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I tried to find a way to abondon the slow mouse action on importing and exporting STL files... The keymap seems not have mapping for import/export...

For the export I normally use the export button within the 3d printing toolbox (great plugin btw!) but a keyboard shortcut to export the selected object(s) would be sooo helpful..

Any ideas?

Best Regards Stefan

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You can do this off course (this is Blender)

The fastest way is to mouse right click on export stl button and assign a short cut. (you can press nothing but click other area to left it be empty keymap)

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After you assign a shortcut to it, go into setting panel and the keymap setting, the setting of export/import will be included in Windows group:

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You can assign different key map for it, and also all option that you can find on the exporting panel. The options will appear grey-out, which indicate that it is using default parameters. You can click on any of them to change the setting, override it. In your case, check the selection only button.

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  • $\begingroup$ Very cool! I could kiss you! 1000 Thanks! On Export it works like a charm... Import worked after I deleted the old keyboard shortcuts (I want to use ctrl+shift+A)... $\endgroup$ – Stefan Möller Aug 30 at 8:18

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