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Pressing the ↹ Tab key does not toggle object and edit mode in 2.8

How can I access and exit edit mode?

How do I access Weight Paint, Vertex paint or Sculpt Mode mode in version 2.8?

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closed as off-topic by dr. Sybren, Ray Mairlot, Scott Milner, m.ardito, Duarte Farrajota Ramos Jun 6 '18 at 22:41

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    $\begingroup$ Blender 2.8 is likely to change a lot before being released. $\endgroup$ – dr. Sybren Jun 5 '18 at 19:39
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To toggle between different modes use the keyboard number keys

1 for Object Mode

2 for Edit Mode

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3 for Weight Paint

4 for Vertex Paint

5 for Texture Paint

6 for Sculpt Mode

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Source: https://youtu.be/t-EKbCJagqI?t=356

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  • $\begingroup$ Is this confirmed for a fact as the standard way it will be going forward? $\endgroup$ – iKlsR Jun 4 '18 at 21:07
  • $\begingroup$ Also see blender.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2349/…. For one, even tho minor, I believe they've changed the scale, rotate and translate icons about 3 times now. Good to be preemptive but also try to link to the relevant developer discussion or blog cementing an answer as fact. $\endgroup$ – iKlsR Jun 4 '18 at 21:09
  • $\begingroup$ Just built latest 2.8, seems tab behaviour is back. Useful to keep track of ongoing keymap changes developer.blender.org/T55194 $\endgroup$ – iKlsR Aug 28 '18 at 17:35

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