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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...