Viz Artist User Guide

Version 3.13 | Published March 28, 2019 ©

Click the Scene Editor buttons once to enable the features, click them again to disable.


  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_reset_icon.png Reset: Sets the Viz Artist layout to default size.

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_camera_selection.png Camera Selection: See Camera Selection.

  • images/download/thumbnails/50613593/workbench_layer_selection.png Layer Manager: Shows or hides the Layer Manager (see Layer Manager).

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_button_snap.png Snap: Takes a snapshot of the current content in the Scene Editor (see Snapshot).

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_button_pp.png Post-Processing: Enables rendering of advanced post-processing effects, such as Depth of Field or Lens Distortion, in the scene editor window. Under normal operation, these effects are only rendered in On Air Mode.

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_button_kp.png Key Preview: Activates the preview of the key signal.

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_button_n.png Normal Vertices: Shows the normal vertices. For example, it is practical to use this feature when the lighting is not reflected in the required manner. Enabling this feature shows the vertices as purple handles. These handles makes it easier to predict how the light is reflected.

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_button_e.png Events: Enables the handling of interactive script/plug-in events. Interactive scripts and plug-ins are those related to mouse or keyboard actions.

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_button_ta.png Title Area: Shows the title area as the outline of a light blue rectangle in the Scene Editor.

    Tip: The size of the title area can be defined under the Rendering Panel scene settings.

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_button_sa.png Safe Area: Shows the safe area as the outline of a green rectangle in the Scene Editor.

    Tip: The size of the safe area can be defined under the Rendering Panel scene settings.

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_button_key.png Key: Shows what the key output looks like.

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_button_w.png Wire Frame Mode: Renders the scene in wire frame mode.

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_button_bb.png Bounding Box: Enables the bounding box visualization for the selected Container.

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_button_p.png Performance Bar: Shows the Performance Bar.

  • images/download/attachments/50613593/workbench_button_grid.png Grid: Opens the Grid Tool-bar.

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