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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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?
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Shortest path key makes edges freestyle instead

I use a heavily modified shortcuts for blender. I have set "select shortest path" to ctrl+right click and it has worked for a long time until today. I am not aware of changing anything recently but ...
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Redo shortcut not working

I'm using version 2.79 and can't redo with shift+ctrl+Z. My redo shortcut is shift+ctrl+Z and it is enabled in the Input tab in the User Preferences window. I can undo with ctrl+Z. I can redo with ...
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How to maximize any of the views in quad view?

I am new to blender. Pressing ⎈ Ctrl⎇ AltQ opens the quad view. How to maximize any one of the four views of the quad view?
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Are there shortcuts to show and hide the 3D View header?

What shortcuts will show and hide this panel? If there aren't any, how can I make them?
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Can't Convert to Curve|Mesh using ALT+C in linux [duplicate]

In Blender 2.79 and 2.80 on os Linux the command ALT+C (Convert to Curve|Mesh) does not work: pressing the keys does not cause any results. Note that in the preferences the shortcut is correctly set. ...
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Using the 2.8 Keyboard short cuts in Blender 2.79

I'm planning on teaching Blender later this year, and it's likely I'll be using Blender 2.79. However, to avoid future confusion among my students I'd prefer to have the 2.8 UI & keyboard ...
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ALT-S in Blender 2.8 selects Shrink/Flatten Tool AND starts playback in the timeline

I have just installed the beta of Blender 2.8. I am experiencing some problems with the keymap. I have tried to reset to factory settings and removing the user preferences file to reset the keymap. ...
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2.8 Combine Translate & Box Select

is there a way to combine box selection and translate like in other 3d software? For example when I click and drag on an object/component I start translating.Otherwise, if nothing is under the mouse ...
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Script or Command for selecting Adjacent Faces in Blender (see image)

I'm looking for a way to automate the selection of adjacent faces through a script, which I could then assign to a hotkey in Blender. I come from Maya, which doesn't have this ability either, but I ...
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Dvorak keyboard mapping?

I learned to touch type in Dvorak keyboard map in late '90s. is there a way to change key mapping assignment to alternate layout without need to remap each key individually in user preference? I fear ...
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Collapsing windows to the left?

I have only started using Blender fairly recently, and I was trying to model something when I accidentally pressed a shortcut. I don't know what it was, but it opened an (editable) rendered view of my ...
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Y and Z Keys are switched in 3D View

I use both, a German and a UK keyboard layout. When I use the German layout the Y and Z Keys appear swapped in the 3D View and behave like in the UK layout. Inside text entry fields however the ...
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2.79 LMB Box Select & Drag

after following this video by Cédric Lepiller my flow is quite good. One last thing I'd like to fix is using LMB to both box select and grab. I'm not familiar with the shortcut system and I tried ...
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Object/Edit mode AND X-ray switch

I'm writing this thread to talk about the "show whole scene transparent" (x-ray) option: I bet we all agree on the fact that it's fairly similar to the "limit selection to visible" that we had in 2.79'...
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How to access Pie Menus with a stylus pen?

I am planning to get a laptop-tablet hybrid (Surface Book 2), so I can sketch & sculpt on the go. But when in tablet mode, The keyboard will not be accessible and I don't know how I'll be able to ...
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middle mouse key alternative

everything has been great with blender. just one problem at the moment i need sort of alternatives button for middle mouse (the mouse wheel) button for rotating, panning etc. everything that have ...
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Is there a hotkey for 'centre view to selected', without zooming?

Is there a 'centre view to selected' hotkey? Not to cursor or to mouse. Like 'view selected', but without the zoom (and no workarounds please with 'select all' or 'origin').
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How can I get single “a” to deslect in 2.8?

I'm using the 1-25-19 version of 2.8 beta. You have to double tap "a" every time you want to deselect something which is very annoying. Is there a way to make "a" work the old way where "a" selects ...
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control Z and Command Z arent working

I just downlodet BLENDER and immediatly started watching tutorials. but then I nóticed that I cant undo my steps.command-and control Z are not doing anything. this is bad especially for me as a ...
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Add hot key for align to axis?

Is there any way to map the sequence of commands "s, x, 0", "s, y, 0", and "s, z, 0" to keys? I use these a lot while modeling, and was hoping to map them to a single button, but can't seem to find ...
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Blender 2.8: switching between Vertex/edge/face Selecttion

How can I toggle between vertex, edge and face selection in Edit mode?
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How to introduce new modifier key in Blender 2.8

To find a way to use my muscle memory that was trained for years and I cannot seem to get rid of, I need to change the viewport navigation in Blender 2.8 to this: S + LMB = Dolly Camera S + MMB = ...
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Is there a way to switch the mesh selection mode by a shortcut?

Is there a shortcut for switching between these three modes?
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Using Blender on a windows 10 tablet with no keyboard?

Is there any software (in exception of Tablet Pro, which is quite expensive and overfeatured) to create some virtual buttons or shortcuts on the screen to use blender in non-keyboard mode? Or maybe ...
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Blender 2.8 how to keybind pop-up menu

In Blender 2.8 when you click for example z it brings up a pop-up menu. There are different options to choose from and these have keybinds assosiated with them, ...
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What is the Difference between Numbers of numpad and of number of numberrow?

I am pretty new to Blender, and parallel to starting learning I build my own Keyboard with the qmk-firmware. Now, I learned that Blender is only triggered by the 1,3 and 7 of the numpad, to change ...
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Alt combination doesn't work well Blender 2.78 and 2.79, Windows 7 x64

I discovered that AltH doesn't work and I was unable to unhide objects. After a series of tests and looking online, I discovered myself that the left Alt key doesn't work always, but the right Alt (...
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how do i navigate blender on a vaio z canvas

I recently acquired a Vaio Z Canvas which has a very useful shortcut key menu that I can display on the left of my screen as can be seen in the image. Up to this point I've been using these shortcuts ...
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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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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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Find commands by name in blender 2.80 beta?

Find commands by name The question is very similar - where is this search popup in 2.80 beta and how to call it? Suggested Spacebar doesn't work I opened ...
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"Loop Cut and Slide in blender 2.80 beta?

https://www.oreilly.com/library/view/learning-blender-a/9780133886283/ch06lev2sec21.html Ctrl+R command exists, I have also found this command in Preferences. But ...
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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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My keybindings arent working after update?

It seems after updating blender a lot of the keyboard shortcuts aren't working.. most noticeably the join function (J) in edit mode and I cant seem to find the function to re add that binding in the ...
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How to apply shortcut to “Show whole scene transparent” ?

How to apply shortcut for selecting invisible backside parts of mesh? It called "Limit Selection to Visible" option in 2.7 There was an answer for 2.7: Assign a shortcut to "Limit selection to ...
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Shift + wheel and Ctrl + wheel doesn't work anymore in Blender 2.8?

In 2.7.x it's usefull to pan only in horizontal or vertical, which I use a lot. I searched everywhere and didn't figure out, it doesn't work anymore? This page here https://developer.blender.org/...
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How to search for the 'double click' shortcut?

In preference, i tried to find any hotkey which using 'double click' , but how can i do this properly ? i tried to use keyword 'double' or 'dbl' but nothing shows up, in fact i check manually there's ...
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Pressing “W” turned my cursor into a circle

I was editing a curve for hair, and pressed W to bring the specials menu and Subdivide it, but instead everything but the curve I had active dissapeared, and my cursor turned into a circle like the ...
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How to Mouse Scroll Through Scene Selection?

With ctrl+scroll you can quickly browse through values like Area.type. How could you add this ctrl+mouse scroll-browse functionality to other drop-down menus to quickly select values for "scene" and "...
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Where has my Mark Edge Seam button gone?

I'm using blender 2.79 and have not modified any of its code, but for some reason I have to use the space bar and search for "Mark Seam" in order to use this function. I should not that I don't see it ...
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Can I start panning after orbiting without re-pressing the middle mouse button?

Is there an addon or setting, that allows for smooth transition between zoom/pan/orbit? What I mean is that if you push the middle mouse button you can orbit, but in order to pan you have to let ...
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Is there a shortcut to change snapping type?

I really like the "Pie-menus" addon, it allows me to change my editing setting really quickly. It's awesome. I also love snapping, it's so snappy and fun, but I need a better way to change the ...
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Ctrl + J doesn't work

Currently I'm using the 'Cell Fracture Add-on' and want to remove the doubles. To do that I have to make all fractures into one single object so that I'm able to go into Edit Mode. Normally you only ...
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ctrl+numpad minus not working

Hi I am new to blender and I am learning to use the Box Cutter add-on, I made a cut and I duplicate the shape, trying to make another cut with it but as I followed the tutorial to press ctrl numpad -, ...
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Stage of new keybinds in 2.8 beta

Honestly i find them very cluncky. Lots of them are missing, e.g. Shift + C. Will they be re-added or will we have to patch it ourselves?
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In the Blender 2.8 beta, proportional editing and only render have overlapping shortcut keys

Both functions have the same hotkey and proportional editing is activated when 'O' is pressed. Is this because Blender 2.8 is still in beta, so the shortcuts are less clear? Or does version 2.8 have ...
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How to find the correct information for creating shortcut ?

i really want to create shortcut by myself and im struling to find the correct code for what i want to create this kind of code "screen.trigger_shadeless" how do you find such information with ...
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Anyone knows how to round out objects like this?

Anyone knows how to round out that cube at this video from 10:11 i really looked every where but since i am new here i couldn't find anything. would really appreciate that. https://www.youtube.com/...