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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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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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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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2.83 and 2.9x trackBall navigation mode is a different operation experience, I think it is not easy to operate when carving

I found that the 2.9x traceBall navigation mode has a big change compared with 2.83. Does anyone know why it changed? I think such operating habits should not be changed because of the version...can ...
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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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Object disappears on middle click

Newbie here. I'm following Andrew Price's donut tutorial and here's my problem (one of them): Sometimes, when I press middle click to navigate, my object disappears. This happens sporadically, ...
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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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Moving the touchpad pointer without clicking the touchpad's button

Is there any way to customize the settings for "Emulate 3 Button Mouse" in order to use "Alt+" combination without pressing the touchpad's button? Only "Alt+moving pointer&...
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Set a keymap to Rotate The View like the walk mode

I want to set (Alt+Ctrl+drag Right mouse) to Rotate The View like the walk mode, release the R mouse to done the operation. just like the 1st person look around. and I don't want to enter walk/fly ...
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Unable to zoom or pan away from a certain point [duplicate]

I am using Blender 2.91, and have found that there seems to be some "point" unrelated to the selected object, that I simply can't zoom away from. How can I fix this? I have seen a lot of ...
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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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Navigation doesn't work in Layout mode

I can't move around in the viewport in layout mode. No zoom, No Hand move thing nothing. Did I change some setting by mistake? When im in sculpting mode it works kind of, but when I go back to layout ...
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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 ...
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Focal Length in Walk/Fly Navigation Mode

How do I change the focal length in Walk/Fly Navigation Mode?
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How do I “look around” in a scene? Also, what's up with zooming?

Noob here (be kind). I am coming to Blender because I would like to use it to primarily do Arch Viz renderings and fly through animations. I'm really loving blender so far, but one thing I'm not ...
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Pan view wont work

My middle mouse and shift button work on everything else, I even set it back to default factory settings but it still doesn't work. I tried googling but nothing helped. Ive also tried the alternative ...
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Having trouble making a keymap work when mouse button is released

I'm trying to bind view3d.navigate to middle mouse button so that it's only activated while the buttons is pressed. I'm having trouble getting it to deactivate. I'...
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How do you pan zoom rotate the viewport while drawing with the grease pencil tool?

I'm an illustrator and I use photoshop to create my work on a flat surface. At least there, I can zoom, pan, rotate my illustration to completion. How the heck do you pan zoom rotate the viewport ...
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How do I adjust the sensitivity of zooming and panning?

Recently when I was using Blender, I accidentally did some sort of keystroke that messed up my navigation settings. The sensitivity of zooming, panning, and orbiting was knocked to almost zero, and I ...
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Why does choosing the 'Windows Ink' tablet API mean I can't navigate in the viewport using my stylus?

I'm new in Blender, so I have some problems working with "Grease Pencil". Obviously when you use a graphic tablet with "Grease Pencil", to achieve good smooth curvature of strokes ...
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How to set Ctrl+MMB to Orbit?

How do i set my MMB + Ctrl to orbit. What is the hotkey term in keymap settings? Very much grateful for any suggestions, Stewart
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Everything Disappears When I Come Out of Camera View

I'm using Blender 2.83 on a Mac (OS Catalina 10.15.5) Every time I try to navigate out of camera view, everything disappears. I have "Orbit Around Selection" checked in my preferences, I've ...
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Is there a way to enable right click menu to show on mouse up rather than on mouse down?

The right click context menu in Blender 2.8 currently appears when the right click menu is pressed down rather than the conventional behavior in many other pieces of software of appearing when the ...
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I think I changed the way I “orbit” in the viewport: how to restore it?

I think I have pushed a key that changed the way I "orbit" in my viewport. It feels weird with the mouse. Don't know how to explain that. It seems that it is not focused on the 3D cursor ...
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Move/Rotate/Scale selected Object by Arrow Hotkeys?

I feel a bit stupid to ask, but is it possible to move/rotate/scale my object by arrow hotkeys (left=Move, Down=Rotate, right=scale, up=gizmo). This i believe would really speed up my workflow. It ...
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How can I orbit precisely in the 3D viewport?

I can orbit in the 3D viewport by using the middle mouse button. I can also orbit in fixed increments using 2, 4, 6, 8 on the number pad. But how can I orbit more precisely? For example, I may want to ...
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I can't change my Fly Navigation keys

I'm using the Fly-mode to make a video but i have an AZERTY keyboard. For some reason when I go to User Preferences and change the keys to whatever I want to use, it doesn't work. I went to Navigation ...
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Navigation gizmo missing after loading a file

I am using Blender 2.82a on Mac, and it seems every time I open this particular file, my navigation gizmo (viewport top right) along with the zoom, pan, and camera buttons that are usually below it ...
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Changing shortcut to change views doesn't work. Is it possible? How?

I tried to assign a new shortcut to changing views (Front, Left, Right) and it does not work. I check conflicts and tried different keys combinations. How can I do that?