Image Coordinate Readout

Mira performs real-time readout of the pointer position using the "live" mouse pointer. These samples are reported in the Image Coordinate Display section of the Image Toolbar.

Whenever the mouse pointer passes over an image, the pointer changes to the icon of the current command mode. Window. For example, if Line Profile Move Mode is active, the pointer changes to . If no command mode is active, the Image Window is in "Roam Mode" and the mouse pointer becomes a crosshair. In Roam Mode, no specific action is attached to the primary mouse button.

A point sample is reported in all command modes, including those belonging to a Command Toolbar. Even thought the mouse pointer may change to that of the command mode, the pointer still has a "hot point", usually at its center, in which a point sample is continuously reported.

Related Topics

Measuring Images, Image Window, Image Coordinate Display, Go To Coordinate, Edit Pixel Values, Set Pixel Value, Command Toolbars, Coordinate Systems