Creating a Support Package
The Support Package is available for you to collect all the project files our support team would need to help you. Learn how to create a pared-down version of your large project as a support package.
When you need help and contact our support, you may be asked for a support package.
Most of the time it is enough to send the only project file and skin but sometimes to better assist you, we may need all the associated project files. If your project is very large and has many (i.e. hundreds+) nodes, then make a pared-down version or even a new project as long as it shows/performs the issue.
Below we describe how to create a pared-down version of your Pano2VR pro project. If the skin is the suspected culprit, you can create a new project using the following test images and the skin:
Copy the original project file (
Open the copied file.
Remove most of the nodes from the Tour Browser (leaving about 2 or 3 nodes). Select the nodes to remove. Right-click and choose, Remove Selected Panoramas from Tour or hit the delete key.
Create the Support Package. Go to Help > Create Support Package.
In the dialog that appears, select what you would like to add or what you’ve been asked to add and add to the default selection. Add any Panorama elements that are causing issues.
Click, Create Package. This will create a ZIP that contains all the files. This is the Support Package. Next, test the project.
Unzip the Support Package.
Open the project file (
.p2vr). It may say it cannot find the files. This is normal as all the original file paths are left intact just in case there is a file path issue.
Double-click a file in the table to locate the file. A dialog opens confirming it has found other files. Click, Yes, and Pano2VR will open.
Create the output. Test to confirm that the issue still occurs.
Send the Support Package to email@example.com. If the package is large, we recommend uploading it to a cloud drive and sending us a direct download link. If you don’t have or use a cloud drive, you can use WeTransfer to send files up to 2GB for free and without registering.
WeTransfer is a free service that allows you to share up to 2GB either via email or via a share link. To help keep our ticket system clean and ensure we get your package, we recommend using the link option. Copy the URL and add it to your email or add it to the support thread you’ve already started.
- Go to WeTransfer.
- After you agree to the terms of service, there will be an option to upload files.
- Add your file(s).
- Then choose the send via link option. Click on the menu button and change the setting to Get Transfer Link.
- Once the files are finished uploaded, you can copy your transfer link and send it to us.