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Proportional editing is a tool available in several of Blender's Editors that allows the transformation of the selected item (i.e. vertices, objects, keyframes etc.) to affect the transformations of the surrounding items according to a radius and falloff value.

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In proportional editing is posible to move the sphere / circle of influence?

What determines the position of the sphere of influence? It doesn't seems to follow my selection or the origin of my object. It's possible to move it? When you activate proportional editing and use ...
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Stretch a part of mesh and push the other parts away

For example I have this model: I'd like to stretch the neck part. But if I simply scale it, the head is not moved so the neck will clip into it. If I use proportional editing to scale it, the head ...
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The circle for proportional editing shows up around the cursor instead of the vertices I'm selecting. Any ideas as to what could be happening?

So something happened to the file I'm working on where the circle for proportional editing is snapped to the cursor rather than the selection. It's only specific to this file as well and I'm not ...
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Proportional Editing circle missing

I am trying to learn some basic automation. I have drafting experience with AutoCAD and a friend recommended Blender. There is a popular tutorial on the WEB with a guy who makes a doughnut and cup ...
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How can I create a 3D spacetime grid animation?

I want to make this kind of animation GIF. It has to work in Eevee with multiple objects. Unfortunately I couldn't do it via wireframes modifier and proportional editing. Do you have any suggestions?
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Hook modifier falloff not working

In Blender's hook modifier, it looks like the falloff, which should behave like proportional edit in edit mode isn't working. None of the tutorials I have found online show how to make proportional ...
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I cant disable Proportional Editing

So I was making a car, but I couldn't move a vertice. I saw that someone else had said this question and one person said to turn off proportional editing. But when I tried it wouldn't turn off. I ...
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A shape I haven't included keeps appearing, don't know how to fix it

The issue I've been having is: this shape (the half-empty green "pyramid") wasn't meant to be there. I was using proportional editing to lower pieces of land (grid object) to make it look ...
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How to copy 1 part of a mesh to other places on the same mesh (without mirroring)

Firstly, I'm new to blender so apologies if this is a really newbie question. I'm trying to copy part of a mesh, and apply that to other areas of the same mesh. (On the image below, I'm trying to ...
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Blender Scale and Unit problem, how to fix?

Just a brief info about myself, I am using Alias AutoStudio professionally for almost 5 - 6 years at my work to model yachts and in rare occasions cars. I used Rhino as well, so I have some knowledge ...
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How do I set influence radius to a specific size?

When doing proportional edits in Blender is there a way to set the radius of influence to a specific size (e.g. 23) or do I have to use my mouse wheel and just try to get close?
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Adding curved shape to box with seamless shading?

Suppose I have an empty box, and I want to add a bowl shaped surface starting partway down. See the image below, showing cross section of the box and the annotation depicting what the bowl shape ...
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How to make curved (upturned) roof?

I'm trying to make a traditional Asian roof, and it's corners should be upturned (as showing in the reference image). I made arrays of cylinders. Then I tried using proportional editing with falloff. ...
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Chamfer or bevel an edge with a smoothly varying depth, as if whittled or gouged out

My goal is to create something like a "lark's tongue chamfer" along part of each of 4 edges of a cuboid. This would involve a bevel that has a variable depth that forms a smooth curve, ...
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uv mesh propertional editing behaves strange

When I move a uv mesh vertex with proportional editing enabled, it doesn't behave as expected. The vertices that moves with the selected vertex are not the surrounding vertices but further away. See ...
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Proportional Editing Causing Blender to Hang

I'm not entirely sure how I can be helped, but I wondered if anyone has experienced Blender hanging while using proportional editing. I am editing a model for a halloween short, and using proportional ...
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Proportional editing: Unintended vertex is influenced though it is out of the circle

I've recently started practicing blender with tutorials by Belender Guru, and been stuck with Part4 of level1 due to this problem. When I try to use proportional editing, unintended vertices also move ...
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How to I move a face so that the rest of the objects faces move proportionally

I'm very much a noob at blender so please forgive me if this is a simple question. I want to create a loop de loop object and I think I'm almost there. How would I move the face at each end to the the ...
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Proportional editing going beyond its size and not changing to the defined shape

I'm trying to create a round shape at the end of my cylinder, however its not getting the size i want and the round shape i chose. I chose the sphere shape, i did enable and disabled connected only ...
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what would be the equivalent tool to this in blender

https://help.maxon.net/us/index.html#TOOLMAGNET it acts like a sculpting brush in blender but u can select faces and only affect them it also has fall off heres a showcase of the tool compared to soft ...
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"Grabbing" only selected vertices in proportional edit mode

In proportional edit mode I cannot grab onto the selected vertices of my object, only the object itself (I can still see the vertices I have selected, just can't control them specifically with the ...
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Invisible Proportional Editing Circle

I was in edit mode and I wanted to move a vertex with proportional editing on. So I clicked on a point and pressed "g" to move things with it enabled. However, instead of the usual circle to ...
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On Mac I can't get the circle for proportional editing to appear [duplicate]

On my Mac, I can't get the zoom circle for vertex selection to appear on proportional editing. Not sure if there's a setting in Blender I'm missing or something with my mouse settings, but the zoom ...
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Slope along a curve

I have a long path object that I designed in top-down view, but I want to have a downward slope over the whole thing. Is there a quick way I could do this? Like position my first and last points where ...
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How to do proportional editing and keeping wall thickness?

I've got an object to edit, figured out how to proportional edit it, but now its wall thickness is ruined. How to address this issue? As the image shows, the inner and the outer surface of the wall ...
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Imperial & Metric Proportional Editing Behaviour

Does anyone know why the proportional editing values are dependent on the scene units, such that you have to enter different values to get the same result? See attached. As 1.21ft = 0.369m I'm ...
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Proportional editing not working

I am having an issue where no matter where i click on the sphere while using proportional editing it will grab onto the entire sphere and ot the vertex i have selected that i want to eddit. I just ...
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How to scale all the edges proportionally

I have a simple mesh and I have extruded the edges and want to scale little outside with all edges proportionally. I have applied scale and rotation and removed doubles. I have tried Alt+S and changed ...
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Is there a way to do proportional editing only on specific vertices?

I have split several chains of vertices into groups in an attempt to access only one chain at a time for modeling, and it seemed to work yesterday. Today I can't isolate them when I use proportional ...
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Proportional editing on mesh doesn't work

I saw this video on YouTube > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dz2ws7CAkgU and was quite interested. From 0:09 till 0:10 you can see that the uploader is moving the verts with proportional editing. I ...
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Any shortcut for proportional editing mode and the falloff types?

I know the O button is the shortcut for enabling the Proportional Editing mode. What if I want to change its type to Connected type using a shortcut? Are there any shortcuts for enabling the ...
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Is it possible to use a custom shape for proportional editing?

I'm trying to add perspective to a picture however, I would like the proportional editing tool to affect only a certain part of the plane I imported. So, is there a way to pull only a specific zone (...
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Use Proportional Editing for whole faces not individual vertices

I've made a tile grid where every face is disconnected from other faces ( no common vertices ). I would like to get a following effect: But instead I get following: How can use proportional editing ...
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Proportional editing doesn't work

I enabled the Proportional Editing option and tried to scale the part of the mesh. Although I can see the proportional editing ring it does not work. What may cause this problem?
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Change radius for proportional editing

When proportional editing is enabled in edit mode, then if you select and drag a point, nearby points will also move with it. The effect has a certain radius. How can you set this radius? According to ...
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