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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Bépo Keyboard Layout - Can't use AltGr+Space to write _ (underscore) since blender 2.93

I'm a Bépo user (Bépo is a specific keyboard layout for french people) and since the last blender release (2.93) I can't use my underscore anymore because the mapping used to write that is AltGr+...
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How do I restore my keybindings? [duplicate]

My cat walked across my keyboard, and now certain key functions have changed (in several programs, actually). Now, things like "Save" are mapped to "Ctrl - W". I tried changing my ...
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What is the shortcut for setting a new custom transform orientation in Blender 2.9x?

I have had little luck in finding an answer to this simple question in the blender manual, stack exchange, and reddit answers. While you can easily set a new custom transform orientation manually by ...
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What is the command for calling the Mesh menu (accessible in Edit mode)?

I would like to create a keyboard shortcut to call the Mesh menu, similarly to the way that Vertex, Edge, and Face menus are bound to hotkeys. However, when I right-click the Mesh menu button, I am ...
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Editing Spiral Curves 2.92 [duplicate]

Is there still no way to edit the turns of a spiral form after creating it? (Blender 2.8+ Editing Spiral Curves) I tried using F9 (Adjust Last Operation) but I just get a notification that says Toggle ...
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Is there a way to map the pop-up toolbar to a Middle Click + Right Click shortcut?

I've been looking at the keymap and trying to see if it was possible but i've been unable to find out. I'm rather new to Blender so I might just be misunderstanding the software. I'm trying to map it ...
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Hotkeys Swapped Cannot Restore

Suddenly at the node editor left click and the Ctrl+left click (cutting nodes link with little knife shaped cursor) operations swapped. I really do not know how that was happened. Anyway, I disabled ...
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How to delete channels with nothing on them

I've heard solutions are pressing "O" or using the clean channels button. Pressing O turns on proportional editing and Clean Channels doesn't get rid of scale for some reason Any known ...
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Why my blender layout area appears a mark like hourglass? and how to close it

I don't know what function I pressed, suddenly, the blender layout area appears a mark that looks like "hourglass"(see the picture below), and it does no effect but just a little bit ...
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Blender 2.92, Show gizmo move Keybind

I'm unable to find the show gizmo move keybind. So what I specifically want is to see the XYZ-arrows when I press G to move, just like they show up when I press Move on the toolbar to the left. ...
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Keyframing a UV texture on a mesh isn't working as expected

I used to be able to do this easily in 2.7x but now things seem to have changed. I have a rectangular object with a seamless pattern applied to it (.png). I would like to keyframe the vertices in the ...
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Different keystrokes to hide

I noticed that sometimes ctrl-L selects all and sometimes A works instead. What is the difference between the two?
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How do I edge split after I duplicated a face?

I was creating a hand from a tutorial but when it came to the part where you needed to duplicate the face of the hand and edge split it by pressing space, it didn't work. keeps saying "error ...
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Pressing Alt + R in the UV Editing windows does not refresh the texture

As per title, going into Image > Reload works, but the shortcut Alt + R does not work. Why is this happening and how do I fix it? Thank you
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BoxCutter and industry standard settings conflict

When using industry standard keys, alt+lmb rotates the view. This same keyboard combo completes the operation of a boxcutter Boolean operation. Basically, you are able to start and manipulate the ...
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How can I quickly change Falloff curve type in Texture painting mode through a hotkey or some other way?

How can I quickly change Falloff curve type in Texture painting mode through a hotkey, pop up menu or some other way?
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Is there any way to save Cursor movements to history?

Oftenly i do change cursor's position by mistake and i cant undo it. Are there any ways to add the cursor movements to history ?
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why can't I use hotkeys / shortcut key?

This problem suddenly occurred and made me could not use any hotkeys for modelling. At first, I could use the shortcut keys as G for grab, R for rotation, E for extrude, and I have finished some of ...
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How can I tell what a particular key combination will do in Blender 2.92

I'm very new to Blender and I've installed the latest version (2.92). The learning process is extremely hard because all the tutorials I can find seem to have been created under a version that has a ...
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I would like to define a different way of the brush size in the sculpt, is it possible?

you press F in sculpt mode, and it appears for you to make the size with the mouse, but I would like to increase and decrease using keys like + or -.... how would you do that?
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Change Enum Property Dropdown Shortcut

Is there a way to edit the shortcut that selects an item from a EnumProperty dropdown? For example I would like to press 'S' to choose the 'glTF Separate'. My code: ...
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I want to change modifiers shortcuts

There is a very handy shortcuts that I can't find how to adjust for myself. So, when you are in "Add Modifier" tab(pic), you can press button to automatically add a modifier, pressing "...
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How to remap "use tool" button?

In the node editor there are three tools available in the T panel, box select, annotate, and link cut. I'm trying to figure out where the bindings for these tools are configured? By default it seems ...
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How to fix broken hotkey with remapped keyboard?

I've recently moved to a PC from a Mac, and I've had some trouble replicating my Blender hotkeys on Windows 10. I've remapped my Left Windows key to "Alt" and I'd like to use it in the ...
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Function of the upper row of numbers

I am trying to understand what is the function of the upper row of numbers that are in all keyboards (I am not talking about the keypad). I wasn't able to find any reference on the internet. Any ...
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custom 3d-view pan key bind not working in sculpt / painting modes

I want to pan using space + left click, like in photoshop. This works fine in edit and object mode but I mainly need it for sculpting and it just doesn't work there. I searched for "space" ...
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Obj roblox file turns grey [duplicate]

When I import an obj file from Roblox in turns grey and I have no way of changing it back how can I do it? I have tried YouTube and google but nothing comes up I need help! it might be a shortcut or ...
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How to apply every sub-division surface modifier in a blender file [duplicate]

So I have hundreds of subdivision surface modifiers: (Theres way more) And I need to apply them all, but if I did it one by one, it will take hours. So is there a way to apply all the sub-division ...
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Hotkey for moving objects along specific axis changed

Recently I've been moving objects around, then suddenly when I try to move one of my objects to the left along the X axis (the red line) by clicking it and then pressing the hotkey "X", it ...
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Alternate mode menus in viewport by context

Starting on v2.92 after 2.79. Almost zero familiarity with Blender, only occasional usage. Attempting to follow Blender EEVEE: Glass Tutorial(Refraction) tutorial. @0:45, the author seemingly uses ...
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Collection shortcut disable for no reason

I have been modelling and rigging as normal and saving versions of my file as I for good practice. Somewhere along the line my "move objects to new collection" shortcut has been disabled in ...
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'Ctrl+S' doesn't save modified textures ==> lost hours of work

My Blender daily life is :- Create a texture Pack it Save (Ctrl+S) Edit the texture Save (Ctrl+S) Blender crashes ===> I lose all work in Step 4. (This can also be tested by terminating the ...
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Is it possible to Hide Operator Properties from the Keymap Editor?

I know you can hide properties from the Redo Panel with options={'HIDDEN'} or with a custom draw() method, but what about hiding them from the Keymap Editor. ...
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Viewport shading hotkey? Wireframe toggle?

There doesn't seem to be a way to assign a hotkey to toggle between wireframe and shaded mode. I was able to assign a key to the viewport shading context menu, but that requires me to press a key and ...
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How to reverse mouse settings

With the new release, my Magic Mouse scroll direction has reversed. No setting in input or otherwise will reverse it. Why did this happen? The settings seem to have no impact on the mouse behaviour.
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Is there any shortcut to recalculate smoke/fluid simulations?

While working with smoke/liquid, I often have to go to cache and press "Is Resumable" twice in order for parameter changes to update the simulation (the workaround I found so far). Is there ...
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Only renders a small section of the object

Blender only renders a small section of the object. I've look at the other posts and i might have accidentally chosen to render a selected part of the scene. The other post says Alt + Ctrl + B to ...
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Keyboard shortcuts 1,2, and 3 not working in edit mode

just updated to blender 2.92 using it on an iMac 2019. When in edit mode the keyboard shortcuts 1 2 and 3 do not switch between Vertex edges or Face mode. Do I need to change something in the ...
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Weight-Paint Brushes or Blend Keymap?

In 2.9x, on Linux, I have no keymap for selecting brushes in Weight-Paint.. a while back, it was the keyboard numbers, I thought. But not now. Is this a shared experience, or have I overridden it ...
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Shortcut to select "next" choice in a drop-down menu?

When working in the Shader Editor with nodes, I often want to try each of the choices in a drop-down menu one after another - for example trying all of F1 F2 Smooth F1 Distance to Edge N-Sphere ...
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How do I use Add a Keyconfig Preset?

In the Preference > Keymap It says Blender v + - So I press + There's a dialog that asks for a name of the new keyconfig preset. I type a new name, I call it "Swap MMB" I make the changes ...
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I need help for the 2D key [closed]

How do we go to this vision in blender the 2D one instead of 3D.I only need the key(s)
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changing/removing hotkey for annotate in industry compatible keymap?

I'm using industry compatible mode, but I can't find the annotate draw section in keymap option to change it. It's set to D key by default, but I don't think I will use annotate often and don't want ...
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How to have a keymap work in object mode and edit mode? [duplicate]

I've created an operator that uses a keymap to activate it. While it works in object mode, it is not being called in edit mode. Is there a way to get this to run in edit mode too? ...
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Add confirm upon release event to a custom shortcut

I've changed shortcut for pan 3D view to spacebar + mouse movement and it works fine because at the bottom of the shortcut edit window there's a View3D Move Modal section that allowed me to tell ...
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Expand the selection on mac keyboard

How can i expand the selection on mac keyboard ? there is no plus sign on my mac keyboard.
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Detect user event (bpy.types.Event) anywhere from blender?

In blender interface, when multiple objects are selected if we press "ALT" on the keyboard while changing a property, the behavior of the property execution change (in this case we can batch ...
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How to make node disappear

It seems to make the value node disappear while connecting it to group input. I've tried different combinations and have node wrangler on but I'm not sure how to get it. I'm also unclear as to exactly ...
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How to use shortcut for "Jump to previous/next keyframe" while cursor is over 3d viewport?

I set a shortcut for "Jump to previous/next keyframe", I used < and > But this only works when my cursor is over the timeline. When my cursor is over the 3d viewport, the shortcut keys ...
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Shortcut to quickly add texture in the shader editor doesn't work?

I am trying to add textures in the Shader Editor using the shortcut Ctrl+Shift+T, but nothing happens. When I first came across this shortcut watching a tutorial, it worked perfectly fine but the next ...

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