MOTI Mobile drill controls give the user control over the playback of the
drill, options for viewing the drill from different locations and
management of the special effects available. The drill controls are
positioned at the bottom of the screen.
This series of articles will be divided into 3 parts. Topics for the 3
- Animation Controls and Overview (this article) – Part 1
introduces the main control panel, the animation controls and the
- Zoom and Camera Views – Part 2 covers both the zoom control and
the camera view menu that help with viewing the drill in different ways.
- Drill Effects – Part 3 will covers the drill effects that are
available to help visualize the workings of the drill.
The drill controls are located at the bottom of the screen and are always
on-screen. The follow sections will refer to the image below using both the
icon and the numbers for identification.
The restart-when-done button (number 1) allows the user to choose if the
drill will start again at the beginning once it is completed. This button
has the following states:
In this state, when the drill reaches the end, it will restart at the
Do not restart-when-done (not highlighted)
In this state, when the drill reaches the end, it will stop and will not
restart until the Play button is pressed again.
As a note, the restart-when-done setting will be remembered between viewing
The zoom button (number 2) will display a pop-up control panel that can
change the zoom of the camera. This allows the user to zoom in or out while
not moving the camera. The details of this control panel will be covered in
a subsequent article.