Publications are a well-prepared combination of one or more Resources and an adapted user interface.
Publications preset, restrict or describe :
Publications are intended to share a combination of Resources in a formal and user-friendly way with co-workers, other organizations, or the public at large. It is an easy to use alternative to the sharing of individual Resources with Named Users.
Publications are much faster to get started. They give access to all relevant resources at once, so it is never needed to select each individual resource again.
Publications are ideal for :
Read more about Guest Users.
First, a Publication must be created. Next, a range of setup parameters can be specified and last it is possible to share the Publication. Publications can be created and managed by Resources Managers only.
Read more about User Roles.
To Create a Publication, starting from the Viewer go to
Viewer > Viewer Menu > Create Publication.
To Create a Publication, starting from the Console go to
Console > Company Catalog > Publications > Create New Publication
Once a Publication is created, it is possible to set Guest User preferences and limit the Viewer capabilities to create a simplified user interface.
Edits are saved and applied immediately. The list of Setup parameters will grow over time.
To Setup a Publication, go to
Console > Company Catalog > Publications > a Publication’s menu > Setup.
Once a Publication is set, it is ready to be shared with Named Users and Guest Users.
Named Users can be from your organization or from another organization. They can be added as a single user, by Teams or as part of the entire Organization.
Guest Users do not require a login to access the Publication. The number of Guest Users that can use a Publication simultaneously is set by batches of 5 up to 25 Guest Users, more Guest Users can be added by batches 25 (0, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 50, 75, …).
To share a Publication, go to
Console > Company Catalog > Publications > a Publication’s menu > Share.
Each Publication has a unique URL formed by the prefix “https://3dmapping.cloud/publication/” and a unique Token.
Tokes are especially useful when sharing Publications with Guest Users and accessing Publications from the SDK. The Viewer embedded via SDK provides a specific Token entry field to directly launch a Publication. A developer can also Preset the Token for a specific implementation.