Viz Artist User Guide

Version 5.0 | Published December 20, 2022 ©

Scene Editor Buttons

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

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/v4_wb_camsel.png Camera Selection: See Camera Selection.

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_14-54-44.png Layer Manager: Shows or hides the Layer Manager (see Layer Manager).

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_14-54-59.png Scene Info: if there is some additional information added to the currently loaded scene, this information is available here.

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_14-57-31.png Format Selector: To switch between different format in Adaptive Scene Design.

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_14-58-56.png Snap: Takes a snapshot of the current content in the Scene Editor (see Snapshot).

Preview/View Options

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-0-48.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/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-1-24.png Key Preview: Shows a preview of the keyed output.

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-2-0.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/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-3-30.png Key: Shows what the key output looks like.

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-2-26.png Events: Enables the handling of interactive script/plug-in events. Interactive scripts and plug-ins are those related to mouse or keyboard actions.

Guidelines and Helpers

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_14-59-18.png Show Cameras: Turns on/off camera placeholders.

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-0-11.png Show Lights: Turns on/off light placeholders.

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-3-53.png Wire Frame Mode: Renders the scene in wire frame mode.
    images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-8-9.png Default Lighting: Sets the default lighting (Viz Engine Render Pipeline only).

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-2-44.png images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-3-5.png Safe and Title Area: Shows the safe and/or title area as the outline in the Scene Editor.

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

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-9-43.png Bounding Box: Enables the bounding box visualization for the selected Container.

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-10-5.png Performance Bar: Shows the Performance Bar.

  • images/download/thumbnails/95405813/image2022-7-14_15-10-23.png Grid: Opens the Grid Tool-bar.

See Also