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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Can’t get freestyle to render

I am trying to render the wire frame of (any) model using freestyle. I have followed every tutorial I could find, and no matter what settings I check or uncheck, the outline never renders. I have ...
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How do I hide wireframes of other objects, showing the wireframe of only one?

As pictured: What setting did he toggle and how do I do it so it looks like his layout too? Edit: My current layout is to the right, his is to the left
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No partial transparency of surfaces in wireframe view in 2.92

I've got the viewport shading set to "wireframe". In the options if X-Ray is set to 1.000 the surfaces are visible. If it is set to 0.999 or less the surfaces are invisible. I'd like there ...
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Viewport shading hotkey? Wireframe toggle?

There doesn't seem to be a way to assign a hotkey to toggle between wireframe and shaded mode. I was able to assign a key to the viewport shading context menu, but that requires me to press a key and ...
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Object mode - How do I turn off visible wireframe?

Simple question. I do not know but maybe I pressed a button or an option but I can still see the object wireframe in object mode. How can I disable it to be in normal object mode as in the green ...
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Wireframe overlay is not working

I'm a beginner in blender, I use the AMD kit (motherboard, processor and video card) I was taking a course and ended up being stopped by a problem - my Wireframe overlay doesn't work, I've tried ...
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Is there a way to invert a wireframe?

Im curious if there is anyway to invert a wireframe so that it makes cuts in the mesh rather than form a wire, if anyone has a solution that would help in the scenario without using the wireframe ...
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Solid mode shows only a narrow band of objects [duplicate]

One of my viewports does not show all objects in solid or wireframe modes. Only parts of objects within a narrow range will show. It's as if the beam of a dark flashlight is determining what shows. (...
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Freestyle SVG Export decimated landscape

Hello blender community, I'm trying to export a decimated "wireframe" of a landscape. Import is, that the single elements of the wireframe are rectangles, like you can see on this image: I'...
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How to make wireframe mode in 2.9 look like 2.8's version

Blender 2.9x version changed the wireframe mode and it personally is much harder for me to tell what I'm looking at. Previous versions have full wireframes and I would like to know if there is a way ...
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Invisible objects in the wireframe

3D is invisible with Wireframe enabled.
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In wireframe mode, Is there a way to show edges at the back and not only whats directly in front?

If I go to wireframe mode, I only see whats directly in front of me and not the edges at the back or the ones of the objects inside unlike in edit mode. Is there a way to show them or do I just use ...
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I seem to have a problem with Wireframe and Shading making the model see through [duplicate]

I find the issue very hard to explain and i also have no clue where it came from, but it is making me anxious on the progress of my model. New meshes added to the scene don't seem to have the same ...
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How to quit outer edge only wireframe [duplicate]

I somehow managed to get wireframe looked like this: How to change it back to default wireframe view? Edit: here is the sample file.
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Create Curved Chicken Wire/Mesh

I’m trying to get this wireframe to have curved wires, like chicken wire. I added wireframe and subdivision modifiers, but they don’t seem to affect the curvature of the wires. Any suggestions?
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Solid Wireframe, F4 shortcut

I'm new to Blender - and to any 3D modelling software, really - so I started following tutorials on Youtube. In this particular case, the OP says to toggle the wireframe on the solid interface by ...
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Why is my model all triangulated and messed up on export to .FBX and .OBJ?

So I faced this problem when exporting a simple chair model that I modelled in Blender, to FBX and OBJ (Haven't tried other formats yet), here it is in Blender preview. The Base is quite low poly and ...
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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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how to draw a torus with grid? [duplicate]

I want to model a torus with grid, i.e torus code in topology quantum computation, just like followin, but I do not know how to draw grid. Maybe using texture might be helpful, but are there any other ...
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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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