Getting Started Articles
0 - Getting Started With Qubicle 3.0 - Overview
Published on Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Minimum requirement: Qubicle Basic EditionWelcome to the Qubicle 3.0 Getting Started tutorials. In the following articles we will give you a brief introduction to the basics of Qubicle. You will find more help from beginner to advanced topics by brow... Read More
01 - Start Screen
Published on Fri, Apr 1, 2016
When you start Qubicle, the first thing you will see is the Start Screen. It helps you to perform some basic tasks like opening files. On the left side you can: Open Learning Resources to open our knowledge base in your web browser. Open Test File ... Read More
02 - User Interface
Published on Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Minimum requirement: Qubicle Basic Edition Work Area The Work Area is the main window of the user interface and the place where you edit your model. In the top right corner you can find the Camera Cube which rotates with the camera and indicates whi... Read More
04 - Camera Controls
Published on Fri, Apr 1, 2016
To view your model effectively you need to control the camera and change its rotation and position. Qubicle 3.0 supports two different ways to control the camera. You can use both ways without changing any preferences. Classic Control   Alt + LMB: R... Read More
05 - Object Types
Published on Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Voxel A Voxel - short for volumetric pixel - is basically a single colored cube. Matrix A Matrix is a 3-dimensional grid of voxels. Matrices have a maximum size of 1024x512x1024. Try to keep your matrices as small as possible. Using large matrices ov... Read More
06 - Matrix Editor
Published on Fri, Apr 1, 2016
To edit individual voxels of a matrix you need to use the Matrix Editor. Inside the Matrix Editor you can draw, erase, select and modify voxels. Entering The Matrix Editor To open a matrix in the Matrix Editor: Simply double-click the voxels or the ... Read More
07 - Drawing Tools
Published on Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Most tools can only be used inside the Matrix Editor. So in order to draw, erase or select voxels, double-click a matrix to open the matrix editor. The Status Bar at the bottom shows you important information on each tool- just move your cursor over ... Read More
08 - Selection Tools
Published on Tue, Apr 19, 2016
One of the basic features of Qubicle is that you can select and modify individual voxels. Selected voxels are colored yellow and can be modified using either the Transform menu or the Modify menu. E.g. if you want to rotate an arm, select the corresp... Read More
09 - Auxiliary Tools
Published on Tue, Apr 19, 2016
Resize Tool With the help of the Resize tool you can resize the work area of an object with the mouse. If you are outside of the Matrix Editor simply select a single object and drag the handles. Inside the Matrix Editor the handles appear as soon as... Read More
10 - Slice Mode
Published on Fri, Apr 1, 2016
With Qubicle you can not only work in 3D but also in 2D. The 2D mode - also called Slice Mode - enables you to work on a 2D canvas which resembles a slice of the matrix. To toggle Slice Mode: Press Space. Or click the 2D button of the Toolbar. When... Read More
11 - Modifiers
Published on Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Modifiers can be used to modify a selection of either objects or voxels. Some modifiers require a selection of exactly one or two objects but for most of them any selection will work.  Transform Transform modifiers translate, flip, rotate, scale and ... Read More
12 - Creators
Published on Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Empty Matrix Use Create > Empty Matrix to create a new empty matrix.    Standard Primitives Use the Create menu or the corresponding tab of the Quick Access Bar to generate matrices filled with voxels that resemble standard primitives like spheres... Read More
13 - 3D-Printing
Published on Tue, Apr 19, 2016
3D printing with Qubicle is very simple, even if you don’t have access to a 3D printer. All you need is a model and an internet connection. To document the workflow, we made a test print with one of our built-in test models - the frog. All you ... Read More
14 - Online Sharing
Published on Tue, Apr 19, 2016
Sketchfab is a great place to share your 3D models with the world. This article will explain how to easily upload your voxel models to Sketchfab. Here's an example: Preparations First you will need a Sketchfab account. If you don't have on... Read More