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How to Micro Manage Manipulator

When in Edit Mode, I find sometimes I want to move an edge, or at least two vertices, in a direction that would be perpendicular to their orientation along their existing edge. At that moment, the ...
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3D manipulator to middle of selection

How do I set the 3D manipulator to the middle of my selection? I am new to Blender and have no idea how it is done. In a tutorial I was looking at, it happens automatically when you do the selection, ...
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Transformation buttons disappeared

I have no idea why but those translate / rotate / scale bottom buttons disappeared and I can't get them back, no matter what edit mode I'm in. When I create a new file, they appear. when loading my ...
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I can't use the 3d manipulator

I can't use the 3d manipulator - whenever I attempt to drag the handles Blender simply repositions the 3D cursor.
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How to move the 3D manipulator widget itself

I've uploaded an obj file and the widget is waaaayy far from the object I've inserted. Again, I'm not trying to move the object, but the widget itself. Is there a way to reposition it?
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3d manipulators and hotkeys

When it comes to scale, rotation, move, there are two display modes: One that doesn't show 3D manipulators One that shows manipulators. You are in that second mode, say your are in scale mode, with ...
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3D manipulators unselectable while “Lock to Cursor” is turned on. [closed]

After updating to 2.79 my 3D manipulators started to behave weirdly. I'm not able to select them, because pivot appears in the clicked position. Only when I turn "Lock to Cursor" off, manipulators ...