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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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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2.82a wireframe disappears (glitch?)

This has happened to me only in 2.82a: while im in wireframe mode,and i do "Toggle Overlay",part of the wireframe disappears,as you can see in the pictures Is it a glitch,or am i missing some ...
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How to get smooth & low-density wireframe

Hi guys I'm trying to constrcut a web using the wireframe modifier. I hope to get a smooth contour so a subdivision modifier was added before wireframe modifier, and this is the result: However I don'...
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Disappearing wireframe after clicking on green triagle 2.8+

Today I've faced some kind of strange behaviour from blender 2.8. I was working in Viewport Shading mode with x-ray off and geometry>wireframe off. Probably I had activated something because now ...
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Stuck in wireframe

Using blender for the first time, and was just messing around with buttons, I think I clicked one of the physics simulation buttons, and now I'm stuck in this wireframe view. I don't want to make this ...
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Duplicate mesh section and merge

Following up on a question I opened up earlier (Joining more objects breaks fill), I have a mesh produced by repeated application of boolean modifier 'difference'. (This represents a Type VII ...
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I can't move objects, just the wires around it

I'm not sure how to describe it. When I want to move object or rotate, or resize it, the object is staying at the same place, the only thing that is moving is the orange wire around it. I can place ...
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I can't see through the reference image in wireframe

I can't see through the reference image in wireframe that view is truly wireframe Is there anyone who knows what happened?
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Single Object Colored Wireframe instead of all Objects Wireframe - Blender 2.8

I would like to have single objects displayed as colored wireframe. I found out, that I can have a colored wireframe by setting the viewport to wireframe mode, but this means every object is displayed ...
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My UV map is in triangle shape not rectangular

I've seen many videos explaining "Tris to Quads" but it just not work for my mesh. I've tried the "tris to quads" but my mesh would still have the messy UV map instead of the rectangular grid one (as ...
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freestyle vs wireframe viewport

hello kind blender stack exchange folks! does anyone know any tips to make the freestyle match viewport wireframe? I am new to blender, but I found I really like using wireframe mode to create ...
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Unable to create a dashed edges with Freestyle

I am trying to make an object that is rendered in wireframe with dashed edges. So far I am working on a model which is using Freestyle. I have tried a lot of settings but still not achieving what I ...
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Generating wireframes gives deformities

I am trying to convert a .stl model into a wireframe, but it always gives me annoying long lines coming out the side.
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How to do the “light up the wireframe effect”

I want to make an effect similar to the one seen in this music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrZC1Jcv0dw I want an object to be completely black and then animate it's wireframe lighting up. ...
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Can't get my model out of wireframe mode in blender 2.59 after saved the blender file in newer version (blender 2.79)

I'm new to Blender and this site, so I apologize in advance if I'm not following any of the proper etiquette. I'm no artist, but I'm trying to learn Blender so that I can mod a skin to GTA:SA. I need ...
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Wire with SubSurf doesn't follow surface in Edit mode

How do I smooth the grid along the mesh? I've been looking for the answer all day and I couldn't find anything.
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How to make objects more visible in wireframe mode?

My basic cube looks like this in wireframe mode: It's almost invisible. And I saw others' looks dark and thick: My viewport shading options are exactly the same as his. I know there is a "random" ...
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My mesh is a black wireframe but only on layout mode

My mesh is black and transparent, only on layout mode and I do not know how to change it.
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How do i add faces back into my model

I accidentally deleted all of the faces at some point and i can't bring them back, it looks like wire-frame mode but is not
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Dashed line and Wireframe

I'm trying to render a cube with 2 additional vertical edges on a one of the faces. I use the wireframe modifier for making faces transparent and freestyle for making the dashed edges. The issue is ...

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