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Is there a way of having Blender reset the 'origin to geometery' automatically?

At the moment, when I resize or modify an object, I manually click Set Origin -> Origin to Geometry to recentre the manipulators in the object's bounds. Like so: My desire is to have the origin ...
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Hot Key responsible for changing manipulator doesn't work

As I was reading through Blender Documentation 2.4, looking for hot keys. And suddenly found an interesting one. So I went to Blender to test it myself. Though it didn't work for me. The Hot key I am ...
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Is there a way to move objects in the viewport and have them collide with other objects in the scene?

I'm trying to dress a bookshelf setpiece with a bunch of models of books, and it's really tedious to try to get things like slanted books to rest right; to get a book to rest on the edge of another ...
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Align Gizmo with local axes instead of global ones

As shown in the picture, even the cube is rotated, its Gizmo still aligns with global axes instead of local ones. Even when I have set Transformation Orientation to "local". Is it possible to display ...
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Can we translate 3d data into faked 2d data? It seems possible to fake 3d by using 2d images.changing size and shape

There is a some excitement about using an animation platform for web sites. People say it is powerful and fast. So, for employment purposes since I am a software engineer, I have taken the task of ...
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transformation mode won't change from rotate to translate

when I click on translate, it won't come out of rotate mode. I can select any object in the scene, but am stuck in rotate mode.
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How can I make manipulator/gizmo stay visible when doing a transformation?

I have googled a bit and searched on here, as well as looked at settings and preferences, but have yet to find an answer. Currently working in 2.8 Beta. When I am moving a mesh in object mode, I ...
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Impossible to change Translate and Rotate in Transform's panel but Scale yes for one object?

I created a scene where I have many objects. After many hours of work I note that it is impossible to change the translation and the rotation of one object from the Transform's panel but I can change ...
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Manipulate the 3D Axis Locally

How can I change or manipulate the Global 3D Space?.. I know if I click on Local it will change and I can move parts on the axis I need to but I can't rotate. Lever's, Hoses.. all in different areas ...
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after each action, the program writes “not responding”

I make a winter forest, but after adding particles to the trees, after each action the program does not want to work. Then you need to wait five minutes after each action until it loads! Help me ...
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Adjust Manipulator/Gizmo Hotspot Blender 2.8

I was wondering if there was a way to adjust the Gizmo hot spots for the axis representers like in Blender 2.79? This is the old setting: This is the new setting: Right now it seems like it only ...
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Pivot point will not snap to selection

I'm having a problem where my pivot point will not snap to the selection I need it to, the highlighted plane as you see here. I'm unsure why and have already tried every other pivot selection. I have ...
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Draw axis guid line via Python in Blender

I write a little addon that reset location by a single axis (X, Y or Z). I want to add the possibility to view axis guide line in 3d viewport when you select one. Like you have in transformations(move,...
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How to Add Textures and UV Maps on Blender Mac

How do I add textures and UV maps for Blender 2.8 on Mac? It's about making CGI models of the characters from the Barney and the Backyard Gang video: Three Wishes such as a little girl named Tina. ...
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Straight edgeloop

I recently moved to blender from maya to give a try. I followed feew guides and videos to have an idea how it works and makemy first 3D model of a weapon. Now i have the edge loop i made to have like ...
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Why does the selected mesh or bone not rotate when using the rotation gizmo?

I have a problem with one of my models where the rotation gizmo does not work. If I try to rotate a bone in pose mode or a mesh part in object mode, I move only a thin black line around the rotation-...
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Are there shortcuts for the manipulators (move/scale/rotate) for Blender 2.79

It seems to me that by now this question would have been asked... many times. I have searched and found many questions/answers that are close, however, they don't seem to answer this specific ...
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Animate a face rig based on data from an external source

I would like to know if it's possible to use Blender to make a 3D animation of a person that simulates the spoken dynamic information working with the API of DialogFlow, for an intelligent robot? I ...
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I have to use control+left click to move an object using the 3d arrows

Part of why this is an issue is that when I hold down the control button and use the movement arrows it turns on snapping for that object. I also have to use control+left click to connect things in ...
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i can't scale in 2 direction (axis) using 3d manipulator after modifying hotkey

I did change my hotkey setting and at this point, i can't do 2 axis scaling anymore. I mean shift drag the z axis (3d anipulator) , won't scale in XY anymore. I think i miss something here. How can i ...
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How do i bend a cylinder into a Lshape

How can i bend this cyclinder into an L shape please. I have tried the warp in transform but i seem to end up with an odd windy shape rather than a simple shape. Simon Many thanks
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Relation between pixels and blender unit and the grid floor?

everyone I would like to know with fundaments , the relation between pixels and blenders's units for meshes over a custom grid's floor ( In my case I use the default grid floor). I mean this steps (...
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Can't Select Manipulators in Edit Mode

I'm trying to edit a mesh in Blender, but I can't select my manipulators in Edit Mode. They work perfectly fine in Object Mode, but in Edit Mode, it'll just make a border select when I try to click ...