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Showing object axis in Blender 2.8

I'm trying to follow along a YouTube video that deals with axis in Blender. The author in the video uses Blender 2.6, while I'm using Blender 2.8. In Blender 2.8, I would like to show the object's ...
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Move Tool: How to change axis locking from MMB to LMB?

I think is very good feature to use axis selection (MMB) when the Move Tool is activated. But I working on a tablet and for me it's uncomfortable to often press buttons on the stylus. It would be ...
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How to sculpt along a specific axis?

I have faced a problem in sculpting: When trying to grab, sculpt result ends up traveling along the X or Y axis while trying to be pulled down Z axis. Is there I can set Blender to sculpt along the ...
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Scale along Z-axis only

I was trying to scale this tilted cube along global z-axis: I scaled it by twice with S+Z, the result ended up being: I was baffled as clearly not only it scaled in z, but also in y. Please help me ...
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Small Joint Rotation Limit problem (2 week rookie!)

So I imported a mech i made then after rigging everything and weight painting everything i wanted to add some limits to some bones because my model is a mech and come joints should only bend in one ...
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Blender 2.8 - I want to ALWAYS see the axis gizmo when moving an object

When I am moving an object in Object Mode, the axis gizmo disappears. This is very unhelpful. Is there a way to make it always visible? I want to always see this gizmo:
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Need to figure out how to lock model meshes to a single axis, regardless of Mode/tab within blender

So I'm trying to modify a model mesh for a video game, Team Fortress two, and I'm taking two meshes to combine into one, but whenever I seem to load in a model into this program and want to switch ...
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Remap axes for an object

Is it possible to remap the axes from an object to different axes? For example, if I import an obj file, and I want the dimensions of the y axis of the object to correspond to the z axis in my project,...
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Smart UV Project/Unwrap

I'm having trouble using the Smart UV Project Unwrap in Blender 2.81. When I go into shading to check the Unwrap, I apply a basic checker texture and it shows a stretch in the Z axis. Why is this so? ...
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get coordinates of bone from the perspective of second bone in driver

I'd like to get the coordinates of one bone from the perspective of an other bone, i.e. figure out the x,y,z coordinates of bone A where the axis of the space is aligned with the rotation and location ...
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How to lock the view to the XY, XZ, or YZ plane

When I'm in top, bottom or side view, I would like to lock the view to the 2 dimensions of the viewing plane (XY plane, XZ plane or YZ plane), so that - when working in that view - I don't ...
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How do I do axis-locking + edge/face intersection snapping? (with screenshot)

I want to move an edge of object A onto the face of object B. I want them to meet where the blue lock-axis meets the face of B. How can I do this? If there isn't a method available, where/how can I ...
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The axes when I move/rotate/scale is different from those of the world

I must've touched something wrong so my axes are acting weird. It seems like the axes are heading towards where the object is facing. How do I make them the same with the world axes?
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Problem with tracking [duplicate]

When i'm trying to set origin, floor, X axis and Y axis my object just flips 90 degrees:
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Blender solidify thinner along axis

I'm working on an object that is essentially a section of a sphere, and I need to have the object have a wall thickness that gets thinner along the X-axis (from left to right). At he left side (A) I ...
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Horizontally rotate the Viewport in 180 degrees to see the back side?

Is there an easy way to rotate the view horizontally to see the backside, as from the first picture to the second picture? I was following a phone modelling tutorial, and the guy jumped form the ...
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Align plane to ground

I'm sorry, I'm sure this is a very easy function, but I'm having a hell of a time. I have a bunch of 2 and 3 poly planes that I need to align to the xy floor. As is, they are floating in space, with ...
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Block camera roll while following path

I'm trying to make the camera do a kind of tracking shot in 3D space. So I created a bezier curve, added a Follow path constraint to the camera, and selected the curve. Then, since I want the ...
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GLTF export/import Sketchup 2017 to Blender 2.80 overrides origin and local axis orientation

I'm exporting a .glb file from Sketchup 2017 using the KhronosGroup GLTF exporter and importing it into Blender 2.80 using the KhronosGroup GLTF importer. Once the file is imported I get the ...
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How do i change the direction and rotation of rotataion axis?

I have this model and i want it to the handler to spin in the direction that the cursor is so the handler can turn how its should be, how can i do it?
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How can I move the camera on one axis and simultaneously accelerate with sound (subbass)?

I need your help and couldn't figure it out how I'm able to accelerate the camera movement with the help of sound (bass). Is it even possible? Thank's in advance!
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How to move just along the Z axis on Mac (Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Keyboard)?

I've been using Shift+scrolling to move along the Z axis a lot with non-Apple keyboard and mouse. Is there any way to move along JUST Z axis using Apple peripheral ...
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Re-align object axis to global

I somehow my objects got assigned to an alternate grid axis. I am not sure how to reset it. I want the object group to spin and rotate on the global XYZ axis gimbal. Any help on how to reset this ...
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Can Blender in sculpt mode apply a stroke 360° around an axis?

Can Blender somehow make a ring around the sculpt in the axis i want when i tap a brush on it?
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How to constrain edge slide to axis?

Trying to do a simple edge slide but it keeps twisting at angles when moved. I am trying to just move them along its connected path whilst keeping the vertical alignment. Because the top is curved, ...
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Why does this cube move in the Y-axis even after rotating it?

I'm sure that this is something related to global and local axes but I don't know how to implement that in blender. When you play my animation, you will see that the cube doesn't follow it's new local ...
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Animation, I want to alter all the axis at once in the graph editor

Often times in animation, I want to tweak the handles of the curves of an animation in the graph editor to get the tweening effect I want.(I only move the handles on the x axis most of the time, ...
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I want to keep my local axis when I export it to Unity(+pic)

I changed my local axis like this. And I want the same axis in Unity, but I could see that the local axis doesn't exist in Unity. It changed to global axis there. How can I keep this local axis in ...
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transform.rotate in Blender 2.8

The below script for blender 2.7x is not working with 2.80 How could I fix it? I got the message - "TypeError: Converting py args to operator properties: : keyword "axis" unrecognized". ...
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By using proportional editing, vertices are moved in the wrong axis

So I am following Andrew Price's 2.8 Donut tutorial but sometimes (not always) when I move vertices with Proportional editing, it moves the vertices around it really unpredictably (see screenshots ...
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How am I supposed to move only Gizmo when in Edit mode?

Yes.. I know cursor to origin funtion with 3D cursor. but i can't find way to only changing pivot in Edit mode. I want move Only Gizmo in edit mode... like zbrush transform tool. There is no snap ...
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How do I temporarily change the axis of rotation of an object in blender?

I'm trying to rotate an array of objects (disconnected from each other) that rotate about some other axis initially
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Bone constraint rotation not working correctly

I am following a skeleton rig tutorial on youtube step by step and despite having the exact same setup, my armature behaves incorrectly. https://youtu.be/jp_SqjB0468?t=920 at minute 15:40. This is the ...
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How to get a Collada model to rotate around its own centre axis, when the model is imported into iBooks Author

So I export complex models from Blender into collada format and then import them into iBooks Author. As the images show, the object doesn't rotate around its own centre of axis, it chooses something ...
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Lock transformation in local coordinate system

I want to lock the transformation to certain axes only, but when I just lock the axes in the Transform panel, they seem to lock global coordinates, even when Transform Orientation is set to Local. ...
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Show/Hide object orientations in Blender 2.8?

I can't find the option to show/hide the local axis/orientation in the Blender 2.8 UI.
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Why does pressing a transform hotkey not display the axes on the selected object?

I open Blender 2.80 (official release, not a beta or RC) and get the new scene with the usual 3 objects present (camera, light and cube). I select the cube, press 't' for the tools menu and click on ...
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How to change x location axis for particular system?

You can see on the picture below that carrots aren't properly placed to the ground. These carrots were created via particular system I want to rotate my particular system x location axis 90 degrees. ...
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Selecting across axis

Right now when I'm using the Select Tool, from let's say the side of my object. Its only selecting points from that particular side. How can I make so that it selects through my object so that it ...
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Mesh on the wrong axis when exporting?

I am trying to make a mesh for SL using Marvelous Designer and Blender 2.7 with avastar. When I am rigging my outfit to the mesh body everything goes smoothly, I export the .dea file per usual but ...
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How to constrain an object to one of it's local axes?

How can I make it so that when I move it around, it will only move on it's local Y axis?
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Why is my Array Modifier not curving my mesh like a square mesh?

I have done the procedure on YouTube about curving meshes with the axis,when I want to create an 8 pedal type of flower guard rotating on the y axis like the refrence photo my sword would create 3 ...
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Symmetry and Alignment

I'm creating a snowman while watching a tutorial so I got these 2 eyeballs on him how do I make sure that they are on symetrical spots on the huge snowball of the head, and how do I make sure that all ...
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Symmetrize from +X to -X

I'm using Blender 2.8 and want to symmetrize my sculpted model. I've tried Modeling -> Mesh -> Symmetrize but this only offers to symmetrize from -X to +X. How can I symmetrize from +X to -X instead? ...
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How to parent animated object to animated object

I want to show bond 2 rotating and the bond 1 also rotating. So basically parenting 1 to 2 is what I want to do. But when I animate in a particular axis using local axis it is rotating in all axis. ...
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Parenting rotations on local axis

How can I animate objects along local axis ? It is animating in all axes even though I added keyframes in one particular axis. I tried with parenting empty to the object and animate. It is not ...
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Problem with the orientation of the axes when exporting in FBX

I have a problem with the local orientation of the axes in pose mode. This does not allow me to rotate a part of the model in the correct way in unity. This is the orientation of the axes of the head ...
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Local axis of imported objects

I'm fairly new to Blender, but have come from a 3DS max and Inventor background. I have imported a model done in Inventor, in OBJ format. This is quite a large model of a steel structure with approx ...
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Realigning the Axis to Geometry

Okay so like many other people I have asked this question into google and gotten back some VERY complicated answers on how to do this. All I want to do is have the XYZ axis move itself into position ...
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Can't get the right rotation in Unity

I'm currently having problems getting the rotation right with my model from Blender into Unity. I have a very simple dresser with a drawer, and I've tried following suggestions by rotating it at -90 ...