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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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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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How to X-Mirror weight paint of “Weight Gradients” to .R/.L bones in Blender

I'm having trouble X-Mirroring or Topology Mirroring vertex weights of a mesh when I use the Weight Gradient tool (AltR click and drag) in Weight Paint mode. I have symmetrical bones on my character, ...
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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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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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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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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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How to mirror a bone?

I can't find the bone mirror option. When I used Blender about two years ago the mirror option was tucked away in the rig/object panels, but now I see no obvious options. How can I mirror bones in 2....
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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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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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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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Blender Mirroring Rotations

I use the method of Ctrl + C and then Ctrl + Shift + V to copy and paste my rotations of the arm to the other side, but it doesn't seem to work. The origin point of the character is at 0, 0, 0. The ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to properly mirror an animation?

I've already searched and searched and none of the answers to this question have helped me. I have an animation of a character moving right, and I need to flip it so that he's moving left. I've tried ...
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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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Working on a slice & mirror modifier combo script (a la 3ds max). Unable to stack modifiers. [Beginner]

I've made a crude script to combine Boolean and Mirror modifiers and have the whole thing controlled by an Empty. The goal was to basically have a 3dsMax-like modifier that has a slice plane that can ...
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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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Manually assigning mirror pairs?

Is it possible to set bones as the X-axis mirror of each other other than with the .L and .R suffixes? For example, is there some option where I could manually convince Blender that "Left_Thigh" and "...
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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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Mirroring object across global axis using mirror modifier?

I'm having trouble mirroring an object across the global X axis. As it stands the mirror modifier uses the local object center. Is there any way to use global axis as the pivot?
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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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Armature Mirror Problem

I'm rigging a model manually because I don't like Rigify. I forgot to enable X-Axis Mirror at the start, and clicking it now does nothing at all for some reason, so I did it the manual way that ...
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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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Bone/armature mirror option isn't working

I'm practicing rigging a model and tried to enable the axis mirror in the options menu on the left side of the screen in the tab but it's not working. I recently updated to the latest version of ...
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Inverted mirror/live duplicate

When mirroring the mirrored side of the object gets inverted (just like a normal mirror). I need the mirrored object to be exactly the same as the other one. Much more like a live duplicate so when I ...
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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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Is there any way to mirror only selected parts of a shape key?

I'm modifying a model and trying to add simple expressions like blinking and etc. I'm trying to mirror a closed eye to the other side, but it causes the whole model to become symmetrical, I can't ...
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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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Mirroring bones not working correctly

Hello I am having problems with my rigging in blender. as you can see rotating my left arm rotates both the left and right arm, but when I rotate just the right arm it doesn't move any of the mesh. ...
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Detail from multires and mirror object

I have a mirrored object with a multires modifier. When i apply the mirror modifier in a lower Level the higher multires Level are lost when i apply it in a higher Level the mirror is not closing all ...
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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 avoid a double shape when extruding with the mirror modifier

I'm following this tutorial from Andrew Price to create an Anvil and when I extrude a face it creates two shapes instead of one. I don't know where the problem comes from and how to solve it. See a ...
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Error when trying to mirror vertex group, to get symmetrical weight paint

This is my first character model. My mesh has had its limbs and centers weight painted (one leg, one arm, its head, its body) The mesh is symmetrical on the x axis, and im trying to mirror the weight ...
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Model Deforms after applied the Mirror modifier

I just applied the mirror modifire to move forward to the shapekeys but everytime when i try to move the mesh then the applied side from the mirror modifire deforms without selecting it.
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weight painting copying to other side of mesh

I completed one half of my rig and then copied it to the othr side of my mesh. when I finished only the left half of the rig(The part of the rig I finished first) moved the mesh, furthermore It moved ...
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Issues Mirroring Weight Paint

I have setup R and L labled bones and am trying to copy all of the weight gradients of the bones labled L, to the similar named bones labled R on the symmetrical model. The model is resting in the ...
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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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How Do I Mirror Knife Tool?

In blender cycles I am trying to mirror the knife tool but it won't work. I have tried mirroring the knife tool using the mirror modifier and using mesh options as well to mirror.
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Mirroring / Copying Constraints over a whole rig

Is there a "Mirror Constraint Tool" in Blender, Much Like there is a "Mirror Armature Tool" in Blender's --> Armature -> Editmode? I found the "Copy Constraint" Tool/function But NO "Paste Constraint"...
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how to join across mirrored edge 0

What is the method to join points across the mirror edge?