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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Can't Unlock from Constraint Z Axis

I am a very big noob at Blender. I make GFX for a game called Roblox, and I am currently working on a project to help a friend learn Blender. As shown in the picture, I was able to get the arm to bend ...
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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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Axis is crooked

The axis for all of my object manipulations seem crooked.
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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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Gradient material seperate z axis and x axis

So I made a gradient material shown in the picture. It should fade out on Z axis. But on the actual mesh that I applied the texture on. The color faded out to Y axis instead of Z axis. Any solution ...
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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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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 ...
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KEY MAPPING (v2.8) ~ Is there any way to remap the Y axis hotkey to `C` for a more practical use?

MY ISSUE: I use the Z/X/Y axis shortcuts a lot when modeling, rather than visualizing the transformation gizmo. I'd like to have the three shortcuts in a single row ...
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Move object selection to cursor in only one axis [duplicate]

Is it possible to move selected object to cursor using ⇧ ShiftS on only one axis? How do I center multiple objects on one axis?
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How can I draw a line between 2 specific points?

I want to find the center axis of the inner irregular cylinder below. I want to determine 2 points and draw a line between them so I can find the central axis. Is there a way to do this?
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Change the Coordinate System for Unity Export? [duplicate]

How to change the axis Z and Y? Make it so that it was like in Unity or maybe this can be done in Unity?
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vertex slide and snap not working together

How can I modeling these case more efficiently? This post is an extended question from the link above. I have covered the efficient way of doing indent in the previous question. Like the GIF above, ...
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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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How do I swap Y and Z axis on bone?

For some reason Blender 2.8 creates bones with Y axis going vertical (up-down) and Z axis going horizontal (front-back). I need to align bone axis to global axis, where Z is up-down and Y is front-...
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show viewport axis while transform in 2.8

I really like the new interactive viewport axis in blender 2.8 but I don't want it to disappear while im transforming something is it possible to always show the axis? thanks :)
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Changing Key Binding for Axis Snap

The title sort of says it all but I am currently using the 2.8 beta and like to use 'Axis Snap' when rotating around the model as opposed to changing view windows. The only thing is that its set to ...
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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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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 ...