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  • in reply to: stuck on small letters on KinectUtil getCalib #108382

    mkaszuba
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    The other thing i noticed from your image is that you are in dualview mode which will make each window way small. Using the z key that screen, you can move the image around to put the depth plane in the “center” then use your mouse scroll feature to “zoom in” . You can see Oliver do this in the Step 4 video but he does not tell you what key he presses to move the image around. The z key.

    in reply to: stuck on small letters on KinectUtil getCalib #108381

    mkaszuba
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    in reply to: VRUI menus are too small, cant read them #108380

    mkaszuba
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    Try this tip that Oliver shared here

    in reply to: Wiki Please – so we can jointly edit and contribute #108377

    mkaszuba
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    Oliver, would you be willing to allow a few of us to be moderators/admins of this forum? I would be willing to assist in that role. I think that a clean up/updating of this current forum would work. I would suggest removing the non-sandbox replaced topics for a start. Secondly removing older posts that pertain to issues with the older versions of the software would be a third item to tackle.

    Not sure if its possible but turning on the “Notify me option” should be on by default so notices are delivered rather than relying on people to come back and check would be an asset and help sort out the long response time.

    • This reply was modified 1 year, 9 months ago by  mkaszuba.
    in reply to: AR Sandbox post-installation setup #108376

    mkaszuba
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    Hi Williamhsu, Did you complete the Steps from the Complete Installation guide? Did the software work prior to making my changes? If the answer is no to either of those two questions please try again. Verify the software works before you use my files.

    Just to reiterate, the folder structure is vital, and spelling is also vital. Folder locations I used/modified are:

    • /home/sandbox/.config/Vrui-4.2/Applications for the two cfg files as noted above in this thread
    • /home/sandbox/src/SARndbox-3.2/share/SARndbox-2.3/shaders for the shader files.
    • /home/sandbox/src/ScreenShots to receive the screen capture files.<\li>
    • /home/sandbox/src/scripts to place all the script files.<\li>
    • /home/sandbox/src/Vuri-4.2-006/Vrui/Tools for the extra two code files to allow scripting.

    After you copy the two code files to the tools folder you must “remake” the vrui app to include the new two new code files. The details can be found this post here

    in reply to: stuck on small letters on KinectUtil getCalib #108375

    mkaszuba
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    If you text is to small then change your resolution. But in any case, you do not need read the information from the getCalib command. It saves the data to a file. So as long as you do not get any errors then keep going.

    in reply to: AR Sandbox post-installation setup #108364

    mkaszuba
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    Not sure what happened there. I lost my edit access to the main post…. 🙁

    in reply to: AR Sandbox post-installation setup #108359

    mkaszuba
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    Hi Gang. After much effort, trying to get software to work as desired, I will attempt to describe my completed “post installation” steps that I went through. I have used various tips and tricks from other users here. I will try to note them as I go. Please note, I am assumig that you have completed the steps from the Complete Setup guide found here. So this means you are using Vrui 4.2-006, Sandbox 3.2 and kinect 3.2 software, and it turns on and works accordingly. My computer setup is an Alienware Alpha (excellent form factor, with a core i5 CPU, Nvidia m970 video card (yes that works well enough) and 8 gigs of ram)

    The things I have done are:

    • Setup the two Application Configuration files noted above in this post. (this is where you hardcode buttons or keyboard keys to run scripts and functions) I used keyboard keys at this time. Button instructions are available here
      1. keys 1 and 2 are global flood and drain
      2. keys 3 and 4 are local flood and drain (wherever the pointer is)
      3. key 5 is a screen capture tool (thanks Peggy) it does require you to install a new package on your linux called “scrot”
      4. Key 6 is the “change weather” or “change substance” tool (thanks ajy00)
    • Created a ~/src/ScreenShots folder to receive the scrot images (when the 5 key is pressed)
    • Created a ~/src/scripts folder to place the various scripts (thanks again to Peggy)
    • Collected many shader files for changing the colour of the “rain”/weather even though I only use 4 (thanks to INTPTT and Oliver mostly)

    Here is a image of what is contained in my zip file.
    Contents of the Zip file

    After completing the Complete installation guide, and the Post installation follow up:

    1. Download the zip file above
    2. From the zip file, Copy the two .cfg files (from the dot-config/Vrui-4.2/Applications folder in your .config/Vrui-4.2/Applications folder (note: the .config folder is hidden in your home folder. You may need to turn on “show hidden files” if you are using “file explorer” on the desktop
    3. In your src folder, create a new folder called ScreenShots<\li>
    4. In your src folder, copy the scripts folder from the zip file<\li>
    5. copy the contents of the shaders folder from the zip file to the `/src/SARndbox-2.3/share/SARndbox-2.3/shaders folder<\li>
      </ol

      Possible issues with trying things out.
      <li>run each script from the terminal to make sure it works.<\li>
      <li>edit the scripts to reflect your folder structure. The script files will allow a relative folder reference such as “`/src” but the .cfg files will not<\li>

    6. Edit the SARndbox.cfg file to reflect your folder structure. Where you see “/home/sandbox/…” replace sandbox with your username on you system.<\li>
    7. Check the spelling of your code! I can not tell you how many times I had to reboot my machine just because I missed an “s” for an “S” LinuxMint uses is a case sensitive file system<\li>

      If all works out when you run your sandbox software, keys 1-6 should do something. If you come across a key which presents the interactive menu from the sandbox software then something went wrong with the assignment of the keys, Check the spe

    • This reply was modified 1 year, 9 months ago by  mkaszuba.
    • This reply was modified 1 year, 9 months ago by  mkaszuba.
    in reply to: scaling the sandbox down #108357

    mkaszuba
    Participant

    It would be possible yes. Most it would be adjusting the projector close to the surface, or in some cases the projector will have a digital zoom.

    in reply to: AR Sandbox window size too small #108355

    mkaszuba
    Participant

    Have you changed the screen resolution by any chance? The typical setting is 1024×786.

    in reply to: Delcom button programs, example SARndbox.cfg #108347

    mkaszuba
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    Thanks alot Peggy. Btw Who is Ken? Also, If I do not have buttons at this time, I should be able to replace your button IDs with keyboard keys correct? like say 5 though to 8?

    in reply to: Interacting with SARndbox source code #108345

    mkaszuba
    Participant

    Franzzzzzzzz, have you tried contacting Oliver directly about what you are doing? He may be able to provide more insight into how to perform what you want.

    in reply to: How to control the rain function #108344

    mkaszuba
    Participant

    Hi Micheal. Any luck with your experiments to adjusting the flow rate?

    in reply to: How to Create Water in Reverse? #108343

    mkaszuba
    Participant

    Just wondering Nathanb, did you have any success in getting your flow direction reversed?

    in reply to: Complete Installation Instructions #108341

    mkaszuba
    Participant

    Alucard and Alex.Wyatt I have gone through the instructions a few times in the last couple of week and I had no issues with using Mint linux. Are you using the Code Snippets in the boxes on the page to get the packages?

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