Questions tagged [shortcut]

Questions pertaining to creating, editing or deleting shortcuts/hotkeys. Blender's keymap and input editor are accessible in User Preferences > Input.

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Is it possible to change labels on items in the 'Quick Favorites' menu?

I would like to put a different text label on one of my Quick Favorite menu items. Reason: I fiddle around with 3D printing, so I import and export STL a lot. Naturally, since I use those two ...
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Where is Ctrl-Alt-Shift-Mouse Wheel discrete rotation in 2.8

I can't find this in 2.8 and it was really useful. For instance in 2.79 you could Ctrl-Alt-Wheel to roll rotate the view based on your current. The only way I could do this in 2.8 was with the ...
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Assigning a shortcut to hide/show multiple particle systems in Blender 2.8

I have a mesh with multiple particle systems. I try assigning the same shortcut to hide/show them but it doesn't work. The key only works the fist particle system I assigned it too, when logically it ...
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Why are Grease Pencil Strokes converted to thin Lines?

I was working on a small test animation within the 2d animation, but somehow hit a hotkey that I couldn't seem to find and fix it. The image below shows how it looks after the accidental hotkey input....
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How to “add vert” in blender 2.8?

I'm following a tutorial called "Fuel Station - Blender 2.8 Low Poly 3D Modeling Tutorial", and the teacher is adding a vertex typing "Shift+A" that show a Mesh Submenu -> Single Vert -> Add Single ...
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I can not type number or use number keys inside Blender

Above is the picture of my keyboard. All of a sudden, I am unable to use my number keys inside Blender. I am not sure if I accidentally hit anything. I don't even remember. I usually use these keys ...
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How to create a submenu especific shortcut?

I've recently been making my way into 2.8 and I've been wondering if there is a way to link keys exclusively to submenus. Let's say I want to shotcut "Clear Seams" to the "C" key in the UV menu, in ...
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Copy value with all hidden decimals

Is there a shortcut to copy an exact value with all the hidden decimals (those you see when calling the value in python) ? I used to think that was what you were getting when hovering the value (...
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Any way to add shortcuts for texture painting blending modes in 2.80?

Being able to quickly change blending mode in texture painting would be a HUGE efficiency improvment. I've been looking for a while to achieve this but didn't manage :( Even if its not possible to ...
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UV Editing, Vertex, Edge, Face shortcuts not working?

in UV Editing with the Industry Keymap used(2.8, 8ac0fef4dfd1) the Vertex, Edge, Face shortcuts (1,2,3) are not working while having sync mode active and the uv window active (instead 1 activates the ...
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Apply face normal orientation to object Local Pivot Point orientation?

Is there a simple way to "apply" a custom transform orientation to an objects pivot? The purpose is to set the faces normal as the new pivot of the object. Duarte Farrajota Ramos' cube merge trick ...
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Why wont this addon retain user shortcut preferences?

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remapped shift key not working

My shift key is not working anymore, so I remaped it on the little "2" key just under the escape key using keytweak . The remapping worked in all programs I used but not in Blender apparently .. I can'...
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Group Instance Keyboard Shortcut?

Is there a keyboard shortcut for creating grouped instances. I know there is Alt+D for objects, but the only thing I can find for groups is under the shift+A menu.
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restricting movements to x,y,z for the handicapped

I know that when you want to restrict movement or scaling to a certain axis you hold down the keyboard key corrresponding to the axis that you want isolate but I have a problem I am handicapped and ...
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How to access the search menu 2.8? (used to be spacebar in 2.79)

In 2.79 the search menu is accessed pressing the spacebar In 2.8 the space bar is used to play the timeline. Where is the search menu now?
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How do I “shift select” from object A to object B in outliner?

An action i would do with SHIFT in many apps , here doesnt work...whats the right shortcut ? Thank you !
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Quickly add texture coordinate and mapping nodes shortcut?

I know there will be a very quick and easy answer to this if someone knows it. I've seen it a few times in some videos where these two nodes can be added in with just a shortcut but i can't seem to ...
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Why does dragging the middle mouse button sometimes translate my selection instead of rotating my view?

I don't know what's causing this, but sometimes when I have faces or vertices selected in edit mode I will drag the middle mouse button to rotate my view but it will translate the selection instead. I ...
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Is there a way to select 'back' vertex/edges/faces without having to turn on x-ray?

Say I'm on perspective view and some vertices on a cube are 'hidden' away from view and I want to select with the front vertices...I'd have to turn on x-ray, right? I just find it a unecessary step ...
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Double keystroke shortcut

How do I assign a double keystroke shortcut by pressing the same key twice? For example, what usually happen for the "G" key, which activates the "grab tool" if pressed once but if pressed twice it ...
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How to disable a node in node editor? [duplicate]

I have a texture node, I want to keep as it is and try another texture creating another texture node. I don't want to use the same texture node to try both. How can disable node in node editor ...
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What does “tweak left” mean?

In Object Mode, the "Select" menu drops down to "Box Select." The keyboard shortcut shown for this is "Tweak Left." What does "Tweak Left" mean? How am I supposed to use this keyboard shortcut (or ...
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How can I create a toggle 'view to selected' hotkey?

I've changed my 'view to selected' hotkey and would like to make it a toggle shortcut that allows me either to focus on the selected object or toggle back to the whole scene. Can anyone help me with ...
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Some sculpting brush hotkeys change the view rather than the brush

Hey everyone I am new to Blender and I've been watching sculpting tutorials on hotkeys for the sculpting brushes. A few of the brush shortcuts that involve pressing shift and a number for example (...
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Will importing user preferences from version 2.79b to 2.80 work and is it a good idea?

So today I decided to join the hype and check 2.8 out even though I am the kind of person who does not like to try betas, because I hate change. And anyways I was already shocked by the difference of ...
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How to use camera positioning like in old versions?

This might be a naive question, however, in the old days of blender, there used to be key bindings for camera adjustments. Those allowed to enter camera view mode and then use the "fly camera" mode. ...
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KEY MAPPING (v2.8) ~ Is there any way to remap the Y axis hotkey to `C` for a more practical use?

MY ISSUE: I use the Z/X/Y axis shortcuts a lot when modeling, rather than visualizing the transformation gizmo. I'd like to have the three shortcuts in a single row ...
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Different Timeline shortcuts in Grease Pencil Draw mode?

I'm used to other 2D animation apps, where I can configure my shortcuts in a way that I don't have to lift my non-drawing hand to move through the Timeline frames. With Blender, there are already so ...
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blender 2.8 select vertex, edge, face problem

i work on a macbook pro (no numpad) with Blender 2.8 (no ctrl+tab shortcut) and i only have the choice to select between emulate numpad to chage point of view or not emulate numpad and use ctrl+1,2 ...
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Hotkey for keying (Rot & Loc & Scale)

Is there a hotkey to key rotation, location, and scale at the same time? I know if I press 'i' I can then select it. But what if I want to bypass the menu? Thank you for your time!
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Change radii & speed of “rotate view”?

When I hold MMB, I rotate my view around a point. Somehow, I accidentally caused the camera to rotate around a large circle. Then, I bound the camera to a marker, and the view jumped to the origin, ...
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Where is the edge loop hotkey set in the keymap section of 2.8?

Alt+LMB does nothing, and I'm trying to determine if this is a bug and the nature of the issue so I can report it. In looking at the keymap settings, I can find "...
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How to make quick menu items permanent in 2.8?

When I add items to the quick menu in 2.8, they are lost every time I restart Blender. Any way to make them permanent? Edit: in addition to the answer below, I discovered that the quick menu keys are ...
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Shortcuts do not work on the dope sheet. (2.8version)

I am using version 2.8 of Blender. The following shortcuts do not work on the dope sheet. Is there a solution? Ctrl + Shift → : next marker Ctrl + Shift ← : previous marker Shift + ↑ 10 : ...
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All Objects suddenly invisible in 3D Viewer [duplicate]

I was editing my model in edit mode when suddenly everything disappeared. Things I tried: Alt + H in case I accidentally hid anything, no effect Creating a new object, e.g. a cube, also invisible ...
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Quick assignment of Shortcuts: e.g. Preferences?

I know I did it before in 2.80, by clicking some sort of key combination I was able to change the Preferences to Ctrl+Alt+U, as it used to be in 2.79. For the life of me, I can't remember how I did ...
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How do I toggle the view between perspective/orthographic with out a numpad in 2.8?

In 2.8, I'm trying not to use the emulate numpad option since that replaces the [1,2,3] selection modes in edit mode. So far the '~' pie menu is pretty quick for switching views, but there's no ...
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Rotating camera view in Grease Pencil Draw Mode in Blender 2.8

I'm new Blender and I'm really excited about the Grease Pencil feature but I'm finding it difficult to achieve a function I use in other 2D animation programs, namely rotating/rolling the camera view ...
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A Disabled User in need of Suggestions/Help (UI Question)

I have a minor case if Cerebral Palsy which affects my left hand therefore using some of the keyboard shortcuts are impossible for me to use. I’m using Blender 2.8. Just a few Examples of the ...
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what's the precise name of command, 'shift + r'?

Today, when I study blender with You tube video, I saw the hotkey 'shift+r', which seems to redo last action. I want to know precise command name of it in case of forgetting that hot key. If I know ...
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what do you call this round button?

and how can I summon that button?(hot key and other way that could summon it with mouse.)
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Is there any possibility to replace Blender 2.80 Keymap with Blender 2.79b keymap?

I searched for 2.80 shortcuts but there's not any at the moment and i thought if i could change it to previous blender settings
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hotkeys for an add-on registered but not working

I register the hotkey for my add-on with the following code. It's a separate module, its function register() is called from the init.py. The keymap items get registered, and can access them ...
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Are there any opengl rendering shortcuts?

Blender does not seem to have an opengl rendering shortcut. Is this shortcut already in Blender? How do I create a shortcut?
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Redo shortcut not working

I'm using version 2.79 and can't redo with shift+ctrl+Z. My redo shortcut is shift+ctrl+Z and it is enabled in the Input tab in the User Preferences window. I can undo with ctrl+Z. I can redo with ...
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Are there shortcuts to show and hide the 3D View header?

What shortcuts will show and hide this panel? If there aren't any, how can I make them?
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What is the key combination in 2.8 that brings up the cursor moving pie menu?

I saw it in some tutorial but I don't remember what it is called or where I found it and I can't find it again. It was a pie menu that opens with a combination of hotkeys that has a bunch of options ...
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Shortcut for setting origin to vertex

I find myself doing the following quite often: go into edit mode select a single vertex press Space to enter the search menu type cur select ...
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Can't Convert to Curve|Mesh using ALT+C in linux [duplicate]

In Blender 2.79 and 2.80 on os Linux the command ALT+C (Convert to Curve|Mesh) does not work: pressing the keys does not cause any results. Note that in the preferences the shortcut is correctly set. ...