Create and Edit Projects

The present4D VR-Suite editor is integrated in the player. It can be started on any device. A Windows PC or Apple Mac is required to create a presentation.

Basic Principle

In Editor Mode, every change will be saved immediately.

Start Editor Mode

Start or stop the Editor Mode

using a double click (or 10-times click + password: edit)

PC
Hit on the space key or the trigger button of your controller.
GearVR & Oculus Go
Use the trigger button of your controller.
Cardboard
Tap on the display of the phone

Tip

If the Editor Mode is terminated right after launch, it could be that you have not sufficient privilege on windows. Please start present4D as administrator. (right button click on the application –> launch as administrator)

Related Link: Launch the iMenu

Lock the Editor (Password)

In the settings it is possible to setup the 2 x space or 10 x space + password “edit” trigger. Read more: Start Editor and Change Editor Password

How to create a Project Step-by-Step

How to create a Project with the Advanced Import

Controller

Keyboard & Mouse

iMenu Launch or close iMenu
Left Mouse Button Double click
Editor Mode Start & Stop Editor Mode
Space Bar multiple tab
Select Drag and move icons
  • For long distance: Click and hold Left Mouse Button and move the mouse

  • For fine tuning:

    1. Place mouse cursor above the icon
    2. Press and hold Space Bar
    3. Move mouse without clicking
Change Location Load next or previous 360° Location
Arrow Keys Up & Down
Rotation Rotate your view in 15° steps. (To prevent nausea.)
Arrow Keys Left & Right
Edit Distance Change the distance of Icons from your eyes. The scale will not be influenced!
o & p While dragging an Icon
Edit Scale Change the scale of Icons. The distance will not be influenced!
Page up & Page down While dragging an Icon

See all Keyboard commands: Keyboard Layout

Warning

Restriction: If the distance is set very near, icons should not be set to fade in on mouse over.

Oculus Touch

Read More…

iMenu Launch or close iMenu
Button A
Editor Mode Start & Stop Editor Mode
Trigger multiple tab (index finger button)
Select Drag and move icons
Trigger (index finger button)
Change Location Load next or previous 360° Location
Right Joystick Up & Down
Rotation Rotate your view in 15° steps. (To prevent nausea.)
Right Joystick Left & Right
Edit Distance Change the distance of Icons from your eyes. The scale will not be influenced!
Left Joystick Up & Down while dragging an Icon
Edit Scale Change the scale of Icons. The distance will not be influenced!
Left Joystick Left & Right while dragging an Icon

HTC Vive Controller

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iMenu Launch or close iMenu
Button Menu
Editor Mode Start & Stop Editor Mode
Trigger multiple tab (index finger button)
Select Drag and move icons
Trigger (index finger button)
Change Location Load next or previous 360° Location
Right Touchpad Up & Down
Rotation Rotate your view in 15° steps. (To prevent nausea.)
Right Touchpad Left & Right
Edit Distance Change the distance of Icons from your eyes. The scale will not be influenced!
Left Touchpad Up & Down while dragging an Icon
Edit Scale Change the scale of Icons. The distance will not be influenced!
Left Touchpad Left & Right while dragging an Icon

Oculus Go & Samsung GearVR Controller

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Editor Mode Start & Stop Editor Mode
Trigger multiple tab (index finger button)
Select Drag and move icons
Trigger (index finger button)
Change Location Load next or previous 360° Location
Controller Touchpad Up & Down
Rotation Rotate your view in 15° steps. (To prevent nausea.)
Controller Touchpad Left & Right

Touchscreen Controlling

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Rotation Drag and move icons
Button Screen Tap over 360° image or video and drag
iMenu Launch or close iMenu
Button Screen Double tap (To deactivate this follow chapter: Double Click opens Location Menu)
Select Drag and move icons
Button Screen Tap over Icon and drag
Editor Mode Start & Stop Editor Mode
See Keyboard Usage

Windows Mixed Reality Controller

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iMenu Launch or close iMenu
Button Menu
Editor Mode Start & Stop Editor Mode
Trigger multiple tab (index finger button)
Select Drag and move icons
Trigger (index finger button)
Change Location Load next or previous 360° Location
Right Touchpad Up & Down
Rotation Rotate your view in 15° steps. (To prevent nausea.)
Right Touchpad Left & Right
Edit Distance Change the distance of Icons from your eyes. The scale will not be influenced!
Left Joystick Up & Down while dragging an Icon
Edit Scale Change the scale of Icons. The distance will not be influenced!
Left Joystick Left & Right while dragging an Icon

Sync between Devices

If your device is registered with your License Key, it is possible to upload changes from your current device. On smart devices only changes at configurations can be uploaded - currently no media files! If you have updated the current project, on other devices will be displayed an update notification for the project.

See also Manage Projects and Share via Cloud

Backups

Every time you start the editor-mode, a backup of the media.xml will be created in the folder backups. The versioning is limited to 20 backups. The configuration of your presentation is stored in the file media.xml.

Video Tutorials

Visit our Youtube Tutorial Video Channel