Changeset 2840


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Timestamp:
05/31/07 16:15:46 (13 years ago)
Author:
sorber
Message:

Additions and changes to help html.

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trunk/loci/visbio/help
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  • trunk/loci/visbio/help/appearance.html

    r307 r2840  
    2222<br><h3>Rotation</h3> 
    2323 
    24 For 3D displays only, use the 
     24In both 2D and 3D displays, use the 
     25<img src="../view/rotate-clock.png"> (rotate clockwise) and 
     26<img src="../view/rotate-counter.png"> (rotate counterclockwise) buttons to rotate the 
     27display, or use the left and right arrow keys while holding Shift. 
     28 
     29<p>For 3D displays only, use the 
    2530<img src="../view/rotate-left.png"> (rotate left), 
    2631<img src="../view/rotate-right.png"> (rotate right), 
     
    2934alter the data's orientation within the display. You can also rotate by 
    3035dragging the right mouse button within the display, or with the arrow keys 
    31 while holding Ctrl + Shift. In both 2D and 3D displays, you can rotate the 
    32 display clockwise and counterclockwise with the left and right arrow keys while 
    33 holding Shift. 
     36while holding Ctrl + Shift.  
    3437 
    3538<br><h3>Aspect ratio</h3> 
  • trunk/loci/visbio/help/overlays.html

    r2488 r2840  
    3131overlays may need to be reversed. If you see nothing when drawing overlays, 
    3232select the overlays from the display window's list of linked data objects and 
    33 click the "Up" button to move them up in the rendering order.</i> 
     33click the "Up" button to move them up in the rendering order.]</i> 
    3434 
    3535<br><h3>Drawing new overlays</h3> 
     
    4444    overlay to select it. Use Shift+click to add the clicked overlay to the 
    4545    selection. Use Ctrl+click to add or remove the clicked overlay to or from 
    46     the selection. Selected overlays have a yellow mesh grid surrounding them. 
     46    the selection. Selected overlays have a yellow glow surrounding them. 
    4747    Information about the selected overlays is shown in the "Statistics" area 
    4848    at the bottom of the overlay controls.</li> 
    4949  <li>The <b>line tool</b> draws lines from one point to another. Click and 
    5050    drag across the display to draw a new line.</li> 
    51   <li>The <b>freeform tool</b> draws freeform curves Click and 
     51  <li>The <b>freeform tool</b> draws freeform curves. Click and 
    5252    drag across the display to draw a new line.  <p>The freeform tool has several built-in editing features: 
    5353  <ul> 
     
    8787  <li>The <b>polyline tool</b> draws a segmented curve, point-to-point.  Click 
    8888    on the display to begin a new polyline.  Move the mouse and click to add 
    89     new nodes to the line.  To complete a polyline, either double-click on the 
    90     display or return to the last node on the curve and click when a yellow 
    91     circle appears around it.  Similarly, a green circle will appear 
    92     around the first node on a polyline being drawn if the mouse is moved 
    93     directly over it.  Click while the green circle is visible to "close" 
    94     the polyline, placing the final node directly over the first. 
    95      
     89    new nodes to the line.  To complete a polyline, double-click on the 
     90    display.     
    9691    <p>Like the freeform tool, the polyline tool has several built-in editing 
    9792    features: 
     
    9994    <ul> 
    10095      <li>To <b>reposition</b> a node of a completed polyline, move the mouse 
    101       over the node until a yellow circle appears.  With the yellow circle 
     96      over the node until a green circle appears.  With the green circle 
    10297      visible, click and drag the node to the desired postion, then release the 
    10398      mouse.</li> 
    10499 
    105100      <li>To <b>delete</b> a node of an existing polyline, position the mouse 
    106       over a node until a yellow circle appears around it.  Then Ctrl+click to 
     101      over a node until a green circle appears around it.  Then Ctrl+click to 
    107102      delete the node.  The polyline splits in two around the deleted node; 
    108103      however, any one-node polylines created as a result are automatically 
     
    110105 
    111106      <li>To <b>resume</b> drawing an existing polyline, move the mouse over an 
    112       end node so that a yellow circle appears.  Then click to resume drawing 
     107      end node so that a green circle appears.  Then click to resume drawing 
    113108      the line at that end.</li> 
    114109     </ul> 
     
    127122dimensional position. 
    128123 
    129 <p>To remove an overlay, press click the "Remove" button or press the Delete key.   
     124<p>To remove an overlay, click the "Remove" button or press the Delete key.   
    130125 
    131126<p>To copy overlays to the clipboard, first select them, then click the "Copy" 
     
    198193<br><h3>Saving your work</h3> 
    199194 
    200 You can save your overlays to a tab-delineated text file on disk (readable by 
     195<p>You can save your overlays to a tab-delineated text file on disk (readable by 
    201196spreadsheet applications for further analysis). Click the "Save overlays..." 
    202 button to do so. 
     197button to do so, and a file browser will appear. 
     198The tabs on the right side of the file browser allow you select which overlay statistics you would like saved in the spreadsheet file.  <i>Note: the statistics which appear in these files are for your convenience only--VisBio will recalculate all statistics, saved or not, when the overlays are loaded.</i> 
    203199 
    204200<p>You can restore saved overlays by using the "Load overlays..." button and 
     
    207203text file. 
    208204 
    209 <p>You can export your overlays to .xls spreadsheet format using the "Export Overlays..." button.  VisBio uses the Apache POI HSSF library to write .xls  
    210 spreadsheets. 
     205<p>You can export your overlays to .xls spreadsheet format using the "Export Overlays..." button.  As when saving overlays, you may select the statistics you wish to save in the file.  VisBio uses the Apache POI HSSF library to write .xls spreadsheets.  
     206 
    211207 
    212208<br><h3>See also:</h3> 
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