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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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Subdivide all edges without creating new faces before applying wireframe modifier

I'm trying to model an object with a curvature, smoothen the curvature and turn it into a triangular grid. My current attempt is to triangulate, wireframe and then subdivide the object: Unfortunately,...
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'Viewport render image' renders wireframe color differently

I'm trying to viewport render a transparent wireframe of an object, but the output renders the wireframe with a different color. This creates a lot of problems for objects with a more complex form, as ...
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How to make object invisible in edit mode only?

I would like to make an object, especially the wire frame - invisible in edit mode, probably permanently. As it is a very large lighting spheroid and lights great, but in edit mode the wire mesh makes ...
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Texture paint with face selection masking now shows wireframe

So by default if you hide parts of the mesh and go into Texture paint mode and turn on Face Selection Masking the parts are hidden and there is no wireframe. I toggled something so it shows up now and ...
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Problem: Wireframe on object with modifiers, autosmooth problem

I have Blender 2.8 and I want to ask two questions. I am trying make simple model of "sci-fi bulldozer". Q.1 - Is available to turn off wireframe on objects with modifiers? If i turn off wireframe (...
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How do I fix weird wireframe mode reference image opacity?

during wireframe mode, the image should be see through right? But I probably clicked something then the image is now not see through (see image below)... How do I fix this?
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Why does the mesh look complicated when I import the SVG file? [duplicate]

I think there is some conversion error when importing SVG into blender. As you can see in the picture, the mesh is complex, so I think, it's hard to make a material. is there a way to remove the dirty ...
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Blender 2.8 Selection issue in Edit mode

Problem with selecting multiple vertices/edges in edit mode. When i want to select vertices one by one or using box select/ lasso select etc. blender behaves like in wireframe or x-ray mode. It grabs ...
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Boolean with wireframe on mesh

I have a mesh, then I copy the mesh and put the wireframe modifier on it. Then I select my original mesh and set boolean modifier with the wireframed mesh with the "difference" option. I then hide the ...
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Mesh only shows in wireframe in Edit mode

My mesh only shows up as wireframe in Edit mode, no matter which mode I am in. If I am in solid view it just hides my mirror and stays wireframe. I've looked at other posts where the maximum draw type ...
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How Do I Make A Trace Effect Similar to Tron: Legacy Light Cycle Scene

I am trying to make an effect similar to the effect in Tron: Legacy in the light cycle scene. I am aiming for the effect found from 0:04 through 0:12 in the video I linked. I feel like using a ...
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Remap wires or simplify triangles?

I'm working on a quick project for work where I need to turn an STEP file into an FBX for Blender, which I have done... However, now that it's in Blender I'm noticing some problems with its wireframe ...
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Create wireframe for 3D LED lamp? [duplicate]

I am new to blender and have a question on how to import a stl file and then edit it's wireframe so that it can be laser engraved on acrylic. Similar to to photo below, how can I adjust x,y,z axis ...
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How do I achieve this sort of graph wireframe effect in my 3D objects? Blender 2.8

I want to achieve this cool translucent see-through effect with a graph wireframe background in my 3D objects as shown in the images below. How do I do this? I have regular low poly objects with ...
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Blender 2.8 Wireframe Mode: show only visible Vertices

As you see the back vertices are visible. I want them to be hidden as you would expect.
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How to do line animations that transform into 3d models?

Dear Blender community, I'm a 3D artist specialising in 3D modeling and Architecture. For my upcoming architectural 3D films I need artistic constructional animations but I have no idea where to ...
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How to get better rigging view

I was practicing rigging. So I picked up a model from internet and started rigging but I can't see the armature through hand. After enabling X-ray armature can be seen, but only in object mode, when ...
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Animate wireframe slider Blender 2.8

Is it possible to animate the wireframe slider in the viewport overlays using Python?
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problem with the thickness of wireframe

i am working in blender 2.8b. i have created a plane and subdivided it like this-- i have applying wireframe modifier to creat a window. and it becomes this-- i want a even thickness for both ...
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Selecting part does not seem on blender. No wireframe edges

I am using blender 2.8 as you can see on the picture. There was an issue with evee render. Blender was crashing. After that, I reinstalled driver then it ran well. But in edit mode, I can see any ...
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Armature display can't be set in solid or textured mode : is this a bug of blender 2.8?

I'm trying to display the armature in solid or textured mode by activating the option that's under the Object/Viewport display/display as,but it does not work. Infact the armature is visibile only in ...
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make a object see through to reference image behind

I was working on a subway from a tutorial and when I try to go into wireframe mode the image disappears anyway for me to fix this?
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What is the best way to make these wire wraps around a mesh?

i'm trying to re-create this type of effect on a body mesh i have modeled basically lots of metal curves wrapped around the mesh, most of them starting from the chest area (the center, core in the ...
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Blender 2.8 - Wireframed objects not rendering

Must have accidentally gotten into some kind of ghost mode for 2 out of hundreds of objects. They show as black wireframes, are editable, but only show as wireframe in every shading mode, and don't ...
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Can I bake a wireframe to a texture map?

I applied subdivide smooth three times(via specials menu) to a body mesh I'm working on, back to object mode, switch to wireframe display (with display all edges disabled), then Blender shows the mesh ...
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Rendering as wireframe only

I need a simple wireframe only render with a white background. Any tips on how I could get it?
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Why does my object dissapear when i press 'only render'?

I'm making an scene with some trees that are a particle system, i have plenty of planes with that particle system, but the last three planes i created for the scene, using the same particle system, ...
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How do I get rid of this wireframe on my object? [duplicate]

My low poly log cabin has a strange wireframe showing through the solid view making it difficult to select certain faces without selecting ones behind it.
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Where is the “Virtual Pixel Mode” option?

I'm searching for an option to make shown wireframe thicker. I found one solution there What is the setting that changes wire frame thickness?, but I can't find that Virtual Pixel Mode switch in my ...
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I pressed c in editing mode and can't get back

can somebody help me? I'm on my Mac Book Pro (without Numpad - I KNOW) and I need a shortcut or something to untag the object. I can't press any other button and I don't know when I saved it the last ...
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wireframe in 2.8

In 2.8 Wireframe mode is so horrible. Is there a way to get that old wireframe mode? It is now so difficult to distinguish two overlapped meshes in wireframe mode. Because in 2.8 it's like a half ...
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GreasePencil goes trough a mesh in wireframe mode 2.79

Good day. I'm trying to use GP to trace some details on the mesh from the background image, which means I need to work in the wireframe mode. But it seems GP won't snap to surface properly: A. Detail ...
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crazy spikes when adding wireframe modifier

I'm working with this model: https://www.turbosquid.com/FullPreview/Index.cfm/ID/1005602 Totally groovy, right? So I am trying to add a wireframe modifier for use in some game experiments with ...
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Render a wireframe animation where only half of the mesh has wireframe

How can i render a wireframe on an animated rotating mesh, where only the right side of the camera view is shown in wireframe, but the other half shows the mesh withouth it. Only the parts of the ...
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Blender 2.80 selection problem in wireframe mode

I'm using Blender for nearly 10 years now, so I'm maybe one of those a bit conservative users that liked many things from previous builds of Blender that got changed with 2.8, but I'm getting a hang ...
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Any way to temporary hide wire frame in edit mode (2.80)?

I would like to be able to toggle wire frame visibility off and on without exiting edit mode, to be able to see the surface better, but without changing the camera's rotation origin (using rotate ...
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What's with the triangles in wireframe emissions?

So, I've been trying to follow this youtube tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTdEtf1YTTI&t=155s And I get to the step at 3:50, attaching a wireframe input to a mix shader factor. ...
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I have two separate objects that I'd like to use either to refer & align with, except when I enter wireframe this hides the shape I wish to refer to

I have two objects that are in different collections or layers idk (point is they dont merge with each other must access layout mode to work on either. see title: "I have two separate objects that I'...
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blender 2.8 how to render wireframe only on the front side of an object

I'm new to blender and I'm trying to migrate from the old softwares I used (3d max and silo). One problem I found when modeling with blender is that, although it allows displaying wireframe, the ...
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How To Render a Wireframe of a model in Blender 2.8

I’m trying to render the wireframes of a model for a turntable animation in Blender 2.8 to show in my portfolio. The turntable renders the mesh perfectly, but the Freestyle Line Set renders only the ...
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How can I bind viewport display display as wireframe (wire) to a hotkey?

I'm trying to hotkey Blender's function of a mesh object in the viewport to be displayed as a wireframe (the one that can be found in the Object --> Viewport Display tab --> Display as wire). I need ...
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Why are there dotted lines in wireframe in 2.8?

I am testing 2.8 and I stumbled over the wireframe. As you can see the I put a cylinder in between two objects. The lines being hidden by the other objects are more dotted than solid lines In the top-...
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What does it mean if my wireframe looks like this? (Discontinuous lines) [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a tent, but I just noticed that when I see the wireframe of my object it looks like a messy mesh However in edit mode things are better Why is that the wireframe looks like that? ...
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How to render Wireframe for the entire scene not just one object?

Sorry if this is a daft question but in all the tutorials I've watched it just shows how to do a wireframe for one object not an entire scene and I don't really fancy having to select every single ...
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edit mode (wire) renders different than object wire frame mode in blender 2.7.9 [duplicate]

Someone else must have asked this but I'm not searching the right phrase or words to get at it/them. I'm extruding plane edges from a 4 point plane to create a mesh, and I extrude one or more edges ...
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Slow performance in viewport even in wireframe mode

This is my first question here. I have been looking but haven't found a proper answer. Hope someone can put me on the right track. I have painfully built a scene, with a lot of problems because I ...
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Is it possible to change the opacity of wires in version 2.8?

I just downloaded Blender 2.8 and I really like the new interface and many of the new features, but I have run into an issue where I can't really see a reference image behind my mesh, even with ...
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can't get out of wireframe mode [duplicate]

for some reason my mesh is only visible as a wireframe. I would like to get it back to a solid or textured view. Any suggestions?
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How to import 2D/3D CAD drawing into Blender and how to convert wireframes to faces?

I'm trying to import CAD drawings into Blender. I have read and looked at some tutorials about this, but it's not working! I can use DraftSight to transform a .dwg file to .svg, but to transform a ....
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Weird wireframe display on viewport when in camera (or certain angle maybe) [duplicate]

Weird wireframe display on viewport when in camera (or certain angle maybe) It happens with a certain camera, but it is not like this in perspective view, and I do not think this is overlapping ...