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

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Inset specific faces and extrude them afterwards - Python

I'm quite new to blender-python so forgive me if there are some things I don't get right... I try to model some cables with the Blender Python API. I came to the point where I need to inset the ends ...
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Boolean do not function while trying to make a mold

I am trying to create a mold by doing a boolean from a Nike sneakers. My goal is to then print the mold in 3D later on. The problem is that the boolean don't work (and the model I took is empty). Do ...
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Blender isn't snapping to the grid, its shift 1 grid space away from the original

I'm trying to make a few modular assets. To support my quest, I'm using grid snapping. However I have noticed that when moving faces or vertices, it doesn't snap them to the grid, it just moves them 1 ...
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Lost header in video editing

I'm in the video editor. I have closed the header by mistake, in the window where you put the videos. I can't recover it. I need it because it contains "add strip" etc... What to do to show ...
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How to horizontally flip a rotoscoped object?

I'm very new to blender so please don't flame me. I recently recorded a show on zoom about technology. Here's the problem, during the zoom meeting, my background that had a logo called 'DNA' which is ...
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How do I edge split after I duplicated a face?

I was creating a hand from a tutorial but when it came to the part where you needed to duplicate the face of the hand and edge split it by pressing space, it didn't work. keeps saying "error ...
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FBX Import resets its position after saving the project file

After importing and editing a model in .fbx, it keeps on resetting its position. I've had a car body, then "cut out" the door from it (using "separate") and now the new created ...
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How do I turn this off? [duplicate]

While I was in edit mode I tried to extrude but accidentally pressed W instead of E and now I don't know how to turn this thing ...
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View gets messier as I advance in a project

Hi everyone, I've been trying out blender lately following Guru's tutorials. Sadly, the more I advance into any project, the more difficult it gets to move my view around (not talking about camera but ...
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Tips for removing a handle point from a complex mesh

I have some complex meshes imported from photogrammetry which I am trying to clean up in Blender. One of the artefacts that sometimes arises is when two parts of the mesh incorrectly join to each ...
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Vertex Paint disappears after switching to edit mode

Basically, after painting the vertices, I noticed that at some point while editing my scene, they disappeared ... and I tested every step i did before to find out what was causing it to disappear. I ...
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Object deforming when I try to transform it

I'm new to Blender and I was making a helmet piece. I wanted to scale it down, but it gets deformed when I try to scale it. I found if I try to rotate, or transform the object in any way it gets ...
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Portions of my mesh seem to be locked in place and can't be moved, rotated or scaled. How do I fix this?

So I've been making a human model in blender from scratch. While I was working on the hands, I've suddenly been unable to move, rotate or scale the rest of the mesh. I've seen suggestions that the ...
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Armature issue in edit mode [closed]

While creating a armature orange rays would be present in edit mode due to which remaining Armature can't be seen in edit mode Also in object modeenter image description here
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Strange face appearance

The below shading has me scratching my head. The faces are coplanar, as far as I can tell. It's not a normal issue. The faces are attached (I can drag them around and everything stays attached.) ...
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Is It Possible to Select Faces (in Edit Mode) Based on the Normals of the Faces Connected to It?

I understand how weirdly specific this is, but is there no way to select faces based on the normals they're facing AND the adjacent faces' normals? What I want is a little complicated, but if I were ...
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Is there a way to snap a group of vertices using several points of reference

Hi I am fairly new to blender, I trying to find a more streamlined way to achieve my desired outcome, is it possible to use multiple vertices for example 3 points of reference from the set of vertices ...
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How to display measurement lengths in Blender 2.9?

I want to get this result in Blender 2.9: However for all the tutorials i searched online, all i could find were how to achieve this in Blender 2.8 as shown: I assumed it would be under the gizmo ...
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how do i make a certain part of my mesh to have cloth physics [duplicate]

i have a problem with my mesh, i do not know how to turn a part of it into a cloak, its all one mesh, i want the head to stay the way it is, i also want it so i can move the head and the cloak will ...
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My objects/planes aren't selectable anymore

Firstly i apologize if this has been answered over and over again, but i've recently gotten into blender in the past week so i'm still new to everything, but when i opened my blender file that i've ...
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Why is my render only showing the bounded mask area? (video editor)

Aim: Simply want to add a gaussian blur to my video. What i have already done, following a step-by-step using this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NF_Q282V_uo: created the bounding box for the ...
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Blender armature edit_bones changes aren't kept after switch to object mode

I have some code that needs to add bones to an armature. I'm in edit mode. I add the bones using the_armature.data.edit_bones.new(). But when I leave edit mode the new bones I've added aren't there. <...
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Have problems with the Blender Eve character. Can only modifie one side of the character in sculpt mode

I have problems with the Rain Character. One half of the character won't react at all in Scuplt Mode and don't understand why. The Character is available for free here: https://cloud.blender.org/p/...
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How do I make this concave shape?

So i have a disk to make for my dad. He wants to buy a 3d printer and i need to make this shape. I have looked every where over the internet and couldn't find a tutorial to make a shape like this one. ...
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How do I merge two meshes with high density and different structure?

First of all, I have never used Blender nor any other modelling software before. I have seen a lot of solutions showing how to merge verticies and join objects together, however I'm curious if there ...
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How do I Extrude Faces Along Normals, and also shrink in two other directions?

I am extruding plane surfaces along surface normals by selecting the plane, then hitting Option-E (Alt-E), then selecting Extrude Faces Along Normals. That is all fine, but I also want to shrink the ...
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My blender file keeps exporting as a “file” instead of an MP4 [duplicate]

Rendering an edited video keep exporting as a "file" instead of an MP4 despite there being nothing wrong with the export settings. What's going on here? I suspect that the splits and strips ...
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I have an issue on selections (outlines do not appear anymore)

It has been a while I have been using Blender with little knowledge of it. I often use key shortcuts to get quicker in modeling, but it happens sometimes that I miss a letter or press a wrong letter ...
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Deform deform or sculpt cloth simulation from Marvelous

I imported an OGAWA Alembinc file from Marvellous with my cloth simulation into Blender. The simulations run ok in Blender but I would like to tweak in some points where the mesh clips with the ...
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How to animate proportional editing effect?

how should i go like if i want to replicate this effect in an animation? i'm open to use animation nodes too but maybe this can be done on vanilla blender? effect as shown
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Having trouble symmetrizing

I'm trying to symmetrize an object (in this case an airplane as I'm following a beginner tutorial) and am having some difficulty. As instructed, I'm in edit mode, clicked the "A" key to ...
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How to export a “sliced face” of an object into a dxf?

I know my question sounds weird but I will try to be specific as possible. Please be patient and please don't flag this question with another question: I would like to hear what everyone needs to say ...
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Problem with extrude along the local axis hotkeys

tell me, I'm going through the lesson, the teacher at 2.82 turns out to extrude two faces symmetrically along the local Z axis through E-S-Z-Z, and for some reason, in my case, in 2.92, E-S-Z-Z ...
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how to stick an object to another object that has a wave modifier?

I want to get the black strip to follow the wave motion of the white plane above it i tried simply linking the modifiers of the black strip to the plane, but this was the result: Here is the ...
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My hair particles move when in particle edit mode

I'm new to particles and may have missed something but but i'm sure its some bug: When I switch to particle edit from object mode, the hair particles project towards my screen (pictures below). Also ...
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I cant disable Proportional Editing

So I was making a car, but I couldn't move a vertice. I saw that someone else had said this question and one person said to turn off proportional editing. But when I tried it wouldn't turn off. I ...
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How to ensure the selection direction using Alt Select

When you use alt select on say a sphere. The selection can go one of two ways. It can either select the latitude or longitude route around the sphere. How can I choose which way I want the selection ...
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Edit mode vertices getting dragged?

Blender 2.79: I have this problem in edit mode, when I try to move this vertice, it keeps getting dragged away for some reason. I'm trying to create a corrective shape key for this area, the mesh ...
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How to tweak verts while in Anotate tool active?

In this video retopology is done with addon b-surface using annotation to create mesh, https://youtu.be/FkWvgT75SbA?t=793 at 13:13 he moves vertices while having Annotate tool active. Bottom left ...
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How do I hide wireframes of other objects, showing the wireframe of only one?

As pictured: What setting did he toggle and how do I do it so it looks like his layout too? Edit: My current layout is to the right, his is to the left
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Is it possible to edit bone positions on the posed (not rest) stance?

EDIT3: Apparently my question is harder to solve than than I expected, so here's my Blend file. I have a model which is A-posed at rest ("rest", arms closer in angle to the cape bones shown ...
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Is it possible to lock a bone in pose mode while removing the influence from the parent?

At first I assumed an issue like this would be rather simple, but it seems anything but. My goal is essentially to have a bone locked entirely in place (Imagine a lizard's tail resting statically half ...
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How do I make a cut parallel to an edge?

How do I make the cut in the picture parallel to the active edge? How do I also make sure the thickness of the cut of area is a certain value (in this case 3mm).
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Blender Basic Bevel is Flat - Not Curved [closed]

Basic scene with mesh cube. 4 parallel outer edges are selected to round the cube. A bevel is applied but here is no curve to the bevel. Why? And what tiny settings do I need to correct? And where ...
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A shape I haven't included keeps appearing, don't know how to fix it

The issue I've been having is: this shape (the half-empty green "pyramid") wasn't meant to be there. I was using proportional editing to lower pieces of land (grid object) to make it look ...
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add vertex to an edge in edit mode [closed]

When I want to add a vertex to an edge in Edit Mode at first it works, but when I want to add two other vertices it messes it up. The following images will make you understand more
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Link vertex's in single object

Have created a wheel and want to move vertex's inside the wheel. There are five holes and each hole has 266 vertex. When changing/moving any vertex from any hole the other four vertex's from the other ...
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Wrong shading after Shade Flat

how to fix this? This happened when I used Flat Shading on top faces
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Where can I change “snap to symmetry” tool settings?

In Edit Mode, I can do Mesh -> Snap to Symmetry. The operation is performed and I can see the results. However, the manual shows that there are settings (Direction, Threshold, Factor, Center). I ...
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I was sculpting a donut, to give it a real shape I dented it in the middle but then when I went back to layout, the vertices were disconnected,why?

I was working on a donut through a YouTube video of Blender guru, after finishing the basics of donut in layout, I went on to sculpting it. During the sculpting, I dented the middle portion of the ...

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