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 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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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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How can I create a toggle 'view to selected' hotkey?

I've changed my 'view to selected' hotkey and would like to make it a toggle shortcut that allows me either to focus on the selected object or toggle back to the whole scene. Can anyone help me with ...
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Some sculpting brush hotkeys change the view rather than the brush

Hey everyone I am new to Blender and I've been watching sculpting tutorials on hotkeys for the sculpting brushes. A few of the brush shortcuts that involve pressing shift and a number for example (...
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Will importing user preferences from version 2.79b to 2.80 work and is it a good idea?

So today I decided to join the hype and check 2.8 out even though I am the kind of person who does not like to try betas, because I hate change. And anyways I was already shocked by the difference of ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Blender 2.8 alt-lmb orbit view snapping

TL;DR What is this damn thing, and how do I turn it off? I'm trying to work out a smooth workflow for using the new grease pencil object on an NTrig based convertible laptop. The first problem with ...
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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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How do I toggle the view between perspective/orthographic with out a numpad in 2.8?

In 2.8, I'm trying not to use the emulate numpad option since that replaces the [1,2,3] selection modes in edit mode. So far the '~' pie menu is pretty quick for switching views, but there's no ...
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Rotating camera view in Grease Pencil Draw Mode in Blender 2.8

I'm new Blender and I'm really excited about the Grease Pencil feature but I'm finding it difficult to achieve a function I use in other 2D animation programs, namely rotating/rolling the camera view ...
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A Disabled User in need of Suggestions/Help (UI Question)

I have a minor case if Cerebral Palsy which affects my left hand therefore using some of the keyboard shortcuts are impossible for me to use. I’m using Blender 2.8. Just a few Examples of the ...
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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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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?
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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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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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What is the key combination in 2.8 that brings up the cursor moving pie menu?

I saw it in some tutorial but I don't remember what it is called or where I found it and I can't find it again. It was a pie menu that opens with a combination of hotkeys that has a bunch of options ...
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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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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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How can I switch between Move/Rotate/Scale with shortcuts without straight altering coordinates?

I'm coming from Cinema4D and there when you hit the shortcuts, you just change the "gizmo" and that's it. Then you can for example slide your object along an axis. But when I hit the shortcut in ...
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2.80 Make the data single user. Like pressing U key in blender 2.79

In 2.79 I could press U to make data single user. How can I do this in 2.80, what is the hotkey?
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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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Undo suddenly stopped working 2.79b

I was working on a project in the VSE and editing some keyframes via the graph editor. I believe I used key: Mirror as my last known command because I was trying to invert the keyframe positions. It ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Maya viewport navigation in 2.80?

I'm totally new to Blender and I was wondering if there is a way to set up the viewport so I navigate like in Maya: Alt+mouse buttons. I found the keymap in the preferences, deactivated the defaults ...
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What's the shortcut key for snapping pie menu in blender 2.8

Just a quick question, what is the shortcut key for snapping in pie menus? If there is none, how to create one?
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How do I change the default blender controls to allow for left click drag/box select? Like in the maya preset controls

When you use the maya preset controls scheme left click and dragging allows you to use a drag/box select but in the default blender control scheme left click and dragging edits the geometry of the ...
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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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Selected wrong keymap, how do I change it?

I had just gotten Blender 2.8 Beta and I clicked the button to continue using the Blender 2.79 shortcuts by mistake. I want to undo that. Load Factory Settings does not work. How do I do it?
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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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