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Blender 3D Basics 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:

  1. Select New in the File menu.
  2. Create a new 3D View window 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 save the file to a file named Two 3D Views.blend.

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