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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Changing a hotkey

I'd like to make the hotkey "alt-z" switch me into Material shading mode instead of Textured. However, there's no "change/add shortcut" option on these buttons. Would somebody please let me know how ...
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Change the shortcurs for axis lock “x,y,z” after transforming ie:. “g”

I´m trying to change the X, Y, Z, shortcuts, usable after transforming something, usually using G, etc. But after some trial and error, and extensive searches on the key binding panel, I'm a bit ...
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What keys do I click to go into camera perspective?

I cannot find any information on the shortcut keys to camera perspective.
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Is there a shortcut to open the 3D view?

Is there a shortcut to go to 3D view when you are in another view, such the UV/Image editor or the Node Editor? I can't find it.
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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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Custom shortcuts replacing Ctrl+Tab [duplicate]

Its pretty uncomfortable to use Ctrl+TAB to switch between vertex/edge/face selections in edit mode. Is there a way to make custom shortcuts for each of them? Allso Is there shortcut for sculpt mode? ...
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How to add hotkey for mouse 4th button to delete in edit mode

I can get my mouse 4th button to map to delete in object mode but not in edit mode. I also don't see an edit mode keyboard configuration section in Blender preferences menu.
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What are the keyboard shortcuts on Mac OS for blender? [closed]

What are the keyboard shortcuts on Mac OS for blender?
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Strange new Blender Video editor Hard Cut change?

Whenever I Shift + K or Hard cut a clip, the second half of the clip appears greyed out/slightly transparent on the timeline and doesn't play at all in the viewport. It didn't use to do this, it's ...
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Animation interface doubts

I am an animator new to the blender and I have some queries. Can any one tell me how to move keys in time slider? How to change from real time speed to Play every frame like maya? How to key directly ...
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alt+H is not working

why my alt+h shortcut is not working? I can go to menu and reveal it. but still i want to know why it stopped working? I am using hp 15-ay503TX, Intel i5-6th generation, radeon graphics and OS- ...
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Disable selection shortcut - on viewport

Any way to set a shortcut to disable an object selection on viewport? Instead to go to the outliner and set on by one? Thanks in advance
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want to run two actions when pressing a hotkey

I have these two actions bpy.ops.object.mode_set(mode='EDIT', toggle=False) bpy.context.tool_settings.mesh_select_mode = (True, False, False) #vertex currently I'...
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Add shortcut for Merge Last, and Merge First

The area I am trying to speed up is when you press AltM and then click "At Last" or "At First". I would like to set up two buttons that when pressed would merge "At Last" or "At First".
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Blender input and shortcuts error

This error just happened. I can't rotate my viewport using mmd. I have reinstalled it but nothing changed. Not only mmd, I also found that when I press S, the "insert keyframe" menu showed up. It must ...
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Alt combination doesn't work well Blender 2.78 and 2.79, Windows 7 x64

I discovered that AltH doesn't work and I was unable to unhide objects. After a series of tests and looking online, I discovered myself that the left Alt key doesn't work always, but the right Alt (...
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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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Can I start panning after orbiting without re-pressing the middle mouse button?

Is there an addon or setting, that allows for smooth transition between zoom/pan/orbit? What I mean is that if you push the middle mouse button you can orbit, but in order to pan you have to let ...
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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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rotation not working after edge loop select?

Not sure if I am doing something wrong... but... I have my user prefs configured to use the left mouse button (I prefer that) instead of right mouse button... If I do an edge loop select (ctrl+shift+...
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Keyboard shortcut for texture paint brush strength?

When texture painting the two most commonly adjusted settings are (in my experience) brush Radius and Strength. Radius already has shortcuts to decrease or increase: [ and ] keys respectively. I want ...
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Shortcuts for pasting drivers

Recently I found out that I can introduce drivers in a very simplified method; copy a full path with Ctrl+Alt+Shift+C, and paste this to any Number buttons with an # inserted at the beginning. ...
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Shortcut for Back View (Ctrl 1) doesn't work

This is really strange. When I press Ctrl1 the view should switch to Back View, according to my preferences. It's even listed correctly in the menu: It doesn't do anything. Ctrl3 for Left View ...
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Shortcut to open editor type menu

I would like to be able to change the currently active editor type through keyboard shortcuts only (rather than having to click twice). – is there a way to assign a shortcut to the menu? (in the menu ...
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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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Add custom shortcut to toggle “Maximum Draw Type”

I´m trying to add custom shortcut "E" in Object mode to toggle between Maximum Draw Types (wire, solid, textured, bounds) for selected object, but my attempts were not successful. I read some similar ...
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Hotkey for toggling pivot center?

Hi read about the hotkeys for changing pivot center, but is there another hotkey to toggle between those modes ? Thanks
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Maya like pivot alignment

Maya allows for fast and accurate placement of the pivot using the D key does Blender have the same? Functionally this is similar to seting the pivot to the 3d cursor however I'm unsure of how to ...
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set special mouse button to toggle between selection modes

I have a mouse with two additional buttons and I wanted to create shrtcuts for them. I succecfully managed to make one toggle between solid/wireframe view and the other to toggle between edit/object ...
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How to register shortcuts so they are also visible in menu?

I have already created few simple addons and managed to assign new shortcuts so they are working and appear in the User Preferences-Input. But alas, I'm not able to make them visible in any menu ...
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Set keyboard shortcuts for accessing specific render slots?

I want to press '1' to go to 1st Render Slot, '2' to go to the 2nd, and so on. I did this before but my keyboard shortcut file got corrupted. I don't recall how I had set it up in the past. I'm ...
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Camera Mode is fixed to a point independent to where the camera is [duplicate]

I was following a tutorial about cameras and lightning. At certain point the shortcut Ctrl Alt Numpad 0 was introduced. This shortcut was about moving the camera to the point I was looking at. The ...
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Whenever I press Shift + Z to Undo my errors It just goes into frame mode why does it do that?

Whenever I press shift + Z to undo my error, it just puts me into wireframe mode. I wanna undo my errors, but it doesn't work as I excepted.
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Why can't I rotate anymore an object?

I can no longer rotate a object. Can anyone please help me? I don't know what shortcut I pressed because now I can't rotate any object in my scene.
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Shortcut list txt for node wrangler

does anyone know if there s a shortcut list (txt) for the node wrangler (not the list in the preferences). There s a lot of helpful shortcuts in this addon but i find it annoying to go to the ...
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View Selected (Numpad .) and zooming out with a single shortcut

Every time I use View Selected (Numpad .), the view zooms in too much in the object I want to center in my view, so I always need to zoom out to have a proper sight ...
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What is/where is GRLESS key?

I don't know, is it dumb question or not. I'm watching different tutorials and making with them different models. And in one of those videos an author used keys Shift + GRLESS. I've never found such ...
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Y and Z Keys are switched in 3D View

I use both, a German and a UK keyboard layout. When I use the German layout the Y and Z Keys appear swapped in the 3D View and behave like in the UK layout. Inside text entry fields however the ...
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Accidentally set shortcut for vertex select to left mouse. How do I undo this? [duplicate]

I was trying to set it to one of my programmable keys on my keyboard but I messed up and made this happen... Can I undo?
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Replacing one object out of two, how does it work?

I have a character out of 3 parts, i pressed cntrl p and made it to one object. Now I want to replace one cube with these three parts. I tried cntrl l and i tried it with the properties menu but it ...
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Modelling in blender without mouse wheel. How to completely move mouse wheel modal functionality to custom keyboard shortcuts?

How to edit modelling operator modal\contextual hotkeys? I'm using blender with a tablet since the beginning. And it doesn't have mouse wheel. I'm really fond of blender shortcut system, and how it is ...
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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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Shortcut to switch between layers?

I usually use layers in Blender, as you know they are pretty handy. I have been trying to look for a shortcut to switch between layers. Any idea? Thank you for the help, W
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CTRL+T Shortcut

While i was watching some tutorials and at some sites, i saw people could add image texture, mapping and texture coordinater nodes at ones in node editor with CTRL+L shorcut. It is a really useful ...
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Alt+_ Shortcuts do the wrong stuff on Ubuntu

Whenever I try to linked duplicate, I press Alt + D, but instead of linked duplicate I get some sort of debug menu popup. After that all blender controls have toggled to some other mysterious mode. I ...
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How do I set up a hotkey to switch cameras?

To facilitate animating a character I want my main camera to take whatever cinematic view I want and have 2 other cameras I set up to follow location with offset to constrain to look at the same ...
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Bridge/extrude/join vertices in a ring [duplicate]

I have a ring of vertices, and I would like to connect them with another edge together quickly. I tried bridging 4 vertices together, but that took too long and made faces. Extruding with 'E' would ...
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How to change mid mouse button function for a keyboard key?

"The Summary" I need to change shortcuts that involves, mid mouse button and movement of the mouse, specifically "The shortcut for the Pan View Function" and the user preferences only allows me to put ...
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change/create hotkeys for vertex\edge\face select

I would like to create or change the hotkeys for the vertex select, edge select, and face select options. I know that they already have Ctrl+Tab+1, 2, and 3, but I don't like using them. They are a ...
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Moving object while following it with camera

I'm looking for a shortcut to lock camera (3D view, not the object: "Camera") temporarily onto an object while moving it (object). For example if I move a cube in x-axis and it leaves the visible area ...