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The default defuse node missing from node editor - i have tried repairing / did a reinstall -- changed the cycles render // chose use node editor from the material tab. Blender 2.78c. I cannot insert or create a new node.

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marked as duplicate by David Aug 9 '17 at 10:49

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ahh... my bad.. the use node check box was not ticked.

  • Diffuse shader node (if you were looking for it in the question) is material node whereas your nodetree is displaying Compositing nodes. So which nodes did you want to use? – Mr Zak Aug 9 '17 at 10:30

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