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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How do I define a shortcut key that snaps on off (toggle)?

How do I define a shortcut that snaps on off (toggle)?
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Blender Shortcut on Switching tab

Im wondering is there a shortcut on blender to switch tab like for example im on "Layout" tab and i would like to switch to "Uv editing" tab i wonder is there a shortcut for that ? ...
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Binding commands in Transform Modal

Hello and thank you for taking a look at this. So first part to understanding my issue is knowing I'm a 3D artist used to the modeling workflow in Autodesk Maya. In attempting to transition to blender,...
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Select objects using the keyboard instead of using the Left Mouse click

I know I can use the up and down arrows (if the mouse focus in the outliner window) to step through objects, but that does not actually "select" the object the way a Left mouse click does. ...
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expel object from isolation mode

I recently switch to Blender 3.2 I quite often go into isolation mode. When I done with some part I wanna expel (don't know how to call in properly, sorry) an object I no longer working on from ...
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Linux shortcuts keeps dominating the blender shortcuts [duplicate]

There are many shortcuts in Blender which are similar to that of Linux. For example if I have to select the lateral faces, I will do Alt+LMB. But in Linux Alt+LMB is also used to drag and move window ...
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How to change a shortcut for edit mode

I am trying to change the shortcut of Box select to a simple Left mouse drag in both Object and Edit mode. Just to be sure, I changed every single possible shortcut to Box select in all the options ...
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I can only edit the time-line

As you can see from the image I'm stuck in the timeline, I pressed some hotkey but I don't know which one. Thank you
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How to create vertices between intersecting edges?

In Edit Mode, how do you create vertices between intersecting edges? Are there any shortcuts?
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How to unhide a layer with shortcut

In the blender outliner, the shortcut H is used for hide a layer, but there isn't any shortcut for unhide a specific layer, only Alt+H for unhide all. I want to know why not just use H for toggle a ...
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How to select multi particle systems and modify their properties together

I noticed that we couldn't multi-select particle system, so I could not use copy_to_select button. Is there a way to select multi particle systems and modify their properties together(e.g. render_step)...
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I cannot change / delete a shortcut. - Shortcut Cycle in Select Box "W"

I need to use hotkey "W" for an addon (Pie menu editor). But "W" is bound to Select Box, Shortcuts Cycle. I can go in and change the Shortcut for "Select Box" but not the ...
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How to use bpy.ops.object.transfer_mode() API?

I'm a beginner :( The purpose of these codes is to make the shortcut "alt+q" have different Operators under different "C.object.types", but "bpy.ops.object.transfer_mode" ...
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Can "Select on Key Release" be turned off?

In Edit Mode I press Shift+Space to open the Toolbar to then press my next hotkey. I have just discovered that if I hold Shift+Space and drag my cursor, upon release it will select whatever option my ...
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How to exclude axis when scaling just with the mouse

I know I can do this by holding shift and then typing the letter of the axis I want to be excluded. However, I really like how I can scale on one axis by hitting "s" and then just use the ...
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Is there a node wrangler for geometry nodes?

I'm trying to figure out the equivalent of node wrangler for geometry nodes, so with node wrangler add-on activated and pressing CTRL+SHIFT+LMB a node called viewer appears. The previous solution ...
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What is the shortcut to snap 3D cursor to grease pencil stroke in draw mode?

What's the shortcut for snapping 3D cursor to points on grease pencil strokes while in the draw mode? A yt tutorial showed the shortcut to be SHIFT+RIGHT CLICK but nothing seems to happen when I do. ...
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Alternative to right-click on a Mac?

I have a Mac with a one-button mouse. How do I add an item to Quick Favorites without the ability to right click. Is there a workaround? The normal Control-Click trick doesn't work in Blender! (maybe ...
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Pretty print exported keyboard configuration file

There's a list of common Blender keyboard shortcuts Common Shortcuts Before making changes to that with my own custom shortcuts I wanted to see the shortcuts list. Before I re-invent the wheel, is it ...
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Create addon with no initial keyboard shortcut assigned

From the example here I can create the addon which allows a custom key map ...
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Batch / string commands together. (cursor to selected, then set orgin to 3D cursor)

Is there a way to batch / string commands together. The commands I want to execute right after each other is (Cursor to selected, then set origin to 3D cursor) I would like to just select the faces of ...
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Why are my blender hotkeys changing?

Whenever I try to click an object in the scenes panel, my hotkeys go haywire: Left mouse button stops working (I can't deselect, select, drag, etc) None of the grab, scale, delete, etc hotkeys work ...
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Strips cut on video mode

I don't know if you already tried to edit a serie of videos on blender. It's very hard because of the mosto common tool isnt there. WHAT WE DO: I'm pointing player cursor on a place in strip, cutting ...
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Is there a way to flip back and forth between two options?

I am using the Transform pivot point, one time around the cursor, and the other time around the individual origin. Is there a way to flip between them without the need to go to the menu and flip them ...
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Hotkey for selecting edge loops doesn't work in XFCE window manager [duplicate]

I'm using Blender 3.2 with the XFCE window manager on Xubuntu Linux. For some reason, when I try to select edge loops using the default hot key of Alt+Mouse select, it doesn't do anything. I've ...
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blender 3.1 stabilize stroke hotkey?

In version 2.8 it seemed to me that the "stabilize stroke" could be accessed with a hotkey but I'm not sure, in this version 3.1 can a hotkey be configured for "Stabilize Stroke"?, ...
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Keyboard Modifiers not being used

I'm curious, is there a way to use those modifier keys shown in the image, it seems that Blender doesn't recognize the Win key also, and all the modifiers ( Right and Left) are the same. I'm open to ...
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Why FrameSelected Numpad. (Full Stop) is considering always the center of the grid?

I'm having an annoying issue with the full stop/period key shortcut. When I use the full stop the viewport always consider the origin to centralize. I tried to reset de preferences without success. ...
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Machin3Tools - Modes Pie Issue

When running Machin3Tools the TAB key should bring up the Modes Pie menu. This stopped working very recently so the TAB key just switched between Edit and Object view ie. the default Blender behaviour ...
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Is there shortcut for weight paint add/subtract in blender 3.0+?

Is there shortcut for weight paint add/subtract in blender 3.0+ ? I am still using 2.79 for rigging cuz of that.. Is there any add on for this or blender never gonna add them? :C @Yousuf Chaudhry
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Is it okay to use Blender with a non-numpad laptop? [closed]

Currently, the problem is not the rendering, but more on modelling, shortcut, etc. I have a laptop with no numpad. Most YouTube tutorials use numpad for view and others shortcut. Sure, I could make ...
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New key binding not implemented for the influence of proportional editing

As I'm working on a laptop with a trackpad, and without a mouse, and I've re-assigned the key bindings to increase/decrease the influence for proportional editing to alt+page up (to increase) alt+...
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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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Blender pen tablet wheel not working

the language may be strange using translator. Please understand. If I register the mouse wheel key through the shortcut key of the pen and press it to write, it works only about 1 out of 3 times. If I ...
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Grease pencil go straight into draw mode by pressing "B" with a Grease Pencil object selected

If I have a grease pencil object selected, I want to immediately go to draw mode by pressing B. I can do this by setting "Object.mode_set" to B under the Grease Pencil category: However, ...
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How to create a face in between two already connected edges?

Basically I'd like to create a new face right in that selected edge to achieve something like this: Does Blender have a tool/option to do this or do I need to recreate all of that manually?
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Rotate the 3d Cursor by 90 degrees relative to view using hotkeys

I want to rotate the 3d Cursor by 90 degrees relative to the view. That way, I can change the position of the Grease Pencil Canvas more easily. If I have to rotate the cursor I have to switch tabs in ...
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Blender 3.1 assign TOGGLE shortcut to "lock camera to view"?

How to make a toggle shortcut? The Right Click over "Camera to View" "Change shortcut" used is: Shift+Ctrl+Alt+(numpad) 0 Want to press the same combo to able/disable. currently it ...
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how to set keybinds to disable in viewport and render blender 3.0

I'm looking for a way to set keybinds for disable in viewport and disable in render because I have a ton of selected objects that I would like to disable all at once. I cant find the option for these ...
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Why does the Undo shortcut Ctrl Z in texture paint go to the pain bucket fill tool?

Why does the Undo shortcut Ctrl Z in texture paint also go to the pain bucket fill tool at the same time? and how do I stop it from doing that? it's driving me mad lol. I draw, undo and accidentally ...
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Delete Keyframe hot key not working

Hey I just downloaded Blender 3.1.2 and I am trying to use (Alt+I) to delete a keyframe while in the 3D viewport but nothing is happening. It would really speed things up if I didn't have to go to the ...
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How to give an addon keymap item priority over built in selection tools

I'm currently trying to make an operator that adds new selection methods to the node editor. To do this, I want to bind my operator to click-dragging the left mouse button with: ...
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How do I change the snapping toggle from CTRL to some other key?

I'm trying to make Blender snapping function work in the way Maya does, ie snapping stays on only while the shortcut key is pressed down and then turns off when the key is released. I see from ...
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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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How do I disable gizmo and get hotkeys back?

Recently installed blender v 3.1.2. I've always used hotkeys G+X/Y/Z to move objects, or r to rotate and s to scale. After downloading the new version, I couldn't use the hotkeys and pressing g/r/s ...
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How do I properly add a shortcut key to run a script.?

I'm having trouble running this script I found on the exchange. how do I go about running it? My efforts are: open blender, delete default scene, add a cube, switch to scripting workspace, create new ...
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I accidentally hid my right "toolbar"? in Blender and don't know how to get it back [duplicate]

I was just working on my first ever Blender project when I pressed a key or a button by accident and my "toolbar" (Idk what to call it) just disappeared and I don't know how to get it back......
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How to extrude unconnected

I want to extrude outward without the faces being connected together in order to get a pattern that looks kind of ribbed (picture for reference) without extruding each face individually. This is what ...
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Is there a shortcut to open documentation of a given (geometry) node in browser?

Using geometry nodes, I often want to go to the documentation of a given node, to read more about its semantic. I think I saw a shortcut to open documentation of the current node (eg. this link for ...
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Scaling hotkey S no longer works in edit mode

Suddenly, when pressing the S hotkey in edit mode, scaling is not working. It was working previously, and still works in other modes, like Object mode and UV Editor. I am new to Blender, so maybe I ...

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