Galaxies3D Program Help

Basics

Galaxies3D Screenshot

1. Drop down list of Galaxies3D datafiles. To switch to a new scene (a new datafile), select it from the drop down list. Then press the Render button immediately below it to display it.

2. Zoom. Dragging the track bar marker right and left zooms in and zooms out the base grid and the scene anchored to it.

3. Raise/Lower grid along z-axis. Dragging the track bar marker right and left lowers and raises the base grid and the scene anchored to it.

4. Y Animation Panel. Clicking "Start Y Animation" starts an animation in which the grid and the objects anchored to it rotate before us. Click "Pause Y Animation" to pause the animation, "End Y Animation" to end it.

5. X Animation Panel. Clicking "Start X Animation" starts an animation in which the grid and the objects anchored to it "rock" between a partially edge-on view to an overhead view. Click "Pause X Animation" to pause the animation, "End X Animation" to end it.

Notes on Animations:

6. Manual Rotations. You can manually change the perspective and view angles of a scene by dragging the markers along the:

manually rotating the scene along the X, Y, and Z axes just described above. Note however that after manually changing a scene:

Close and restart the programs if these are problems.

7. ON-OFF Increase-Decrease Buttons:

8. About button. Toggles a form with program name and the link to the website.



 

Galaxies3D Program Basics

Galaxies3D List File

Galaxies3D Datafiles

Galaxies3D Bitmaps and Bitmap Parameter Files

Galaxies3D Import Utility Program


 

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