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Multires displaying 1 subdiv. in preview, when set to 2-5 [Solved!]

This is only the description of my problem, with a solution in case someone runs in the same problem and hasn't the luck of stumbling over the answer. Problem description I've had this weird problem,...
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Why could this graphical glitch happen in Blender?

I am using Blender for about 3 hours today, and I used it while live streaming. Note that my CPU usage is mostly at 100% because I have a low-end PC. And after that time I have encountered this: ...
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Small difference in Texture UVs when in object mode :(

when i have my mesh in edit mode it looks fine: (look at the concrete seams). But as soon i switch into object mode they get distorted: I just dont understand why. I had a bevel modfier applied ...
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How do I fix this discoloration in my model?

How can I fix this model discoloration? Hello, I was wondering what is causing the discoloration on this model? It should be a smooth surface. Here's another screenshot in edit mode: How can I ...
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Materials not showing in object mode or render view

For some reason, my materials only show up in edit mode, but not in render view. It WAS working before, but I have no idea what I did to mess it up. I can't seem to find a solution that works after ...
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Everything looks fine in edit mode, but distorted in object mode

Disabling modifier in viewport does the thing, but I want to animate it, which isn't possible with the armature disabled (see this clip). I look to some posts with the same issue: https://...
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How to choose which origin vertex to snap from?

In the picture below I am moving the higlighted cube to the left along y and have closest vertex snapping enabled. This is in object mode. As you can see, Blender has circled the vertex that it is ...
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How to find out which modes (object, edit, weight paint, pose etc) is activated using Blender's Python API?

There are buttons for switching to object mode, edit mode, pose mode and others. How to make sure which of these modes is active using Blender's Python API? Any information would help! Preferably with ...
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Why do I get this two whole different mesh looks depending on method of display?

I'm trying to isolate certain parts of my sculpture but somewhere in the process I realized that the looks of the basic tile frame I was using changed between the wireframe in Object mode and Edit ...
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i can't see nodes

as you can see I have opened node editor panel and I also clicked new but I can't see nodes
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3D character not aligned to the world origin after deleting keyframes added by a BVH file and resetting the pose

I would like to know why,even if I have removed all the keyframes added by a BVH file AND after resetting the pose with ALT + R ; ALT + S ; ALT + G,in object mode and in pose mode the 3d character is ...
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Why are my Verticies/Edges/Faces locked from moving up and down?

I'm trying to simply move any vertex/edge/face up or down but visually it does not move. I see values changing when i'm moving them but ultimately nothing occurs visually. Additionally, if I try ...
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Changes to the Model in edit mode not reflected in object mode and weird artifacts when exporting to fbx (armature modifier involved)

I now looked for hours to find a fix for my problem. I don't have any shape keys or modifiers or anything other than my mesh and a simple armature. In edit mode everything seems to look normal. But ...
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When I paint in vertex paint, and after I switch back to object mode it does not show the paint

This is the situation here https://i.gyazo.com/79225d6fd878431834b8b27ea54f59b0.mp4 As you can see when im in vertex paint I can see what I have painted, but once I go into object mode I can no ...
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Selection in files with many objects

Selection seems to work in wierd ways. I have a 3D File with ~4.000.000 Tris and ~120.000 Objects. The file results from a CAD software and needs to be further processed. My idea was splitting the ...
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Difference boolean modifier acts like union but only on a specific object

I'm modeling my mouse in Blender and I'm trying to create some indentation with a boolean modifier. The modifier is set to difference and when I look at it in object mode it works like it should. ...
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Bones move out of mesh when changing from Edit mode to Object mode

I imported a mesh to play around with it and I tried to animate it so it put bones in it. When I am in editor mode everything looks right but when I change the mode the bones of the torso are moving ...
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Blender selection in viewport suddenly slow

Since a few weeks I suffer from the issue where I have to wait up to 6 sec after selecting an object in the viewport. The time depends on the amount of hidden layers (and hence the amount of objects ...
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Object Disappears in Camera View Even After Clipping Distance Adjusted

I am having a hard time getting an object to show up in my scene. I already checked the clipping distance and I have messed with the layers to make sure I can view all the layers. Any ideas?
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Object Joined in Edit Mode Doesn't Look the Same In Object Mode

I am having the problem where I snapped two meshes together in edit mode but it doesn't show up in object mode. Anyone know why this is happening. I thought it might be because I duplicated ...
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How to delete auxillary/satellite objects from a central object?

So I've imported the TwinBlast mesh from unreal engine into blender. For some reason they way they setup the mesh, his two guns and grenade are overlapped on the floor between his feet. You can easily ...
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How do I select Edit Mode after I imported an SVG into Blender 2.79b?

After I imported the SVG file, it automatically entered Object Mode. When I select the Object Mode drop-down, there are no options other than Object Mode. I am specifically trying to correct the faces/...
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Selected to cursor on one axis

I have a problem that I still haven't found an easy solution to, I have ways to handle it but it would be interesting to know how people handles this. Basically I have a situation where I want to use ...
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Python: How to select one 'BoolVectorProperty' value at a time unless 'shift' key is held

I am trying to overwrite the bpy.ops.object.move_to_layer operator in Blender so that I can move other objects when the selected objects are moved. When I try to ...
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Can't fix this color glitch when joining objects

I have this problem with my modelling, I am in the middle of modelling and I am on a time limit. After modelling my hand as a separate object from the body I cannot join the hand and body without ...
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Object Claims to be Appended But Not Showing Up in Viewport [duplicate]

The title is pretty self-explanatory. When I append the object, the data seems to come through but it isn't showing up in the viewport. The original object was an imported .fbx if that makes any ...
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Can't see live changes in edit mode on character

I've see the opposite of my problem but I can't seem to find anyone who has had this happen. I can see changes only after a bounce back to object mode, but only for some things. In the images below ...
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How to edit two objects in edit mode? [duplicate]

I have been following tutorials to help me make a player model. But somehow while making a hand to connect to the body I made it into 2 separate cubes so only one of them can be in edit mode at a time ...
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Know object select order in python

I create Python script for automatic create particle system use any two selected objects. Object 1 is emitter object and object 2 is particle object. ...
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Why is TAB Key not working to cycle into Edit Mode?

Using Blender 2.79a, Usually I cannot get into edit mode using the Tab key the first time I go to use it with any object, but after I click the "Edit Object Button" I can usually cycle back and forth ...
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Joining two objects deforms one of them

As soon as I have joined the head and the body of my character with CTRL + J,but the last one comes out deformed. I have removed the modifiers and the rig. How can I fix it ? thanks. check this video
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Why is object mode slow but sculpt mode fast?

I am currently sculpting a mesh with 500,000 triangles; the object mode has very noticeable lag but sculpt mode is a silky smooth 60 fps. This is very unusual and I don't know why it is doing this. ...
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cant select any object in blender (not even in a new file)

I don't remember everything I did, but I do remember trying to delete my lamp and I couldn't select it. I tried moving an object around on the map but I couldn't even select it. the A key still select ...
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how to resolve distorted character in Object mode when it seems all okay in Edit mode?

this is in the Edit mode It all seems good. This happened when i switched from edit mode to object mode:
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Scaling Bezier Curves in Edit Mode vs Object Mode

If we create a bezier cruve ([shift]+[a], "Curve", "Bezier") we get a slightly curved curve with two nodes along the x-axis. If we enter edit mode, select ...
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Move CENTER (not pivot) to SELECTED array of (edges, vertex, faces)

I was reading this and this about switching the pivot point. And I managed to reproduce its 4 steps: ...
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Can no longer scale objects in object-mode (though edit-mode works) (Gray nodes?) [duplicate]

Can no longer scale objects in object-mode though it works in edit-mode. I feel like I noticed the appearance of these gray nodes around the 3D view around the same time that these issues began ...
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OBJ files: How to subdivide materials for model?

The model in this OBJ file (https://poly.google.com/view/534TY_Ie4jz) contains one material. Is it possible to import the file in Blender, then "cut up" or divide the material into different sections?...
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How do you refresh Object Mode after quitting Edit Mode

When I switch back to Object Mode from Edit Mode, the displayed model still looks the same as it was before I changed the polygons (Texture, Rendered and Solid view, makes no difference): Is there ...
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Why does my appended object start to distort when I move it?

I'm appending a tree into another scene. After I try moving it to set up my scene, the branches start to distort. What am I doing wrong? http://g.recordit.co/rJuzSYSsHw.gif
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How can I select and move only one primitive?

I have a model which currently consists of two basic primitives. I want to select and move only one of the shapes, but while in object mode it seems to be treating them as one object. Must I switch ...
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Mesh Has Different Shape in Object and Edit Modes

I made a mesh and applied a material (skin colour) to it. But now when I try to edit the mesh, the changes are not being reflected in object mode. As you can see in this clip, the neck seems thicker ...
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Weird mesh mistake that can't be edited in edit mode?

Hiya new to this site so forgive me for getting things wrong! The photos should clearly show what is wrong but further information is that this happened after i did a running animation, i went back ...
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Why does my mesh get distorted when switching from edit to object mode?

Whenever I create adjustments to a mesh in edit mode (covering body with clothes for example), when I switch back into object mode the mesh distorts weirdly as shown below and shoots out in all ...
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Blender Global undo is very slow on complex scenes

When I'm working with complex scenes (a few million polygons with +- some subdivision), say you're making a weapon highpoly model, the Blender's Global Undo becomes extremely slow. Even with simple ...
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Strange Lines Appearing In Object View Wireframe Mode

I'm new to Blender, having learnt about it from watching YouTube videos. I have created a model of a shoulder pad for use with a scale model, with a view to 3D printing it. The model itself looks fine ...
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How to distribute overlapping objects?

Let's say we have many overlapping objects. Why are they overlapping? Could be any number of reasons, but most likely because they were generated from a script and the script put them all in the same ...
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Undo suddenly stops working

I have a file, that has A Mesh and an animated armature in it. Working with the mesh in Edit Mode is fine, Undo works. But as soon as I selected the Armature in any way, may it be in pose mode, edit ...
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translate (change location) in object more or edit mode?

What is the difference between translating (i.e moving an object) in object mode and achieving the same thing by selecting all mesh elements in edit mode and then moving those? Why would one chose ...
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Mimic Navigation in Sketchup / C4D

Is there a way of mimicking the navigation controls so they're similar to SketchUp or Cinema 4D? SketchUp, which I'm more familiar with, has individual tools for Orbiting, Zooming and Panning. And ...