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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 doesnt work

Help I want to mirror something in blender with mirror modifier but then happens that I use blender 2.78a
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Object is mirrored at incorrect location

Having a spot of trouble, I'm new to blender, I've added mirrors to meshes fine no problems, but I'm now trying to mirror a mesh and its not mirroring where I want it to be, I need the mesh to be in ...
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Mirror X topology problem

i've run into a problem here. When i want to use mirror X topology option in edit mode - my mesh gets distorted in the middle and cannot find any options to fix that. BLEND:
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Mirror Causes Left Handed Local Transform

Notice how the object local transform axes are left handed after the mirror. Is this a problem? It's a little odd for me from a python scripting, I often transform objects with python matrices. Is ...
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Blender mirror problem [duplicate]

I'm trying to mirror an arch and then subdivide to get a smooth look but vertices that should be merged in the process do not behave as I would assume. I cannot subdivide and moreover, shading gets ...
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Weight mirroring fails with a error

Before I continue, I probably should mention that I already have tried copying vertex groups and mirroring there and also mirroring through the weight tools (I believe it's the same thing, but still), ...
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Mirror Modifier Texturing Painting Problem [duplicate]

I was Modeling a Low Poly Car using mirror Modifier. Sides of the car shares the same UV's. After texturing, a line appears to be in the middle of the model. Question: How to remove that line ?
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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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Is there any way to disable the mirror modifier temporarily?

I'm currently modelling a creature with a different spikes locations on his back. I use mirror modifier to model the rest of his body because the only different part that is not symmetric are the ...
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Considering the character is not selectable as a mesh, how would I mirror these earrings?

Considering the character is not selectable as a mesh, how would I mirror these earrings to the other side of the head/the other ear? (The helixes, stud was just there for reference)
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cloth draped on a mirrored mesh: how to do it properly?

I had an interesting experience draping cloth over a mesh. The mesh was a biped, x axis mirrored. The mesh was given the Collision attribute, however... the cloth draped correctly over the "master" ...
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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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How can I modify the mirrored side of an object?

I need to modify the mirrored side of the object to add an asymmetrical feature. I haven't found a solution for this yet, any help? Also, how can I make the mirrored side a part of the object that it ...
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vertices stuck on axis

I made a model (of a fish) using x-axis mirroring. Some vertices sit on the x=0 plane. I extended a selection of vertices on the mirror plane to make the back fin of the fish (see image). Now I want ...
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After applying a mirror and subsurf, there is a clear edge at mirror axis rather than a smooth overflow [duplicate]

I've applied a mirror and then a subsurf to the model, however the mirror doesnt flow smoothly and instead there is a "seam" in the center as seen above. The modifier settings are shown in the image ...
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How to reapply symmetry in sculpting?

I have been sculpting a human head using dynamic topology. I've been primarily sculpting on the right side of the picture below. At some point, the mirror got messed up and shows the eye on the left ...
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Mirror modifier not working?

Following a tutorial, would like to mirror plane on the other side of her face..
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How to Mirror Keyframes?

Okay, simple. I'm making a walk cycle for a quadruped creature, and I have just finished animating the Left Front Leg, how can I copy the Keyframes from the Left Leg onto the Right Leg? I know Maya ...
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Mirror modifier: Mirroring does not come out right [duplicate]

In the red lines, that's my object I want to mirror. But as you can see, the mirroring does not come out right. It's not even a mirrored object of what mine originally looks like. How do I get this ...
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How can i connect the body to the hand?

Im pretty new in Blender and this is one of my first modeled characters.I'm trying to figure out how to Connect body to hand, but I don´t know how. The body and hand are both joined (and they have ...
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Speeding up scaling about the true center with a mirror modifier

I know there's a way to scale along the median point of an object's virtual geometry and actual geometry combined, which is here: Scale about true center with Mirror modifier But it's not very quick,...
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How to flip without using mirror modifier

I have a model with a yellow red and green color mention just to understand. A Green color base on that a yellow and a red color object are placed. Red color object is to under where i have to place ...
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Is there any alternate to Mirror modifier

Is there any alternate to Mirror modifier. I want to flip my model like a mirror but i do not want to use the mirror modifier. I have a model with 3-4 object and i want that complete model to be flip ...
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Which mirror should I pick when downloading Blender?

I'm just getting into 3-D artwork and more specifically, Blender. I am currently just trying to download the program, and on the download page it gives me the option to download from "Mirror" links. ...
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I tried to merge 2 vertices, but it keeps moving to the center

I've made 2 different objects at the first time which were 'Body' object and 'Horn' object. And they've already had same Mirror Modifiers of Y Axis, Clipped. Now I Joined 2 objects to use Ctrl + J. (...
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Why is the mirror modifier doing this thing?

Sorry about the vague title I wasn't actually sure how to ask it. So I'm new to blender and am trying to use the mirror modifier. However when I move a vertice in the direction towards the cube (lets ...
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How to mirror or flip duplicates in edit mode?

I'm currently trying to create a duplicate of the character's shoe with the shift + d method but I'd really like to know if I can flip/mirror the vertices selected so it'd look like I have a left shoe,...
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Align eges to remove holes when using mirror modifier

When I am applying the mirror modifier to my mesh the bottom of the mesh gets a hole in it. This is because the top edges is not aligned with the bottom edges. The yellow edge is the bottom one and ...
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Mirroring a mesh across the origin

I made a path based on a background image, which is the peace sign. Now I've created a path and then turned into a mesh using Alt+C. Since the sign is symmetrical I'd like to mirror this piece of ...
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Why doesn't the mirror modifier work with object groups?

Why doesn't the mirror modifier work with object groups? I have a group made of four objects to which I want to apply a mirror modifier. For me, it's not working. What are the steps to make apply a ...
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I have group of object and i want to make it mirror effect [duplicate]

I have a group of object and i want to mirror that object how is possible and to make a group of object mirror effect
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How do I mirror the faces of a cube (edit all of them when I edit one)?

I'm trying to create a design for a retro-futuristic computer and I need the faces of a cube to look the same and see the results as I edit them, to see how the edges of the cube interact. Furthermore,...
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How to mirror this section of hair horizontally, so that it does not flip upside down and can be applied to the other side of the head?

How to mirror this section of hair horizontally, so that it does not flip upside down and can be applied to the other side of the head?
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mirror not working?

So I applied the mirror so that i could work on some asymmetrical parts, however, I realized I still need to make some symmetrical adjustments. When I put a new mirror modifier on since the first one ...
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How to symmetrize object in angle?

Here what I'm trying to achieve: In 3ds max it can be done by rotating mirror plane of symmetry modifier. Video In blender we can do almost the same with mirror modifier and rotating "mirror object",...
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Why is the object on the right being selected when I select the object on the left?

I need to understand the reason of a specific behaviour. I'm in Object mode and when I select one feather on the left wing, automatically the corresponding feather on the right wing lights up, BUT I ...
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How to mirror the action constraints from the left foot bones to the right ones

I'm trying to mirror the action constraints and the associated keyframes from the left foot to the right one of my character but I don't know what's the right way to do that. I tried to redo the ...
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How to mirror an object along with its local transform orientation?

So I need to mirror an object along a single axis, and this object has been rotated in object mode and therefore has a local orientation that differs from global. I need to keep this local transform ...
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Vertex jumping when moving objects with the mirror modifier

I was working on a character using mirror mode. I then created a separate object and joined it to the main mesh. However, after I tried moving this object, a few vertices from the end of the mesh ...
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Mirror object wrt. certain face

I want to mirror object using it's face as a mirroring plane. For the example, I want to use the selected face on the cube as a mirror plane. I created a custom transform orientation using that face, ...
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Mirror vertex selection

Let's say I have selected some vertexes: How do I mirror this selection (in x axis) so I can select the other side (same vertices assuming my mesh is symmetric) I just want to select the other side ...
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Mirror Modifier not working with subdivision surface [duplicate]

I created a chair, and added a mirror modifier as well as a subdivision surface modifier. I made sure that the subsurf mod is below the mirror mod, as you can see in the picture below. However, there ...
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Is there a way I can make a hollow object solid?

Yesterday i managed to create this shape that is similar to a teardrop. Front view: Side view: I then mirrored it on the Z axis using the mirror modifier like this: But the shape is hollow from ...
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Mirror viewmodel for Source engine, ends up horribly deformed?

I don't know if it's a problem with Blender or Source, but I need to flip a viewmodel in Counter-Strike (it's lefthanded in game, I want it to be right handed), but when I flip the model (by scaling ...
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Left clicking adds a mirror modifier

I feel as if someone had messed with auto-correct on my phone, and now I can't do anything. Basically, I don't know how this happened, but the left click button only adds mirror modifiers to objects. ...
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Boolean modifier union doesn't work

union doesn't work for me, it just makes the cube dissapear. Why? blend file here: https://app.box.com/s/bf51u29w8sb7juc8lauhs61rdwz1ncsv Thanks/ Dan
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Completing Mirroring Halves

Once I have finished the portion of my object that makes use of the mirroring modifier what is the best way to remove the modifier so that the faces, edges and vertices can be selected independently ...
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How to repostion/reset the selector closer to the object with mirror modifier still active?

the question is on the Image. if I reset orgion to 3d cusor is messes up the clipping and adjusting it does not help fix it. Thank You...
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Select mirror: Could it add to the selection

Is there any way to make "Select Mirror" add to the selection, rather than just drop the previously selected?
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applying mirror then resetting loc and rot does not set mirror properly

modleing a head. steps taken: get circle 8 sides. set aline to view, shape circle to eye, add mirror. reset location to 0, reset rotation to 0. this is what I end up with. the eyes are too close ...