sun position is reset to an undefined origin

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sun position is reset to an undefined origin

Post by icekarim » Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:02 pm

Hello Adam

Was away for a moment
Still using light up

Could you please tell me how to set the sun to the correct set position in sketchup
I've
1/ used the Set north tool for 6 scenes
2/ Erased all other scenec
3/ Saved Lightup luca file
4/ the 6 scenes work fine
5/ But as soon as I use my sliders for season and time, sun position is reset
http://a.k.t.free.fr/clients/ericmassou ... oleil.html

regards

PS : is there a chance one day to use the keyboard keys to look around left righ up down ?
Karim Tabbara

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Re: sun position is reset to an undefined origin

Post by AdamB » Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:24 am

Hi,

LightUp currently ignores the Set North setting and always assumes +Y (green axis) is North.
icekarim wrote:PS : is there a chance one day to use the keyboard keys to look around left righ up down ?
In LightUp, I added a "Use SketchUp Walk navigation" mode. If there is interest, we could look to add this to the Viewers.
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Re: sun position is reset to an undefined origin

Post by icekarim » Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:29 pm

Hi adams
I Found "Use SketchUp Walk navigation" in Tools/lightup menu
Works fine
but none of the 2 navigation modes matches my needs

keyboard navigation will remain incomplete until there is a look around key board stroke or keuboard comibantion key stroke
Still need to use keyboard AND mouse to look around.
Not fair...

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Re: sun position is reset to an undefined origin

Post by AdamB » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:49 pm

icekarim wrote:keyboard navigation will remain incomplete until there is a look around key board stroke or keuboard comibantion key stroke
Still need to use keyboard AND mouse to look around.
Not fair...

:D

So if we had WASD for moving, and arrow keys for changing view direction, would that work?

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Re: sun position is reset to an undefined origin

Post by icekarim » Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:34 pm

Hi Adam

I am NOT a game player (Doom a very long time ago)

But I took a look to the "wasd" keys and effect on games
NO
I'm not expecting a "strafing" left and right control by the A/D keys (as explained in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arrow_keys & http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strafing_%28gaming%29)

Very simple expectation :
1/ use only keyboard (no mouse)
2/ use only arrows (+ Shift Ctrl or Alt combination)
3/ Be able to walk front, rear, pan left right up down (already works) but also SKETHUP TOOL LOOK AROUND Left Right Up down (Impossible actually)

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Re: sun position is reset to an undefined origin

Post by AdamB » Fri Mar 22, 2013 12:06 pm

OK, I've got some new controls in the Player / WebPlayer to allow navigation without using mouse. (Ctrl+arrows moves the camera view)

It will appear in the next release of Player.
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Re: sun position is reset to an undefined origin

Post by icekarim » Fri Mar 22, 2013 6:42 pm

two keysrokes
:)
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Re: sun position is reset to an undefined origin

Post by icekarim » Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:14 am

Hi adam

Thanks may many thanks
Now navigation in a browser is so easy with keyboard !

Regards

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