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

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Make a face from a mesh with a hole

How can I create a face for extrusion with a hole inside in edit mode? In my case I want to extrude only the "C" from a mesh marked in blue and not the filled innside part.
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What are Bevel Edges

8 i can see different types of edges in edit mode. I know what Sharp and Seam edges do. But what do the bevel edges do and why do the bevel edges has different color? Thank you for your time :)
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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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blender edge crease Invalid

He doesn't work when I use subdivisions This is the uploaded file https://drive.google.com/open?id=1rKluT2TomDGfA4u_UMgL3OPLji65zgjx
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Using blender as a video editor, what's the best way to add a box around part of the video?

What's the best way of how would I should go about adding something as simple as this?
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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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How to fix and reshape messed up shapes in sculpt mode

i’m trying to get more into sculpting. While doing so, i’m sculpting a fetus model. During that, i lost my attention to the hands. Now that i am in Dyntopo mode already, i need to fix the hands: ...
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Units in object mode and edit mode are different after applying the rotation and scale

I have been modeling some objects in blender 2.8 and rotated and scaled the objects and finally I applied the rotation and scale. But the dimensions between the objectmode and editmode are different ...
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Remove edge loop from selection in 2.8

What is the best way to remove a whole edge loop from an edge selection in Blender 2.8? The Process is as follows: a) in edit mode, select three (or more) Edge Loops with double click shift + LMB b) ...
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Undo/redo functionality

I use lock to cursor, but sometimes camera go crazy and i cannot see anything. So this happened and i dunno how to see. Pressed ctrl+z a lot of times, did some manipulations with camera and object in ...
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How to visually disable (“hide”) Smooth Shading in Edit Mode only?

In Blender 2.8, is it possible to visually disable Smooth Shading ONLY in Edit Mode? I want the surface of my model to soften in Object Mode or render preview, but at the same time, when I enter Edit ...
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How to do difference boolean between two objects in Blender?

Hello i have 4 cylinders in a "cube" and i want to extrude cube with them. I want to delete the cylinders and leave holes in cube. (cylinders in my case are holes for screws). I tried to use boolean ...
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Proportinal mode not working properly in edit mode [duplicate]

So basically when in edit in mode and proportinal mode is on and I click on any part of the object, it just moves my object around as if I weren't in edit mode and hit g. When what I'm trying to do is ...
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Need Help modelling Armor for Monsterhunter World

Hello Blender community. I recently decided I wanted to try and make an edit to an armor in a game I'm currently playing called 'Monster Hunter World' but I've never used Blender before and my ...
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Why are all these different colored lines showing up in Edit Mode?

I was working on a project and went to edit a mesh when suddenly, all these multi colored lines appear (in a glitchy-looking way, like when you duplicate a mesh in the same position). I did some ...
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Reducing vertex count

I'm making a low poly model of an iceberg and there is a certain part of it that has about a million vertices (which probably got there when I was sculpting the thing). Outside of Edit mode it looks ...
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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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How to achieve inward folding after extrude

as shown on the right side of the picture
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Align to Transform Orientation button doesn't exist

Hello Blender StackExchange, I am finally working on a game of mine, and I will be using Blender for some of the initial modelings. I am trying to make the outside of a single story home, where the ...
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can't edit circle in edit mode

I am trying create a circle in blender 2.79. But in edit mode, I can't see some point (read line in end 2nd picture). Can you tell me how to setting it same with 2nd pictue?
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I can't turn off mirroring

I've switched to Blender 2.8 a day ago and things are very confusing for me. Here's what I did: I created a model and applied mirror modifier and then applied it. Then when I started editing vertices ...
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How to make one object fit into volume of another?

I need one object to mimic shape of another, so that it would fit it's volume and shape. Circle (2d) needs to be shaped like those crooked cube. As if you put something soft into some hard box, I need ...
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Blender 2.8 I can't see vertices, edges or faces in edit mode

I was working just fine and suddenly when I changed from object to edit mode, neither vertices, edges nor faces were highlighted as usual. I can still select them but can't see them, the object is ...
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Array and rotate an object around a point without the spin tool?

So I am making a jet engine and would need to array (24 pieces) and rotate the blades around the cone on the image above, where the 3D cursor is. Is it possible to do so without using the spin too? I ...
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Can't undo subdivision surface modifier

After I was done modelling almost all the parts, I increased the view count in subdivision surface modifier and applied to all of the meshes. Now when I toggle to the edit mode, there are thousands of ...
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Cursor to selected not working while an armature is applied

I have a rigged/posed mesh and I want to parent something to one of its vertices. When I go into edit mode on the mesh and select a vertex and use Cursor to Selected, it doesn't move the cursor to ...
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how I could extrude an object so that it is not a 2D object?

Beginner in blender. Wanted to know how I could extrude this object so that it is not a 2D object. In other words I want to make this object able to be printed in a 3D printer.
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Move edges closer to origin

Basic example I've got a cylinder and I want to move half the edges closer to the centre of the cylinder. I thought selecting every second edge and scaling constraining X & Y (Not Z) axis only ...
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Possible to rotate middle loop of cylinder (for example) to rotate whole top part

Is it possible to get the top to follow the normal of the edge loop, so it rotates kind of like this?
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How to use surface snapping on a wireframe in 2.8?

In 2.7x we can snap to the surface of an object with max draw type set to wireframe: However, as of 81a7f6c848 this no longer works; the target object must have a ...
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Where is the common-sense button that aligns curve handles and resets them?

All I want to do is make a simple spline IK. Apparently this is impossible because in order to construct one, I very expectedly have to move the curve handles. Moving the curve vertices automatically ...
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Origin of selected group of vertices is in odd position, why?

The pictures are pretty much self explanatory: Points of the circle are clearly equally distributed but still when I select them all in edit mode the origin of selection is not at the center of the ...
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Can't select object in edit mode

So I am a beginner in blender and trying to make a tree with sapling tool. I made it, added texture on leaves and I wanted to do the same to the bark but I faced a problem. When I want to select bark ...
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How to scale in the same height of the a object?

it is possible to scale by not using the XYZ only height measurements??
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My video and sound disappeared

So I am making a video for my self and I was saving it cutting it and had different layers for it and while I was editing one strip I would use the sound icon to mute the others running below so it ...
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Transparent faces even with Limit Selection to Visible

I was wondering why the objects of this file are always displayed transparent in Edit mode, even with the Limit Selection to Visible option enabled, and no Shading enabled in the 3D properties panel. ...
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How do I load mtl files into parent object?

I created a file on my laptop's built in 3d builder, and a friend suggested that i transfer it to Blender to change it from obj to dae. I noticed that the obj file has a mtl, which (I assune) is the ...
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Why does bone's radius resets when trying to move the bone?

I'm working with envelope weights for skinning, and wish to move some bones around, but if I do that I lose my work on the bones radius and envelope values. Might be because it calculates the radius ...
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How to isolate edits to an area in Blender 2.8?

I'm trying to follow along with the good old Anvil tutorial and I'm running into a snag where I can't limit the scope of my proportional edit by hiding the areas I want to remain unaffected. Is there ...
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Segfault when going back to Object Mode, on unrelated data

I am writing an Addon. I have a list of Vectors: centers = [p.center for p in obj.data.polygons] In a later section of code, I do the following to a different ...
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How can I split a mesh?

I'm making a dog head and am trying to seperate where the mouth goes but can't figure it out. The entire head is solid. The part still needs to be connected to the head.
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Problem by the editing of two scenes at the same time

Is it possible to add another blender file to the one I'm video editing? If it is possible, how do I proceed?
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How to split an inset from another inset

I want to split the insets so they are both no longer attached to each other but I have no clue how, I am attempting to make character legs.
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Object in edit mode moves with giant step, can't make precise adjustments [duplicate]

I'm trying to edit a mesh in blender, but when I try to move a vertex it moves by a set amount that is ridiculously far from the original position, and there's no ability to place it at any point in ...
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Loop Cut & Slide wont work over a face [duplicate]

So I am trying to make a building in Blender for my University Project. I have made the outside of the building and now I am trying to add windows with frames at the front. One side of my building has ...
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How to Subdivide into equal squares on a “Triangular” face

I'm making this model and I want to subdivide one of my faces into equal squares on a triangular shape. When I try to subdivide it, it gets subdivided according to how many faces there are (in this ...
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How i can remove transparent ball from model?

How i can remove that transparent ball? https://imgur.com/a/UapILfq there no way to select her and delete like rest objects.
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Is there a way in which we can merge two meshes in edit mode?

I have two mesh islands in the same plane which overlap as shown in fig1. Now when I go to selection and do "select boundary loop", it selects the full boundaries of both the islands as shown in fig2 ...
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How do I make a loop cut parallel to an external loop?

I have a mesh and want to create a loop cut between loops 1 and 2, but it should be parallel to the top loop. Sorry if I'm not explaining it clearly, I am hoping someone more experienced with Blender ...
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How would I be able to fill in the gap indicated by the arrow without filling in the middle portion?

Hello, I am trying to fill the edge gap of this skull indicated by the red arrows to the right however, when i press F, it covers the whole area including the middle portion which i want to be ...