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gizmo ignores when i try to use it

When I try to use the gizmo to rotate, move, scale or anything, it will just think I'm trying to select a bunch of bones instead. The hotkeys like G and R still work but this has no reason to not be ...
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Always getting negative Y front view (on gizmo) by default when pressing 1 on the NumPad

Preface: the course I'm watching now is covers Blender 2.8, but I going through it using the latest 3.3 Course side: I'm watching the Blender Launch Pad course. I've noticed that when the author ...
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How to show local axis of objects/gizmo when animating?

During animation gizmo axes isn't being shown. It is only shown when an object is clicked. Is there a way to always keep the gizmo axes shown?
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3D Viewport Gizmo - Axes are missing, but zoom, pan buttons are visible

Navigation Gizmo - 3d axes are missing - but not the zoom, pan buttons. Could you please tell me how to fix this?
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Permanently fixate the Gizmo to my mesh

Good Morning. How do I permanently attach the Gizmo to my mesh, so that as I rotate my mesh the Gizmo rotates with it? Whenever I add a new mesh, it's easy to rescale and readjust on every axis, but ...
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Can I change the default translation plane? (v3.2.1)

When I make a selection and then press G for the translation tool, it defaults to using the viewport plane as the translation plane. Is there a way I could change the default behaviour to something ...
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How to make custom shape for 2D Gizmo?

Is it possible to make a custom shape for 2D Gizmo and how to use test_select() from https://docs.blender.org/api/current/bpy.types.Gizmo.html#bpy.types.Gizmo....
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How to add text label to a 2D gizmo overlay

I've seen a lot of code (e.g., this) where people will add icons to 2D gizmo overlays in the 3D viewport. Is there any way to add text instead of an icon? I'll the code I've seen will draw little ...
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3D gizmo to faces and verts selected?

I have recently moved over to Blender and I am currently learning the new workflow. I saw a video of someone selecting some verts in Blender and like Maya the gizmo automatically went over to the ...
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Custom Gizmo Operator the alters the behavior of Blender's falloff

I am trying to make a tool in Blender that mimics the "Element Move" tool in Modo. Not necessary to view this but to get an idea here is a quick summary of what the "Element Move" ...
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about viewport gizmos (object gizmos)

Could any one help? When I turn on viewport gizmos (object gizmos) It shows strange colorful block....I use nvidia geforce RTX 2060. I use Acer laptop. Intel core i7 with 32GB ram and windows 10.
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How do I disable gizmo and get hotkeys back?

Recently installed blender v 3.1.2. I've always used hotkeys G+X/Y/Z to move objects, or r to rotate and s to scale. After downloading the new version, I couldn't use the hotkeys and pressing g/r/s ...
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How to create a GzimoGroup in OUTLINER?

I want to be notified when the outlier changes, for example:new collection or click collection, That's my code, It doesn't work, But it works when replaced with 'VIEW_3D' and 'WINDOW'. ...
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Gizmo controls disapear behind the gizmo (viewport question)

I'm still new to blender so excuse my noob question;) but I think it's super anoying that the handle of the gizmo disapears behind the gizmo itself when you look at it (semi) directly at it and I ...
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I'm having trouble with gizmo lines getting glicht: rotating, moving or scaling

System: Windows 10 64 bit CPU I5-3470 GPU GT 630 Processor and Graphics do not matter because the same thing happens on different Graphics and Processor I found a fix but on ubunto I have windows
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How do I set tool hotkeys to not take immediate action?

Whenever I select an object in blender, I want the the tool hotkeys (G for move, R for rotate, etc) to have the same effect as when I click them (just showing the appropriate gizmo), instead of for ...
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Movement/transform gizmo isn't "flat"

I'm a complete newbie to Blender and have been following a couple tutorials about viewmodel animation. An issue I've run into though is that when I select anything, be it a model or a part of an ...
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How to change the transform orientation to a specific angle/edge?

Alright, so, I've modeled a wing-like object, and I want it to rotate at the angle of the selected edge: I tried snapping the cursor to the selected and then moving its origin to the cursor. However, ...
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Now to adjust the line thickness of the gizmo without changing other thicknesses?

I would like to increase the thickness of the lines in the gizmo, since on some pc/monitor/mouse is really hard click on the 1 pixel lines to do something. I know that there is the property for the ...
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Disable resize gizmo of area light in viewport?

Every time I try to transform an area light I end up clicking on the edge of the light icon and resizing it. This is really messing with my workflow. Is there a way to disable this behavior? I want to ...
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how to move transform gizmo to object center in object mode [duplicate]

I want to move the transform to the center of object in object mode, not in edit mode, I have set the transform pivot point to bounding box center or any other selection, but it didn't work.
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Gizmo not always visible

I want to have the gizmo shown when I zoom in (on purple square) on the object further down, in this case. Sometimes you need to be up close when you rotate for precision. I get that the gizmo follows ...
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Object gizmo setting doesn't take effect for bones

When I select a bone in pose mode, no matter what my Object Gizmo setting is, the Gizmo always looks the same: Even the "global" is not global at all: It works as expected for objects, but ...
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Rotating a bone with Gizmo change all 3 Euler rotation angles

I have a bone like this: I want to change its Y rotation only. If I simply input the value I want in the property panel, it works as expected. However, if I drag-n-drop the green circle of Gizmo, all ...
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How to display measurement lengths in Blender 2.9?

I want to get this result in Blender 2.9: However for all the tutorials i searched online, all i could find were how to achieve this in Blender 2.8 as shown: I assumed it would be under the gizmo ...
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How to create gizmo such as Radius/Strength F/SHIFT+F shortcuts from sculpt mode in python?

I was wondering how to imitate this blender feature with python, using F/SHIFT-F to change properties such as this below
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How to load custom icon into 2d gizmo in Blender?

I would like to load custom icon for a button displayed on 3d View (GIZMO_GT_button_2d) in my add-on. Looks like "icon_value" way does't work here - it works only in panels. Is there any ...
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How to draw true coordinates system in Blender without creating geometry

I want to do a math animation using blender, so I need to create 3D coordinates including the X,Y,Z line, however, I can only create the axis by creating real geometry, like a very long cylinder to ...
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Disable Tweak mode / hide screen space transform gizmos?

I do not want to work in screen space. But every time I try to transform something in Blender I am confronted with the dreaded screen space gizmo. I just want to work in object space or world space. ...
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Make the axis gizmo disappear

Where do I turn off this enlarged axis display?
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How to move the gizmo of a section?

How to move the gizmo of a section of to make a scale (NOT relative to the center of the selection)? When I do it with the cursor it crushes all in 1 single point
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Reset move gizmo to object face or geometry

After rotation has been applied to an object, is there an easy way to re-align the move gizmo back to the object geometry? NOTE : All gizmos in the image are LOCAL, not global. A shows the desired ...
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My Gizmo is stuck in one place

I am a little new to Blender's controls, but I learned the basics of 3D Modeling in Maya. My gizmo suddenly stopped automatically moving to the faces I was selecting while I was in the middle of ...
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Copy a mesh along an oblique direction and scale

I have to copy the rail panel along the dashed yellow lines and then scale it along the same direction in order to create a new smaller panel and end the stairway. I have tried Sh-D / GG / C but does ...
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How to scale all axes at once using the scale gizmo

When modeling, it is sometimes good to be able to use the handles instead of using shortcuts. In Maya, you can scale the object along the X, Y, or Z axis using handles or you can scale it along all ...
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The gizmo line display is strange

I am using a translation. sorry for the inconvenience. I am using Blender 2.83. The gizmo line display is strange. I'm seeing a bug like the image, but I'm not sure why. I would be very happy if ...
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How can I move the pivot/gizmo to (0,0,0) in a Python script?

I'm brand new to python, and blender scripting. I'm just trying to make a simple script that will move my current selected object(s) pivot to (0,0,0) in world space -- ie. move it to the origin. I'm ...
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Image Editor 2D gizmo name?

Hi I am trying to create a tool that has a gizmo in the 2d/Image-editor view. When adding a gizmo I use the self.gizmos.new("GIZMO_GT_dial_3d") to display ...
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How to keep gizmos visible when moving objects?

I was wondering if it's possible to keep the axes gizmo visible while moving objects. I know it would be easier to learn was color is axis X and what color is Y, but having the gizmo visible would ...
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Navigation gizmo missing after loading a file

I am using Blender 2.82a on Mac, and it seems every time I open this particular file, my navigation gizmo (viewport top right) along with the zoom, pan, and camera buttons that are usually below it ...
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Replicate value stored in object into properties of new one

I would like to duplicate, for example, a cylinder with its number of vertices stored in its properties, and tweak this value if needded. To do this, I click on a gizmo, and a new cylinder is created,...
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How to enable View translate and Zoom widgets/gizmo for Node View

Before I attempt to write a replica widget/gizmo for NodeView. I want to know if there is a simple way to enable this glorious gizmo in a 2d view like NodeView. I need these because the trackpad on ...
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Why can't I see the transformation gizmo in the 3D View?

I have a problem with gizmo. I already turned on gizmo but it doesn't show in the view port, when I move, scale, rotate the objects. How can I solve this problem..?
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How disable strange axis view?

Don't understand how disable this axis view
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Adjust Manipulator/Gizmo Hotspot Blender 2.8

I was wondering if there was a way to adjust the Gizmo hot spots for the axis representers like in Blender 2.79? This is the old setting: This is the new setting: Right now it seems like it only ...
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Align Gizmo with local axes instead of global ones

As shown in the picture, even the cube is rotated, its Gizmo still aligns with global axes instead of local ones. Even when I have set Transformation Orientation to "local". Is it possible to display ...
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How do I bring back the orbit gizmo in the top right of the viewport?

I've been looking this up for a while now, I'm new to blender. I've been working on a project for a while now in 2.8 and I'm pretty sure I hit some shortcut but in that specific save file in the ...
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Trying to move an object moves the texture on the object instead

So I have somehow turned this on and I dont know how to turn it off again, the gizmo that usually moves an object is now moving a bigger version of itself, and I dont know how to change it back
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Axis Bands of Rotation Gizmo Difficult to See

When I have an object selected and switch to the Rotation Tool, the axis bands on the gizmo are so thin I can barely see them. Is there a way to increase the thickness of these lines? THX
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Gizmo UI looks too small

In Blender my Gizmo looks like this: But everyone else's seems to be like this: I don't know what I messed up. I went over Preferences > Themes but only found settings fo Gizmo colors. How can I ...
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