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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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What is the shortcut to Select Linked Flat Faces in 2.8 Beta?

In 2.79 it was SHIFT CTRL ALT F Now I can't seem to find it?
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ctrl+numpad minus not working

Hi I am new to blender and I am learning to use the Box Cutter add-on, I made a cut and I duplicate the shape, trying to make another cut with it but as I followed the tutorial to press ctrl numpad -, ...
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Blender 2.8, how to add a new shortcut

Question: How to add shortcut to a button or create a new shortcut in User Preferences in Blender 2.8 ? Problem: I'm trying to assign Shift + F3 to switch the window space type, to what previously was ...
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Stage of new keybinds in 2.8 beta

Honestly i find them very cluncky. Lots of them are missing, e.g. Shift + C. Will they be re-added or will we have to patch it ourselves?
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In the Blender 2.8 beta, proportional editing and only render have overlapping shortcut keys

Both functions have the same hotkey and proportional editing is activated when 'O' is pressed. Is this because Blender 2.8 is still in beta, so the shortcuts are less clear? Or does version 2.8 have ...
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Lock 3D view center to active object shortcut ?

i want to create a shortcut (possibly with the help of a script, i use custom pie menu) to lock the 3D view to the active object (lastly selected object) How am i supposed to do that ? thanks
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Anyone knows how to round out objects like this?

Anyone knows how to round out that cube at this video from 10:11 i really looked every where but since i am new here i couldn't find anything. would really appreciate that. https://www.youtube.com/...
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In 2.8 how do I drop a modeling tool?

While I'm modeling in 2.8 I will be using a tool, like the "extrude region" tool. Is there a key command to drop the tool and be back to the original selection arrow tool? If I use "b" for box ...
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Object/Edit mode AND X-ray switch

I'm writing this thread to talk about the "show whole scene transparent" (x-ray) option: I bet we all agree on the fact that it's fairly similar to the "limit selection to visible" that we had in 2.79'...
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No response to key press in 3D View

Blender 2.79 (sub0) was installed on a fresh system (Ubuntu 18.04) through apt. I found the shortcut keys are not functioning in ...
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Default keymap: What is the logic behind these shortcuts?

In User Preferences, there are two other oddities in shortcuts associated with Home: Is such parametrization meaningful: "View Camera Center", "View Lock Center" and "View All" are associated ...
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How do gestures work in version 2.79?

After extracting Blender shortcuts in version 2.79b, I see several associated with a "circle gesture" mode, including Add, Subtract: which can be indeed seen in User Preferences: Gestures ...
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shortkey doesn't work in linux with tablett button

I have a HUION new 1060 plus, and in linux, I use xsetwacom to map some shortcuts. It's works fine for all software, but for Blender, only Control_L, Shift_L and Alt_L (probably, for Control_R and co ...
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MAC keyboard shortcuts in 2.80 plus controls differ to PC versio

In Blender 2.80 does anyone know if the keyboard shortcuts differ at all from the PC version? I am instructing someone but they have a MAC not a pc. Should I tell them to get a middle mouse button ...
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Why my “Match the camera to 1:1 to the render output” (shift + numpad-enter) shortcut doesn't work?

I'm looking at shortcuts in version 2.79b, specifically: shiftnumpad-enter which calls view3d.zoom_camera_1_to_1 and is supposed to "Match the camera to 1:1 to the ...
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remove middle mouse axis lock ?

i find it very annoying that you cant move and rotate the view while doing a rotation/scale/translation i just want to uncheck the "axis lock = middle mouse button" option but i cant find that in the ...
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How to find the correct information for creating shortcut ?

i really want to create shortcut by myself and im struling to find the correct code for what i want to create this kind of code "screen.trigger_shadeless" how do you find such information with ...
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How to change component selection type in edit mode in Blender 2.8 alpha?

Anyone know what happened to the Ctrl+Tab shortcut? Usually when in object mode it switches to weight paint mode, and when in edit mode it offers a menu called "mesh select mode" to choose between ...
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How to make a shortcut key for switching to Texture paint mode?

I cant find a key shortcut to use Texture paint mode. I wonder how can I make one cause it's a pain to have to change the mode using the menu back and forth.
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How to move keyframes in 2.79 like in 2.8 : Left click and move?

I´m using 2.79 and on the user preferences I´d like to use what blender 2.8 does in the dopesheet: (I use left click as default method for selection): 1. Left click select a keyframe 2. Move it using ...
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Selecting multiple edge loops in Blender 2.8

I used to be able to select and edge loop with AltRMB and then just continue with ShiftAltRMB. But this no longer works in Blender 2.80 and nightly builds of 2.79. Is there another way to achieve the ...
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I for insert frame is disabled or changed

while opening the insert frame menu i accidentally pressed a button that made blender ask me to select a key which i left or right clicked to and now i can't use i to insert keyframes on my armature. ...
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UV Unwrap shortcut not working!

I'm simply trying to UV wrap a sphere to add a texture onto it. However, whenever I press U, rather than prompting which UV settings I want Make single user pops up, which is very frustrating. I've ...
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Blender 2.8 - Panning in the viewport

Does anyone know the shortcuts to pan a scene horizontally/vertically in the viewport? In 2.7, holding Shift or Ctrl and scrolling the middle mouse button would let me pan horizontally or vertically, ...
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How can I assign shortcuts to “Auto Execution” and “Always” checkbox of animation nodes in node editor toolbar?

I need to assign shortcuts to "Auto execution" and "Always" checkbox to speed up my workflow. I tried to assign them myself but there is no add shortcut option to them, python code after hovering it, ...
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Cant navigate/rotate in edit mode?

I have the same issue as Navigation working in Object mode but not Edit mode? except I'm on Mac with external mouse. Everything is great in object view, and I manually put in shift/left mouse for ...
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How to change normal the select command (a.k.a right click) to to combination of alt + left click of example?

I am doing especial mouse and keyboard configuration for my drawing tablet setup. Is it possible to change select command from default right click to combination of some keyboard shortcut (alt for ...
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Blender 2.8: switching between Vertex/edge/face Selecttion

How can I toggle between vertex, edge and face selection in Edit mode?
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Unity 3D RMB / Flythrough in Blender

When I hold down the right mouse button in Unity 3D, I can rotate around the current view. I THINK (this may be wrong however) that this is called "Flythrough". I haven't found the name of this ...
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How many induvidual keys are used as hotkey shortcuts?

kind of a weird question, so here's some context. I'm left handed, and use the mouse (and tablet stylus) with my left hand (like a heathen, I know), and it forces to to be hunched over in kind of a ...
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Shortcut to select next bone in chain

I can select all bones in a bone chain in sequence by using "ctrl+" shortcut. However if I just want to move to the next bone (in the chain), highlighting it and unselecting the previous one. Is there ...
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middle mouse key alternative

everything has been great with blender. just one problem at the moment i need sort of alternatives button for middle mouse (the mouse wheel) button for rotating, panning etc. everything that have ...
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I'm not have shortcut about Selection to Cursor

I have blender v2.79. But i don't have shortcut "Selection to Cursor (shift+ctrl+Y)". Have anyone know how to Assign a shortcut? https://youtu.be/W5Qp2pUMeQE?t=4m56s
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How to fill the edges with good topology? Am i doing this correctly?

I've been scratching my head at attempting to connect the stretched octagon to the rest of the object(with good topology). Is the edge cuts that i created in the third image considered good (or at ...
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Center a mesh from a ply file in the origin

Is there a quick way to move the baricenter of a given mesh to the origin in blender? Like a shortcut?
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How to hide toolbar on right side? [duplicate]

Hi, how do I hide the highlighted tollbars without hiding the ones at the bottom? I tried space+shift but it hides both of them.
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Possibility to add shortcut or button for “Show In Edit Mode” And “Show On Cage” on Subdivision Surface Modifier?

i used to use Shortcuts a lot, (or maybe adding extra button in my 'quick tools addon' menu), for smooth and fast workflow when modeling. In recent times, i used 'Show In Edit Mode' And 'Show On Cage' ...
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Objects in group make the entire group move

When I try to move or rotate an object in a group, it also moves the rest of the group. I see something at the bottom of the screen when I try to rotate it that says: ...
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Mac - undo not working? It is not shift alt problem

Im on a mac and this just happened today - cmd Z works in other programs so its just blender. I installed an add-on (speed retopo) that may have screwed with key settings, but I removed the add on/...
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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 editor. 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.