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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Is it possible to change labels on items in the 'Quick Favorites' menu?

I would like to put a different text label on one of my Quick Favorite menu items. Reason: I fiddle around with 3D printing, so I import and export STL a lot. Naturally, since I use those two ...
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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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How to toggle material view mode by hotkey (similar to Alt-Z/Shift-Z)

I want to be able to toggle "Material" view mode by using hotkey. Shift + Z toggles rendered mode and Alt + Z toggles textured mode. I want my hotkey to toggle material mode. I tried to assign a new ...
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Assigning a shortcut to hide/show multiple particle systems in Blender 2.8

I have a mesh with multiple particle systems. I try assigning the same shortcut to hide/show them but it doesn't work. The key only works the fist particle system I assigned it too, when logically it ...
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How to “add vert” in blender 2.8?

I'm following a tutorial called "Fuel Station - Blender 2.8 Low Poly 3D Modeling Tutorial", and the teacher is adding a vertex typing "Shift+A" that show a Mesh Submenu -> Single Vert -> Add Single ...
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Hotkey for changing pivot center?

I frequently go forth and back between "3D cursor" and "Median point" as pivot center. Are there any hotkeys for this?
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Is there a way to call the Modifier menu with a keyboard shortcut?

I was thinking it would be nice to be able to call the Modifier menu as a contextual menu using a keyboard shortcut. However, the drop-down button doesn't have any Python name listed in its Tool Tip. ...
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I can not type number or use number keys inside Blender

Above is the picture of my keyboard. All of a sudden, I am unable to use my number keys inside Blender. I am not sure if I accidentally hit anything. I don't even remember. I usually use these keys ...
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Why is Ctrl + J not doing anything?

I'm trying to follow this tutorial: Create a Realistic City - Blender Tutorial At timestamp 6:38, he selected all of the objects (using A) then joined them together using Ctrl+J. However, when I use ...
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Any way to add shortcuts for texture painting blending modes in 2.80?

Being able to quickly change blending mode in texture painting would be a HUGE efficiency improvment. I've been looking for a while to achieve this but didn't manage :( Even if its not possible to ...
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How to create a submenu especific shortcut?

I've recently been making my way into 2.8 and I've been wondering if there is a way to link keys exclusively to submenus. Let's say I want to shotcut "Clear Seams" to the "C" key in the UV menu, in ...
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Copy value with all hidden decimals

Is there a shortcut to copy an exact value with all the hidden decimals (those you see when calling the value in python) ? I used to think that was what you were getting when hovering the value (...
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UV Editing, Vertex, Edge, Face shortcuts not working?

in UV Editing with the Industry Keymap used(2.8, 8ac0fef4dfd1) the Vertex, Edge, Face shortcuts (1,2,3) are not working while having sync mode active and the uv window active (instead 1 activates the ...
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Mark seam's shortcut code?

Blender has a lovely system for creating new shortcuts. Can anyone advise me on the code for the "Mark seams" operation? Bonus points for the button-toggle (one button to mark/unmark).
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UV Unwrap shortcut not working!

I'm simply trying to UV wrap a sphere to add a texture onto it. However, whenever I press U, rather than prompting which UV settings I want Make single user pops up, which is very frustrating. I've ...
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Hotkey for selecting transform manipulator type

Is there a hotkey or shortcut to change the type of the active transform manipulator? This site lists CtrlAltG for translate CtrlAltR for rotation CtrlAltS for scale none of which work for me. Are ...
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Group Instance Keyboard Shortcut?

Is there a keyboard shortcut for creating grouped instances. I know there is Alt+D for objects, but the only thing I can find for groups is under the shift+A menu.
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restricting movements to x,y,z for the handicapped

I know that when you want to restrict movement or scaling to a certain axis you hold down the keyboard key corrresponding to the axis that you want isolate but I have a problem I am handicapped and ...
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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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How to assign a double click as a keyboard shortcut

I've tried searching for this seemingly obvious topic. The following article has been the most accurate and detailed I've found so far for what I'm trying to do (see Benu's reply): http://...
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Is there a way to select 'back' vertex/edges/faces without having to turn on x-ray?

Say I'm on perspective view and some vertices on a cube are 'hidden' away from view and I want to select with the front vertices...I'd have to turn on x-ray, right? I just find it a unecessary step ...
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How do I “shift select” from object A to object B in outliner?

An action i would do with SHIFT in many apps , here doesnt work...whats the right shortcut ? Thank you !
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Shortcut for setting origin to vertex

I find myself doing the following quite often: go into edit mode select a single vertex press Space to enter the search menu type cur select ...
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Why does dragging the middle mouse button sometimes translate my selection instead of rotating my view?

I don't know what's causing this, but sometimes when I have faces or vertices selected in edit mode I will drag the middle mouse button to rotate my view but it will translate the selection instead. I ...
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Double keystroke shortcut

How do I assign a double keystroke shortcut by pressing the same key twice? For example, what usually happen for the "G" key, which activates the "grab tool" if pressed once but if pressed twice it ...
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How to disable a node in node editor? [duplicate]

I have a texture node, I want to keep as it is and try another texture creating another texture node. I don't want to use the same texture node to try both. How can disable node in node editor ...
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What does “tweak left” mean?

In Object Mode, the "Select" menu drops down to "Box Select." The keyboard shortcut shown for this is "Tweak Left." What does "Tweak Left" mean? How am I supposed to use this keyboard shortcut (or ...
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Shortcut for Back View (Ctrl 1) doesn't work

This is really strange. When I press Ctrl1 the view should switch to Back View, according to my preferences. It's even listed correctly in the menu: It doesn't do anything. Ctrl3 for Left View ...
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Change radii & speed of “rotate view”?

When I hold MMB, I rotate my view around a point. Somehow, I accidentally caused the camera to rotate around a large circle. Then, I bound the camera to a marker, and the view jumped to the origin, ...
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How to use camera positioning like in old versions?

This might be a naive question, however, in the old days of blender, there used to be key bindings for camera adjustments. Those allowed to enter camera view mode and then use the "fly camera" mode. ...
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Creating Custom hotkey for 'show_wire'

I'm trying to make hotkey for this option: Like that: But this isn't working.What am I doing wrong here?
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KEY MAPPING (v2.8) ~ Is there any way to remap the Y axis hotkey to `C` for a more practical use?

MY ISSUE: I use the Z/X/Y axis shortcuts a lot when modeling, rather than visualizing the transformation gizmo. I'd like to have the three shortcuts in a single row ...
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Different Timeline shortcuts in Grease Pencil Draw mode?

I'm used to other 2D animation apps, where I can configure my shortcuts in a way that I don't have to lift my non-drawing hand to move through the Timeline frames. With Blender, there are already so ...
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Blender 2.8, how to add a new shortcut

Question: How to add shortcut to a button or create a new shortcut in User Preferences in Blender 2.8 ? Problem: I'm trying to assign Shift + F3 to switch the window space type, to what previously was ...
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blender 2.8 select vertex, edge, face problem

i work on a macbook pro (no numpad) with Blender 2.8 (no ctrl+tab shortcut) and i only have the choice to select between emulate numpad to chage point of view or not emulate numpad and use ctrl+1,2 ...
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How to change component selection type in edit mode in Blender 2.8 alpha?

Anyone know what happened to the Ctrl+Tab shortcut? Usually when in object mode it switches to weight paint mode, and when in edit mode it offers a menu called "mesh select mode" to choose between ...
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Hotkey for keying (Rot & Loc & Scale)

Is there a hotkey to key rotation, location, and scale at the same time? I know if I press 'i' I can then select it. But what if I want to bypass the menu? Thank you for your time!
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Where is the edge loop hotkey set in the keymap section of 2.8?

Alt+LMB does nothing, and I'm trying to determine if this is a bug and the nature of the issue so I can report it. In looking at the keymap settings, I can find "...
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Selecting multiple edge loops in Blender 2.8

I used to be able to select and edge loop with AltRMB and then just continue with ShiftAltRMB. But this no longer works in Blender 2.80 and nightly builds of 2.79. Is there another way to achieve the ...
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How to make quick menu items permanent in 2.8?

When I add items to the quick menu in 2.8, they are lost every time I restart Blender. Any way to make them permanent? Edit: in addition to the answer below, I discovered that the quick menu keys are ...
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Shortcuts do not work on the dope sheet. (2.8version)

I am using version 2.8 of Blender. The following shortcuts do not work on the dope sheet. Is there a solution? Ctrl + Shift → : next marker Ctrl + Shift ← : previous marker Shift + ↑ 10 : ...
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All Objects suddenly invisible in 3D Viewer [duplicate]

I was editing my model in edit mode when suddenly everything disappeared. Things I tried: Alt + H in case I accidentally hid anything, no effect Creating a new object, e.g. a cube, also invisible ...
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Quick assignment of Shortcuts: e.g. Preferences?

I know I did it before in 2.80, by clicking some sort of key combination I was able to change the Preferences to Ctrl+Alt+U, as it used to be in 2.79. For the life of me, I can't remember how I did ...
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what's the precise name of command, 'shift + r'?

Today, when I study blender with You tube video, I saw the hotkey 'shift+r', which seems to redo last action. I want to know precise command name of it in case of forgetting that hot key. If I know ...
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what do you call this round button?

and how can I summon that button?(hot key and other way that could summon it with mouse.)
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Is there any possibility to replace Blender 2.80 Keymap with Blender 2.79b keymap?

I searched for 2.80 shortcuts but there's not any at the moment and i thought if i could change it to previous blender settings
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Blender 2.8 - Panning in the viewport

Does anyone know the shortcuts to pan a scene horizontally or vertically in the viewport? In 2.7, holding Shift or Ctrl and scrolling the middle mouse button would let me pan horizontally or ...
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hotkeys for an add-on registered but not working

I register the hotkey for my add-on with the following code. It's a separate module, its function register() is called from the init.py. The keymap items get registered, and can access them ...
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Are there any opengl rendering shortcuts?

Blender does not seem to have an opengl rendering shortcut. Is this shortcut already in Blender? How do I create a shortcut?