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possible to change sub-shortcuts of basic tools like 'move' [bpy.ops.transform.translate]?

Hello Blender Community! I'm an experienced 3D artist, and I am trying to switch to Blender completely now. For this, I'm converting many tools I gathered from 3D Software like Maya/3DsMax or ZBrush ...
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Creating a Shortcut to Toggle Wireframe and Solid Display for a Singular Mesh with a Single Key Press

I want to hotkey the display as wireframe for an individual mesh with a keystroke, and then on the next press, it will go back to solid. I've tried to create a shortcut, but all I get is the "...
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What is the shortcut key for Repeat History?

Is there a shortcut for the Repeat History option within the Edit menu? I cannot find this in Edit > Preferences > Keymap. Tried with Blender 3.4 and Blender 4.1 I think in other versions it ...
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Ctrl, Shift and Alt keys not working in linux mint 21.3

This may sound weird, but all my shortcut keys aren't working! When ever I use Shift+MMB, it acts as if I'm hitting MMB only! The shortcut keys are working perfectly when I use them outside of blender,...
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Can't Use Keyboard Shortcut Since 4.1.1

This is my first post on this Forum. Looking forward to being part of this community. I am relatively new to Blender but since starting I've had my Navigation keyboard shortcuts mapped to emulate that ...
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"T" shortcut hijacked by addon?

Blender 3.6.5 The "T" key (for Toolbar) when pressed does not work. Instead a message: "You cant Split this area in Fullscreen" What's the Process to find which addon is using &...
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What does "F" do inside Edit Mode?

I've come to realize that when I press F in Edit Mode, it immediately closes my blender. Clearly, whatever the operation is, it is too much for my pc to handle in the current project. My goal is to ...
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Blender 4 - in Toggle Quad View - how to maximise Top, Front, Left etc?

I have for convenience the Industry Standard Keymap and not the Blender native Keymap. For Quick Access, I have assigned a Shortcut to Toggle Quad View. In Quad View, how can I maximise let's say the ...
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Collectively snapping multiple selected objects, so their relative positions stay the same

If you have multiple objects selected (meshes, vertices, e.t.c.), and you use the 'Snap To' menu (shift+s), and choose one of the 'selection to ...' options, the effect is the same as selecting each ...
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Replacing Objects Fails to Preserve Transformation

I'm trying to replace objects by Linking Object Data. This would be a great example if I could get it to work: Is there a way to replace an object in my scene with a different one? My problem is that ...
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Elements disappear after I move them

Vertices, edges and faces just deleted after I move them with G (I know I’m noob)
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Blender is crashing how do I know what the problem is? [duplicate]

Blender is crashing how do I know what the problem is? Is there a error log file somewhere?
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Mac desktop: How do I right click?

I am fully up to date with blender but unfortunately I can’t right click, to right click on a Mac desktop it’s Ctrl + click. every time I right click on the object, no small windows appear which I ...
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Installing blender from file

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I want to install blender on Linux from *.tar.xz file I have downloaded from the blender.org, but I just can't make it work. If I install blender from the Repository, it works ...
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Select another Grease Pencil object in Draw mode Blender 4.0

In Blender 2.9x to Blender 3.x, it was possible to switch from one GP object to another while in Draw mode with the right-click selection (so, drawing with left click/stylus tip, and selecting with ...
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Blender + iPad (sidecar) - how can i quickly use undo

I can use Blender on iPad via Sidecar - no problem with that. Just the "handling" isn't that clear to me. e.g. For "undo" - do i really have to tap 2 times on the command button on ...
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Playback controls in Graph Editor

Newer versions of Blender no longer have the playback control bar in Graph Editor. I can sort of control the playback with the space bar play/pause, but there seems to be no shortcut to move the ...
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Is it possible to set up custom keyboard shortcuts for Geometry nodes inputs? (Playstation Controller)

I'm currently creating a PS1 'Character Select' style screen in Blender (Similar to games like Tekken etc.) I've set this up in Geometry Nodes with Group inputs for the controls of everything I want ...
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Rotation Keyboard Shortcut Has Stopped Working Properly - How to Fix?

this is probably a really simple solution I'm missing, but the keyboard shortcut for Rotate (R) has stopped working properly for me. I press R in Object Mode and it immediately jumps to the Toolbar ...
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How can I add a hotkey to the pose asset shelf

How can I add a new shortcut to Apply Pose Flipped in the Pose Asset Shelf?
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How to set up customize short cuts in grease pencil?

I need to create short cuts for brush, eraser, and fill tools, also need to create customize shortcuts. Can I record process and save shortcuts for that?
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Copy/duplicate current keymap to modify the copied one

Quick question, is there a way to copy/duplicate my current keymap and then modify the duplicated one for a new one?
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Advanced selection Keymaps settings

Half a year ago i was browsing this forum and i found a topic with the "selection keymaps". A man posted a screenshot with keymaps settings but it was some advanced selection settings. It ...
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Is there a way in Grease Pencil to cut the end of those stripes?

Is there a way in Grease Pencil to cut the end of those stripes?
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2 and 3 key not working any more in 4.0.2 in edit mode

Blender 4.0.2 Keyboard typematrix Layout bépo 2 and 3 key doesn’t work any more in Edit Mode and no more special character is allowed (f. ex. by renaming objects) in Preferences > Key Bindings, 2 ...
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Select Linked operation ("L" key) doesn't work on my model

I imported this model from Roblox studio, and I tried to select all the faces on the outside but it doesn't work. Any ideas? Watch this video to understand the structure of the imported model, as at ...
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How to customize keys in operator key map?

Is it possible to customize your keys in an operator? For example, this is the Inset key map, and I want to change some keys in it.
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why does the Shortcut assigned to the view roll command not work?

Calling the "view roll" command with the shortcut does not work in Object mode and Edit mode, but it works, for example, in Draw mode. How to make the shortcut work in all modes? My ...
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Turn off the "follow mouse" feature when I press transformation shortcuts?

I'm more experienced with Maya and trying to transition to Blender. Blender's default settings for the move, rotate and scale hotkeys (G, R, S) are weird to me; when I press them, the selected object ...
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How do you hide all but one object using the Outliner?

How do you hide all-but-one object in the outliner? I was sure there was some modifier key you could hold when clicking on the visibility (👁️) icons, but none seem to work. I've had a look in the the ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts in Edit Mode gone

I just updated to Blender 4.0 and now the keyboard shortcuts I use the most in Edit Mode are no longer working and I can't find how to get them back. A to select all, D and del to delete, S for scale, ...
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Pie menu shortkey (Object-Edit-Pose modes) wont working

Normally, I use Ctrl+Tab to bring up the pie menu to switch modes. Recently I upgraded to Blender 4.0.1 and this keyboard shortcut stopped working. How can I get it working again?
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Few questions about pivot points

I'm total noob when it comes to Blender, so sorry about stupid question(s) :) I have noticed that Blender users love their keyboard shortcuts, and there are lot of them! And its a bit overwhelming to ...
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Are custom shortcuts broken by migrating from 3.x to 4.0?

In Blender 3.5 I made B the brush shortcut in Grease Pencil Draw mode, when I updated to Blender 4.0 the shortcut no longer works and starts a 'box selection' operation. The E shortcut for the eraser ...
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Is there a way to have more controls/shortcuts displayed on the bottom of the window?

blender 4.0 changed a bunch of button combinations/shortcuts. Is it possible to have more than just the mouse controls displayed at the bottom of the window to make it easier to reference? ty.
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Is there a quick way of changing the % Resolution in Output Properties?

I'm always working with big images (> 4K) and very often I use the % Resolution to make quick renders with the original proportion to progressively see the results/issues of the render. ...
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Move to next/prev marker keystroke not working in Blender 3.6.4

I just downloaded 3.6.4 and have discovered that Ctrl-Shift-[left arrow|right arrow] no longer moves the timeline between markers. Is this something other people have noted, and is there a fix?
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How can I get a temporary fix for a broken 'g' key on keyboard?

I have a hardware issue where it appears that the G key is broken. I won't be able to get into town to buy another keyboard for at least 2 days, but I can't figure out how to remap it properly. ...
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Jump to next keyframe not working

Basically, it wont let me jump to previous or next keyframes. Neither the buttons themselves or the shortcuts (up and down arrow) will work, and i cant find like a setting that has changed it for some ...
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blender Sculptmode alt + "leftclick" dosent work

I was searching for many solutions. While im in Sculpt mode I cant change the object with alt + "leftclick". I even tried shift + alt + "leftclick" and shift + ctrl + a "...
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Move Tool scales Reference Image

Blender 3.6.2 - I can use the Move Tool on the Default Box and slide along the axis's by grabbing the arrows in a new file. However I can't do that after importing a Reference Image. After bringing in ...
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Fastest way to align objects with keyboard shortcut and no errors about active object?

I need a keyboard shortcut to align the selected objects relative to an specific axis, for example, X. Currently I have a keyboard shortcut to do this, however, note the option "Relative to: ...
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Assign material to face hotkey doesnt work

How to make make a hotkey for "Assign" button? (Edit mesh mode)It is under all material slots in properties\material properties\Assign. What a button does - it applies selected material slot ...
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Keyboard Events/shortcuts in UIList?

I noticed that when the cursor is hovering a UIList and you press the keyboard arrows, it changes the index: I was wondering if we are able to modify or extend that behaviour. So, for example, if we ...
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Separate Keymaps for Orthographic Views

Is there a way to have a separate keymap for orthographic views in Blender 3.6.2? More specifically, I'm using Quad View and I'm trying to remap the middle mouse button for the locked axis views so ...
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What is the shortcut called for inverting the sculpt brush

The default way to invert a sculpt brush is through ctrl left click. I already have ctrl left click set to something else, so I'd like to change the shortcut. I looked through the keymap but nothing ...
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wm.context_toggle_enum(Context Toggle Values) shortcut setting is not working in Blendre 3.6?

I googled to see if I can toggle menu items with shortcuts and they explains wm.context_toggle_enum(Context Toggle Values)can do that, but in Blender 3.6 this shortcut setting doesn't work. Is there ...
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Trackpad Navigation: Invert Pan Direction

Is it possible to invert or reverse the orientation of panning with a laptop that is using blender numpad emulation? Currently, I use the shift key and two fingers to pan left and right: Sliding to ...
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Keyboard Issues [closed]

I just encountered something that is now blocking me completely from 3D modeling altogether. I am hoping that posting here might garner some help. I have tried various solutions from the net (se ...
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How do I make double tap shortcuts?

I want to change the view angle shortcuts like Numpad1+Ctrl to double tap Numpad1, similar to pressing G twice to do something different than just pressing G once. Is it possible to do this? I read ...
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