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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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How to add a specific amount of loop cuts without the mouse

I am working on a blender project where I have a cube in which I want 14 loop cuts. Blender 2.8 can do exact loop cuts with scrolling the mouse. My Question is: Can you do this without a Mouse?
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Can't select loops, ALT+Left Mouse moves View

I can't select multiple loops, because whenever I hit "Alt+Left Mouse" or "Alt+Shift+Left Mouse", it moves the view instead of selecting loops. I've been trying to solve this by ...
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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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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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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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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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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 do i toggle off this weird cursor tracer when in texture paint mode? (Blender 2.8 LS)

i got this weird cursor thingy after messing around with my keyboard when blender crashed. This only shows up whenever I left click.
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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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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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Inverting mouse direction

Where can I find the "invert mouse direction" setting that used to exist? With 2.92 the direction of scroll is reversed from previous settings and there doesn't appear to be a way to fix it. ...
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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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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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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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Access main menus without using the mouse

I am new to blender and there is something I couldn't find in the documents. How can I access all the main menus and sub-menus just using the keyboard? I read the documentation on menus and there it ...
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Mouse cursor is virtually invisible [closed]

How can I make this mouse cursor more visible in edit mode? Right now it's pretty much unusable. ...
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Cursor in new project is selecting attached geometry, not one face or edge?

I've been working with Blender for about a year now, teaching myself how to 3d model etc. I've never had any issues with the mouse until today, when i opened a new project and started. The cursor ...
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Blender locks my mouse to the center of the screen

I'm trying to use Blender through Steam Remote Play. I have tried other solutions including Teamviewer and Parsec, but Steam Remote Play gets the best performance for me. The issue I am having is that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I assign Rotate View Direction to SHIFT + mouse wheel instead of SHIFT + Numpad 4 or 6?

Currently in Blender 2.93, probably since blender 2.7... there's no precise way of rotating blender viewport like displayed in the screenshots... except for the keys Shift + Numpad 4 and Shift + ...
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Left click not working on various places

I am experiencing a very weird behaviour since I installed 2.9.3 although I' m not sure this has something to do with the version per se as the same behavior started happening with previous versions ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Changes in the mouse button

Until now every time I pressed the right mouse button it showed me a long menu that includes copying and pasting etc, but suddenly it shows me a 'new collection' - how do I go back to the previous ...
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Cannot directly grab and move a vertex with the G + mouse

I'm really new to Blender (v2.93.6 on ARM Mac) so I'm following tutorials on YouTube. I'm trying to move a selected vortex with Grab + Mouse movement but this opens a little menu (called Move) in ...
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I click just outside an object and it automatically selects the closest vertex or edge, why God?

Out of nowhere, whenever I hit the mouse button next to a vertex, edge, or face, it automatically selects, without the need to click right on it - so when I try to select multiple vertexes that are ...
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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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BGE Python: Mouse Sensor Error

I tried to program something that makes the camera look at the mouse for one of my games, but it keeps giving this error on line.7: ...
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Where is the "context.window_manager.keyconfigs[0].preferences.select_mouse" in version 3.0?

Where is the context.window_manager.keyconfigs[0].preferences.select_mouse in version 3.0? I have updated to Blender Alpha build for v3.0, but my old code no longer ...
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LMB doesn't work in blender

Left Click works 1 out of 10 times (approximately). Problem in blender only. All other mouse buttons work fine Video link What have I tried: Turn off Emulate 3 button mouse Change select with mouse ...
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How to invert trackpad navigation direction with Python in 2.93?

this is a new "bug" that Blender "fixed" by removing the option to invert the trackpad navigation direction: https://developer.blender.org/...
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Movement not working on Macbook [duplicate]

When I try to zoom in/out or move the view, nothing happens. All I can do is spin in one stationary spot. I've tried using a mouse, I've tried restarting my computer, and updating Blender to the ...
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Adding Event to a Handler

I added a handler to check when certain objects are selected. How would I add an event check, so the handlers only activate when a specific object is selected after a mouse click? I am working on a ...
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Hovering Over Navigation Widget Creates Runaway Zoom

I've just started using Blender (2.92) on a MacBook Pro 16". As some others have reported, I too get the runaway zooming when using a scroll wheel, and I've tried two different mice. But I have ...
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Mouse movement behind the scene

I want to for example scale the object. If im dragging it after passing on the right side, it should appear on the left and continue. But what happens is that it appears and model get scaled like it ...