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How to rotate model so it matches X, Y and Z axises

Hey blender stackexchange, I am working on a remake of a game called Assaultcube, and want to use an original gun model as a reference. I found is in usr/lib/games/assaultcube/packages/models/weapons/...
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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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Send Object To Origin

What is the shortest way (or a shortcut key if there is any) to move the object to the origin?
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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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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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How to add glitter effect in 3D render

How do you get a glittering effect when navigating inside a 3D-view as shown here SketchFab Post ? As you can see, for some reason the particles around her appear when in motion & almost ...
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Objects all moving together [duplicate]

Every time I use the 3d manipulator it moves all of the other objects in the scene: They are multiple meshes and the image illustrates the way they move at different speeds
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How do I make the 3D manipulator straight instead of sitting at an angle?

How can I make the 3d manipulator straight again after being angled like this: I am now only able to drag verticles diagonally but what I want is to drag them straight along the x, y or z axis.
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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 ...
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3D Manipulator Axis Constraints not working

I am a Blender newbie, working through the manual trying to learn modeling. I have found that when I create a new document (reload Startup file), the block object appears with the 3D manipulator ...
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Manipulator settings

My Manipulator is rotated with the object in pose mode. How can i switch it back to the standard x, y, z, manipulator. I cant find the solution anywhere!! please help
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3D Manipulator hotkeys or addon?

There was an addon where when you press crtl space it would bring up a menu for the manipulator. I found an addon for it called Manipulator Menu which you could hit crtl space and you could select ...
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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 ...
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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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