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 workspace with python

I want to make a python script that allows me to change my workspace with a keypress, and I have a wacom tablet with buttons on it that I can map keys to it. I was thinking about mapping unused ...
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Remapped keyboard keys don not work properly in Blender only (Windows 10)

I have bought a laptop that was German (I’m not, I use an English keyboard), and I have a clean installation in English as Win 10 OS language and Greek loaded as an additional language pack. Both use ...
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How do you quickly align one object to another along only one axis?

I know about Object > Transform > Align Objects, but this is too slow. Even if you make a keyboard shortcut to Align Objects, you still must use the mouse to click on the desired X, Y, Z axis. I know ...
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Check whether shortcut key exists/don't allow shortcut key to mutliple actions

Is there an easy way to check whether a shortcut key exists already? I wanted to assign ctrl+s as "mark seam" but immediately realized that that was already the ...
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batch edit keymap / shorcut to replace all the modifier key from 'cmd' to 'ctrl'

Hi is there a way to batch replace all the 'cmd/oskey' key to 'ctrl' in the keymap ? i'm trying to bring keymap from mac/osx to windows and want all the hotkey to map for example from cmd-R to ctrl-R ...
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How do I use the alt left-click shortcut to select an edge loop without making the closest vertex active?

Sorry if this is a dumb question, I'm a beginner to Blender. At 6:55 in Part 1, Level 3 of the Modelling - Blender Beginner Tutorial by Blender Guru, he uses alt left-click to select an edge loop of ...
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How to seperate a vertex?

There was a shortcut for seperating a vertex without "P". You selected the vertex and when you , it got loose, seperating one face from another. What is this operation is called, what is it's ...
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Is there a way to enable pressing/releasing shift to Pan while already rotating, without having to release the middle mouse button?

new to Blender 2.82 Basically just wondering, if I am rotating around my object, is there a way I can press shift while still holding the middle mouse button, and enable it to start panning? It ...
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Circular selection tool is stuck on the cursor after pressing alt+c

I am modeling a car. While modelling I pressed Alt+C instead of C for circular select tool. The circular select tool came anyway but now I'm unable to exit the tool. It has got stuck to the cursor. ...
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Is there a way to rotate view by 180 or 90 degrees with 1 command?

Most of the time I use the "hold alt + drag middle mouse button in a direction" to rotate the view. There are often times when I want to see the top or bottom view and then rotate the top/bottom view ...
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Changing keyboard shortcut for 'Add / Shift+A'

I'm currently using Blender 2.79 as the latest version wont run on my machine. I'm trying to change the keyboard shortcut that is used for Shift+A in order to add ...
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How do you create 2 hotkeys for variations of the same keymap?

I'd like to have 'Flip Active/Selected Bone' and 'Flip Active/Selected Bone' with the 'Extend' checkbox turned on as 2 separate keyboard shortcuts, eg. F and AltF. Creating a new hotkey works fine. ...
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Is there a way to place a single edge in the same way you place an edge loop?

I want to be able to press a shortcut, then hover over an edge, click it and then place a single edge (not an edge loop) just the same way I press Ctrl+R to place an edge loop. Also would be great if ...
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Ctrl-Space for autocompletion in text editor for scripts doesn't work anymore?

What is the new shortcut for autocompletion in the editor for scripts (macros)? CtrlSpace doesn't work anymore in Blender 2.82+?
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On laptop when I press F3, no search bar shows up, just the brightness goes up?

On my laptop I can't open any search bar because whenever I press F3 the brightness just goes up.
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Different options in Blender 2.8 when selecting Loop Cut via the toolbar or the shortcut (CTRL+R)

I noticed that when you select the Loop Cut via the toolbar on the left side you cannot adjust the number of cuts via the mouse wheel. If you scroll the mouse wheel, the camera zooms in and out. It is ...
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How to re-map the shortcut to remove a node connection (cutting tool)?

I use a graphics tablet because using a mouse starts to hurt my wrist. I need to either find the NAME of the "slashing" disconnect function between nodes that works identically like in Houdini FX (the ...
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Change the size of circle selection without mouse scroll

I'm talking about this circle selection tool that can be accessed by pressing C. I know one can change its size with mouse scroll with holding LMB. But I only use stylus and one of its button is RMB ...
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Shortcut for operator context panel (redo panel) in 2.8?

Is there a shortcut or a plugin that helps expands this context menu automatically? This extra mouse maneuver and click is quite exhausting in a bigger project when compared to before 2.8. Thanks.
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can i change keyboard shortcut for move/rotate/size in EDIT mode?

I'm a 3ds max user wanting to switch to blender. To help me with the transition i want to change some keyboard shortcuts. More specificaly the shortcut for move/rotate/size. Don't want to change all ...
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What's the shortcut for mesh menu?

I'm referring this menu: It's weird that Face, Edge, Vertex and even Add menu all have their own shortcuts, but Mesh doesn't have one. I searched "Mesh" in preference, but even weirder yet, that "...
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Ctrl+z not working 2.82?

Undo (ctrl+z) not working in 2.82. In the keymap it shows, but it's not working. Is there any setting I need to change?
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how to change a hot key in a add-on

recently updated blender to "2.82a" and figured out that the pie menu add-on changed the mode changing key to Ctrl+tab" how can i change that key back to only "tab" not "Ctrl+tab"
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Is there some general rules to remember shortcut?

I am using blender for a week and Im really struggled on understanding why any function have specifically that hotkeys that it have. For example: its clear that "a" key may stand for "add" and "apply" ...
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making a blender addon (in python) that has a keyboard shortcut and works in edit mode (not object mode as per example)

I am trying to make a blender addon using this template (last example on page): https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/advanced/scripting/addon_tutorial.html I have successfully got my addon to ...
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alt+rightmouse shortcut [duplicate]

hope you are all well during this difficult times. I just downloaded version 2.82a for Linux, and I was trying to follow a tutorial on how to make a photo realistic ring. Mind you I never used Blender ...
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Change shortcut for Frame Selected

In 3D view editor (and most of the others) there is a function Frame Selected that brings selected in center of view. By default its shortcut Numpad + . , since I stacked at home with keyboard without ...
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Keyframes - direct, shorter shortcut?

I am new to blender and I am trying to figure out if instead of hitting "i" ("s" for industry compatible shortcuts), and then having to hover with mouse and chose "all channels" etc, I can have just ...
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My Context Menu Is Gone For Edit Mode And Object Mode

Something weird happened and I cannot seem to trace what's causing it. By default, when you want to switch between Object Mode and Edit Mode you press Tab and the context menu appears right? Well ...
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Shortcut for Navigating through Keyframes

Is there a way to create a shortcut to navigate through keyframes? The best I got is using the Arrow keys, but I have to have my mouse over the Dope sheet for them to function. Can I do this without ...
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How to change the shortcut (F) to resize the brush in sculpt mode

how can i change the shortcut to resize the brush in sculpt mode, i want to use the S Key instead of the F key.
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Redo shortcut doesn't work

Here is strange thing: Shift+Ctrl+Z doesn't work but i still can redo through menu (edit - redo). Why is it happening? Blender version 2.82.7.
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Moving Object Origin but not the Object itself

It appears my origins are detached from my object and not affecting the object itself. I have never seen this "Gizmo" show up before until now and I am afraid I hit something accidentally to cause ...
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In Blender 2.8, can I reset 'My View' to the initial perspective used when a brand new project file is opened?

Blender 2.8 offers several numeric keypad shortcuts for changing the perspective: ...
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Access for Shortcuts or Quickselection for Advanced Selection: new, extend, invert, intersect

Is there an GUI way (e.g. Assign Shortcut) to have quick access to advances selection methods? Or if not, is there an existing script or addon for this? I'd like to get it into Hotkeys, PieMenus or ...
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I can't move, rotate or scale in blender 2.8 object mode [duplicate]

I am very new to Blender 2.8. I know that hotkey like G, R and S are essential and very useful but I can't do any of them in object mode. I can only move the origin (the orange thing that for the ...
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how to loop cut a mesh that doesn't have clear edge flow

i have mesh like this and i need to cut it like this but i can't because as you can see the mesh have a crazy topology
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Blender acting as if shift is held down

I'll go to orbit with trackpad and it'll work but then i'll go to do it 10 seconds later and it'll pan instead of orbit, as if shift is being held. It seems to switch on and off for no reason. It ...
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How do you quickly clear the mask when texture painting like when sculpting?

I know that in Sculpt mode you can use Alt+M and Alt+I to clear or invert it. This is super important for a fast workflow. I tried to make my own new Mask Flood Fill shortcut under Image Paint by ...
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Hotkey to navigate scenes in Blender 2.8?

In Blender 2.7, i could change the layout with Ctrl + ← and Ctrl + →. In 2.7, the scene was layout dependent, allowing me to navigate the scene this way. However, in Blender 2....
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The shortcuts of annotation tools changed itself

Sorry for this silly title. I tried to pinpoint the cause of this behavior but it seems so random. Usually my shortcut of Annotation Eraser is Shift+Spacebar+8: But sometimes it becomes Shift+...
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Adding keyboard actions in 2.82

Where is the Add New keyboard shortcut feature in 2.8? Why 2.7X keymap in Blender 2.8 doesn't have keyboard shortcuts from 2.7X? Why exporting a keymap from 2.7 imported in 2.8 doesn't work? How to ...
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What is the shortcut for orientation?

Blender 2.81 I frequently change the Gizmo orientation in modeling between Global and Normal. There is no shortcut shown. The Blender documentation says , (comma), but using comma the orientation ...
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What's the "deselect all" hotkey in Blender 2.8x?

Recently I've been trying to transition from an earlier version of Blender to 2.82. The UI is easy enough to figure out but the thing that really gets me is the bind to deselect all. In earlier ...
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Hold gizmo axis transformation shortcut

In 3D Viewport constructions is usual to rotate the visualization often, so as it's gizmo stay at top-left side of application I observed me moving the mouse a lot. There would be a keyboard shortcut ...
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Shortcut for quickly toggling between cameras (in a similar way the Alt+Tab works for OS tabs)? [duplicate]

Shortcut for quickly toggling between cameras (in a similar way the Alt+Tab works for OS tabs) ? Assuming the function exists... If it doesn't, it should lol.
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How to only show the paths of Greace Pencil strokes?

I accidentally inputted a shortcut while drawing in a Greace Pencil object and now only the paths of the strokes are shown. Now I'm curious about what key combination it was and how to leave this ...
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Key for remove doubles

Every time I remove doubles, I go space bar, remove doubles, and press enter. What is the "legit" way of doing this? Is there a faster short cut key? If not its fine.
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(Blender 2.8) Control + RMB doesn't create new vertex

First off, I want to tell that I'm a complete beginner to Blender. I'm following a modelling tutorial on YouTube. Not only is the interface different, but the shortcuts are too. The person making the ...
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How to assign shortcut to Snap menu

I wanted to assign similar hot keys on Snap menu and setting Origin menu like shift + f1 and ctrl + f1 since you can't add Origin menu to Quick Favorite After seeing this question, I managed to make ...

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