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Lasso Select not working when using with RMB selection (bug?)

Upon installing and launching Blender 2.9 (or 2.8) for the first time, one is presented with this choice: Select with Left Mouse Button or Right Mouse Button? Blender 2.9 splash screen on first launch:...
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Weird issue with LMB on caps lock

Running Linux and using a small Python script globally in Xorg to bind left mouse down + up to the caps lock key. I use this because of RSI and the buttons on my trackball are crap. It just works with ...
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How can I deselect selected parts in object mode? [duplicate]

I have been trying to animate recently and my project is due tomorrow so pls help me on which key to press if I want to deselect in object mode
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Select or deselect with mouse gesture

I can do this easy on Blender 2.79 I just hold Ctrl and drag the mouse to select some vertices and Ctrl + ...
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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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How do I scale indefinitely with continuous grab in Blender 2.8? [closed]

In Blender versions prior to 2.8, the "continuous grab" setting would enable me to scale an object indefinitely -- that is, when the mouse wrapped around the screen during a Scale operation, ...
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Mouse cursor not snapping to mesh

Recently when I grab a mesh in blender my mouse does not snap to it. What I mean is that the mouse cursor stays where it's at and moves the mesh from a distance. I don't know how this happened but I ...
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Shift/Ctrl: Bind to mousebuttons 4+5 as secondary key

I'm using a 5-button mouse and like to assign Shift to MB4 and Ctrl to MB5. I could do this with the mouse software (Razer Synapse) itself, but often it does not switch back the profiles and I have ...
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How get mouse position for a custom selection script in Blender 2.8/2.9? [closed]

I`m trying to make script that selects objects with the same property. Operator "bpy.ops.view3d.select" selects only in the zero position (0,0), and function "event.mouse_x" ...
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Edit mode cursor is too small too see

Just updated to 2.83. Before this I know that there was an option in the interface to tab of the preferences to enlarge the edit mode cursor. Now I can't find it and am losing sight of the cursor ...
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Random times unable to rotate

At random times rotating around an object with the mouse wheel will not work. Sometimes it randomly works again. I've tried enabling/disabling three-button mouse, recentering the cursor, resetting the ...
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How to undo/redo using my mx mouse's thumb button

How can I have the undo/redo function using my MX Mouse thumb buttons, similar as I'm using them in Firefox (forward/backward)
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How do I change the mouse mode in Compositor?

To be more specific, I have a scene I'm almost finished with, and am touching up by adding sunbeams in the compositor. However, at least as of Blender 2.82, every time I add the sun beams node, my ...
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How to make my UI wrap around the 3D view along with the cursor?

I added GRAB_CURSOR and BLOCKING to my modal operator so the mouse cursor wraps around when I perform certain operations. I ...
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Blender how to select on which axis i rotate with mouse wheel

Hello guys im a newbie with blender and try to select on which point i can mouse around with the mouseweehl. Im not talking about objects. I want to select a point on which i can rotate around with ...
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blender 2.8 panning 3d view with right and left mouse buttons simultaneously

is it possible make the panning of the 3D view with Left-Mouse-Button + Right-Mouse-Button buttons simultaneously instead of Shift + Left-Mouse-Button ?
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is there a simple way to know your mouse coordinates in 3D world space while hovering?

I'm wondering if there is a way to know your mouse coordinates while hovering. Without having to query the position of the 3D cursor? For example to show what I mean, see below image of another ...
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How can I move inside the scene with a midle mouse without limits?

I need to record a camera movement by using the mouse (scrolling or ctrl + Middle Mouse) but the problem is it just stops very quickly and doesn`t let me passing through the whole scene, is there a ...
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Navigation (pan, zoom) stopped working for unknown reason, rotation still works

I can still rotate using middle mouse buttom (MMB) when I hit shift with MMB it should Pan and Mouse-wheel should zoom in/out. In other scenes it works. In this it worked before as well, but during ...
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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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Hovered editor triggers AppleScript

The name of the game here is to let Blender trigger an AppleScript file when I hover over a window. It's clear that Blender keeps track of the active editor, seeing as how the top of each editor ...
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Why is mouse accuracy so poor in Blender?

Just been trying some tutorials for a few days with Blender and it can be so infurating! Select this bottom poly (which has been split from the rest of the mesh by pressing Y) then trying to do a ...
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Rotating in the 3D-View using a linear mouse pointer displacement?

To apply some rotation to an object or an element, the usual method is to turn around the rotation center: This means one have to look at the current position of the mouse cursor in order to know ...
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Is there any way getting a more accurate behavior of the pie menus on hover?

The snapping menu specifically is giving me trouble when ever I hover over what I want it just doesn't seem to highlight correctly. I've never been a fan of pie menus they seem to slow me down as my ...
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Is it possible to assign mouse buttons 4 and 5 in Blender 2.8 (Mac)

This is for Mac 10.13, Blender 2.8.1, and Logitech M557 Using shortcut VUr, it identifies, left, right, middle, button4, button5, and OSKey. All the buttons on this mouse. Since the script shortcut ...
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Pan with right-click

Just wondering if it's possible to pan around with right-click, it's currently set to the scroll button which i'm not that comfortable with, if it's possible to change these settings, please help me ...
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Mouse Button Mapping Problem

I'm on Blender 2.81. For some reason, my left mouse button suddenly defaults to "start animation". How do I map it back to its default operation?
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How to Pan around the view port with/using mouse side buttons (Button 4,and 5) in blender 2.8?

Is there a way to pan and zoom with side buttons on the mouse in blender 2.8 ? I can't seem to get the "Button4 Mouse" and "Button5 Mouse" Keymapping working on the "pan view" option. Side buttons ...
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How to move just along the Z axis on Mac (Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Keyboard)?

I've been using Shift+scrolling to move along the Z axis a lot with non-Apple keyboard and mouse. Is there any way to move along JUST Z axis using Apple peripheral ...
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Scroll wheel zooms when using Loop Cut And Slide

here I'm on Windows 10 with Blender 2.8. Before the update, when using Loop Cut And Slide I could use the scroll wheel to alter the number of cuts, and after clicking I could move the cut to the ...
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How to map “CHANGE FRAME” to mouse right click in Blender 2.80 in the VSE

I use the VSE to do my video editing with the option "Select With Left" activated in Preferences. Under those circumstances, in all beta versions of Blender 2.8, as well as the older 2.7 releases, ...
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How does “Open on mouse over” works?

What will be happens when "Open on mouse over" in preferences is active? How does it work can you give me an example please, Thanx
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How to use blender 2.8 with a (thinkpad) pointing stick?

How can I rotate and pan the viewport with a (thinkpad) pointing stick in blender 2.8? If I press the middle mouse button and move the pointing stick up or down it only zooms in and out.
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blender trackpad behaviour on windows as on a mac

I switched from a macbook to a windows laptop. All I can do with the trackpad is zoom in and out. Is there anyway to get the same behaviour as on a mac?
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BGE Mouse Look Min and Max Bounds Changing?

I have written a script in python that successfully saves and loads the position and rotation of my player cube and camera for use between scene transitions. However, something is going wrong with the ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop to Blender Server

I have a setup like this: Server running Debian + Blender. Chrome OS connecting to the server via Chrome remote desktop. I can connect and use Blender fine, but if I scale with the mouse and go ...
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Blender not registering Keyboard and limited Mouse Input

2.8 is currently unusable for me, the program is not recognizing any keyboard keystrokes and will only allow me to select things with the mouse. The middle mouse button does not register anything and ...
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Random computer luggishness using Blender

I am following some littlwebhut tutorials and things are going OK, until my computer slows way down and won't do what the video tutorial is doing. I could not get it to apply a forcefield last night, ...
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Left Click in File Browser (fe Open Dialoge) or Outliner not working

I had a strange expierience this morning. When I started blender I tried to open a file. Most strangely enough I couldn't click a file or a folder anymore or anything inside the file/folder part of ...
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Blender 2.8 Zoom to mouse position

I've just started using Blender - been meaning to for a while but figured I'd wait until there was a somewhat stable 2.8, so I wouldn't have to relearn things. I'm trying to figure out how to set it ...
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One Click is Detected as Multiple Clicks

TLDR: I don't know how to fix it so that 1 click = 1 click. Brief background: I'm making a "lock-picking game" with six pins (objects A-F) that must line up to "unlock". They start at different ...
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Mouseover Sensor and Obstruction

I have a game set up that involves users selecting objects and text. The text is contained in a separate scene with text objects which are parented to planes that have MouseOver Sensors. The problem ...
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My mouse is displaying even though I made it invisible?

So I am making a game and have been on this one for about a week now. And just now am dealing with this issue. I know how to make a mouse appear and disappear as I wish it to on the game engine. ...
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Can I use a programmable gaming mouse for modelling

Hi I just wanted to know if I could use a gaming mouse (with programmable 6 button) and assign the extra buttons to some modelling tool hotkeys in blender. Is there any option to add the extra buttons ...