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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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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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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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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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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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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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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remove middle mouse axis lock ?

i find it very annoying that you cant move and rotate the view while doing a rotation/scale/translation i just want to uncheck the "axis lock = middle mouse button" option but i cant find that in the ...
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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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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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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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How to move keyframes in 2.79 like in 2.8 : Left click and move?

I´m using 2.79 and on the user preferences I´d like to use what blender 2.8 does in the dopesheet: (I use left click as default method for selection): 1. Left click select a keyframe 2. Move it using ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How many induvidual keys are used as hotkey shortcuts?

kind of a weird question, so here's some context. I'm left handed, and use the mouse (and tablet stylus) with my left hand (like a heathen, I know), and it forces to to be hunched over in kind of a ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to cancel circle select mode by 'X' key instead of ESC key?

I noticed I use left sided keys frequently and did some customized but one remains. 1. Remove Delete function from X key because pressed accidentally many times. 2. And I want to assign 'Canceling ...
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What are the Hotkeys to adjust Grease Pencil Brush Radius?

In Photoshop and many other programs, the bracket keys [] are used to increase and decrease the brush Radius respectively Does Blender's Grease Pencil have this functionaltiy? I can't seem to find ...
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Why do all objects bend upon joining them?

I made some meshes for a game I make in UE4 (two bended cubes that form a bended cross, and a ico sphere that has the cross on it). When I joined two cubes everything was displayed as I want it to be. ...
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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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Custom 'Smooth Shading' shorcut not working

I have added shortcut for smooth shading ] and for flat shading [. But why its not working on the object. I have restart blender hotkey is present but its not working on the object. Any suggestion or ...
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Shortcut to toggle a specific combination of layers?

Is there some way to toggle a specific combination of layers (instead of all layers, or one layer at a time)? For example, let's say I have objects in layers 1 to 5, and I occasionally want to hide ...