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Is there a quick way to reset a .blend files windows and settings to default [duplicate]

Whenever I download a .blend from someone all of the windows and settings are the way they have left them as it is saved in the file. It takes way to long to rearrange every window and toolbar to the ...
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Restoring default toolbar layout in Blender 2.81 [duplicate]

I'm using Blender 2.81, when I open old Blender files such as Blender 2.80 or older the toolbar layout in the 3D Viewport are different than the default toolbar layout when starting a new project. ...
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Load/import settings from one project to another? [duplicate]

I have created a new startup file in order to improve my workflow. One example among many others, I've created new Screens Layouts. It really makes a difference. But when I open old saved files, they ...
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reload interface while keeping data? [duplicate]

I'm still learning the new 2.8 layout. I screwed up my interface somehow and I can't scroll in / out. I try doing load startup file, but it resets me back to the default cube. How can I reset the ...
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If I open a Blender file and the UI looks weird, can I move/close the UI elements to make it look like the default? [duplicate]

I downloaded a Blender file and opened it, and the UI looks very weird as the screen capture below. If it were other applications, like Visual Studio or something, most applications support intuitive ...
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How to restore custom layout/panels when loading a blend file with different settings? [duplicate]

I've downloaded a .blend file recently and all of the interface elements look very small. Is there a way to quickly resize the buttons within the panels according to my personal settings?
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Resetting UI on the viewport [duplicate]

I downloaded a blender file from online, and all the menues like "view" "select" "pose" options are at the bottom, when they were normally at the top. Is there a way to ...
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How can I get my usual interface when opening projects created by other people? [duplicate]

I've bougth cup models from internet. In the ZIP I get the blend file and pressing F12 I can render the project (Do you call it project?) But I don't see anymore the "Layout" tab, that is what I ...
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How to return to default view in a file you got elsewhere [duplicate]

I have gotten several files from various sources on the net to learn from. When they load the UI is completely changed from what I am used to in the Default view when you first create a new blender ...
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How do you return to the default view (the one you see when blender starts)?

I cannot find any menu or keys that return blender to the view that you see when you start blender. Using save close and then open again but it must be easier than that? How do you change the view ...
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Save window layout instead of startup file?

How can I save a customized window layout so that every time when I open a .blend file, this window layout is displayed? Currently, I only know how to ...
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Get usual right side toolbar in UV Editing mode

For some reason, although everything is fine in the Default view, I can only ever get the Properties (hotkey N) toolbar to appear on the right-hand side of my 3D view (the right screen) in UV Editing ...
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Lost the workspace menu...how to get it back?

Using blender 2.80 stable on Linux with openbox / nvidia. Once in a sudden the top menu with all my workspace was gone. Restarting blender does not help. Blender without the related file shows the ...
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Blender interface not completely visible [duplicate]

As seen in the image everything above the transform section is not visible and some portion in bottom is also missing. In the upper part, the cursor is also not mapping correctly, for instance when I ...
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Is there any way to change ui to v2.80? [duplicate]

I downloaded a blender file and opened it but UI did not match V2.80. I guess that because the file have been made in old version its UI did not match V2.80. I want change UI as V2.80 easily. Is ...
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