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Menu buttons with a difference to the norm!

by Destiny » Sat Dec 15, 2012 8:09 am

Hi.. I realise that ptp V2 will have, or it's reported as having, a menu creation utility of kinds.. but I am guessing it will still be restrictive.. I am now getting into creating menu sets with a difference to the normal kind. If anyone would like this set just ask for them... I will also include the xml code.. ;) :cool:

http://members.westnet.com.au/dps/menubuttons/mb.html

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by Destiny » Sat Dec 15, 2012 1:39 pm

Hi..

I will continue to post menu options.. This one is more modern and subtle.. Quite nice...

http://members.westnet.com.au/dps/menubuttons2/NewSet2.html

I will have to change the Help menu to represent the menu buttons..

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by sasha_che » Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:52 pm

Destiny,
great job as always kudos :)

I had an idea for a menu, but unfortunately my coding skills are not where they need to be :)
in short the idea is to have a small 3D sphere on the left or right corners that can be rotated (imagine the trackball that blackberry phones used to have)
and next to it the rest of the buttons such as zoom, full-screen and the rest of the stuff - well its funny but kind of like the game sims used to have but more modern

http://interactive.usc.edu/thesis2007/papers/barfly/800px-TheSims.jpg

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by Octavias » Sat Dec 15, 2012 7:05 pm

WOW!

great menus Destiny!
@sasha_che, great idea for a menu, i agree completely this would look freaking great on the left corner!
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by elcio » Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:11 pm

Destiny wrote:Hi.. I realise that ptp V2 will have, or it's reported as having, a menu creation utility of kinds.. but I am guessing it will still be restrictive.. I am now getting into creating menu sets with a difference to the normal kind. If anyone would like this set just ask for them... I will also include the xml code.. ;) :cool:

http://members.westnet.com.au/dps/menubuttons/mb.html

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Good afternoon Destiny! Did a menu that worked really well! and that I'm showing this so that he would stay with the original color as I did in the picture! is to disable the color variation for him to perform with these colors???

Thanks Elcio Gabriolli [Img] http://www.eg360.com.br/Butoos_cand.png [/ img]

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by Destiny » Sun Dec 16, 2012 12:54 am

Hi.. Thank you for your positive feedback..

Yes, I will come up with a bottom left corner theme and a left side theme too.. Not sure about a track ball though.. but I can make something similar..

I have now put my own Help menu on this set.. http://members.westnet.com.au/dps/menubuttons2/NewSet2.html

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by Destiny » Sun Dec 16, 2012 11:26 am

Black and Gold always seems to look good... ;) The luxury theme... :lol:

http://members.westnet.com.au/dps/menubuttons5blackgold/ButtonSet5.html

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by HansKeesom » Sun Dec 16, 2012 11:54 am

I see two layers of buttons on my iPad, except for the lefmost button. Was that the idea?
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by elcio » Sun Dec 16, 2012 9:18 pm

Destiny wrote:Can you post a screen shot please..

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HansKeesom wrote:I see two layers of buttons on my iPad, except for the lefmost button. Was that the idea?


Destination Good afternoon! Could you help me with the menu? I made a menu that worked really well! I would like to leave you with the original color as I did in the picture on this link! is to disable the color variation for him to perform with these coresfa photo?

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by Destiny » Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:54 am

... Thank you for advising me.. I made a mistake with the coding... All fixed now I hope.. :rolleyes:

http://members.westnet.com.au/dps/menubuttons5blackgold/ButtonSet5.html

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HansKeesom wrote:I see two layers of buttons on my iPad, except for the lefmost button. Was that the idea?

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by Destiny » Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:56 am

...Well.. I did say "Menu buttons with a difference to the norm!".. This one comes but once a year.. :lol:

http://members.westnet.com.au/dps/menubuttonsChristmas2012/ChristmasSet.html

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PS.. Christmas in the Sun.. Currently @ 37c.. thats 98.6f.. :cool:

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by Octavias » Tue Dec 18, 2012 4:33 pm

Destiny, the Christmas theme is awesome and the Black and Gold really look legit as well. I have a question on the how you made the background of the virtual tour (the grid). Reason I ask is I have an idea to make concept virtual tours for architects and building developers, so in other words they give me their graphic word or sketches and I make it into a virtual tour. Any suggestions on how to do that or would it even be possible would be highly appreciated!
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by Destiny » Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:40 pm

Hi Octavias.. Thank you for your kind comments.... The Christmas theme was just for fun but with a serious technical element..

My grid is just that, all you need to do is create a grid pattern, copy it six times naming the faces grid01 ,grid02 ,grid03 etc and then import them as cub faces into ptp.. I just made it for my testing ground since its the medium that is being testing and not the pano. I am sure there is a gaming value in VR Tours.. But not with the current version. I realise what you are suggesting, I have had the same thoughts.. There is a hand drawn pano here at this forum somewhere... Not sure where now.. You can capture a city VR and then trace the edges to get a line drawing of a city using Photoshop. You can then use a tablet to hand draw the lines on a new layer... You can add features easily too... I had a thought that I wanted to create a grid, as in 3D face of buildings a features, which you can do from a 2D drawing using Photoshop.. You just need a few grid patterns and then attache the faces to the faces of the buildings.. Lot of work though.. It would be easier to buy a 3D model of a city and add a grid render.. There are many 3D cities already been made.. http://www.daz3d.com/shop/the-streets-of-nyc-townhouse-row I also thought that I could merge in real colour and features into the grid pano to ad interest... The merging of different medium and technologies is fun to do... You just have to be a bit open minded which you seem to be... ;)

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by HansKeesom » Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:59 pm

Destiny wrote:... Thank you for advising me.. I made a mistake with the coding... All fixed now I hope.. :rolleyes:

http://members.westnet.com.au/dps/menubuttons5blackgold/ButtonSet5.html

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HansKeesom wrote:I see two layers of buttons on my iPad, except for the lefmost button. Was that the idea?


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by Destiny » Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:48 am

Hi.. I updated the Black/Gold with some nice icons.. Easy but time consuming since there is a lot to consider..
I can't wait to see the menu icon utility I am assuming ptp V2 will have..

http://members.westnet.com.au/dps/js/content/virtualtour.html

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by Destiny » Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:00 pm

The grey modern look... Lots of work.. but nice..

http://members.westnet.com.au/dps/menubuttonsgrey/Set7.html

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by Octavias » Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:18 pm

Destiny! thanks so much for the advice! I am going to research it a bit more and draw my own grid to practice. Also, the last theme you uploaded looks AMAZING! its so clean and simple. Is there a chance you could share the code/images with us :)

Thanks in advance!

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by Destiny » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:22 pm

Hi..

Sure... But I will need the email address you registered your Kolor Pano Tour Pro with... I will keep a record on who has my graphics..

You can email me using my new email icon I added.. ;)... Its yours to use with your own projects.. But you must not share it.. I will do that...

BTW.. I just checked out your web site.. I see your Virtual Tour Shop.. I was my dream to create a Virtual Tour Interactive Shop with 3D and 2D products.. Wonder around the shop and click on selected products to view them and then go to the PayPal link to pay for it.. A true interactive Virtual Shop.. This is my demo test interactive Antique Shop. I need to do the pano again since it was way too bright at top and very dark below. My D90 was not the best but my D800 with 7 bkt shots will do a much better job.. ;)

http://www.destinyvirtualtours.com/FaceBookAC/AntiqueCentre.html

With the Kolor PTP, you really need to think outside the box to visualise what might be possible.. ;)

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by firefire » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:57 pm

Saved the best for last honey!

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by Destiny » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:15 am

Actually Neil, I was thinking of making some Burst Into Flames menus just for you... :lol:...

I know how you like hot things... ;)

Did you finish the control tower pano yet.. I would love to see it.. I could make some nice buttons for you... :)

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by Octavias » Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:51 pm

Destiny,

I am glad you liked out Virtual Shop Tour, It has also been our dream to create a fully functional Virtual Tour shop where you can buy everything in the tour itself! I just sent you an email to your inbox btw =]
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by Destiny » Sat Dec 22, 2012 2:35 pm

Hi.. More menu experimenting.. Very involved this time... High, Flush and Embossed to test the effect.. I guess the only real way to see what is possible is to think it, design it and then attempt it.. There are 7 different over states here.. :cool:

http://members.westnet.com.au/dps/menubuttonsModern/Modern.html

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by Destiny » Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:11 pm

... and then I thought.. What is Christmas witihout stars... :lol::lol::lol:

http://members.westnet.com.au/dps/menubuttonsChristmas2012/ChristmasSet.html

Just move your mouse over the pano without holding it down.. But normal movement to interact....

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by Gund » Sun Dec 23, 2012 10:15 pm

I like the line menu bar like the one above. My designer has recently sent me a picture of a similar line menu - I spent like 4 hours cutting and aligning it - but it looks really cool.
Destiny - the more flash you embed the closer you are to making a computer game from a virtual tour.

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by Destiny » Mon Dec 24, 2012 12:15 am

Yes.. thats the plan!... :cool:

Just one problem.. The fact that its flash..
No good for iDevices.. :(

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Gund wrote:Destiny - the more flash you embed the closer you are to making a computer game from a virtual tour.

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