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First Scene

When you start sciview you have an empty scene:
You can now add a primitive object, like a sphere:
If you choose to add a sphere, then you will get a dialog where you can set the radius and color of the sphere:
Your sphere will be added to the scene:
You can then use the inspector to adjust properties of your new node. In this case,
  • the color was set to magenta
  • the position of the object was moved to 10 along the Y-xis
  • the scale of the sphere was changed by a factor of 2, stretching it into an ellipse
Now let's add some more primitive shapes to make something fun:
Note that we can also interact with the scenegraph panel to do things like hiding nodes:
Now take a screenshot so you can distribute your beautiful work:
Great, you've got new material for your desktop wallpaper!