The darkroom is the main window used to render the scene and provides a lot of useful functionality which will be presented in the following sections. The main sections of the Darkroom are: top panel, Render panel, the display settings tab, the channels tab and the Render Queue tab.
Panel 1: The toolbar allows the user to perform several tasks like starting/stopping a render, define render settings, edit camera settings and select materials from the scene.
Panel 2: This is the panel that render images are displayed. This panel is updated automatically during rendering or when the display settings are adjusted.
Panel 3: The settings panel has three tabs (Display, Channels and Render Queue) that can be seen in detail in section 5.
Panel 4: This panel gives access to the History, Console and Network tabs.
Panel 5: At the bottom of the Darkroom window you will find several information that have to do with the rendering process like samples per pixel and toggle buttons for the devices and the Histogram.
Zooming: Use the middle mouse button to zoom in and out.
Panning: Hold the Left Mouse Button to pan.
Zoom to 100%: Double click with the Left mouse button to bring zooming back to 100%.
Fit to window: When the image is larger than the viewing area you toggle between 100% and Fit to Window by double clicking with the Left Mouse button