Globe Scene View

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In TerrainView-Globe™, the entities view not only shows the existence of a terrain, it also shows the datasets attached to it. Because the datasets make up the terrain, they are subordinated to the terrain in a tree-like manner. The datasets are automatically grouped by the dataset types “Image”, “Elevation”, “Vector” and “Annotations”.




Globe:
The terrain (if a dataset has been loaded).

Datasets:
The various datasets in the scene. Clicking on a dataset will display its properties in the “Properties” view. Un-checking the small box makes the dataset invisible in the 3D view.

Dataset Overlays:
An image dataset with the overlay flag set. Overlays can        be sorted to determine which dataset is on top of which, they can be assigned an opacity and they can fade in or fade out on certain altitudes. The topmost overlay in the dataset tree is also the topmost dataset in the scene. The overlays can be sorted by drag & drop.


The context menu for datasets is the same as for entities

Explorer Web Tab

The explorer element features an additional tab called “Web”. From here, predefined TerrainView-Globe™ configurations can be accessed via the Internet. These configurations are like normal TVC configuration files, except they cannot be saved. A modified web configuration must be saved locally.

Bold items like “Earth” are web configurations and can be loaded by double-clicking.

The other tree items are groups of configurations ("Globe"), groups of datasets ("Elevations") or single datasets ("World SRTM 90m").

Double-clicking a web configuration (shown in bold letters) will load it from the web and replace the current scene. The datasets contained in a web configuration can be added to the current scene by right-clicking the web configuration and selecting "Add Datasets to Configuration". The newly added datasets will initially be disabled and will have default settings.

A single dataset cannot be loaded into TerrainView-Globe™ by itself, only whole configurations.