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How could I "re-align" grease pencil vertexes on one axis?

let's say I have this line: How could I "re-align" vertexes on one axis so it would become a line ? On a regular mesh, I would have set the pivot point to 3D cursor, then scale X 0; and ...
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How do I move mesh up and down at weird angle?

How do I move the knuckle's up on my model while matching the odd angle its at? Just in case in the future if I ever encounter this problem again and not only do I need to move it up but down too.
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Determining camera orientation from an image/render

I try to recreate certain scenes in blender from renders and images, and I'm having a hard time setting the camera correctly and accurately. As of now, to set up the camera position of a scene I want ...
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How do I change the length of the bone?

I'm planning on making multiple bones for each finger but I want to change the length for each of them while still keeping the angle intact. How do I do that?
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How do I Stretch ring of vertices?

I'm trying to fatten up the vertices outward that are in a circle, but I want to maintain its position and angle how do I do it?
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When applying location of a translated object with mirror modifyer the global axes are used

I really don't know how I archived this. Can anybody tell me how to get the mirror modifier to use local axes when applying the object's location?
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How to align Camera such that the selected object is in its View, and the Camera is placed in a specific plane

The task is to click snapshots of front/back/right/left of a 3d Chair objects. To automate it, we first align all the Chairs such that the height is along z-axis, y-axis is the horizontal axis, and x-...
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Moving multiple objects at once

I'm trying to move a set of objects along say x-axis, I select them all and try to shift them, but all of them are aligned to the different axis, so they move along different axes. How do I quickly ...
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Rotating / Twist object not in sync / Transformation Orientation along Normal

I'm trying to rotate / twist (note: the twist is used because it will be extended up in 3D to twirl around ) an object in sync but after I did an extrude on the edge using ...
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Aligning\snapping something to the world\global axis?

In Blender, is there any way of automatically aligning something to the global axis, automatically snapping it to it, or restricting movement to it? I'm looking for something that's the equivalent of ...
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Keyframes are messing with my plane properties

So i have this plane that i want to spin in one direction for a pair of seconds, and as soon as i started using keyframes, weird things started to happen to the plane. First, the rotation is not ...
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Extruding faces goes wrong when creating holes in a sphere

I want to draw a porous sphere following @Robin Betts' cool answer (Geodesic Domes); after succesfully doing the "inset faces" I want to extrude them all inside the sphere, so that I have ...
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Strombic Hexecontahedron from a dodecahedron

The purple is what I want, the grey is what I have. Somebody already helped me on the Blender Discord server, but if you can see, there is no "symmetry", as the pyramid orientation angles ...
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Two origin points for simple deform

I want to bend a beam keeping the endpoints rooted on the x-axis but curving upward on z-axis. I tried to set two origin points on each end of the beam but was unsuccessful. Is there an alternative ...
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Have rotation for the object the same as the face

Hello so I have the following problem. I created a door as a seperate object. I combined this then with another on. I got it to the point where I want it but now I want it rotated a way. That it is on ...
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Orient Custom Shape addon stopped working in versions above 2.9? [duplicate]

Unfortunately the Orient bone shapes add-on either downloaded from GitHub or from developer.blender.org does not work anymore for whatever reason. I have tried to install those scripts on Blender 2.90....
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How to change orientation of axis in Blender?

I'm trying to get parity between the axis orientation between UE4/UE5 and Blender and I am noticing that the two programs flip +X with -X. Observe my image. Is it possible to change the orientation of ...
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Animated model does not export as animated keyframes

I am animating an airplane model for a project. The model animations look fine the way I want in blender but when I export them as fbx or glb models the animation gets crazy. find the example as below:...
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Mirror modifier on a curve doesn't work as excpected [duplicate]

I would like to make a two wires wound on themselves like for light garland (like a spiral). To make it easier i use a curve (i will later add bevel and array modifier). But I have a problem with ...
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Rotating an animated model

I was just busy finishing my animation when I noticed in my camera view from the beginning, the model itself was shifted slightly off course from facing perpendicular to the x axis (I used ...
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Daz to Blender Bridge Axis Problem

When I use the Daz to Blender Bridge the character loads fine but I am modeling my own clothing for it. When I make a mesh to start and in edit mode go to use extract the axis are all wrong. Even when ...
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Reposition navigation gizmo

As a pen user and newbie, I rely greatly on clicking on buttons over key shortcuts. As a left handed user, I would benefit from essentially flipping the UI horizontally, so tools are more reachable. ...
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Disappearance of 3D axis from viewport

In my recent project work, I did something that resulted in the disappearance of the 3D axis in the viewport of the "Layout" workspace, not only that all that four buttons(including zoom ...
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Find out perpendicular vectors of a normal

I want to find out the direction of a certain axis in a normal, for example the Y axis. So for an edge finding the direction would be to subtract the location of its vertices. I want to use that ...
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Why does the median z value seem wrong?

I have a circle. I checked every single vertex's z value individually, and they're all 0.0: But when I select all the vertices, the median for the z value is not 0: Why isn't it showing as zero? ...
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Blender 2.91.0: How to re-align the local axis of an object that has 0 rotations to the global axis?

An object that has 0 rotations displays the local axis that's not aligned to the global axis. Please see the following picture. All parent objects have 0 rotations. How can I re-align the local axis ...
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How to set Local Axis from Normal Axis?

I want the local axis to match the normal axis of the selected mesh. I found out how to change the local axis manually by referring to this question (How to Change Object's local Axis?) and others....
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How Blender sets its reference frame?

I would like to know how Blender defines its global reference frame, and if it is possible to modify its definition. By reference point, I mean the x, y and z axes that we can see at any time when we ...
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can i set the pivot of one object as that of another one?

I have a clock and a dial, and i want to set the pivot point of the dial as that of the clock, so i could rotate the dial freely and its center would stay at the same place. how can i do such a thing? ...
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the axis of measurement of angle using measuring tool

I am trying to measure the bowing of the femur using the measure tool. I drop the line from the top of the femur and when I click in the line to activate the angle measure, it reads 147 degrees . I ...
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PoseBone local rotation values to global with axis changed

I think this question has been ask a few times but haven't been able to produce an answer. So for an addon I'm building I need to send the bone rotations of an armature. Those rotations are expected ...
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Problem with extrude along the local axis hotkeys

tell me, I'm going through the lesson, the teacher at 2.82 turns out to extrude two faces symmetrically along the local Z axis through E-S-Z-Z, and for some reason, in my case, in 2.92, E-S-Z-Z ...
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Finger getting twisted with rotation

All the fingers in the hand works perfectly, but the middle finger twist in the middle when rotate the bone on Y, the weight paint is correct, but still twists.
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how to get camera exactly like in the z perspective view [duplicate]

I'm making a text animation,in which in the end i want the camera to look exactly like when i look through the Z perspective view(numpad 7), so that the text seems 2d in the end. how do i make the ...
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Is it possible to change the local orientation of an object without joining it to a "helper" object?

I am creating a building for export to an external game engine. Before exporting, I need to ensure the doors of the building are separate objects and have their local axes aligned to the the plane of ...
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Bevel applied only to one axis! [duplicate]

So the bevel appears to only be applying to the x-axis, when I also need it on the y axis. Any solutions and thoughts would be much appreciated. I have tried with the modelling bevel and the modifier, ...
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Is it possible to project onto face during snapping in the direction of the cursor?

I would like to project the vertices of an object onto the surface of an other. I know how to do that using the snapping tool. However, a drawback of this method is that vertices are only projected ...
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Mirroring object on Z axis not correct

I am making a thor's hammer design following this tutorial:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Yxrke72isQ . at about 1:17:20, they mirror the rune like curves on the z axis. when i try this, it mirrors ...
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Bone rotation problem

I set a bone to copy rotation of the arm bone when it rotates on Z axis to enable a corrective shape key. The problem is that when i rotate the arm on the X axis, the bone that is copying rotation ...
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Problem with the rotation of the object

The rotation of the object comes from the center of the axis, but not from the object itself. How to make the rotation come from the object itself?
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Sticky axis constraints?

The axis constraint hotkeys only work for momentary tweak mode, aka "Transform Modal Map". I.e. one must press G and then immediately press X. Then after performing the transform, the tool ...
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Spin tool in Blender 2.92.0 rotates only around z-axis by default

The documentation says that the spin tool will extrude faces along an arc rotating around the axis of the viewport. No matter which axis my viewport is oriented to, and no matter where my 3D-cursor is,...
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Object says it's zeroed on an axis, but it's not. How do I fix?

I have this object that says it is zeroed out, but it's actually not and I have a reference object to prove it. I believe it started showing this "false zero" because I joined it to another ...
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I locked one axis in edit mode and don't know how to unlock

I just have a simple plane and I can't move it in z axis. even if I rotate it, it just shrinks onto its self. Rotates normal in object mode and the weird lock seams to follow the objects orientation ...
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How to make a car door hinge upwards?

I have arrived in Blender animation hell and I need help. I'm trying to make a car door open by hinging it upwards - the problem I have is that the edge where the car door and bodywork meet is not ...
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How to convert rotation_axis_angle to euler or quaternion via Python?

For my script I need to get the same result that Array modifier produces with Object Offset. In particular, I need to calculate rotation difference between two objects' rotations despite their ...
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Rigify. Question about Axis

I turn on my axis, but it does show on my every bone only one shows at the root Thanks.
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Is there a way to rotate after applying Separate XYZ?

Apparently you can only rotate and move across the axis that is separated (for example [see image]: rotating the X axis and Y axis after having Z axis separated will result in having the Z axis move ...
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How do I make an object spin around it's own axis? [duplicate]

So I have these two wheels parented to the leg of a robot. I wanna make them spin a few times but they're spinning around the wrong axis. With other objects I could just press R, Y, Y to make them ...
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Curve modifier doesn't follow curve in the correct axis

Apologies If I am not using correct words and names for the modifiers. I tried to follow a simple blender plant creation tutorial but in the last section I came across a problem that I cannot solve. I ...