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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How do I created a solid model from an imported wireframe?

I have imported a CSV file to give me vertices and edges using the addon CSV mesh Importer, but none of the edges connect. I have trying to model a ship from a video game so I can export and 3D print ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Let wireframe node only show edges where normal changes

I am mixing a diffuse shader and a transparent shader in a cycles matrial. As factor input for the mix shader node I use the output of a wireframe node. So the wireframe node will output 1 where an ...
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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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Faces disappearing when in Wireframe and in STL export

So bit of a newb here. I have started to design a phone holder that will be later 3D printed. I have basically used cube meshes and have bevelled the edges. I though i would export it as an STL to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Object wired instead of solid

In blender 2.8 my object that i try to render looks both in edit and object mode wired, and i can't use smoothen to aussure a plain looking surface. All the other objects around it are behaving ...
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Export a Obj with a wireframe material

I would like to export an obj with a wireframe material (model with wireframe lines). I don't want to render it as an image and I don't want to use the wireframe modifier. The Modifier would be the ...
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How to set wireframe line width in Blender 2.8?

I must have accidentally changed a setting that causes wireframe lines to be unrecognizably thin. When I load factory settings, everything is back to normal. However, I would like to keep my own ...
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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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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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Fix a Frame of an object in Game Engine

I want to frame an object in Blender Game Engine. The idea is that I need this frame adjust correctly to the object regardless of its size or rotation. Also, if the object is near or further (so the ...
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Is there a way to display the geometry of the Subd. surf. modifier together with the original geometry?

Is there a way to display the geometry of the Subdivision surface modifier together with the original geometry in solid view in edit mode? Lets assume that the image below is a screenshot from that ...
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Hidden wire problem

I'm using hidden wire on the properties panel while doing retopology work and sometimes I accidentally hit a shortcut key where get this: Anyone know what is happening and what can I press to get ...
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How do I render specific Cross Contour Lines in different colors?

I am trying to render an object that shows only specific wireframe lines and color them differently, like this: These lines need to be part of the object because I will throw in modifiers to bend and ...
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How do I create 3d wireframe lettering

Hello, I have this album of Garbage, and curious about this design in Blender. Thanks Eric
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1 vertex pulls out and ignores subdivide / smoothing

Sometimes i have a vertex that isn't cooperating with subdivision and smoothing. In image u will see 1 vertex ignoring the smoothing process. Whenever i have these it creates creases and is a pain to ...
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Can't turn off Wireframe in Viewport all modes (It's a bug?)

Is already off "Viewport Overlays/Geometry/Wireframe" Is already off [Object Properties/Viewport Display/Wireframe] It don't have Wireframe modifier, either node wireframe. Suddenly it ...
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Is it possible to hide the wire in the edit mode?

I am working on models made by photogrametry so I had really dense mesh. I wanted to know if it is possible to hide (or make it transparent) the wire of the mesh when I m in the edit mode? I m using ...
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adding vertices in a mesh

so i am a beginner to 3d modelling and am using blender. i want to add vertices inside a cup and i dont know how to do that. further steps include making the liquid inside the cup. need help. a ...
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Removing thicker edges appearing with wireframe modifier

I have some simple rectangles and cylinders, to which I'm applying a wireframe modifier. After doing that, the shapes get thicker edges/ends, as you can see in the images below. Does anyone know how ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...