Status Bar

The Status Bar is located at the very bottom of the Blender window and is used to present information. The Status Bar can be hidden by dragging it down or from the Window Menu.

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Status Bar.

Keymap Information

The region to the left of the Status Bar displays information about what mouse buttons and keys do for each editor, mode and tool, and it updates as you hold modifier keys.

In editors with a toolbar, pressing Alt shows the hotkey to change to a desired tool.

Status Messages

The region in the middle of the Status Bar displays information about currently running tasks or tools.

Running Tasks

A progress bar and a cancel button are shown while doing longer computational tasks such as rendering or baking. Hovering over them shows a time estimate.

Report Message

Label for an operator to display results or warnings. It disappears after a short time. Clicking on the icon on the left side of the report message will open the Info Editor which shows the full message.

Resource Information

The region to the right of the Status Bar displays information about the current blend-file.

Active Collection

Displays the name of the current selected Collection.

Active Object

Displays the name of the current selected object.

Geometry

Displays information about the current loaded scene dependent on the mode and object type. When two numbers are shown, the first one means the selected, and the second one means the total count. This can be the number of vertices, faces, triangles (Tris) or bones.

Objects

Displays the number of selected objects.

Memory

The 《Mem》 label shows the calculated memory consumption by Blender. This can help identify when you are reaching the limits of your hardware.

Blender version

This label displays the Blender version.