Importing 3D content to Storyboard

Working with 3D content in Storyboard is simple and straightforward. To start, create a new project by either selecting File > New > Storyboard Application or selecting New Empty Project from the Application View.

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Give your project a name and click Finish.

Once the empty project loads add a 3D Model Control to the screen.

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Similar to when working with images you will be asked to import content into your project. The 3D Model Selection dialog provides the ability to select existing models already loaded into your application or to import new 3D content.

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To import a model click on Import. Storyboard supports FBX and OBJ file formats.

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During the import process, the 3D model is converted to our .ssg format and placed in a newly created models directory in the root of your project. Select the model and start adding 3D content.

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The model might not be immediately visible when it loads. In that case, use the Resize Model option in the properties view of the 3D model Control. This option modifies some of the camera coordinates to make the model visible.

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The 3D model should now be visible.

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