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

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Message “cannot-change-old-file-(file-saved-with-@)” trying to copy objects

If I try to copy an object, I get this message: "cannot change old file (file saved with @)". Googling, I see several people getting this message in a variety of circumstances, but none on copying an ...
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How do I copy selected faces on a rigged character to a new file?

I want to copy to another file selected faces from a mesh. This has always been a pain and I assume that this is the the only way to do it. You CTRL-C the selected object that has the faces you ...
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Undo in 2.8 started to undo different action than last one and fails to do this correctly

When I go to edit mode in modeling tab then select part of mesh, separate it to another mesh, then go to object mode in layout tab and move some other armature around and hit ctrl + z somehow that ...
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How to remove/separate Body Groups from a SFM model (.qc)?

first of all I am a complete beginner and I have no experience on Blender (although I have some experience on Maya), I downloaded it to convert a model from SFM (.qc) to MMD (.pmx) by following a ...
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My NumPad only responds to hotkeys and not normal typing

So a few weeks I started changing my interface so it could be more easy to use, then when I started a new project, I wanted to type some numbers in the scale/factor/resolution and any other space that ...
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can't delete faces

I have imported curves from Adobe illustrator and converted to mesh and create a face (F). I can't delete "windows" faces of the arches. (deleting face doesn't work) I tried to transform my curves to ...
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How to display hidden objects in editing mode?

I follow the tutorial to make a model, in editing mode, the demonstrator can press H to show the hidden face, but I can't... Version 2.80 Thanks
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How to model multiple windows in a building walls?

I am currently going to model a building from a reference The image i found. I have an idea on how to go about modeling it but what I'm looking for is some help on what would be the best way to go ...
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How to smooth adjacent faces

I'm a first time blender user trying to make an engagement ring from scratch. While making the ring I did a boolean cut, along the inside of the ring, which I think added some hard edges into my ...
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what is the most effective modeling workflow for abstract curvy shapes?

I'm looking for effective, idealy non-destructive modeling workflows to create non-symmetrical, abstract shapes, like those ones: (all images taken from pinterest.com) The deal here is not to ...
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Symmetrize panel does not does

When I select all on my mesh I try to symmetrize but it is always -X to +X. There should be a panel that shows up in the bottom left but it doesn't. Has anyone had this issue? Is there any place in ...
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X and Y axis rotation only working as Z axis rotation

When I try rotation x(red) axis rotation or y(green)axis rotation, it always uses z(blue) axis rotation. i.e. instead of it rotation down it rotates left and right instead. Is this a bug or am I just ...
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Right click rotate in edit mode?

I've already assigned "Keymap => 3D View => Rotate View" to the right mouse button but that only seems to affect object view. Is there a way to disable or assign the context menu in edit mode and also ...
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Traceback error code while animating in 2.8 2d aimation

I was animating in blender 2.8, I was using the 2D animation default features. Im fairly new to blender, and don't know what this error code means, has anyone else ever had this error? I searched a ...
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How to reflect individual bone axis?

I don't want to change the bone roll, that doesn't accomplish anything. When I have a bone, I want the Y and Z axis to stay the same, but I want the X axis to reflect across the local Y axis. If I ...
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Hair particle editing not working right

I am trying to brush hair on a character and suddenly the hair brush and other tools in particle edit have started affecting hairs on the opposite side of the mesh. This means whenever i make an edit ...
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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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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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How can I smooth out my model's sharp geometry after doing a boolean union on blender 2.8?

For this model I had several separate smooth objects and then I joined them together with the boolean modifier. After that my model became sharper and jagged at the points it connected. The 2nd ...
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When in quad view alt-key in 2D views makes perspective view change when emulating 3 button mouse

Having problem selecting loops in edit mode with trackpad and alt keys whilst in 2d view as very occasionally it'll think I'm wanting to rotate perspective view. Using 2.80 on Windows 10 laptop. 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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Adding UV to object

I am new to blender. I downloaded a blender file and there's the object that I downloaded but it's in gray color. I look at the UV editing and I can see that there are already preset colors, I just ...
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Key bindings problem

Changing key bindings in preferences affect nothing. I'm changing bindings, saving, but controls remain the same. I also tried reloading blender but this never helped
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needing subdivide other then using loopcut in blender 2.79b

in blender 2.79 how can i subdivide selected? first i select with B hotkey now its selected vertices (and their edges) now i want something like loopcut, but i have just selected the top vertices ...
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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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Industry Compatible keymap

I recently started using a Blender 2.8 I try to use the "Industry Compatible" keymap but I have some question about that. I tried adding some hotkeys from default Blender keymap like Add Mesh(Shift+A) ...
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How can I change tool option hotkeys

I have a serious problem and I will be so appreciate anyone who can help me about this. I tried to change my hotkeys to what I prefer as a maya user to make blender more familiar whit myself. but ...
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Holes appear in object mode but not in edit mode

As I was working on making a rendering better I change some settings on blender and ended up with holes in my object that do no appear in edit mode. Increasing subdivisions helps but does not clear it,...
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Why 'bridge edge loops' do not cut holes in my work?

I know that faces enclosed by loops disappear after 'bridge edge loops'. But in my work, square caps still exist after bridge edge loops. Why they didn't disappear? In this example square caps did ...
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How do I make it smoother when I'm using random proportional editing?

I'm following a tutorial and when random proportional editing is used, it is smooth. But when i do it, the lines are jagged. How do I change it? The bottom image is what it's supposed to look like. ...
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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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How to separate faces of an XYZ function mesh?

Blender community, I'm looking to export a blender object for physics simulations in a program (simscale) that accepts .stl files. For my simulation, I want to create a "cylinder" where the radius is ...
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Mesh select with numberpad emulator

How to I use mesh select mode in ver2.8 if number-pad emulator is enabled? In edit mode, you are able to switch the select mode by using 1,2 and 3 but since the number-pad emulator is enabled, it goes ...
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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 verticies/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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Subtitles As Text Objects

How do I make subtitles as text objects without all of them appearing at once, and keeping their .srt timings. Also, how do I change the titles of text effect strips to correspond to their actual text,...
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How to remove parts of character models

I'm trying to remove the head of a character model I download. I tried deleting the faces but I cannot select the inside part of the head. Is there anyway to select just the head and delete it ...
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How Can You Turn a Low Poly Game Model Into a High Poly Model for a Cinematic?

I have extracted a couple models from Overwatch, and they are very low poly. My goal is to make the models look cinematic worthy I read in this as to how Blizzard made them look good for cinematics. ...
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How do create a mesh on the base of a set of orthodontic brackets I designed like the regular bracket on the picture e

How to.create mesh in the base of a bracket without harm ing the brackets base dimensions k
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Masking selected vertices for sculpting

I have 3 questions related to masking in blender. I'm using latest 2.80rc2. Is there a way to mask a subobject or selected vertices inside a mesh? Can we mask a selected vertex group? For example, ...
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Bezier Curve: How to see only selected vertex handle?

I am making a complex bezier shape, and handles from other vertices is starting to hinder the selection of desired vertex and handles. I have to view from all angles to understand where is the point/...
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Connecting two messy mesh together the easy way?

i have two piece of a sofa right here the problem is that the topology is a mess, and the limit of the two mesh are not the same. what i want is two thing: aligning the two lines of the edges of ...
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Applying Rotation and Scale Deforms my object

Hi i'm just a newbie here in blender. I'm trying apply rotation and scale to the object but it just deforms. How to fix this problem? Thanks!
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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 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xj04Pj_Jk7s) i am doing just as she says by chosing select face in edit ...
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2.8 Keymaps for specific selection modes?

Is it currently possible to set keymaps for specific selection modes like vertex, edge, and face. What I would like to do: Select all linked by double clicking a face. Select an edge loop by double ...
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My walking cycle animations get messed up when i try to do some animation in beetween them

It's a bit difficult to explain, but i have this carachter who's going from A to B, but he's going to pick up something in beetween. So when he reaches that middle section i stop him and i also stop ...
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Boolean not shown in edit mode

The anvil in edit mode (I put a mirror modifier on the x axis) and the boolean doesn't work on the anvil. The anvil in object mode and the boolean works on the anvil. [3]:
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Proportional editing doesn't work correctly

When I use proportional editing on a certain area of selected vertices it affects the selected area AND some other random area that is outside of the circle and really shouldn't be affected at all. ...
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Selecting 2 vertices with the same position

Hello I am using Blender 2.8 (2019/06/15). I have two vertices with the same position. Is there any way how to select these both vertices by draging over them (by selecting tool) without using ...
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Compare two mesh objects, highlight differences

As I'm designing various complex items in Blender (for 3D printing usually), I sometimes find that I have two duplicates of an object, and I want to delete one, but can't remember if I was improving ...
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Topology Issue on stylized character

I'm currently working on a stylized character. The goal of the project currently was to apply/learn topology on exaggerated characters. I've run into a problem because It seems that I've used the ...