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When I try to rotate an object in object mode, It rotates only in the Z axis. This axis seems to be a constrained axis.

How can I get rotation in the X and Y Axis in object mode?

Thank you.

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  • $\begingroup$ Press R and Shift Z, that will prevent movement on the Z axis and will allow you to rotate on X and Y $\endgroup$ – cegaton May 30 '19 at 16:37
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    $\begingroup$ have you locked the rotations on the X and Y axis? Check it in the N panel $\endgroup$ – moonboots May 30 '19 at 16:39
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Shift+Z after entering rotation mode will bound the rotation to only the x and y axis. In general, Shift+axis letter will bind the translation to all axes apart from the chosen axis.

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  • $\begingroup$ Unfortunately, I have tried what you proposed but it doesn't seem to work. I checked it in the N panel and all the axis were unblocked. $\endgroup$ – Uri May 31 '19 at 5:31
  • $\begingroup$ could you please share your object? blend-exchange.giantcowfilms.com $\endgroup$ – moonboots May 31 '19 at 6:53
  • $\begingroup$ @Uri you have to press this key combination AFTER you enter your translation mode (e.g. press "r" to rotate) $\endgroup$ – Kevin Milner Jun 5 '19 at 14:30

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