Lumis 3D 2021.1

Scene Explorer

You can view Lumis 3D scenes if they are present in the current space. To view a scene, double click on the scene to arrive to the scene's landing page.

Note

If you have editing rights for this scene, this will open the editor. From the editor, click on Explore in the upper right corner to switch to the explorer view.

Editing rights require:

  • The Product and Scene Editor user module

  • A role as a writer or administrator in the current space

If you do not have editing rights for this scene, the explorer view will be displayed immediately.

In the upper left corner, the name of the scene is displayed.

In the upper right corner of the screen you will see followed icons:

The image51.png button can be used if you want to add comments to the model shared by your coworkers. They will automatically receive a notification by email or by SMS according to their notification preferences chosen in User Profile (page 5).

Tip

How to: Add comments to a scene

You can add comments to a scene while viewing it. Double click on a scene. If you don't have editing rights, you are now viewing the scene.

Note

If you have editing rights for this scene, this will open the editor. From the editor, click on Explore in the upper right corner to switch to the explorer view.

Editing rights require:

  • The Product and Scene Editor user module

  • A role as a writer or administrator in the current space

At any time during this viewing session, click on the image51.png button to add comments to the image currently displayed in the viewer's active pane.

  1. In the pop-up window, type the subject of your comment in Title field.

  2. If necessary modify the view of the scene by clickings the image59.png Update the snapshot button.

  3. Describe your message in the Description field.

  4. Click Save button to share your comment.

The image70.png can be used if your product has languages. To change the language displayed, select a different language from the drop-down list. If your product does not have languages, this menu will not be shown.

The image71.png Product drop-down menu allows you to choose the current active product. This list contains all of the products in the scene, as well as the default setting,  All. To configure a different product in the scene, use this drop-down list to switch to another product. To once again apply options to all instances of a product, select the instance option, All.

  • The image72.png toggle button switches from the scene view to a view of the current product alone, and back again. You can change the current product by selecting another from the drop-down list at the top left of the screen.

The image52.png drop-down menu gives you a choice between the different viewing modes. See details in Top Right Menu (page 24) from the Digital Aspect Mockups chapter.

Warning

Viewport Widgets are not available in Product Explorer for the reasons views are presets when a KDR is converted to a product. To change the view for another preset (Product and Scene Editor user module is required), just go back to the product's landing page and:

  1. Click on Views tab at the top.

  2. Double click on the corresponding view displayed in Viewport. Select between an image, a three-sixty or cube-type view when the View window shows up.

  3. Let the Lumis 3D generate the pictures.

  4. Click to Save button.

The image62.png button displays or hides a summary of the current view and configuration used for the model. It lists the model shown, the camera used, and all active configuration options.

The image63.png button can be used to download a JPG or PDF version of the image currently displayed in the viewer's active pane. This file will be saved to your computer or device.

  • The image64.png Snapshot Image tool can be used to save the image currently displayed in the viewer's active pane. You can choose the space and the folder in your Lumis 3D account where the image will be saved.

  • If your KDR contains timelines or animations, the image65.png Video button will open the Snapshot Video editor to produce a video of the animation.

The image28.png button can be used to share a link of your model (DAM). Anyone in the domain with access to this page can share this link. (Sign-in is required).

At the bottom of the screen, a menu gives access to scene controls:

  • image66.png Views and groups of views for the scene. Select a view to activate it. If a three-sixty- or cube-type view is active, you can interact with the scene in real time by clicking and dragging.

  • image67.png Presets for the current active product. Select an option to enable it. You can change the current product by selecting another from the drop-down list at the top right of the screen.

  • image68.png Parameters for the current active product. Click on a parameter to select it and display it in the scene being viewed.

  • image69.png Clips and groups of clips. Select an animation clip to play it.

Tip

How to: Take a snapshot of a scene

Double click on the scene. You are now viewing the scene.

Note

If you have editing rights for this scene, this will open the editor. From the editor, click on Explore in the upper right corner to switch to the explorer view.

Editing rights require:

  • The Product and Scene Editor user module

  • A role as a writer or administrator in the current space

At any time during this viewing session, click on the image63.png button to download a JPG or PDF version of the image currently displayed in the viewer's active pane. This file will be saved to your computer or device.

  • The image64.png Snapshot Image tool can be used to save the image currently displayed in the viewer's active pane. You can choose the space and the folder in your Lumis 3D account where the image will be saved.

  • If your KDR contains timelines or animations, the image65.png Video button will open the Snapshot Video editor to produce a video of the animation.

You can render as many images as you want from this position by changing only the resolution.