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Object has Faces but no Vertices

I have an object that is made up of different pieces, its all under one object, but for some reason some of the pieces don't have vertices but they have faces? I want to know what caused it, and how I ...
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Blue Lines from Annotations not in any object

I am just starting to use annotation grease pencil. I created one set successfully, then tried to create another one. I selected draw cursor, then proceeded to draw the the annotation curves (The blue ...
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Select more with the distance n vertices in edit mode

The usual select more will add the nearest vertices to selection.Is there a way that I can add the distance n points in loop directions to selection ? (the nearest is distance 1,distance 2 means skip ...
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Inverting material assignment on mesh

I am 3D modelling a museum for a game, and I wanted to give every painting a unique texture. On each painting there are 2 different materials: the frame and the painting. I selected each individual ...
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How do I include depth when selecting vertices in a specific area?

I just did a bunch of loop cuts. Now i want to select only the vertices in a specific area, but it only selects the vertices I can "see", like it's 2D. Do I have to rotate the image and ...
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Can't visibly select anything in Object or Edit modes. What have I done? [duplicate]

I haven't had this happen to me before. I can manipulate stuff in edit mode, but I cant see what. Neither can I see the select borders in object or any other mode. How can I fix this?
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Why can't i select objects using the outliner tab?

Pressing "select objects" from the drop-down menu after right clicking on it doesn't select the objects in the 3d viewport. I'm confused because this was working yesterday and now it doesn't....
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Selecting verices by angle

I am working on a road net mesh that only contains edges, no faces. They all share a common plane (I'm basically working in 2D). There is a ton of redundant edges that form ALMOST perfectly straight ...
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How can I cut a complex Blender object in half?

As the title suggests, I have modeled an object, and I want to cut it perfectly in half, or close to perfectly. But as the object is quite complex, nothing I've found on google worked that well and/...
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Trackball appears when I select any object but not in Rotate mode

I'm not in Rotate mode, yet the trackball appears in every type of select mode (Tweak, Select Box, Select Circle, Select Lasso). It's also there in every mode's own select tool (Object Mode, Edit Mode,...
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Python Smart UV unwrap on all objects

Follow on from this question but using v2.91. I want to apply smart UV unwrap on all objects but if I use the code suggested in the link, I get an error ...
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Where is the toggle for 'Limit Selection To Visible'?

In Edit mode, in the Solid mode, I cannot seem to find the toggle for 'limit selection to visible'. Sometimes I just want to grab all the vertices I know are in an area quickly, to then scale then in ...
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How to extrude only edges

I wished to extrude edges of a plane to create opened box. I have created a plane, switched to edit mode, switched to edge select, then started shift selecting edges. I can select 1, 2 or 3 edges ...
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How do you select a point using the API as the primary point selection? [duplicate]

I've run into some difficult selecting a point as the "primary selection" (not sure if this is proper terminology) I've been using this function to select a single point from a mesh: ...
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Delete Children Automatically

Is there a way to automatically delete children when the parent is deleted? By automatically I mean that you don't do any selection (or other action) of the children prior to selecting and deleting ...
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Can't select objects in wireframe and can't see the wireframe

Today I downloaded blender 2.91 and started working on a scene when suddenly, I switch to wireframe mode and I can't select objects, and also I can't even see the wireframes just outlines of the ...
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Objects in entire project can no longer be edited

When I RMB-click on any object in my project, it no longer gets a yellow profile that indicates that it is selected. However, in the Scene panel on the right, it does appear in yellow. I can also ...
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"Drag", "Pencil" or "Line" Selection

After looking around and Googling alot I couldn't find what I'm looking for, hence I'm asking here. I'm looking for a tool that is similar to Lasso Select in some ways, but instead of : Drawing a ...
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How to add a parent to multiple disabled objects?

I select couple of objects in outliner and they are disabled (monitor icon is off). I don't want to enable it. I want to add a parent to those objects. If I select them in outliner and in object ...
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Python : Get selected objects in outliner

To get the selected object in viewport, we use : bpy.context.selected_objects But in outliner, if i select some objects there, then what is the python function to ...
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Selecting an object results in double outline and object doesn't move

When I select an object in object mode the object now gets outlined with 2 orange lines as opposed to just one. Moving the object moves the outline and not the geometry. To move the geometry it ...
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How to prevent accidentally dragging vertex on selection?

When manually selecting a single vertex in Edit mode, I sometimes hold the mouse button down for a split second longer and end up dragging the vertex just a tiny bit. Most times I wont notice it. This ...
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Python: How to highlight invisible object in outliner?

Using python, Is it possible just to highlight the object in outliner even if it's hidden in viewport ? i mean without making them visible in viewport first. Actually i don't need to 'select' them, i ...
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How to make everything selectable?

I made a lot of objects unselectable (intentionally). Now, instead of un-clicking them one by one in the outliner I'd like a button like make all objects selectable. Can a Python script do that?
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How do I make a panel that I can select bones in a rig

So what I need is to have some bones type thing off to the side that I can use to chose bones. Here's what I want similar to the mike rig on blend swap. Are there any tutorials or something else that ...
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How to toggle selectable of multiple objects?

How to toggle 'selectable' for multiple objects in outliner ? For example in outliner, if i select 50 objects, then pressing the 'selectable' button only turn on/off for current/single object. So how ...
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Python: How to select all mesh objects that has no images assigned in their material?

I wonder if there is a way in script (Python) to select all the objects that does not have any image attached to their UV? That is: all my objects do have UVs, but only some of them have some actual ...
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Why does blender select an adjacent face when I click on a specific face

When I click the face as indicated in the picture, I it also selects the adjacent face which I don't want. I appreciate the help and apologies for the entry level question here, still learning.
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Why is the underlying command of "select all" not working when executed with python? (Grease Pencil)

While in edit mode of a grease pencil object, the tooltip of "select all" says that the corresponding python command would be ...
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Can't select mesh [duplicate]

I have this base body pony and i cant select it in object mode. What do I do so I can adjust it? if this cant be dun meby there is a way to get it animate? i mage to grab all other stuff like main, ...
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Select all Objects with "x" amount of Vertices

So I have no Idea what I am doing lol I have been experimenting with a little bit of code to try and select all objects in the scene if they have "x" amount of vertices. I have a scene with ...
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Unable to select face

I'm following this video tutorial and I'm unable to select the floor (by left-clicking on it) as the instructor does. I've included a screencap of my UI and it seems to match his. What am I doing ...
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How Can I select the face of the similar color in Blender 2.8~2.9?

When texture painting, sometimes I want to repaint only the certain face with the similar color. Inside of choose the face mannually one by one, is there a way or addon I can do it? Like the PS ...
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Incorrect selected tool circle. box. or lasso

When I select vertices, edges, or polygons with the circle, box, or lasso tool in Edit Mode, spontaneous vertices are selected all over the mesh. example: I select the vertices on the legs, and the ...
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Lasso Select not working when using with RMB selection (bug?)

Upon installing and launching Blender 2.9 (or 2.8) for the first time, one is presented with this choice: Select with Left Mouse Button or Right Mouse Button? Blender 2.9 splash screen on first launch:...
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Rect selection after click selection 2.8.3 [duplicate]

This looks like a very basic Question to me but I can not find an answer so far. Look at this image please: I clicked on the right cube and it is selected I rect selected the left cube. Notice the ...
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How do you limit selection by the A hotkey to only the selected armature in pose mode?

In the previous version, tapping A twice while in Pose Mode selected all visible bones of the currently selected armature. In the new version it selects all bones of all visible armatures instead. Is ...
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How do I only select vertices which are visible from my perspective in 3D View?

I'm trying to retopologize a high poly mesh and create a low poly version out of the existing sculpt. While selecting some vertices of my low poly mesh in order to edit them, other non-visible ...
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All inactive with circle selection

I tried to use free camera with Shift+F but I it didn't work. After that circle appeared around my cursor (and I can scale it with mouse wheel) and I could change objects. But all tabs became inactive ...
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How can I move keyframes of rig control properties in the timeline

Cannot select/unselect/move keyframes (in the timeline) of rig control properties of the free blender Rain rig. For example the FK/IK toggle switch, stretch toggle etc. The keyframes remain selected ...
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How to select one (or multi) particular particle hair?

As you can see,I am in particle edit point mode. If I use select box tool on the left,I can left click drag my mouse creating a rectangle,when I leave my mouse,the points in the rectangle is selected. ...
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Select by certain vertex color

Is there a way to select all faces with the same vertex color of the selected face? There is an old addon, but it doesn't work in the new version of Blender: https://gist.github.com/tamask/2590850
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Can't seem to move or duplicate a mesh as expected in Object mode. What on earth have I done? [duplicate]

Ok I don't know if I'll explain this properly. I have no idea what I've selected to make this happen but it's messing with my head. In my current project I cannot move a mesh in Object mode, I need to ...
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Mirror Selected Faces Without Mirror Modifier

I currently want to delete the mesh which is covering the eye sockets so that I can place eyes in. Because it is a human, the topology selection needs to be symmetrical. When I try use a mirror ...
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How do I select multiple items in the outliner or file browser without selecting all the items in between?

When I try to append multiple files at once, or when I try to select multiple objects in the outliner window that aren't right on top of each other, every file or object between the ones I select are ...
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How can I select 2 specific edges all around this gear?

How can I quickly select those two edges all the way around the circle?
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Shift select not working after upgrade

After upgrade I am unable to shift select multiple things. Not able to shift select multiple objects nor faces nor edges nor anything. Any ideas? Update: It works if I hold down alt (actually option ...
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Why do some selected objects have a yellow outline and others have an orange outline?

Whenever I select an object in Blender it will be outlined in orange or yellow. How is it decided which colour will be used for the outline, and what does each one mean?
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How can I count objects that are in a collection instance using Python?

I have this script which should count all the selected objects in the scene, but it doesn't. It cannot count the 6 monkeys that are part of a collection instance. Can you help me? ...
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Rotate multiple keyframes at once?

How can I select multiple keyframes and add rotation to all of them at once?
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