Absorber Workspace#

Basic Interactions#

Tip

When you use your hands, make sure you see them in front of you, or the headset won’t see them.

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Click

Push your index finger into a button visible in the workspace

Grab

Grab an object by pinching it with your thumb and index finger

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Click#

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Grab#

Hand Colors#

Users hands are colored to indicate their state:

Blue hands

User is active and idle

Red hands

User is interacting with an object (asset, map, etc.)

Gray Hands

User interactions are disabled (spectator mode)

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Active, Idle#

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Active, Interacting#

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Not Active (Spectator)#

Advanced interactions#

Menu

Open the main menu by looking at the palm of your hand. See Absorber Workspace Menus page for all available options.

Pan

Pan the map by sinking your hand into the map and move it

Zoom

Zoom the map by sinking your hands in the map, grabbing and then moving them away from eachother or closer together to zoom in or out

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Menu#

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Pan#

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Zoom#

Moving and Resizing the Map#

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Move#

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Resize#

Move

Grab the bars located on the sides of the map to move it

Resize

Grabbing the white handle in one of the map corners and drag it

Assets#

Go to Main Menu ‣ Assets to open the assets panel.

Add

To add an asset, simply grab it and put it in the requiered location.

Attention

Assets are only deployable within the map bounds

Tip

Using the slider on the right, you can spawn human assets with numbers for representing unites before grabbing them.

Tip

The Measurement Tape asset located in Misc allows you to measure 3D distance in the workspace, add it to the map and drag its ends to the two points you want to measure distances.

Move

To move or rotate an asset, grab it from its label.

Duplicate

You can duplicate asset by picking it up with one hand and grabbing from its box with the other creating a new copy of the asset

Delete

To delete an asset, grab and drop it outside the map bounds. For the measuring tape, drop one of its ends outside the map to delete it.

Delete All

You can delete ALL assets by clicking the trash can button on the bottom right of the assets panel.

Caution

Clicking and confirming “delete” will delete assets everywhere.

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Place a simple Asset#

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Place a countable Asset#

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Duplicate an Asset#

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Delete an Asset by moving it outside of the map area#

Map Layers#

Go to Main Menu ‣ Map Tools ‣ Layers to show/hide different map layers.

Assets

Shows or hides the assets set on the map

Open Street Map

Shows or hides publicly available street data from Open Street Map

Places

Shows or hides important places (Cities, towns, neighborhuds, etc) lables

Elevation Lines

Shows elevation lines

Custom Layers

Shows or hides custom layers set by the system administrator. Each tab contains a list of layers that can be shown or hidden individually.

Note

To learn how to add new custom layers, please contact Oversight representative

Paint Tool#

Go to Main Menu ‣ Map Tools ‣ Paint, then touch your fingers together to start drawing. Click on the eraser and pinch the line you drew to erase it.

Attention

Users can only draw within the map bounds

To learn about more features, go to: Absorber Workspace Menus