Customizing your workspace
Substance 3D Designer provides different ways to adjust the interface in order to fit perfectly with your own workflow.
The Windows menu
The windows menu gives you an easy access to all the available within Designer. While most of them are displayed by default, you will see that there is few additional ones that can be useful in specific conditions.
Display/Hide a view
In order to display or hide a specific view, just click on its name in the Windows menu. If a view is already visible, a Check sign () will appear on its left.
Duplicating a view
The following view can be duplicated to display a different content. Just choose which view to duplicate in the Windows menu:
Another way that works for all the view is to Once a view is pinned, you just have to select another element that is supposed to interact with this view, and a new one will be created.pin it.
Reset the interface
You can also reset completely the interface by clicking on Reset Layout:
There is two ways to detach a view in Substance 3D Designer:
- Click on the view title bar and drag the view.
- Click on the the icon located in the top right of the view. Undock window
Detach via the Title bar
Detach via the title bar is really handy, especially if you want to directly re-dock your view.
Just left click and drag the view: and a blue overlay will appear, to give a visual feedback, so you know where the view will be re-docked when you release the left button:
If you release the left button while outside of the interface, the view will be completely undocked from the interface.
Just drag it again over the interface to redock it, or click on the Dock Window on the top right corner.
Detach via the Undock Window button
You can also detach any view by clicking on the Detaching the view this way, the view doesn't dock itself to the interface (unless you move it).Undock window icon on top right of the view.
When you undock a view, a new icon appears on the top right that will
To get back to the original size, just click the icon.
You can close view by clicking on theicon located on the top right of the view.