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How to you scale, move or rotate outside blender window

Trying to figure out how you can continue to move, scale or rotate once your cursor hits the edge of the program window.enter link description here
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Cannot transform, scale or move (aka edit) vertices, faces or edges - X,Y,Z locked

I'm using 2.8. Yesterday I had no issues editing my mesh. Now, after I select vertices (faces or edges) I cannot scale or move it for editing- it feels locked. I turned proportional editing on and off....
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Scaling/Rezise in Blender 2.8 Python/Script not working on mesh

I am working on a scrip that makes tiles (like for a kitchen floor). I have a script that works perfect on planes for 4 sided tiles. However, I am running into an issues on non-4 sided tiles. I ...
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Snap scaling doesn't behave like expected

For some reason I can't snap to a specific point. I want to snap the orange line (with scaling) from the first image, to the line below it. But as you can see in image 2 it scales way too wide. I ...
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Stuck transforming around scene origin

In Edit mode I can rotate and scale around the cursor or the median point, etc. as normal. In object mode, I can only rotate/scale around the object origin. I cannot rotate/scale around the cursor or ...
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Grease Pencil looks bad

So i just started trying out the grease pencil and it looks terrible. very low resolution and its jagged. the pencil dose not overlap it cuts through previous strokes, anyone have any tips on how to ...
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How can I scale something with actual measurements in meter,cm,etc?

What a want to do is a big cylinder which is going to have a diameter of .285 m and do several cut loops but when I want to do an scale and type the units of that cut loop (for example 0.335 m) in ...
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Blender and 3dsmax Scale conversion

At my work we use 3dsMax and are trying to transition to using Blender. One thing we've run into is that when we import a Blender model as an fbx, the scale is 100 times the size in 3dsMax, but the ...
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bpy.context.scene.scaleVal - How is this working?

i have a little problem i try to Autoscale a selected object to a fixed size. so no matter which size it is imported after this they have all the same height for example. X Y AND Z Should be always ...
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How to Set Up a Scene with Large Units of Scale

So recently I've been getting into these "Spaceship" scenes where smaller ships are flying around a much larger ship. And I was wondering there was anything I could do to adjust the units of scale in ...
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Is there a way to get insert face to be larger than the selected face?

When you have a face selected and you hit I, it does this extrude/scale thing where you can give it an exact unit and it will scale it exactly that many units in, but it only does it smaller than the ...
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can't scale only at Z

I cant scale the Z but at X and Y it still works fine it made from extruding cylinder and try to scale down the Z from 3 edge sorry for bad english, im also new
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Why does parenting Heel IK to Thigh Bone cause jittering in right leg but not left leg?

I have a character with legs that are not parented to a torso bone (they end at the top of the thigh - each thigh is a highest level parent). Other than that, I rigged the legs normally. I wanted my ...
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Is it possible to scale individual particles in x, y OR z dimension using python?

I have a particle system made of a lot of objects, and i need a way to scale each particle of a variable extent in ONE dimension only (x,y or z). Is it possible in blender 2.8?
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Make Thin Mould

I am very new to blender so go easy on me. I have a model I want to cast in cement for this is obviously need a mould. The plan is to make this in blender and then 3D print it. I know about Boolean ...
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scale bone to negative didn't work?

I've tried looking almost everywhere , but no one seems to actually ask this question . I've created a 2D character in blender and rigged it . My question is , why can't I scale non-root bones to ...
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HELP - armature problem, wrong rotation & Scale problem

im trying to make simple engine from olva3D tutorial in youtube. but when i parenting armature with mesh and test to rotate the engine, the mesh size will be scaling bigger and small Please help me ...
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Scale STL to ruler in reference image

I am trying to scale an STL of a potential medical device to custom fit a patient. Is there a simple way to take a measurement over the reference image and tell the system that this measurement is X ...
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Baking - UV's Outside UV Window Don't Bake

I want to bake an unwrapped mesh using a texture image. It seems that the only part of the mesh being baked is the part inside the UV window. I can't scale the UV's down because the texture will be ...
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blender 2.8 - objects are scaling weirdly

when i try to scale my objects on blender, they scale weirdly. the reason may have been because i applied rotation & scale to it (shift+a), but i'm not sure. i've tried redoing whatever i did ...
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Precise scaling in Edit mode impossible?

[ [ I turned on the edge length indicator in Edit mode, but apparently it gives false (rounded) values, since the vertices don't align. In this example I tired joining 3 tetrahedrons around a 345 ...
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fSpy - Alignment

Using fSpy - How can you tell exactly where to align an object with the picture? All 3 of these planes match the top of the table in the picture, but when you rotate the scene, they are all in ...
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blender 2.8: why do I need to scale 10x on STL export?

I am developing a 3d model for a 3D print: The unit system is metric, and the length is set to millimeters. In order to get the size right, I need to do the STL export scale of 10x: which shows a "...
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Blender 2.8: units of scale, grid, and default size of objects

I have installed the 2.80 of blender and trying to make sense with the changes in the GUI and the mindset. Most of the changes I like; some of the changes I still need to get accustomed with. I am ...
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Can't scale biezer curve object after editing object in Blender 2.8

I can't scale a bezier curve object in Blender 2.8. The thing is I was able to do this when I created the object. I worked with it a little bit and it just stop scaling. See animation below I ...
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Two Objects - One Material Scale

I've seen multiple (similar) versions of this question all over the internet, with no solid answer. I have two objects - both are different sizes. I unwrap and apply the same material to each. The ...
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Getting similar functionality to SourceFilmmakers Motion Editor?

Have worked a fair bit in Source Filmmaker and with 2.8 have been looking a lot at Blender in the last couple of months. While many of the animation tools are analogous (or flat out superior) there ...
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Editing/scaling rigged model

I have a rigged model that I want to turn into a different body type (I want to make the arms shorter, etc). I scaled the arms and it looks fine, but the rig stays in its original position below the ...
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Apply scale not working when objects are linked (parent to other mesh)

I have made a restaurant. and parent so many mesh to other mesh respectively so that all of them translate with parent mesh (like all mesh related to chair move with one mesh, for table one and so on)....
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Do I lose quality when scaling models?

When scaling a model either from lower scale to higher or vice versa, do we lose any kind of quality? My question might sound odd, sorry but I'm new to graphics design.
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How to see dimensions of an object instead of Scale? Blender 2.8

In blender 2.7 there was a clear difference between scale and dimensions but I cannot find this in blender 2.8. Each object is its own scale so it makes lots of things quite difficult such as the size ...
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Can't properly unwrap a simple mesh [closed]

UV distortion, apparently some scaling/dimension issue because unwrapping after making the mesh 500 times bigger fixes the problem. That's a simple one-sided curved object (7 faces) located perfectly ...
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Objects with big dimensions are not centered when their dimensions is decreased

I have problem with dimensions of some objects that i download. For example this one, downloaded as .obj file. When i import it in Blender i see that it has very big dimensions: After this i press S ...
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How do i figure out my scale, so i can place new vertice?

So I imported a zoom level 16 Google maps terrain from a SketchUp.dae. I then scaled it to 0.00254 x,y and z. Now I need to draw roads on said terrain which are accurately placed. I have the ...
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Cycles material with bump and image texture - scale only the bump map?

What I'm trying to achieve is a smaller/finer bump pattern in the material while the image should remain at its current size. I tried scaling the UV map but then the image texture is scaled the same ...
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Having changed the scene units and unit scale, how can I change the default size of new objects?

I am using blender most of the time to model things for my 3d printer. So a default unit in "meters" is not really helpful! Within the scene settings it is simply possible to set the units to ...
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Viewport millimeter scale in 2.8

I'm having essentially the same issue as the one posted in Change the scale of the viewport but I am unable to find all the relevant dials to turn. In short, the items I'm modelling require ...
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How can I get blender to scale based on the barycentric coordinate

My blender program is scaling towards the mouse cursor, I don't think it used to do that so I was woundering how I would make it scale to the barycentric coordinate like it used to.
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How to change unit scale for all future meshes

I am new to Blender. After import any mesh to Unreal the size is bigger twice. So I changed Unit Scale to 0,5 But whe I add a new mesh it is bigger twice. Both has scale 1x1x1. Am I missing ...
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Issue scaling an object with array modifier around empty

I have a "pizza slice" with angle of 45 degrees and array modifier to make full circle of it I need to scale the whole circle down but when i'm trying to do it, something wierd happens. How to scale ...
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How do I properly work with the grid

I'm working in centimeters because that is what UE4's unit scale is. My problem is when I scale a wall segment to be [304.8cm or 10ft] I'm no longer aligned to the grid properly. Am I going to have to ...
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How to scale an object relatively to the distance of its edges?

In that kind of situation I'd like to scale down the whole object until the top edge and the bottom one are separated of 1 unit distance. How could I do that?
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Importing into AutoCAD - Does not preserve scale

Working on a design going to a CNC router. The CNC router can use dxf so I export to dxf. However, when I import into AutoCAD to test, the scale is way off. The CNC shop confirmed this on their ...
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Inconsistency between Scale transformation and moment of inertia in rigid body simulation

I think there's an inconsistency with the scale transformation and the apparent moment of inertia for a mesh object. After importing a mesh (ply), scaling it down to 1:1000, setting its mass to 1 kg ...
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Cannot modify or delete mesh without it collapsing

I've been working on a model for a game, and found out about Shape Keys for clothes/armor that can be changed out. When I tried to squish the torso, I found out I can't scale it at all. Then I found a ...
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Scale Texture preview in uv editor

I have changed a texture scale directly in the object material (with a mapping node). But now, the texture preview in the uv editor doesn't match the material texture mapping, because it is ...
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Scale and material

I am using a custom material node found on the internet to create wooden texture. It's called "carvature" and is great to archive wooden materials. This material is using the object as texture ...
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I'm embarrassed to ask this about scaling faces

I'm not a smart guy. I haven't been able to google the answer or figure this out on my own. I placed a cylinder down and scaled it by millimeters to 12.9 mm on x and y, but I also need to change the ...
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How to scale two UV islands of different sizes to be an identical size?

How to scale two UV islands of different sizes to be an identical size? I have UV unwrapped my model but want islands to be the same size as each other.
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Reset Normals directions to object rotation after applyed scale

I hope im not missing something easy,but i have this problem. Was moving with gizmo by normals this object and was all right.Had to Apply Rotation and Scale,and after that the normal gizmo just reset ...