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Questions tagged [faces]

A face is a two-dimensional polygon, the space bounded by three or more edges.

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How can I add an face to my model so that the down side is covered?

I've tried adding a plane and cutting it with the boolean modifier but I could only get it to cut the opposite of what I want. Also, if I do that, because my model has some irregular vertices on the ...
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Making sure that faces have the same dimensions

this is my very first try at using Blender so sorry in advance for the noobish question. I have this very simple object (supposed to be a window): I'd like to find a way to be sure that face A as ...
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What is the shortcut to Select Linked Flat Faces in 2.8 Beta?

In 2.79 it was SHIFT CTRL ALT F Now I can't seem to find it?
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Face Appearing that can't be selected

I'm encountering an issue in Blender 2.79b where a face has appeared in my mesh that doesn't seem to be a face. I say this because in edit mode with face selection enabled (see screenshot) the face ...
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Get information whether a surface is visible from a point light source or not

I am working on an optimization problem where I want to find information about the amount of faces of a mesh visible from a set of randomly distributed points. Ideally, I would like to index the faces ...
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How do I connect the end of the extrusion back to the surface a second time?

In the following the OP may be using the word [natural] where other people may understand the word [connected] as a single surface with a smooth contour. I'm not sure how to fix this. The turn looks ...
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Blender 2.80, Face area info

In blender 2.79 there was option of showing face area in properties menu, but in blender 2.8 I can't find it. Is there a way to show it in 2.8 version?
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Closing the gap

This is one thing that sometimes stumps me, but what is the best way of closing the gap here and keeping everything in Quads? Thanks
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Strange Shading Part 2

The problem from my previous question is partly fixed, it still has a strange shading to it
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round corners inverted of a plane

this is a face in my object. I initially planned to have it this form and let the white part be transparent. However, because of a few reasons I now want to cut the white part from the plane. How ...
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can't join faces?

I am trying to make a UV map for these stairs. I created the stairs by join multiple blocks which you can see in the image. When I just select the faces on one side and select 'F' to 'Make Edge/Face' ...
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Are BMesh MeshLoops an only/preferred way to iterate over mesh triangle polygons?

I'm writing a simple script that has to iterate over triangular faces of mesh (not n-gon polygons). I need to access theire data (vertices, edges, material indexes) Basically I'm doing it like this: ...
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Texturing Not Displaying Fully On Face

I'm brand new to texturing and fairly new to blender. I can get the texture to appear on the model but it looks like only part of the image is actually on the face I assigned it to. Basically the face ...
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Model keeps printing hollow [closed]

Hello! First off, I'm a huge noob to blender, this is my first few months with a new program. I'm having trouble printing my model. It's a fully formed mesh, completely connected. But when I go to ...
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Issues with intersecting faces and how to unwrap a maze created from svg file

I'm pretty new to this field.I have used a svg file from maze generator to create a maze. On extruding (and applying solidify modifier), I found that several faces are overlapping and intersecting ...
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Why is 'Inset Faces' insetting faces individually?

I'm following tutorial on Youtube. Why can't I inset selected faces like this guy does? Instead it insets faces individually: I did exactly what the tutorial said, I also use the same user ...
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Odd Faces Created When Using Boolean

I'm working on designing some cookie cutters in Blender. I create 3 separate pieces: the cutter outline, some extruded text, and a base for the text to sit on. I'm starting my designs out in ...
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Face exists but no edge

I've been learning Blender for a while now, and there's this problem I couldn't figure out the answer, even after searching for it. There's this edge I want to move, on the same z axis : And when I ...
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Round of a half cut cylinder with subsurf

im trying to model a half cut cylinder with an axial cut section. The Cylinder has a subsurf modifier. As long as the cylinder is cylindrical, it is perfectly round (Type A). If i remove the half of ...
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Blender cant create Ngon with holes ? [duplicate]

i dont quite understand why blender dont want dissolve an edges sometimes take this example , you can try it yourself -make a cube -inset one of its faces -extrude the middle -try to dissolve ...
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How to change angle between two faces of an object?

I'm struggling finding a way to fix an issue, that seemingly seems trivial, but for which I still don't have any answer. I'd like to change the angle (make it 90°) between the two selected faces as ...
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How to delete internal intesected faces?

The following mesh is created by converting a curve with bevel effect like below: The mesh has some faces which extrude into the inside of the shape. This effect can be seen by cutting the mesh into ...
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How to create face out of corner?

I've frequently found myself in a situation in which I need to create a rectangular face in a corner that only has 2 edges. I created an example: So far I've been doing it by extruding from one edge ...
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Reducing the number of faces on a basic text mesh

I want to create a text animation in blender. I'm trying to reduce the number of faces in my mesh. I'm having a lot of trouble adding faces to certain letters after I have gotten rid of some of the ...
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Triangulate modifier doesn't work properly after combining faces

After I combine two faces into one and then apply the triangulate modifier, it treats the newly created face as two faces instead of one, so it divides the face into two triangles. Is there a way to ...
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Is there a way to array an object along a few faces?

Of course, objects can be arrayed along a curve, but I was wondering if there was a way to array them along a series of faces. I'm gonna be adding details to my Titanic model, and I'm wanting to array ...
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Intersection Issue— No Intersections Found

What I'm trying to do is shown below. I'm trying to make a f hole for a violin but I've had no luck getting any intersection tools to cut the face I want. I've gotten minimal success with Boolean ...
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Random faces appeared on object

I'll start with pictures: These are not vertices... they are faces, but I don't know how they got "duplicated" or what. As you can see down, in the 3D Viewport's footer, I'm in face selection mode. ...
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How to reduce the number of faces for selected parts of a mesh?

hello, I have made a high-poly 3D model by myself. But this 3D model has so many faces and I want to reduce the amount the faces only for some parts of this 3D model. How can I do this in Blender?
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How to go from 40,000 triangle faces to about 5,000?

Blender 2.79b MacOS 10.14 How can I go from 40,000 triangles to about 5,000? I send you my .blend file here: http://pasteall.org/blend/index.php?id=50544 I am looking for straight edge without mix ...
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How do I connect these faces up without adding too many quads using retopology?

I am trying to retopo a sculpture and I have little experience. How do I connect an area with small quads and high density up with an area with large quads without messing up the flow? Should I be ...
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How do I give the complete faces a different Material?

When I give the faces in the inside a differerent material than the rest, the new color does not fill out the whole face as I would like (Possibly because of the subsurf Modifier?). How can I make the ...
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Merging two objects with respect to face

I'm new enough to Blender to not really know how to ask this question, so bear with me. I thought I would do something "easy" - I have the interior dimensions of a box, so I started by making two of ...
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Rendering flipped textured backface

I have a scene where I render many falling tickets which consists of a textured plane with some text on. Currently, since it is a single face, the text on the backface is flipped. Is there any way to ...
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Can perfectly aligned vertices create a ngon?

When I got an unnecessary detail on my model that I dont need, (Like in the picture) I dissolve the faces of the unnecessary part and scale it by 0 at the (x/y/z) axis. It makes a perfect square. Does ...
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Making faces with vertices

When I want to create the faces between bottom of the handle and the body with manner that you select vertices and make faces, I get a problem that when I want to select the last vertices, the hole ...
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When I subdivide a face, how do I get each face from the result in Python?

For example, if I subdivided a square face so there were now 4 faces, how I do iterate through those 4 faces in a Blender add-on?
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Why do faces split

What am I doing wrong... Whenever I make something in blender and then create an uv map and ao map, I upload the item in world. Then the texture I made for it doesn't come out well and see that all ...
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diffrent color while creating static mesh [duplicate]

im new to Blender but i dont know what is happening with my mesh. It has 2 diffrent colors on it and its making me harder to work... For example: When i want to sculpt with F SculptDraw i have to ...
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How to import 2D/3D CAD drawing into Blender and how to convert wireframes to faces?

I'm trying to import CAD drawings into Blender. I have read and looked at some tutorials about this, but it's not working! I can use DraftSight to transform a .dwg file to .svg, but to transform a ....
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How to center text on slanted triangular face?

I am trying to model my own 20 sided die and to add the numbers on each face. I am having trouble getting them centered on each triangular face. Any suggestions on how to achieve this?
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How to show the normal of a face

How do you show the normal of a face in Blender 2.8. It used to be in the properties panel (n to show) but now where has it gone?
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Join multiple objects into 1 object without combining the vertices?

is there a way to combine multiple objects without actually attaching them to each other? I tried parenting them to a empty axis but I can't switch modes from the parent. I would have to go through ...
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Object Mode Does not Show faces

When I push in edit mode, I don't see the grey solid faces, only the transparent dark ones.
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deativate doubles

this is my third day with trying to learn how to model on blender and every time i get a new problem . I am trying to model this face with this tutorial , i had a problem with doubles yesterday , ...
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Can't fill faces properly

hello im trying to make a game character for the first time. I've made a mistake so i had to delete some vertices and edges. Now when i try to fill the gaps it has a weird texture when in edit mode. ...
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Smooth shading faceted when using bump/normal

I noticed smooth round surfaces get faceted when I apply normal/bump map onto them, without normal/bump they are smooth. Does any one have a solution for this besides increasing subdivision? 1. ...
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Imitate the F hotkey in python (create face from vertices)

I have a bunch of vertices that i want to connect as a face in python. I managed to do it using the F key in GUI mode, achieving this result: I tried doing the same thing in python using this line of ...
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Assign colour to vertices given face texture, and enable conversion to a point cloud

I'm a-bit of a Blender newbie here so please forgive me if what I'm about to say sounds stupid, but I've been trying to solve this issue for far too long now and am becoming way too frustrated...so, ...
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Plane weight painting

I need to weight paint a certain plane in my mesh for particle distribution. The problem is, you need vertices in order to weight paint which a plane obviously doesn't have on it's face. I need a way ...