Questions tagged [interface]

Questions pertaining to Blender's user interface, such as theming, scripting and operating the interface.

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How can I decrease x-ray alpha in 3D view?

Is there any way I can decrease alpha opacity so the edges in the back are less visible?
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How to disable scrollbars in node editor?

In 2.82 scrollbars in node editor is not only useless, but annoying, it's also pop-up, which is very bad. How do I disable them enterely?
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in sculpt mode the circle disappears when brushing

the circle i'm talking about is this blue circle whenever i starts brushing with any brush in sculpt mode the circle disappears but i need it to be revealed. is there any way to keep it revealed i'm ...
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how to change a hot key in a add-on

recently updated blender to "2.82a" and figured out that the pie menu add-on changed the mode changing key to Ctrl+tab" how can i change that key back to only "tab" not "Ctrl+tab"
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change viewport layout

Yohoo!:) As a 20 + years user of kind of every cad app on earth i am super amazed i have to ask this question! How do i change the viewport layout? Like, in any way at all.. I manage to add more ...
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Where did the 'Use UV for Mapping' option go in Blender 2.8?

I'm following a tutorial using a 2.7 version of Blender, which shows how to use UV unwrapping on beveled curves to make a texture follow the shape of the curve (I'm making stylized hair and would love ...
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Too big addon list, what should I do? How expand names and keep it all?

There are many addons. Do you know how show it in two cloumns?
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Add Header Bars to interface

Could a script add header bars to a UI?
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Blender 2.82 simulation interface unlock?

upgraded lastly from Blender 2.79 to 2.82. With 2.79 I used Blender to do fluid simulation. Now trying the same with the newer version. Unfortunately, the new version locks the screen during ...
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Weird user interface behavior once I minimize blender window

This weird behavior occurs once I minimize blender window and the same issue appears in blender 2.7b. Can someone help me with this?
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Scroll pop menu without mouse wheel

For example, when I have many View Layers in a scene: While there is a small triangle pointing down, no matter where I move my cursor to, the menu doesn't scroll. Clicking the triangle doesn't work ...
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Event for Selection Mode

I'm just starting to learn Blender and I'm trying to make a toolbar where I would display different set of buttons according to which selection mode you are in. At the moment I can switch the button ...
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How to remove or join two areas with python?

I’m trying to remove a specific area from the screen. There doesn’t seem to be a simple .remove, so I looked for other options. I found this (How to join two areas using python?) which would have ...
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Proportional Edit

I do not have a mouse. I'm the user of a Mac Book Pro Touch ID I mean have to keep with a touchpad so how am I going to select the proportional edit as in a circle. Grab with G and then?
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Display DPI in image properties

Is there a way to display an image DPI in the properties of the Shader Editor? For context, I was trying to find a way to automate this in the Group node (or other option). But can't. So I'll leave ...
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A volume of the Rain File 4 is clipped - What is happening? [duplicate]

There seems to a rectangular volume in the 3d view that is clipping anything outside of it. I'm trying to follow along with Julien's retopology method in the Rain tutorials on cloud.blender.com, and I'...
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multi-line text box with popup menu

How can I make a multi-line text box using the popup_menu function in my add-on? The idea is that I could use it as a function that I could call anywhere and put any text in it.
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Blender's entire interface missing?

I've gotten into blender again and was still using 2.79. I downloaded 2.82 on my mac pro today and was met with this screen. I re-downloaded it as well as restarted my computer but nothing works. I ...
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How to smooth a modal in blender 2.82

I am switching into the new blender 2.82 with the new layout and I cannot find out where the smooth option is please help me find the smooth option in the new blender layout. if this is a duplicate ...
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Access for Shortcuts or Quickselection for Advanced Selection: new, extend, invert, intersect

Is there an GUI way (e.g. Assign Shortcut) to have quick access to advances selection methods? Or if not, is there an existing script or addon for this? I'd like to get it into Hotkeys, PieMenus or ...
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How do you close panels [duplicate]

I was just trying to close the timeline panel in order to have more space, now my project is ruined. I have 284219487912 bazillion timeline panels covering half my screen. Closing them does. not. work....
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How do I fix the fonts when booting blender up for the first time, I can't read what anything says

I dont know what version I'm using and I dont know how to check, but all the fonts seem to be boxes.
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How i can hide object from viewport and render at the same time?

To hide object from viewport i need click icon "eye" or "monitor" in outliner, to hide object from render i need click icon "camera". I do 2 actions but I want to do it in 1 action. In my opinion it ...
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Blender 2.79b to 2.82

I can't update Blender 2.79b to 2.82. I am using a HP Chrombook x360 Linux. I tried to update on the Linux app and on the terminal. I did an update as well.
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How can I remove these red lines from my Dope Sheet?

I exported my Blender file and then imported it into UE4. I had some kind of import problems in the ue4 editor so I deleted all the imported files inside ue4. When I returned to my Blender file to ...
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Scaling according to selected face

a complete newbie at blender would very much appreciate some help. I did something, and now every time I scale a number of faces, they are scaled according to the main selected face, rather than ...
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Does anyone know how to make scripts appear on the left?

Trying to get it to work but is not working.
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How to display a world texture as a spherical icon via Python?

I'm building some viewport display tools within a panel. I want to have a spherical icon display for the active world environment texture similar to the Material viewport HDR display. The material ...
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“Bonemerging” one armature to another

I have two armatures, A and B. A and B share some bones. What I want to do is, for the bones that A and B share, for all matching bones in B to be automatically set to the position of the ...
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Display UV-Map node input in panel

I want to display the .uv_map property of a UV-Map node in a panel, the same way it looks on the node. I tried ...
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Manipulating 3D Cursor + Axis Constraint

Question about manipulating the 3D Cursor. I have vertex snapping on. I use Shift+Right Click to go into 3D cursor movement mode. I release Shift, but continue to hold right click to I don't exit ...
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Why in some cases my icons disappear from the panel?

The code shown here is essentially what I am using to load the icons contained in the path of my addon. It is not the first time that I use this method, and it has never bothered me until now. However,...
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How to resize Render window?

I don't want or need Blender to open a rendered image in a fullscreen window, and I cannot find a setting that allows me to change that. Anyone have any help on this? I just want it like a 1/4 of the ...
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Cannot deselect edge loops in blender 2.8 with Shift+Alt+LMB

Cannot deselect already selected edge loop with Shift+Alt+LMB. The hotkey selects edge loops perfectly fine, but deselection is not working for some reason. Is there a menu where I can change hotkey ...
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Why does the box select tool change to the cursor tool when clicking in a blank space?

When I click on nothing with the select box tool selected, it simply goes to cursor tool rather than deselect. And when I left click drag with the select box tool selected it moves the cursor tool, ...
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Change Splash Screen 2.82 (windows) [duplicate]

how can I change the splash screen on blender 2.82 on windows(7)?
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Hotkey to navigate scenes in Blender 2.8?

In Blender 2.7, i could change the layout with Ctrl + ← and Ctrl + →. In 2.7, the scene was layout dependent, allowing me to navigate the scene this way. However, in Blender 2....
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Vertically align toolshelf

I want to vertically align the toolshelf, so the main UI looks that way: If you noticed, I've already moved the navigation gizmo and associated buttons, but I've been digging into the source code and ...
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How to populate UIlist with certain collections?

I'm trying to understand how to populate an UIList with certain collections based on their name. I am trying to extend this very useful answer by @batFINGER In ...
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what do i do about this? [duplicate]

everything shows up in render mode but otherwise, this is all I see.
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How to get the little 'modifier' menu see screenshot

i just downloaded the Bevel Curve Tools addon. i just wanted to know what the HotKey is for the modifier tab that pops up get whenever i create a new curve. See image below
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Downloading Blender 2.82

I am trying to download Blender 2.82 but am getting and error. The source file can't be read according to Firefox. It takes forever to get the error message. \AppData\Local\Temp\SgY4o2hI.msi.part ...
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Transparent stripe blocking the view of edit mode selection

You can see it on the screenshot. It's always stays in the middle of viewport. Is it a visual bug?
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Can't use laptop's numpad even after turn on emulate numpad

It's really a nightmare whenever i use blender. I can't type any number key in blender even after turn on emulate numpad. Is there anyone can help me solve this problem i'm using Dell laptop (Inspiron ...
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I accidentally dragged the timeline, and now it covers the entire screen. how do i put it back? [duplicate]

Im new to blender, I accidentally dragged what i think is the animation timeline at the bottom of the screen upwards, and now It covers the entire screen. I dont know how to put it back, I tried ...
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Unknown Measurement Showing in 3d View

I was playing with measuring tools a couple weeks ago and came back to my project and I forgot how I created a measurement marker on a blender object. The unknown measurement is shown in the ...
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Difference Materials Link vs Copy Material to selected

What is the difference between selecting several objects and using "Copy material to selected" in the Materials Properties pane, versus pressing CTRL+L -> Materials?
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Blender system console character encoding

I'm using Blender on Korean Windows 10. While studying Blender Python I opened the System Console to check for error messages. By the way, some characters are displayed correctly in English and others ...
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How can I open this menu?

I am watching a Video and just can figure out how he got there. (Sorry, I am new in Blender)
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How do I focus on an object's center (Numpad period not working)

I'm running through the donut tutorial, and when I click on the torus and press Numpad period, it focuses me on the side of the object. I have the center set to: "Geometry to Origin" and it's not ...

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