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questions related to the creation of specific visual effects within the compositor or just in general blender usage
Questions about Blender's graph editor. The graph editor is used for editing animated objects using F-Curves.
Questions about the Dopesheet editor in Blender. The Dopesheet is used for managing animations and keyframes for the entire scene.
Questions pertaining to the Linux Operating System as it relates to Blender. Questions can be anything from compatibility to optimization to making Blender work on a specific distro.
Questions about Bézier curves, a type of path with control points used to create smooth curves. Ask anything about how to create shapes and objects using bézier curves, manipulate the control points o…
a 3D content format based on xml managed by the Khronos Group. COLLADA was designed to act as an exchange format between different applications.
Questions about soft body physics in Blender's soft body physics engine and Blender's game engine.
color values that can be stored with each vertex in a mesh. This tag is for anything related to them.
In digital imaging systems, color management is the controlled conversion between the color representations of various devices, such as image scanners, digital cameras, monitors, TV screens, film prin…
used to separate objects in a scene. Layers help in keeping scenes organized. This tag is specifically for questions related to using layers in blender.
For questions about using IK in rigging. Inverse Kinematics is the opposite of the default Forward Kinematics. Instead of posing each bone in a chain from the base to the tip, IK solves the rotations …
for questions about features or behaviors of Blender that are specific to macOS. This includes questions about installation and maintenance.
Questions related to the NLA (Non-Linear Animation) editor in blender.
Questions about viewing or rendering an object in wireframe. Wireframe is displayed by drawing only the object's edges. A wireframe is usually used to view the topology of an object.
Questions relating to appending assets from one .blend file to another .blend file.
Questions about using and managing different versions of Blender, past present and future. Use this tag for upgrade questions, installation questions, etc.
The Knife Tool cuts new edges into meshes, adding vertices to user-defined points regardless of existing topology. The Knife Project Tool projects the topology of one object onto another, using the cu…
For questions pertaining to the appearance or settings of the World in Blender - meaning the environment you see as a background in your scene. World settings and capabilities vary depending on the re…
add effect to many of Blender's physics systems (Such as wind to blow particles and cloth, turbulence to smoke, etc.)
to control movements of your objects in 3D space. The Timeline isn't the one really moving your objects in 3D space. Rather, the Timeline gives you insight as to w…
a set of computers and the connections between them. Blender allows you to easily harness multiple computers' processing power by setting up a "render farm" over a network.
Questions about Blender involving other applications, such as external render engines.
a generic cursor which exists in 3D space. It's used for many things, from precisely positioning and snapping objects to marking the clone source while painting with a clone brush. It…
the process of recording the movement of objects or people.
an editor in Blender that gives you a 2D representation of all the data in the file as a list of hierarchies.