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

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How to identify a keymap conflict?

I can't access the Clipping Border command (Alt+B) with my standard Blender setup. When I load factory settings everything works okay, so I presume there must be an addon that conflicts with this ...
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Where can I change the background color of the notification in the Info header?

I'm using a theme, but I can't find the settings of this message which is almost unreadable. In the User Preferences / Theme / Info-tab are only a few colors to configure. I also searched in the User ...
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Some parts of my project aren't saved in the .blend file

I created a model and added some Actions in the DopeSheet editor (more or less 5). I exported the model to my game engine, saved the .blend file (Ctrl-S) and closed it. Then I opened it again, and ...
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How to disable the “Save Over” popup

I'm accustomed to saving frequently using Ctrl+S in Blender. Each time I do this, Blender pops up the "Save Over?" button, which I have to click (or press Enter). This gets in the flow of things. Is ...
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Custom splash screen in 2.68a? [duplicate]

I was wondering if it's possible to change the splash screen of the newest Blender version (2.68a). You could change the splash in previous versions via splash.png but I can't find it in 2.68a?
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Is there way to control opacity of selection/active color in 3DView?

In the user preferences, color for selection and active object can be set, but there is no alpha slider, i.e. opacity is always 100%. I want to match a slightly distorted texture onto an object using ...
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Why are color values rounded in Themes?

Why is this? For example, if I type in 0.65 to one of the RGB channels, after pressing Enter it changes to 0.651: This sort ...
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How can toolbar transparency be modified?

Transparent toolbar functionality was released in 2.66, how do I enable transparent toolbars and how can I modify how transparent they are? Seen here: http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:Ref/...
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Change settings like 'limit selection to visible' or 'trackball rotation' with python

My original intention is to transfer settings with a .blend file, but as far as I know, ordinary blends don't store everything. I have tried to understand the API documentation for a while now, yet ...
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Changing the color of non selected edges in the theme preferences

There is an option to change the color of various edges (selected, seam, crease...)in the themes menu, but not for the simple non selected edges. there is a way to change the black color?
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How to control the Grid colours

How can I control the colour of the lines in the grid? So far I've figured out how to change the colour of the darker lines, but there are a set of lighter lines that appear every ten spaces. ...
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Can I personalize the insert keyframe menu?

In my animation I use a lot of restrict render and restrict view on/off. Can I do something to display those keyframes when I type the I key (insert keyframe menu)?
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How to set the default vertex count to added geometry?

I wanted to know whether there is a way to set the default amount of vertices of added geometry (Such as default circles and cylinders) ? Changing the amount from 32 can get quite annoying as I am ...
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How can I customize the Render Button in the Render GUI to execute a custom script

I am trying to customize the blender GUI so that I can customize the Render button in the GUI to call a customer script as opposed to the default option. I would like to know if there is a way to ...
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In Themes, why does 'Reset to Default Value' result in black? [closed]

If you change a color in User Preferences > Themes, and then try to change it back to it's default by Right click > Reset to Default Value: It just makes R=0, G=0 and B=0, (Black)! Why? I know ...
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Where is the color selection for text menus?

I want to change the color of the File, Edit and View menus: And all the similar menus such as the 3D view menu: Where can I find the settings for these text menus?
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Theme option for changing relation line for constraints?

I found the current color for constraint relation line is hard to see a little bit. I've tried to change the "wire"color in the Theme setting panel, but it seems not work for the relation lines. ...
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is it possible to make a setting enabled by default?

I would like to make Smoke Adaptive Domain enabled by default whenever I create a Smoke Domain. However, when I tried creating a smoke domain, enabling Adaptive (and setting the Margin to 2) deleting ...
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After updating to Blender 2.68 Driver Scripts are no longer automatically excecuted

When loading a .blend file the console window shows error messages like: ...
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Can I change the default color for Relationship Lines?

Sorry but I didn't found where to change the default color for relationship lines (for constraints and parents) among Theme settings. Since I really really need to do so in the current project. Thanks ...
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How can I get back to Blender's default theme?

Even though I am relatively new to Blender I am recording a tutorial for a Blender exporter. I have been advised that I should use the Default colour scheme (for the UI). I have no idea which one that ...
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How do I import a custom icon set in the theme options?

I'm trying to load a custom icon set, however Blender will not load it despite the fact that it's a modified version of the original SVG.
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Is it possible to make Blender prompt to save on exit?

Does Blender have a setting or addon that makes it prompt you to 'save unsaved changes' when you close the window like other applications? I cannot count the number of times I have lost small pieces ...
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Is it possible to create a compositor node with PyNodes that outputs camera clip_start and clip_end?

Im not looking for a how to, but some of you may know if this is possible or not. An example of a dummy node added to compositor would be much appreciated, i can't find any (or i'm looking in all the ...
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Changing user preferences via console?

The machine that I'm currently using is an extremely slow netbook. Whenever I go to change user preferences in Blender, it stalls out. What I need to do is activate the "emulate 3 button mouse" ...

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