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3D Viewer › Screencasts

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    A number of screencasts exist to help new users getting a particular job done with the 3D Viewer.

    For remaining questions, there is also a detailed User FAQs page.

    Display stacks

    This movie demonstrates

    • how to start the 3D viewer.
    • how to load multiple objects, select individual objects and delete them from the view.
    • basic interaction: How to rotate and zoom with the mouse.

    Rendering modes and attributes

    This movie demonstrates

    • how to switch rendering for individual objects between volume rendering, orthoslices and surface view.
    • how to change object attributes such as color, transparency, threshold, etc.

    Adjusting the transfer functions

    This movie demonstrates

    • how to specify for each channel individually how bright/transparent pixels are rendered in 3D.

    Editing volumes

    This movie demonstrates

    • how to interactively edit and crop volumes.

    Point lists

    This movie demonstrates

    • how to create landmarks
    • how to show and hide landmark points
    • how to save and load landmark points
    • how to edit them.

    Landmark-based registration

    This movie demonstrates

    • how to use landmark points for landmark-based rigid registration.

    Transformations

    This movie demonstrates

    • how to set and apply transformations in form of matrices.
    • how to save and load transformation matrices.
    • how to avoid unintended object transformation by locking it.
    • how to reset the transformation of an object.

    3D Content in PDFs

    This video demonstrates

    • how to export triangle meshes to a .u3d file
    • how to embed the u3d file in a latex file
    • how to compile it into a pdf containing the 3D data

    Outdated movie

    Very detailed, but outdated movie.