Viz Artist User Guide

Version 3.13 | Published March 28, 2019 ©

Slide Show

The Slide Show plug-in allows you to create a sequence where a group of containers fade in and out one by one in the same manner as a normal slide show.

Note: This plug-in is located in: Built Ins -> Container plug-ins -> Tools

This page contains the following topics and procedures:

Slide Show Properties


  • Blend Value: Controls the slide show sequence. Animate this value to create the change from slide to slide.

  • Use Offset: Enable this option if the slides have the same initial position and you want them to move along some of the axes as the slides are being shown.

  • X, Y and Z Offset: Sets the offset values of each slide calculated form the one previously shown.

  • Fade Out: May be set Off, On (every slide) or Last (last slide only)

  • Start with: Sets what should be visible if slide show is not started.

To Create a Slide Show

  1. Add a group to the scene tree, and name it slideshow.

  2. Add a number of Sub-Containers that are used to house the slide(s).

  3. Add the Slide Show plug-in to the slideshow container.

  4. Position the Sub-Containers in advance using the transformation editors for each container, or open the Slide Show editor and offset them to create a moving sequence.

  5. Animate the blend value to create the slide show sequence.

  6. Click the Initialize button to initialize the plug-in. Each of the Sub-Containers automatically get an alpha icon.