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Image Tools and Signs

This guide covers two sets of objects which can display text in your scenes: Image Tools Image Signs Both work in very similar ways, and the differences are mostly cosmetic. Depending on the Apps you have, you might have one or both of these sets of objects. Both sets are capable of display two different…

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Seating in RezMela

A number of objects in RezMela Apps are “sittable” – that is, you can sit on them, and your avatar will be animated. Some such objects are not actually seats at all. For example, Animation Orbs are spheres that you can “sit on” which could trigger animations such as dancing. How it works Seat objects…

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Using Smart blocks

Smart blocks are interactive blocks that are available in a standalone Smart Blocks Edition and the Standard Edition of Melablocks. They are not available in the Basic Edition. Smart blocks are all interactive. While you’re signed into the App, you can control the appearance of each block by clicking the “hamburger” icon (three horizontal lines)…

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Non-Player Characters (NPCs)

Non-Player Characters, normally known as NPCs, are avatars that are created by the system rather than by someone logging into OpenSim. They look exactly like users’ avatars, but are controlled by the RezMela system. You can also interact with them to make them do simple tasks. If your App contains the NPCs module in its…

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Animation Orbs

Animation Orbs are small spherical objects that can be used to animate an avatar. Either a regular user avatar or an NPC can be animated. They are used in the same way as seats – see the guide Seating in RezMela for full details of those. This image shows an NPC and a user with…

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Water jets

Water jets are RezMela objects that simulate jets of water such as fountains. They also include appropriate water sounds. There are ten different styles of jet available, each with a different appearance and sound: Here is what they look like: Water jet A Water jet B Water jet C Water jet D Water jet E…

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Place Maps

The Place Map Object The Place Map object is a square object that can be placed against any surface (normally a vertical one such as a wall) and which brings the functionality of Google Maps into your RezMela scenes. When you first create a Place Map object, it displays a street map image of the…

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Web Browser

Introduction The Web Browser object, as its name suggests, is a way of bringing the World Wide Web into your RezMela scenes. It is based on Google’s Chrome browser, and has much of the functionality of a desktop or mobile browser, along with some extra features for RezMela. Here’s what it looks like when you…

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Text Tools

Introduction This guide covers two sets of objects which can display text in your scenes: Text Tools Text Signs Both work in very similar ways, and the differences are mostly cosmetic. Depending on the Apps you have, you might have one or both of these sets of objects. Let’s have a quick look at them…

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Image Tools

This guide covers two sets of objects which can display text in your scenes: Image Tools Image Signs Both work in very similar ways, and the differences are mostly cosmetic. Depending on the Apps you have, you might have one or both of these sets of objects. Let’s have a quick look at them both…