Articles for the ‘Producing output’ Category

Lighting Effect: Light up Your Scene With the Omni Light
Last modified: May 15, 2017

The Omni light component, found in the Lights Extension, can be of great help in those scenes that are just a little too dark. It’s a placeable component, a light bulb, that casts light in all directions but isn’t visible in renderings and that you can place anywhere in your drawing. During placement, you can ...

Movie Editor: Timeline and Playback Controls
Last modified: Feb 13, 2017

The bottom part of the Movie Editor window is dedicated to the timeline with related tools, and playback controls. These are explained in detail below the overview.   Timeline Clips that are selected in the Clip Collection are available on the timeline; in the same order of appearance. You can change the clip order either ...

Movie Editor: Clip Collection
Last modified: Feb 13, 2017

The Clip Collection contains all the camera paths and stationary cameras currently in your 2D view: Here you can do the following: Change clip order: use drag n’ drop to alter the order in which the clips should play, or select a clip and move it up or down in the list by using the ...

Movie Editor: Movie Settings
Last modified: Nov 20, 2017

The Movie Settings are options that you can work with before exporting the movie: Let’s take a look at each of these settings. Options Lets you select a preset from the list or, if you select the Custom option, select compression, resolution and quality on your own as shown here: Light preset Offers the same ...

About the Movie Editor
Last modified: May 04, 2017

After setting up your camera paths and stationary cameras in your 2D view, you can edit your movie in the Movie Editor. In the Clip Collection, you can decide the order of appearance and also enable/disable scenes before producing the movie. Different Movie Settings are available and you can even trim scenes to achieve the ...

Render Using the View Render Option
Last modified: May 06, 2016

Here’s a short video showing how to use the Render View feature: *Available with the advanced graphics engine only. With the Render View feature, you can render your current 3D view on the fly. You start by selecting a render preset from the drop-down menu in the 3D view: The options displayed are based on ...

Creating a Render or Post Processing Preset
Last modified: May 06, 2016

Did you find a nice preset in Photo Lab that you want to tweak just a little bit? Or would you like to manage every slider yourself to find those perfect settings? Then we suggest that – no, we encourage – you to save your own custom presets! You can either start working from scratch ...

Post Processing in Simple Mode
Last modified: May 16, 2016

The first time Photo Lab is opened, it is shown in Simple mode. This means that there are some Photograph Setup presets to the left, and some Post Processing presets to the right. The idea is that you should be able to create a nice, high quality rendering simply by selecting a preset. Note that ...

Photograph Setup in Simple Mode
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

The first time Photo Lab is opened, it is shown in Simple mode. This means that there are some Photograph Setup presets to the left, and some Post Processing presets to the right. The idea is that you should be able to create a nice, high quality rendering with simply by selecting a preset and ...

Printing Reports and Drawings
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

To print reports and drawings in CET Designer, follow these steps: Select Print Reports from the File menu. The Print Reports dialog box opens, as shown below. Go to the Report Settings tab. Under Document contents, mark the check boxes and select the desired option (by clicking the heading) for the reports, drawings and perspectives that you would like to print. Choose the contents by putting ...

Sending a Report as E-mail
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

It is possible to send reports and drawings as an e-mail attachments straight from CET Designer as a PDF file. To send reports and drawings as an e-mail attachment, follow these steps: Select Print Reports from the File menu. The Print Reports dialog box opens. Go to the Report Settings tab and select the check boxes for the reports, drawings and perspectives that you ...

Printing a Report as a PDF File
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

It is possible to save and print reports and drawings in PDF format. When the report is saved as a PDF file you can send it as an e-mail attachments straight from CET Designer. To create a PDF file in CET Designer, follow these steps: Select Print Reports from the File menu. The Print Reports dialog box opens. Go to the Report Settings tab and select ...

Printing a Perspective
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

In the Print Reports dialog, there are different options to choose from before generating the 3D perspective: – Render – Choose between the Current view or Photo series. – Zoom – Choose between Close, Medium or Distant. – Level – Choose between Contour image, Quick render, Normal quality or High quality. – Resolution – Choose the desired image resolution. Draw background – Draws the current color of the background in ...

Printing Drawing Alternatives
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

To print an alternative drawing that you have created, follow the steps below: Go to the File menu and select Print Reports. The Print Reports dialog appears. Click the Report Settings tab. Select the desired options for your alternatives. Click Preview to see detailed information for each alternative. Note: The preview option gives a quick preview of the 3D view, a screen shot of the 3D view. ...

Creating a 3D PDF
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

Wouldn’t it be great if you could generate PDF files that show your complete 3D view and let your clients turn around and zoom in and out of your drawing to see every detail – without having them use CET Designer? The 3D PDF Extension lets you save your drawings and send them to your ...

Printing an Article View or a Standard Bill of Material
Last modified: Nov 16, 2015

If you check the Standard bill of material box in the Print reports dialog, you choose to include the Quotation in the printed document. Specify the information in the quotation You have the possibility to specify which columns you would like to have displayed in the printed quotation. The left field shows the information that will be printed and the right field shows ...

Output Settings
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

CET Designer generates a complete bill of materials while the drawing is being prepared. Changes in the drawing will automatically update the pricing and the part numbers in the calculation. Because of this you can be assured that the pricing shown in the quote always is correct. If you are working with several alternative drawings for the ...

Saving, E-mailing and Printing Renderings
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

There are multiple ways to use the photos once they are complete. You can export them as an image file, attach them to an e-mail, insert them into a Paper view layout, or print them as part of a Print report. Save the rendered image When the photo is complete, you can save it to ...