The 3DPI window is structured into the following parts:
1) Top Row Elements
On the top of the 3DPI window the main 3DPI Buttons are placed:
Preferences-Button, Picking-Button and Trace-Button.
Also the name of the currently selected shockwave3d member is
always displayed here.
2) the TABs
All the informations, that the 3DPI offers, are devided into
TABs. Each of them presents a specific 3d component.
When clicking on a TAB the 3DPI displays all the corresponding
3) top part - Object Name list
In this part of the 3DPI window you can create and delete objects,
that correspond to the selected TAB, you can see how many of
these objects currently exist, and how they are named.
To watch all the details about one specific object, select the
object by clicking on its name.
4) bottom part - properties
In the bottom part of the 3DPI window all the details and properties
about the selected object are displayed.
|The only little exceptions of this structure are in the Renderer-Tab
and the Picking-Tab:
Because there are no objects to list, all the screenspace below
the Tabs will be used to display informations.
In the top row of the 3DPI the following elements are displayed:
The Preferences-Button, which leads to the Preferences
of the 3DPI.
The selected shockwave3D member, which means the name
and member-reference of the member, that has been selected in
The Picking-Button, which
offers the possibility to select an object by clicking on the
stage directly on the object.
The Trace-Button, which is the
main key to get scriptlines from the 3DPI, that will appear
in the message window.
On PC the top row includes one Button more in the right upper
corner: the Collapse-Button, which can be used to minimize
To navigate through the 3DPI and watch or edit special informations,
use the TABs.
There are 13 TABs. To access them all, use the arrows on the left
and right to scroll the row of TABs.
When moving the mouse over a TAB, a ToolTip will appear, to help
identifying each TAB.
The 13 TABs include 5 'main' TABs, and 8 'sub'-TABs of the Member-TAB.
Here they are:
||Havok-Tab: lists all Havok members and all objects and
details that exist within the selected Havok member.