Here you’ll find a detailed description of all the settings for Patches found in the Properties panel.
Pan – This is the position of the image on the
Tilt – This is the position of the image on the vertical axis.
Roll – The rotation of the image on a central axis. To move the roll
position, adjust the value to the left or drag on the center arrow in the patch element.
FoV – The area the patch image covers. Scroll up and down to zoom in and out, creating a narrow or wide image.
Aspect Ratio – Enter the desired aspect ratio to change the dimensions of the patch. The default is 1:1 (1.00).
When the down or up faces are not located at -90º or 90º after leveling (e.g. drone/helicopter shots, one-shot cameras not on a tripod, etc.), you can select this setting to make sure, for example, that your logo (patch) always stays on the down or up face even after leveling is applied.
Lock Position – Select to lock the patch’s position to avoid accidental movement.
Type – Choose the type of patch to be used:
- Angular Map
- Blurred Square
- Blurred Circle
- Blurred Cover
The blurred patches are useful for the images being submitted to Google Street View; for blurring faces, license plates and covering the tripod.
The following parameters are for Image type only:
Format – Available when Type is set to Image. Choose the patch’s output format – PNG, TIFF, JPEG, PSD, HDR.
★ Tip: You can right-click the image format and choose Set As Default, to set the current format as the default for future use.
Image Quality – The JPEG quality of the image.
File – Name the patch here or open a new version of a patch.
Extract – Click to extract the patch. The patch will open in your default photo editor.
Open – Click to open the patch image in the default program you’ve set for image files.