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#In the top menu bar, select '''''Window→Import Perspective''''',, this will bring-up a File selection Wizard.
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#In the top menu bar, select '''''Window→Import Perspective''''',, this will bring-up a File selection Wizard.
 
#Select the file you want to import, then press ''OK''
 
#Select the file you want to import, then press ''OK''
 
#A perspective with the ''_import'' suffix is created and selected as the active perspective.
 
#A perspective with the ''_import'' suffix is created and selected as the active perspective.

Revision as of 14:43, 30 August 2018

Table Of Contents

Getting Started

What is Apogy?

TODO

Where can I get Apogy?

TODO

How do I get started with Apogy?

Use one of the Session that is provided with the Apogy Examples:

  1. Install Apogy;
  2. Launch Apogy;
  3. Go through the Quick Start steps.

User Interface

How can I changed the appearance (or make invisible) the flags that appear in the 3D Viewer when Operation Call are invoked ?

These flags are represented by Result Node in Apogy. Their appearance can be modified through the preferences:

  1. In the top menu bar, select Window→Preferences. This will open the Preferences pop-up.
  2. In the pop-up, select the Apogy→3D Viewer→Results. Change the visibility and appearance.
  3. Press Apply or OK.

How can I create a custom Perspective in Apogy ?

You need to open a new Empty perspective:

  1. In the top menu bar, select Open New Perspective. This will open the Add Perspective pop-up.
  2. In the pop-up, select Empty, then press OK
  3. You can now add views to the perspective;

How can I change the name and icon of a custom Perspective Apogy ?

  1. In the top menu bar, select the perspective you want to modify;
  2. Right-click on the icon, this will show a pull-down menu;
  3. Select Modify shortcut, this will bring-up a Wizard.
  4. Use the wizard to change the label text and icon file URL.
  5. Press OK

How can I shared a Perspective I created live?

You do so by exporting the perspective to a file:

  1. In the top menu bar, select the perspective you want to modify;
  2. Right-click on the icon, this will show a pull-down menu;
  3. Select Save as, this will bring-up a File selection Wizard.
  4. Select the name and destination folder for the perspective.
  5. Press OK

How can I import a Perspective I exported earlier?

  1. In the top menu bar, select Window→Import Perspective,, this will bring-up a File selection Wizard.
  2. Select the file you want to import, then press OK
  3. A perspective with the _import suffix is created and selected as the active perspective.

How can I change the number of stars shown in the sky?

You do so by changing the cut-off magnitude preference of the 3D Viewer:

  1. In the top menu bar, select Window→Preferences. This will open the Preferences pop-up.
  2. In the pop-up, select the Apogy→3D Viewer→Sky. Change the Star Magnitude Cutoff. Note that the largest the magnitude, the faintest the star. Thus to reduce the number of stars shown, reduce the cutoff magnitude.
  3. Press Apply or OK.

Modeling Systems in Apogy

TODO

What is a System?

TODO

Where do I start to model my system in Apogy ?

TODO

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