Questions tagged [wireframe]

Questions about viewing or rendering an object in wireframe. Wireframe is displayed by drawing only the object's edges. A wireframe is usually used to view the topology of an object.

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Highlight specific edges of a shape

I have a semi-cylinder and I'd like to highlight the arc on the front, made of lots of vertices and smoothed. How can I highlight this? Best would be some kind of coloured glow to represent the arc. I ...
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Model has a hole in it due to weird geometry in wireframe mode?

I'm fairly new to blender and have encountered a problem with wireframe mode. The screenshots show a hole that is visible in object mode but not in edit mode. I turned on wireframe mode to see the ...
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How to keep wireframe in render?

Layout view is what I'm after for the final animation render. The pictures show the problem and difference between the two. How to keep the wireframe view overlay when rendering animation? Thanks so ...
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Everything displaying as wireframe in fresh blend file [duplicate]

I recently started up a new project and had not booted up blender in about 2-3 weeks so I'm unaware if any major update has happened or something, but no matter what I toggle my view to, everything ...
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wireframe is invisible and only the outline is visible. in object mode [duplicate]

In Edit mode, the object looks normal. but in Object mode, the wireframe is not visible and only the outline is visible. I downgraded the graphics card because I thought it might be a problem, but ...
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Viewport wireframe only shows outline [duplicate]

Today I opened Blender and started modelling a bullet, And I found that when i switch to wireframe mode, theres only the object silhouette / outline showing up, the mesh edges have gone missing, and ...
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Wireframe mode not really being wireframe (z-fighting occurs)

Thing is, when I set viewport rendering to wireframe, I expect only edges to be rendered, not faces. And this is true until two faces overlap - then I experience z-fighting. I would really, really ...
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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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Wireframe view makes everything invisible when in Object mode [duplicate]

A couple weeks ago, seemingly out of nowhere, the wireframe viewport mode suddenly stopped displaying a wireframe when in object mode, and just made all the objects invisible apart from their outlines....
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Wireframe and Texture Preview No Longer Working [duplicate]

Before this morning, I used to be able to: See the image textures of my meshes in Material Preview and Rendered preview, both in Eevee and Workbench engines. See the image textures of my meshes as I ...
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Wireframe shading issue in Blender 2.91 viewer [duplicate]

I'm new to Blender and I've been trying to get the wireframe shading to work since 2 days and been having this issue shown in the image below: Whenever I try to go into wireframe shading mode it ...
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Wireframe modifier messing mesh up

When I add in a wireframe modifier, my mesh goes bonkers. The scale is perfectly fine and the mesh's topology is fine, so why is it doing this?
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EEVEE Edge detect effect

I am trying to replicate an effect that one of my friends made and he was able to detect the edges of an object using Eevee all using nodes no wireframe modifiers or anything but the only way I can ...
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Getting wires displayed in OpenGL MeasureIt render

I'm trying to get a "CAD-like" 2D render of a model in Blender (2.79, sorry old OSX version so can't upgrade) using MeasureIt for dimensions. Some dimensions are to edges within faces. I've ...
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How to make the unselected object become wireframe?

When i select an object , i want to display it as shaded, while all other unselected to be in wireframe. How can i do this ? Thanks
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Cannot see edges when using wireframe

I cannot see any other edges other than the ones on the picture when in wireframe viewport. This was working properly until today and I am not sure if I accidentally turned off something or not ...
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View reference image in Wireframe and solid view

I am modeling using a reference image. The image is behind the model and I need to see through the model, i.e. have the model in wireframe but the image in solid. Is that possible? I am using mac and ...
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How to bake wireframe to texture? no i'm not referring to export uv

i'm modeling an hard surface with subdivision, bevels and so on. I would like to bake the final wireframe to texture, with all the subsurf, bevels, bools etc. Is it possible?
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How do I add a back wall to the front wall, so the object would be more than one layer of vertices?

So, I'm preparing a 3D model in blender for 3D printing and I split it into multiple parts, so I could print them out separately and fit electronics between the parts. However, now I'm at the problem ...
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Q. Object appearing as wireframe, disappears when overlay turned off

I'm fairly new to blender. I'm not sure if this is a bug, or a feature I accidentally stumbled onto. As can be seen in the pictures, the object always appears as a wireframe when overlays is turned on,...
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How to make a “Edge Detect Effect” in blender Cycles?

i want to make an Edge detection Effect in blender. all the solutions available online (using geometry pointiness or using bevel node ) provide a smooth edge color , and that's i don't want. i want ...
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Change the profile of the wireframe modifier?

I have a simple question. Is it possible to change or define the profile of the wireframe modifier to a cylinder for example? I tried subdividing however it breaks the shape and it does not give me ...
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How to create wireframe fade off effect like this?

Can this be done with freestyle lines alone? or do I have to render separate layers and do it in the compositor?
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How to create a super fine wireframe with low poly?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2oPC4ytFrE As you can see on the Ironman nanomachine suit, during the transformation, there is a very fine wireframe being formed before the shell forms around it. ...
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How to make wireframe bones not semi-opaque in 2.9?

How can I restore the 2.79 look of wireframe bones while in Pose and Edit mode? I want these bones to actually show as wireframes, and not semi-transparent/semi-opaque. Here is a comparison of some ...
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Why is my fluid simulation mesh wireframe in solid view?

I haven't used blender in a few years, and I've gone back to it to try fluid simulation, so I'm a bit of a noob... I'm using 2.9, I've done my fluid simulation, but it's just showing as a mesh in the ...
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Mesh shows in wireframe mode after removing smoke stimulation

I made a solid mesh and then added a smoke stimulation on it. The stimulation worked but i didn't want it so I deleted the bake and removed the stimulation but now the mesh appears as wireframe even ...
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How to hide edges/viewport after import from Warehouse (Sketchup/Collada)

I'm trying to use models from 3d Warehouse inside my Blender scene. So I'm downloading them in Collada (.dae) format instead of Sketchup formats since Blender can import dae. Problem is that they are ...
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Grease Pencil problem in wireframe viewport shading

I use Grease pencil normally in Solid mode viewport. But in wireframe, it is not intuitive. The line only appears after I finish the edit. It's not good because I want to change the arc, but I can not ...
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How can see the margin of the collider in blender 2.8?

How can see the margin of the collider in blender 2.8? Like see the dimensions of the object in wireframe mode, I would like see the margin of the colliders. Is it possible?
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Images as Plane turned Wireframe

Per the title, Working along merrily when some accidental keyboard press really muxed things up. I've imported two images as planes, for a front view and a side view. They were, when switching to ...
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How to render mesh's wire WITHOUT modifier? [duplicate]

I hell don't understand why we can't render 2D wires as viewport do anytime... The procedural wire modifier is always the favorite issue !... This one is probably useful for many cases but it build ...
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Issue with intersecting two “extruded SVG files”

I have imported two SVG files and extruded them. Now I want to intersect these two objects, however, this boolean modifier doesn't seem to work. The problem seems to be when I import the SVG files, I ...
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How to make a wireframe render?

I am selling my model in turbosquid. They told me that you must publish a wireframe render of the scene. But the best I could do was to switch from solid view to wireframe mode and take a screen shot ...
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Blender wireframe fresnell transparency fading

Coby Rendal helped me out on the wireframe / backfacing culling issue and theory. Though one last step for my base is left. I want to have the back of the sphere slighly bleeding into the visible part....
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Blender wireframe without backface issues

Hi I am simply trying to remove the backfaces from my wireframe. The left one has a wireframe material on it. there is my question: How could i integrate an geometry node with "backfacing" ...
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How to create a material of horizontal black and white lines [duplicate]

I am trying to reproduce it by my own but I can not understand how to switch off vertical edges in render options inside of freestyle svg exporter? Any thoughts? Many thanks in advance! https://docs....
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WireFrame Mode is missing when hitting ctrl + tab

I was doing the holy donut tutorial and suddenly when I select an object and use the shortcut ctrl + tab, I don't see an option for wireframe mode, but earlier I remember it used to be there. I don't ...
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change wireframe background in blender 2.8

I am totally new to blender. Check out the following picture: My coach changed cylinder to wireframe, so then I change my cylinder to wireframe, however the view is different: My question: How do I ...
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How can I make only the selected object change to wireframe view?

When I select an object and go to wireframe view, all objects go to wireframe. I want only the selected object to go to wireframe. How do I do that?
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Wireframe and vertices have disappeared

New to Blender, no idea what hotkey I've pushed. The wireframe/vertices in Edit Mode have all disappeared. Effectively, Object Mode and Edit Mode are now look identical. If I move to "Modelling&...
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Why don't Edges appear when I switch to wireframe shading on an object?

I'm very new to blender so I'm trying to follow this tutorial on creating a base mesh. At 2:37, the guy in the video presses z and turns on wireframe shading on the object. On his tutorial, all the ...
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How to see the mesh with subdivisions in wireframe mode in blender 2.83?

Hi I can't see how to see the mesh with all subdivisions in blender 2.83. Does anyone know how it can be activated? in past versions I think it was by default
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Base mesh becomes unsculptable

I keep making base meshes for character sculpting. I do this in edit mode, put on a skin layer, and then switch over to sculpting mode. First sculpting anything over this mesh doesnt work. I checked ...
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Wireframe Consistent Thickness

I require a consistent thickness for 3D printing a wire-framed model. The wire-frame modifier isn't sufficient as thicknesses are inconsistent. Ideally, the wire-frame would consist of 'pipes' with a ...
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How to toggle grid lines that are displayed in wireframe mode?

I'm following a Blender Guru tutorial on how to make a coffee cup. When looking at the cup in wireframe with xray & edit mode on, his screen has no extra gridlines between the vertices/face. ...
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Blender 2.82a in Texture Paint mode Paint Mask doesn't show wireframe

Hi I am new to blender and really struggling to find answer on this. I am not able to show wireframe while in Texture Paint mode, supposed to be shown in any tutorial. Turning on Paint Mask is not ...
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Blender 2.82 Wireframe not shown in object mode

I am a newbie to Blender and I recently was following the doughnut tutorial from Andrew Price. I got to the section where you create a coffee cup from a reference image by shaping a cylinder. (https://...
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How to build a Low Poly on a High Poly while being able to see both?

All the view options I can find make it hard to see the low poly mesh and the high poly mesh at the same time. (This is for baking a high poly onto a low poly) Is there something I'm missing? This ...
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Modelling pollen 3d mesh

I am kind of a noob in blender, who's trying to model a grain of pollen for an ai experiment. The pollen grain is this one: And I don't know how to model that random wireframe that overlaps itself in ...

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