Questions tagged [interface]

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

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How to remove a custom draw function from the Top Menu?

I've added a checkbox to the custom Blender UI Panel with a function assigned to it which is being executed on every checkbox update. The idea of that function is to extend Blender Top Menu with the ...
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In order to have “Blender” Key-config Preset with Set Origin, what is the python Identifier for Select With?

I prefer the "Blender 27X" Key-config Preset because I'm more used to it, but i want to change to the "Blender" Key-config Preset, so for instance i won't accidentally tell people ...
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Is there a way to create a loc/rot/scale shortcut in the context menu?

This was a feature I got really use to in 3DS Max and I'm wondering if theres a way to create the same shortcut in the context menu instead of hitting the keyboard or mousing to the left of the screen ...
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Why don't Python tooltips appear for the 'Median' transform values in Edit mode?

How can I activate Python tooltips in the transform section in edit mode? For other parts of the UI it's is enabled but it isn't in this part: In 2.91 version there are not python tooltip too.
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How to maximize any of the views in quad view? [duplicate]

I am new to blender. Pressing ⎈ Ctrl⎇ AltQ opens the quad view. How to maximize any one of the four views of the quad view?
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How to make V-Key toggle between Vertex Paint and Object mode?

I am trying to set up V-Key as shortcut. But it is ignored in Vertex Paint Mode. In Object Mode, I hover over Vertex Paint, right-click and add shortcut. Great! I hit V-key, switches to Vertex Paint ...
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How to maximize a view from quad view (ex. front ortho)?

After I toggle the quad view, how can I maximize the front or any other ortho views? Just the CTRL + Up only hides some panels but it doesn't maximizes the view completely like the perspective view ...
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Changing the location of panels in different categories in the Toolshelf (script needed)

I need to relocate some panels from the toolshelf in other categories. I noticed that the BSurfaces addon has a preference field that allows to relocate where it's panel is placed in the toolshelf ...
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How can I restore the interface size back to the default?

I have inadvertently reduced all the menus on 2.82 to 2mm! I cannot see to change back. Despite having uninstalled/deleted all known traces of 2.82 residual memory seems to exist as all downloads and ...
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How to delete hierarchy along with the object to which it is parented

In the Outliner, I have an object that contains a bunch of sub-objects. If I select the object and delete it, all the contained objects 'bounce out of it' and are still around. This is true whether I ...
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The blender program starts with a blurry interface

Hello. The screen is causing trouble and I am asking questions. Because of the nature of the model, I can only use the old version of 2.67 version. When I run the program, I have a problem with the ...
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Play/animate images, spritesheets or video files in 'template_icon_view'

I want to "play" some animation in this UI space, the template_icon_view: I can load all the images I want, for example: I know that the gif format is ...
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C++ Source Code, Is it possible to change the GUI? [closed]

I'm more of a graphical designer in Pphotoshop but i'd like to tackle redesigning Blender I've got the files, built the files, everything works perfectly. my only problem is I don't know where the GUI ...
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Marker offset shortcut does not work

In version 2.72 when tracking markers are in use in movie clip editor, normally I could move marker with offset from original position to new one in purpose to skip some frames from place where ...
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Blender copies objects when I double click

whenever I double click blender displays a message saying "Copied 1 selected object(s)" at the bottom bar.. I want to get rid of that as it is getting annoying. Help is appreciated, I am ...
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Image Editor and Render Panel … Pixel Click Color Information

When a Blender User Clicks on a Render or an Image the user interface show RGBA info. Please see image below. There are two pieces of information. One is marked [CM]. Perhaps this is Color Management. ...
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How to remove yellow circle in edit mode interface? [duplicate]

Super newbie question. I accidentally pressed something on my keyboard and now every time I go to edit mode, there's this yellow circle thing that won't disappear. How do I remove it?
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switching between wacom and mouse

It get crazy while switching between wacom and mouse as they need different kind of button actions or say "user preferences" For Example in wacom i can zoom using side touch strip. So free the ...
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Facing Problem in drawing UI Previews Dynamic EnumProperty

I am trying to Draw Dynamic Enum property and I started using a one of the templates provided with the blender. What I am trying to do: I have a Folder Test 2 in which I have 2 Folders - Blends Icons ...
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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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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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Is there a way to force pixellate the viewport render?

I occasionally use blender for pixelart by disabling interpolation, mipmaps and anti-aliasing in render options, but it would be great to see how a model is looking without having to render it ...
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Keyframes not shown

I dont understand why I can insert keyframes, but keyframes not shown and I cant manage my animation in Timeline, in Graph Editor, nowhere. I created new file and it works, but in this file it does ...
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How to reset the GUI - without using the menu…?

Picture says all... The GUI is extremely small - how can I reset it??
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What are the Cycles specific Viewport Display settings in the material tab good for?

The material tab contains a Viewport display panel. Here you can set the color to display a mesh in green in solid mode for example. But there is also a Setting sub panel. And its content does simply ...
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Installed add ons are not visible as separate tabs in sidebar

I have a problem with addons in all 2.8x blender versions (in 2.79 version it works propertly). All of addons are NOT visible in the right sidebar, as separate tabs. There are only visible in option &...
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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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Missing the circle brush in sculpt mode using Blender 2.8

When I open a new sculpt scene it works perfectly, but as I was editing my own model I must have pressed something by mistake and now it's disappeared. The green arrows are pointing to the diamater/...
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How to add my own SECOND splash screen

I want to add a second splash screen that will appear when I start blender and in which I can add my own text. This is necessary for my addon.
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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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I want to see tool descriptions when I hover my mouse over them

So I'm following tutorials to figure out and begin to use blender, but I have a problem. When they're going across the display, they'll hover the cursor over a tool, say for example Extrude Region and ...
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Python code for Edge Data Bevel and Crease Weight?

Anybody has an idea what the python code is to draw the edge data bevel and crease weight sliders? It seems not to be part of "space_view3d.py"
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Why isn't the menu for choosing the number of subdivision cuts appearing in the bottom left corner?

When I click Subdivide, the popup menu on the bottom left corner to choose number of cuts and smoothness doesn't appear. How can I show this menu?
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Blender Freezes Whole System

I recently started learning Blender and I'm really enjoying it, but it keeps freezing my system. I started a blender tutorial to create a donut and my setup keeps freezing. Every window freezes and ...
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Make Blender usable on high resolution screen

The Blender UI elements are incredibly small by default on high resolution screens on Windows (15" UHD screen). I found the Preferences -> System -> DPI setting which can be set up to 144. This ...
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Is there a better way to move around and view a big scene?

My problem is that I have a huge scene with meshes and (let's say) I see this scene for the first time. I do not know it, I want to look around. I can use the controls like MMB plus look around, ...
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How can I have multiple areas open but only add a panel to one of them with Python?

What's my goal: I want to have a property on an area or something similar. The idea is that with this I can have two areas of the same type open, but display a panel only in one of them. The problem: ...
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Why do the workspace tabs disappear when I switch to another tab from Layout?

Starting sometime after blender-2.80.0-git.855b3e68ef27-windows64 - when I start Blender 2.8 I get the usual workspace tabs interface but when I switch from layout to some workspaces (UV Editing, ...
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Blender crash on Open/Save/Import/Export but app works as normal

Sorry to ask this nooby question here but I've not had any luck elsewhere. I'd love to get stuck into using Blender and was doing fine for a few days but then I opened Blender 2.79 portable so I could ...
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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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v2.8 support for 3DConnexion ndof devices

I have a wired 3DConnexion SpaceMouse which worked very well with v2.7. However, it has lost its built-in functionality in Blender v2.8. In 2.7, Blender worked well with the device with smooth pan,...
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Access toolbar buttons clipped in small window

When my Blender toolbar (or menu etc.) doesn't have enough screen space, the right hand side get's clipped so it starts losing buttons... Is there a way to customise the toolbars so that all buttons ...
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Am using the bool tool addon causes the cutter to be deleted

I haven't changed any settings it just started to happen. I checked both the the display wireframe and fast transformations in the bool tool addon and that doesn't seem to have any effect. As you can ...
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What font does the Blender UI use?

I am trying to recreate a blender menu inside a project, and I want to match the fonts. I have done a lot of research, but a lot of the results just tell me how to add fonts to Blender and not what ...
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Anim Player Error

My question is: I have a Error: Anim PLayer That happens if i play my scene (ALT+A) (New Scene too) In Cycles and Blender Game i have the same Error. For the Render i use the Render Presets I get ...
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How can elements be selected and moved properly?

I'm having trouble selecting and moving elements in a model. The recording and file is here. Steps to replicate: Select element (i.e. face) Move outward Move inward Tap on first selected element ...
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I Want To Change The Blender Interface

I have seen many people do it but I'm stuck with is this. I want to know, how do I go from the regular default interface whenever you start a new blender project, to having two 3d views, and ...
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Where's the video editing play button?

I'm a complete beginner with regard to Blender video editing. I'm watching an instructional video. To play the vid, he hits the play button. Well, I haven't got a play button. Now what?
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Why are my objects black?

My models are black in the material preview and render view. The problem arised when I turned on my project. Everything worked before. I added the screenshot below.
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Blender 2.8 how to change toolbar's tools?

I'm quite new to Blender and I've been using 2.8 to teach myself 3D modelling and more. Following a tutorial I must have done some kind of manipulation that changed my default selection tool from box ...

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