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Ctrl + "numpad -" to create boolean subtract doesn't work here

I create a new project, duplicate the cube, move it a bit, press ctrl + "numpad -", nothing happens. On my other computer it works. It's a fresh new blender installation. I checked ...
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change keymap for numpad, do I need remove the keybindings?

I want to change all my keymaps in the following way in sculpt mode: numpad 1 to 9 keymaps as well as . and / * My question is, do I need to remove all keymaps that are bound to these keys in the ...
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Copy/duplicate current keymap to modify the copied one

Quick question, is there a way to copy/duplicate my current keymap and then modify the duplicated one for a new one?
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Advanced selection Keymaps settings

Half a year ago i was browsing this forum and i found a topic with the "selection keymaps". A man posted a screenshot with keymaps settings but it was some advanced selection settings. It ...
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Addon or Script to Cycle Snap Type via Keymap?

I have been doing a lot of work recently in blender where i am constantly cycling between Face, Edge and Vertex Snapping, i wondered if there was a way to Cycle through the 3 options with a keymap (...
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How to customize keys in operator key map?

Is it possible to customize your keys in an operator? For example, this is the Inset key map, and I want to change some keys in it.
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Editing Mode Alt+MMB Keymap Name

Blender has a feature to rotate/orbit the viewport while editing an object in the edit mode which is Alt + Middle Mouse Button click-drag. I want to change it to an Alt + Right Mouse Button. However, ...
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KeyMap - 3D ViewPort Pan : Shift + Mouse Move only (Remove Middle Mouse Button)

Is there a way to have the 3D Viewport PAN feature by removing the Middle Mouse Button Press and keep only the Shift + Mouse Move key map? I have tried by unchecking the following key mapping : Edit &...
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Keymap warnings when using the "Industry Compatible" keymap on Blender 4.0

I'm using the Industry Compatible keymap. When I open the console, it's getting flushed with this warning: ...
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Multiple Function Accelerator Hotkeys

Is it possible to have a multiple letter hotkey while simultaneously having a multiple function activated within Blender? For instance, say I want the letter a to activate something, and then the ...
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Accelerator keys in Blender 4.0

Does anybody know how to make accelerator keys to work in Blender 4.0 ? Can it be fixed by an add-on? They 'replaced' accelerator keys with a search bar. I read UI dev discussion and I think their ...
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Using KEYMAP to set wireframe mode one object alone

I am using blender 3.6 and i want to use key to view wireframe of only one object alone and i saw a page were an author explains it but as im new i dont know how to do it can someone help me with a ...
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Keymaps for pie menu addon not being added regardless of method used

Blender Version: 3.6.5 from Steam i'm currently working on an add-on for a pie menu, currently none of the methods i could find online nor my own mixes of those seems to work keymaps are not being ...
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Viewport view goes into pivot mode after applying rotation or scale

When I change scale or rotation, or move a vertex, I use a single LMB click or press enter to apply the change. The viewport immediately goes into a pivot mode, rotating my view around the object or ...
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Triggering the Eyedropper from a certain color property in UI directly or via code?

Im trying to trigger this eyedropper for this color property (the vertex color in Paint mode in Grease pencil): The eyedropper is triggered when pressing E but ...
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How can I get a temporary fix for a broken 'g' key on keyboard?

I have a hardware issue where it appears that the G key is broken. I won't be able to get into town to buy another keyboard for at least 2 days, but I can't figure out how to remap it properly. ...
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blender Sculptmode alt + "leftclick" dosent work

I was searching for many solutions. While im in Sculpt mode I cant change the object with alt + "leftclick". I even tried shift + alt + "leftclick" and shift + ctrl + a "...
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Repeat Last Action Doesn't Work

So yeah, after the last few updates, shift + R (the repeat function) doesn't work. For instance, if I duplicate a cube, move it to the right of intial cube and press Shift + R, nothing happens. I'm ...
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Separate Keymaps for Orthographic Views

Is there a way to have a separate keymap for orthographic views in Blender 3.6.2? More specifically, I'm using Quad View and I'm trying to remap the middle mouse button for the locked axis views so ...
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Mirrored Left-Click Select

So I'm going to change my life tonight by flipping my right and left mouse buttons for my system. Only problem is my Blender set up is currently Right-Click Select as is just and true. When I flip the ...
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Overriding a default keymap?

I'm trying to add a keymap that overrides an actual shortcut in Blender (M key in Grease Pencil's Draw Mode). By default, M ...
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How to get "List of all Spaces" in Blender with Python

I want to let user change the "keymap space" at real time. I know, bpy.data.window_managers['WinMan'].windows[0].screen.areas Which gives the list of ...
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I want the window to spin around the object, and it shows me points, edges and faces

This is a question regarding blender 3.5.1. I did not notice that there is a saving of key customization types, and messed up the first one. Tell me where to look for the key setting, I want my window ...
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Blender showing this warning and I can't seem to get rid of it

Not sure how to get rid of this message. I've tried looking for every single "menu" in the keybinds and couldn't find anything that could solve it
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Keymap from previous version aren't working in the version 3.5

I was using version 2.91 and today I decided to move to the last version but I faced a problem, when I import the keymap from the previous version it simply doesn't work. I opened the keymap file from ...
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Is there any smart trick to locate Keymap names belonging to specific identifiers?

I don't know if I've phrased my question right, but I always find it super hard to locate the actual location of keymaps in situations where I know (and see) the operator/identifier in the Key-Binding ...
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How do I configure Blender 2D view?

I had a previous version of Blender in which I was able to configure it to Alt + Right Click and it would activate 2D View and which ever direction I would drag to, it would snap the camera to that ...
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Is there a way to clean keymaps belonging to orphaned add-ons?

CASE: Prior to reinstalling Blender I exported a Keymaps.py containing my favorite keymaps. After importing the keymaps in vanilla Blender, I ended up with a ton of redundant keymaps belonging to add-...
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Does Blender allow me to change the key mapping for moving the text cursor in the Outliner text fields?

I'm a macOS user, and I am used to the standard text cursor navigation found in apps like Adobe After Effects, Xcode, web applications, and text editors: CMD + L/R Arrow : Moves cursor to the start or ...
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Lock view to orthographic view and remove need for shift modifer to pan whilst in that view

The auto perspective option in the navigation preferences or any of the view settings in the N-Panel don't keep it locked. Quad view is as close as I can get to keeping it locked but I'd like to not ...
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Search keymap by exact binding

Is it possible to search a keymap by its exact binding? For example if I want to see only keymaps for the F key and not also all the maps that have modifiers but include F. I tried a * and ! before ...
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System consol keep showing the warning: empty keymap 'Grease Pencil'

My consol is going crazy: Can I somehow fix this? =D First, I'm not sure if this warning is related to my own key configuration which I keep updating occasionally. I could have messed up with some ...
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Constrict view2d.pan mapping to specific editor type - Right mouse panning in node editors only

I'd like to remap panning in node editors to the right mouse button and not have it affect other windows such as the Outliner and Asset Browser. Is there another mapping similar to view2d.pan or some ...
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Assign NDOF button action

In Blender 3.6.0 under Ubuntu 22.04 I'm trying to configure my SpaceMouse Compact buttons. In the configuration panel I first tried to emulate a keypress: but in Blender it has no effect. Then I ...
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When I press S for scale it wants to shrink/flatten

So when I want to scale (still a noob) it just raises the plane. In the top right (when I press S) it says 'Shrink/Fatten', not 'Scale'
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change radius in proportional editing without mouse wheel

I am working with Wacom Cintique and its quite annoying to change from the pen to the mouse in order to change the radius. Here I found the keys "page up" and "down which" would be ...
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Setting a shortcut to split the current screen in half using screen.area_split

I'm trying to set a key bind to activate the screen.area_split so that I don't have to use the mouse, and instead splits the screen 50/50 down the middle. Does ...
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How to change a 'keymaps_items' property using Python

I try to change the properties value, but it's not working in the console: ...
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Imitate 2000s era renders in 3.3+

Is there any way to recreate these kinds of renders? I have been able to only replicate the old Perlin noise with texture paint, sadly. Utilizing the layer weight node for some of the materials. The ...
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3.3 Keymap for 2.79

I have been doing some retro looking renders in 2.79 as of late, but I am unfamiliar with its Keymap and switching between 3.3 and 2.79 breaks my workflow quite a bit. Is there any way to quickly ...
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Can't map D+mousebuttons to navigate the viewport

D+MMB for zooming works great, but D+RMB (rotate view) and D+LMB (pan view) work in Object Mode but not in Edit Mode, where they get superseded by the contextual menu and regular selecting ...
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How do I define a shortcut key that snaps on off (toggle)?

How do I define a shortcut that snaps on off (toggle)?
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Sculpting problems: sculpt.brush_stroke invert doesn't work when assigning to Alt key. Can't assign Ctrl to mask brush. Anyone know why? Thanks!

Like the title say. I'm trying to replicate the zbrush way in blender, but when assigning Alt key to sculpt.brush_stroke it doesnt work. The interface still move when pressing Alt and doesnt carve/...
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How to remove imported blender keymap?

I imported keymap settings from 2.8 to 3.3 with filename blender.py (2nd preset) but it didn't work very well so I tried to remove it. However I couldn't delete the imported preset later on, Blender ...
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How to transform and other actions activated instantly after press in industry compatible mode?

When you turn your keymap scheme to industry compatible after pressing W for move, nothing happens. But if I press G in Blender native scheme, the object instantly starts moving with my mouse. How to ...
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How to get that pretty key name that Blender shows in a keymap button?

Is there a way to get the complex label that Blender shows for keymap items, when the only thing I have is the key type for that keymap? That is, getting the "Spacebar" string, when all you ...
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How to change a shortcut for edit mode

I am trying to change the shortcut of Box select to a simple Left mouse drag in both Object and Edit mode. Just to be sure, I changed every single possible shortcut to Box select in all the options ...
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Is it possible to remap the pan function in node editors? Middle Mouse -> Right Click

I didn't see this in the keymap. I'm thinking it's hardcoded and haven't found an addon that'll do it either. I use a few other applications that all use right click to pan the node graph so I'd like ...
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How to unhide a layer with shortcut

In the blender outliner, the shortcut H is used for hide a layer, but there isn't any shortcut for unhide a specific layer, only Alt+H for unhide all. I want to know why not just use H for toggle a ...
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Batch / string commands together. (cursor to selected, then set orgin to 3D cursor)

Is there a way to batch / string commands together. The commands I want to execute right after each other is (Cursor to selected, then set origin to 3D cursor) I would like to just select the faces of ...
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