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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Assign Hotkey to Show/Hide face edges wires

I am trying to assign a shortcut that allows me to tick/untick the command shown in the second picture so that all the edges disappear. I used a hotkey in a former version of Blender, but at the ...
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How to detect F13 - F24 keyboard keys in Blender?

Is there a way to access and assign F13 - F24 functions for Blender shortcut keys? For instance, I would like to assign the F13 key to apply the "mirror" modifier. I would remap a secondary ...
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Blender registers random amount of characters when I press keys on keyboard [closed]

Whenever I press a key (eg. typing numbers for rotation and etc.) Blender types random amount of the character that I typed. For example if I press the F key just a single time, it'd type "ffffff&...
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Alt Scroll Wheel in time line and jump back to start

is there a way to customize the Alt + Mouse Wheel which works in most editors that when you reach the end frame you can jump back to start? is it something I don't see in settings or do I need a ...
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Match the text editor to the active object's name

Does anybody know how I could, from the 3D view and with a customized shortcut, automatically open, in the text editor, a .txt file whose name is the same() as the one of the active object? ()Most ...
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Any way to select all linked bones DOWN (or UP) the chain? Or select shortest path of bones between two bones?

EDIT: I realize now that these shortcuts actually work in EDIT mode, but I want to know about POSE mode. I'm trying to find shortcuts to make selecting bones in pose mode faster. Sometimes I want to ...
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How do I move the 2d cursor in the graph editor?

I used to be able to move the 2d cursor in the graph editor by clicking on the blue number in the timeline but now it won't move the horizontal blue line. Only the vertical one. Anyone know how I'm ...
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How do I make vertices straight?

As you can see the vertices are crooked and at an awkward 3D angle, how do I straighten them regardless what position each vertices are at? Is there a shortcut?
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Shortcut for vertices/edges/faces menu?

I can't find that menu, tried RMB and various shortcuts..
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What shortcut for repeating inset plane?

I'm a new. How to repeat inset mesh/plane couple of times like that: https://www.dropbox.com/s/m6ltsz1szsmr62k/how%20repeat%20plane.gif?dl=0
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How can I toggle the mirror modifier visibility of all selected objects?

I'd like to toggle the Mirror modifier of selected object. I always do weight paint without the Mirror modifier but I have to check the mirrored half part sometimes. This script works fine but it is ...
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parenting problem [duplicate]

please I try to make a parent between two objects, I select the two object and press ( ctrl + p ), but the parenting menu does not appear, and the program reject to make parenting
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"Deselect On Nothing" python script

I am trying to emulate "view3d.select" shortcut but I don't know how to emulate "Deselect On Nothing" option of "view3d.select". Do you guys know how?I am using blender 2....
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Can Blender emulate Maya's hotkeys?

I am sure this question has been answered before I just can't find it anywhere on the net. My question is- I am a Maya user and Blender feels so foreign to me. Is it possible to make Blender's ...
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How do I remove "Delete" from my quick favorites without removing the shortcut?

Out of nowhere, Delete by pressing X now shows as a quick favorite. whenever I remove this quick favorite the X shortcut is gone and cant delete stuff with X. if I add it back manually through user ...
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How to toggle Render Region between camera bounds and marquee-selection?

The Problem Like many people, I use Render Region to lighten the load on viewport rendering by only rendering what's visible to the camera. I also use Set Render Region (CtrlB) when I want to focus ...
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Blender Python operator to center view (ALT+MIDDLEMOUSE shortcut like)

I am trying to center the view to the mouse point in a Python modal operator. However, I just couldn't find the right operator in the API documentation. https://docs.blender.org/api/current/bpy.ops....
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Cannot get keymap for IMAGE_EDITOR to work

I am trying to create a keymap to scale the selected verts in the UV Editor to zero in the X direction. The code below works correctly in the UV Editor with F3 and find operator "Scale UV ...
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How to make all selected edges parallel to one axis?

If I have multiple edges selected, how can I set them all parallel to the x-axis? Example: I want to make all of the inner edges in this "tapered screw" parallel to the x-axis so single ...
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Hotkey for the "top bar" menu in the header?

I often need to use the menu in the top bar. The menu with File, Edit, Render, ...
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I deleted the faces on the other side of a model, how can bring them back?

So I made a model but then I deleted the faces on the other side of the model by accident, I did it a while ago so I can't redo the action. Is there anyway I can bring them back with the vertices, ...
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I want to paint through the mesh

I created a mug and I want to paint the handle from the front view. I want to paint uniformly through the mesh so both sides of the handle look the same.How can i enter in a "x-ray" mode for ...
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Node Wrangler connects wrong inputs/output

I want to use lazy connect Alt + Drag drag with the node wrangler but it often connects the wrong inputs and outputs. is there a way to cycle through the different inputs/outputs? Another issue is ...
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Error making Hotkey

So I'm trying to adjust a simple hotkey and it's giving me a lot of trouble. I want to make it so that Pan is done by holding Spacebar and using the middle click, similar to how it works in photoshop. ...
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Blender keymap from Mac to Windows

Lately I plan to migrate from Mac to Windows because Mac's lacking support to Nvidia GPU. But I have lots of customized keymap on my Mac's Blender. I know I can export/import keymap, but I'm not sure ...
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Camera to match the current 3D viewport Without using Shortcut Ctrl + Alt + 0

To make the camera to match the current 3D viewport, all the answers/tutorials on the web are using this shortcut: Ctrl + Alt + Numpad 0 However, I do not have a Numpad and I'm using Mac and it doesn'...
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shortcut to select all objects in collection in outliner does not work

I have set a shortcut to select objects in outliner like this: If i select the collection and tap my shortcut key...nothing happens. If i select the collection and tap the menu point with the ...
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How do I copy the rigidbody properties of an object and paste them on an other one? [Blender 2.93]

For example I have a sphere that I just spawned and cube with several settings. The cube has the "Rigid body" physics with numerous parameters (Type:Active, Mass:20kg, Friction:1.00, etc.) I ...
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Import settings / shortcuts from an old version to the latest version installed

Today I installed 2.93 vers. and I lost all my presets, shortcuts, paid add-ons etc. How can I import all the previous settings from the older version to the latest I just installed?
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Lookup table for 'industry compatible' and the default 'industry incompatible' shortcuts?

I am having a horrid time trying to do the donut tutorial because there's no lookup table for 'industry compatible' shortcuts vs the standard ones. Unfortunately 'Just use the Blender default ...
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How can I get the name of the currently active keymap?

I want to retrieve the name of the currently active keymap. How do I get it? bpy.types.keymap.name errors out. But the attribute 'name' is available in the API: ...
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Center timeline/dopesheet at current time by keyboard shortcut

Sometimes the current time bar goes off-screen in the Timeline or Dopesheet. I would like to easily recenter the timeline/dopesheet to where the current time bar is, but without changing zoom levels. ...
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HotKeys for Mac OS

Super new to Blender and having trouble finding good information on HotKey shortcuts for Mac. For some reason, none of my keyboard letters shortcuts will work: ie. A, D, G etc. won't trigger anything ...
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Bépo Keyboard Layout - Can't use AltGr+Space to write _ (underscore) since blender 2.93

I'm a Bépo user (Bépo is a specific keyboard layout for french people) and since the last blender release (2.93) I can't use my underscore anymore because the mapping used to write that is AltGr+...
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How do I restore my keybindings? [duplicate]

My cat walked across my keyboard, and now certain key functions have changed (in several programs, actually). Now, things like "Save" are mapped to "Ctrl - W". I tried changing my ...
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What is the shortcut for setting a new custom transform orientation in Blender 2.9x?

I have had little luck in finding an answer to this simple question in the blender manual, stack exchange, and reddit answers. While you can easily set a new custom transform orientation manually by ...
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What is the command for calling the Mesh menu (accessible in Edit mode)?

I would like to create a keyboard shortcut to call the Mesh menu, similarly to the way that Vertex, Edge, and Face menus are bound to hotkeys. However, when I right-click the Mesh menu button, I am ...
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Editing Spiral Curves 2.92 [duplicate]

Is there still no way to edit the turns of a spiral form after creating it? (Blender 2.8+ Editing Spiral Curves) I tried using F9 (Adjust Last Operation) but I just get a notification that says Toggle ...
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Is there a way to map the pop-up toolbar to a Middle Click + Right Click shortcut?

I've been looking at the keymap and trying to see if it was possible but i've been unable to find out. I'm rather new to Blender so I might just be misunderstanding the software. I'm trying to map it ...
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Hotkeys Swapped Cannot Restore

Suddenly at the node editor left click and the Ctrl+left click (cutting nodes link with little knife shaped cursor) operations swapped. I really do not know how that was happened. Anyway, I disabled ...
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How to delete channels with nothing on them

I've heard solutions are pressing "O" or using the clean channels button. Pressing O turns on proportional editing and Clean Channels doesn't get rid of scale for some reason Any known ...
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Why my blender layout area appears a mark like hourglass? and how to close it

I don't know what function I pressed, suddenly, the blender layout area appears a mark that looks like "hourglass"(see the picture below), and it does no effect but just a little bit ...
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Blender 2.92, Show gizmo move Keybind

I'm unable to find the show gizmo move keybind. So what I specifically want is to see the XYZ-arrows when I press G to move, just like they show up when I press Move on the toolbar to the left. ...
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Keyframing a UV texture on a mesh isn't working as expected

I used to be able to do this easily in 2.7x but now things seem to have changed. I have a rectangular object with a seamless pattern applied to it (.png). I would like to keyframe the vertices in the ...
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Different keystrokes to hide

I noticed that sometimes ctrl-L selects all and sometimes A works instead. What is the difference between the two?
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How do I edge split after I duplicated a face?

I was creating a hand from a tutorial but when it came to the part where you needed to duplicate the face of the hand and edge split it by pressing space, it didn't work. keeps saying "error ...
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Pressing Alt + R in the UV Editing windows does not refresh the texture

As per title, going into Image > Reload works, but the shortcut Alt + R does not work. Why is this happening and how do I fix it? Thank you
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BoxCutter and industry standard settings conflict

When using industry standard keys, alt+lmb rotates the view. This same keyboard combo completes the operation of a boxcutter Boolean operation. Basically, you are able to start and manipulate the ...
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How can I quickly change Falloff curve type in Texture painting mode through a hotkey or some other way?

How can I quickly change Falloff curve type in Texture painting mode through a hotkey, pop up menu or some other way?
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Is there any way to save Cursor movements to history?

Oftenly i do change cursor's position by mistake and i cant undo it. Are there any ways to add the cursor movements to history ?

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