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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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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.
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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 ...