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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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what are some vacant key combinations for custom shortcuts? [closed]

I wanna add a lot of custom shortcuts to things but I don't want to overwrite already existing shortcuts by accident. The list of existing short cuts is so long it's like asking to find what words ...
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Blender doesn't recognise Middle Mouse Button?

so I got myself a new mouse (Logitech's M560), and I've found out that Blender kinda ignores its middle button (as in, rotation, panning and other functions that need this button don't work). But only ...
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How to zoom in on off-center points with MacBook Pro mousepad?

MacBook Pro here. Magic Mouse doesn't seem to help me with zooming on stuff inside of Blender, but I can zoom by gesturing the "two finger pinch-out" expression on the mouse pad. I start Blender with ...
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I have to use control+left click to move an object using the 3d arrows

Part of why this is an issue is that when I hold down the control button and use the movement arrows it turns on snapping for that object. I also have to use control+left click to connect things in ...
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Default Weight-Paint Sample

I'm trying to fine tune custom controls for myself but I'm having issues with selecting bones while painting weights. In default Blender settings, when in the weight-paint mode, you can use ...
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pan with RMB instead of MMB?

I've got a bunch of Logitech MX mouses (mice?) which work great for most applications. However for some reason pressing MMB to pan and rotate, causes Blender to zoom in even when I'm not scrolling 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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How do I change the default blender controls to allow for left click drag/box select? Like in the maya preset controls

When you use the maya preset controls scheme left click and dragging allows you to use a drag/box select but in the default blender control scheme left click and dragging edits the geometry of the ...
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Undo suddenly stopped working 2.79b

I was working on a project in the VSE and editing some keyframes via the graph editor. I believe I used key: Mirror as my last known command because I was trying to invert the keyframe positions. It ...
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Blender 2.8 alt-lmb orbit view snapping

TL;DR What is this damn thing, and how do I turn it off? I'm trying to work out a smooth workflow for using the new grease pencil object on an NTrig based convertible laptop. The first problem with ...
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How to move the 3d cursor in blender 2.8

This question may have been asked already, but I couldn't find it. So, my question is pretty straight forward. With the new movement controls in blender 2.8, I can no longer move the cursor using left ...
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How to install controls from Cinema4D?

Is there any way to completely override Blender controls with Cinema4D controls? Or is it rather something that needs to be done manually when it comes to hotkeys ad other kind of things? I am ...
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Key bindings problem [closed]

Changing key bindings in preferences affect nothing. I'm changing bindings, saving, but controls remain the same. I also tried reloading blender but this never helped
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How to restore the 2.79 keyboard shortcuts? [duplicate]

I hate the new 2.8 shortcuts, they're confusing and can't get them down. How do I restore the shortcuts from 2.7 in 2.8?
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My modifiers icon disappeared

I am using Blender version 2.81a, my Modifiers icon (the little wrench) disappeared on my tab. How do I get it back?
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Alt key +LMB isn't selecting edge [duplicate]

I was performing a tutorial for beginners designing a hammer in edit mode. With edge mode selected I attempted to select an edge using alt key + LMB. Nothing happened. However, in prior exercises of ...
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panning on linux conflicts with zooming

so i recently switched to pop os, and i imported my keymap the problem is, the view3d.zoom is mapped to wheel in/out, but i also have ...
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When I press space instead of search I'm getting playback started

Blender 2.8. It can be Layout or Modleing tap opened, but when I press Space instead of search menu animation starts playing.
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Change Sculpt Brush Strength with Scroll Wheel

Is there any way I can change the hotkeys in the Blender 2.80 settings to change the brush strength? I know you can change size with [ and ], but what about changing the strength with, say - and = (i....
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How to Pan around the view port with/using mouse side buttons (Button 4,and 5) in blender 2.8?

Is there a way to pan and zoom with side buttons on the mouse in blender 2.8 ? I can't seem to get the "Button4 Mouse" and "Button5 Mouse" Keymapping working on the "pan view" option. Side buttons ...
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Is there a keymap for Blender 2.79 that would mimic 2.8? [duplicate]

Has anyone done it? If you know where we can find a key-map of 2.79 that mimics the 2.8x series it would be great. Because when you are working with both software versions at the same time your mind ...
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Blender New Leader Key (ALT-KEY) And How To Remove It?

If you find new leader (ALT-KEY) key annoying you , You can disable it, but make sure you make backup first cause it might be wrong , This only for Blender 2.82-97d79ca844df . First go to blender ...
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How do I add change the shortcut key to the Shift+A add object menu on the lower left in Blender 2.8 beta?

How do I add a new keypress option to the Shift+A add object menu on the lower left in Blender 2.82 beta?
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Can't find the keyboard shortcut in keymap preferences

I am a Maya user and I want to move to Blender and I decided to Change the Keymap to a similar look to Maya; But couldn't find the shortcut key for ' Spacebar + W ' as Tweak tool to Remove It and use ...
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Toggling Annotate line drawing mode instead of holding keys

Is it possible to change the shortcuts for Annotate (what used to be Grease Pencil) to a toggle-type hotkey, instead of having to hold Alt+D for Draw Straight Lines?...
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How do I “View selected” in edit mode?

My keyboard does not have a numpad so I changed the keymap for view selected to F as in Maya. The problem I'm having is it doesn't work in edit mode when selecting Verts/Faces/Edges. I'm not sure if ...
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How to find the function and the menu (or button) corresponding to a shortcut (knowing only shortcut keys)?

I wonder how to find the function and the menu (or button) corresponding to a shortcut (if I have only the shortcut and no idea of what it does) ? For instance : if in a video I see one maker doing "[...
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Shortcuts are saved immediately to all keymap presets

I created a new keymap preset, if I try to change something in it, the changes affect ALL other presets. For example: I reset all the settings to the factory settings, created a new keymap preset and ...
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Custom made menu hotkey problem, blender doesn't find it unless I run it form the text editor

I am new to scripting in blender, kinda new to python as well. I followed a tutorial on how to make a custom menu in python, and then add it as an addon in blender. Now I installed it from file and it ...
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Transformation hotkeys stopped working in blender 2.82

There is something strange going on with my blend file. Although pressing S in Edit Mode to scale my meshes works just fine. In Object Mode S doesn't do anything. This started to happen with a very ...
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Why does the shortcut I created change to NDOF Fit

I changed the shortcut for Frame Selected from Number . to Shift F and after I saved the project the shortcut changed to NDOF Fit and I can't change it or remove the shortcut. The only way I can ...
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2019 Macbook Pro (laptop) keyboard shortcuts

I'm UI graphic designer and junior front end dev and I started learning blender few days ago but everytime I open blender and trying to do something while watching tutorials I'm stuck in the keyboard ...
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Replacing one object out of two, how does it work?

I have a character out of 3 parts, i pressed cntrl p and made it to one object. Now I want to replace one cube with these three parts. I tried cntrl l and i tried it with the properties menu but it ...
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Can't use Shortcut key on linux mint 19 XFCE [duplicate]

I am not able to use the shortcut key in Blender, although in Preferences > Input there is normal. For example, I can't use key G for move , S for scale, R, X, Y, Z or Shift + D for duplication, but ...
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How do I toggle the view between perspective/orthographic with out a numpad in 2.8?

In 2.8, I'm trying not to use the emulate numpad option since that replaces the [1,2,3] selection modes in edit mode. So far the '~' pie menu is pretty quick for switching views, but there's no ...
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Multiple extrusion on selected curve objects using the Option (alt) key

In Blender 2.80 I was able to extrude multiple curve objects, including text and imported SVG files by simply clicking and dragging on the Geometry Extrude field while pressing the Option (alt) key. ...
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When pressing A it doesnt select all 2.81

It's the latest build v2.81.16 When I press A once it should select all but now i have to smash it at least ten times before it selects all but usually it just deselects everything. SO, how do I ...
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Is there a way to switch the mesh selection mode by a shortcut?

Is there a shortcut for switching between these three modes?
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Alt+Left mouse to orbit, while “pick with left mouse button” is enabled?

A tough nut I guess. I am trying to make controls similar to Unity and Substance, but I can't make this happen. I can either have Alt+LMB orbiting OR LMB selection. Is there a way to have both?
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How can I switch the direction of a Curve on Blender 2.8?

How can i switch (invert) the direction of a curve to the opposite direction, in Blender 2.8? It seems that the shorcut for this option has changed.
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Panning with Shift + middle mouse button stopped working

When I pan with the Shift + MMB, it doesn't work. I think I might have accidentally pressed some sort of key-shortcut. It works for other views, so it's not my mouse. What sort of shortcut could I ...
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How do I scrub the sequencer playhead more than just 1 frame at a time

How do I scrub the sequencer playhead more than just 1 frame at a time (in 2.7 it was shift+up or down arrows) I can't find anything for it in keymaps.
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What is the key combination in 2.8 that brings up the cursor moving pie menu?

I saw it in some tutorial but I don't remember what it is called or where I found it and I can't find it again. It was a pie menu that opens with a combination of hotkeys that has a bunch of options ...
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A Disabled User in need of Suggestions/Help (UI Question)

I have a minor case if Cerebral Palsy which affects my left hand therefore using some of the keyboard shortcuts are impossible for me to use. I’m using Blender 2.8. Just a few Examples of the ...
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Is there a way to hide all particles in a scene?

Pretty straightforward, I am looking for an option or key command to hide all the particle systems in the current scene. Is this possible or do I need to write a script?
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Set Origin shortcut not working?

The shortcut for Set Origin (Shift + Ctrl + Alt + c) isn't working. When I searched for the action in the search bar accessed by pressing f3 there were no buttons noted after the "Set origin" action,...
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Wacom kills keyboard short cuts

It's taking a bit to finally figure out whats going on. When I try to use my Wacom (Intuos 5) in Blender (for sculpting), it messes with Shift, Control, and Command modifier keys. Usually this happens:...
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VSE: Select next or previous strip with the keyboard

After starting using Blender VSE for a while, I would like to get free of the mouse for selecting strips on the timeline. Let A be a strip and B another strip following A on the channel (with or ...
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Is it possible to change labels on items in the 'Quick Favorites' menu?

I would like to put a different text label on one of my Quick Favorite menu items. Reason: I fiddle around with 3D printing, so I import and export STL a lot. Naturally, since I use those two ...
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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 ...