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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Hotkeys Not Working

Sorry for sounding like such a beginner here. This is literally my first day playing with Blender! I'm watching a youtube tutorial and there's a lot of talk about hotkeys for move, rotate, scale, ...
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RightClick “Assign shortcuts” doesnt work in Edit-mode?

I am using my own custom menu, and i discovered that i can assign shortcuts to "my operator" but i cant assign shortcut to the same thing while in editmode. in editmode the shortcuts cant be ...
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How to change Keymap 'Move to previous word' for Mac for Outliner and Search menu (maybe same problem with PC)?

it seems simple but I can't find out how to change Hotkeys to move the cursor to the previous word inside of Outliner window (also doesn't work for Search menu) when I'm changing the name for an item: ...
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Issue with Camera-to-view hotkey? (ctrl+alt+num0)

I'm having a strange issue where when I add a camera to my scene and press CTRL + ALT + NUM0 to set camera to view, the actual view gets shifted over a little bit. Please check out my screenshots ...
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Copy with base point (like Autocad)

Is it possible to copy an object on a base point and than paste it like it happens in autocad (ctrl+shift+c) and then paste it somewhere else in the scene?
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Copy drivers from shapekeys

Basically i have one mesh (my character) and armature for that mesh full setup. A whole control rig and bunch of corrective shapekeys on my mesh which are driven by bones rotation (its daz3d mesh/...
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Create keyboard shortcut for an operator using python?

How can I create a keyboard shortcut for a specific operator with using the python API?
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What exactly does the “Use 3D Viewport” rendering option do?

There is an option when you press the shortcut to render (F12 by default) to Use 3D Viewport. The tool tip describes this option as: When inside a 3D viewport, use layers and camera of the viewport. ...
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Blender navigation using touchpad (laptop) on osx/mac vs windows

I use Blender - mac version (on macbook pro laptop) . Using touchpad, it's naturally just like using tablet where i can zoom in/out using finger pinch. And 2 finger drag to rotate the view. But when i ...
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Can't assign a shortcut to “Randomize”

When I navigate through the menu to Randomize and try to assign a shortcut, it doesn't take. Trying to assign a shortcut manually isn't working either: I've tried lots of different shortcut ...
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Alternative to Option or Command for Emulate 3 Button Mouse?

As far as I can tell you you can either use Option or Command (OSKey) to emulate a 3rd mouse button. Both of these options, however, nuke important functions. Any work around for this? I saw that some ...
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How to customize a shortcut to switching interface language between, eg. English and Chinese?

I did this and it didn't help. What's wrong with this?
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How set an hotkey to run a saved script like ui_menu.py (Blender 2.90)?

Following tutorials about how register the hotkey for a script or menu. I always get an error with nameofthefile.py not found or ...
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Lasso Select not working when using with RMB selection (bug?)

Upon installing and launching Blender 2.9 (or 2.8) for the first time, one is presented with this choice: Select with Left Mouse Button or Right Mouse Button? Blender 2.9 splash screen on first launch:...
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upgraded to 2.9 bool shortcuts changed?

I've just updated to 2.9, and can't use the Ctrl numpad - shortcut to make a bool difference anymore, manually adding a modifier works fine. The ...
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Where is the Overlay dropdown in Blender 2.9? it appears to be gone from the viewport

Does anyone know where the Overlays drop down is in the newer blender updates? or if I somehow deleted it, and how to recover it? both my Blender 2.83 and Blender 2.9 don't seem to have the drop down ...
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Using two keyboards with Blender

I have two keyboards and would like to use keyboard #1 as usual and keyboard #2 mapped in another way. Is this possible? Currently the two keyboards are considered equal. If this is not possible in ...
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“Snap to” shortcuts don't work in 2.8/2.9

I'm really not sure what has changed in 2.8 with regard to how this menu's shortcuts are handled, but the way I had customized shortcuts for the Snap to elements in 2.79 is no longer working in recent ...
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Shortcut for Cursor to Selection not working in Object Mode

ShiftS + Pie Menu is working as expected. In Object Mode the 3D Cursor jumps to an object's Origin. In Edit Mode it jumps to the selected geometry. The custom keyboard shortcut I assigned however, is ...
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Customizing a shortcut for the UV Editor no longer works in 2.8+

Customizing a shortcut to Snap Cursor to Selected in the UV Editor used to work in 2.79 The syntax to define this shortcut is no longer working in 2.8+ That syntax is: ...
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Reasoning behind the 'Z' key being the shading swap key

I know, this sounds like a stupid question for someone who has been using Blender as long as I have to ask, but I am curious. Does Blender's use of the Z key be the viewport shader key have a specific ...
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Customizing shortcuts in 2.8+ vs 2.79

In 2.79 I have the following keyboard shortcuts assigned for Edit Mode: Vertex Select: Cmd1 Edge Select: Cmd2 Face Select: Cmd3 Note: I'm using "Emulate Numpad", so I register a shortcut ...
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How to “Separate by loose parts” in 2.90?

I use the search function for everything in blender when I can. That could be a bad habit though, because now "Separate by loose parts" doesn't come up in search (2.90) and I do not know how ...
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Accessing Integrated Search Without F3

All my F keys are predefined. (I'm on an iMac and use the default Apple functions frequently.) I've found multiple places that say F3 brings up Search in Blender. It seems like almost everything in ...
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Shortcuts have randomly changed mid-project

In the time this issue occurred I have not updated Blender. So I started learning blender recently and was getting the hang on some shortcuts then after an hour or so of work, literally midway through ...
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Which keymap entries determine add/ subtract/ new selection when window/lasso selection?

I am looking for the commands that are responsible for determining window (and lasso) selection behavior when selecting vertices, because I want to set them up closer to 3ds Max' selection keys. In my ...
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Issues customizing 'Zoom View' in Sculpt mode

Blender 2.8: I was able to map keyboard shortcut for 'Zoom View' to (CTRL + SPACEBAR + LEFT MOUSE) 3d View (Global). This new shortcut works in Edit Mode, but the shortcut does NOT work in Sculpt mode....
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Space bar shortcut [duplicate]

I can't change space bar shortcut from preferences after I made my own panel, space bar shortcut has disappeared.
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Set Custom Toggle Hotkey for Grease Pencil Stroke Tools not Working?

In Blender2.9, while trying to set a Custom Toggle Hotkey in User Preferences for GreasePencil-> Draw_on_Back command using wm.context_toggle_enum with context ...
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Is there a hotkey (or a way to hotkey) to cycle grease pencil brushes?

I Ctrl+Tab to the draw mode. Shift+Space to select the draw tool. Is there a hotkey to select the brush I want or cycle through them?
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How do you limit selection by the A hotkey to only the selected armature in pose mode?

In the previous version, tapping A twice while in pose mode selected all visible bones of the currently selected armature. In the new version it selects all bones of all visible armatures instead. Is ...
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Letter shortcuts switched to number shortcuts

As the title says suddenly most of my shortcuts have been reset to numbers instead of letters. I remember clearly that the "sample" shortcut from texture paint was "s" and now is &...
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Possible to use different shortcut commands for mouse vs drawing tablet?

Is it possible to map different shortcuts/hotkeys for different "items"? such as mouse & keyboard vs a drawing tablet. I would like to be able to have completely separate shortcuts, one ...
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Customize a shortcut to changing between different keymap

I used to work in Maya and I am learning Blender lately. The Industry Compatible is good but sometime in other windows (for example Dope Sheet) Industry Compatible's shortcuts are not as handy as ...
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Extra Keyboard Shortcuts for Porportional Editing?

It's nice to enable/disable proportional editing with O, but I'd like to switch between falloff settings with a keyboard shortcut. If I open the the menu and right click on an option, the "Assign ...
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Pan view wont work

My middle mouse and shift button work on everything else, I even set it back to default factory settings but it still doesn't work. I tried googling but nothing helped. Ive also tried the alternative ...
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Re-order quick favorites in blender

How can I re-order my quick favorites (accessed by pressing the Q key) in Blender 2.83? I looked at How to change the Quick Favorites key in Blender 2.80 Beta? But I don't have them bound to any keys?
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Is there a way to create a loc/rot/scale shortcut in the context menu?

This was a feature I got really used to in 3DS Max and I'm wondering if theres a way to create the same shortcut in the context menu instead of hitting the keyboard or mousing to the left of the ...
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Is there documentation for the Industry Compatible Hotkeys?

I am using the industry compatible hotkeys. However I ran into this problem where whenever I follow a tutorial, I have to use the search bar to find the function of whatever command they did with the ...
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How to add Modifiers with attributes in thekeymap config

I'm trying to set a key combination to add a specific modifier with specific attributes. For example, I would like to add to an object the Bevel modifier with 5 segments and an offset of 0.17 m with ...
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How do you scroll the amount of loopcuts/bevel segments in edit mode without having to change the middle button to scroll?

I had a question regarding how you scroll loop cuts and bevel segments with a graphics tablet, specifically a Wacom in this case. My buttons are set to middle click and right click but to scroll the ...
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Having trouble making a keymap work when mouse button is released

I'm trying to bind view3d.navigate to middle mouse button so that it's only activated while the buttons is pressed. I'm having trouble getting it to deactivate. I'...
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How do I make a hotkey that changes a property? [duplicate]

In my addon (Blender 2.8) I would like to have a hotkey that changes the value of a Property (to be exact: a BoolProperty which is a part of a PropertyGroup). I have found a way of doing this for an ...
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few hotkeys not working and doing something else

So as the title said there are few hotkeys which are not working in blender, I am using version 2.83 in windows. Whenever I press hotkeys such as Ctrl+1 or 2 or 3 etc., in order to apply subsurf ...
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Shift/Ctrl: Bind to mousebuttons 4+5 as secondary key

I'm using a 5-button mouse and like to assign Shift to MB4 and Ctrl to MB5. I could do this with the mouse software (Razer Synapse) itself, but often it does not switch back the profiles and I have ...
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The separate shortcut doesn't work

I tried to change the separate shortcut to another button in preferences, But it still didn't work, I can use the scale and move shortcut and other shortcuts, I tried reinstalling blender deleting the ...
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Problem with centering view with numpad . Blender 2.83

I'm new to Blender but currently learning and I have this problem that clicking on an object and then numpad . centers the view on this object but by selecting this object in the outliner without ...
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Undo operation keeps resetting my settings

im using blender v2.83.2, since this release I'am experiencing unwanted undo behaviour. Every time I undo for example a brushstroke, at the same time, I am resetting the most recent changes in ...
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layer keyboard shortcut 2.83

Blender 2.83.2 Collections replaced Layers. Yet, Layers are still there (presumably for backwards compatibility). It seems Layers and Collections are related, e.g. Collection 1 = Layer 1, etc. Problem ...
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How do I turn off left-mouse delete? (Blender 2.79)

Every time I click with the LMB, it deletes the object I was working on. A tab pops up that says "delete - left mouse button" but then just deletes the object. This happens even when I'm ...

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