P&K KFA

Terrain View

3D View

Formular 3D-Grafik

The terrain view is the central window of the program. This view can be a top view or to be a spatial representation.
The 3D view will usually be the basis for working with the program.
The top view serves mainly to place additional buildings.

Top View

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Additional tools of the top view

Edit Buildings

With a click on a house this can be selected. This is acknowledged by a frame with click marks. The lines through the marker points indicate in which direction the house can be modified. When dragging in such a direction, a window will appear showing the current outline data of the house. The data must be saved by pressing SAVE. The data can be changed manually before. The action is canceled by pressing Cancel or clicking in the void.

Edit Discharge Device (Chimney)

Clicking on a discharge device opens a dialog in which the attributes of these can be changed.

Measure

A click with the right mouse button and pressed CTRL key sets a reference position to which the angle and distance to the mouse position will be displayed in the status bar. Clicking with the right mouse button and holding down the ALT key or switching to 3D turns this function off again.

Rotation Center

Clicking with the left mouse button and holding down the CTRL key in the 2D view sets the rotation center for the 3D view.

define MapImport Map

Opens a dialog to import a map / background image).

add buildingAdd Building

Opens a dialog to add a building or structure on a selected building.

add chimneyAdd Discharge Device (Chimney)

Opens a dialog to add a chimney to a selected building.

Tools for both Views

2d 3dChange View

Changes view to 2D or 3D.

printPrint

The current image is transferred to Print Preview.

copyClipboard

The current image is copied to the clipboard for use in other programs.

saveSave Graphic

The current image is saved as raster graphic.

Operation in the right panel

Scrollbar and Mouse operation on the canvas

  • Rotation V: Rotation around the horizontal axis
    Equivalent to dragging the mouse with the left button pressed horizontally
  • Rotation H: Rotation around the vertical axis
    Equivalent to dragging the mouse with the left button pressed vertically
  • Position X: Moving Horizontal
    Equivalent to dragging the mouse with the right button pressed horizontally
  • Position Y: Moving vertical
    Equivalent to dragging the mouse with the right button pressed vertically
  • Size: Scaling the Graphic
    Equivalent to moving the mouse wheel

Chimney (Discharge Device)

  • Checkbox: Controls visibility
  • Edit: Opens Table of Discharge Devices
  • Color: Allows Color change
  • Combo: Selects Discharge device
  • Log: Opens report of the calculation

Exposure Zone

  • Checkbox: Controls visibility
  • Color: Allows Color change

Recirculation Zone

  • Checkbox: Controls visibility
  • Color: Allows Color change
  • Combo: Selects building with visualisation of the Recirculation Zone

Buildings

  • Checkbox: Controls visibility of the walls
  • Edit: Opens Table of buildings
  • Color: Allows changes of wall and roof color

Building Edges

  • Checkbox: Controls visibility of edges
  • Color: Allows Color change

Building Names

  • Checkbox: Controls visibility of the names
  • Color: Allows Color change

Windows (Air Intakes / Ventilation Openings)

  • Checkbox: Controls visibility
  • Edit: Opens Table of Windows for interaction
  • Color: Allows Color change

Ground

  • Checkbox: Controls visibility
  • Color: Allows Color change of the ground without background image

Image Viewer



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