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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Space bar shortcut [duplicate]

I can't change space bar shortcut from preferences after I made my own panel, space bar shortcut has disappeared.
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Set Custom Toggle Hotkey for Grease Pencil Stroke Tools not Working?

In Blender2.9, while trying to set a Custom Toggle Hotkey in User Preferences for GreasePencil-> Draw_on_Back command using wm.context_toggle_enum with context ...
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Is there a hotkey (or a way to hotkey) to cycle grease pencil brushes?

I Ctrl+Tab to the draw mode. Shift+Space to select the draw tool. Is there a hotkey to select the brush I want or cycle through them?
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How do you limit selection by the A hotkey to only the selected armature in pose mode?

In the previous version, tapping A twice while in pose mode selected all visible bones of the currently selected armature. In the new version it selects all bones of all visible armatures instead. Is ...
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Letter shortcuts switched to number shortcuts

As the title says suddenly most of my shortcuts have been reset to numbers instead of letters. I remember clearly that the "sample" shortcut from texture paint was "s" and now is &...
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Possible to use different shortcut commands for mouse vs drawing tablet?

Is it possible to map different shortcuts/hotkeys for different "items"? such as mouse & keyboard vs a drawing tablet. I would like to be able to have completely separate shortcuts, one ...
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Customize a shortcut to changing between different keymap

I used to work in Maya and I am learning Blender lately. The Industry Compatible is good but sometime in other windows (for example Dope Sheet) Industry Compatible's shortcuts are not as handy as ...
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Extra Keyboard Shortcuts for Porportional Editing?

It's nice to enable/disable proportional editing with O, but I'd like to switch between falloff settings with a keyboard shortcut. If I open the the menu and right click on an option, the "Assign ...
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Pan view wont work

My middle mouse and shift button work on everything else, I even set it back to default factory settings but it still doesn't work. I tried googling but nothing helped. Ive also tried the alternative ...
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Re-order quick favorites in blender

How can I re-order my quick favorites (accessed by pressing the Q key) in Blender 2.83? I looked at How to change the Quick Favorites key in Blender 2.80 Beta? But I don't have them bound to any keys?
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Is there a way to create a loc/rot/scale shortcut in the context menu?

This was a feature I got really used to in 3DS Max and I'm wondering if theres a way to create the same shortcut in the context menu instead of hitting the keyboard or mousing to the left of the ...
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Is there documentation for the Industry Compatible Hotkeys?

I am using the industry compatible hotkeys. However I ran into this problem where whenever I follow a tutorial, I have to use the search bar to find the function of whatever command they did with the ...
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How do you scroll the amount of loopcuts/bevel segments in edit mode without having to change the middle button to scroll?

I had a question regarding how you scroll loop cuts and bevel segments with a graphics tablet, specifically a Wacom in this case. My buttons are set to middle click and right click but to scroll the ...
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Having trouble making a keymap work when mouse button is released

I'm trying to bind view3d.navigate to middle mouse button so that it's only activated while the buttons is pressed. I'm having trouble getting it to deactivate. I'...
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How do I make a hotkey that changes a property? [duplicate]

In my addon (Blender 2.8) I would like to have a hotkey that changes the value of a Property (to be exact: a BoolProperty which is a part of a PropertyGroup). I have found a way of doing this for an ...
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few hotkeys not working and doing something else

So as the title said there are few hotkeys which are not working in blender, I am using version 2.83 in windows. Whenever I press hotkeys such as Ctrl+1 or 2 or 3 etc., in order to apply subsurf ...
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Shift/Ctrl: Bind to mousebuttons 4+5 as secondary key

I'm using a 5-button mouse and like to assign Shift to MB4 and Ctrl to MB5. I could do this with the mouse software (Razer Synapse) itself, but often it does not switch back the profiles and I have ...
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The separate shortcut doesn't work

I tried to change the separate shortcut to another button in preferences, But it still didn't work, I can use the scale and move shortcut and other shortcuts, I tried reinstalling blender deleting the ...
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Problem with centering view with numpad . Blender 2.83

I'm new to Blender but currently learning and I have this problem that clicking on an object and then numpad . centers the view on this object but by selecting this object in the outliner without ...
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Undo operation keeps resetting my settings

im using blender v2.83.2, since this release I'am experiencing unwanted undo behaviour. Every time I undo for example a brushstroke, at the same time, I am resetting the most recent changes in ...
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Assigning two shortcuts for the same action

I'd like to assign two shortcuts to the undo action in blender 2.8 (ctr+z and middle mouse click) but I failed as it seems only one at time is possible. Is there any way to do so?
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Delete keyframes quickly without the menu in timeline

I want to delete keyframes by pressing X without the "menu". How can I block that menu? I looked at the keymap editor, I thought, maybe the key is "DOPESHEET_MT_delete" code but I'...
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Alt+M to merge vertices is not working anymore

I'm trying to merge vertices using the Alt+M keyboard shortcut, but instead I get an option to split. I never saw this menu before Please help.
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How to map an extra mouse button to ctrl z?

Around 50% of my key presses consist ctrl+z. How can I map ctrl+z to my mx mouse's thumb extra button in Linux? Pressing the button in preferences > Undo has no ...
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Unhide all collections hotkey?

It seems like there are only, an isolate and hide/show a single collection, hotkeys, but no show all collections hotkey. Am I missing something? I often accidentally isolate a collection and it's a ...
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cannot create a face from a vertex

I'm new to blender apologies if this is a silly question, however I am trying to create a octagon face from the middle vertex of a cube, this is done in a video I was watching. I believe its an 'inset ...
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How to set snapping hotkeys in blender 2.8

I am trying to set up a few custom hotkeys for ease of access. I want to set up v to be point snap and x to be grid snap. So far if I hover to the snapping menu and try to bind the hotkey there it ...
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Empties are not transforming

Hi, I was following this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K02hlKyoWNI&t=495s for camera to path. There was a shorcut Alt+G to centre and object. Since I did the same there was some ...
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Blender Keymap presets - how do they work exactly?

I'm having trouble understanding the keymap presets system. I create a new keymap preset, then with that preset selected I go and edit some keys. Then I go back to the default Blender keymap but... ...
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Can I recover my old keymap without opening Blender?

After my Graphics Card broke I want to use Blender 2.79 on a new PC. Unfortunately I cannot open Blender without a Graphics Card to export my Keymap (and other Settings, like Design). Can I get these ...
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Cannot select a row of vertices

As the title states: I cannot use alt + right click to select a row of vertices. I tried many things, and at first the OS was using the alt key, so I changed the default key to the superkey (windows ...
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Duplicating in Edit mode and cancelling the action deletes duplicate

was working just fine a couple minutes ago, duplicate faces in edit mode, release, and the duplicate remains layered on top of original, this allowed me to do other functions were i want to keep the ...
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How to copy animation from one object to another on Mac

I am trying to copy the animations from one object to the other and the Key command CTRL + L does not bring anything up for me. Is there any other way to access this menu, or is CTRL + L the only way? ...
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How to undo/redo using my mx mouse's thumb button

How can I have the undo/redo function using my MX Mouse thumb buttons, similar as I'm using them in Firefox (forward/backward)
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How to set Ctrl+MMB to Orbit?

How do i set my MMB + Ctrl to orbit. What is the hotkey term in keymap settings? Very much grateful for any suggestions, Stewart
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Keyboard shortcut to take a screenshot in Blender 2.83

The available method is under 'Window' in the top menu. However, I would like to use a shortcut to take a screenshot in Blender 2.83. How do I do this?
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On blender 2.83, my 'enter' does not seem to work?

I saw tutorial saying, press 'S', 'Z', '0', followed by 'enter' to set selected vertices Z coordinates to "ground" (zero). On my blender 2.83, when I do the above sequence, I see the 'scale' ...
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The "period key" next to the zero not there on a laptop

A great key, but how to strike it without a number keypad on a laptop. An external number keypad not an option.
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Move/Rotate/Scale selected Object by Arrow Hotkeys?

I feel a bit stupid to ask, but is it possible to move/rotate/scale my object by arrow hotkeys (left=Move, Down=Rotate, right=scale, up=gizmo). This i believe would really speed up my workflow. It ...
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Hotkey to Frame all Objects into viewport?

Is it possible to set hotkey F to View/Frame All objects into all viewports, and if any objects are selected will frame that object within all view ports as well with key F. I would be very grateful ...
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Blender 2.83 F keys

I have blender 2.83 and when I press F12 it doesn't open the render view tell me there are no more keyframes to jump to in this direction. Also, F1 puts the PC to sleep instead of bringing up a help ...
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How to enable shortcuts for the Node Wrangler add-on on macbook?

Having some troubles with activating Node Wrangler on mac, seems like short cuts for the add-on are not functional. I am sure there are users of mac who has already solved this problem,
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Default position of new stroke changed

First image is where the default stroke appears in grease pencil Second image is where the stroke appears now. I really need help to reset this position. All new objects are appearing in the new ...
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How can i change the keyboard layout of blender back to english/default?

I'm new (actually just installed it a few hours ago), and wanted to access walk mode through shift ´ but i couldn't find the key Blender sees as ´ at first. Neither the key left of 1 - which would be ...
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Is there a hot key for switching between 3D Object and Sculpt modes?

In the past, I've found the Tab key useful for switching between edit and object modes. But now that I'm getting into sculpting, I'm finding that I need to frequently switch between sculpt and object ...
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When I press "." it writes "/"

Somehow I do something that I don't want then when I press . it writes /. Because of this problem I cant scale my objects at the way I want.
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Changing shortcut to change views doesn't work. Is it possible? How?

I tried to assign a new shortcut to changing views (Front, Left, Right) and it does not work. I check conflicts and tried different keys combinations. How can I do that?
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3D view pie hotkey (or menu access) on Mac

I'm a Mac user and everybody knows some hotkeys are different from Linux/Windows to Mac, and with some effort I can find almost all of them, except 3D View Pie Menu, with tilde key. I have a MacBook ...
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"I" hotkey for key frame in pose mode not working

Blender 2.8 I am not sure if I mishit a command or something. But, the option menu for inserting keyframes such as location, rotation, etc do not appear when I hit "I" in pose mode. However, ...
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Copy and Paste creates random null objects from existing geometry

i have a really annoying and strange copy & paste bug. Sometimes when i want to copy & paste an object, blender creates random null objects from my existing geometry, sometimes everything is ...

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