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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Axis is crooked

The axis for all of my object manipulations seem crooked.
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...