IVR settings dialog box

The IVR settings dialog box appears when you press the IVR settings... button on the Save Image As dialog box.  It lets you control attributes of the JPEG image file associated with the IVR panorama. For more information see “IVR image file format” in this chapter.

Image quality
The text field and its associated slider control the tradeoff between JPEG image file size and image quality.  Lower quality settings tend to reduce file sizes.

            NOTE: Extremely high quality settings may produce large files with minimal improvements in image quality.  In general, there may be diminishing returns for values higher than 75%.

Viewer size
Sets the dimensions of the panoramic viewer object on the web page.  This is independent of the size of the image file itself.  If you want to permit some degree of zoom-in without loss of resolution, the image file should be larger than the viewer.

Viewer type
The Panorama Factory supports three IVR viewers.  You may also create the IVR file without setting up for any particular viewer.

No viewer — Create the IVR file without a web page.

Java viewer — The iSeeMedia Java viewer panoapplet.jar.  This viewer should work in any browser that supports Java applets.

ActiveX and Plug-in viewer — This option creates HTML code that automatically selects between the iSeeMedia ActiveX viewer and the iSeeMedia Plug-in viewer so that the image may be viewed in either Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer.

Automatic rotation
Controls automatic rotation of the image.  If you select automatic rotation, the rotation begins when the image loads and continues until the user touches the view with the mouse.  Please note that automatic rotation is performed by Javascript in the web page.  The person viewing the web page must enable Javascript for automatic rotation to function. 

None — No automatic rotation.

Left — Rotate as though the person viewing the image was looking toward the left side of the image.

Right — Rotate as though the person viewing the image was looking toward the right side of the image.

Speed — Larger numbers cause the view to rotate faster.  The actual speed for a particular number is a function of the IVR viewer and seems to depend upon the speed of the computer.

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