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Hidden functions

Hi all,

i would like to share a hidden function with you that I found last days.
If you want to know what face a prim side is. Go to edit, mark ‘select texture’ and touch the side you wanna know about.
Then press: CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+T

The prim will tell you the face number in chat.

So, do you know about other hidden functions? Please post it here.



 Adec Alexandria Comment by Adec Alexandria on June 28, 2009 at 12:29pm
nice find.. thanks
Titi Wopat Comment by Titi Wopat on June 28, 2009 at 4:10pm
Grt Tom thanks 🙂
Debbie Trilling Comment by Debbie Trilling on June 28, 2009 at 4:12pm
‘CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+T’ is a very useful function (also accessble from the menu ‘Advanced | Rendering | Selected Texture Info‘) for texture/colour manipulation from within scripts. Rather than using _SIDES family you can target a specific side of the prim using the prim side number provided.

Here is another ‘little known’ but useful thing….

If you look on a avatar profile, the ‘Offer Teleport’ button will only show if the person is on your Friends List. This means that you sometimes have to add to Friends merely to teleport someone. Usually this isn’t a bother but sometimes it can be undesirable (it is always easier to ‘Add’ than it is to ‘Remove’!”

However, if you select ‘Advanced | View Admin Options‘ from the menu, or use the keyboard shortcut ‘Ctrl-Alt-V’, BEFORE opening the avatar profile, then the ‘Offer Teleport’ button will be enabled even if the avatar is not on your Friends. Useful.

Tom Shoes Comment by Tom Shoes on June 28, 2009 at 5:15pm
Yes, thanks Debbie. For all of you, who dont have the Advanced-Menu, press: CTRL+ALT+D
Tom Shoes Comment by Tom Shoes on June 28, 2009 at 5:18pm
Ahh, I forgot to tell an example I use the prim face number for: Its great for use in a tinting window script. So I have the option to tint outside and inside in different ways.
Digital Dreambuilder Comment by Digital Dreambuilder on June 29, 2009 at 6:28am

Way back in the old days when prims and their faces behaved in unusual ways I built a cube that has numbered sides (0 – 5) and coloured faces (red, green, blue) as a visual aide to what the face numbers are on an axis-aligned cube. I still use it – anyone can pick up a free copy of it that I have put out at Merina at the store next to the arrival point.

( For the numbering rules and the more esoteric hollows and cut faces refer to this Wiki Page )

While on the subject of ‘little known’ tricks does anyone have any idea where ‘Mouse Moves Sun’ went to? This was, over in the land of the hand, a very effective trick for creating your own romantic sunsets if the default sunset was not entirely to your liking, by moving the sun in mouselook to the horizon in a position of your choice, anywhere in that world. It was a client side effect so you had to teach your date how to move the sun, but one earned a lot of brownie points, awe and admiration for it.

Here, Advanced > World > Sim Sun Override, if it were working, might do the trick, but perhaps you need to own the region for that to have an effect, and that might limit romantic sunsets. I can’t find any alternative in the viewer. Something for Klee to add in to the viewer perhaps?


Digi (who’d love to move the sun)

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