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Can I change the camera to spin on axis to turn instead of rotate around an object?

I've been working on a game where I make all my assets in blender and transfer them to unreal engine. I've come to prefer the unreal engine viewport navigation and was wondering if there is a way to ...
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How do I get my Wacom Tablet to match Cinema 4D's Viewport Navigation?

I'm trying to match Blender's viewport navigation to Cinema 4D's using a Wacom tablet. Cinema 4D's is very intuitive: Rotate = Alt + Left Click + Drag Zoom = Alt + Right Click + Drag Pan = Alt + ...
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Material, UV and objects - Interface question

A newbie here. I create an object > Add an UV map > Apply some texture. I then duplicate the object, The 2 objects are rendered properly, they show the material correctly. I then want to change ...
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How to open shading menu or select material preview?

Here is the video, I can't open shading menu, how to open it? Is there other way to select material preview?
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Easily navigate around a rotated object

I find it kind of cumbersome to edit an object that has been rotated. I know I can set the navigation to „local“ to make things easier, but then I still cannot use numpad 1, 3, 7, etc. to easily jump ...
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NDOF device not working when I'm in "OOO orthographic" view

I'm using "3Dconnexion Space Mouse Compact" as my NDOF device. The 3D mouse works great, except I can't orbit using the device when I'm in Front/Right/Top orthographic view (which are ...
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How can I scroll to the bottom of the object list quickly

I have a cactus with 3000 spines and I don't want to scroll all the way down to select them. How can I do this quickly?
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How to remove crosshair in walk navigation?

I'm doing an art project that involves screen recording using walk/fly navigation through a scene (as opposed to rendering animation). As can be seen in the screenshot below, I've been able to remove ...
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I start blender from the command line with the -d option but didn't see any command output [closed]

I want to navigate the code, so I start blender from the command line with the -d option but didn't see any command output on console, how can I print command to console I only got these output, and ...
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Ctrl-Shift Arrow key broken?

I thought ctrl-shift arrowkey L & R was supposed to hop between markers, but it doesn't seem to work any more (2.93.5)?
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3D Space Mouse in Manjaro Linux

I keep getting the 3D Connexion space mouse to work in Linux, not using it for a while, and coming back to find it not working again. This time, I went through the Arch wiki page on 3D Mice, first ...
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I need to override Alt+Click shortcut but seems impossible

I'm a game developer, and I want to use Blender to model my game assets. I'm pretty used to Unity's navigation shortcuts, and it feels weird to swap between programs because of the differences between ...
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How to rotate the view around center of the (3D Viewport) screen?

I would like to know if and how it would be possible to rotate around the center of the screen. My current settings are: Orbit around selection. Zoom to mouse position. This works well until your ...
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Navigating from perspective to ortho pressing ALT not working anymore

So when navigating with Blender I can go from USER PERSPECTIVE to ortho view (front, back,etc) by pressing ALT, but for some reason this changed to just perspective or ortho. Meaning that if I'm in ...
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Select Edge Loop does not work

To solve this, I disabled "Emulate 3 Button Mouse" in the preferences. The problem is, now I can not navigate in the viewport anymore. Pressing Alt+Shift+LMB, nothing moves. I appreciate ...
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Is there a way to customize/relocate nav sphere?

I am currently running Blender 2.9 (but this would apply to 2.8 as well). In the upper right corner is a nav sphere, but it may be called something else. I have searched for weeks looking for an ...
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Is there any way to disable scroll bars?

I have a question about scroll bars. These bars are generally very useful but in time lines they are confusing and many time they get activated when you don't want to. Also if you had to use different ...
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Blender number pad hot keys and zoom help! Not working

I'm fairly new to blender and i'm really stuck, i've followed countless YouTube tutorials and searched the web but nothing i've tried works. First off my number pad hot keys don't seem to be working, ...
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Emulate three button mouse without occupying alt key

I want to emulate a three button mouse in the same time as I want alt key hotkeys to work. This has worked in earlier versions of blender but not anymore. Why/how?
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control the speed of camera navigation (camera view)

https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/editors/3dview/navigate/navigation.html I have small object because i set the object size to realistic size just like the size of it in real life. Now my ...
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Adaptive rotation axis when navigating

I have always been confused with the way to navigate around 3D objects. I am learning Blender, and I am wondering how to make it understand when the rotation axis should change. Let me explain: If I ...
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Select object and move the view simultaneously

is there a way to select something (in edit/object, I'm interested to see if this is possible in either mode) from an area of my workspace and then zoom in/out and pan to a different area (off screen ...
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locking axis in viewport navigation

While navigating in viewport, how can I lock one of the axis and use MMB to turn my object around it (using Blender v 2.90)? I searched for axis locking, went through the docs, getting starter videos, ...
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How have navigation panel in shader editor?

How to invoke navigation panel in shader editor?
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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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How to disable viewport overlay square thing in center while navigating in blender?

When in navigation mode, be it fly or walk, there is this overlay of square thing in middle of the viewport. Is there a way to disable it when navigating? In preferences > themes > viewport ...
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Left-click selection stopped working in 3D-Editor

Something happened this morning; I couldn't select (or deselect) any objects in the 3d editor viewport using left-click. I could do other things with left-click, e.g., move or rotate an object, just ...
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Set viewport perspective using walkthrough?

Sometimes, I find it easiest to position my 3D viewport perspective using either the walk or fly through mode. I find it less clunky than the usual 3D port navigation tools. This is especially true ...
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How can I better control my navigation controls? [duplicate]

I often find myself either zooming, rotating, or panning too slow or too fast How can I get better at this? What options can I do? So far Ive only somewhat solves zoom with Ctrl MMB = slower smoother ...
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Why is Frame Selected not working?

I am working on a Blender Guru project which includes 6 separate meshes. I am frustrated because the Frame Selected (hotkey Numpad .) stopped working. The mesh object that I want framed is selected ...
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How to disable disappearing of Stencil Brush while navigating viewport in Texture Paint Mode?

I've got 3D scanned model, it has complicated geometry. I UV Unwrapped it, now it's time for painting. I've shot several photos of the real object, and I started to paint the 3D object using photos of ...
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Change Navigation into walk Navigation with scripting

I'm now trying to change Navigation into walk Navigation in the 3D viewport. So I write the code below. ...
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Texture Paint is missing in the menu - how do I find it?

I am following a guide on YouTube where I need to use the texture paint. But it is not appearing in my view/ topmenu. Can you please help me to show it in the menu. This is my view: But this is how ...
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How can I make an object solid in walk navigation mode?

I am "working" on a building project and what I want to do is to make walls (objects) solid so when I am in walk navigation mode not be able to walk through them. Any idea how can I do that?
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I can't zoom and pan

I'm new to blender, I was using the grease pencil on "2d animation", and I disabled the gizmo that helped me navigate...it took me a while bring it back, and now I can move and rotate on the ...
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Can't jump while using View Navigation Walk

I'm using View Navigation Walk and the jump functionality is strange. I press spacebar but instead of jumping I go flying to whatever surface is straight ahead of me. It's more like a "hookshot&...
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How to rotate viewport camera without moving it in Blender 2.90?

I'm working on an in-door scene in Blender 2.90 with rooms and hallways. In the 3D viewport, the viewport camera by default rotates around a focused object (select an object and press numpad ...
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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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Copy / paste does not work in 3d viewport

Suddenly, copy and paste stopped working in 3d viewport But it works fine in the object manager (list of objects), shader edotor, text fields, even in transform field in 3d viewport. I tried to ...
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Orbit in Blender by holding SHIFT + Middle buttom

Is it possible to change/customize the orbit command so that, orbit rotation can be done by holding shift and the middle buttom?
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Aligning objects in camera view

Several things are off and I don't know how to fix them. How do I get all my objects and grid lines into camera focus? If I have a camera somewhere, I certainly don't know where it is. How do I ...
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I can only zoom to the center not to where i point

I am really new to blender and i want to zoom and rotate around an object not the cursor at the center.
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I have to reload factory setting every time I start. v2.90.1

Every time on start up I cannot navigate until I go to defaults and load factory settings. Anyone know why this is happening?
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Problems with viewport orientation and reverse camera view

I have been experiencing quite a few problems with the rendered view. As you can see in the video, for some reason the camera view is flipped/reversed and I don't know why it has done this. Like I ...
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How stop moving the view when entering walk mode?

When I enter walk mode, I want the view to stay in the same position. Here's what the documentation says: On activation the mouse pointer will move at the center of the view, and a cross marker will ...
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Gestures to navigate in the viewport

Is there a way to turn on gestures to navigate similar to photoshop? Pinch to zoom, ability to pan/rotate, undo history etc
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Using two keyboards with Blender

I have two keyboards and would like to use keyboard #1 as usual and keyboard #2 mapped in another way. Is this possible? Currently the two keyboards are considered equal. If this is not possible in ...
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My viewport rotation is inconsistent. Is this a bug or an option I misclicked?

I've recently started using Blender 2.9.0. I just realized that the viewport rotation around an object is inconsistent. Most of the times it is clockwise if i hold down my MMB and move my mouse to the ...
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How to "Separate by loose parts" in 2.90?

I use the search function for everything in blender when I can. That could be a bad habit though, because now "Separate by loose parts" doesn't come up in search (2.90) and I do not know how ...
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How to pan around the shader editor on a mac?

I just opened Blender and I opened the shader editor for the first time. I wanted to read the properties of the node which is there, but I can not since it falls outside the view. I hold my middle ...