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How to lock navigation with MMB and MMB+SHIFT in Viewport in selected area like Toggle Quad View? [closed]

I am new to Blender and have a couple of questions. How can I block navigation with MMB and MMB+SHIFT in Viewport in a selected area (split area)? And how can I make it so that the conditional ‘...
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How to hide the axis lines that show when moving objects (x2)? [duplicate]

I'm sorry to post another question with the same title here: How to hide the axis lines that show when moving objects? But this is the only place where I could find anything related to these lines. I ...
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My left-clicks aren't registering in Blender [closed]

This issue just started today. It doesn't matter whether I am in object mode, edit mode, or simply in the outliner, my left clicks barely register. I have to spam click left-click to select something, ...
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Why can't I move my camera while in camera mode?

I just started a new project and for some reason when I'm in camera mode, there's no square/rectangle to show what would be in the rendered view and I can't move the camera in camera mode. I can move ...
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Missing zoom/hand/camera/perspective gizmos

Said gizmos are missing in the 3D viewport. I can see the gimbal gizmo, and everything is on in the Viewport Gizmos submenu. Any way to bring them back? I’m using Blender 4.1 now, but I also have 3.1 ...
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Editing video - Navigation will not drag past 9h42min

Keyboard navigation works - Page up will navigate to the next video sequence The moment I click on the timeline, the navigation jumps all the way back to 9hr42 min I can drag the navigation anywhere ...
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Can't flip editor header to bottom anymore?

I can't right click on an editor header and flip it to the bottom of the editor anymore. Has this changed in 4.1?
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stuck with the mousewheel, no pan, no rotation

I'm stuck with Blender's mousewheel navigation (in 4.0) because the only responsive feature of mouse 'navigation', which in my case is limited to zoom. -what doesnt work: pan, rotation with Logitech ...
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Orbit and pan not working with Middle mouse button

I am using Blender 3.4. I cannot orbit or pan with my middle mouse button.i use Lenovo ThinkPad t480. I tried enabling emulate 3 button mouse. After that I could orbit but pan didn't work. Please help ...
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Blender animation navigating in a star system

I'm working on a short film. The shot shows an holographic device, that display a star system. I want to navigate in this system, with the ability to zoom in and out to specific Point Of Interest (POI)...
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Rotate with SpaceMouse after choosing view with keyboard

I'm currently using Blender 4.0 with latest SpaceMouse driver on Windows 11. I have set the SpaceMouse up to my preferences in Blender, and it generally works as expected. However, I find that if I ...
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Walk navigation panning controls?

I have a PS4 gamepad that I am mapping to the controls for the Blender walk navigation to control my camera. This is basically very similar to what is happening in this tutorial (https://www.youtube....
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Missing tools from my property panel

I am following a tutorial for rendering with Blender, and some of the tools that he is using in the video don't appear for me. I have the navigation menu up fine, and most of the tools are there, but ...
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Viewport is always off center (possible bug?)

Ever since I installed 4.0 I've noticed this very weird (I'm assuming) bug in the viewport. It seems like the center view is latched onto something invisible and the viewpoint is being orbited/...
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How do you hide all but one object using the Outliner?

How do you hide all-but-one object in the outliner? I was sure there was some modifier key you could hold when clicking on the visibility (👁️) icons, but none seem to work. I've had a look in the the ...
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Is Walk Navigation possible in orthographic mode?

When I’m in orthographic mode and click Walk Navigation, the view changes to perspective, is it possible to fix this? So that I always stay in orthographic mode? Are there addons that support this ...
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Object navigation disappeared - How to get it back? [duplicate]

I was following along this tutorial at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QAGpxV36wM and got to the 10 minute mark, and just learned about object duplication and snap to grid (To stack some cubes). ...
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Viewport view goes into pivot mode after applying rotation or scale

When I change scale or rotation, or move a vertex, I use a single LMB click or press enter to apply the change. The viewport immediately goes into a pivot mode, rotating my view around the object or ...
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In camera view, how do you zoom past the point where blender stops zooming?

How do you zoom past the point where blender stops zooming and still stay in orthogonal mode? I'd like to avoid using ., as it switches to perspective. I tried all ...
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Zoom View - Delta parameter

I would like to ask what the "Delta" parameter in the "view3d.zoom" operator is responsible for? Changing this value doesn't seem to make any changes to the zooming in and out ...
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In walk navigation, is there a way to prevent camera from walking through objects?

I am recording the camera walk navigation movement (Like a gameplay) and I don't want it to pass through walls and other objects. Is there a way to do that in blender? I also had the idea of adding ...
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Trackpad Navigation: Invert Pan Direction

Is it possible to invert or reverse the orientation of panning with a laptop that is using blender numpad emulation? Currently, I use the shift key and two fingers to pan left and right: Sliding to ...
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Huion drawing tablet user, encountering certain keys and functions not doing as advertised from tutorial videos

Equipment is LG Gram laptop, Huion pen tablet and a wireless 3rd party keyboard. I'e emulated 3 button mice, and the numpad due to a slim 3rd party wireless KB I'e watched a few vids on key remapping ...
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Change blender navigation to keyboard? something like unreal?

is it possible to change blender's navigation to something like unreal? via keyboard Does anyone know if there is a way (code, addon, preferences, etc.) to add interface navigation to Blender from ...
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What are some general tips/pieces of advice for speeding up navigation in the 3D Viewport?

I was handed a massive file recently where the 3D viewport struggles to keep up with my mouse commands (panning, zooming, selecting, etc.), even though my machine should have excellent performance on-...
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Is there any way to orbit around the object instead of a 3D cursor?

I would like to know if there is a way to orbit my viewport around a selected object in Blender, instead of orbiting around the 3D cursor, without having to manually set the 3D cursor to the object ...
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I am a giant in my scene very large

I have a very huge scene, and i walk (navigation) , it take few step to cross the terrain, and on another project my scene is tiny, but the walk navigation is ok , it's take a lot of step to cross. In ...
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walk around on a terrain (landscape)

Is there a way to limit the camera to a landscape, when i use gravity activated, for my walk around navigation, because when the camera comes outside, it fall, because of gravity
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Custom 3D View hotkeys don't work in Sculpting

I'm trying to set up custom hotkeys for navigation in 3D view, but they don't work in Sculpting mode. Something like Space+LMB for Pan View works everywhere except Sculpting mode. I deleted all other ...
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Up and down view rotation is limited in walk navigation

As can be seen in the GIF i cannot rotate down or up freely as in regular view port (not in walk navigatio) any setting i am missing or is this a set behavior ? Additional info: as I drag the mouse ...
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My camera won't stop in walk navigation mode

In walk navigation mode, I press E to move the camera up, but the camera keeps moving up without stopping. When I press E, I want the camera to move a little like when I press WASD.
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Problem while using walk navigation

I'm using Blender 2.92.0. I'm just working with the default cube. Everything in walk navigation is working in my pc, but when i'm pressing spacebar for teleporting, when using walk navigation, nothing ...
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Can't map D+mousebuttons to navigate the viewport

D+MMB for zooming works great, but D+RMB (rotate view) and D+LMB (pan view) work in Object Mode but not in Edit Mode, where they get superseded by the contextual menu and regular selecting ...
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mouse cursor leaves blender window when using walk/fly navigation

whenever I use the walk/fly mode I cant move my cursor too much or else it will go off the screen on to another monitor. sometimes the viewport even appears upside down or some other odd way. is there ...
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Is there anyway to change the focal length of the navigation camera?

Is there anyway to change the focal length of the navigation camera? When I do an archviz walkthrough, the view feels tighter than it should and I would like to adjust the focal length when doing a ...
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Navigation of Viewport not possible to do

I just downloaded and installed Blender, but I'm stuck with navigating the scene. I can't rotate or interact with the scene. When I click LMB and drag, it doesn't rotate the scene. This happens ...
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navigate in window without navigating the camera

I am having a weird problem with my navigation. The issue occurred just today without changing any of my settings: I am looking through the camera (Numpad 0), and I want to navigate/zoom in and out ...
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Help!! Blender wont Zoom. Says moved object to master collection instead

Really need help here. Blender wont zoom in. It will zoom out all I want but when I scroll to go in it just gives me a message at the bottom that 'objects moved to master collection'. Anyone know how ...
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Blender camera window

I am setting camera for my render. But my camera Window is so small. the tutorial am following to learn Blender has a bigger screen. Can I make my Blender camera window bigger? I cant see anything ...
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Walk/Fly navigation Blender 3.2

I just updated my version of Blender on Steam to the new version 3.2, the problem is that I use a lot the walk mode and it doesn't work (Shift F). I looked in the preferences-Keymap but I can't find ...
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Can't pan/orbit at all anymore

OS: Windows 10 Version: 2.93 Yesterday blender worked fine for modeling, and no changes have been made since, but now pan/orbit won't work. I can zoom. But can't do anything else. What I've tried: ...
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Objects visible in camera view until click middle mouse button; not visible outside in any other view

Everything I want visible on screen: has been unhidden visibility has been set to show in Viewports I did ⇧ Shift + C and then Frame All I have selected an object in the Outliner and turned on its ...
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3dconnexion mouse locks rotation when in Top view

My Spacemouse locks up in any of the orthogonal views (Top, Left, Right, Front or Back). I have set Auto perspective on (and this works for my other input devices), but not for my 3d mouse. Which ...
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Using Alt+G to move selected object to the center of the grid causes objects to be (seemingly) parented

beginner here! I'm using Blender 3.1 I am following Blender Guru's tutorial making donuts. In his 3.0 tutorial part 6, there is a step to select the light source and use Alt+G to move it to the center ...
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Maintain camera pointed at object while navigating past it?

I'm recording camera movement while moving around using walk mode. While moving, I'd like the camera to remain pointed at a particular object (e.g. an empty). E.g. in the scene below, I'd like to walk ...
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How to move view forwards / backwards

I'm very new to Blender, and am struggling to even move the view / camera I can rotate, pan up/down and left/right, zoom in/out... but I can't actually move forward / backward? Is the only way to move ...
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Blender with Huion pen and Windows ink

I have a Huion pen and I set up a button to middle click to rotate the view. It's working everywhere BUT Blender. There's nothing related to pen buttons in the preferences, is there an extra step to ...
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Rotating the viewport

Is there a way to rotate the 3D Viewport as if rotating your head? I don't want to "rotate around the current selection" or around where I click, etc. Something like when you move the mouse ...
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Referring to Blender 3.1. Why is there now a pie menu in the outliner by default

Why is there now a pie menu in the outliner. Now I cannot select an item in the outliner unless I hold the control key.
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Fly mode - mouse navigation does not work (2.79/Ubuntu)

I have a problem with the fly mode on ubuntu and Blender 2.79. Everything was working perfectly a few hours ago, and suddenly the navigation control is not responding at all. The forward and backward ...
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