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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2.80 Make the data single user. Like pressing U key in blender 2.79

In 2.79 I could press U to make data single user. How can I do this in 2.80, what is the hotkey?
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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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What shortkey CTRL + SPACE (context toggle) need for in Blender 2.8?

what does hotkey CTRL + SPACE (context toggle) for in Blender 2.8? In Blender 2.8 (legace 2.7 keymap) this hotkey is for function "space_data.show_gizmo_context" , but when I press it nothing happens. ...
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Customizing Move Hotkey

I'm new to Blender and I'd love for Move to be M not G. I've done edit> preferences > Input > Transform Modal Map > Mode > changed the input to M instead of G. And it has had no effect. I even made ...
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How can I create a toggle 'view to selected' hotkey?

I've changed my 'view to selected' hotkey and would like to make it a toggle shortcut that allows me either to focus on the selected object or toggle back to the whole scene. Can anyone help me with ...
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Rotate, Move, Scale Not Working

I recently installed 2.80 to continue my work. Suddenly when I was working, keyboard shortcuts for Move (G), Rotate (R), Scale (S) stopped working. Every thing else works fine. I m using windows 7 ...
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Add shortkey for Reload Scripts in Blender 2.80

Blender 2.7x used to have F8 as the key to reload the scripts. As an add-on developer I rely on reloading the scripts a lot and having to press F3 and search for "Reload Script” every time i update ...
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Toggle Subdivision modifier and smooth shading with one key

Is there a hotkey, script or addon to globally toggle smooth shading and subD? When modeling with subD's I like having the shading faceted, but obviously want to see it smooth when I turn the subD ...
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Why my monkey is rendered with only a mesh?

I'm totally noob to the blender world, and I accidentally made my monkey like above. the monkey was originally a solid not mesh. I managed to find the way for restoring my monkey to solid again in the ...
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Hotkeys have changed, how can I fix this?

So I don't know what I have done or if I have installed something. I can't remember. Pressing the TAB key opens this weird looking thing: Pressing W doesn't ope the edge thing. Those are my main ...
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Emulate Numpad prevents Selection Modes from working

I'm working in Blender 2.8 on a laptop, so I enabled "emulate numpad" option in settings. But in this case, the shortcuts for toggling between selection modes (polygon/edge/vert) don't work anymore (...
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Swap control+click with shift+click

Ctrl+click is like Window's shift+click in the explorer - selects everything from point to point. Shift selects additively. What are the names of their controls in the preferences menu? I want to swap ...
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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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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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Is anybody else accidentally hiding collections in blender 2.8? [duplicate]

often i forget i'm not in edit mode and i will press 1, 2, or 3. If you're in object mode it will hide all the collections i'm working with. Alt+H doesn't seem to unhide them and i have to manually ...
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Replacing the Alt+Middle mouse shortcut

I want to replace the Alt+Middle mouse shortcut in the keymap, but I can't find i
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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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Make one button (mouse or keyboard) Do two different things

Like, when i'm in the uv tab. I would like my mouse 4 button to mark seams. In modeling tab, i would like it to idk, add bevels or something else. How can i make it do two separate things in ...
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Blender 2.8 - What is 'Tweak' in Preferences > Keymap

I've used Blender 2.7 for years, but I'm really trying to make an effort to figure out 2.8. I was trying to randomize my vertices in edit mode; so I searched Preferences > Keymap for the shortcut to ...
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Blender input and shortcuts error

This error just happened. I can't rotate my viewport using mmd. I have reinstalled it but nothing changed. Not only mmd, I also found that when I press S, the "insert keyframe" menu showed up. It must ...
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How do I view normals in blender 2.8 - 2.81

How would I see the normals because in past versions it was in the thing that comes up when you press N. Where is it in blender 2.8 also is there a shortcut Key.
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Shortcut for exporting FBX

I am modelling for exporting to Unity with .fbx files. I can easily save my changes with Ctrl+S but I also want to repeat the previous export again too which makes a copy in my Unity project (prefer ...
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How many induvidual keys are used as hotkey shortcuts?

kind of a weird question, so here's some context. I'm left handed, and use the mouse (and tablet stylus) with my left hand (like a heathen, I know), and it forces to to be hunched over in kind of a ...
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Where can I find a complete list of the industry standard keymap?

Where can I find a complete list of the industry standard keymap? Ideally with a comparison of what the blender standard keymap for that function would be. I have found https://docs.blender.org/...
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Hidden hotkeys in the 2.8

I can not find many hotkeys in the "Keymap", but they are searchable. I need find where they are, because I want to add more variants. Is it bug or it is hidden somewhere? For example "Time scub" ...
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Will importing user preferences from version 2.79b to 2.80 work and is it a good idea?

So today I decided to join the hype and check 2.8 out even though I am the kind of person who does not like to try betas, because I hate change. And anyways I was already shocked by the difference of ...
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“Search for unknown operator” On Start-Up After Removing Module and Shortcuts

For lack of a less drastic alternative, I created a whole module just for setting bpy.context.window.screen to a specific screen, since ...
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How are you meant to use the middle mouse button? [closed]

I am switching to Blender from Maya, I was really happy when I heard about the 'industry standard' keymap, but there are many tools missing in there so I thought I would try out the blender keymap, ...
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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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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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How to turn off viewport to orthographic snapping during rotation on alt + middle mouse drag?

That was view axis. Can be closed. Settings: I made factory reset and turned on emulate 3 button mouse. Completely clean Blender without anything changed still has this feature... Issue: I want to ...
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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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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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make Tab the autocomplete shortcut in the Python Console

When working in the Python Console inside of Blender, Ctrl+Space is the default keyboard shortcut for autocomplete. And there is also an Autocomplete button on the console bar that can be clicked. ...
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2.8 Add custom shortcut not working

I tried to replace shortcut for view pie menu (`) by x ray button, but its not working. If I assign shortcut via "add shortcut" context menu to x ray button, shortcut is not replaced, i still see pie ...
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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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Blender 2.8 Key Binding issue (Bug?)

I'm sorry for asking for what it seems to be a trivial question. This has been a slight annoyance to me for the past week ever since I had started using Blender 2.8 and I am wondering if there are ...
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What is Blender 2.8 alternative to ctrl+shift+alt+c? (Set Origin in 2.8)

I don't understand how i can move the orange dot which is my origin to the center of my active object? I could do this before in blender 2.79 with CtrlShiftAltC and it was BEYOND useful. Now my whole ...
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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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Want to run two scripts when I change to edit mode

Im not good at python script, but I want to run two actitons when I change to edit mode. or I want to know register any Hoykey for run this scripts? ...
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Shortcuts don't work after restart [closed]

I'm new to blender and have this issue: I'm using the "Industry Compatible" keymap. In "Edit Mode" the keys 1, 2 and 3 swap between vertex, edge and face select - Great! Now i want to customize it, ...
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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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Selecting multiple edge loops using a directional keyboard shortcut? Blender 2.78

I'm coming back to Blender after a long break and I seem to have forgotten a shortcut I used. I recall me being able to select multiple edge loops in ascending and descending order using a directional ...
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Dopesheet (motion tracking): Keyboard shortcut to jump to keyframe?

I'm motion tracking a long shot (1000s of frames) with numerous tracks which are only valid for a portion of the footage. It's hard to discern if a track has stopped tracking because its gone out of ...
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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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period key won't on iMac

Am using an iMac the period key won't work for me to jump back to the center of the 3d viewport after moving and rotation the 3d viewport want is the hotkey for iMac
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How to display hidden objects in editing mode?

I follow the tutorial to make a model, in editing mode, the demonstrator can press H to show the hidden face, but I can't... Version 2.80 Thanks
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v2.80: Keyboard Shortcut for Import / Export STL Files

I tried to find a way to abondon the slow mouse action on importing and exporting STL files... The keymap seems not have mapping for import/export... For the export I normally use the export button ...
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Can’t create two or more modified Keymap presets (keyconfig presets)

I don’t know is it a bug or I do something wrong but there is a problem making two or more modified key presets in Blender 2.8. I made two different key presets whith different key-bindings. The ...
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Can you edit Node type in the keymap?

When I'm editing my keymap, I'm able to create custom Node creation shortcuts, however, for nodes that have multiple options (eg Math node can be Add, Subtract, Multiply etc) I can't seem to specify ...