Viewerhelp:Day Cycle Presets

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To create a new preset:
  1. Type a new name in the Preset Name field.
  2. Adjust the settings as desired.
  3. Click Save.
To edit an existing preset:
  1. Choose one from the Preset Name list. Do not modify the name!
  2. Adjust the settings as desired.
  3. Click Save.

Select Make this preset my new day cycle to also make the preset your current setting.

See Region Environment Settings for more information.


  Drag the downward-pointing arrow to change what the environment looks like at a given time. Nodes (the "bumps") on the timeline are keyframes which you can drag to set. Each corresponds to a sky preset. As the time of day progresses, the sky "animates" as it interpolates between these keyframes.
Add Key

  Creates a new keyframe at the the arrow's location. After setting a keyframe, you can change the Key Preset.
Delete Key

  Deletes the currently-selected or last-selected node.

Length of Cycle

  Sets how long it takes a complete timeline to animate. The default Second Life day is 4 hours, meaning the timeline happens in 1/6th of real-world time.
Sky Setting

  Choose from the list of sky settings.

  Click the arrows to move the selected key .
Make this my new day cycle

  Check to select this as your current day cycle.