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Adding Hotspots

To add hotspots to your project, you first need to enable the point or polygon hotspot modes in the Viewer.

Point Hotspots

To add a point hotspot do the following:

  1. In the Viewer, open the Viewer Modes and select the Point Hotspot mode.

    Point Hotspot Mode

  2. Double-click anywhere within the image. A red crosshair will represent this point.

    ★ The current hotspot (that is being edited) is red. A non-active hotspot is blue.

To delete the point hotspot, do any of the following:

  • Select the hotspot (it will then be red) and hit the delete key. Poof!

  • In List View, select the hotspot and either hit the delete key or click the “x” to the right.

    ★ Tip: Use the History page to go back and undo a deleted hotspot.

Drag to add

You can also drag videos, YouTube URLs, Vimeo URLs, images and website URLs into the viewer to add a point hotspot. Each element will be recognized appropriately and the correct information applied.

For example, if you drag in a YouTube URL, the hotspot type will be recognized as a video as well as its source. The Title will be the video’s title and the Link Target URL will be automatically added.

YouTube Video Hotspot

Polygon Hotspots

To add a polygon hotspot do the following:

  1. In the Viewer, open the Viewer Modes and select the Polygon Hotspot tool.

    Polygon Hotspot Mode

  2. Draw the hotspot by first double-clicking in the image. Then move to the next point, click, and continue until the shape is finished. Double-click to finish the shape. It will have a red fill:

    Drawn Polygon Hotspots

    ★ You can also finish the polygon hotpot by pressing the right button or by hitting the ESC key.

To delete a polygon hotspot, do any of the following:

  • Select the hotspot (it will then be red) and hit the delete key. Poof!

  • In List View, select the hotspot and either hit the delete key or click the “x” to the right.

    ★ Tip: Use the History page to go back and undo a deleted hotspot.


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