When i try to add a material to new files , and use nodes to customize it opens up some 2 nodes i know nothing about , and whenever i try to add anything it lacks half of the functions it had before. My old files are still ok , and have all the things i need to customize nodes.enter image description here

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    $\begingroup$ maybe you've switched from Cycles Render to Blender Render? $\endgroup$
    – moonboots
    Aug 12, 2018 at 10:00
  • $\begingroup$ Oh , yeah xd Thanks , i'm kinda new to blender $\endgroup$ Aug 12, 2018 at 10:02
  • $\begingroup$ Internet is spotty here, this was the quickest I could find. Also duplicates of duplicates quickly provide the user with a breadcrumb trail of potentially useful posts, they can effortlessly go through, as opposed to presenting a single answer. It hopefully also encourages them to search more often $\endgroup$ Aug 12, 2018 at 14:42

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Switch from Blender Render to Cycles Render, on the top horizontal menu bar.

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