Navigating through the 3D Volume

In navigation mode, the PSC Volume Browser allows you to view a 2D slice of a 3D dataset, and move the slice in any direction or orientation. Use the Volume Browser window to navigate through the Visible Human data.


In general, use the following methods to change the position of the slice:


Navigation Mode Keybindings

The following keybindings are available in Navigation mode:

Esc

 

Exits the Volume Browser.

l

 

(lower-case "L") Displays the label associated with the current cursor position.

c

 

Centers the view on the cursor position.

Home key

Moves the slice closer.

End key

Moves the slice away.

Up arrow

Moves the image up within the current view plane.

Down arrow

Moves the image down within the current view plane.

Left arrow

Moves the image to the left within the current view plane.

Right arrow

Moves the image to the right within the current view plane.

Ctrl +

Rotates the slice 90 degrees counter-clockwise around the x-axis.

Ctrl +

Rotates the slice 90 degrees clockwise around the x-axis.

Ctrl +

Rotates the slice 90 degrees clockwise around the y-axis.

Ctrl +

Rotates the slice 90 degrees counter-clockwise around the y-axis.

Alt+arrows

Rotates the plane 5 degrees in the same directions as the Ctrl+arrows keybindings.

i

 

If the selected view resolution does not match any dataset resolution, this interpolates between voxels in the current view.