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Questions tagged [customization]

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

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copy objects from one scene to another

I opened a blend, and I created 2 scenes. in the 1st I have a box and in the 2nd. I have a door. save my file and then use the command duplicate window of the information bar in the window tab. in ...
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Blender plays a short .mp3 sound when it completes the render - HOW?

I was looking into a really necessary function for me when using Blender. I need Blender to play a short mp3 sound when it finishes rendering. I found this on the API: bpy.app.handlers....
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Map Multiple Functions to a Single UI Button

Would it be possible to add additional functions to a button in the blender UI? For example, when you click the "Render" button the blender file is automatically saved? In this situation you would be ...
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Where is the “Virtual Pixel Mode” option?

I'm searching for an option to make shown wireframe thicker. I found one solution there What is the setting that changes wire frame thickness?, but I can't find that Virtual Pixel Mode switch in my ...
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user preferences window won't load

I just got Blender and it works fine for the most part, but when I open the preferences window it's blank and white. Does anyone know why this might be? Thanks.
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BL2.80 - Remapping the Context, Search, Tool-Shelf popups

new user here. As the title mentions, I am doing some customizations and I am trying to find where in the keymap settings these menu popups are buried (Context popup, Search box, and the main tool-...
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How can I make manipulator/gizmo stay visible when doing a transformation?

I have googled a bit and searched on here, as well as looked at settings and preferences, but have yet to find an answer. Currently working in 2.8 Beta. When I am moving a mesh in object mode, I ...
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Change Default Label Size for Node Frames

Is there a way to set the default label size for node frames in the Node Editor?
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How works lights and shadows from the 3D view ? [blender 2.8]

In the window preferences i can toggle and play with the lights that are used in 3D view ("studio light"), and im trying to understand them as i would like to reproduce these settings in Unity. Are ...
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Can I have a scripts folder relative to my portable Blender, but outside of its folder?

I'm currently on Windows 10. I have a portable version of blender 2.80, and I would like to use relative paths for the scripts folder in order to keep my addons separate from the bundled ones. My ...
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What is the Difference between Numbers of numpad and of number of numberrow?

I am pretty new to Blender, and parallel to starting learning I build my own Keyboard with the qmk-firmware. Now, I learned that Blender is only triggered by the 1,3 and 7 of the numpad, to change ...
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Can't find menu to change to left click select

I really love new left click, but in new 2.8 beta I can't find a menu for changing it. The only way I found is to load factory settings on each start of 2.8 beta. Any idea how to fix 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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How do you change the default file path that opens in Blender 2.8?

It's not in Preferences->Files, at least not that I can see.
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Can I use Space + LMB to pan?

Is it possible to set the space bar so when it's held down, you can pan by using LMB plus dragging? This is how panning works in a bunch of other programs.
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Selected wrong keymap, how do I change it?

I had just gotten Blender 2.8 Beta and I clicked the button to continue using the Blender 2.79 shortcuts by mistake. I want to undo that. Load Factory Settings does not work. How do I do it?
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Can I change middle click to Pan?

I'd like to swap the controls for pan and orbit essentially so it's like AutoCAD where middle mouse click goes to pan and shift middle click is orbit. Where's the best place to suggest this as a ...
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Rendering Options Missing

In the rendering tab, I am missing numerous options such as anti-aliasing and shading. Is there a toggle in user preferences for expanded rendering options?
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Find commands by name in blender 2.80 beta?

Find commands by name The question is very similar - where is this search popup in 2.80 beta and how to call it? Suggested Spacebar doesn't work I opened ...
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"Loop Cut and Slide in blender 2.80 beta?

https://www.oreilly.com/library/view/learning-blender-a/9780133886283/ch06lev2sec21.html Ctrl+R command exists, I have also found this command in Preferences. But ...
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Blender closes when minimised or UI elements are closed

I’m having a bug which was not present about a week ago. Every time I click the blender Icon in the Windows 10 taskbar to minimise it, it just completely shuts down. If I open a window within the ...
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How to make game custom icon [closed]

If I have a game in blender converted into an application,how can I change the icon of an application?
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Cycles Compute Device: None (Not even CPU option)

I was trying to enable CUDA under Cycles Compute Device to enable GPU rendering but realized I don't even have the CPU option. Just none. I just want to enable GPU rendering. OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS | ...
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Wacom Cintiq pen input stops working when I launch Blender

I have a basic understanding of blender but don't know the ins and outs at all so I'm definitely a noob. Right now I have a Mobile studio pro connected to a dell xps 15 via usb-c. Whenever I open up ...
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Cannot revert blender to its default “Blender” interaction mode

It only load up with 3DS max as default. I need to change it from Max interaction back to Blender every single time I open the software. I remember in the early days I changed it to 3ds Max as defualt ...
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Program resolution is too small on the screen

I just installed Blender and have a 2000x3000 tablet. I can't read the the labels on the program. Is there an easier way to do it rather than changing the laptop resolution?
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Blender 2.8 how to change toolbar's tools?

I'm quite new to Blender and I've been using 2.8 to teach myself 3D modelling and more. Following a tutorial I must have done some kind of manipulation that changed my default selection tool from box ...
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Is it possible to create custom Camera projection volume modes?

To clarify, I was talking with a friend and we started to wonder if there were camera modes beyond orthographic and perspective. As an example, one that defined its edges not with a cuboid or frustum, ...
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How can I turn off gamma correction in 2.79b?

I'm very new to Blender and 3D animation in general. Per BlenderGuru's advice, I've added the Filmic Log Encoding Base to Blender, if that matters. My project relies on very specific hexadecimal codes ...
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Splash screen in blender 2.79b [duplicate]

I want to change my splash screen image.but I cant found where is the bl_app_template_user location.I dont found the default splash screen image in that folder ...
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How to Mouse Scroll Through Scene Selection?

With ctrl+scroll you can quickly browse through values like Area.type. How could you add this ctrl+mouse scroll-browse functionality to other drop-down menus to quickly select values for "scene" and "...
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Size of face spots when in edit mode

is there a way to change the dimension of the spots on faces when in edit mode? At the moment they are far too small and almost invisible. It is something I did on B 2.79, but now i cannot find a way ...
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Change Blender 2.8 theme?

I installed Blender 2.80 Beta on my PC and the UI looks different from what it should (as I find online, and having tested it on a friend's computer). The boxes have a weird gradient-like active ...
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Blender 2.8 how to keybind pop-up menu

In Blender 2.8 when you click for example z it brings up a pop-up menu. There are different options to choose from and these have keybinds assosiated with them, ...
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Dual brush function in texture painting?

I am wanting to mimic the 'dual brush' function from brush settings in Photoshop, with texture painting in Blender. Essentially, what I am after is the ability to have either two brush textures that I ...
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How to bind a series of commands to a custom hotkey (scripted macro)?

How would I go about creating a hotkey that would operate as follows?: With an object selected in the modeling viewport: Press Shift + D (this would be the custom shortcut to trigger what follows ,...
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What happens if I chose CPU, but with a GPU specified in settings?

I have Lenovo Legion Y7000 with a Graphics card of 1060. In the System, Settings that you can chose what you want to render with CPU or GPU, I chose GPU, then on my right hand side are those tabs are ...
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Blender 2.8, how to add a new shortcut

Question: How to add shortcut to a button or create a new shortcut in User Preferences in Blender 2.8 ? Problem: I'm trying to assign Shift + F3 to switch the window space type, to what previously was ...
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Blender 2.8 Beta wouldn't load old 2.79 Key Configuration

Blender 2.8 Beta wouldn't import 2.79 Key Configuration Is this a bug or a feature? Thank you.
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Can I display two language for ui in Blender at the same time?

Some of my students are learning blender right now, and English is not our first language, they prefer using Chinese for the UI. And I know I can change the UI to the Chinese for them, but at the ...
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Way to have Subdivisions in Perspective Grid in 2.8?

so I'm getting 2.8 set up right now to my liking and the issue I'm having is that the subdivisions of the grid only show up in fixed orthographic views (front, right, etc). I want them to show up in ...
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2.8 Beta Hotkeys for manipulators

Is there any way to define hotkey for selecting manipulators in 2.8? I found one thread mentioning view3d.enable_manipulator command but that worked for 2.7.3, while https://docs.blender.org/api/...
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Eevee debug menu stats

Sometime ago when eevee was first introduced there was a debug feature. You call this "debug" from the search bar. Then you had to introduce a special number, then the debug screen would come up. ...
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Weight Painting - using a single colour

How exactly can you use a single colour when using Weight Paints? I've added a few in custom colours in the User Preferences - blue, light blue, green, orange and red - but no matter what brush type I ...
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python: pie menu to display the pivot center modes

I would like to create an operator that would trigger a pie menu containing the "pivot center modes" in it (median point, individual origins, 3d cursor, ...). Now I could get started with the code ...
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bpy: how do I list the “pivot center for rotation/scaling” items?

I'm new to blender and python. I would like to create a pie menu that lists the "pivot center for rotation/scaling" items (active element, median point, 3d cursor, ...). I found the very useful "Ui ...
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Scrolling menus too slow: how to change the scroll speed of menus

when I open the toolshelf (t) or the property panel (n) for instance, it's a little bit crowdy because of all the addons, and I find that scrolling with the mouse is a bit slow. Is there a way to ...
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How to move keyframes in 2.79 like in 2.8 : Left click and move?

I´m using 2.79 and on the user preferences I´d like to use what blender 2.8 does in the dopesheet: (I use left click as default method for selection): 1. Left click select a keyframe 2. Move it using ...
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Customize Default Value of Input Fields

Is it possible to customize the default value of an input field, so that - for instance - when using the Bridge Edge Loop Tool, I can set the "Cuts"-Parameter default value, which is 0, to my custom ...
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Difficulties centering the object on the middle of the screen

I have some difficulties centering the object on the middle of the screen. Infact when I press the mouse wheel the view seems to fly away too fast. This is what happens : on the picture below you see ...