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Can I specify a portion of the image to render in Cycles? [duplicate]

Is it currently possible to specify which portion of an image you'd like to render in Cycles? Let's say I'm going to render an image with dimensions 1280x720. Can I render just the rectangle bounded ...
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rendering updating only nessary movment [duplicate]

Is there away to render update the objects that move while the back drop will be in scene? I have a huge scene setup it takes 3 to 4 mins per frame to render on the 1920 x 1080, I have learned many ...
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What's the quickest, easiest way to point the camera somewhere in blender?

Often I want to just point the camera to an object or a specific area in my scene to get an idea of how it'll look in the render. What's the most painless hassle-free way to do this in blender? A ...
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Is it possible to both GPU and CPU render in the same Blender instance?

I have a Quad core CPU, that renders 4 chunks at a time. I also have a GTX 1060, which renders one chunk at a time, but renders chunks about 4x faster than the CPU. Can I use these both in the same ...
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Re-render only portion of image?

Is it possible to render only a portion of your image while leaving what was previously rendered in the same render slot? For example, if you rendered an entire image, then wanted to render a small ...
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Render only a certain part of a frame, reuse the rest of the frame from the frame rendered before

I have ~800 frames which are technically still. In these 800 frames, only a small section of it moves, is it possible to only render the first frame fully, then only re-render the small moving part of ...
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Render subsection, produce full resolution image

Background In an animation, text scrolls horizontally across the screen (from left to right), stopping on the far right. For example: The background is transparent and no other objects are in the ...
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Box Select Tool does not disappear

Not sure if this is a bug or feature. I was using the box select tool to join a couple of objects together. Suddenly a box froze and did not select anything, I could keep using that tool but that box ...
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Beginner sculpting. I pressed Control + Shift + LMB

When sculpting, I pressed Ctrl+Shift+LMB and part of the mesh is now blackened, I can't work on it, and there is also a dotted rectangle. How can I continue sculpting?
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Blender only renders in one Tile

I want to render a 4000x5000 picture. I used a one-tiled (4000x5000 px) test render, with 20% resolution-scaling for a test over night. But now no matter what tilesize i set. No matter the ...
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Is it possible to only render a part of my scene?

I made an animation where marbles fall down and roll away over a logo. Logo is passive there's a floor. Not very hard if you know a little about blender. But... Since i want to render 250 frames it ...
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Is it possible to specify a complex rendering area in Blender?

I am trying to render a complex object (suppose this is a torus). The area occupied by the object itself is much smaller than the area of the object bounding rectangle. I only need to render this ...
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Adaptative sampling on Cycles

I have a scene I want to render where a small object moves across the camera's field of view. The rest of the scene is just a black void containing absolutely nothing (see image below). I need to ...
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Blender render multiple regions

is there a way to render multiple regions at the same time by selecting different points of the camera view? I know render region function, but it allows to define only one portion at same time.