# Pixel Derivative VEX node

Returns U and V derivatives of the current pixel.

**See also:**
Pixel Area

This VOP is available in the compositing node definition contexts (VEX Compositing Generator and VEX Compositing Filter networks).

This operator returns U and V derivatives of the current pixel. If extrapolate is on, the derivatives are extrapolated at the edges of the image.

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