• dot2 User Manual
  • dot2 Quick Start Guide
  • dot2 3D
    • Install and Uninstall
      • System Requirements
      • Installation
      • Uninstall dot2 3D
    • First Steps
      • Hardware Connection
      • Create Session and connect 3D
    • Data Management
      • Master/Slave
      • Coordinate system
    • Program Surface
      • Menu Bar
        • File Menu
          • File - Settings
        • Edit
        • Functions
        • Tools
        • View
        • Help
      • Tool Bar
      • Main Windows
        • Stage View
        • Mouse + Keyboard Actions
        • Arrangement of Objects (Align Objects)
        • Duplicate (copy 3D Objects)
        • 3D Objects
      • Assets (Information Window)
      • Properties
      • Media Database
      • Materials
      • Video Player
      • Moving Paths
      • Sessions
      • Status Bar
      • Window Layout
    • Fixture Types
    • 3D Modeling and Import
      • 3D Models Principles
      • Parameters
        • Axes
        • Rotation Axes
        • Linear Axes
        • Beam of Light
        • Automated Import
        • Assigning of Models to Fixture Types
        • Checklist for 3D Modeling
        • Creation of a 3D Model
    • Keyboard Shortcuts
    • dot2 3D FAQ
  • dot2 Release Notes
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Version 1.3

dot2 3D FAQ

Here you find frequently asked questions from users regarding the dot2 3D.

Question/Problem Solution
How can I change the model of a fixture? Select the model, right click on it, select change model. The Change Model window opens.
Can I open show files saved in an older version of dot2 3D, in a newer version? Yes, you can always open show files saved in older versions in the latest version.
Can I open show files saved in a newer version of dot2 3D, in an older version? No, download the latest version on https://www.ma-dot2.com.
How can I disable screens in the full screen mode? Go to File in the menu bar, select Settings, select the category Full Screen. Right mouse click on the screen you like to disable for the full screen mode. Click on Enabled.
Can I run the dot2 3D and the dot2 onPC on the same computer? Yes, use the default loopback IP address. Refer to, Create a Session.
How can I use dot2 3D on an Apple MacBook? Boot your MacBook in windows, using Bootcamp.
Can I import .dxf or .dwg files in dot2 3D? No, dot2 3D supports only .3ds files. Convert the .dxf or .dwg files in .3ds.
How can I import a .3ds environment into dot2 3D? Go to File in the menu bar, select Import, select Import 3D Model. The dot2 3D Import window opens. This is used to import .3ds files.
How can I change meters into feet? Go to View in the menu bar, select the Assets window and the Properties window. Select in the Assets window, dot2 and Units. Change the unit in the Properties window.
Are there any information about updates and news? Yes, get registered for the newsMAIL and techMAIL on www.malighting.com.

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