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Hotkey for selecting edge loops doesn't work in XFCE window manager [duplicate]

I'm using Blender 3.2 with the XFCE window manager on Xubuntu Linux. For some reason, when I try to select edge loops using the default hot key of Alt+Mouse select, it doesn't do anything. I've ...
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Precision transform (holding shift) is not working at all

When you are moving/rotating something in 3D, you're supposed to be able to hold shift for the precision mode where things move more slowly. https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/scene_layout/...
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Keymaps added with python don't work in addon `__init__.py`

For the life of me I can't figure out why this is happening. I have an addon I wrote, nothing terribly complicated, just some pie menus and custom operators. I store the kwargs for the keymaps in a ...
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Scroll panel paramters without the Ctrl key

Instead of scrolling to scroll panel, I'd like to scroll to scroll hovered parameter slider(surface roughness for example) and ctrl+Scroll to scroll panel since many of my panels are custom and don't ...
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Activate specific N-Panel Tab via hotkey [duplicate]

Is it possible to select a specific N-Panel tab via hotkey like you can with workspaces using the wm.context_set_id and ...
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Can't move to collection

I have an object. There is no parenting or anything that I think would make it unable to move the collection. I have it in a collection but I need to move it to another. I don't have any collections ...
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On Linux/Gnome, how to use right Alt? [duplicate]

If I try to use the right Alt key while on Linux/Gnome, Blender doesn't register it. If I try to assign a new shortcut and press right Alt, Blender displays the message "Unsupported key: Unknown&...
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Is it possible to set specific space area types with hotkeys?

For example, I'd like to set a custom hotkey to change a window to shader editor specifically. The way it works right now is that you have major types of area types ...
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tab does not switch to edit / object mode

On my main computer I press tab to switch between edit mode and object mode. But on my second computer (with the same blender version 3.01 installed) hitting tab just opens the radial menu where I can ...
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Delete Keyframe hot key not working

Hey I just downloaded Blender 3.1.2 and I am trying to use (Alt+I) to delete a keyframe while in the 3D viewport but nothing is happening. It would really speed things up if I didn't have to go to the ...
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How to give an addon keymap item priority over built in selection tools

I'm currently trying to make an operator that adds new selection methods to the node editor. To do this, I want to bind my operator to click-dragging the left mouse button with: ...
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How do I change the snapping toggle from CTRL to some other key?

I'm trying to make Blender snapping function work in the way Maya does, ie snapping stays on only while the shortcut key is pressed down and then turns off when the key is released. I see from ...
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How to set up a keymap to use RMB to roll the viewport?

I tried to set a keymap like this: However, while the viewport rolls when I press Ctrl+Alt and drag RMB, it simply resets itself when I release RMB. What's the correct way to set up a keymap to roll ...
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Restore default keymap

I followed a tutorial to install an addon that change the keymap. However, I found that some of the keys that I familiar with changed and is not convenient. I note that there is a "Load factory ...
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Frames > Frame Offset overrides arrow key assignments in 3d viewport?

For the 3d viewport, I have assigned different shortcuts to the arrow keys. However, this also prevents me from using the arrow keys to navigate the timeline in a dedicated editor. Is there a way to ...
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Delete Hierarchy (Like Outliner.delete with hierarchy checked) in 3d viewport?

In the outliner, you can now delete hierarchies. Which, if you select a collection deletes the collection and objects/ collections nested within. Is it also possible to activate this tool in a 3d ...
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How to detect events in modal by keymap

Root problem: I have a modal for the 3DView where I want to allow users to use any 3DView navigation input (pan, zoom, FPS walk) via {PASS_THROUGH} but no other ...
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Is there a shortcut to open documentation of a given (geometry) node in browser?

Using geometry nodes, I often want to go to the documentation of a given node, to read more about its semantic. I think I saw a shortcut to open documentation of the current node (eg. this link for ...
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Grease Pencil Shortcut for Changing the Eraser Mode while using Draw Tool

When using the Draw brush in Grease Pencil, it is possible to hold a key (default: Ctrl) and quickly erase something - however, the Eraser brush settings are not available. Instead, it uses the last ...
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ALT (opt) key on MacBook Pro not working as hotkey modifier

I'm on a MBP running macOS Catalina, and using a fresh install of Blender 3.0. My opt key isn't working when I attempt to use it as a hotkey modifier. For instance, when I have try to move a vertex ...
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Edge slide modals (E)ven: On/off, Alt or (C)lamp: On/off - conflicts in keymap

I have customised my transform modal map (with E to scale, Alt for Precision mode and C for Clear constraints) and now my Vertex/ Edge slide modals cannot be used to toggle Even and Clamping. What do ...
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Move modifier up/ down and to first/ last with hotkeys

Is it possible to move a modifier up/down or to the first/ last position within the modifier stack? If I hotkey the operators for "Move to First" and "Move to Last" from the ...
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Blender changes keyboard layout when being used till reboot

This is something i just encountered while using Blender with Windows Whenever i use Blender my keyboard layout changes from german to english or something similar. This is rather annoying because ...
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Using the Blender 3.0 (industry compatible) Keymap in 2.79?

I would like to use my industry compatible keymap (from my Blender 2.8 - 3.0 installations) on my Raspberrypi 4 (raspbian) Blender 2.79 installation. Is this somehow possible? The .py config files ...
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What is the meaning of this chain link icon in keymap preferences?

What is the meaning of this chain-link icon in keymap preferences marked with arrow an arrow in the screenshot?
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How can I add a new menu to the shader editor with a shortcut?

am trying to add a menu into the shader editor that can be accessed by SHIFT Q shortcut, if i add the same menu in the 3d viewport it works but not in the editor my code ...
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Bender key-map presets difference

What's the difference between Blender 27x and Blender?
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How to assign LMB to select object and RMB to rotate viewport in Viewport

I am getting hand pain clicking MMB every time to rotate the view. I want to change the RMB to rotate the view and LMB to select the objects. I am not able to set this setting in Keybindings. My Mouse:...
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How do I assign Keyboard Shortcuts?

I would say about only 50% of my keyboard shortcuts are working. I'm on a Mac running 10.13.6. I can't seem to find the version of Blender I am using, but I've downloaded it within the last month. ...
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How to Focus 3D View to Object Origin?

I just did a fresh install of the newest Blender since I hadn't updated in quite a while but forgot about my essential custom keybind. I setup "Shift+J" as a focus on the origin of whatever ...
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Rotate view does not work while knife tool is active

I have reassigned rotate view on Right Mouse button everywhere and replaced Right Mouse key maps to ...
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Grease Pencil - Can't move 3d cursor with pen tablet, can't specify new hotkey

I am using Blender 2.9 & 3.0 with right-click select mouse button preference and a drawing tablet without pen buttons. By default, the 3d cursor moves with Left Mouse Button click. By default in ...
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Custom keymap on view navigation (walk / fly ) mode

This is my code so far, wm = bpy.context.window_manager kc = wm.keyconfigs.addon if kc: km = kc.keymaps.new(name='3D View', space_type= 'VIEW_3D') I can't find ...
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Changing non-combination keys like 'S' and ' G'

Found the solution while writing the question, but decided still to post for others that might be as stupid as I am. Solution at bottom of post. I'm planning on moving to a different keyboard layout ...
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Hotkeys not working or intersecting with OS [duplicate]

I got a keymap problem: I am using Blender on Linux (Arch) now and some keys are intersecting with the Linux hotkeys, like alt click and drag for moving a window but thats the same as edge select. I ...
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how to define values for a keymap with script

I'm very new to blender scripting my question is first of all what are these called in the red area in picture? when I hover the mouse over them it doesn't show anything so I can look it up and how ...
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Why are keymaps not working for the sequencer preview window?

So recently I have been trying to create an addon for the video sequencer so that I can automate some of the common tasks I do. One of the operators I plan to make requires the mouse to be over the ...
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The y-axis behaves strangely

For some reason the Y-axis is behaving strangely. If I press NumPad 1 it gives me the -Y view and CtrlNumPad 1 gives me the +Y view . If I activate the mirror on X it gives me a mirror on Y: I reset ...
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Select objects while using move, scale or rotate tool

I know it is possible to make this work. By default, when any of the transform tools is active you can not drag the cursor on an empty space of the scene to select the objects. But there is a way to ...
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