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snap edge to edge in edit mode

Pls see my attachment , i'm in edit mode and i want to move the selected edge along the red arrow direction so the edges will perfectly snap and overlap to target edge ( vertex A will snap to B). I ...
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can't snap using blender

it's really driving me crazy when I followed the tutorial he was making the icing dribbling but it didn't work with me, it was like stretching but the part where I pulled the icing disappears, I can't ...
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How to disable snapping for knife project?

I am trying to cut two different meshes A and B with the same polyline P so that I can join A and B afterwards with no holes or anomalies. I am using the knife project tool and this works quite well. ...
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Snap all vertices to grid when translating (not center of selection)

I have a simple 3D model where all vertices are on the grid. The model origin and 3D cursor are both on the grid at 0,0,0. I have Absolute Grid Snap turned on. When I box select and translate it only ...
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An equilateral triangular pyramid from four equilateral triangles - Using Snap [duplicate]

An equilateral triangular pyramid from four equilateral triangles. How to model this type of object using the snap function in Blender? Please, share your expertise regarding this type of modeling. ...
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How to get the array modifier to snap to vertices?

Overview I've created 9 tiles I can snap together to form a surface with a hexagonal pattern. I can manually snap them together, but this is quite tedious. The Array modifier seems promising, but I'm ...
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Script/API - Snap selection to grid, but only one axis

by script I can do a snap-to-grid of the selected vertices: bpy.context.space_data.grid_scale = 0.125 bpy.ops.view3d.snap_selected_to_grid() But I need to ...
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How can I scale a UV Island within a precise border in my low-res texture?

I'm having a bit of a specific issue that I can't seem to find an answer to. For context, I'm trying to apply a low-res pixel texture to a blocky (Minecraft) character model. However, this model has ...
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how to use snapping?

I use blender 2.9, i'm trying to create a donut, everything works fine until I try to stretch the vertices of the icing in order to create a dribbling icing, I used snapping face with project ...
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Snapping Bones to Bones (In Other Armature)

I am trying to scale and position the bones of one armature to another. And, I was wondering if there was a way to snap the position of the bones in one armature to the position of the bones in the ...
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snap perpendicular to an edge/line like in CAD

I want to add an edge from A to B and i want the line to be perpendicular to the target edge. so it should make 90 deg angle like in the image. How to do this ? do i need addons ? Does anyone know the ...
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Align orientation in Pose Mode

I'm trying to do a simple manipulation that I'm doing every day at work as a professionnal animator. My experiance is with Motion Builder and 3dxMax, but I'm learning Blender on spare time. I just ...
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Is auto_snap's functionality publicly extant, or do I have to implement it?

bpy.types.SpaceDopeSheetEditor.auto_snap is an enum of different modes describing how transformed keyframes should behave. However, it does not seem to auto-apply ...
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How to snap faces of two objects perfectly

I'm trying to align the "rope handles" foot to the plank, so that the two faces are perfectly aligned, I believe its called. This is tricky because there might be answers in forums but I ...
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Not snapping properly in edit mode

Recently I’ve been doing the donut tutorial by the blender guru. But when I try to make the icing, it goes through the dough part. It seems that only the vertices are snapping to the surface.I’ve ...
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Snap to volume doesn't work

I can't seem to get snap to volume to work properly. It snaps to face instead and toggling with the options doesn't work either. Any help? I'm trying to rig a character and the bones snap to face ...
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How to snap two solid cylinders together

I want to join two solid cylinders ('rods') together (end to end) without the need to move one using Grab via trial and error. I tried using Snapping>Vertex also Edge and Face without success. I ...
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Rigid body - objects randomly snapping together

I've tried playing around with substeps and solver iterations, and the collision shape + margin. Nothing helped yet. The size of the objects are 0.08 x 0.01m
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How to snap an object to another without moving origin?

Say I have two cubes. I want to move one entire cube so that one of it's vertices snaps to a vertex of the other cube, WITHOUT having to faff around moving the origin of one of the cubes. Is this ...
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Trying to snap child objects's vertex groups to bones pose

I got a model in a stiff pose full of properly named vertex groups and an armature with a pose and an animation that have the bones with the same names as the vertex groups, but all of the bones are ...
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Why is my “Align Rotation To Target” Option no longer showing?

Above is the snapping options menu open. For some reason, the option "Align Rotation To Target" is no longer showing. It should be between "Backface Culling" and "Project ...
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How to handle the light(area)

Now I'm practicing the blender. There is problem when I handle the light I want fit the plane light to the window, but I can't snap the light vertex. Is any other way to adjust the light to the ...
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Snap to face not working

Snap to face isn't working. After enabling it, I selected the face I want to snap to and pressed enter (which I think is supposed to be done) and my snap to bar on the bottom looks like this. I want ...
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Apply map topography to my NurbsCurve?

I'm a newbie and I'm working on a race track based on my neighbourhood. So I used GIS addon to download my area as an object with topography. Then I made NurbsCurve following the track I'd like to ...
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How to connect two walls as as T or as a corner

I put all these walls together, snapped their ends to the other faces and merged by distance but I have all these overlapping faces. I tried to use a boolean tool to remove them or to merge edges but ...
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Vertex coordinate monitoring during Transform

Is it possible, for example, to monitor the coordinates of a vertex while rotating the mesh? (monitored vertex is moving in a circular fashion, providing it's not on the global/local rotation axis) ...
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“snap to face” going nuts on me

so i'm following the Donut tutorial from Blender Guru (on youtube) and everything is fine except "snap to face" option behaves a bit weird. things look completely normal from my point of ...
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Snap or project bezier curve to mesh surface

I've got a curve which follows the edges of a mesh. This curve is done manually, and I'd like to keep it this way. The mesh has no edge loops that I can use to duplicate them and separate them to be ...
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how to move one object and snap this object of center pivot to another? [closed]

I'm a blender freshman.I'm curious how to move one object and snap this object of center pivot to another?
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Snap selection to x-y component of 3D Cursor

just starting off with Blender, and wondering what the easiest way to snap a selection to part of the 3D cursors transform would be. (TLDR: question below last pic in bold) For example, if modelling ...
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How to use Snap to assemble objects together

Firstly I am using v2.92 and have viewed the suggestions listed after I entered the title in which I could not find an answer. I have now, at last, created all the parts to my VERY FIRST 3D object (...
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What is the fastest way to snap a bone to an object origin?

The GIF I took above shows how to snap bones to the origin of objects using a 3D cursor as a medium. But at some point, I felt tired of this manipulation. In other common modeling or placement cases, ...
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Why snapping works so strangely?

I want to snap this plank's face to another plank's face, but I have distance between them.
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How to snap object back to its original position

After moving some objects particularly along the Z axis I would like to be able to snap them back to their original position. I have found a previous thread for 'snapping' an object back to it's ...
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How to snap and align 2 objects

Hi! I'm a beginner learner and I'd like to know how to snap these three objects. I'd like to snap the two cylinders with the different faces of the cube. The short one on the left and the highest ...
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Aligning and snapping two cylindrical/round objects by their central axis [duplicate]

What is the sequence to select two cylindrical (or round) objects, and snap together with their central axis aligned? Thanks!
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UV Editor; alignment of two meshes

here is a new topic I can not solve. I am using Blender 2.80. At UV Editor I would like to align vertex from one Object to Edge of an other Object. I tried snap incremental. But each vertex will ...
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How can I snap edges to grid lines?

I am very new to Blender and I'm having some trouble with grid snapping. I have absolute grid snapping enabled. If I select an edge or edge loop and attempt to snap to grid, it snaps in the correct ...
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Restricting surface area for snapping to other objects

Sorry, new to Blender, but not to CAD or other 3D programs, but not familiar with terminology used with Blender. I would like to be able to define "snap points/surfaces" that would allow me ...
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Snapping issue with rotation turned on

I'm having an issue with the snap tool. Everytime I try to snap two objects together, if I'm using the option "align rotation to target", the one I'm trying to snap goes through the other. I'...
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Snap Tool isn't working at all in Blender 2.9

I've tried every single option in the Snap Tool panel, I've read the answers to the people asking the same question but nothing fixed it. It just doesn't react to anything. The only thing that would ...
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Object rotated in the wrong direction while snapping

I'm relatively new to Blender. I'm trying to snap an arch for a door into a face of a building (a cylinder), but everytime I try, it goes sideways. Im'm using snap to face (closest) with "align ...
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Rotate a group of 6 objects to align 3 points (each on a different object) on a plane

I have 6 rectangular blocks that I want to rotate as a group so the bottom 3 vertices (each are on a different block) end up on the same plane; in this case the global X-Y plane. How can I do this? ...
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Blender : can't snap to absolute grid

I have a single vertex (point) in 3d space. Its position is random, somewhere in 3d space. Now i just want to snap it to any grid point (grid on ground level or Z=0). I activate 'absolute grid snap' ,...
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Snap rotation doesn't work

I am trying to rotate the object precisely on the z axis. I have activated the increment rotation snapping but it looks like it snaps it to the wrong axis: The object was made by spinning a Bézier ...
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how to change snapping degree

I want to snap my object (cylinder) like this But what i got I use snap to face, snap with closest, and the align rotation & project individual element is on. I tried to move the main point (the ...
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How to set a different snapping option for Translation and Scale

I need vertex snapping: closest, scale active, move I really struggle to enable the closest and active options, they either turn on while closest or active... I ...
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Can I snap to face during transformation in animation?

I have this character with eyes on a body that I want to be able to squash and stretch. I am using "snap to face" when moving the eyes, but when use proportional editing on the body (later ...
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Snapping vertices in a particle system

The idea is to snap the four (selected) polar vertices to each other while scaling the particle (meeting snap point, in this case, is the coordinate center). Eventually I'd like to make the sphere ...
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Snapping one orientation to another?

I want to be able to move a face, edge or vertex along an orientation and snap it to the intersecting point of another orientation. Is this possible in blender currently?

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