User Interface

The default start up interface of smake is shown here. The interface is made up of UI components.


MenuBar - Contain pulldown menus.

NodeSeletor - Allow the user to key in the name of a type of node, or select from a pulldown menu.

NodeTree - Present the Open Inventor scene graph in a 2D tree view.

StatusBar - The status of the application is reported here.

ToolBar - A container of tool buttons. However tool bar can categorize the tool buttons into categories. Clicking on the left-hand button will popup a menu to select among these categories.

ViewFrame - An area for viewing. There are four view frames, for three sided views and a perspective view. The view frames are packed into a viewer component. Each view frame carry its own tool bar.

Last updated: Mar 11, 2002