Welcome new users!
You have questions about *using* blender?
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The forums here are about Blender development. You passed the user forums on the way in. You can ask user questions here, but eventually we will just chase you away.
As joeri, one of our 'elder statesmen' so charmingly said:
Anyway, get your butt up to a users forum like blenderartists.org and only come here with a plan on how you are going to improve the blender source; as this is a developers forum.