instantreality 1.0

fully implemented
Structure type:

Viewpoint (Standard name: ViewBindable) (alias: PerspectiveViewpointBase)

Abstract Viewpoint provides a specific location and direction where the user may view the scene. Background, Fog, NavigationInfo, TextureBackground and Viewpoint are bindable nodes.



XML encoding
<Viewpoint centerOfRotation='0 0 0'
orientation='0 0 1 0'
position='0 0 10'
upVector='0 1 0'
Classic encoding
Viewpoint {
	centerOfRotation 0 0 0
	orientation 0 0 1 0
	position 0 0 10
	upVector 0 1 0
	zNear -1
	zFar -1
	jump TRUE
	retainUserOffsets FALSE
	isDefault FALSE
	description ""
	triggerName "Synchronize"
	logFeature [""]


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id Name DataType PartType Default ValueType Description
SFString description SFString initializeOnly Text description or navigation hint to be displayed for this Bindable. Hint: make descriptions clear and readable. Warning: without description, Bindable (e.g. Viewpoint objs) can not be activated/deactivated with keyboard or gui messages (e.g. switched with PgUp bzw PgDn)
SFBool isDefault SFBool initializeOnly FALSE indicates if the object is the default bindable or not (generated if the scene did not contain any Bindable of a missing Type (e.g. Viewpoint))
SFString triggerName SFString initializeOnly Synchronize name of the dynamic context-slot which is used by the run-time environment (e.g. Jobs) to trigger the node. Life-Nodes will automatically connect the context-eventOutut to the triggerSlot-eventInput Slot.
XFAny bind XFAny inputOnly sending any event to this slot will bind/activate the Bindable
SFBool set_bind SFBool inputOnly Sending event set_bind=true makes this node active. Sending event set_bind=false makes this node inactive. Thus setting set_bind to true/false will pop/push (enable/disable) this Bindable
SFMatrix4f transformation_result SFMatrix4f inputOnly this slot is used to transform the view to the given local transformation. It is mainly used to return the camera transformation after processed by a NavigationEvaluator
SFTime triggerSlot SFTime inputOnly slot which is used internally to connect a dynamic context-slot which name is set by the triggerName value. Its used automatically to install run-time environment trigger.
SFVec3f centerOfRotation SFVec3f inputOutput 0 0 0 centerOfRotation point relates to NavigationInfo EXAMINE mode.
MFNode children MFNode inputOutput the children fields allow to place object relative to the current camera transformation.
MFNode effects MFNode inputOutput VisualEffects Specifies the desired global effects like depth of field and motion blur for the post-processing step that are specific to a certain camera or lens type.
SFBool jump SFBool inputOutput TRUE Sspecifies whether the user's view jumps to the position and orientation of a bound node or remains unchanged
MFString logFeature MFString inputOutput state, child, parent, route, eventIn, eventOut controls the logging of changes, state: log state changes (e.g. live), child: log child add/remove, parent: log parent add/remove, route: log route add/remove; eventIn: log receiving of events, eventOut: log sending of events: guiView, runtime system should create node-view, guiEdit: runtime system should create node-editeverything: log everything
SFNode metadata SFNode inputOutput MetadataObject container for payload metadata inside MetadataSet element
MFNode navigator MFNode inputOutput Navigator3D holds the 3d navigator which will be called for bound nodes
SFRotation orientation SFRotation inputOutput 0 0 1 0 Rotation (axis, angle in radians) of Viewpoint, relative to default -Z axis direction in local coordinate system. Hint: this is orientation _change_ from default direction (0 0 -1). Hint: complex rotations can be accomplished axis-by-axis using parent Transforms.
SFVec3f position SFVec3f inputOutput 0 0 10 Position (x, y, z in meters) relative to local coordinate system.
SFBool retainUserOffsets SFBool inputOutput FALSE retainUserOffsets is FALSE, the viewer is returned to the originally defined viewpoint position/orientation after local navigation
SFNode splitGroup SFNode inputOutput SplitGroup holds SplitGroup node for this bindable
SFVec3f upVector SFVec3f inputOutput 0 1 0 The up vector in world space (usually the y axis).
SFFloat zFar SFFloat inputOutput -1 z-far position; used for clipping
SFFloat zNear SFFloat inputOutput -1 z-near position; used for clipping
SFTime bindTime SFTime outputOnly Event sent when node becomes active/inactive.
SFBool isBound SFBool outputOnly FALSE Event true sent when node becomes active, event false sent when unbound by another node.
SFBool isInteractive SFBool outputOnly FALSE Event true sent when node becomes interactive, user can navigate the view transformation
SFMatrix4f transformation_request SFMatrix4f outputOnly sends a new request to evaluate a local transformation. Its mainly used together with a NavigationEvaluator node to verify the transformation given by the navigator