Free Cam

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After reading this page:

  • you've learned what the Free Cam is.
  • you've learned how the Free Cam is related to the Tygron Platform.
  • you've learned how to use the Free Cam.

What the Free Cam is

The Free Cam is a short name for free camera navigation mode. In this mode you can freely navigate around the 3D world.

How the Free Cam is related to the Tygron Platform

The Tygron Platform offers an option to activate a free camera navigation mode. This makes it possible to take a screenshot or record a movie of the current situation in the 3D world of the project.
Navigation is possible throught the keyboard keys or by pressing the mouse button and moving it. The keyboard keys can be used to move left, right, up and down in the 3D world. The left and right mouse buttons can be used for rotation, and the scroll wheel can be used for zooming in and out in the 3D world.

How to use the Free Cam

Editor → Tools (Ribbon tab) → Free cam (Ribbon bar)

How to start the Free Cam:

  1. Select the 'Tools' header in the editor
  2. Select 'Free Cam' in the ribbon bar
  3. Select the 'Start Free Camera Navigation Software' option
  4. Notice that the free camera navigation is activated

Return to Normal mode

To return to the normal mode in the Tygron Platform the 'Return to Normal' button in the bottom panel should be selected.

The 3D Graphics can also be modified in the Tygron Platform. To modify the 3D Graphics the 'Switch to Highest 3D Graphics' option should be selected. This option can be found in the Free Cam ribbon bar.