Saturday, August 11, 2018

2018 WW: EDU: WRITE: Tutorial: Building in 3DWebworldz: Leaving notes around. Writer's workshop

Tutorials: Building in 3DWW
Leaving notes around
Writer's workshop

The story seeds plan for the writer's workshop requires leaving notes around. This tutorial shows how to do that.
Interaction object 
and how to trigger it
  • The Is a library texture.  It suggests a box of information 
  • I had to make the box and put on the texture.
  • I had to create the function and attach it to the box.
  • Thought question:  Why is a little box easier for the user?

More after the break

Metaverse events, recent and upcoming


Story seeds call for leaving notes around

When you hover the focus circle over the center of the box

  • This note pops up
 Note carrying a story seed

Basic building

Key info

  • The EDIT TOOLS button moved to bottom left
  • To see the effect of your edit. you must reload the place.

 Click RELOAD before 
you look for changes

What you need to know

  • Read this:  Getting startedYou need to know:
  • How to put a box in your place. 
  • How to place an object where you want it (using coordinates)
  • (Don't sweat that. Just put the i box up in the air and put the text over it.)
  • How to put a library texture on the box.
  • Interactive Windows (Inworld PopUps)
  • How to put a popup (function) in your library.
  • And attach the function to a geoshape object.
  • Note:  You can't make mesh objects interactive.
  • Add Floating Text to your 3DWebWorldz Region
  • How to add and place floating text (using coordinates)

Web-world places (under development)

  • 3Dwebworldz
  • You don't need to register--enter as Guest.
  • Click on MENU & INFO  (Lower right)
  • Scroll down--Toward the end of the public regions, find Writers Swamp.
  • Click Writers Swamp to go there.
  • (There is no direct link to Fantasy Place.  Getting there is part of the story.)
  • Notecard givers and other things may not be operating yet.  
  • In the future, we may have group workshops there.
  • The writers may be there on Mondays shortly after 6 pm Pacific time
  • Anyone is welcome.



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