Snapshots

Toolbar Menu Panel

Not on toolbars.

Panels

Snapshots

Snapshots

The Snapshots command saves and restores:

Layers

Layer States

Lights

Light States

Mesh Modifiers

Curve Piping

Displacement

Edge Softening

Shut Lining

Thickness

Objects

Clipping Planes

Display Mode

Locked / Visibility

Material Assignment

Position

Rendering

Backdrop

Dithering and Color Adjustment

Environments

Materials

Skylight

Sun

Textures

Wireframe

Views

Camera (Including Focal Blur in the Raytraced display mode)

Construction Plane

Display Mode

Wallpaper

Snapshots panel

To create a snapshot

  1. Select a viewport.
  2. Make sure no snapshot is in selection.

  3. Click the Save as button.

  4. Type a name for the snapshot.
  5. Select the parameters to include in the snapshot.

To update a snapshot

  1. Select a snapshot name.
  2. Click the Save button.

  3. Choose to replace the existing snapshot.

To restore a snapshot

Show Details...

Reports what information will be lost if you answer "No".

Yes

Saves a snapshot of the current model state before restoring the snapshot.

No

Restores the snapshot and ignores the unsaved information.

Cancel

Stops restoring the snapshot.

Do not show this message again

Saves the current settings and turns off the dialog display.

To turn the message back on

See also: ResetMessageBoxes command.

Toolbar

Save As

Saves and names a new snapshot.

Delete

Deletes the selected snapshot

Restore

Restores the selected snapshot.

Restore partial

Restores a partial list of the selected snapshot.

Edit

Specify the items to restore in the selected snapshot.

Import from 3dm file

Import Snapshots from a Rhino file.

Move up

Moves the selected snapshot up in the list.

Move down

Moves the selected snapshot down in the list.

Animation

Animates the restoration of the snapshot. When you change to a different snapshot, the snapshot transitions smoothly from the current conditions to the selected snapshot. This allows you to see the transition and can also be used to build presentations.

Double-click the snapshot thumbnail to start the animation.

Animation Settings

Animate snapshot restoration

Play animation when restoring a snapshot.

Constant time ____ frames

When:

Constant time = 100 frames

Delay between frames = 10 milliseconds

The animation takes 10 x 100 = 1000 milliseconds (1 second).

Constant speed ____ units per frame

When:

Constant speed = 0.1 units per frame

Delay between frames = 10 milliseconds

If a view moves 20 units between snapshots, the animation takes 10 x 20 / 0.1 = 2000 milliseconds (2 seconds).

Delay between frames ____ milliseconds

The delay time between frames.

Start Slideshow

Creates an animated slide show that steps through the list of snapshots.

While in slide show mode the following keys are active:

Space = Pause and resume.

Esc = Cancel the slide show.

and = Step forwards and backwards through snapshots.

Slideshow Settings

Fullscreen
Floating view
Maximize active view
Repeat

Loop the animation.

Show each snapshot for <x> seconds

Set interval for displaying each snapshot.

Right-click context menu

View Mode

List

Thumbnails

Restore Snapshot
Restore Snapshot Partial
Edit Snapshot
Delete Snapshot
Rename Snapshot
Start Slideshow

See also

Move objects

Snapshots in Rhino 6

 

 

 

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