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GArrows navigation in style of Google street view

Description

GArrows - is a plugin for krpano, which implement navigation in style of Google street view

Latest information about plugin is always at www.robostitcher.com/Garrows-krpano

How to install

  • Create virtual tour using droplet, for example "MAKE VTOUR (MULTIRES) droplet.bat"
  • Add hotspots and link panoramas using tour editor
  • Download plugin and copy garrows folder in the virtual tour plugins folder
  • At the end of tour.xml file before tag insert two lines
    <include url="plugins/garrows/garrows_settings.xml" />
    <include url="plugins/garrows/garrows.xml" />	
  • Refresh the browser page with a virtual tour, click on the hotspots, check the work of the plugin

Settings

Setting up the plugin is performed by editing the garrows_settings.xml file. Here is basic settings:

  • navhotspots_style - hotspots with this style will be effected by the plugin
  • show_floatingarrow - show\hide floating arrow for different devices
  • show_chevrons - show\hide chevrons for different devices
  • show_navpoints - show\hide navigation hotspots for different devices
  • floatingarrow_position - floaating arrow position, can be 'mouse', 'fixed' or 'bottom'

There are many plugin setting, but settings above is the main. In addition to the settings of the plugin itself, the krpano settings necessary for the proper operation of the plugin are set in this file. These are loadscene_flags and webvr_gyro_keeplookingdirection to enable KEEPVIEW modes. An optimal blending effect (blending) of the panoramas is also set when switching from one to another (the loadscene_blend parameter).

Controls

Setting up the plugin is performed by editing the garrows_settings.xml file. Here is basic settings:

  • set variables garrows_settings.show_chevrons, garrows_settings.show_floatingarrow, garrows_settings.show_navpoints to 'true' or 'false' to enable or disable navigation elements
  • call showchevrons() or removechevrons() to show\remove chevrons
  • call showfloatingarrow() or removefloatingarrow() to show\remove floating arrow
  • call shownavpoints() or removenavpoints() to show\remove navigation hotspots

Download and\or purchase GArrows for krpano

Fully functional demo version and full version of the GArrows plugin can be downloaded here.

GArrows
Download\Purchase GArrows plugin for krpano

Support

Ask a question or search for an answer in the official GArrows plugin's group on Facebook