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Bone Heat Weighting Failed, no solution works [duplicate]

I've been trying to get the headband connected to the bone. The selected piece I used Vertex Cleanup but it did nothing and deformed my mesh so I'm trying to find some solutions
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Why can't I change the weights of subdivided bones?

I have character with ready armature. I want to make forearm twist & for this need to subdivide bone. When I do this, I can't change weights for these bones. Maybe there is some way for weights to ...
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Renaming or reorder vertex groups of a mesh to match the names of a second mesh

I have two meshes which share similar vertex groups (positions), but they have different names and order. I want to reorder or rename the vertex groups from the first mesh to match the second one. The ...
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Is there a way to rig another character to have the same weight paint?

As you can see, I have 2 near identical low poly characters which I want to reuse animations for. Is it possible to somehow copy the weight paint from one to another? Although in the screenshot it ...
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How to transfer weights of some bones from one armature to another one?

I have such question. Let's say I have 2 models. First armature it's hands, and second one it's jacket. I want to tie hands to jacket. I already tried to join these 2 armatures, but when I create IK ...
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How to change vertex group weights of a mesh based on active shapekey?

Not sure if the title is right, but here is my problem: I have a Jacket mesh with a shapekey that makes it into a jacket tied around the waist, the jacket is controlled by the character's armature. I ...
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Blender + Mixamo vertex weight copy

Hey Blender community, Following this tutorial for Blender + Mixamo workflow, at 4:35 he says to copy vertex weight data from Mixamo downloaded model to original non-rigged model. As my mesh is very ...
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Weight painting returns bones to rest position instead of adjusting

I'm sure this is a simple thing that I'm screwing up but I just have not been able to figure it out. I need to adjust the weights under the shoulder but whenever I subtract from the shoulder bone it ...
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When moving a control bone, some vertices of my mesh twist, but only at certain positions

I used riggify, applied automatic weights, used weight painting and everything was perfect. But one day, something wrong I should have done, and some vertices move in a weird way when moving a bone. ...
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Copying vertex weights doesn't remove vertex groups

When I hit the copy button in the vertex weights menu on the sidebar, it copies the weights for each vertex group for the highlighted vertex to the other selected vertices, which works. The problem is ...
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Edit Mode: Vertex Group Weights: Active: 0 Weight shows as grey and hazy which is a problem

I was following a tutorial and I can't make out what he did to show the vertices and edges as clear and the faces as black as in his videos. In my case, the vertices are invisible in edit mode, which ...
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Weight painted mesh stays in place when rotated

I’m new to Blender and trying to rig a head but the head and body are one mesh so I used weight painting to make sure the head bone only controlled the head. When I rotate the head bone the head ...
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Rig and Weight paint

I can’t understand why the head controller affects the clothes. The weight paint zones of problem are not touched. Clothing is tied by empty groups parent + transfer weights. Are there any links to ...
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restrict weight painting on occluded/hidden geometry

I am weight painting, part of my geometry is obstructed visually. Using the add brush, I paint on the visible vertices. (The rest of the geometry [the other cube] is behind the the visible cube.) ...
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Choose Which Weights to Keep When Merging Vertices

When merging two or more vertices, how do I select which one's weights are kept? For instance, let's say I have two vertices, Vertex A and Vertex B. Vertex A has Vertex Group 1 at 0.5 and Vertex Group ...
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I symmetrized the object, ctrl+shift+M mirror fails

Hi! When I was rigging my hair model, I've stumbled across a problem iv'e seen few times. The problem was when I tried to Ctrl+shift+M mirror the vertices so that I can set up mirrored vertex group ...
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Why does part of my model shrink when rotating the bone it is weight painted to?

So I'm a beginner in blender, and I was testing rigging in a model. I tried automatic weights but when I moved the arm a bunch of other parts of the body moved as well, so I erased all their weights ...
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Made a mistake weight painting now i cant reset weight values of bones to the automatic ones

Im new in blender and i was tryign to rig arms for my 3d project but they would deform a lot. I tried a lot of things, one of them changing weight painting from the automatic one. But now i realized i ...
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Blender weight can only painted on face

Blender 2.8's weight painting behavior is really different than 2.79 and it's bugging me for few month One of the biggest problem is I can't paint vertex weight by clicking empty space. For example, ...
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Symmetrize Weight Paint Inconsistency (Video Included)

I have a model and rig that I'm trying to mirror to the other side. When I try to perform the operation it works totally fine on last weeks file. But when I do it on my most recent file, it doesn't ...
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My mesh deforms to original placement

I tried resetting the position in pose mode with the Alt + R , Alt + G to no avail. I was guessing it has something to do with the default pose but I haven't found any way that seems to work. Just ...
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Rigged Clothing Being Shredded

been trying to rig some clothes on a character, and while the pants and the shirt that I copied from the faces of the body work well, the jacket that I sculpted and then remeshed does not. I have been ...
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How to spot un-weighted vertices?

As you can I see have three rouge vertices that are not a part of a vertex group and/or doesn't have weights on them. Is there an easy way to spot them without going through each bone? More clearly: ...
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Rigged Mesh Behavior Is Different Despite Same Weights

In the attached images, I have a mesh that I rigged with automatic weights. The auto-weight turned out pretty good, minus a few tweaks. However I ran into issues with the mouth and eyes. I applied ...
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Is there a way to hide bones that don't have vertex groups

I need to hide bones that don't have any associated vertex groups, so I can select the bones that only have weight painted.
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Another rigging nightmare : vertices refusing to stick to bones, attempt at fixing it made things worse

Sorry guys, I know this topic lacks originality.. But I browsed dozens of similar articles, and following some of the trouble shooting actually made the mesh worse. I had some terrible automatic ...
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Why does my model become distorted when adding bones with Automatic Weights?

After adding bones to the model, the whole model breaks down horribly. Here are screenshots: Before: https://ibb.co/Ycm9QVL After adding bones to the model With Automatic Weights: https://ibb.co/...
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Vertices of the skinned object either moves 100% or 0%, no consideration of actual paintweights

I'm learning rigging and skinning and I have a test rig using bendy bones for a mouth. I do weightpainting and I have clearly different colors but still the vertices of the skinned object either moves ...
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How to parent correctly

I made a sonic model and am now into the rigging process.I separated the mouth eyes, nose, and mouth from the main mesh and planned on parenting all three of them to the head bone so that they would ...
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Vertex group : How to remove vertex group with weights but without any bone assignment?

I have renamed several bones and found out that vertex groups with the older bone names still exist. Similar issues with deleted bones as well. So how do i get rid of those redundant vertex groups ...
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How to snap the angle of a weight paint gradient?

I'm trying to add a particle system to my terrain with a vertex group for the density, and the vertex group is a gradient that's at 0 at the lowest points of the terrain, and gets to 1 as the terrain ...
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How do you transfer weight paint to nearby vertices blender 2.8?

As you can see there are two meshes almost perfectly on top of each other. Their vertex positions differ slightly. Is there a way to transfer the weights? I tried Transfer Weights from the weights ...
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Weight-paint vertices without mesh in 2.81

Context: I'm trying to annotate point cloud data. Is there a way to weight paint individual vertices that are not in a mesh? In the image below, all vertices belong to the vertex group 'Group'. ...
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How to make “Weight Paint” affect all vertices, even those with zero weight?

There is something that I can't understand about the "Weight Paint". I was testing some stuff with a few Models, I need to decimate and fix this one for VRchat, but how does the original model ...
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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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Weight painting - normalize allowing influence above 100%

Using 2.80 & 2.81. It took a while to find that the new vertex weight window only shows when highlighting a single vert. That feels lackluster when dealing with complex meshes. I have auto-...
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Control hair color with weight paint

Can i somehow determine the color of a particle by weight painting a mesh? For example control a color ramp with the weight of the point where the hair is being generated?
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Data Transfer: how do I transfer only non existing vertex from one object to another?

I want to transfer some vertex weights using Data Transfer modifier They are identical. However, from the 'source object' just want only the non existing vertex of the target object. What parameter ...
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How can I paint through a mesh while weight painting ? [Blender 2.8]

So I found a few questions like this already, but none of them solves the problem in the 2.8 version of blender. How can I weight paint through a mesh in front view for example? In the image below I ...
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Any way to weight paint a specific value?

I'm trying to use a grid mesh with a displace modifier on it to create a terrain. I want to paint in the heights of this hill using the weight paint tool. While this does work, it's hard to control. ...
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Rig & Weight Paint Bent or Curved Model

I have a mesh with bent geometry, and I would like to make a proper rig and weight paint that straightens the model when the bones are straight. I would like to know if there is a technique in ...
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Some weight painted faces not effected?

As you can see in the image above the red area, there is a sharp corner I can't smooth out, I've tried painting it various different ways but no dice. It's like there is a ring around the mesh or ...
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Why some vertex on weight paint aren't painted

I think it's very self explanatory. When I try to paint some vertex in the weight painting mode they refuse to be painted. I have the weight normalized and tried painting with auto-normalice on and ...
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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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How to generate smooth vertex weights from edge/face selection?

I am rigging a character for animation and am sick of manually "painting" the vertex weight corrections because I always get bad results. Is there a way to auto-generate weights based on a selected ...
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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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I see no weight but mesh still deform

So this is either the weight is so small my eyes can't see it or bug. If it is the former is there a way to properly fix it? I even remove the weight in vertex mode by hand and somehow it still likes ...
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Particle distribution map from cycles material data?

any ideas on how to translate cycles material to a texture/vertex distribution map ? it's for biome scattering. Preferably a non destructive way by not baking anything Best Answers will be rewarded.
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Arm Polygons attached to Clothes Polygons?

Hi Blender Community, so i tried to set a rig for this Character and everything seems to be fine except for one thing: When i move the Hand Bone around the Polygons of the Pants follow (the whole ...