Cycles render not cycles?

I have enabled cycles in 2.63 but cannot get a rendering preview, the full render is there but not the constant preview render. I notice that the drop down menu at the top says ‘cycle render’ and not cycles as per the various tutorials I have seen.

Any clues as to what I haven’t enabled?

There are also some features missing but I assume that’s related to the preview issue.

on bottom header you need to set cycles preview for the window mode!


Thanks but can you be more specific, I cannot find anything that sets preview for the window mode…

on bottom header select for a viewport type renderer
that will make viewport as continous render for cycles

but if you don’t have GPU then it is very CPU intensive
and not recommended


Thanks and salutations to you :slight_smile: