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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My modifiers icon disappeared

I am using Blender version 2.81a, my Modifiers icon (the little wrench) disappeared on my tab. How do I get it back?
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Custom made menu hotkey problem, blender doesn't find it unless I run it form the text editor

I am new to scripting in blender, kinda new to python as well. I followed a tutorial on how to make a custom menu in python, and then add it as an addon in blender. Now I installed it from file and it ...
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Alt key +LMB isn't selecting edge [duplicate]

I was performing a tutorial for beginners designing a hammer in edit mode. With edge mode selected I attempted to select an edge using alt key + LMB. Nothing happened. However, in prior exercises of ...
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Why does the shortcut I created change to NDOF Fit

I changed the shortcut for Frame Selected from Number . to Shift F and after I saved the project the shortcut changed to NDOF Fit and I can't change it or remove the shortcut. The only way I can ...
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2019 Macbook Pro (laptop) keyboard shortcuts

I'm UI graphic designer and junior front end dev and I started learning blender few days ago but everytime I open blender and trying to do something while watching tutorials I'm stuck in the keyboard ...
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Can't use Shortcut key on linux mint 19 XFCE [duplicate]

I am not able to use the shortcut key in Blender, although in Preferences > Input there is normal. For example, I can't use key G for move , S for scale, R, X, Y, Z or Shift + D for duplication, but ...
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How can I switch the direction of a Curve on Blender 2.8?

How can i switch (invert) the direction of a curve to the opposite direction, in Blender 2.8? It seems that the shorcut for this option has changed.
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How do I scrub the sequencer playhead more than just 1 frame at a time

How do I scrub the sequencer playhead more than just 1 frame at a time (in 2.7 it was shift+up or down arrows) I can't find anything for it in keymaps.
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Multiple extrusion on selected curve objects using the Option (alt) key

In Blender 2.80 I was able to extrude multiple curve objects, including text and imported SVG files by simply clicking and dragging on the Geometry Extrude field while pressing the Option (alt) key. ...
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Shortcuts are saved immediately to all keymap presets

I created a new keymap preset, if I try to change something in it, the changes affect ALL other presets. For example: I reset all the settings to the factory settings, created a new keymap preset and ...
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How to find the function and the menu (or button) corresponding to a shortcut (knowing only shortcut keys)?

I wonder how to find the function and the menu (or button) corresponding to a shortcut (if I have only the shortcut and no idea of what it does) ? For instance : if in a video I see one maker doing "[...
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Wacom kills keyboard short cuts

It's taking a bit to finally figure out whats going on. When I try to use my Wacom (Intuos 5) in Blender (for sculpting), it messes with Shift, Control, and Command modifier keys. Usually this happens:...
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VSE: Select next or previous strip with the keyboard

After starting using Blender VSE for a while, I would like to get free of the mouse for selecting strips on the timeline. Let A be a strip and B another strip following A on the channel (with or ...
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Set Origin shortcut not working?

The shortcut for Set Origin (Shift + Ctrl + Alt + c) isn't working. When I searched for the action in the search bar accessed by pressing f3 there were no buttons noted after the "Set origin" action,...
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Is there a SketchUp shortcut configuration?

Has anyone created a shortcut configuration file that would use the same shortcuts as sketchup?
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Loop Cut with ctrl R doesnt work for me

When I try to add a Loop Cut with Ctrl R it simply doesnt work. It worked yesterday but when I opened Blender today it didnt work at all. Tried to reopen it but that didnt help. Im sure I havent ...
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Newbie quicky question

I'm doing the blender guru donut tutorial and my shortcuts are acting up. Hey so I may have a bit of a newbie question. My numpad shortcuts are acting weird. I have to double click to use them and ...
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Transformation hotkeys stopped working in blender 2.82

There is something strange going on with my blend file. Although pressing S in Edit Mode to scale my meshes works just fine. In Object Mode S doesn't do anything. This started to happen with a very ...
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Is it possible to automatically inherit/import custom shortcut mappings from an older Blender version to a newer?

I'm about to start experimenting with Blender 2.81; unfortunately, doing so means all of my custom Quick Favorites and Shortcuts (and other interface changes, e.g. select with RMB) have been lost. Is ...
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How to Toggle Selected Objects Visibility with H shortcut as in Maya

I want to be able to toggle the visibility of selected objects with a shortcut (H) the way you can do in Maya and XSI, shown in the GIF. I'm guessing scrippting is needed. I've tried to do it my self ...
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How do I “View selected” in edit mode?

My keyboard does not have a numpad so I changed the keymap for view selected to F as in Maya. The problem I'm having is it doesn't work in edit mode when selecting Verts/Faces/Edges. I'm not sure if ...
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Toggling Annotate line drawing mode instead of holding keys

Is it possible to change the shortcuts for Annotate (what used to be Grease Pencil) to a toggle-type hotkey, instead of having to hold Alt+D for Draw Straight Lines?...
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grease pencil keyframe navigation?

just have a simple issue of finding out how to jump to front or back key-frames, as I am currently typing in the number each time, but hope there is a simple short-cut / hotkey. Inside grease pencil ...
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Can't find the keyboard shortcut in keymap preferences

I am a Maya user and I want to move to Blender and I decided to Change the Keymap to a similar look to Maya; But couldn't find the shortcut key for ' Spacebar + W ' as Tweak tool to Remove It and use ...
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keyboard stopped working

I'm following a tutorial to learn blender, and I've been doing the same tutorial a few times now without any problem. But suddenly my keyboard commandos just stopped working, for example I can't press ...
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Need help with hotkey for blend setting

I'm trying to, when in the blend mode menu, be able to press a key and get "overdrop" to be selected. It used to be binded to 5 or 6 in 2.79/2.79nightbuild....now I have no idea if its binded to ...
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How do I add change the shortcut key to the Shift+A add object menu on the lower left in Blender 2.8 beta?

How do I add a new keypress option to the Shift+A add object menu on the lower left in Blender 2.82 beta?
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Pan and zoom don’t work anymore

Suddenly the pan and zoom have just stopped working. It’s only in a specific file, in all my other files it works fine. I think I might have pressed a key, since I use a yoga book, and the ghost ...
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how to bring up the menu at the bottom left [duplicate]

hello everyone I have a little problem, how do I bring up the menu in the circle? when I select another object the menu becomes non-existent
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When pressing A it doesnt select all 2.81

It's the latest build v2.81.16 When I press A once it should select all but now i have to smash it at least ten times before it selects all but usually it just deselects everything. SO, how do I ...
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Blender New Leader Key (ALT-KEY) And How To Remove It?

If you find new leader (ALT-KEY) key annoying you , You can disable it, but make sure you make backup first cause it might be wrong , This only for Blender 2.82-97d79ca844df . First go to blender ...
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dissapear on Blender animation

Simple question: I have an animation where spikes come from the floor and then dissappear where i will put a partivle system. How can i make a keyframe to the objects where they dissappear on a blink ...
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Timeline cursor

I'm new to blender trying to learn the viewport and the hotkeys. Every time I press the spacebar the timeline cursor starts to move obviously. A lot of hotkeys are linked to the spacebar. How do I get ...
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Is there a keymap for Blender 2.79 that would mimic 2.8? [duplicate]

Has anyone done it? If you know where we can find a key-map of 2.79 that mimics the 2.8x series it would be great. Because when you are working with both software versions at the same time your mind ...
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How to Pan around the view port with/using mouse side buttons (Button 4,and 5) in blender 2.8?

Is there a way to pan and zoom with side buttons on the mouse in blender 2.8 ? I can't seem to get the "Button4 Mouse" and "Button5 Mouse" Keymapping working on the "pan view" option. Side buttons ...
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How can I tie the Display Face Orientation to a Toggleable hotkey?

I already have the... thing: bpy.context.space_data.overlay.show_face_orientation This accepts a boolean value. I found this out by looking at the Info menu. I think it's called a context ...
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Change Sculpt Brush Strength with Scroll Wheel

Is there any way I can change the hotkeys in the Blender 2.80 settings to change the brush strength? I know you can change size with [ and ], but what about changing the strength with, say - and = (i....
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Wire Edit lines showing over Vertex mode Edge Select?

Hey guys, I've been using blender 2.8 for a little while now and this has me stumped. The only way I can get my vertex mode to show the yellow gradient highlighting connected edges is to display edges ...
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How to move just along the Z axis on Mac (Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Keyboard)?

I've been using Shift+scrolling to move along the Z axis a lot with non-Apple keyboard and mouse. Is there any way to move along JUST Z axis using Apple peripheral ...
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How do I get the context menu in the node editor/3d editor (and more) if I preffer to use Right Click Selection?

I know that people with left click selection bring up that menu with right click, however, with right click selection I simply can't find a way to bring up the context menu, and I don't want to change ...
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When I press space instead of search I'm getting playback started

Blender 2.8. It can be Layout or Modleing tap opened, but when I press Space instead of search menu animation starts playing.
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panning on linux conflicts with zooming

so i recently switched to pop os, and i imported my keymap the problem is, the view3d.zoom is mapped to wheel in/out, but i also have ...
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Customizing Move Hotkey

I'm new to Blender and I'd love for Move to be M not G. I've done edit> preferences > Input > Transform Modal Map > Mode > changed the input to M instead of G. And it has had no effect. I even made ...
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Rotate, Move, Scale Not Working

I recently installed 2.80 to continue my work. Suddenly when I was working, keyboard shortcuts for Move (G), Rotate (R), Scale (S) stopped working. Every thing else works fine. I m using windows 7 ...
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Add shortkey for Reload Scripts in Blender 2.80

Blender 2.7x used to have F8 as the key to reload the scripts. As an add-on developer I rely on reloading the scripts a lot and having to press F3 and search for "Reload Script” every time i update ...
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Hotkeys have changed, how can I fix this?

So I don't know what I have done or if I have installed something. I can't remember. Pressing the TAB key opens this weird looking thing: Pressing W doesn't ope the edge thing. Those are my main ...
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Why my monkey is rendered with only a mesh?

I'm totally noob to the blender world, and I accidentally made my monkey like above. the monkey was originally a solid not mesh. I managed to find the way for restoring my monkey to solid again in the ...
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Emulate Numpad prevents Selection Modes from working

I'm working in Blender 2.8 on a laptop, so I enabled "emulate numpad" option in settings. But in this case, the shortcuts for toggling between selection modes (polygon/edge/vert) don't work anymore (...
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How to make V-Key toggle between Vertex Paint and Object mode?

I am trying to set up V-Key as shortcut. But it is ignored in Vertex Paint Mode. In Object Mode, I hover over Vertex Paint, right-click and add shortcut. Great! I hit V-key, switches to Vertex Paint ...
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Is anybody else accidentally hiding collections in blender 2.8? [duplicate]

often i forget i'm not in edit mode and i will press 1, 2, or 3. If you're in object mode it will hide all the collections i'm working with. Alt+H doesn't seem to unhide them and i have to manually ...