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How can I prevent the occasional Zoom In / Panning from breaking?

I'm not sure if this is a bug or a feature, but occasionally (usually in Object Mode) while I'm Zooming In or ...
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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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How do I make a smooth shaded mesh not look weird?

I'm someone who wants to try and make a game and modelling is one o the aspects I'm trying to learn. I'm new here in blender and I don't know a whole bunch yet. But I'm trying to cut a shape of a lego ...
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Circle Select permanently selected

I am a Blender newbie and just can't get ahead now. Unfortunately I somehow selected the Circle Select and now I can't get it to go away. I have already tried any buttons but I can not get it back Box ...
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Why my feet bones don't want to be moved in object mode?

In pose mode the feet can be moved normally. But in object mode, the foot bones stuck. There's a constraint - child of, in the foot bone. All xyz location and scale tranforms is disabled. Only the ...
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Rigid body physics only applied correctly in edit mode

I'm confronted with a weird problem in blender's rigid body physics, where the simulation is only applied correctly if the active objects are in edit mode. My test scene: one simple cube and two ...
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object and cursor moving in opposite directions

I am an absolute beginner with Blender. I have a weird problem for which I can't find a solution: when I grab, the object moves in the opposite direction with respect to the cursor. If I press the ...
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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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Undo (CRTL+Z) will always Switch me to edit mode!

I'm using Blender 4.0 and Blender 4.1. If I'm moving something in object mode, or posing for an animation in pose mode; If I press undo (Ctrl + Z) The program will switch to Edit Mode and not revert ...
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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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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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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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Switching from object mode to edit mode screws up my curtain

I'm trying to create a curtain by following this video. After I create a grid, rotate it, pin the top vertices to the grid, create the hook from these vertices, add cloth to the grid and then finally ...
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Proportional editing change size problem

can anybody tell me please how can I change "proportional change size mode" on blender 3.5 to older one. I mean until I apply a proportional size that suits me(L-mouse button) it won't save. ...
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Undo going too many steps in Blender 3.4

I have been having a problem recently where my Ctrl + Z undo has been going too far. Often I will hit undo once and blender will delete roughly an hour of work. It deletes objects, materials, ...
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Why does part of my object not scale properly between edit and object mode?

I have created a bird and am extruding the wings from the side of the body. I have a mirror modifier set up so I can just work on one side. But the extruded shape does not stay the same when I switch ...
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How to link object data whilst keeping the location and rotation of all objects

I have a pretty hefty frame structure that I need to optimise. This was created by arraying a single smaller section of the frame along a curve, then arraying the result 32 times around an empty. ...
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Locked Camera View

I have locked myself into camera view/am restricted to viewing my sculpture from the camera viewport only, and am unable to exit this mode despite following the advice I have found on this subject on ...
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Object Mode Vertex Snapping is not working as intended

Instead of snapping the two triangles together it offsets it like this, how do I fix this? I am hovering to the closest vertex which is the bottom one and it keeps off setting the position rather than ...
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"Shortcut rotate" and "rotate option" in toolbar rotate object in diffferent directions

System Versions: Blender Version: 2.93.9 LTS System: macOS Monterey, Version 12.4 If I rotate using shortcut R with the following parameters: Angle: 10 degree Axis: Y Orientation: Global Blender ...
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How do I make my sculpture pop up when I change it to object mode?

I've been recently using Blender and I'm new to the program. I've been following a tutorial on sculpting. I create and object and I'm try to change to object mode. However, when I do It reverts my ...
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join multiple objects together depending on the distance

Is there a way to select many objects and join only those that intersect or touch each other. For example, I have a scene with houses and chimneys (seperated objects) and I want to batch join each ...
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Unable to add bone in Object Mode

I'm trying to add bones to my two sphere objects, but even though I'm in object mode I can't add any bones. When I mouse over Armatures, I do not get any options to add bones at all. Can someone ...
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Is it possible to display vertex normals in object mode?

I want to preview how vertex normals will look like after WeightedNormal modifier without actually applying it. Is there any way to do that? I am aware about Y.A.V.N.E. addon but it hasn't been ...
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How can I show the X and Y axes over this plane?

Image 1: Plane somehow hiding the axes I'm a newbie and I'm following the famous donut tutorials by Andrew Price aka Blender Guru. At part 6, Level 1 he instructs us to create a plane, but in his ...
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Filter objects by name without their parents

When I type object names in the "search bar" in Outliner, it shows not only the matched objects but their whole hierarchy: I don't want to know what's their parents and parents' parents. I ...
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Glitchy lines coming from the pencil strokes

There are these weird glitchy lines coming from the end of the stroke while I'm drawing. They also connect the two last strokes I put down between each other. Because of that, when i switch do Object ...
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can't rotate, scale, grab only cube in object mode

as I write in the title, I can't rotate, grabe and scale the cube in object mode in blender 2.9. When I try to grab the cube, the origin (the little sphere) moves but not the cube; I try to unselect &...
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Pivoting multiple objects around Cursor doesn't change individual object orientation (2.8+)

Following the Blender Guru Wrecking Ball tutorial and ran into a hitch at 4:47 with Cursor Pivoting. I've successfully snapped my Cursor to the selected object, selected Transformation Orientation: ...
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Adjust local space scale to fit object size

I have an I-carrier that I want to have in a certain dimension. I thought about scaling the thing in object mode and then applying the scale. However when I do that, the size of the object in the x-...
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Default position of new stroke changed

First image is where the default stroke appears in grease pencil Second image is where the stroke appears now. I really need help to reset this position. All new objects are appearing in the new ...
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Additional vertice on Object Mode

I just started with Blender and found some wired problem - on Object Mode I see a vertice, that i cant notice in Edit Mode. I have no idea why it happend and how to fix it.
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Intersection split

What is the best variant to join these two pieces together. In rhino is possible to make clean Boolean union. In blender this is not clean way. Is it chance to split in the intersection and then join? ...
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How do I make this connection look smooth?

I can't make these connect smoothly even though I have done the same thing multiple times and it has looked smooth. The meshes are connected properly. I have tried moving vertices in the mesh, and ...
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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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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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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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Is there anyway to do Rotations to Deltas but only on 2 axis?

I'm trying to have the X axis not change while, the other 2 are put at zero but I'm not sure if this is possible though? Any ideas?
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How do I auto hide other object while editing a selected object

i've been working with almost 30 iterations, and i want to be able to compare them in object mode, but hiding and unhiding some object are annoying because i also have other boolean happening. what i ...
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Unable to select object at the beginning, so have load factory setting all the time

I am unable to select object at the beginning, so I have load factory setting all the time. Here I attached my loading screen.https://youtu.be/4ICLWBlc-JE Also I can't select Scene Collection at this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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