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-==== Node Graph Contexts ====+====== Node Graph Contexts ======
  
 **This is a crucial part of creating a node graph.** **This is a crucial part of creating a node graph.**
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 The context defines which capabilities a node graph has, which also affects which nodes can be added to it. The context defines which capabilities a node graph has, which also affects which nodes can be added to it.
  
-So, if the context of the node graph evaluation allows for raytracing, only then will you be able to add nodes that require raytracing.+For exampleonly if the context of the node graph evaluation allows for raytracing, will you be able to add nodes that require raytracing.
  
-The nodeMeister node only allows for node graph to be used where the graph it's applied to at least match **all** of the contexts of the nodeMeister graph.+The nodeMeister node only allows for a nodeMeister graph to be used if the graph that is hosting the node **at least** matches **all** of the contexts of the nodeMeister graph.
  
-You can select multiple contexts for a node graph, but please note, while this may make more nodes available, this will also restrict where the node graph may be used.+You can select multiple contexts for a node graph, but please note, while this may make more nodes available, this will also restrict where the nodeMeister graph may be used.
  
 As a general rule of thumb, **don't** set a context at all unless you specifically need to use a node that requires a specific context. As a general rule of thumb, **don't** set a context at all unless you specifically need to use a node that requires a specific context.
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 |OpenVDB|OpenVDB| |OpenVDB|OpenVDB|
  
 +You can query the context of any node graph by adding the Context Info node  (see  [[nodemeister2018:utilities|]]) to it.
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 +===== Examples =====
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 +**Material nodes** require both the **Raytrace** and **Surface** context.
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 +<-utilities|^|^presets|->
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