I already have the... thing:


This accepts a boolean value. I found this out by looking at the Info menu.

I think it's called a context attribute?

I just don't know how to set its value to True or False with a toggleable hotkey.

  • $\begingroup$ @RobinBetts why answer as a comment instead of as an answer? It's the second time I see this phenomenon. And yes, that answers it. $\endgroup$
    – Unknow0059
    Nov 12, 2019 at 21:04

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In 2.8x, it's simpler than that. Just open the overlays panel, right-click the Face Orientation check-box, and select 'Assign Shortcut' from the menu.


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