What is active element in Blender?
The active element is the last one to be selected and will be shown in a lighter orange color when in Object Mode and white when in Edit Mode. With Active Element as Pivot set to active, all transformations will occur relative to the active element.
How do you move an object freely in Blender?
Pressing G activates “Grab/Move” transformation mode. The selected object or element then moves freely according to the mouse pointer’s location and camera. You can also move an object by clicking and holding RMB on the object to move it. To confirm the action, press LMB .
Why can’t I select anything in Blender?
A common reason for not being able to select the object you want is that you are already in edit mode for another object. When you are in edit mode, you can only manipulate and change the geometry and data that belongs to the object that was selected when you entered edit mode.
How do I make an object follow a path in blender?
Select your path and press Shift S and select Snap Cursor to Selected, then select the other object and press Shift S and Snap Selection to Cursor. Then you can add the follow path constraint and the ball will move to the beginning of the path.
How do I enable editing mode in Blender?
Using Ctrl+Tab as an alternative, Edit Mode can be toggled from the Mode wheel menu (pie-menu). Switch to/from (toggle) Edit Mode using the mode selector top-left.
How do you select a single object in Blender?
To select only one object simply click on it with the right mouse button (or left if you changed it). If you want to select more object but select them one by one then hold shift and click the mouse button on them.