It’s my first ever video tutorial, so the quality of narration is still sub-par and for that I apologize. I intend that subsequent tutorials will be better as I learn and become more comfortable with the flurry of thoughts in real time instead of the usual ability to lay things out and plan them.
In the meantime, here’s a list of the most basic, most used hotkeys both mentioned within and in addition to the video:
In the 3D space:
A :: Cycles between ‘all’ and ‘none’ for objects in object mode and vertices in edit mode.
B :: Allows the selection inside a rectangle (clicking and dragging with mouse)
C :: Allows selection with a circle tool (resize circle with scroll wheel)
S :: Scale, for resizing both objects and selected vertices.
E :: Extrude (edit mode only) for making new geometry based on selected vertices.
R :: Rotate objects and selections
N :: Right toolbar open / close.
T :: LEft toolbar open / close.
Z :: Switches between shaded and wireframe in the 3D view.
DEL :: Deletes selected (click the ‘are you sure’ prompt)
TAB :: for switching between object mode and edit mode.
SHIFT + SPACE :: Makes fullscreen whichever box is under the cursor.
SHIFT + A :: Adds new… (contextual)
F12 :: Render image
1 :: Front view.
3 :: Right side view.
5 :: Switches between perspective and orthographic view.
7 :: Top view.
Holding CTRL while changing view does the opposite (so CTRL + 7 would be bottom etc.)
The other numpad numbers shift the view one step in respective directions.
If you’re using a laptop, you can set the top row number keys to emulate the numpad number keys. Normally mapped to layer number.
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