Tuesday, December 10, 2019

2019 #VWEDU: SceneGate has an extended mode for experienced users. Planned developments will offer more reasons for experienced users to want to use it.

SceneGate has an Extended mode for experienced users. 
Planned developments will offer more reasons 
for experienced users to want to use it.

SceneGate starts in the Simple mode, designed to avoid cognitive overload or new users.  It also has an Extended mode providing services that experienced users will want.  This article is explicitly licensed Public Domain (CC0). 
Scenegate full screen
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How to shift SceneGate to the extended mode

  • For experienced users only:
  • Open Preferences.
  • Click Mode.
  • Select extended mode.
  • Log out and log in again.
  • Your viewer will start in the extended mode.
  • To return to the simple mode, use the procedure above.

To get more services

  • Right click the bottom button bar.
  • Click Toolbar buttons.
  • A panel with the usual buttons will appear.
  • Drag any button you want to the bottom bar.  

Toolbar button panel
Extended mode



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