Tuesday, September 12, 2017

2017 WW: Cybalounge: Storing and handling objects, including complex objects.

Cybalounge: Storing and handling objects, 
including complex objects
Another in a series of tutorials on building in Cybalounge.
Inventory item added to the scene
  • You can take things into your inventory and rez them in any world where you have rez permissions
  • You have to be logged in with your password to do any of this.  
    More after the break

    Naani Short Poetry Workshop, Tue 9/12, 7pm SLT

    This week the Short Poetry Workshop presents the Naani, one of India’s poems translated from the Teluga language. Ngagpa Writer is guest host and will teach us about this short poetry form that relates to human emotions. So come down to the Short Poetry Library to learn, write and share Naani. East Cookie, Cookie (185, 121, 23)

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    Save things in inventory

    • Click the tools (bottom line) to turn them on.
    • Select the item: click on it.
    • Click Actions, then Store Element.
    • Click Store to complete the command.
    • You take a copy into your inventory.
    • The object also stays in the scene.
    • You can remove it with another command under Action.
    Item stored in inventory
    Click image to enlarge
    • You can check your inventory to make sure
    • Click on inventory (Briefcase).
    • In the panel that opens,  click the + next to Objects.
    • Then do the same for both levels of Defaults
    Select item in inventory

    Manage an item in inventory 

    • Open inventory (briefcase) 
    • Find item as above.
    • Click the manage button (bottom). 
    • In the Manage panel, enter a description.
    • Set the rights as you wish.
    • Upload a thumbnail if you want.  
    • Cybalounge with automatically resize the image as needed.
    Manage inventory panel (top) 
    Manage inventory panel (bottom)

    Rez an item from inventory 

    • Stand about where you want to put the object.
    • Click Primitives in the main command menu.  
    • Click Add Object in the sub-menu. 
    • Select the object in the Select Object panel, click add.

    Give object to someone else

    • Open inventory (Briefcase).
    • Find item, click to select.
    • Click transfer button.
    • Select (click) recipient from window that opens.

    Clone objects

    To remove objects

    • The “Remove Element” function deletes the selected object and all it’s children. 


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      The Hypergrid WIP Show

      • The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress. 
      • Everyone is invited.  Building, scripting, entertainment-- whatever you are working on.
      • Selby may capture video of presentations in voice, for posting on YouTube.
      • The WIP show normally meets on 2 Sundays a month at 12 pm California time.
      • The show meets at the Pandora location on the second Sunday 
      • But will not meet in the summer.
      • And at Cookie II on the fourth Sunday.  
      • To keep up with the WIP meetings, join the Kitely group, Work in progress.
      • We can go to your place if there is time.

      Next WIP meeting

        • Sunday September 25, noon SLT (California) time
        • Cookie II location (fourth Sunday of the month)
        • HG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TP
        • grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II 
        • In Kitely, put Cookie II into the find bar of the world map. 
        • Suspended for Summer: Pandora Location: (second Sunday of the month)
        • Pandora allows presenters to run high threat OSSL functions.
        • world.narasnook.com:8900
        • Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click FindTP
        • At Narasnook, use World Map to search for Pandora

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