Resource Issues QuickTime VR Panorama Viewing Instructions Pit River Watershed Alliance

To move the panorama -

After the movie downloads, you ...

  • click the mouse down on the picture (starting in the center works best) or
  • use the arrow keys to scroll around.

Look for the "Hot Spots" in the panorama.

  • Some panoramas contain hot spots. While scrolling over the panorama, you will notice that the cursor will sometimes change to a finger on a globe.globe with pointy finger
    This is a "story hot spot". Clicking on this spot will open a new web page with further information.
  • The cursor can also sometimes change into a hand touching a bullseye. finger on bullseye
    This is an "information hot spot".
  • When you are on a hot spot, words will also appear in the controller bar below the panorama.

  • Controller bar with text information:

    Story hot spot in controller bar
    Text can tell you what futher information you can access if you click on the hot spot.

    Info text in controller bar
    Text can tell you information when you roll over the information hot spot.

HINT! - Can't find the "Hot Spots"?

  • Click on this button and the "hot spots" will show up in the panorama. If the "Show Hot Spots" icon is not active, then the panorama doesn't have any hot spots.

    show hot spots

To zoom in and out on the panorama -

  • You can use the "control" and "shift" keys to zoom in and out. You can also zoom with the "+" and "-" buttons in the botton left of the controller bar.

    zoom in

    zoom out

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