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Outline Glow

This camera effect will create a glow effect around any model when a mouse hovers over the entity.

Please note the 3D Preview Box control must have the Enable Hover property set to True for this to be seen.

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Enable Outline Glow

Outline Glow is enabled in the Environment, see Environment - Camera Effects.

This will apply common glow settings to each Click Macro Entity that exists on a Model node.

The Outline Glow parameter in the Click Macro Entity can override the Environment settings, see Click Macro - Outline Glow.

This enables different glow settings to be applied to each model that has a Click Macro Entity.

  • Outline Glow Enabled

    Check to enable Outline Glow on all Click Macro Entities.

  • Glow Size

    A number from 0 to 10. Controls the thickness of the glow around the model.

  • Downsampling

    A number from 1 (low) to 4 (high). Controls the quality of the glow effect.

    We recommend setting this to 1.
  • Red

    Controls the amount of red in the glow color.

  • Green

    Controls the amount of green in the glow color.

  • Blue
  • Controls the amount of blue in the glow color.

  • Alpha

    Controls the transparency of the glow.

Steps to Enable Outline Glow

Follow the steps below to see Outline Glow on a DriveWorks 3D model.

  1. In the DriveWorks 3D document select the Environment node.
  2. From the parameter panel, check Outline Glow Enabled.
  3. Set the Alpha channel to be a positive number (somewhere around 50).
  4. Adjust the Red, Green and Blue channels to be the color required.
  5. Apply a Click Macro Entity to a Model Node.
  6. Save and close the DriveWorks 3D document (click OK).
  7. On the form displaying the DriveWorks 3D document in a 3D Preview Box control, select the 3D preview Box and ensure the Enable Hover property is True.
  8. Select Test, from the Form Designer and hover over the model with the Click Macro Entity.