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Change MVN Viewer Background Color

From MVN 2019.1 and up it is possible to change the background color of the viewing window. This can be helpful to create a chroma green screen to more easily cut out the avater from an .mp4 export. 

Change Background Color
First, close any instances of MVN.
Go to your Windows start menu: mceclip4.png
Search for "registry editor". Open the Registry Editor: mceclip5.png

In the Registry editor, go to the following path by clicking the folder structure on the left, typing or copying it: 

Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Xsens\Xsens MVN\View3dSettings

You will get the options as seen below. 

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Double click BackgroundColour to open the "Edit String" window.

Colors
Insert a color value in the Value data section. 

Colors are noted in color format: RRGGBBAA, using hexadecimal notation. The Default value for the standard Cyan background color is: C3DFE0FF

RR: Red
GG: Green
BB: Blue
AA: Opac
ity 

NOTE: in MVN,  AA (opacity) is not used, but makes the value data a standard format. You can use FF as input for opacity. 

Color Example
To get a chroma green color as background, you can use the value data:

00FF00FF

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Click OK and close the Registry editor. 

You can now open MVN and see the new background color. 

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To also remove the floor tiles and axis orgin, press the mceclip8.png at the top of the viewer. 

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