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Plugin Usage with Chrome Extension

You can download the extension from the link found in the "Plugins & Apps" page of the 3D streaming platform.

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If you already have a Streamable Model (e.g. made by using Plugin Usage in Editor method) you can already generate a preview (see Step 2)

Step 1. Installation

To install Sense Of Space Extension for Playcanvas:

  1. After downloading the .zip from the "Plugins & Apps" page. Unpack the .zip in your preferred folder.
  2. In Google Chrome, click the three dots at the top right corner, choose More Tools and Extensions.
  3. Enable Developer Mode by clicking the toggle switch next to Developer mode on the top right corner.
  4. Click the Load unpacked button and select the extension directory.
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Step 2. Add Streamable Model

When this button is clicked, the Extension will download the Script to the root of assets in PlayCanvas, create a new Entity and attach the script to the Entity as a Script Component. After that you need to set the parameters (number 4 in the picture). To see the preview you need just to add the path to your model. But for streaming in PlayMode you are required to set the camera also! 

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Step 3. Generate Preview.

This button will generate a preview model if you have a ready Entity with attached script and filled path variable. It will generate all Preview Models if you have several of them. It may take a while, because the Models will be streamed to your Engine from the web.

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Updated 10 Jun 2022
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