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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Pan and zoom don’t work anymore

Suddenly the pan and zoom have just stopped working. It’s only in a specific file, in all my other files it works fine. I think I might have pressed a key, since I use a yoga book, and the ghost ...
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“I” hotkey for key frame in pose mode not working

Blender 2.8 I am not sure if I mishit a command or something. But, the option menu for inserting keyframes such as location, rotation, etc do not appear when I hit "I" in pose mode. However, ...
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Modelling in blender without mouse wheel. How to completely move mouse wheel modal functionality to custom keyboard shortcuts?

How to edit modelling operator modal\contextual hotkeys? I'm using blender with a tablet since the beginning. And it doesn't have mouse wheel. I'm really fond of blender shortcut system, and how it is ...
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Copy and Paste creates random null objects from existing geometry

i have a really annoying and strange copy & paste bug. Sometimes when i want to copy & paste an object, blender creates random null objects from my existing geometry, sometimes everything is ...
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Any shortcut for proportional editing mode and the falloff types?

I know the O button is the shortcut for enabling the Proportional Editing mode. What if I want to change its type to Connected type using a shortcut? Are there any shortcuts for enabling the ...
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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 ...
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How to create hotkeys for specific modes that override the default ones?

"G" in object mode = move, while in Sculpting mode = Grab brush, I want to edit the shortcuts for many brushes, but i'm having an issue, for example i want to remove the "S" key from the Smooth ...
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Where can I find a list of WM.Call_Menu names? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create shortcuts so I can hotkey the various menus in Blender. But I can't find the "name" of the menu I want. . I'm trying to do the same thing, but for the 2D view window. Right ...
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how to make shortcuts? [duplicate]

im trying to make shortcut for these options. also im on laptop so scrolling with mouse isnt an option however when you click the keys and for example i am wanting to do ctl+alt then i can use the ...
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how do i change my shortcuts for zoom, move the view, and rotate?

my old shortcut for zoom was ctrl, alt and mouse, left (this is on laptop) however when i try to do this it wont let me drag the zoom, second my old rotate was alt and mouse, left. and last my move ...
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how come when i try make a shortcut. i cant drag?

im trying to make shortcut for these options. also im on computer so scrolling with mouse isnt an option however when you click the keys and for example i am wanting to do ctl+alt then i can use the ...
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Is It Possible to Have Hotkeys which Automatically Change when Choosing Different Workspaces?

(In Blender 2.82a) I want the spacebar to play and stop animations, but only when I'm in the Animation workspace. I want the spacebar to select the different sculpting brushes, also, but only when I'...
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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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“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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What's the shortcut for mesh menu?

I'm referring this menu: It's weird that Face, Edge, Vertex and even Add menu all have their own shortcuts, but Mesh doesn't have one. I searched "Mesh" in preference, but even weirder yet, that "...
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Remapped keyboard keys don not work properly in Blender only (Windows 10)

I have bought a laptop that was German (I’m not, I use an English keyboard), and I have a clean installation in English as Win 10 OS language and Greek loaded as an additional language pack. Both use ...
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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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How do you quickly align one object to another along only one axis?

I know about Object > Transform > Align Objects, but this is too slow. Even if you make a keyboard shortcut to Align Objects, you still must use the mouse to click on the desired X, Y, Z axis. I know ...
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Check whether shortcut key exists/don't allow shortcut key to mutliple actions

Is there an easy way to check whether a shortcut key exists already? I wanted to assign ctrl+s as "mark seam" but immediately realized that that was already the ...
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How to disable the sticky ALT key?

i'm on mac/osx, using v2.82 . The problem the alt key is somekind of 'sticky', so if i press alt key once, if we look at the status bar, it will change to : W-tweak, B-select box etc... then press alt ...
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batch edit keymap / shorcut to replace all the modifier key from 'cmd' to 'ctrl'

Hi is there a way to batch replace all the 'cmd/oskey' key to 'ctrl' in the keymap ? i'm trying to bring keymap from mac/osx to windows and want all the hotkey to map for example from cmd-R to ctrl-R ...
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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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How do I use the alt left-click shortcut to select an edge loop without making the closest vertex active?

Sorry if this is a dumb question, I'm a beginner to Blender. At 6:55 in Part 1, Level 3 of the Modelling - Blender Beginner Tutorial by Blender Guru, he uses alt left-click to select an edge loop of ...
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How to seperate a vertex?

There was a shortcut for seperating a vertex without "P". You selected the vertex and when you , it got loose, seperating one face from another. What is this operation is called, what is it's ...
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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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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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Is there a way to enable pressing/releasing shift to Pan while already rotating, without having to release the middle mouse button?

new to Blender 2.82 Basically just wondering, if I am rotating around my object, is there a way I can press shift while still holding the middle mouse button, and enable it to start panning? It ...
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Circular selection tool is stuck on the cursor after pressing alt+c

I am modeling a car. While modelling I pressed Alt+C instead of C for circular select tool. The circular select tool came anyway but now I'm unable to exit the tool. It has got stuck to the cursor. ...
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Is there a way to rotate view by 180 or 90 degrees with 1 command?

Most of the time I use the "hold alt + drag middle mouse button in a direction" to rotate the view. There are often times when I want to see the top or bottom view and then rotate the top/bottom view ...
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Changing keyboard shortcut for 'Add / Shift+A'

I'm currently using Blender 2.79 as the latest version wont run on my machine. I'm trying to change the keyboard shortcut that is used for Shift+A in order to add ...
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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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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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How do you create 2 hotkeys for variations of the same keymap?

I'd like to have 'Flip Active/Selected Bone' and 'Flip Active/Selected Bone' with the 'Extend' checkbox turned on as 2 separate keyboard shortcuts, eg. F and AltF. Creating a new hotkey works fine. ...
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Is there a way to place a single edge in the same way you place an edge loop?

I want to be able to press a shortcut, then hover over an edge, click it and then place a single edge (not an edge loop) just the same way I press Ctrl+R to place an edge loop. Also would be great if ...
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Ctrl-Space for autocompletion in text editor for scripts doesn't work anymore?

What is the new shortcut for autocompletion in the editor for scripts (macros)? CtrlSpace doesn't work anymore in Blender 2.82+?
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Is there a way to make a shortcut comment the current line?

I'm used to CtrlD commenting the current line rather than duplicating it. This is easy enough to change in the user preferences, however it only works when there is a highlighted selection. Is it ...
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way to toggle between active editors?

I'm trying to speed up my workflow and something that slows me down is having to mouse over the editors in order to activate the shortcuts for that editor. for instance if I want to select something ...
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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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can i change keyboard shortcut for move/rotate/size in EDIT mode?

I'm a 3ds max user wanting to switch to blender. To help me with the transition i want to change some keyboard shortcuts. More specificaly the shortcut for move/rotate/size. Don't want to change all ...
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Blender 2.8 won't quit Zoom View mode until switched away and back from another application window

I'm using Blender 2.8 on MacBook Pro (macOS 10.14.6). Whenever I hit Alt, or Shift, or Ctrl key, it enters Zoom View mode as I can see in the status bar at the bottom. After that, every mouse/trackpad/...
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Blender 2.8 lookdev shortcut

Hi need little help pls I just downloaded blender to start learning it and this is the first tutorial I work on. (tut) on the right he pressed Z and chose (lookdev) I did the same (on the left image) ...
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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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Axis on workplace is gone

I was really enjoy of making donut with blender but suddenly axis in my workplace is gone. Anyone know what shortcut or how to bring it back?
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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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On laptop when I press F3, no search bar shows up, just the brightness goes up?

On my laptop I can't open any search bar because whenever I press F3 the brightness just goes up.
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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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Different options in Blender 2.8 when selecting Loop Cut via the toolbar or the shortcut (CTRL+R)

I noticed that when you select the Loop Cut via the toolbar on the left side you cannot adjust the number of cuts via the mouse wheel. If you scroll the mouse wheel, the camera zooms in and out. It is ...
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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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making a blender addon (in python) that has a keyboard shortcut and works in edit mode (not object mode as per example)

I am trying to make a blender addon using this template (last example on page): https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/advanced/scripting/addon_tutorial.html I have successfully got my addon to ...
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Node Editor: Custom Label Shortcut

I want to create a keyboard shortcut to quickly label a selected node. The ideal shortcut would bring up a text box to show input, and then pressing Enter would assign the text as a Custom Label.

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