Questions tagged [editing]

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

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Why wont my bones respond to the shortcut keys?

So, I'm using rigify to rig my character, but the problem is, none of the bones will rotate or scale using the S and R shortcut keys. I can move most of them using the arrows and g shortcut, but ...
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How to delete unwanted objects from video?

I am a teacher. I have a small video in which three persons are acting. Now, I want to make a new video to show my students, in which only one among the three characters is present in it, I don’t mind ...
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Subsurface Causing Mesh Problems

Just started using blender, and naturally the first thing I'm making is a minigun. It looks dope. Problem is, when I applied the subsurface modifier, I ran into a problem. And without it... Nothing. ...
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What is the equal key when Emulate Numpad is enabled?

This maybe such a simple answer to a simple question (I apologize since I'm a beginner). Since my keyboard doesn't have a numpad, I've enable this option. However, this poses a problem as while I'm ...
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how to move vertices more like in sculpting?

I'm new to blender and still lacking deep knowledge... I'm trying to move a lot of individual vertices manually along one plane (like ZY plane for example). It's super tedious to ...
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Boolean modifier is not able to cut an hole on the head where are the eyebrows

I would like to merge the eyebrows with the head because I'm using a different object for them. I want to do this because when I try to deform the mesh of the head,the eyebrows aren't affected. So I ...
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How can I move the bounding circle of an object?

I have a problem with the bounding circle in bge. I have a rigid body object with a hole on it and is is placed on a static box. I want to be able to get in but I can't due to the position of the ...
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WASD navigation and editing

I know WASD navigation is possible in walk/fly mode, but you cannot edit from within that mode. Do you think a scripting addon could accomplish this functionality (I could write one)? Does one exist ...
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How can I link two meshes with many vertices together to prevent lagging?

I was recently asked to make a terrain in Blender. I thought, "no problem. I could just make a very large grid and use proportional editing to make different hills and cliffs. Simple". The problem is ...
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any relation between blender scale and unity scale?

Hi I would like to know , how can i do for my 3D objects can able to keep their blender's dimention? when I export an .fbx from blender to Unity. I am modeling some assets (see my picture) so I am ...
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Objects Dont Match In Modes

After I started to make seams to work on "TEXTURE" I decided to Clear Seams and restart Now I get this in Object Mode. How did this happen? Also when I render I get the same image as Object Mode.
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Archimesh: Undoing bad topology with the walls: How?

Alright, allow me to specify. There is an add-on in Blender named Archimesh. It allows you to create rooms, including walls. You can add depth to those walls. Previously, putting in windows meant ...
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What do UV seams do exactly?

I'm still trying to work out my texture distortion issue and while looking through Blenders UV functions I found UV seams. Can someone explain to me what UV seams do and what they can be used for?
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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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Rescaling Mesh with Static Components

I'm trying to rescale a loop of rope without changing its diameter. That is, I want to increase the distance between the rings (some shown selected in this screenshot) ... but keep the rings ...
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Why mirroring doesn't seem to work?

I did mirroring but as you can see, there's a line dividing face into half which I don't want. How should I fix this?
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How can i edit videos in compositing mode?

ok so i understand how to edit videos in the movie/video editor that blender has but i would much rather edit my videos in compositing mode via using a movie clip and simply applying all of the ...
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Change the point of rotation of a selected portion of a mesh

I'm trying to select the arm of a character and rotate it at the shoulder. I want to shift the point the selected vertices to rotates at the shoulder of the character.
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Importing a mesh from Make Human to blender and now it doesn't have vertices when I go to edit mode

I used MakeHuman to quickly build a character and now going to fine tune some things in Blender but when I imported it and go to edit mode the mesh changes position 90 degrees and I can only select ...
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how do I keep my videos from speeding up?

When I am saving videos in the Video Editing part the video itself is going at twice the speed while the audio stays the same. I can't seem to fix it and have no idea what to do.
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Default T Pose altered in edit mode

This is a really noob question which must have been answered somewhere but I can't seem to word my question adequately to find any posts that specifically answers my question... Anyway, somehow I ...
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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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Is there a easy way to make cloth with this type of details(like lace) at the edges?

REFERENCE PICTURE: Could you enlighten me with some technique or the tool with which I can achieve those details that are indicated in the image like maybe lace at the end of the umbrella. And once a ...
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“find missing files” doesnt find the audio strip

I did an edit in the VSE and then moved the source files (MOV videos) in another directory. So i launched a "find missing files" to recover the files. Everything goes well, for the video part of the ...
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How to set mesh center in Edit Mode?

I know how to set the center to the 3D Cursor in Object Mode with Ctrl+Shift+Alt+C, but when I go into Edit Mode and select all, the center is in a different place and therefore it rotates around the ...
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Brick indentation modeling

I'm new to blender and just want to know if there is a modifier or technique in edit mode that gives a kind of brick wall indentation. You know, the space between the bricks.
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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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“Leftovers” in My Scene

I just completed a lab for a class in Blender. I made a bunch of mistakes in the process of building a bridge. I deleted these along the way. I deleted them by selecting and choosing delete vertices. ...
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Apply all transforms? After qutting edit mode it resets everything back

In Edit Mode I apply few transforms to a grid (wrap, rotate, change location), but when I got back to the Object Mode - everything's gone, and all I see is my default grid. What am I missing? How do ...
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Weird red circle appears after, undoing applyed skin modifier

After playing with the skin modifier this weird circle happend..What i did was basically i applyed a skin modifier at the curve shown then i undo and this appears O.o.
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Bug where clip speed is faster than all other clips from the same source video

I believe I am encountering a bug. I took two takes of a video I made and edited the video together using mostly just one of those takes with only soft cuts. The format is AVCHD 1080p30. I also ...
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Boolean Difference misbehaviour

This appears to be a perennial problem. None of the solutions I've read here so far work when I try them on this very simple geometry. I am trying to perform a Boolean Difference on Cube.001 using ...
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I Need Help on a Set Up on my Video Editor on Blender

So what's happening is let's say like I take this video, I split it in half, I encode the one half, and then the other, but the other half, the second half, plays the same video from the first half ...
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Animated Boolean Modifier is flickering

I have some troubles with the Boolean Modifier. That happens every few frames when I'm rotating or moving it. I had noticed later after I had rendered an animation. This was very annoying. Here is a ...
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How can I select a vertex/edge/face created by modifer, without applying modifier

After using a modifier, how can I select a vertex/edge/face created by modifier, without applying the modifier?
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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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Colors in object mode are different to render mode

Alright so I have been trying to figure this out when I am in object mode making materials for my low poly island when I texture a face the color is dark that when I would be in render mode. When I ...
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Can't select everything in edit mode

When I'm trying to import this mesh into UE4 (the mesh is a wooden chest). I keep getting missing faces and I've seen people say it's due to Blender and that I should try going in edit mode and select ...
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trying to make a wavy edge

I'm a beginner in blender and was looking around for learning the basics. I found some videos on youtube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5Gb1VK98Wc) (the last 10 minutes have what I'm trying to do) ...
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Why is half of mesh transparent in edit mode?

So this mesh (downloaded) looks like this in object mode - Then in edit mode looks like only some of the faces actually exist- There's no modifiers on the object. What is this?
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How to change Blenders User Interface

Just wondering if it is possible to change Blenders User Interface/Interaction to the standard setup for windows programs? I am aware the select with left/right option, what I am referring to is how ...
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How to match one model to another

I have two meshes. One is my design, the other a template for the second life head. I am needing to cut my designs head off, to equally match the template head neck's size and location. Is there a ...
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the local orientation changes when i go into pose-mode, whats going on and how do i stop it?

Resetting rotation with alt+R does nothing. I have deleted all keyframes and animation from the project, reset rotation and roll where ever I could find it. It affects both the toes, but only the toes....
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i'd like to view a textured model in one pane while deleting a vertices in another pane of the same object

I have an obj file that is quite large, while deleting vertices from the mesh in edit mode i need to be able to see the textures in another window in object mode.How can i do this?
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How can I inc/dec diffuse_color or specular intensity values of selected object's materials simultaneously?

For example an appended object doesn't match current scene lighting or to adjust whole scene including lighting. I've read ideas of using drivers but I am looking for something simpler and quick to ...