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 Subject: how to change viewport color

GatormanCL opened this issue on Jan 28, 2011 · 5 posts

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  GatormanCL    ( ) ( posted at 5:14PM Fri, 28 January 2011 

is there a way to adjust the transparency of the view port?  for example, when you go into render settings and change the output resolution, i.e. 275 x 150...  In the viewport it then shows two, (or maybe 4) transparent sections above and below to show what will not be rendered to picture viewer.

The reason i ask is bc in certain views the transparency doesn't help bc the scene is too dark for example.


  spedler    ( ) ( posted at 5:17AM Sat, 29 January 2011  · @3757844

Yes, you can change this setting. Go the viewport settings and look around in there. I don't have access to Cinema at the moment so I can't tell you precisely where to look, but it can be done.

Steve

  Hubert    ( ) ( posted at 7:01AM Sat, 29 January 2011 · edited on 7:02AM Sat, 29 January 2011 · @3757851

Hi Gatorman,

here are screenshots of my R12, how to adjust the display style and coloring of those borders:

Either change "opacity" and "color" of those border areas. (Screenshot at the bottom.)

Or display colored lines instead of these semi-transparent areas:

To Display the lines: 

  • Select a Viewport
  • Select its menu "Edit" > "Configure" (or "Configure all" if intended)
  • Tab "View"
  • Disable(!) the checkmark at option "tinted border"

To Change the color of those lines:

  • C4D program menu "Edit" > "Preferences"
  • "Scheme Colors" > "General Colors"
  • "Film Format". (Select your color, whereas I prefer a dull orange here, with RGB 255 170 25)

Hubert

screenshots

"All that we see or fear, is but a Sphere inside a Sphere."     (E. A. Pryce -- Tuesday afternoon, 1845)

  GatormanCL    ( ) ( posted at 6:33PM Sat, 29 January 2011  · @3757993

OMG Hubert! You are a life saver! Ive been going around c4d changing colors and nothing gave me the results i wanted.  You get a check mark in my book next to VERY HELPFUL.

 

now, back to modeling


  Hubert    ( ) ( posted at 3:17AM Sun, 30 January 2011  · @3758086

Hi Gatorman,

glad to help. :)

It is always a hassle to search for that setting/option. In my case usually once per year after an Upgrade, g. They are imo not easy to find in the Online Help, when not knowing the exact keywords. So I will keep a copy of my screenshot in my C4D work folder now!  ;) 

Hubert

"All that we see or fear, is but a Sphere inside a Sphere."     (E. A. Pryce -- Tuesday afternoon, 1845)

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