The Settings Interface

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Settings Interface Overview

The Settings interface may be accessed by selecting the Settings tab at the top-left corner of the screen:


The interface consists of a toolbar, a set of tabs and fields, and a status bar.

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KScan3D features more than 90 customizable settings, offering you the flexibility to tailor the software for your specific 3D scanning needs.

The General settings tab displays the Show Advanced Settings checkbox, the Restore Defaults button, the Default Project Path field, Mesh Generation settings, Mesh Export settings, and Sound Effects settings.
Show Advanced Settings
If the Show Advanced Settings checkbox is checked, a set of advanced settings tabs will appear.
Restore Defaults
Select the Restore Defaults button to revert all settings in all tabs to their default values.
Default Project Path
This field displays the default project path that KScan3D uses to access projects. To select a different path, click the "three dots" icon beside the path name and choose a different folder. You can also launch Windows Explorer by clicking the arrow icon beside the path name.
Mesh Generation
Set the number of smoothing and erosion passes that will be applied as a mesh is generated.
Mesh Export
Select the measurement units you wish to use during mesh export. A scale factor other than 1 may also be selected. Checking the Recenter option will export meshes centered at the origin. Checking the Flip Vertical option will rotate exported meshes 180 degrees.
Sound Effects
Checking the Enable Sound Effects option will turn on countdown delay and shutter sounds. Adjust the volume with the Volume Control slider.
This list displays editable camera settings related to the live video feeds.
This list displays an option to enable or disable automatic device management.
This list displays editable device settings related to texture dimensions, point cloud "point" sizes, and software vertex processing.
This list displays editable global settings related to log saving, image format support, maximum file tracking, splash screen display options, start page display options, message count amounts, and backup settings.
This list displays editable path settings.
This list displays editable processing settings.
This list displays scanning settings that allow you to set the default auto alignment type and generation type.
This list displays a setting that allows you to specify a script file that you can run upon launching KScan3D.

Status Bar

The Status Bar consists of a row of fields and buttons at the bottom of the screen:

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This field displays the name of the current project.
Number of Scans
This field displays the number of scans in the current project.
This button displays the current status of KScan3D. Select the status message to display a list of previous status messages.
Show Script Editor
This button launches the Script Editor. For more information, see Automation and Script Commands.
System Check
This field indicates the status of the scanner system.

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