Tutorial Creating Predefined Layer Position

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This tutorial applies to all different OS and MXWendler versions.

Introduction

The Predefined Layer Positions are settings that can be retrieved directly under the layer transformations.
They allow to set a layer in a specific portion of the output with just one click.
For this tutorial, we are going to use a standard UHD Output (3840x2160) as an example and create four
custom Predefined Layer Position (FHD) as if the outputs were splitted in four FHD projectors.

Steps

1. Go to: Menu → Settings → Windows-Misc and select the Layers tab. (A)

2. On the top right side of the settings window there is Predefined Positions Box. (B)


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3. The values in this box are pixel positions, offsets inside the rendering area: (PosX, PosY, SizeX, SizeY)


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4. To create the first Layer as a FHD in the top left corner of our output we would have to write:

  • 0,0,1920,1080 followed by a short description E.g. /FHD1

5. The other layer position will then be:

  • 1920,0,1920,1080/FHD2
  • 0,1080,1920,1080/FHD3
  • 1920,1080,1920,1080/FHD4

6. As it is marked (r) by the software, to activate the changes, please restart Stage Designer.

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