I used to have a shortcut to toggle 'Display Only' option in 2.7 but in 2.8 that no longer works and I have to click the 'Display Overlays' button manually which is annoying. Does anyone know how to setup a keyboard shortcut like that?

  • $\begingroup$ Was just a short-lived bug, it seems. I assigned a hotkey for this via the context (right-click) menu recently. Don't know when the fix came in but it's no later than 6/4/19 (date of my current build). $\endgroup$ – B Layer Jun 11 at 4:49

I got it, you need to set up a hotkey manually, this is not accessible from the right-click menu:

  • Hit F4 to get to the Settings Menu and go to Keymap
  • Open 3D View > 3D View (Global)
  • Scroll to the bottom and hit the + Add New Button, to add a new Key-Binding
  • Enter wm.context_toggle in the Context Field
  • The Context Attribute Field will now appear. Set it to space_data.overlay.show_overlays
  • Don't forget to save your Hotkey Settings

Settings to set up a Custom Hotkey for Overlay Toggle


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