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Questions tagged [vertices]

A vertex (plural vertices) is the point where two or more edges intersect. Used to manipulate the shape of a mesh in Edit mode.

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How to rearrange the angle of existing polygons

I'm trying to think of the easiest way to connect the opposite angles of the quads, as shown in the figure below, are there any existing solutions? I've found a way with inset modifier + collapse, but ...
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How do you get a low poly exterior from a high poly model?

I imported an obj model of a truck made by someone else in a different 3D program but it is outrageously huge; it exceeds 2 GB and none of the vertices are connected together so I can't use the 'L' ...
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Equally extrude these vertices inside the shape

I'd like to extrude these faces toward the center of the shape equally - say a 5cm. Try as I might, I can't figure it out. Lots of solutions show inset for faces, but this is just a shape of vertices. ...
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Select/Remove vertices joining only two edges

I'm trying to find a way to select (and remove) vertices on the edge of a subdivided plane without having to go round and highlight each one separately. I want to keep vertices terminating three or ...
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Is it okay, to put meshes inside each other without connecting them? [duplicate]

Excuse my English. So, im modeling an assault rifle and i was thinking about if its okay to disconnect the highlighted mesh(picture below) from the weapon and just move it a bit inside the weapon to ...
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Setting per-vertex colors

I would like to be able to set vertex colors via bpy. There are a number of answered questions including this one Set a specified vertex color to black via python for coloring the central vertex of a ...
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How to set X,Y,Z arrows to appear on the selected vertex? [duplicate]

My XYZ arrows appear like this in the first image, then I select vertices: But I need for them to appear like in this second image: How do I do that?
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How to fix this verterx which sticking out

I have my crharacter which is riged and waight panted but pinky finger have one verterx sticking out even its 100% painted in red
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Proportinal mode not working properly in edit mode [duplicate]

So basically when in edit in mode and proportinal mode is on and I click on any part of the object, it just moves my object around as if I weren't in edit mode and hit g. When what I'm trying to do is ...
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How to make a tree using as few faces as possible?

I have to make a tree and use it in a game, but when I use sapling tree add-on I get too many faces and I need them to be as few as possibe. Can you tell me what is the best way to make this kind of ...
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How to avoid vertex sorting after using Offset Polygons in Animation Nodes?

AN v2.1 for Blender 2.79b When I link Polygons Offset node to transform input mesh, it overrides original vertex sorting (Wire view mesh with orange outline is ...
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Why are all these different colored lines showing up in Edit Mode?

I was working on a project and went to edit a mesh when suddenly, all these multi colored lines appear (in a glitchy-looking way, like when you duplicate a mesh in the same position). I did some ...
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Select (Highlight Orange) specific Vertices with Python

can somebody please help me? Im using Blender in version 2.79b and I'm trying to select specific vertices in a (per python) created, already combined object using python. I need the selection, which ...
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Unwanted hard edges with subdivision modifier

This happens everytime I merge some vertices and then apply the subdivision modifier. I've tried removing double vertices and even if I delete the edge that seems to be causing the problem this ...
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Should all my verts be connected if they're joined?

So I wanted to start doing 3d modeling for video games, and i'm finding alot of tutorials where instead of merging and connecting separate models they just slam them together and join the two separate ...
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How to connect two vertices with curved edge

Is there a way to do something like this from this? I've created the first one by adding circle and removing unwanted parts, but what if I couldn't start from scratch and wanted to create it out of ...
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How do I make the area brighter so I can see vertices in really dark areas or angles?

I'm working on a model in blender and in certain angles, there's shadows that cover vertices and edges, making it really hard to see what I'm doing unless I go in at a really awkward angle.
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Export model from Sketchup as DAE then into Blender having issues. What am I doing wrong?

Ok, so I take a model in Sketchup, export it as Collada .dae file, and import that into Blender. The model is a solid, white on the outside, and red on the inside so I can tell which face I am ...
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Selecting verticies that are in a certain number of vertex groups?

Is it possible to select vertices that are in a certain number of vertex groups, such as selecting all vertices that are in more than 3 vertex groups, or only in one vertex group?
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blender takes too long to transition between edit and object mode

I have made a funky cube with displace modifier with around 100 000 vertices, and blender suddenly takes around a minute or more just to change between edit and object mode, when saving, or going back(...
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Is there a way of “bevelling” a single vertex?

I want to take a single vertex and replace it with a face like this:
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Blender 2.8 I can't see vertices, edges or faces in edit mode

I was working just fine and suddenly when I changed from object to edit mode, neither vertices, edges nor faces were highlighted as usual. I can still select them but can't see them, the object is ...
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Heatweighting issue - Can't resolve it (armature) TOO MANY VERTICES

I'm kinda desperate here. I had a project due tonight and I can't animate this teddy bear. I have over a million vertices and I have no idea how. I already tried to remove the doubles, did the boolean ...
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Sharp vertices in model

I'm having a problem with my model, the edge highlighted with red goes around smoothly as the vertices are rounded off, but the vertices highlighted inside the green circle and all the vertices along ...
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Right Clicking Only Extrudes?

I'm trying to move a vertice but whenever I right click, rather than moving it, I extrude from it? Is this an option I've accidentally toggled? And if so how do I untoggle it?
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Convert large number of cameras to vertices with normals

I'm using Agisoft Metashape to create 3D models for Blender and I want to render some images in Blender that also show where the photographs were taken, with a little camera object at each location. I ...
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Blender 2.8 - Cannot move certain vertices in X and Y (but they can be still moved in Z)

I have this weird problem: impossible to move any of the selected vertices in X, nor in Y (but I can move them in Z). However, I can move any other vertex in any direction I want. I closed the program,...
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Use remove_doubles and loss materials

I use bpy.ops.mesh.remove_doubles() and I loss material. Is there any way to keep the materials and the textures?
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Origin of selected group of vertices is in odd position, why?

The pictures are pretty much self explanatory: Points of the circle are clearly equally distributed but still when I select them all in edit mode the origin of selection is not at the center of the ...
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Converting a selection of vertices into a mesh

Can anyone help me convert a selection of vertices into a mesh?
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why is shade flat imporant?

i'd like to know why low poly is important because i find subdivision surface much better to work with , without the shade flat and shade smooth! i realised that when someone is creating a character , ...
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How many rotations would a mesh need to go through to experience noticable entropy?

A thought just occurred to me while I was measuring a cylinder's diameter; I checked the diameter diagonally (i.e. besides the accurate diameter measured between vertices on the axes, I also measured ...
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Loop Cut & Slide wont work over a face [duplicate]

So I am trying to make a building in Blender for my University Project. I have made the outside of the building and now I am trying to add windows with frames at the front. One side of my building has ...
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Merging multiple 'dots' to a single face

I've taken a 3D scan using the iPhone Face ID. Importing the OBJ into blender reveals how the scan has been created, a couple of thousand vertices. Is there a way to merge these into a single object ...
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Subdivision surface modifier creates pinching at corners

mesh1.blend I've only been 3D modelling for a few days now, so this may just be a newbie mistake: However, because this model is for use in a game I am trying to stay away from proximity loops for ...
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Subdivision To Preserve Low Poly Style

I'm working on a low poly style scene, meaning that individual triangles are intentionally visible. I need to subdivide the scene while preserving the original geometry. Basically, for every ...
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How to rotate a selected number of vertexes using the end vertex as the pivot point?

I been using blender 2.8 and I can't figure out how to rotate a selected number of vertexes around another vertex at the end of the selection. When I highlight the vertexes and then click on the end ...
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Complete beginner question, merging vertices

So I've been trying to learn blender, and I wanted to make a gun model. I got a reference image, and I've been trying to merge some vertices in a way that looks like this: https://i.imgur.com/...
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Unselected vertices are moving along, and my proportional editing is off

Hiya! I am quite a newbie in modeling and 3D tools. (And.. Please excuse me beforehand for my English as I am not a native speaker.) So my problem is, In the picture, I want to adjust the orange ...
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Unable to align vertices along a custom orientation

Why when I scale vertices by zero with custom orientation, instead of getting a straight line, I get a little bit curved line. You can see that vertices aren't perfectly aligned. What I expected is ...
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Editing vertices in multiple planes

Hi I'm trying to model a fish. I have begun to extrude planes and scale them. Now I want to edit the shape of the planes together but when I try to move all vertices on the horizontal planes there are ...
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I don't know where 'A vertex (in UV editor)' is at the 3D view [duplicate]

English is not my first language, So I use the google translator It is annoying when I unwrap the UV for complex object. When I use 3Ds Max, if I select some vertices, edges, faces in UV editor, I ...
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Edit mode “Hard Select” Select through vertices

Is there a way to select vertices/polys in such a way that it's essentially like Select All, except in a specific area? For example if you tap B and drag over the top part of a mesh with a lot of ...
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Snap all vertices to their closest grid intersection

Is there any way to snap all vertices of a given model to their closest (x,y,z) point where the grid intersects? I know that if you activate "Snap to grid" when moving vertices they snap to the grid, ...
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Issue with multiple edge selection from vertex in Beldner 2.79

I have been working trough a youtube tutorial on making a low poly space ship. After several attempts I can't get the same result as the instructor at time 5:30. BLENDER-EP/02 - how to model a low ...
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Export Live Vertex Position to Find Pixel Value

I am very new to Blender, and I am trying to find a way to click on a vertex (or preferably pixel of the texture file) of an obj, and export the coordinate position of that point into some code which ...
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Adjust Edit cage to Mirror Modifier not Working - Blender 2.8

I need to see vertices and edges of Mirror. I tried applying Rotation and Scale according to this, but nothing happens, its just the same. I also checked that the modifier is added to the ...
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How to cut an object into tiny objects many times?

I have a large object and I'd like to cut it many times, so that when I render it, it falls apart. I know how to cut, but is there a way to cut it many times at regular intervals?
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Extrude not working in Blender 2.8

I can't extrude in blender 2.8. So I merged a cube at its center. I went to vertice mode and edit mode too. I tried to extrude the vertex but when I do it just duplicates it. I thought the problem was ...
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Can I use weight paint in the middle of a face?

I've been following along with this tutorial (you don't need to watch it). I made a plate mesh, and it's quite low-poly. The top of it is only one (1) n-gon. I was hoping to use weight paint in the ...