Program help

Batch Rendering (pCon.planner PRO)

With Batch Rendering, you can send render jobs from pCon.planner to an external process. While you continue to edit in pCon.planner, your images and panoramas will be calculated in the background.

Functionality

External rendering with the settings for OSPRay
Calculation of multiple views or cameras from a plan successively
Available for photorealistic images and panoramas
Full use of pCon.planner possible during image calculation

Using Batch Rendering

1.Open the Image dialog (Presentation tab)
2.In the Image dialog, set OSPRay as the renderer.
3.Determine the settings for the rendering in the Image dialog or select a profile.
4.Select the type – Image or Panorama.
5.Click on the Export button and select Export.
6.This will open the Select Views window. Using your mouse, select the cameras and views that you would like to render as photorealistic images.
7.Click Export. A render job will be created for your exported views and cameras. The image calculation will start in the background.

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Managing Render Jobs in your Browser

A new tab will open in your standard browser. Here, you can see the progress of your image calculation and can manage your render jobs.

Note: If you accidently close the browser window, you can reopen it using the Windows task bar. Click on the Batch Rendering icon.

In the browser, you will see a list of the current and pending render jobs. You have the following options:

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Function

Batch_Rendering_Eye

The list can be found in Edit Mode. Deleting, pausing or stopping jobs is possible.

Batch_Rendering_Delete

Delete Render Job: All calculated images that have already been completed from the render job will also be deleted. Deleting cannot be undone.

Batch_Rendering_Stopp

Stop Render Job: The render job will be deleted and the already completed images will be retained.

Batch_Rendering_Pause

Pause Render Job.

Batch_Rendering_Play

Resume Render Job.

Batch_Rendering_Edit

List can be found in the View Mode. The order of jobs can be changed.

Left click on the job in the list, hold down the mouse button

In View Mode: Drag jobs in the list up or down to change their order. Jobs will be calculated from top to bottom.

Completed images will be shown in a gallery view on the right side of the browser window. If you click on a single image, you can enlarge, download or delete it.

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