ENTiTi 3.0

The entiti Developer Hub

Welcome to the entiti developer hub. You'll find comprehensive guides and documentation to help you start working with entiti as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

Get Started    

Search results for "{{ search.query }}"

No results found for "{{search.query}}". 
View All Results

User Interface

ENTiTi 3.0 Main Editor Window

ENTiTi 3.0 Main Editor Window

The main editor window of ENTiTi Creator 3.0 is composed of several elements, and may be rearranged to fit your workflow.
The following pages contain detailed information about the different sections of the Editor, as indicated by the numbers in the image above.

1. Main Menu Bar

The Main Menu Bar and its various Menus provide functionality that is not immediately apparent or intuitive, such as handling with the Project itself, creating primitive scene Objects, etc.
The various menus and their specific functionality are detailed below:

a. File Menu

This menu provides controls for handling Projects and their Scenes.
Through the Export sub-menu, the currently loaded Project may be uploaded to the cloud for distribution via an ENTiTi Publish Server, or packaged into a file on the local machine for direct distribution.
The File Menu functions are:

New Project

Creates a new Project file and its associated directories at the designated location (if no project already exists within that directory). After creation is completed, the new Project will automatically be loaded (unloading the currently loaded project, if needed).

Open Project

Load an existing Project from the designated directory on the local machine. This function will unload the currently loaded project, if needed.

New Scene

Creates a new Scene within the currently loaded Project. This Scene will be loaded, replacing the currently loaded Scene, but a Scene File will not be created yet.

Save Scene

Saves any changes made in the currently loaded Scene into the associated Scene File on the disk. If no Scene File is associated yet (such is the case with the first Scene created with a new Project, or creating a New Scene via the New Scene action), a prompt will appear asking where to save the Scene File.

Save Scene As

Saves the currently loaded Scene into a new File, regardless if it has an associated Scene File or not.

Open Scene

Load a Scene from the disk, replacing the currently loaded Scene if needed.
Export Project -> Locally: Packages the currently loaded Project into a file on the local machine for independent distribution via a compiled application.
Export Project -> To Cloud: Packages the currently loaded project into a file that is then uploaded to the ENTiTi Publish Server associated with the logged-in developer’s account.


Terminates the ENTiTi Creator program.

b. Project Menu

The Project Menu allows the changing of Project settings.
The Tracking Type sub-menu provides control over the Project tracking behavior when running in the application environment:

Image Tracking

Requires the end-user to continuously scan the designated image. This image is treated as the reference point for the Project, and all Scene objects will be positioned relative to this image.

SLAM (Simultaneous Localization And Mapping)

Treats a real-world point as the Project reference point, and all Scene Objects will be positioned relative to this point in space.

c. Assets Menu

This menu provides means of handling Assets.
The different functions are:

Import Assets

Opens a browser window so the user can select new Assets to import into the project. The selected Assets will be copied into the project’s raw assets directory root, after which they will be automatically imported by the Editor.

Create Folder

Creates a new, empty directory, at the root of the project’s raw assets directory.

Create Material

Creates a new Material Asset with default values for use with Scene Objects.

Reimport All Assets

This problem-solving functionality forces the Editor to import all the assets within the project’s raw assets directory again, overwriting the existing compiled assets.

This function is used mainly for asset repair, and may take a long time to complete.

d. Edit Menu

This Menu provides context-sensitive functionality, more directly dealing with Project items such as Scene Objects or Assets.
The various functions and the items affected by invoking them are:


Reverse the previous Action performed by the user (displayed in the Action History view). Only Actions performed on Scene Objects may be undone.


Perform the next Action performed by the user (displayed in the Action History view). Only Actions performed on Scene Objects may be redone.

Selection -> Select All

Select either all of the Scene Objects or all the Assets.


Changes the name of the selected Scene Object or Asset.


Copies the selected Scene Objects onto the clipboard for later pasting.


Pastes the Scene Objects currently on the clipboard. This action may be performed multiple times, as long as there are any Scene Objects selected.


Equivalent to performing Copy and immediate Paste operations, this action will duplicate the currently selected objects without copying them onto the clipboard.


Deletes the currently selected Scene Objects or Assets.

e. Scene Menu

The Scene Menu provides functionality dealing with the currently loaded Scene’s structure or settings.
Actions under the Create sub-menu provide means of creating simple Scene Objects (Cube, Sphere, and Plane), different types of light sources, audio players (Audio Source), and empty objects with no Components attached.

AR -> Set Target Image

This action sets the Target Image of the project, provided that the Project's Tracking Type is set to Image Tracking.

Environment -> Set Reflection Texture

Provides the means to set up an environment image that will be reflected from metallic surfaces in the Scene to give them more realistic appearance. It is required for PBR materials to appear correctly.

f. Account Menu

The Account Menu provides means of accessing functionality relevant to the signed-in developer, including account and project management.

2. Main Toolbar

The buttons on the Toolbar provide control over certain aspects of the Editing experience:

1. Set Translation Gizmo.
2. Set Rotation Gizmo.
3. Set Scale Gizmo.
4. Toggle Gizmo Space between World and Object.
5. Toggle Grid visibility.
6. Toggle Image Target visibility (in relevant projects).
7. Start/Stop Simulation Mode.
8. Start/Stop Image Target Tracking Simulation (which trigger tracking events).

3. Hierarchy View

The Hierarchy View displays all the Objects that exist in the currently loaded Scene, in a tree format reflecting their Hierarchy.
Objects may be dragged under other objects to change their parent-child relationship.
The details of these Objects is divided into 3 parts:

1. Parent Object’s status indicator - Expanded or Collapsed.
2. Object Name.
3. Selection indicator.

Selected Objects may be deleted by pressing the ‘Delete’ keyboard button, or by using the Delete command under the Edit Menu.

4. Assets View

The Assets View displays the folders and files that can be used in the project, in the same structure of the “raw” project sub-directory. Only folders and legal asset files are shown in the Assets View.
The information is divided into 4 parts:

1. Icon indicating the type of the Asset - or the status of the Folder. The different Icons and their corresponding types are:

2. The name of the Asset or Folder.
3. Selection indicator.
4. Folder status indicator - Expanded or Collapsed.

Folders may be created either through the Operating System,
or via the Assets Menu using the Create Folder command.

Assets may be dragged into folders for organization.
Selected Assets and Folders may be deleted by pressing the ‘Delete’ keyboard button, or by using the Delete command under the Edit Menu.

5. Editor Console

The Editor Console displays system messages according to actions taken in the Editor. The console is not interactable, but text may be selected for copying into other applications. The messages are color-coded to indicate severity, where white is a normal message, yellow is a warning, and red is an error.

6. Action History

The Action History View displays a list of all the actions performed in the Editor since the project was opened.
The information on each action is divided into 2 parts:

1. Action Name.
2. Current Action Indicator.

The Current Action Indicator will usually point at the latest action performed, but by undoing or redoing actions, it will move to display the latest actual action performed.
Clicking on an Action in this view will immediately ‘travel’ to that action by undoing or redoing all the actions after or before it, respectively.
The Action History View can also be popped out of the Editor, or be closed entirely.

7. Object Details

The Object Details View displays all editable Properties of the Object and its Components, as well as providing the option to add new Components to the Object.
The different sections of the Object Details View are:

1. Component name.
2. Property name.
3. Sub-Property name, for Properties that are actually a composite of other Properties, e.g. the Position Property is composed of a different Value Property for each of its axes (X, Y, and Z).
4. The editable field of that Property. There are several types of Properties, each with its corresponding editable UI control.
5. The special Add Component button is always displayed on a selected Object, and is used to add more Components to that Object.

8. Status Bar

Displays context-sensitive feedback messages and some permanent status indicators.

9. Scene View

The Scene View is the main editing area of ENTiTi Creator 3.0, allowing visual editing of complex scenes and experiences.
The different items visible in the Scene View are:

1. Camera Orientation - this item mirrors the orientation of the Scene Camera, to show where it’s pointing relative to the world orientation.
2. Object - an example of how a 3D Model Object looks like in the Scene.
3. Gizmo - an interactive visual aid for manipulating the Transformation properties of Objects in the Scene (Position, Rotation, and Scale)
4. Target Image Preview - displays the Target Image in relevant Projects for easier placement and orientation of Objects relative to the tracked image.
5. World Grid - provides a visual anchor and relative coordinates to help with Object placement and get a sense of Object scale relative to the world.

User Interface