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Use this tags for questions about operations performed on objects when they are in object-mode, rather than any of the other modes, such as edit, sculpt and weight painting.

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How to Scale Translation of Multiple Objects (without affecting object scale)?

I have the following three objects, equal distant from each other (from world center) along the XY plane. I want to move them away from each other uniformly, as noted: I want to essentially 'scale' ...
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Why does the edit mode no longer remember the shading mode?

About a year ago, I was able to have edit mode remember that it should be in wireframe mode. That is, I could do something in edit mode, then switch to object mode using the tab key (and the display ...
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Mesh dissappear in object mode using rigify

What I did before was rigging the tail using rigify, and then merging the rig with the body rig (the body rig is not a rigify rig). The tail still mesh still appear some times after that, however when ...
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zoom issue in blender [duplicate]

I am new to Blender and have been doing tutorials through Blender Guru. I am working on the chair tutorial and have encountered a problem I've never had. For some reason my mouse is not able to zoom ...
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Objects Viewable on wireframe, Rendered and Material Preview Not visible in solid mode though

Sorry I don't really know how to explain this I was rescaling some objects and I scaled it down 1000 times. Some context I am designing a product and I tried to do some mesh editing. The objects scale ...
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How to delete a part of a mesh of a multires object?

So I have imported a mesh with multires already on the mesh and I have deleted a part of the mesh in edit mode but the mesh still appears unchanged in object mode. This is the mesh in object mode. ...
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How to wrap one object around another?

I've been trying a couple of different ways to get an object that has depth to wrap around a boot as a sort of strap. I've tried shrink wrapping a plane then adding depth, tried to shrink wrap ...
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How to fix transforming an object and its gizmo together in Blender 4.0?

My issue is that I can't transform an object and its gizmo together. Does anyone know how to solve this issue (in Blender 4.0)?
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Wrap an array around an object without a curve

I have an array of cones I am trying to wrap around another object like in the reference photo: When I am trying to use the array modifier's "Object Offset" all cones are thrown randomly ...
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I can't move an object or selected vertices unless locked to an Axis

I've been working on this project for a long while without this issue ever popping up- but now, when i try to select an object while in object mode, or even certain points while in edit mode, I can ...
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Bottom of object mode blanks out when zooming in

The more I zoom in or tilt the view parallel to the X/Y plane, the more the lower part of the object mode window stops rendering. This occurs regardless of where the cursor is (including snapped to ...
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Parts of an object are disappearing in Object Mode

I am working on a 3 storey building and I needed to move the columns a meter to the right. I used edit mode to move the faces and everything was smooth, but when I switched back to Object mode all the ...
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Model flips around origin point when applying a Mirrored Shape Key

I'm currently trying to create Shape Keys for facial expressions on my character. When I got to the point of trying to mirror them, I was able to successfully mirror them with Shape Mirror (Topology). ...
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How to approach a character's face?

I noticed I am struggling with the same concept over and over. I try to model a character inspired by a referenced photo, I finish with the general body of the character but when I reach modeling the ...
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Is it possible to apply physics in object mode?

"Here's the situation. I am not an animator or a video game creator, however, I have managed to learn how to use physics tools, rigid body, passive, active, gravity, collisions, etc. I was able ...
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Why does this mesh look different in object and edit modes?

I have a mesh without any modifiers and applied scale: But when I'm trying to use edit mode, it looks different: Where could the problem be? Here's the blend file:
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Why is my Bevel modifier not working on my object after using Boolean?

I want to bevel the edges of my object, but my Bevel modifier is not making any changes when I change the values. I did already use two Booleans, so I feel like the issue might be caused by the mesh. ...
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How to set origin of object to the lowest point

The origin of my object is at the middle, and I want it at the bottom. My model is not located at the right location for setting it to world origin to work. Is there a way to do this?
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Move model directly above -Z axis?

I have a model that is located in the negative x-axis. Is there an automatic method to move it directly to the 0 axis? Location is already applied so that doesn't work.
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Ctrl + LMB in Object Mode (Blender 4.0.2)

What does Ctrl+LMB do in Object Mode (Blender 4.0.2)? I can't figure it out - sometimes it switches selection between random ...
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Shading issues in the Mirror and Subdivision Modifier

After removing the bevels I created, it still seemed to be having that pinching. In addition, I tried to make sure the center of the mesh is completely flattened out. Let alone, I still have trouble ...
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I have two versions of my hand retopology. Is it normal to have loops like this? Which one will cause me less problems to UV unwrap?

Here is the first version of the hand retopology. I added more edge loops and changed the edge flow so it could match up with the wrist. Is it normal to have lines that look like this when I use 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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Save Origin Point in Blender

I have successfully set the pivot point to the 3D cursor. However, when I export the OBJ file and then re-import it, the pivot point is not stabilized. This also happens when I press Ctrl + A and ...
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Doesnt scaling on one axis affect rotation?

To clarify, from what I understand, scaling on the x axis on global should affect rotation, like the bottom 2 cubes. However, when I scale it, I get the above result. I am fairly certain I toggled an ...
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Problem with Shade Smooth

I have a trunk in Blender. I applied 'Shade Smooth' to it, and it looks good. Now, I've divided the trunk in the middle, resulting in two objects. Both have 'Shade Smooth' applied, but now there's an ...
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How do you move an object and have it stay in focus in the viewport?

Say that you have to move an object, vertex, vertices, face, etc in your viewport and you need to move it to a location out of the field of view in the viewport. What keys are used to be able to move ...
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Pie menu shortkey (Object-Edit-Pose modes) wont working

Normally, I use Ctrl+Tab to bring up the pie menu to switch modes. Recently I upgraded to Blender 4.0.1 and this keyboard shortcut stopped working. How can I get it working again?
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My object in 'Edit Mode' and in 'Object Mode'' looks different

I was trying to rig my character and decided to join the body and the head objects together (it was separate before) and then the head shape changed. I thought it'll be fine since I'll just edit it ...
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Undo/Redo not working in object mode and Weight Paint mode on MacOS

I am facing an issue in Blender version 3.6.5, where if I make any changes in Object mode or Weight Paint mode, it cannot undo or redo to the changes I made, and on many occasions, it crashes when I ...
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Does Object/Edit mode apply to an object or the viewport?

I'm fairly new to Blender, currently in Part 3 of the Donut Tutorial. So this question may be fairly naive. The viewport has a dropdown menu for selecting the mode, which may be Object, Edit, Sculpt, ...
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Viewport shading and gizmos dissapeared after 4.0

In the layout tab, object mode and edit doesn't show the viewport shading, gizmo and overlays. Sculpt mode works just fine. I don't know what or why happened. It started after i updated to 4.0, ...
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Why doesn't my object material show in Viewport shader?

I am having trouble seeing my Boat Materials in Rendered Viewport Shader Mode. It is only showing in materials. Original project Pack.Blend Beige Wallpaper Jpg Wood Wallpaper Jpg
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Why does my object tilt when I go from edit mode to object mode?

I'm completely new to Blender and was trying to follow some Youtube tutorial. I was working with an object in Edit mode and when I go back to Object mode it rotated a bit. What might have caused this ...
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Why aren't my objects showing in object mode

I'm having trouble viewing my objects in the object mode, even when I click on them in the menu, I couldn't find them in the canvas. The only object visible is a spot light, could you help me see what'...
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set AssetBrowser region height on keypress

I cant seem to find a way to set an open region height in Blender using Python. I'm trying to set the height of the asset browser on keypress. Is this possible through the Blender API? ...
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what are the black dotted lines here? [duplicate]

I am facing a problem here i just want to fix teeths positions a bit but i noticed that with few teeths few more teeths starting to move, also those teeths are connected with each other by black ...
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Can only select the entire vehicle model when in object mode

I am fairly new to blender. For some reason while in object mode I can not select individual pieces (bumper, hood, ect) of the vehicle model. It will only let me select the entire model or the wheel....
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Crash randomly when switching to Wireframe mode

I would like to know why do I randomly get a crash when I switch the display mode to wireframe on any file? I tried to disable some of the add-ons but it still persists
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Whenever I select anything it just shows the shader thing at the bottom of the screen

Whenever I select anything it just shows the shader thing at the bottom of the screen. I am in object mode in layout and I can't do anything or move anything! not sure what to do. Here is the scene I ...
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Part of Object Distorts Switching from Edit to Object Mode

I'm working on my mesh in edit mode. When I switched to object mode part of my object suddenly shifted. I'm using version 3.6. Any suggestions why this is happening. The change when I tabbed to ...
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The items of Object mode tool bar

Why is the number of items in the toolbar in the Object Mode different? I followed a beginner tutorial of Blender, and I found that the number of toolbar of mine is 9 while the blogger's is 11, and I ...
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Everytime i open new file and click anywhere in object mode it pops up "cannot read file"

It mentions about previous file which I deleted but it is an opened new file. Every time i click it pops up cannot read file well colored part is to hide my ...
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Cannot join objects without rotating view first

Here's a weird one: When I press Ctrl+J to join two objects (in Object Mode), nothing happens. However, if I then rotate the view a bit and press Ctrl+J again, Blender joins the objects for me. This ...
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How do edit/pose/object positions relate to another?

This is confusing me a lot. One object can have different positions in Edit, Object and Pose mode. Alt+G resets the object's position to what? The object's origin? Then how come sometimes the result ...
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How do I re-align Curve Rotation to World Origin

As you can see my curve origin is not aligned to the world origin. How do I fix this?
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Cannot scale or move objects in Object mode

I cannot scale or move an object while in Object mode. Instead it seems that I am moving the pivot point. Any ideas about how to stop this behavior? In the screenshot here below, I have added a sphere....
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Object wont rotate on local axis

I am trying to rotate the cylinder on the bottom of this thing 90 degrees, but it wont rotate correctly. This is what happens when I try to rotate it 90 degrees in either the X or Y axis I want the ...
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Orthographic View Alignment on the Y-Axis

If I create a cube, move it away in the x direction, and zoom all the way in toward it (i.e. from either left or right), its center is still aligned with the origin: Same with the z direction. But if ...
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Where is auto merge option?

I can't find the Auto Merge option. I looked up tutorials and they all said it should be here somewhere. Can any one please help me find where it is?
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