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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Questions about Blender involving other applications, such as external render engines.
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Questions considering the process of reduction of noise in final renders and/or texture baking.
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for questions about Blender's Mantaflow based fluid simulation. Use it for questions about set up, parameter settings and other aspects.
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The Curve modifier provides a simple but efficient method of deforming a mesh along a curve object. Use this tag for questions about using the Curve modifier.
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Blur is a term use to refer to any effect that reduces sharpness in an image.
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OSL (Open Shading Language) is an open source language designed for creating materials, lights, etc. The ability to add custom OSL scripts for rendering with Cycles was added to blender in 2.65
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A heightmap is a raster image. Each pixel of the map stores values, such as surface elevation data. Blender uses height maps in materials through image textures as a way of faking (bump map) or produc…
"Blender 3.0 includes a new editor: The Asset Browser. It makes working with reusable assets much easier and more visual." Use this tag for questions about the Asset Browser.
The Mirror modifier creates symmetry in an object along any arbitrary plane. Use this tag for questions about the use of the Mirror modifier.
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The Screw modifier is similar to the Screw tool in the Toolbar, in that it takes a profile object, a mesh or a curve, to create a helix-like shape. Use this tag for questions about the Screw modifier…
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A network is 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.
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The Bump Node is used in materials to simulate the appearance of displacement. Use this tag for questions about the use of the Bump node.
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Questions about Blenders built in Ocean Simulation modifier. The Ocean Modifier is used to generate a series of images which are used to deform a mesh to emulate moving water.
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Depth of Field (DoF) is the distance between the nearest and farthest objects in a scene that appear acceptably sharp when using a lens based camera, although the term is commonly used to simply refer…
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A matrix is a mathematical object consisting of a rectangular array of (in blender's case) numbers. Matrices are used in 3D graphics for computing coordinate transformations. Blender uses matrices i…
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for questions targeting the interaction between Blender and the underlying operating system.
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[Physically Based Rendering]( (PBR) seeks to render images in a way that models the flow of light in the real world. Blender's Cycles rendering…
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The Movie Clip Editor has two main purposes, it can be used for tracking or masking movies. Use this tag for questions about using the Movie Clip Editor in either mode.
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The Boolean modifier performs operations on meshes that are otherwise too complex to achieve with as few steps by editing meshes manually. It uses one of the three available Boolean operations to crea…
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Motion blur "results when the image being recorded changes during the recording of a single exposure, due to rapid movement or long exposure." The can be caused by either the camera or objects in the …
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For coding questions about Blender development, including addon or script development with the Python API. Does not include general programming questions, non blender specific tasks or errors, nor com…
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Questions pertaining to the Blender GUI theme. Blender themes can be customized and exported in the User Preferences.
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Sverchok is node-based add-on aimed at Architects and Designers, designed primarily to create parametric geometry.
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"Renders can be separated into layers, to composite them back together afterwards." (2.90) View Layers are also used to control visibility of objects in the 3D Viewport. Use this tag for any questio…
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questions concerning the use of point clouds / data point sets in blender.
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Alembic is an open computer graphics interchange framework. Alembic distills complex, animated scenes into a non-procedural, application-independent set of baked geometric results. This distillation' …
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Three.js is a lightweight cross-browser JavaScript library/API used to create and display animated 3D computer graphics on a Web browser. Models created in Blender can be exported and loaded into thre…
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Orthographic and Perspective are two 3D to 2D projection techniques that apply to both the 3D Viewport and renders, but are independently controlled in each. Use this tag for questions about Orthogra…
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