Web Viewer Templates

In Export to Web dialog, you can choose one from following available web viewer templates:

Common Functions

There is a list of mouse/keyboard controls in about box. Press I key to show the box.

Identifying Features

When you click on a 3D object, layer name that the object belongs to and the clicked coordinates (in order of x, y, z) are displayed. If Latitude and longitude (WGS84) option in World Settings is selected, longitude and latitude are in DMS format (degrees, minutes and seconds). If Export attributes option of each vector layer is selected, attribute values of the clicked feature follows them.

Rotate Animation (Orbiting)

Pressing R key starts/stops rotate animation. Camera rotates around the camera target clockwise.

Save Image

Press Shift + S to show save image dialog, then enter image size and click the OK button. In addition, with some web browsers, you need to click a link to save image. The image file format is PNG. To change label color and/or adjust label size, edit Qgis2threejs.css (print-label class).


A known issue: Wrong image output if the size is too large (issue #42)

URL Parameters

You can get current view URL in the about box, and later restore the view by entering the URL in the URL box of web browser.

Parameters used in view URL:

  • cx, cy, cz: camera position
  • tx, ty, tz: camera target

For example, file:///D:/example.html#cx=-64.8428840144039&cy=-40.75234765087484&cz=24.603200058346065

Other parameters:

  • width: canvas width (pixels)
  • height: canvas height (pixels)
  • popup: pop up another window with specified width and height

3D Viewer Template

This template is a simple 3D viewer. Ragardless of “Visible on load” layer setting, all exported layers are displayed on page load.

3D Viewer(dat-gui) Template

This template has a dat-gui panel, which allows changing layer visibility and opacity, and adding a horizontal plane.

Controls Box

The controls box has:

  • layer sub menus

    Each sub menu has:

    • a check box to toggle layer visibility
    • a slider to change layer opacity
  • sub menu to control a vertically movable plane

  • help button to show the about box

Mobile Template

This is a template for mobile devices, which has mobile friendly GUI and experimental AR feature. In order to use the AR feature (Camera and GPS), you need to upload exported files to a web server supporting SSL.