A content area is a part of a content map, it allow to do more precise and advanced mapping.
To create a content Area, go inside the Content MapThis section describes how to set up your content maps and use Content AreaRead More tab and do a right click. You'll have all theses options to create a new content area :
Then you can fine tune them through the Parameters EditorYou don't have to search further, every parameters of a selected Element is there.Read More (below the Element TreeThe hierarchical view of documents in SmodeRead More)
This is a necessary feature if you have only one content map for a geometry (like an UV map) and you want to select only parts of it to display specific contents. Go check the example projects.
In this example image, a single content map is cut to fit the different parts of the geometry :
It allow to address any content directly into this content map subdivisions inside the Show
Contains all the video content of the project
Read More. And so to place specific content in specific areas :
Using Content MappingAutomatize complex dispatch of content from the Show toward Content MapRead More
you can also directly create some procedures to map directly different parts from the same content and so enhance a faster creation process.
If you put a 2D TextureMaskDefine a 2D Mask applicable on any 2D Renderer or 2D ModifierRead More over a content area, only content send to this specific area will be masked. This mask will have no effect over the content send into the parent Content MapThis section describes how to set up your content maps and use Content AreaRead More.
Parameters common to all Elements
Loading (Activation State) : The loading status of the content area. It can be
enabled by not loaded
Activation (Activation State) : The activation status of the content area. It can be
enabled by not active
Color Label (RGB Color) : Associate a color label to your content area to make it easily locatable
Solo (On/off option) : Activate this to keep only this content area active and hide all other content areas in same location
Editable (Activation State) : The editabiliy status of the content area. It can be
Preset (Element Preset Selector) : Select a preset to apply on the content area