Getting started

User interface

Navigation bar

The navigation bar is the bar that is at the top of your screen. Following is its anatomy, from left to right.

VME logo You can click on the logo to make a My.Visioglobe appear which will get you back to My.Visioglobe when clicked

Tabs You can navigate through each tabs during the map creation process to have a dedicated toolset for each tasks.

Publish Create draft to test your map. Publish your drafts to push your map to your live application.

   ,   and    Undo, redo and save your map.

   Access your map settings.

   Access keyboard shortcuts and documentation.

  Access your account settings.

Toolbars

You have two toolbars at your disposal on each side of the screen.

Left toolbar

The top part of the toolbar provides you with the tools you need to create and edit elements on your map. Its content adapts according to the tab you have selected.

The bottom part of the toolbar contains the tool you need to control the visibility of different element of your map.

  Allows you to control the visibility of your reference files.

  Allows you to control the visibility of the things drawn in the map such as surfaces, text and labels, icons and 3D models.

Right toolbar

The top part of the toolbar provides you with the tools to search, comment and control the quality of your map.

The bottom part of the toolbar allow you to access your workspace tools such as map rotation, snapping and so on. At the very bottom of the bar, you also have a button to toggle fullscreen mode.

Inspectors & Drawers

Inspector and drawers are the part of the interface that contains the details of a tool.

You can maximize the vertical space an inspector or drawers uses by double-clicking on its label.

Display panel

The display panel allows you to control the visibility and locking of each element on the map.

Map navigation

To navigate within the structure of your map, use the floor selector at the bottom right of your screen.

When you load your map, the outside layer will always be selected by default. You can click on the building dropdown to select a building, and do the same to select a floor and a LOD. To go back to the outside layer, simply click the  icon

To navigate around your map, you can :

  • Click and hold your middle mouse button
  • Click on the   icon at the bottom right of your screen. Then you can pan the view around by clicking and holding your left mouse button. Remember to click this icon again to stop panning.
  • Alternatively, you can click and hold on your Spacebar and then, click and hold your left mouse button.