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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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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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Blender lagging on specific project only

When I open specific file i can't move shortcuts like ctrl+middle click and shift+middleclick but on other projects it works ...
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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. ...
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How can I switch between Move/Rotate/Scale with shortcuts without straight altering coordinates?

I'm coming from Cinema4D and there when you hit the shortcuts, you just change the "gizmo" and that's it. Then you can for example slide your object along an axis. But when I hit the shortcut in ...
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2.80 Make the data single user. Like pressing U key in blender 2.79

In 2.79 I could press U to make data single user. How can I do this in 2.80, what is the hotkey?
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Using the 2.8 Keyboard short cuts in Blender 2.79

I'm planning on teaching Blender later this year, and it's likely I'll be using Blender 2.79. However, to avoid future confusion among my students I'd prefer to have the 2.8 UI & keyboard ...
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ALT-S in Blender 2.8 selects Shrink/Flatten Tool AND starts playback in the timeline

I have just installed the beta of Blender 2.8. I am experiencing some problems with the keymap. I have tried to reset to factory settings and removing the user preferences file to reset the keymap. ...
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2.8 Combine Translate & Box Select

is there a way to combine box selection and translate like in other 3d software? For example when I click and drag on an object/component I start translating.Otherwise, if nothing is under the mouse ...
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Script or Command for selecting Adjacent Faces in Blender (see image)

I'm looking for a way to automate the selection of adjacent faces through a script, which I could then assign to a hotkey in Blender. I come from Maya, which doesn't have this ability either, but I ...
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Collapsing windows to the left?

I have only started using Blender fairly recently, and I was trying to model something when I accidentally pressed a shortcut. I don't know what it was, but it opened an (editable) rendered view of my ...
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2.79 LMB Box Select & Drag

after following this video by Cédric Lepiller my flow is quite good. One last thing I'd like to fix is using LMB to both box select and grab. I'm not familiar with the shortcut system and I tried ...
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How to access Pie Menus with a stylus pen?

I am planning to get a laptop-tablet hybrid (Surface Book 2), so I can sketch & sculpt on the go. But when in tablet mode, The keyboard will not be accessible and I don't know how I'll be able to ...
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Is there a hotkey for 'centre view to selected', without zooming?

Is there a 'centre view to selected' hotkey? Not to cursor or to mouse. Like 'view selected', but without the zoom (and no workarounds please with 'select all' or 'origin').
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control Z and Command Z arent working

I just downlodet BLENDER and immediatly started watching tutorials. but then I nóticed that I cant undo my steps.command-and control Z are not doing anything. this is bad especially for me as a ...
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How can I get single “a” to deslect in 2.8?

I'm using the 1-25-19 version of 2.8 beta. You have to double tap "a" every time you want to deselect something which is very annoying. Is there a way to make "a" work the old way where "a" selects ...
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Add hot key for align to axis?

Is there any way to map the sequence of commands "s, x, 0", "s, y, 0", and "s, z, 0" to keys? I use these a lot while modeling, and was hoping to map them to a single button, but can't seem to find ...
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How to introduce new modifier key in Blender 2.8

To find a way to use my muscle memory that was trained for years and I cannot seem to get rid of, I need to change the viewport navigation in Blender 2.8 to this: S + LMB = Dolly Camera S + MMB = ...
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What's the shortcut key for snapping pie menu in blender 2.8

Just a quick question, what is the shortcut key for snapping in pie menus? If there is none, how to set one? Really appreciate it, thanks!
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What is the Difference between Numbers of numpad and of number of numberrow?

I am pretty new to Blender, and parallel to starting learning I build my own Keyboard with the qmk-firmware. Now, I learned that Blender is only triggered by the 1,3 and 7 of the numpad, to change ...
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switching between layouts Blender 2.8 (Mac laptop)

I am new in Blender. I realise that I can not switch between layouts in B2.8 I am following the shortcut ctrl+pageup and can not make it work out. It might be cause I do not have a pageup button. Did ...
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Selected wrong keymap, how do I change it?

I had just gotten Blender 2.8 Beta and I clicked the button to continue using the Blender 2.79 shortcuts by mistake. I want to undo that. Load Factory Settings does not work. How do I do it?
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Camera shortcut keys for Mac keyboard

What are the short cut keys to change between the views like top view, front view and things like that in a mac keyboard. as the kets 1, 2 and 3 are now being used for switching between the edge, ...
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Find commands by name in blender 2.80 beta?

Find commands by name The question is very similar - where is this search popup in 2.80 beta and how to call it? Suggested Spacebar doesn't work I opened ...
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"Loop Cut and Slide in blender 2.80 beta?

https://www.oreilly.com/library/view/learning-blender-a/9780133886283/ch06lev2sec21.html Ctrl+R command exists, I have also found this command in Preferences. But ...
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My keybindings arent working after update?

It seems after updating blender a lot of the keyboard shortcuts aren't working.. most noticeably the join function (J) in edit mode and I cant seem to find the function to re add that binding in the ...
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Ctrl + T doesn't work

I usually used Ctrl+T for my Texture Setup, but it doesn't work. I enabled my node-wrangler-add-on, but nothing changed. I already googled for a whole while but didn't find anything helpful.
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How to search for the 'double click' shortcut?

In preference, i tried to find any hotkey which using 'double click' , but how can i do this properly ? i tried to use keyword 'double' or 'dbl' but nothing shows up, in fact i check manually there's ...
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Pressing “W” turned my cursor into a circle

I was editing a curve for hair, and pressed W to bring the specials menu and Subdivide it, but instead everything but the curve I had active dissapeared, and my cursor turned into a circle like the ...
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Shift + wheel and Ctrl + wheel doesn't work anymore in Blender 2.8?

In 2.7.x it's usefull to pan only in horizontal or vertical, which I use a lot. I searched everywhere and didn't figure out, it doesn't work anymore? This page here https://developer.blender.org/...
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How to apply shortcut to “Show whole scene transparent” ?

How to apply shortcut for selecting invisible backside parts of mesh? It called "Limit Selection to Visible" option in 2.7 There was an answer for 2.7: Assign a shortcut to "Limit selection to ...
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Using Blender on a windows 10 tablet with no keyboard?

Is there any software (in exception of Tablet Pro, which is quite expensive and overfeatured) to create some virtual buttons or shortcuts on the screen to use blender in non-keyboard mode? Or maybe ...
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Shortcut for “disable object in the viewport” (DOV) Blender 2.8

I'd like to use the Collections like layers early versions of Blender. It is working well. But. I use procedural boolean objects and need to hide the boolean parts. I created a part in a collection. ...