Questions tagged [customization]

Questions pertaining to changing Blender's default settings and user preferences.

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Is there a setting to hide full file path in Blenders title bar and show only the file name?

If I'm working with multiple Blender files it clutters my taskbar and worse, I can't tell which Blender instances contains what project. That's because it shows full file path to my open .blend file. ...
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What's the “deselect all” hotkey in Blender 2.8x?

Recently I've been trying to transition from an earlier version of Blender to 2.82. The UI is easy enough to figure out but the thing that really gets me is the bind to deselect all. In earlier ...
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Hold gizmo axis transformation shortcut

In 3D Viewport constructions is usual to rotate the visualization often, so as it's gizmo stay at top-left side of application I observed me moving the mouse a lot. There would be a keyboard shortcut ...
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Not rendering the background

I've seen people rendering single objects in Cycles without rendering the background I know about the transparent option and I've enabled it, problem is that Cycles still spends a good amount of time ...
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Gizmo UI looks too small

In Blender my Gizmo looks like this: But everyone else's seems to be like this: I don't know what I messed up. I went over Preferences > Themes but only found settings fo Gizmo colors. How can I ...
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Is losing my settings upon updating a problem with the steam version of blender?

At the moment I use steam to keep blender up to date, but I think since 2.8 (or maybe 2.79 didn't update often enough for me to notice) I've been losing my settings with every update. Is this just ...
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Virtual Reality (2.82), Scene Inspection: how to enable it?

Following the 2.82 release notes, in the "Preferences" section of this link, I effectively have the "experimental" tab but it is empty. How can I have the virtual reality options enabled? In the ...
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How can I disable all pie menus in Blender 2.8?

I really want to disable all pie menus in Blender 2.8 and switch them back to traditional style. Is this possible?
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How can I get a list shows which add-ons are enabled by user?

I want to know which add-ons in Blender 2.79 are enabled by me.
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Insert Keyframe menu will only show up when factory settings are loaded

Blender novice here. In Blender 2.81, the Insert Keyframe Menu will no longer appear in the 3D viewport when I press the "I" key. But pressing "I" when hovering over the Dope Sheet will still bring up ...
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Blender 100% GPU Preferences window freeze bug error

Blender has stopped working on my laptop every time I open the setting dialog (Edit-Preferences...) since yesterday and this situation is amazing. I did not see this situation before I started ...
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Restoring 2.79 click functionality in Blender 2.8 particularly with respect to lasso select

I am really used to using the lasso selected in Blender 2.79, but for some reason I cannot seem to figure out how to get similar functionality out of Blender 2.8. Note that I have the "Keymap" option ...
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Application Template - Installing custom theme and keystrokes from the __init__.py

I am happy to report that Application Templates are back in action as of yesterday. So this brings my question: How to code the __init__.py script to launch my ...
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How do I change the background color in Blender 2.8 (2.81) viewport?

I've viewed multiple sites and done many searches but I can't find a relevant answer. Please answer if you know how. It works for render, I just want to know how to change it for the viewport.
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How to increase the duration of Smooth View?

Does anyone know how I can go about increasing the duration of the Smooth View setting beyond the maximum value of 1000? It would be really useful for screen capture animations navigating between ...
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What UI panel property type is this and how can I create my own (sliders?)

Hello, I wanted to add this custom property slider from an object's custom property tab, but so far, I´ve only found out that it will display numbers, but not that "slider" bar, I need. This is a ...
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Switched from 2.79 to 2.81 Undo command works in a weird way now, how to make it behave exactly like it used to in 2.79? [closed]

From other post people suggest checking/unchecking "global undo" in settings but that's not it. It's still doesn't work as it used to.
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Shortcuts are saved immediately to all keymap presets

I created a new keymap preset, if I try to change something in it, the changes affect ALL other presets. For example: I reset all the settings to the factory settings, created a new keymap preset and ...
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How to preset modifiers?

Is there a way that I can set Blender so that certain modifiers have my presets on them? i.e. the boolean modifier presets to difference instead of intersect? This would be helpful, and time reducing, ...
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On linux, the mouse cursor is almost the exact same color as the gray background of the preview window

And because of that I keep losing track of my mouse, it's so annoying. Pic: (The mouse cursor is in the red circle - can you find it?) How can I make the cursor white instead of dark gray?
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Rotating in the 3D-View using a linear mouse pointer displacement?

To apply some rotation to an object or an element, the usual method is to turn around the rotation center: This means one have to look at the current position of the mouse cursor in order to know ...
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How to use “Landscape Eroder” on non-procedural landscape?

I recently discovered the A.N.T. Landscape add-on and find the additional „Landscape Eroder“ tool very helpful to create a realistic impression. Now I’m using an imported image to create a non-...
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Origins to the down of the object by default

Is there a way to make the origin of any new object appear by default at the lowest point of that object? The center of the lowest face for a cube, for example. It's very uncomfortable to transform ...
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Blender Pivot Point and Zoom Location Stuck Exclusively on Cursor Location

I have no idea why I can't change from pivoting around the cursor to pivoting around my selection in blender 2.80 or 2.81. I used to be able to pivot around the selection. In the navigation ...
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I'm Unable to use Optix render setting in Blender despite having an RTX GPU. Is there some system setting I need to enable for rtx?

The blender website says that I can cut render times down drastically with Optix, but I'm not able to use it even though I have a Quadro rtx 4000, with Nvidia driver 26.21.14.3202. I've also installed ...
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Where is the international fonts option in Blender 2.8? [duplicate]

I am a non-English user. In 2.79 I was able to display my language in Blender by checking the international fonts option in user preferences. But in 2.8 I don't know where that option is.
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Blender is crashing sometimes and not others depending on what file is loaded

I am having trouble figuring out why I can't open Blender but remember having a similar issue but can't remember hos I fixed it. I made a large scene on my onboard graphics card when I was stuck with ...
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Setting a temporary script path

I want to set a temporary script path for an instance of blender that will bet set from a python script. That script will be launched with the execution of the blender exe. It needs to be temporary ...
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What is the best way for me to change multiple paths or values on an object with multiple variables for each one?

I am trying to make an addon that will randomize path variables. The system I have works by adding and subtracting boxes that contain an input for a data path. It works fine except for one issue. ...
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Toggling Annotate line drawing mode instead of holding keys

Is it possible to change the shortcuts for Annotate (what used to be Grease Pencil) to a toggle-type hotkey, instead of having to hold Alt+D for Draw Straight Lines?...
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Displaying each Asian characters in their own fonts?

Suppose I have these two texts: 고양이 学ぶ猫 (1) is Korean, and (2) is Japanese, but the first character is a Japanese-simplified Chinese, the second character is Hiragana (Japanese's own character), and ...
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Can't find the keyboard shortcut in keymap preferences

I am a Maya user and I want to move to Blender and I decided to Change the Keymap to a similar look to Maya; But couldn't find the shortcut key for ' Spacebar + W ' as Tweak tool to Remove It and use ...
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How do I add change the shortcut key to the Shift+A add object menu on the lower left in Blender 2.8 beta?

How do I add a new keypress option to the Shift+A add object menu on the lower left in Blender 2.82 beta?
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Migrating Addons and preferences from 2.75a to 2.8 [duplicate]

I'm been using Blender 2.75a (The standalone ZIP version) since 2015. Recently with the release of Blender and 2.80 and 2.81, I felt it was time to upgrade my version. I wanted to be able to transfer ...
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Upgrading to 2.81 - How To Keep Settings and Addons

I currently have 2.8 and about to take a class that wants me to have 2.81. I have invested time and money on my settings and some addons that I have purchased in the past. I have done so much to the ...
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Copy Quick Favourites From 2.8 to 2.81

So I just downloaded 2.81 yesterday and had imported my custom keymap and theme across without any hassle, however; I've only just noticed that my quick favourites menu has been wiped clean in 2.81. ...
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Blender New Leader Key (ALT-KEY) And How To Remove It?

If you find new leader (ALT-KEY) key annoying you , You can disable it, but make sure you make backup first cause it might be wrong , This only for Blender 2.82-97d79ca844df . First go to blender ...
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Snap Viewport Camera?

There's a navigation option in 3Dcoat where you can just hold the Shift button while rotating your view and it will snap to nearest elevation (front back side etc). This renders the need for ...
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how to remove a default menu in blender using python?

I'd like to remove some toolbar from the blender interface to simplify that for a potential customer, but I'm not able to do that using python. I know that it can be set up as default saving all the ...
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How to you scale, move or rotate outside blender window

Trying to figure out how you can continue to move, scale or rotate once your cursor hits the edge of the program window.enter link description here
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Change the default settings of File/Append operator in 2.8

I'd like to have operators's File/Append option Localize All uncheck by default. I work in a studio environment where several artists(~10) will need to do this operation on a regular basis. I've ...
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Change Sculpt Brush Strength with Scroll Wheel

Is there any way I can change the hotkeys in the Blender 2.80 settings to change the brush strength? I know you can change size with [ and ], but what about changing the strength with, say - and = (i....
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Adding a toggle option to save dialog

I'm trying to solve the slow saving to network drives in Blender. The reason it's so slow is the way Blender handles saving internally. I found a solution that works by saving the file to a proxy ...
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Blender opens user preferences when starting

I don't know what I've done but all the sudden whenever I open blender, it starts with the preference window open too, looking like this Even resetting blender to factory defaults doesn't change it. ...
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Blender kiosk mode?

Sorry if the question is stupid or doesn't make sense. I'm playing around wiht Blender as a programmer, I'm not an 3d artist. Is there a way to open Blender in this kiosk mode (like Electron does ...
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Customizing Move Hotkey

I'm new to Blender and I'd love for Move to be M not G. I've done edit> preferences > Input > Transform Modal Map > Mode > changed the input to M instead of G. And it has had no effect. I even made ...
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2.8 Shortcut to turn on/off “Emulate 3 Button Mouse”..?

Could use some insight please, I am not sure how to properly formulate this question (brand new to 3D and Blender 2.8). After reading up on various forums there maybe a way to reprogram a keymap ...
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No Compatible GPUs found … Blender 2.8 User Preferences

No Compatible GPUs found ... Seen in Blender 2.8 User Preferences System ... Cycles Render Devices ... Version 2.78 recognizes the GPU. I understand that 2.78 and 2.8 have different requirements. ...
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User Preferences

My USer Preferences tab isn't work.it's just white. I want to install DFX to blender.So how I do that without User Prefernces.Please inform me if you know about this thing.that's big help for me.
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How setup Cycles Compute Device in console

I am using blender 2.79, and I am trying to set up Cycles Compute Devices devices in system tab of user preferences menu in python console. What I can do is a list of available devices. ...

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