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Command: camera

Usage:
cameramode ] [ fieldOfView  angle ] [ eyeSeparation  distance ] [ pixelEyeSeparation  pixels ]

The camera command sets mono or stereo viewing and related parameters. If given without arguments, it reports the current settings in the Log, including position and view direction. See also: view, zoom, getcrd, Side View, virtual reality

The camera mode can be:

The fieldOfView option specifies the horizontal angular field of view (default 30°) for all modes except 360° and orthographic. The previous field-of-view angle is not remembered through uses of orthographic or any 360° mode and the value will revert to 30° upon switching from one of those modes to a relevant mode.

The eyeSeparation option specifies the distance between left- and right-eye viewpoints in scene distance units, usually Å, for all stereo modes (default 0.2 for 360° modes, otherwise 5.0).

The pixelEyeSeparation option specifies the distance between left- and right-eye viewpoints in screen pixels (default 200) for sequential stereo. This is usually determined adequately by the display, but adjustments may be needed for comfortable viewing when sequential stereo is projected.


UCSF Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics / October 2016