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The software cannot be used as a standalone application. It is designed to be used as a plugin for Autodesk VRED.
Download and execute the nVIZ Perceived Quality Plugin installer.
The installation of the software requires administrator rights, please make sure the user has administrator rights before starting the installation. The installation requires configuration files specific to the customers PQ data process and the VRED version being used. When running the installer, you will be prompted to select either the “Manual Configuration Option” or the “Automatic Configuration Option” – see details below.
When running the installer, you will be prompted to select either the “Automatic Configuration Option” or the “Manual Configuration Option” – see details below.
Automatic Configuration Option:
The automatic configuration option will prompt the user to select your company and the VRED version. The files as showen in the Manual Cinfiguration Option will then be copied from their source directory to their target directory by the installer.
Manual Configuration Option:
After the installer has completed, you will need to manually copy the following files:
1st file : “nVIZ Perceived Quality.py”
2nd file: “nVIZ Perceived Quality.ui”
Source Directory: “C:\Program Files\nVIZ\PerceivedQuality\<PQ Plugin Version>\ …”
Target Directory: Autodesk VRED provides two paths for maintaining plugins. Please identify the directory where you want to keep the nVIZ Perceived Quality Plugin. The paths are displayed in the VRED terminal window after launching VRED:
3rd file: “xlsximport.config”. The plugin supports the Excel-import of gap/flush values, part transformations and arbitrary combinations. The definition of which data to read from the Excel file and the interpretation of the gap/flush nomenclature are defined in the config file.
Source Directory: “C:\Program Files\nVIZ\PerceivedQuality\<PQ Plugin Version>\Config Files\<Customer Name>\ …”
Target Directory: “C:\Program Files\nVIZ\PerceivedQuality\<PQ Plugin Version>\ …”
Completing the installation
After completing the installation, restart Autodesk VRED or reload script plugins under
Edit > Reload Script Plugins
Temporary files for the plugin are created in the following directory:
User specific preferences files for the plugin are created in the following directory:
The installer does not create any shortcut on the desktop or in the start-menu because the
software needs to be used from within Autodesk VRED.
The software can be uninstalled directly from “Add or Remove Programs” utility
provided by Windows. The uninstaller does not delete the license file, so the
license file can be re-used in case of updating the software to a newer version.
Please contact nVIZ to receive your license file. The license file needs to be copied to the directory: