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I want to embed YouTube videos. What should I do?

I usually include a YouTube link when I post a question. But I want to embed YouTube videos. What should I do?
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GPU post maintenance

It's been a while since we made Enabling GPU rendering for Cycles?, and a few things have changed since then (opencl support has come a long way, but also has more than a few issues worth documenting)....
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Should we ask users to indicate what version of Blender they're using?

Given the changes in 2.8, should we ask the users, whether they are asking or answering, to indicate which version they are using, in order to make sure that the answers provided are correct? Or, ...
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Blender SE's updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Create 'gltf' tag?

Similar to existing fbx and collada tags, would others be open to creating a 'gltf' tag? See https://www.khronos.org/gltf/ for ...
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A Selectively Helpful Community

I've been on this site for quite a while now, but there's something that keeps bugging me. This might sound a reminiscent of the reform of the whole StackOverflow site that happened a while back. It ...
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Need to tell blender developers to add different symbols in future updates [closed]

I am in need of letters which are not in the standard English alphabet. I personally am after the ancient Hebrew alphabet from the times new roman font file. I am not able to copy these letters from ...
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Why are 2.8 questions off topic?

I have a question about my Blender Stack Exchange post: How to do a simple smoke in 2.8 eevee Anyway what can be asked and what cannot is almost to the point of semantics. I understand the reasoning. ...
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New Contributor indicator how to be a Contributor to Code of Conduct?

While Browsing Blender Stack Exchange. I noticed that some users are Contributor of "Code of Conduct". If You hover the Text 'New Contributor' it Shows a message about "Code of Conduct". Although I ...
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I see soo many questions, low views, and almost no answers

Title explains it. Weird, right?
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Blender.sx font issues on Ubuntu [closed]

Recently, and I cannot pin point a date, in this website and its meta all fonts are bold-faced and its rather unpleasant to the eye. I've seen this on two separate machines (both with Firefox though) ...
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Blender Stack Exchange Dark Theme

The site is too bright when working in a dark room or at evening when switching from all the 3D software that all has dark UI. Is there a Dark Theme? If you have your own feel free to post it next to ...
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Revoking false close votes from multiple users

I recently viewed a question that I initially though was a duplicate of another question, so, I voted to close it as such. Anyway, I asked for clarification just in case it wasn't a duplicate. After ...
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Deleting answer by deleting content

https://blender.stackexchange.com/posts/115940/revisions Is that an acceptable way to delete your answer when you feel you overthought the problem?
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Image Error “i.stack.imgur.com redirected you too many times”

All browsers, Windows 10. As of last night images from i.stack.imgur.com have been broken for me. In Chrome, attempts to load the image directly result in the 'redirected you too many times' error. ...
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Blender 2.8 and Duplicate Questions

On the stack overflow blog it is said that "questions are merely the sand that produces the pearl." and "that you optimize for pearls, not sand". So with that context here is my question. The public ...
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kbd shortcuts and unwillingness to comply

Related to comments on How to move points proportionally to keep edge flow good? , which are getting out of hand and inappropriate to where they're occurring. I like helping people. However, I am ...
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Blend-exchange not working(Please accept the terms and conditions)

Blend-exchange won't let me upload my file despite me accepting the terms of service
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Professional Way vs. Getting the image?

I just got into it with someone on BSE, and it lead me to a question about answers! I do not work in a game/vfx studio but I do get paid to use Blender. So I do not know all the techniques that ...
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what to do with Yes or No questions

Often (especially in the unanswered list) there seem to be question which are seemingly answered with a yes or no. I'm not talking about not answerable question, buts valid question which appear to ...
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Are questions about the Armory game engine on topic?

Armory works only within Blender, however it is a separate product. There is a version that is an add-on, presumably that's on topic. Then the full version is a separate product, but you can't use it ...
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Why my Question is Downvoted?

I'm a newly active member here in Blender SE Network. My Question - Rock PBR Texture Creation within Blender (Procedural) for export in game engines here as Got -3 Downvotes. As per the Guide to ...
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On topic: A question about how to design a 3D planet?

I would like to create a 3D model of a planet with rings, complete with sun, so that I can better visualize what the rings would look like at various times and locations on the planet. I have some ...
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Is it appropriate to promote your question by repeatedly posting links to it in comments of other answers?

I have recently noticed that a specific user has been trying to promote their unanswered question by finding similar questions to theirs and posting a link to their question in the comments on one of ...
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Can you add files to comments?

Is it possible to add .blend files or images to comments? I'm having a bit of difficulty with somebody's answer to my question, and I'd like to give them my .blend file or a screenshot to help them ...
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Markup code parsed unexpectedly

I usually present code by indenting lines with four spaces or using the respective button in the editing menu. line_of = "code" another = "line" However, after a ...
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Game-engine question on hold because bug?

I've come across a question. It asks about a bug in the game-engine and was therefore put on hold, since it should be reported to the official bug tracker. Considering that the game engine won't ...
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Any way to see all moderator nominations?

The current 2015 Moderator Election page just shows 4 candidates ran for moderator; however, I know there were seven nominations. Is there any way to see withdrawn nominations?
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Should OP comments be added to question by non-OP?

I just reviewed a suggested edit and rejected it because it was essentially just pasting a comment into the question. It seemed to me that the person who suggested the edit is farming for easy rep ...
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Way to accept multiple answers, or designate answer as valuable and distinct alternative to accepted answer

Sometimes I notice that there are multiple ways to address a problem or model a complex shape that have their own advantages and disadvantages. For instance, when modeling a corkscrew, there might be ...
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Question put long or short preferred?

Would people rather read a question put in the simplest terms and ask for any more essential information in the comments, or am I more likely to get an answer if I add as many relevant details as ...
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Front page changes from “answered” to “modified”

I answered a question last night, then the OP accepted a different answer which was edited by Ray Mairlot 12 hours ago at the time of this question. After I answered, I looked at the main page again ...
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How do I subscribe to, follow or save questions?

I'd like to do something like "+1" or just "subscribe" to certain questions. Can't find a button for it. By the way the next obstacle is posting itself: System says I have to wait for 40 minutes. ...
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Why are some names light blue in code markdown syntax highlighting?

What is the light blue syntax highlighting? On BSE in this answer, IntProperty, FloatProperty, EnumProperty, MyInt, MyFloat and ...
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How do I log out of my stack exchange account?

I want to create a new profile, so how do I log out of BSE?
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How can I earn the privilege to ask more than 8 questions per day?

I just started a major blender project. I was wondering if I can earn the privilege to ask 8+ questions (whatever the current maximum is). My questions will not be like my previous ones, as I'm doing ...
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Why is saying THANKS forbidden here?

Simple as that, WHY? I always put a 'Thanks in advance.' at the end of my question and after a while it always gets edited, some stuff get added and some removed, probably from a moderator, including ...
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Why is this answer considered a proper answer without solving the question, even partially?

I wonder, why is the answer given to my question here from dr. Sybren a valid answer? I flagged the answer but it has not been removed. I argue that this is not proper way of answering a question. I ...
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Adding Tags Related to Answer

Is it appropriate to edit in tags to a question that relate exculsively to an answer (or the answer of the question? For example, I answered this question. It is properly tagged with cycles, ...
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Blender won't let me ask questions.

One day, when I was horrendously frustrated, I wrote a bad word on here because someone called me retarded. Then, I got blocked, and blender won't let me ask any questions for another 24 hours. This ...
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I am unable to suggest edits

I suggested some edits which were rejected yesterday. Since then, I am not able to suggest anymore edits. I wonder, how can I lift this ban?
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What is the problem with posting an image (or link) and asking “How do I do this?”

What is the problem with asking “How do I fix this?” "How do I do this in blender?" "why is this happening" or "Go to this link and tell me how to do it" ?
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New tag for fun challenges [duplicate]

This question What's the fastest and / or craziest way to model an arrow in Blender? made me wonder if we need a new tag - eg, ‘Challenge’ - to flag such questions to make them easier to follow ...
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Challenge tag: create a simple shape in as few clicks as possible

Haunt_House recently posted a very interesting question. It is set up similair to a code golf question, except for 3D models, as you might've guessed. He posted the desired outcome (a simple arrow), ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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How do I send a message to a specific User

How do I send a message to a particular user for clarification of a specific post?
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Should we inform users about Multiple Vulnerabilities in Blender?

Sources: Vulnerability Spotlight: Multiple Unpatched Vulnerabilities in Blender Identified Talos security advisory for Blender product (TALOS-2017-0451) Secondly, I'm not asking about discussion ...
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Custom error/404 page status?

It was almost two years ago that the creation custom 404 and other error pages was offered. Several good ideas were presented and voted on, but there was no final official decision and we still have ...
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Favorite BSE post of the year - 2017

Well the winter bash is almost over and the hats are nearly gone, that means the year is close to its end and it's time to look back. What was your favorite post from BSE this year? Question or answer,...
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Does drafts' lifespans start from the initial draft or from the last edit?

I am currently writing a relatively big answer, so I am making use of drafts to work on it a bit everyday as I don't have much time. I understand that drafts will be deleted after 7 days. What I don'...

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