Hydra Viewport

The Hydra Viewport shows a 3D render of the USD stage. USDView can be configured to load with different Hydra renderers. The viewport and renderer settings can be edited from the View Menu.

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Option

Description

1

Heads-Up Display

Click and drag the marker to scrub through the animation.

2

Selected Prim

By default, the currently selected prim will highlighted yellow and display a bounding box wireframe.

Right Click Menu

In the viewport, additional functionality can be found for the selected prim by right clicking and invoking the contextual right click menu.

Menu Item

Action

Jump to Enclosing Model

Select the first ancestor prim with a Kind metadata value set.

Select Bound Preview Material

Select the Preview Material prim bound to the selected prim.

Select Bound Full Material

Select the Full Material prim bound to the selected prim.

Make Invisible

Set the selected prim’s visibility property to “invisible”.

Vis Only

Set the selected prim’s visibility property to “visible”. Make all other prims “invisible”.

Remove Session Visibility

Restore the selected prim’s visibility property value.

Load/Unload

Load/Unload the payloads for the selected prim and all its descendants.

Activate/Deactivate

Activate/Deactivate the selected prim.

Copy Prim Path

Copy the selected prim’s path to the clipboard.

Copy Enclosing Model Path

Copy enclosing model’s prim path to the clipboard. A Model is a prim with a Kind metadata value set.

usdview asset

Open the selected asset in a new USDView instance.

Set As Active Camera

Set the selected prim as the active camera.