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How to snap to a face with axis constraints?

I'm trying to work out a problem that's best described visually: the problem. I'm trying to snap a vertex to where its y-axis contraint intersects the face of another object, which apparently doesn't ...
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Why am I unable to rotate around the Z local axis? [closed]

I am trying to rotate the root bone around the z axis, but rotating around the z rotates around the y. Rotating around the y also does y as normal and x is normal as well. So, I am only able to rotate ...
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Weird axis arrows appeared

These things started appearing from nowhere when i click an object. When i try to move the object, the axes move, the object doesnt. I assume i just touched some setting by mistake
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Why is this particle system showing a 3D axis at every particle when I select it?

I am having a display problems with appended grass in Blender. It's showing the axis when selected and when I unselect the grass it looks normal. This is what I get when I select the pane with the ...
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How to change orientation of object and location?

My object (the tiny donut) seems to be floating but I wanted to place my object at the center like how the box is centered with grid axis in the image below: Is it also possible to change the ...
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Flipping the pose on the x axis is pasted incorrectly

So for the past few hours i have been trying to animate a simple walk cycle but couldn't because when i try to flip the pose on the x axis it doesn't paste it correctly. (Blend File) The pose i ...
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Why does Blender think the bottom of my object is the Front?

I can't make heads or tails out of what blender thinks is front/back left/right. Top and bottom used to be no brainers along the z axis but now that's all screwy too. I did View/Align View/Align ...
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how to move face along an axis without affecting other faces?

I'm learning Blender and i face this issue that i can't figure out: I have this isometric shape: I was trying to move this face on red x-axis: And this what happened, actually this is what i want ...
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Stop bone roll when using constraints to move bones?

I'm trying to animate a wheel spinning and following a certain path determined by the positions of animated empty objects. This armature is created from having the heads and tails of the bones follow ...
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Axis on workplace is gone

I was really enjoy of making donut with blender but suddenly axis in my workplace is gone. Anyone know what shortcut or how to bring it back?
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How disable strange axis view?

Don't understand how disable this axis view
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Is there an automatic way to fit this piece perfectly?

I'm trying to create an apple monster character and later on he'll be used in an experimental video game environment. I'm having a problem with this apple piece, I want it to fit perfectly in the hole,...
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Blender 2.8 Copy 50% bone rotation between different local axis

I am trying to make the Bone 1 copy 50% rotation of Bone 2, as below. Mixed axis of the bones make it difficult. Please, what should I do? I spent hours trying, I will do everything you say. I ...
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How do I rotate the viewport, without leaving the x/y-plane?

I'm looking at an object, sometimes very close, to check visual heights. I'm in orthographic view, straight front. Now I want to rotate slowly to the left/right side, without leaving the xy-plane (...
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How to position the default blender cube given coordinates, direction Z vector and direction Y vector using python?

New to blender and python here, Given the following: Coordinates (X,Y,Z) = (-100,100,1000) and Direction Z vector = (1,0,0) and Direction Y vector = (0,0,-1) where angle between direction vectors is ...
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How to use the operator so that it interacts with the user and has default values

I use the cursor as a pivot point. I want that when I use operator bpy.ops.transform.rotate ("INVOKE_DEFAULT"), it uses the cursor axis by default and I do not have to press the z button so that the ...
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How to fix grid on 3D viewport

I'm having this issue when I get close to my object the red and green axis look odd. This sphere has 1mm of diameter. Graphics: Radeon Pro 570X 4 GB
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Blender 2.8 Bone pose local and global axis mismatch

I need my bone local axis to be exactly the same as global axis. It's not true at least with the Y axis. I already tried applying current pose as rest pose, but it's not helping. In armature edit ...
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Why can I no longer pick an axis with a shortcut key after activating the Rotate, Move or Scale tool?

Maybe there's something I pressed or an update thing but when I press R, G or S I've been always expecting the object to move freely so I can choose which axis to pick (also with X, Y, Z keys), but ...
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align objects to an axis or to each other

is there a way to align objects up with each other along an axis? I know how to align using scale and vertices, but I need to do this with complete objects. Basically I'm looking for the standard ...
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Damped Track constrained not working as expected

I am working on animating a parasol object. Since i am relatively new to Blender i started to recreate Robin Betts answer on the link below. Rigging an umbrella-like object It took me a few times to ...
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How to Change Object's local Axis?

How can i change Local axis of this tire to be like the axis in example? I have no idea how to do this. Is there any way i can achieve this? I'm a beginner. If i can rotate the object without ...
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Selecting axis under view port display with track to constraint imposed on an object doesn't work

I added a monkey and added a track to constraint with light as the object as per 31st video of the blender fundamentals and then went to view port display to check the axis option to display the axis ...
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Vertices WON'T move along axis

Okay, so I have this problem I can't seem to find anyone else who does. So I'm trying to move a loop of vertices on the Z axis (First pressing G, then Z) but the problem is that it only LOOKS like it'...
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Why my “z” key switches with “y”?

So I was modelling and suddenly when I pressed "z" it meant "y" and started grabbing the vertex in the y axis. Also in text editor it typed y instead of z. When I typed z in notes it typed as ...
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Need to lock an axis of the soft body animation

I have to make an animation of a bouncy sofbody, but it keeps moving around. I thought I could lock the Z axis for the softbody's animation, but I could not find information about it anywhere.
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Model exported from Maya to Unity works as intended, but the same model exported from Blender doesn't

So i've got a model that came with the animation pack i bought from Unity's asset store. It didn't open in blender because of the .fbx file version, so i opened it in maya, saved as .dae file (which ...
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Cannot get Blender 2.8 to Symmetrize Properly

In Blender 2.8 the bones will not symmetrize properly no matter what I do and no matter what orientation it always mirrors the bones side by size like this. I heard this was a bug, is there any fix ...
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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 ...