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How to reset the center of rotation of the 3d view when it is not the center of the view

Sometimes the 3d view rotation using the 3rd mouse button starts to rotate around an unusual point that is not very convenient. I don't know why it starts doing this, but it usually starts when I'm ...
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2answers
78k views

How to emulate a Number Pad and 3 Button Mouse?

I have a MacBook Pro. Since it's a laptop, it does not have a number pad. It only has the numbers at the top of the keyboard. Can I emulate the number pad so that I can access the hot keys for top ...
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7answers
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Panning with Shift + middle mouse button stopped working

When I pan with the Shift + MMB, it doesn't work. I think I might have accidentally pressed some sort of key-shortcut. It works for other views, so it's not my mouse. What sort of shortcut could I ...
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1answer
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MMB rotating the scene too quickly?

When rotating and zooming the view using the MMB the scene moves very fast. How can I turn this down? When I start blender it works fine but then maybe I click wrong key. What is causing this to ...
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1answer
635 views

Where does End Clip Distance start on Orthographic view?

In Orthographic view the Start Clip setting has no effect. If I move the End clip it will affect both front and back clipping on the scene. Setting the end clip to 1m (as I prefer working in metric ...
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3answers
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Is there a better way to move around and view a big scene?

My problem is that I have a huge scene with meshes and (let's say) I see this scene for the first time. I do not know it, I want to look around. I can use the controls like MMB plus look around, ...
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1answer
2k views

How to stop Blender from slowing down zooming and panning?

I am working with Unreal Engine so I have entered unit scale of 0.01, and now I have realized that when I want to zoom into an object, it gets really slow well before I reach the object's surface. Is ...
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1answer
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Cinema 4D style navigation

I was using Blender with Maya configuration preset and it worked great for me, but since in 99% of Blender tutorials people are teaching using default configuration preset I've decided to switch on it....
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1answer
23k views

How to Return Camera View Back to the Origin? [duplicate]

I know this may seem like a stupid idea, but the view, camera, whatever you call it (the view you see while flying around in the viewport) is very far from the grid. When I try to zoom to get closer, ...
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1answer
6k views

Sometimes zooming with the mousewheel becomes very slow [duplicate]

I don't know what causes it, but sometimes zooming with the mouse wheel in the 3D View becomes very very slow. When I create a new 3D View it's back at normal speed, restarting Blender doesn't help ...
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2answers
219 views

Center viewport key in Blender breaks the viewport

I set the key layout to Maya's to work faster, everything goes great. But when using F key (i don't remember which one is in blender, but the center viewport position and rotation to selected object)....
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0answers
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How can I prevent the occasional Zoom In / Panning from breaking?

I'm not sure if this is a bug or a feature, but occasionally (usually in Object Mode) while I'm Zooming In or ...
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0answers
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How to remove / revert blender object centre view?

Using blender v2.76 for a while, I’ve managed to accidentally lock the camera onto an object (The default cube). This causes the zooming to slow down logarithmically once passing the object / space on ...
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0answers
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Zooming into the scene slowing down and stops (not in camera mode) [duplicate]

Sometimes when I work in the 3d viewport, I can't zoom in or move the view up and down at a recent point. While I'm zooming in the scene it starts a kind of slowing down and stops. What can I do to ...
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2answers
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Change the scale of the viewport

I'm building a model that's very small, about a square millimeter, that I intend to have 3d printed. I've figured out the model at normal blender dimensions, with the units set to "None", and then I ...

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