Instructions for using AnatomyBrowser
All Display Areas:
- To zoom in, hold down the left mouse button and drag
mouse to create a box around the desired area, then click the Zoom button.
To unzoom, click the Unzoom button.
- To reveal the name of a structure, click on it. Its name will appear
in the text field below 3D display. And if the structure is visible
in 3D model display, the label will appear on the 3D display as well,
regardless of what display you clicked on.
- To get cross-reference among all four display areas, point at the point of
interest, hold down the Shift key and press the left mouse button.
It will cause three other displays to show a cross-hair at the selected point.
- Use the toggle buttons to on the left side of the 3D display
to select a desired viewpoint.
- To remove a structure, point at it with the mouse,
hold down the Control key and press the left mouse button.
- Use the toggle buttons at the bottom of the display to select a
viewing mode (grayscale, segmented, blended or outline).
- To view different slices of the cross-sectional images, move the bar
below the cross-section, or use the text field to
type the slice number in.
- To adjust the brightness of the grayscale images, change the gamma
value located in the small window in the lower right corner of the display.
Larger values will make the images brighter, while smaller values will
make them darker. (Suggestion: Use increments or decrements of .1 or .05
to attain desired brightness.)
- Click on items in the hierarchy to annotate them on the 3D display.
To remove the label, click on the item again. (All labels can be removed by clicking
on the Unlabel button.)
- Expand and collapse the hierarchy using the arrow buttons to achieve
the desired level of detail in the labeling of structures. (The entire
hierarchy can be expanded by clicking on the Expand button.)
- To adjust the opacity of a structure:
- click the Show Opacity button located at the bottom of the hierarchy
- select structure(s) to be adjusted by clicking on their name(s) in
- move the sliding bar to the desired degree of opacity (0 = completely
transparent, 100 = completely opaque), or use one of the pre-selected
opacity buttons right above the opacity slider.
- Hide Opacity button will cause the opacity labels to disappear
from the hierarchy list.
Last updated Sep 25, 1997.