How can I adjust the (yellow line) length of the light in Blender? Can we make it shorter? I think yellow lines that from the lamps are too long when comparing to the object scene. Thank you.

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You are using an Area light.

For area and spot type lights, the line visualizes the Custom Distance > Distance, regard of wether Custom Distance is active. You can change it with the Distance property.


If you would like to remove the yellow tracking blob "Look At", uncheck Look At in the viewports Gizmo settings.


If you are using cycles (or another render engine), this Distance propetry is not accessible, although it is represented in the viewport. Briefly switch to the EEVEE render engine, change the distance value until the viewport looks good, the switch back to your actual render engine.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thank you for your informative answers :) @Leander I've looked into my Blender window at light section but I cannot find the "Custom Distance" Could you please advise? imgur.com/a/ztQxVOR $\endgroup$ – PANAS May 10 at 12:37
  • $\begingroup$ @PANAS I added a paragraph. Does this solve your problem? In your question, the value is visible in the screenshot. $\endgroup$ – Leander May 10 at 12:40
  • $\begingroup$ Yeah! I got it! and it works :) Again, thank you so much. This is very helpful. P.s. I'm very new to Blender and this is my new knowledge. $\endgroup$ – PANAS May 10 at 14:46

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