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  • 1. Catherine Dutton, PhDSL: Catherine SoderstromInstructional Support ServicesTexas Womans UniversityTexas Womans University2 221,32,23

2. Texas Womans University2 221,32,23Group:Texas Womans University GuestsYoure welcome to join 3. Interface Tips Tear-off menus Advanced Menu- CTRL-ALT-D Stop Animating Me Rebake Textures (CTRL-ALT-R) Limit Select Distance (uncheck) Disable Camera Constraints (check) Highlighting & Visiblity-->Highlight Transparent (CTRL-ALT-T) Rendering Types Surface Path (removes ground) Rendering Features UI (CTRL-ALT-F1) Develop Menu- CTRL-ALT-Q AvatarShow Look At/Show Point At HTTP Textures 4. Sharing Stuff Give Inventory directly (dropping on people) Sell it in a box- permissions! Sell copy Sell contents Click to buy Give script Give folder Give all objects separately 5. Building Tips Alt-zoom (View- Object View) Alt-ctrl Alt-ctrl-shift Keyboard Shortcuts when buildingRotate- ctrlResize- ctrl-shift Shift-copy, CTRL-Z Local Ruler Select Texture The Grid Edit Linked Parts Build- Options- Set Default Upload permissions Build-Options- Select Only my objects, select only movable objects, select bysurrounding Shift-X- snaps object on xy 6. Shared Media Etherpad- Google docs Google Wave Dabbleboard Google Moderator Adobe Connect Adobe Connect Now (3 users free) UstreamYoutube_popupOther examples: 7. Groups 25 group limitsOwnership- owners can only be removed if theyremove themselvesRoles limitations 10 roles Alternatives to SL GroupsSubscribomaticHippo GroupsDrawbacks- one way communication 8. Land Ownership Rent vs Own Parcel vs Estate Mainland vs Island Estate Management Tools Land Management Tools Group Management Tools 9. Viewer Choice Emerald - V1.23 Imprudence- V1.23 Kristin- V2 features Radegast- text only client (ish) Snowglobe- open source viewer V1.23/V2 10. SL Pics Stored Easy Snapzilla snapshots e-mailed from SL topics@slpics.comTeen SL teen@slpics.comprivate@slpics.comFlickr- connect snapzilla- so posts in both locations 11. Organization Inventory Open New Window Naming conventionsTeam buildsDetermine Permissions System before beginningContractAll items go to one avatar after built 12. Handy ToolsScanners- who is close who comes in limitationsCan better use People NearbyMystitoolChat recorderChat relay 13. Catherine Dutton, PhDSL: Catherine SoderstromE-mail: cdutton@twu.eduTexas Womans University