Capture Rendering

Capture Rendering2 is used to capture either a single-frame bitmap of the viewing area, or a short video clip. Single frames are stored in standard Windows 24-bit BMP format.

 

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Video clips are stored as Windows AVI files at 30 fps; they are generated automatically as a single 360° rotation around the locked axis, so for video export to work the Lock Axis10 option must be set to X, Y or Z. If not, an error message will be displayed:

 

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When you click the Capture Rendering2 menu option, a File Save dialog will appear, like this:

 

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Note: For Single Frame captures, the File Save dialog caption will say “Microsoft BMP Bitmap Format”

 

Select your path, enter a filename and save your file. Once the file has been written to disk, the following message box will appear:

 

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Please wait until this message box is displayed before closing the 3D Viewer window.

 

 

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