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very simple Z Normal axis rotation

new to Blender, so please forgive if obvious.I have been looking for an answer on this.... Goal: Simple object (e.g. cube) , once rotated 45 degrees, can have rotation on its Z Normal animated. I ...
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Blender rotates objects on wrong axis during animation playback

Recently I asked a question "I have an object that is slanted on all 3 axes, and I need to rotate its bottom on its own axis." And the answer was simple - Local transform orientation. But it doesn`t ...
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Set a polygon's normal's orientation as the objects local rotation orientation (if every polygon is an object)

So, Each of my polygons is a separate object. Their default normals point like this: But their orientation or local axes are like so: How can I make their local axes to be like so, but ...
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Lock axis while rotating along path

I'm trying to keep the z axis (Poles) of the sphere at a certain angle while the sphere travels along it's path. I can't see an option to animate transform in a local orientation. It always animates ...
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About local space in action constraint

As you can see the picture below, if you change the rotation value by rotating the parent object (box), the rotation value of the child object (monkey) is retained. Child objects have their own local ...
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How can I rotate a mesh about another object using animation node in blender

How can I rotate a mesh about another object using animation node in blender My thoughts were to have the circle/triangle mesh node pivot point be the same as the cube piviot point I was following ...
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How to Fix Axis of Armature Without Wrecking Mesh?

I'm trying to rotate parts of an armature with code and finding that pieces of the armature have their axis oriented differently for some reason which makes looping through the pieces and doing the ...
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Align rotation with the snapping target, on a different axis?

I am stacking quite a few tall objects on uneven surfaces. To accomplish this I turn on Snap during transform, Snap to Face, <...
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Spinning single component around axis without affecting the compounding units

I am currently working on my first project with Blender. I decided to make a yo-yo. I am working on the string portion and have it stretched out currently. What I have now is a yo-yo body with a ...
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How to rotate object on axis (planet)?

Ok Im not sure whether this has been addressed specifically but I have some planet orbit rings that I need to rotate ON the axis, meaning they stay at an angle but rotate - so far Ive parented the ...
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Y-Axis is reversed in camera perspective

I'm wondering how I can fix this problem. When I move an object in camera perspective it moves the opposite direction. I also reset user preferences to factory default with no success.
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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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Change the shortcurs for axis lock “x,y,z” after transforming ie:. “g”

I´m trying to change the X, Y, Z, shortcuts, usable after transforming something, usually using G, etc. But after some trial and error, and extensive searches on the key binding panel, I'm a bit ...
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Rotate some sphere vertices along Z axis

I am learing blender and would like to get something like this: Some planets twisted-like. I would like to make it in a non-destructive way, if that is possible. I start with an icosphere, then set ...
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Rotating local axis to 3D cursor

When rotating an object, how do I snap one of its local axes to the 3D cursor? In other words, how do I make that axis point directly to the 3D cursor? A practical example: I want to make the center ...
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IK Pole Target directing to wrong direction

I have no idea why the pole doesn't follow the target, instead, the pole avoid it, i've tried to ROLL the bone to 0 degree. The result still the same.
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How to remove the axis constraint after scaling all objects to zero on one axis?

I inadvertently scaled all 3D objects within a layer to zero on the Y axis. Geometry is now constrained to the X Z plane in edit mode. I basically did a S Y 0 at some point during a tonne of 2D work ...
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Axis guide line problem

When translating in edit mode, axis guidelines appear, blocking the view of thin objects and the 3d-cursor hides. Someway to hide the axis guidelines? I mean the blue line in the middle of the screen.
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Assign axis snapping to middle mouse wheel roll?

I have this idea of scrolling through the snapped xyz axis (in move mode) with the middle mouse wheel, as opposed to using middle click. I think this sort of functionality would be really handy for ...