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Blender 3D Basics Beginner's Guide Second Edition by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action – setting up Blender so you can see what the camera sees

Quite often, you may need to have more than one view of the scene visible at one time. Blender is great that way because you can break up the 3D View window as you like. In this case, we want to see what the camera is seeing as well as having our standard view of the scene. The following steps will help you set up Blender as you like:

  1. Select New in the File menu.
  2. Create a new 3D View window horizontally as you learned in Chapter 2, Getting Comfortable Using the 3D View.
  3. With the cursor over the right-hand 3D View, press 0 on the NumPad to get the camera view.
  4. Press T to close the Tool Shelf in the right 3D View window. It should look similar to the following illustration.
  5. Now, ...

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