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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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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/...
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Lock 3D view center to active object shortcut ?

i want to create a shortcut (possibly with the help of a script, i use custom pie menu) to lock the 3D view to the active object (lastly selected object) How am i supposed to do that ? thanks
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In 2.8 how do I drop a modeling tool?

While I'm modeling in 2.8 I will be using a tool, like the "extrude region" tool. Is there a key command to drop the tool and be back to the original selection arrow tool? If I use "b" for box ...
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No response to key press in 3D View

Blender 2.79 (sub0) was installed on a fresh system (Ubuntu 18.04) through apt. I found the shortcut keys are not functioning in ...
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Default keymap: What is the logic behind these shortcuts?

In User Preferences, there are two other oddities in shortcuts associated with Home: Is such parametrization meaningful: "View Camera Center", "View Lock Center" and "View All" are associated ...
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How do gestures work in version 2.79?

After extracting Blender shortcuts in version 2.79b, I see several associated with a "circle gesture" mode, including Add, Subtract: which can be indeed seen in User Preferences: Gestures ...
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Why my “Match the camera to 1:1 to the render output” (shift + numpad-enter) shortcut doesn't work?

I'm looking at shortcuts in version 2.79b, specifically: shiftnumpad-enter which calls view3d.zoom_camera_1_to_1 and is supposed to "Match the camera to 1:1 to the ...
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How to make a shortcut key for switching to Texture paint mode?

I cant find a key shortcut to use Texture paint mode. I wonder how can I make one cause it's a pain to have to change the mode using the menu back and forth.
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Alt+Shift+<RightMouseButton> not work for me

I successfully select group of edges use Alt+RightMouseButton, but when I need highlight one more group of edges and use Shift+Alt+RightMouseButton, the old selection is deleted and the new selection ...
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Assign shortcut to Lock Camera to View

Instead of pressing N, opening the shelf, scrolling down and searching for the option Lock Camera to View, and then check mark. Can I create a keyboard a shortcut for lock camera to view?
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I for insert frame is disabled or changed

while opening the insert frame menu i accidentally pressed a button that made blender ask me to select a key which i left or right clicked to and now i can't use i to insert keyframes on my armature. ...
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How can I assign shortcuts to “Auto Execution” and “Always” checkbox of animation nodes in node editor toolbar?

I need to assign shortcuts to "Auto execution" and "Always" checkbox to speed up my workflow. I tried to assign them myself but there is no add shortcut option to them, python code after hovering it, ...
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How to add another option to set object origin hotkey

I have a script that sets the objects origin to the center and the lowest point in z of the object. Everything works and I have it in my own custom tab under tools. But how can I add it to the ...
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Why does 'bone roll' have a separate hotkey from 'y-axis rotation'?

I noticed in Edit mode on my bone that I could rotate a bone with R+X or R+Z entirely as expected, but in order to rotate along the Y-axis R+Y simply has no functionality. Instead I'm forced to ...
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Cant navigate/rotate in edit mode?

I have the same issue as Navigation working in Object mode but not Edit mode? except I'm on Mac with external mouse. Everything is great in object view, and I manually put in shift/left mouse for ...
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Move multiple strips in the Video Sequence Editor

I'd read elsewhere that in the dope sheet I could type A to select all, and then G and a Number. But that doesn't seem to do anything. Is there a Insert frames command, or something like that? Can I ...
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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 can I use the NUMPAD_PERIOD function to focus on an object when I'm on a Macbook Pro?

I already know that you can emulate the number pad through the User Preferences, but that only seems to provide the numbers 0-9. I'm trying to focus on an object by pressing . ,however nothing seems ...
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Unity 3D RMB / Flythrough in Blender

When I hold down the right mouse button in Unity 3D, I can rotate around the current view. I THINK (this may be wrong however) that this is called "Flythrough". I haven't found the name of this ...
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Shortcut to select next bone in chain

I can select all bones in a bone chain in sequence by using "ctrl+" shortcut. However if I just want to move to the next bone (in the chain), highlighting it and unselecting the previous one. Is there ...
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How to use the Alt + Right click in edit mode in Linux

I am trying to use the Alt+Right Click to select edge loops in Linux Mint but this shortcut doesn't work it is already used for Linux to reduce a window. I have checked the keyboard shortcut but it ...
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I'm not have shortcut about Selection to Cursor

I have blender v2.79. But i don't have shortcut "Selection to Cursor (shift+ctrl+Y)". Have anyone know how to Assign a shortcut? https://youtu.be/W5Qp2pUMeQE?t=4m56s
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How do I make the spacebar menu display nodes in the Node Editor?

(using Blender 2.79b) Almost invariably, when I watch a video on Cycles material nodes, they have an ability to hit spacebar, then type the name of a node to add that node to the editor. For example, ...
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How to fill the edges with good topology? Am i doing this correctly?

I've been scratching my head at attempting to connect the stretched octagon to the rest of the object(with good topology). Is the edge cuts that i created in the third image considered good (or at ...
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Set up shortcut for object interaction mode

Does anyone know how to create a shortcut that will make this menu appear? I'm guessing I need to use wm.context_menu_enum. And I'm hoping I just need the appropriate info to put into the 'Context ...
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Center a mesh from a ply file in the origin

Is there a quick way to move the baricenter of a given mesh to the origin in blender? Like a shortcut?
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Emulated Numpad Mapping - Numpad Period?

By trial and error I have found that in Blender v2.7 on a laptop with emulated numpad set, \ represents Numpad / (forward slash). Which key represents Numpad . (period)?
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Key to switch between vertex, edge and face in Maya bindings

Is there a keyboard map to switch between vertex, edge and faces in Edit mode using the Maya key bindings? I'm also on a laptop with Emulate Numpad set. It's documented that "Ctrl-Tab" should work ...
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Important Blender shorcuts for object modeling

A few years ago, I've learned basic modeling with Blender through a university course. However, now I need to use Blender again and it turns out I forgot all of the useful shortcuts that were ...
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How to hide toolbar on right side? [duplicate]

Hi, how do I hide the highlighted tollbars without hiding the ones at the bottom? I tried space+shift but it hides both of them.
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How to focus on the selected object?

In Maya if we have an object selected and we press F then the object is brought into focus and if no object is selected then all the objects in the scene are brought into focus. How can this be done ...
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Objects in group make the entire group move

When I try to move or rotate an object in a group, it also moves the rest of the group. I see something at the bottom of the screen when I try to rotate it that says: ...
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Edit Mode: disable closest selection

Is it possible avoid Blender 2.79 from selecting the closest vertex/edge/face in Edit Mode? I find that even when clicking well outside of my model, the closest possible target often seem to selected,...
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Shortcut to switch between Rendered View, Material View & Solid View?

At the moment, I have to go down at the header to keep on changing views in my 3d view port. I would like to speed up my workflow, could you help me out and let me know what is the shortcut to switch ...
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How to remove a keyboard shortcut for sculp mode?

How to remove it. Please help!
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Switching ctrl and cmd on MacOs

Is there a way to switch the control and cmd keys while working with blender? The short-cuts bacome kind of inconvenient, because I am used to work on windows
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Is there a shortcut to repeat the last operation in Blender

I'm currently doing a lot of UV mapping work and I find myself repeating the same long shortcuts over and over. For example, aligning the selected uvs in y can be done by pressing s, y, 0 (scale y to ...
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How to create a Blender shortcut for “Display files as Thumbnails”

When i want to replace a texture for an object, i see my jpg files as a shortlist by default. i can click with my mouse on the thumbnails list to browse my files as thumbnails. but i do this task ...
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Is it possible to paste in edit mode?

Is there any way to use paste in edit mode, because in edit mode CtrlV is replaced by the vertices menu. I can copy things fine but it is impossible to paste. Of course I could use ShiftD to ...
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Anim Player Error

My question is: I have a Error: Anim PLayer That happens if i play my scene (ALT+A) (New Scene too) In Cycles and Blender Game i have the same Error. For the Render i use the Render Presets I get ...
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Walk/fly camera in sculpt mode

Is is possible to use walk or fly camera in sculpt mode? Whenever I press Ctrl+F it calls for a brush strength manipulator.
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Is there a way to create a copy of the default keymap configuration?

I'm trying to programmatically create a Key Configuration that is a copy of the Default configuration except all "S" and "O" mappings are swapped. eg. Ctrl+O -> Ctrl+S Alt+S -> Alt+O I was able 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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How to use Ctrl-Mouse in ubuntu

I use ubuntu16.04 for blender-2.79b. I have problems where I cannot use the Ctrl in combination with the Mouse action. Examples are: Ctrl-Scroll (scroll value) Ctrl-Drag-LMB (cut node connections) ...
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Accidentally drew something black on my viewport

I dont know what I did. I pressed something before I extrude out of tiredness and the black line apeared. I tried to go back with Ctrl+Z but it didn't work.
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How do I rebind the middle mouse deselection features (circle, box, etc) to use MOUSE3?

Before I updated (using 2.76), I had Blender configured such that I could deselect using MOUSE3. For example, I could use C to begin circle selecting, then click MOUSE3 to deselect. When I updated to ...
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No ruler/protractor/interactive ruler hotkey?

Am I right in my conclusion that there's no ruler/protractor/interactive ruler hotkey?
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Can't remove keyboard shortcut for vertex paint

I accidentally set a shortcut to vertex paint on left mouse button but not through user preferences and (after looking at countless answers here) never found a solution that works. I've been through ...
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Shortcuts using Ctrl not working in Linux

I'm using blender 2.79 in two different Linux computers (Redhat and Arch, both running Gnome 3), and I'm hitting a super annoying issue. Whenever I try to use any shortcut with ...