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Amplify the awesome


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Amplify the awesome

  1. 1. Catherine Dutton, PhDSL: Catherine SoderstromInstructional Support ServicesTexas Woman’s UniversityTexas Womans University2 221,32,23
  2. 2. Texas Womans University2 221,32,23Group:Texas Woman’s University GuestsYou’re welcome to join…
  3. 3. Interface Tips• Tear-off menus• Advanced Menu- CTRL-ALT-D– Stop Animating Me– Rebake Textures (CTRL-ALT-R)– Limit Select Distance (uncheck)– Disable Camera Constraints (check)– Highlighting & Visiblity-->Highlight Transparent (CTRL-ALT-T)– Rendering Types Surface Path (removes ground)– Rendering Features  UI (CTRL-ALT-F1)• Develop Menu- CTRL-ALT-Q– AvatarShow Look At/Show Point At– HTTP Textures
  4. 4. Sharing Stuff• Give Inventory directly (dropping on people)• Sell it in a box- permissions!– Sell copy– Sell contents– Click to buy• Give script– Give folder– Give all objects separately
  5. 5. Building Tips• Alt-zoom (View- Object View)• Alt-ctrl• Alt-ctrl-shift• Keyboard Shortcuts when buildingRotate- ctrlResize- ctrl-shift• Shift-copy, CTRL-Z• Local Ruler• Select Texture• The Grid• Edit Linked Parts• Build- Options- Set Default Upload permissions• Build-Options- Select Only my objects, select only movable objects, select bysurrounding• Shift-X- snaps object on xy
  6. 6. Shared Media• Etherpad-• Google docs• Google Wave• Dabbleboard• Google Moderator• Adobe Connect• Adobe Connect Now (3 users free)• UstreamYoutube_popupOther examples:
  7. 7. Groups• 25 group limitsOwnership- owners can only be removed if theyremove themselvesRoles limitations 10 roles• Alternatives to SL GroupsSubscribomaticHippo GroupsDrawbacks- one way communication
  8. 8. Land Ownership• Rent vs Own• Parcel vs Estate• Mainland vs Island– Estate Management Tools– Land Management Tools– Group Management Tools
  9. 9. Viewer Choice• Emerald - V1.23• Imprudence- V1.23• Kristin- V2 features• Radegast- text only client (ish)• Snowglobe- open source viewer V1.23/V2
  10. 10. SL Pics Stored Easy• Snapzilla – snapshots e-mailed from SL topics@slpics.comTeen SL teen@slpics.comprivate@slpics.comFlickr- connect snapzilla- so posts in both locations
  11. 11. Organization• Inventory• Open New Window• Naming conventionsTeam buildsDetermine Permissions System before beginningContractAll items go to one avatar after built
  12. 12. Handy ToolsScanners- who is close who comes in limitationsCan better use People NearbyMystitoolChat recorderChat relay
  13. 13. Catherine Dutton, PhDSL: Catherine SoderstromE-mail: cdutton@twu.eduTexas Woman’s University