Questions tagged [vertex-groups]

Vertex groups are a group of vertices from a mesh that allow specialized selections and or editing.

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How to add a modifier to a collection?

My goal is to reduce the faces of an object using the decimate modifier. The object I'm editing has lots of vertex groups. Blender 2.8 only lets me add the decimate modifier to a single group at once ...
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How to keep parts of single object easily selectable in 2.8?

I have a humanoid character, and I want to be able to select and move it's parts (like the hand highlighted on the photo) easily - that is without having to select all their vertices/faces all the ...
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How do you select a vertex group? (2.8 outliner error: Not yet implemented)

I understand this feature is not implemented. Is there a workaround or another way of selecting a vertex group? All searches for an answer to this has only hinted that it's not possible to select via ...
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Weight painting using Auto Rig Pro on Blender 2.8

I need help with painting weights on a rig made with auto rig pro. I cant find the correct vertex groups for the bone I'm painting. There's an arm twist offset and an arm stretch vertex groups to ...
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Extend a list of vertices Blender2.8

I have the following situation. I want to save Vertices of vertexgroups of different objects in one long list. So basically I use vertex groups to mark and weight areas on different objects. Now I ...
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Is it possible to animate 2 folds on the same sheet?

As can be seen on the screen shot, I want to animate first folding the top right triangle and then along the center line of the sheet using the 2nd bigger bone. and then a third fold of the left side ...
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How to call vertex groups in Animation nodes [SOLVED]

I would orient some instances by vertex normals, but i'd like to control orientation by vertex groups, to give z negative values to some instances, like in the pictures.is it possible? i've tried with ...
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Weight Painting is not working

There is another issue. (There is alway an obstacle daily.haha) This time is Weight Paint. And I have no problems painting on other objects, this is the only object that has issues. Problems are: ...
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Blender Grabbing Vertices Duplicates Them

I'm following a tutorial on how to make a low poly character and whenever the guy im watching grabs certain vertices and pulls them they move but for me, the create a duplicate version of its already ...
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Is it possible to see Vertex Weights in Edit Mode in the 3D View?

Is this documentation simply out of date? Is it possible to manipulate vertex weights in Edit Mode in Blender 2.8?
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Particle edit does not recognize length from vertex group

I’m using hair particles to create fur for a character. I set the density and length of the fur using weight paint and vertex groups. When I go into particle edit mode, the length is reset to the ...
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Batch rename vertex groups maintaining number heirachy

I'm working on adding some tentacles to a human figure to replace the legs I have created about 60 vertex groups for each limb all with basic 'Group 001, Group 002' etc names. I found a script that ...
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Symmetrize Weight Painting Effectively

Working on an armature with two feet. I did some weight painting on the left foot bones which for whatever reason did not mirror perfectly to the right foot bones. So naturally I want to fix those ...
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Can I extrud multiple faces according to weight of a vertex group

Can I extrude multiple faces each one of them separated , according to weight of a vertex group
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When I export a animated blender model as GLTF into three.js it stretches out

when I animate a blender model with bones It runs fine in blender, I export it like so and then, this happens Any help appreciated. Link to the GLB https://www.mediafire.com/file/wrubnxlgf6f6pu1/...
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Vertex Group Weights disappear when I move the bone

I have 'Vertex Group Weights' enabled in edit mode but for some reason the weight values aren't showing up on the mesh whenever I rotate a bone. I can assign a group of vertices a weight of 1 and it ...
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Can I see two vertex group at the same time while weight painting?

I just Wanted To See two Different Vertex groups at the same time so thatwhen i am weight painting i do not overlap each other
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Select all vertex groups at the same time

There is a way to select all vertex groups at the same time?
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Wheatley model strangely scaling upon rotation

I've made a fairly simple rig of Wheatley, which was hand-modeled by me. After rigging the model, however, he bends unnaturally despite the fact that his influence levels are completely red where they ...
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Weight paint substraction not working? Blender 2.8

i am trying to remove weight paint from a vertex group. Adding weight works just fine but when i change the weight scale to 0.0 it does not remove weight. What am i missing or how else do i remove ...
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Vertex group - What am I doing wrong?

Trying to define a Vertex Group and are following the manual here: https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/modeling/meshes/properties/vertex_groups/assigning_vertex_group.html The manual says Im ...
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Can't see weight paint heatmap in blender 2.8 release candidate. What should I do to toggle it?

I am trying to weight paint a terrain to adjust the amount of stones in some spots, but when I go in weight paint mode the heatmap is not showing, even if there are changes on the stones distribution ...
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Model limbs condensed in one place in Unity3D after applying Scale to armature

I'm new to Blender and modelling in general and I'm trying to incorporate a humanoid model I rigged into my Unity project. It was seemingly working fine in Unity up until I was given a solution to ...
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How can I generate terrain under road? [duplicate]

I've this project: I'm beginner so I don't know how can I do that, I want to edit surface to align with the road. Like that: Am I able to do that without editing every vertex?
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Methods to control particle velocity

I can paint a Vertex Group on a mesh to control the Density of emitted particles, but this cannot control Velocity. On the other hand, an Image Texture can be used to control Physics Velocity and/or ...
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How to determine which vertex groups a vertex belongs to?

I'm using the newest version of 2.8, and I'm wanting to determine which group specific vertices belong to. I have a lot of groups and vertices, so checking them one at a time will be a lot of time ...
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Can't select these areas no matter what so as result it appears white in renders

Here is non rendered image of my project.
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(Python API 2.8) How to add points to a Stroke Grease Pencil in a Vertex Group?

I am newbie in Python API. I wanna to automate one rig proccess with Grease Pencil object in Blender 2.8. I've already created the bones in the correct, related positions in the BBONE format ... and ...
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Bevel modifier artefact on a single vertex

I made a simple object and applied a single bevel modifier on a vertex group. The modifier works fine except for a single vertex (see picture below) where it created a strange artefact. To avoid ...
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How can i iterate through a vertexGroup in python [duplicate]

I've been looking for an easy way to iterate through all vertices of a vertex group for quite some time now, but it almost seems as if this wouldn't be possible without major circumstances. I mean, ...
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It it safe to remove an unused bone?

I'm making a shirt for Sims 4 and couldn't find a Sims 4 reference mesh shaped like mine from which to transfer the weight paint. I ended up using a full body mesh, but now I have vertex groups for ...
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Weight paint does not recognize left and right

Any suggestion on what should I do for this to work so blender recognizes left as left and right as right? Would really aprreciate some help with this.
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Copying weights over from one side to the other via Vertex Groups

I swear I've asked this question before, but I can't find the thread if I did. I'm having trouble copying weights from oneside of my rig to the other via Vertex Groups. From what I'm aware of, you ...
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What tool to use for vertex intersection of three lines? Stuck on this [duplicate]

I hope this puzzle here finds you well. I hear tell this question has been asked and answered. If you are aware of that, please point me to a link that demonstrates as such. I can't find anything ...
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Weight paint (for particles) not working

my first post here. I'm using beta of Blender 2.8 and am a beginner here. So my problem is during Blender Guru's beginner tutorial on particles, he is able to use the weight paint easily, but when I ...
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Way to get vertex index to use in new vertex group from selected faces

I try and not undertand if i am on the right way, that code i want to set the select faces, make a vertex group, this is a piece of code: ...
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How to connect multiple faces quickly?

I was given a model that has most of its faces separate from each other. The model will be 3D printed, so I need to make it into a solid object with wall thickness. Is there a way to connect the edges ...
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Is there a way to do math operations on weight groups?

For some skinning purposes, I need to be able to do some basic math operations on vertex groups : lets say I have created A, B and C vertex groups, and I want to subtract A and B of C vertex group (I ...
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Weights aren't mirroring

I seem to be having an issue with mirroring weights (again). I have X Mirror enabled, painted one side, gone to Data > Vertex Groups > and selected Copy Vertex Group and even Mirror Vertex Group, and ...
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Overlay Vertex Weights as Numbers in Weight Paint Mode

Is there a possibility to overlay the weights of the active Vertex Group as numbers in the viewport? It would make for a much more precise readout than the color gradients, especially when fiddling ...
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How to weight paint correctly the teeth of my character modifying the values on the vertex group panel

I'm trying to weight paint correctly some teeth on my character,previously rigged with auto-rig-pro. Someone told me what to do,but I don't understand how to do that. He told me : "My suggestion is, ...
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How to get a Center Point from multiple Vertex Locations?

tl;dr: I just want to create some curve guides along those middle points of vertex groups but with a script. I am new to Python in Blender and I can't seem to find how to do this. So far, I managed ...
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How can I make vertices of one object follow another object's vertices transformation?

I have 2 objects and need a vertex group of 1st object to follow all transformation of vertex group of 2nd object. I tried parenting vertex but it only parents origins so it's not what I need. And I ...
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I want to Transfer Weights from a Vertex or Multiple Vertexes one VG to Another in the Same Mesh Object using Python

I have a model that I want to move vertex groups or a vertex from one group to another. I almost have the code down, but I'm running into a problem. This is the code I have so far (I'm only learning ...
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How can I move/reorder a vertex group more than one spot at a time?

I have a model with a lot of vertex groups. I've found out that I'm missing one, or need to add one for a new reason, or whatever. However, to keep the list usefully organized, the new group should be ...
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How to parent a *bone* to *vertices*?

Nope, not vertices to a bone, a bone to vertices. I have an armature already rigged to a mesh, but I want its IK controls to move with specific vertices of another mesh. Is there a way to parent the ...
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Is there any Animall add-on alternative to be used in blender 2.8?

Animall add-on was very useful in blender. But since it has omitted from latest blender 2.8 updates, I need to know if there is any alternative add-on or Script to make me able to use the same options....
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Way to copy (not linked) object and vertex group in python. (2.8)

I try to copy object with this way, but this example keeping copy object linked (Like ALT+D) i want to copy without link and preserving the previously assigned vertex group. I have to copy object with ...
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Copy vertex groups from old object to new object(2.8)

I have to modify new orientation and for this i think to make a copy from old object to new object, but not undertand if is possible to copy vertex grup from old object/ mesh to new object/ mesh : <...
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“Cluster deformers” in Blender

Does Blender have anything like Maya's (and, perhaps, C4D's) cluster deformer – the ability to group vertices and assign degrees of influence from the cluster parent to subsets of vertices in the ...