Icons in the 360-degree view

Types of icons

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HotSpots: Verlinkungen zu anderen Panoramafotos. Mit der Schaltläche können Sie das Symbol wechseln. Siehe auch Use your own icons und Anpassen des vollständigen Interfaces: Custom Skins

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hotspot target view direction View direction of the panoramic image when it is entered by the connected hotspot. The name gives a hint, from which location the hotspot links to this location.

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Start View: View direction of the panorama, when it is entered from the iMenu or the numerical keyboard.

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Slideshow: In der Slideshow können Sie weiterführenede Fotos und Videos anzeigen. Mit der Schaltläche können Sie das Symbol wechseln. Siehe auch Use your own icons und Anpassen des vollständigen Interfaces: Custom Skins

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3D Sound: Position sound sources freely in space. Files with a name that ends on “_bg” like “name_bg.wav”, will be played in stereo and not be shown as symbols.

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Lensflare Effekt: Position the icon onto the location of the sun.

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Point of Interest: A POI is a label without further function.

Use your own icons

You can add your own icons.

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  1. Create icon with the dimensions 512x512 pixel as .png. Transparencies are supported.
  2. Search or create the folder icons in the folder xxx-xxx/data_mypresentation/.
  3. Copy the new icons to the icons folder.
  4. Press Sync Media to initialize in the new icons
  5. The new icons can be exchanged via the button next to the icons in edit mode.

Moving hotspots using VR glasses

  1. activate the edit mode
  2. Select a symbol
  3. push and hold the button you used to enter edit mode (GearVR: Touchpad) and move your head to the desired position.
  4. release the button
  5. The new position will be stored immediately

Tip

  • The positioning of icons is especially easy standing up.
  • Arrow right will take you to the next 360 degree scene.
  • Every time you enter edit mode, a backup of the media.xml will be made into the folder Backups.

Using the mouse

There are two methods to move the icons with a mouse in edit mode:

  • Grab with with mouse and move. This is useful for moving longer distances, as the panorama is rotating with the mouse movement.
  • Without mouse click, by pressing the space bar. This is good for fine tuning, as the panorama does not move.

Activate Edit Mode

See Start and stop Edit-mode

Now the symbols are without function. The same “keys” can be used to move the symbols.

Video Tutorials