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Files that are uploaded are only available to your account until you  choose to share them or publish them.\n\nOnce your file is uploaded to Share3D, it will be displayed from the main file area of your Share3D account. You can access your files by signing into Share3D. Generally, signing in will take you straight to the *FIles* section of your account. If it does not, you can click on *Files* in the navigation bar at the top of the Share3D site.\n[block:api-header]\n{\n  \"type\": \"basic\",\n  \"title\": \"Viewing 3D Files\"\n}\n[/block]\nYou can open any of your files on Share3D with out WebGL based viewer. You can do this by clicking on the file's name or thumbnail image. \n\nThis will open up a new page and the 3D file will begin to download. Once the file has downloaded, you will be able to interact with the 3D view. On desktop computers you can use the mouse to interact. 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Managing Share3D Files


Share3D allows you to manage the 3D files that are uploaded to your account. Files that are uploaded are only available to your account until you choose to share them or publish them. Once your file is uploaded to Share3D, it will be displayed from the main file area of your Share3D account. You can access your files by signing into Share3D. Generally, signing in will take you straight to the *FIles* section of your account. If it does not, you can click on *Files* in the navigation bar at the top of the Share3D site. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Viewing 3D Files" } [/block] You can open any of your files on Share3D with out WebGL based viewer. You can do this by clicking on the file's name or thumbnail image. This will open up a new page and the 3D file will begin to download. Once the file has downloaded, you will be able to interact with the 3D view. On desktop computers you can use the mouse to interact. On mobile devices, you can use touch gestures to interact. In addition to interacting with the view itself, the user interface includes the following: - A 3D/2D toggle for switching between 3D and 2D mode - *Next* and *Previous* buttons for navigating through preset illustrations. - A contents panel for selecting storyboards, illustrations and parts. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "title": "Image-Based Display", "body": "In some cases, your 3D file will include embedded 2D images. These can be used to immediately view the materials while waiting for the 3D to download. They also serve as a alternative for computers or browser that are not capable of displaying 3D graphics.\n\nIf an attempt is made to interact with an image-based version of the display, a notification will let you know that you will need to switch to 3D mode to interact." } [/block] [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Searching and Filtering Files" } [/block] When you have uploaded a number of 3D files to Share3D you will find Share3D's sorting and filtering features useful. From the *Files* page of your Share3D account you will find tools for easily finding the 3D file that you are looking for. - You can enter a search keyword to find files who's titles match all or part of the search phrase - You can click on the filters to only show files with certain attributes, such as "All my files" or "Public File" or "Files Shared with Me". [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Tagging Favorites" } [/block] Share3D includes features for tagging special files and make them more readily available. To tag a file as a favorite, simply click on the star next the file name. This will add the file to you favorites list. The favorites list is shows as a list on the left side of your main *Files* page. All files marked favorites will display here and yo can immediately access the, by clicking on their titles. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "File Settings" } [/block] Each file that you upload can be customized with certain attributes. You can access the file properties from the *Files* page by clicking on a files pulldown menu and choosing "File Properties...", or from the "File Properties..." menu below the 3D view when you are viewing a file. From the file properties page, you can modify fields such as subject, description, and primary thumbnail.