Render Setup Manager Dialog
The dialog title displays the current render setup settings being displayed. Double-clicking an entry in the tree view, makes the setup active for rendering. Icons in the tree view indicate the state of the render setup as follows:
|Show Setup List|| Toggles tree view visibility, for render setups.
When you select (single-click) a render setup from the list, its settings appear in the tabbed section of the dialog. Double-clicking on an entry in the tree view makes it the active setup for rendering.
When not visible, you can click the down-arrow to open a drop-down menu of the available render setups from which you can select (equivalent to single-click selection in the tree view).
|Save Setup||Save Setup icon is enabled to indicate a save is possible. Names of setups that are yet to be saved appear in blue in the tree view.|
Only local setups can be deleted.
If you have copied a setup that exists in the library, and then deleted it, the library symbol will change to gray when the local copy is deleted.
Setups that are local, and don’t exist in an external DGN library, are permanently deleted.
|Update from Library|
|Quality slide control|| Lets you quickly adjust keyed values inside the selected render setup. The slide control is present also in the Luxology Render dialog. Both slide controls are synchronized if the same setup is selected in both dialogs. The slider changes several settings that affect quality and performance with lowest quality and best performance being to the left and highest quality slower render time being to the right.
Values in the Settings and Global Illumination tabs that may be adjusted with this control are indicated by a key icon. Clicking the key icon enables/disables the setting for adjustment with the slider.
The delivered render setups have the appropriate key values activated. For example, the Ambient Occlusion setup, has Occlusion Rays keyed but Irradiance rays are not.
Note: Where you use a custom setting that is outside the normal range, the slide control cannot be used to adjust them. For example, the Interior Extreme setup does not use a keyed value for Indirect Bounces because it is set to 10. This is far higher than what should be used for 99% of renderings and thus outside the range of the slider.
|Settings tab||The Settings tab contains controls that affect the rendered output.|
|Global Illumination tab||The Global Illumination tab contains settings that control how indirect light is processed by the Luxology rendering engine.|
|Advanced||The Advanced Tab provides a tree view containing all settings from the Settings and Global Illumination tabs. In addition, in the General Settings tree, there are a some seldom needed settings that are only revealed on this tab.|