Control Page

The Control Page lets you check on and control your Lightform device. If you have a project already running on your device, this is where you would come to control the project.

In this article:

  1. Device Control
  2. Project Control

Device Control

On the left of the Control Page is information about your Lightform device. You can change the device to any other device that is on the same network as your computer. When you change devices in the Control Page, the device in the Design Page isn't altered. So, you can also control a different device than the one you scanned with.

Device Information

See relevant information about the Lightform device

View the device's camera stream, turn the test pattern on and off, and turn your projector on and off

Firmware Update

You can check if a firmware update is available and update the firmware if so

Restart Device

If you are encountering any issues with your device, you can restart it here

Available Projector Resolutions

The Lightform device automatically detects which resolutions are compatible with your projector and will list the available resolutions

Manage Wi-Fi Networks

You can view, add, and modify the Lightform device's known networks and view the networks visible to the device.

Learn more about removing saved networks

Project Control

In the main view are controls for a project that is published to your selected device.

Project Playback

Play/stop a project and advance slides

Live Effects & OSC Mappings

When you publish your project, any Live Effects (Labs feature) from your project run in real-time on the Lightform device. These Live Effects have adjustable parameters in the right side of the Control Page. This means that the effects will change in real-time as you edit the parameters. Also in the Control Page are editable OSC mappings. Click the Edit OSC Mappings button to map controls to OSC. If you press the Learn button, the Lightform device will accept the next incoming OSC message and that will be used to control the function.

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