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Test sequence to view all dialog boxes

Use this page for instructions on displaying all of the dialog boxes and all variations of labeling on the panels.


Start The Panorama Factory application.  If the first Wizard panel appears, cancel it.

  1. About The Panorama Factory.  Select About The Panorama factory from the Help menu.
     
  2. Import images.  Select Import images... from the File menu.  Import two images.  Make sure the images are the same size.  It's a good idea to use an overlapping pair.  But you can simply import any two non-overlapping if you wish (or the same image twice), but your stitched image will be very strange if you do this.  We'll use these two images for the remainder of the test.
     
  3. Alignment properties.  Click on the toolbar or select Alignment properties from the Tools menu.
     
  4. Array of images.  Double-click any image and then select Array from the New image menu.
     
  5. Blending properties.  Click on the toolbar or select Blending properties from the Tools menu.
     
  6. Camera propertiesClick on the toolbar or select Camera properties from the Tools menu.  Choose all values for Camera type in order to see all the variations of this dialog box..  The controls on the panel and the message displayed under the illustration of a camera will change as you change the camera type
     
  7. Color toolRun the Project properties dialog box (File menu).  Select Use 45-bit pixels and then click OK.  Click on the toolbar or select Color tool from the Tools menu.
     
  8. Correct barrel distortionDouble-click any image and then select Correct barrel distortion from the New image menu.
     
  9. Correct brightness falloffDouble-click any image and then select Correct brightness falloff from the New image menu.
     
  10. Crop imageDouble-click one of the imported images and then click on the toolbar or select Crop from the New image menu.
     
  11. Filter controlDouble-click one of the imported images.  Then click on the toolbar or select Enhance from the New image menu.
     
  12. Fine tuning propertiesClick on the toolbar or select Fine tuning properties from the Tools menu.
     
  13. HistogramThere are two variations of the Histogram panel.  Controls at the bottom of the panel will change for the two variations.
    1. Run the Project properties dialog box (File menu).  Select Use 45-bit pixels and then click OK.  Click on the toolbar or select Histogram from the Tools menu.  Click Cancel
    2. Run the Project properties dialog box (File menu).  De-select Use 45-bit pixels and then click OK.  Click on the toolbar or select Histogram from the Tools menu. 
       
  14. Hotspot propertiesDouble-click one of the imported images.  Click on the toolbar or select Hotspots from the Image menu.
     
  15. Image properties Double-click one of the imported images and then select Properties from the Image menu or right-click the current image or any thumbnail and select Properties from the context menu.
     
  16. License and Registration information There are three variations of this dialog box.  Most of the controls will change for each of the three variations.
    1. Select License and Registration from the Help menu.  If you have previously entered a valid registration key, you will see Thank you for purchasing The Panorama Factory at the top of the dialog box.
    2. Add any character to the end of your valid registration key (this will make it invalid).  Click Save registration information and very quickly Select License and Registration from the Help menu again.  You will see Checking registration... displayed at the top of the dialog box.
    3. Wait approximately 5 seconds.  The dialog box will change to display Thank you for trying The Panorama Factory at the top.
    4. Remove the extra character you typed at the end of your registration key so that it with will be recognized as valid again.  Click Save registration information.  You should see a message box saying Thank you for purchasing The Panorama Factory.
       
  17. Notes for %1 image.  Select Notes from the Image menu or right-click the current image or any thumbnail and select Notes from the context menu.
     
  18. Overlap region.  You must stitch a panorama before you can see this dialog.  Make sure you have at least two imported images and they are the same size.  Click on the toolbar or select Stitch from the New image menu to stitch the pair of images.  When the stitched image appears, double-click one of the edges of a red box indicating an overlap region.  There are 4 variations of the Overlap region dialog box.  You can see the variations by selecting each one of the Overlap tasks.  Most controls on the dialog will change when you change tasks.  When you are done, click Close
     
  19. Panoramic image properties  Double-click one of the imported images and then select Panoramic properties from the Image menu or right-click the current image or any thumbnail and select Panoramic properties from the context menu.
     
  20. Profile organizer.  Select Profile organizer from the File menu.
     
  21. Project notes.  Select Project notes from the File menu.
     
  22. Project properties.  Select Project properties from the File menu.
     
  23. Page setup.  Select Page setup from the File menu.
     
  24. Resize image.  Double-click any image.  Click on the toolbar or select Resize from the New image menu.
     
  25. Rotate image.  Double-click any image and then select Rotate from the New image menu.
     
  26. Save Image As.  Double-click any image.  Select Save current image as....
     
  27. Save settings to a profile.  Click on the toolbar or select Alignment properties from the Tools menu (or use any other tool dialog).  Click Save settings to a profile....
     
  28. Sharpen image.  Double-click one of the imported images.  Then click on the toolbar or select Sharpen from the New image menu.
     
  29. Trim imported image.  Double-click on of the imported images.
     
  30. Trimming properties.  Click on the toolbar or select Trimming properties from the Tools menu.
     
  31. Timing.  Select Timers from the Tools menu.
     

The remainder of the dialog boxes are reached from the Save Image As dialog box.  Double-clicking any image.  Then select Save current image as....

  1. Thumbnail index properties.  Select Insert thumbnail into index page and then click Create new thumbnail index....
     
  2. IVR settings.  Select IVR from the Save as type dropdown.  Then click IVR settings....
     
  3. PTViewer settings.  Select PTViewer from the Save as type dropdown.  Then click PTViewer settings....
     
  4. QTVR settings.  Select QTVR from the Save as type dropdown.  Then click QTVR settings....
     
  5. JPEG settings.  Select JPEG from the Save as type dropdown.  Then click JPEG settings....
     
  6. TIFF settings.  Select TIFF from the Save as type dropdown.  Then click TIFF settings....
     
  7. PNG settings.  Select PNG from the Save as type dropdown.  Then click PNG settings....
     
  8. PSD settings.  Select PSD from the Save as type dropdown.  Then click PSD settings....
     
  9. Top and bottom caps.  Select PTViewer from the Save as type dropdown.  Then click PTViewer settings....  Then click Settings... in the Top and bottom caps group box.
     
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Revised: April 18, 2007

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