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  • dot2 3D
    • Install and Uninstall
      • System Requirements
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    • First Steps
      • Hardware Connection
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    • Program Surface
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      • Tool Bar
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        • Stage View
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        • 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
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Version 1.5

Assets (Information Window)

To get the Assets Window, click on View in the menu bar and click Assets Window.

The default window layout gives you the assets window and the properties window at the right screen border.

It is useful to have them both visible together.

If you click on an element in the assets window, its properties are shown below.

The Assets window lists all used objects and fixtures in a tree. Select an object in the tree and the object will be marked in the Stage View and 3D Object grid too and vice versa.

The assets window is a tree structure view including

  • Cameras
  • 3D Objects
  • Videos
  • dot2
  • Media Database
In the assets window you can
  • select objects
  • add groups
  • group objects
  • select children
  • delete objects


Titlebar Icon Description
Adds a new group folder in the tree structure of the 3D Objects.
Creates a new group of the selected 3D Objects.
Selects the children of a group.
Deletes selected objects in the tree

 The icons next to the cameras or the 3D objects displays the status. Click on the icon to change the status.

 Camera Icon Description
You can step via keyboard (space button) to the next camera. Notselected cameras are ignored

 3D Objects:

3D Object Icon Description
  Follow function of the 3D object surface is on / off.
3D object is selectable or not in the stage view.
3D object is visible / invisible in the stage view.

Console Properties:

Console Icon Description

Console properties like MA dot2-Net settings, Follow spot from console, Units (change units from meter to inch etc.)


If you want to change the unit e.g. from meters to feet open the dot2 tree in the assets window, select 'Units' and switch the unit to 'feet'.

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