Wednesday, May 27, 2015

2015 HELP: PROMO: Set who can change your BOPS (for Firestorm)

Set who can change your BOPS (for Firestorm)  
Usually you want a Browser-on-Prim (BOP) to work like a browser. That means any user can scroll it and go to other urls with it .  But for some purposes, you don't want other people changing the display.  Here is how to set up a prim  to control who can change the display.
Texture panel items
for creating browser on prim

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How to set a Browser-on-Prim (BOP) to limit who can change the display
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How to set a Browser-on-Prim (BOP) to limit who can change the display

  • In Firestorm:
  • Create a new prim (cube).
  • Don't put a script in it yet.
  • Adjust it to size and shape.  (Try 2.x.05x2)
  • Be sure it is phantom
  • Go to Texture tab
  • Set to Full Bright
  • Click the Materials dropdown and select Media
  • Click Choose, then click the side where the BOP is to go.
Texture panel items
for creating browser on prim

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Media settings, General 

  • After you choose the display side,
  • The Media Settings panel will open at the General tab
  • Put the url for the page you want to show in the Home Page bar
  • Click the Customize tab to set access controls
Media Settings panel,
General tab

Media Settings, Customize

  • Click the checked box to remove checks for Anyone 
  • You can also allow or disallow controls for the managing group 
Media Settings, Customize

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