Viz Artist User Guide

Version 3.13 | Published March 28, 2019 ©


Use this plug-in to create file cards with different widths and heights and other attributes.

Note: This plug-in is located in: Built Ins -> Geom plug-ins -> Default

Filecard Properties


  • use LOD: Enables/disables dynamic level of detail.

  • Width: Sets the width of the file card.

  • Height: Sets the height of the file card.

  • Tab Position X and Y: Sets the tab position in x-direction and y-direction.

  • Tab Angle: Reduces/increases the size of the curve.

  • Bevel: Reduces/increases edge softness. Increase this value to get a softer edge.

  • Tesselation: Changes the number of triangles of the rendered file card to increase the visual quality. Please consider that the number of triangles affects the performance of the system.

To Create a Filecard


  1. Create a new group and add the file card plug-in to it.

  2. Add a material and/or a texture to the group.

  3. Open the file card editor and set the following parameters:

    • Set Width to 700.0.

    • Set Tab Position X to 70.0, and Tab Position Y to 60.0.

    • Set Tab Angle to 45.0.

    • Set Bevel to 25.0.