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Studio Overview – View Tab

The View tab lets you toggle the various windows of Studio, as well as several display features.


Sections and Tools

The View tab includes the following sections and tools:


The Show section lets you toggle specific windows within Studio.

Icon Action Description
ST-Explorer.png Explorer Shows a window containing a hierarchical info chart about all of the instances and services in the place. See Explorer Window for more info.
ST-Properties.png Properties Shows all of the properties of the selected object. See Properties Window for more info.
ST-Explorer.png Game Explorer Used to manage a published game as well as the game's developer products and images. See Game Explorer for more info.
ST-Toolbox.png Toolbox Toggles the Toolbox window open and closed. This contains all of your Models and Decals, as well as all of the models in Roblox's library.
ST-Context-Help.png Context Help Shows contextual info for the currently selected object. Highlighting a phrase in a script will search and display the result in this window.
ST-Tutorials.png Tutorials Shows a selection of tutorials on how to get started with Studio.
ST-Object-Browser.png Object Browser Shows information on every object, class, and enum in Roblox.
ST-Output.png Output Shows any errors, warnings, or print outputs from running scripts.
ST-Output.png Script Analysis Shows script errors and warnings without having to start running the game.
ST-Output.png Command Bar Used to execute Lua code outside of scripts.
ST-Diagnostics.png Performance View diagnostic information of your game.
ST-Task-Scheduler.png Task Scheduler Shows feedback on looping services in your game while it's running.
ST-Script-Performance.png Script Performance Shows CPU usage of scripts.
ST-Find-Results.png Find Results Displays the results from searching with Ctrl+Shift+F.
ST-Team-Create.png Team Create Allows you to collaboratively edit the place with other Roblox users.
ST-Diagnostics.png Script Recovery Toggles a window containing recovered scripts.
ST-Chat.png Chat Allows you to chat with other editors of the place. Only available if Team Create is enabled.


The Actions section contains recording tools and Studio display options.

Icon Action Description
ST-Display-Axis.png Display Axis Toggles display of a three-axis diagram at the bottom-left corner of the game editor window.
ST-Full-Screen.png Full Screen Toggles Studio between full screen and windowed modes.
ST-Screen-Capture.png Screen Shot Takes a screenshot of the current view.
ST-Record-Video.png Video Record Starts recording of a video of Studio. When recording, the game editor window will be outlined with a red border.


The Settings section includes tools for view adjustment within your place.

Icon Action Description
ST-Show-Grid.png Show Grid Toggles a 3D grid on the Y plane. If showing, the radio buttons directly to the left set the grid lines to be 2, 4, or 16 studs apart.
ST-Switch-Windows.png Switch Windows Lets you alternate between multiple windows and tabs currently open in Studio.


The Stats section contains buttons which toggle on-screen diagnostic information.

Icon Action Description
  Stats Shows detailed game stats.
  Render Shows detailed graphics and performance data.
  Physics Shows detailed physics data.
  Network Shows detailed network stats.
  Summary Shows a summary of stats data.
ST-Clear.png Clear Removes all stats from the screen.

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