Pixel Map List

The Pixel Map List is where you create, edit, and delete Pixel Maps in your Show File.

List Controls

Add New Pixel Map

Opens a window for generating or loading new Pixel Maps.

Clear All

Deletes all of your show File's Pixel Maps.

Clear All

Deletes all of your show File's Pixel Maps.

Pixel Map

Pixel Maps are named following a sequential numbering system. Each Pixel Map represents the input resolution and panel placements of your physical video wall processor(s)

Format:
  Pmap[#]

Settings Button

Opens Pixel Map Settings window for the Pixel Map.
Attribute Controls:
• Momentary Button

Resolution Display

Displays Resolution for the Pixel Map
Attribute Controls:
• Momentary Button

Save Pixel Map

Saves the Pixel Map to a system file.
Attribute Controls:
• Momentary Button

Pixel Map Settings

The Pixel Map Settings Menu allows for a variety of Pixel Maps. If a Pixel Map image file has been supplied for the video wall processor(s), one may be loaded and imported into your Pixel Map in your Show File. If one has not been provided, this menu contains options for automatically generating your own Pixel Map image file out of a generated grid or a default colored ramp.

Pixel Map Image

Load a custom image to serve as the background for the pixel map.

Pixem Map Image - FilePath

Text
Select your file path of a Pixel Map image file.
Attribute Controls:
• Text Field
• Windows File Browser

Res X

Integer
Resolution X. Width resolution control for a generated Pixel Map.
Attribute Controls:
• Numeric Text Field

Res Y

Integer
Resolution Y. Height resolution control for a generated Pixel Map.
Attribute Controls:
• Numeric Text Field

Grid Res

Integer
Grid Resolution. Pixel Maps can be generated with an automated grid based background, Grid Res is used to control the width and height of each of the generated square grid sections.
Tip: Usually, you would enter in the same value as your physical panel’s width and height for that processor.
Attribute Controls:
• Numeric Text Field

Generate Pixel Map Button

Generates an automated Pixel Map with a grid of shapes defined by Grid Res.
Attribute Controls:
• Momentary Button

Clear Pixel Map Button

Delete generated Pixel Map and/or loaded image file.
Attribute Controls:
• Momentary Button

Mask Image

Load a custom image to serve as the mask for the pixel map. A mask is an image file that is black with holes of transparency intended to block out parts of specific panels to create custom shapes. For example, you can make a circle out of a square panel by masking the corners of the square panel to be black.

Mask Image - FilePath

Text
Select your file path of a Pixel Map image file.
Attribute Controls:
• Text Field
• Windows File Browser

Accept Button

Accepts the current Pixel map configuration and closes Pixel Map Settings.
Attribute Controls:
• Momentary Button