cant use the proportional editing after switching my layout to modelling and then back to 2d animation, is this a bug?
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Timelapse problems

I'm having problems figuring out how to slow down certain parts of a video, while having other parts time lapsed. Is this possible on Blender, and if so, how?(I have blender 2.9 on windows 10)
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Moving object warps it

I have a cup that I made and I'm trying to move the bottom part along the z axis. I click on the edges using alt + click and press g and then z to move it, but when I do that, the bottom is able to ...
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Selecting other vertices connected to a selected vertex of a mesh object

As shown in the figure, I want to select the vertices that are connected to a selected vertice. In the left side of the figure, you can see a vertex of a cube is selected. My task is to select the ...
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How do I only select vertices which are visible from my perspective in 3D View?

I'm trying to retopologize a high poly mesh and create a low poly version out of the existing sculpt. While selecting some vertices of my low poly mesh in order to edit them, other non-visible ...
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How can I select an object in the viewport in 2.8(1)?

I have imported a large model with lots (hundreds?) of objects. The hierarchy of the model is not very logical so I am trying to fix this. Therefore I would like to select objects in the viewport to ...
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Edit Mode - XRay Clutter - Edges/Faces/Verts

The picture on the left is a subdivided Cube in a fresh new project in edit mode. The picture on the right is that same cube in edit mode but in my current project. As you can see: obscured edges are ...
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Moving Cube in Object Mode leaves Outline of the Cube on Screen

When I want to move my cube in object mode, I see another cube. This seems to be the same cube but in edit mode. Here are two screenshots, when I tried to move the first cube in object mode. NOTE: ...
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Slow motion video like TWIXTOR for vse

How could I achieve the Twixtor effect with the VSE (Twixtor in After Effects).
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Mesh editing tools disappeared

I'm not getting the options for vertices, edge, face selection.
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How to remove unlinked/disconnected parts of a bigger mesh?

I have many meshes like the one shown below which have some faces/vertices that are not connected to the main mesh. I use these meshes for physics simulation. As result of these weird parts of the ...
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How to copy the vertex position to the inbetween values of the shapekey? (Not Basis)

I see no one is talking about this but I'm wondering if there is a way where you can edit the models like say copy from 0.500 to 1 in my current shape key so I can edit it easier similarly to how ...
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Is it possible to work on two or more files at the same time (or open multiple Blender instances?)

I know Blender is pretty resource intensive on less mighty hardware, but supposing that I have the hardware to handle it, can I open two files in different Windows, or open different instances of ...
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Add node into multiple materials

I have seen that a Python script can update several materials, that contain basically the same nodes, with simple value changes (Change multiple specific nodes in multiple materials (with python?)) I ...
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Connect a vertex to a pre-existing edge

I have a vertex that needs to connect to an edge. I'd rather not have to subdivide the edge and just connect it... It seems too manual... Is it possible?
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Push Faces Like Sketchup

Is there a way in Blender to push faces like Sketchup does? The best I can get is doing a regular extrude and a lot of work to clean the "mess" up... Thank you for your time!
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Mesh/edit mode: how rotate TOGETHER with armature

I am trying to adjust mesh orientation relative to axes. The mesh is quite complex and also has complex armature. Armature bones are very precisely positioned relative to the mesh (this is needed ...

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