VideoCAD

Table of camera models

 Tool bar

Hide Navigation Pane

Table of camera models

 Tool bar

Previous topic Next topic No directory for this topic Expand/collapse all hidden text  

Table of camera models

 Tool bar

Previous topic Next topic Topic directory requires JavaScript JavaScript is required for expanding text JavaScript is required for the print function Mail us feedback on this topic!  

Click to expand
Click to expand

Tool bars on All models tab and Used models tab differ a little. Differences are given below, in tool descriptions.

 

Allow/deny editing camera models

Camera model filter

Photo of camera model

Camera model

Assign

+New (Add new model)

+Dupl (create copy of selected model)

+Mod (create modification of selected model)

Edit

Delete

Copy to All models

Data

Save

Load

Add (add from file)

Table

Export

Import

Print

Views

Compress/Expand

Hide columns

Show all

Save view

Table view list

Delete view

 


 

Allow/deny editing camera models

 

This button in the released position prohibits editing camera models. The ability to view and assign camera models remains.

 

Camera model filter

 

Show the Camera Model Filter panel. Using the panel, you can filter camera models in the Model of active camera list and in the Table of camera models according to the selected criteria.

If the filter is enabled, the icon on the button turns red .

 

See more: Camera model filter

See also: Filtering by parameter value, Graphics window> Camera model filter

 

Photo of camera model

 

Open the Photo of camera model box.

 

If the box is called from the Table of camera models, then the box dynamically displays the photo and the most important parameters of the camera model selected in the table (model name, camera type, key feature, sizes and resolution of the image sensor, lens focal lengths, view angles, distance of the built-in IR illumination, protection environment, supply voltage, manufacturer, provider, cost).

 

See more: Photo of camera model

See also: Graphics window> Photo of camera model,  Table of cameras > Photo of camera model

 

 

Camera model

 

Assign

 

Assign model selected in the table to the active camera.

As a result of assignment, model parameters will be assigned to parameters of the active camera. Changing of some parameters of the active camera will be disabled or restricted according to model limits.

If model from the All models tab is assigned it will be copied to the Used models tab.

 

To assign one model to all selected cameras, use pop up menu of the Model of active camera combo box on the Tool bar of the Graphics window.

 

+New (create new model)

 

The button is present on the All models tab only.

 

Create a new blank row for the new camera model. After clicking this button the form of new model parameters will appear.

 

The red highlighted parameters are used in camera modeling. The rest parameters exist only for information and comparison of different models.

 

If the Hide invisible parameters checkbox is checked, then only the parameters corresponding to the visible columns will be visible on the form. Otherwise, all the parameters will be visible on the form.

 

After filling out the form, click OK.

 

It is possible to specify parameters not only in the special form, but also directly in the table of models.   For specifying parameter, click the cell of table twice with an interval not less half of second. To turn the selected cell to edit state press Enter.

 

Depending on type of parameter, the cells may allow the selection from a list, enter into a simple or complex drop-down form.

 

When clicking on a cell with a photo, the Photo of camera model window appears with an enlarged photo, and instead of a drop-down list, a menu appears allowing you to cut, copy, paste, delete, load from a file or save a photo to a file.

 

It is convenient to move the focus on the cells using the arrow keys. If you press the "down arrow" on the bottom line, a new line will be created.

 

It is possible to copy fragments into the table from Excel table. At that the number of cells and data types should coincide.

 

See also. Parameters of camera model, Import of Camera Models to VideoCAD using MS Excel

 

+Dupl (create copy of selected model)

 

The button is present on the All models tab only.

 

Create a copy of the current row of the table. The current row is the one to the left of which the arrow is.

Parameters in the new row can be edited.

 

For specifying parameter, click the cell of table twice with an interval not less half of second. To turn the selected cell to edit state press Enter.

 

Depending on type of parameter, the cells may allow the selection from a list, enter into a simple or complex drop-down form.

 

When clicking on a cell with a photo, the Photo of camera model window appears with an enlarged photo, and instead of a drop-down list, a menu appears allowing you to cut, copy, paste, delete, load from a file or save a photo to a file.

 

It is convenient to move the focus on the cells using the arrow keys. If you press the "down arrow" on the bottom line, a new line will be created.

 

It is possible to copy fragments into the table from Excel table. At that the number of cells and data types should coincide.

 

See also. Parameters of camera model, Import of Camera Models to VideoCAD using MS Excel

 

+Mod (create modification of selected model)

 

The button is present on the All models tab only.

 

Create a copy of the current row of the table under the row. The current row is the one to the left of which the arrow is.

 

 

You can create modifications to the modifications, that is, the multi-level tree structure of camera models.

Modifications allow to take into account different versions of the same camera models with different parameters, as well as different modes and combinations of model settings.

 

You can turn independent models into modifications, and modifications into independent models. See Moving Columns and Rows.

 

Parameters in the new row can be edited.

For specifying parameter, click the cell of table twice with an interval not less half of second. To turn the selected cell to edit state press Enter.

 

Depending on type of parameter, the cells may allow the selection from a list, enter into a simple or complex drop-down form.

 

When clicking on a cell with a photo, the Photo of camera model window appears with an enlarged photo, and instead of a drop-down list, a menu appears allowing you to cut, copy, paste, delete, load from a file or save a photo to a file.

 

It is convenient to move the focus on the cells using the arrow keys. If you press the "down arrow" on the bottom line, a new line will be created.

 

It is possible to copy fragments into the table from Excel table. At that the number of cells and data types should coincide.

 

See also. Parameters of camera model, Import of Camera Models to VideoCAD using MS Excel

 

Edit

 

Edit parameters of camera model. After clicking this button, the form of editing model parameters appears.

 

The red highlighted parameters are used in camera modeling. The rest parameters exist only for information and comparison of different models.

 

If the Hide invisible parameters checkbox is checked, then only the parameters corresponding to the visible columns will be visible on the form. Otherwise, all the parameters will be visible on the form, but only the parameters from the visible columns will be available.

After filling out the form, click OK.

 

It is possible to specify parameters not only in the special form, but also directly in the table of models.   For specifying parameter, click the cell of table twice with an interval not less half of second. To turn the selected cell to edit state press Enter.

 

Depending on type of parameter, the cells may allow the selection from a list, enter into a simple or complex drop-down form.

 

When clicking on a cell with a photo, the Photo of camera model window appears with an enlarged photo, and instead of a drop-down list, a menu appears allowing you to cut, copy, paste, delete, load from a file or save a photo to a file.

 

It is convenient to move the focus on the cells using the arrow keys. If you press the "down arrow" on the bottom line, a new line will be created.

 

It is possible to copy fragments into the table from Excel table. At that the number of cells and data types should coincide.

 

See also. Parameters of camera model

 

Delete

 

Delete model selected in the table. As a result of deleting model from the Used models tab, model assignment will be removed from cameras, to which the deleted model had been assigned.

 

Copy to All models

 

The button is present on the Used models tab only.

 

Copy selected model from the Used models tab to the All models tab. If such a model already exists on the All Models tab, it is proposed to overwrite it.

 

 

Data

Tools of the Data group operate the whole database of camera models, regardless of whether the data is visible or not.

 

Save

 

The button is present on the All models tab only.

 

Save model database to a file.

 

Possible formats:

 

* .cdb - VideoCAD internal format compatible with previous versions;

* .cdz - VideoCAD internal format. This is a data file * .cdb and photos of camera models (if they exist) packed in a Zip archive;

* .cd2 - open text format. Data, table structure and photos of camera models recorded in one text file. Data saved in * .cd2 cannot be added to existing data, this format only supports full database replacement. The * .cd2 format stores not only data and photos, but also the table structure;

* .cvs - comma separated values. The default delimiter is ';' can be changed in the Options box;

* .txt - text file.

 

When selecting the * .cdb, *. Cvs, *. Txt formats, camera model photos are saved as graphic files in the save directory of the data file.

 

The preferred format for backup and creating your own database of camera models for distribution is * .cdz. If support of VideoCAD versions lower than 9.0 is required, then select * .cdb. The * .cvs and * .txt formats are offered for export, they cannot be opened in VideoCAD.

 

Load

 

The button is present on the All models tab only.

 

Load model database from file.

 

VideoCAD will ask "Replace database of camera models?"

If you choose "Yes" - VideoCAD will fully replace existing database by opened database.

If you choose "No" - VideoCAD will merge existing database and opened database.

 

Possible formats:

 

* .cdb - VideoCAD internal format compatible with previous versions. When opening a file, photos of camera models are searched in the directory where the data file is located;

* .cdz - VideoCAD internal format. This is a data file * .cdb and photos of camera models (if they exist) packed in a Zip archive;

* .cd2 - open text format. Data, table structure and photos of camera models recorded in one text file. Data saved in * .cd2 cannot be added to existing data, this format only supports full database replacement. The * .cd2 format stores not only data and photos, but also the table structure;

 

See also:Import of Camera Models to VideoCAD using MS Excel

 

Add (add from file)

 

The button is present on the All models tab only.

 

Add model database from a file to VideoCAD model database.

 

VideoCAD will ask "Replace database of camera models?"

If you choose "Yes" - VideoCAD will fully replace existing database by opened database.

If you choose "No" - VideoCAD will merge existing database and opened database.

 

Possible formats:

 

* .cdb - VideoCAD internal format compatible with previous versions. When opening a file, photos of camera models are searched in the directory where the data file is located;

* .cdz - VideoCAD internal format. This is a data file * .cdb and photos of camera models (if they exist) packed in a Zip archive;

 

Data saved in * .cd2 cannot be added to existing data, this format only supports full database replacement.

 

See also:Import of Camera Models to VideoCAD using MS Excel

 

 

Table

Tools of the Table group operate the visible table.

 

Export

 

Export table of camera models to any of the following formats: *.txt, *.csv, *.htm, *.rtf, *.xls, OLEXLS, *.xlsX, *.xml. File format can be chosen in Save as dialog box appeared. If OLEXLS is selected, MS Excel opens (if installed) into which the exported table is loaded.

 

You can export selected fragments using pop-up menu.

 

Import

 

Import table of models from formats: text and unicode text. The file format is selected in the open file dialog.

It is convenient to import data through the clipboard, by copying tables or table fragments from MS Excel and pasting camera models into the Table.

 

Print

 

Print full table of camera models or a selected fragment of the table. Print dialog box will open in which it is possible to adjust printing options.

 

       Views

 

View - is a set, width and order of visible columns.

In the table there are more than hundred parameters by which it is possible to describe the majority of security cameras existing at the moment of VideoCAD release. In real projects there is no necessity to use all parameters. At various times different parameters sets are necessary. You can hide unnecessary columns, place the rest columns in required order and save obtained view. After that at any moment you can restore the saved view (i.e. set and order of visible columns).

 

The list contains Default Views. By selecting the desired View, you can immediately get a set of parameters ready for a specific task. You can edit default views and create your own views based on them.

 

The views of the  Table of Camera Models are used to set the set, order and column widths for the Table of Camera Models in the PDF report.

 

See also:Import of Camera Models to VideoCAD using MS Excel

 

Compress/Expand

 

Compress columns so that the table is placed completely on the screen or restoring normal width of columns.

 

Hide columns

 

Hide selected columns.

 

See also: Visibility of Columns

 

Show all

 

Show all columns including hidden ones.

 

Save view

 

Save current table view. Dialog box will open, in which it is necessary to enter view name. It may be a name of an existing View or a new name. The new name will appear in the Table view list.

 

Table view list

 

In the list there are all earlier saved views of the table. To load a view, just choose its name in the list.

 

Delete view

 

Delete the view, the name of which is displayed in the Table view list.

 

 

See also: Table of camera models, Table interface, Pop-up menu, Parameters of camera model.