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How to restore the 2.79 keyboard shortcuts? [duplicate]

I hate the new 2.8 shortcuts, they're confusing and can't get them down. How do I restore the shortcuts from 2.7 in 2.8?
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Key bindings problem

Changing key bindings in preferences affect nothing. I'm changing bindings, saving, but controls remain the same. I also tried reloading blender but this never helped
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How to remove modifiers from multiple objects at once

You can add a modifier from one object to multiple other objects using Ctrl+L. Is there a way to delete modifiers all at once?
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How to add armature controls?

First of all, I am really new to Blender so the question might seem dumb but I couldn't find something in the internet. I've just finished rigging a character with all the bones. My question is how ...
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How to install controls from Cinema4D?

Is there any way to completely override Blender controls with Cinema4D controls? Or is it rather something that needs to be done manually when it comes to hotkeys ad other kind of things? I am ...
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How to move the 3d cursor in blender 2.8

This question may have been asked already, but I couldn't find it. So, my question is pretty straight forward. With the new movement controls in blender 2.8, I can no longer move the cursor using left ...
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How to reset viewpoint settings

The problem is that my viewpoint settings have become wonky as when I zoom I will end up in random places and when rotating it will start dramatically change what I am seeing one thing then it ...
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Rigged model and optionals controller (High Quantity Production way)

I'm looking for a way to manually control animations and optionals in the most easy way for my clients that have no idea how to use the Blender 2.79 Cycles or have never been into 3D before. Let's ...
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Blender 2.8 alt-lmb orbit view snapping

TL;DR What is this damn thing, and how do I turn it off? I'm trying to work out a smooth workflow for using the new grease pencil object on an NTrig based convertible laptop. The first problem with ...
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Undo suddenly stopped working 2.79b

I was working on a project in the VSE and editing some keyframes via the graph editor. I believe I used key: Mirror as my last known command because I was trying to invert the keyframe positions. It ...
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How do I change the default blender controls to allow for left click drag/box select? Like in the maya preset controls

When you use the maya preset controls scheme left click and dragging allows you to use a drag/box select but in the default blender control scheme left click and dragging edits the geometry of the ...
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Can I Copy and paste to the location of the Mouse

I keep copying a sequence clip and when I hit command v it seems to just paste it in a random location after I've positioned the mouse/sequence bar. Why does this happen? Many thanks
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Rigify problems and questions. (Controls)

Using blender 2.79 I plan to export to unreal engine 4.21 so my scale is set to metric 0.1 to maintain a good tranisition. I bring in the human armatrue and of course it is significantly too small. I ...
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I for insert frame is disabled or changed

while opening the insert frame menu i accidentally pressed a button that made blender ask me to select a key which i left or right clicked to and now i can't use i to insert keyframes on my armature. ...
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Python Control - Float with progressbar

I am trying to figure out how to program such control and a function called eveytime I change the value. Thanks guys for any tips or link!
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Setting up a rooftile system with controllers

I'd like to make a reusable rooftile system very similar to the one below, but I don't know how you can make those kind of controllers which affect modifiers and rotation (well, I assume that's what ...
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I have to use control+left click to move an object using the 3d arrows

Part of why this is an issue is that when I hold down the control button and use the movement arrows it turns on snapping for that object. I also have to use control+left click to connect things in ...
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Python scripts not working after connecting more than 2 controllers

I'm making a bomberman like game and like the titles says, after I connect more than 2 usb controllers to the game, it's like the python script no longer runs, I have written a script that helps me ...
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Blender does not scale or rotate in object mode? [duplicate]

When I try to scale or rotate an object in object mode it doesnt work however it does in edit mode .
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How to keep driver control objects in view of camera

I have a scene in which a character's mouth is controlled by shape keys. There are three shape keys -- jaw, tongue and teeth -- and I have a simple driver for each which targets the Z world location ...
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BGE - Can't move characters by holding down sensor key

I started making a simple Blender Game Engine project in which I have movement sensors connected to my controller (a Python script). My script says: ...
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Grabbing circle doesnt disappear [closed]

this white circle doesn't disappear, it's not the resizeable grabbing circle, which is activated by pressing g, this one doesnt disappear when selecting different lines and it does grab thing i dont ...
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Where is my object “dimensions” control?

Title says it, where is the "Dimensions" control? I know I'm supposed to be in "Object" mode (I am, see screenshot).
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Tips and Tricks with using blender with one hand

Long story short, I was recently diagnosed with glioblastoma. I had surgery to remove one of the tumors and because of the surgery, I am paralyzed in my left arm. Hopefully, it's only temporary. I ...
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Can I rotate objects the with 3 orbits around it like in Unity or SketchUp?

I have a really hard time percieving depth on screen so after I move or rotate an objects it ends up anywhere but in the place I wanted. The problem with moving the object is easily solved by holing ...
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Custom arduino controller in blender

I have a very basic setup with a potentiometer hooked up to my Arduino analog 0 pin with it spamming output to the serial monitor. I am attempting to get the output in blender to match the arduino ...
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pan with RMB instead of MMB?

I've got a bunch of Logitech MX mouses (mice?) which work great for most applications. However for some reason pressing MMB to pan and rotate, causes Blender to zoom in even when I'm not scrolling the ...
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Can I make my own Allow/Deny selection switch?

Let's say I restricted all objects from being selectable from the outliner except for one that I can use to control the state of other object's selectability. I just need to know can an object's ...
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How to make the camera follow the plane in my blender game?

I made a basic plane model and parented the camera to it, but when i fly the plane, the camera follows its location but rotates by itself... Here is a link to download the game: https://www.dropbox....
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Can I add a control rig to a character after animation?

I imported mocap animation to a basic rig and i want to clean up the mess. So my question is can I add controls over the basic bone structure after the animation been imported.If yes.please guide me ...
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Why does my control panel not stay the same?

My material panel doesn't look like this when in cycles render mode I would like it to look like this in Cycles mode because here im in Blender render but instead it looks like this Is there a way ...
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Default Weight-Paint Sample

I'm trying to fine tune custom controls for myself but I'm having issues with selecting bones while painting weights. In default Blender settings, when in the weight-paint mode, you can use ...
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3D-view controls missing [duplicate]

As silly as it sounds, my 3D-view controls are missing. I'm not sure that's what it's called, but its the bottom part of the 3D view where I can select viewmode, layers and object modes. How can I ...
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How to zoom in on off-center points with MacBook Pro mousepad?

MacBook Pro here. Magic Mouse doesn't seem to help me with zooming on stuff inside of Blender, but I can zoom by gesturing the "two finger pinch-out" expression on the mouse pad. I start Blender with ...
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Inputting amount of zoom manually

Is is possible to input the amount of zoom manually in Blender, instead of using the Mouse Scroll or Ctrl + Mouse Scroll, as that does not seem measurable?
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Blender doesn't recognise Middle Mouse Button?

so I got myself a new mouse (Logitech's M560), and I've found out that Blender kinda ignores its middle button (as in, rotation, panning and other functions that need this button don't work). But only ...
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Objects transforming with mouse movement

I create an object in blender and when I hit S to scale etc the object scales madly with the mouse movement. Same goes with rotate and other transform options. The 3D widget simply changes to a circle,...
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eye target controller is not visible in CG Cookie Flex Rig

I've been trying to test out the CG Cookie Flex Rig, but i faced a problem when i got to the face controllers. i can select the eye target controller but it's not visible on the 3D view. are there any ...
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Does Blender have a tool to automatically create & set up a control panel for a character's expressions?

Can Blender automatically create a control driver panel for animating and controlling a character's facial expressions? The expressions are all shape key driven.
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How can I instantly add a control rig to a character?

Can Blender take a rig with a skeleton like what comes out of Maximo and add a control rig and IK controls for the hands and feet?