Viz Engine Administrator Guide

Version 4.2 | Published December 04, 2020 ©

Control Buttons

This section contains information on the Controls Buttons, which include the Play and the On Air buttons.


  • images/download/thumbnails/76780071/v4_oam_clapper.png Clapper Board: Shows or hides the Director Control Pane window.

  • images/download/thumbnails/76780071/v4_oam_to_start.png Back: Jumps to the beginning of the animation in the scene.

  • images/download/thumbnails/76780071/v4_oam_play.png Play: Starts the animation of the scene.

  • images/download/thumbnails/76780071/v4_oam_stop.png Stop: Stops the animation of the scene.

  • images/download/thumbnails/76780071/v4_oam_forward.png Continue: Continues the animation after it stopped at a stop point.

  • images/download/thumbnails/76780071/v4_oam_preview.png Render Preview: Shows or hides the VGA Preview window (only available on machines with video cards). The keyboard shortcut for activating or deactivating this window is SHIFT + BACKSPACE. The state of the VGA Preview window depends on how the Render preview default setting in the Video Output section of Viz Config is configured:

    • Inactive: Does not display by default.

    • Active: Displays by default.

    • Fullscreen: Sets the On Air window to screen size.

      Note: Preview is always enabled on machines without a video card.

  • images/download/thumbnails/76780071/v4_oam_clock.png Performance Editor: Shows or hides the Performance Bar.

  • images/download/thumbnails/76780071/v4_oam_sysinfo.png System Information: Shows or hides the On Air Information Panel window.