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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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After pressing, I think, “y”, in Edit mode, my cursor looks weird. Does anyone know why?

It looks like a cross, and makes me feel slightly uncomfortable and afraid something is wrong.
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How to reverse mouse settings

With the new release, my Magic Mouse scroll direction has reversed. No setting in input or otherwise will reverse it. Why did this happen? The settings seem to have no impact on the mouse behaviour.
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SpacePilot Pro 3D Connexion

I am completely puzzled with the Space PilotPro 3Dconnexion. Whilst I have CADMouse pro by the same company, the same works perfectly fine. However, on my 2.83.9 the Space Pilot Pro stopped working in ...
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How can I precisely set my mouse location for tools which use it?

I'm learning the bend tool. It works by having you start with two points in space. One of them is the 3D cursor, and the other is your mouse cursor. The line that connects determines what your ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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2.92 Inverse Trackpad Movement?

I just installed 2.92 and it has inverted my trackpad movement in the viewport. Edit>Preferences>Navigation>Orbit & Pan There used to be a setting for 'Natural Trackpad Movement' it isn't ...
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How to have less tired finger muscles when using Blender?

As an old 3ds max user, I realized that Blender is tiring my finger muscles more. Why? I am pressing my right hand finger to the mouse button AND with my left hand finger, I am pressing to Ctrl, for ...
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Summary of touchpad / trackpad mappings?

I am attempting to follow the famous doughnut tutorials from Blender Guru, using a laptop with a touchpad / trackpad. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and KDE with Blender 2.82 (and Python 3.8.5). Preferences -&...
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3D connexion space mouse

After a couple of days of changing addon, my B2.83.10 stopped behaving it was supposed to. The spacemouse does not rotate (free or turntable) around the scene. It used to work. However, it does pan ...
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Mouse click released immediately on drag; can't drag nodes

I've recently switched to Linux Mint from Windows. Everything in Blender is running fine, except for the fact that I can't seem to hold down 'mouse drag' operations. I click, hold down the mouse ...
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Click on mesh coordinates in python API

Is there a way to get the exact coordinates where you click on a mesh in python code? Faces can be big, so the vertices are not really good enough.
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Blender Zoom to Mouse Position Not Working

I'm a new user to Blender so sorry for the rookie question! I have the "Zoom to Mouse Position" checkbox checked under user preferences but for some reason it doesn't seem to be working. Any ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...