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Questions tagged [customization]

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

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How to swap / invert the RMB (that activates the “object context menu”) with the LMB (that selects an object) in 2.8

I would like to swap / invert the right mouse button (that activates the "object context menu") with the left mouse button (that selects an object). how can I do that ? I see that this can be chosen ...
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How I can change Blender to the “blue mode”? The cube is always transparent

In this tutorial Blender is in the mode that I want, but I cant find the theme.
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Save as warning for overwriting

If i save as to a folder where the the file is already in that folder, Blender won't give me a warning, it's just simply overwrite it and it's very dangerous. Is there really no setting to turn this ...
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Zooming in blender3d by mouse scrolling can not be focused on mouse pointer?

When I zoomed objects by using mouse scrolling in other 3d programs(ex: sketchup), if I put mouse pointer on a certain object, the object didn't disappeared to outside of viewport. In other words, ...
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How to change shortcuts in 2.8

I'm new to Blender, I've been using it only for a couple of days. I first downloaded 2.79 and change some of the shortcuts. I've just discovered 2.8 and I want to change them aswell. However this is ...
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Edge and Wireframe Color does not work to Black

In my viewport, my edge and wireframe color is not black, they are gray while on default user preferences. They are set to black therefore wireframes and edges and even the grid are hard to see in ...
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Can't use hotkeys for vertex/edge/face selection HELP

I just downloaded the latest daily build "blender-2.80-532536bf52da-win64" and when I launch it and try to use those hotkeys, they don't work nor show in the keymap preferences. What should I do?
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How to hide or customize the icons with eight points that help you drag panels?

I want to hide or change the color of the icons with eight points that help you drag the panels, but I don't know how? I don't like these icons. I can't find it in Blender Preferences.
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Is there a way to change default values of properties of operator?

I tried this to change, but no success Any ideas?
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How to Install Multiple Add-ons with Python Script

I am constantly using new workstations where I have to install a new version of blender. While the blender cloud add-on allows one to sync settings between devices, it does not sync user-installed add-...
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Animation: customize bounce interpolation

I want to animate a plane falling onto the ground. It’s good to have the bounce interpolation however you are quite limited when you want to customize it, for example adding more smaller bounces to ...
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How to create a script that will evenly distribute selected nodes?

I would like to create a script that would evenly distribute the locations of some selected nodes so that I can better organize my node trees. I'm seeking a script solution for this issue, instead of ...
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Mip mapping in cycles - how to showcase the effect?

Can anyone make up a scene to showcase the mip-mapping in the blender user preferences for texture filtering? I couldn't find a scenario where switching it on/off made any difference in memory usage (...
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Setting New Default Operator Preset?

I'm using Blender 2.8! I've created an operator preset for importing models. It's simple, just import everything with z-forward instead of backwards. Is there anyway to make this default? Every time ...
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2.8 Preference Menu

My user preference menu is completely different from the 2.8 manual, checked on youtubers and other posts, they have the right menu. I can't find anything. How do I change this menu? Is it updated ...
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Hotkey accidentally switched to left mouse and can't be changed

I accidentally switched my hotkey for the snake hook tool in blender 2.8 from k to left mouse button. I can't edit the tool again and it tells me to fix it in the user preferences, but under the ...
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Changing Key Binding for Axis Snap

The title sort of says it all but I am currently using the 2.8 beta and like to use 'Axis Snap' when rotating around the model as opposed to changing view windows. The only thing is that its set to ...
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How can I prevent my posed rigs from defaulting back to the static stance? Also undo questions

I created a humanoid rig, skinned it and got all the project files open in the same instance. Started moving things around and then posing my model... Issue number one... Using Ctrl+Z or even "Undo" ...
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Blender 2.8, Coming from Maya, need to disable viewport constrained movement when entering certain tools

I thought this was the "tweak" options. Set tweak pixel value up to max (1024) tried disabling tweak with the move options in the hotkey menus, but no luck. If I manually select the move tool it ...
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2.79 LMB Box Select & Drag

after following this video by Cédric Lepiller my flow is quite good. One last thing I'd like to fix is using LMB to both box select and grab. I'm not familiar with the shortcut system and I tried ...
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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 ...