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3D Printing Designs: Design an SD Card Holder by Joe Larson

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The Edit mode

In Blender, the Edit mode allows more access to the shape of a single object so that it can be manipulated in order to change its shape. To enter Edit mode, use this method:

  1. Select an object.
  2. In the 3D View menu, locate the mode pop-up menu and select Edit Mode or press Tab on your keyboard.

In Edit mode, the 3D View menu, Tool Shelf, and Properties all change, adding new functionality only available in Edit mode:

The Edit mode

Parts of objects

In Edit mode, objects are broken down into three parts:

  • Vertices: Points in three-dimensional space. Vertices don't have any shape by themselves
  • Lines: Two points are connected with a straight line between them ...

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