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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Enabling extra preferences (specifically pie menus) with the 27X keymaps?

I noticed recently that the "Blender 27X" keymap preset (Which I am currently using) is missing many of the preferences avalible in the main "Blender", specifically the option to ...
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Can't jump while using View Navigation Walk

I'm using View Navigation Walk and the jump functionality is strange. I press spacebar but instead of jumping I go flying to whatever surface is straight ahead of me. It's more like a "hookshot&...
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Control-Click on a Mac?

How can I Control Click on a Mac? I mean holding the Control key and clicking to get the RMB functionality. I know that I can use a right-click mouse, but I like using Ctrl-click.
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Change shortcut for indicate Number of Cuts (Loop Cut Tool)

Can't find a way to assign my custom shortcut to change Number of Cuts for Loop Cut Tool. Out of the box it is possible to change this number with the mouse wheel or with the Page Up and Page Down ...
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how to change keybindings

How do i switch to industry standard keybinding? I picked default blender hotkeys after starting it up for the first time and want to try the 27x option or industry standard hotkeys.
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Remove pop-up window when running an operator

Is there anyway to remove this pop-up window when running an operator?
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How to change shortcut for snap to view?

When I hold MMB and pan/orbit and press Alt it snaps the view to front,right etc. Is there a way to change that hotkey to Shift so that when I hold MMB and press Shift I will snap to the view?
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to change the render engine? [duplicate]

Is there a keyboard shortcut to change the render engine? I have looked through the keymap preferences and I cannot find one. Is there any way to make one? My computer takes a while to render with the ...
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How to select a tool and it's Mode/properties, by hotkey?

Is it possible to select and setup a tool, by hotkey, or from python ? For example : Keymap.py ...
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How to activate different tool gizmos with shortcuts?

When I use S, R, or G it allows me to interact with the object in all directions but I would like that those commands just activate the respective manipulator.
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Is there a way to drive “Mute a node” or Toggle “Auto Refresh” in the Image Texture Node in Movie / Sequence Image Mode

Hi There Blender Peeps.. I am in need of some help, I am wanting to make a shortcut in the Item Properties to toggle a node from working, The Item Properties shortcut I speak of is the area Right Side ...
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Hotkey to change frame colour and name in node editor

There used to be a hotkey (f9) to change a node frame's colour and name in a pop-up in earlier versions of Blender. In 2.91 redo last no longer invokes this menu, does anyone know the command name (...
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How to create a custom shortcut for loop cut count?

I use a small Wacom tablet. So, I was wondering if it was possible to use those Express keys on the tablet to add or remove loop cuts after using the Ctrl+R shortcut to select loop cut.
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Pproblem loading settings from 2.90 to 2.91

After loaded settings, I found many shortcut keys mess up, including my custom shortcuts, and shortcut override from the addon as well. 2.8 to 2.9 was working fine so I think I know how to do this. ...
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SpacePilot Pro 3D Connexion

I am completely puzzled with the Space PilotPro 3Dconnexion. Whilst I have CADMouse pro by the same company, the same works perfectly fine. However, on my 2.83.9 the Space Pilot Pro stopped working in ...
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Undo and redo not working after changing the hotkey

I changed the undo and redo hotkeys from Ctrl+Z and Shift+Ctrl+Z to F1 and F2, and now they are not even working and I have checked multiple times in keymap to make sure the hotkeys are properly set. ...
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Switching transform tools mid-operation using hotkeys

I’ve been using some basic tutorials, and think I’m following them OK. But there’s one thing that’s bugging me. When I see the instructors moving vertices about, or extruding faces, it seems as though ...
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Emulate Numpad: Negating a number value while hovering mouse cursor over value box?

Usually without the emulate numpad feature on, pressing the minus key while hovering over a numeric value would multiply the value by -1. However, with the emulate numpad on, that negation doesn't ...
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How to disable multiple keymaps with the same name?

I figured out how to disable a keymap by a unique name, but in this case, there are five different keymaps all named wm.call_menu_pie. Is there a way to iterate ...
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“Drag”, “Pencil” or “Line” Selection

After looking around and Googling alot I couldn't find what I'm looking for, hence I'm asking here. I'm looking for a tool that is similar to Lasso Select in some ways, but instead of : Drawing a ...
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View all timeline pressing the Home key

When pressing Home, the expected behaviour everywhere in Blender is Show all. That applies to viewport, node tree, image editor and more. In previous Blender versions, pressing Home on the timeline, ...
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Hotkey to get back to Object Mode from Weight Paint

Sometimes, when I think I'm in Edit Mode but I'm actually in Object Mode, I'll hit Ctrl-Tab, and I get switched into Weight Paint mode. Is there a hotkey that will reliably take me back to Object Mode?...
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Gizmo replaced with Arrows when using shortcuts (size, rotation, position)

So this one is hard to describe so I'll use screenshots This appears when I use Size tool shortcut S This is when I click on size tool This happens with all of the main shortcut tools I tried factory ...
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Merge Two Separate Equal Objects to Edit Them at the Same Time

Is it possible to modify two same objects at the same time (placed in different zones) as when using the array modifier? I tried to split them using Alt + D, but nothing happens. If I modify one of ...
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I don't have any keymap for “view selected”

I am following a tutorial and they are teaching how to configure the hotkey for "view selected" but when I try to find the actual configuration I don't see any hotkey already created: I ...
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Blender 2.9, is there a way to select the collection in outliner when an object in that collection is selected?

I'm working on a large scene, I organized the objects in collections and I need to duplicate some of these collections and transform them, the process so far is: 1- Select object in viewport that is ...
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How to Change Keymap for Opening Nested Context Menu?

When you RMB (or press W if you have right-click to select) on an object you get a context menu, then RMB again on certain commands (regardless of LMB or RMB to select) you get a nested context menu ...
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snap 3D cursor to closest vertex in 2.8

I'd like to put the 3D cursor on a vertex with a single action rather than a series of actions. Currently, I have to switch to edit mode then switch to vertex select then select the vertex then cursor ...
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Show short cut NOT used

Is there a setting or add-on to show the shortcut if they are not used, i.e. the functions used with the mouse? There is a plugin for IntelliJ called "Key Promoter X" which does exactly this:...
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How to assign a key to “Select All by Trait”? It is not in list

I'm trying to assign a key to "Select All by Trait" (mesh edit mode, "select" menu) but it is not listed in Keymap. Is it possible? I want to popup this menu on some key, same as ...
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How assign shortcut to custom function?

i have this simple function in the Blender text editor : ...
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Stabilize Stoke set hotkey in blender?

In Blender 2.91. In sculpt mode have Stabilize stroke function. Way to function Sidebar -> Tool -> Stabilize Stroke. But i can not set Hotkey to this function.
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How to create a keyboard shortcut to call a custom menu in a floating window with Python?

This is very simple script example from Blender templates: ...
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Does every tool or feature in Blender have a keyboard shortcut or hotkey?

Is there a shortcut hotkey for every tool or task in Blender?
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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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Cannot load custom keymap / custom keyboard shortcuts (Version 2.8 / 2.9)

I have a problem with my blender versions 2.8 / 2.9 that I can’t find an answer to anywhere: I am using a couple of addons and have customized my keymap heavily. If I export my keymap into a .py file ...
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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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