Interacting with the model

The Basics

The System Menu can be accessed by swiping up from the bottom edge of your screen. The 3D model can be simply manipulated using finger gestures:

  • - Spread to zoom in
  • - Drag two fingers to pan
  • - Pinch to zoom out
  • - Drag to rotate

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Selecting Structures

Tap on a structure to select it. A number of buttons will appear:

  • - Isolate: View the selected structure in isolation.
  • - Hide: Hide the selected structure.
  • - Fade: Fade the selected structure.
  • - Fade others: Fade all unselected structures.
  • - Hide others: Hide all unselected structures.

Once on, tap a button again to switch it off.

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Breadcrumb Trail

When a structure is selected, the path of that structure is revealed along the top of the screen, as part of the breadcrumb trail. The parent of the highlighted structure may be selected simply by tapping on its name, and can in turn be manipulated as a structure in its entirety.

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Turning Layers On/Off

There are nine systems in Essential Anatomy; muscular, skeletal, veneral, arterial, nervous, respiratory and digestive.

Muscle layers can be added or removed by tapping the 'Add Muscle' or 'Remove Muscle' icons.

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Isolating Structures

When a structure has been isolated, further features and information become available. The user can make notes and hear an audio pronunciation for that specific structure. The structure may also be examined from a number of preset views.

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Toolbar

Home

Returns model to original position on screen.
NOTE: The Home button does not affect any hidden structures on model.


Refresh

Restores all hidden structures on model.
NOTE: The Refresh button does not reposition the model.

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Bookmarks

Store any scene by bookmarking it and access predefined views. Return to scene at any time by selecting it in the bookmark menu.


Search

Select label using dynamic search function and be taken directly to that structure.

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Mark Up

Draw on or annotate any chosen screen.


Share

Share views from the app via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter or add an image to iPhoto.

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Settings

Change the app's background color, configurations, get help and turn on/off or customize the Control Menu.

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Quiz

Quiz yourself on any of the app's systems. Also, select subsystems to refine the content of your quiz.

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Multiple Selection

Hide and/or Fade multiple structures quickly.

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Support

If you need further help with your app, you can browse through some FAQ on our support page, or get in contact with us.

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