3DVIA Composer – Black Background in .SMG export

Article by Matt Campbell, CSWE, last updated on May 17, 2016

On occasion you will notice that when you export your .smg file and preview it, it will have created a black back ground. This is obviously not ideal. You will generally only see this happen when you are exporting and have color region turned on. There is a work around for this!

Go to File > Preferences > Advance Settings, then scroll down to Hardware and enable the HardwareSupport.SilhouetteShader setting.

You will need to restart 3DVIA for the setting to take effect.

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