Viewerhelp:Gesture Editor

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Use the Gesture Editor to create new gestures or edit existing gestures when you have modify permissions. Gesture triggers can be edited with any permission setting.

Description

  Shows the name of gesture.
Trigger

  Shows the existing gesture trigger. Triggers include a forward slash key followed by a short keyword or letters used to initiate an Active gesture from local chat.
Replace with

  Replaces trigger with text.
Shortcut Key

  Use the dropdowns to assign a shortcut key that initiates an Active gesture.

Library

Use the Library functions to customize your gesture.

Animation

  Add an animation to the gesture. Select Animation from the Library: options then click Add>>. Select the new animation from the Steps list. Select an Animation to play from the dropdown. Select Start or Stop value for the animation.
Sound

  Add a sound to the gesture. Select Sound from the Library options then click Add>>. Select a Sound to play from the dropdown.
Chat

  Add chat to the gesture. Select Chat from the Library options then click Add>>. Enter text in the Chat to say: box.
Wait

  Add a pause between gesture Steps. Select Wait from the Library: options then click Add>>. Check the until animations are done or the time in seconds box. Enter seconds using 0.0 format in the time in seconds box.

Steps

List of actions that will be performed when the gesture is initiated.

Up

  Use the Up button to move actions up in the Steps: list.
Down

  Use the Down button to move actions down in the Steps: list.
Remove

  Use the Remove button to remove actions from the Steps: list.

Activate, Preview and Save

Use these options to finalize your gesture edits.

Activate

  Check the Activate box to activate your gesture.
Preview

  Click the Preview button. Your avatar will perform a preview of the gesture.
Save

  Click the Save button to save changes to your gesture.
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