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 WRF APSH VSC NSL SF HSA 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL WRF_dialog_icon Watt Reduction Factor

Open main Watt Reduction Factor dialog.

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


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL vsc_icon Vertical Sky Component

Open main Vertical Sky Component dialog.

From menu option: Extensions -> De Luminae -> Vertical Sky Component -> Vertical Sky Component Calculation


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt WRF APSH VSC NSL apsh_icon Annual Probable Sun Hours

Open main Annual Probable Sun Hours dialog.

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


DL-Light No-sky Line extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt WRF APSH VSC NSL apsh_icon No-sky Line

Open main No-sky Line dialog.

From menu option: Extensions -> De Luminae -> No-sky Line -> No-sky Line Calculation


DL-Light Sky Factor extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt VSC APSH NSL SF sf_icon Sky Factor

Open main Sky Factor dialog.

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


DL-Light Sky Factor extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt VSC APSH NSL SF HSA sa_icon Horizontal Sight Angle

Open main Horizontal Sight Angle dialog.

From menu option: Extensions -> De Luminae -> Horizontal Sight Angle -> Horizontal Sight Angle computation


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL Show only false colors Show only false colors

False color textures are displayed, all other surfaces are made transparent.

From menu: Extensions -> De Luminae -> [Extension name] -> Show only false colors


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL 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 WRF APSH VSC NSL Define transparent layers Define transparent layers

Open the dialog for defining transparent layers.

From menu: Extensions -> De Luminae -> [Extensions name] -> Define transparent layers

See page Make layers "transparent".


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

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

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

For these three functions see the page about Creation of virtual surfaces.


DL-Light extension sketchup toolbar all DA DF SVF SEPP65 BREEAM Watt WRF APSH VSC NSL help_icon Help

This option opens help pages for the extension.