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Display rotate manipulator controls?

Is it possible to set up Blender to have rotation controllers similar to Maya? Preview of Maya's rotation controllers:
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How to use Blender object rotation style using Maya Navigation?

I just switched to Blender Navigation to test a few things and shortcuts, and noticed Blender Rotation style is different than Maya, when I press R it goes in Rotation mode, when I press R again it ...
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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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Transform manipulator is no longer in center of selection [duplicate]

I am new to Blender and i have a very frustrating issue. I find it difficult to get used to all the shortcuts so i may have pressed something i didn't mean to : XYZ axis should be in the center of ...
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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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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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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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Arrows do not appear at selected point on mesh

I attached an image to explain what is going on. The center of red, blue and green arrows should appear at the white point inside the red circle when I chose the white point to edit it. And if I hold ...
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Moving an object along two axes instead of one

One of my friends uses 3DS Max a lot, and he showed me when he was working that there are "angles" on his 3D manipulator that allow him to move (translate) objects in two axes at the same time. Looks ...