[Bf-committers] Re: [Bf-blender-cvs] CVS commit: blender/source/blender/blenkernel/intern object.c

Matt Ebb matt at mke3.net
Thu Oct 27 16:16:14 CEST 2005

On Oct 27, 2005, at 3:27 PM, Johnny Matthews wrote:

> Matt
> When I first Add a camera, It comes up drawn with a dotted line,  
> then I go to camera view and back to front view and it is solid.

Hrm, that is weird, I'm just using the blender data in G.vd. Maybe  
the active camera is not getting set in Blender when one is first  
added. Will make a note to check it.

> Also I see what 'title safe' does, can someone explain what it "is"  
> I have never understood what that 2nd box is for :)

The title safe zone is for video and broadcast, or really anything  
that's to be viewed on a tv screen. Video screens all have wildly  
varying amounts of overscan and differing amounts of how much of the  
picture is cropped off by casings etc. The title safe zone is an  
estimated area that you can feel 'safe' putting important things like  
titles within, and that it won't be chopped off on some people's  

Of course if you're just making stills, or things not destined for  
video or broadcast, the title safe zone is irrelevant and just extra  



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