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Dale KutzeraRectangle frame in Top View?
by on Jun 5, 2012 at 10:11:16 pm

Another Newbie question. In active camera I understand the rectangle to be the viewing area. In 3d space, however, in a "top" view, I also see a rectangle. Often my camera is outside this area and so are the objects it's looking at. Can anyone tell me what this rectangle is and it's significance?

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Roland R. KahlenbergRe: Rectangle frame in Top View?
by on Jun 6, 2012 at 2:11:20 am

Lots of rectangles appear in the different viewers. Do a screen cap and include the timeline as part of the screen cap.


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Dale KutzeraRe: Rectangle frame in Top View?
by on Jun 6, 2012 at 2:26:20 am

I found a tutorial online that referred to this square as the "Paste-board," and gave some tips on how to adjust top or side views so all the elements can be seen within it.

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