The 3Delight Preferences dialog contains settings that remains effective across all Maya scenes.
Render View The first section of this tab contains the option for selecting the window (and application) in which image layers will be displayed on screen during rendering. See Output: Image Layers (AOVs). It can be either the Maya Render View, 3Delight Display or Custom Frame Buffer. When this last option is selected, the render view used for rendering is specified through the
rendermn.ini file; 3Delight Display is used by default.
The following statement in the rendermn.ini file controls which render view is used when Render View is set to Custom Frame Buffer:
When the Always Use Maya Render View for IPR option is enabled, an IPR rendering will always be displayed in the Maya Render View. Turn it off to use the application specified by the Render View option for both regular and IPR renderings.
The second section of this tab contains the names of the applications that will be launched to visualize the different assets entered in various 3Delight for Maya fields. The supported type of applications are listed in the table below.
|RIB||This application will be launched to view RIB files. The default application is WordPad on Windows and TextEdit on Mac OSX. There is no default application on Linux.|
This application will be launched to view rendering log files. The default application is WordPad on Windows and Console on Mac OSX. There is no default application on Linux.
|Image||This application will be launched to view images. The default application is i-display on all platforms.|
|ShadowMap||This application will be launched to view shadow maps. The default application is i-display on all platforms.|
This application will be launched to view statistics output by the rendering process. The default application is Internet Explorer on Windows, Safari on Mac OSX and Firefox on Linux.