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 I recover my old keymap without opening Blender?

After my Graphics Card broke I want to use Blender 2.79 on a new PC. Unfortunately I cannot open Blender without a Graphics Card to export my Keymap (and other Settings, like Design). Can I get these ...
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Cannot select a row of vertices

As the title states: I cannot use alt + right click to select a row of vertices. I tried many things, and at first the OS was using the alt key, so I changed the default key to the superkey (windows ...
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Apply face normal orientation to object Local Pivot Point orientation?

Is there a simple way to "apply" a custom transform orientation to an objects pivot? The purpose is to set the faces normal as the new pivot of the object. Duarte Farrajota Ramos' cube merge trick ...
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Duplicating in Edit mode and cancelling the action deletes duplicate

was working just fine a couple minutes ago, duplicate faces in edit mode, release, and the duplicate remains layered on top of original, this allowed me to do other functions were i want to keep 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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How to copy animation from one object to another on Mac

I am trying to copy the animations from one object to the other and the Key command CTRL + L does not bring anything up for me. Is there any other way to access this menu, or is CTRL + L the only way? ...
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How to undo/redo using my mx mouse's thumb button

How can I have the undo/redo function using my MX Mouse thumb buttons, similar as I'm using them in Firefox (forward/backward)
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Rotating camera view in Grease Pencil Draw Mode in Blender 2.8

I'm new Blender and I'm really excited about the Grease Pencil feature but I'm finding it difficult to achieve a function I use in other 2D animation programs, namely rotating/rolling the camera view ...
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2.83 - Grease pencil stabilise stroke

Is it possible to use 'S' to toggle stabilise stroke in grease pencil? Currently, this is assigned to shift+s, which I would like to set to create straight lines.
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Sculpting: Brush size keymap to alt + rmb drag like Photoshop

Is it possible to assign brush size to alt + right mouse button drag to change brush sizes? This is the way Photoshop handles brush size changes and I would like to mimic this in Blender.
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Shortcut keys different on linux [duplicate]

I am new to blender, so I watched a tutorial on youtube on creating some things with blender. (Love it!) However I came across an issue with common shortcut keys. Specifically alt + right/left click ...
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Cannot see any object in viewport

I can't remember what keys I pressed on the keyboard but I cannot see anything on the scene. I already checked the layers visibility, that wasn't the problem. I am using Blender 2.74 on a Mac, ...
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How to set Ctrl+MMB to Orbit?

How do i set my MMB + Ctrl to orbit. What is the hotkey term in keymap settings? Very much grateful for any suggestions, Stewart
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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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Keyboard shortcut to take a screenshot in Blender 2.83

The available method is under 'Window' in the top menu. However, I would like to use a shortcut to take a screenshot in Blender 2.83. How do I do this?
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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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On blender 2.83, my 'enter' does not seem to work?

I saw tutorial saying, press 'S', 'Z', '0', followed by 'enter' to set selected vertices Z coordinates to "ground" (zero). On my blender 2.83, when I do the above sequence, I see the 'scale' ...
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Hotkey for toggling between vertex/edge/face select modes in Edit Mode?

In Edit Mode, in the 3D View, is there a hotkey for toggling between vertex/edge/face editing?
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The “period key” next to the zero not there on a laptop

A great key, but how to strike it without a number keypad on a laptop. An external number keypad not an option.
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Move/Rotate/Scale selected Object by Arrow Hotkeys?

I feel a bit stupid to ask, but is it possible to move/rotate/scale my object by arrow hotkeys (left=Move, Down=Rotate, right=scale, up=gizmo). This i believe would really speed up my workflow. It ...
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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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Image Editor Switch Image shortcut

Is there a shortcut that goes to the previous/next image in the Image Editor?
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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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How to enable shortcuts for the Node Wrangler add-on on macbook?

Having some troubles with activating Node Wrangler on mac, seems like short cuts for the add-on are not functional. I am sure there are users of mac who has already solved this problem,
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Default position of new stroke changed

First image is where the default stroke appears in grease pencil Second image is where the stroke appears now. I really need help to reset this position. All new objects are appearing in the new ...
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How can i change the keyboard layout of blender back to english/default?

I'm new (actually just installed it a few hours ago), and wanted to access walk mode through shift ´ but i couldn't find the key Blender sees as ´ at first. Neither the key left of 1 - which would be ...
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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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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 ...
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Is there a hot key for switching between 3D Object and Sculpt modes?

In the past, I've found the Tab key useful for switching between edit and object modes. But now that I'm getting into sculpting, I'm finding that I need to frequently switch between sculpt and object ...
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2.8 Can't find “Create orientation” in the menus, therefore can't add it to “Add to quick favorites” does not work in Search

Search says "create orientation" is in Transform menu, but it's not there. Where is it ? I did map my own key combination for it, but still. The one from 2.79 , Ctrl+Alt+Space Would be much ...
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2.80: Pie menus and Quick Favorite menu - conflict?

When I have the 'UI Pie Menu Official' activated I cannot open the Quick Favorites Menu when pressing q. All I get is another pie menu with possible view port option (top, front, left etc.) Any idea?
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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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When I press “.” it writes “/”

Somehow I do something that I don't want then when I press . it writes /. Because of this problem I cant scale my objects at the way I want.
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List of key mapping changes in 2.83?

It seems that 'Merge vertices' has been changed from Alt-M to just M. I looked through the change log but couldn't find it; is there a list somewhere of which key bindings have changed in the new ...
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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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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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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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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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How to implement keyboard shortcuts in python (Blender 2.8)

I am new to blender. I am trying to write a script which automate a bunch of repetitive manual steps. The steps are as follows: 1. Get into edit mode 2. Cycle thru all vertices doing following a. ...
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Changing shortcut to change views doesn't work. Is it possible? How?

I tried to assign a new shortcut to changing views (Front, Left, Right) and it does not work. I check conflicts and tried different keys combinations. How can I do that?
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3D view pie hotkey (or menu access) on Mac

I'm a Mac user and everybody knows some hotkeys are different from Linux/Windows to Mac, and with some effort I can find almost all of them, except 3D View Pie Menu, with tilde key. I have a MacBook ...
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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 create one?
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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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