I would like the local coordinate system of an object to be drawn on the object, just like with empties. Is there a way to enable this?
There are a few different ways to do this.
The first one, go to the Outline view, Object --> Viewport Display, and check
The end result looks like:
The second way:
- Change the
transformation orientationto local
- Enable the
move tool, on the left hand side of the
You should now see the three axes.
You can also select the other object gizmos (rotation and scaling) from the gizmo drop-down menu.
From Python you can enable the translate/move gizmo as follows
bpy.context.space_data.show_gizmo_object_translate = True