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Add extra hotkeys to the Annotate Tool?

I'm trying to add a hotkey to the Annotate Tool so that I can hold down shift to draw a straight line. I can find how to change the existing hotkey by searching for "annotate" How can I add ...
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Open Blender maximized by default

On my PC when I open Blender I always need to manually press maximize button on the window. Is this just something on my PC or is this how Blender starts? Is there anything I can do so that it's ...
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Does Blender have different languages (language as in speech language as english, not computer language as python)?

Sometimes it's more convenient for me to use Blender in another language. Does Blender have different languages (language as in speech language as english, not computer language as python)?
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Shortcut for Cursor to Selection not working in Object Mode

ShiftS + Pie Menu is working as expected. In Object Mode the 3D Cursor jumps to an object's Origin. In Edit Mode it jumps to the selected geometry. The custom keyboard shortcut I assigned however, is ...
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Can I make a custom node from a group and have that available in other projects?

I've found some neat combinations of nodes to create certain effects, so I'd like to make them a group and then have that node available on my list of available nodes, even when I reload the startup ...
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Control Fly Mode With Joystick?

Is it possible to control the camera movements when in fly mode in Cycles with some external device, preferably joystick to get a smooth movement? Instead of using keyboard keys W,D,S,A? Did anybody ...
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Remove “Preferences:” label from AddonPreferences, no bl_label to “ ”?

I see no "bl_label" in "AddonPreferences" in the Blender API. One of the buttons in my AddonPreferences is "Preferences" and it would be nice to remove the default "...
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How can I change the size of a modal operator popup dialog box?

I have a modal operator that invokes itself and is called from an AddonPreferences PT. I have been trying to scale_x without success. A row.scale_x works within the size of the entire modal, it is 3....
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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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Troubleshooting when Addons don't show up

There are often times when I install an addon (place the file/folder into my blender/2.XX/scripts/addons folder) and then it simply does not show up in the addons list within blender, so cannot be ...
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render on monitor

how to use blender display on my monitor 4k and enable CUDA on my MacOS preferences - system? I just downloaded the latest blander- 2.92.0 on my MacOS, and the render time was extremely long , so I ...
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How Blender sets its reference frame?

I would like to know how Blender defines its global reference frame, and if it is possible to modify its definition. By reference point, I mean the x, y and z axes that we can see at any time when we ...
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How to expand a hamburger menu

In my Image Editor there is a "hamburger menu" (the icon with three horizontal lines in a stack) that I customized in Blender 2.79 or earlier on a computer with a smaller display. Now I've ...
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How do I adjust the sensitivity of zooming and panning?

Recently when I was using Blender, I accidentally did some sort of keystroke that messed up my navigation settings. The sensitivity of zooming, panning, and orbiting was knocked to almost zero, and I ...
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Settings to make viewport playback drop frames in order to keep up with actual animation speed?

I'm animating a character in 24 fps, but my computer is only able to playback at 20fps at the most in this scene, so when I play the animation in the viewport it's actually much slower than it should ...
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Is there a way to call the Modifier menu with a keyboard shortcut?

I was thinking it would be nice to be able to call the Modifier menu as a contextual menu using a keyboard shortcut. However, the drop-down button doesn't have any Python name listed in its Tool Tip. ...
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How does “Open on mouse over” works?

What will be happens when "Open on mouse over" in preferences is active? How does it work can you give me an example please, Thanx
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How can i fix a python prefs erorr

I'm in trouble, i just switched from Maya to Blender and just decided to import Maya's hotkeys to blenders, i followed a tutorial which explained me to add the hotkeys but once i've done this. I can't ...
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Color of spline in 3d view

Is there a way to change the color of a curve object in 3D view? (change the black lines only for this object to green). I've got over 1000 curves generated by a python script and would like to ...
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Where can the viewport clipping parameters be changed?

Zooming in to inspect texture details in 3D view clips some closer faces like shown in the image. It's not the camera view so changing camera settings doesn't help. Where can the distance to the ...
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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 remap “use tool” button?

In the node editor there are three tools available in the T panel, box select, annotate, and link cut. I'm trying to figure out where the bindings for these tools are configured? By default it seems ...
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Changing 'Emulate 3 Button mouse option' when entering sculpt mode?

I would like to make addon that every time I enter sculpt mode it turns on "Emulate 3 Button Mouse" and when I leave it will turn off. I am no programmer, I tried to find some parts of code ...
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Camera walk / fly in 2.9 is different, want the old one

how can I modify my camera walk mode so that it doesnt accellarate / slow down? I just want a precise ASWD movement that is quick. Like I had in the old version. Appreciate the help!
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How do I make 'Selection only' off by default when exporting?

Is there away to turn this setting completely off? Sometimes after I'm done exporting my work, I have to go back and re-export the files again because I forget to click Selection Only.
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Is there a way to change the color of keyframes?

Is there a way to change the color of keyframes on the timeline? For example, I would like all the keyframes associated with the Left Leg to be Blue and the Right Leg to be Green.
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Missing Blender Prefs folder on other Mac user account

Today I decided to make Blender available to another user account on my Mac. (Blender 2.92, macOS Mojave 10.14.6) The first obstacle was a permissions issue, that persisted no matter what, to the ...
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Is there a way to save preferences for import/exporters?

I often use the .fbx export plugin in Blender, and every time I must disable the apply scale and enable selected only options. I realise that not everyone wants these settings enabled by default, but ...
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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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Hotkey to Frame all Objects into viewport?

Is it possible to set hotkey F to View/Frame All objects into all viewports, and if any objects are selected will frame that object within all view ports as well with key F. I would be very grateful ...
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Blender 2.9. Flip Region missing?

UPDATE: The "screen: flip region" command from the Menu Search is either accidentally or intentionally missing from both stable, beta, and experimental versions of Blender 2.90. ...
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2.92 Inverse Trackpad Movement?

I just installed 2.92 and it has inverted my trackpad movement in the viewport. Edit>Preferences>Navigation>Orbit & Pan There used to be a setting for 'Natural Trackpad Movement' it isn't ...
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Increase font sizes for property names and values

Using Blender 2.92.0 It seems this issue is kind of interesting. I've adjusted the font sizes to where they seem usable for me, great :) However loading up a saved file *.blend file and the UI ...
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Error when deleting an object (custom properties)

I am developing a small script that should store some object custom properties assigned through a panel. Then the script prints these properties when a button (operator) is pressed. Generally, ...
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How to use “AddonPreferences” to allow users to select a folder for exporting files

I am trying to use "AddonPreferences" in order to allow users to select a folder where output files will be written when pressing a button (operator). When I install the script, I can ...
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How do I change the default settings of export operators? [duplicate]

I made a panel with an Export Modified Model STL button. Right now I am using... ...
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Having trouble making a keymap work when mouse button is released

I'm trying to bind view3d.navigate to middle mouse button so that it's only activated while the buttons is pressed. I'm having trouble getting it to deactivate. I'...
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How do I select and deselect only one object?

I am in "preferences >input> object mode / mesh" looking for the place i can change the default settings in order to being able to select one object with LMB and deselect it with MMB. I only found the ...
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Disable object automatic dragging after duplication

After duplication, objects automaticaly follow the mouse pointer, is there a way to disable this behavior?
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I accidentally removed the texture paint window on the left and now I can't continue,

I removed the window where you actually paint the textures (not painting the model but the image) and now I can't continue, how can I get the screen back
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Application Template on Blender 2.8 - Not working?

I´ve followed the application template install guide from the official manual: https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/advanced/app_templates.html#app-templates Yet I don´t see my splash screen or ...
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How to make Blender keyboard shortcuts work in a non-Latin keyboard layout?

my keyboard has two layouts - Latin (English) and Cyrillic (Russian). Currently, in Blender 2.8, keyboard shortcuts work only with English layout - at least, on a Mac and Linux. Is there any way to ...
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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 there a way to change the color of the actual vertices?

By default in edit mode, the vertices are black, which can be a pain if outlining a reference image when the image is black. Is there a way to change the color of the vertices, or better yet set them ...
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Cycles left some squares in final render

does anybody know why I get this final render in CUDA Cycles. I get this results when I try to render with CPU and GPU together, like they have set different number of samples or CPU try to catch up ...
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Maya viewport navigation in 2.80?

I'm totally new to Blender and I was wondering if there is a way to set up the viewport so I navigate like in Maya: Alt+mouse buttons. I found the keymap in the preferences, deactivated the defaults ...
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Shrinkwrap moving below the surface

I am trying to use the Shrinkwrap modifier to wrap clothes around my model but some of the clothing is moving below the surface on some of my model. If I use a negative value for the shrinkwrap the ...
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How to show render-stamp for arbitrary values?

Is it possible to take arbitrary properties and display them in the render stamp as some other software do. (Click the image for larger version)
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Problems with set up Wacom pen middle click button…it is impossible to rotate view

My Blender version is 2.83.1 my Operating System is MacOS 10.15.5 Wacom Drivers 6.3.39-1 so...if I try to set up the first button as a middle click for having a rotating navigation control on my pen ...
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Custom hotkeys in pie menu (with out numpad)

Someone tell me how to change hotkeys in the Pie menu itself? The idea is to work only with right hand, not to reach for us and not to take hand off the mouse. That is, reassign numbers or replace ...

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