Arkio’s tools are all accessible via the main menu. There are currently three ways to show the menu:
1) quickly twist your left controller so your palm faces towards your head. To close the menu again you reverse the gesture
2) press forward joystick/touch-pad on the left controller, let go to hide it again
3) activate the quick selection menu by pressing the controller action button (see controller schemes) and quickly toggle between the main tools by pointing in their direction
You can also grab the menu e.g. from your left hand and put it in the scene in front of you in a comfortable position - also try to do that with the asset or materials drawers.
The center of Arkio's Main Menu acts as a favorites palette and allows you to drag and drop your favorites objects or colors from the corresponding drawers. The outer ring contains all the primary editing tools where an outline shows the active tool for that controller. You can use the laser to select a tool by aiming at the icon and pulling the trigger or physically touching the menu button with the grab point of your controller.
From the top, clockwise the primary editing tools are:
Edit - Pull on faces, edges and vertices to stretch the shapes to their required form
Delete - Delete objects in the scene, toggle between individual faces or the full object on your wristband
Paint - Apply materials to the model, either by face or to a whole object at once - toggle between the two options on your wristband
Sketch - start drawing a free form sketch on any existing surface in Arkio
Move - Pick up and move objects and their children with the laser. You can rotate and duplicate the object you are holding by pressing or swiping the thumbstick or trackpad
Size - Measure objects and distances in the scene
Create - Create new geometry and objects depending on the primitive or asset selected
Split - Split a solid object in your scene into horizontal slices (floors)