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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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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How to find and identify keyboard shortcuts?

What is the best way to more easily identify keyboard shortcuts, specifically for the video editing capabilities? For example, a set of keyboard stickers.
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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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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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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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How to focus on the selected object?

In Maya if we have an object selected and we press F then the object is brought into focus and if no object is selected then all the objects in the scene are brought into focus. How can this be done ...
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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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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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Changing workspace with python

I want to make a python script that allows me to change my workspace with a keypress, and I have a wacom tablet with buttons on it that I can map keys to it. I was thinking about mapping unused ...
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Typing G+X or R+X is not working. Instead is asking me if I want to delete

When I hit GX I'm expecting movement along the $X$ axis by an amount I type in. Similarly, I'd expect RX$90$ to rotate the selected object(s) about the $X$-axis $90$°. Instead, the $X$ is taken as a ...
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zoom to an object without using the NumPad

I zoom all the time for many situations, but most of the time the zoom goes to nowhere and I have to adjust all the time to get the right spot. I have tried ShiftB which works ok only sometimes. I can ...
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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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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 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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How can I switch between Move/Rotate/Scale with shortcuts without straight altering coordinates?

I'm coming from Cinema4D and there when you hit the shortcuts, you just change the "gizmo" and that's it. Then you can for example slide your object along an axis. But when I hit the shortcut in ...
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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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alt-p doesn't seem to be doing anything in 2.8

I'm trying to unparent an object from an armature, but alt-p does nothing. I looked online to see if there is a new shortcut for this function, but cannot find anything. Any help would be ...
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Is there documentation for the Industry Compatible Hotkeys?

I am using the industry compatible hotkeys. However I ran into this problem where whenever I follow a tutorial, I have to use the search bar to find the function of whatever command they did with the ...
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Shortcut for Cursor to Selection not working in Object Mode

ShiftS + Pie Menu is working as expected. In Object Mode the 3D Cursor jumps to an object's Origin. In Edit Mode it jumps to the selected geometry. The custom keyboard shortcut I assigned however, is ...
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Where is Ctrl-Alt-Shift-Mouse Wheel discrete rotation in 2.8

I can't find this in 2.8 and it was really useful. For instance in 2.79 you could Ctrl-Alt-Wheel to roll rotate the view based on your current. The only way I could do this in 2.8 was with the ...
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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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Masking selected vertices for sculpting

I have 3 questions related to masking in blender. I'm using latest 2.80rc2. Is there a way to mask a subobject or selected vertices inside a mesh? Can we mask a selected vertex group? For example, ...
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Re-order quick favorites in blender

How can I re-order my quick favorites (accessed by pressing the Q key) in Blender 2.83? I looked at How to change the Quick Favorites key in Blender 2.80 Beta? But I don't have them bound to any keys?
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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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How to access the search menu 2.8? (used to be spacebar in 2.79)

In 2.79 the search menu is accessed pressing the spacebar In 2.8 the space bar is used to play the timeline. Where is the search menu now?
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layer keyboard shortcut 2.83

Blender 2.83.2 Collections replaced Layers. Yet, Layers are still there (presumably for backwards compatibility). It seems Layers and Collections are related, e.g. Collection 1 = Layer 1, etc. Problem ...
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How to select what to render with F12 in Blender 2.8?

When I press F12 Blender 2.8 it doesn't render what I'm currently looking at. How do I select what to render when I press F12? EDIT: I didn't explain the situation well enough not that I'm reading it ...
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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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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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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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Change radius for proportional editing

When proportional editing is enabled in edit mode, then if you select and drag a point, nearby points will also move with it. The effect has a certain radius. How can you set this radius? According to ...
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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 map “CHANGE FRAME” to mouse right click in Blender 2.80 in the VSE

I use the VSE to do my video editing with the option "Select With Left" activated in Preferences. Under those circumstances, in all beta versions of Blender 2.8, as well as the older 2.7 releases, ...
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Marker offset shortcut does not work

In version 2.72 when tracking markers are in use in movie clip editor, normally I could move marker with offset from original position to new one in purpose to skip some frames from place where ...
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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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Multiple hotkeys for the same function

I'm trying to get a single function mapped to multiple hotkeys. Specifically, I want to rotate the 3d view by holding shift+middle mouse button or the * key on the num key. (Pan has been moved to ...
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Short-cut for “cursor to selected”

Can I program a direct short-cut (keyboard) for the functions "cursor to selected" and "selection to cursor"? Couldn't find them under the User Preference/Input tab. I know they're under Shift+S, but ...
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How To Make V-key Toggle Between Vertex Paint And Object Mode?

I am trying to set up V-Key as shortcut. But it is ignored in Vertex Paint Mode. In Object Mode, I hover over Vertex Paint, right-click and add shortcut. Great! I hit V-key, switches to Vertex Paint ...
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What is the 2.8 shortcut for “Operator Search” on Mac?

I would like to know what key or key combination opens the search field in Blender 2.8 on a Mac. Can anyone answer this? "F3" does not do it. Thanks!
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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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Hotkey to navigate scenes in Blender 2.8?

In Blender 2.7, i could change the layout with Ctrl + ← and Ctrl + →. In 2.7, the scene was layout dependent, allowing me to navigate the scene this way. However, in Blender 2....
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Adding keyboard actions in 2.82

Where is the Add New keyboard shortcut feature in 2.8? Why 2.7X keymap in Blender 2.8 doesn't have keyboard shortcuts from 2.7X? Why exporting a keymap from 2.7 imported in 2.8 doesn't work? How to ...
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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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