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Hotkey to get back to Object Mode from Weight Paint

Sometimes, when I think I'm in Edit Mode but I'm actually in Object Mode, I'll hit Ctrl-Tab, and I get switched into Weight Paint mode. Is there a hotkey that will reliably take me back to Object Mode?...
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Selecting an object results in double outline and object doesn't move

When I select an object in object mode the object now gets outlined with 2 orange lines as opposed to just one. Moving the object moves the outline and not the geometry. To move the geometry it ...
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How to set up rig so it automatically switches between object mode and pose mode?

The title pretty much says it all, I remember on one .blend file I tried, it was set so that depending on what rig/object you clicked, it would switch accordingly. How would you do this? Example: ....
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(edge vertices) normal view object mode blender [duplicate]

I have a problem with blender which consists in having the normal view of the object on which I am working Look at my hand with full of vertices in object mode or i want it like suzanne like this so ...
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Is it necessary to model anything from one primitive/object?

While modeling firstly you create one object, cube for example, and making all the manipulations needed to give it a form. I have to make all the mesh's complexity inside one object using loopcuts and ...
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Mesh changes translations from object mode to edit mode

Hi there so I've gotten into a tangle. I'm happy with my mesh and it's translations in object mode, but when I move to edit mode the translations are messed up! I have applied a rigify rig, and have ...
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Object Mode shows odd Jitter on Mesh?

I am working off of the blender 2.83, I started a render and then stopped it to fix a mesh issue. When I returned to object mode I was greeted with this lovely disconcerting sight. I have done the ...
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Blender Joins objects on creation when parameters are changed

I've been having a problem with 1.90.1. essentially whenever I add a new object to the scene and attempt to change its size, subdivisions, preset, ext from the add object box at the bottom left The ...
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Independent Edit/Object mode in splitscreen

When I split screen in two and switch Edit/Object mode, they both change. How to change just one? The intention here is: use one to modelling with numkey view with transparent wireframe and the other ...
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When I sculpt it doesn't show in object mode

I am pretty new to blender. I am working on this character, however, everytime I switch from sculpt mode to object mode, it doesn't show the changes I made to the object in sculpt mode. I believe this ...
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can't rotate, scale, grab only cube in object mode

as I write in the title, I can't rotate, grabe and scale the cube in object mode in blender 2.9. When I try to grab the cube, the origin (the little sphere) moves but not the cube; I try to unselect &...
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How to change position in edit mode?

The change of position in the modes is still a bit of a mystery to me. I just wanted to align two character models, but when I switch to edit mode, one of them changes its position. This time, I tried ...
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How to make the Arrow (EMPTY) appear?

I am making a project that would require me to use an empty which is an arrow however when I add one I can't see any arrow on the screen on ta yellow dot.
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Rigid body physics only applied correctly in edit mode

I'm confronted with a weird problem in blender's rigid body physics, where the simulation is only applied correctly if the active objects are in edit mode. My test scene: one simple cube and two ...
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Particles do not appear in object mode but do appear in vertex paint and weight paint modes. Also not possible to render

I create a model of a coffee tree using Mtree Mesh addon and I´m trying to add some particles attached to some areas of the branches (as fruits). I use weight paint to do that and works well in ...
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“scale to bounds” missing in blender 2.9?

In blender 2.8 there was a search result when hitting space that allowed me to scale an object to perfectly fit within a specific size, called "scale to bounds" I believe. in 2.9 this ...
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Model moved from original position in object mode

My model appears in the viewport as it should in edit mode: But down here in object mode: And when I try to move it, the origin moves instead and this happens: So it appears that something at the ...
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Array modifier - edit base object

I have a cylinder which I arrange in a grid, using 2 array modifiers: 1 to multiply along the x-axis and a second one to multiply along the y-axis. I do this twice, and I can't get around why those ...
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What is this orb attached to my object?

I have an orb that just appeared attached to my object in Object Mode. It disappears in Edit Mode. If you zoom in the orb stays the same size and you can see it is attached at a specific vertex. When ...
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Blender problems with getting the center of an object. (Origin to center is not the center)

As you will see in this image, the center of the object is not exactly the center of the chair, since the pivot point is slightly up. To verify this, I place the cursor in the center of the world and ...
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Why is my object rotating oddly? [closed]

https://youtu.be/ISEo-8k-6gg I'm trying to animate a treasure chest, so I moved the origin to an edge, and now I cant rotate it properly. I know you can do this, but I don't know how I might've messed ...
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Doubt with sculpt pie menu in grease pencil 2.90

I don't know if it's a bug in blender or in my head. In sculpted or object mode of grease pencil, someone knows what function the "active tool" button of selection mode pie menu (alt + w) ...
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object and cursor moving in opposite directions

I am an absolute beginner with Blender. I have a weird problem for which I can't find a solution: when I grab, the object moves in the opposite direction with respect to the cursor. If I press the ...
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Pivoting multiple objects around Cursor doesn't change individual object orientation (2.8+)

Following the Blender Guru Wrecking Ball tutorial and ran into a hitch at 4:47 with Cursor Pivoting. I've successfully snapped my Cursor to the selected object, selected Transformation Orientation: ...
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When I added a plane, the grids are gone

Whenever I add a plane, the grids is all gone on the top of the plane. But if it's another objects, there is one. I'm a Blender beginner and whenever I watch videos adding plane there's grid while ...
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Adjust local space scale to fit object size

I have an I-carrier that I want to have in a certain dimension. I thought about scaling the thing in object mode and then applying the scale. However when I do that, the size of the object in the x-...
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Random materials turn grey when switching from texture paint to object mode

When I switch from object mode to texture paint, everything seems fine and works as usual. BUT when I switch back to object mode, seemingly random materials turn a dark grey out of nowhere. This ...
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Converting Archimesh to standard Blender objects

I initially used Archimesh to create a house plan, including windows. I have since decided that these are difficult to manipulate and have gone back to using native Blender tools. However, some of the ...
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Are there faster ways to switch pose modes? Am I missing something?

Here's the problem I'm having with weight painting; Typical operation: Object mode Select rig Select edit Select multiple bones Object mode Select mesh Select weight paint mode Use a function, like ...
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duplicating an object and keyframing without affecting the original object

So I duplicate an object and start animating the duplicate object. The original object then inherits the same keyframes from the duplicate object. When deleting the keyframes from the original object, ...
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Restore Object Creation Dialog [duplicate]

When adding a new object in object-mode a dialog with settings pops up. I know it is possible to bring that dialog back, but can't remember how?
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Objects don't move in Object Mode

When I use G or S in Object Mode the Cube doesn't move anywhere. Just the orange line is moving. Look at this image. Working in Edit mode. This does not happen in old objects. when I add new object ...
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Ctrl+M (interactive mirror) is not taking the object's rotation into account

I am having a trouble mirroring a duplicated object in the Object Mode. The problem is: Ctrl+M only mirrors the object's location but not its rotation. First I created a cube and used Shift+D to ...
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Can no longer select objects by clicking them

So, it seems like I have accidentally changed a selection-setting in a project of mine. I can no longer select objects by simply clicking on them, or drawing a box around them by way of box select. ...
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Assigned material only shows up in Edit mode?

quick question. I've assigned a material to the rim of the windows in the picture in Edit mode, but in Object mode they are overwritten. Why is this happening and how could I prevent this? Window rim ...
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Transparent material acting wrong when in object mode

It's hard to explain, would be the best to show you In the first image i'm in the object mode when everything is deselected, as you can see i can only see a back fan and some random shape, while what ...
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toggle Object Mode <-> Pose Mode by script code

I want to toggle Object Mode to Pose Mode by script code, because I usually run blender in Object Mode but sometimes I need to add some keyframes while I run blender. that is why I want to toggle ...
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Default position of new stroke changed

First image is where the default stroke appears in grease pencil Second image is where the stroke appears now. I really need help to reset this position. All new objects are appearing in the new ...
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Is there a hot key for switching between 3D Object and Sculpt modes?

In the past, I've found the Tab key useful for switching between edit and object modes. But now that I'm getting into sculpting, I'm finding that I need to frequently switch between sculpt and object ...
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There's a problem with meshes in my Blender

I'm relatively new to Blender, but have become pretty good at modeling in the past month. But each time I edit a mesh, a problem occurs. Let's say, if I wanted to remove vertices in Edit Mode, It'd ...
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Moving Cube in Object Mode leaves Outline of the Cube on Screen

When I want to move my cube in object mode, I see another cube. This seems to be the same cube but in edit mode. Here are two screenshots, when I tried to move the first cube in object mode. NOTE: ...
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Copy and Paste creates random null objects from existing geometry

i have a really annoying and strange copy & paste bug. Sometimes when i want to copy & paste an object, blender creates random null objects from my existing geometry, sometimes everything is ...
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i cant edit collection, no object in collection

i bring some Blend.file for kit bashing. however some of collection doesn't have any mesh or material, so i cant edit. what should i do?
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I want to unite every piece of this into a connected unified mesh without anything to clean up afterwards

tried bool-union clumps with ctrl J,each one and nothing seems to give me that simple 1 mesh. is there a way to convert this without booling each of the scales?, the bumps are going deep into the ...
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'Context is incorrect' error when using 'bpy.ops.object.mode_set(mode='OBJECT')' if I'm already in object mode

I'm trying to do things that only work in object mode. This gives me three choices: I can hope I'm in object mode, and my script will raise an error if I'm not. I can hope I'm in pose mode (or some ...
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Rendering of objects visible in viewport only! [duplicate]

how do I render the objects visible in the viewport only ie. only the objects with the open eye 👁 in the object outliner. Thank you
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Why is the default cube on my startup file invisible?

The default cube is completely invisible but highlighted so i know its there. I switch to edit mode and I can now see the cube. I go back to object mode and, again, the cube is completely invisible. ...
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Blender 2.82 issue - flat texture and i can't manipulate the object

that's happen when I try to move/scale/roatate an object on Object Mode: the orange are selected but the gray box isn't.
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Lasso and circle selecton in object mode selects only by object origins

I have many-many object in my scene spreaded around in space, but all of their origin is far from their mesh and I dont want to change this. Is it possible to use the lasso or circle selection tools ...