And as I’m about 3 hours deep into making a nice looking cupcake in Blender, I suddenly noticed the Manipulator was gone – you know, those three colored arrows that you allow you to move your object or selected material to move along the X, Y, Z axis.
Well, solving the problem was luckily simple: I pressed the space bar on the keyboard and… voilà. It was back.
This is Mari’s note to herself. This note may or may not be useful for you. It is intended as a personal note, publicly shared in case someone else finds a use for it as well.