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SurfLab Guide

Getting Started

Step 1. Starting CMCLab
Type "cmclab" at a unix shell command prompt. A small menu window should pop up.

Main Menu
The CMCLab main menu

Step 2. Loading a CMCLab surface specification file
On the menu, choose "File | Open CMCLab File". A file panel should pop up.
Click the "Library" button in the panel.

Open File Panel
The Open File panel (File | Open CMCLab File)

Double-click on "mrbubble" in the left window of the panel.
Double-click on "mrbubble3.cmc" in the right window of the panel.
The panel will close.

Step 3. Computing the surface
On the menu, choose "Controls | Compute Surface". The viewer window will appear showing the three-legged Mr Bubble constant mean curvature surface.

Viewer Window
The iSight viewer window

Drag the mouse in the viewer window to move the surface.