Control Panel

In Production Mode

(1) Start/Pause/Resume Button: Click to start the rendering process. Click the pause button (available when rendering is in progress) to pause the rendering. CTLR+ LEFT CLICK: Resume Rendering.
(2) Toggle Live Model Update: When enabled, Thea will transfer only the scene changes to the engine instead of the whole scene.
(3) Render Selection: When enabled, only the selected objects will be rendered.
(4) Stop Button: Stop rendering and refresh the main window to display the final image.
(5) Interactive/Production Rendering Switch: Switch between Interactive and Production modes.
(6) Render Engine Selection: The available render engines depend on the selected rendering mode (interactive or production).
(7) Termination Criteria: Set the time or sample limits. Once the limit has been reached, the rendering will be terminated.
(8) Open/Save: Save the current rendering as an image and open saved images.

In Interactive Mode

(1) Display Mode: Available when in Interactive Mode. You can choose from several display modes for rendering in Darkroom or in SketchUp View.

Tip:
While in Interactive Mode and rendering in the Thea Rendering window, clicking again the Interactive/Production Rendering Switch, will lock the camera to the view. More info.