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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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No sound in my blender game

So I have made a basic blender game of a youtube tutorial and it was working just fine until I played it and after some time the sound was gone. It is supposed to make a sound when my character ...
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What did i press?

I was preparing for sculpting and attempted to delete my cube and add it again due to dyntopo not mirroring even though it was saying it was being mirrored. I wanted the cube to be added in the same ...
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Switching ctrl and cmd on MacOs

Is there a way to switch the control and cmd keys while working with blender? The short-cuts bacome kind of inconvenient, because I am used to work on windows
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How do I make the spacebar menu display nodes in the Node Editor?

(using Blender 2.79b) Almost invariably, when I watch a video on Cycles material nodes, they have an ability to hit spacebar, then type the name of a node to add that node to the eidtor. For example, ...
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Edit Mode: disable closest selection

Is it possible avoid Blender 2.79 from selecting the closest vertex/edge/face in Edit Mode? I find that even when clicking well outside of my model, the closest possible target often seem to selected,...
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Can't tell if I am applying Command or Not

Background I am trying to cleanup a mesh for 3D printing. It is not something I can start over. I have 40ish non planar faces and intersecting planes. They are small and in weird spots I don't care ...
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Node Editor: Custom Label Shortcut

I want to create a keyboard shortcut to quickly label a selected node. The ideal shortcut would bring up a text box to show input, and then pressing Enter would assign the text as a Custom Label.
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How to use Ctrl-Mouse in ubuntu

I use ubuntu16.04 for blender-2.79b. I have problems where I cannot use the Ctrl in combination with the Mouse action. Examples are: Ctrl-Scroll (scroll value) Ctrl-Drag-LMB (cut node connections) ...
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Accidentally drew something black on my viewport

I dont know what I did. I pressed something before I extrude out of tiredness and the black line apeared. I tried to go back with Ctrl+Z but it didn't work.
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How do I rebind the middle mouse deselection features (circle, box, etc) to use MOUSE3?

Before I updated (using 2.76), I had Blender configured such that I could deselect using MOUSE3. For example, I could use C to begin circle selecting, then click MOUSE3 to deselect. When I updated to ...
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Set up shortcut for object interaction mode

Does anyone know how to create a shortcut that will make this menu appear? I'm guessing I need to use wm.context_menu_enum. And I'm hoping I just need the appropriate info to put into the 'Context ...
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Can't remove keyboard shortcut for vertex paint

I accidentally set a shortcut to vertex paint on left mouse button but not through user preferences and (after looking at countless answers here) never found a solution that works. I've been through ...
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Where has my Mark Edge Seam button gone?

I'm using blender 2.79 and have not modified any of its code, but for some reason I have to use the space bar and search for "Mark Seam" in order to use this function. I should not that I don't see it ...
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Shortcuts using Ctrl not working in Linux

I'm using blender 2.79 in two different Linux computers (Redhat and Arch, both running Gnome 3), and I'm hitting a super annoying issue. Whenever I try to use any shortcut with ...
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How to cancel circle select mode by 'X' key instead of ESC key?

I noticed I use left sided keys frequently and did some customized but one remains. 1. Remove Delete function from X key because pressed accidentally many times. 2. And I want to assign 'Canceling ...
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What are the Hotkeys to adjust Grease Pencil Brush Radius?

In Photoshop and many other programs, the bracket keys [] are used to increase and decrease the brush Radius respectively Does Blender's Grease Pencil have this functionaltiy? I can't seem to find ...
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Why do all objects bend upon joining them?

I made some meshes for a game I make in UE4 (two bended cubes that form a bended cross, and a ico sphere that has the cross on it). When I joined two cubes everything was displayed as I want it to be. ...
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Key to switch between vertex, edge and face in Maya bindings

Is there a keyboard map to switch between vertex, edge and faces in Edit mode using the Maya key bindings? I'm also on a laptop with Emulate Numpad set. It's documented that "Ctrl-Tab" should work ...
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Custom 'Smooth Shading' shorcut not working

I have added shortcut for smooth shading ] and for flat shading [. But why its not working on the object. I have restart blender hotkey is present but its not working on the object. Any suggestion or ...
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Shortcut to toggle a specific combination of layers?

Is there some way to toggle a specific combination of layers (instead of all layers, or one layer at a time)? For example, let's say I have objects in layers 1 to 5, and I occasionally want to hide ...
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Changing a hotkey

I'd like to make the hotkey "alt-z" switch me into Material shading mode instead of Textured. However, there's no "change/add shortcut" option on these buttons. Would somebody please let me know how ...
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BGE - change material with keyboard-keys

I've set up a landscape-model with a aerial-texture. Now i want to change the aerial-texture with an plan-texture. Goal ist to setup the Aerial-Material to Key 1 and the Plan-Material to Key 2. How ...
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Change the shortcurs for axis lock “x,y,z” after transforming ie:. “g”

I´m trying to change the X, Y, Z, shortcuts, usable after transforming something, usually using G, etc. But after some trial and error, and extensive searches on the key binding panel, I'm a bit ...
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What keys do I click to go into camera perspective?

I cannot find any information on the shortcut keys to camera perspective.
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Is there a shortcut to open the 3D view?

Is there a shortcut to go to 3D view when you are in another view, such the UV/Image editor or the Node Editor? I can't find it.
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Show shortcuts for each command in UI?

Is is possible to enable showing of shortcuts each command like in W menu: example but I want to remember another commands like these I found out about ...
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Important Blender shorcuts for object modeling

A few years ago, I've learned basic modeling with Blender through a university course. However, now I need to use Blender again and it turns out I forgot all of the useful shortcuts that were ...
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Custom shortcuts replacing Ctrl+Tab [duplicate]

Its pretty uncomfortable to use Ctrl+TAB to switch between vertex/edge/face selections in edit mode. Is there a way to make custom shortcuts for each of them? Allso Is there shortcut for sculpt mode? ...
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How to add hotkey for mouse 4th button to delete in edit mode

I can get my mouse 4th button to map to delete in object mode but not in edit mode. I also don't see an edit mode keyboard configuration section in Blender preferences menu.
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What are the keyboard shortcuts on Mac OS for blender? [closed]

What are the keyboard shortcuts on Mac OS for blender?
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shift-double click to select edge ring doesn't really work

I changed my shortcut for selecting edge rings to dbl-left and shift-dbl-left. This was working fine but now when I try the shift-dbl-left it mainly just selects and deselects one face. How do I fix ...
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Strange new Blender Video editor Hard Cut change?

Whenever I Shift + K or Hard cut a clip, the second half of the clip appears greyed out/slightly transparent on the timeline and doesn't play at all in the viewport. It didn't use to do this, it's ...
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Animation interface doubts

I am an animator new to the blender and I have some queries. Can any one tell me how to move keys in time slider? How to change from real time speed to Play every frame like maya? How to key directly ...
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alt+H is not working

why my alt+h shortcut is not working? I can go to menu and reveal it. but still i want to know why it stopped working? I am using hp 15-ay503TX, Intel i5-6th generation, radeon graphics and OS- ...
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Disable selection shortcut - on viewport

Any way to set a shortcut to disable an object selection on viewport? Instead to go to the outliner and set on by one? Thanks in advance
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want to run two actions when pressing a hotkey

I have these two actions bpy.ops.object.mode_set(mode='EDIT', toggle=False) bpy.context.tool_settings.mesh_select_mode = (True, False, False) #vertex currently I'...
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Add shortcut for Merge Last, and Merge First

The area I am trying to speed up is when you press AltM and then click "At Last" or "At First". I would like to set up two buttons that when pressed would merge "At Last" or "At First".
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Blender input and shortcuts error

This error just happened. I can't rotate my viewport using mmd. I have reinstalled it but nothing changed. Not only mmd, I also found that when I press S, the "insert keyframe" menu showed up. It must ...
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Alt combination doesn't work well Blender 2.78 and 2.79, Windows 7 x64

I discovered that AltH doesn't work and I was unable to unhide objects. After a series of tests and looking online, I discovered myself that the left Alt key doesn't work always, but the right Alt (...
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Alt+Shift+<RightMouseButton> not work for me

I successfully select group of edges use Alt+RightMouseButton, but when I need highlight one more group of edges and use Shift+Alt+RightMouseButton, the old selection is deleted and the new selection ...
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Can I start panning after orbiting without re-pressing the middle mouse button?

Is there an addon or setting, that allows for smooth transition between zoom/pan/orbit? What I mean is that if you push the middle mouse button you can orbit, but in order to pan you have to let ...
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Walk/fly camera in sculpt mode

Is is possible to use walk or fly camera in sculpt mode? Whenever I press Ctrl+F it calls for a brush strength manipulator.
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rotation not working after edge loop select?

Not sure if I am doing something wrong... but... I have my user prefs configured to use the left mouse button (I prefer that) instead of right mouse button... If I do an edge loop select (ctrl+shift+...
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Keyboard shortcut for texture paint brush strength?

When texture painting the two most commonly adjusted settings are (in my experience) brush Radius and Strength. Radius already has shortcuts to decrease or increase: [ and ] keys respectively. I want ...
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Shortcuts for pasting drivers

Recently I found out that I can introduce drivers in a very simplified method; copy a full path with Ctrl+Alt+Shift+C, and paste this to any Number buttons with an # inserted at the beginning. ...
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Shortcut for Back View (Ctrl 1) doesn't work

This is really strange. When I press Ctrl1 the view should switch to Back View, according to my preferences. It's even listed correctly in the menu: It doesn't do anything. Ctrl3 for Left View ...
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Shortcut to open editor type menu

I would like to be able to change the currently active editor type through keyboard shortcuts only (rather than having to click twice). – is there a way to assign a shortcut to the menu? (in the menu ...
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No ruler/protractor/interactive ruler hotkey?

Am I right in my conclusion that there's no ruler/protractor/interactive ruler hotkey?
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I accidentally put weight paint as a left mouse button shortcut

I accidentally put weight paint as left click binding (I'm really new to blender) and now I can't change it, I tried to change on user preferences but I doesn't save nothing happens