Installation Guide for the Panorama Applet
Running the demonstration applet
Click on the file pan.zip. When the Winzip window appears
click on the EXTRACT button. In the top left hand text field entitled Extract To:
enter the directory where you want the Panorama files. Then click Extract
on the top right hand corner. Inspect the directory to confirm the files have been extracted. The Winzip window can now be closed. To run
the demonstration click on the file pan.htm and the applet will appear in your
browser in a few seconds. The applet control buttons should be self explanatory.
An image editor will be required for cropping and resizing.
An easy to use stitching facility is available
in iPhoto Express. This allows you to join up your images seamlessly. This program is available from
An image editor will be required for cropping and resizing. Irfan Viewis an excellent freeware program which allows resizing to within a resolution of one pixel. It uses minimal space on a desktop so multiple copies can be run concurrently allowing inspection of several images at the same time.
An easy to use stitching facility is available in iPhoto Express. This allows you to join up your images seamlessly. This program is available from Ulead Systems.
Example Upload to a websiteYou will need an FTP program such as WS-FTP or Cute FTP. Trial or free versions of these programs can often be found on CDs provided with Internet monthlies. Windows 95/98 has an upload wizard which is quite easy to use. Upload the file pan.class, pan.htm and your image files to same directory on your website. In your homepage enter the following:
<A HREF="/directory_name/pan.htm">My Panorama Page</A>
TroubleshootingWhen loading the applet it is recommended not to resize your browser until the applet and all images are loaded. There is the possibility of breaking the Java thread and disabling the scrolling function. If you have any problems with the Panorama applet send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to help. Thank you for downloading the Panorama applet.
RegistrationThe Panorama demonstration applet is fully functional and has no expiry date. There is a limit on the width of non demonstration images of 700 pixels. The registered version has no limits on image sizes and can be obtained from: