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Image Quality

The Image Quality page presents options related to lighting, ground shadow, and annotations.

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Specifies the ambient lighting.

Command Name Description
Model Enables custom lighting. Lighting is determined by the spot, directional, and positional lights that have been added to the scene.
Auto. soft Specifies 1 light with no specularity, and light direction always matches camera direction (dynamic lighting). Performance is optimized.
Auto. medium Specifies 2 simple lights.
Auto. metal Specifies 3 lights, with metal aspect reinforced.
Auto. heavy metal Specifies 3 lights, with metal aspect strongly reinforced.
Auto. contrasted Specifies 3 lights, with contrast optimized.
Default Specifies 2 lights, with specularity and no ambiant light.

Ground shadow

Specifies ground shadow properties.

Command Name Description
Ground shadow Enables Soft shadows.
Soft shadows (Available when Ground shadow is selected.) Specifies the shadow focus, low for sharp and high for blurred.


Specifies annotation properties.

Command Name Description
PMI auto fade

Makes product manufacturing information (PMI) visibility dependent on camera orientation. PMI parallel to the screen are fully visible. Perpendicular or reversed PMI are transparent. To make PMI always visible, clear this option.

Disabled Enabled

Callout width

Specifies how callout widths, as defined by the number of characters that can be displayed, are determined:

  • Variable (based on callout text) - Sets widths based on callout text; the longer the text, the wider the callout.

    You can optionally specify a Minimum callout width. For example, if you want all callouts to be at least two characters wide, specify 2.

  • Uniform (same as largest callout) - Sets all callouts to the width of the widest visible callout. Hidden callouts are not considered when identifying the widest callout.

VariableVariable, Minimum callout width = 2Uniform
Note: These options affect the number of characters a callout can display. Actual callout size can vary based on callout shape, font family, and font size.

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