Using the Flame Browser in JWildfire

Using the Flame Browser in JWildfire

The Flame Browser in JWildfire allows you to look at thumbnails of all of your flames. From there you can do various things with flames.

 

01 Click Browse | Using the Flame Browser in JWildfire

To start the Flame Browser, click Browse.

 

02 Flame Browser screen appears click Refresh | Using the Flame Browser in JWildfire

 

 

 

The Flame Browser window appears. Click Refresh.

 

03 Dates appear click on one | Using the Flame Browser in JWildfire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A series of dates appears, going back to the first month you created and saved a flame. Click on one.If no dates appear, click on Change folder and browse for the folder containing your flames.

 

04 Flames appear from selected month 1 | Using the Flame Browser in JWildfire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on a date. Thumbnails of the flames you saved during that month are displayed.

 

009 To edit click To Editor | Using the Flame Browser in JWildfire

To the right are the options you have for working with flames from the Browser.

You can

  • send a flame to the Editor
  • send flames to the Batch Renderer
  • send a flame to the Mesh Generator
  • Delete flames
  • Rename flames
  • Copy flames to other folders
  • Move flames to other folders

You can use the flame browser to rename flames without having to remember which flame goes with which image, since you can see the flame’s image in the browser. For instance, when you render with the batch renderer, it saves all flames and images with the same name, followed by the date and a number. You may want to give these flames more descriptive names.

To rename a flame, select a thumbnail.

 

07 Renaming a flame | Using the Flame Browser in JWildfire

The border around the thumbnail turns from gray to red. Click Rename.

 

07 Enter new name in box | Using the Flame Browser in JWildfire

The Please enter a new name dialog box appears. Type in the new name for the flame, then click OK.

 

0007 New name appears below thumbnail | Using the Flame Browser in JWildfire

The new name appears below the flame.

You can also send a flame to the editor window from the Browser.

To edit a flame, select a thumbnail.

 

009 To edit click To Editor 1 | Using the Flame Browser in JWildfire

Click To Editor or double-click on the thumbnail.

 

010 Browser screen disappears flame appears in editor | Using the Flame Browser in JWildfire

The main editor window appears showing the flame you selected. The Browser window stays open behind the main editing window. You can now edit the flame as usual.

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