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How do i make shape key driver only show up when it rotates backwards in the x axis

I created a corrective shape key for a quadruped leg, for when i move it backwards. I want the shape key only to appear when the leg rotates backwards in the X axis, but it shows when i rotate the leg ...
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Why are all the correct axis's are blocked on my follow path?

why the only time my character is in right position it is on a blocked axis? I have tried changing the offset. I have tried every combination of forward and up. I have tried unfollowing the curve and ...
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Shape key driver not working with IK bones

Blender version 2.79: I configured a shape key driver for when the leg rotates in X, to repair the "shoulders", but the problem is that the repair shape key shows all the time, even when the ...
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Understanding axis locking and local coordinate systems

I'm having trouble understanding axis locking methods, specifically in regards to local coordinate systems. I have three questions about this topic. In most explanatory threads on the internet its ...
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Eyebrows not fully rotating with head

The eyebrows and the rest of the body is one object. The eyebrows, eyelashes and eyes are not connected to the body. The eyebrows is the only part that doesn't fully rotate with the head when moving ...
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Overlays Disappear

I am new to Blender, so I don't really know how this works. I am following a tutorial and I have finished the model. I scaled up the model to around thirty meters and the grid has gone. I can only see ...
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Y and Z are swapped

I have a weird problem and I have no clue how to get rid of it: The Y and Z are swapped in my project. Basically, when I press G + Y, the object is moved on Z axis and vice versa, I have to press G + ...
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how to fixed axis for an object?

I want to rig a car,so I used bone constrain trasform which will rotate a bone accrding to another bone's traformation,now I'm getting problem when i rotate the source bone it changes the axes ...
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How to rotate Local Axis?

How can I rotate the Local Axis of an object. I ran into this problem when I tried to use a downloaded object from the internet and it turned out the angled parts Local Axis stand same way as the ...
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Align origin and axis to custom vertices

Let's say you have some vertices which are places randomly in space. You want the origins to be aligned based on these vertices. I struggled a lot with it previously so I want to share the easy method ...
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Scale the Skin Modifier on a Specific Axis

I'm trying to learn how to use the skin modifier effectively, and realized that it would be beneficial to understand how to scale the modifier on specific axis, instead of in general, without having ...
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View transform pivot point while moving geometry in edit mode

Is there a way, to view the transform pivot point while moving geometry in edit mode? I was trying to move a circle, so that its center would be aligned with another part of the model, it would have ...
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Why is my rotation reversed in 2.91?

For some reason, now that I've installed 2.91, all of my rotations are reversed. If I press R and type a number, it goes counter-clockwise. The angles in the Properties Panel N are also flipped. When ...
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I am trying to model a Arleigh-Burke class destroyer, but I can't make the structures above the deck symmetrical on any axis

So in this photo, the oval-ish structure in the front isn't completely lined up with any axis. It kinda looks like its a smidge to the right of the deck Can anyone explain how I can make part of my ...
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Show Local Bone Orientation Over Global

I'm new to blender, go easy! I want to display the local bone orientation, but all I see is the origin displaying x/y/z instead of per bone. Cant figure this out for the life of me!?
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How do I check if a line or a linear object 3d is perfectly straight along the X axis for example?

Being a not too complicated question I have found a myriad of similar questions about it but it seems to me that they do not fully answer what I am looking for, which is actually much simpler than it ...
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Understanding mirror modifier

I'm quite new to Blender but certainly having fun! I dont always feel like documentation is always as clear as i need it to be. Probably because i haven't fully grasped all the consepts just yet. ...
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Constrain particles to one axis?

I can't figure out how to generate particles on a plane geometry and constrain the random movement of the particles only in the x axis. Any suggestions? Couldn't find anything on youtube or google. ...
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Make correspond rotation to preview

I'm trying to rotate a star (made of multiples spheres) but my star is downsized before restored to normal size ,causing me troubles. Here is the rotation I performed (and looks fine in preview) And ...
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Problems with rotation animation keys baking

I have a problem with animation curves after animation baking and after animation export. So you can see before/after. Before After It's rotation data. They're rotates on 180 degrees in X and Z-axis,...
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How to move multiple objects to central point

I'm trying to move multiples objects next to the central point but without success is there anyway to do it without doing one by one but all objects at once ? (...
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Is it possible to Highlight all Animation keyframes in the dope sheet and make all frames stick to a specific location, all at once?

I downloaded two animations from Mixamo and imported it into blender. Both animations are an idle animation and a random action animation. The action animation starts at a completely different ...
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How to set Dimensions Unit and Metric unit on the same ratio?

How you can see, on the Dimensions (metric) it says my cube is 2x2x2 but on the Scale tab it is 1x1x1. How can I set it so, that the metrics are same as dimensions?
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select specific axis to drag bone before SHIFT+S to snap to cursor

I have a bone that needs to be snapped to a cursor selection, but with a constraint. I understand how to select the tip of a bone and then SHIFT+S and then select Selected to Cursor to move the bone ...
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Possible to snap rotation to custom axis?

Is it possible to rotate an object and snap to the orientation axis? Similar to what "Align to transform orientation" does... but on a single axis. Using the example below, I've set a custom ...
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Bezier curve taper on independent axes?

In the simplified example below I have a straight bezier curve with a bezier circle specified as its bevel object to give a cylinder. I've added a taper object to vary the cylinder's width along its ...
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object(specifically armature) ignors axis(in this case x axis) during a location animation

I was trying to animate an armature character move from one place to another: This might look confusing but all you need to know is that the armature needs to move from location a to b But when I ...
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How to find the best place to set up the vanishing point axes in fSpy?

I'm aiming at the accurate recreation of this shot in Blender using fSpy. I'm struggling to find the best place to set up the vanishing point axes. This is what I have done so far. https://prnt.sc/...
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3D Axis Broken Manipulation Not Working

3D Axis Manipulator Tool and Manipulation seems to be broken. Somehow I accidentally changed the gizmo setting even though it says it was set to Default it treated it like it was set to View, which ...
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How to create coordinates axis

I just started using Blender, and I can create and edit simple geometrical 3D objects. However, I tried unsuccesfully to create a simple coordinate axis, something like that: ...
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Blender make driver use local bone axis

I want to have a bone that drives another object's y location according to its(the bone's) local y axis. this is the driver I'm using. In this case the driver is working(The driver is what is making ...
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Why does the mirror modifier doesn't work even though I extruded along the X-Axis

I have one weird problem. I have an abject that is extruded along the X axis (pressing 'e' and 'x') But when I add the mirror modifier it is slightly off. On one end it is overlapping and on the other ...
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When I move my object it snaps along the axis and not move freely? [duplicate]

(I know I'm sounding stupid) When I move my selection along any axis it snaps while moving along. I don't know why this is happening as if I try it in a nest file, everything's fine. I really am ...
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Windshield Wiper Over An Airplane's Curved Windshield

so I'm running into a small problem when trying to make the wiper move along the glass, but this one is curved. The windshield is pretty curved and the wiper doesn't really need a lot of detail (...
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Trying to mirror object along Global X axis not working - What am I doing wrong?

I've worked for many years using 3ds Max, now I'm learning blender, but I'm still new to it. I'm trying to duplicate and mirror an object along the X Global axis. The object (a character's arm) is ...
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How to change the axis of an object in game time?

I'm trying to make a "levitate objects" system and I got a script on the internet from a homie named GE Oscar Toreh, anyway, it works, but I wanted the object to follow the perspective of ...
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My global axis are all wrong and tilted

so im animating, and ive realised that when i use move a bone in pose mode along the global z or y axis (using the curve graph or by editing the transform) that the z axis is actually completely ...
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change bone local axis

I not only need to change a bone's roll, I also need to change the axis along the bone. In other words, instead of Y-axis in the pic below, I need the X-axis. This is feasible in Maya - what about ...
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Can't Symmetrize Amatures Correctly

Whenever I Symmetrize my Armatures they always flip on the wrong axis. I've tried turning the model, and it always ends up flipping the wrong way
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Bind Middle mouse button + Left click to pan [duplicate]

I want to pan when holding down the middle mouse button and the left click at the same time.
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How to prevent Parent bone rotates the child bone in pose mode in Blender 2.8?

As you can see in the figure 1 , I have one child bone connected to the parent , Although I locked all the rotation axis(fig 1) and applied limit rotation constraint to the child bone; when I move ...
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Rotation Axis trouble

so weird issue, when I rotate the object using the gizmo, the object rotates fine. But when adjust the rotation in the transform panel, the rotation is all wrong. Any clue why this might happen? I've ...
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In need of node displacement on z axis only

I am working on a water shader, using nodes to displace the waves of an ocean. Here is the simplified version using a checker texture to visualize my problem. Since I want to make a cross section of ...
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Obj blender file to Biuldbox export options

I'm an absolute beginner. Is there a setting when exporting an object (obj file) that will allow the object to be imported centered on the x, y, and z axis even if it's not centered in the Blender ...
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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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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 ...