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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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