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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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### 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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### What is the theory behind loops? How can I select the entire edge loop in this case?

I fail to develop an intuition when it comes to the working of loops in blender Geometry created from manipulating a cube, all the faces are quads All the inner loops are continuous, in both the ...
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### Help me make a dense moving floor fog loop

I am fairly new to blender and am animating a looped scene of a dark grimy room. I’ve tried making a still room fog just by changing some textures to a cube but I thought I could do better. I don’t ...
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### assign a frame to an instance with geometry nodes of an animated object

I want to «bake» each frame of an animated object on top of the other. The object consists of a layer of rectangles on the same plan that organizes themselves from a video. See changes in shapes, ...
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### constant move mesh (straw) along curve, only at desired distance [geometry nodes?]

Hi community, I want to constantly move scattered geometry along the curve (bending straw) using geometry nodes. (picture above) Similar to curve modifier x location offset but only on selected ...
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### keyboard shortcut to quickly select contiguous loops of faces

So I was watching this YouTube tutorial and there was this very quick selection of an area. The YouTuber starts from a loop of faces on the right, which I assume is ALT+click, then I hear the sound of ...
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### Selecting vertices bu U or V loops with python?

Thanks to the help I got here, I am now very near to achieving my goal namely storing information about the vertices so that I can select them according to their U (from 0 to 1000) and V (from 0 to ...
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### Join tool removes height of multiple objects

I am fairly new to Blender and I am struggling to join multiple ellipses with the Join tool in object mode. I am trying to model a hatchet handle however with multiple lofted ellipses. In order to ...
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### How to limit select edge loops on seam?

Basically select edge loops will result like this: Is there any way (or script) to limit the select loop on seam quickly? so the result should be like this: EDIT: Bellow is example selection what i ...
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### Loop through a collection of bezierCircle [Python]

I have this code: ...
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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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### 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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### 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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### Merge edges by distance in center?

I have been working on a mirrored mesh. Now I want to apply the mirror modifier and sew the middle edge loop of the mesh together by selecting it and merging the faces by distance. So I choose Merge ...
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### 2.8+ Python: Get UV Loops

I want to get UV Loops lists of selected UV points. UV Loops should be sorted so that I could Align them. Is it possible? https://i.imgur.com/N87YT4u .png
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### How to avoid creases on certain areas of a model when using subdivision modifier

Sharp edges Bacically while trying to sharpen edges of one part of my model it causes another part of model, which needs to be smooth, to become sharper. I understand why this is happening but I ...
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### CTRL+R stops working until reboot 2.82

Just randomly my Ctrl+R Loop-Cut shortcut stops working in Blender 2.82 and won't work again until I reboot my PC. Has anyone else seen that?
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### Loop Cut Factor doesn't work from -.85/.85 further

I don't understand why the Factor doesn't allow me to bring the loop cut closer to an edge. It's all good up to -.85/.85 and from there it snaps the cut to the other edge. I can't get the cut closer ...
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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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### Non-manifold face

I recently resolved a non-manifold issue as detailed in my answer here, but I have now made another issue for myself which I cannot seem to resolve. I have been trying to reduce the amount of ...
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### Particles loop without dying

I have a box, and inside it, I want the feathers to float and twirl. I also have a curve guide that I need them to follow, along with wind and turbulence to make them look like they’re realistically ...
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### High poly modelling problem

I'm having some trouble with my vintage calculator model. I started by modelling it in low poly and UV unwrapping, and then I moved on to high poly modelling. While doing high poly modelling, I ...
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### How to export combinations of models as STL

So currently I want to export multipe combinations of a design in stl format in blender 4.2. There are five parts and a unchanging main body, each with a few variants. I want to export all possible ...
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### Why the Bridge Edge Loop doesn’t work on these 2 edges?

I can’t seemed to create a face between these 2 orange highlighted edges? Can anyone explain to me why?
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### Loop Cut Problem(too long)

I have another problem. Recently, I pressed "CTRL + N" to fix a problem with the Subdivision Surface Modifier. But now my loop cuts aren't accurate anymore. Can I solve it in any way or can ...
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### How to cycle/repeat a baked animation?

I downloaded a short looped animation (15 frames) of a horse. It was an .abc-file. Now i want to extend the anmiation (looping it for 300 frames) but i don´t know how. The mesh has no animation data, ...
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### Script does not iterate through all objects properly

I'm writing a script that would set each selected object's orientation according to its normals. It works properly for a single selected object, but if multiple objects are selected, it iterates ...
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### Ocean Modifer >>Foam Loop?

Can someone please point me in the direction of properly looping the foam for the ocean modifier. I have searched the web high and low and no one seems to know, lots of tutorials mention adding the ...
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### How to add face in a looped edge

Greetings. I am experiment in Blender and I work on a project, I would like to ask. How can I add a face to this looped edge?
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### How i can select inner edges of selected faces in a mesh?

I want to fill a mesh hole in a particular way that I’ve verified to rebuild a incomplete mesh, the steps I follow are: Select inner edges around the hole Apply Bridge Edge Loops But I have a mode ...
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### How to join two meshes with different number of loops

I have modeled the head and the body of my character separately, and I’d like to join them. However, the number of loops in the head is signficantly higher than in the body. The only way I have found ...
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### Computing worldspace MeshLoop normals

Docs say MeshLoop normals are in local space, which makes sense, but I need them in worldspace for my application. Is this a local space relative to the mesh surface? Or relative to the object ...
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### Moving object via loop prints same location every count

I am trying to step an object by a small increment via for loop; then return the XY location of each step. Ultimately this will be written to a text file but for now I'm just trying to get the ...
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### Edge loop not connecting and i cant edge smooth with G+G

Look at this: This is how it should be. Why are my divided like this? So i though nevermind ill just do it my way, but i cant even edge smooth it wont let me get over the edge to smoothen it. Can ...
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### How to Achieve array Loop effect Animation in Blender as shown in video

Here is a video reference as it can't be define with words properly https://youtu.be/cgYCx_NF8lk
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### Show / Hide Mirrored Loop Cut

I've been following a course online where Loop Cuts are used. In the demo, the instructor creates a Loop Cut on an object that has a Mirror modifier. As the instructor moves the Loop Cut, the Mirror ...
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### Loop Select not working on MacBook M1 Pro - Blender 3.6.2

I'm using a Blender 3.6.2 and while attempting to the loop select on a simple cube, it doesn't work. I have tried several combinations of keys (Alt + Left Click, Alt + Right Click, Double-Click, ⇧ ...
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### Create a smooth repeat/loop a video?

I'm new to Blender and I've been trying to do this thing for a few days now, been googling and youtube and saw a lot of videos but I still just couldn't find a solution yet :( Hope I'll be able to ...
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### Hair dynamics loop

Im trying to create an idle animation for a character with a hair dynamics/particle effect and I keep uncovering different ways a loop does not work. The model animation loops fine, but the hair ...
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### When I launch blender I already have fill problems

When I launch blender and I duplicate the base cube, and then I try to fill both sides, here are the results I get, I can't use the select loop on the edges of the cubes , (I have reinstall blender ...
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### Face loop duplicating deformed

The selected face loop is the one I want to duplicate. When I duplicate this face loop, it is deformed in three faces in oval shape. As you can see, the two faces have oval shaped ends and one is ...
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### How to loop rigid body simulation blender

These balls I have simulated using Rigid Body. So I need to create this simulation as a loop. The first frame and the last frame should be created in the same way. I tried to do it several times. But ...
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### Alt + Mouse click not selecting edges but selecting loops

My Alt + Left Mouse Button decided that it will go wild. It is selecting the loops (i.e. loop cut through default cube) but it will not select loop edges. It was working fine but it stopped in the ...
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### Extruding an object removes edge loops

I am trying to create a road. The road object is currently conformed to a terrain object but it is flat on the z axis. I want to extrude the road on the z axis then bevel the top outside edges a bit ...
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### How to randomize some meshes appearing in a loop animation?

I need to create a terrain that moves under a vehicle, but some small meshes that appear on the terraine as it rolls must appear randomly. How could that be done or where should I start looking to ...
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### Extrude manifold disables loop cuts?

Here's a link to the video where I'm showing the problem. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRtIf1tWLbs Does anyone know what's going on with this?
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### Blender scripting loop not working

I'm trying to set the camera to always look the origin of the scene and then I want to rotate the camera about the origin to get a new camera pose (i.e. rotate the empty point the camera is looking at ...
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### Loopcut and Scale

I'm new to blender, I'm watching this video tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGmS9gKreDU at minute 2:34 there is a loop cut, and the scaling of the two edges. I did the loop cut on my model, ...
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### Loop select, face creation, and extruding creating hollow surface

I have a face where I loop select, create a face, then extrude. However, whenever I do, it creates a hollow surface. In addition, there are some weird artifacts left over from the extruding - faces ...