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Loop through planes and do a center loop cut script

I am trying to write a simple script which should loop through the selected objects (all simple square planes) and do a loop cut operation in order to split the plane in half. EDIT: What I have runs, ...
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Loop cut lags with Subdivison Surface modifier while picking position in 2.93

There is a cow-shaped object with about 1.6k verts and very low memory and CPU usage. Using loop cut in edit mode on any leg without modifiers works fine (look at 1 below). But when I add Subdiv then ...
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Change spacing between loop cuts

What is the best way to achieve loop cuts like this please:
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Why don't my edges bevel in the same direction?

I am working on a project to create a bed frame like the one pictured below. I figured the best way to do so would be some beveling. I was having trouble on the original object. I decided to show my ...
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Join NLA actions from multiple objects

I have 4 animations (one of each leg and arm of my lego man). I want to be able to loop these animations multiple times throughout the scene to make the man walk. Currently in the NLA Editor it has a ...
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How can I make my animation video repeat several times so it is a loop?

My animation video after the rendering is only 4 seconds long tho I want it to repeat several times so I can choose how many seconds the video should have. My animation video has 120 keyframes it took ...
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How to make looping circle animation?

Is there an easier way to make a circle looping around without animating its frame? That's means if it can automatically loop around using this circle
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Edge Loop creates duplicate in 2.8

Using the excellent tutorial by Andrew Price for intro to blender, I reached the point where he is making bendy sprinkles. Using the edge loop just as he did doesn't bend the sprinkle; it creates ...
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Using Python to select Inner loop in my mesh is producing unexpected results. Any suggestions? Blender 2.8

I have many 2d meshes that have many edge loops created with the Inset Straight Skeleton Tool and I'm hoping I can clean up some of the unwanted edge loops in an automated way. So far I've found: <...
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Loopcut into many objects at once

Hey guys i am building a city and i want to make a loopcut into every single building from the bottom in the exact same point! Lets say i want every building to have a loopcut at 3 m from ground ...do ...
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Can you easily make an edge loop go through a triangle?

Is there any way to do something similar to Maya's insert edge loop tool, where the edge loop wraps around the triangle? (Using Ctrl + R makes the edge loop stop before the triangle)
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How does one seamlessly loop an animation containing a Noise modifier?

I've searched and found some ineffective "solutions" to the issue I am experiencing. I am animating a flickering candle flame and there is probably a much easier/more effective way to do this, ...
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Seamless Noise Loop

I´m trying to seamlessly loop the Vector Noise Node in Animation Nodes to displace the vertices of an object. I was able to somewhat loop the time that is used for offsetting the noise. My biggest ...
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why N-Gons can subdivide some times and some times no?

as far as i know n-gons cant be subdivide by adding edge loop but i discover that some times it can be : i tried to make loop cut again but it doesn't done , i know it should good thing to cut Ngons ...
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Looping Repeatable Hotkey with Python

I've been studying this Dual Functionality question and trying to get something similar going, however for a slightly different need. I'm trying to create a hotkey that is repeatable, and cycles ...
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Fast way to create loops between existing verticies

I have this mesh I need to create loops between the selected vertices around the top of the part, keeping the spacing between the loops the same as the source vertices. I know how to do this 1 at a ...
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Script to help with edge loop deletion

I'm not new to Blender but I am new to the scripting aspect, so this isn't something I can throw together yet.. But I need this functionality to speed up my workflow. I would like to ask if the ...
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Edge loop realignment?

How do I realign these edge loops to evenly align around the bend?
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After adding loop cut bunch of ngons appears (cylinder)

Why is this happening? I never had problem like that before. Scale is applied. Its really small cylinder (about 0.5 cm radius and 64 parts)
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Dust vortex under helicopter

I have a helicopter model and I have it flying above a desert. It is stationary but with the blades moving over a desert with an ocean mod. How do I create a realistic dust and wind vortex on the ...
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Create a loop of falling objects

I'm trying to create a scene with marbles falling down on a plane, I want to loop this like a long gif to where it seams like infinite marbles falling. The problem I am having in getting it to loop ...
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a hole keeps forming in my object and i don't know hwo to remove it

I'm very new to blender and I'm learning how to model a chair with blender guru's tutorial. All seem fine til I realized there's a tiny hole when I apply the subdivider surface and I have no idea how ...
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Slide Edge Loop along Sphere's Edge

I am new to Blender. I am taking a class, and in the class the professor was demonstrating how one might start to model a Tie Fighter from Star Wars. So, using the reference images that he showed in ...
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Why can I not Loop Cut my plane? [duplicate]

Why can I not Loop Cut my plane? The yellow dots appear on the side... I just don't understand it. I guess it can only be really understood with the blend file, so I have uploaded it here: Thank you....
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shift alt left click for loop select doesn't work in 2.8 anymore. What did they change now?

The title says it all. This is so incredibly, unbearably annoying. mesh.loop_select doesn't work now... and I can't figure out that they've made it into. Even when reset to default settings I can no ...
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How to create a custom shortcut for loop cut count?

I use a small Wacom tablet. So, I was wondering if it was possible to use those Express keys on the tablet to add or remove loop cuts after using the Ctrl+R shortcut to select loop cut.
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Can't add loopcuts to certain faces

I can't add loop cuts to these faces of my model: I know it may be an ngon therefore I tried to fill those holes but the loop cut still doesnt work. I've tried separate the selection from the mesh ...
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Replicate Curve Constraint on mesh objects that are following multiple paths using animation nodes

I am working in Animation Nodes. I have created a randomly curved "wiggly" Path across a surface. I have made a long thin Mesh object that follows the Path using a Curve Modifier, this ...
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How to select a loop of faces

I am trying to select the loop of faces that you see partially lit all around the sphere. Please note that I am able to do that for all the other loops by clicking on alt+rmb. Whith these thinner ...
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What is the name of the vertex relax algorithm? “slide relax”

Is there a relax algorithm that would slide vertices from flat areas to sharp ones while maintaining the shape of the loop? If something like that exists, what is the name of such an addon or ...
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Alt + left-click not working anymore in Blender 2.8?

I don't know why but it seems Alt+LMB is not working for edge loop selection in blender 2.80. Is it a bug? Or is there's a new shortcut for that?
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How to loop cut a hexagon into 8 parts [duplicate]

I'd like to cut a hexagonal cylinder into 8 parts. I don't understand why the cut isn't going all around it, but instead it is just on one face. Anyone know how to fix this?
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How to connect multiple edges?

I have created a bunch of edge loops on this object and would like to fill these edges while maintaining quads, Instead of pressing the F key to fill the space and have Ngons, how do I efficiently ...
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Bevel Clipping/Stopping Point?

Sometimes I bevel two edge loops right next to each other that will end up touching each other. This means that when I bevel them they will eventually meet, and they will have the potential to ...
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Can't use Knife Tool to cut across specific loop side

Trying to use the Knife tool to cut a box out of these 2 edge loops. Problem being, the knife doesn't add a single cut when LMB on top of them. It does, however, work when i do the same thing on the ...
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Why a new 'merged' mesh is created when adding multiple loop cuts?

I'm just introduced to loop cuts which add more vertices to the mesh but for me it seems to be creating a new 'merged' mesh. I have no clue why especially since I can account for all the the meshes in ...
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How can I turn this into a perfect cylinder

During modeling, I often find myself having this problem. How can I turn the following face loop into a perfect cylinder?
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How can I loop a 2D grease pencil animation within a longer animation?

My goal is to create an animation of a boids particle system. Each boid should be an instance of a 2d grease pencil animation. The problem is that the grease pencil animation stops before the boid ...
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Un-Subdivide Sapling Mesh - Or High Poly to Low Poly

I am ultimately trying to take a sapling tree mesh and create a low poly mesh out of it. So I am manually removing small branches and doing edge loop deletions by hand. Auto un-subdivide modifier does ...
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how to make a looped tree animation

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JRAxkJbHyj0gtSgTsOzVZ0HdNVD8b3Mm/view?usp=sharing I create a tree using the Mtree addon I put a skeleton on it to make animation using python I write the command bpy....
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What does the term “support loop” specifically mean?

I want to enter a 3d modelling contest of a game for the skin of a character and one of the guideline was to "Remember to keep support loops for joints in the same place." What does that ...
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Loop cuts create issues

When adding loop cuts to my mesh (supposed to become the hood of a car), this creates a little mound in the middle of it. Does anybody know how to avoid this? Thanks in advance :)
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How may I get a single stripe of color to flow along an object?

I'm toying around and trying to get a single red stripe to flow along the length of a cylinder. I'm trying to copy ideas from this tutorial, but I can't quite get it right. I made a gradient with ...
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Connect 4 vertices to create a square plane, that is a solid loop around

alt clicking an edge, highlights multiple edges, but not the ones I'm expecting. Is it possible to connect 4 vertices together so when I alt click, those 4 edges will be highlighted? Right now, the ...
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Making Multiple Loop Cuts

I have a cylinder that I want to make many loop cuts in so I can reshape it. (Loops cuts are around the perimeter, i.e. rings) I'm using Blender 2.8. Every tutorial tells me I can add a loop cut, ...
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Artifacts at particular edges after Subdivision modifier [duplicate]

So, the problem is basically visible at the pictures. The edges (the vertical one at the corner and the horizontal one going all the way to the back) seem "pinched" after adding subdivision ...
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Looping certain frames

I've been trying to wrap my head around how to go about this and so far have come up with nothing. I'm trying to create a loop out of a number of keyframes in my animation sequence of 130 keyframes. ...
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LoopTools: Circle Modifier just mangles my mesh

I have a very straightfoward area that I need to turn a mesh into a Circle using LoopTools. Here is the area on the mesh and the before and after: No matter how I configure those axis-locks and ...
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Is that the right approach for modelling this shape?

I'm a beginner with Blender and I'm doing some basic hard-surface modelling exercises. I am struggling with understanding the right approach to take. The rules of exercise are: use only quads do not ...
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Correct UVs Blender 2.8

I was wondering if there's the same feature as in Blender 2.7x, that if you check a checkbox, your UV map get's stretched accordingly like in this post. Thanks for your help in advance!