Nelements Help


Nelements Requirements

  • Make sure you have at least the DirectX 9.0c runtime (running this web installer will download any required missing DirectX components) AND .NET 3.5


Keyboard controls:


  • press 'N' to add a new nelement
  • the arrow keys control movement within a nelements scene
  • the 'Q' and 'Z' keys control the looking upward and downward of the camera
  • the 'W','A','D', and 'X' keys control camera movement up,left, right, and down respectively
  • the 'delete' key deletes a selected nelement
  • the 'spacebar' resets the camera to the default view
  • the 'S' key saves the current nelement into an xml file
  • pressing 'Ctrl-S' saves all under the root nelement
  • the 'L' key loads nelement data from an xml file that you select
  • press 'Ctrl-C' to copy selected nelements
  • press 'Ctrl-X' to cut selected nelements
  • press 'Ctrl-V' to paste copied/cut nelements
  • double-click on the specific nelement to collapse or expand it's children
  • press 'T' to show the selected nelement's (or the current nelement's) text...then you can edit that from there and press 'ok'
  • press 'H' to access help documentation
  • press F10 for settings
To add a new nelement:
  • click on the blue 'Add' sphere
  • enter a name for the new nelement and press 'Enter'
To make a link between two nelements:
  • press the 'Ctrl' key and drag a line (with the left mouse button pressed down) starting from the 1st nelement and ending at the 2nd nelement and let go of the mouse button
  • a link should show up between those two nelements
To delete a link:
  • select the nelement that has the link you want to delete
  • press 'p' to bring up the properties
  • select the link that you want to delete from the list
  • press 'del' to delete it
To rename a nelement:
  • select a nelement by clicking on it once
  • press the 'R' key
  • enter a new name for the nelement and press 'Enter'
To zoom to a nelement:
  • select a nelement by clicking on it
  • press 'shift' and 'Z'
To add assign an image to a nelement:
  • select a Nelement by clicking on it
  • press 'Alt' and 'I' at the same time on the keyboard
  • choose an image (currently jpeg of specific sizes are supported)
To add remove an image from a nelement:
  • select a Nelement by clicking on it
  • press 'Ctrl' and 'I' at the same time on the keyboard

Nelements 0.699

Evaluation copy of Nelements:

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