Questions tagged [tools]

Introduced in 2.8# series tools provide a more visual and direct way of interacting with Blender functions directly on canvas through gizmos and manipulators.

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Is there a tool, addon or modifier that creates a 3D model from Grease Pencil just like Smoothie-3D / Paint 3D / Monster Mash?

I want to find some way to imitate this technique. (draw a curve that becomes a model with a few clicks) The same can be done with Paint 3D as seen here and Monster Mash as seen here. The most I can ...
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What tool do I use to make a part smooth

I have what is on image 1 (the black colors), and i want it to be like the image 2 (orange color legs) I know that there a tool that can do it but i can't find it.
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Gentle Bleach and Darkener Tool for 2D Animation

Tried Draw/Tint and Sculpt/Strength but to no avail. Looking for a Brush or a Tool that would lighten or darken a particular area of a fill or stroke but leaving the rest intact.
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Is there a way to optimize tool panel?

I have too many addons so there are many tabs in the tool section. I would like to organize those somehow
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Blender 2.91 convert to Grease pencil and preserve only outlines

I am pretty new to Blender and what i want to do is to convert my entire mesh to grease pencil. When i do this it shows all the edges and vertices with it i want to only keep the outline of the object ...
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Enable show keyboard-shortcuts in Toolbar?

Is there a way to preview the keyboard shortcuts of a common command in the standard toolbar much like this? I've been told I should use the F3/spacebar search options but retrieval adds time to ...
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How make “CustomTool(WorkSpaceTool)” call modal with specific “property”

i am making a custom tool, i would like to have different behaviour if i use the tool holding Alt, Ctrl, Shift.... in the templates there is an Half/example in the UItool simple. But i cant make it ...
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How to unwrap overlaping UV island vertically

I need to automatically unwrap UV vertically keeping UV island stacked together. I've created some trim textures and I wish to use them on columns of different heights. Is there any tool/add-on I ...
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How can I precisely set my mouse location for tools which use it?

I'm learning the bend tool. It works by having you start with two points in space. One of them is the 3D cursor, and the other is your mouse cursor. The line that connects determines what your ...
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What free tools make Blender work like SketchUp? [closed]

I'm coming from SketchUp and want to find tools, that are free, to make Blender work like SketchUp. Any advice is greatly appreciated. Has anyone made any that convert Blender into a user-friendly CAD ...
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“Drag”, “Pencil” or “Line” Selection

After looking around and Googling alot I couldn't find what I'm looking for, hence I'm asking here. I'm looking for a tool that is similar to Lasso Select in some ways, but instead of : Drawing a ...
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Curve Tools not showing in Edit tab

I'm trying to enable Curve Tools but it is't showing up in the edit sidebar. When I enable the tools in preferences I have a warning icon and not sure what this means. I can only see Curve Info and ...
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How to move the gizmo of a section?

How to move the gizmo of a section of to make a scale (NOT relative to the center of the selection)? When I do it with the cursor it crushes all in 1 single point
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Gizmo missing in version 2.90.1

I'm in version 2.90.1 and my gizmo (manipulator) is missing. Does anyone know how to get it back? I checked and the check box is checked. Restarting didn't resolve anything. Does anybody have a clue ...
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using subsurf modifier to object with boolean undoes boolean

I know what the correct answer to this is, which is don't use boolean modifiers lol. Unfortunately, I learned that a little too late... Anyway, my problem is not the common boolean and Subsurf problem ...
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Can't use Knife Tool to cut across specific loop side

Trying to use the Knife tool to cut a box out of these 2 edge loops. Problem being, the knife doesn't add a single cut when LMB on top of them. It does, however, work when i do the same thing on the ...
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Does every tool or feature in Blender have a keyboard shortcut or hotkey?

Is there a shortcut hotkey for every tool or task in Blender?
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How can I activate various eyedroppers using script

Now, in order to find an eyedropper I have to click a tiny button, scroll, click another tiny button, click the eyedropper, and THEN I can finally pick a color. I'm aware that with 'E' I can shorten ...
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How to Inset Text/Curve Mesh?

I am wondering if there is an easy way to inset mesh that is generated from text/curves? When I convert text to mesh it generates a bunch of uneven triangles that don't inset properly. My only ...
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Graphics tablet

I’ve been trying to sculpt and I realize that I am horrible at it. I am using a mouse to sculpt in blender and I think it would be easier to use a graphics tablet. I have a touch screen 2 in 1 ...
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Incorrect selected tool circle. box. or lasso

When I select vertices, edges, or polygons with the circle, box, or lasso tool in Edit Mode, spontaneous vertices are selected all over the mesh. example: I select the vertices on the legs, and the ...
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Why isn't Face Sets painting all the faces under the brush in Sculpt Mode?

In Sculpt Mode, when using Face Sets Brush on the mesh, the mask does not apply correctly to all faces below the brush. Some ...
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Change Sculpt Tools Layout

Simple question. I have done it before but don't remember how how to change the Sculpt Tool layout between one and two columns.