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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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Weird system orb/gizmo appearing

Last thing I remember is to go to material tab, add light play with material settings then deleting them. When I went into sculpting mode this it became extremely slow and this orb seemed to appear ...
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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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Why can I no longer pick an axis with a shortcut key after activating the Rotate, Move or Scale tool?

Maybe there's something I pressed or an update thing but when I press R, G or S I've been always expecting the object to move freely so I can choose which axis to pick (also with X, Y, Z keys), but ...
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Any way or workaround to hide the light gizmo without removing emission?

So there's this artifact of sorts that's just that extremely bright spotlamp gizmo, is there any way I can hide or dampen that? Would volumetrics work or make it worse?
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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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Object over layer another object [duplicate]

I got this problem, as it is in the image, I don't know why this really happened on blender
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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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Blender 2.8 - I want to ALWAYS see the axis gizmo when moving an object

When I am moving an object in Object Mode, the axis gizmo disappears. This is very unhelpful. Is there a way to make it always visible? I want to always see this gizmo:
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Issue With “On Cage” in the Mirror Modifier

I am currently making a head using the mirror modifier. When I first started out, the original plane was on the right side of the Z-axis, and the mirrored side on the left. However while in the middle ...
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View Rotation locked

for some reason, blender locks the view rotation. I can pan with middle mouse, but i can't rotate the view. Neither the rotation with the rotation gizmo (new in blender 2.8) in the top right corner ...
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Custom tool, modal gizmo, and non-modal operator (2.8)

I’m prototyping an addon that will have several custom Tools and, when those tools are selected, a bunch of custom Gizmos in 3D views for manipulating various aspects of objects created by the addon. ...
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How to switch to new gizmo in blender 2.8?

I'm stuck with the 2.7 gizmo while running 2.8. How do I switch to the new gizmo in blender 2.8?
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Python: Create GizmoGroup for VSE (Video Sequence Editor)

I am currently trying to create a gizmo for the transform effect in Blender's VSE (2.8). However, I can't seem to get it to work. In fact, even though I call window_manager.gizmo_group_type_ensure() ...
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Gizmo (manipulator) is missing for some reason

I have a problem with gizmo (I am not sure what it called but it is the three arrows of axes when you scale, rotate, move). it disappears sometimes and I can't get it back unless I open a new ...
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How am I supposed to move only Gizmo when in Edit mode?

Yes.. I know cursor to origin funtion with 3D cursor. but i can't find way to only changing pivot in Edit mode. I want move Only Gizmo in edit mode... like zbrush transform tool. There is no snap ...
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manipulator missing from project but visible in new ones

iam working on a project and for some reason the manipulator is gone (it was working for some days on the project but it disappeared) i tried all the solutions of the common problems but it did work i ...
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What shortkey CTRL + SPACE (context toggle) need for in Blender 2.8?

what does hotkey CTRL + SPACE (context toggle) for in Blender 2.8? In Blender 2.8 (legace 2.7 keymap) this hotkey is for function "space_data.show_gizmo_context" , but when I press it nothing happens. ...
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Reset Normals directions to object rotation after applyed scale

I hope im not missing something easy,but i have this problem. Was moving with gizmo by normals this object and was all right.Had to Apply Rotation and Scale,and after that the normal gizmo just reset ...
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How do I enable custom gizmo display when I move?

I am currently working on a custom gizmo for my add-on. I have a function to move the object (transform.translate). At this point my gizmo disappears and a normal ...
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Hard to catch a vertex because of the gizmo

Edit: Ok so it has been fixed by RJG, thanks to him, I had the same shortcut for select vertices and select gizmo, which seems the case by default? and I had to came back to right click for selecting ...
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Transform Gizmo Disappears during Animation (Blender 2.8)

In 2.7x series, when animation was playing, the transform manipulator was visible on the active/selected object. In 2.80, no matter what settings I pick (active tool, widget overlay etc) when the ...