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How can I get more digits in the user interface for modeling.

Of course we can scale up the scene always, but that is just annoying, I like to work in millimeters for example which is possible with the Metric settings in blender, but the UI only shows floating point up to 3 digits?

Is there any way of improving this? Especially the scale in the transform property tab only shows 3 digits, that's annoying :-)

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  • $\begingroup$ when you define the properties, you set the precision for the display so i think this will be hard to achieve $\endgroup$ – Chebhou May 25 '15 at 15:42
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In the Units section, select not only metric, but change the scale to .001 to work in milimiters instead of meters.

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You should be able to work numerically in a very small scale then.

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Doing operations using keyboard shortcuts works now at the scale you've set, meaning that if you want to move something 2mm in the X axis, for example, you'd press GX2

To make navigating and manipulation easier, remember to set the scale of the 3D viewport as well.

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