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change modifiers values ​with a gizmo

I see a lot of potential in gizmos, yet there is very little info on it. For example, I want to modify the properties of the modifiers or geometry nodes of my object with a gizmo. How to do this ? ...
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Can/How to get corner angles with view gizmo?

In fusion 360, I can press the corner of gizmo box to get the intersection of axis to align the view to this. Is there anyway to do similar in blender? Picture below. In blender very stuck with xy,zx,...
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Alternative to create non-object elements like gizoms

I want to create a dimension like in autocad. So there is the dimension object which is visible and two small points which only appear when I want to edit my dimension. How to create your little ...
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How to customize a cube-shaped gizmo

I'm interested in gizmos. I saw that it was possible to create a custom gizmo, as shown in the gizmo_custom_geometry.py template. I want to try making a cube shaped gizmo. However, this does not ...
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How to fix transforming an object and its gizmo together in Blender 4.0?

My issue is that I can't transform an object and its gizmo together. Does anyone know how to solve this issue (in Blender 4.0)?
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Issue with Gizmo Alignment on Bone Tail Selection in Blender Armature

Hello everyone, I've encountered an issue in Blender while working with Armature, specifically when selecting Bone Tails. Despite setting the Gizmo's pivot point to 'Active Element', the Gizmos ...
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3D axis are gone

The little 3D axis in the upper right corner were gone for months for me, I've tried everything with no results. I hoped that in version 4.0 it would be fixed but still nothing. I have all the gizmos ...
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In 3.68 Why is the picker and translate gizmo has been swapped with transform gizmo

Why are gizmos mixed up in 3.68 mixed up? Select tool is using "Transform" gizmo which gets in way of selecing, Move gizmo doesn't appear after choosing, missing. 3D cursor is also showing ...
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Operator for 2D button gizmo is not called

I have a simple GIZMO_GT_button_2d that should invoke an operator when clicked upon but this is not happening. I can call the operator directly with ...
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Drawing Gizmo in 3D Viewport while operator's panel is showing?

I'm working in an operator that has as properties a point (Vector) in the 3D space and a radius (float). I'd like to show in the viewport some kind of circle/sphere with that position and its radius, ...
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How can I get back the gizmo

I moved the eyes and the eye bones on an existing (purchased) Rigify rig. The rig still works and I can move the controls by selecting and hitting G or R. But the gizmo no longer shows up. I re-...
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move lights with Move gizmo

Maybe I missed something or somehow changed a setting. I thought I could move lights with the move gizmo. Now I cannot move a point light or a camera with the move gizmo, all I can do is change the ...
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How to enable the move gizmo via script?

I created a new startup file+script for low-poly 3D modeling for my game project. Basically a default cube with origin on the "floor" and a custom material. The script sets up my preferred ...
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How do I get to move my Light and Camera away from the object

I'm having problem moving my light and camera in the scene. Whenever I move them, they keep coming back around the object I created. i've used the gizmo, I've used the G shortcut. I've searched online,...
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Gizmo culled depth doesn't take effect when mouse is hovered on it

I have created a GizmoGroup with the option DEPTH_3D enabled, which, according to the docs, "Supports culled depth by other ...
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How to hide the manipulators when using?

In version 3.5, when using manipulators (move, scale, rotate), the manipulator itself remains visible. How to disable its visibility when using manipulators? (so that they do not interfere with ...
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Can't Move the Gizmo - Just Draws a Select Box

In previous versions of Blender, I was able to click on the different points of a 3D gizmo to manipulate it. However, after the 3.4 update this no longer works. It just draws a select box. I wondered ...
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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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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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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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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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