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Select all vertices at a defined distance

I want to select all vertices at a defined distance from the border of an object. It's easier to explain with an image: For example, I would like to select all vertices at 10mm distance from the ...
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Every time I try to extrude a bone and select a part of it individually in object mode, they automatically group together. Why?

If I'm unable to select a single bone in order to parent it to my object. To my understanding (I'm still very new to all of this), in order to parent a bone to mesh or my object, I have to select the ...
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Making mirrored object a real object with mesh [duplicate]

This is something I've been looking for for a very long time and found no answers to: how do I make the mirrored side of an object a "real" object with selectable mesh? If I apply the mirror modifier ...
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in python I want to select faces in edit mode by the index of for loop

I'm trying to understand how python works in blender , I want to select faces in edit mode by the index of for loop to modify each face separately , I tried different ways but I failed
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Can i select “extra edges” in ngon by script or special command in blender?

I have a problem. Maybe somebody can help me. I want select man on plane after knife projection without these "extra edges by script or one command". 1) Can i select "extra edges" in ngon by script ...
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Is it possible to deselect vertices in Python?

I have an existing selection which I'd like to further isolate using Python scripting. In this instance the math is simply that if the X coordinate is greater than zero, it should be deselected. I ...
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Using Python to select Inner loop in my mesh is producing unexpected results. Any suggestions? Blender 2.8

I have many 2d meshes that have many edge loops created with the Inset Straight Skeleton Tool and I'm hoping I can clean up some of the unwanted edge loops in an automated way. So far I've found: <...
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Does the function “copy to selected” for value of a custom property to all selected bones no longer work in Blender 2.8?

I've created a custom property on multiple bones of the same rig to drive constraint influences, for example: I have the bone "eye.r" with the custom property "auto eyelid" to control the influence of ...
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what are the settings to be able to select indiviual bones or bone tips in blender 2.8

In edit mode in blender 2.8, using a mouse, I can't select individual bones or bone tips either in rigify or when I add them individually. I also can't select two bones on opposite sides of the figure ...
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How to map “CHANGE FRAME” to mouse right click in Blender 2.80 in the VSE

I use the VSE to do my video editing with the option "Select With Left" activated in Preferences. Under those circumstances, in all beta versions of Blender 2.8, as well as the older 2.7 releases, ...
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How to set vertex radius when using skin modifier?

I have this method that I want to use to change the skin size of the skin modifier. If I do this, everything works fine: ...
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I cant select only one active object in blender

Whenever I just select one object in object mode, and then go into edit mode, it has multiple active objects that i can edit, and then when i try to select one face, line, or vertex, it selects ...
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Select Mirror error

Select mirror is not working on my object. The object as a whole is asymmetrical but the selected edges are mirrored from each other. I did export the low poly model as an OBJ file from Zbrush if that ...
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How to select closely spaced objects in Blender 2.8?

In Blender 2.8 when two or more objects is close to each other you can click near some of it couple times and selection will be toggle between those objects. How can I do the same to select closely ...
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2.8 box selection does not select everything, tiny objects not selected?

I have a lot of problems with box selection on objects, there are always not all objects selected !! I don't have any fancy collections or wrong settings in the outliner, also when I zoom in - I can ...
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Is it possible, with Python, to select an object by its scene graph path alone?

So I've been a programmer for a long time, and a modeler for a while now, and I've just gotten started on using Python in Blender. One thing bugs me about the interface and I'm hoping I'm just ...
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Why move all objects when press 'G' key [duplicate]

I definitely chose one object and I don't know why it's all moving together. I want to move one object, and I never set up a parent.
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viewport only shows a small area of my scene [duplicate]

I have some issues with my viewport. It only shows a small area of my scene with solid shading. Also only vertices within this area can be selected. In object mode a pyramid shows up. It limits the ...
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Selection is glitchy

I got a new PC and I downloaded Blender 2.79 and 2.8 (2.8 is full release). I'm trying to do stuff but it seems so... glitchy. I can hardly select whatever I want to. And it's really really hard to ...
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How do I select individual meshes?

I am creating my first objects following tutorials. When I try to select the object on the picture, it selects the whole thing and I just want to select the individual cubes to transform them. When I ...
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How do I select all vertices within a specific 3D area?

I'm currently looking to edit an existing 3D model. I would like to select the eyes, but there are parts of the eyes with unexposed faces and vertices that are hard to select with the standard ...
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How do I deselect one object between other objects?

I often have a problem with deselecting objects in the scene, for this I use the shift+leftclick key. For example, I have two objects selected, and below them a third object, I try to deselect one of ...
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Select Mode Pie Menu / rewrite for 2.80

Does anybody know how to make it work in blender 2.80 ...
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Keep selecting occluded faces but not in wireframe

Everytime i go into wireframe mode on a new project it bugs out my whole project and i can no longer select faces properly. if i click a visible face in solid render mode it will almost always select ...
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Hi! Is there the way to select all the objects inside collection using shortcut (Blender 2.8)?

Is there the way to select all the objects inside collection using shortcut (Blender 2.8)?
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Choosing the active selection tool

I am new to Blender, and I keep running into a problem with 2.8. I use the LMB to select, because it feels more natural to me. When I am modeling, I sometimes (probably due to accidental hotkeys) end ...
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Is there any way to select a smoothing group?

I have a mesh with designated sharp edges here and there, broken into few "smoothed" areas. I wonder if there is any way to select polygons within a "smoothed" area, that is surrounded by sharp edges? ...
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Blender objects select [duplicate]

The image attached, when I try to select part of the stadium, the whole stadium is selected, how can I separate this into different parts so I can edit different parts. Thanks
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how to set active object in selected objects group? [duplicate]

I have a long time a small problem to put an active object in the object selection list in Blender 2.70. some objects are selected, but none of them is an active object, how can i via python make one ...
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The number of objects selected

I would like to know the method which I can know the number of objects I have selected in the viewport. Precisely in object mode. Thank you in advance (:.
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Set scale of object by giving distance between two points

Is this possible to do in Blender: Select two points (or two vertices, perhaps). Specify to Blender the "target" distance between those two points. Program will scale the entire model proportionally (...
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How to select all objects of a certain viewport draw type in blender 2.8?

Due to having bool tool a lot in my recent work, it the cutting objects' draw type to box. I now need them in wireframe mode but due to the mixture of objects with several draw types in my scene, it ...
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My mesh goes nuts when I try to move points [duplicate]

In edit mode I select a row of edges (alt+click), when I try to move the row with "G" it pulls points that aren't selected. I have tried to fix this any way I know how. (Including changing the origin ...
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Selecting 2 vertices with the same position

Hello I am using Blender 2.8 (2019/06/15). I have two vertices with the same position. Is there any way how to select these both vertices by draging over them (by selecting tool) without using ...
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Meaning of selected object outline in 3D view

I was trying new Collections feature in Blender 2.8 and somehow can't get consistent understanding what do outline colors of selected objects mean. Here is my scene setup: created three "asset" ...
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Change objects in sculpt mode?

In zbrush I can select other objects in my scene by alt clicking the object or selecting the object in its layer section. From what I've tried with sculpting in 2.8, If I want something similar I have ...
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Can't select faces properly on blender 2.80 [closed]

i'm using Blender 2.80 (fa9ab7b5a9a5). In EDIT mode i can select Vertex or Edges just fine, but when trying to select FACE, blender selects some other face except the one i'm hovering my mouse. It ...
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unlocking objects which was locked and saved before

new interface doesn't show "lock in viewport" button. i have created different parts of a car 4 months ago. my habbit was to lock an object when i finished modelling and start a new object. it ...
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How do I select things behind/near the gizmo?

I've looked everywhere but I can't find a way to select things "behind" the gizmo in 2.80. It's like there's a forcefield that gets in the way. I didn't have this problem in 2.7x. Is there some ...
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Where are the outliner toggles in 2.8?

The selection toggle arrows in the Outliner disappeared. Is there some preference in the settings that has to be turned on?
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How do I “shift select” from object A to object B in outliner?

An action i would do with SHIFT in many apps , here doesnt work...whats the right shortcut ? Thank you !
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shift alt left click for loop select doesn't work in 2.8 anymore. What did they change now?

The title says it all. This is so incredibly, unbearably annoying. mesh.loop_select doesn't work now... and I can't figure out that they've made it into. Even when reset to default settings I can no ...