Questions related to three-dimensional graphics (displaying width, height and depth).

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How to enable the new 3D page inspector view in Firefox 11

With firefox 11 there is a new feature called 3D page inspector which I would like to test because I think is really useful. However, I can't really find where this should be enable or how to do it! ...
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How can I watch a side-by-side 3D video in 2D?

I have a 3D movie (.MKV), with side-by-side 3D, and it works just fine at home. Now I want to see it at my friend's house, and they don't have a 3D system. Is there any way to crop one of the sides ...
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How to turn a 3D chart into something watchable on a 3D television?

Let's say I have a 3D scatter plot in R or a data frame with 3 fields filled with numeric data. How can that be "turned" into "something" watchable on a 3D television (like a random big screen TV ...
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Blu ray 3d playback support player for movies on windows

Is there any free windows software that has Blu-ray 3D playback.
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Can I watch 3D movies on my computer just using 3D glasses and my normal monitor?

Can I watch 3D movies on my computer just using 3D glasses and my normal monitor or do I need a special monitor to see 3D?
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Gefore FX 5200 Ultra & 3D in Photoshop

I am running a Nvidia Geforce FX 5200 Ultra video card in my computer. I am attempting to work with some 3D in Photoshop CS5.1 extended. When I work with the 3D I get this message: Your video card ...
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Active glasses 3d technology on multiple screens

I'm developing some kind of software that displays a 3d view-port. I've just tested it on a 3d Sony Bravia screen and it works (using side-by-side 3d display) and looks amazing. I'm looking for a way ...
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Can I watch 3D movies on my TV if my graphics card doesn't support it?

I have a 3D TV (which support "2D to 3D", "Side By Side", "Top and Down"). I use an HDMI cable (3D supported 1.4) to connect my TV to the PC. My PC doesn't have a graphics card capable of outputting ...
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Can I create a 3D presentation to use with 3D glasses?

I have a presentation to give in 2 months, and I want to WOW my viewers. (limited group of 6) We have a 3D enabled 55" TV that I will use, and I wanted to know if there is any way I can create a real ...
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Does 3D content require special HDMI cables?

I recently started reading up on HDMI versions. Do the different versions of HDMI need different cables? In particular, I am concerned if I should get new cables in order to support 3D (some cables ...
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Graphics card(?) causing crashes

I've got a Geforce GTX 660Ti It's been running fine for 5-6 weeks. Today I launched Left4Dead2 and got 7-8 FPS (usually a rock solid 300 even at the busiest moments). In case of driver/software ...
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Intel integrated HD4000 graphics and 3D

This is a fairly newbie question that I would like to ask: I am bit confused about how to reproduce 3D content on the monitor. I was thinking of getting myself a new laptop with integrated HD 4000 ...
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Linux software for drawing 3D diagrams

My professor has asked me to draw a certain diagram for a poster which he wants to present at a conference. Which program on Ubuntu gets this done? My image/drawing consists of the following: x, ...
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How to crop/change aspect ratio with 3D movies?

I've bought myself a new 3D TV and I'm loving it! However I'm bumping into issues I never thought existed.. Until now.. Most 3D movies out there are either top/bottom or side by side. They are ...
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PNG alpha rendered as black in Blender

I'm a Blender novice, so this is probably easy to fix. When I use a transparent PNG as a texture in Blender, the parts that should be transparent are rendered as black. This is especially confusing ...
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Can I create a 3D movie using two webcams? [closed]

How can I take two webcams - one USB, one built into my computer - take the video from both of them using software, and make a 3D video? Is this even possible?
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How to convert an image from perspective projection to orthographic projection?

Sometimes you want to make a 2D image on the computer from a real life 2D image, but for whatever reason you can't get a straight, front-on view of the image. Say it's a billboard and you can only ...
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Computer keep crashing when starting 3D applications / games

I've noticed this serious problem days ago when I was playing Star Trek Online. When playing, I switched out of the game to check IRC msgs. When I switched back, I only saw the game interface less ...
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Can Linux play HDMI 1.4a 3D stereoscopic content?

I'm aware that there are no Bluray players for Linux but I'm wondering if it's possible to play Full 3D HD (1080p, Side-By-Side) MKV files (or Bluray BDMV folders, etc). Full 3D HD files are actually ...
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How to fix 'couldn't initialize directdraw' in virtualbox?

I use ubuntu to install virtualbox. I use virtualbox to install xp and enable 3D on settings and reinstall guest addition on safe mode with 3D support. Then I install dxwebsetup.exe and reboot. Why ...
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What are the “software” requirements for a 3D video?

Today, looking for the technical explanations about MPEG4, I saw that it can implement the VRML rendering for a 3D video. This makes me wondering about the "software" requirements to make or to see a ...
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Blender/POV-Ray differences

I am currently following a tutorial for Blender, but came across POV-Ray mentioned as a renderer. After having researched it a bit, i took a look at it's scene description (scripting) language, which ...
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show .jps 3d image file thumbnails in folders on windows 7 x64

A .jps file is a 3d image file which in reality is a jpg with leftright images joined (JPEG Stereoscopic) Months ago i found a registry hack for windows that enabled explorer to show the thumbnails ...
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In blender 3D, is it possible to save a keyframe of a mesh that has a soft body property

I am using blender 3D right now, and i 'baked' a cloth soft body. However, i want just one keyframe of the cloth. In this case, i make curtains for a window and made it a cloth. I baked it to just how ...
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Rich 3D screensavers and Nvidia Optimus - the windows process which executes screensavers

I need to use nvidia gpu for running a nice screensaver but it doesnt use my nvidia gpu and the screensaver has very low fps. I need to show nvidia settings a program, to use nvidia gpu with it. Which ...
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How to remux 3D MKV (MVC) to AVCHD 3D?

3D MKV MVC is nice but not widely supported. AVCHD 3D is supported on latest line of TV/BD player. Is there a way to remux H264 MVC in MKV to AVCHD 3D MTS?
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Standalone blender to X export script

I look for a standalone script which can export from a blender file with one single Mesh to an arbitrary 3d format (.dae, .obj, .ply, ...). The deeper problem is, I have a directory with lots of ...
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How do I watch 3d video on Sony Vaio FW46M with Epson EH-TW6000

I've got: Epson EH-TW6000W Sony Vaio VGN-FW46M Laptop with HDMI output WinDvd 11 Pro (3D) Windows 8 RC How do I watch YouTube 3d channel on this http://www.youtube.com/3d? Can I use this sony ...
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Photoshop 3D and Vanishing Point filter: can they work together?

I've stumbled upon Vanishing Point filter completely accidentally. It's a great tool and I logically assumed that it should work with 3D extension of Photoshop, like for example help to align 3D ...
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Can I turn a 2D image into something like a ribbon without 3D Tools?

I have a picture that's very long and not very tall. I want to create a graphic like the one below, but with my picture as the "texture". Can Photoshop do something like that? I'd like to avoid to ...
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Disable 3D warning overlay

I can't find any way to disable the overlay in the screenshot below from the NVidia control panel. The biggest pain is that my bluetooth keyboard doesn't have an insert button. Screenshot: "This ...
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Extract U3D object from PDF

PDFs can contain embedded U3D objects. See this one for example - http://www.carare.eu/eng/content/download/2601/20492/version/1/file/Castle_of_Bouvignes_Belgium_landscape.pdf Is there a way to ...
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Programmable/custom control of 3D LCD displays [closed]

Consumer 3D LCD monitors are becoming much more readily available and cheaper, and often come packaged with 3D glasses. My understanding is that many of these displays are passive, with every second ...
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Syberia not running under Windows 7

I want to run an old game named Syberia on a Windows 7 PC. But whatever I do I get the Error No 3D accelerator available: either your graphic card does not reach the requirements for that Game or an ...
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Materials Panel Missing in Blender

I am trying to add a material, but after selecting the object I want to add the material to (or selecting anything for that matter), and I click on the materials tab in the properties view, nothing is ...
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SketchUp: Weird regions in sketch

I'm using SketchUp 8.0.15158. My sketch has weird regions/lines in it that I can't explain or get rid of. I've redrawn almost the whole thing and the lines persist! See here, highlighted in yellow: ...
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nVidia 3d glasses with ATI graphics card

I have an ATI graphic card and nVidia 3d vision glasses. Can I use them together? Are there some drivers which can help pair the two?
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How to multiseat with HW 3d accel on CentOS 6.3 Final?

I would like to setup a multiseat configuration on CentOS 6.3 (two video cards, two keyboards, two mice, two monitors) and have hardware accelerated 3D on both monitors. 3D HW acceleration rules out ...
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3D LED TV stuck in 3D mode [closed]

We have a Samsung UN46C6900VF 46" 3D LED TV and the image is displaying double views. We tried changing the cables, powering it off (unplugging it as well), resetting the picture settings, changing ...
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Can I view WebGL content on an Asus laptop with shutter glasses?

Can I view WebGl content, (example this) on an Asus G74S laptop, with 3D shutter glasses? I'm using Chrome, which supports WebGL, but how can I tell OpenGL to render it differently? Is it possible ...
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Playing 3D mkv on 3D TV

I just bought a brand new LG 42LW4500 TV with enabled 3D think its passive any how i have an option to convert 2D > 3D i also got a full set of normal 3D Glases. Now today i downloaded a 3D movie ...
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3D vector drawing software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Draw 3D vectors I need a program to make a 3D drawing easy and carefully at a half of a day. 3D drawing consists of: vectors, lines, arcs for angle between two ...
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Convert interleaved video into separate left/right videos

I'm trying to make two files from video recorded on 3d camera and can't find how can I separate one video onto two. ffprobe video.m2ts gives me Input #0, mpegts, from 'video.m2ts': Duration: ...
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Graphics Probilem with 3D game

I'm trying to play a 3D hunting game known as Carnivores 2. It was launched in 1999 and I have bought my laptop in 2008, so you'd think that I should be able to run that game as easy as possible, ...
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Adobe illustrator 3D isometric rotate not working well

I am trying to create a perfect cube in Illustrator by creating 3 squares, and rotating them using Effect > 3D > Rotate. However, the rotate function doesn't seem to work. It creates imperfect ...
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How play 3D movies on PC (Windows)

I have a 3D mp4 video file. When I open it with KMplayer/POT player, They display two instances of the film side-by-side. How can I watch it like a normal 2D video?
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3D video on normal LCD monitor

Can I play 3d video on normal LCD Monitor and see it with 3d (red & blue) glass, or do I need a special type of monitor (3d enabled)? If so is there any software that can be used to view 3D video ...
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3D rendering on a budget; What to upgrade? [closed]

I just built a PC for my wife; i3-4130 / B85 / 8GB RAM / Radeon 7730 1GB GDDR5 / 120GB Intel 330 SSD / 22" HP IPS Monitor. She's an interior designer and she uses this software, 20-20 Design. She's ...
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3D Hologram for pc? [closed]

I would like to create something similar to what we see on Iron Man move with Jarvis or Jarvas or however you spell his personal AI. So to put it simple I would like to know if there is an affordable ...
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TriDef 3D support in Ubuntu with Aspire 5738DG

I have an ACER Aspire 5738DG with Ubuntu 12.10 on it. The graphics are ATI 4570HD. Once I tried to install drivers and I had troubles deleting the drivers because of screen errors. On my Windows 7 ...