DL-Light toolbars

DL-Light provides separate toolbars for each extension. To show/hide them use View->Toolbars dialog.

To activate any extension, press any toolbar button for that extension. To deactivate the extension, press button toggle_material_icon .

In the text below, the term 'the main dialog' is related to the main dialog for currently active extension.

DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt all DL-Light toolbars

sunexposure_dialog_icon Sun Exposure Calculation

Open main SunExposure dialog.

From menu option: Extensions-> De Luminae-> SunExposure-> Sun Exposure Calculation


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt skyviewfactor_dialog_icon Sky View Factor Calculation

Open main SkyViewFactor dialog.

From menu option: Extensions-> De Luminae-> SkyViewFactor-> Sky View Factor Calculation


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt watt_dialog_icon Watt Calculation

Open main Watt dialog.

From menu option: Extensions-> De Luminae -> Watt -> Watt Calculation


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt daylightautonomy_dialog_icon Daylight Autonomy Calculation

Open main Daylight Autonomy dialog.

From menu option: Extensions-> De Luminae-> DaylightAutonomy-> Daylight Autonomy Calculation


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt daylightfactor_dialog_icon Daylight Factor Calculation

Open main Daylight Factor dialog.

From menu option: Extensions-> De Luminae-> DaylightFactor-> Daylight Factor Calculation


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt sepp65_dialog_icon SEPP65

Open main SEPP65 dialog.

From menu option: Extensions-> De Luminae-> SEPP65-> SEPP65 Calculation


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt material_dialog_icon Materials Libraries

Open Materials libraries dialog to explore and manipulate the optical characteristics of materials.

From menu option: Extensions-> De Luminae-> [Extension name] -> Materials Libraries


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt run_selected_icon Render

For selected surface(s) in the model run calculation, results analysis and import into SketchUp model.

This option can also be started from the main dialog button Render.


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt report_icon Show Report

Open Report dialog to analyse the calculated daylight indicator per surface. Upon clicking on surfaces it will print in the report the distribution of calculated values according to the palette.

From menu: Extensions->De Luminae-> [Extension name]->Show Report


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt clean_dialog_icon Clean Model

This dialog allow to delete calculation results from the model.

From menu: Extensions->De Luminae-> [Extension name]->Clean Model

See page Clean dialog.


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt toggle_material_icon Show/Hide False Colors

Disables the current extension, removes the display in false colors.

From menu: Extensions->De Luminae-> [Extension name]->Show/Hide False Colors


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt toggle_palette Show/Hide Palette

Show/Hide the small window of the false colors palette.

From menu: Extensions -> De Luminae -> [Extension name] -> Show/Hide Palette


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt toggle_sensors_icon Show/Hide Sensors and Values

Activate tool which enable exploration of sensors and calculated values for each clicked surface

From menu: Extensions -> De Luminae -> [Extensions name] -> Show/Hide Sensors and Values


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt snapshot_icon Snapshot

Take snapshot of current SketchUp model view and export to png format in directory 'output_directory/snapshots'.

Can be started from the main dialog or menu entry Extensions -> De Luminae-> [Extensions name] -> Snapshot.

This feature is not supported in trial version of the extension, for more details see page License information.


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt snapshot_with_palette_icon Snapshot with Palette

See above, adding the false color palette on the left side of the image.


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt export_palette_icon Snapshot of palette

See above, image of the palette alone.


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt snapshot_folder_icon Open Snapshot Folder

Open Window Explorer dialog with snapshots folder previewed.

Can be started from the toolbar or menu entry Extensions-> De Luminae-> [Extension name] -> Open Snapshot Folder.


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt one_click_icon 1-Click Selection

Tool to select a face within a group or component.

From menu: Extensions-> De Luminae-> [Extensions name] -> 1-Click Selection


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt select_layer_icon Select by Layer

Selection of all objects in the layer for calculations.

From menu: Extensions-> De Luminae-> [Extensions name]-> Select by Layer


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt create_copy_icon Create Copy

DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt create_copy_instances_icon Create Copy in Instances

DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt togle_virtual_srufaces_icon Show/Hide Virtual Surfaces

For these three functions see the page about copy creation.


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt help_icon Help

This option opens help pages for the extension.