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creating vertex group for multiple objects

I want to create vertex group of multiple objects , but it appears that you can only select one object at a time. Is there a way to assign multiple objects for vertex group?
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Trouble selecting and extruding specific polygons (python)

Trying to extrude specific polygons. Instead, it's duplicating the whole mesh. I know some kind of updating is required, just having trouble finding the correct solution. ...
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Why is deselecting vertices with bmesh not working?

I want to make use of the bmesh module to update mesh selection. To select vertices works as expected, but to unselect vertices does not work for me... Am I ...
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Access for Shortcuts or Quickselection for Advanced Selection: new, extend, invert, intersect

Is there an GUI way (e.g. Assign Shortcut) to have quick access to advances selection methods? Or if not, is there an existing script or addon for this? I'd like to get it into Hotkeys, PieMenus or ...
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Selecting Face Maps

I'm trying to select faces by assigning them to a Face Map, and then using bpy.ops.object.face_map_select(True) This works, but I can't figure out how to specify ...
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My points On my character disappeared

Even when I am in edit mode and I want to adjust the points I cant anymore. I want to work on this in layout mode but none of the points are appearing
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Mesh Analysis - save to vertex Group

Is possible to save data from Mesh Analysis to Vertex group? Or is there any Addon for this? I do it manually, but it's not effective :).. Or can i select result (faces) of analysis? Thank you
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Recursive search for selected vertices

i am working on a tool and need to get selection islands in the mesh. I want to keep only the biggest connected vertex selection in the mesh. I wrote a function that recursively searches a ...
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Select vertex pattern (not checkered)

I want to select a number of evenly spaced vertices from a mesh. I have tried Checker-Deselect (not been able to find settings that would do), and also made a vertex group first (with the highlighted ...
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Selecting faces not covered by other objects

I have a mesh of a terrain with seperate models of a large building and various roads and parking lots on top of it. I wanted to add a tree particle system to the faces of the terrain not covered by ...
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Selected vertices in editmode are invisible in objectmode

When selecting vertices in edit mode, the objects verticies become invisible in object mode. When selecting only a face it gets invisible too.
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Highlighting of *non* selected objects

I am curious if there is a way to highlight an element - specifically vertex/edge/face - and then edit a second object while the first remains highlighted. One of my most consistent errors is picking ...
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Select all the last vertices of every branch

I'm modeling a tree trunk with the use of the skin modifier. Is it possible to automatically select the last vertex of every branch? Preferably with Python. Top view of the tree trunk with several ...
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Select multiple items that are listed together in Outliner

How do I select multiple items that are listed together in the Outliner? For example, have a look at the image below: if I want to select from B to G without having to shift-click on everything in ...
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Is there an easy way to select the side of a disk-shaped object?

I have downloaded a few models from a site that the presenter in a YouTube tutorial mentioned. The ZIP files contained several formats like 3DS, but since Blender seems to understand only "obj", I ...
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How to quickly select loops by skipping line by line

I want to jump loop one by one as the GIF shows and select the loop. But this is repetitive and boring. Do you know how to do this type of work quickly in Blender?
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Why do vertices move when trying to box select?

I accidentally hit some buttons and got stuck in some kind of different edit mode. I can't box select anymore, when I try to, the selected vertices will move. I can still select by single-clicking. I ...
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Select camera while in camera view in 2.8 [closed]

In 2.79 and earlier, I would regularly select the camera while in camera view by right clicking the border edge, in order to move around. In 2.8 I can't seem to find a way to do it other than ...
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How do I deleted a scene collection without deleting the scences inside that collection

Pretty self-explanatory. In the Outliner Window, I have a few scenes. However, all the scenes are under a 'scene collection' and I would like to remove the scene collection from the hierarchy.
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When I duplicate multiple objects they are still linked

Pretty self-explanatory. I have some toilets and stalls that I duplicated and linked so that I can adjust them as I go. I want to duplicate some of these objects without linking them but the only way ...
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INVOKE_DEFAULT cancels selection while EXEC_DEFAULT doesn't

I'm writing a script for exporting convex shapes in a proprietary format. I have an option for V-HACD auto-generating and also an option for manual tweaking of V-HACD settings before exporting. The ...
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Cant select anyting

Hey I cant select anyting in modeling, and i dont see axis as well
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When pressing A it doesnt select all 2.81

It's the latest build v2.81.16 When I press A once it should select all but now i have to smash it at least ten times before it selects all but usually it just deselects everything. SO, how do I ...
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How to make Mirror Modifier ignore specified/designated mesh areas (while still mirroring the rest) [duplicate]

I have a cylinder aligned to Y, and am using Mirror on the X axis ... so that working well. Now I want to cut open an area on 1 side of the tube only. Problem is if I cut a hole on the working half,...
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How can I select a bone by name using python in blender 2.8

I'm new to scripting in blender and am trying to select a bone by name using python. Eventually I would like to loop through all the bones of an armature and translate them to a new location in edit ...
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Can not select object in other collection

I'm using Blender 2.8 (Windows 10). I have two collections. One With a plane that I would like to hold a projection of an image I would like to convert into an object. The other collection with the ...
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Changing select from RMB to LMB makes me click and release first before things are selected

When Blender is set up to select with the right mouse button, I can click a vertex in edit mode which both selects it and allows me to drag it. This happens without me needing to release the mouse ...
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Impossible to select edge loops with shortcut [duplicate]

In Blender 2.8 it's impossible to select edge loops with Shift + Alt and left (or right) click. Why?
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When I click the select icon, no drop down menu appears

I'm trying to get into Blender (I'm used to Maya) but after watching a tutorial where the guy clicks on that icon and a drop down window appears, I got really paranoid because it doesn't happen to me ...
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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 ...