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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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How to access Pie Menus with a stylus pen?

I am planning to get a laptop-tablet hybrid (Surface Book 2), so I can sketch & sculpt on the go. But when in tablet mode, The keyboard will not be accessible and I don't know how I'll be able to ...
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Is there a hotkey for 'centre view to selected', without zooming?

Is there a 'centre view to selected' hotkey? Not to cursor or to mouse. Like 'view selected', but without the zoom (and no workarounds please with 'select all' or 'origin').
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control Z and Command Z arent working

I just downlodet BLENDER and immediatly started watching tutorials. but then I nóticed that I cant undo my steps.command-and control Z are not doing anything. this is bad especially for me as a ...
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How can I get single “a” to deslect in 2.8?

I'm using the 1-25-19 version of 2.8 beta. You have to double tap "a" every time you want to deselect something which is very annoying. Is there a way to make "a" work the old way where "a" selects ...
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Add hot key for align to axis?

Is there any way to map the sequence of commands "s, x, 0", "s, y, 0", and "s, z, 0" to keys? I use these a lot while modeling, and was hoping to map them to a single button, but can't seem to find ...
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How to introduce new modifier key in Blender 2.8

To find a way to use my muscle memory that was trained for years and I cannot seem to get rid of, I need to change the viewport navigation in Blender 2.8 to this: S + LMB = Dolly Camera S + MMB = ...
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What's the shortcut key for snapping pie menu in blender 2.8

Just a quick question, what is the shortcut key for snapping in pie menus? If there is none, how to set one? Really appreciate it, thanks!
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What is the Difference between Numbers of numpad and of number of numberrow?

I am pretty new to Blender, and parallel to starting learning I build my own Keyboard with the qmk-firmware. Now, I learned that Blender is only triggered by the 1,3 and 7 of the numpad, to change ...
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switching between layouts Blender 2.8 (Mac laptop)

I am new in Blender. I realise that I can not switch between layouts in B2.8 I am following the shortcut ctrl+pageup and can not make it work out. It might be cause I do not have a pageup button. Did ...
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Selected wrong keymap, how do I change it?

I had just gotten Blender 2.8 Beta and I clicked the button to continue using the Blender 2.79 shortcuts by mistake. I want to undo that. Load Factory Settings does not work. How do I do it?
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Camera shortcut keys for Mac keyboard

What are the short cut keys to change between the views like top view, front view and things like that in a mac keyboard. as the kets 1, 2 and 3 are now being used for switching between the edge, ...
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Find commands by name in blender 2.80 beta?

Find commands by name The question is very similar - where is this search popup in 2.80 beta and how to call it? Suggested Spacebar doesn't work I opened ...
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"Loop Cut and Slide in blender 2.80 beta?

https://www.oreilly.com/library/view/learning-blender-a/9780133886283/ch06lev2sec21.html Ctrl+R command exists, I have also found this command in Preferences. But ...
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My keybindings arent working after update?

It seems after updating blender a lot of the keyboard shortcuts aren't working.. most noticeably the join function (J) in edit mode and I cant seem to find the function to re add that binding in the ...
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Ctrl + T doesn't work

I usually used Ctrl+T for my Texture Setup, but it doesn't work. I enabled my node-wrangler-add-on, but nothing changed. I already googled for a whole while but didn't find anything helpful.
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How to search for the 'double click' shortcut?

In preference, i tried to find any hotkey which using 'double click' , but how can i do this properly ? i tried to use keyword 'double' or 'dbl' but nothing shows up, in fact i check manually there's ...
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Pressing “W” turned my cursor into a circle

I was editing a curve for hair, and pressed W to bring the specials menu and Subdivide it, but instead everything but the curve I had active dissapeared, and my cursor turned into a circle like the ...
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Shift + wheel and Ctrl + wheel doesn't work anymore in Blender 2.8?

In 2.7.x it's usefull to pan only in horizontal or vertical, which I use a lot. I searched everywhere and didn't figure out, it doesn't work anymore? This page here https://developer.blender.org/...
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How to apply shortcut to “Show whole scene transparent” ?

How to apply shortcut for selecting invisible backside parts of mesh? It called "Limit Selection to Visible" option in 2.7 There was an answer for 2.7: Assign a shortcut to "Limit selection to ...
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Using Blender on a windows 10 tablet with no keyboard?

Is there any software (in exception of Tablet Pro, which is quite expensive and overfeatured) to create some virtual buttons or shortcuts on the screen to use blender in non-keyboard mode? Or maybe ...
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Shortcut for “disable object in the viewport” (DOV) Blender 2.8

I'd like to use the Collections like layers early versions of Blender. It is working well. But. I use procedural boolean objects and need to hide the boolean parts. I created a part in a collection. ...
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beta 2.8 screen capture

How to make a screen capture video in 2.8 beta? In 2.79 the screen capture shortcut was Alt-F3. Is there an alternative way in 2.8 beta? (The screencast is in the Window pulldown and has, as far as I ...
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How to Mouse Scroll Through Scene Selection?

With ctrl+scroll you can quickly browse through values like Area.type. How could you add this ctrl+mouse scroll-browse functionality to other drop-down menus to quickly select values for "scene" and "...
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Show all Collections with one button in 2.8

In 2.7, we had a button to show all the layers. In 2.8, this button is for the Pie menu. Do we still have this functionality for Collections?
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Blender 2.8 how to keybind pop-up menu

In Blender 2.8 when you click for example z it brings up a pop-up menu. There are different options to choose from and these have keybinds assosiated with them, ...
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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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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 or vertically in the viewport? In 2.7, holding Shift or Ctrl and scrolling the middle mouse button would let me pan horizontally or ...
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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 ...