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Questions tagged [mirror]

Questions about the various ways one can edit objects with symmetry. e.g. the Mirror modifier, scaling by -1, Ctrl + M, the Array modifier, etc.

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mirror modifier leaves a gap

My mirror modifier leaves a gap and I can't move the edges in to close it. What's the fix?
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Weight Paint x mirror is painting left and right weight to the left side of the mesh

Im trying to paint weight on the left side of the mesh and have it mirror over while painting to the opposing bones on the opposite side (def-thigh.L over to def-thigh.R). however, when I paint, it ...
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Inset Boundary and Mirror only?

I've been testing the inset feature in Blender. Does the inset boundary feature, when its on, only work with objects using the mirror modifier?
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Adjust Edit cage to Mirror Modifier not Working - Blender 2.8

I need to see vertices and edges of Mirror. I tried applying Rotation and Scale according to this, but nothing happens, its just the same. I also checked that the modifier is added to the ...
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X access mirror modifier behaving like Z access mirror?

Something bizarre seems to be happening where applying the X access mirror modifier mirrors on the Z access and the Z access modifier flips it over the X. You can see in the photo below that X is ...
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Problem creating mirror in X, Y axes

I'm trying to create a mirror in X and Y axes with a circle like this: But I can't fill all the circle, there are some edges that doesn't create. I've looked many manuals and it is supposed to work ...
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If I scale this part, I can see some empty space there

If I scale it more, this empty space is more bigger. this other mirror part '-'..help me.. how can I make no space there
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How to mirror a box around given point, not selection center

How can I set the location of the mirror tool? I followed the documentation and while I can set the axis of the operation the mirroring always happens at the center of the selection and I have no idea ...
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Assign vertexes without applying mirror operator

Is there a way to mirror a mesh and assign its vertexes to mirrored bones without applying the mirror operator?
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Creating Corners with Mirror / Symmetry

Is there a modifier/tool or plugin to replicate the symmetry/mirror effects like the one at step 12 here: https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/3ds-max/getting-started/caas/CloudHelp/cloudhelp/2015/...
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Mirror and flip objects with mirror modifier

I have a environment that is mirrored and flipped along the world origin. I placed an Empty object at the world origin and applied a Mirror modifier for the objects to get mirrored along the Y axis, ...
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Random Mesh Distortion Help!

so I cut my model in half to add a mirror modifier. Once applied I select the entire mesh, duplicate and seperate to create a body suit so to speak. To lift it away from the body I Alt-S just like ...
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Viewing topology while working

when I try to model from tutorials the instructors' topology will show on both sides of a mirrored object, and won't be as hidden with gray in areas. I can't figure out how to set that up.
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Mirroring issues

I am having issues with mirroring modifier. Essentially after having shaped a cube into a primal face shape, I wiped half the vertexes out on the left side so that I could mirror the right side. Well, ...
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Object has its own set of axes that are affecting all symmetrical functions

Blender 2.8. My retopologized mirrored(applied) Multi-resolution(not applied) mesh has its own local axes even when I set them in the viewport to global. These axes are only annoyingly affecting ...
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Paste x flipped pose has no difference when flipped

I'm having issues where the pose I want to mirror does zero to bare minimal change, as in the arms may move slightly but nothing is mirrored it stays the same. My old pose was scrapped and remade ...
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Paste x flipped pose does not change

I'm having issues where the pose I want to mirror does zero to bare minimal change, as in the arms may move slightly but nothing is mirrored it stays the same. My old pose was scrapped and remade ...
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Mirrored object not symmetrical

I am trying to mirror an object and the original is symmetrical along all axis, but when I attempt to mirror across the y axis, the mirrored side is tilted to a different angle.
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Creating duplicated sides on an object

I am trying to duplicate each side on an object. I have managed to mirror as per the image below, however I cannot work out how best to duplicate the other two sides where they're supposed to be (...
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Mirroring vertices not connecting right?

I've extruded these vertices to the center using mirror, I have merge and clipping selected, an subsurf mod is active. For some reason in the center at the top, I've got an issue where it's not fully ...
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Can't apply any modifiers [duplicate]

as you can see it says modifiers can not be apllied in multi user data what is the meaning of that?please someone help me
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White circle around light in mirror - MI Error?

Hi fellas found out a weird problem rendered below. In the mirror there is a white disc around the lightsource with MI (multiple importance) activated. When turned off everything is fine as could be ...
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How to flip an animation in Quaternion?

I have an animation of a walking avatar using mocap. He walks and turns left. I want to change it to turn right. The rotation system of pose bones is Quaternion. How to make it? The left bone and the ...
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Mirror X in Blender 2.8

Is the 'X Mirror' option under the 'Mesh Options' working in 2.8 Beta? It appears to do nothing at the moment. Or am I doing something wrong? Simply enabling it on the default cube doesn't allow me to ...
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X Mirror and copying weight paints

I'm a bit confused with the X Mirror option and how you're supposed to copy weight paints from one side to the other. Is X Mirror supposed to work by painting the opposite side automatically as you ...
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how to join across mirrored edge 0

What is the method to join points across the mirror edge?
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Mirroring during retopology creates aberrations on mirrored axis

No idea how else to explain than to show this: It should be mirroring it, but for some reason the other side comes out really weird. And not just this part. There are other parts, too. Side A with ...
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Why mirror modifier material not work

I have a mirror modifier and applied material on it. Why i cant see same material on the other side. Any suggestion or help. Thanks
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Mirror texture paint on selected faces of an object?

I'm a complete noob at Blender. My character is not completely symmetrical, so when I texture paint, Blender mirrors on the arms, legs, hands and her horns (the symmetrical parts) but not the face ...
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Subsurface overhang causing black shading

I've got a model with mirror, bevel, and subsurf modifiers on it and subsurface is causing some shading issues. I don't know how to fix them other than to just disable it. I've seen another two posts ...
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I want to follow a tutorial but my mirror modifier doesn't work like in video?

So as you see on the video , the front side is moving together but the back side is not ! I want to follow a tutorial video but my mirror and the tutorial mirror is behave differently ! But why ? As I ...
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How to mirror a mesh on x-axis on pivot point with python?

I've an object with pivot point in the centre (0,0,0). I want to mirror it by python on the x-axis and do it for all objects in my current scene. I tried this, but the second line seems not to be ...
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Reflection of transparent object is visible

I have an object in front of a mirror that i only make visible later in an animation. Therefore, i made the object transparent, but the reflection of the object is still visible when i render it it. ...
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How to let mirrored half move independently

I created a model using RPG Graphics tutorials, and was about to begin weight painting. However, when I move one side of the armature, the other side mirrors its actions (model shown in tutorial does ...
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I'm having an issue merging after I joined the objects

I'm a novice user of 3d art and new to Blender. I was working on my Hatsune Miku model and then this happened after I got done with her feet after joining the objects (body and feet). I can't merge ...
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Wondering about an efficient way to mirror specific parts of a mesh

I'm wondering what would be the most efficient way to copy the structures/hight differences from the surface of the first picture to the bottom surface of it. I should have used a mirror from the ...
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Are weird shading artifacts normal with the subdivision modifier in edit mode?

TLDNR: Are the circled thingies in the picture normal with a subdivision modifier while in edit mode? (note: subdivision set display modifier in edit mode) I've been trying to create a character that ...
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mirror modifier duplicated my body

I need to mirror the changes i am doing in the weights of my character from the left side to right side, but when i clic to add mirror modifier , it duplicates the whole body
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SubSurface-Mirror Problem [duplicate]

I am beginner, I am trying to made a car bumper and problem appears when I want to mirror my model (I modeled a right side half of bumper because is symmetric). When I use only mirror modifier all is ...
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Mirrored simple colored material doesn't render while BGE game

It happens always! But only today i noticed that this is exactly because i used mirror modifier. Why it works ok in Shift +Z, but doesnt work at all in the game? How to fix this horror? Multitexture ...
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Mirrored mesh parenting help

I was wondering if there is a way to parent a mirrored mesh to different bones, what I mean is I have shoulder shoulderpads on my character that is a mirrored mesh. And what I want is to parent the ...
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Mirror reflections

The problem is i can't find a way to make mirror reflections look good, there are always some kind of distortions that makes render looks odd. Is there any way to improve this? (Sorry for my English)
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Mirror-ball for fisheye effect with orthographic camera

I am modelling a fisheye lens for Blender using a mirror-ball and an orthogrpahic camera as shown below: Black circle represents the mirror and red lines the orthographic camera and its output/...
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I clicked on Mirror object but it went to a wrong place

Can someone help me wiith this? I need to mirror this "eye" object to the right side < , i select all by pressing A and i clicked on Mirror option , but the object mirrered down and not side as it ...
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Pose Mirror Script

Is there a way to clear the pose buffer with python? When using the bpy.ops.pose.copy in the console and then use the bpy.ops.pose.paste he uses the previous copied pose or no pose at all. ...
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I have a mirror modifier on and I want an object mirrored but two different parts

okay so my object is being mirrored from one side to the other, I would like the two objects seperate intead of just one mirrored object.
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Mirror Modifier Collapsed in Centre [duplicate]

I've being modelling a pelican with the mirror mode modifier when I came to apply the subdivision surface I was horrified to discover the mirror modifier has collapsed inwards in the centre, this ...
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Mesh mirror itself without a mirror modifier [duplicate]

as the title says "Mesh mirror itself without a mirror modifier". I had a mirror modifier on but not anymore but the mesh keeps mirror itself and i don't know what is causing it, in my modifiers tab i ...
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Cannot copy mirror some bones between keyframes

I'm working on an 8 frame walk cycle, and I'd like to copy and mirror the poses of the first 4 frames to the last 4 frames. However, for some reason my arms won't copy mirror properly. Can someone ...
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Is there any way to combine two different rigs/weight paints into one without messing up the other?

I have half of a mesh with the weight paints and rigging all set up as shown here: And if I do a mirror modifier, it just copies the mesh only and both sides are moved with one side of the rigging, ...