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Can't toggle viewport background
show user profile  Boing
Shift+B used to toggle my viewport background between my chosen bitmap and a solid colour but it's recently stopped working for me. I've gone into the keyboard shortcuts and it no longer seems to be assigned to anything, problem is, I can't find the command to re-assign it. I've checked all the obvious 'View' 'Toggle' and 'Viewport' headings but can't find anything, could someone tell me what the command is called to let me re-assign this please?
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7/5/2017 3:56:09 PM (last edit: 7/5/2017 3:56:09 PM)
show user profile  donvella
Alt B



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7/6/2017 12:12:32 AM (last edit: 7/6/2017 12:12:32 AM)
show user profile  Boing
That opens the configuration box for backgrounds but it doesn't toggle the background on and off.
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7/6/2017 8:52:49 PM (last edit: 7/6/2017 8:52:49 PM)
show user profile  donvella
interesting, ive been using 3dsmax for 10 years and never knew about that button! ha!

I just use alt-B, turn it off for 1 viewport, switch viewports when I want grey, switch back when I want the image.





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7/7/2017 12:40:38 AM (last edit: 7/7/2017 12:40:38 AM)
show user profile  Boing
Does Shift+B work for you? if it does, can you do me a favour and go into your keyboard shortcuts list and tell me what command it is assigned to? I can't find it to re-assign mine......
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7/7/2017 11:23:45 AM (last edit: 7/7/2017 11:23:45 AM)
show user profile  Shellica
Same! I never heard of that button either and here I thought I knew at least a little bit about 3ds max oh gee how wrong I was :D

Just wondering, do any of you happen to livestream your stuff? like on twitch or picarto or something? For me personally, I prefer watching livestreams on picarto since it's aimed at creative people only, which I like.
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7/7/2017 12:25:49 PM (last edit: 7/7/2017 12:25:49 PM)
show user profile  donvella
Shift B does nothing for me





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7/10/2017 4:10:02 AM (last edit: 7/10/2017 4:10:02 AM)
show user profile  c0
Background Lock Toggle Alt+Ctrl+B
Update Background Image Alt+Shift+Ctrl+B
Background B
Viewport Background Alt+B
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7/10/2017 9:13:51 AM (last edit: 7/11/2017 12:28:25 AM)
show user profile  Boing
Alfred solved this for me on Autodesk forums, it's 'Show background toggle'


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7/20/2017 12:25:13 PM (last edit: 7/20/2017 12:25:13 PM)
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