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Axis is crooked

The axis for all of my object manipulations seem crooked.
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How to change the axis of the Move Tool within Edit Mode? (2.8)

When I enter the editing mode and move a vertex or edge, the tool's axes (gizmo) is always diagonal / sloped. When I manipulate a polygon, the Z axis follows its normal. I can't change the Transform ...
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Extrude and Move on edge aligns to normal axis by default

When I use middle mouse button to align the extrude (E) to the axis, the default is the Normal Axis instead of Global like it was in 2.79 and before. Buttons X Y Z work like intended aligning it to ...
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What is the differences between Object AXES and Edit Mode AXES

What is the differences between Object AXES and Edit Mode AXES Image Reference
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Creating orthogonal axis in blender (geometric model)

I'm not a blender expert, so I don't know how to do this quickly. Is it possible to create quickly something like the following? Regardless of the "Blend4Web" or "Blender" I'd literally like to ...
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How to track a point with axis

I want an object's axis always to face an empty while subject to a clamp constrain. Any suggestions on how to do that?
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animating on local axis

This could be a duplicate question, if so I do apologize for wasting your time. I did some research, but couldn't find the answer for my question. That's why I posted it here. I've modeled an ...
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Mirroring issues

I am having issues with mirroring modifier. Essentially after having shaped a cube into a primal face shape, I wiped half the vertexes out on the left side so that I could mirror the right side. Well, ...
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How can I spin and morph a curve(mesh) to another curve(mesh) together

I have done a 180°Spin around one axis of a transformed curve I got from a svg file eg. a square. But when I want to spin the square and morph it into a semicircle I got stuck. I can spin the circle ...
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adjusting axis of 3d cursor

i have a tube and want make it going around an edge. I usually know how I have to do that but in this case, i cant because the axis of the 3d cursor which I use as pivot point a distorted. how can I ...
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Object has its own set of axes that are affecting all symmetrical functions

Blender 2.8. My retopologized mirrored(applied) Multi-resolution(not applied) mesh has its own local axes even when I set them in the viewport to global. These axes are only annoyingly affecting ...
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Change axis of rotation (animated)

I want to rotate an object around some axis during one period in my animation and rotate it around another axis during another period. What is the easiest way to achieve that? Example: flip dice ...
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symmetric movement of 2 objects

how can I move 2 objects always symmetrical? I want to move a right and left wheel of an object symmetrical outward/inward. Icould do it by putting the exact y values on each but I was wondering if ...
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Adapt dimension axis of an object to viewport

i run into following problem: i try to make a wheel out of a cylinder. after creating the cylinder i rotate it 90° on x-axis. now i want to adapte the width of the wheel. unfortunately the object ...
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How to rotate/line up an object to an axis

I am trying to rotate the below object against an axis so that it looks like in the second image In the second image I rotated the object manually, however I know this isn't ideal as it may not be ...
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Extruding along y-axis is not working in the expected orientation

I'm trying to extrude along the y-axis pressing 'e' and than 'y' but it doesn't follow the y-axis as expected (see screenshot). It should connect to a flat surface but it's kinda diagonal and I don't ...
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Grease pencil 2.8 stroke placement problem

i'm currently working on blender 2.8, and i'm importing some mixamo models for drawing over them, my problem is when i draw strokes that if i move the view: the strokes move too like a 3d object, on 2....
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Script/API - Snap selection to grid, but only one axis

by script I can do a snap-to-grid of the selected vertices: bpy.context.space_data.grid_scale = 0.125 bpy.ops.view3d.snap_selected_to_grid() But I need to ...
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Gizmo constraints are not constraining? [closed]

I've been using the bleeding edge 2.8 builds and downloading the latest build every day from Blender.org. On top of this, I've also been heavily tweaking shortcuts and trying to get myself as ...
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Lock one axis of particle rotation

I'm using grass objects in a particle system to create a small field and need to animate it with the turbulence field. When applied the grass objects in the particle system sometimes rotates in the Z ...
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changing rotational axis

this setup is rotating anticlockwise like a screw (I've added the keyframes for the rotation) but now, I want to slant this set up a bit (30 degrees) when I do so, keyframed values are not working ...
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how to align object according to specific axes

i've created two obejcts in blender (in different files). Here is the first one The y axis (green) is perpendicular to object surface. Object has no rotation. and i have the second object It has z ...
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How do I get rid of this annoying axis?

I'm working on a Roblox rig in Blender. Everytime I set the pivot point (origin) to the selected mesh of the bones, an axis seems to be following it and showing up anywhere I set the origin of the ...
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How to find initial orientation of a bone's local axes relative to world axes?

How to find initial orientation of a bone's local axes relative to world axes? I.e. what sequence of xyz rotations I need to apply to global axes to get to local axes?
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2.79b YZ rotation widgets are using incorrect AXIS

I have an issue with rotation, using the 3D manipulator is rotating wrong, The Y manipulator is rotating on the X axis, The Z manipulator is rotating on the Y axis, X axis widget appears to be fine. ...
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How do I change the axis reference point of an object?

I wanted to create a cone, but when I changed its dimensions, It randomly put the axis reference point at a weird location that makes the positioning of the object (using the numerical location tool) ...
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weird bone axis/rotation problems (from blender to UE4)

i'm quite new, to unreal engine en blender. (installed both 1,5 month ago) and i start working on my first game/interactive experience. and i have run in a lot of problems sinds ;p (of course ;)) but ...
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Numpad view not working properly [duplicate]

This is making me go nuts. Whenever I'm trying to go to the numpad view, instead of going into the 2D and showing only 2 axis, it's trying to show and think about the depth of the third axis. This is ...
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How snap object to X, Y or Z-axis?

I am a Blender n00b and have this beginners question that I can't find an answer for. I'm following this course by testedpancake on YouTube to model a car. In part 7 of his tutorial he is extruding ...
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Why can`t Blender move appended objects normally?

Every group of objects I append from another project can't be moved in a normal way. It CAN move normally only on X axis but if I want Y or Z, every object goes it's own way, moving away from each ...
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Bone rotation behaviour based on hierarchy of individual bone axis like Maya

There's a feature in Maya which I don't know if Blender can do regarding bones. In Maya you can select a Parent Joint (or bone in Blender), and afterwards if you select every child joint (bone) in ...
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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 ...