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Blender 3D 2.49 Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery by Allan Brito

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Modes

To edit and manipulate objects in Blender, we must understand how to work with the modes. These modes determine what we want to do with an object. To manipulate and transform an object, we have the Object Mode, and to edit and model, we have the Edit Mode. To select these modes, we use a combo box located in the header of the 3D View:

Modes

We have more modes, such as the Sculpt Mode and Pose Mode, that activate sculpt modeling tools and character animation, respectively. The most common modes we will be using are the Object and Edit modes. They are so important that we have a Keyboard shortcut to switch between them. If we press Tab, the active ...

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