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In PaintWeight, Is it possible to select multiple bones while Vertex Selection Mode is ON?

I do not intend to use Mask Modifier because I have a hair mesh that contains 5-10 layers on top of each other and I would rather work with two mesh surfaces that are stacked visibly in edit/Weight ...
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Allowance modifier or technique?

Is there a modifier or a technique to add customizable allowance to selected geometry? I can use the Shrink/Fatten modifier on selected faces, but this is a destructive operation. The possibility to ...
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How to select only deformation bones?

Is there a way to select all bones from the vertex group of the mesh? I have too many overlapping bones that are very tedious to work and some are non-deformer which I wanted to hide and only work ...
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2 parts get selected

When i select a part of the mesh another part is selected as well. When 2 parts is selected it doesn't work to sculpt the part i try to select. This goes away after moving around modes a couple of ...
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How to select all the vertices on one side of an edge loop?

I would like to select all the vertices on the character's hand from this edge loop down. Are there any quick ways to do it?
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Define and select (non)manifold faces

I thought Blender had a definition of non/manifold faces, and in my understanding, a manifold face would be one that touches (is directly connected to) other faces with all of its edges. Turns out, ...
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Select faces directly touching selected edges?

I would love to know a way to select faces that are directly neighbours to selected edges. Simply using grow selection ("select more" command) does not solve this because it selects all ...
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How to combine multiple shells

(Forgive me for what is surely a very basic question, but I can't seem to find an answer.) I have an STL file that contains multiple overlapping (water-tight) shells. I would like to boolean union ...
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Output edge selection in geometry nodes?

I want to procedurally select edges, based on their position criteria, and store that selection for later. But can selection be an output attribute? If not, is there any way to just output a visual ...
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Invert geometry nodes selection Blender

I have a selection made based on Position and Normal. The distribution should be inverted. How can I invert it ? Thank you. Thank you. This works. But doesn't feel it completely invert the selection,...
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Remove invisible (inner) faces

My question is very similar to this theme quellenform shared great example for polys, visible in camera I can't to remake nodes for polys, visible in all directions, to delete all inside geometry. ...
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Instances on points, selection of visible instances by alpha map values (1 / 0 );

I got stuck at an important step and I need some help to understand what i'm doing wrong. I'm looking for a way to tell blender to select instances (on faces) only for those on white color (solid, ...
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How to select geometry and remove it with slope mask?

Program: Blender 2.9.2-4.0 Geometry and mask created in Gaea I'm facing a problem, I don't understand how I can select vertices for further deletion, ONLY those in the white area? My goal, by any ...
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Select in edit mode not working when clicking fast

I just jumped to Blender 4.0 recently and one thing really bothers me. While in edit mode and with part of the geometry selected, I can't select any of that selected part if I'm clicking too fast. ...
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Advanced selection Keymaps settings

Half a year ago i was browsing this forum and i found a topic with the "selection keymaps". A man posted a screenshot with keymaps settings but it was some advanced selection settings. It ...
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Why did my cursor change to a circle?

My cursor switched to a circle and I don’t know how to switch it back. Now I can’t select any objects except for where the orange dot is located. How can I fix this?
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Select N symmetrical edges in a sphere

If I'd like to select two symmetrical vertical edges in a sphere it is easy to do that manually: Four would be easy too: But with other divisions it could be harder to do so manually. Is there a ...
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Fill Select tool

Any idea how i can select inner polygons on this screenshot? I'v seen a video where a guy used "Fill Select" and i wannna know if its an addon or not. link on the vid with the timing: https:/...
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How to Export every Action for Specific Armature as Separate FBX?

My goal is to export every action that has animation data on a specific armature into separate FBX files. This is what I have so far. But, it's not quite working right. It crashes if I do not have an ...
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Smallest/biggest edge in a mesh - How would one select or get the position of the 2 vertices that make up the smallest/biggest edge of a mesh in GN?

My initial idea was that maybe there was a info node for that, but I don't think there is... So, then I thought that maybe it could be done using raycasts? That go off on each vertex and the two first ...
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How to select side of active vertically?

Does the side of active from select (Edit mode) also select upward/downward vertices? It seems like it only selects the left right sides...
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How Can I Automatically Separate a Mesh into Individual Faces (meshes) in Blender?

How do I separate a selected mesh into multiple meshes based on its faces. What I know how to do: enter Edit mode, select a face of a cube, press P for separate, press S for selection, and repeat this ...
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How to select edge loops intervally in blender?

How can I select edge loops like that, there is a unselected loop between two loops.
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How do I conditionally select an index within geometry nodes?

I would like to have a conditional fork in my geometry nodes logic, based off index. In programming it would be like if (index == 5) { ... }. How are conditional ...
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How to hide green faces selection in UV editor?

The green faces remain even when I'm not selecting, is there any way to avoid this? And even when I'm not in UV Sync
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Contour lines every z-level of this stepped landscape

Trying to recreate this holographic animation all by myself with geometry nodes. Watching several tutorials I used a texture map to create the landscape layout. I do not know how to get a selection of ...
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Is there a way to DESELECT SIMILAR (i.e. Select Similar)?

It is incredibly helpful to be able to select things by their trait (i.e. Select Similar > Normals). Is there a way to deselect geometry in the same way? Using the image below as an example: I ...
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Deleting objects by name without affecting current selection

Before 4.0, it was possible to use context override with operators. It was very handy to be able to delete a list of objects without messing with the current selection. ...
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How to force Context to be 'Outliner' for using 'bpy.ops.outliner.select_walk' in the 3D Viewport?

I've been trying to use the 'bpy.ops.outliner.select_walk' functionality which walks up and down the list of objects in the outliner with the arrow keys. I want to use this functionality while in the ...
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How can I fully select a collection using python with blue highlight?

I have found this thread and several other threads but nothing with any legit answers. We can somewhat select a collection using for example this script that "selects" the one at index 2: <...
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Problem selecting/deselecting points from Instance on Points

I'm trying to deselect the last point from instancing. I'm using the Endpoint Selection < Boolean Math - Not setup as I've ...
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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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Fastest way to align objects with keyboard shortcut and no errors about active object?

I need a keyboard shortcut to align the selected objects relative to an specific axis, for example, X. Currently I have a keyboard shortcut to do this, however, note the option "Relative to: ...
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How to shortcut select Move tool without instantly being Move?

Shortcut G instantly makes mouse movements Move the selection. Is there a way to activate the Move tool without it instantly going into this button-less move state? Similarly for Rotation and Scale.
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Loop Select not working on MacBook M1 Pro - Blender 3.6.2

I'm using a Blender 3.6.2 and while attempting to the loop select on a simple cube, it doesn't work. I have tried several combinations of keys (Alt + Left Click, Alt + Right Click, Double-Click, ⇧ ...
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Geometry nodes: Select vertex on an edge by angle

I have a simple mesh, which is just an edge and i want to instance objects on some points. Points, which have 3 or 4 connected edges Points, which have 2 connected edges, but have 90 degree angle ...
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Blender Python: How to test for "selectable" objects in viewport?

Is there a way to check if objects are selectable in Blender Python? The code below checks if an object is visible, but is there also something to check if an object is also selectable in viewport? ...
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msgbus for collection selection in outliner

I want a callback for Collection selections in the Outliner. So far I already found a common solution for object selections: ...
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How do i select only visible objects in OBJECT mode

I have a grid array of hundreds of small objects. there is a large mesh object in the middle of this grid array of smaller objects. i want to select only the small object on the outside of this larger ...
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How can I get all selected collections in the Outliner?

In 2022 there was an answer to a question over at devtalk.blender.org about selecting multiple collections. The answer was this code segment: ...
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How can I only select points in Edit Mode?

I'm new here. I was just watching a tutorial but encountered a problem. The guy in the video only marked the individual points in edit mode so that they were selected in blue (see image). Does anyone ...
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Geometry nodes , how to select specific parts of object and delete it?

i need to delete the faces and have a clean boundary. i can't figure it out how to select them. (blender 3.6.1) this shape is a base floor plan for creating a procedural building. something like the ...
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How to keep Object Highlight in Sculpt Mode? (2.93)

I'd like to keep the yellow highlight that appears in Object mode when an object is selected but while in sculpt mode. Blender 2.8 did this fine but I can't figure out where the option might be for 2....
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Mirrored Left-Click Select

So I'm going to change my life tonight by flipping my right and left mouse buttons for my system. Only problem is my Blender set up is currently Right-Click Select as is just and true. When I flip the ...
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blender 3.6 hidden faces still selectable and manipulable

i'm using blender 3.6i'm a newbie, i've searched everywhere but i couldn't find an answer and i'm going mad! I’ve to hide many faces not contiguous in edit mode so i can select and manipulate only ...
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Object clipping/non-selectable after keyframing vertices

If I start off with a cube (same global and local coordinates), I'm able to select it fine. However, after I keyframe its vertices elsewhere, I'm unable to select the cube while it's near the initial ...
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How can I stop selecting verts I cant see through separate mesh?

I would swear up and down It wasnt doing this before because it suddenly started happening and Im losing my marbles. Im trying to edit the back of these shorts in edit mode. I will select Verts and ...
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How to retrieve the GlobalId from a selected object on an IFC file?

I am trying to start a script to export attributes from selected objects from an IFC file in BlenderBIM, but I am getting an error "'Object' has no attribute 'id'". This is the code so far: <...
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Node tree adding profiles on some edges of a plane

Trying to get a node tree capable of adding different profiles along specific sides of plane objects. This current rendering was obtained by copying edges in edit mode then making distinct objects ...
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Selecting singular parts of an object

Good day, I am going to add some material to a model of cabinet: instead of selecting single faces (which will take long time), is there any way to select components/elements (such as drawers, panels, ...
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