6
$\begingroup$

I'm new in this and I'm working on the gingerbread man tutorial. My problem is that sometimes I don't find some buttons and I would like to know if there is a tool for finding them.

$\endgroup$
  • 6
    $\begingroup$ For many functions you can press Space in the viewport, a search window will pop up, and then you can type part of the name and it will show up. It doesn't work for buttons in the Properties tabs though. $\endgroup$ – cybrbeast Mar 18 '14 at 10:43
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ @David maybe better to put your comment as an answer. $\endgroup$ – PhoneixS Mar 18 '14 at 11:48
  • $\begingroup$ Could you be more specific on which button you miss? $\endgroup$ – stacker Mar 18 '14 at 12:35
  • $\begingroup$ Are you looking for buttons in the UI or on your keyboard (hotkeys)? $\endgroup$ – gandalf3 Mar 19 '14 at 6:25
1
$\begingroup$

If it's a keyboard shortcut you are looking for, you can try searching for the tool in CtrlAltU> User preferences > Input:

enter image description here

As for external resources, you can try the wiki, but beware that some parts are incomplete/out of date.

Another external resource which works well is google, usually searching for something like "blender <function name>" will get you results.

However, if all else fails you can always ask here ;)

$\endgroup$

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.