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

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Object-Specific, “Material Preview” Viewport Shading?

One of the ways I like to incorporate references into whatever I'm modeling is by inserting an image into the 3D space I'm working in. However, in order for the Texture Image I've added to show up, I ...
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Add confirm upon release event to a custom shortcut

I've changed shortcut for pan 3D view to spacebar + mouse movement and it works fine because at the bottom of the shortcut edit window there's a View3D Move Modal section that allowed me to tell ...
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Can you add a new item to Keymap?

I would like to add another action for view3d.dolly: ...but this time with Wheel Down and Delta -1. Can this be done? I am trying to convince Blender to do dolly instead of zoom (which is limited) ...
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Cant zoom in blender imac [closed]

I cant zoom in, in blender. It lets me zoom in any other workspace except layout. I am using a imac, Can you please help me with this issue.
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How to make multiple autosave? [duplicate]

I had experience that mt blender gone crashed, I try to open autosave file, but both original file and autosave file has gone corrupted, so I can’t open any of them, it happened sometimes when huge ...
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How do I change the default Export settings for STL files? [duplicate]

I made a panel with an Export Modified Model STL button. Right now I am using... ...
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“Stealing” Blender's Properties

I wrote s simple script that lets me manage Blender's geometry smoothing a little easier and faster but I'm struggling with something. Since I'm fiddling with the smoothing, I'd like to "Copy&...
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How to prevent Blender from adding sharp edges when editing UV

It's looks like there is a setting to manage it, but I don't know where is it. When I edit UV's, Blender automatically adds Sharp Edges on the boundaries of islands. How can I disable it?
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My Blender Pan, and Move don't work WORK [closed]

Nothing is working, I have tried Loading the factory settings, uninstalling and re-installing, uninstalling and updating, and lots of other stuff inside of blender i also deleted all of the files ...
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How do I change the color of a wireframe object

How do I change the color of the cube (and the stuff behind it) to be different from the background color?
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How change font size in the Info editor panel?

How to change the font size in the Info editor panel, Blender 2.91? It looks oversized compared to UI font sizes in all other panels and I cannot find any shortcut or menu to adjust the font size in ...
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Simple python code does not work

Not sure why this simple code does not work. I tried several things... but it only works if the values are statics . In this example I put one dinamic value (does not work) and another that works but ...
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How to get the file path of the current theme?

I have an addon that allows changing your current theme to a custom one using bpy.ops.preferences.theme_install(path), but I also want to allow going back to the ...
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objects in camera space for mockup GUI

I want to use blender for concepting video game UI. I'm looking for a way to have UI elements camera or screen space oriented. For example there are multiple loot chests in the scene and I want to ...
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Enable show keyboard-shortcuts in Toolbar?

Is there a way to preview the keyboard shortcuts of a common command in the standard toolbar much like this? I've been told I should use the F3/spacebar search options but retrieval adds time to ...
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How do I reset all of my view panels without having to do the click and drag method? [duplicate]

I would like to find a different solution to closing these windows without having to do the click and drag.
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I don't know how to reset the workspace

I messed up my workspace, here is how i want my workspace to look when i select uv mapping for example: but this is how it looks like on my screen:
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Unable to use pen pressure in Blender using iPad

I’ve been having trouble enabling the pen pressure when using Blender grease pencil using my iPad connected to my PC using the EasyCanvas Pro app. The brush strokes I make stay the same size and ...
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Run code when addon is disabled through preferences but NOT when blender closes

I noticed that when it comes to addons, unregister() gets called both when disabling the addon AND when exiting blender. I have an operation I only want to perform if the addon is disabled from the ...
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User Profiles with specific Add-ons loaded? [duplicate]

Is there an option to create custom user profile that has all of the preference options saved to that profile? Would be wonderful to have my tools available to me, at least visually, always. But this ...
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How can I change ALL “Context Menu” actions keybindings at once or do I have to manually select each every occurrence?

My question is Can I set ALL Context Menu actions at once or do I have to manually select each occurrence? I was adjusting some keybindings (blender calls them keymaps) I quickly realized blender ...
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How can I increase the length of the node editor's “name” input field?

Here's an image of what I mean: It gets annoying when working with names that are longer than the input box. Anyone know how to do this?
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How to change shortcut for snap to view?

When I hold MMB and pan/orbit and press Alt it snaps the view to front,right etc. Is there a way to change that hotkey to Shift so that when I hold MMB and press Shift I will snap to the view?
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to change the render engine? [duplicate]

Is there a keyboard shortcut to change the render engine? I have looked through the keymap preferences and I cannot find one. Is there any way to make one? My computer takes a while to render with the ...
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How to activate different tool gizmos with shortcuts?

When I use S, R, or G it allows me to interact with the object in all directions but I would like that those commands just activate the respective manipulator.
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Change the channel color in Dopesheet/Graph Editor

I am trying to change the color of the channels in the DopeSheet, Graph Editor and Timeline. Can somebody tell me where to change the yellow-ish color so I can actually read the channel names? I tried ...
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How can I change the default settings for the material?

Every time I create a new Principled material, I want it to have a roughness of 1 and backface culling turned on. Is there a way to change these defaults? Generally speaking, how do I modify the ...
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How to create a custom shortcut for loop cut count?

I use a small Wacom tablet. So, I was wondering if it was possible to use those Express keys on the tablet to add or remove loop cuts after using the Ctrl+R shortcut to select loop cut.
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What are these UI buttons?

What are these button called? I can't find them anywhere in the documentation or else online. Do they belong to a region/space/category? Can they be customized via scripts like making panels?
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How to Work around Limited (single precision) FloatProperty for operators

I have several physically based parameters for creating meshes and materials, that are often extremely small, but make sense in the context they are. For example, in my operator I have something like ...
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Blender 2.91 Drop Menus and Tooltips transparency and partial view problem

After installing Blender 2.91 version on my old (late 2009 iMac) all drop menus and tooltips are visible to me, only partially and transparent. How can I change it?
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SpacePilot Pro 3D Connexion

I am completely puzzled with the Space PilotPro 3Dconnexion. Whilst I have CADMouse pro by the same company, the same works perfectly fine. However, on my 2.83.9 the Space Pilot Pro stopped working in ...
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How to change Alt + B Passpartout Bounding Box Color

We can hide the geometry of a mesh/object basically edit and object mode by clipping it with a bounding box using the Alt+B hotkey. Yet, I really find this clipped space a bit distracting when ...
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Making Background Images Invisible in Blender 2.8 and Up

In Blender 2.8 onward, there is a way to make background images visible on on the aligned axis. The problem is that every time you rotate the view, you can still see the black outline of the ...
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Customize Workspace and disabling editors

I've read a lot about this but I can't find a direct answer for 2.8. I would like to modify Blender's UI as to minimize clutter, since there are a lot of features I don't use. I've read that one can ...
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Save/Load/Preferences Window Always Opens in Wrong Area?

I'm using a dual monitor setup (Primary Dell monitor on the Left, Large Cintiq on the right as a secondary monitor). I have all of my creative apps like Blender and Photoshop open on my Cintiq. When ...
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Format IntProperty/FloatProperty in GUI layout.prop?

Is there a way to format how the value of Float/Int properties are shown in python blender GUI? Right now it's always the same 'text' + 'value' (+ 'unit' if specified in the prop options). But what ...
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Blender 2.91 menu highlighting and background is a half triangle with a half transparent triangle - how to turn off?

I just installed Blender 2.91 and now the menus all have triangles in the background with half of the menu and menu items highlighted by a triangle and the other triangular half of the menu is ...
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Force scientific notation in Blender GUI

I have an addon in development, and create various meshes in it. I have several physically based parameters, that are often extremely small, but make sense in the context they are. I have in my GUI ...
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Draw existing panel in pie menu

I seem close but can't quite figure out how to draw an existing panel, in this case "VIEW3D_PT_sculpt_context_menu" in a pie menu. using ...
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How can I set default values for the Principled BSDF shader?

It's pretty simple, I just want to be able to make it so when I add a Principled BDSF Shader, that the "Base Color" (or any other value for that matter) is always set to pure white, opposed ...
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Is it possible to change Blender's rotation axis?

In my quest to customize Blender so that it better fits my Source Filmmaker ass, I've gotten almost everything down except for the axis. X and Y are swapped between Blender and Source, however, the Z-...
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Visual glitch in rendered mode in Blender 2.91

I installed latest version of Blender (blender-2.91.0-windows64) and when I'm working in rendering mode it is displaying blurry and after sometime it is not responding. Is there any way where I can ...
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How to use alt key to duplicate nodes?

I would like to use Alt instead of Shift+D to duplicate nodes in the shader editor, and really anywhere so that it is more consistent with my own workflow between programs that I use. Alt drag is used ...
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How to Change Keymap for Opening Nested Context Menu?

When you RMB (or press W if you have right-click to select) on an object you get a context menu, then RMB again on certain commands (regardless of LMB or RMB to select) you get a nested context menu ...
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How can I change the order of N-Panel tabs?

I want to be able to re-order the items and add-on tabs in the N Panel. For example, I use the add-on "Asset Management" a lot, so I would like it to appear first or second in the panel. How ...
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How to assign a key to “Select All by Trait”? It is not in list

I'm trying to assign a key to "Select All by Trait" (mesh edit mode, "select" menu) but it is not listed in Keymap. Is it possible? I want to popup this menu on some key, same as ...
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Replace confirmation when saving file

When save file with the name that already exist. I didn't get any window confirmation to replace or not. I only see the text in red if the filename exist (AFTER I PRESS ENTER not checking while i'm ...
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Set “Preferences > Navigation > Autodepth” to ignore certain geometry types / geometry?

Autodepth is great, much easier to navigate the view port when you can zoom to based on mouse cursor location. However this can be frustrating when working with things such as reference images. Its ...
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Blender's structure, folders, subfolders, files, modules. What is a best turorial on that and where to find it

I'm new to blender structure and coding, I have played around with blender before, nothing serious, just designing things in 3d view with the mouse and using some textures to coat things. I have done ...

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