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== Views ==
== Views ==
Revision as of 12:15, 20 November 2016
This page contains Debbie's notes on the basics of Blender: the Interface, Shortcuts, Selecting Objects, Transforming Objects, Moving Objects, Adding and Removing Objects, Adding Modifiers, Creating Diffuse/Specular materials, UV Unwrapping, Lighting, Camera Positioning, and how to render with Cycles (Blender's ray-trace based production render engine).
More elaboration on specific things:
Blender has a context-dependent interface - the View and Mode that you are in (and where your mouse is hovering) will affect what the shortcuts will do.
The shortcut for Blender User Preferences is
Alternative - https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Extensions:2.6/Py/Scripts/3D_interaction/3D_Navigation Virtual numpad emulator which appears in the Tool Shelf presenting a simple clear layout.
You should get a mouse with 3 buttons.
If you select this, you can simulate the middle mouse button if you press the
Alt key while using your left mouse button.
Snap Menu Shift-S
Adding and Removing Objects