Scene Settings

When the CG scene is selected in the tree, the tab on the right of canvas (named the same as the scene) displays the global parameters for the current CG scene:

Global_settings

Animation

The scene has a global loop structure with start and end frame markers specifying its range:

  • Play Mode – specifies the loop play mode. Choose the desired play mode from the drop-down list.

  • Loop Start – specifies the initial frame of the loop.

  • Loop End – specifies the final frame of the loop.

The start and end frames of the loop span are shown as yellow bars on the timeline:

Global_Loop
  • Loop Count – defines the number of loop repeats. Select the "Infinite" option to play loop infinite number of times.

  • Loop Scene – specifies whether the whole scene should be played in a loop.

Background

The scene background settings are listed below:

  • Hide Live Video – if this option is set, the object background will to be opaque and of the color specified in the "Background Color" field.

  • Background Color - specifies the object background color.

Note
Please note, background color is used only on the Cinegy Titler template editing stage and is not passed to the output.

To select the background color, enter the HEX color code or click the box near this field, the following dialog will be open:

Globals_background_tab

Here you can define the color components in different color modes which can be selected from the drop-down list:

Globals_background_model

Safe Zones

The safe zones display can be configured. For this choose the "Settings…​" command from the "Edit" main menu; the following dialog will be open:

Safe_zones_settings

Here you can toggle the safe zones display, color and their size in percents relative to the frame area.

Live Plate Background

Safe_zones_settings

In the "Live plate background" section, press the "…​" button and choose the graphics or video file that will be displayed in the Cinegy Titler editor during template preview. Choose the "Animate while editing" option to play the video defined as a live plate background during template preview.

Press the "Reset" button to bring back the default setting.