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Why does the zoom sometimes stop at a point?

I often find that I can zoom in to a point, but then cannot zoom any more, even when there is a lot of room to zoom to the meshes on the scene. This is particularly annoying in the following ...
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6answers
44k views

How do I center the view at the origin without moving the 3D cursor?

The shortcut I have always used to center my view is Shift +C, then Alt + Home. This moves the 3D cursor to the origin, then centers the view on the 3D cursor. However, in some situations, I want to ...
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6answers
31k views

How to lock the view to prevent rotation of the view camera?

I was wondering if it was possible to lock the view (similar to quad view), so that the view doesn't change if I accidentally bump the middle mouse button. Is there a setting I can change or a script ...
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3answers
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What is the difference between the trackball and turntable style view modes?

Blender has two methods for model navigation using the viewport, namely turntable and trackball, with the default being turntable. When I use trackball instead, I can feel that something is changed, ...
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2answers
27k views

Viewport pivot point changed from scene objects to around viewport camera origin

I am starting to learn using blender, and at some point I managed to do something to the 3D view camera. Usually the camera orbits around an object, but now the rotation seems to happen (atleast very ...
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1answer
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Blender Camera Controls Stopped Working

Was retopologizing a dress when suddenly I was no longer able to zoom (in nor out) or pan the camera. I can only rotate the camera. I closed Blender and restarted it, loading my project from a save ...
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1answer
1k views

Pivot Point wont change

I have a scene with some objects. Lamps, modelled stuff and imported 3ds objects. When i try to rotate the 3d View via middlemouse, the pivotpoint is never inside the selected object. It always sits ...
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1answer
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Camera Positioning (Similar to Maya?)

So when I used Maya, I was able to pan the viewport around, and wherever the center of the viewport was, I would rotate around that, instead of some other rotation point. Is there a way for me to set ...
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1answer
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While editing my model, my camera jumps?

So I'm editing a model and for a while now, the camera seems to "jump" to a different view whenever I click. I'm using the shift+F method for moving the camera, I'll move the view to see some vertices ...
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1answer
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I can't look inside of my models [duplicate]

I am a very beginner with blender and I had always the opportunity to zoom inside of my models when im in the edit mode. Now I can zoom as much as I want but never get inside of the model. Can someone ...