The main menu is located at the top of the Visualizer 3D Studio window as shown in figure 1.
The following sections will give you a short overview of all available menu items and its meanings.
Import When you need to import scan data from one of your OKM Detectors this is the place to start with. Please read section Data Import to understand all details about importing data into Visualizer 3D Studio.
Open Click on Open to read files from your harddisk for further analysis in Visualizer 3D Studio.
Recent Files Here you can select a scan file from a list of your recent used files.
Examples Here you can select an exemplary scan file to learn about the features and functions of Visualizer 3D Studio.
Save Click on Save to store any changes in your scan files permanently on harddisk. Please read section Save Scan Files to learn more about all available save options.
Image Use this function to export your current screen view as digital image in BMP, PNG or JPG format.
PDF Report Use this function to export your current screen view and all applied scan information as well-arranged PDF report. This is a helpful tool to provide customers and clients clean documentation of scan projects. Please read section Export as PDF Report to learn more about all available export options.
Exit Click on Exit to close the software program completely.
Characteristics Use this function to add additional scan information (GPS coordinates, description, field length and width, soil type ...) to your scan file. Please read section Adding Charactersitics to Scan Files to learn more details about it.
Modifiers Here you can select a specific Modifier function to optimize and improve your scan data. Please read section Modifiers to learn more details about all that functionallity.
Bookmark When clicking Bookmark, you can add additional information to the specific data that is marked with the 3D cursor. Please read section Bookmarks to learn more details about all that functionallity.
Next Bookmark Click on Next Bookmark to place the 3D cursor over the next Bookmark that is available in your Bookmark list.
Design Select one out of four pre-designed Themes to give your software a nice look.
Tablet Mode The Tablet Mode is useful for outdoor use, when importing new scan data in the field. Then all import dialogs will be scaled to fullscreen.
Sidebars You can either use these menu items to hide or unhide the right sidebars or simply use the toolbuttons of the right sidebar itself. More information is available in section Right Sidebar.
Render Views Depending on your scan image, you can switch between different views.
Radargram 2D This render view shows recorded data of ground penetrating radar in 2D view (radargram).
Planar 3D This render view shows default 3D Ground Scans.
Volumetric 3D This Render view shows volumetric data from GPR and Geoelectric devices.
Viewport Use this function to switch between three pre-defined viewport designs (Full, Default and Quad).
Auto-Scale If Auto-Scale is enabled, any changes in Z-Scaling (e.g. caused by soil type changes) will keep the scan image within the viewport window.
Perspective View This menu item applies Perspective View to the current scan image.
Top View This menu item applies Top View to the current scan image.
Side View This menu item applies Side View to the current scan image.
Front View This menu item applies Front View to the current scan image.
Reset This menu item applies the Default View to the current scan image. Furthermore all transformation changes will be undone.
Scale Here you can select a specific zoom level from a pre-defined list.
Language Here you can select your preferred operating language that should be used for the user interface of the Visualizer 3D Studio software.
Preferences Click on Preferences to open up a settings dialog with many adjustable options as described in section Preferences and Settings.
Fullscreen Use this function to toggle between standard and fullscreen.
Arrange Side by Side
Documentation Click this item to open the integrated help.
Websites Here you find a list of additional internet pages that might be of your interest.
License Manager This function allows to add or remove different Software Keys. Please read section License Manager to get more information!
Check for Updates Use this function to manually check if a new software update is available. Usually the Visualizer 3D Studio software checks for updates automatically during startup (if not disabled).
System Information This option shows a dialog with additional information about Windows and the graphics card. This could be helpful while contacting OKM support.
About Visualizer 3D Studio Click on this item to bring up the splashscreen with some information regarding the current software version.