What Does YOUR SL Look Like?

Alright…. don’t say I never listen to you Dale. Keeping the meme going…. It seems to have started on Osprey’s blog. then HeadBurro AntFarm took up the theme. I have to say – I have never heard of some of the options mentioned! I will be heading from here to learn more. For instance – I didn’t know I could turn off my own name!!! 🙂 I found the thread when Dale posted it to his blog. I looked at his screen and thought – wow – that doesn’t work for me. So my screen probably doesn’t work for YOU, either! 🙂 What DOES your SL look like?

I always have the mini-map and camera controls. My inventory opens in the bottom right. I close it down when I’m done with it. My Mysti Tool is always on the bottom right, under the inventory. My AO is on the bottom left. I don’t separate my local chat and my IMs. But I rather liked how Dale had that – maybe I will start. 🙂 Obviously my name is on (since I don’t know how to turn it off) but I never have a group tag on unless I must. When I am working, I usually need voice chat so that is on the bottom left. Never heard of chat bubbles, hovertips or selection beam, all things that HeadBurro mentions. HeadBurro also mentions something about camera constraints (#17 on his (her?) blog) so s/he doesn’t build underground. Okay – I REALLY need that – I keep rezzing things on the 1st floor when I’m on the 2nd floor. 🙂 And I don’t know what Osprey and HeadBurro mean about “suppressing the UI”. So I’m guessing that I don’t do that. I do tend to leave the camera on the middle left when I use it – just habit, since that’s where I first got used to it. I don’t leave Search or Map open – I simply put them in the least annoying spot when I use them and then minimize or close them as soon as possible.

Okay – here it is. I hope I managed to keep everything confidential that I need confidential. 🙂 Tried to make sure no names were showing. 🙂 I notice that property lines are still on. LOL. I NEED them because I still don’t know where my land starts and stops. 🙂 Maybe once I finish landscaping I will turn them off again.

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2 Responses to “What Does YOUR SL Look Like?”


  1. 1 HellSpawneD Xingjian November 29, 2008 at 4:03 pm

    Desktop voyerism is interesting in an ‘out of SL setup’ kinda way too. Is that Hotsync manager I see there? 😛

    Back to SL, ‘disable camera constraints’ are a must, same with ‘limit select distance’. No self repecting builder leaves these on(least for the larger scale builds)!
    As for property lines,.I wish they werent so intrusive as they are a nesscessary evil – Especially in avoiding sim crossing arbitrarily!!

  2. 2 ahuva18 November 30, 2008 at 3:27 pm

    @Hell – nope, not Hotsync manager. (I don’t think – LOL) and although “voyeurism” may be too strong a term for it, you are right – I checked and checked and checked before I decided my screen shot was sufficiently bland to post. 🙂 and even so…. missed blanking out those icons.


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